Yoga for Runners: Improve Overall Conditioning with Stretching

Yoga for Runners: Improve Overall Conditioning with Stretching with Melissa “Mati” Elstein, RYT, Esq.

Monday, May 20 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Whether you are a serious runner or a weekend jogger, it is important to balance the repetitive forward and contractile movements of running with proper stretching. Learn Yoga poses and stretches geared for runners to help you with overall conditioning and to prevent injury. Discover the power of savasana and Yoga Nidra (deep relaxation) to enhance your performance. You will come away prepared to use all these techniques in your next run. Includes Yoga: New Beginners and All Levels



Melissa “Mati” Elstein, RYT, Esq., is a certified Yoga, ballet, and Pilates mat teacher, a Tai Chi Easy™/Qigong facilitator, and a Reiki practitioner. Melissa completed teacher trainings at Integral Yoga, Rasa Yoga, the Breathing Project, Yoga Works, and Alvin Ailey Extension. She has taught Yoga and Qigong classes at Integral Yoga, the Open Center, Upper West Side Yoga and Wellness, DOROT for Seniors, Gilda’s Club for cancer patients, Visions for the Blind, and the Omega Institute.