Gentle


This class is taught by:

Debbie Harrell

Debbie approaches her teaching with an emphasis on alignment, breath, acceptance and compassion for each individuals unique circumstances. Her Gentle Yoga classes focus on
joint health, increased range of motion, flexibility & strength.
 
Classes at Bamboo:
She teaches History and Philosophy of Yoga for 200HR Teacher Training Gentle/Restorative Yoga in Studio
 
Experience and Certifications:
She is registered with the Yoga Alliance as a E-RYT500 and has been teaching for over ten years. Successfully completing Carol Krucoff and Kimberly Carson’s therapeutic intensive Teaching Yoga to Seniors at Duke Integrative Medicine in Durham NC awarded her the titles Yoga for Seniors Instructor and Yoga for Seniors Therapist. She was a presenter at the September 2014 Therapeutic Yoga for Seniors Professional Conference. The series of chair based exercise classes she produced for the City of Norfolk are broadcast weekly. Her continued studies with Judith Lasater include Restorative Yoga, The Lower Back, The Sacroiliac Joint, and Moving from the Organs.
 
Favorite Asana:
I love Child's Pose because it feels so good on my back and takes me to my relaxed, happy place. :)

Andrea Kline

Andrea took her first yoga class at a Jack LaLanne gym in Queens, New York in 1971 and has loved it ever since.  Since 1973 She has been a Registered Nurse and holds a specialty board certification in Gerontology.  Besides yoga she loves to sail and has been fortunate to sail in two of the most beautiful places in the world, the British Virgin Islands and Tahiti.
 
Classes at Bamboo:
Gentle on Wednesdays 10:30am
 

Experiences and Certifications:
RYT 200 Hour from the Asheville Yoga Center. Has additional training in working with seniors and adaptive yoga. Andrea believes yoga is for everyone and has been honored to work with senior students up to the age of 100.

Favorite Asana:
My favorite poses are warrior 2 because it reminds me we are all powerful in different ways and Tree Pose because balance is so important in life.

Guest Teacher

Guest Instructor:
This Class will be lead by a teacher who is a guest at Studio Bamboo and not on your regular teaching schedule.
A slower paced class designed to relieve stiff muscles & joints through movement. Warm ups, gentle asana, breath work , balance, and stretches. Suitable for anyone who wants to reduce stress through movement and relaxation or those who suffer from joint issues/arthritis.

Please Note: Due to the high volume of students, pre-registration is encouraged to reserve your spot in class. In order to best serve all students, if you are not present 5 minutes prior to class start time your pre-registered spot will be forfeited. Need help pre-registering for class? Feel free to contact the front desk.

Upcoming classes:

  • Thu Mar 30 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Debbie Harrell
    at Virginia Beach
  • Tue Apr 04 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Debbie Harrell
    at Virginia Beach
  • Wed Apr 05 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Andrea Kline
    at Virginia Beach
  • Thu Apr 06 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Debbie Harrell
    at Virginia Beach
  • Tue Apr 11 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Debbie Harrell
    at Virginia Beach
  • Wed Apr 12 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Andrea Kline
    at Virginia Beach
  • Thu Apr 13 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Debbie Harrell
    at Virginia Beach
  • Tue Apr 18 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Debbie Harrell
    at Virginia Beach
  • Tue Apr 18 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Felicia Walsh
    at Chesapeake
  • Wed Apr 19 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Andrea Kline
    at Virginia Beach
  • Thu Apr 20 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Debbie Harrell
    at Virginia Beach
  • Thu Apr 20 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Guest Teacher
    at Chesapeake
  • Tue Apr 25 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Debbie Harrell
    at Virginia Beach
  • Tue Apr 25 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Guest Teacher
    at Chesapeake
  • Wed Apr 26 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Andrea Kline
    at Virginia Beach