Quick 4 Week Intro to Yoga: Finding Balance taught by Jessica Blanchard

Find your Balance with Postures, Breathing and Lifestyle

4 Week Series – Mondays 6-7:30pm
Feb. 3rd – 24th

Series limited to 15 students; Book online now!  Students booking the series will be able to attend any drop in class at a special rate of $8 for the duration of the series.

An Intro Series is a great way to start a yoga practice, whether you are returning after or a break or completely new.  Jessica draws on her more than 10 years of experience teaching yoga to create an inclusive, warm, non-judgmental and non-competitive atmosphere.

Each 90 minute class in this 4 week series will focus on three key aspects of yoga

1. Yoga Postures (asana) – 60 minutes of asana based on Ashtanga Yoga.  You will learn how to complete Sun Salutations A & B, Standing Postures, Key Seated Postures, and a closing sequence.  Emphasis on correct alignment, and developing a home practice.

2. Breathing (pranayama) & Meditation – 15 minutes of pranayama & meditation.  Learning to calm the mind with your breath is a key aspect of stress management and calming our over active nervous system.  You will learn a short routine that can be done anytime and anywhere!

3. Lifestyle (dharma) – 15 minutes of discussion on how yoga can apply to our daily lives:  How can yoga make me happier? How do we interact with others so that we build happiness rather than pain?  How do we take care of ourselves so that we are happier and more aware?

Putting it all together, you will leave class feeling physically invigorated and mentally calm.

New and experienced students are welcome to join this series.

Series will be limited to 15 students.  Drop-ins with some yoga experience accepted if space permits.

4 Week Series – Feb. 3rd – 24th;
* Students booking the series will be able to attend any other Balance class at the special rate of $8! 

Cost:  Early Bird $44 extended to Feb. 3rd, due to snow disruptions.  Book online now!

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  • Pat Lambert says:

    Dear Jessica,

    I would like to attend your 6 session yoga offer on monday nights.
    Please let me know when I can bring a check to the studio or mail it. Thank you and I look forward to meeting you.

    My phone number is: 831-4323.

    • Jessica says:

      HI Pat,

      You can drop off a check anytime at the studio when there are classes going on – most evenings except Saturday. Otherwise you can mail a check, please indicate that it is for the series and we’ll get you registered. Mailing address is Jessica Blanchard, 120 South Cortez Street, New Orleans, LA 70119.



  • Trina says:


    I would like to register for an intro to yoga series at the beginning of the 12-wk session.
    Will there be another series after the current one ends? If so, are the dates known yet?

    Thank you.

    • Jessica says:

      HI Trina,

      There will be a series starting after the current one – July 22nd it will start.
      I can email you when I have the information online.

      There is also a series starting on Wednesday nights July 10th.
      The information is on the website.


  • Trina says:

    Thanks so much, Jessica. I will check the website for the 7/10 series & also look forward to your text for the later session.


  • Trina says:

    Correction: email, not text

  • Maeghan says:

    Hi Jessica,

    I went to sign up for the class online and the early bird rate wasn’t available. I would like to sign up for the class at the $88 rate, please advise.

    Looking forward to the class!

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