“Although it looks and feels like exercise, yoga is far more. It is a moving meditation that allows us the opportunity to use the wisdom of our mind and body to teach us equanimity. “ -Katie Harris
Katie began practicing yoga in 1989 when she stumbled into a class and found that afterwards she felt stronger, more flexible, and calmer. She has developed her own practice and draws her experience from Ashtanga, Anusara, Iyengar, Hatha, restorative, and heated power yoga.
Katie has a Master’s degree in Art Therapy from George Washington University and started working in psychiatric settlings in 1985. She is skilled in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and has a daily meditation practice. Her classes incorporate the spirit of self-acceptance in the moment. She encourages dwelling within each posture to nourish the body as well as the mind.
Friday 9:15-10:30 AM – Flow 1-2
Sunday 4:30-5:45 PM – Flow 1-2
Emphasis on connection of movement with breath, connecting multiple poses to create a long, fluid, smooth and rhythmic movement. Faster than non-flow classes.
Monday 9:15-10:15 AM – Mindful Movement Flow
This vinyasa flow practice will challenge you to stay in the moment, finding stillness between poses. It will incorporate the attitudes of mindfulness: non-judging, patience, beginners mind, trust, non-striving, acceptance, and letting go. Within our stillness we can discover our authenticity and greater sense of peace. This evidence-based approach leads to structural changes in your brain! All levels are welcome.