Yet I had those familiar first-class jitters. Qoya, which means Queen in Quechuan an indigenous language in the Andes region of South America , is based on the idea that we can evoke certain feelings through different types of movement. Specifically, through yoga, dance, and sensual movement, we can feel wise, wild, and free. Qoya's purpose is to ultimately empower women so that they can experience these three feelings and love how their bodies feel while doing it. With an open mind, I entered the studio, where I met instructor Susan Anderson , who has been teaching qoya since
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Qoya is a sacred movement tradition that is practiced around the globe. Based on the idea that through movement, we remember, Qoya helps us to remember that our essence is wise, wild and free. Wise, wild and free also draw reference to the movement forms that we practice. Wise- the wisdom of yoga.
A Sample Qoya Class Includes
NOW is the time for us to find truth in our hearts and bodies for navigating uncertain times. You have the capacity to be your own truth guide. Within you is the place for you to find a hearth of strength and courage that turns from the solos to the collective.
The three core components of Qoya are wisdom, being wild, and being free. The website explains that:. Each class is themed to support femininity and uniqueness which allows students to tap into their memory, heart, mind, and spirit. Instead of focusing on how one looks, the classes encourage to simply feel and move. This idea can be translated into more sexually experiences, in the bedroom, where performance and how we appear to our partner can sometimes dominate our mind and influence pleasure.