Restorative & iRest® Yoga Nidra with Kelly Ponzi
May 31st 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cannon Beach Yoga ArtsMore Info Here
Join Cannon Beach Yoga Festival Faculty Member, Kelly Ponzi for deep healing and relaxation.
Last Sunday of the Month: 4/26, 5/31, 6/28, 7/26 & 8/26
For deep relaxation to stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system for healing, this class will begin with Restorative Yoga, a gentle, therapeutic style that uses props to support the body and deepen the benefits of the poses. And then lead into iRest® Yoga Nidra, an ancient yogic practice expertly adapted by Richard Miller, PH.D. In a deep state of relaxation, it is possible to work through negative thoughts, beliefs and even deep traumas that compromise expressing the whole and healthy self. You will come away from iRest® empowered with a deeper connection to true self.
Clinical studies with veterans have proven the positive effects of iRest® in alleviating post traumatic stress symptoms. These studies were so effective that iRest® is approved by the Veteran’s Administration as treatment for P.T.S.D.
All Levels, no experience necessary.
Kelly is a certified yoga therapist practicing yoga, including meditation since 1986. Yoga is her passion, love and life’s work. Her intention is to support students to identify, target and take steps to be their personal best. And to connect with the deep sense of serenity, centeredness and equanimity that is at their core: whole and healthy, and better equipped to meet life’s challenges. Kelly is a registered instructor with the Yoga Alliance, E-RYT 500; trained in the science of Yoga Therapy at the Ananda Seva Mission in Santa Rosa, California; and trained by Richard Miller, founder of Integrative Restoration as a level 1 iRest® Yoga Nidra instructor. Kelly is a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists, and together with 7 fellow Portland yoga therapists is a founding board member of the Northwest Yoga Therapy Collaborative – the first of it’s kind in the United States. She has partnered with a chiropractic doctor and an emergency room doctor to integrate yoga therapy as a complementary healing modality in our modern western world. Kelly has great gratitude for all of the teachers in her life, especially, Swami Chetanananda, whom she met in 1995 and continues work with to refine the fine art of meditation. Kelly lives in his Ashram, in Portland, Oregon.
Register Online or Call 503-440-1649. Space is limited.