Char Willingham

 
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In addition to teaching mind-body modalities, Char is also a Health, Wellness, Fitness Professional with a background in dance, fitness and competitive sports. She’s been a practitioner of Hatha yoga for over twenty years and discovered Hot Power Vinyasa twelve years ago at the urging of her acupuncturist, following a debilitating car accident and a lengthy recovery. Inspired by the results of her practice, she decided to complete her 200-hour training in Hatha & Hot Power Vinyasa and offers both in neutral & heated rooms. She is also trained in, and/or received certifications to teach Yin Yoga, Yoga Nidra, Restorative and Trauma-Informed Yoga. In addition to yoga for Anxiety, Depression, Recovery, Pain Management, Chair Yoga, Thai Yoga Bodywork and SPA Yoga®. Learning from many amazing yoga guides along the way. Char is also a Reiki Practitioner & Master Teacher, Sound Healer, and a Bodhi Mind & Yoga Instructor trained to work with Breast Cancer patients at all stages of detection and care, including those with lymphedema.  She’s also completed 100-hours of evidence based Mindfulness Training and 100-hours of Meditation Teacher Training with David Nichtern, Senior Teacher in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage. Char combines her diverse background in dance, knowledge and experience in sports and fitness with her training in Yoga, Reiki, Meditation & Sound Healing to deliver classes that are not only safe and effective for the body and a compassionate journey inward, but also empowering and light-hearted. As a reminder to practitioners to enjoy the journey, while nurturing heart, mind and body.