Aug
24
7:00 PM19:00

Head Over Heels: an inversion workshop 

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A wise yogi knows its not all about the crazy pose....but it sure is fun to try! Come explore the possibilities of gradually inviting new poses into your practice. Get out of your head and into your body; realize that you are capable of so much more than you think! In this workshop we will: 

  • start off with an invigorating flow to get your body warm and ready 
  • explore inversions and other funky poses 
  • get the tools and instruction you need to continue
    advancing your practice

Come see things from a different point of view...literally! Class is in an unheated room. All levels welcome. 

When: Friday, August 24, 7:00 - 9:00pm 

Fee: $20, members receive 10% off 

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RYT 200, Megan completed her training under Caroline Felix and Amy Gwinner at Shine Yoga in Winchester, Virginia. When beginning yoga in 2012, Megan immediately fell in love with the physical practice, as well as the mental and spiritual benefits yoga provides. With a focus on the vinyasa style and the influence of Baron Baptiste, Megan’s training deepened her passion to share yoga with others.

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Aug
26
7:00 PM19:00

Partner Yoga for Couples with Elysabeth Williamson 

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Bring your partner to this fun-filled, spiritually uplifting, and invigorating workshop. In this workshop you will: 

  • enjoy a healthy, playful, and life-affirming practice while exploring a new approach to the healing possibilities of yoga 
  • deepen your compassion, trust, sensitivity, and love for each other 
  • learn how to adapt postures to accommodate various body types, flexibility levels, and yoga experience 
  • explore closeness and connection through partner meditations and active listening techniques

Come learn that giving and receiving are really one and the same in this one-of-a-kind workshop, suitable for all levels. 

When: Sunday, August 26, 7:00 - 9:00pm

Fee: $50 per couple, members receive 10% off 

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Elysabeth, E-RYT 500, is the founder of Principle-Based Partner YogaTM and the author of ‘The Pleasures and Principles of Partner Yoga’. She has studied and taught a synthesis of healing modalities for the last thirty years and is recently inspired by the possibilities revealed through transformational conversation. Visit partneryoga.net to learn more. 

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Sep
7
7:30 PM19:30

Candlelit Restorative Yoga & Reiki

Join Erin & Aimee for an evening of restorative yoga and draw the body into natural alignment and create gentle openings so that you can relax and let go.  Each pose is supported with various props and is designed to encourage an effective release of stress and tension.  To enhance the experience, you will receive hands-on Reiki, an ancient healing art from Japan, which uses a gentle touch and is synergistic with a restorative yoga practice.  In this workshop you will:

  • allow muscles to open and release without expending energy
  • reduce stress and assist in clearing blocked energy that can create a sluggish, run down feeling
  •  strengthen the immune system by allowing the body to heal itself

No prior yoga experience necessary.  You are guaranteed to leave feeling relaxed and at ease - what a wonderful way to practice self care!

When: Friday, September 7, 7:30 - 9:00PM

Fee: $25, members receive 10% off

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Erin is a 500HR Kripalu Yoga Instructor and is currently working towards her 1000HR through Kripalu. She is a Certified Life Coach, Stand Up Paddle Yoga Teacher and Reiki Level II practitioner. Erin is dedicated to supporting people in living life to its fullest potential through awakening their authenticity and skillful action. Erin has been assisting the Kripalu Yoga Teacher Trainings and Inspired Living Programs since 2015 and plans on doing so in the future. Erin obtained her Bachelor’s in Communications and is a firm believer that modern technology has faded our natural form of connection to each other, nature and ourselves. This is where she believes that yoga will shift these habits. Her mission is to empower any level student in a safe and nonjudgmental setting. For more info: http://evolvewitherin.com/about/

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Sep
21
7:00 PM19:00

Restorative Yoga & Massage

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Start your weekend off right with restorative yoga, the practice of intentional rest.  Join Tracee, yoga teacher and certified massage therapists, for this deeply relaxing, gentle and quiet practice that will help relieve the stress and tensions of daily life.  You will also receive hands on adjustments, which will help you to get into poses more safely and will deepen your feeling of relaxation.  Come enjoy all the benefits that restorative yoga with massage has to offer:


• benefit from massage assists by a licensed massage therapist
• allow muscles to open and release without expending energy
• soften chronic pain


All levels class, no prior yoga experience necessary.  Treat yourself to the gift of self care with the perfect combination of message and restorative yoga and leave feeling rejuvenated.

When: Friday, September 21, 7:00 - 9:00pm

Fee: $25, members receive 10% off

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RYT200, Tracee has been teaching vinyasa and restorative classes since 2009.  Tracee most recently completed Massage School with the Massage School of Boston.  She describes her teaching style as empowering, playful and reflective. Tracee's wish is that we lighten up, and with practice soften our approach to ourselves on and off our mats.

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Sep
28
7:00 PM19:00

Treat your feet

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Are you tired of being on your feet or your feet tired of you neglecting them? Learn new methods and strategies to strengthen your feet and when is it time to give your feet some rest. Join Brian Tenenhaus, licensed physical therapist, for a fun evening and learn new functional movement patterns to help with your lower legs to reduce stress, strain and plantar fascial aches and pains. In this workshop you will:

  • learn about debunking the myths about shoes, orthotics, and bunions
  • determine when you need to see a doctor, when you can take matters into your own hands, or work with a physical therapist
  • apply basic strategies to alleviate foot pain and continue to relieve your feet from pain with learned techniques
  • integrate functional movement patterns into your yoga practice to support healthy feet

Light refreshments and Q&A to follow. Registered yoga teachers earn two continuing education credits through Yoga Alliance.

