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Hatha Yoga with Jan
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Hatha Yoga with Jan

Upcoming Classes in Denver with Jan

Mondays & Wednesdays 5:45 - 7:00 PM
 &
Saturdays 8:30 - 9:45 AM
at
Saint John's Cathedral 
These classes are only $5 but the benefits are priceless
They are designed for people of all ages who desire
a gentle practice, 
great alignment instructions
pranayama (breathing), and a 20 minute meditation

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7-8 AM Tuesday & Thursday month-long series
(advance registration required)

RiNo Neighborhood
(Taxi landscaper building)

 
Perfect for people who enjoy an early morning class with personalized attention
Includes a 20 minute meditation


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In Addition to Weekly Public Classes, Jan offers:

PRIVATE INSTRUCTION

Deepen Your Practice or Learn the Fundamentals
Questions arise after practicing yoga that can't always be answered in group classes.  This is an opportunity to go deeper.  It is also a great way to explore yoga for the first time.  For the cost of a massage you get a practice that you can repeat again and again. 
$100 for 60-90 minutes plus written materials when appropriate.


WORKPLACE YOGA
Bring Jan to work for weekly classes or for a corporate retreat.

AUDIO YOGA PRACTICES
-Asana practice one
This 60 minute CD includes sun salution, gentle overall stretching, and guided final relaxation ($10)

-Meditation & Relaxation
This 60 minute CD includes guided meditations with 10 minute timed silences.
($10)


WORKSHOPS
You can host one at your yoga studio

Healing The World Through A Restorative Yoga Practice One Breath at a Time

This five hour workshop is for yoga teachers as well as intermediate and advance practitioners who have a desire to experience and teach Yoga as a restorative, healing, and balancing practice.  
A restorative yoga practice can be a transformative practice that not only heals the physical body, reduces stress, improves sleep, but it also balances the energy body through Pranayama practices (breath), bandhas (locks), and mudras (seals).
Restorative yoga is therapeutic and creates specific physiological responses that are beneficial to overall mental, physical, and emotional health.  It not only reduces the effects of stress-related disease, but it can remove karma.  By changing patterns of behavior, ruts (samskaras) are filled in so you no longer respond to situations and people the same old destructive ways. 
During the workshop will experiment with various asana, Pranayama, and meditation practices so that you can discover for yourself which ones are the appropriate restorative practices for you and your students.  We will also explore the five Koshas, the five Kleshas, the six enemies of the heart, and the seven Chakras.  We do this because you are not your body, you are not your breath, you are not your emotions, you are Purusa (the self which pervades the universe).  When you experience Purusa, you have been restored to your true state and you will are then a healing force in the world. 

Kind Words From Students

Dear Jan
I attended my first class with you today .  You many not know , but my feet were acking real bad and after the session the pain almost disappeared !! THank you ...
MMB

Thank you again and again - the contribution of your presence and the experience you provided moved the team to a new and for many unexpectedly positive place - so appreciated, all the work and discussions could not have brought to the work and mission what you did - and we all thank you.  Very positive feedback today from the team as well.  As I left the attorney, pulled me aside and said he never expected the yoga to "work" - and offered that it was a total success. 
You were, as always wonderful.
Kay

Class Friday rocked! I was wondering if you have written down what we did on Friday?  My right side, especially my hip, as been out of whack since a scooter ascendant I had about a year ago.  What we did on Friday rocked because I could feel my right hip slipping back into place thus my walking was more even and smooth-soo cool! Leslie (Yoga at Work client)

      
Aunt Susan shares Jan's Meditation & Relaxation CD.  The first photograph was taken before meditation and the second during meditation.


Yoga babies and moms from Jan's prenatal Yoga classes.

Thank you.  It was such a magic night last night.  I wish I could go every week twice a week. H.

I just wanted to share with you how much I appreciate our class every week.

I have dropped 9 pounds since I started yoga, along with several other things (I've been jogging and attending a kick boxing session here on our campus). I have noticed that yoga has really helped me with my breathing during my running, it has improved at least 99.9%.

I have also noticed that yoga really helps me with my confidence. I just had a meeting where I had to be assertive and I don't think I would have handled it as well as I did had I not just come from yoga class. I probably would have given in, but I think the yoga helped me think clearly and I really  had command of what was flowing in my mind and coming out of my mouth. I have not always been able to say that.
 
