Her class is focused on proper alignment of yoga posture. It gives her great joy to be in front of her student watching them strive and grow.
Her class is challenging and students have found themselves doing things they never dreamed possible.
Her style and training is rooted in the Ashtanga Vinyasa lineage and teaching basic kindness- starting with how to be kind to ourselves.
Her class will include breath work and tying the breath to movement through a balance of flowing between poses and holding poses. She believes peace, joy and lightheartedness achieved during class are still accessible to us after we roll up our mats.
Mimi encourages mindful movement through traditional teaching methods using Sanskrit terminology, chants, and Pranayama. She aims to create a warm and safe environment for students to go to their edge while honoring their limits. She believes that practicing present moment awareness is the gateway to inner peace and wants every student to feel that they can take principals used in class off the mat and into their life.
Leesa's goals as a teacher are to help people strengthen their bodies and minds so they can keep doing the things they love and start doing things they never thought they could.
She encourages her students to approach their yoga practice from a place of compassion, creativity, and intuition. She combines her range of experience and training; offering a well-balanced and comprehensive approach to yoga that is both accessible to the newcomers and as well as the experienced practitioners.