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Yoga Nidra

Relax. Renew. Rejuvenate. In this series students will learn breathing techniques, hand mudras, gentle stretches and yoga postures to help calm body and mind. Each class will end with a long, guided deep relaxation known as Yoga Nidra. In the practice of Yoga Nidra, participants are gently led from awareness of the physical body through the breath, the senses and the conscious and unconscious mind, with complete rest and rejuvenation as the end result. One often feels physically relaxed, emotionally balanced and spiritually aware after a Yoga Nidra session. In our first class we will spend some time on protocol and how to best prepare for Yoga Nidra; inspirational readings and quotes will be part of every class. Beginners are welcome and encouraged to attend.

This course will be offered on Mondays, 6:00pm – 7:30pm, October 19th through November 16th. This is a live virtual class held via Zoom. The meeting link will be sent in your registration confirmation email.

The 5-week series is being offered at Pay-What-You-Can $25-$100. The value of the series is $100. Sign-up here.

You can register online here or over the phone at (434) 218-7677.

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 the Instructor: Barb Germershausen has been practicing Hatha yoga for 40 years and teaching since 1984. Her training includes Integral Hatha Yoga, Ageless Yoga, Chair Yoga, Yoga Nidra and various styles of meditation. She co-owned and operated Yoga House in Austin, TX from 1989 until 1996; taught in a Texas Federal prison from 1990 until 1993; and currently owns and operates simplyYOGA on the downtown mall.

Barb presents a gentle, meditative approach to traditional Hatha Yoga, bringing a sense of humor and compassion to her classes. Her style of teaching offers a comfortable approach for mature students who may be discovering yoga later in life or revisiting a practice from their youth.