Yoga Basics: Level I


This class is taught by:

Elizabeth Moulder

 
~ Yoga Instructor
 
Elizabeth completed her teacher training in 2006 at Wake Up Yoga after being inspired by teachers and studies in college to delve into eastern philosophy. During her yoga training, she developed an interest in the anatomical and physiological aspects of the practice while furthering her understanding of its philosophy.
 
She has since completed trainings with great teachers, and was certified to teach prenatal yoga in 2007. She continues to frequently study and practice yoga, and maintains a constant fascination with the help of her studies, her students and her teachers.
 

Matthew Mitlas

 
~ Yoga Instructor
 
Matthew Mitlas is a popular yoga instructor with thousands of hours of teaching experience. Originally trained and certified in a private program led by his yoga mentor, he has since continued his studies with highly regarded teachers in the Philadelphia area. Influenced by classical and modern yoga traditions, Matthew brings a highly personalized experience to each of his students by creating a warm, welcoming atmosphere in which beginner and seasoned yogis alike can develop an authentic yoga practice. His classes are focused on functional poses that bring ease to the shoulders, back, and hips while exploring the importance of breath in opening the body and quieting the mind, all weaved together through his poetic instruction and inspiring Dharma talks. 
 
 
 
Interested in trying Yoga but you don't know where to start? You've come to the right place! We've created the perfect way to get started with our Yoga Basics Classes. These classes are specially designed for people brand new to Yoga but they are also great for novices who want to review the foundations of the practice. Yoga is appropriate for just about anyone. You don't need to be flexible to start, you simply need the desire to show up and do your best. These classes offers an easy and comfortable way for newcomers to begin their own practice and increase confidence on the mat. Areas on concentration include:

- Yoga's Basic Postures with Proper Alignment.
- The Role & Importance of Breath in the Practice of Yoga.
- Techniques for Enhancing a Sense of Moving Meditation for Focus, Stress-Relief, & Relaxation.