Tired of being pulled in every direction? Learn how to control you breath and your mind. This series will develop your skills to give yourself space to react less and cultivate a stronger sense of presence. In the first half of class we will learn breathing techniques for calming down, generating positive moods, concentration and much more. After cultivating a peaceful bright energy with breath, we will learn a new meditation technique.
The class is appropriate for all levels, and students will be seated. No previous yoga experience necessary.
Meet the Instructor:
Jill Frere, LOAY 1000-HR
Jill was born in Knoxville TN. Her love of yoga first began in 2001 when she took some classes in college and read Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahamsa Yogananda. After graduating from New York University in 2004, with a BFA in dance performance, she started taking classes at Dharma Yoga Center in NYC, where yoga became not just something that she enjoys, but a life long path.
Jill graduated from Dharma Yoga Center’s Life of a Yogi 200 hour teacher-training in 2005, the 500 hour training in 2010, and the 800 hr training in 2017. In NYC she taught yoga, senior yoga and other fitness classes at NYU, to private clients, and was performing in a variety of modern dance companies. Presently, Jill teaches yoga at Strang Senior Center, the Glowing Body, and to private clients. She also creates and performs modern dances with Go! Contemporary Dance Works and and other groups around Knoxville.
Jill feels grateful to Dharma Mittra for transmitting the knowledge of Hatha Raja Yoga, and to the Glowing Body for the opportunity to pass those teachings on.
‘Be Receptive’ to the supreme teacher within!” – Dharma Mittra
Follow her on Instagram @dharmafrere