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Yoga for Osteoporosis with Christy Fisher
Nov 3, 2022 - Dec 15, 2022| $125
Thursdays, 12:00 – 1:15 p.m.
- November 3 – December 15, 2022 (no class on Nov. 24) $125/6-week series
These series are appropriate for beginning and returning students!
Register through https://phinneyridgeyoga.punchpass.com/
Classes are online through Phinney Ridge Yoga’s Zoom Classroom.
Every class will be recorded and available to students for the duration of the series. This will allow you to join at your own pace even if you are not able to attend on Thursdays at Noon! We also invite you to revisit the recordings as many times as you would like during your series.
In this adaptive yoga class, we welcome people of all abilities. While movements and postures will be offered on the back, standing, on the knees and belly, adaptations for most practices will also be available for the chair.
In this series we will:
- Learn how to adapt yoga practices safely for bones that may be more fragile.
- Improve strength and balance
- Study a specific research-supported approach to yoga that has been proven to strengthen bones.
Certified Yoga and Movement Therapist, Christy Fisher, has been teaching therapeutic yoga for over 20 years. She has studied Yoga for Osteoporosis with Ellen Saltonstall and Dr. Loren Fishman and integrates many of these principles into her classes for students who live with Osteoporosis.
About the instructor: Christy Fisher
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.