Introduction to Iyengar Yoga – Starting Sept 9th !
The Yoga Place is now offering brand new students the opportunity to take a beginning class from the comfort of their own home, taught by Chris Saudek who has been teaching Iyengar Yoga for almost 40 years.
In her own words:
“I love sharing my passion for Yoga with new students. I especially enjoy the energy of students who are learning a new way to move, learning to think about how they are moving and who are even starting to think about how their mind and breath can work to their advantage in and out of yoga class.”
Yoga is beneficial to everyone on a physical level. Ultimately, it is about transformation of how you think, how you use your physical and mental energy, what is important in your life and in the world. It is about relationships between you and your body, between parts of the body to other parts of the body, between you and others, you and your environment, and you and whatever your idea is about spirituality or divinity.
While working through basic poses, the new beginner will get a good idea of the depth of the subject. If you have done yoga previously but not done it with an Iyengar teacher, you will find how much the details and sequencing can make a difference in your experience and how the props help you achieve a better sense of alignment. The 75 minute class will move along at a good pace until about 10-15 minutes before the end when there will be a guided relaxation that will relax and rejuvenate you.
The class is taught live as an 8-week series on ZOOM, and recordings will be available for those registered to watch later as well. We have been offering classes online for months now and are adept at demonstrating and at seeing and adjusting students through this medium. We have found the ZOOM classes surprisingly popular and satisfactory to student and teacher.
PLEASE NOTE: The basic props needed for the class are three firm blankets, a yoga strap, and a yoga block (wooden or cork preferred). If you are in need of these props, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. A chair without arms would also be useful. This class is an active class and may not be appropriate for those with physical limitations or injury. If you do have any limitations, please look at the schedule for the “Ageless Classes” that we have to offer!
This blog was written and offered by Chris Saudek