Sarah Baumert of Sarah B Yoga is known for her thorough and diverse methods of instruction, her dedication to holding space for individuals’ personal discovery and her investment in building personal relationships with her students. Her sequences offer the chance to slow down and feel the results of an embodied practice that emphasises alignment and safety in order to establish a base for a long life of practice. As a yoga teacher, Sarah draws from years of experience working in-depth with the body. She works to facilitate whole body alignment in her students, both physically and energetically. Sarah's teaching is a breath inspired practice that focuses on flowing in and out of poses with ease and finding variations that work for each indiviual body. Physically, a class with Sarah extends far beyond yoga poses. She teaches from her own experience and practice of modern dance, Feldenkrais, and Body Mind Centering. She guides students to deepen their own learning process through her imaginative sensory rich movement experiments.
Sarah has experience working with bodies suffering from chronic pain, injury, illness, and other forms of dis-ease. Sarah works with a variety of populations including athletes, seniors, artists, dancers, children, those who struggle with depression, and those recovering from injury.
Her 200 hour certification was done with Om yoga teachers Cyndi Lee, Cristie Clark, Frank Mauro and Joe Miller. The most current influence in her teaching is from master teacher Barbara Benagh with whom she studied with during her 500 hour training. She also studied yoga therapeutics under Patty Townsend, Bo Forbes, and Karin Stephen. Sarah earned a BFA in dance and kinesiology at the University of Minnesota. Her simple podcasts have earned worldwide attention for their honest, straightforward, and imaginative approach. All of her audio classes and retreat information can be found at sarahbyoga.com
This is a very playful class to wake your abdominals and upper body. The exercises during the first half of class are done on a thinly rolled yoga blanket or towel. This creates a less stable ground...