Yoga for Labor and Delivery
with Adele Loux-Turner
Sat. September 13, 6-9pm
Learn how to apply yogic breath, movement, and relaxation techniques to the process of labor. We will discuss all of the stages of labor and practice methods that both you and your birth partner can use to support the challenges of each stage. These techniques can be used in any type of birth setting, with or without medication, in the hospital or at home. Adele Loux-Turner leads the class, drawing on her years of experience and training as a prenatal yoga instructor and labor doula. $80/couple. Preregister at AYC or by email.
Adele Loux-Turner began teaching in 2001 (certified Integral Yoga Institute.) Since then, she has taught extensively to both adults and children. In 2006, Adele trained in prenatal yoga at New York Yoga. She studied yoga for labor and delivery with Beth Donnelly Caban and “mommy and me” yoga with Jyothi Larson in 2007. She trained as a labor support doula through DONA International in 2008 and has assisted several births.
Restorative Yoga and Aromatherapy
with Narisara Vanichanan
Sat. September 27, 6-8:30pm
Give yourself the gift of breath, time and aromatherapy. This healing workshop offers gentle movement, guided breath-work and customized restorative postures to ease tensions and reduce stress. Narisara will provide an explanation of the techniques and benefits of the aromas and poses. Throughout the class, she will share inspiration to create spaciousness in the heart, mind and body. Featuring essential oil blends from Mighty Real Skin. Leave rested, balanced and refreshed. No yoga experience necessary. $35. Preregister at AYC or by email.
Narisara Vanichanan received her initial yoga teacher training from OM Yoga Center, Pre-Natal Yoga certification from Janice Clarfield, and Restorative Yoga training from Judith Hanson Lasater. She is also certified in yoga for breast cancer survivors, has practiced vipassana (insight) meditation for over ten years and completed the AYC Yoga Teacher Training in 2010. For Narisara, teaching yoga is an opportunity to help others, and she offers a creative but structured environment where the present moment is honored. Outside the studio, Narisara works in the arts and nonprofit management. She has a master’s in arts administration from Columbia University and is a graduate of Coro Leadership NY.