When: Friday, Sept 28, 7:00 - 9:00pm

Fee: $20, members receive 10% off

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Brian Tenenhaus is a licensed Physical Therapist, Quinnipiac alum, with a specialty focused in Functional Manual Therapist. He has his CFMT from the Institute of Physical Art, out of Steamboat Springs, CO. He finds success by treating the root cause. Brian has worked with a very diverse population over the years including but not limited to patients with stroke, TMJD, cervicogenic headaches, fibromyalgia, chronic pain, and a vast array of orthopedic injuries.

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Aug
17
7:00 PM19:00

Radical Openness

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When we practice yoga we learn to recognize that things may not be how we thought, but they may be even better!  Haily is thrilled to embark on this yoga and dharma talk adventure with you!  As yogis, we learn to pay attention and remain present, this helps us to uncover gems that may be hidden under stories or expectations.  In this workshop you will:

  • be led through a juicy chest and hip opening flow, closing with restorative postures
  • reflect on how receptivity to change can guide you in the right direction, through journaling
  • discuss how yoga and awareness can bring you into a happier, more empowered life

Come find more space in your hips and heart, and explore opening into grace and freedom!  All levels welcome.

When: Friday, August 17, 7:00 - 9:00pm

Fee:     $25, members receive 10% off

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Haily Cryan, RYT500, & YACEP, will help you flourish in your physical practice using alignment based direction, movement and laughter.  She uses her creativity to plan fun, fresh classes that will challenge, inspire, nourish and spark your own creative flame. Haily offers an experience in class that will resonate beyond the edges of your mat and into your world, encouraging you to find your own balance, be your best self, and follow your dreams. 

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Jul
27
7:00 PM19:00

Ayurvedic Summer Chill

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Learn how to stay calm, cool and collected through the heat of the summer months. Fire and water elements are in excess, so feeling hot, bothered and irritable can be expected. No need to worry, through Ayurveda we can stay cool as a cucumber! Learn to combat hot flashes, exhaustion and inflammation through self care, diet and movement. In this workshop you will: 

  • be introduced to the basics of Ayurveda 
  • practice schedule management to prevent overexertion 
  • create a seasonal routine and self care practice 
  • discover what type of movement is most beneficial this time of year through a cooling, yoga flow suitable for all levels

Come balance the heat with simple strategies to keep us in rhythm with nature! No experience necessary. 

When: Friday, July 27th, 7:00 - 9:00pm 

Fee: $25, members receive 10% off 

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Haily Cryan, RYT500, & YACEP, will help you flourish in your physical practice using alignment based direction, movement and laughter. She uses her creativity to plan fun, fresh classes that will challenge, inspire, nourish and spark your own creative flame. Haily offers an experience in class that will resonate beyond the edges of your mat and into your world, encouraging you to find your own balance, be your best self, and follow your dreams. 

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Jul
20
7:00 PM19:00

Let Go & Take Flight:  arm balance workshop 

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Join Megan to practice the art of weightlessness.  This fun, challenging workshop is designed to teach you to do arm balance postures with greater mindfulness and ease.  In this workshop you will: 

  • start off with an invigorating flow to get your body warm and ready
  • explore arm balances, inversions and other funky poses
  • get the tools and instruction you need to continue advancing your practice This workshop is for all levels, taught in unheated room 

Prepare to be invigorated, challenged and inspired to become airborne.  Remember to take yourself lightly and you just might fly! 

When: Friday, July 20th, 7:00 - 8:30pm

Fee: $20, members receive 10% off

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RYT 200, Megan completed her training under Caroline Felix and Amy Gwinner at Shine Yoga in Winchester, Virginia.  When beginning yoga in 2012, Megan immediately fell in love with the physical practice, as well as the mental and spiritual benefits yoga provides.  With a focus on the vinyasa style and the influence of Baron Baptiste, Megan’s training deepened her passion to share yoga with others. 

 

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Jun
30
2:00 PM14:00

Open House Event - FREE classes

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sign up online or drop in - all classes are FREE

complimentary mats & towels - discounts on classes & retail 

 

2:00 - 3:00pm - power vinyasa - jill

An invigorating flow that opens and energizes, prepare to sweat and ignite your spirit. Only class this afternoon heated to ~90F. 

3:30 - 4:30pm - vinyasa flow - sue

A well rounded flow that focuses on linking breath and movement. Stoke your inner fire with sun salutations, work your strength and flexibility with standing postures that build up to a peak pose. 

5:00 - 6:00pm - foundations - erin

Learn the basics while building strength and skill. Sun salutations and foundational yoga postures teach the importance of connecting with the breath. 

6:30 - 7:30pm - restorative - lynn

A calming practice where poses require little muscular exertion. Each supported pose is held for several minutes without the distraction of movement allowing for a deep release of stress and tension.

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Jun
29
7:00 PM19:00

Restorative Yoga & Massage

Start your weekend off right with restorative yoga, the practice of intentional rest.  Join Tracee, yoga teacher and certified massage therapist, for this deeply relaxing, gentle and quiet practice that will help relieve the stress and tensions of daily life.  You will also receive hands on adjustments, which will help you to get into poses more safely and will deepen your feeling of relaxation.  Come enjoy all the benefits that restorative yoga with massage has to offer:


• benefit from massage assists by a licensed massage therapist
• allow muscles to open and release without expending energy
• soften chronic pain


All levels class, no prior yoga experience necessary.  Treat yourself to the gift of self care with the perfect combination of message and restorative yoga and leave feeling rejuvenated.

When: Friday, June 29th, 7:00 - 9:00pm

Fee: $25, members receive 10% off

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RYT200, Tracee has been teaching vinyasa and restorative classes since 2009.  Tracee most recently completed Massage School with the Massage School of Boston.  She describes her teaching style as empowering, playful and reflective.  Tracee's wish is that we lighten up, and with practice soften our approach to ourselves on and off our mats.

