Day-Long Retreat: Power to The Pelvis


Day-Long Retreat: Power to The Pelvis


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Saturday, 4/27, 10am-6pm

Knowledge is power. Reclaim Yours. 

For most of it's history, yoga has been taught primarily by men, with no direct experience of a women's body. Because of this, many of the alignment principles for common postures do not take into consideration the form and function of the female pelvis.

In this daylong retreat, you'll learn about the sacred structure of the female pelvis, how to create more awareness and resilience in the pelvic floor, and how to adjust common poses and alignment principles to better fit a woman's body. 

You’ll have 2 practices with Alison to unlock the power of your pelvis. The afternoon will include special guest teacher Lori Metroka Yu , a physical therapist and pelvic floor specialist.

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Day Long Retreat Schedule

10-12am - The Form and Function of the Female Pelvis + Re-aligning Common Yoga Postures

12am - 1:30pm - guest teacher Lori Metroka Yu - Pelvic Floor 101

1:30-3pm - Brunch Break - enjoy the delicious offerings of the Fillmore District

3 - 4:00pm - Power to the Pelvis: Re-Defining Yoga for Women

4:00- 6pm -Practice - Coaxing Kundalini

About Guest Teacher Lori Metroka Yu, Physical Therapist

Lori  has been a Physical Therapist over 19 years practicing in both orthopedics and neurology.  However, Lori now specializes in Women's Health with a focus on pelvic floor dysfunctions. Since becoming a mom to twin girls through the assistance of IVF,  Lori has experienced first hand the lack of support and education for pre and post natal mothers.  Lori believes in treating the whole person not just their parts. Therefore, when working with Lori to set up your rehabilitation plan she will also be discussing with you nutrition, energy-restoring and exercise strategies that will bring relief and healing in order to restore your body back to what it was.

When Lori is not working  or being a mom she enjoys being out in nature, yoga and entertaining family and friends.

  • Bachelor of Science, Physical Therapy - Daemen College

  • Certificate of Achievement in Pelvic Physical Therapy (CAPP-Pelvic) from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)

  • Clinical Nutritionist

  • Yoga Instructor

  • CPR certified