Align and Flow (1)


This class is taught by:

Nora Gordon

Nora loves to take life by the reins and is passionate about health; believing our bodies have unsurpassed wisdom. She supports a sustainable model of health through food, lifestyle, spirituality and holistic medicine. Nora holds a Masters in Public Health Nutrition from the University of Minnesota and currently works to improve health equity and food justice in Minneapolis. Additionally, she is a 200hr certified yoga instructor from Big River's Yoga for Conscious Living Program and she has studied health coaching, Ayurveda and holistic nutrition sciences. Often, you can find Nora on her mat at Big River Yoga, riding her bicycle, enjoying the outdoors, getting creative in the kitchen or sipping a cup of chai tea.

Leona Starnes

Leona started practicing yoga in 2005, and received her RYT 200 hour certification through Chicago’s Yoga Now in February 2011. Leona is passionate about sharing the empowering message of yoga. Her own practice continues to get her in touch with her inner strength and knowledge, constantly reaffirming that by cultivating self-awareness and self-compassion we find our own innate power to heal. Leona teaches her students how yoga can be used to connect to their inner healer both on and off the mat. Whatever your level or reason for practicing, Leona looks forward to sharing some breath and laughter with you!

Liz Wentworth

Liz Wentworth began her exploration of the science and art of yoga about 11 years ago with a dear friend and an open heart. In 2008 Liz began her 200 hr. level training at the Yoga Center of Minneapolis and is now a certified yoga teacher with the Yoga Alliance. This journey has continued to bring new opportunities and revelations of the complexity, beauty and grace of the human body, mind, and spirit. Liz aims to teach a class that emphasizes self-trust and love, true body alignment (both inside and out), and holds the space for her student's own personal development. Her personal practice and teaching style is influenced by many people, experiences, & styles including:  Kripalu, Kundalini, Prenatal, Vinyasa flow, and dance/organic body awareness & movement.  Classes are steeped in breathwork, asana, & meditation.
A step up from beginners. Mixed level class. Focus on alignment and the breath. Poses consist of sun salutations, standing poses, twists, back bends, inversions, and seated poses. Modifications and props are provided to help students access the poses safely and effectively. Philosophy is woven into the fabric of the class to help students embody the teachings of yoga.

Upcoming classes:

  • Thu Aug 16 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Nora Gordon
  • Tue Aug 21 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Leona Starnes
  • Thu Aug 23 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Anna Pavlik
  • Tue Aug 28 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Leona Starnes
  • Thu Aug 30 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Anna Pavlik
  • Tue Sep 04 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Leona Starnes
  • Thu Sep 06 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Nora Gordon
  • Tue Sep 11 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Leona Starnes
  • Thu Sep 13 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Nora Gordon
  • Tue Sep 18 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Leona Starnes
  • Thu Sep 20 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Anna Pavlik
  • Tue Sep 25 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Liz Wentworth
  • Thu Sep 27 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Liz Wentworth
  • Tue Oct 02 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Liz Wentworth
  • Thu Oct 04 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Liz Wentworth
  • Tue Oct 09 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Liz Wentworth
  • Thu Oct 11 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Liz Wentworth
  • Tue Oct 16 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Liz Wentworth
  • Thu Oct 18 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Liz Wentworth
  • Tue Oct 23 7:30 pm - 8:40 pm with Liz Wentworth