This veteran-centric class is based on proven trauma sensitive practices and is geared toward those veterans who may be suffering from anxiety or post-traumatic symptoms. Each class focuses on the tools which promote empowering students to calm their nervous systems and increase resiliency.
Webster Dictionary defines Meditation as “engaging in contemplation, reflection or mental exercise (as concentration on one’s breathing or chanting) for the purpose of reaching a heightened level of relaxation and awareness.”
In truth, meditation is an ancient science that has been around for centuries and has been utilized not only for the exploration of consciousness, but more importantly the liberation of the fully actualized human potential.
During this class we will be focusing on proper preparation for meditation including the basic five-factors as well as various meditative practices.
A Tissue Release session or class is a 60-minute class comprised of a short warm-up, assessment, and techniques to release localized pain, restriction and increase circulation.
Class practice includes the Masters Institute Integrated Self-Myofascial Release (SMR) with various props along with Integrated Active Release techniques, and zone specific Integrated Movement Maps for increasing movement efficiency.
Yoga for First Responders provides vital emotional wellness and mental resiliency to the responders community.
Each 60-minute YFFR class roots itself in the foundation of Trauma Sensitive Yoga and mindlfulness while adding the elements of physical challenge and mental/emotional resilience training. Please note, these classes are limited to first responders only. We thank you for supporting these brave men and women by respecting the time set aside to support themselves and their practice.