For Erika Bolstad, yoga is much like her journalism: Both are about spreading light and shifting perspective. Her influences are multidisciplinary, with an emphasis on movement, alignment and awareness. Her classes are about cultivating space and ease in the heart, mind and body to better breathe, love and create. Her specialty is helping people feel stronger and more comfortable in their bodies, by offering them the space and skills to observe without judgment. She offers students the space to challenge themselves and to spark their curiosity about their own practice.
Erika completed her RYT-200 level training in 2013 at Boundless Yoga in Washington, D.C., and has been teaching continuously since then. She continued her studies with specialty training in vinyasa sequencing, prenatal yoga, restorative yoga and in teaching yoga to students with larger bodies. Erika completed an RYT-500 advanced teacher training program in 2015 at the Yoga Center of Columbia, Md.Note: My public classes are limited this summer while I relocate from Washington, D.C. to Portland, Ore. But please visit my two favorite D.C. studios: Past Tense and Yoga Heights. I am also available for private sessions in Portland in August and September.
- Private yoga sessions, starting at $60. Up to four people can attend. (Contact me for availability and additional pricing information.)
- Yoga for Creativity, special sessions to cultivate inspiration and productivity.
- Corporate classes and condo association classes.
- Yoga for special events, such as bridal showers or birthday parties.
(Photo by Ginny Filer Photography.)