Welcome to YogaLife

“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

Events and Workshops




Doug Keller, The Therapeutic Wisdom of Yoga: Rewriting the Story of Our Health -- Yogalife March 2-4, 2017 in Norman, OK

THE DOUG KELLER WORKSHOP IS SOLD OUT. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE ON THE WAITLIST, EMAIL US AT yogalifeOK@gmail.com.



Thursday Evening March 2nd, 6:00pm to 8:30pm - Individual session $60

The Neck and Shoulders: Jalandhara Bandha as a Guiding Principle, and Why Subtle Actions of the Head, Neck and Jaw Matter.

Friday Afternoon March 3rd, 1:00pm to 4:00pm - Individual session $65

Working with the Big Muscles of the Upper Back, Neck and Shoulders: The ‘Sutras’ of the Upper Body.

Friday Evening March 3rd, 6:00pm to 8:30pm - Individual session $60

From Wrists to Elbows to Neck and Shoulders: the Deep Rotational ‘Sutras’ of the Hands and Forearms.

Saturday Morning March 4th, 9:30am to 12:30pm - Individual session $65

Hips, Hamstrings and Our Habits of Movement: the Challenges of Forward Bending, Hip Opening and Twists — Achieving Flexibility While Maintaining Stability.

Saturday Afternoon March 4th, 2:30pm to 5:00pm Individual session $60

Practical Breathing: Pranayama and the Vayus as the Power Behind the Breath .


For a flyer with all the session details, click here. To register for this workshop, visit our online store.

Questions? Email us at yogalifeOK@gmail.com.



CONTINUING EDUCATION WORKSHOPS FOR 2017!

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)

Learn all about teaching the safest forward bending in yoga group exercise classes. When students fold over in yoga class, whether standing or sitting, they do it in many ways. They often start the movement in different areas of their backs and do not move their hips and pelvis. This leads to students hanging in forward bends with their legs straight and loading their low backs leading to potential injuries and aggravating injuries already present. Participants will learn how many different ways people fold over, and ways to encourage them to begin changing their patterns of movement to the healthiest way possible. They will observe others in the workshop and see the many compensations people use when bending forward due to tight hips, lower backs, and hamstrings. In addition, participants will gain a greater understanding of how students injure themselves in forward bends and specific ways in which as teachers they can prevent these injuries through proper observation and cueing. Basic anatomy terms of the spine and pelvis will be reviewed so that participants understand the anatomy behind the best cueing. Workshop activities will include a warm-ups for forward bending, asana flow with example of safe cueing, related anatomy lecture, observation and demonstration of proper forward bending poses, and question and discussion time.

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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