Katie Truskoski

Restorative Yoga. Art Education. Relief Printmaking.

Restorative Yoga is Conscious Relaxation

In Restorative Yoga, we practice connecting our physical, energetic and emotional bodies. We learn to let go of negative tension stored in the body by bringing awareness to places of holding. Awareness is cultivated by using the breath as an anchor and guide, to assist in charting the body with curiosity, openness and forgiveness. We learn to consciously relax and peel back layers of self, bringing us closer to our authentic being. Restorative Yoga is a practice that is accessible to all bodies and abilities.

In my classes, I offer a gentle, slow flow that leads to a series of floor postures that support and ground the body with props. I will guide you through postures that will allow your physical body to release, revealing tension that may lay deeper within. Join me on this journey of creating space.

To read more about the benefits of Restorative Yoga, please visit:

http://evolvemovement.com/blog/the-benefits-of-restorative-yoga

http://www.yogajournal.com/health/2527

For studies about conscious relaxation and self-healing/ preventative health care, please visit:

http://www.relaxationresponse.org/

Katie is a 200 Hour Registered Yoga Teacher with the Yoga Alliance. Further accreditations and trainings:

  • Guest Student, San Francisco Zen Center, Muir Beach, California, 2006
  • Certified Hatha Yoga Instructor, Yandara Yoga Institute, Baja, Mexico, 2007 www.yandara.com
  • Restorative Yoga Training, two day workshop with Jillian Pransky, All That Matters, Wakefield, RI, 2012 www.yogajillian.com
  • Certified Children's Yoga Instructor, 30 hours-Karma Kids Yoga, NYC, via Om Kids Yoga Center, Pawtucket, RI, 2013 www.karmakidsyoga.com
  • Minimal Props Restorative Training with Jillian Pransky, Kaia Yoga, Westport, CT, 2013        
  • Theory and Practice of Restorative Yoga workshop with Judith Lasater, Piedmont Yoga, Oakland, CA, 2013 www.piedmontyoga.com
  • Restorative Yoga and Therapeutics Teacher Training, 15 hours- Level 1 with Jillian Pransky, Yoga Works, New York, New York, 2014

Education

  • BA Art Studio, University of Rhode Island, 2003
  • BA Art History, University of Rhode Island, 2006
  • MAT- Art Education, Rhode Island College, 2015     

Art, etc.

Paper Politics is an internationally traveling political print exhibition. PM Press of Oakland, CA, published a book chronicling the exhibition in 2009. I am humbled to be a part of this project. www.pmpress.org

A small dose of effort.