Would you be interested in a exercise program that not only works on physical strength, and flexibility but also works to build your connection with your inner world? Then the ANYA method might appeal to you.
Beginnings of ANYA method
Courtney Bauer is the founder of the ANYA method, and ANYA studio, based in inner New York City. You could call it a place of tranquility within a buzzing metro jungle. And I’m sure many New Yorkers see it as their sanctuary, and mental health pill.
The ANYA studio was founded when Courtney wanted to provide a peaceful space to enjoy the quiet, and self-reflective process of the ANYA technique — which focuses on the mind, and body connection.
In this NewYorkNatives video, Courtney Bauer shares her experience of how she came to bring her life’s knowledge of the human mind, and body together conceiving the ANYA method.
What’s the ‘buzz’ on the ANYA method?
In appearance, the ANYA method looks like pilates, traditional yoga, arial yoga, and Thai bodywork — it definitely draws on these disciplines, but this method is unique.
Through using a series of techniques, such as ‘micro-movements’ for alignment, energy work, and feeling their bones — people using this method re-balance their bodies, and connect with their innate energy system.
After time, those undertaking this method become aware of tension in their body, places where stress is residing, and they may even become aware of the thought pattern that initially caused that physical symptom to come.
In an article by the Epoch Times, Courtney explains this process of change is not easy, as sometimes people can experience a physical detoxification along with their mental process of ‘letting-go.’
Your personal journey
The ANYA method honors the unique journey that all individuals travel on, as it gives people the time, and space to simply feel where “they are at,” not where they think they should be. And through the physical process, the mind, and spiritual realms are touched upon — and awareness is awakened.