Yoga for Faculty/Staff
–Memorial Field House 3rd Floor Classroom
219 South Main Street
Middlebury, VT 05753 View in Campus Map
Regular yoga practice is a great way to improve physical and mental health. Yoga can help us heal from unhealthy relationships with food or other substances. People who feel out of shape may find that yoga helps to tone and strengthen the body. People who are very athletic often enjoy yoga’s unsurpassed ability to stretch tight, overworked muscles. Almost all of us benefit from taking some time to focus, move and breathe together.
Very Basic Yoga, 12:15-1:15 pm
Geared especially for those new to the Iyengar method of yoga, or wanting to stick with a more basic level of practice. We’ll emphasize standing postures, as well as seated and reclined poses, with plenty of time for relaxation. Beginners very welcome.
Mixed-Level Iyengar Yoga, 11:00-12:00 noon
For people with at least 6 months of experience working with Joanna or another Iyengar teacher. You should have a foundational knowledge of the postures and feel ready to try some more intermediate twists, backbends, and inversions.
Please note that enrollment must reach 20 for the class to take place.
Class size is limited to 40; register by contacting Ellen McKay (email@example.com). Bring your check for $64.00 made out to Otter Creek Yoga to the first class.
What to bring
Wear clothes you can move comfortably in; yoga is done in bare feet. You are welcome to bring your own mat, or borrow one of ours. We’ll supply all other equipment.
If you are recovering from a serious illness or injury, please contact Joanna directly to discuss whether this class is a good fit for you: firstname.lastname@example.org Iyengar Yoga is truly for people of every age and ability, but because these campus classes are large and I have limited access to props, it may make more sense for me to work with you one on one, or in a smaller group, in the yoga studio.
Joanna Colwell, director of Otter Creek Yoga in Middlebury’s Marble Works, has been offering weekly classes on campus for several years. Joanna has been practicing Iyengar yoga for most of her adult life, and teaching since 1995.
Funding from the Wellness Committee makes it possible to offer these classes at a reduced rate.
- Sponsored by:
- Well-Being Committee
Jewett, Ellen M.