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Alignment Hatha


This class is taught by:

Nina Holle

Nina Holle is a researcher, writer and yoga teacher. She completed her RYT 500 at Yoga Tree in San Francisco, immersing herself into asana, pranayama, and philosophy with her teachers Janet Stone, Jason Bowman and Judith Lasater. Her interest in precision and safe alignment has also been greatly influenced by studying at the Iyengar Yoga Institute in Berlin.
Nina fell in love with Vipassana Meditation and dharma during silent retreats in monasteries in Thailand. Since then, she regularly attends retreats and studies diligently with her main teachers, Tara Brach, Jack Kornfield and Adyashanti.
The influence of her teachers can be felt in her unique teaching style which blends movement, breath, meditation, and philosophy to create self-awareness, well-being, and transformation.
Nina also closely follows the emerging scientific insights on yoga, meditation, and neuroscience and subtly interweaves these insights with ancient traditions and wisdom, finding new ways to teach yoga and meditation in a way that fosters both physical and mental well-being and resilience - on and off the mat.

Jackie Rosenheim

Jackie’s yoga path began in 1997 while studying dance and Pilates. With a lifelong love of movement, it was only natural that she begin the journey of yoga. Jackie loves and appreciates all styles of yoga and is passionate about teaching asana through proper alignment techniques, thoughtful sequencing and often includes yoga therapeutics to build strength, balance and flexibility. Her classes are for yogis of all levels wishing to gain a deeper awareness of the self through asana, spiritual philosophy, breathwork and meditation.

Jackie has endless gratitude to her teachers. Most recently Jackie has completed a yoga therapeutics training with acclaimed physical therapist and yoga teacher, Harvey Deutch, and studied under the tutelage of Guru Vishva-ji at the Anand Prakash ashram India. She is currently on the path of becoming a Certified Yoga Therapist through Kripalu School of Yoga and has done over 500 hours of teacher training hours. Jackie and her family share a deep love for travel and just returned from a life-changing eight month journey around the world. She has returned feeling a new charge for life and in her free time she can be found hiking Pacifica's many ocean-side trails, enjoying good food and wine with friends and cherishes the time she has with her husband and her two crazy-awesome boys.

Tierra Tanner

Tierra’s curiosity for yoga and meditation was sparked by reading a book on astral travel and self-induced OBE. As her curiosity for esoteric philosophy grew, it became apparent that her life path was to be one immersed in spirituality. One day Tierra and a friend were looking through a local magazine and found an advertisement for yoga teacher training. Having dabbled in yoga at home,Tierra found that it fed not only her desire for spiritual growth, but the need for physical exertion, cultivated by a life time as a dancer. At that moment, Tierra's whole world brightened up; she had found her dharma. Since beginning to teach, Tierra has grown in all aspects of life. Teaching yoga has challenged Tierra to never be afraid of being herself, as well as serving as a vessel to share her innate love and kindness with others. Apart from teaching Vinyasa, Bikram Yoga, and Yin Yoga, Tierra specializes in Chair Yoga for senior citizens as well as Office Yoga for workplaces. Complimenting the physical practice of yoga, Tierra also practices Kriya Yoga and is a certified Reiki healer. These are, but the first doors opened for her in what she hopes to be a long and illustrious career of aiding humanity through deeper understanding of: the mind, body, spirit connection.

Marianne Linn

Born and raised in Germany, Marianne discovered the seeds of yoga, meditation and bodywork while traveling extensively in Asia. She has been studying and practicing yoga and meditation for over 20 years. In 1994, she was certified with the Sivananda Vedanta Yoga Society in Austria and continued her studies in the Iyengar and Astanga Vinyasa traditions, completing the teacher-training program at the Iyengar Institute in San Francisco. Marianne has been a student of Shandor Remete for over ten years and his Shadow Yoga greatly influences her practice and teaching. Her study of T'ai Chi and Qi Gong has also deepened her awareness of and connection to the presence of the universal life force energy. Marianne’s asana teachings draw from the essential elements of many great teachers such as Shandor Remete, Ana Forest, Andre Lappa, Sarah Powers, Paul Grilley, Doug Keller, S.N.Goenka and Adyashanti, as well as from her own experience as a Bodyworker and from her study of the Nature of Mind.

Marianne’s classes provide a supportive and light-hearted atmosphere where students are encouraged to learn to explore the harmonics of postural alignment and the connection between body, breath and mind. At the beginning of the month Marianne creates and offers a new vinyasa sequence, where one's focus on transitions, the "going in to" and "coming out of" a posture is as important as being in the posture. The practice becomes a meditation in motion. Marianne designs her classes with experienced beginners and intermediate level students in mind, although beginners and all sincere students are welcome. Marianne has been a certified Bodywork Practitioner since 1996. She offers Shiatsu, Therapeutic Thai Massage, Deep Tissue, Chi Nei Tsang, Prenatal Massage, and On-Site Chair Massage. Marianne is also available for Somatic Yoga Therapy and Private yoga coaching sessions.

 

 

Refine your Yoga practice! Explore yoga foundations & fundamentals in a dynamic practice which teaches proper form and alignment to help you safely build strength and flexibility. This class will give you the tools you need to safely and mindfully advance your practice. Suitable for all levels with options, variations, and modifications given to allow you to choose to soften or intensify poses to suit your needs and abilities.

Upcoming classes:

  • Sun Dec 16 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Nina Holle
  • Mon Dec 17 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Jackie Rosenheim
  • Tue Dec 18 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Tierra Tanner
  • Thu Dec 20 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Nina Holle
  • Fri Dec 21 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Jackie Rosenheim
  • Sun Dec 23 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Nina Holle
  • Thu Dec 27 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Marianne Linn
  • Fri Dec 28 10:00 am - 11:15 am with To Be Determined
  • Sun Dec 30 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Nina Holle
  • Tue Jan 01 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Tierra Tanner
  • Thu Jan 03 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Tierra Tanner
  • Fri Jan 04 10:00 am - 11:15 am with To Be Determined
  • Sun Jan 06 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Nina Holle
  • Mon Jan 07 10:00 am - 11:15 am with Jackie Rosenheim
  • Tue Jan 08 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Tierra Tanner
  • Thu Jan 10 11:00 am - 12:15 pm with Tierra Tanner