Gentle Yoga with Som Kovvuri
Gentle: Follows the same course as Yoga I, but focuses on modified poses and a gentle approach for relaxation. You are encouraged to practice at your own pace and listen to your body. New students always welcomed.
This class is for the "beginners mind," whether you are brand new to Yoga, desire a simple pace, or would like to return to the fundamentals of Yoga. Class includes basic pose alignment, and a variety of breathing, relaxation and meditation practices. In Classical Yoga style, each class begins with a brief sharing of Yoga philosophy, creating a simple theme for each class. These offerings help the Yoga student understand the holistic science of Yoga, and how to bring it into our daily lives and everyday actions.
Som Kovvuri is certified with the Yoga Alliance and is a graduate of the YogaLife Institute NH’s 200-hour and 300 hour Classical Yoga Teacher Training Programs. He began his Yoga practice in earnest after attending a training program at the Gandhi Gyan Mandir in Hyderabad, India in the early 80’s. In 2012 he searched for a well-balanced program and discovered the YogaLife Institute’s Teacher Training Program which concentrated on both physical and spiritual aspects and promoted a spirit of inquiry and self-discovery.