these classes are designed to offer variety and fun to your practice. they change on a monthly basis, so be sure let us know your email address and check out the latest flyer.
Level 1 Class
basic instruction in the fundamentals of postural alignment and breathing for continuing beginning students. basic standing poses, forward bends, back flexibility, twists, hip openers and other basics are introduced and practiced with close attention to correct alignment.
Level 2 Class
this class introduces more challenging poses and offers students the opportunity to explore yoga as a discipline involving the conscious balance integration of mind, body, breath and spirit. this class offers expanded study of inversions and back flexibility. students should have prior level 1 experience.
this class is designed as a private session that focuses on your needs and specific issues, such as knee replacement, shoulder and/or neck problems, sciatica, spinal fusion, back pain, insomnia, and migranes; please let us know what we can help you with. we will tailor this class to meet your needs and/or prepare you for the beginner's class.
Yoga Philosophy & Self Study Class
come and join us through an exciting upward journey through the chakras with the goal of integrating the body, mind and spirit. wednesdays 5-6pm starting january 20 ending march 20.
Co-Director/Teacher Monica Zielke-Cullinane has practiced yoga since 1991and has taught for six years in Grand Junction, Colorado and New York. In 1998, Monica traveled to India to study with B.K.S. Iyengar, Geeta Iyengar and Prashant Iyengar. She has studied at the International Iyengar Institutes in London, Paris, Amsterdam, Florence, South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Los Angeles, Denver and New York. In 2001, after Monica attended the Yoga Odyssey with Geeta Iyengar in Pasadena, CA, she came to Grand Junction for another teacher training course and received her 200-hour teacher training certificate and began to teach. In 2002, Monica took part in another teacher training course and in 2003 began to substitute teach for the Academy's previous owners, and again attended a seven-week teacher training course.