NAMASTE AND WELCOME to Body Balance Yoga of Annapolis, Maryland. Body Balance Yoga blends the wisdom of ancient healing modalities with an in-depth exploration of anatomy and therapeutics. This unique approach to yoga creates a cutting-edge yoga therapy system based on deep awareness of body-mind integration and fosters a global whole body view. In a Body Balance Yoga class, you'll explore timeless teachings along with present day wellness and medical research including modern biomechanics and the nervous system as well as sound, mudra, pranayama, visualization and meditation. We welcome you to come experience it for yourself.
Established in 1990 by Jenny Otto, Body Balance Yoga is a Yoga Therapy School, a Registered Yoga School (RYS) with Yoga Alliance and a member school of the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT). In addition to WEEKLY YOGA CLASSES at Balanced Life Skills (Annapolis, MD), Willow Street Yoga Center (Silver Spring, MD) and NASA (Greenbelt, MD), we offer 6 programs to help you develop your personal and professional practice:
- BECOME A YOGA TEACHER (RYT200):
Yoga Teacher Training (200 hr / 9 weekends / $3,000)
- DEVELOP AS A YOGA TEACHER (RYT500):
Yoga Teacher Training (500 hr / 11 weekends / $5,000)
- EXPLORE YOGA THERAPY:
Yoga Therapy Workshops (120 hr / 6 weekends / $3,000)
- BECOME A THERAPEUTIC YOGA TEACHER (CYT):
Full Yoga Therapy Program (800 hr / 20 weekends over 2 years / $10,000)
- DEEPEN YOUR YOGA THERAPY TRAINING (CYT):
Bridge Program to the Second Year of the Full Yoga Therapy Program
(550 hr or more / 10 weekends over 1 year / $7,000)
- ADVANCE YOUR TRAINING:
Continuing Education and Advanced Yoga Therapy Training for Post-Graduate BBY Certified Teachers
(20+ hr / 1 weekend)
Jenny Otto is the founder and director of Annapolis'
most experienced Yoga Studio & Yoga Therapy School. As a leader in the yoga community, Jenny is a nationally recognized Yoga Teacher and Yoga Therapist who has trained thousands of teachers in her innovative system of teaching yoga therapy.
Jenny is also a Certified KMI Professional Structural Integrator and offers appointments for structural integration and therapeutic bodywork sessions
the greater Annapolis, Maryland area and
other locations. (Structural Integration is based on the pioneering work of Dr. Ida P. Rolf)