**DISCLAIMER: For Current and/or Future Counseling Clients of mine: Yoga instruction is not bound by the same Ethical guidelins as is Licensed Psychotherapy; please advise that I will maintain the safest/most ethical boundaries as possible. Please know that, whether you are a current counseling client of mine or not, your privacy will remain my utmost priority. I will not discuss therapy sessions in yoga (or any place outside of our counseling agreement). If you happen to be a current client of mine, please understand that I may not let on that I know you, or how I know you during yoga. You are welcome to come say hi or talk to me before/after class about anything non-counseling related, but I will not initiate a personal conversation with you in order to protect confidentiality.
Wednesday evenings -- 7:45-9:0pm @ Urban Yoga
In 2015 I was thrilled to complete a ten month long, 200hr yoga teacher apprenticeship and training program. Yoga is a wonderful compliment to the Mindfulness-based skills and discussions that we have in the therapy room. Practicing Mindfulness is a discipline in slowing the mind in order to pay attention to the present moment with greater intention, and Yoga is basically Mindfulness in Motion! The style of yoga that I currently teach is Yin/Restorative yoga. This practice offers a nice balance to a more rigorous yoga or exercise practice in that it focuses on fewer poses, mostly in a seated position or on your back, and the postures are held for a longer duration of time. This allows for deeper stretching and more focused breath/body connection. This particular style of yoga creates an opportunity for long-held tensions in the body to be released and space to be created in and between the muscles in a gentler, deeper way than with other styles of yoga. Ideally, one would practice Yin yoga at least once a week as a compliment to his/her regular vinyasa practice.
If you are interested in checking out any of the classes that I offer, please check back often for information!