ACCESSIBLE YOGA CLASSES IN LANSING
TheraPLAYoga IS CHANGING THE SHAPE AND VIBE OF YOGA IN LANSING
My passion is in making difficult yoga poses, confusing yoga philosophy, the science of yoga, embodied self-care, and community-care radically inclusive and truly accessible to diverse bodies, brains, abilities, AND ages.
Hi! I’m Gloria. By now, you’ve read about TheraPLAYoga and me.
Maybe we’ve hung out via zoom, chatted in social media comments, or rubbed elbows in mutually appreciated locations around greater Lansing.
If NONE of that is you… Friend, turn around and go back…
It will benefit you most, if you have a bit of background before registering for class.
Love ya… and stay tuned; ‘cuz this next little bit is for you too.
Meet, Greet & Gluten Free Treats at TheraPLAYoga during “office hours.”
Think of office hours as the real– know before you go. This is the space and time to turn curiosity to action.
Pop in, as you are, on the way to or from here and there.
Better yet! Make it an intention to come in.
Introduce yourself, tour the studio, snag a yummy gluten-free treat, call dibs on classes, and more fun stuff in the works that’s not for public consumption yet. 🤐
Office hours are subject to change as my schedule changes. It’s best to stay tuned to Facebook or Instagram for office hours details. Gluten-free treats will be whatever my son wants to make and share.
I offer affinity group classes as part of TheraPLAYoga’s optimization for neurodiversity, disability, and other aspects of a person’s lived experience.
Affirming space to nurture personal growth and engagement.
Here are some lived experiences that can benefit from therapeutic, playful yoga and that you’ll see listed in the affinity profile for accessible yoga classes.
- sensory challenges
- autism/ASD, ADHD, neurodivergence
- fine & gross motor delays/challenges
- neurological conditions- TBI, Ataxia, etc.
- speech-language challenges
- neuromuscular conditions
- intellectual & developmental disabilities
- hyper-mobility/ hyper-flexibility
- chronic stress
- hypotonia/low muscle tone
- pain, injury, or limited mobility
- wheelchair user or assisted mobility
- pediatric cancer
- autoimmune disease & chronic illness
- spine/hip injury & pain
- trauma, anxiety, depression
- health conditions and pregnancy
- caregiver burnout & compassion fatigue
It’s my intention for TheraPLAYoga to be an affirming space and practice for people with shared or intersecting identities and/or life experiences to connect, engage, and support each other.
While also strengthening confidence, agency, and self-determination to practice at home, online; or show up to TheraPLAYoga pop-ups, events, playshops, and classes.
Affinity details will be part of each class, program, and event description. So you feel confident choosing the class that will be the best fit for yourself or your beloved.
Students MUST be able to follow simple directions from me.
Group yoga classes are NOT the same as playshops and private sessions. The most significant difference is my availability to assist one on one.
If you or your beloved need consistent personal assistance; to SAFELY and mindfully practice in a group environment, let’s talk about other options that will be a better fit.
Now is a really good time to share studio policies and etiquette.
This button link will open a new page; so you don’t lose your place in reading here.
How you align with my policies and boundaries will be a good indicator of whether or not working together, in any capacity, will be a good fit.
Equity & Integrity-led Tuition
In keeping with my atypical theme- you’ll notice my tiered tuition is also a smidge different than most.
The intention of my equity and integrity-led pricing structure, is to SUSTAIN my family and work, while AMPLIFYING access for those experiencing necessities insecurity by means of collaborative community care and ACTION from those who experience abundance.
SUSTAINER Rate is my base rate that sustains my family and my work. This is for you if you have spend little to no time worrying about securing the necessities (housing, healthcare, transportation, food). This price means you have expendable income (coffees, movies, clothes, etc). You might have to sacrifice other expendable income “wants” to attend.
COMMUNITY Rate is my rate for you if you struggle to afford the necessities like food, housing, health care, and child care; and economic circumstances would prevent you or your beloved from participating.
SUPPORTER Rate is for you if you live in abundance and have the capacity and generosity for community care ACTION. This rate uplifts a community neighbor, who needs a reduced rate to have access, while sustaining my work.
My equity and integrity led tuition gives you the space and agency to consider your social location- proximity to privilege and access to power, and capacity with honesty and integrity.
✨ THIS is a practice of self awareness, social awareness, and community engagement (i.e. yoga).
*Class schedule is currently deactivated as I prioritize private groups and private one-on-one sessions.
ADAPTIVE YOGA CLASSES FOR CHILDREN & FAMILIES
Accessible yoga classes for children, teens, and families; from prenatal to age 17.
ADAPTIVE YOGA CLASSES FOR ADULTS
Accessible Yoga classes for adult individuals; age 18+ years. This INCLUDES disabled adult dependents, who require a guardian for registration and participation.