Kristin Akerele 
Kristin Akerele,
Yoga Teacher at A Gentle Way
Picks Up Another Class at A Gentle Way
"Occasionally I will put out a call to other local studios who train teachers, asking them if they have recently certified anyone who lives near our Center, that might be interested in apprenticing, subbing, and eventually teaching at A Gentle Way.

Kristin Akerele answered that call almost three years ago, and is now one of our most popular teachers, because she realized how important slowing down yoga was to her students growth.

Certified by our friends at Pilgrimage of the Heart Yoga, she began to apprentice in our classes and at the front desk. She soon realized that although she had gone through a great 200-hr training program in classical asana with a little modification training, it was not anywhere near what she needed to be able to work with the type of students that come into our Center that are dealing with injuries, chronic health or weight issues, deep stress, fear of movement, or heavy life challenges that are keeping them frozen..."

Read the rest on our Living Gentle Blog!
August Schedule Changes:

Wednesdays 5:00pm
is moving to a different time/day next month.
This class is now replaced with:

4:30-6:00pm - Gentle Healing Yoga with Lanita
Almost every illness in our life stems from stress.
Learning proven techniques to take stress out of the body, manage the mind, and stretch safely is the focus of this class.

Fridays 10:15-11:45am
Kristin now teaches Gentle-Moderate Mix
(Lanita continues to teach Thursdays 10:30-12:00)

Yoga Practices for Life's Changes
Sat Sep 16 | 2-4pm

Like the butterfly, we too, go through many transitions throughout our lifetime.

Sometimes these changes are expected, and sometimes they are not, and yet both alter our preconceived notions of our life-paths.

Join me and I'll show you how to use yogic practices provide stability and direction during change.
12 Step Yoga Club
Sun Aug 6 | 1-3pm

A series of yoga and meditation practices designed to help individuals in recovery develop and expand their spiritual practice of the 12 Steps. Students will practice yoga,
write, and share about the step of the month.
Join the club today!
Sound Concert
Mon Aug 7 | 6:30-7:45pm

Immerse yourself in the vibrational music of crystal bowls by Amanda Domnitz. She is a 200-Hour Certified Yoga Teacher, Registered Sound Healing Therapist, Registered Nurse, and Energy Healer. Benefits of Sound Healing include reduced stress, increased energy, and a deeper sense of balance.
Join us, register now!
Restorative Yoga & Sound Healing
Tue Aug 8 | 12:30-1:45pm

Relax with slow and deep - prop-supported pose. Focus on your breath and sink into deep opening. To top it off, enjoy the beautiful vibration of healing crystal bowls as you move deeper inside.
Sign-up today!

Thank you to those of you who attended our donation-based yoga classes on July 22nd in order to fund-raise for the Sean O' Shea Foundation! We'd also like to recognize those you who donated despite being able to attend the classes.

Thank you again for your contribution to helping us empower youth in our area through yoga and healthy living skills!

100% of the donations were given to the Sean O' Shea Foundation.

You can read about this past event on our Living Gentle Blog .
An Advanced Teacher Training Workshop Weekend
November 3-5, 2017

February 19-23, 2018
A Gentle Way Yoga & Joyful Movement Center

Located at: 8274 Parkway Dr. Suite 102
(off Jackson Dr. and Fletcher Parkway)
La Mesa, California 91942
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