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524 South Cooper-Main Studio
Memphis, TN 38104
  
816 South Cooper-MTY Too
Memphis, TN 38104

Yolandrea

From her first yoga class, Yolandrea felt an instant shift in her total awareness and considers yoga to be perfect for simultaneous nourishment of the mind, body, and spirit. She enjoys sharing her passion for yoga with others, and with her welcoming and jovial personality, she employs a holistic approach to teaching by incorporating breath awareness, physical alignment, and yogic philosophy into each class. She has attended workshops with Rodney Yee, Cyndi Lee, Jennifer Brilliant, Richard Freeman, Chris Coniaris, Hart Lazer, Shiva Rea, Tias Little, and Jim Bennitt. She has studied with Sarla Nichols since 2002, is an E-RYT 500 credentialed teacher, and has been teaching since 2004. Yolandrea has a "bionic" knee, and as a Certified Yoga Therapist, she enjoys working with others who have had injuries and knee or other joint replacements and helping them to fully benefit from their yoga practice. Private yoga therapy sessions may be scheduled at Midtown Yoga Too. 
 
"Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured." -B.K.S. Iyengar


Yolandrea instructs the following:
  • Alignment Based Yoga
  • This class focuses on proper body alignment while practicing the traditional yoga postures.  Foundation level.

  • TGIF Happy Hour - Community
  • Does the end of the work week have you feeling shaken, stirred or maybe even a little mixed-up?  Well...leave the job worries behind and toast to life.  This class is the perfect way to end the week and begin the weekend!  Yogis are offered the opportunity to unwind the mind and to soothe the body through a stimulating flow of asanas suitable for everybody and balanced by a long savasana.  Modifications are offered throughout class, allowing each student to benefit from each pose.  Open level.  This class is offered at a discounted fee in order to serve a wider community.

  • Meditation
  • Meditation or dhyana is the seventh limb of the eight-limb path of yoga. For centuries yogis and yoginis have practiced meditation to still the mind. Learn techniques to cultivate a practice of mindfulness and to tap the stillness within.

  • Yoga for the Buddha Body
  • For students with curvier, rounder bodies!  Learn how the practice of yoga affects our lives both on and off the mat.  Through meditation, pranayama and asana, students will experience the power of yoga.  Modifications to poses are offered throughout the class, allowing every student to benefit from each pose.  Foundation level.

  • Continuing Beginner Series: Align, Flow and Relax
  • Expand your practice! This 4 week series led by Christy and Yo will deepen a beginner's awareness of alignment and introduce a flow or vinyasa practice that connects the body with the breath. Each class will include pranayama (breath work), relaxation with restorative techniques and time for discussion. With two instructors, there is opportunity for a more individualized experience.
    This is a Foundation level class that meets at our Midtown Yoga Too location (816 S. Cooper @ Elzey)

    Class size is limited to a maximum of 10 and a minimum of 6.
     
    Cost is $55
     
    Credit cannot be given for cancellations in sessions or series with limited availability.

  • Good Vibrations - Community
  • Laughter encouraged in a laid back atmosphere!  From the sound of OM at the beginning of class to the Dedication of Merit at the end, students are guided through a series of poses to release tension in the body and to relax the mind.  A perfect mid-week revival!  Variations are given in this multi-level class so that everyone can experience the power of yoga. Open level.  This class is offered at a discounted fee in order to serve a wider community.