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The Open Mind – All Levels Yoga
April 15 @ 9:30 am - 10:45 am
An event every week that begins at 9:30 am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until May 31, 2019
An event every week that begins at 7:15 pm on Monday and Tuesday, repeating until May 31, 2019
Improve strength, flexibility and balance through fluid movement and sustained holds in asanas (postures). This class blends alignment and mindful flow to help strengthen your connection to center and to encourage an even greater freedom of spirit. Experienced beginners and advanced practitioners are offered variations and modifications specific to their unique level; an uplifting and refreshing experience.
Offered: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 9:30-10:45am; and Mondays and Tuesdays from 7:15-8:15p
Instructors: David (Mondays 9:30am); Marlan (Mondays 7:15pm & Fridays 9:30am); Kristen (Tuesdays 7:15pm); Jody Harris (Wednesdays 9:30am); Dena Totaro (Tuesdays & Saturdays 9:30am).
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: Jody Harris (E-RTY200, RTY500) began her yoga journey looking to resolve pain from many years of running. After her first yoga class, she immediately connected to the physical, emotional, and spiritual healing that yoga brings. She has completed her therapeutically-oriented RYT500 training and is dedicated to helping others find a yoga practice that meets them where they are right now, celebrating what they can do regardless of their physical, emotional, and spiritual challenges. Jody volunteers at the Shepherd Spinal Center and is also a Reiki Practitioner.
Practitioner: Dena Totaro is an intuitive healer who has an abundant passion for mind, body and spirit connections and loves to be a catalyst for others and their transformations. Her devotion to helping others stems from healing her own body nearly 8 years ago. By using food as medicine and incorporating yoga, breath-work, meditation and energy healing into her life, she discovered (through her own transformation) the importance and value of holistic Health and Wellness. Dena has the unique ability to combine her various academic achievements and training experiences (Psychology degree, Reiki Master certification and registered Yoga instructor with Yoga Alliance RYT-200) with natural gifts and abilities that are illustrated through her practice of crystal healing, mediumship, Meditation and Coaching. In addition to Dena being a certified Energy Healer and Wellness Coach, she stays active teaching Yoga, Meditation and healthy living classes and workshops.
Instructor: David has been playing competitive squash for the last 30 years and experienced the usual and frustrating injuries that arise from playing sports at a high level. Finding yoga only after intolerable back pain, he has returned to competitive squash play but also discovered a true calling to yoga. With his love of teaching and wellness, he committed to advancing his yoga practice to the next level through the LifePower Yoga 500-hour yoga teacher training certification process and is now a Yoga Alliance Certified/Registered Yoga Instructor.
David also began practicing meditation in the TM tradition as a high school student in 1975. He approaches meditation to train the mind, in much the same way that fitness is an approach to train the body: Regular, devoted practice produces the greatest benefits. He believes that “Meditation is easier done, then said.”
Currently he is now focused on helping make yoga accessible to people of all ages and abilities, so that they too can benefit from its countless life enhancing qualities. His educational background is in psychology and education.
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 and is currently enrolled at the Kripalu School of Integrated Yoga Therapy. Kristen experiences yoga as the potential for divine expression, powerful connection, profound healing and a greater 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: Marlan Sandoval is a 200 Hour Yoga Alliance Certified instructor and IT Specialist. Having 10 years of experience working in the “Corporate world,” Marlan understands first-hand how busy and stressed this working environment can be on a daily basis. He currently runs SUMA, providing technology solutions to businesses, individuals and wellness programs. He also works teaching Yoga and has taught at places including the Latin American Association and Peachtree Yoga Center. In addition, he teaches yoga to private clients. He brings a unique experience to all of his Yoga Classes focusing on strength, flexibility, length and body alignment. Born in Mexico, raised in East Cobb, he also has a background in break dancing.