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Therapeutic Yoga


This class is taught by:

Shelagh McElroy

Shelagh began her practice in 1996 to help alleviate career stress, and began teaching yoga full time in 2001. With a degree in psychology, she brings fun, acceptance, and a down-to-earth, humorous approach to her classes. She tailors her teaching approach in a way that both supports and challenges students.
 
 
 
She is a self-confessed anatomy geek and done extensive studies in Yoga for Scoliosis with Elise Browning-Miller, and international studies in yoga and anatomy with Gary Carter in London, and Peter Blackaby in Windsor, England and Toronto, Canada.

Sandi T. Tindal

Yoga came to Sandi during a very difficult time in her life. In 2008 she suffered a severe mental breakdown during her career as an electrical engineer. She had reached a point in my life where the pains and trauma of her past could no longer be hidden or stay quiet anymore. Her therapist recommended yoga as part of her healing. Sandi’s first several months with yoga were spent simply learning how to breathe again. As she began to explore the postures she was able to manage and overcome depression and anxiety. Sandi came to understand the importance of the health of the whole person: mind, body and spirit.
 
 

Sandi continued her exploration and study of yoga, training and receiving her 200 hour RYT in 2014. She is continuing her training in yoga therapy and is a member of the IAYT (International Association of Yoga Therapists). Sandi believes that yoga therapy is a wonderful tool for healing and recovery.

 

Sandi’s background in engineering is now very much a part of her teaching. It's with that mindset that she teaches students to connect with healthy and safe anatomical alignment and transitions in their practice. As a teacher, it's her goal to help students find a sense of joy, steadiness and ease in yoga.


200 Hour YTT Certification - North Texas Yoga
RYT200 - Yoga Alliance (over 800 hours teaching)
IAYT Member - Training in Yoga Therapy at SYTAR 2014

Allows students to re-educate movement patterns, as well as increase body intelligence & awareness. In this class modifications and props are used generously in order to target specific injuries or concerns. Poses are mostly passive with some core stabilization. The aim is to learn how to adapt and modify postures in order to best serve each individual. This class is recommended for those working to recover range of motion from prior injuries, learning how to intelligently re-engage after full recovery from surgery, and older students needing to modify their practice.

This series is appropriate for students who have been released from their doctor’s care and have completed physical therapy. Parameters for participation include: the ability to get up and down off the floor without assistance, freedom from medical devices, and no active disc issues. Students with joint replacements may need a private session prior to joining series to learn modifications specific to their replacement and range of motion.
Please feel free to email or call the front desk for additional information or questions regarding this class and to determine if private instruction, a session with one of our holistic practitioners, or a referral to a physician, is a more appropriate direction for your specific circumstances.


Upcoming classes:

  • Tue Dec 11 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Shelagh McElroy
  • Fri Dec 14 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Sandi T. Tindal
  • Tue Dec 18 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Shelagh McElroy
  • Fri Dec 21 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Sandi T. Tindal
  • Fri Dec 28 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Sandi T. Tindal
  • Tue Jan 01 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Shelagh McElroy
  • Fri Jan 04 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Sandi T. Tindal
  • Tue Jan 08 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Shelagh McElroy
  • Fri Jan 11 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Sandi T. Tindal
  • Tue Jan 15 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Shelagh McElroy
  • Fri Jan 18 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Sandi T. Tindal
  • Tue Jan 22 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Shelagh McElroy
  • Fri Jan 25 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Sandi T. Tindal
  • Tue Jan 29 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Shelagh McElroy
  • Fri Feb 01 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Sandi T. Tindal
  • Tue Feb 05 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Shelagh McElroy
  • Fri Feb 08 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Sandi T. Tindal
  • Tue Feb 12 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Shelagh McElroy
  • Fri Feb 15 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm with Sandi T. Tindal