In this extended 2 hour, heated workshop will you the principles of True North Alignment from visiting Baptiste Teacher Luca Richards. It's the perfect opportunity for yoga beginners (or yogis wishing to deepen their learning) to gain confidence in the form and alignment of the poses in the Journey Into Power sequence we teach at WVPY.
Monday, June 12th
WVPY Corvallis w/Luca Richards (and Melinda assisting!)
$30 (10% off for members)
Luca Richards is an E-RYT 500 and a Certified Baptiste Power Vinyasa Yoga Teacher. Luca is trained in a number of fitness modalities, holding certifications in both classical and contemporary Pilates as an instructor and teacher trainer. Luca enjoys and shares a yoga practice that is both physically challenging and inspiring with a message that is tangible and grounded. He invites all his students to step out of their comfort zones and into powerful new possibilities. He uses creativity and humor to bring a powerful lightness to both the body and spirit.
Luca teaches classes, workshops and conferences throughout the USA and internationally, including Yoga Journal Live, ECA Thrive Fitness Conference, and presented at the White House in Washington, D.C. for Michelle Obama’s “Lets Move Campaign.” Luca uses his love of yoga to offer service to the local and global community, including his work with Africa Yoga Project in Nairobi, Kenya and Standout Yoga, an organization he founded that supports at-risk youth. In addition, Luca has been published in academic research on the efficacy of yoga in collaboration with the University of Miami and with Florida International University.
"I am inspired by authentic connection and joyfulness in my practice, in my teaching, and in my life. I am committed to being with what is and to live fully in each moment. I have personally benefited from yoga in every way, revealing my own fluid strength and powerful vulnerability. As a teacher, my intention is to create a space where each student can experience their own greatness, without limitation or expectation."