Gail Ackerman was first drawn to hatha yoga in her early teens to address chronic headaches and physical discomfort. Because of her personal experience, she has a compassionate approach to teaching others and helping all students with their personal challenges.
Gail's teaching incorporates respect for each individual and invites all students to move deeper within to find their own inner guidance and to more fully understand their bodies and its innate wisdom. Gail is certified at the Intermediate level of Iyengar Yoga, and is experienced with the healing aspects of therapeutic yoga as well as the benefits of a varied and active class practice. continued. . .
A key element to the Iyengar Yoga system is exploring the alignment of one's structure (bones) while doing any given pose. This is followed by strengthening one's musculature to maintain and deepen one's understanding of the pose and its benefits. The use of various props allows students of any capability the opportunity to find this connection of muscle to bone that develops unity, harmony and balance.
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All White Iris Yoga classes are intended for those interested in developing a physical Hatha Yoga practice, as taught in the Iyengar Yoga tradition.
Each class is directed to the skill level of the majority of students in the class, and each student receives personal help and attention toward improving their personal practice. The classes will accommodate the begining student to more advanced practioners. details. . .
Private Yoga Class: For those with specific needs, especially if recovering from injury or illness. Also, for those wanting to deepen their understanding of Yoga or wanting to develop a personal practice suitable to the individual.
PLEASE contact Gail with any questions about the various classes.
The benefits of an Iyengar Hatha Yoga practice can be felt after the very first session. A sense of openess stays with you throughout the day. The body feels lighter, the mind more clear and able to focus. A regular on-going practice will deepen and broaden these experiences and enable the practioner to see how the daily application of yogic philosophy can enrich one's entire life. As the physical practice matures all aspects of one's life are drawn into a wholeness of body, mind and spirit.
"Yoga is the mirror to look at
ourselves from within. Yoga is a light which, once lit, will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter the flame" B.K.S. Iyengar
White Iris Yoga-Gail Ackerman has been serving the Yoga community for over 30 years with a focus on providing leading edge instruction of Iyengar-style hatha yoga. Guest intructors have included Patricia Walden, Rodney Yee, and Manouso Manos.
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Gail Ackerman - White Iris Yoga moved to Woodland Park, Colorado in 2008. She continues to teach 4 day retreats In Santa Fe, N.M. twice a year.
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White Iris Yoga
1652 Sunshine Circle
Woodland Park, Colorado