Upcoming Events

Vinyasa Slow: More Power, Less Pain

with J. Brown

@ Kripalu in Massachussets

Sun-Thu — March 8-12, 2015

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Spend 4 days with J. in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains for amazing food, deep friendship, and intensive teachings on the inner workings of his signature practice. In this workshop, you explore: 1. Ensuring safety in group classes, 2. The breath’s role in supporting the body, 3. Varied sequencing and pacing in group flow classes, 4. Techniques for adapting practice to individual needs, 5. The teacher/student relationship. Register at Kripalu.

 

Yoga for Labor and Delivery

with Adele Loux-Turner

Sat. March 28, 6-9pm

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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.

adele2Adele 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. April 11, 6:30-8:30pm

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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 & benefits of the aromas and poses, and throughout the class, she will share inspiration to create spaciousness in the heart, mind and body. This workshop will feature essential oil blends from Mighty Real Skin. No yoga experience necessary. Leave rested, balanced and refreshed.

narisaraNarisara 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. Narisara blends poetry, the visual arts, anatomy studies & dharma into her classes and draws inspiration from everyday urban life. 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 and is a graduate of Coro Leadership NY.