Capitol Hill Garden Club In Washington, D.C., Since 1952

Yoga for Gardeners

  • September 09, 2014
  • 7:30 PM
  • Northeast Library, 330 Seventh Street NE Washington, D. C. 20002

Featuring:  Pamela Hostetter of Blissful Yoga


Pamela will demonstrate how yoga can increase flexibility and strength in the muscles that are routinely stressed by gardening. After stimulating the mind and body by digging, planting, and weeding learn how you can relieve your aches and relax your mind by practicing yoga while seated in a chair.






Biography


Pamela specializes in gentle, restorative, therapeutic and chair yoga.  Her intention is to convey to students the powerful healing aspects of yoga by connecting with their body, breath and flow of energy.  She endeavors to allow students the freedom to develop their own practice and inner teacher, acting as an encouraging guide.  She strives to develop a student/teacher connection with each student, and sees yoga as a vehicle to bring members of the community together.


Pamela completed a holistic teacher training program in 2010 and attended Anusara teacher training in 2005.  Pamela is a certified Yoga Therapist trained by Cheri Clampett and Arturo Peal, with additional training by Gary Kraftsow, American Viniyoga Institute.  She has been teaching yoga since January 2011 at the Alexandria, VA, YMCA, leads corporate and private yoga classes, and has been practicing for 16 years. She has taught a range of students from beginners to seniors to mothers-to-be.  She creates an inclusive classroom environment, supportive of all levels of yoga ability.  Pamela tailors each class to the special needs of the students present in class by drawing from many yoga traditions:  Anusara, Sivananda, viniyoga, yin yoga, restorative and therapeutic yoga, and Pilates.  Pamela is a student of the history, philosophy and spirituality of yoga.  She endeavors to transmit her knowledge of yoga to students to benefit them in everyday life.



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