Debra Weiss has studied yoga at Integral Yoga, Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health, and Yoga Mountain Wellness Center. Debra teaches a Kripalu style of Hatha Yoga that uses alignment techniques based on her long career as a professional dancer and choreographer. She works with the chakras to clear the body of tension and blockages and promote free flowing prana (energy). Classes conclude with explorations of guided imagery that take students into a profound state of relaxation.
Debra is a certified yoga teacher who taught yoga for more than 20 years for New York City Board of Education and at SUNY Purchase College and CUNY, John Jay College and Bronx Community College.
Benefits of Yoga
Yoga means “union” of body, mind, and spirit. The mindful practice of asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing) and meditation (quieting the mind) improves one’s physical, psychological, and spiritual well-being. Yoga calms the nervous system, strengthens and tones the body, reduces stress, and develops self-awareness and compassion.
is an ancient Chinese system of preventing and curing illness by promoting
the unobstructed flow of qi (energy) and blood. Qigong invigorates the
internal organs of the body, strengthens the musculature, and improves
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