Offering you individual attention, functional integrity and safe alignment.
Are you new to yoga?
Looking for safe alignment in yoga postures?
Preferring a non-competitive environment?
Recovering from a new or chronic injury?
Intimidated by big group classes?
Alexander Yoga is a series of specialized yoga lessons based on Alexander principles. It will enlighten your practice and help you develop self-knowledge and poise as the backbone for a safe and rewarding yoga journey. If you prefer the quiet and attention of private classes, Flora has the expertise to skillfully support you on your way.
Yoga postures can be used as tools to help create space and freedom in mind and body, which in turn makes you feel good and think better. Creating that space in your body needs a certain kind of mental awareness, a skillful attentiveness only the Alexander Technique provides.
This kind of specialized yoga offers you tools to self-manage tension and habits, which can get in the way of real progress and enjoyment. One of the main goals is to learn to keep the natural alignment of the head, neck and spine intact in all asanas, as well in all transitions, entries and exits between asanas.
Learn how to stay injury-free and take yourself to new levels of achievement. Students have reported that the Alexander Technique promotes:
Increased range of safe motion
Raised energy levels due to better functioning
Cultivation of alertness and self-observation
Decrease of dysfunctional movement pattern
Decompression of the spine for proper organ function
Self-knowledge for increased self-care and sensibility
Flora D.H. Ojanen is a registered Yoga teacher with unique skills to guide you, no matter age or ability, find the perfect balance of effort and ease in your daily practice, on and off the mat.