Workshops

Advanced Yoga — Practicing is the Point

This Friday evening, I have the privilege of teaching a workshop about inversions (headstands, handstands, shoulder stands) to students interested in pursuing a yoga teacher training.  I love these poses, and they have numerous physical and emotional benefits, from lifting your mood to lowering your blood pressure.  When I first began taking classes, headstand and […]

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Intro to Yoga Classes

At The Yoga Tree Saturday, October 26,  1:00-3:00 or Saturday, November 23, 1:00-3:00 Intro to Yoga classes are a welcoming place to learn the basics or brush up on fundamentals. Based on the classic and ancient practices of yoga, you’ll learn the details of alignment and how to use your breath in the poses. You […]

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A User’s Guide to the Nervous System — A Workshop

At The Yoga Tree Saturday, November 2, 1:00-3:30 Every muscle twitch, every heartbeat, every thought is created by your nervous system, from reflex actions to complex problem solving. So understanding how your nervous system works can help you use your muscles more efficiently, handle stress or tough emotions with greater ease, and work with pain, […]

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Fascia and Fluidity Workshop — Getting Unstuck

At The Yoga Tree Saturday, September 28, 1:00-3:30 PM Fascia is a matrix of tissues that connect, organize and support every part of your body.  When it is healthy, fascia makes your muscles supple and strong, and allows your organs, muscles and joints to glide smoothly and function properly.  But without proper care, fascia can […]

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Yoga and the Subtle Body

Yoga and the Subtle Body Workshop At The Yoga Tree Saturday, October 5, 1:00-3:30pm Yoga is an ancient practice that uses body and mind to access greater power, vitality and clarity. Although modern practice often focuses on physical exercise, traditionally yogis have worked more directly with the subtle or energetic body.  This workshop will introduce […]

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Breath and Asana Workshop

Breath and Asana At The Yoga Tree Saturday, October 19, 1:00-3:30 Our breath is the underlying support for every aspect of our body and our yoga practice.  A fluid, free breath keeps our joints mobile and our cells nourished and cleansed.  A calm, steady breath cultivates a calm, steady mind and a relaxed state for […]

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New Yoga for Backcare and Wellness Series

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be teaching a therapeutic yoga series at Island Yoga Center on Vashon, beginning January 10!  This class will focus on cultivating a healthy spine and core; balance, poise, and posture; fun, ease and grace.