Santosha Instructors

Lisa Nelson Brandon, RYT

Lisa believes in the power of yoga to transform the way we move through the world. She concentrates on alignment and helping students find a greater sense of ease and happiness in their bodies. Her refreshing style blends traditional hatha and modern flow to create a class experience that is both accessible and uplifting.

Lisa has 25 years experience in the fitness industry and has been teaching yoga since 2000. She completed her 200 hour RYT with Alignment Yoga in Madison, Wisconsin and also holds certifications from the Aerobics and Fitness Associations of America and the Arthritis Foundation.

When not in the studio, Lisa might be found enjoying time with her son, singing, advocating for local sustainably-produced food or enjoying the outdoors.

Gentle Yoga

Lisa Nelson Brandon

Take advantage of this opportunity to slow down and send a little love to your feet, shoulders and lower back with this grounding, supportive practice.

5.3.20

:46

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Slow Flow

Lisa Nelson Brandon

A gentle slow flow to get the kinks out of your neck and shoulders and create quiet space in your heart.

4.16.20

:51

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Yin Yoga

Lisa Nelson Brandon

The universe is speaking to us. Take advantage of this opportunity to slow down, releasing chronic tension from the body and listening for deeper insights during this time of solitude and restraints.

5.9.20

1:04

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Slow Flow

Lisa Nelson Brandon

An all levels class to deepen your asana practice and help you awaken profound curiosity in times of stagnation and fear.

5.5.20

1:05

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Joyful Gentle Flow

Lisa Nelson Brandon

There is much that we cannot control, but we can decide how we will act and whether we will stay in the present moment with joy. Join Lisa for a joyful gentle flow practice to open your heart and move your body through a full range of motion.

5.30.20

:41

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Santosha Slow Flow

Lisa Nelson Brandon

Find contentment by coming to the present moment with curiosity and joy. We will use mudras and breath to help focus and inspire this slow flow practice.

5.22.20

:55

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Slow Flow

Lisa Nelson Brandon

Let It Go! Explore the concept of aparigraha as we exhale, trust our breath and step into the goodness of life.

5.19.20

:59

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Slow Flow for Anxiety

Lisa Nelson Brandon

Anxiety can create constriction and tension in the upper body and overstimulate the nervous system. Join Lisa for a practice to release tension in the back body and rib cage. Reconnect with your breath and find a more grounded way to be in your body.

9.19.20

:51

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Slow Flow

Lisa Nelson Brandon

Reclaim some inner peace. This bright, all levels practice will get you grounded, moving, and connected to your parasympathetic (calming) nervous system.

4.25.20

:56

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Gentle Yoga

Lisa Nelson Brandon

Find contentment. Explore a gentle practice to release tension throughout your body to experience santosha.

5.15.20

:40

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Back to the Mat - Slow Flow

Lisa Nelson Brandon

Whether you have been away from your mat for a while or practice regularly, this class will help you reconnect with your body and cultivate beginner's mind - a way of approaching yoga and everything else in your life with a fresh awareness and enjoyment.

8.10.20

:57

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Slow Flow

Lisa Nelson Brandon

A slow flow practice to get stagnant energy flowing, focusing on opening the side body and accessing the parasympathetic (or calming) nervous system.

4.12.20

:54

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