This year marks the seventh year in a row that The Whole U has supported National Yoga Month, encouraging UW faculty, staff, and students from all campuses and medical centers to try yoga. From postures to flows, thousands of avid yogis and new practitioners alike have discovered the incredible benefits of this lifestyle.
Practicing yoga has many benefits—from relaxation and stress relief to building strength mentally and physically. There are endless reasons to celebrate UW Yoga Month and give yourself a much-needed focal point for self-care during this time. From back to school, to the end of the year, to the changing of the seasons, Yoga Month comes at the perfect time to remind us to connect with others, take deep breaths, and feed our bodies with movement.
Just like all of The Whole U events and activities in 2020, UW Yoga Month has gone virtual. Join us in October for the yoga activities below:
The daily 15-minute yoga break led by UW Recreation mindfulness manager Danny Arguetty and other UW Recreation yoga instructors hosted on Zoom at 11:00 a.m. Mark your calendars and commit to a few a week or every day for the month!
Danny Arguetty, M.A., E-RYT 500, is the Mindfulness Program Manager at the University of Washington, yoga teacher (and trainer), nutrition and health counselor, wellness educator, and a lover of the environment. Danny has guided workshops throughout the United States, led basic and advanced yoga trainings in the U.S. & India. He was adjunct faculty at Williams College, leads a quarterly course on Intro to Mindfulness at UW, and is a faculty member at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health.
Danny is awesome. The Whole U has partnered with Danny many times providing classes, retreats, and seminars. Check out what participants have had to say:
“Danny Arguetty’s instruction was simply superb. The yoga and meditation were mindful, positive, uplifting and rejuvenating. I will definitely continue to pass along word of this event and will seek out other offerings with Danny Arguetty. Thank you to Whole U and a special thank you to Danny for his work.”
“This was fabulous. I love the instructor. This yoga was very doable for beginners. And he offered ways to modify and make it more challenging for those who needed more. Thank you, thank you, thank you.”
“Thank you for a relaxing and wonderful way to spend my lunch hour. I felt refreshed and energized for the rest of the afternoon (and didn’t even need my usual 3pm pick-me-up coffee). I would love to see more noontime offerings like this, especially ones where we don’t get too sweaty. Thank you!”
FREE virtual yoga classes hosted by UW yoga partners. (Class schedules will be posted on October 1 on The Whole U events page).
- Pineapple Life
- Shefa Yoga
- Seattle Arts Yoga
- Tuladhara Yoga
We are so grateful for our partners.
So what are you waiting for? Family and friends are welcome to join in the fun.
Register today to join thousands of colleagues in generating positive energy and create a greater sense of well-being across the University of Washington. GO DAWGS!