Vinyasa Flow & Core Strength - Beginner/Intermediate


This class is taught by:

Felicia Piacente

Describe yourself in three words: Balanced, passionate, optimistic.

Why do you teach Yoga? Because yoga teaches me.

What inspires you? My children, my work, and the first day of spring.

What's the scariest thing on your bucket list? Holding handstand in the middle of the room.

Where did you get your training/certifications? ISHTA at Thrive:RYT 500;RYT200,Prenatal; Thai Yoga Massage Level 1

 
Felicia, 500RYT, has been teaching at Thrive since 2009. Her positive energy and direct instruction inspire students to pay close attention to alignment while keeping a light-hearted and spirited way. Felicia's classes focus on balancing a strong physical practice with mental well-being and fun!
Vinyasa yoga sequences and core strengthening sets. Become more aware of how core strength supports a healthy spine, increases mobility and the feeling of being light. Sequences are designed for a deeper understanding of engaging the core; breathing deeper to support core strength and vitality; and gaining more abdomen and lower back strength and flexibility.

Class Level-Beginner/Intermediate:

Great for students new to yoga with some experience in the basic postures (asana) and yogic breathing and experienced students with a regular practice who are comfortable with sequenced sets and are interested in integrating various yoga techniques for a deeper experience. Modifications and intermediate variations are offered.

Classes will include:
•Beginner and intermediate variations of the foundational poses including arm balances and inversions.
•Beginner and intermediate pranayama techniques and longer pranayama sets such as:ujjayi pranayama (victorious breath; 3-part breath; bhastrika pranayama (bellows breath); and kapalabhati pranayama (breath of fire).
•Yoga techniques to explore awareness of the energetic body (chakras)Self-awareness techniques to de-stress and become more present.

Upcoming classes:

  • Fri Dec 15 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Fri Dec 22 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Fri Dec 29 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed Jan 03 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Felicia Piacente
  • Fri Jan 05 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed Jan 10 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Felicia Piacente
  • Fri Jan 12 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed Jan 17 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Felicia Piacente
  • Fri Jan 19 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed Jan 24 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Felicia Piacente
  • Fri Jan 26 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed Jan 31 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Felicia Piacente
  • Fri Feb 02 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed Feb 07 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Felicia Piacente
  • Fri Feb 09 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed Feb 14 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Felicia Piacente
  • Fri Feb 16 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed Feb 21 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Felicia Piacente
  • Fri Feb 23 9:30 am - 11:00 am with Felicia Piacente
  • Wed Feb 28 6:00 pm - 7:25 pm with Felicia Piacente