We hear the beating of
our heart in our ears,
we feel it in chest and
we watch as it changes when we move. Like a stereo it fills us with the music that can drown
out the negativity and
remind us to let the funky
beat and soulful light
shine from the inside out.
NANCY ALDER, THE FLYING YOGINI
Nancy Alder is a 200H E-RYT who shares the Yoga of Ease in the Northeastern corner of Connecticut. Nancy’s approach blends what she has learned from her many teachers along with her own personal yoga practice. She is certified in Therapeutic Yoga, Curvy Yoga , Yin Yoga and is studying Restorative Yoga and anatomy. Her classes are a blend of her different trainings with a ton of laughter, community and heart. Nancy’s knowledge of yoga is demonstrated in her ability to make often esoteric concepts totally approachable for her students and readers. The emphasis she places on safety, strength and breath allows her classes to be accessible to students of all levels of yoga. She reminds students to find their wings by through acceptance, understanding and appreciating their own boundaries as gifts. Encouraging students to step away from the shazam and into their own space with dashes of humor and honesty sets her classes apart from others.
Nancy is an editor and writer at Mantra Yoga and Health Magazine.Nancy regularly writes about yoga for the nationally recognized yoga blogs YogaDork and Elephant Journal and her work has also been featured on MindBodyGreen, Gaiam, Sweeping Zen, Intent and Recovering Yogi. She is the co-founder of Teachasana, the first site for yoga teachers by yoga teachers. Her quest for finding yoga in all aspects of her life is chronicled in her popular blog, Flying Yogini. She regularly writes for and as been featured twice in Origin Magazine’s “Inspire Series” and her yoga projects have been highlighted by Yoga Journal‘s online blog.
When she is not teaching or writing, Nancy can be found in awe of her two elves, concocting new soup recipes, laughing to tears with her guy and counting the days until the next snow fall.