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    In this workshop, we will discuss ways to find consistencies throughout the practice that streamlines our understanding surrounding the simplification of the complex shoulders and diversification of the seemingly easy upward stance.

    About Gianna Purcell

    Gianna is an international yoga teacher, traveling around the world leading workshops, trainings, retreats, and classes.

    As a broken gymnast, her first passion was healing her herniations and intense joint pain. As an asana champion her passion was training and discovering different modalities and techniques to help achieve deeper shapes and perspectives. As a motorcycle accident survivor her passion was living and integrating yoga into every aspect of her being no matter life’s state. As a yogini devoted to practice, her passion is to share yoga as an adaptogen; a healing modality willing to meet you where you are.

    Gianna is a USA National Yoga Asana Champion, a Bikram Yoga Certified teacher, an Ashtanga/Vinyasa E-RYT 500 hour certified teacher, and continuing education provider. With 15 years of athletic coaching and teaching experience, she teaches asana, pranayama, and meditation practices rooted in holistic movement, hatha yoga and ashtanga yoga in the light of her teachers David Swenson, Emmy Cleaves, Mary Jarvis, Swami Satchidananda, and Lord Shiva. She is a Death Doula and mortality educator and is currently studying Ayurveda at the Maharishi International University.

    Gianna started the Siddhi School of Yoga, wrote the teacher training programs for 105F, created Queer Retreats LLC, and partners with Open Lotus Retreats.

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