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New Year’s Eve Practice: A Night of Introspection, Connection & Movement
Dec 31, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm| $40
This special New Year’s Eve practice is an opportunity to get quiet and connect with your inner resources as a way to move closer to meaning and mobilization in the new year. The practice invites you to slow down through guided movement that cultivates grace and flow.
We will establish being…by listening inward, sharing a space with others and bathing in environmental sound (music). As a community of practitioners, we will seek to make beauty and connection with each other in real and authentic ways.
The class will allow time for writing and reflection, include gentle and restorative postures and culminate with a meditation.
Please dress in layers and bring a journal or notebook.
Pre-registration highly encouraged.
Please plan carefully: Refunds of 90% are granted up to 5 days prior to the workshop start; after which, no refunds are given.
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About the instructor: Alia Swersky
Alia’s love of yoga and awareness practices root back to her childhood when she was introduced to learning yoga, Sufism, and meditation from her mother. A life long study of movement and the body guides and inspires her teaching and practice. Along with practicing yoga, Alia has dedicated much of her life to studying, teaching and performing contemporary dance and dance improvisation. She has been on faculty at Cornish College of the Arts in the dance department since 2005 and has been teaching yoga for 15 years. Her classes interweave several awareness and movement disciplines including a myriad contemplative and somatic movement practices, Yin Yoga or the yoga of stillness, improvisational and intuitive movement play, and a Vinyasa style of yoga. Alia’s classes encourage you to compassionately open to the challenges and the joys of being in your body. Emphasis is placed on resting attention in the body and breath, opening to what is there, and from that tuned in place deepening awareness of the structural alignment and energetic aspects of the body. Class invites us to find a balance of strength with surrender as we synchronize our bodies with our breath in a dynamic graceful, and deeply heart felt class Through the process of yoga, we investigate the intricate wisdom, fragility and power of the body/mind. Alia believes yoga class is a reflective opportunity to open and uncover our true nature by realizing that we are already connected and now is the only moment we know.
Alia Swersky, Introspection Connection & Movement, New Year’s Eve Practice, Seattle Yoga Arts