Current work and interests include therapy sessions for physical, energetic, mental, intellectual and blissful states. Helping clients overcome weakness, imbalance and pain; relaxing to destress and relieve suffering. Providing touch to elicit parasympathetic, relaxation and autoimmune, responses while aligning form for improvements!
Integrating full chain movements with interconnecting meridians, opening nadis, spaces free of blockage with balance, strength, flexibility, relaxation, focus, and meditation practice for body/energy/mind/intellect/spiritual harmony. Working with clients engaging bandhas, improving energy with postural balancing poses for proprioception and cohesion, isometric holding poses for strength gains and endurance, while ensuring release of tightness and soreness via flexibility while teaching corresponding breathes with relaxation for opening spaces. Utilizing the seven main Chakras (power centers) as focal points for blissful, physical, energetic, mental and intellectual protections (koshas) as a meditation towards ultimate consciousness when many become One!
Waging peace in a shift towards caring, kindness, and compassion; covering the eight limbs of yoga! Integrating the whole person promoting ethics (yamas), morals (niyamas), po(i)se (asana), breathing (pranayama), relaxation (pratyahara), focus (dharna), meditation (dhyana) and absorption (samadhi), see also "More Information". Evolving with yoga in harmony!
Pranava Yogadhama Trust Mysore YogaTherapy, Education and Research Centre - Certificate of Integrated Classical Astanga Yoga With Applied Yogic Sciences
Private Preschool - Teaching Fun Yoga
Various Health, Wellness and Fitness Centers - Yoga Teacher as a Certified Primary Group Fitness Instructor and Certified Personal Trainer
YogaFit - Conferences and Workshops including Therapy I-III, Restorative, India Intensive, Level's I-V, Strength, Kids, Seniors
Carroll College - Continuing Education in Behavioral Sciences including Masculinities, Epidemiology, Medical Sociology and Health Psychology
University of Montana - Liberal Arts Degree
Gift Certificates & Practice @ Silent Auctions & Events - Tibetan Children's Education Foundation, Prickly Pear Land Trust, Elkhorn Ultra Running, Bquickrunning, Bollywood
Previous Board Member - Big Sky Unitarian Universalists
Providing - Yoga for Environmental Races and Recreational Events
Public School - Teaching Fun Yoga, Classical 8 limbs, various, and sitting poses
Florence Crittenton - Teaching Yoga to At Risk Youth
A hybrid (Classic/American) yoga (mind/intellect/body/energy/spirit) process of nutrition, strength, balance, and flexibility! Includes eating Vegan Style without harming (ahimsa). Towards a process of improvements; greater consciousness (samadhi) with individualized study/therapy including assessments for analysis!
Continuing a simple process of one classic yoga example per limb advances practice! Practicing Swan Feather Pose (Pincahamsasana) can strengthen the low back and help alleviate pain. Ujjayi, breathes of overcoming, can strengthen resolve; improving the body's supportive framework for riding a wave towards becoming better!
Relaxing (pratyahara) amidst chaos improves equanimity enhancing patient's one pointed (dharana) thoughts and behavior for reducing anger, inflammation and stress! Therapeutic mind (manomaya)/intellect (vijnamaya)/body (anamaya)/energy (pranamaya)/(anandamaya) spirt meditations (dhyana) enhancing beneficial effects; perfecting (samadhi) physical, energetic, mature, intellectual, and blissful states. I call states of awareness with a classic (raja) eight step (astanga) approach to yoga, Kosha Rajatanga!