Jill Healy-Quintard of Body and Balance guides you through the simple exercise of relaxation or Yoga Nidra.
Yoga Nidra (the waking sleep) is part of all programs I teach. This one is modified to 10 minutes to fit into a 1 hour or a 75 minute class. Yoga Nidra can be any length from 10 minutes through to as much as 2 hours. Finishing with a seated spine twist after slowly rising from side lying or rocking back and forth to sitting adding another 2 long inhales and exhales to complete this section.
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About the Author
Jill Healy-Quintard has trained and worked for more than 30 years in fitness and wellness for the body and the mind. She is highly trained and experienced having come from a dance and teaching background. Jill trained in dance as a young girl and when completing high school trained as a teacher specialising in teaching children with learning difficulties. She also studied acting and ran a drama school at the same time as moving into fitness. Dancing, teaching and acting training all play integral parts in the skilled and knowledgeable way she is able to work with all ages and fitness levels and provide a thorough program in order to bring out the best in people. Her classes are taught with her client’s health and wellness always in mind and with this she brings these skills as well as a sense of fun to all her classes. Clients always leave a class feeling energised as well as calm and relaxed after a Body and Balance total balanced workout. Classes include Pilates, Yoga, YogaPilates Fusion, Cardio Dance Fusion, ZUMBA and GROOVE Fusion and are geared for small or large groups, schools, one on one and corporate. Jill also offers Small Group Meditation and Pilates equipment classes and private sessions. Having also trained as a Remedial Massage Therapist Jill has a solid understanding of Anatomy and Physiology and holds degrees and diplomas in a number of linked fitness and wellness fields. Australian Fitness Network and Fitness Australia have awarded Jill for her long-time achievements and contribution to the Fitness Industry. Jill has registered her YogaPilates Fusion name and is running training programs for other Fitness and Wellness Professionals in courses such as Yoga for Pilates Instructors and Pilates for Yoga Instructors. Jill has had a lifelong passion for fitness and wellness believing that most issues in life can be aided or even avoided by living a fit and healthy life, she brings to each program an enormous amount of knowledge and experience.