Beginner Yoga


This class is taught by:

Tess Costanzo

As someone who was always into solitary athletic pursuits, I began yoga classes on a whim and as a way to encourage a friend to exercise. I quickly fell in love with the practice and discovering the Plymouth Yoga Room in 2009 was life changing. My love of practice has been fueled by the transformation I have experienced physically, mentally and emotionally; and my love of teaching is fueled by what I witness everyday in the students who come to the studio. My background in social work and training in Neurolinguistic Programming and Hypnosis Therapy gives me an unusual perspective and respect for the power of mind that so completely compliments the practice yoga. I am honored and grateful for the opportunity to share in and contribute to the energy at PYR and strive to make my classes challenging, centering and healing.

Namaste
Tess

Polly Swingle

I began practicing yoga in 2001 after my second back surgery. Following surgery my doctor sent me to physical therapy for rehabilitation. As a physical therapist myself, I became quickly frustrated due to my slow progress and the continued back pain. I was craving exercise that would strengthen and lengthen my muscles, align my spine, and ease my internal stress. I wandered into a yoga class and struggled with every pose. After one month I was practicing almost daily and incorporated the yoga philosophy into my private and professional life. In the fall of 2014 I completed the PYR Immersion program which deepened my practice of yoga and awakened my interest in sharing my knowledge of yoga with my patients at The Recovery Project as well as students at PYR. As a business owner myself, I have a deep appreciation of the atmosphere, students, staff and ownership at PYR. I am honored to have the opportunity to share my love of yoga with you. Namaste, Polly.

Audrey Telfer

I began doing yoga as young kid, using a VHS tape my mom bought me and wobbling in and out of tree pose. Several years later, I took my first class at PYR and was instantly hooked on the dynamic and powerful movements we explore in every class. The mental and emotional aspects of yoga were slower to take hold, but eventually I found that the deep breathing we practice at PYR creates the critical link between the physical and psychological elements of yoga. My yoga practice is now a serious part of my life and has been since I started college. After I graduated, I went through the PYR teacher training program and began teaching the classes I love to take. As a teacher, I look to help my students cultivate a deep awareness of their breath through physically challenging postures and flows that demand a strong reliance on one’s inhales and exhales. I believe the most important part of being a yoga teacher is remaining a yoga student, so I’ll see you in class!

Upcoming classes:

  • Sat Dec 15 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Tess Costanzo
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sun Dec 16 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Polly Swingle
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sat Dec 22 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Audrey Telfer
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sun Dec 23 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Polly Swingle
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sat Dec 29 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Audrey Telfer
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sun Dec 30 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Polly Swingle
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sat Jan 05 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Tess Costanzo
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sun Jan 06 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Polly Swingle
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sat Jan 12 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Audrey Telfer
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sun Jan 13 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Polly Swingle
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sat Jan 19 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Tess Costanzo
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sun Jan 20 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Polly Swingle
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sat Jan 26 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Audrey Telfer
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sun Jan 27 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Polly Swingle
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sat Feb 02 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with TBD .
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sun Feb 03 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Polly Swingle
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sat Feb 09 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Tess Costanzo
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sun Feb 10 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Polly Swingle
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sat Feb 16 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Tess Costanzo
    at Plymouth Yoga Room
  • Sun Feb 17 11:30 am - 12:30 pm with Polly Swingle
    at Plymouth Yoga Room