 

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Jun
22
6:00 PM18:00

108 Sun Salutations Community Event

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Join us for a community event to celebrate summer's longest day by saluting the sun!  Deepen your practice and connection to yoga with 108 sun salutations.  In unison, we will move mindfully through your choice of sun salutations as a way to clear out thoughts, strengthen the body and unite our spirit more deeply to the seasons.  Jill will lead you through the Global Mala format as set forth by Shiva Rea, breaking up the 108 into four groups of 27.  In this workshop we will: 

  • break down the poses of sun salutation first to ensure safety and prevent injuries 
  • offer and encourage modifications to suit your style 
  • center before each set of 27 with a short meditation: first for your own personal growth, then for someone you love, followed my a meditation for our community and finally a healing meditation for the world 

Challenge your body and mind in this moving meditation to welcome in summer!  Class open to all levels.  Join us after for a potluck community event with beverages and hors d’oeuvres to celebrate our pradipikaYOGA community. 

When: Friday, June 22, 6:00 - 8:00pm 

Fee: $25, members receive 10% off

Other: Bring a beverage and light hors d’oeuvre to share with the group 

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RYT 200, Jill completed her teacher training at Kripalu School of Yoga + Ayurveda in 2014, and has had a longtime interest in healthy living.  Jill has recently returned to the Shoreline from California where she spent a few years on Northern coast, working within the farm-to-table movement.  She draws from her diverse experiences and guides engaging classes full of integrated movement and student- focused flow that highlight the mindfulness, vitality and joy that yoga can bring to our lives.  Jill looks forward to moving through a class with you!

 

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Jun
17
6:00 PM18:00

Father’s Day Class - bring dad for FREE 

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Join Brett for a Father’s day gentle flow class - a feel good, flow of postures that is suitable for all levels, especially beginners. Enjoy the therapeutic benefits of hip openers, hamstring stretches and longer holds to build strength and soothe tension while revisiting essential alignment, flow, and breath-work principles.  In this class you will: 

  • enjoy a healthy and mindful flow to invigorate your body 
  • calm the mind and body, allowing you to unwind 

Fathers are extraordinary; whether they are biological or not, dads are the men who inspire us, guide us, the ones who encourage our dreams, protect us, tells it like it is and believe in us even when we don’t believe in ourselves.  Today we get the chance to celebrate all they are and all that they do. 

When: Sunday, June17, 6:00 - 7:15pm 

Fee: Class passes and memberships apply, if dad is already a client, bring son for free 

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Brett has been teaching yoga since 2001 and has studied with numerous teachers; Tias Little, Sarah Powers, and Adyashanti.  His teaching springs from ashtanga vinyasa, modified to suit different levels, paying attention anatomical as well as "true" alignment.  His approach encourages the release of patterns that make a home for fear and discomfort in the body.  Brett shares and teaches that which is true and alive in him.

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Jun
16
4:00 PM16:00

Family Yoga & Arts

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Jump like a mindful monkey, grow tall like a majestic tree, shine brightly like a peaceful warrior and lots of family fun.  All ages are invited to join their parents for evening designed to bring the family together in the spirit of yoga and creativity.  Thinking your little one won't stay engaged for the whole class?  Not to worry - we will have a supervised arts and crafts table set up for those who wander off their mat looking for new adventures.  In this workshop you will: 

• learn partner poses, ensuring great bonding time
• play yoga games, partner acrobatics and flying yoga
• build confidence and self-esteem, as well as a strong and healthy bodies 

One registration covers the whole family, no yoga experience necessary. Come have fun together for an evening of yoga play! 

When: Saturday, June 16, 4:00 - 5:00pm

Fee: $25 per family, members receive 10% off

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RYT200, Emily has practiced yoga since she was a high school student but decided to pursue her teaching certification when she was pregnant with her son, Hank.  Certified through Tiny Buddha Yoga in Ann Arbor, MI, Emily helps her students find their truest selves through their yoga practices.  Emily studied dance at Connecticut College, and believes that body awareness is essential for a healthy lifestyle.  Emily leads yoga classes with a focus on alignment, breathing, and mindfulness, and believes that yoga is so much more than just the physical practice.

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Jun
15
7:00 PM19:00

Yin Yoga & Essential Oils - $25 FLASH SALE

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Yin yoga is a beautifully delicious practice that helps us heal both our heart and our mind.  It allows us time to sit within ourselves, to just be still, and to notice what the body and mind are telling us.  A passive practice, Yin Yoga involves variations of seated and supine poses typically held for 3 to 5 minutes, accessing deeper layers of fascia, the connective tissues of the body.  In this workshop you will: 

  • improve your flexibility and gain larger range of motion
  • promote self-regulated healing by activating the parasympathetic nervous system
  • alleviate tension and stress, and release energetic toxins 

Kristen, our essential oils extraordinaire, will be supporting the practice with Young Living oils to make this class even more special.  You are guaranteed to leave feeling relaxed, calm and at ease! 

All levels class, no prior yoga experience necessary. 

When:  Friday, June 15, 7:00 - 9:00pm

Fee: $25, members receive 10% off

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RYT200, Petra trained under the supervision of Angela Botta of YogaWorks, and completed her Yin yoga teacher training with Biff Mithoefer in April 2017.   She believes that in order to take care of others, we need to take care of ourselves first.  She sees yoga as a way of living her most authentic self.  Petra’s style of teaching is centered around YogaWorks method, a Vinyasa-based flow method that balances precise instruction, detailed alignment, breath and fluid movement.

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May
13
to Jun 10

Unified Mindfulness - Meditation Series

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Do you want to live a happier, healthier, more purpose-filled life?  Studies show this can happen when you start practicing mindfulness for just ten minutes a day.  But don’t take our word for it, come experience it for yourself!  Designed for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike, this workshop offers both the understanding of “the why” and “the how” to practice mindfulness as well as the actual experience of sitting together in a supported environment.  In this workshop you will:

  • be given the tools and inspiration to develop your own practice in your own way
  • learn the benefits of daily meditation
  • explore and practice inner awareness

Cultivating unified mindfulness helps sharpen your senses and develop inner awareness.  Through practice of mediation, you will calm the mind and nourish the nervous system. Open to all levels.

