Yoga with Melinda: Yin/Yang Yoga for Sabbath & Rest
with Melinda Thomas
Thursday, June 22, 2023
3-4 pm Ireland/UK time
In our Abbey yoga classes Melinda blends principles of Benedictine and inclusive spirituality with gentle, fluid asanas (yoga postures) for an experience of contemplative movement. This month’s theme is Yin/Yang yoga for sabbath rest. The first part of the practice will be more yang style heating poses, and the second half will include longer held seated and reclining yin poses to cultivate deep rest.
Two blocks, a strap or scarf, and a blanket are recommended. No prior yoga background necessary. All bodies welcome.
The program will be recorded for those who pre-register but are unable to attend at the scheduled time.
Your Guide for the Journey
Melinda Thomas, E-RYT 500
Melinda Thomas has been studying and practicing yoga for more than twenty years, and teaching for fifteen. In each of her classes and workshops Melinda weaves spiritual and contemplative themes into accessible, alignment based movement practice. She is the Executive Assistant for Abbey of the Arts providing program, logistical and mentoring support. She is a writer and the author of Sacred Balance: Aligning Body and Spirit Through Yoga and the Benedictine Way. Melinda lives in North Carolina with her son whose room is often littered with LEGOs and who still wants to cuddle. Visit her website here.
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