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Toddy Holeman

Yoga Teacher

I came to yoga after years of adult ballet.  I was looking for a physical practice that would “age gracefully” with me and yet provide challenge.  I found these benefits – and much more in yoga.  When I was on my mat, I felt deeply connected to myself, my body, and my God.  I also found a loving and supportive community where competitive comparison was replaced by compassionate encouragement.  Needless to say -- I was hooked.

 

In my class you will gain strength, flexibility, and improve your balance.  As a yoga teacher I offer well-rounded and creative practices that move and flow energetically.  I focus on healthy body alignment for injury prevention.  I also encourage self-compassion and acceptance of what your body can do during any given practice.  I offer opportunities to challenge yourself and to work toward your own “growing edge” as a yoga practitioner.  While I thoroughly enjoy leading intermediate and advanced classes, I delight in teaching yoga basics to give newer students a firm foundation in combining breath and safe movement. I believe all people are fearfully and wonderfully made.  

 

I am a registered yoga teacher with Yoga Alliance.  In Summer 2020 I completed my 300 hour yoga teacher training with international yoga teacher, Laura Burkhart [Lauraburkhartyoga.com].  I am also a graduate of Jessica Lichaa’s first 200-hour yoga teacher training (2016).  My roots at Radically Rooted Yoga run deep.  In Summer 2020 I retired after 25-years as a professor of counseling at Asbury Theological Seminary.