When: Sunday May 13, 20, 27, Jun 3 & 10, 7:30 - 8:30pm

Fee: $65 for series, members receive 10% off series, $18 drop-in; class passes and memberships apply

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Brett has been devoted to the study and application of how human beings work and thrive since 1995 and has been teaching yoga since 2001.  He has studied in the United States as well as in Mysore, India under numerous teachers -Tias Little, Sarah Powers, and Adyashanti.  His teaching springs from a strong grounding in the ashtanga vinyasa tradition, modified to suit different levels, paying careful attention to finding both anatomical as well as "true" alignment in the poses.  His approach encourages the release of patterns that make a home for fear and discomfort in the body.  Brett shares and teaches that which is true and alive in him.

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May
13
12:00 PM12:00

Mother’s Day Class - bring mom for free

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Join Lynn for a Mother’s day foundations class with informative instruction on the basics of practicing yoga while building strength and skill.  You will learn the basics of sun salutations, foundation yoga postures and shapes, and the importance of connecting with the breath.  Suitable for beginners as well as those with some experience who can benefit from revisiting essential alignment, flow, and breath-work principles.  In this class you will: 

  • enjoy a healthy and mindful flow to invigorate your body 
  • calm the mind and body, and allow you to unwind into the natural presence and spaciousness that we truly are 
  • have an opportunity to set your intentions for more loving you

Join us for this soothing and rejuvenating class in honor of mothers and all who live on Mother Earth. 

When: Sunday, May 13, 12:00 - 1:15pm 

Fee: Class passes and memberships apply, if mom is already a client, bring daughter for free to enjoy a Mother’s day class together. 

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RYT 200, Lynn completed her teacher training at Kripalu with trainers Coby Kozlowski and Michelle Delbac, igniting her passion to be a lifelong student of yoga.  During this quest for self- knowledge and wisdom, she discovered a peace and insight the comes with regular practice.  With the variety and sequencing of poses, Lynn’s classes build strength, flexibility, and balance.

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Apr
30
to May 21

Yoga for Beginners

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Join Erin for a four-part series intended to introduce yoga to beginners. In these fun, instructional classes, you will learn the fundamentals of vinyasa, movement and breath.  Erin will introduce simple alignment principles that will prepare you to address your own individual needs, helping you to cultivate a yoga practice rich in confidence, safety and authenticity.  Let’s take the intimidation out of yoga, have fun and learn how to bring the best out of yourself with this supportive, balancing practice.  In this series you will:

  • create stable foundation in your yoga postures
  • find out how to use props to support your practice
  • learn pranayama (breathing techniques) to reduce stress and create energy

All levels are welcome.  Prepare to learn something new and leave feeling excited about your yoga practice!

When: Monday, April 30, May 7, 14, 21 at 7:30 - 8:30pm

Fee: $50 for the series or $18 drop-in; class passes and unlimited class memberships apply

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Erin is a 500HR Kripalu Yoga Instructor, Certified Life Coach and Reiki II.  She first completed her 200 hour training at Kripalu School of Yoga and attended Creative Kids Yoga School where she completed a 50 hour training.  She then completed a Tibetan Buddhist meditation training which was led by the respected founder, Lama Allione.  Her mission is to empower any level student in a safe and nonjudgmental setting.  For more info visit: evolvewitherin.com.

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Apr
28
4:00 PM16:00

Family Yoga & Arts

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Jump like a mindful monkey, grow tall like a majestic tree, shine brightly like a peaceful warrior and lots of family fun.  All ages are invited to join their parents for evening designed to bring the family together in the spirit of yoga and creativity.  Thinking your little one won't stay engaged for the whole class?  Not to worry - we will have a supervised arts and crafts table set up for those who wander off their mat looking for new adventures.  In this workshop you will: 

• learn partner poses, ensuring great bonding time
• play yoga games, partner acrobatics and flying yoga
• build confidence and self-esteem, as well as a strong and healthy bodies 

One registration covers the whole family, no yoga experience necessary.  Come have fun together for an evening of yoga play! 

When: Saturday, April 28, 4:00 - 5:00pm

Fee: $25 per family, members receive 10% off

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RYT200, Emily has practiced yoga since she was a high school student but decided to pursue her teaching certification when she was pregnant with her son, Hank.  Certified through Tiny Buddha Yoga in Ann Arbor, MI, Emily helps her students find their truest selves through their yoga practices.  Emily studied dance at Connecticut College, and believes that body awareness is essential for a healthy lifestyle.  Emily leads yoga classes with a focus on alignment, breathing, and mindfulness, and believes that yoga is so much more than just the physical practice.

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Apr
13
7:00 PM19:00

Restorative Yoga & Aromatherapy

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Join Erin for an evening of restorative yoga and aromatherapy, draw the body into natural alignment and create gentle openings so that you can relax and let go. Each pose is fully supported with various props and are designed to encourage an effective release of stress and tension. While in poses, participants will receive hands-on assists that will be infused with pure essential oils to further engage the senses and to relax the mind and emotions. These modalities combine to create a restful experience that will ease the stress and strain of daily life. In this workshop you will: 

  • allow muscles to open and release without expending energy
  • reduce stress and assist in clearing blocked energy that can create a sluggish, run down feeling
  • strengthen the immune system by allowing the body to heal itself 

Experience relaxation and renewal in this workshop that is suitable for students of all levels. 

