Elise Agar

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Hello!

I’m Elise and I’m looking forward to sharing some of the joys and benefits that Rainbow Yoga has provided for me. Whether or not you have had any experience with yoga, I hope you can attend one of our classes. If you are reading this, then I trust you have at least an interest in knowing more 🙂

 

A few main points are: i) you don’t have to be flexible ii) you do not have to chant in Sanskrit and iii) we will not make you stand on your head or twist into a pretzel (at least not in beginner classes). Just show up and be guided in a mindful awareness and focus on your own body & mind. Get to know your breath, all your muscles, all your tensions and your peace. Get to know yourself.

 

When I first thought about ‘Rainbow Yoga’, I thought it was a pretty image that matched Dominica (we see countless rainbows here! And I mean strong and full, often double ones). As I came to learn more about yoga as an industry, especially through the teacher training, I realised that the rainbow was the perfect description of a multi-faceted SPECTRUM of history/styles/non-physical elements/ and lifestyle philosophies that make up this incredible thing we call yoga.

 

Despite how much I enjoyed yoga classes when I started, it has taken me years to really sink into the physical poses and increasingly gain from their effects. I suspect it will be in years to come that I might be aware of the impact of some of the non-physical layers. YOGA is truly a lifestyle and a lifetime’s practice … but don’t let that stop you from jumping in and experiencing some overall health & wellness improvements right away!

 

 

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