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Free Talk: What is Yoga?
October 4, 2021 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Monday, October 4th 7:30 pm PST
The term “Yoga” has meant many things to many people – in ancient times as well as modern times.
This FREE one-hour community conversation is designed to help you get a broader understanding of the term yoga.
- Chat about the origins of the term, historically and philosophically
- Unpack the main themes in the Yoga practices that go beyond posture
- Discuss how the term can help you connect to your life path
- Design definitions that are meaningful for us right now
This is a free community gathering to support and nourish our personal practice and be together.
If you cannot attend, please pre-register and we will send you the recording.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:
Heather Haxo Phillips (she/her) is Director of Adeline Yoga and a certified Iyengar yoga instructor at the Senior Intermediate level. Among the highest certified Iyengar teachers in the East Bay, her additional certifications include: Certified Yoga Therapist (c-IAYT), Relax and Renew restorative yoga teacher and Yoga Alliance E-500 level instructor. She has specialized yoga therapy training which includes scoliosis, musculoskeletal injuries and pain management. One of her asana-related specialties is women’s health.
Heather has a deep commitment to the ancient teachings which includes mantra sadhana (chanting) and Sanskrit, pranayama and yoga philosophy. You can expect to find aspects of this in all of Heather’s classes. Heather deepens her own practice by studying regularly with senior Iyengar teachers, Sanskrit and Vedic scholars, and the Iyengar family in Pune. Heather is past President of the Board of Directors for the Iyengar Yoga Association of Northern California and an active volunteer for the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States. Heather is on the board of the Lorin Merchants Association (LBA).