Extra Gentle Mat & Chair Yoga with Alison

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Extra Gentle Mat & Chair Yoga with Alison

Gentle yoga with Movement Artist-in-Residence Alison Waldman, RYT-200, weekly on Thursdays at 6pm ET. Session is Jan 12 - Mar 30, 2023

By The Georgetown Lombardi Arts and Humanities Program

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Date and time

January 12 · 3pm - March 30 · 3:45pm PST



About this event

The Georgetown Lombardi Arts & Humanities Program invites you to unite in rest in a weekly virtual yoga community.

This gentle, adaptive yoga class incorporates breathing and mindfulness with seated and optional standing postures at a slow and welcoming pace for students of all levels. Bring your corners, curves, and curiosities and be ready to be warmly welcomed into our community. Class is virtual and free and takes place on Zoom.


This class is for anyone who is interested in moving their body as part of a welcoming, adaptive global community. Come as you are and practice from a mat, chair, or wheelchair. We especially welcome healthcare workers and hospital staff.


Class is 45 minutes long. Class takes place on Thursdays at 6pm ET January 12- March 30, 2023. Zoom login and other info will become available upon registration.


Class is led from the mat and chair, with variations for wheelchair. This class is closed captioned and taught through a trauma-informed lens.


This program is hosted by the Georgetown Lombardi Arts & Humanities Program at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C.

Meet your instructor: Alison Waldman, RYT-200, y4C, AY

Alison Waldman (she/her) is a Movement Artist-in-Residence at the Arts & Humanities Program at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) in Washington, D.C. where she has lead wellness programs and dance encounters for patients and providers since 2016. Her playful and practical sessions celebrate and empower diversity in bodies and abilities with a sharp focus on equity and accessibility. Alison is certified in Accessible Yoga and Yoga for Cancer. She works in healthcare settings to facilitate relationship building and redefine resilience through the arts. Watch Alison's TEDx Talk: Why we should be dancing with our doctors

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