The Dance of Stillness- Vancouver
The Dance of Stillness
We will spend the afternoon connecting deeply both physically and energy. We will start with an All Levels Vinyasa class for an hour and a half. Get ready to sweat, breathe, move and feel! In this all levels practice, we will explore standing postures, backbends and inversions.
Then we will take thirty minutes to formulate a personal Sankulpa (Intention). Your Sankulpa is a solemn vow, a determination or a will that can be used inside or outside your yoga mat. As the new year fall season is right around the corner, this is the perfect time to clarify what you would like to attract to your life and set the desired course.
Finally we will end with an hour of Yoga Nidra. Yoga Nidra (The yogic dream or "extended Shavasana") will help us integrate our spiritual being with our physical being. Part of relaxation, part of meditation, part of hyponosis, this practice is a guided Shavasana that works with your Sankulpa to bring more peace, healing and clarity to your life.
Challenging and restoring, this practice is aimed at practitioners with a minimum of two years of experience in yoga.
Prepare to be physically challenged, to open yourself emotionally and to leave with a clarity of direction that extends to all areas of your life.
Jennifer is a professional contemporary dancer, teacher, and choreographer who has performed across Canada, the U.S. and Europe since 2002. She has been a teacher of Contact Improvisation since 2006, sharing the form along the West Coast of Canada and in Guadalajara, Mexico. A devoted student of Hatha Yoga since 1999 and a certified teacher since 2004, she trained at the Salt Spring Centre of Yoga under devotees of Babba Hari Dass while he was still alive. In 2010 she met Yogi Amrit Desi and experienced a miracle healing. This experience lead her to become a certified Amrit Yoga Nidra instructor. Since 2010 she has practiced bodywork as a certified Thai and deep tissue massage practitioner, including working at world renowned education retreat centre, Hollyhock, for four seasons. Jennifer's unwavering passion as a dancer, dedication to the philosophy of yoga, and commitment to the practice of bodywork, have led her to weave total body integration into the art of deep relaxation.