What: We will practice Hatha, Kundalini and Trauma
Sensitive yoga practices as well as Andean healing tradition & ceremonies
to re-connect with Pachamama (mother earth) and with each other. No prior yoga experience
In this class we will focus on deepening our
understanding of our shared history, relative to oppression and privilege. All
forms of oppression intersect and we cannot achieve equity in one area without
creating justice in all. We will use mindfulness practices in relation to
racial equity to allow people to begin to understand and feel the impact of
white supremacy and racism on the physical body, mind and heart.
Cost: We ask people to pay 0-$35 per class. All are welcome no matter what you
are able to pay. If you don’t have a lot of money, feel free to pay on the
lower end or pay nothing. If you have more money, please consider paying
A gentle class in a safe environment of compassion and acceptance. This specialized class will help you regulate emotions of fear, grief, and anger through breathing and movement.
Trauma Sensitive Yoga is:
Safe, supportive and non-judgmental
Learning how to breathe to regulate emotions
Feeling empowered by choosing what’s right for you and your body
Releasing past trauma gracefully
Calming your mind
Not a religion
No prior experience necessary
Class Description: Each participant may choose to be on a mat or chair, depending on your comfort-level. The class will begin with breathing exercises and warm-up movements. Once the class is ready, Maria will guide you through a program to stretch, strengthen and balance your body. Students are guided to listen to their body and are given choices to modified any movement. Class will end with a deep relaxation.
Warm water yoga is designed for people of limited mobility recovering from an injury or joint replacement.
It provides access to yoga for people who may no longer be able to have an active yoga practice on land, or for those with physical and/or neurological conditions.
Water is a safe place to move without the fear of falling.
Designed to help improve balance, range of motion, coordination and mobility while cultivating a peaceful state of mind.
No previous yoga or swimming experience is necessary.
In a safe and supportive environment, students will learn yoga poses and sequences in the water that increase cardio-vascular circulation, open up restricted joints, stretch tight muscles, and strengthen weak ones. They will also learn breath work and relaxation exercises to soothe the nervous system, while helping the participants to feel grounded, rejuvenated, and refreshed which will improve their quality of Life.