HIIT BooTi is a dance inspired High Intensity Interval Training practice. What makes it unique is the fact that it promotes hip mobility, enhanced body awareness and is also low impact (safe for the joints), as there is NO jumping/high impact or momentum!
This practice combines the principles of Pilates; controlled functional movements, with tribal infused dance designed to tone muscle, smooth facia, and tighten the skin. With the timing of Tabata; 20sec action, 10sec rest, eight times over per movement, you will continue to burn calories for up to 24 hours after your training session. Talk about efficiency!
At 75 minutes in length, HIIT BooTi intensive is challenging for all, yet accessible for beginners. Join this intensive to promote strength for the entire body, tap into your divine expression and compliment your yoga practice!
Teachers: Charlene Smith & Sam Killick
Meet Sam! She is a full-time yoga and pilates instructor (200+hrs of Hatha Yoga, and 250+hrs of H.I.I.T Pilates), based in Edmonton. Even though she has 10yrs of yoga practice under her belt and 4yrs teaching (various styles of yoga and pilates), she is continually bringing herself into the beginner mindset. Venturing into new modalities to invite dynamic balance into her life, as well as encourage her students to do the same. Sam prides herself in helping students to explore their range of motion and strengths while modifying for their anatomical build, in other words “working with themselves for their selves, rather than against themselves.” Combining various style of movement throughout her classes, to work with her student’s wants and needs.
Charlene (A.k.a. Queen C) is a poet, yoga teacher, performing artist, YogiDance creator and mindful living arts expert. A dancer by nature and academic by trade, Charlene's quest for self discovery and actualization has come full circle by becoming a yoga teacher. Charlene has been practicing yoga, diving into meditation and discovering the brilliance of harmonizing the bodies energetic system through dance for several years. From the moment she began teaching yoga in 2013, her love and passion to create a healthy world has grown profoundly.Understanding the power of the breath, building a body of confidence,and of course always returning back to the spiritual center lays the foundation of Charlene's approach. Join her for a practice filled with love, inspiration, challenge and mindful movement.