So, thanks again! It's really made a big difference for me! J.S. (workplace yoga student)
 

Thank you for a wonderful class tonight. It was exactly what i needed. If I haven't mentioned it lately you are a blessing in my life. Have a good night.  C.H.

Thanks for all of your support and kind words during my pregnancy. I could not have done it without you!! Practicing yoga with you has made my pregnancy and labor and delivery so much easier. I am lucky to have you as an instructor! RK mother Kailyn Rose born October 26th.  Congratulations RK and welcome to this world Kailyn Rose!  

"I experienced the power of yoga this morning in all ways they claim it works! I was in the worst, tired mood when I came to work, but after an hour of yoga, I feel soooooo much better. What a blessing to be able to experience that." HS

 "You have helped me more than you know... You are a great beginner teacher because you give such individualized instructions and help, and because you show us not just the poses but the principles behind them.  My body had failed me, and I didn't know when I would get my life back again.  Your class gave me back my confidence in my body.  This helped me throughout the spring as I healed and slowly picked up parts of my life again, and it helped me through my pregnancy to feel capable and strong.  You show all of us that pregnancy is not a medical weakness... but a condition of strength..."  MC mother of Isaac

"I appreciate the soothing quality of your voice.  My gratitude is as deep and timeless as the ocean.  Thank you! A grateful prenatal student"

 "You have no idea how much you've helped me.  After months of constant pain from sciatica, I am now pain free!" DH

 "Rehearsals with the band are keeping me from regular Yoga class attendance but I sure do use, during my day-to-day activities, so much of what you have taught me.  It is, indeed, portable.  And I thank you for your teachings."  Aaron

 "I enjoyed your yoga class very much and will recommend it to anyone." Joanna

 "I appreciate so much your caring and excellent teaching - and your first-class...humanity!" Lynn

 I had someone tell me I was "glowing" this morning. It's amazing what a great yoga class will do for you!!! CB.  After a Thursday morning class

 "Jan is an incredible teacher.  The prenatal Yoga practice was the only thing that stopped my sciatica.  Thank you!" M.

 "You are an incredible teacher!" CG

 "Jan, you were absolutely my favorite prenatal Yoga teacher.  I always felt the best after your class.  Your teaching techniques were perfect - you never pushed too hard, always asked what the group wanted to work on, made a point of introducing yourself and new class members, shared advice and tips, helped people in the class with the moves and made sure that everyone was comfortable and working at their own pace.  I really am going to miss going to your class. Hopefully, I'll be able to attend a different kind of yoga class that you teach!"

 "I really believe that your pre-natal yoga classes helped make this an awesome pregnancy!  There wasn't one time I left one of your classes not feeling totally refreshed, relaxed and just 100% better than I had when I walked in the room.  I used so many of the techniques I learned while I was in labor and especially when I was pushing.  The nurses kept telling me how flexible I was and how that makes it all so much easier to push that baby out!  You do such a great job!"  Kim T. (New Mom of a beautiful baby boy and former Pre-natal Yoga student)

 "Whatever I say or do would hardly be adequate to show my sincere appreciation for the kindness and help you have offered me... I will always treasure my memories of meeting you and attending your oh! so good classes" Joyce A. (Puna India)

 "Jan is an amazing teacher!  We love you Jan!"  Lynn, Jennifer, Marilyn, Michael, John, Theresa, Barbara

 Jan intuited exactly how tired I was and guided me through a series of restorative poses that made me feel so much better.  That night I fell right asleep without any trouble" Diana W.

 "Jan is a supportive and motivational teacher who has guided me skillfully into the world of Yoga."  Renee R.

"Jan is very aware of students, their levels, and how to help."  Laura B.

"Hatha Yoga with Jan is excellent, thorough, healing. She modifies each class to meet the needs of her students."  Neil S.

  “I developed varicose veins with my 3rd pregnancy. The inversion positions in Jan's class have caused them to begin to recede. The pains in my joints are also going away and I sleep better.  Also, my doctor saw a marked improvement in my skeletal muscles since I began practicing yoga with Jan." Rachel S.

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