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Back to your Roots with Jacqui Bonwell

 Cost: 40.00 before Sept. 26th after 45.00. Space is limited sign up today!

“Back to your Roots”

A vinyasa class centered around building a stronger base- physically, mentally & emotionally. Poses purposefully positioned to strengthen the kinetic chain of the body and the major & minor chakras of the energy body. Both focuses will have heavy emphasis on balancing the root chakra. It is this freedom that will promote a more united front when it comes to how mind and body converse together no matter the positions on your mat & no matter the positions in your life. This class is for beginners to advanced. All are welcome and can be accommodated. Live music centered around the root energy will be played in savasana. Please wear something red.

Jacqui Bonwell:   500hr Registered Yoga Teacher (E-RYT-500),  Level 1 Balanced Athlete ™ Certified coach, Level 1 FMS Functional Movement Systems) certified, Reiki Master, Yoga Life Coach, Director of the Sacred Seeds Yoga School (RYS-200hr level, RYS-500hr level) in the Boston/New England area and Owner of the Canton Yoga Shala in Canton, MA. I hold a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Rhode Island.  I work primarily with Yoga Teachers through my 200hr & 300hr Yoga Teacher Training certification programs. Additionally, I provide Life Coaching to help yoga students deepen their practice and apply the teachings to their everyday lives.  My most important credential and greatest training has been Motherhood.

After graduating from college, I travelled extensively and settled back in MA to begin a 10 year career in Social Services that took me everywhere from Boston neighborhoods to Ireland to Oregon. During my social services career, I had the privilege of meeting amazing people who did more than persevere; they transformed. At the same time, I witnessed a darker side of life that felt like sandpaper to my soul.  There are defining moments in life when we wonder if we are in the right place or if we are heading in the right direction. Distance helps us to see things clearly. Yoga provided me with the space I needed to reflect and regroup.  After ten years of giving 110% I developed ulcers from stress.  My body had dictated that I had learned how not to live. That is when I left Social Services. The children I met through this career are my true teachers for life. I have the utmost admiration for each of them and continue to pray for their ease and freedom.

 I completed the Open Doors Teacher Training out of Weymouth, MA. This program not only touched on the teachings of yoga (power vinyasa, hatha & restorative yoga) but included strong energy healing components.  I met a wonderful mentor, Reiki Master & Teacher, Pat Iyer. She helped me to build strong energetic & physical roots right out of the training gate.