Wednesdays This Winter 2014
This 3-week mini series will introduce students to breathing techniques (pranayama), physical postures (asana), and basic yogic meditation practices in a safe, supportive environment. Sessions will focus on body awareness, and relaxation techniques at a relaxed pace.
Class will include a guided meditation, a warm up practice (pratapana), 45 minutes of guided physical practice, a cool down, and relaxation. Each week will build upon material covered the previous week so that students will integrate what they have learned into a cohesive practice.
The course is appropriate for beginners or those returning to a yoga practice after time away. No previous experience is required. Students should wear loose, comfortable clothing. Please inform the instructor of past or current injuries, pregnancy, and/or illness.
1st Session – (1 hour): Introduction to basic standing, seated, and supine postures. We will cover the 6 movements of the spine and yogic breathing.
2nd Session – (1 hour): We will build on what we learned in Week 1 and add heat-building sun salutations.
3rd Session – (1 hour): We’ll put together a full flow yoga class to stretch and strengthen your muscles, nourish your joints, and honor yourself physically and energetically.
Cost: $30 for 3 classes (yoga mat provided)