Live south in the county and looking for yoga closer to home? Join Evolve Yoga Instructor Susan Grier, RYT-500 for *Yoga for Strength and Flexibility. 8 class session begins Tuesday, May 3, 5:00 -6:00 pm.
*A basic class to build strength, increase flexibility, and improve balance, appropriate for beginners as well as more experienced adult students. Each session will include gentle stretching, movements, and postures adapted to meet the needs of those present. Yoga calms the mind and nervous system, resulting in numerous benefits. It lowers heart rate and blood pressure, reduces tension and stress, improves focus and concentration, and provides a greater sense of well-being, energy, and peace.
This special class offered by Susan Grier, RYT -500.
Class meets in the beautiful dance studio in Montgomery Hall.
Register through Evolve Yoga, under workshops. $95 for 8 sessions or $13 drop-in fee.
Whether you’ve just signed up for your first 5K, or you’re training for a marathon this spring, Yoga for Runners is for you. Designed specifically with runners in mind, this class will primarily focus on the quads, hamstrings, hip flexors, and the core. The strength and flexibility you develop on the mat can help you run more efficiently and stay injury-free. Wearing your favorite race t-shirt is highly encouraged! Please check on-line class schedule for class dates.
Liz Dornisch, E-RYT 200, has been running for more than 25 years. Having completed numerous 5K, 10K, Half-Marathon, and Full Marathon races, she intimately understands the value of yoga as part of a balanced training plan.
PS – In lieu of Yoga for Runners this Saturday, April 16, LIz invites all runners to join her in Hot Yoga at noon : )
Babywearing Fitness is a low-impact workout class, which allows new mothers to exercise through dance cardio, strength training and stretching all while wearing your baby! The energetic music and easy-to-learn routines makes this class a great way to get exercise while spending time with your little one. The dance routines are tailored for those wearing baby in soft structured carriers. Strength training targeting core, thigh, seat, arms, and pelvic floor make this a complete body workout and allows for the babies to be incorporated in and out of carrier exercises. This class will not only provide a fun way to workout with your baby, but also provides a fun, relaxed environment to interact with other new moms! Instructor will ensure the safest and most comfortable carrying positions for you and your baby. Medical consent from postpartum OB or Midwife required before starting the class. Newborn to crawlers welcome, but all babies must be supervised.
Heather Arthur, AFAA certified group exercise and Oh Baby! Fitness Prenatal and Postpartum Training instructor is passionate about getting people moving. She has been teaching fitness classes in this community for 5 years. She has over 15 years of dance training that helps her choreograph fun and energetic routines that improve endurance, strength, and muscle tone. She teaches Babywearing Fitness, Zumba Fitness ® and Zumbini ™ classes in Southern Maryland. Her classes are easy to pick up and modifications can be made for any shape, size, and ability. When she’s not teaching fitness classes she enjoys volunteering with a local Montessori-style preschool co-op and the Southern MD chapter of Babywearing International.