When: Friday, April 13, 7:00-8:30pm 

Fee: $20, members receive 10% off

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Erin is a 500HR Kripalu Yoga Instructor, Certified Life Coach and Reiki II. She first completed her 200 hour training at Kripalu School of Yoga and attended Creative Kids Yoga School where she completed a 50 hour training. She then completed a Tibetan Buddhist meditation training which was led by the respected founder, Lama Allione. Her mission is to empower any level student in a safe and nonjudgmental setting. For more info visit: evolvewitherin.com

 

 

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Mar
26
to Apr 23

Relax & Renew - a five week gentle yoga series to soothe lower back pain, improve flexibility and reduce stress

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Join Lynn for this delightful series of gentle yoga classes, to relax and unwind, clear your head and unkink the body after a long day.  You will be guided to connect breath, alignment, and mindfulness with basic yoga postures. Based on the Kripalu tradition of cultivating inner peace, these classes will focus on stretching and attention to breath during a relaxing flow.  In this series you will:

  • Improve flexibility and build muscle strength
  • Enjoy better posture and protect your spine
  • Reduce stress and tension

Join us for this all levels class and you will emerge feeling calm, grounded, and rejuvenated. Treat yourself to the gift of self care.

When: Monday, March 26 - April 23, 7:30 - 8:30pm

Fee: $60 for the series, $18 drop in rate; class passes and memberships apply

Other: Sign up on-line or at the studio. Please arrive 15 min early to check in and get settled.

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RYT 200, Lynn completed her teacher training at Kripalu with trainers Coby Kozlowski and Michelle Delbac, igniting her passion to be a lifelong student of yoga.  During this quest for self-knowledge and wisdom, she discovered a peace and insight the comes with regular practice. With the variety and sequencing of poses, Lynn’s classes build strength, flexibility, and balance. 

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Mar
9
5:30 PM17:30

Donation Based Family YOGA

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Come and enjoy playful yoga class for the whole family that promotes fun and supports great cause to benefit Connecticut Sports Foundation, which helps families that deal with financial hardships that often follows a cancer diagnosis. Cancer becomes a financial burden to so many every day. Jobs placed on hold; mortgages unpaid; increased medical co-pays, etc. Patients and their families should never have to worry about going hungry or being evicted from their homes during treatment. 

With your donation, you will be supporting family of 14-year old Lana from Chester, CT, the ambassador for the fundraiser this year and also many other cancer patients in Connecticut. 

One registration covers the whole family, no yoga experience necessary. Come have fun together for an evening of yoga.

When: Friday, March 9, 5:30 - 6:30pm

Fee: Donation can be made in form of check or cash - 100% of all proceeds will go directly to Lana and her family.

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RYT200, Emily has practiced yoga since she was a high school student but decided to pursue her teaching certification when she was pregnant with her son, Hank. Certified through Tiny Buddha Yoga in Ann Arbor, MI, Emily helps her students find their truest selves through their yoga practices. Emily believes that body awareness is essential for a healthy lifestyle. Emily leads yoga classes with a focus on alignment, breathing, and mindfulness, and believes that yoga is so much more than just the physical practice.

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Feb
5
to Mar 12

Six-Part Journey Through the Chakras

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Channel more confidence, creativity, and joy in your life with a better understanding of your body’s energy centers. Join Tracee for a six week series to get to know your chakras - vital energy centers that regulate prana, life force energy, throughout the body. Chakras align along the body where nadis, lines of energy, intersect or join. It is believed that when chakras are blocked, it can lead to feelings of distress or illness. In this workshop you will:

  • Learn about the seven main chakras and how they align our body from root to crown
  • Shift your energy to clear any emotional, mental or physical blocks you may be holding
  • Feel cleansed and clear as you meditate, move and visualize yourself into optimal chakra alignment

All levels are welcome for this unheated class. Leave feeling refreshed, cleared, calm and in tune with your chakras!

When: Mondays, February 5 - March 12, 7:30 - 8:45pm

Fee: $75 for all sessions, $18 drop in, members receive 10% off

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RYT 200, Tracee, who is also Licensed Massage Therapist. A regular meditation & yoga practice enhanced Tracee's life in ways she never knew possible. Sharing the healing benefits of yoga & massage is her passion in life, and she is beyond grateful to have this be her profession. Tracee has studied reiki, cupping therapy, reflexology, Thai massage, shiatsu & restorative yoga, she is always looking for a way to educate herself more in the realm of yoga & wellness.

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Jan
21
10:00 AM10:00

New Year's Evolution with Amy Ippoliti - Upside Down Flying Machine: Inversions and Arm Balances

Join international yoga teacher and author, Amy Ippoliti, for an entire weekend of workshops in honor of the new year. This playful weekend, open to all levels, will offer new ways to refine your yoga practice and guide you towards self discovery for the upcoming year.

Yogis spend a huge part of their time looking at the world from the bottom up--and what a healthy choice on so many levels! In this workshop you will:

  • Learn tricks for kicking up, balancing with and without using the wall
  • Practice ways to deliciously open your shoulders
  • Boost your confidence, and connect to a playful, positive spirit you can take with you wherever you go

If you're craving more upside-down time but want to discover how to perform inversions with more ease, grace, and power, then come on down!

When: Sunday, January 21th, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Fee: $65 per session or $195 for full weekend, members receive 10% discount. Nonrefundable.

Other: Sign up online or register at studio. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Class is unheated. Yoga Alliance CE hours apply to teachers. 

