Move Better. Feel Better!

Combining the wisdom of yoga practices with cutting edge neurological and bio-mechanical movement techniques

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LIVE CLASSES ON ZOOM

COMMUNITY CLASS
Sundays 5:15pm – 6:30 PDT, 2:15pm – 3:30 HST

THE MOVEMENT LAB
Wednesdays 1pm – 2:30 PDT, 10am – 11:30 HST (by permission – email for details)

HEALTHY MOVEMENT
Thurs. 10:15am – 11:30 PDT, 7:15am – 8:30 HST

MONTHLY MEMBERSHIP PLAN

The Community for Healthy Movement is a monthly membership plan for those of you who would like to participate regularly in the Sunday Community Class and receive more in-depth instruction and/or more virtual interaction with me and other movement practitioners. Find out more here. Members enter here.

MOVING WITH SCOLIOSIS CLASS
Wednesday 7:00-8:15am HST, 10:00-11:15 PDT
First 15 minutes are for questions and discussion.

Practice multiple movement modalities including
including Postural Yoga, The Schroth Method, Pilates, Feldenkrais, Restorative Exercise, and Z-Health Neurological-Based Movement Training. Monthly Members enter here.

CONTACT ME

Set up a private lesson with me via Zoom, FaceTime or Skype, or send me any yoga related thoughts, questions or comments. Mahalo.
Phone: (510) 919-3667
Email: yoga@raziyoga.com

“What is Yoga?” is a question that I have contemplated on and off for many years. Many people have attempted to give an authoritative answer. Today I prefer to keep this question open

The question that I am more interested in asking and coming up with at least a partial answer is, “What am I teaching?”

In the summer of 2019, I had a few powerful experiences that sent me on a rollercoaster of emotions about my role as a movement instructor. At moments, I felt like I didn’t have anything to share (imposter syndrome) and at other times I felt like there was so much I wanted to teach all day…

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I almost always end my movement classes with the word “Namaste.” About 15 years ago I briefly explored using different words or phrases. I wasn’t sure that using this salutation was culturally appropriate. From the beginning of my yoga teaching, I was aware of the fine line between cultural appreciation and cultural appropriation. I came to the conclusion that saying “Namaste” was a fine way to honor my teachers and their lineages and I became comfortable with that decision. However, I have never felt comfortable calling myself a ‘Yogi.’

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For the past few years, I’ve been searching for a new name for my website. I felt uncomfortable with the term yoga and I didn’t like having my name be central.

I came up with some different names including:

Aligned and Playful Movement
The Movement Well
Micromovement for a Macro Life
Move Better, Feel Better, Live Better

Because nothing seemed quite right, I decided to stick with RAZIYOGA until I could find something better. While I love teaching, marketing and building a brand are not my strong suits.

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