Prana yoga is an enjoyable and healthful practice that helps you move, breathe, and live with greater joy and ease, and experience life with a peaceful sense of well-being.
This is an approach to hatha (physical) yoga that draws upon classical yogic teachings and philosophy to achieve benefits for modern living. Body and breath move as one to unite and purify mind, body, and spirit. As you ease toward the quiet within, all "doing" comes to rest and just "being" becomes effortless.
Prana is simply life force energy. All living things and the Universe itself consist of this energy. Breath is our own amazing and yet tangible experience of prana, so naturally, awareness of our breath - which prana yoga emphasizes - enables us to experience our personal connection to the Universe. As we follow breath beyond our physical limits and active minds, we uncover our true nature of peace and bliss, and our most authentic Self comes to life. Prana Yoga is a self-honoring way to achieve yoga's ultimate goal: to become centered and balanced in the union of all that we are, and experience the freedom and bliss of simply being.
Classes are limited to 10 students, allowing for lots of PERSONAL ATTENTION & RAPID PROGRESS!
Yoga Basics: $12 per class,
Private and semi-private
are available in the studio or at your home, office, or social gathering.
POSITIONAL RELEASE THERAPY
·Relieves pain and tension from muscles and
Day-long Mindfulness Retreat
Suggested Donation: $50 - $80 includes breakfast and dinner. You will need to bring a vegetarian lunch.
PLEASE PRE-REGISTER (You can mail a check or paypal Susan at firstname.lastname@example.org.)
*The first 8 to register begin at 8am with morning yoga; the rest begin at 9:30am.
release stress + tension
increase strength + flexibility
quiet your mind
sharpen your focus
achieve inner balance
boost energy + health
nurture your Self
The most powerful tool
for personal growth is right here...
Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy (PRYT) combines ancient healing principles of yoga with modern body-mind psychology to open your heart and mind to the true experience of being you. Using your body as a vehicle for awareness, you can access and release deeply held tensions, trauma, limiting belief systems, and other obstacles to joy, health, love, and happiness.
Whether you are seeking personal growth or dealing with chronic pain, this unique therapy helps you get in touch with what's really going on with you, on a deep level, beyond your conscious thoughts. Often, just by uncovering the real source of your pain, or your hindrances, the next step forward unfolds effortlessly.
Here's what one client says: Words cannot describe how deeply Phoenix Rising has beautified and deepened my daily life. It has taken me beyond the idea of "pain" as an uncomfortable sensation and educated me on how to listen to the sometimes subtle sometimes screaming sometimes singing voices of my body. It's put me in a better spot to listen and respond to my deepest core needs, and continue the inner dialogue on a moment-to-moment basis. I'm forever grateful and honored to have met Susan; my life is forever changed for the better.
works: With mindful breathing and focusing your awareness on the sensations of
your body, which
are emphasized through deep, assisted stretching, you are guided into a heightened state of relaxed
awareness, akin to meditation (but you don't have to know how) or
hypnotherapy. Here, your
subconscious mind is accessible. As resistance arises or openings unfold,
this place of inner wisdom begins to (literally) speak your truth. As
you listen to your body, with compassionate and attentive support from
the therapist, hidden needs, beliefs, traumas and memories may be
revealed, freeing up that space in your body that no longer needs to
hold these stories and clearing your mind to make more conscious choices
in your life. Enlivened and empowered, you learn -- from YOU -- what you
need to be happier, healthier and more successful.
Sessions are about 90 minutes and
are $110. Sliding scale available.
Susan Marcus, RYT, is certified as a hatha yoga instructor and Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapist. She returned to yoga in 1997 during a time of complete physical and emotional breakdown. She practiced, and she healed. So she hung up her business suits in favor of her sticky mat and dedicated herself to helping others improve their lives on all levels. Her personal attention and gentle adjustments help students find the ease and artistry of each pose, allowing breath to guide them into a deeper, more authentic practice, and a clearer awareness of themselves. Her classes are ideal for new and continuing students who want to improve more than just their bodies.
PARTNER YOGA for COUPLES - Enhance intimacy, learn about yourselves and your relationship through your bodies, shared breath and movement, support, balance, and play.
YOGA CONNECTION is a feel-good mixer, with a twist. Realistically, you're not going to get to know someone in 5 minutes of talking. You're going to get a first impression, based mostly on looks or that intangible "vibe." Doing partner yoga with someone you're just meeting, you get all that and more. You know immediately how well you work and play together, how you communicate: verbally and physically, how comfortable you are with each other, what their touch is like, how willing they are to yield or lend support to you, and what kind of deeper, inner connection you both feel. And the great part is that if you meet no one, you still got a really good stretch and had fun doing it, so the evening's never a total loss! Classes are offered for men and women, women only, and men only.
*If you would like to attend any of
these, please send an email expressing your interest to email@example.com.
Depending upon the number of responses, the location and dates will be
Pay just $60 for your first MONTHLY UNLIMITED PASS (new students only)
POSITIONAL THERAPY: bodywork to increase range of motion; eliminate or reduce tender points, headaches, repetitive stress injuries, muscle spasms and more; and improve flexibility NOW JUST $45. (Normally $65)
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