Yoga for Active Bodez is a multi-level class with foundations stemming from the classical Hatha tradition. This class is suitable for all levels of practitioners, including those wishing to incorporate basic stretching into their exercise regime. Classes will focus on linking breath with aligned movements in order to keep the body safe while building strength and flexibility. Yoga for Active Bodez is a great way to enhance your workout, improve your mental focus and relieve stress. The use of props, such as straps and blocks, will allow students to modify their practice as necessary.
Instructor Laura Funk, RYT-200 – Laura began attending yoga classes in 2008 and quickly realized the many benefits regular practice brought to her daily life. She became a dedicated practitioner and in 2013 earned her RYT-200 certification through Yoga Garden of Apex. Laura’s initial goal was to fine-tune and advance her personal practice, but now feels inspired to share her knowledge with others through teaching.
Laura encourages students of all levels to explore the many physical and spiritual benefits yoga can offer. She is dedicated to living a life based around compassion and loving kindness and continues her yoga studies through attending various types of classes, workshops and self-study programs. Laura is registered with Yoga Alliance and currently has over 300 hours of study, including completion of a Children’s Yoga Certification through the North Carolina School of Yoga and a Senior’s Yoga Certification through the Asheville Yoga Center. Laura lives in Apex, NC with her husband and four children.