In this meditative asana practice, come prepared for lots of challenging and fun poses combined with ancient meditation techniques integrated throughout the asana and pranayama practice. The result is a mind focused on the moment, complete presence, and equanimity of the practitioner. Learn bandha methods and techniques, unravel the 7 chakras, and decipher how sense control (pratyahara) gives insight and depth to your practice.
Learn the importance of eating in a way to strengthen your asana, pranayama and meditation practice. Debug the media, messaging and confusion about food and learn yogic ways of nutrition and eating for a healthy body and mind. Explore and understand substitutions for vegetarians and vegans. Plus, great yogic recipes to use at home, charts and other resources to start or continue on your path to a sattvic lifestyle.
Lance has been an avid practitioner of Power & Vinyasa Yoga for over 20 years. Creating focus and intention in his classes, Lance believes meditation is not separate but an important part of the flow. Having spent 4 months practicing Astanga yoga in India, he understands the roots and origins of an authentic practice. Focusing on breath work, his classes are vigorous, fun, and combines the traditional with a modern mix of poses and sequences. Lance is a certified yoga teacher and certified AFAA personal training instructor and was lead yoga instructor at the Canyon Ranch SpaClub in Las Vegas before moving to Chicago in 2009. Lance has taught in Seattle, New York and Costa Rica.