Yoga for Beginners Workshop Series
w/ Amy Yapp & Jen Mast
2 Weeks • Saturdays, Oct. 12, 19 @ 1 – 3pm
3 Weeks • Saturdays, Jan. 11, 18, 25 @ 1 – 3pm
in the RCY Loft
$105 for all 3 workshops; $40 per workshop drop-in
If you are just beginning (or re-beginning) your journey into Yoga, this Workshop Series is for you! Amy Yapp and Jen Mast will guide you in building your Yoga practice from the ground up. Each posture will be taught in a way that allows the student to develop a strong, healthy, safe and mindful Yoga practice.
This series that has been thoughtfully crafted to:
- Introduce and explore the basic postures of Vinyasa Flow Yoga
- Teach you fundamental principles of proper alignment
- Teach you to effectively use breath to enhance your practice
- Explain the basics of how yoga works
- Guide you in developing a safe Yoga practice
- Invite flexibility
- Build your strength
- Improve your posture
- Build your confidence
- Calm stress
- Focus your mind
- Cover commonly asked questions
Each workshop will build upon the last! We do encourage Beginners to take the entire workshop series to absorb the many facets of starting or reigniting a yoga practice, and so that you can feel fully informed and confident heading into your Yoga classes.
“The purpose of yoga is awareness, not perfected poses, beliefs, or any kind of attainment. Awareness from moment to moment requires quiet strength, flexibility, and balance. A good Yoga practice develops exactly these characteristics.”
– Jim Gaudette
When Amy first tried a yoga class as a busy, young elementary school teacher many years ago, she decided it “wasn’t for her”. Ten years later and recovering from some serious health challenges, she decided to give “that yoga thing” another try. It was that second class after a decade hiatus that profoundly changed her life. She walked away standing taller, breathing better and knowing she had found something integral to her future. A born teacher, Amy couldn’t help sharing what she had experienced with others and began teaching yoga in 2003. Amy is honored and grateful to have completed her 200 hour teacher training with Shawn Shaw, Johnny Gillespie and Diana Hoscheit of Empowered Yoga . Always focusing on healing and prevention, Amy’s teaching has a strong foundation built upon core work, alignment-based poses and tension relieving breath work to restore and empower her students at their own pace. She believes in challenging herself and those around her, but is committed to listening to the body and making sure every class has a healthy dose of fun. Delight and connection are at the heart of every class.
Like many yogis, the first moment Jen Mast stepped onto a yoga mat, in 2005, changed her life. Very quickly, Jen fully immersed herself in her yoga practice, finding amazing benefits physically and mentally. Jen vowed she would pay forward this amazing gift. In 2008, she brought yoga into the public school setting where she worked as a high school counselor. She witnessed firsthand the benefits of adding yoga into the Health and Wellness curriculum as well as in her one on one counseling sessions with her students. Jen is a RYT 200 hr. and she also received her Lifeforce Yoga® certification this past summer at Kripalu, training under Amy Weintraub, Yoga For Depression. Jen has a fun and uplifting teaching style that will leave you refreshed and enlightened.
*Series Payment/Refund Policy: Refunds (full or partial) are not available for series as your full series payment reserves your spot for the entire series, and the teacher is paid for your spot whether you are in attendance or not. Considerations may be made for emergency/sickness.
Revolution Community Yoga
537 Massachusetts Avenue
Acton, MA 01720