Relax and Restore
Restorative, Yin Yoga and Meditation filmed LIVE on Fridays at 8am PST
Restorative Yoga is all about a "state of being" rather than a "state of doing".
These classes are designed to be relaxing and meditative while also providing the benefit of deep, passive stretching. Postures are held longer and props such as blankets, pillows and straps are used to fully support your body so you can focus on releasing deeper in both mind and body.
Restorative Yoga calms the sympathetic nervous system and lets the parasympathetic return to "rest and digest".
A truly healing practice and a wonderful compliment for active lifestyles.
These classes are recorded LIVE every Friday at 8am pacific time and are approximately 45 minutes. Classes are recorded so you can take them anytime and come back to them again and again.
DeAnna has studied and taught FatChanceBellyDance® Style, or FCBD® Style (formerly known as American Tribal Style or ATS®) belly dance and yoga for over 15 years. She has a passion for the artistic qualities as well as the scientific and structural elements of movement and believes in the power of these practices to align the mind and the body. She has spent years exploring how these relate to holistic and artist components of dance and yoga.
Her dance journey began when she met Megha, Director of Devyani Dance Company in 2004 and fell in love with FCBD®Style. Since then, DeAnna has dedicated her dance career to receiving the highest level of training and establishing herself as a leading professional in the FCBD®Style community. She was in the very first to receive Sister Studio and Teacher Certification outside of FatChance BellyDance®, is one of the few FatChance Continuing Education instructors in the world, was part of the inaugural FCBD®Style Advanced Teaching Training group, and had the pleasure of teaching and performing throughout the United States as well as in India. Her love of dance, movement and anatomy also led her to immerse herself in yoga study, becoming a registered Yoga Alliance Teacher (200hr and then 500hr RYT) and gaining a number of specialty certifications.
DeAnna’s classes empower her students to align their mind and body through dance and yoga. Through gaining an awareness of the scientific and structural elements of movement, together with an appreciation for the holistic and artist components, students unlock the hidden potential that is already within themselves. She prides herself on a relaxed and professional teaching style that allows students to elevate their skills in a safe, positive and fun learning environment