Debbie

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. :)


Debbie instructs the following:
  • Gentle
  • 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.

  • Restorative
  • Restorative yoga is a form of active therapeutic relaxation that uses props to modify traditional yoga postures. These modified postures open the body to deep relaxation and healing. This class is ideal for those suffering from chronic pain, stress, injury, or those wanting to relax and renew.

    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.