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Come together to

Practice.

Dance.

Celebrate.

It’s about community, connection, collaboration and a cause.

Join DJ Prashant and Jill Knouse for Dancing Yogis.

As we move from the beautiful gentle buds of Spring into the bold extroversion of Summer, let’s symbolize this powerful transition with a CELEBRATION including two beloved movements from India.

Yoga + Bollywood

Because…there’s plenty of “stuff” out there that could divide us. And, we’d like to focus on WHAT BRINGS US TOGETHER!

MUSIC

MOVEMENT

PLAY

LAUGHTER

So. Yeah.

Let’s do THAT.

When?

Sunday, June 18th 2-5PM

Where?

NiaStudio

918 SW Yamhill St #401, Portland, OR 97205

With Whom?

Jill Knouse, DJ Prashant and YOU!

How Much?

$45 ea/ per pair if you know you’d like to bring a friend

$55 ea if you’d rather fly solo

What Else?

There will be delicious food & dairy-free Chai for sale by DesiPDX food cart!

A portion of the proceeds will be donated directly to Living Yoga!

Limited spots! Sign-Up before we sell-out.


About Jill

In 2005, Jill left the corporate world behind to pursue her love of yoga full-time. She is passionate about sharing the beauty of Vinyasa Yoga. Jill joyfully creates powerful and flowing sequences, linked together by breath and great intention. Her mindful teaching style naturally leads students to a state of strength, balance, flexibility and overall well-being. While Jill’s classes may be challenging, she makes them accessible to everyone. She strives to support her students in cultivating a devoted practice infused with immense joy.

Jill has completed and led numerous teacher trainings. In 2012, she created and successfully launched Elevate Yoga Trainings, a mentorship program for yoga teachers looking to catapult their teaching to the next level and dramatically deepen their knowledge base. Jill also leads her very own RYT200 Teacher Training Program. She is dedicated to helping students and teachers discover what makes them feel truly alive. As a massage therapist, anatomy, safe alignment, loads of hands-on assists and nurturing support are a huge part of her classes. In addition to teaching yoga classes, Jill leads Elevate Yoga Training Programs and multiple retreats a year around the world. Jill’s enthusiasm, intuition and inspiration pour from her heart and into every one of her classes and trainings.

For more information on Jill: JillKnouseYoga.com

About Prashant:

One-of-a-kind Bollywood showman, Prashant sings, dances & DJ’s simultaneously with a simple agenda, to make people dance all night long. The interactive dance lessons cleverly disguised in his DJ set compel everybody to rock the dance floor, transforming any dance party into a full fledged Bollywood musical within minutes. Prashant’s work has been featured on TV-Asia, King5-TV, KGW-TV & newspapers such as The Oregonian, The Asian Reporter & Helena Air. Through his energetic performance, Prashant has moved masses across the United States, Panama, Costa Rica & India.

In January 2010, Prashant founded Jai Ho!, an inclusive monthly dance party in Portland, Seattle, & San Francisco. The innovative themes that set Jai Ho! apart are transforming the nightlife culture of the west coast bringing elements of Indian festive spirit (like Holi Colors, Dandiya Sticks etc) to the nightclub scene. Additionally, Prashant has been teaching dance for over 9 years now, his Portland based semi-professional dance troupe is as diverse as it gets, united by their love for all things Bollywood.

In his TEDx talk, this Patent holder & Cornell graduate shared his story of transformation from being an Intel engineer to now being celebrated as one the most exuberant Bollywood entertainers across the US. Prashant continues to inspire others to follow their dreams, one dance class/party at a time.