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The Open Mind – Gentle Yoga
September 11, 2019 @ 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm
An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Tuesday, repeating until December 31, 2019
An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until December 31, 2019
The Open Mind Center’s Gentle class is open to all students. Release stress, increase flexibility and balance the mind/body connection through gentle flowing movements, meditation and longer held Restorative postures. Gentle stretching and movement warms the muscles and releases tension to prepare the body and mind for rest and stillness. The Open Mind Center’s instructors infuse breathing and relaxation techniques and offer supportive props to help students release layers of tension and revitalize natural rhythms; a wonderful calming and relaxing experience.
Offered: Tuesdays @6:00pm with Kristen, Wednesdays @7:15pm with Lola and Thursdays @7:15pm with Christina
Investment: $16 Drop in rate; $70 for 5 Classes; $130 for 10 Classes; $220 for 20 Classes; $120 for one-month unlimited classes; $99 for auto-renewal unlimited monthly membership
Auto-Renew Monthly Membership includes a 10% discount on yoga workshops and merchandise (some limitations apply)
*Packages expire 4 months after date of purchase (excluding unlimited packages)
Instructor: Kristen has been a student of yoga since 2008, with a background in Hatha, Ashtanga, Vinyasa and Acro. Formalizing her education at Peachtree Yoga Center under the guidance of Graham Fowler, she has continued her studies at the Kripalu School of Integrated Yoga Therapy and is an Advanced Teacher of Therapeutic Yoga (RYT500). Kristen experiences yoga as the potential for divine expression, powerful connection, profound healing and a greate r sense of freedom. From Restorative to Power, she seeks to create a safe and empowering space for her students to uncover deeper insights, in body as well as mind. Kristen believes that yoga comes to each practitioner at precisely the right moment in his or her life and feels honored to support, share and witness this sweet gift with each and every student.
Instructor: Lola has been practicing yoga for more than 20 years when as a teen, her mom dropped her off at the YMCA for yoga classes. Yoga has been a constant in her life, helping her manage corporate stress and long hours at a desk. Lola is fascinated with the body and its ability to heal and move, and enjoys adapting yoga practices to accommodate the body’s changes. She enjoys spending time with her family, working at a local public library, regularly walking the Roswell and Alpharetta Greenway, kayaking, and paddle boarding. Lola completed her RYT 200 at the Open Mind Center and loves sharing yoga with others to help them relax and reset, ready to face a new day.
Instructor: Christina is a Certified & Registered Yoga Instructor with Yoga Alliance YTT-200. Christina has always been an athlete; from a young age she felt the inseparable connection between body and mind. In high school, she was on the gymnastic, track and swimming teams. In 2004, after decades in the corporate and academic world as a busy director and language teacher, yoga and its transformational force came to Christina’s life. She decided to let her passion for yoga and its innumerable health benefits become her “raison d’être”. Christina is a dedicated meditator, a 200 YTT mentor and teacher to future yoga instructors. “Yoga, to me, has the ability to bring the physical, mental and spiritual dimensions back into balance. To allow each one of us to flourish into the best version of ourselves. Yoga is an ancient and powerful gift to all of us and it is my privilege and honor to guide my fellow yogis on this beautiful journey.” Christina is also a certified Usui Reiki practitioner and crystal healer.