Yoga and the Lotus Saturday, Oct. 29th, 12:30-2:30pm
In the yoga tradition, the lotus is a symbol of awakening of body, mind and heart. This practice will focus on the key actions and progressive preparatory work required for Padmasana--the lotus posture, and emphasize the lotus as a form of concentration and meditation. All levels welcome.
The Art of Restorative Yoga Saturday, Oct. 29th, 3:00-5:00pm
For the Yogi/Yogini, it is important to cultivate a state of stillness where deep rest and healing can occur. This practice will focus somatics and restorative postures. All levels welcome.
Yoga and Transformation Sunday October 30, 9:30-3:30pm
Growth and change are an essential part of how yoga works. This day long event will focus on the theme of transformation. The morning portion will incorporate contemplative discourse, vigorous postural study emphasizing twisting and the core sheath, and breath work. The afternoon portion will incorporate yogic anatomy, restorative postural study and meditation. All levels welcome. (There will be a one hour break for lunch.)
About Ali Modell
Ali is dedicated to teaching yoga as an interdisciplinary and contemplative path with a focus on applied yogic anatomy and the mindfulness traditions. Ali teaches on behalf of Prajna Yoga/Tias Little as a Senior Instructor and is also a Relax and Renew Restorative Yoga Teacher certified by Judith Hanson Lasater. She is currently completing a program in East Asian Medicine, studying acupuncture, bodywork and classical herbal medicine. Rooted in the midwest and teaching since 2005, Ali offers workshops and training programs nationally and in 2009-2010 taught for Pure Yoga–Taiwan.