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Annika Ihnat
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Welcome

 
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Welcome to Moving Into Presence. I’m Annika Ihnat, Los Angeles-based yoga, movement and meditation teacher. I help office workers and older adults practice more movement and mindfulness for greater ease, stability and embodiment.

Moving Into Presence is slowing down and becoming more conscious of how we feel and breathe as we move through life. On a physical level, we practice functional movements that improve mobility and stability to help you feel better doing the things you love — whether that’s exercising, gardening, golfing, working at the office or at home, playing with your little ones … you name it.

Beyond the physical, Moving Into Presence is befriending your breath and your mind to establish a safe haven within. We observe the fluctuations of the mind, sensations in the body, and the continuous movement of breath to cultivate focused, kind awareness. With practice, we’re able to call upon these skills in the thick of life’s challenging moments — a difficult conversation, an important presentation or a major life change.

Moving Into Presence is a lifelong journey, and we need support along the way. My intention is to bring people together to practice in community, for our own well-being and for the benefit of everyone around us. 

 
 
 
 
 

“Stillness is dynamic.

It is unconflicted movement,

life in harmony with itself,

skill in action.”

— Erich Schiffmann

 
 
 
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Offerings

 
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Office Yoga + Meditation

Research indicates that workplace yoga and meditation can reduce employees’ stress and back pain, improve psychological well-being, boost morale and reduce conflict. 

Yoga and meditation sessions designed specifically for office workers help sharpen focus and alleviate common pain points.

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Private Sessions 

Private sessions are ideal if:

  • you have specific needs, goals or questions about your practice, and you’d like one-on-one support,

  • you're recovering from an injury or working with persistent pain,

  • you want to develop a custom-fit-for-you home practice,

  • you want to practice with 1 or 2 friends in a semiprivate setting.

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Private Events

Special occasions are so much richer when we're fully present to experience the joy. A playful, feel-good yoga practice with your loved ones sets the perfect tone for your wedding day, bachelorette party, birthday or other special occasion.

 
 

Group Classes

 

TUESDAY @ Yoga Nook at Fifth

9:00–10:15 a.m. Beginning Yoga

7:15–8:30 p.m. Core + Yoga

WEDNESDAY @ Spiral Path Yoga Center

7:30-8:45 p.m. Gentle Yoga

THURSDAY @ New Moon Movement

10:30-11:30 a.m. FUNctional Yoga

 
 
 

Testimonials

 
Annika is a most extraordinary yoga teacher. She skillfully and mindfully creates classes that are accessible to all and fosters a sense of community in class. She is warm, creative and compassionate, providing a safe space in which to move our bodies freely.
— Elizabeth S.
Your classes always leave me feeling better physically and spiritually. Sometimes a little sore too, which I love! Thanks for being an inspiration!
— John W.
Annika’s classes are organic and pure. There is a spiritual quality that weaves its pattern throughout the class. Breath is the thread and at the end, a colorful quilt is achieved.
— Linda A.
Annika’s classes are an hour retreat, an hour of exquisitely guided gentle and accessible yoga. Her soft voice softens your mind, your body, and your heart.
— Michelle B.
Annika is a knowledgeable instructor whose classes are both original and engaging, regardless of your skill level. Not only do I leave her classes feeling centered and refreshed, I usually discover something new as well.
— Leilani W.
 
 
 
 

Connect

I would love to hear more about you, your company or event. I offer a free 30-minute phone consultation for new clients. Please complete the form below and I'll get back to you ASAP. I look forward to hearing from you!

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