Over the past two months I have been completing private virtual yoga classes with my instructor Katya from Power by Katya. Due to the pandemic, the classes have been completed over Zoom. Katya is at her home instructing and guiding me through the personalized class, which I complete on my yoga mat at my own condo. It’s unfortunate that we’re unable to practice at an in-person studio but the restrictions have brought forth a new found appreciation for online classes! So, here’s a rundown of my experience practicing virtually and I’ll start by saying: it’s a hit!
RELATED: 4 Parks in Toronto You Should Workout at >>>
The convenience of completing the class from home and the personalization of the class due to its one-on-one private aspect are two features that make this experience unparalleled.
I appreciate this class format because there is no prep or travel time required. I also appreciate that without any other classmates, I have no opportunity to unintentionally compare myself to other’s progress.
Through these classes, Katya gets to know my individual journey with yoga as well as any applicable personal aspects of my life I am willing to share. At the beginning of each class, Katya asks me what is going on in my life and what I would like to focus on. This week I told Katya I was feeling very bloated from a busy weekend of patios, and she was able to guide me through a class that was entirely customized to my immediate needs and helped me feel buoyant and lightweight. At the end of each class I feel at ease, strong, and renewed.
What is Yoga-Based Wellness Coaching?
The yoga-based wellness coaching that Katya offers is individual and personalized. She utilizes power yoga, meditation, and mindfulness tools to encourage her clients to level up in their minds and bodies. Katya thrives off of connection, and investing in her clients lives the way that a best friend would. She has truly has become my biggest cheerleader and celebrates my wins with as much enthusiasm (if not more!) than myself.
Power by Katya
Katya believes yoga to be the most powerful tool in healing the mind and physical body. She began offering free private yoga-based wellness coaching throughout the pandemic and will continue to do so until August. You can book your virtual yoga sessions through her Instagram @powerbykatya where she also shares pivotal daily personal development tools.