I lead various styles of yoga and meditation for overall health and well-being that empower you.
For your body:
- stretch, strengthen and balance the whole body
- release chronic tension and reduce acute pain
- de-stress, refresh, reclaim and befriend your body
For your mind:
- increase self-awareness and broaden perspective
- calm restless thoughts and cultivate presence
- support confidence, clarity, focus and purpose
For your spirit:
- increase self-acceptance
- build choice and self-empowerment
- access inner peace, wisdom and well-being
TUESDAYS: Kripalu yoga & iRest Guided meditation
7:15pm to 8:30pm
This program is full
Kripalu Yoga uses classic Hatha yoga postures, breath work, mindfulness, and relaxation. What defines Kripalu Yoga is its emphasis on following your energy, practicing compassionate self-acceptance, developing witness consciousness, and taking your experience of yoga into your daily life. Kripalu Yoga is adaptable for all body types, ages, fitness levels, and interests and takes into account each person’s unique body, individuality and personal expression.
iRest Yoga Nidra Guided Meditation induces deep relaxation throughout the entire body-mind and teaches you time-tested tools to reduce stress, engage healing, resolve trauma and neutralize anxiety, fear, anger, depression, insomnia and chronic pain.
WEDNESDAYS: Empowering Yoga™
10:00am – 11:00am
Ottawa Anxiety & Trauma Clinic (OATC)
January 23, 2019 to June 26, 2019
Drop in for $15/class. Your first class is free.
In Empowering Yoga I apply evidence-based principles of a trauma-sensitive approach to yoga and meditation. These principles are designed to alleviate symptoms of stress, anxiety, depression and trauma and to increase the resilience of critical task performers working in high-stress environments. For more details about Empowering Yoga, please click here. I am also able to schedule classes specifically for you or your group. Please contact me if Empowering Yoga interests you.
iRest® guided meditation information can be found here. I integrate iRest into my yoga classes. I offer private iRest sessions, as well as classes and workshops for groups of any size. I can also tailor an approach to meet your unique needs. For more information, please contact me.
Cultivate your meditation practice program explores the underpinnings of meditation, introduces you to a variety of meditation and mindfulness techniques and provides practice and discussion time. If you are interested in this program, contact me.
PRIVATE, SEMI-PRIVATE and PARTNER yoga and meditation sessions are also available and can be an inspiring way to begin your own yoga or meditation practice. Some of the reasons to consider these sessions include:
- Personal attention and focus
- Development of a personal practice for your individual needs
- Specific therapeutic benefits for injury, illness, stress or emotional difficulties
- Convenience of session times made by appointment according to your schedule
Learning and practicing yoga and meditation with a partner or friend can be motivating and can deepen your connections. Sessions are customized to suit your particular physical, mental, emotional and spiritual needs.
For more information and to book a session, please contact me.
The forms that follow are used to get started in a yoga practice; once you have an appointment with me, please follow the instructions below.
Please complete these forms and return them by email 2 days prior to your first session:
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