Friday, October 17, 2008

Yoga Wall Training in NYC! ThursOct 30 1-4 pm EARLY BIRD deadline TODAY!

You may have been waiting a while for a Yoga Wall Training in NYC, and it’s finally here! Hopefully, the first of several Yoga Wall Trainings. Please contact the studio directly to register, and contact me directly if you plan on attending, so I’ll know you’re coming – and please let me know what you’d like to cover spefically so I may consider including it in this basic training workshop. If by chance you are NOT able to attend this upcoming workshop, let me know if you’re still interested so I can keep you on the list and also let me know if you’re interested in a REGULAR time slot at this location so we can plan ahead.

Joni Wellness
New Ark Yoga
39 Lincoln Park
Newark, NJ 07102
(201) 207-4448

New!!! YOGA WALL Training with Joni Wellness

Day: Oct. 30th (Thurs.)
Time: 1-4pm
Price: $65 ($55 if you register by Oct. 17th)
Location: ZenGirl & DD Fitness @ Grasshopper Pilates
515 Broadway, #2AR (btwn Spring & Broome)

Limits: 8 person min./20 person max.

Sign up: call Jennifer at 9175498667 or
email to

What you'll learn from the class:
*How to use the Yoga Wall
*How to get 10x the benefits of your yoga practice or workout!
*How to use the Yoga Wall for yourself or your clients/students
*Principles of Alignment, Traction and Yoga Wall Set up for maximum effect and benefit
*Basics of common poses:
adho mukha svanasana (downward dog)
Standing poses
Sitting poses
Inversions, especially Sirsasana (head balance)
Back bends
Shoulder Release Work
Strength Work
*How to focus in your yoga poses by offering support while teaching you correct form. It can relieve back pain, improve alignment, allow safe recuperative work even while injured or with limitations, strengthen, & elongate.
*That the Yoga Wall improves your poses and teaches you correct form.
And more....
Joni Wellness brings her experience and vast insight into the body to ZenGirl & DD Fitness @ Grasshopper Pilates with a great love of and expertise in working with The Yoga Wall system.
She is a Certified Iyengar Yoga teacher. She has been in the field of Wellness and practicing and teaching Yoga for over three decades, and is considered an expert with yoga therapeutics, props, back and knee care. After her years in the theatrical dance world in the 80’s she had accumulated numerous injuries. She was then introduced to the precise Iyengar style of Hatha Yoga, which therapeutically addressed her injuries. In the mid-90s she began to apprentice with longtime student of BKS Iyengar, Aadil Palkhivala. She continues her Advanced studies of Iyengar Yoga with its senior-most teachers. She teaches in Newark and other NJ locations, as well as NYC. Along with the accurate physical precision of the Iyengar Yoga approach, Joni went through and became a Mentor and Program Leader of Phoenix Rising Yoga Therapy. Joni was also an Ohashi trained Shiatsu practitioner, massage therapist for the Joffrey Ballet, Childbirth Educator and Doula, Hospice volunteer and still is a Drum Circle Facilitator. For more about Joni,

If you are registering for this event and have particular requests, please contact Joni ahead of time: (201) 207-4448
***Please feel free to pass this along to anyone you think might also be interested.


Ritesh said...

Yoga Teacher Training Course is based on the ancient Gurukul training system that insists on integrating the teachings of Yoga into the aspi.

jindi said...

Yoga holds that a person’s health condition depends on himself. It lays emphasis on physical, mental and emotional balance and development of a sense of harmony with all of life. There’s nothing mystical about it.Nor is it external. Rather it is an inner faculty. Yoga endeavors to re-establish inner balance through a variety of ways, ranging from the gross to the subtle. Which is why it is considered a holistic art.Rather than prescribe treatments, yoga therapy encourages awareness. Through age-old yogic techniques, we get to know ourselves better.From that knowledge, comes the ability to more easily accept and adapt to change, resulting in enhanced well-being in body, mind, heart and spirit. Hence its applicability to almost all chronic conditions.

What approach does yoga therapy take?

Contrary to modern medical science that tries to identify the pathogenic factor (be it a toxic substance, a micro-organism, or metabolic disorder) then eliminate it, Yoga takes a totally different point of view. It holds that if a person is sick there must be a deeper reason behind it – that illness doesn’t arise by chance. It is the result of an imbalance, a disruption in the body-mind complex that creates the condition. Here the symptoms, the pathogenic factors, are not the issue. Yoga believes that the root cause lies somewhere else.
yoga therapy

Wins said...

Thanks for this yoga wall training. I am pursuing the hatha yoga teacher training where I learnt many yoga but I am excited for this yoga wall training.

Wins Honey

Lisa said...

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