Yoga is an ancient method for achieving liberation and enlightenment. Today we appreciate its potential for cultivating inner peace as well as physical strength, balance, and flexibility. Yoga includes a number of practices which the research is showing to be beneficial to health and wellbeing. Tracy Ochester, PsyD, RYT is a registered yoga teacher who offers private or semi-private (group) yoga lessons in conjunction with the Midwest Alliance for Mindfulness. She has training and experience in practicing and teaching general hatha yoga as well as mindful yoga, yoga nidra, ashtanga yoga, ashtanga yoga for addictions, and trauma informed yoga.
Yoga has been my doorway into mindfulness and compassion, making stillness more accessible, opening my awareness into inner experience, expanding self-knowledge, and teaching me to love unconditionally. – Tracy Ochester, PsyD
Once we gain insight, ceasing to identify with that which is not the true self, we are free.
– Yoga Sutras of Patanjali