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

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.

 

 

Sarah Fletcher

A 200 hour California yoga alliance registered yoga teacher, Sarah is a resident of Pacifica where she enjoys teaching private, partner, and group classes – tailoring the experience to the needs and level of her students. She is well versed in many styles of yoga, creating a unique approach to energize, heal, and integrate the body and soul. With a background in psychology and behavioral therapy, Sarah has years of experience working with children affected by DD and ASD, with a specialized certification for Autism spectrum diagnosed children through YEAS Yoga. She also specializes in working with athletes, singers (check out her website sarahfletchersoprano.com), as well as individuals experiencing illness or injury to the musculo-skeletal and neuro-muscular systems.

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.

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 Oct 22 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm with David Oliphant
  • Tue Oct 23 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Marianne Linn
  • Wed Oct 24 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm with David Oliphant
  • Thu Oct 25 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Sarah Fletcher
  • Fri Oct 26 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm with David Oliphant
  • Mon Oct 29 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm with David Oliphant
  • Tue Oct 30 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Jackie Rosenheim
  • Wed Oct 31 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm with David Oliphant
  • Thu Nov 01 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Jackie Rosenheim
  • Fri Nov 02 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm with David Oliphant
  • Mon Nov 05 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm with David Oliphant
  • Tue Nov 06 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Jackie Rosenheim
  • Wed Nov 07 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm with David Oliphant
  • Thu Nov 08 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Jackie Rosenheim
  • Fri Nov 09 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm with David Oliphant
  • Mon Nov 12 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm with David Oliphant
  • Tue Nov 13 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Jackie Rosenheim
  • Wed Nov 14 5:00 pm - 6:15 pm with David Oliphant
  • Thu Nov 15 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm with Sarah Fletcher
  • Fri Nov 16 5:30 pm - 6:45 pm with David Oliphant