Sandy Eimers ERYT500 C-IAYT

Sandy is a pharmacist and owner of balance yoga lounge and principal instructor at balanced breath school of yoga. In addition to leading group yoga classes, she is available for private yoga and yoga therapy sessions. Sandy is certified in somatic movement, trauma yoga, is a registered yoga therapist through the IAYT and leads meditation classes in Central Iowa. She is also a traveling faculty member at Sundara Yoga Therapy (Austin, TX); facilitating  trauma-informed training's held throughout North America.

Sandy Eimers ERYT500 C-IAYT instructs the following:
  • Restorative Yoga
  • Restorative yoga offers an opportunity for the body to remember stillness. With the physical body supported using blocks, straps, bolsters and blankets the mind slows and we reconnect with our true nature of relaxation. The practice often includes gentle breath work, aromatherapy, sound vibration, guided imagery, mudra, or yoga nidra.  

  • "Aimless" Yoga
  • In Zen we say, "You are perfect just as you are, and there is plenty of room for improvement." Your aches, age, anxiety, and arthritis do not diminish you. While the by-product of Aimless Yoga can be improved physical and emotional health, it is not the purpose. Aimless Yoga is about entering the paradox of being perfect and at the same time incomplete. Class includes basic asana, pranayama, deep relaxation, Zen meditation and chanting. All levels of ability welcome.

  • Somatic Rēsĕt
  • Interested in expanding your knowledge of classic pranayama (conscious breathing)? Looking for a practice that can help you develop single-pointed focus? We can’t strengthen muscles we don’t have control over… including the primary muscle of respiration- the diaphragm. Somatic practices embrace minimal movement while creating maximum sensation; using the deepest muscles of the core to guide movement of body and breath. All levels of ability can find benefit from somatic movement and conscious breath practice. 

  • Essential Hatha Yoga
  • Practice basic yoga postures, the art and benefits of breathing, gentle stretching and basic flowing movement. Modification of poses and use of props are encouraged to enhance alignment and energy within asana. Beginners welcome!

  • Mixed Level Yoga
  • A moderately paced class appropriate for beginner through intermediate students. Our mixed level class incorporates fluid movement as well as attention to alignment and breathing. Modifications permit each student to customize the practice according to their needs.

  • Yoga Teacher Training 200 hour
  • băl•anced breath school of yoga offers Yoga Alliance approved study of therapeutic-style yoga. Our yoga training program provides tools to utilize yoga as a path to total wellness. Upon completion, you will be confident in creating and leading yoga classes with a focus on health and healing. In addition to learning how to effectively lead group yoga classes you will be introduced to the tools of yoga and meditation to support healing; through a student-centered, experiential approach to learning. Upon completion of the program you will be confident in:
    sequencing and leading a group yoga class that is a clear reflection of your authentic teaching style
    sharing the multidimensional approach to yoga postures through the Five Koshas with students of yoga
    modifying asana and breath to meet individual students’ needs
    sharing the interactive psychology and philosophy of yoga with students of yoga

    Participation is limited to 10 students
    Is this program for me? Balanced breath school of yoga’s 200-hour teacher training program is designed for students who want to practice and share yoga as a healing art. It is open to health-care practitioners wishing to expand their holistic knowledge, body workers, and passionate yoga practitioners with a consistent daily yoga practice.
    Registrations are currently being accepted for the fall 2018 class beginning Sept 7.