Lynn Hancock ~ Studio Owner/Director of Teacher Training

"My journey with yoga began in my early 20's as I was experiencing the stress of 'growing up' and had heard how relaxing yoga was. I started practicing in my duplex, with a book and magazines I bought. What I discovered, was a multifaceted practice with many branches, from challenging to peaceful and restorative. Yoga makes space for everyone. With each stage in my life, marriage and motherhood, I always found myself returning to yoga as I always felt grounded and challenged after I practiced. After discovering hot yoga, I was thrilled when Cindee opened Yoga~Story. When I teach, I love the look on someone’s face when they have done a challenging pose for the first time, open a hip, melt into the mat or make a surprising realization about self and ability. When they let go, their struggle becomes their strength."

Lynn enjoys spending time with her husband and son, running, cooking, socializing and enjoying everything that Bentonville has to offer. She began her yoga journey 13 years ago and left the corporate world to become an AFAA certified personal trainer and 200 hour certified yoga instructor.



Lynn Hancock ~ Studio Owner/Director of Teacher Training instructs the following:
  • Hot Flow
  • HOT! ~ A power vinyasa class emphasizing a dynamic flow of challenging poses. A vigorous practice-YOU WILL SWEAT! Monday 5:45 pm, Thursday 5:45 pm, and Friday 8:45 am are 75 minute classes.
    Recommended for experienced yogis, although beginners are welcome to participate keeping in mind modifications and pace for your level of activity. Bring a towel and water in a closed container.

  • SUP Yoga with Eco Tour
  • Take your yoga practice on the water! SUP (Stand-up Paddle Board) makes your existing yoga practice more challenging by engaging more muscles. Whether you are a first- time paddler or seasoned athlete, practicing yoga on a SUP will enhance your workout by challenging your balance and flexibility. Enjoy learning while adapting to the motion of the board, the instability created by minor energy and weight shifts and the focus required to stay grounded while afloat. 
     
    Sunday August 20th, ECO Tour, Eureka Springs—8:30 – 11:30 3 hours. Get acquainted with your board and the basics of SUP before paddling out for floating asana practice. Paddle approx. one hour to site. Enjoy beautiful scenery filled with waterfalls and wild life as you swim and relax and practice floating asanas. One hour back paddle back.
     
    $40 members
    $50 non-members
    Fees include paddle board rent, guided Eco Tour and yoga instruction. $30 fee if providing your own board. This event is non-refundable and not valid with any other offer.
     
    Prerequisites: Participants must be able to swim unaided, and also be physically capable of pulling themselves up out of the water and onto a stand-up paddle board unaided. Prior experience with yoga is recommended, but all levels are welcome.

    Meet at Yoga Story 8 am to carpool to location.
     
    What to Bring:
    1. A swimsuit or sports tank and shorts are the most appropriate attire.
    2. Sunscreen
    3. Hats and sunglasses are not recommended since they fall off easily.
    4. Hydrate well before heading out since it’s hard to carry anything onto the board.
    5. Bring your sense of playfulness.
    6. Prepare to get wet!
     
     
     
     
     

  • Summer Boot Camp
  • Join Lynn for this calorie burning boot camp circuit infusing cardio moves and resistance equipment.  Bring a towel and water.  You will sweat! Class is capped at 10. Registration recommended. Classes every Monday June 26th - August 28th. Please wear non-marking tennis shoes.

  • Yoga Body Boost*
  • Give your body a boost in this fun and energetic class!  It's a WORKOUT using yoga poses and your body weight on an interval timer so you can do as much as you need to!  This class incorporates heart pumping music and is warm, so come prepared to sweat and bring your towel and water!

  • YogaCore
  • This is a 30 min class. WARM ~ Create stabilization, strength and power in your core through a series of progressive exercises designed for every BODY! Through the use of pranayama, yoga bandhas and modern day core work, you’ll engage, isolate and SWEAT! Knowing how to properly use your core helps relieve low back pain, supports running and lifting, and will assist your physical yoga practice.
     
    *Cost $9, register on-line or at the studio. Included in monthly unlimited memberships.
     
    *This class is not included in class packages or $30 for 30 introductory offer, but can be purchased as a $9 drop in.

  • Midweek Massage (formerly Athletic Roll)
  • WARM~The focus of this class is to help you reduce muscle soreness and stiffness with the use of therapy balls.  This class is for anyone looking to aid in recovery and ease pain before and after exercise, running and training.  Improve mobility, circulation, and reduce your risk of injury.
     
    No prior yoga experience necessary.  Class size limited to 12, and registration is highly recommended.
     
    This class is great for everyone, especially runners, cyclists and triathletes looking to recover faster, perform better and have less pain.  You do not have to be an athlete to attend this class.


  • Own Your Yoga ~ A Free Community Event
  • Are you curious about yoga but don't know where to begin? Are you practicing yoga, but having trouble progressing to the next level?  Are you looking for something deeper in your life? Join us for an afternoon of interactive learning and demonstration as we dive into the essentials of beginning a yoga practice, as well as tools to sustain and grow in your existing practice.  Free demo classes offered, Q & A seminars with Yoga Story instructors, guidance on which classes to attend for optimal growth of your practice, and opportunity to deepen your knowledge and start a new transformation.
     
    Saturday September 9th, 1 - 3 pm.
    1:00-1:30 Flow
    1:45-2:15 Restorative 
    1:45-3:00 pm Scavenger Hunt (free class upon completion)
    2:30-3:00 Beginners Demo 
     
    Yoga Classes will be free and open to the public.   Registration highly recommended.  Sign up for class by clicking here:
    http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409044caba72ba5fe3-ownyour
     
    *First 20 yogis to show up receive a cool swag bag
    *Raffle Prizes ~ Namaste Y'All t-shirts, Manduka mat, 5 class pack, Gift Card to Fiamma and Camp Bow Wow
    *Scavenger Hunt for free classes
    *Snack Lab Samples
    *New Student Intro Offer $25 for 30 days available for  purchase in studio only.  
    *Chair Massage $10 for 15 min
    *15% off merchandise (excludes consignment)

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