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       Rock Hill: 111 Caldwell St, Suite 101 Rock Hill | SC 29730 | 803-366-YOGA (9642)   

 

Power Vinyasa


This class is taught by:

Sara Cain-da Costa

Owner, E-RYT200 CEP & Health Coach

Sara is a Yoga Alliance Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher through the Asheville Yoga Center. She has been teaching yoga in studios, gyms, boardrooms, classrooms, parks, ballfields, basketball courts, and more in the Charlotte metro region since 2000. She was also the first Steele Creek area and Fort Mill, SC Power Yoga instructor.  She guides the 200 hour teacher training program for Samdhaana Yoga.

Sara's personal yoga practice started in 1998 as a holistic approach to healing from a traumatic life event. She quickly realized that yoga is a great physical workout but also also a tool to use for life long healing. She has a background and certifications teaching Power, Vinyasa, Yin, Gentle, Prenatal, and kids yoga.  In addition, she's a certiified Yoga Warrior International teacher allowing her to bring the practice of yoga to our active duty and veteran soldiers suffering from PTSD.  She has created yoga programming for Fortune 500 Corporations, Girl Talk Foundation, Girls on the Run, HQ4 Baseball, Clippers Baseball, iCoachurun, Velocity Sports, summer camps, youth and adult athletes, elementary and middle schools, and more.

In addition to yoga, she is a Certified Health Coach through the Institute of Integrative Nutrition.  She also has over 18 years of former corporate leadership experience in Human Resources.  

Sara's style is positive and empowering; she encourages students to grow by finding the calm at their physical edge. She is committed to practicing and sharing the benefits of yoga, fitness, health, and wellness!

email sara@synergyyogawellness.com

Lydia Martin

Lydia began her yoga journey in April of 2013. Looking for a low impact form of exercise, yoga seemed to be the perfect option. As a former ballet dancer, she needed a form of movement that was gentle on the joints, but still expressive, and she fell in love with yoga right away. Her journey with yoga coincided with the opening of Synergy Yoga and Wellness and it was a perfect fit straightaway. After 2 years of almost daily yoga classes she decided to embark on yoga teacher training with Sara Cain Da Costa and Michele Tampa Hoag through the 200 Hour Samdhaana Training created by Melody White of Sacred Space in Mt. Airy, NC. Lydia graduated from teacher training in April 2016 and has been teaching ever since. Lydia's love of arm balances, deep stretch and creative flows brings a well rounded funky spark to her classes. Expect encouragement, a challenge and a fun playlist when coming to her class! Visit her on Instagram @takenoprisoners42 for yoga challenges and inspiration!

Patty P. Perez

RYT 200
Born and raised in Miami, FL, Patty first discovered yoga in college in 2005. It wasn't until after the birth of her first child that she became passionate about nutrition and overall wellness. She went back to yoga and graduated from the Skanda Yoga 200 hour teacher training in 2012. Skanda yoga is a breath-inspired, alignment-based, power vinyasa style of practice. Her classes are dynamic, with emphasis on the breath and alignment, both part of the Skanda principles. Patty loves to challenge people to grow in their practice and go places they never knew they could. She has a passion for making a difference in peoples' lives and guiding them to be the Divine Light that we all are.

Becca Bond

Becca strives to bring the yoga magic to her classes that as many of us know is so much more than a physical practice. She believes that yoga is always happening both on and off the mat and tries to be living yoga by honoring all of the 8 branches of yoga. After discovering yoga at the age of 15 when signing up for a Hatha class, a seed was planted and the journey began. Throughout her life, she would drift back to yoga during times that she needed healing. After her daughter was born in 2007, she became dedicated and regular in her practice, taking yoga retreats to deepen her understanding of yoga, as well spending time in the studio and cultivating a home practice. It wasn't until 2015 that she answered the calling to earn her teaching certification. The stars aligned and she was able to complete the course through Asheville Yoga Center for her 200 hour certification. She considers herself a student for life and strives to always delve deeper into the tradition.
Becca infuses heart and intuition into the intentional flow classes that she leads. Expect to play, open and feel things in her classes at Synergy.

 

Lisa G. Gajdzis

Lisa received her 200 hour ryt certification May 2016 in Samdhaana yoga studying under Sara Cain-DaCosta and Michele Tampa-Hoag. She has always been active having a background in dance, music and theater. She received her Bachelor of arts degree in music and theater education through Ferrum College, and also has certifications in Music Together and Kindermusik . She developed her love of practicing yoga after her daughter was born and found the multiple benefits that yoga provided, not only physically but for the mind and spirit. Lisa truly believes that yoga is an intimate relationship between you and your body, once you develop that relationship, you can foster and create compassionate challenges for yourself. Lisa teaches Mindful Hot Flow, Mixed Vinyasa, Lunch Flow and Kids Yoga.
Warm
Discover the "Power" and strength within you! This is a vigorous class which builds heat and stamina through sun salutations, linking stronger poses and sequences. This class is created to carry those who have a strong existing intermediate to advanced yoga practice through a series of poses and sequences that lead up to taking peak postures, if desired. Class emphasizes the principles of forward folds, core strengthening, and twists. We also include inversions, arm balances, and/or back bends. Stillness is offered through Deep Stretch floor poses and relaxation will round out the class for a balanced experience mind, body, and spirit. Best suited for those with a basic knowledge of the poses and a Vinyasa practice.  A great precursor to this is Foundations, Basic Vinyasa, or Intermediate Vinyasa.

 


Upcoming classes:

  • Mon May 22 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm with Sara Cain-da Costa
    at Synergy Yoga Rock Hill
  • Tue May 23 6:30 am - 7:30 am with Lydia Martin
    at Synergy Yoga Rock Hill
  • Tue May 23 9:30 am - 10:45 am with Patty P. Perez
    at Synergy Yoga Rock Hill
  • Wed May 24 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm with Becca Bond
    at Synergy Yoga Rock Hill
  • Thu May 25 6:30 am - 7:30 am with Lisa G. Gajdzis
    at Synergy Yoga Rock Hill
  • Thu May 25 8:15 am - 9:30 am with Lisa G. Gajdzis
    at Synergy Yoga Rock Hill
  • Sat May 27 10:15 am - 11:30 am with Tammy Calvin
    at Synergy Yoga Rock Hill
  • Tue May 30 6:30 am - 7:30 am with Lydia Martin
    at Synergy Yoga Rock Hill
  • Tue May 30 9:30 am - 10:45 am with Patty P. Perez
    at Synergy Yoga Rock Hill