In this Gentle Hatha based practice, expect gentle movement linked with breath, deep held stretches, restoratives, and deep guided relaxation. Open to all levels and limitations. Take time for yourself to quiet your mind and turn on your bodies natural healing and relaxation response. This class is intended for anyone impacted by cancer.
Please get cleared by your medical doctor to perform physical activity prior to attending this class. This class will assist in modifications appropriate for all levels and stages of treatment or recovery.
About the Instructor Kimberly Wharton: Kimberly began her teaching journey in 2002, after her 200hr training in NYC in ISHTA Yoga (Integrated Science of Hatha,Tantra and Ayurveda) with Alan Finger. After relocating to Los Angeles, Kimberly was named in Backstage Magazine's "Best of L.A." under favorite yoga class. She has gone through additional trainings with Kia Miller (Yoga Works techniques), Jillian Pransky (Restoratives), Judith Lasater (Restoratives), and Jasmine Lieb (Therapeutics), where she discovered the amazing healing abilities of yoga. She is continually expanding her knowledge, having the opportunity to learn from Leslie Kaminoff, Max Strom, Gary Kraftsow, Shari Goodhartz (Anusara based), and Dr. Richard Miller. While in Los Angeles, Kimberly had the opportunity to teach for Team Survivor, a non-profit organization providing free healing modules for women living with cancer, and continues similar work here with Cancer Rehab Austin.
She holds a lighthearted space, focusing on breath, alignment, and self inquiry. Kimberly has taught over 3,000 classes for local studios as well as Teacher Trainings. Kimberly holds a BFA in Musical Theater and a Modern Dance Minor from the Boston Conservatory. She has advanced yoga therapy training: RYT500.