All classes are a vigorous & soulful blend of Hatha + Vinyasa + Power Yoga. They are taught from a Holistic viewpoint, utilizing elements of Bhakti, Ayurveda, and various spiritual practices to connect mind-body-Spirit. Aim of each class is to guide students to the innermost self via dynamic sequencing. Attention is directed toward present moment awareness, consciousness of breath, and mindfulness of movement. Music is used throughout class to move students toward deeper states of awareness. Core influences/inspirations: the Five Mindfulness Trainings (as taught by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh), the Eight Limbs of Yoga (as outlined by Patanjali); the Five Great Elements (Earth, Water, Fire, Air, Space); the Seven Chakras recognized by Chinese Medicine and Hatha Yoga; and the 5 Yamas (moral codes) and 5 Nimayas (self-disciplines) of Raja Yoga, which include non-violence, truthfulness, non-stealing, contentment, and self-study.
YOGA FOR RECOVERY classes specifically open, balance, harmonize, and heal areas of the body where men and women in recovery from addiction store tension and emotions. Focus is on the throat (self-expression, lack of trust, confidence), shoulders (burdens, responsibility), heart (sorrow, grief, loss), pelvis (sexual issues, conditioning), hips (betrayal, abandonment, judgment), and core (fears, control, relationships).
I am currently teaching most of my classes at a rehabilitation center for addiction recovery in Malibu. Feel free to contact me directly about availability and opportunities to teach public and private sessions, workshops, retreats, and more. Please also sign up for my email newsletter to receive updates, schedule changes, and other news.
SPECIAL WORKSHOP: Sat November 30, 2019 | Mindfulness Expo 2019 | Anaheim, CA | "Cultivating a Heart of Gratitude"
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