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Gentle Therapeutic Yoga with Christy Fisher and Sara Dwyer
Apr 1, 2020| $115
In this series we will:
✓ Explore gentle and effective movement practices to stabilize the back and relieve back pain
✓ Strengthen the deep core
✓ Release neck and shoulder tension
✓ Increase circulation of lymph and blood
✓ Build bone strength
✓ Learn breath and meditation tools for deep relaxation
Great for anyone looking for a gentle, recuperative practice!
Mondays 7:30 – 8:45 p.m. taught by Christy Fisher
Monday Spring Session 1: April 27 – June 22, 2020 (no class on Memorial Day) 8 weeks/$155
Wednesdays 7:15 – 8:30 p.m. taught by Sara Dwyer
Wednesday Spring Session 1: April 1 – May 6, 2020 6 weeks/$115 Sara’s Spring Session 1 will be offered through the live online Zoom platform (no added cost beyond class cost, registered students will receive participation instructions).
Wednesday Spring Session 2: May 13 – June 17, 2020 6 weeks/$115
Register and secure your spot. Space is limited!
Monthly studio passes also welcome.
If you can’t attend the full series, pro-rating a series is an option if we know in advance. If you would like to pro-rate a series, or have questions about a series, please contact Christy at 206-547-2172, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
About the instructors:
Christy is a 500-Hour certified Kripalu Yoga teacher; Certified Yoga Therapist with the International Association of Yoga Therapy (C-IAYT) and a practitioner of yoga for over 25 years. Christy also holds a long time interest in somatic awareness and has been fortunate to study with pioneers including Bonnie Bainbridge Cohen, Martha Myers, Martha Eddy and Peggy Hackney along with receiving certification from the Laban/Bartenieff Institute of Movement Studies (NYC). She has also studied the Franklin Method of Imagery with Christa Rypins.
Christy enjoys teaching people of all ages and backgrounds, specializing in adapting practices to meet individual needs. Her approach is gentle yet deep and always includes an emphasis on acceptance and mindfulness. Along with directing Phinney Ridge Yoga, she has taught for the National MS Society Washington State Chapter, Cancer Lifeline, and the Washington State Traumatic Brain Injury Association.
Sara is a certified yoga instructor at the 200-hour level, registered with Yoga Alliance, and graduate of Phinney Ridge Yoga’s own Adaptive Yoga Teacher Training. She is thrilled to be teaching at Phinney Ridge Yoga, as well as Lifelong Recreation, an affiliate of Seattle Parks and Recreation.
A lifelong devotee of studying movement and dance, Sara is fascinated with the diversity of human anatomy and physical expression. It is Adaptive Yoga that has allowed Sara to heal from several sports related injuries, imparting a level of physical awareness that helps to promote a balanced and healthy lifestyle and joyful embodiment of the spirit. She hopes foster that seed of awareness within others through the sharing this profound practice.