Core Flow Yoga | Open


This class is taught by:

Addie Jo Bannerman

When stress began to shadow my sense of self-love and doubt became an obstacle, I knew I needed a mental and spiritual transformation. Serendipitously, a friend invited me to attend a Core Power Class. I was new to yoga, but I knew the class would help with my fitness goals. What I did not know, was within one class my life would be changed. I not only learned about myself and my body, but I found a lifelong calling and an answer to the transformation I was searching for. To this day, I still view yoga just as I did after that first class: a gift. Yoga found me, and when it did, I embraced every step of the journey. The next step of my journey became giving the gift I had received to others.

Through Tamal Dodge's teacher training I received my 200 hour certification. In my classes, you will find yourself moving through sequences inspired by Sadie Nardini’s Core Strength Vinyasa. These sequences activate and utilize core muscles with each inhale and exhale. Combined with a variety of yoga postures (asana), my students enhance their strength, flexibility, and breathing. One of my greatest pleasures in teaching is watching my students discover how once difficult postures become accessible through dedication to their practice. I am honored to be there with them through every stage.

To me, yoga is infinite. Yoga is honest. Yoga is love. Yoga is where you find who you are. It is a journey of so much more.

Angela David

Angela took her first yoga class in 2011 while recovering from an injury. As a nurse, she knew the importance of maintaining strength and flexibility during her recovery, so she thought she would give yoga a try. "I soon began to enjoy the many physical benefits, and became dedicated to a regular practice. In addition to physical injury, at this time I was also dealing with some significant anxiety and fear. Like many, I initially approached my practice as a workout, a form of exercise, but I soon began to notice a change in my emotional well being. This shift in perspective led me to a deeper exploration of the mind body connection that is yoga. As I learned to link the movements and sensations of the body with the mind and breath, I discovered how to truly be present in the moment. The practice of yoga has taught me to journey inward and examine my own true nature, allowing me to see the light within myself and others, leading me to an abundance of joy and freedom in my life off the mat.” Eager to share the gift of yoga with others, Angela became Yoga Alliance Certified upon completion of the 200 hour Teacher Training Program at Longwave Yoga in May 2015. "Yoga is accessible to everyone, regardless of age, physical ability, or life stage. I look forward to sharing this beautiful, life changing practice with my students." Angela is currently completing the Longwave Yoga 300-Hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Training.

Brittany Roy

”Through yoga, you begin to learn to accept life as it comes and realize that every breath is a gift and a new opportunity to create your own existence and happiness!” Taking a yoga class here and there, it wasn’t until a difficult life transition that Brittany fell in love with the practice. Never really feeling a strong urge toward any profession, one night after a yoga class, a strong sense of passion washed over her…“I want to be a yoga teacher!” About a year later, Brittany completed her 200 Hour Teacher Training with Tamal Dodge, specializing in power vinyasa. “When I decided I wanted to teach yoga, the decision was made and I didn’t even flirt with the idea of, ‘What if it doesn’t work out?’ There was no question. I decided this was my path and the Universe delivered!” Brittany started teaching immediately after her training. Her intention in each class is to share the same joy and beauty that yoga has brought to her life, just as her teachers share with her. “There is no greater gift than to watch your students transform themselves right before your eyes.” Believing that happiness and love are the foundations for living a full life…you can expect a fun, light-hearted (and powerful) flow in Brittany’s classes. Brittany is also the studio manager of Longwave Yoga.

Core Flow Yoga is a fusion of Vinyasa yoga and Interval Strength Training to cultivate deep core strength and increase overall stamina and endurance. It will help one build a deep-rooted core connection, accessing their innermost power, and stabilize muscles needed for a strong yoga practice. This is a fun and powerful class that is equal parts core work and flow, leaving one feeling balanced in body and mind.

All ability levels are welcome, as there will be modifications, options and specific alignment cues given throughout the class that appeal to all levels of practitioners. It is highly recommended that brand new yogis partake in the beginner and/ or basic level classes before joining an open-level class.
 
Level: Open

Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Aug 20 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Addie Jo Bannerman
  • Wed Aug 22 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Angela David
  • Mon Aug 27 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Addie Jo Bannerman
  • Wed Aug 29 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Angela David
  • Wed Sep 05 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Brittany Roy
  • Wed Sep 12 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Brittany Roy
  • Wed Sep 19 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Brittany Roy
  • Wed Sep 26 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Brittany Roy
  • Wed Oct 03 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Brittany Roy
  • Wed Oct 10 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Brittany Roy
  • Wed Oct 17 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Brittany Roy
  • Wed Oct 24 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Brittany Roy