My teaching approach is determined by those attending, often the class will align with the whole individual, personal abilities and what is within their practice.
Introduced to grounding, stillness and rest yoga offered with expanding the relationship to the body, the mind and the breath. With a forward direction of crafting and cultivating spaces that truly align love for yoga, breaking yoga stereotypes, emotional well-being, and consciously connecting on the diversity and inclusion it allows.
Onawa Calvin, her/she-they/them identifies as a a bipoc queer lesbian woman, of intersectionality layers and a forever young mom of two adulting children.
“With an extensive 15 year background in Diversity, Accessibility, Inclusion within Onawa entered the recruitment world in the late 90s. As a certified yoga teacher and Diversity recruiter, Onawa evoked a passion for humans, solving gaps in talent for critical recruitment campaigns, strategic workforce development, Candidate Experience and DEI Program Management with a people alchemist and emotional wellness lens. Through creative expansion in mindset around full cycle recruiting. Onawa more recently merged her belief that yoga has accessible depths of compassion and healing layers. Introduced to grounding, stillness and rest yoga offered. With expanding the relationship to the body, the mind and the breath. Onawa began yoga in 2013, initially a recommendation by her physical therapist after suffering several back injuries, sports injuries and weight shifts. It became a path of healing and sitting with personal trauma. Beginning with Bikram yoga , Hot and developed a Vinyasa yoga practice. After Onawa’s first restorative yoga class in 2016, the vastness of yoga became and motivated her to participate in restorative yoga training. This broadened a passion for connections, in a safe and welcoming space. That same year, Onawa attended Nexus Yoga Institute and Wellness in Nosara, Costa Rica in November 2019, and obtained her RYT 200 hour certification. Working towards a E-500 RYT, with a foundation of Restorative, elements of Pranayama, Meditation and Yoga Nidra.
6 week 45 to 90 minute outdoor sessions are available
Onowa is a truly beautiful leader. Her knowledge allows you to learn and grow in her class. Her approach comes from a genuine love and kindness that is evident and shines through as she teaches.
Onawa is the most genuine yoga teacher and meditation guide that you will find. Her natural ability to put people at ease is unparalleled. She has a calming voice and a gentle nature. She can both teach a vinyasa yoga class and help you find your zen with ease. She focuses on inclusivity, embracing your individuality, and helping you to become the best version of yourself. She also has a quick wit, and I am certain that she will bring a smile to your face after a rough day. If you are looking to level up your self care routine, look no further. Onawa is your gal.
|at her home||at your home||By webcam|
|1 hour||Not available||Not available||$18|
|5 hours||Not available||Not available||$90|
|10 hours||Not available||Not available||$180|