Yoga instructor leads students to a healthy, balanced life

We are so proud to feature Healing Moves member Lisa Everett-Bridgewater.  Lisa’s warm and caring personality, along with her extensive expertise in rehabilitative exercise, provides clients with the nurturing environment needed to restore and maintain health.  After Lisa’s yoga classes you will always hear remarks such as, “I feel so much better.” “Lisa is like a breath of fresh air.”

Lisa has always had a passion to help others live a full and productive life, focusing on the healing power of movement.  Lisa has been a licensed physical therapist since 1981, working with clients at all stages of life, in a variety of rehabilitation settings.

She has also been a pediatric physical therapist at NEIS with 22 years of experience working with children with special needs. As a certified practitioner of Yoga for the Special Child she received training directly from Sonia Sumar, a world-renowned yoga instructor and creator of Yoga for the Special Child. This program is an integrated system of yoga poses designed to increase motor skills, strength, balance, and coordination in typically-developing children and children with a diagnosis. Yoga stimulates all the areas necessary for a child’s development. Yoga for the Special Child™ is designed specifically to benefit children with Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Attention Deficit Disorder, Learning Disabilities and other developmental delays.

Lisa also teaches a gentle flow yoga class and an introductory level yoga class for those people with special health concerns such as injuries, arthritis, joint replacements, difficulty getting to the floor or re-entering an exercise program. The entire class can be done in a chair.

Lisa teaches at The Yoga Center in Reno, Nevada
Gentle Flow Yoga – Mondays:  11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Yoga for Every Body – Mondays:  1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Yoga for the Special Child – by appointment
Contact Lisa:  lisaeb3@sbcglobal.net

3 Responses to “Yoga instructor leads students to a healthy, balanced life”

  1. admin says:

    Thank you for your posts! We have received phone calls and messages from a number of people who have taken classes with Lisa. Each person has had such wonderful, positive things to say about their experiences working with such a talented and caring teacher!!

  2. Rachel says:

    I have a condition called POTS which has many health complications becuase if its effect on my heart, blood pressure, breathing rate, and ability to sweat. I have been working with Lisa for a few months now and she has helped me tremendously. I learn skills every session on how to bring balance and strenght to my body in a nondamaging way. I’m so thankful for her help.

    Rachel

  3. Colleen Bridgewater says:

    So cool…Lisa is an amazing person with a passion to promote a healthy lifestyle for people. I have called her many times for advice on herbs, vitamins and stretches to help me through my back problems. She’s the best!

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