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Restorative Yoga with Benita Mayo

Restorative Yoga is a highly effective form of “active relaxation” that can be done by anyone. By fully supporting the body with blankets, bolsters, blocks and eye pillows, we give our mind and body ample time to relax and connect to the parasympathetic nervous system, leading to an experience of healing rest. This class is rooted in the teachings of Cyndi Lee, founder of Om Yoga and author of Yoga Body Buddha Mind.

This course will be offered on Sundays from 5:30-6:45pm.

This 5 week series is being offered Pay-What-You-Can $25-$110. The value of this series is $110. Sign-up from here.

You can pay online for the series in increments of $10 between $25-$110. You are also welcome to pay over the phone at 434-218-7677, or in person at our Jefferson School location when we have other services going on.

 This series will require a minimum of 8 people to be signed-up. If we haven’t hit the minimum we will contact those already signed up so that we all have chance to recruit a friend or two in the last few days!

 Please note: No substitutions. Cancellations for this series must be made at least 24 hours in advance of the first class, refunds will not be issued after this point. Refunds are not available for missed classes.

 About Benita: Benita Mayo RYT 200 – In 2006, during one of many diet & exercise endeavors, Benita was introduced to yoga by her personal trainer. She was drawn to yoga for the physical benefits and didn’t expect it would completely transform her life. She completed her Yoga Teacher training at Sol Yoga in Frederick MD and has additional certifications in Trauma Informed Yoga and Yoga for All. Benita is passionate about holistic health, wellness and life balance; and strives to make yoga accessible to every-BODY. Benita uses her experience as both a larger-bodied yoga student and teacher to partner with her students to make classes welcoming and inclusive. Benita is a native of Virginia and received her BA from the University of Virginia. Benita is a Fine Art Photographer, enjoys traveling and riding her bicycle on the many Virginia trails. Benita teaches Slow Flow, Gentle and Yin.