- When: Every Thursday for eight weeks
- Time: 6:00 - 7:15 PM
- Where: 4000 Bear Cat Way, Suite 102, Morrisville, NC 27560
Fee: $88 (for full series); $13 (drop-in)
- Pre-registration recommended
- Instructor: Jyoti Shah
- Contact: to sign up or if you have questions
Jyoti Shah: 919-439-0377, firstname.lastname@example.org
Subhash Mittal : 919-926-9717, email@example.com
Click here to fill out the student information and waiver form for Gentle yoga.
This practice of yoga is accessible to everyone- from beginners to a seasoned practitioner, including hard core athletes who need to stretch their muscles out and allow their bodies to recover; including those who may have any tightness or tension in their “BACK” body ranging from neck to their heels.
In this practice, as we bring awareness towards breath and alignment, we move into asanas to stretch and strengthen deep muscles of our body to bring further stability and flexibility. We smoothly move from one asana to another and modify to adapt to practitioner’s own level of comfort and bring ease as well as challenge in their practice.
As we refine the basic postures, our practice remains safe, interesting and unique to each person. A few beginner level pranayama technique will be introduced. This program is highly recommended for those who recently completed Low Back Care Program, to continue taking care of their back!
No prior yoga experience required.
About Jyoti Shah
Jyoti was born and brought up in India with a yoga discipline and has been practicing yoga on and off the mat since 1985. She completed her teacher training certification from "Into this World Yoga" with kripalu teacher Susan Cardinal. Jyoti is registered with Yoga Alliance and she is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapist.
She continues her professional development by attending workshops and training. She has trained with many of the masters of therapeutic yoga including Robin Rothenberg, Judith Lasater, and Carol Krucoff. Her recent certifications/trainings are in:
- The Essential Low Back Program, NIH study based yoga for chronic low back pain
- Restorative Yoga, therapeutic form of yoga
- Therapeutic Yoga for seniors, from Duke Integrative Medicine
Jyoti offers private yoga sessions, and a specialized yoga program for Chronic Low Back Pain. She also offers therapeutic yoga for people with ongoing health conditions, along with her regular adults, teens and children classes.
Jyoti practices and teaches Kripalu style hatha yoga. Since 2004, she has been teaching yoga to various age groups and at different levels with ease and pleasure. Her class brings awareness towards deep breathing while in asanas, incorporates various pranayama techniques and meditation to stay present and positive. She keeps her class size small and safe, nonjudgmental and noncompetitive. She has taught yoga at various locations in Cary, Raleigh, Apex, and Durham, such as:
- Rehab and Nursing Care facilities
- Panther Creek High School
- Summer camps
- Triangle Vedic Vision
- Assisted living community
Please feel free to contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919-439-0377.