"Yoga on the mat is a sacred laboratory where we can shed our protective exterior and be with ourselves in a deep and healing way."
Jo offers over 15 years of experience in leading Vinyasa Flow classes that are devoted to creating a sacred space in which you can channel energy towards transformative and life affirming means. This is done through intention, dedication, prayer, conscious breath, sound and movements that reflect radical self care in the truth of the moment. Vinyasa is an unhurried exploratory and creative flow that is steeped in the traditions of yoga master Krishnamacharya and the yoga traditions of Iyengar and Ashtanga yoga. With over 20 years of practice and devotion to the healing arts including; meditation, Shiatsu & 5 Element Theory, Energetic Bodywork, Prenatal/Post Natal yoga, Nutrition, Anatomy/Physiology and Core Shamanism; Jo brings into the practice a reverence for the mystery of life and encourages all students to practice with spontaneity by stepping into the unknown.
A class designed to activate the core with variations on familiar poses like Twisting Crow. Begin with a short warm-up followed by a building sequence, then finish with a seated breathing exercise and contemplation. This class was previously streamed on February 15, 2021. Props Suggested: 1 block.
Take this opportunity to welcome more loving kindness into your day. This meditation uses breathwork and powerful visualizations to connect the body and mind to the energy of the heart. Do this as a daily heart-opening practice or any time you feel the desire to align with your deep intuition and loving kindness.