"Yoga is the journey of the self,
through the self,
to the self."

~ The Bhagavad Gita


Yoga Bloomfield Hills MI - Prenatal, Postnatal, Basic Yoga Instructor, Private Yoga Sessions - Elise Bowerman - Bowerman-TRXThe practice of yoga is to gain self-reflection. It is not about twisting oneself into a pretzel or standing on our heads or even touching our toes. Let go of whatever you think yoga to be. 

Open up to exploring your body's ability to get you through each day. Open up to noticing feelings as they flow in and out of the mind. Open up to the natural inner voice we all have guiding our decisions.

All yoga classes tend to incorporate much of these techniques:

  • Asana (physical postures)
  • Pranayama (breathing exercises)
  • Mantra (prayer or affirmations)
  • Chanting (sound/toning)
  • Pratyahara (retention of the senses)
  • Meditation (focus/concentration)

Group Yoga Sessions

As founder of Sweet Momma Yoga all classes are scheduled in a session-based format. Familiarize yourself with the schedule at SweetMommaYoga.com.

Registered Prenatal Yoga School

Sweet Momma Yoga is also a Registered Prenatal Yoga School with Yoga Alliance. View the curriculum outline and training dates here.

Yoga Bloomfield Hills MI - Prenatal, Postnatal, Basic Yoga Instructor, Private Yoga Sessions - Elise Bowerman - Bowerman-assistIn Home Private Instruction

I will provide: yoga mat, 2 blocks, strap, bolster and blanket per person. Bringing your own eye pillow is an optional enhancement for the restorative portion.

Days and times are typically Monday - Thursday, during school hours.

I call the way I teach and practice: functional yoga. This yoga is to balance everyday activities (stressors) in order to live consciously with contentment.

  • to increase movement / range of motion
  • to minimize pain while moving and while still
  • to invite stillness in the physical and emotional/mental bodies
  • to ultimately bring a sense of stability to the whole body: inside and out

At this time offerings include one-on-one and small group yoga classes in my home yoga room in Bloomfield Hills, MI. Current and former students along with referrals are welcomed to schedule an appointment.

Contact me to schedule. Please list dates and times when filling out the form. At least one week request notice is necessary.

One-on-One Yoga Class

This time spent together is 100% dedicated to you. Traditionally, yoga is one teacher to one student. The West has shifted this concept to group classes, but we're seeing a need to return back to the roots of honoring each person as the unique individual they are.

Developing a personal practice builds confidence on and off the mat, and especially if attending group classes to move effectively for your needs; rather than following the herd.

  • Initial Assessment | 75 minutes | $107
  • Regular Session | 60 minutes | $97 or (4) for $357

Small Group Yoga Classes

For two to four people this small group class will be tailored to meet the intentions, needs and goals of the group as a whole. 

  • Small Group Yoga Class | 75 minutes | $107 or (4 classes) for $357

Remote / Virtual Instruction

Life is complicated. Take care of yourself between meetings, while your littles play around you, or for the sake of not having to run another errand - we can meet in the comfort of your home, office or away while traveling!

  • Initial Assessment | 75 minutes | $107
  • Regular Session | 60 minutes | $97 or (4) for $357

I look forward to helping you reach your health and fitness goals! Let's talk today!

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About Elise

I'm a RPYT (Registered Prenatal Yoga Teacher) and RYT 500 (Registered Yoga Teacher) rooted in the Hatha tradition, and the Samkhya philosophy; however I attend a variety of classes, like Kundalini. I’m living my dharma (purpose) by creating a community to assist women during the rite of passage into motherhood through the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual qualities of the yoga practice.

In addition to yoga, I'm a mom of two beautiful children and have many interests including Feng Shui, Reiki, alternative healing methods, harnessing my intuition and whatever else inspires me along the way!

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