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Gentle Yoga ~ Level 1

This class is taught by:

Barry Glassman

My relationship with yoga is an important grounding contribution to my spirit walk. The teachings layer in nicely with my connection to and practice of Native American Sweatlodge and philosophies, love of our Mother Earth and wisdom of the Self = the One. Practices and concepts I enjoy bringing to the mat and classes are: pranayama, meditation, chanting, asana, meridian energy, and learnings from ancient Indian texts. Love the Bhagavad Gita, Mahabharata and Upanishads just for the shear enjoyment of it; always something to learn or marvel at. Other Earthly enjoyments during the rest of life: reading, music, the out of doors, growing things (in the garden, heart & mind), cooking, any art project, carpentry, and broadening the circle of friends = family of the heart. Come practice together. Namaste.

Amy Clem

Amy Clem became a Registered Yoga Teacher in 2014, under the guidance of Flossie Park, Tom and Trisha Kelly, and Mahanraj Kaur at the Soul of Yoga in Encinitas, CA. This life changing, spiritually focused training inspires Amy to create yoga classes that are holistic movement experiences. Drawing from both Hatha and Kundalini Yoga traditions, she incorporates elements of meditation, Ayurveda, Anatomy Trains, and sound healing. A true “all levels” flow, Amy’s classes are designed to invite healing on all levels - physical, mental, energetic, and spiritual. Amy is a professional dancer, aerialist, bodyworker, and lover of anything movement related. She holds a B.F.A. in Dance from the University of Illinois, where her passion for anatomy and kinesiology was born. Since 2000, she has studied natural healthcare and the healing arts throughout the U.S. and India, becoming a Licensed Massage Therapist, Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner, Reiki Master, and Certified Cranio-Sacral Therapist.

Dean Jones

Dean first tried yoga in 1996 as an 'easy' fitness credit while at
college. Intrigued he continued the practice until 2010 when it became
a much more significant part of his life. Dean completed both his 200
and 300 hour teacher trainings at Live Well studio as of 2018. Deans'
classes often involve a focus on nervous system relaxation, respecting
ones own intuition, linking movement to breath, practicing presence in
our bodies, minds and hearts, meditation, as well as letting go and
perhaps having some goofy fun. Life is often quite serious, after all
this is only practice! When not practicing he can be found rock
climbing, drinking tea, reading books, playing role playing games, and
eating chocolate.

Jocelyn Darshana

Jocelyn brings a vibrant sense of playfulness to her classes. A yoga teacher since 2010, with training in Dance, Music, Theatre, Martial Arts, and Massage Therapy, she uses her multifaceted experience to guide students on a fun and exploratory asana practice. Jocelyn loves to guide her students through the kinesthetic experience of being in their body, and encourages every students to find joy in the present moment, whether that's in a Yoga, Meditation, or Kirtan (devotional chanting) class. She is a formal student of Rishi Maha Mandaleshwar Sri Shambhavananda Yogi, or Babaji (as his students call him), Jocelyn is an ERYT-200, RYT-500 with Yoga Alliance through the Shambhava School of Yoga. In addition to teaching at Live Well, Jocelyn is a Lead Trainer for Live Well’s 200 Hour Teacher Training Program, and the Assistant Studio Manager.

Olivia Heath

Olivia has loved yoga from the first time she stepped onto a mat at a Chicago Park District class in 2006. The majority of her practice has involved traditional hatha, vinyasa, and restorative styles. She has also practiced beginner Ashtanga and Forrest as well as Bikram and other heated styles of yoga. Olivia strives to achieve sthira (steadiness) and sukha (comfort) in her practice; alignment and modifications are top priorities in each pose. Classes she teaches are a creative and deliberate fusion of asana, pranayama, and mindfulness with some music and smiling mixed in too. The word Yoga means “to unite”, and Olivia loves connecting with others and sharing the experience of yoga! Off the mat, Olivia is an academic advisor at OSU and a Wellness Advocate for doTERRA essential oils. She enjoys cooking, coloring, volunteering, knitting, and exploring the beautiful Pacific Northwest.

Nancy Rosenberger

I am a certified Pilates mat instructor and RYT 200 Yoga teacher. I received my Pilates mat training from Lisa Wells and Yoga training at Kripalu Institute from Brahmani Liebman and Jashoda Edmunds. Yoga and Pilates make me physically and spiritually available to the world—inner and outer. Having embarked on a retirement that specializes in right-brain activity, I take delight in sharing Pilates and Yoga with other people. My classes simultaneously relax and sharpen the body for increased mindful awareness. My teaching is influenced by my practice of Zen with teacher Seido Debra Martin of Zen West in Eugene and my career as a Professor of Anthropology at Oregon State University. I indulge myself with hikes, music, grandchildren, and travel spiced up with a dash of research.
Everyone can benefit from gentle yoga practiced with awareness on the subtleties of sensation, alignment, and energy. Gentle Yoga offers many benefits: it increases mobility, range of motion, joint stability, strength, balance, and endurance while reducing pain, decreasing stress, and improving overall health. This class avoids weight bearing on the wrists and knees, while including standing poses, balancing poses, core and back strengthening, mental acuity training, relaxation, and body awareness. This class will teach poses and body awareness with adaptations, modifications, and the use of props to accommodate all bodies. Guided meditation and relaxation bound the practice.

Upcoming classes:

  • Tue Dec 18 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Barry Glassman
  • Wed Dec 19 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Amy Clem
  • Wed Dec 19 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm with Dean Jones
  • Thu Dec 20 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Barry Glassman
  • Fri Dec 21 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Jocelyn Darshana
  • Sat Dec 22 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Olivia Heath
  • Sun Dec 23 9:00 am - 10:15 am with Dean Jones
  • Mon Dec 24 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Amy Clem
  • Wed Dec 26 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Amy Clem
  • Wed Dec 26 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm with Dean Jones
  • Thu Dec 27 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Barry Glassman
  • Fri Dec 28 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Jocelyn Darshana
  • Sat Dec 29 10:30 am - 11:30 am with Olivia Heath
  • Sun Dec 30 9:00 am - 10:15 am with Dean Jones
  • Mon Dec 31 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Nancy Rosenberger
  • Wed Jan 02 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Amy Clem
  • Wed Jan 02 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm with Dean Jones
  • Thu Jan 03 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Barry Glassman