Date(s) - May 16, 2017
7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
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We will focus on breathing and asanas (postures) for gaining strength, inner renewal and balance in this 3 week series. We will meet in front of the window to enjoy the beauty of sky and tree during our practice.
We will also integrate deep relaxation including Yoga Nidra for stress reduction.
“These four components are complementary with the outcome of: physical and mental fitness, management of emotions and stress, mind-body awareness, mindfulness and spirituality.” Harvard Medical School Special Report –
This series will include a special focus on attributes that help us find balance in mind, body and soul in the moments of our day.
Each week we will learn about the following attributes important to finding balance as mindful presence to self and others:
Class One: Non-judgement
Class Two: Beginners mind
Class Three: Trust
There is no charge for this class…we ask that you share intentional acts of service as a way to “pay it forward”. We believe small acts of kindness can change the world one person, family and community at a time!
Cathy is a Hatha Integral Yoga instructor (RYT 200) and has studied mindfulness and meditation practices through her yoga training and the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction course and has studied with Dr. Susan Carol Stone (UVA Mindfulness Center). She is a certified to teach mindful yoga to children and families (Budding Yogis). She also completed training at the Shalem Institute in leading contemplative small groups and retreats. She is currently teaching Hatha Integral Yoga at Prosperity Eating Disorders and Wellness Clinic in Herndon and at her private studio near Bluemont, VA. Cathy is also a Virginia Master Naturalist and includes images from the natural world as part of each yoga practice.
Fara Nezhad is passionate about the calming and restorative power of yoga for mind, body and soul. She is currently in the Imagine Hatha Yoga Training program assisting with Serenity Hatha Yoga and Restorative Yoga as part of her practicum. Fara has three wonderful adult children and a beautiful granddaughter. She believes in the power of community to help create lasting friendships and bonds. She is fluent in English and Farsi and welcomes any opportunity to learn about new cultures and languages through intentional friendship and relationships. She is the founder and CEO of Pars Global Business Services LLC, with a focus in providing administrative, concierge and event planning services to individuals and businesses including project management, computer operations, office management and entrepreneur training.