A gentle, compassionate sequence focused on balance and flushing out toxins. A simple sequence will be taught that can be practiced at home by a beginner or advanced student of yoga. This session will focus on lymphatic drainage, core strength, and overall healing. You will leave the session with a how-to guide for practicing this balancing sequence and how it can be tailored to suit your individual needs.
Note: A perfect class for those suffering from knee issues, back pain, difficult getting down and up from the floor, limited energy while standing, etc.
Zoe has been practicing Yoga since 1998. She became a Yoga Shiromani (Certified Hatha Yoga Instructor) in 2004, under the tutelage of her master teacher Shri Yoga Hari, whose deep, simple and practical approach intelligently integrates Hatha, Raja, Karma, Bhakti, Jnana and Nada Yoga. Zoe later attained her Advanced Yoga Certification from Yoga Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, India in 2007.
While working in Lesotho, Southern Africa with home-based caregivers, cancer patients and survivors, and people with HIV/AIDS, Zoe wrote an instructional book on Yoga with sections focused on insomnia, stress, healing and rejuvenation for people affected by cancer, HIV/AIDS and their caregivers. Today, Zoe works with private clients and groups building personalized Yoga programs, employing classical Hatha Yoga styles that include Vinyasa/flow, Iyengar, Restorative, Sivananda, and Yin Yoga to help create healing yoga practices. She teaches Yoga at the Jane Thompson Russell Cancer Care Center in Gig Harbor, and is co-owner of Harbor Massage & Ayurveda.
Zoe also holds certification as an Ayurveda Health Practitioner from the California College of Ayurveda. She studied with Dr. Marc Halpern, a recognized Ayurvedacharya awarded the All India Award for Best Ayurvedic Physician.
To enrich the unique needs of an individual’s practice and reach the ultimate goal of a life in balance, Zoe infuses her Yoga with Ayurvedic wisdom, and provides food choices, food preparation, and lifestyle suggestions to facilitate optimal health for individual clients and groups.