Do you remember the first day you walked into a CrossFit class? Do you recall feeling “I can never do a “kipping pull-up” or any other CrossFit movement {insert here}. You here the word Yoga and your automatic response is “I am not flexible enough”. Well, I am here to remind you that with CrossFit, Yoga and anything in life, one must commit to the practice and keep showing up, for the results of your work will reveal themselves. I Invite you to step onto your mat to discover yet another system that will enhance your overall well-being.

Yoga is derived from the Sanskrit root “yuj” meaning to “unite”, “to join” a practice of both mental and physical connection. CrossFit is defined as “varied functional movements performed at high intensity.” Both disciplines can relate to the integral part of “body awareness”. Integrating Yoga into your CrossFit conditioning aids in creating an overall balance between body and mind.

Benefits:

  • Flexibility
  • Body & Breath Awareness
  • Agility
  • Proper Alignment
  • Muscle Recovery
  • Mental stillness and peace

Together the art of both CrossFit and Yoga will improve your overall physical and mental state, ultimately leading to better performance, increased muscle recovery and safer body mechanics.

Yanai is a registered nurse with 10 years ER experience, 200hr yoga teacher with 7+ years of self practice, an active member of the CrossFit community since 2012 and avid outdoor explorer and traveler. She has climbed the Grand Tetons and Mt. Whitney both above 14,000ft and traveled through southeast Asia, Australia, Bali, Hawaii and Patagonia. Miles on miles of road trips and camping throughout California and the US. She is passionate about the intricacy, yet amazing masterpiece of the human body and its capacities, both mental and physical. As well as the healing powers of nature while pushing beyond your own limits. Her core value is becoming the best version you can be, highly influenced by going beyond your comfort zone. Her positivity on living life to the fullest and encouragement for personal growth is contagious.

Her yoga classes are wildly inspired by nature, merging breath to movement to create space and stillness, focused on proper alignment, and centering oneself to the present moment.

To read more about Yanai click here: https://www.gypsynai.com/about/

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