Wightman members are invited to participate in free yoga classes, offered seasonally by yoga instructor Dushyant Shah. Ideal for beginners and students who have basic knowledge of yoga fundamentals, these classes cultivate self-compassion and focus on gradually awakening the body and mind to move and expand smoothly.
Classes focus on the progression of knowledge of yoga to wisdom of yoga, encouraging students to learn:
NEW! This semester, Dushyant will be incorporating features to help athletes improve fitness and flexibility, as well as therapeutic yoga for students with certain conditions and challenges.
Yoga Fundamentals | Saturdays, 10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Beginner's yoga uses props and gently develops flexibility, suppleness, strength, open heart, and cultivates friendliness and compassion.
Yoga for the Continuing Student | 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Designed for students with the basic concepts of yoga fundamentals. This class focuses on cultivating a deeper understanding of yoga poses to develop flexibility, suppleness, strength, open heart and cultivate compassion. We will also work on developing mental and physical stamina to cultivate mind-body connection.
Classes begin: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019
Yoga for Continuing Students
Sundays, 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Yoga Fundamentals for Beginners
Sundays, 10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Space is limited, so please contact D.J. Shah at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Instructor
Dushyant "D.J." Shah is a student of internationally recognized Patricia Walden, Linda DiCarlo, Peentz Dubble, and Jarvis Chen. Dushyant has completed a two-year "Yoga Teacher Training" course with them, and he is currently studying therapeutic yoga with world renown Patricia Walden. He looks forward to bringing this new knowledge and therapeutic techniques to his classes.
A longtime Wightman member and past President of the club, Dushyant volunteers his time to serve fellow members in teaching his practice. Yoga is his hobby, and he is passionate about its benefits and how it can make people feel better. His wife, Andrea, and their children, Lisetta and Vinay, also practice yoga. He offers these classes as a way to thank Wightman for what it has given his family.