People tend to think of yoga as a practice that requires great strength and flexibility. Unfortunately, images of yoga in the media and on the web can be intimidating and can scare people away from the practice. It would be very normal to see images like these and think, “There is no way I can do that!”
Well, Sharon can’t do many of those poses either and she practices yoga almost every day! Her approach to yoga is Body, Breath and Mind Yoga and Restorative Yoga. The poses she teaches are accessible and designed to benefit the body in multiple ways.
Classes begin with simple movements to connect the body and mind and warm the muscles. As the class progresses, students are encouraged to approach their practice with curiosity and inquiry, bringing a little movement into many places.
Body, Breath & Mind Connection
What is Body, Breath & Mind Connection Yoga? This practice encourages you to synchronize the energies of the body, breath and mind by leading the movement of the body within the framework of the breath and focusing the mind.
See What You Can Learn from Sharon Hammer
Achieve extraordinary wellbeing. Be empowered. Discover your path to purpose, passion and joy. Learn how to break the habit of moving only from the outer body and learn to move from within, leading with the breath. Through the practice of yoga, learn to integrate body, mind and spirit. Experience different yoga practices and discover what resonates with you.
Both studios offer a free class to first time students. What do you have to lose?
Sundays 10:00 a.m. Gentle Sensory Flow
Tuesdays 1:30 p.m. Stretch and Strengthening
Thursdays 10:00 a.m. Yoga Unwind
These class are available in the studio with limited spaces and on-line
Baxter Bell is a graduate of the Piedmont Yoga Studio’s 18-month Advanced Studies Program, and served as Director of PYS’s Deep Yoga Program for many years, teaching the Experiential Anatomy, Yoga Technique, and Yoga Methodology portions of that training.
Jason Crandell is a natural teacher and author with more than 15 years of experience. His accessible, grounded classes integrate the best elements of power yoga, anatomical precision, and mindfulness teachings.
Julian Marc Walker is a yoga teacher that works with students to become stronger, more flexible, more at home in their bodies, more effective and clear in your mind, more in touch with gratitude and compassion, and open to the vibrant, fluid, radiant core aliveness that is your true nature.
Debbi Murphy PhD, ERYT 500 and Kimberly Azzarito ERYT 500 two truly beautiful yoginis and strong influences in my yoga practice and yoga teacher development. I feel fortunate to have studied with both Debbi and Kimberly. Debbi is the owner and instructor at Shanti Yoga Teacher Training School and Kimberly is an instructor with the school.
Jeanne Dillion, E-RYT 500, is a Yoga Therapist and the Director of Yoga for Wellness Yoga Studio. She is a Certified Yoga Teacher through the Integrative Yoga Therapy program, a Certified iRest® Teacher through the Integrative Restoration Institute, and a faculty member for Shanti Yoga as a teacher trainer. Jeanne’s depth of knowledge and understanding of the Viniyoga tradition is a tremendous asset to the Boise yoga community and beyond.
Body Calm Yoga Studio and Spa is one of my very favorite places. The owners Liz and Paul Capper are dedicated to providing safe and fun yoga classes and the spa services are first rate. Liz and Paul vet yoga teachers and spa services providers to ensure that the level of yoga instruction and spa services meet their high standards.