Other workshops in the weekend include: 

  • Friday, 6:00 - 8:00pm - san kalpa: the power of intention & hip opening
  • Saturday, 10:00am - 12:00pm - trust in your dream: upper body freedom
  • Saturday, 2:00 - 4:00pm - simply irresistible: hamstrings, hips, and lower back

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Amy Ippoliti is known for bringing yoga to modern-day life in a genuine way through her intelligent sequencing, clear instruction, and engaging sense of humor. She shares her passion for yoga, health, earth conservation, and with her writings for Yoga Journal, Organic Life, Mantra Magazine, Mind Body Green, prAna Stories, and Elephant Journal. She has appeared on the covers of Yoga Journal and Fit Yoga Magazine and has been featured in Self Magazine, New York Magazine, Allure (Korea), and Newsweek and on the front page of Yahoo.com. A teacher on YogaGlo.com, she is a pioneer of advanced yoga education, cofounding 90 Monkeys, an online school that has enhanced the skills of yoga teachers and studios in 65 countries. She is the co-author of the new book, The Art and Business of Teaching Yoga. www.amyippoliti.com www.90monkeys.com

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Jan
20
2:00 PM14:00

New Year's Evolution With Amy Ippoliti - Simply Irresistible: Hamstrings, Hips, and Lower Back

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Join international yoga teacher and author, Amy Ippoliti, for an entire weekend of workshops in honor of the new year. This playful weekend, open to all levels, will offer new ways to refine your yoga practice and guide you towards self discovery for the upcoming year. 

In yoga the emphasis is often on bringing greater flexibility to the pelvis and hips which is a great focus, however it’s also critical to build strength and stability in this part of the body as well!

  • Learn to open your hamstrings safely and in ways that protect and liberate your lower back
  • Breathe new life into your lower body with a delicious spectrum of hamstring, hip, and lower back poses modified for therapeutic relief and benefit.
  • Walk away with a stable & open pelvis that leaves you feeling free and uplifted!

You will explore when it’s ideal to open and when it’s better to stabilize the lower body for longevity in your practice. 

When: Saturday, January 20th, 2:00am - 4:00pm

Fee: $65 per session or $195 for full weekend, members receive 10% discount. Nonrefundable.

Other: Sign up online or register at studio. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Class is unheated. Yoga Alliance CE hours apply to teachers. 

Other workshops in the weekend include: 

  • Friday, 6:00 - 8:00pm - san kalpa: the power of intention & hip opening
  • Saturday 10:00 - 12:00pm - trust in your dream: upper body freedom
  • Sunday, 10:00 - 12:00pm - upside down flying machine: inversions and arm balance

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Amy Ippoliti is known for bringing yoga to modern-day life in a genuine way through her intelligent sequencing, clear instruction, and engaging sense of humor. She shares her passion for yoga, health, earth conservation, and with her writings for Yoga Journal, Organic Life, Mantra Magazine, Mind Body Green, prAna Stories, and Elephant Journal. She has appeared on the covers of Yoga Journal and Fit Yoga Magazine and has been featured in Self Magazine, New York Magazine, Allure (Korea), and Newsweek and on the front page of Yahoo.com. A teacher on YogaGlo.com, she is a pioneer of advanced yoga education, cofounding 90 Monkeys, an online school that has enhanced the skills of yoga teachers and studios in 65 countries. She is the co-author of the new book, The Art and Business of Teaching Yoga. www.amyippoliti.com www.90monkeys.com

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Jan
20
10:00 AM10:00

New Year's Evolution With Amy Ippoliti - Trust In Your Dream: Upper Body Freedom - WAITLIST

Join international yoga teacher and author, Amy Ippoliti, for an entire weekend of workshops in honor of the new year. This playful weekend, open to all levels, will offer new ways to refine your yoga practice and guide you towards self discovery for the upcoming year.

In this workshop geared toward upper body freedom, you will:

  • Flow through a vibrant fusion of gradual, loving shoulder-opening poses
  • Breathe into vinyasa designed to unlock the miracle of the shoulder and bring more flexibility and strength to your upper body
  • Walk away with brand-new tools to approach inversions, back bends, and healthy posture

Join Amy for this unique upper body bliss workshop and find a state of happiness for the new year when you need it most.

When: Saturday, January 20th, 10:00am - 12:00pm

Fee: $65 per session or $195 for full weekend, members receive 10% discount. Nonrefundable.

Other: Sign up online or register at studio. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Class is unheated. Yoga Alliance CE hours apply to teachers. 

Other workshops in the weekend include: 

  • Friday, 6:00 - 8:00pm - san kalpa: the power of intention & hip opening
  • Saturday, 2:00 - 4:00pm - simply irresistible: hamstrings, hips, and lower back
  • Sunday, 10:00 - 12:00pm - upside down flying machine: inversions and arm balances

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

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Amy Ippoliti is known for bringing yoga to modern-day life in a genuine way through her intelligent sequencing, clear instruction, and engaging sense of humor. She shares her passion for yoga, health, earth conservation, and with her writings for Yoga Journal, Organic Life, Mantra Magazine, Mind Body Green, prAna Stories, and Elephant Journal. She has appeared on the covers of Yoga Journal and Fit Yoga Magazine and has been featured in Self Magazine, New York Magazine, Allure (Korea), and Newsweek and on the front page of Yahoo.com. A teacher on YogaGlo.com, she is a pioneer of advanced yoga education, cofounding 90 Monkeys, an online school that has enhanced the skills of yoga teachers and studios in 65 countries. She is the co-author of the new book, The Art and Business of Teaching Yoga. www.amyippoliti.com www.90monkeys.com

 

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Jan
19
6:00 PM18:00

New Year's Evolution With Amy Ippoliti - San Kalpa: The Power of Intention & Hip Opening - WAITLIST

Join international yoga teacher and author, Amy Ippoliti, for an entire weekend of workshops in honor of the new year. This playful weekend, open to all levels, will offer new ways to refine your yoga practice and guide you towards self discovery for the upcoming year.

Everyone wants to be free, open, and relaxed like water in the hips, but most of us feel tight, limited, and stuck in our lower bodies. In this workshop you will:

  • Experience the euphoria of full range of motion in your hips
  • Be lead through a systematic, gradual exploration of hip-opening postures and warm-ups
  • Learn tools to keep the knee joint safe in poses ranging from Pigeon Pose all the way to Lotus and even Leg-Behind-the-Head Pose

Come with a willing spirit, and leave with an open pelvis ready to live with greater purpose! Class is unheated.

