Local Classes in Western Massachusetts
I'm taking a semi-sabbatical during July and August, which means I'm only teaching one class: Saturday 10-11:30am at Community Yoga. Hope to see you there!
(Have you heard about my Online Studio? Take a class any time you like...and you can try it out for free!)
Greenfield Weekly Classes
All classes take place at Community Yoga, 16 Federal Street, Greenfield, MA.
Saturday morning: 10-11:30 Hatha Yoga Lab
Northampton Weekly Class
***Will Resume In the Fall: Stay Tuned for Details!***
Tuesday evening: 6:15-7:30pm Hatha Yoga Lab
What Does That Class Title Mean Anyway?
Hatha Yoga Lab: In this all-levels class, we explore asana, pranayama and philosophical themes more deeply. We'll use the yoga mat as a "laboratory" to explore physicality as well as the mind, emotions, and heart. Expect a healthy dose of challenge, fun, and inner connection.
What To Expect In A Class With Me
My classes combine physical rigor with attention to detail, balanced by humor, mythic stories, and a discerning spiritual philosophy.
You might also expect a healthy dose of:
- geeking out on anatomy
- relating what we're doing on the mat to our lives off the mat
- contemplations that linger after practice
- camaraderie and community
- the occasional eruption of laughter
An Important Note
I am a firm believer in personal choice and empowerment, as well as healthy challenges. We're always playing that edge in yoga practice, but it is ultimately and ALWAYS your choice about what you do with your body.
I frequently offer alternatives and possibilities for different bodies, and you can always modify or opt out of any aspect of practice that doesn't feel right to you.
This is one reason I use Yoga Consent Cards in all of my classes where I offer the possibility of physical touch. The cards provide a simple and easy way for us to communicate about whether or not you'd like to receive hands-on assists.
Bottom line: you know your body best. Yoga can help you get to know it even better.
See you on the mat!