Aerial Beginners


This class is taught by:

Jill Sandefur

Jill is a self proclaimed tree hugging, bee keeping, ocean conserving, shark loving, garden tending, aerial yoga fanatic, clothesline drying hippie just trying to make the world a better place!
 
My teaching style is: Very fun and laid back. Nothing too serious in my classes.

 

My favorite yoga pose is: Tree Pose.

 

Yoga has helped me overcome: Yoga has helped me learn to relax.

 

I love my tattoos because they tell stories from my life!

 

My favorite deity or god/goddess is Gaia because without her we’d be nothing!

 

You must try this healthy snack: Local honey!!

 

My favorite Sanskrit word or phrase is Prithvi, because it means “earth” and I will always stand for what I stand on!

 

My advice for beginning yogis is: We all start as beginners!

 

I’m most grateful for: Being able to have done all the things in my life that got me to this point!

 

The most exotic place I’ve practiced yoga is: Sand dunes in Mosselbaai, South Africa.

 

If I could practice yoga with anyone it would be my sister because we always do things together!

 

I’m determined to take my yoga to the next level because I like to set goals for myself.

 

My heroes are: My sister.

 

My one wish for the world is: That she thrives and survives with or without humans!

 

Sarah Maloney (E-RYT 200)

Sarah Maloney has been practicing yoga for 13 years and teaching for four years. She began teaching yoga at her CrossFit gym, while earning her RYT 200 certification at The Yoga Place. Sarah enjoys teaching all levels of yoga, but is drawn to leading those just entering their yoga journey, through beginner's classes.
 


  • My teaching style is: Traditional, relaxed, encouraging and therapeutic. I want my students to really experience and feel the poses to better understand their own bodies. I love when my students find relief through their practice and leave my class feeling rejuvenated, with a calmer state of mind.
 
  • My favorite yoga pose is: Crow because it is fun, challenging and beautiful all at the same time.
 
  • Yoga has helped me overcome:  My need to always be in control. I am more able to let go and see the fun in life!
 
  • My favorite music to practice to is: It really all depends on my mood, and the type of practice. I love practicing to indie, rock, some oldies, classical, and traditional chant/meditative sounds.
 
  • I love my: Butt! Yes, I said it, my big bubble butt. I used to be embarrassed and ashamed of it, but have learned to love my curves!
 
  • My favorite Deity or Goddess is: Hanuman because he is the provider of hope and courage, as well as a symbol of physical strength and perseverance to leap past your obstacles and achieve outstanding success.
 
  • You must try this healthy snack: There are too many to name! I love baking! I have a killer recipe for paleo sweet potato brownies, vegan gluten free brownies, and chickpea blondies. Healthy alternatives are a must for someone with a sweet tooth like me.
 
  • My favorite sanskirt word is: Ananda which means "bliss." 
 
  • My advice for beginning yogis is: Don't give up! Yoga isn't about how physically flexible you are! It's about learning to be comfortable with being uncomfortable. The possibilities for your practice to grow and evolve are endless.
 
  • I'm most grateful for: So many things, but most importantly, my family. I've been so blessed to grow up in such a loving home with support from both my immediate and extended family.
 
  • The most exotic place that I've practiced yoga is:  On top of a 14,000 foot mountain after hiking for hours to reach the top.
 
  • If I could practice yoga with anyone, it would be: Adam Levine! He's my ultimate celebrity/yogi crush!
 
  • My heroes are: My parents. They have shown me it's possible to work through any of life's difficulties, and come out stronger than you were before.
 
  • My one wish for the world is: Positivity! If we could all just focus on the things we do have, instead of what we are lacking, we could be just a little bit happier.
The ideal way to start your flying yoga journey and build your confidence level! Gentle, introductory movement will help you find a new form of yoga (no experience necessary!) While this class is a beginner's class, please consider your personal limitations and health issues. For example, students who are pregnant, have high/low blood pressure, vertigo, epilepsy, glaucoma should not attempt an aerial class for their own safety. Other health conditions may apply so please contact the studio with questions. Students must be age 14 or older. Late arrivals will not be permitted into class for the safety of everyone.
Temperature: 72°-74°

Upcoming classes:

  • Tue Aug 21 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jill Sandefur
  • Thu Aug 23 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Sarah Maloney (E-RYT 200)
  • Tue Aug 28 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Jill Sandefur
  • Thu Aug 30 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm with Sarah Maloney (E-RYT 200)
  • Tue Sep 04 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Jill Sandefur
  • Thu Sep 06 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Sarah Maloney (E-RYT 200)
  • Tue Sep 11 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Jill Sandefur
  • Thu Sep 13 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Sarah Maloney (E-RYT 200)
  • Tue Sep 18 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Jill Sandefur
  • Thu Sep 20 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Sarah Maloney (E-RYT 200)
  • Tue Sep 25 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Jill Sandefur
  • Thu Sep 27 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Sarah Maloney (E-RYT 200)
  • Tue Oct 02 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Jill Sandefur
  • Thu Oct 04 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Sarah Maloney (E-RYT 200)
  • Tue Oct 09 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Jill Sandefur
  • Thu Oct 11 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Sarah Maloney (E-RYT 200)
  • Tue Oct 16 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Jill Sandefur
  • Thu Oct 18 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Sarah Maloney (E-RYT 200)
  • Tue Oct 23 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Jill Sandefur
  • Thu Oct 25 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm with Sarah Maloney (E-RYT 200)