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Courtney Harms

Courtney is a California native and experienced yoga teacher based in Venice Beach, California. Courtney began practicing yoga in 2003 to heal her body from years of competitive track, dance, soccer and gymnastics. After falling in love with the practice, she enrolled in her first yoga teacher training in 2006 at Yoga Works in Santa Monica, California with the inspirational Annie Carpenter and James Brown. Later that year, Courtney continued her education completing the Yoga Ed.certification and in 2007, wanting to explore the practice more in depth, she began the Yoga Works Professional Program under mentor, Jasmine Lieb. Upon completion of the program she became a 500 hour Yoga Alliance registered yoga teacher and later in 2009, Yoga Works Certified. Courtney is most influenced by Vinyasa yoga as well as by her love of yoga therapeutics, Kundalini yoga and dance. Every class incorporates knowledge, spirit, and a sense of humor with the intention of sharing her passion for yoga. In addition to teaching yoga, Courtney is a personal trainer and a seasoned dance and gymnastics instructor. She received her Bachelor of Arts in 2002 from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Courtney's Latest Classes

  • 30 minutes

    Lower Body Love

    By Courtney Harms on Aug 23, 2021

    Prenatal Beginner

    A well rounded prenatal yoga practice for any stage of pregnancy with an emphasis on opening up the muscles of the legs and increasing circulation in the lower body. This will help to relieve leg cramps, varicose veins and generally just feel really good!

  • 48 minutes

    Let's Slow This Flow

    By Courtney Harms on Jun 23, 2021

    Vinyasa Flow Intermediate

    Breathe your way through a slow-moving yoga flow that will help calm your nervous system. Together we focus on feeling supported and grounded even through the many challenging transitions on the mat and in life.

  • 50 minutes

    Spring Cleaning

    By Courtney Harms on Mar 24, 2021

    Vinyasa Flow Intermediate

    Spring Cleaning is a well-rounded vinyasa flow practice focused on twists and balancing postures to create heat from the inside out. We practice breath of fire to encourage your body's natural detoxification processes and push the edge just a little bit.

  • 39 minutes

    Hips + Hamstrings Heaven

    By Courtney Harms on Feb 17, 2021

    Vinyasa Flow Intermediate

    Hello, yogis! So happy to be with you in the garden! This is a well-rounded flow with extra love for the hips, hamstrings and glutes! Two blocks will be handy if you have them, or anything sturdy to "lift the floor up" if needed! Core strengthening and a little fun in crow pose along the way, monkey pose, lizard pose, a flipped out dog and so much more! Deep, mindful breathing throughout, so you release stress and tension and return to center. Let's play!

  • 31 minutes

    3rd Trimester Moves Mama

    By Courtney Harms on Dec 2, 2020

    Prenatal Intermediate

    A slow flow perfect for pregnant yogis late in the second trimester or in their third trimester. Emphasis is on linking breath and specific movement to help your baby move down into the birth canal as well as helping to reduce stress and anxiety in order to prepare the mind and body for child birth.

  • 28 minutes

    Movement Is Medicine

    By Courtney Harms on Nov 15, 2020

    Vinyasa Flow Intermediate

    A short, strong flow practice with some playful variations like “jumping for joy” ! Emphasis on enjoying the movement and letting your breath become your best teacher.

  • 52 minutes

    Feel Good Flow

    By Courtney Harms on Sep 15, 2020

    Vinyasa Flow Intermediate

    A well-rounded vinyasa flow practice that will build lots of heat and inner fire. Equal parts strength, flexibility and a little upside down fun!

  • 55 minutes

    Fire It Up!

    By Courtney Harms on Aug 24, 2020

    Vinyasa Flow Beginner

    A well rounded flow that explores standing balancing postures and twists creating tapas--digestive fire from the inside out!

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