Check here for when and where Sherri’s teaching in the Portland Metro area and beyond! Some classes are public, although gym membership fees, studio rates, conference attendance, etc. apply. Descriptions of classes follow schedule.

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Class Schedule

Samatha Yoga at TaborSpace

  • Yoga for Resiliency for Women
    12:00-1:00PM, Wednesdays
    $10-20, sliding scale

Yoga Shala of Portland

  • Restorative Yoga with Yoga Nidra
    7:30-8:45PM, Tuesdays
  • Gentle Hatha Flow
    9:30-10:45AM, Wednesdays

The Stafford Hills Club (club membership required)

  • Restorative Yoga
    6:40-7:55PM, Mondays and Wednesdays
  • Restorative Yoga with Yoga Nidra
    6:00-7:15PM, Fridays

Lloyd Athletic Club (club membership / Silver Sneakers required)

  • Gentle Hatha Yoga
    8:30-9:50AM, Tuesdays and Thursdays

Class Descriptions, Styles Taught

All of my classes allow time for student questions about the practice. Anything from how to adapt a posture for a particular need, what breath practices offer, how to use various yoga props, to suggestions as to how to place one’s feet in a pose. Truly, all questions are welcome during all class styles!

 

  • Yoga for Resiliency: Learn how to use yoga as a tool for cultivating optimal well-being for the whole mind / body system through nurturing a deep compassion for your whole self while cultivating resiliency. This class offers a combination of both held and flowing movements, along with guided meditation, to help to leave the student refreshed and relaxed. The use of props and adaptive postures are offered to help each student explore practice safely. Class ends with a deeply restorative posture.
  • Hatha Yoga: This classic style offers a combination of held and flowing postures to build strength and improve balance. Floor postures, many standing postures, and sometimes inversions and arm balances are explored in a playful, encouraging style. These classes might be gentle or more challenging, including inversions and arm balances, depending upon the needs of the students.
  • Gentle Hatha Flow: This class offers a combination of deep stretches, some held and some while enjoying flowing movements, Vinyasa, are offered to encourage lengthening, strengthening, joint mobility, and improved balance. Pranayama (breathwork) and meditation are also included to help students feeling refreshed, relaxed, and rejuvenated. Class ends with a deeply restorative (fully supported)  posture. The use of props and adaptive postures are offered to assist each student explore practice in a self-compassionate way. All levels welcome.
  • Restorative Yoga: This class slowly takes students through deeply supported poses to encourage gentle lengthening and relaxing of the body as well as stilling the busy or agitated mind. Classes sometimes include a guided meditation at the end. All levels welcome.
  • Yoga Nidra:  A form of guided meditation, takes the student to a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping, that allows deep inner reflection. Students often experience a feeling of well-being, reduced anxiety, and relaxation.

Other Styles Offered

  • Beginner’s Yoga / Yoga Fundamentals: A fun class that demystifies yoga Asana (postures), Pranayama (breathwork), and all those Sanskrit words. ample time is take to demonstrate techniques and includes details about the anatomy used. Classes also include modifications to make postures easier or more challenging. Includes beginning inversions, arm balances, and Vinyasa (flowing poses). All levels welcome.
  • Chair Yoga / Silver Sneakers Yoga: This class encourages movement through the whole body using a series of gentle seated and standing postures. Yoga postures and timing of class are adapted to seniors and is safe for many chronic health conditions. All postures can be done from chair. Chair support is offered to provide stability while letting students feel safe exploring movements that promote flexibility, strength, and range of motion. Classes are done wearing gym shoes.
  • Metta Yoga: This workshop format class invites students to befriend their bodies through practice with Loving-kindness, or Metta, meditation while moving through gentle, flowing and held postures. Class ends with a deeply restorative posture and guided meditation. All levels welcome.