“We teach beginning yoga for all fitness levels. Our classes focus on strength, flexibility, and stress relief for all people, not just the super bendy and athletic! If you haven’t exercised in a long time, we can help you get going again on a road to better health."
"We create a fun, safe, and supportive atmosphere without competition. Wherever you are in your journey, there is a place for you in our community. Signing up on-line is easy! There are no monthly commitments and you can take different class times each week.”
- Becca Hewes, Owner
THE DOUG KELLER WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ON THE WAITLIST, EMAIL US AT yogalifeOK@gmail.com.
The Neck and Shoulders: Jalandhara Bandha as a Guiding Principle, and Why Subtle Actions of the Head, Neck and Jaw Matter.
Working with the Big Muscles of the Upper Back, Neck and Shoulders: The ‘Sutras’ of the Upper Body.
From Wrists to Elbows to Neck and Shoulders: the Deep Rotational ‘Sutras’ of the Hands and Forearms.
Hips, Hamstrings and Our Habits of Movement: the Challenges of Forward Bending, Hip Opening and Twists — Achieving Flexibility While Maintaining Stability.
Practical Breathing: Pranayama and the Vayus as the Power Behind the Breath .
Questions? Email us at yogalifeOK@gmail.com.
Yoga and fitness workshops for teachers and interested students. Dates and times to be announced.
Teaching Safer Forward Bends
with Becca Hewes ERYT500 (CEUs .3 ACE, 3hr YA)
Effectively Fuse Pilates Mat Exercises into Fitness & Yoga Classes
with Deborah Malone, Pilates PMA (CEUs .3 ACE)
Students will learn the names and the order of the classic Pilates Mat exercises. Discussion and practice of the importance of flow in Pilates work will also be covered. Through lecture and demonstration students will learn how each Pilates exercise builds upon the next. In addition, students will also learn how to sequence Pilates to improve the flow of a class. Placement of mat exercises within the class is important, as mat exercises build upon each other. Instructors will be giving examples on where to insert mat exercises in fitness classes for best results. In addition, the importance of breath will be emphasized which allows clients to better feel and understand the movements. Students will learn and practice the best cueing for classical mat exercise to improve client understanding and the flow of the classes.
The Art of Coaching in the Private Session
with Malinda McHenry Williams, MS in Health and Exercise Science (CEUs - .3 ACE 3hr YA)
Learn how to unlock the potential in your clients to make real change towards their goals by using basic coaching skills. This workshop provides yoga instructors and fitness professionals with tools that will empower clients to make small, focused steps towards reaching goals in a way that is realistic, achievable and on their terms. Participants in this workshop will leave with an understanding of what wellness coaching is and how and when to incorporate it into individual sessions to enhance the client experience. It will include discussion of the Transtheoretical Model (Stages of Change) and how to assist clients with progressing from one stage to the next, goal setting strategies, active listening, asking powerful and effective questions, as well as building trust with clients. Multiple opportunities to practice coaching skills with other attendees for practical experience and application will also be included.
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