Black Crow Yoga
201 Broadway • Arlington, MA 02474
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Julia King

My practice began in 2002 and I've been teaching yoga since 2005. I obtained a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education, but deviated from this path due to injuries I picked up during my years in college playing Rugby. Gym workouts furthered my imbalances to injuries and were far too mundane. I discovered amazing weight management and strengthening through Vinyasa yoga and have furthered my studies since then to discover incredible flow, lightness, and depth that is truly all around us and especially within. I went back 50 years in age in less than a year of practice, and I continue to grow. Pain was the story back then. Joy, fun, and lightness are now.
 

Since 2002 I've practiced various styles ranging from Restorative yoga to Ashtanga to Vinyasa to Power, but I found my passion to be in my eclectic style with the desire to bring the student into his or her own body. When this awareness is activated, many wonderful things can and do happen. I've realized the calm and peace yoga brings after a continued practice and I want to share this magic with as many as I can. Each class is based on the energy of the moment, and I enjoy bringing fun and lightness to my challenging class. The music chosen is usually non-lyric (or light) and yoga-rhythmic or soft to flow with the class. Although my classes may be challenging, the intention behind them is to encourage students to honor their body by resting when they need, and adversely pushing when they feel they should. I always teach to the beginner.... as we are always just beginning.

 

My Yoga education includes training and Study with Taylor and Phillipe Wells, Sara Meeks, Gurmukh, Ana Forrest, David Vendetti, Shiva Rea, Jennifer Yarro (Thai Massage) and deeper anatomy and movement study with Julie Gudmestad, and Doug Keller. I was certified with the Yoga Alliance since shortly after teaching, currently an E.R.Y.T (experienced yoga teacher), I am now nearly complete with my 500 hour certification with Daniel Orlansky (of Meridian Yoga Flow). As a Reiki Master and teacher, I bring energy work into the classroom (perhaps from a distance if not on contact). I also now practice Thai Yoga Massage and LOVE the beautiful massage dance of energy, compression, immense healing, and lazy-mans-yoga that it is. During Thai Yoga Massage, I practice Metta (loving kindness energy work - standard for Thai Yoga Massage) and Reiki. Recently certified in Diving Sleep Yoga Nidra (Jennifer Reis), I also offer deeper healing services.

 

Ground, Glow, Shine from your inner voice, and therefore co-create. If not all of the above, then one. If not in one day - then maybe sooner than you ever thought. However it is ALL attainable with continued regular visits to that little rectangle on the floor.



Julia King instructs the following:
  • All Levels Flow to Music
  • Vinyasa Flow yoga is a vigorous, athletic style of yoga. We focus on connecting breath to movement through a continuous sequence of postures. We stretch and strengthen our body, mind, and spirit!

    We practice heated, not hot yoga. The studio is heated to approximately 85-90 degrees. It will feel comfortably warm, allowing you to safely stretch deeply, and you'll sweat from the athletic nature of the yoga. You'll leave feeling refreshed and renewed.

    Each class is a unique experience. Our teachers have a variety of backgrounds and perspectives. Classes will vary to reflect the unique style and personality of each teacher. That's the beauty of flow yoga!

    Class is appropriate for all levels of experience and beginners are always welcome. If you are new to yoga or have an injury or limitation, please let the teacher know so he/she can offer modifications and give you extra support.


*Community classes are drop-in only. Online sign up is not available
$10 cash or check only, please. Memberships also welcome.