Shelter Strong (vinyasa)


This class is taught by:

Becky Siden

My main focus as a teacher is to help folks practice compassion, experience joy & live wholeheartly. I act as a guide to break away from our cultural ideal of perfectionism to help folks live with more freedom. I love quotes, feeling inspired, connection, community & good music (the kind that makes you want to sing along). The practice of yoga has taught me that the true yoga is living off my mat. It is in the realness of a conversation, laughter & tears shared, and embracing authenticity. Throughout the years, I have done several yoga and therapy trainings. My journey as a yoga teacher started in 2007 and I will forever be a student of life.

“A moment of self-compassion can change your entire day. A string of such moments can change the course of your life.” Christopher Gemer

Rebekah Reum

As a freshman at Grand Valley State University, I was on a mission to find new experiences and so, one evening, I stumbled into my very first yoga class. I found the poses comical, couldn't understand why "the breath “was such a big deal, and thought I would die if I had to stay in down-dog for one more second. Interestingly enough, GVSU and I did not make it past the first year of our relationship, but yoga and I did. This has become a recurring theme in my life, no matter what I go through or how many things I pick up and put down, yoga remains constant. In 2015, I decided to take Yoga Teacher Training so that I could learn and grow more in the practice that I had come to adore, but never in a million years was I planning on putting that training to use in a professional setting. I have learned that life often has other plans than we do, so sure enough as I continued along my 12 weeks of Teacher Training I felt more and more convinced that I should be sharing my love of yoga- the breath that now guides my life, the poses that strengthen and stretch my body, and the sacred mat space that allows me to center myself- with others. My yoga journey continues to grow and challenge me daily, and I am so thankful for the opportunity to now guide others along parts of their yoga journey. I also believe that the community we cultivate at Yoga Shelter is just as important as the physical practice of yoga, so please don't hesitate to reach out, whether it's just to say "hello", offer feedback, or express a concern, I would love to connect with you :)
Namaste
Our signature hot vinyasa style, in a heated room. Have fun and empower yourself as you burn away the stress of the day. Prepare to sweat and increase both stamina and metabolism, as STRONG is a challenging, dynamic cardio-intensive practice at a faster pace. Sequences of continuous “flows” provide the opportunity to deepen breathing and detoxify body and mind as heat builds from within. Intelligent pose progression moves from basic to complex as we connect the movement to breath. Cues to maintain focus on alignment and sound structure to help work every muscle safely, increase flexibility and strength in the body. Students are led through a series of postures that “flow” together for a couple of rounds, then freedom is given to move and define your own pace, testing your own limits as you make your practice your own. Find your power, explore your edge and still have a little time to rest.

Upcoming classes:

  • Sun May 28 10:15 am - 11:15 am with Becky Siden
    at Royal Oak
  • Thu Jun 01 9:45 am - 11:00 am with Rebekah Reum
    at West Bloomfield
  • Sun Jun 04 10:15 am - 11:15 am with Becky Siden
    at Royal Oak
  • Thu Jun 08 9:45 am - 11:00 am with Rebekah Reum
    at West Bloomfield
  • Sun Jun 11 10:15 am - 11:15 am with Becky Siden
    at Royal Oak
  • Thu Jun 15 9:45 am - 11:00 am with Rebekah Reum
    at West Bloomfield
  • Sun Jun 18 10:15 am - 11:15 am with Becky Siden
    at Royal Oak
  • Thu Jun 22 9:45 am - 11:00 am with Rebekah Reum
    at West Bloomfield
  • Sun Jun 25 10:15 am - 11:15 am with Becky Siden
    at Royal Oak
  • Thu Jun 29 9:45 am - 11:00 am with Rebekah Reum
    at West Bloomfield
  • Sun Jul 02 10:15 am - 11:15 am with Becky Siden
    at Royal Oak
  • Thu Jul 06 9:45 am - 11:00 am with Rebekah Reum
    at West Bloomfield
  • Sun Jul 09 10:15 am - 11:15 am with Becky Siden
    at Royal Oak
  • Thu Jul 13 9:45 am - 11:00 am with Rebekah Reum
    at West Bloomfield
  • Sun Jul 16 10:15 am - 11:15 am with Becky Siden
    at Royal Oak
  • Thu Jul 20 9:45 am - 11:00 am with Rebekah Reum
    at West Bloomfield
  • Sun Jul 23 10:15 am - 11:15 am with Becky Siden
    at Royal Oak
  • Thu Jul 27 9:45 am - 11:00 am with Rebekah Reum
    at West Bloomfield
  • Sun Jul 30 10:15 am - 11:15 am with Becky Siden
    at Royal Oak
  • Thu Aug 03 9:45 am - 11:00 am with Rebekah Reum
    at West Bloomfield