When: Friday, January 19th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Fee: $65 per session or $195 for full weekend, members receive 10% discount. Nonrefundable.

Other: Sign up online or register at studio. Please arrive 15 minutes early. Class is unheated. Yoga Alliance CE hours apply to teachers. 

Other workshops in the weekend include: 

  • Saturday, 10:00am - 12:00pm - trust in your dream: upper body freedom
  • Saturday, 2:00 - 4:00pm - simply irresistible: hamstrings, hips, and lower back
  • Sunday, 10:00 - 12:00pm - upside down flying machine: inversions and arm balances

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Amy Ippoliti is known for bringing yoga to modern-day life in a genuine way through her intelligent sequencing, clear instruction, and engaging sense of humor. She shares her passion for yoga, health, earth conservation, and with her writings for Yoga Journal, Organic Life, Mantra Magazine, Mind Body Green, prAna Stories, and Elephant Journal. She has appeared on the covers of Yoga Journal and Fit Yoga Magazine and has been featured in Self Magazine, New York Magazine, Allure (Korea), and Newsweek and on the front page of Yahoo.com. A teacher on YogaGlo.com, she is a pioneer of advanced yoga education, cofounding 90 Monkeys, an online school that has enhanced the skills of yoga teachers and studios in 65 countries. She is the co-author of the new book, The Art and Business of Teaching Yoga. www.amyippoliti.com www.90monkeys.com

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Jan
14
2:00 PM14:00

YogaWorks 200hr Teacher Training : Meet the Trainer

See if this training is a fit for you. Meet the trainer, get an overview of the program curriculum, and learn the benefits of being a student at YogaWorks. The complimentary session begins with an hour-long practice taught in the YogaWorks method followed by a Q&A session. RSVP with your program advisor to reserve your space.

Meet the trainer events include a FREE YogaWorks style class and Q&A.

Free class and info session:

Sunday, January 14 - 2:00 - 4:00pm

Contact Aubrey | aubreye@yogaworks.com | 310.664.6470 ext. 137 to reserve your spot

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP 

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Caitlin Casella (E-RYT500) is a YogaWorks certified teacher and trainer for YogaWorks 200 and 500 hour programs in the US and internationally. 

After moving to New York in 1999, Caitlin turned to yoga for stability and solace. Today the alignment and precision of Iyengar yoga, combined with a meditative union of movement and breath inspires her practice. Caitlin's yoga classes are both physically challenging and quietly introspective. A slow flow, breath-centered approach teaches conscious transitions, integrated movement and embodied anatomy. Expect to work mindfully and deeply. Get to know your body better and walk away feeling stronger, lighter, and refreshed.

Caitlin's interest in anatomy has inspired her to deeper study of the human body – its layers and patterns, how movement connects us to our environments, to each other, and to the Self. As a teacher she empowers students with the tools to organize the body in a way that brings awareness of breath and focus to the mind, fosters a safe practice for those recovering from injury, and builds a solid platform for healthy practice.

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Jan
14
12:00 PM12:00

Grounding Practice for Here and Now

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The new year so often comes with pressures of striving for improvement or planning towards future events. What if we could take a break from all of that and sit with the gift of what is here and now? Join Caitlin Casella, the teacher of our upcoming YogaWorks teacher training, for a class in movement and meditation. Drawing inspiration from grounding practices of Body-Mind Centering and Feldenkrais Method, this class weaves together gentle intuitive movement, breath-centered slow flow yoga and mindfulness meditation.

  • Learn simple, repeatable movement patterns that ease the body into stillness
  • Discover the versatility of a meditation practice that can be done in movement, in stillness, sitting up, or lying down
  • Learn access tools for clarity and calm in transit
  • Yoga teachers: add new gentle movement sequences to your repertoire and learn a foundational meditation practice that can be offered in any setting

All levels of experience with yoga and meditation are welcome for this unheated class. Teachers earn 1.5 CE with Yoga Alliance.

When: Sunday, January 14, 12:00-1:30pm

Fee: $25, auto-pay & yearly members receive 10% off

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E-RYT 500, Caitlin is a YogaWorks certified teacher and trainer for YogaWorks 200 and 500 hour programs in the US and internationally. The alignment and precision of Iyengar yoga, combined with a meditative union of movement and breath inspires her practice. Caitlin's yoga classes are both physically challenging and quietly introspective. As a teacher she empowers students with the tools to organize the body in a way that brings awareness of breath and focus to the mind, fosters a safe practice for those recovering from injury, and builds a solid platform for healthy practice.

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Jan
3
to Feb 7

Learn Myofascial Release: A Six Week Series

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Join Abby, a licensed massage therapist, in learning the self- care practice of myofascial release. You will work out knots, release tension and help to relieve chronic pain.
In this workshop you will: 

  • Get into the connective tissue surrounding your muscles 
  • Learn a technique you can use to relieve muscle pain at home 
  • Increase range of motion and flexibility to enhance your
    practice

Benefits of myofascial release include: 

  • Relieve pain and injury prevention
  • Increase range of motion and flexibility
  • Improve strength and performance in your practice

Once you learn the tools of myofascial release you can use them anytime to relieve muscle pain and feel your best! 

When: Wednesdays Jan 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 & Feb 7, 7:30 - 8:30pm

Fee: $75 for six weeks series, or $18 drop-in per session, members receive 10% off

click here to sign up

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Abby operates her own bodywork practice in Madison, CT. She looks at the body as a whole and works to help clients understand why they are experiencing pain, instead of treating the pain itself. She puts an emphasis on posture, correct movement patterns and breath work, using yoga principles whenever possible.

