Kids Yoga Series (ages 6-9) Tuesdays 3:30-4:30: Come play yoga - move, stretch, breathe, play games, Class combines poses, songs and stories, creative movement, and relaxation, with the emphasis on FUN. Develop focus, body awareness, confidence, coordination, creativity and community. This class is for kids only. Parents may drop off. Class times are Nov 18, Dec, 2, 9, 16. Early Bird price of $60 before 11/16. Drop in welcome
Liz Nichols, parent of two, has practiced yoga for over two decades. She is a Certified Rainbow Kids Yoga Teacher, Mini Me Yoga Ambassador, Laughter Yoga Leader and professional storyteller.
Tummy Time Series for Caregivers and Babies,Fridays 10:15-11:00, contact studio for next series dates. The class is designed for newborns to pre crawling little ones, weather they already enjoy tummy time or find it challenging! We will learn simple ways to introduce tummy time to help babies find joy and safety in this natural position. We will meet every baby and caregiver where they are in their process and developmental stage. We will also learn some baby yoga moves, as well as some baby massage techniques. Join us if you can, it's always fun to get babies in a room together and support their exploration on their own bodies and social engagement with other babies! It's also a great time for Mom's, Dad's and caregivers to meet and share in community. $60
Instructor: Andrea Byers is a craniosacral therapist who works with Adults, Children, Infants and Families in the pre and perinatal period, in Oakland
Prenatal Partners December 7, 4-5:30
Expectant mothers and fathers/ partners/ friends are invited to this lovely afternoon of Partner PRENATAL YOGA, aimed at teaching you and your partner postures. labor prep and breathing techniques to help relieve discomforts of pregnancy as well as prepare for childbirth. $35
Instructor: Rebecca Trissell, Registered Pre-Natal Yoga teacher, mother of two and Yoga Lover. Sign up visit our website under the workshops tab www.yogaalameda.com
- Begin with a breathing exercise to center the mind and body.
- Lead into postures that work various parts of the body deepening into connective tissues (Postures are held generally 3 - 5 minutes each with a gentle transition)
-Long savasana about 10 min, generally with a guided meditation.
-Closing with breath/aum
Class may incorporate essential oils either diffusing or during savasana, or both. *Please inform instructor prior if you have a sensitivity to scented oils.
Reduce stress and anxiety
Increase the strength, flexibility and endurance of muscles needed for childbirth
Decrease lower back pain, nausea, carpal tunnel syndrome, headaches and shortness of breath
Prenatal yoga can also help you meet and bond with other pregnant women.