Yoga is a practical technology that offers us a clear path towards feeling more calm in our bodies and more focused in our minds. Through mindful, pleasurable movement we awaken our internal motivation and cultivate our commitment to living our purpose fiercely and joyously.
Part scientist, part alchemist, full devotee of the life force, Hayley offers a path to strength, self-confidence and awe for the miraculous mechanics of the human body by creating an empowering environment to explore your own body-mind from the inside out. Her juicy alignment-based class is permeated with her commitment to intelligent movement, radical self care and the cycles of the natural world, inviting you into intimacy with all parts of yourself through the sweet simplicity of the breath.
As a passionate body nerd, she can either be found with her head in a book about anatomy or out in nature or on her mat exploring her own. As a wisdom collector and philosophy student, her life is a laboratory for experimenting with technologies of human liberation. With an attitude of compassion, curiosity and playfulness, she has an uncanny ability to invite students into the realm of the somannaut, those who explore their inner space both on and off the mat. Where is your body and mind balanced and fluid? Where are they tight and stuck? This curiosity is the beginning of a deep intimacy with our inner body, which translates as greater peace, more easeful relationships and fluidity, joy and intelligence of movement in class, at work and at play.
In addition to being inspired by leading edge myofascial and neuroscience, her teaching is infused with the traditions of Tantric Buddhism, Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine, earth wisdom, archetypal mythology, guided visualization and somatic psychology. Each class is based on the cycle of the moon and the seasons through a combination of unique sequencing, challenging asana, meditation and pranayama. As a celebrated massage therapist and wellness coach specializing in chronic pain and injury rehabilitation, she translates the intricacies of (re)learning healthy movement patterns and how to correct personal imbalances through restorative alignment, delicious movement and lifestyle change in a way that's easeful, motivating and enlivening.