Restorative Poses & Education for MENOPAUSE

JUNE 23, 2024 1-4pm


Join us for this three-hour restorative session to learn about Menopause from the perspectives of Western Medicine, Ayurvedic Medicine and Yoga. In the first hour, we will provide information from these three viewpoints (written packets included). The following two hours will consist of restorative poses that support women’s bodies as they journey through perimenopause and menopause. 5 Arnold Park, Rochester, NY



Christianne Asper-Contant, CAS RYT500

received her credentials as a Clinical Ayurveda Specialist in 2003 from the California College of Ayurveda , founded by, Dr. Marc Halpern. Additional teachers who have supported her Ayurveda path are Dr. Vasant Lad and Dr. David Frawley. Her Yoga certifications include Ayurvedic Yoga Therapy and Yoga Nidra at the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centre, Relax and Renew® with Judith Hanson Lasater Ph.D., and Advanced Teacher Training under François Raoult. Christianne lives in Rochester NY and is the Yoga director at The Assisi Institute.


Sheila Geen, Midwife CNM, MSN

has been a practicing midwife at University of Rochester Medical Center Department of OB/GYN since 2002. Sheila has a lifelong interest in women’s health. In her current office-based fac- ulty practice she provides prenatal and postpartum care, contraception care and menopause care.


Kinga Kondor-Hine LMHC, NCC, RYT-200

found her passion for yoga some 30 years ago and she completed Essential Teacher Training with Francois Raoult in 2013. She has studied with and is influenced by the work of senior Open Sky Teachers along with the work of: Judith Hanson Lasater—Relax and Renew Level 1, Lizzie Lasater-Deep Rest, Laura Allard-Antelmy—Anatomy, Mary Richards-Anatomy, Amy Weintraub-Life Force Yoga, and Rose Kress-Life Force Yoga. Kinga combines the language of therapy with principals of yoga: breath work, mindfulness, guided meditation, and restorative poses as a means for healing in counseling sessions as well as on the yoga mat. Kinga can be reached at

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Option Fee
1-4pm $108