90 C Eureka Square Shopping  |  Pacifica, CA 94044  |  (650) 355-9642

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Hatha Yoga


This class is taught by:

David Oliphant

After working in the corporate world of hospitality, travel and entertainment for most of his adult life, a reality came over David that while he was living a wonderful and exciting life, he was doing little to touch, support and be of service to others. A calling he always "felt", but didn't fully understand how to share until he found yoga (David actually believes that yoga found him)! Of course, this awareness changed his own journey as well. Having been an endurance athlete and taking part in triathlons, marathons and endurance races, David is very aware of how ones body acts and reacts as well as the potential for injures as it relates to sports. His classes focus on the wellness of the muscles, injury care and prevention and syncing up the breath, heart and mind to allow for stillness.

With awareness comes change and soon David made the shift from "Wall Street to Wellness", receiving his 200 hour Hatha Yoga Certification in 2006. His calling to wellness continues to expand and David now holds additional certifications in Thai Yoga Bodywork and Reiki Energy Healing. To read more about David visit www.yogawithdavid.com

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.

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.

 

 

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.

A variety of traditional postures taught in accurate alignment and sequence. Emphasis is placed on strength, flexibility, balance, concentration, and breathing. This class is based on body, mind, breath and spiritual connection. Suitable for all levels of practice. Variations will be offered for beginners and for advancing students.
Each class is fun and different, offering lots of variety.

Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Dec 17 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm with David Oliphant
  • Tue Dec 18 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Jackie Rosenheim
  • Wed Dec 19 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm with David Oliphant
  • Thu Dec 20 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Jackie Rosenheim
  • Fri Dec 21 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm with David Oliphant
  • Wed Dec 26 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm with Marianne Linn
  • Thu Dec 27 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with To Be Determined
  • Fri Dec 28 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm with Tierra Tanner
  • Wed Jan 02 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm with Marianne Linn
  • Thu Jan 03 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with To Be Determined
  • Fri Jan 04 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm with David Oliphant
  • Mon Jan 07 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm with David Oliphant
  • Tue Jan 08 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Jackie Rosenheim
  • Wed Jan 09 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm with David Oliphant
  • Thu Jan 10 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Jackie Rosenheim
  • Fri Jan 11 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm with David Oliphant