Sunday 6/6/2021 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
$30.00 Yoga for Walking
What a pleasure it can be to walk! In this workshop, we will use yoga to help us build awareness, strength, balance, and flexibility to walk with ease. We will do stretches and poses for our feet, core, and spine. We will end our practice with the luxuriate experience of mindful walking.
Leyla is extremely grateful to her students and teachers who have inspired her to live yoga both on and off the yoga mat. After spending a year-long residency at the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, Massachusetts, Leyla became a certified yoga instructor in 1998. She has continued to teach yoga continuously for almost 20 years and has been fortunate to teach at a variety of locations including Glen Echo Park, Whitman Walker Clinic, Catholic University, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Supreme Court. In 2002, she co-founded Capitol Hill Yoga and remained co-owner until 2008 when she left to prepare for the birth of her second child. In addition to teaching yoga, Leyla is a professor of social work at Catholic University, a Mindfulness instructor at Sibley Hospital, and a psychotherapist.
What to expect in Leyla's class
With compassion and clarity, Leyla creates a safe space for beginners and experienced students alike to reconnect with their inherent peace and power. Since yoga is a practice for all bodies, abilities, and ages, Leyla provides modifications to ensure everybody feels comfortable. She choreographs her classes to progressively open and strengthen the body for a final pinnacle pose. Leyla emphasizes alignment while also focusing students on the sensations in the body and breath.