with Maria Williquette
Saturday, September 15th (12:30-5:30pm)
at Sellwood Yoga
$60 before September 1st, $75 after
Please join Maria for this special half day workshop designed to deepen your ability to connect with self, with others, and with spirit. Maria blends current scientific knowledge about the nervous system with attachment theory from the field of psychology and infuses this intellectual information with deep practice and philosophy from yoga. Expect thoughtful movement perfect for all levels of practitioners, ample time for meditation and self reflection, and some group work to practice being in connection with others.
Instructor — Maria Williquette
Maria Williquette is a yoga teacher and psychotherapist who has just relocated to Portland from Seattle. She has been teaching yoga with an emphasis on using yoga therapeutically for 9 years and she frequently teaches workshops about using yoga as a tool for healing. Maria also leads 3 yoga retreats annually, 2 in the Pacific Northwest and a 10 day yoga retreat in beautiful Goa, India.
Although more days than not Maria can be found practicing and teaching yoga, she is also an avid gardener, reader, hiker, and world traveler. While traveling, Maria has studied yoga in places as diverse as Argentina, South Africa, India, and Nepal and has completed two 200 hr yoga teacher trainings and extensive ongoing education (currently enrolled in a 500 hr training). Maria holds a Master’s Degree in counseling psychology and had a private practice in Seattle. Now she is taking some time off from therapy to enjoy being a new mom! It is Maria’s passion to combine the wisdom of yoga with the study of psychology to create a therapeutic and deeply healing yoga practice.
As a teacher, Maria embodies depth and connection; joy and creativity. She will certainly arrive to class with a smile and she delights in connecting with every student who attends class with her. Both on and off the mat, Maria looks to each moment of each day for opportunities to learn and to practice gratitude.
Maria’s website is: movingforwardstayingpresent.com