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    11/11/2019 01:30 PM      02:45 PM

    This event repeats every week on Monday and Thursday for 50 occurrences


    Pilates at the Haven is much more than Just a mat class! Now... On 4 weekday mornings- M &Th., 8:30-9:45, & W & F., 10- 11:15 a.m.
          "A more appropriate title might be "Body in Motion." In addition to Classical Pilates and Yoga stretches, Exploratory Movement exercises are included in the format to add a therapeutic dimension. "As we age we all become imperfect; due to injuries, surgeries, emotional traumas, diseases and/or simply preferring one side of our body over the other. Doing fast, strenuous, repetitious movements serve to reinforce these asymmetries creating greater imbalances & eventually pain. Thus, therapeutic movement is included in the class format, to slow down and heighten our awareness of the body and how we are moving. We do mat Pilates during the last portion of the class, after performing wall, ball, walking, balancing, and weight sequences. Each class incorporates a diverse format for overall muscular strength, flexibility, balance, core strength, coordination, awareness, grace & good posture. All classes hold everyone's attention as they are a creative mix of a broad repertoire of possibilities."- Suzanne Clare, Certified Pilates Instructor.   So,,,if you're looking to have a hard work-out & nothing more, Pilates at the Haven is not for you. Or if you're seeking all slow and relaxing movements, these classes too, will not suit you. However, if you're looking for a good work-out, to experience lots of diversity and to become more aware and precise in how you move... You found your class and you're welcome to join us!   Student Comments- "I come to class as I like having a teacher to look at me & correct what I'm doing. When I exercise on my own, I don't do anything new. Too, I know I need to be doing whatever I'm doing totally right to be good for my body. I've learned in class it's all about presence and form."- Alie M.- Pilates student of 6+ years.
    "Pilates is a wake-up call for my body. It's like we begin doing something new & my body says "Wow, I forgot that I use to be able to move in this way." Suzanne has shown me how often when I think I'm doing something correctly, I may not be moving in the right way, but moving in a way that's become habit & which I'm not aware of at all. Pilates has brought me back in touch with my body, and it feels great."- Julie A., a student who just began her 6th month of classes.
    " Pilates is a great work-out. It's keeping me strong & fit, which is especially what I want as I'm aging. I'm now 76 years old & sure don't want to lose it." -Judy S., Pilates student for 3+ years, who devotedly comes 2 x weekly.
    "I love and enjoy your classes. Find it "complete" and "balanced". Flexibility, strength and grace. Thank you."- Beba M.. a Panamanian student who really fits with the format as she was a gymnast when young.

    Ongoing Group Classes are on 4 Weekday mornings- Mondays and Thursdays, 8:30- 9:45 a.m. & on Wednesdays and Fridays, 10- 11:15 a,m.  Classes held in the beautiful Yoga/Pilates Studio at the Haven. Private Classes- for those not into group exercise or who want special attention- are also available.   Individual classes are $9 each for residents & $10 for tourists & guests. Two packages are available for everyone- 4 classes for $30 & an unlimited class package for $72; both to be taken within a month. All props- including mats, magic circles, stretchy bands, light hand weights & different size balls- are provided. However, do bring a Yoga mat if you have one to be guaranteed two for comfort, as we go down to the floor.
    Begin anytime!
    "Having been an instructor & passionate about movement for many years in many ways, I've learned Our Body/Mind has a multitude of needs as we age. To work toward filling these needs, the Pilates classes at the Haven are very diverse & an eclectic mix of several modalities." -Suzanne Clare, Certified Pilates instructor at the Haven, teaching movement & exercise for 27+ years, a former Lic. Massage Therapist for 30 years and a Certified Yoga Therapist since 1991.
    Interested, but have questions? Email Suzanne Clare, Certified Pilates Instructor, at suzeclare@gmail.com
    Looking Forward to Seeing to See You soon!

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    11/11/2019 02:30 PM      03:30 PM

    This event repeats every week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday until 12/30/2020


    GENTLE HATHA YOGA
    Monday, Wednesday & Friday
    9:30 am -- 10:30 am
    $6.00 / class
    “Community Class” — held in at Boulder 54 in downtown Boquete*
    A Hatha Yoga class that is gentle, slow and great for beginners or students who prefer a more relaxed style. As this class develops it is able to be custom-tailored to the group’s needs in the spirit of traditional yoga where asanas (poses) were ‘prescribed’ for various conditions (ie, back pain, tight shoulders, and a multitude of other aliments / afflictions.) … Hence, the more you attend practice — and provide feedback — the more supportive and deep the practice will become. This has been Yoga Boquete’s most popular class!
    * Boulder 54 is located in Bajo Boquete, in the Oasis Hotel.  Directions from the park: Follow the road over the bridge, turn right, and you will see the Oasis Hotel / Boulder 54 on your right...   There is plenty of parking in the lot.   Come on in.  🙂  
    Join community yoga classes … and do your body good!
     
    http://www.yogaboquete.com
    Questions?  Contact Joy Alexander at 6426-0843, or Email
     
     

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    11/11/2019 03:00 PM      04:00 PM

    This event repeats every week on Monday for 25 occurrences



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    11/11/2019 09:00 PM      10:00 PM

    This event repeats every week on Monday and Wednesday until 12/30/2020


    SLOW FLOW
    Monday & Wednesday: 4:00 pm
    Instructor: Suzanne Dufresne
    CLASS DESCRIPTION:   Designed to build strength and flexibility, Vinyasa ("Flow") means breath to movement -- a moving meditation.
    Class begins with a short meditation to connect to your breath. As we begin to move through each pose we keep the focus on breath and alignment. This class improves focus, balance and flexibility all while building strength. Work at your own pace and intensity to a fun and challenging sequence.
    Class is for All Levels, therefore you choose the intensity of each pose. Modifications will be offered to make class accessible to all levels as well as variations to make the pose more challenging.
    PRICE: Residents: $8.00 / Visitors: $10.00; mats and props provided.
    All classes are 60 minutes.
    LOCATION: A variety of yoga classes are held throughout the week in The Haven, Boquete's premiere spa & resort, located in Bajo Boquete.  The HAVEN SPA is located in Bajo Boquete. When entering town, look for the "Haven Spa" signs... the Haven is located just off the main road, tucked away in a blissful, natural setting. The Yoga Studio at has wooden floors, full length windows, and garden views. 
    INSTRUCTOR: Suzanne Dufresne 
    Suzanne is a certified Yoga Therapist and Reiki Practitioner.  She offers a variety of classes from Slow Flow (mindful movements that build strength and flexibility) and Vinyasa Yoga (challenging flow that takes you out of your comfort zone and deeper into your practice) She will encourage you to work at your level of intensity and help you modify to make the practice accessible to all.  
    Whether she is teaching Yin or Vinyasa Yoga, her smart sequencing makes each class therapeutic and healing for her students. Suzanne loves to design her classes based on what her students need and request.  Her greatest joy of teaching is witnessing the transformation of her students.   
    Suzanne is the owner of Namaste Boquete.  Follow her on Facebook for all her offerings or Instagram @yogisuz
     

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