Saturday Morning ‘Live On-Line’ with Monica Voss
Saturday January 8 @ 11:00 am - 1:30 pm
‘You are not too old and it is not too late to dive into your increasing depths where life calmly gives out its own secret.’ The title of this poem by Rainer Maria Rilke is ‘You See, I Want a Lot’ and continues, ‘Perhaps I want everything…‘.
This focus is very appropriate in January, especially in 2022, when we hold so much hope for ourselves, our families, our communities and the world. Please join me in a refreshing, restful body/mind exploration during which we’ll stretch, breathe, ground and elongate with ease and release. Our practice entreats and impels us toward new awareness, new inner territory, into a New Year.
Monica Voss lives and teaches in Toronto, Canada and with three fundamental principles that sum up the essence of her hatha yoga philosophy: 1) ground yourself, 2) breathe deeply, and 3) lengthen your spine. The rest of the posture will fall into place. However, most of us don’t know how to feel our spines. We can’t see them. They have become “anonymous”, and we need to bring them back to life, says Monica.
Monica, a former Iyengar style yoga teacher, studied with Vanda for ten years and changed her approach to yoga, adopting Vanda’s philosophy of practicing yoga effortlessly. “If you find yourself straining,” says Monica, “you are making a mistake.” Rather, she recommends developing and “inner connection” and first becoming comfortable.
Monica has studied and practised yoga for over 40 years and has been instructing since 1981. She is co-owner and director of Esther Myers Yoga Studio in Toronto, Canada. In addition to teaching weekly classes at her home studio, she conducts workshops, retreats and teacher training internationally. She has been offering annual workshops in the UK since 1989. She has been coming to Yoga for Harmony for the last 7 years and is now joining us regularly on-line.
If you are a teacher this workshop is suitable for FRYOG CPD and BWY CPD. Please let me know if you intend to add this session to your ‘points’, as I will need to note your attendance in case I am asked to verify your attendance to your teaching body.
This is an on-line only event. The class will be recorded so should you not be able to attend on the day, I will be able to send out the recording. You will need to book in order to recieve the recording.