Join yoga teacher and teen educator, Lauren Mitchell, for this ten week series where teens can explore the benefits of developing a consistent yoga practice. In addition to having fun, increasing flexibility and building strength, teens are lead through a series of practices to develop a deeper connection to self and to their peers. Yoga enriches self-confidence and improves the ability to stay present which can support students as they begin the school year. Developing a yoga practice has the potential to profoundly impact the daily life of anyone especially teens!
IN THIS CLASS SERIES, YOU WILL:
•explore the fun-damentals of yoga in a safe and encouraging environment
•develop increased flexibility and strength in yoga poses and flows
• learn powerful techniques to cultivate more happiness, peace and calm
•connect to yourself and others on a deeper level
Suitable for all levels of yoga experience, ages 11-18. Parents welcome to participate or drop off teen. Class is unheated.
When: Every Thursday from September 19- November 2, 3:45-4:45pm
Where: CENTER Yoga + Wellness 647 Boston Post Rd. Guilford, CT
Lauren is a 500 RYT. Before journeying back to the shoreline, Lauren spent time training and teaching with a variety of renowned instructors. Before settling back near her hometown of Guilford, Lauren worked at Kripalu Center which is one of the largest non-profits for yoga and holistic health in the country. Lauren now teaches 7th & 8th grade at a local middle school while still offering yoga classes and other workshops to youth and adults across the shoreline. With an approachable and calming presence, Lauren strives to make her classes relatable and inspiring, relaxing while still strengthening. As she continues to deepen her own personal practice, she takes what she learns back into the classroom with a sense of curiosity, playfulness, and a deep desire to make a difference. Lauren is also certified in Reiki and Ayurveda.