1265 N. Fairfield Rd., Beavercreek, OH 45432 | 937.306.8235

Beginner's Slow Flow


This class is taught by:

Jennifer Ater

Owner and Director of Innerlight Yoga & Wellness and Project Innerlight Foundation.
 
A certified yoga teacher for 11 years, Jen is an E-RYT500, experienced Registered Yoga teacher with the National Yoga Alliance, as well as a Health & Wellness Advocate, Consultant, Coach, Researcher, and Educator.
 
In addition to her journey as a mother, artist, healer, and visionary, she has been studying Holistic Health and Yoga for 16 years. Jen recently completed a Master of Arts degree in Yoga Studies, focusing on the therapeutic benefits of yoga and service through Antioch University and her yoga journey has taken her through an exploration of many styles including Interdisciplinary Yoga, Vinyasa Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Hot-Vinyasa, Anusara, and ParaYoga.

Most recently, Jen has been trained in irest, or Integrative Restoration, a systematic relaxation technique and a version of Yoga Nidra or Yogic Sleep, developed by Richard Miller PhD. She was also recently inspired by her graduate work with and mentored by Karina Mirsky M.A. and E-RYT 500, a certified ParaYoga teacher, trained by Rod Stryker. During her graduate studies, Jen was called to work with Sacred Activism through leadership trainings with Seane Corn’s Off the Mat, Into the World organization called Yoga, Purpose and Action and she co-developed and co-directed the YS Youth Yoga project (an 18 month free Yoga immersion for the Yellow Springs Schools), as well as volunteered with local at-risk and incarcerated youth.

Jen has been fortunate to study with the following internationally recognized teachers: Don & Amba Stapleton of Nosara Yoga Institute and authors of Self-Awakening Yoga, Angela Farmer & Victor Van Kooten, Seane Corn, Nikki Myers of Yoga & 12 Step Recovery, Sianna Sherman, Rod Stryker, Erich Schiffman of Freedom Style Yoga and author of Moving into Stillness, Richard Miller of irest Yoga Nidra, and MC Yogi.
Jen also recently completed her 500 hr. Yoga Certification with Becky Morrissey, E-RYT 500 and Mental Health Counselor of Sangha Yoga in Loveland, Ohio. In addition to varied and extensive studies in Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga she has studied the following fields:

Thai-Yoga Massage, including 7 weeks of study in Thailand in 2009
Reiki
Energy Healing
Traditional Chinese Energy Theory & Bodywork
Holistic Nutrition
Reflexology
Polarity Bodywork
Craniosacral Bodywork

She has the following degrees and certifications:

B.A. Studio Art, Wright State University, Dayton, OH - 8/1999
Reiki Master Level 3 - 7/2003
Natural Therapeutic Specialist & Certified Massage Therapist, New Mexico School of Natural Therapeutics, Albuquerque, New Mexico - 4/2004
Certified Interdisciplinary Yoga Teacher,Nosara Yoga Institute, Nosara, Costa Rica - 2/2005
Craniosacral Level 1, Upledger Institute - 2006
Various Thai Yoga Massage Certifications - 2005 - 2009
M.A. in Yoga Studies, Antioch University, Yellow Springs, OH - 8/2013
irest Yoga Nidra level 1 - 8/2014
Ascension Aerial Yoga - 5/2014

 
A slow paced, drop in class for those new to yoga or new to flow based yoga that will focus on teaching the fundamentals of alignment and foundations of vinyasa flow yoga. It is recommended that beginners take a few weeks consecutively but it is not required.
While this class is for beginners, it does invite participants to build upper body strength incrementally and is not recommended for those that cannot comfortably bear some body weight on their wrists or those with acute shoulder injuries, instead we offer a Gentle and Restorative classes throughout our weekly schedule.

Upcoming classes:

  • Sat Oct 21 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Oct 28 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Nov 04 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Nov 11 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Nov 18 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Nov 25 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Dec 02 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Dec 09 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Dec 16 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Dec 23 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Dec 30 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Jan 06 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Jan 13 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Jan 20 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Jan 27 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Feb 03 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Feb 10 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater
  • Sat Feb 17 10:30 am - 11:45 am with Jennifer Ater