Winter Yoga Immersion, 335 Maple Pl, Saturday, 25. January 2020

Would you like to dive deeper into your personal yoga journey on a physical, mental, spiritual AND intellectual level?
Does carving out time to gently yet consistently condition your body, while also contemplating the following questions sound joyful:

how did yoga get to be a mainstream self-care tool in America;
what are the most current key biomechanical principles surrounding yogic movement; and,
what does modern scientific studies say about the benefits?

If so, then this Winter Yoga Immersion is for you.  
Come to the mat on four (4) Saturdays for four (4) hours each to deepen your practice, expand your knowledge on modern yoga and enhance your personal life journey.
As a result of this immersion, Janet, and Dina hope you will feel one or more of the following:

physically conditioned.
mentally rejuvenated.
spiritually aligned.  
more knowledgeable about the history and current evolution of yoga in America.
understand the biomechanics of our bodies as it relates to yogic movement.
understand the most relevant scientific studies about the benefits of yoga.

Schedule
Each of the classes will include movement with pranayama (breath work) and/or meditation; and one hour of OMwork (assignment to be completed out of class!).
 
January 11, 2020
Part I: Overview of Yoga & History: How did yoga get to be a primary tool of self-care in America? (Dina)
 
January 25, 2020
Part II: Biomechanics in Yoga: What are biomechanics and how does it relate to yoga? (Janet)
 
February 8, 2020
Part III: Biomechanics in Yoga:  What are biomechanics and how does it relate to yoga? Cont'd (Janet)
 
February 22, 2020
Part IV: Modern Science of Yoga & Benefits (Janet & Melanie)
 
 
Cost
Register for the early bird price of $249.00 prior to December 11th (1 month before the 1st immersion class)!
 
Regular price after December 11th is $299.00.
 
About the Instructors
Janet Gallo Markowski
Janet Gallo Markowski is the owner of Pearl Yoga & Fitness and an E-RYT500 through Yoga Alliance.  Janet is a former Division I field hockey player for Monmouth University; she earned a Bachelors of Art Degree in Psychology with a minor in Spanish, an Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies from Brookdale, a Project Management Professional License from the Project Management Institute, and 15 graduate level credits in several different disciplines from Rutgers University and Villanova.
 
Her passion is using her talents and gifts to improve peoples' overall well-being, specifically through movement and self-awareness.  
 
Dina Hunt 
Dina came to yoga in 2000 with the idea of prep for pregnancy and childbirth. She enjoyed its challenges and calming effects and has continued the practice ever since. More recently, after cancer treatment, Dina decided to take the leap into instructor training and completed her 200 hours with Christian Valeriani at Evenflow Yoga in Red Bank. A personal goal is to share yoga with other survivors. Known for bursting into song, she might just sing you into savasana.
 

CEUs
20 CEUs can be earned through the Yoga Alliance (16 contact and 4 non-contact).
 
Refund Policy
No refunds will be issued after December 23th (approximately 2 weeks before the immersion).

Saturday, 25. January 2020, 335 Maple Pl, Winter Yoga Immersion

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