Do you want to increase your flexibility while quieting your mind? Did you know that holding a pose for 90 seconds or longer can drastically change the way your body responds to the stretch? Join us for an evening that will leave your heart glowing, your body vibrant and your mind still. Yin yoga, practiced in a heated room, allows us to deeply access and increase our flexibility while calming the parasympathetic nervous system. As a somewhat passive practice, Yin Yoga involves variations of seated and supine poses typically held for 3 to 5 minutes, accessing deeper layers of fascia, the connective tissues of the body.
IN THIS WORKSHOP YOU WILL:
warm up the body to prepare for deeper opening with an invigorating flow (~15 minutes)
then slow it down with supported yin poses to improve your flexibility and gain a larger range of motion
promote self-regulated healing by activating the parasympathetic nervous system
alleviate tension and stress, and release energetic toxins
Workshop held in a gently heated room. All levels class, minimal yoga experience necessary.
When: May 24th, 7:00 - 8:30pm
Fee: $25/preregistration; $30 day of workshop; members 10% off
Petra, RYT 200, found yoga after years of struggles with staying healthy, and grants regular yoga practice with finally being able to quiet her autoimmune system into long term remission. Petra believes that in order to take care of others, we need to take care of ourselves first. Once she fell in love with yoga, she knew she wanted to share her passion with others. She sees yoga as a way of living her most authentic self. Petra’s style of teaching is centered around YogaWorks method, a Vinyasa-based flow method that balances precise instruction, detailed alignment, breath and fluid movement. She is also pradipikaYOGA’s studio manager.