Wendy J. Garafalo

Vitality Cleanse

In the Vitality  Cleanse Workshop we will focus on Physical Postures (Asanas) and Breathing Exercises (Pranayama) aimed at cleansing specific organs.  By expanding, contracting and twisting with each organ, we activate the lymphatic system to rid the body of toxins.  Through this process, we will detoxify organs such as the stomach, intestines, liver, spleen and kidneys.  Another important part of the body that needs constant cleansing is the mind.  This workshop will also include guided meditation, which will help purify the mind for better focus and concentration.   You will leave feeling cleansed and re-vitalized!

Please note, this class includes several forward bends and twists and is not recommended for women who are pregnant.  Also, please do not eat at least 2 hours prior to class.

Rhythm Flow

Have you ever been in a yoga class and a rockin’ song came on that just made you want to move, and instead you were stuck holding Warrior Two?  Rhythm Flow yoga combines elements of yoga and dance and is set to music. When these elements combine, we can unwind the tension in our bodies, catch a wave of momentum and break thru any obstacles in our path.  We’ll start with some yoga sequences that move you around the room helping you to break out of feeling restricted or confined to a mat.  Then, we move to learning a flow sequence set to music, which gives you the opportunity to attach your breath and movement to an external rhythm.  The breath, body, music connection is unlike any other and will allow you to flow with a sense of ease and grace.

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Wendy’s Bio:

Wendy has studied dance and movement for over 20 years.  She grew up in her mother’s dance studio and developed a love for physical movement at a young age.  She moved to Los Angeles to pursue her love for dance.  During her time as a professional dancer and dance teacher, she found yoga and was instantly hooked.  Her enthusiasm for the mind body connection found in yoga is contagious!  She has been practicing for nine years and has received her 500 hour certification from Julie Rader and Mukti Yoga.  Wendy is very passionate about yoga and has continued her training with Seane Corn, Maty Ezraty and Annie Carpenter.  Her classes are vinyasa flow based with a major focus on alignment.  She has also developed her own unique Rhythm Flow style, combining elements of yoga with dance, set to music.  Wendy is constantly increasing her knowledge of yoga thru workshops and trainings and is happy to be a constant student of yoga.  She teaches at several studios in the South Bay of Los Angeles.  Her classes include vinyasa flow, restorative, rhythm flow and prenatal.

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