WORKSHOP: Health Benefits of Yoga as We Age
Saturday, July 17, 2021
11:45am – 2:15 pm
The young and young-at-heart will both benefit from this seminar/workshop. We are aging every day. It is up to us to do what we can to keep moving; stay healthy, and stay mobile. You are invited to listen to aging expert, Christina Bartha, explain the benefits of yoga, specific to the aging process. Not “old”?! Don’t worry, anyone can benefit from this seminar! Studio owner and Director, Jorina Petty, will also be explaining how it all relates to Bikram Yoga and the postures you know and love. (or love to hate!)
And BONUS, Christina will be leading us through a yoga nidra class to close the event.
- Seminar on health benefits of yoga and aging adults
- Deep dive into Bikram postures and benefits
- Yoga Nidra class
Workshop Fee: $45
(auto pay and annual members receive a discount!)
Sign up for the Seminar/Workshop HERE.
More about Christina
Christina Bartha earned her 500-hour registered yoga teacher (RYT) certification in 2009. In 2016, Christina took her first Yin yoga class and fell in love with the slow-paced, calming nature of the practice. After completing Yin yoga teacher training, she began teaching Yin and currently serves as Lead Yin Teacher and Mentor for Bikram Yoga North Texas. Christina is also a certified facilitator in the Integrative Amrit Method of Yoga Nidra.
In addition to teaching and sharing her love of yoga and meditation with others, Christina has worked in the non-profit sector for over a decade. She currently works with Ardent Spirit, a consulting firm that supports non-profit executives in fulfilling their organizational missions. Christina has extensive experience in grant management and program planning, implementation, and facilitation of Chronic Disease and Diabetes Self-Management Programs, A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns about Falls, Aging Mastery Program, and Blue Zones Project Purpose Workshops. She also serves as a Stephen Minister for White’s Chapel United Methodist Church. Previously, she worked with Sixty & Better, United Way of Tarrant County, and Area Agency on Aging of Tarrant County, Texas.
Christina is a Doctoral Candidate pursuing her Ph.D. in Leadership and Gerontology from Concordia University Chicago and holds a Master of Science in Long-Term Care, Senior Housing, and Aging Services from University of North Texas and a Bachelor of Arts from The University of Texas at Austin.