Summer Adventures and Fall Classes

Dancing on the Stawamus Chief in Squamish was a huge highlight for the summer. Aeriosa and an amazing team of riggers, photographers and even a computerized flying drone made it’s way 600 feet up to capture some footage of us dancing on the famous Grand Wall.

If you are curious about this project you can read more about it in these articles: http://aeriosa.wordpress.com/2013/08/09/aeriosa-on-the-stawamus-chief/

http://m.squamishchief.com/article/20130808/SQUAMISH0604/308089995/0/squamish/dancing-on-air&template=JQMArticle

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After a few days of rest, Aeriosa headed over to Vancouver Island to create a performance for the opening ceremony of the IFSC World Youth Championships, held at Boulders Climbing Gym in Saanich. You can view the 6 minute performance, 46 minutes into this clip:

Next, we were off to Tofino. Ocean, beach, and forest at its very best.

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Aeriosa spent 9 days rehearsing in preparation for a performance both on the ground and in the trees at the Botanical Garden for their annual Lantern Festival. It was wonderful to participate in this magical event, and was our first time dancing in the trees and collaborating with the lovely and talented Kim Tuson. Needless to say, I loved being up in the canopy, getting sprinkled in moss, breathing in the freshest air, and observing the creatures that live in the unique aerial habitat.

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It has been a very exciting summer, and now that I’m home, I wanted to share my teaching schedule for the fall. I’ve got some new classes and workshops coming up, and am still available for private sessions if you prefer to work one-on-one.

Monday evenings at Green Room Yoga:

The next session runs September 2nd to October 27th.
2645 East Hastings Street
5:45-7:15pm Yoga Fundamentals
7:30-9:00pm Iyengar Yoga

At Green Room Yoga the small class size and progressive nature of a pre-registered class allows for a safe and supportive environment for deepening ones practice. This class in geared towards yoga students with some experience who would like to work on their strength, flexibility, inversions and alignment.

This is a pre-register classes with some room for drop-ins, it is $14 to drop in your first time.

Please note that the lovely Alix Rodrigues will teach on September 2nd, and there will be only one class that evening from 7-8:30pm. There will also be only one class October 14th at 7pm.

www.greenroomyoga.ca

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East Side Yoga:

1707 Grant Street just off Commercial Drive

Thursday’s from 6-7:15pm: Slow Yoga

Sunday’s from 6-7:15pm: Slow Yoga

For a price list and full schedule see. www.eastsideyoga.ca

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From the Ground Up: Iyengar Yoga Progressive at East Side in October

From the Ground Up is a progressive practice to deepen your understanding of the yoga postures and how they work in your body. All levels are welcome.

Saturdays in October, 2-4pm. $90 for all four sessions, or $25 drop in pending space availability.

This course is beginning to fill upl, if you want to per-register and guarantee a spot, you can follow the link below:

http://eastsideyoga.ca/node/792

Week 1
Focus on the feet, ankles, knees and legs: Learn how correct actions and alignment in the standing poses can build energy, stamina, strength and confidence.

Week 2
Focus on the hips, abdomen, and lower back: Learn how to safely open the hips and strengthen the abdomen, to keep your lower back healthy in practice and in life.

Week 3
Focus on the upper back and shoulders: Learn how to use the arms and legs to open your chest, and how to strengthen and open the shoulders to prepare the body for inversions.

Week 4
Focus on the neck: Learn safe inversion practices for your own level of experience. After preparing the body for inversions and practicing the appropriate variations, the progressive will finish with some restorative postures and study of the breath, offering students a chance to deepen their experience on a more subtle level.

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Wednesday’s at The Yoga Space:

The session runs September 18th-December 15th, 2013

677 East 27th (in a new building on the north west corner of Fraser and 27th).

2:00-3:30pm  Iyengar Level 1

Suitable for those new to yoga, and/or new to Iyengar Yoga. Even practiced yogis will find a Level 1 class will help them discover fundamental principles that will refine their practice, and improve their other practices.  The cost is $215 per-register for 13 weeks of classes. The class size is small so you get lots of attention, plus this studio is well stocked with all of the props that make an Iyengar practice so unique, safe and rich in learning.

www.theyogaspace.ca

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