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Susan McNamara

 

Motivated by a strong desire to change old habits, improve posture and reduce stress, I made a gigantic leap from a career in sales for Yoga! I'm a firm believer in the power of the breath and the mind-body connection, none of which came easy to me.   I got started to reduce stress and was surprised not only at how inflexible I was.... but of the constant motion of my mind.  It took some time before I realized it was the chatter in my mind, more than the body, that prevented me from experiencing  yoga.  My body may never twist into positions you see on the cover of yoga magazines and ....that's ok.  What's important, is that I leave every class with a new found energy that can last throughout the day.  I started slowly, taking gentle classes that allowed me to move at the right pace for my body.  With a steady practice my personal benefits are countless and include less back & neck pain, improved flexibility, better posture, no weight gain and best of all, improved breathing. I continue to practice, study, attend workshops and bring new ideas to class.  As B.K. Iyengar, said "Words cannot convey the value of yoga, it has to be experienced."  Currently I'm enrolled in the Feldenkrais Professional Training Program and combining movements with yoga to offer a more relaxed experience.  Feldenkrais movements are easy to do, helps reduce unnecessary effort, and benefits everyone.  With steady practice, you will feel the effects and change old habits with new awareness.  

Based on my experience, you can reap all the benefits of yoga from the comfort of your own chair or a cushy mat.

 Join me and leave with a new-found energy.

 Qualifications 
500 hr. Certified Yoga Instructor
Anatomy Study, Yoga for Scoliosis
 Holistic Health 
Certified CPR – current
Student - Feldenkrais Professional Training