Yoga

I love yoga.  It has saved me many times in my life.

Styles of Yoga I Teach: Curvy Yoga for Plus Sized Women, Cancer Wellness Yoga, Beginner & Intermediate Vinyasa (flow) Yoga, Kids Yoga, Yoga@Work, Christian Yoga and Chair Yoga.

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Curvy Yoga is a style designed to make yoga poses comfortable and accessible to people living in larger bodies.  Come as you are and enjoy mindful movement.

Colorado Springs Curvy Yoga classes are at  www.CambioYoga.com on Thursdays at 5:45 and Sundays at 3:30.  Cambio is a donation based studio.  Recommended donation is $9-15 per class.

Private Curvy Yoga classes are available for those of you who want a one-on-one experience customized to your fitness level.  Private sessions are delivered in person if you live in Colorado Springs or Online if you live elsewhere.  Single private sessions are $60, or chose a 4 class pack for $50 per class or book 5 or more sessions for $40 per class.

 

CANCER WELLNESS YOGAcancer-patient-doing-yoga

Cancer survivors who develop a yoga and meditation practice report they are better able to manage treatment and enjoy a healthy survivorship. Yoga makes me feel so strong and healthy and is a major key to my healthy survivorship.  This gentle style of yoga allows you to connect with other survivors, strengthen your body and mind, clear out toxins, increase blood flow, stimulate your lymphatic system, relax and improve your well being. Cancer survivors who are cleared by their doctor to exercise, can function independently and get up and down from the floor easily are welcome to attend. Caregivers are also welcome to attend with (or without) their survivor.  A medical history questionnaire and release is required prior to attending your first class.

Colorado Springs: If you live in Colorado Springs, join us every Thursday at 4pm at www.CambioYoga.com.  Cambio is a donation based studio, so pay what you’d like.  Recommended donation is $9-15 per class.

National Online Class: If you don’t want to leave the house for yoga, or your doc has advised you to avoid public places, join us every Sunday evening at 7pm Eastern/6pm Central/5pm Mountain/4pm Pacific for a live, online, class in our private Facebook group, Cancer Wellness Yoga- Empowering Survivors.  Yay for technology! Private and small groups Cancer Wellness classes are available in-person or online

VINYASA YOGA
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Vinyasa classes marry postures with your breath to help you find the joy of mindful movement.  We take time to break down the postures to ensure proper alignment.  Practice space is not heated.  In-Person Private Vinyasa for Beginners classes are available for individuals and small groups in Colorado Springs.  I teach in-person Vinyasa classes in Colorado Springs at Cambio Yoga Studio and Hot On Yoga Studio as well as online via live video.

KIDS YOGA 
kids yoga 2.jpgKids are natural born yogis! Imagine a world where we all learned yoga principals at a young age!?!  Kids classes focus on fun, balance, self control, breath, cooperation and kindness. I teach Kids & Family classes at the location of your choice and in classrooms, churches, clubs and fitness facilities around Colorado Springs.

I’m certified by  Healthy Me! The Balanced Classroom to teach yoga and mindful movement to children.  This organization brings yoga classes to schools in and around Colorado Springs.  Classes combine breathing exercises, games, yoga poses and stories, crafts and quite relaxation.  Themes support physical, mental and emotional health in a safe, fun environment.  STEM themes and Literacy skills can be worked into the curriculum.  If you would like to bring yoga to your child’s school, please contact me at karagalvin@gmail.com and we can arrange a meeting with your school.

yoga-birthday-partiesYoga Birthday Parties are themed around your child’s favorite things (movie, book, animal, pretty much anything he/she loves can be turned into a class theme).  Rates start at $100 and vary based on the age of the kids,  number of guests and location of the party. They are SO MUCH FUN and create a unique, memorable experience for all.

 

YOGA AT WORK
yoga-at-workTurn your conference room into a yoga studio. We don’t need a lot of space to practice yoga at your place of business.  Employees who do yoga regularly are happier, healthier and more productive.  Employers who offer workplace wellness activities to their staff have lower turnover and higher worker satisfaction scores. Yoga at Work classes are offered to businesses in and around Colorado Springs for a flat rate of $60/class for up to 6 people, or $10/person per class for groups of 7 or more. Lunchtime usually works best.

 

CHRISTIAN YOGA
Christian YogaTurn your yoga practice into a moving meditation focused on God.  Heal from the inside out.  Christian Yoga classes explore themes from the bible and incorporate scripture into each class.  Popular and traditional Christian music is infused into the practice to set your heart, mind and soul on Jesus. Christian Yoga classes are available for adults, children, seniors or mixed-age, family classes.  Christian Yoga classes are typically held in churches but schools, fitness facilities, office spaces and parks work well too.  Private sessions and online sessions are also available. Contact me to set up your class.

 

CHAIR YOGA
Chair YogaI originally started teaching chair yoga to Cancer Survivors but it’s also great for seniors, anyone rehabbing an injury or those who want to learn how to use this powerful prop to deepen their yoga practice.  I offer chair yoga classes in studios, adult living facilities, fitness centers, offices, churches and to private clients in their homes. I am a certified SILVER SNEAKERS fitness instructor. Contact me to set up your chair class.

Let’s get on our mats together to move and breathe

Call Kara at (303) 669-7284 or karagalvin@gmail.com for more info

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