The feeling is different this time. Not the unfocused anticipation, not excitement, more of a feeling of neutral ambivalence. A pondering of why I would leave my kids again for such a long time. They are much more self-sufficient this time around. My son drives, my daughter is in her first year of high school. Their days will be filled with daily routines that come with the school year. My daughter will be getting her braces removed while I’m away – I won’t be the first one to see her new smile. My son’s college acceptances are rolling in and I won’t be there to read them with him.
But India calls to me one more time. The warm weather, the noise, colors and cows that only India can bring me awaits. I look forward to spying Guruji’s practice and listening to Prashantji’s esoteric views on ‘yog’. I look forward to learning from the little fiery one, Abhijita as Guruji interjects from the sidelines.
About EssentialYoga Studio
Roberta Dell'Anno E-RYT 500, Certified Yoga for Scoliosis Trainer
Owner EssentialYoga Studio.
Roberta has been practicing yoga since 1988 and teaching yoga since 2004. She has studied extensively under master yoga teachers Patricia Walden, Zoë Stewart, Sri Arun H.S., Elise Browning Miller, and others. She completed a two year Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training program with Sr. Iyengar Teacher, Peentz Dubble in June 2017.
Roberta has studied yoga at the Ramamani Iyengar Yoga Memorial Institute in Pune, India during June 2011, February 2014, attended Abhijata's 2-week intensive in Pune, India, December 2016 and BKS Iyengar's Centenary 10-day intensive taught by Prashantji & Geetaji, December 2018.
She completed training and certification with Elise Browning Miller as a 'Yoga for Scoliosis' instructor in 2014, completed a 500 hour Hatha Yoga Certification program with AURA Wellness Center in 2005 and is registered with Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 500. She has been a Certified Meditation Teacher since June 2007 and an Usui Reiki Practitioner since 1989.
The studio provides individual & specialized privates, semi-privates, group private sessions, and yoga workshops. Roberta conducts local and out of town workshops. She specializes in yoga for scoliosis and back care. She uses props to help students and teachers of all levels transform their backbends, twists, standing and seated postures, as well as inversions like sarvangasana (shoulderstand).
She also works with individuals who have physical challenges, specifically individuals with Multiple Sclerosis, CMT, Parkinson's Disease, scoliosis, and amputees in private, semi-private and group sessions.
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