This one hour class will lead you through a yoga practice for all levels that aims to quiet your mind, release stress and restore your energy. This class is for anyone navigating this busy, tightly scheduled and overly stimulated world! It is for everyone looking for a little more peace in their life. Those that experience anxiety may find this class beneficial. Yoga is a wonderful way to nurture your mental health as well as your physical health! It is OKAY if you’ve never done yoga. This is a very safe and welcoming course. During the hour you will experience mindful breathing strategies, yoga based movements and meditative moments that work to quiet the sympathetic nervous system, relieve stress and restore your body-mind-heart connection so you may navigate the busy-ness of the world with clear seeing and calm abiding.
Dawn Schaefer Stumpf believes in the power of joy and discovered more of it through yoga. She began practicing yoga more than 30 years ago as part of dance training at Saint Olaf College and felt more joy within her being. She is a 500RYT instructor and also has her Youth Yoga Instructor certification through the national program, Yoga Calm. Dawn is a Yoga Therapist in training and currently works with individuals in private sessions for anything from anxiety to spina bifida or chronic pain to cancer care. She also enjoys teaching paddleboard yoga. In each class Dawn teaches, she strives to provide an opportunity for each yogi to connect his/her/their mind, body, and heart and to leave with a sense of joy.