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April 1–3, 2016 Friday–Sunday 2 nights
Continuing Education Credits

Deep Stretching for the Tight Bodies and Active Minds

Mimi Solaire
Mimi Solaire

Mimi has produced several You Tube Videos and four highly acclaimed DVDs: Back in Shape, Prenatal Yoga, and Deep Stretch/Yin Yoga. Yoga Journal called Deep Stretch “an excellent tool for keeping the mind focused, calm,…
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Program Details

For all levels.

Learn how to let go of stress, release the issues in your tissues, and open your energy centers. Mimi Solaire’s approach to deep stretching combines Yin Yoga principles (holding gentle poses), Western stretching methods, pranayama (breathing techniques), and meditation to delicately reengage muscles and disengage unhelpful thoughts. You work with both physical and energetic anatomy, and explore trauma-release postures helpful in relieving tension caused by PTSD, surgery, and the cumulative stress of daily life.

Throughout this weekend, you

  • Learn to observe thoughts and emotions that create tension
  • Gain meditative insights into your issues
  • Open doorways to deeper levels of awareness.

Mimi guides the group in practicing “the law of least effort,” working at 80 percent capacity so that everyone is safe. Her gentle, rhythmic practice stimulates muscular, circulatory, and nervous systems, providing a balanced approach to aligning body, mind, and breath.

CE Credits
This program is eligible for
  • 8.5 credits for Athletic Trainers (BOC), $30 additional charge
  • 8.5 credits for Yoga Alliance (YA), $30 additional charge