Dana Slamp

HOMETOWN:

Washington State

PHILOSOPHY

Dana’s adventurous classes encourage moving from your center, overcoming fear, and the courage to love oneself. She wishes for her students to experience the truth in their way - be it though a vigorous physical practice, music, restorative yoga, or meditation.

CLASSES AT PURE

Yoga Therapy, Vinyasa

EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS

7 Years, Pure Yoga Senior Teacher and Mentor, E-RYT 50, Prenatal Yoga, Restorative Yoga

MENTORS

Georgia from Bikram

BEFORE YOGA

Writer and Actor



Dana Slamp instructs the following:
  • Slow Flow Meditation (1/2)
  • Take it slow with this gentle, but deep approach to Vinyasa yoga. This practice links poses to breath to reveal body awareness, inner strength, and easeful opening. The later part of class includes a guided meditation for the ultimate yoga experience.

  • 100 hour Prema Yoga Therapeutics Essentials
  • With Guest Teachers Dr. Loren Fishman, Erica Mather, Stephanie Ervin, and Chris Chen

    Explore how a yoga & meditation practice can significantly support health and wellness. Learn the science and physiology behind the "down-regulating" aspects of restorative yoga, Hatha, meditation, slow flow, and pranayama. "Scan" the body to improve symmetry and manage pain, to alter postures when in recovery, and to practice mindfully as you age. Modify your practice and teaching mindfully in chair yoga, rope wall work, and propping. Learn ancient, evidence-informed techniques to reduce anxiety and depression, as well as how adjust teaching and practice when an injury of disease is present. Perfect for yoga teachers, therapists, and yoga enthusiasts alike.


    Prema Therapeutics Description.
    Hatha Yoga:
    • Review anatomy, detailing how to prevent injuries in yoga.
    • Teaching beginners.
    • Adjusting yoga for back care, joint health, and proper alignment.
    • Chair Yoga sequencing for various injuries or conditions.
    • Rope wall yoga.
    • Adapting the practice for weight management, arthritis, common injuries, the effects of aging, and more.

    Pranayama, Philosophy, Meditations, and Musical Therapy:
    • The science of breathing.
    • The psychology of the chakra system.
    • The path of health and wellness in the Yoga Sutras.
    • Addressing anxiety, depression, auto-immune deficiency disorders, and other modern ailments.
    • Meditations for balance and wellness

    Restorative Yoga, Slow Flow, and Yin/Yang:
    • The science of immunity
    • Adjustments and sequencing.
    • Acupressure points for massage and energetic flow.
    • Meditations for mental balance and setting proper boundaries.
    • Sequencing for ease and sustainability.
    • How to create a calm and meditative flow.
    • How to build heat within a limited range of motion.
    • Avoiding injuries.

    Ayurveda:
    • How to use the doshas (body/personality types) diagnostically in practice and teaching.
    • Adjusting the yoga practice for time of year, time of day, and time of life.
    • Bringing your practice off the mat in a practical, holistic way.

     
    ABOUT THE TEACHERS
    Dana Slamp (ERYT500) has been honored to teach at Pure since its first year in the U.S. She's studied with the Sonic Yoga ladies (vinyasa), Gurmukh (prenatal), Guru Dharam (yoga therapy), Dharma Mittra (asana and meditation classes), and Dana Flynn (500 hour certification). She continues to sing, create, write, and present at national conferences. Whatever the style of yoga, she seeks to empower the students to relish their lives and participate in their own healing.

    Jon Witt is E-RYT 500hour, and has joyously shared the healing benefits of Hatha yoga internationally for the past ten years. After teaching in Asia for six years he resides teaching at Pure Yoga NYC."I am privileged to have learned from remarkable souls who I believe who have been blessed by the grace of god”.

    SCHEDULE
    February 3 - February 26, 2017

    Fridays | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Saturdays | 9:00am - 6:00pm 
    Sundays | 10:00am - 8:00pm 

    REQUIRED TEXT

    • Yoga Sutra's of Patanjali - please read the first two "padas" before training.
    • The Heart of Yoga - by Desikachar
    • Prema Therapeutics Essentials Manual

    SUGGESTED TEXT

    • Relax and Renew by Judith Lasseter
    • Yoga for Emotional Balance by Bo Forbes.

    PRICE

    • Members | $1250
    • Non Members | $1500
    • Pure Yoga Grads | $1100
    PREMA COURSE CREDENTIALS
    • Count towards 500 hour Certification from Pure Yoga (pending approval)
    • Are required to complete Prema Yoga Institute 800 hour Yoga Therapy Certification Course
    • May be transferred for graduate credits at Saybrook University, upon acceptance
    • May provide CEU's for nurses and psychologists, upon request

  • Prema Vinyasa (Open)
  • Prema Vinyasa is a heart class for your body, mind, and spirit. Each class includes cardio activity from vinyasa flow and exciting inversion postures, plus accessible meditation and chanting - all proven to improve heart health. Practice lowering your heart rate in breath work to manage stress and improve immune functioning. Prema = Love.

  • Hot Vinyasa (2)
  • Taught in the heated room, this style works through poses and sequences linked to breath. Sequencing will vary with instructor philosophy in this vigorous and fluid approach to yoga.

  • Yin/Yang (1)
  • This class begins with a fiery Yang(Vinyasa) practice to build heat in the body. This heat prepares the body to then melt deeply into 30 minutes of Yin yoga (restorative, deep release).

  • Prema Vinyasa (2)
  • Prema Vinyasa is a heart class for your body, mind, and spirit. Each class includes cardio activity from vinyasa flow and exciting inversion postures, plus accessible meditation and chanting - all proven to improve heart health. Practice lowering your heart rate in breath work to manage stress and improve immune functioning. Prema = Love.

  • Prema Vinyasa (2/3)
  • Prema Vinyasa is a heart class for your body, mind, and spirit. Each class includes cardio activity from vinyasa flow and exciting inversion postures, plus accessible meditation and chanting - all proven to improve heart health. Practice lowering your heart rate in breath work to manage stress and improve immune functioning. Prema = Love.

  • Restorative (Open)
  • Restorative yoga is a deeply relaxing way of practicing yoga. Given props, the student achieves poses without much muscular strength, facilitating deep release in the connective tissue and calming the nervous system. Teachers may offer a meditative focus