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

Matt Edwards

I've been hooked since my first class at Grand Valley State almost 6 years ago. Since then, yoga has helped my relationship with myself as well as my community. Each and every time we step onto a yoga mat we can learn something new about ourselves. No effort is lost. I'm honored to be of service at the Yoga Shelter and I look forward to growing better and better together.

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:

  • Tue Jul 25 6:00 am - 7:00 am with Jennifer Kilbourn
    at Royal Oak
  • Fri Jul 28 9:45 am - 10:45 am with Becky Siden
    at Royal Oak
  • Sat Jul 29 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Matt Edwards
    at Royal Oak
  • Tue Aug 01 6:00 am - 7:00 am with Jennifer Kilbourn
    at Royal Oak
  • Fri Aug 04 9:45 am - 10:45 am with Becky Siden
    at Royal Oak
  • Sat Aug 05 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Matt Edwards
    at Royal Oak
  • Tue Aug 08 6:00 am - 7:00 am with Jennifer Kilbourn
    at Royal Oak
  • Fri Aug 11 9:45 am - 10:45 am with Becky Siden
    at Royal Oak
  • Sat Aug 12 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Matt Edwards
    at Royal Oak
  • Tue Aug 15 6:00 am - 7:00 am with Jennifer Kilbourn
    at Royal Oak
  • Fri Aug 18 9:45 am - 10:45 am with Becky Siden
    at Royal Oak
  • Sat Aug 19 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Matt Edwards
    at Royal Oak
  • Tue Aug 22 6:00 am - 7:00 am with Jennifer Kilbourn
    at Royal Oak
  • Fri Aug 25 9:45 am - 10:45 am with Becky Siden
    at Royal Oak
  • Sat Aug 26 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm with Matt Edwards
    at Royal Oak