Genevera believes that one’s true essence is lighthearted and loving. As such, practitioners in her class can expect playful sequencing and dialogue. Genevera invites self-inquiry and exploration in her classes. And she gives opportunities for students to cultivate the wisdom to know the difference between effort and ease. Genevera believes you are your own best teacher, and as your guide, she will offer options, allowing you to choose your own path within the practice. Moreover, Genevera sees yoga as a reflection: how we practice on our mats is how we live our lives. To transfer the teachings on the mat into everyday life, Genevera offers mindfulness and meditation techniques in her classes. Genevera invites you to come fill your cup and learn new tools for living well and spreading peace in the world!
The American Institute of Stress confirms that stress interferes with cognitive processes like memory and concentration. Dr. Dean Ornish has stated that stress can lead to chronic disease and keep us from healing.
We may not be able to eliminate stress completely, but we can change the way we respond to it. During this class you will learn and practice ways to manage the impact of stressors in your life through stress management techniques, such as breathing, meditation, imagery, progressive relaxation, slow, conscious stretching, including some basic yoga poses, to help you feel more peace, sleep better, and respond in more healthful and productive ways... all 21st century life skills! This practice is for all people- with or without a yoga practice.