Wellbeing Week – Yin Yoga

  • Location: Zoom Video Webinar
  • Date: May 19, 2020
    Time: 13:00

Join Cherie from Yoga Mama/Putney Clinic as she leads you on a 30 minute yin yoga class, designed to help alleviate stress and anxiety.

To join click on link below for Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 874 4915 1193
Password: 029304


Yin yoga is a gentle, slow-paced practice where poses are held for longer, with the focus being to work on the connective tissues and joints of the body. In Yin Yoga classes, we practise floor-based poses. These poses can be held for up to five minutes, depending on your level of experience. By holding these poses, we encourage relaxation and release in both the mind and the body. we explore how a yoga practice can stretch the body and quieten a busy mind, thus encouraging greater peace and happiness.

Cherie Lathey is the Director of Yoga Mama Wellness. She is also the director of the Yoga Mama Pregnancy Yoga Teacher Training School and co-director of The Putney Clinic of Physical Therapy. Cherie has accumulated nearly 30 years working in the health and fitness industry. She is a Senior Yoga Teacher and specialises in Ashtanga, Yin and Pregnancy Yoga.

Cherie has been practising Ashtanga Yoga since 1994, after which she trained to become a yoga teacher. In 2007, she gained her Pregnancy Yoga teaching qualification through the Life Centre in London. She subsequently went on to become the creator of the first Pregnancy Yoga App for the iPhone and iPad.

Cherie has travelled many times to Mysore in India to study and practise at the Ashtanga Yoga Institute in Mysore with the Jois family. She has hosted and assisted her own Ashtanga yoga teacher, Nancy Gilgoff, here in Putney.

After suffering a back fracture on a trip to India, she undertook further training in Yin yoga with Norman Blair. She now combines both Ashtanga and Yin yoga in her own life, and maintains a daily practice. She has a practical East-meets-West approach to yoga and a light-hearted view on life.

Cherie is a regular contributor to OM Yoga and Lifestyle Magazine and the Elephant Journal. She also runs her own blog site, Yoga Mama London, in which she shares her own thoughts about yoga.

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