Monday, October 1st is our Opening Day for the 2018/19 Fall/Winter Manasota Beach Yoga Season. We extended our Schedule to offer 8 AM classes from Monday through Friday. We meet as always just North of the Lifeguard tower.
Schedule is Monday through Friday 8 AM and 9 AM plus Saturday 9 AM
We wish all our students a wonderful Summer, wherever they are.
Our Manasota Beach yoga will be back on the Beach in less than 2 months on October 1st.
We are hoping very much the red tide will be gone much sooner than this. It has been a very difficult Summer so far with an extremely persistent Red Tide.
In the meantime Toby teaches Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays at 9AM on Nokomis Beach (North Jetty Beach Park).
Elin teaches Morning classes daily at 8AM at Venice Beach and there are Sunset Classes from Monday through Thursday at 7PM.
If you are in the area come and join one of the above classes. It feels good to be back in the yoga groove.
Thanks to our “tough” Yogis for showing up over the last cold days we had. If you wonder how that works, here is the answer. We all dress in layers and warmer than usual. Cold day classes are little more vigorous with the addition of some “aerobic” exercises to get and keep us warm. We also include a share of our usual and so important stretches, balances and more. More often than not, the sun comes out and warms us up. The air is crisp and fresh and students often say they feel even more invigorated doing Yoga on a cold day.
No cancellation for cold weather, your teachers will be there regardless of the temperature.*
“I can’t do Yoga, can’t even reach my toes.” I often hear this or a similar reactions to my mentioning our yoga classes for all abilities and ages. The answer can come from 32, 65 or 85 year olds alike.
Hearing this is troubling because yoga seems to have a reputation to be only for the already fit, limber, slim and healthy. This is absolutely not the case. Yoga is an exercise routine that makes everyone feel better, as long as it is done with a good warm up and within your abilities.
Weight or inflexibility is not a problem, nor is it a problem if one can’t balance on one leg very well or even not at all. We have students in our classes with a variety of ailments, young, old and very old. Yoga makes them feel stronger, better and yoga lessens their pain.
When you come to a class, introduce yourself to the teacher, share your concerns, hear their feedback and enjoy the experience.
Our Beach Yoga classes are now on Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 8:15 AM.
Toby will be the main Yoga teacher for the Summer months.
To learn more about Toby CLICK HERE . The earlier hours are necessary due to the heat. We hope that all our yogis will set their alarm earlier and join and support Toby on Manasota Beach as often as possible.
Before moving to the US, Katja had enjoyed successful career in Sales and Marketing in Europe. For the past decade, Katja has owned her own business as an event and wedding vendor.
After enjoying Yoga for several years Katja became a certified Yoga Teacher and she truly enjoys teaching and practicing Yoga. Her beach yoga classes are based on Hatha yoga and designed for all abilities and all ages. She makes it fun and social but, most of all, relaxing and strengthening.
Katja finds it challenging and rewarding to teach a group of Yoga students who are in different stages of their lives, on divergent paths in their journeys into Yoga and with a wide variety of fitness levels.
To see the will and effort of these students to improve and accomplish their goals, each in their own way, is extremely humbling yet gratifying.
Katja is available for yoga classes and pool yoga in local communities.
Besides Yoga, Katja enjoys Stand Up Paddle Boarding. She assists, her mentor and friend, Elin Larsen with group Paddle Board lessons on Venice Beach.