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Yoga & Torah in Conversation: Finding Freedom – a Preparation for Passover
March 31 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm$25
Program led by Rabba Claudia Marbach and Rahel Wasserfall, PhD and Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT)
Registration Fee: $25 per person
Program will be held at Artemis Yoga, 639 Mt. Auburn Street, Watertown, MA.
Please wear comfortable clothes you can move in, yoga mats are provided.
About the instructors:
Rahel Wasserfall, Ph.D. and Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher (CIYT) is a graduate of the Yavneh school in Paris. She studies with Rabbi Nehemia Polen and David Mayaan as well as the organizer of a local study group, Ladies of The Books. It is a group that explores the connections between yoga and Torah. Moreover, Rahel has also studied with Diane Bloomfield the author of Torah Yoga. As a writer and thought leader, Rahel has written on the meaning of Niddha. Niddha is the Jewish purity laws for women. She is also the editor of Women and Water: Menstruation in Jewish Life and Law, UPNE 1999.
Claudia Marbach, a graduate of Yeshivat Maharat, previously was a middle school teacher at JCDS Boston, a pluralistic Jewish Day School, for fifteen years. She developed a Rabbinics curriculum and taught tefillah, chagim, and moral reasoning. She has a particular interest in the teaching of pluralism, differentiated instruction and moral reasoning. Moreover, Claudia founded and co-runs a partnership minyan in Newton, MA. It has been gabbait of a local women’s tefillah group, has tutored bnei mitzvot, and participates in interfaith dialogue through the Daughters of Abraham network.