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Absolutely Yoga is an original series that brings the benefits of yoga right to your home. Are you looking to reduce stress and fatigue while increasing your wellbeing? Then please join us for class- streaming online and shown daily on HCAM.
Each episode is hosted by a certified yoga instructor from Absolute Yoga in Hopkinton, MA. The series includes 50-minute and 30-minute episodes. Each show has a different theme- from “Opening Your Hips” to “Building Core Strength”. There are more advanced practices for those who are regular students of yoga and there are basic yoga shows for those who are just beginning or looking to refine their practice. In all of our classes, modifications are offered and every viewer is invited to practice at his or her own pace. Some prior yoga experience is helpful for getting the most comfort, safety and benefit from the show.
In addition, Absolutely Yoga has “Prenatal Yoga” and we’re very excited to be adding “Kids Yoga” soon. Our latest addition includes our “Yoga Time Out”: a 3-5 minute break from your day. Each of these segments will invite you to slow down and be present. It’s amazing what just a few minutes of yoga can do for you!
Absolutely Yoga will invite you to increase your strength and flexibility, encourage deeper breathing, and promote mindfulness that will carry you through your day.
Absolutely Yoga is brought to in collaboration
with the Absolute Yoga Studio. Absolute Yoga features a program of Yoga and Yoga/Pilates classes for beginner, intermediate, and advanced-level students, Pre/Postnatal Yoga and Family Yoga. Learn more about the studio at AbsoluteYoga.net.
Jaime Brault is a certified yoga teacher through Yogafit. She continues her education and training through Yogafit and other yoga conferences and workshops. In her classes, Jaime focuses on the yoga behind the poses such as the breath and mind/body connection. Her personal yoga practice has inspired many aspects of her life from her health and fitness to her parenting and relationships. Since she began her teacher training, sharing her passion for yoga has become a passion in itself.
Ellen Dougherty, E-R.Y.T. is a certified yoga instructor through FRA (Fitness Resource Associates, Inc.) where she studied under Judy Baker. She is a Registered Yoga Teacher (R.Y.T.) through Yoga Alliance. She has been practicing yoga for more than 15 years and instructing students at Absolute Yoga since 2003. She incorporates her years of practice into a blend of teaching styles for her students. Ellen teaches a vinyasa-flow yoga that incorporates Iyengar, Ashtanga, and Viniyoga. Her goal is to teach students at all levels to reduce stress, while improving strength, flexibility and balance. She currently teaches in Hopkinton, Westborough, and Southborough. She also volunteered as a yoga instructor at Hopkinton’s Serenity House. Ellen is a mother of two and previously worked as a systems analyst.
Amy Harper is a certified yoga instructor through FRA (Fitness Resource Associates, Inc.) and certified children's yoga instructor through Garden of Healing under Maureen Spencer. She has practiced various styles of yoga for 10 years including Iyengar, Ashtanga, and Viniyoga. She currently teaches in Hopkinton, Franklin and Westboro. She has 26 years of dance experience in Ballet and Jazz and has taught dance classes for children and adults.
Ally Scrivens, R.Y.T. was introduced to yoga while an undergrad in Vermont. She eventually settled in Boston and began training which culminated in a Master’s level licensed mental health counselor specializing in expressive therapies. She began using art, music and movement to aid others through mental health difficulties and found the integral benefits of yoga for her own self care as well as for the benefit of others. Yoga is the perfect balance for connection to the mind, body, and mindful awareness of the connection. She was further inspired to expand her yogic path while working on a women’s mental health unit and took a leave to become trained as a 200-RYT, certified in Vinyasa Flow Yoga. The training in Costa Rica under the teachings of Jacqueline Heisle, incorporated the physical, emotional, and combined whole self approach to self improvement.
Kristine Maselli, R.Y.T. (Owner) founded Absolute Yoga in 2001 to pursue her passion in bringing wellness and yoga to others. She has built and evolved the studio into an environment where students of all fitness and experience levels feel comfortable developing their yoga practice. Kristine excels at introducing yoga to new students as well as assisting current students to deepen their practice and take it to the next level. Kristine is a Registered Yoga Teacher (R.Y.T.) through Yoga Alliance, is a member of Mass Yoga, and holds the AFAA Group Fitness and Personal Trainer Certifications, and PhysicalMind's Pilates Mat and YogaFit Level One's designations.