Classes/Practices

I teach yoga as a lifestyle, a way of being, and as a subtle and nuanced process of self-discovery, inquiry, and transformation. You will be given the opportunity and guidance to work at your own pace, explore variations, and accept or decline guidance and/or touch. I integrate:

  • Asana–forms using the breath, principles of alignment, energy flow, somatics, and attention to structural differences
  • Ayurveda–attention to individual constitution
  • Awareness Practices–Meditation–inward focus

Class will include holding forms and flowing through them to simultaneously observe discomfort, bring ease to your vital energy (prana), and to access the quiet, stable and dynamic center within yourself. Each class will have a physical and philosophical theme, adjusted per the needs of the students present. Classes will incorporate restorative yoga and other deep relaxation techniques.

“Love and justice are not two. Without inner change, there can be no outer change; without collective change, no change matters.” ~ Rev angel Kyodo williams

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  • Cooking Session - Yellow Sweet Potato Mung Dal, [Live Stream]
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Centering Practices

Wednesdays or Fridays, October 7 – 30, 2020

Zoom Link for all Wednesdays, 9:00-10:15 a.m. Oct., 7-28: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81058757257

Zoom Link for all Fridays, 9-10:15 a.m., Oct, 9-30: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82145664276

Practice will include gentle asana, awareness practices (meditation), and optional video recordings.

You’ll be invited to be with yourself (however you show up), make connections, envision what’s possible, and grow your capacity for generous action and mutual care beyond our circle. Asanas will be suited to the change of seasons and provide opportunities for inquiry, inhabiting your body (different from being aware of your body in space), and learning to modulate in response to felt sensation. Awareness practices will offer support for working with difficult emotions.

NEW!Chair as a Movement Tool

Wednesdays 10:30-11:45 a.m.

Zoom Link for all Wednesdays, 10:30-11:45 a.m., Oct.,7-28: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86890241490

Incorporate asana, breathing, and a pause into your work-day and learn how to counter the effects of sitting for long periods. The practice will be dynamic and nurturing without transitioning to the floor, easing joint pain and developing resilience and bone stability.

NEW! Cooking Class

Yellow Sweet Potato Mung Dal
Monday, October 12

4:30-5:30 pm

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83462058209

Soups are nourishing, warming, soothing, hydrating, and stabilizing, perfect for fall season. This soup is one of my staples. It doesn’t require a lot of time, it’s easy, and it’s uplifting, like bringing the sun inside! Because it incorporates beans (dal)* and spices that aid digestion, reduce inflammation and gas, increase circulation, and energize, it is very soothing, satiating, and suitable for gluten and dairy allergies.

You may opt to watch or cook along with me. I’ll supply the recipe ahead of time. You may request a recording too.

Pay what you are able from the drop-in options.

*Dal refers to beans, lentils, and dried peas. It has high protein content that sustains energy and strength, yet unlike animal protein, gives a light feeling to the body. The smaller beans like mung are sweeter in nature and more easily assimilated

YOU are WELCOME to join any or all of these practices from your own practice space. Register or drop-in (below).

Pay what you are able (BELOW) (sustaining, supported, community rates) or offer an exchange, use a scholarship or request the recording via [email protected]. You will receive a confirmation.

A portion of class proceeds will be contributed to organizations that are centering marginalized voices, at the intersection of spirituality and justice, and committed to creating a beloved community of mutual care.

Drop-In Contribution Options

Sliding Scale

Multiple Practices Contribution Options

Contribution Options

Working with Wendy in a class begins with her intention to create a brave and sacred space for each participant. She offers her discernment through one-on-one observation, and she generously shares guidance in the moment for immediate adjustments. I have also benefited from private sessions with Wendy in which I received helpful instruction to integrate into my home practice. All my encounters with Wendy are rewarding, and I look forward to each week.

Chéri H. Olney, Greenbank, WA, wellness and life-style coach