Yoga and Women’s Health
with Jeanne-Marie Derrick

June 21, 5:30-7:30pm
This four part series is designed to address women’s health conditions from menses to menopause and beyond. Geeta Iyengar’s pioneering influence in the field of “women’s yoga” brought original therapeutic adaptations to our classical use of postures.
This series will share how to practice for:
• Healthy menses
• What postures adapt well for pregnancy
• What about fertility?
• Menopause and beyond
Jeanne-Marie Derrick was introduced to Iyengar Yoga in 1983 when a friend gifted a copy of Light on Yoga. She studied for many years with Mary Dunn and with the Iyengar family in India. In addition, Jeanne-Marie is a Clinical Ayurveda Specialist (C.A.S.), as well as being certified as Intermediate Junior I in Iyengar, she is also certified in Yoga for Scoliosis. Jeanne-Marie wrote a book on Geeta’s teaching called Yoga for Menstruation; Illustrated practice sequence from the teachings of Iyengar Yoga. She comes to Nashville after being part of the core teaching staff at the New York Iyengar Institute.

 

 

The Art of Ayurveda with Susan Lewis

July 19, 6:00-8:00pm
July 20, 4:00-6:00pm
July 21, 4:00-6:00pm

Weekend #1
1. The science of life. (Ayurveda)
2. The material world - applying the principles of vata, pitta, & kapha. (Prakruti)
3. Imbalance in the material world and the disease process. (Vikruti)

July 26, 6:00-8:00pm
July 27, 4:00-6:00pm
July 28, 4:00-6:00pm

Weekend #2
1. Ayurvedic principles for nutrition. (Annam, Raso, Pakto)
2. The daily routine. (Dinacharya)
3. The daily routine continued. (Dinacharya)

*It is ideal to attend all of the sessions if you can as the content is linked in sequential order.

Susan Lewis is excited to share the Ayurvedic teachings of the Great (Shri) Dr. Vasant Lad to 12 South Iyengar Yoga center. Between 2010 - 2013, Susan completed all of the courses as a full time student of Dr. Lad at the Ayurvedic Institute in New Mexico and in Pune, India. In addition, she is a nurse practitioner specializing in nurse-midwifery and works at Vanderbilt. *You must register for each session