Outdoor Earthing Yoga
Allison Andrews @allisonandrews
Eastern Promenade - Portland
Wed, Jul 24, 2019 at 9:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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Join OmBody Health every Wednesday* for Earthing Yoga on the Eastern Prom! This all levels class focuses on building connection with the earth, our bodies and each other through sensory awareness, movement, mindfulness, and gratitude. “Earthing” is a fast-growing movement based on the principle that connection with the Earth is vital to our health. “Earthing” is a fast-growing movement based on the principle that connection with the Earth is vital to our health. To facilitate this connection, we’ll do yoga on the bare Earth with no mats* or props. *5:30-6:30, June 12 - August 28 (NO CLASS JULY 24 & AUG 14) Learn more about the science of Earthing: http://ombodyhealth.com/what-is-earthing/ What to Expect: The class will be taught Allie Andrews (see bio below). Expect a practice with an optimal blend of mobility-enhancing and mindful movement, along with the chance to hold nourishing postures in stillness to balance out the hectic energy of your busy life. Leave feeling relaxed, restored, and more connected with the Earth and your community. No previous experience with yoga is necessary. All ages welcome, although children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Cost: This community yoga class is donation-based, open to all, and is sponsored by OmBody Health. Donations are appreciated. There is no minimum donation. About the Instructor: Allie Andrews Allie is formally trained in Hatha and Ashtanga Yoga from the Association for Yoga and Meditation in India, and has received additional trainings in yoga adjustments and anatomy from Kripalu. In 2013 she co-founded Earthing Yoga in Steamboat Springs, CO. Earthing Yoga has become her favorite style of yoga to teach because of its powerful and instantaneous affects on the mind, body and spirit. Allie's teaching style is a blend of still and fluid postures, with a strong focus on alignment, breath and body awareness. *Feel free to bring a mat, beach towel or blanket if you’d prefer. ABOUT OMBODY HEALTH Founded in 2014 and headquartered in Portland, Maine, OmBody Health partners with New England employers to help their people feel better and work with more ease, flow, creativity and vitality. We do this by integrating stress relief, movement and mindfulness into the workday in the form of short, revitalizing breaks. Our focus is on the workplace because how we feel at work has such a profound impact on our quality of life, health and impact on the collective. Our services help employers create raving fan cultures by cultivating connection, satisfaction and wellbeing within their organizations. To learn more email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit OmBodyHealth.com.