Introduction to Yoga (4 week series)
Learn the foundations of what yoga is, how it benefits the mind and body, and the philosophy behind the ancient practice. In this four week series we introduce foundational yoga poses, yogic breathing techniques, meditation techniques, and yoga sequencing. Create a self-practice that will work in your own home. Call for pricing.
Yoga Nidra is a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping where the body is in a deeply relaxed state of being. Clients, while lying down on their mats, are verbally guided through the practice to achieve the deepest possible state of relaxation while still maintaining full consciousness. Much more powerful than a nap or coffee break, many practitioners find that they are able to achieve a deeper and more satisfying state of rest during Yoga Nidra than they do in their routine nightly slumber. Classes tailored to fit your needs. Call for pricing.
Pranayama (breathing techniques)
In sanskrit, prana translates as 'breath' or 'life force', and the term ayama means 'to restrain or control the prana', so pranayama refers to the practice of 'breath control'. Yogic Breathing techniques helps us to develop an understanding or our diaphragmatic and thoracic breathing. The practice fills the lungs with fresh air, helps with temperature regulation, plays an important role in the absorption of oxygen. and assists with the removal of toxins and impurities found within the blood stream and body. Classes tailored to fit your needs. Call for pricing.
Meditation is a practice in which an individual trains the mind or induces a mode of consciousness. Choose from Zen, Walking, Mindfulness, Chakra, Metta, Yoga Nidra, any combination in-between or or combine them all for a small taste of each. Meditation helps to clear the mind and eases many health issues, such as high blood pressure, depression, and anxiety. Classes tailored to fit your needs. Call for pricing.
Yoga & Ayurveda: A Journey into Balance
Yoga and Ayurveda are ancient systems of wellness and longevity. Both sciences originated in India as a self-care and self-exploration practice to ultimately become one with the divine. Yoga and Ayurveda stem from the same Vedic roots seeking personal balance for the practitioner. Leave with a sample yoga practice that fits your dosha. Classes tailored to fit your needs. Call for pricing.
In this two hour workshop learn:
Laughter truly is the best medicine! Laughter Yoga is a simple yet profound way to promote mental and physical health. Using special guided techniques, groups are lead into laughter by incorporating eye contact, gestures, the breath and childlike playfulness. It soon turns into real and contagious laughter. Classes tailored to fit your needs. Call for pricing.
Introduction to Ayurveda
Delve into Ayurveda, the sister science of yoga. Ayurveda roughly translates to the “science of life”. It is the worlds oldest form of medicine, dating beyond five thousand years, focusing on preventative healthcare, rejuvenation and longevity using natural law. Learn the foundations of what Ayurveda is, benefits for the body, mind & spirit, and the philosophy behind the ancient practices. Call for pricing.
Yoga for your Dosha
Yoga and Ayurveda stem from the same Vedic roots seeking personal balance for the practitioner. Discover the basic philosophies behind the two sister sciences, how Ayurveda can help to benefit and deepen your daily yoga practice, and which yoga poses assist in balancing which doshas. Leave with a sample yoga practice that fits your dosha! Classes tailored to fit your needs. Call for pricing.
Certain foods promote optimal health when balanced with your unique bodily constitution. Learn what foods are best for each dosha and how food pairings greatly affect the digestive process. Classes tailored to fit your needs. Call for pricing.
The daily self-care routine in Ayurveda is called dincharya. Learn the basic principles behind the rituals, and how to perform this necessary self-care at home.