How we teach
Yoga Key West classes always include pranayama, asana and savasana (breathing, movement and relaxation). Attention is paid
to alignment and intention. At the end of a session you will feel relaxed, recharged and happy. Through breath, asana and
awareness, all systems of the body are toned, benefiting students of all levels.
Classes are informed by a variety of hatha yoga styles
Monica teaches Prime of Life Yoga ®.
It's a style that is appropriate for everyone, but especially suited to those age 45+.
Monica is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), and recognized by Yoga Alliance since 2008. She offers mentoring and training to
teachers that may be used for Continuing Education (CE) credits through Yoga Alliance. Click
on the links below for information on her master teachers. She is also certified in Yoga Nidra, CPR, First Aid,
Post-emergency response and Enhance Fitness. firstname.lastname@example.org
Her yoga study includes almost 50 years of Iyengar, Kripalu, Shivananda,
Anusara and other hatha yoga styles. She completed her teacher training in the Sampoorna yoga style with Shri Yogi
Hari, a direct disciple of Swami Vishnudevananda and Music Master Swami Nada-Brahmananda. She is also certified in Yoga
Nidra as taught by Swami Satyananda Saraswati. Other studies include Aqua Yoga with Nancy Curran; Qigong training with Jeff
Primack; and classes with Julie Gudmestad - Iyengar instructor, physical therapist, and anatomy columnist for Yoga Journal
magazine. Most recent studies have been with two teachers trained directly by Krishnamacharya and his son Sir TKV Desikachar:
Larry Payne, author of Yoga for Dummies
and founder of Prime of Life Yoga ®
and Gary Kraftsow, founder of Viniyoga.
Linda is an international yoga teacher with experience teaching in the US and the Caribbean
since 2010. She is a Yoga Alliance registered 200-HR Kripalu Yoga Teacher having studied with Deva Parnell at
Discovery Yoga in St. Augustine, Florida. She travelled to Vancouver, B.C. to train and become certified to teach Yin Yoga
with Bernie Clark. In addition, Linda is certified in the Yoga for All teaching method which supports teaching
yoga to people in non-traditional yoga bodies. Linda believes that whether you are coming to the mat to free tension, quiet
a busy mind or find spiritual renewal, your personal journey should always be one of self-discovery.
Sanling has practiced
yoga for over 20 years. After leaving China, she became certified as a yoga Instructor through the American Sports and Fitness Association (ASFA)
and the International Sports Sciences Association (ISSA). She has taught
at other Key West yoga studios in the past, and currently may also be found leading classes at the Naval Air Station. Other studies include Qigong and psychology.
From time to time, we are pleased to present other yoga teachers
like Kalyani, Stephanie, Chris, Carl, Kari and Carla.
Kalyani began her teaching journey with YogaFit and then completed
her RYT 200 at the American Healing Arts Center with Vimela Ren Fields. She traveled to Rishekesh, India to study Sattva
yoga with founder Anand Mehrotra and later completed her RYT® 500 coming full circle with YogaFit.
Carl is a devotee
of Purna Yoga and continues his studies with Aadil Palkhivala.
Stephanie is a registered massage therapist and certified yoga instructor.
Chris offers an alignment-based Hatha yoga with a dose of strength
training to create a sustainable practice she hopes will sustain you thru all life stages. A retired M.D., she brings a
strong anatomy back ground to the mat, and holds also holds a 500 RYT® certification.
Kari is a certifed MediYoga instructor, as well as a licensed Physical Therapist, Massage
Therapist, and Pet Massage Therapist.
Carla Lee is registered with Yoga Alliance as an RYT-200® Yoga Teacher and
teaches Hatha, Yin and breath work.
Yoga classes at the Garden are usually small,
ideal for exploring yoga for the first time,
or getting back into your practice and benefiting from individual attention. High season classes
may be more crowded.
The word Yoga comes from the ancient Sanskrit language.
It means the process of union, or to join or to yoke.
practice of Yoga allows you to connect body, mind and spirit, and to appreciate the essence of who you really are.
breath, movement and awareness, all systems of the body are toned.
At the end of a session you will feel relaxed,
recharged and happy.
We can help you find other wellness practitioners
in the Key West area.
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