May 10, Full Moon Vinyasa Yoga, 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
No matter what our differences are, we all watch the same moon. The Full Moon Series is an opportunity to enjoy the sunset and the closer of the day, while welcoming the full moon at one of the most beautiful settings in Palmetto Bay. Each session will host a guest or special theme to make for a unique experience. For beginning and intermediate participants. Students should bring a yoga mat, blocks and straps.
Ages 16 and up
6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
$15 per class
To register please call the Deering Estate Ticket Office at 305-235-1668 ext. 233 or register online below.
Session 2: Wednesday, May 10, 2017, 6:30 pm – 7:45 pm
Power Yoga: Sthira-Sukha Flow with Melissa Callahan
Come play under May’s Full Moon, also known as the “Flower Moon”. Discover your possibilities for growth as you root down to rise up, while allowing your breath to guide you. Melissa, a florida girl since the age of 2, believes that everyone should come to their mat, do the best they can, while flowing through “Sthira- Sukha” – the balance of Effort and Ease. It is in this balance between stability and comfort that Melissa will lead a vigorous vinyasa flow.
Session 3: Friday, June 9, 2017
Kali Natha Yoga: “Mother of Earth, Mother of Heaven” with Lome Mahabir
Too often in our daily lives we cut ourselves off from our natural world. Mother Earth, Mother Heaven is a beautiful sequence, which transforms our heart center.
This vinyasa practice encompass many forms of the Mother, allowing one to gain control over their physical body through a series of cleansings breath control exercises and hatha yoga postures to strengthen the abdomen and lower torso.
Session 4: Saturday, July 8, 2017
“Funyasa – Energy in Motion” with Zoe Plasencia
Zoe believes a gateway to personal transformation is a mix of breath and flow. Her classes emphasize posture, breath and mindfulness, but also explore settling in and relaxing into a pose as in Yin and Nidra Yoga. Zoe got into yoga to help cope with anxiety. “It was a very empowering experience. Every time I came to my mat I discovered a little more of who I was and the happiness within myself.” She began teaching after a running injury when she used yoga to heal her body. She knew then, she wanted to share this with others to show how therapeutic yoga can be.”
Session 5: Monday, August 7, 2017
“Boxtanga Yoga – BE STRONGER” with Yogi Si
Move, stretch and sweat with Boxtanga – a fun and intense alternative to traditional yoga, combining innovative postures and sequencing to develop core-strength, muscle-tone and flexibility. Originating in England, where Si is from, Boxtanga is a fast flowing workout designed for yogis looking to intensify their physical practice and sweat a little or a lot! This exciting, all level class is designed to build internal heat, increasing stamina, strength and flexibility.
Session 6: Wednesday, September 6, 2017
“Vinyasa Yoga: Flowing around the Moon” with Carlos Bello
Catch and release the energy from the Moon into your surroundings to enjoy the reflective and soothing characteristics of “La Luna”. Chandra Namaskar, the alternative to Surya Namaskar, is an especially nice way to form a stronger connection to movement and awareness as the students use their orientation to rotate around the mat. This practice brings deep awareness to the breath by synchronizing movement with each inhalation and exhalation.
Carlos, originally from Caracas-Venezuela, has dedicated himself to the study and practice of Yoga since 2002. Trained in the discipline of Sivananda, Carlos infuses his passion for yoga into each posture, placing emphasis on the breath. Using gentle encouraging cues throughout the practice and blending elements of different styles to develop a dynamic alignment-based flow that is suitable for beginners but also strong enough for all levels.