Outdoor Gentle Yoga - Tuileries, GRANDE LAWN


This class is taught by:

Juliette de Bastard

French speaking
Juliette was born in Paris and lived there until she was 17 years old. She then moved to Reims, Aix-en-Provence, Mexico city and then to Montreal before coming back to Paris 2 years ago to work in sustainable development.
Off the mat, Juliette is working full time to set sustainable projects in the business world. She loves to cook, travel, meet new people and find new alternatives to overconsumption!
Juliette completed a 200hr vinyasa yoga training : Expansion Freedom Voice by Janelle Olliel Waters and Amanda Dates in Paris.
Juliette created with her sister Pauline (also a vinyasa yoga teacher) SisterWood Yoga sisterwoodyoga.com
Juliette wants to make yoga accessible to most people. The main objective is to take time for ourself and have fun!
Juliette teaches dynamic vinyasa classes on music integrating asanas and core work to build a sustainable practice and reach one goal : Progress, not perfection.


Atie Julie

Atie is from Indonesia and claims that she is still pure Indonesian even after living in Tokyo, New York and now Paris. She earned her 200 hour yoga teacher certification and Level 1 Restorative certification from Yogaworks in New York. Following her loving husband, she arrived in Paris in November of 2015.

Her personal fitness regime includes dance classes, CrossFit, and weight lifting. However, yoga is her passion and stable foundation wherever she happens to be living. According to Atie her experience in yoga brings enlightenment and liberation for her being, and her practice is the ultimate journey to herself: body, mind and soul.

She has taught corporate/group classes as well as private clients in New York and Jakarta. Her style when guiding Vinyasa and Hatha Yoga classes is energizing, challenging, and playful and at the same time calming and nurturing. She believes that a smile is as important as the breath. "Yoga is for everybody and every body", and she encourages students not hesitate to ask her about postures and their modifications.

Her exploration of Yoga extends to other styles such as Iyengar, Dharma Yoga and Ashtanga. Patanjali's "Yoga Sutras" is the book of choice that she is always returning to, and that she brings with her wherever she travels.

As happy as she is in all of her other fitness endeavors she is on the lookout for a Badminton partner, so get in touch with her if you would like to play! 
Are you looking for a peaceful practice to bring you into a deep sense of unity with your body? Would you prefer a graceful opportunity to move and breathe? If so, please come join this class where the focus will be on steadily finding deep flexibility, particularly in the low back, hips and hamstrings, often our tightest spots. We will take significant time in each posture, and move at an effortless, relaxed pace.
This class is taught in English, most of our teachers do speaks some French, don't hesitate to ask for help understanding.

Vous avez envie de prendre votre temps au cours, de ne pas pousser votre corps trop loin? Dans ce cas ce cours est pour vous. Le cours de Yoga Doux donne le temps à votre corps de s'ouvrir en douceur en travaillant la souplesse du dos, des jambes et des hanches. Le rythme de ce cours est fluide et relaxant. Apporter votre tapis de yoga ou une serviette et une bouteille d'eau. Le cours est pratiqué pieds nus avec des vêtements souples.

DIRECTIONS

We will meet outside the Metro Tuileries, just inside the gates of the gardens. About five minutes before the start of class, we will walk over to the lawns between the the Museum des Arts Decoratifs and the Louvre School of Art. So be sure to arrive in plenty of time to get checked in and walk over with the group. For those arriving late, come find us there!

Any problems, follow link for teacher's phone numbers: http://www.affordableyogafitness.com/pages/contact

*If you need to contact the instructor, please do so at least 20 minute before the start of class. As our teachers will be busy checking in students with their personal smartphones 15 minutes before class, please text as opposed to calling as they will most likely not be able to take a call. No communication will be possible after the start of class.

CLASS CANCELLATION
- BAD WEATHER

This class is subject to cancellation depending on weather conditions. If the teacher deems the conditions or forecast unsafe or too disagreeable then the class will be cancelled 2 hours or more before the start time. An auto-email will be sent out to students and credit will be restored to accounts. Please check the schedule on days where the weather forecast looks questionable.
-Low Attendance

Classes with 4 or less students will be cancelled 2 hours before the start of the class. An auto-email will be sent out and credit restored to accounts.

WHAT TO WEAR AND BRING

- This class is practiced barefoot
- Please wear comfortable clothes
- Water Bottle
- Yoga mat or Towel

CLASS LEVEL

Can be adapted to all levels from beginner to advanced, so all levels are welcome at all classes. The instructor will demonstrate all exercises in detail and give different options for participants of different levels.

LANGUAGES

This class is lead entirely in English. If English is not your first language, explanations in French may be possible as well, although each teacher's level varies.

CHANGING FACILITIES

As we will be exercising outdoors, there are no dedicated changing facilities. If it is possible, please come changed into your exercise clothes.

HEALTH SCREENING

Please notify your instructor if you have undergone any recent surgeries or are currently experiencing any physical injuries. While yogic bootcamp has many very beneficial health effects, we want to know how to best work with each of our student’s individual restrictions. Please consult a doctor if you have any personal concerns about practicing this type of physical fitness.
 

Upcoming classes:

  • Sat 29 Jul 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Juliette de Bastard
  • Sat 05 Aug 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Juliette de Bastard
  • Sat 12 Aug 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Atie Julie
  • Sat 26 Aug 10:00 am - 11:00 am with Juliette de Bastard