Yin & Yang Yoga | Open


This class is taught by:

Kristen Nice

I began my relationship with Yoga in 2005 at a local YMCA while living in the Midwest. Originally looking for a way to de-stress, I soon realized the scope of potential lessons Yoga has to offer. In 2010, I felt an urge to deepen my commitment to my yoga practice and took a week-long retreat in Valle Crucis, NC. While at this retreat, the effects of taking time and space for oneself became clear, and I found a new stillness through my breath. I am certified as a RYT 200 in 2013 with Ashley Ludman and am currently in my second year of the 300-hour Advanced Teacher Training at Longwave Yoga in Wilmington, North Carolina where I live with my husband, Scott, and our dog, Della Lu. I have always traveled the creative path, spending time in painting, photography and jewelry as well as the physical expressions of dance, theatre, and even as a circus clown. In my life, I look to celebrate the details--the bits and pieces that make up our surroundings. As I express myself and share my discoveries through art and yoga, I hope to help others slow down and see the details that make up their lives.

Marie Groover

Marie has been practicing yoga for more than 11 years, but has only recently come into teaching. She believes in the expansiveness of Yoga and its ability to meet anyone exactly as they are. She has completed two 200 hour teacher trainings, studying under Kristen Cooper, Lexi Hawks, and Mary Glackmeyer here in Wilmington. Currently studying with Mary in an apprenticeship, Marie is diving deep to refine her teaching, assists, and overall presence. Marie is inspired by those who live and love authentically. She works to stoke love and peace within all beings so that they might live genuinely, truly loving themselves and the world around us as well. Marie is thrilled for the opportunity to practice, grow, and teach with the community at Longwave.
Yin & Yang Yoga is equal parts movement and stillness. The yang portion of class focuses on movement and building heat through a continuous, steady flow of postures in Sun Salutations. Once the body is warm, the yin section of class focuses holding deep stretches to surrender tight muscles and connective tissue. The combination of yin and yang yoga creates a harmonious and balanced mind-body connection leaving you relaxed and centered.

Yin postures are generally held for 3-5 minutes with the support of yoga props. Please inform instructor if you are dealing with injury. With the nature of the class, Yin Yoga may be unsafe for certain injuries.
 
Level: Open

Upcoming classes:

  • Tue Oct 23 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Kristen Nice
  • Sat Oct 27 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm with Kristen Nice
  • Tue Oct 30 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Kristen Nice
  • Sat Nov 03 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm with Marie Groover
  • Tue Nov 06 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Kristen Nice
  • Tue Nov 13 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Kristen Nice
  • Sat Nov 17 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm with Marie Groover
  • Tue Nov 20 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Kristen Nice
  • Sat Nov 24 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm with Marie Groover
  • Tue Nov 27 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Kristen Nice
  • Sat Dec 01 4:30 pm - 5:45 pm with Marie Groover
  • Tue Dec 04 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm with Kristen Nice