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|What:||Yoga class with Reiki (Co-ed Open Level Flow)|
|When:||Friday evenings 7:15pm-8:15pm|
|Where:||Inside In Step Fitness
819 Van Houten Ave
Clifton NJ 07013
Clifton Yoga Center is a welcoming community for beginning and experienced yogis in Clifton. We offer a personalized yoga experience for students of all skill levels and body types. At Clifton Yoga Center, we encourage you to live your yoga on and off the mat! Call us today at 862.621.9642
The word “yoga” means “union” and refers to the spiritual union between the mind and the body. By controlling the breath and holding the body in steady poses or “asanas”, yoga creates harmony within the body. Asanas are specifically designed to sculpt the body, release muscular tension, and tone internal organs. By linking breath with movement, yoga strengthens the mind-body connection. Regular participants benefit from less stress and anxiety, a centered mind, and an enhanced sense of well being. Health benefits include lower blood pressure, increased strength and flexibility, better stress management, and long-term weight loss. Regular yoga practice at Clifton Yoga Center will cultivate mindfulness and presence for a healthier lifestyle.
All skill levels are welcome at Clifton Yoga Center. If you are new to yoga, this is a great place to begin your practice in Clifton. Bring your mat, an open mind, and a willingness to discover new possibilities. It is recommended that you wear athletic clothing that allows you to move comfortably. Our experienced instructor provides assists to support your practice and help you move freely into the full expression of each pose. You are welcome to try any class at Clifton Yoga Center. Please be aware that the pacing may be a bit faster in an advanced-levels class. You are encouragd to do as much as you feel comfortable doing and know that you can take child’s pose at any time.
Our skillful instructor helps experienced yogis go deeper in their practice while respecting individual needs. All yogis are encouraged to move towards a mindful practice that balances the physicality of asanas with breath work and meditation. Whether you are new to yoga or have made it a part of your lifestyle for many years, you are invited to enter the studio with a beginner’s mind and be open to the possibilities of your practice.
At Clifton Yoga Center, we practice the intention of yoga by treating everyone with respect and love. The instructor is passionate about helping students deepen their mind/body connection, detoxify their bodies, heal from past physical injuries and emotional trauma, and empower personal growth.
To learn more about yoga, including health benefits and how to practice different asanas, you are encouraged to explore the resources available on our website. We invite you to sign up for our e-newsletter and stay up-to-date on the exciting workshops and classes available at our Clifton yoga studio.
Clifton Yoga Center is a place for everyone and everybody. Unify your body, mind and spirit at our energizing Clifton yoga studio. I look forward to welcoming you into our yoga community!
Meet the Teacher
Amanda has been studying and practicing Yoga since the late 1990s. Amanda is a certified Kripalu Yoga Teacher whose knowledge of yoga comes from both the study and practice of Kripalu Yoga, Pranotthon Yoga, Iyengar yoga, Hatha Yoga, Bikram yoga, Vinyasa, Yin Yoga, meditation, and pranayama. Amanda has most recently been assisting at Yoga Teacher Trainings in New York and New Jersey, Pranotthan Yoga Teacher Trainings as well as assisting at various programs at Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. Amanda's yoga classes are taught with a balanced, continuous flow of Reiki infused yogasana sequences that build strength and stability while encouraging peace and serenity. Beginners are always welcome, as various options are given throughout the class.
Amanda has been studying Reiki since 2006 and is a certified Usui Shiki Ryoho Master (2007), certified Usui Reiki Ryoho Master, and a certified International Center for Reiki Training Master Level Practitioner (2013). Reiki services include full treatments, Chakra balancing and distance Reiki.
Amanda takes pride in making Yoga and Reiki accessible to as many people as possible, by creating smoothly sequenced Reiki infused yoga classes that stretch, tone and balance your body, calm your mind and uplift your spirit.
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