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Welcome to Crenshaw Yoga and Dance

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Crenshaw Yoga studio was created by KarLee Young. KarLee saw a need for yoga in the local community and decided to create a unique space where the community can gather to practice yoga and dance. KarLee is a retired nurse who graduated in England as a registered nurse and midwife. Through a wonderful turn of events she had the opportunity to move and live in the US. She found her yoga practice as a way to deal with personal issues. Yoga helped her find the direction and the focus she needed to deal with life. She opened Crenshaw Yoga and Dance (CYD) to share the benefits of yoga and dance with the community. CYD opened its doors in August 2004, becoming the first yoga studio in the Crenshaw Community.

Since the studio opened, it has expanded to include four individual spaces. The studio space is open up to public use, private parties, events and workshops. She started with yoga and dance classes, and is now looking to expand into children’s wellness and fitness that can enrich the lives of young children.

Her mission at Crenshaw Yoga and Dance is to provide yoga and dance classes, wellness education, and fitness at an affordable price that will encourage the community to learn, maintain, and value a healthy lifestyle.

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Featured Classes with Harrison

Pilates / Yoga Fusion Monday 8:00 – 9:00 A.M.

Class Description: Pilates/Yoga Fusion for beginners:  This beginner level course combines a Yoga practice with the principles of Pilates floor work.  In this 1-hour class, the Yogi will build strength and support in the joints, while carefully re-aligning the spine.  Benefits in alignment include helping the body heal itself from injury and disease to better function throughout the day, and the Yoga postures (Asanas) stretch and strengthen the muscles improving cardiovascular activity.  This is the perfect class for the beginner to build strength and flexibility, while energizing the body and mind in a meditative space.

Warm Room Yoga for Beginners Wednesday 7:15 – 8:30 P.M.

Class Description: Warm Room Yoga is a great way to introduce your body to the benefits of practicing yoga  in a heated space. The heat helps encourage detoxification and muscle tension release. This class is invigorating and peaceful ending in silent meditation.

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    Featured Classes with Sherida

     Monday 7:15 – 8:30 p.m.

    Warm Room Yoga ( all levels)

    Practice yoga in the best temperature optimal to opening your body and bringing on release, warm slow yoga flow is a safe loving class that connects breath and movement through a calm deep vinyasa flow. Come out and burn off some toxins!!!

    1st and 3rd Sunday 11:00 a.m – 12:30 p.m.

    Chakra Meditation

    Learn about each chakra- what they do and how to cleanse them and which Orisha’s pertain to which chakra’s.  Sherida has been teaching Yoga for 13 years and specializes in the chakra?Orisha system.  She will be leading you through a sequence of poses for each chakra and using the intense vibration of crystal bowls, Bija’s and yantras, to help you realign.  Journey to reclaim your path, and release what no longer serves you to rise to the truth of who you are.

    About yoga instructor Sherida