Relax and Renew

Sunday November 12, 2017 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm With Debra Hodgen   Take this special time for yourself to gently relax and restore your body, mind and soul. This class begins with breath awareness, followed by gentle stretching and restorative poses to release stress and settle the nervous system.   Restorative yoga can increase endorphins, aid in digestion and elimination, clear headaches, and allow the whole … [Read more...]

Yoga in the Park

On Saturday October 7th at 10:00AM I will hold a yoga class in the park across the street from my house, 2349 Mapleleaf Drive, Vista 92081, to give an opportunity to finish up yoga class cards. If your card is complete this will be a donation class. Please bring a mat and/or beach towel and water. … [Read more...]

Upcoming Changes

New classes and new locations coming soon! Stay tuned for details. I look forward to seeing you!. DEBRA … [Read more...]

Monthly Mellow

Sunday May 21 4:00 to 5:30PM Finish up the weekend by giving your entire system a class that deeply, relaxes, soothes and refreshes. Through restorative yoga, relaxing music and a group dynamic you can feel really great as you prepare to begin the week. Restorative yoga is for all levels of practitioners and takes the aid of props to gentle open the joints, muscles and connective tissues. A safe and gentle way to be transported to new state … [Read more...]

Partner Yoga Class

Yoga is usually thought of as a solitary pursuit, but working with a partner can really enhance your practice. In this workshop we use physical support to aid one another in creating personal expansion. You will also be learning the most current therapeutic adjustments to feel the best in all your poses. In this safe, fun environment you can bring new awareness to your yoga practice. All levels are welcome You do not need to bring a … [Read more...]

Meditation Workshop

Saturday September 24th 2PM to 4PM MBS Precision Pilates and Wellness 7229 Avenida Encinas Suite 207 Carlsbad, 92011 Meditation can decrease stress and anxiety and foster a greater sense of wellbeing. It can help with focus and mental clarity and is a mood elevator. On a physical level it can lower blood pressure and help improve sleep. In this workshop students will learn meditation techniques to establish a meditation practice … [Read more...]

Yoga for Fall Prevention Workshop

  In this two hour workshop, students will learn various ways fall risk can be reduced using yoga. We will explore how students can improve balance in activities of daily life and yoga poses through proven FallProof principles. Participants will learn how to adjust yoga poses to their balance ability level. We will also explore poses to increase lower body strength. Debra Hodgen Wellness at MBS Precision Pilates and Wellness 7220 … [Read more...]

Monthly Mellow

We work very hard in our lives, and while we may sleep, we rarely take time to rest. Restorative yoga poses help us learn to relax and rest deeply and completely. During deep relaxation, all the organ systems of the body are benefited, and a few of the measurable results of deep relaxation are the reduction of blood pressure, serum triglycerides and blood sugar levels in the blood, the increase of the "good cholesterol" levels, as well as … [Read more...]

Healing Circle Workshop

Healing Circle Workshop In this workshop we will begin with some gentle yoga and centering then move into the healing circle which is a safe nurturing surround. Each participant will have a chance to share whatever they wish, past issues, current projects or problems or future considerations. The group listens and energetically supports the person by holding certain qualities within themselves. All shares are held in confidence and an agreement … [Read more...]

Slow Stretch Workshop

In this workshop there will be a brief overview of the mechanics and physiology of stretching in the safest and most productive way possible. We will explore the connection of using the breath to increase ease in stretching and spend plenty of time luxuriating in passive and dynamic stretches and assisted partner work. The workshop will include therapeutic ways of working including Gentle Somatic Yoga and all participants will receive a … [Read more...]