Nourishing Flow (All Levels)

This class is taught by:

Marci Becker

Marci was first introduced to yoga by a friend. She was a single mom with 2 young children and a full time job with a lot of responsibilities. Yoga become a nourishing sanctuary for her. She was typically a frazzled mess when she showed up at yoga class and in that hour was transformed into a blissful state that made her a better mother, employee, colleague, and friend. 
She grew up in Terre Haute, Indiana and moved to Bloomington in 2004, calling this beautiful community home ever since. 
Marci is RYT-200 certified through CITYOGA School of Yoga and Health, Indianapolis. She teaches Hatha and Hatha Flow. She likes that the simple structure of these classes helps make it accessible to a range of people. Beginners and advanced alike will benefit and enjoy these classes. 
To anyone walking into her class for the first time, Marci would want to say "Welcome! I'm so glad you're here. Don't be worried; yoga is for EVERYONE and I can't wait to share its benefits with you" 
Her favorite pose changes over time but is currently pigeon because she has experienced hip injuries and it's one of the tools she's using to heal. 
When asked what season she would be, Marci replied Spring. She loves the rebirth and renewal that happens in the springtime. Yoga practice represents the same to me!

Matece Skow

Matece Skow, E-RYT500 has spent her career fostering compassionate growth and deep relaxation for students and clients. A bodyworker and yoga teacher for 15+ years, she is experienced in facilitating safe and nurturing environments for transformation of body and heart. She wanted to learn techniques to keep her body strong and flexible and she wanted to learn stretches that would help her clients improve their quality of life.

Originally from a small town in Iowa, she lived in Bloomington for 7 years in her early 20s, then the South San Francisco Bay Area for 8 years where she taught yoga, before returning once again to Bloomington.

Matece is E-RYT 500 with Yoga Alliance. Her first 200 hours of training were with Sivananda and her 500 hour training was with Mark Stephens. She has conducted many more hours of training with Maty Ezraty, Paul Grilley, Sarah Powers, Max Strom, Judith Lasater among others.

Matece teaches a wide range of yoga styles from Restorative and Yoga Nidra to Yin, Gentle and Vinyasa Flow. She also teaches workshops, leads retreats, and leads trainings on yoga and bodywork.

Although it is challenging to choose a favorite pose since they all serve different purposes, her favorite would be Sukhasana, Easy Pose. This is the seated pose she takes while in meditation, which is the foundation of all her personal yoga practice and teachings.

If someone walked into her class for the first time, Matece would say “Whatever has brought you in the door; you are in the right place. Yoga is a powerful tool for transformation, not only for your physical body, but for all parts of yourself. IT is a lot like a dance and so take it easy on yourself at first. Approach your practice with a beginner’s mind and don’t force the body to go where it doesn’t want to. Practice loving kindness with yourself in the beginning and always in your yoga practice.”

When asked what season Matece would be, she chose winter. She missed winter desperately when she lived in California. She loves the quiet of a winter snowfall, the necessity of getting cozy and warm and the stillness of the season.

Starting with breath and intention, this class flows gracefully into standing poses spiced up with some core work and strengthening poses to prepare you for inspired openings on the floor. All levels; this class meets you where you are. 

Upcoming classes:

  • Mon Jul 24 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Marci Becker
  • Mon Jul 31 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Matece Skow
  • Mon Aug 07 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Matece Skow
  • Mon Aug 14 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Matece Skow
  • Mon Aug 21 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Matece Skow
  • Mon Aug 28 9:00 am - 10:00 am with Matece Skow