This is not a typical yoga workshop! Yoga presents many unknowns and misconceptions for the new student. I developed this workshop as a foundation to beginning the practice. Included is a brief history of the many schools of yoga, and how they are similar. We continue with a definition and demonstration of the components that constitute the physical practice. The workshop concludes with gentle asana (physical postures) that lead into a Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep) session. For some, this is the highlight of the workshop! With a broader look at the techniques of yoga, I hope to pique the participants’ interest to delve deeper.
Besides the physical benefits of yoga, the practice offers a way to handle the
highs and lows of life with more grace and less stress. I have been instructing individuals and groups since 2009. Over time, students report how their balance and strength have improved, they’ve become more flexible, and they sleep better. The joy I’ve found in this practice, and my love for teaching, combine to create an educational and relaxing experience. You only need to bring a mat and wear comfortable clothing. You’ll leave with a handout, and a thorough introduction of this 5,000 year old science.