A fundamental principle of Iyengar Yoga is the progressive
movement from the gross to the subtle, from the outer to the inner,
from the known to the unknown, and from the periphery to the
In this series of workshops, we will experience poses from many categories – standing poses, backbends, inversions, twists and forward extensions – while taking the journey inward.
You may wish to experience the classes as a progressive series, yet each class will be complete within itself, so taking the whole series is not required.
Working with the Structure - August 22
We start our journey with standing poses and back arches to explore the poses from a skeletomuscular point of view.
Moving from the Organic Body – September 19
This class will focus on twists and forward extensions, using the breath to access the inner physiological body.
Freedom and Space – October 17
To experience sensitivity, awareness, and serenity, we will explore inversions, a variety of supported postures, and pranayama, the art of yogic breathing.
$55 per class, or $150 for all 3
Together we will explore human movement through mobilization
drills, including new patterns and play, with the intent of
becoming a better mover regardless of the situation. Come and feel
like a kid again (or still), while rediscovering natural mobility
lost through years of disuse, specialization in sport, etc.
It is requested that attendees be comfortable with squatting, kneeling and plow pose. Long pants and clothing without zippers, snaps, or anything that may scratch the hardwood floor is required. Also, consistent attendance helps the instructor and the student.
David's hope is to build a strong community of movers in our hometown; a community who is eager to explore, is passionate about becoming better human animals, and supporting each other in the process.
David Finley is a mixed-movement artist, who has studied and practiced various forms of movement throughout his life. His teaching focuses on proper technique, alignment, and logical progressions to building strength, flexibility and resilience.
More background about David Finley:
The first Russian Kettlebell Certified (RKC) Instructor, Pavel 2001
Assistant instructor at two RKC Certifications
JumpStretch Flexband certification, Dick Hartzell 2003
Certified Natural Trainer, Jon Hinds Monkey Bar Gym 2006
Attendee of two Gymnastic Bodies certifications, Coach Christopher Sommer, 2012 and 2013
RYT-200 from The Yoga Place, Michael Curtis, Canton, Ohio 2012
BY-50, Instructor of Budokon®Yoga Primary Series, Cameron Shayne, Miami, September 2016
Ido Portal’s Creative Movement Tools Workshop, Shai Faran, Miami, June 2017
RYT-200 Prajna Yoga Certification, Tias & Surya Little, offered in conjunction with The Yoga Place/Yoga Central, Canton, Ohio 2017
BY-50, Instructor of Budokon®Yoga Second Series, Cameron Shayne, Miami, September 2017
Ido Portal’s Movement X, John Sapinoso, Zack Finer, Cincinnati, November 2017
Ido Portal’s Motion, John Sapinoso, Liav Baron, Columbus, September 2018
$25 for all 4 classes.
Do you love listening to the beautiful, soothing sounds of
Native American flutes in your yoga and meditation classes, as well
as your massage and Reiki sessions?YOUtoo can play that beautiful
music. The music is in you, eager to be released.
In this class, you will learn the fundamental skills to begin playing free-flowing, improvisational, Native American style music – not pre-written, western style songs. Absolutely no musical knowledge or experience is required.
Join us... learn the basics to free your inner musician and begin your spiritual flute journey.
Your “Little Horse” flute is included in the class price (value $85). Little Horse isa flute in the key of A, made from eastern red cedarby master flute maker, Butch Hall. The flute has easy to reach hole spacing and is superb for beginners.
Pre-registration required. Class size limited to 6.
Price:$150 which includes your flute