Yoga Classes

Benefits: With regular practice you will:

  • Learn to move your body in an easier, more relaxed way
  • Develop strength, balance and improved range of motion
  • Yoga has been scientifically demonstrated to have positive effects on: anxiety, depression, back pain, menopausal symptoms, asthma, fatigue, arthritis, and Multiple Sclerosis

Things you should know:

  • Eat lightly before class
  • Wear comfortable clothes and bring your own mat (for sanitary purposes)
  • Leave phones, coats, etc. in coat room
  • Alert instructor of any medical conditions: pregnancy (need note from Doctor), surgeries, heart problems, etc.) of NEEDS (such as not wanting to be touched)

CLASS INFORMATION

Hatha Yoga: Judy Zumas, BS, AA, RYT (beginner – intermediate)
Wednesdays 10-11:30 am, $80/8 classes or $11/class
PRE-REGISTER: 610-504-2540
Experience different ways of doing familiar poses. Emphases is on opening of the spine by beginning at the tailbone and progressing through each spinal area in turn promoting healing and transformation.
Biography
Judy obtained her BS degree in business management in 2000 and an Associate Degree in Electronics in 1988. She is a Certified Hatha Yoga teacher and has been practicing yoga since 2001. Judy’s interest in yoga began when she was looking for a new exercise program. The inner energy and strength she gained from yoga practice gave her the incentive to get yoga training so she could share this experience with others.

Iyengar Yoga: Diana Erney, MLIS, CIYT (intermediate, prior yoga experience required)
Thursdays 7-8:15 pm, $88/8 week series
PRE-REGISTER: 610-509-3677
In this class, we work together to develop strength, balance, and flexibility by emphazine proper mind/body alignment. Each pose is explained and postures are often modified using props such as blocks, belts, and blankets to deepen understanding and assist students as they explore each pose.
Biography
Diana holds Intermediate Junior 1 level certification from the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States. She studies under the guidance of her mentors, Dean and Rebecca Lerner, and has studied twice with the Iyengar family at the Ramamani Memorial Iyengar Yoga Institute in Pune, India. She continues her studies through workshop intensives with internationally renowned teachers such as Lois Steinberg, Gabriella Glubilaro, Patrica Walden, and many others.
Diana also has a Masters Degree in Library and information Science. She finds that the focus on detail and the beautiful subtleties of the Iyengar method are perfectly aligned with her researcher nature.

Kripalu Yoga:Carol Siddiqi, BS, GCYT, RYT (beginner – intermediate)
Mondays 5:45-6:45 pm, $75/6 classes
PRE-REGISTER: 610-618-0467

This class will help you perform daily activities pain free and with greater ease by developing deeper self-awareness using the basics of yoga combined with the gentle movements of the Feldenkrais Method® of Movement.
Biography
Carol has degrees in secondary education and special education from Minnesota State University. She is a Certified Kripalu Yoga teacher and a Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga teacher. Carol was introduced to the Feldenkrais Method of Movement while attending Kripalu Yoga  classes over 30 years ago. Carol pursued her interest in the Feldenkrais Method by enrolling in a four-year training program and became a Certified Feldenkrais practitioner in 1999. Read about Carol’s Feldenkrais class.