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As with all in-person classes, practice at your own pace. Take responsibility for your own experience. Breathe. Practice right effort.

All exercise programs involve a risk of injury. By choosing to participate in my yoga classes or individual sessions, you voluntarily assume a certain risk of injury.  The following guidelines will help you reduce your risk of injury:

  • Listen to and follow my instructions carefully.
  • Breathe smoothly and continuously as you move and stretch.
  • Do not hold your breath or strain to attain any positions.
  • Work gently, respecting your body’s abilities and limits.
  • Don’t perform any postures or movements that are painful.
  • If you are unsure how to perform a certain movement, ask me.
  • Never hold a posture or movement longer than is comfortable for your body.
  • Menstruating women may choose not to practice inverted postures.
  • Pregnant women must consult their health care provider.

It is always advisable to consult with your health care professional before embarking on any exercise program.  These classes are not offered as a replacement or substitute for professional medical advise or treatment. 

setting up your home yoga space

Your home yoga space can be anywhere that you have the room to put our your mat. In the ideal world, you’d be able to create a dedicated space that you can use as a sanctuary during this time of social isolation.

Here’s what you may want to have with you for the online classes: 

  • a yoga mat or carpeted space
  • one or two yoga blocks. You can use a stack of books as well.
  • a strap. This can be a yoga strap, karate belt, bathrobe tie, a scarf, or something similar. 
  • a bolster. This can be what I call 2 squares and a rectangle. 2 square pillows such as the decorative pillows one uses on a couch. The rectangle is a bed pillow. To create the bolster, line the 2 squares together and place the rectangle on top.
  • one or two chairs for chair yoga. Folding chairs are great. Or a sturdy chair similar to kitchen table chair. 
setting the tone

You may want to create the mood for your practice with yoga / spiritual books, your journal and favorite writing tool, a candle, spiritual items that give you comfort and support.