Born and raised in Cabin John, MD Nolan Rodman found the mat at the age of 17 after a soccer injury that required extensive therapy. After graduating from Salisbury University in 2011 he decided to do his first teacher training with Yandara Yoga in Bali studying under internationally recognized teacher Dylan Werner (worth checking out) and Shane-Christopher Perkins. By 24 he had over 500 hours of training and was teaching in DC/MD. In each class Nolan tries to get students to realize that true yoga doesn't happen on the mat, instead the lessons we learn should be taken off the mat and that is truly where the "practice" is.
Nolan Rodman instructs the following:
Flow Levels I/II
This mixed level class moves at a steady pace with many intelligent options and variations for all levels to explore and progress into a dynamic class. Expect creative sequencing and mindful alignment cues as the students deepens their practice both physically and spiritually.
The class is of of medium intensity physically. Students will progress through a sequence leading into a deeper understanding of basic postures along with the ability to breakthrough their normal yoga routine. Many options are offered and broken down from a physiological standpoint allowing students to explore a deeper practice.
This class is a dynamic Vinyasa flow class where students move through creative sequences that help establish alignment in key yoga poses. It is an open level class, with a range of pose variations offered. It is not intended for a beginning practitioner; some experience with yoga is recommended. In the class, students will move through a range of yoga poses, using breath to link movements in a continuous flow. This class intends to strengthen and lengthen and to offer students an opportunity to sweat, play, release and rejuvenate. Breath work is infused throughout the class.
The studio temperature will be adjusted depending on outside weather conditions to suit the comfort level of students and to optimize the benefits of the practice.