Monday 4/19/2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 4/26/2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 5/3/2021 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
$95.00 Un-hunch: A Yoga Series for Your Upper Back, Shoulders, and Neck
Pricing: $95 general / $65 members.
Slouching seems to be a way of life. Our shoulders roll
forward when we are on our computers, looking at our phones, eating our food,
driving our car, and riding our bikes, just to name a few. It's no wonder so
many of us experience pain in our neck and shoulders! Unfortunately, the
solution isn't quite as simple as just standing or sitting up straight. Armed
(pun totally intended!) with more awareness, we can un-hunch to more openness
and ease in our upper body.
This series is devoted to the exploration of the connections
between your upper back, shoulders, and neck. We'll explore somatic
exercises to bring more awareness to your head, neck, shoulders and arms.
You'll discover the ways your shoulder blades move well and other ways they
don't move much at all. This will help you understand how weakness or lack of
mobility in these movements could be contributing to your neck, shoulder, and
back pain. Using simple strength building exercises coupled with posture work
to increase flexibility, you will develop your own plan to correct your
Our work in this series also includes an exploration of the
yoga poses and transitions that tax our shoulders the most. Knowing how to vary
these movements makes your yoga practice more accessible and more
This series is appropriate for all levels of practitioner
and especially great for anyone who:
- Wants to learn about shoulder anatomy and movement.
- Experiences discomfort in neck and shoulders in daily life or
on the yoga mat and wants to feel better.
- Is recovering from a shoulder injury and trying to ease back
into yoga practice.
ON-SITE at Lighthouse!
The fine print
On-Site Protocols that we ask you to accept:
- There will be no on-site transactions. All reservations must be made online in advance.
this point, you will be required to bring your own mats, though there
are some props available on-site for your use. (Don’t have your own mat?
You can purchase from us online).
latecomers. All students will be asked to line up 6-feet apart outside,
and will be brought in by the teacher a few minutes before the start of
the class. (This prevents crowding in the lobby and contact with door
- Windows will be open during class to maximize air circulation.
- Bathrooms will be available but we encourage you to go before you come.
- Studio will be cleaned before and after class.
- All classes are 60 minutes. Unfortunately, no post-class tea or schmoozing quite yet.
- No partial registration, refunds or credits.
Tara Lemerise teaches the time-honored philosophy and practice of yoga in an accessible and joyful way. Registered with Yoga Alliance at ERYT-200, Tara has been teaching yoga philosophy, movement, and meditation since 2005. She has over 7,000 hours of teaching experience.
According to Tara, there is nothing to “fix” with yoga. Instead, there are only more opportunities to understand and be more fully present to our separate and together experiences. She is known for offering clear and helpful instruction to students at all levels and makes the wisdom of yoga feel relevant and relatable.
Tara’s classes include action-based instructions in asana that are a result of study of anatomy, kinesiology and creative movement. In addition, Tara provides plenty of opportunities for stillness and contemplation in her classes, which are deeply influenced by her study and practice of Restorative Yoga.