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Jan
1
2:00 PM14:00

New Year's Restorative Yoga

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Start your new year off right with restorative yoga! Restorative yoga is the practice of intentional rest. Have you ever wanted to do less and accomplish more? This is your chance. Join Erin for this deeply relaxing, gentle and quiet practice that will help relieve the stress and tensions of daily life. You will be fully supported in yoga postures with the use of blankets, bolsters, blocks and straps. Come enjoy all the benefits that restorative yoga has to offer. In this workshop you will:

  • allow muscles to open and release without expending energy
  • reduce anxiety
  • soften chronic pain

No prior yoga experience necessary. You are guaranteed to leave feeling relaxed and at ease - what a wonderful way to start your new year!

When: Monday, January 1, 2:00 - 3:30pm

Fee: $25, members receive 10% off

click here to sign up

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Erin is a 500HR Kripalu Yoga Instructor, Certified Life Coach and Reiki II. She first completed her 200 hour training at Kripalu School of Yoga and attended Creative Kids Yoga School where she completed a 50 hour training. She then completed a Tibetan Buddhist meditation training which was led by the respected founder, Lama Allione. Her mission is to empower any level student in a safe and nonjudgmental setting. For more info visit: evolvewitherin.com.

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Dec
31
to Jan 1

Flow Into the New Year

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Ring in the new year and twist out the old one! Join James Conlan for a late night vinyasa flow class on New Year’s Eve. Class opens with a guided meditation focusing on setting an intention for the upcoming year, followed by a moderate vinyasa practice that will flow into midnight. We’ll end the class with a nice, long opening and releasing series, creating meaningful start to the new year. Don’t miss this one-of-a- kind event. In this class you will:

  • Enjoy a healthy and mindful flow to invigorate your body
  • Have an opportunity to set your intentions for the new year
  • Begin the new year in a calm and powerful space

There’s no better way to start 2018 than taking care of yourself so your way of being and your practice can flourish and positively affect the global community.

When: Sunday, December 31, 10:30-12:00am

Fee: $25, auto-pay & yearly members receive 10% off

Other: Sign up online or register at the studio. Please arrive 15min early. Unheated vinyasa flow class open to all levels.

click here to sign up

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E-RYT 500, James Conlan has been a student of yoga and meditation since 2008 and became a Baptiste yoga instructor in 2009. He accrued over 1200 hours of training with Baron Baptiste and regularly assists Baptiste Yoga events. James recently opened Yogatomics Training and Wellness, a specialized yoga training and retreat center in Mystic, CT.

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Dec
1
7:00 PM19:00

Candlelit Restorative Yoga & Reiki - SOLD OUT

Join Erin & Sue for an evening of restorative yoga and draw the body into natural alignment and create gentle openings so that you can relax and let go. Each pose is supported with various props and is designed to encourage an effective release of stress and tension. To enhance the experience, you will receive hands-on Reiki, an ancient healing art from Japan, which uses a gentle touch and is synergistic with a restorative yoga practice.  In this workshop you will:


• allow muscles to open and release without expending energy
• reduce stress and assist in clearing blocked energy that can create a sluggish, run down feeling
• strengthen the immune system by allowing the body to heal itself

No prior yoga experience necessary. You are guaranteed to leave feeling relaxed and at ease - what a wonderful way to practice self care!

When: Friday, December 1, 7:00 - 8:30PM

Fee: $25 per class, auto-pay & yearly members receive 10% off

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RYT500, Erin is Kripalu Instructor, Life Coach, Certified Reiki Level II and SUP Yoga Teacher.  RYT200, Sue is a YogaWorks instructor and also Certified Reiki Level II. Erin and Sue are honored to create a safe and healing space together.

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Oct
29
2:00 PM14:00

Gentle Yoga Class For a Cause

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Join us for a Class for a Cause to learn about how to reduce exposure to environmental contaminants, experience Beautycounter’s safer beauty line and a enjoy a one hour gentle yoga class with Lisa N. October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and Beautycounter and pradipikaYOGA are teaming up with Breast Cancer Prevention Partners to provide you with information on how small choices can have a big impact on reducing your exposure to harmful chemicals linked to cancer. 

  • We’ll begin with a 20-30 minute discussion on simple ways to reduce your exposure 
  • Next we’ll move into a donation gentle flow class with Lisa N 
  • We’ll finish with a Q&A and chance to experience Beautycounter’s products with a 25% of sales donation to Breast Cancer Prevention Partners 

We hope you’ll join us for this special afternoon for a Class for a Cause. Friends welcome. Not hard sales pressure; just information, education and a beautiful practice together.

When: Sunday, Oct 29, 2:00-3:30pm 

Fee: Class donations and 25% of all retails sales of Beautycounter will be donated to Breast Cancer Prevention Partners. 

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Lisa has been teaching and practicing the healing and energy giving benefits of yoga since 2003 as a certified yoga teacher and personal trainer. Her advocating for the importance of health as a way of showing up for life are just a few of the ways she hopes to make a difference in the wellness of the planet. She does her best daily as a human being, to walk her talk, to contribute to peace, to keep learning what’s essentially important, with an open heart, beginners mind and courageous spirit.

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Oct
20
7:00 PM19:00

Restorative Yoga & Massage

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Start your weekend off right with restorative yoga, the practice of intentional rest. Join Tracee and Abby, both certified massage therapists, for this deeply relaxing, gentle and quiet practice that will help relieve the stress and tensions of daily life. You will also receive hands on adjustments, which will help you to get into poses more safely and will deepen your feeling of relaxation. Come enjoy all the benefits that restorative yoga with massage has to offer:


• benefit from massage assists by a licensed massage therapist
• allow muscles to open and release without expending energy
• soften chronic pain


All levels class, no prior yoga experience necessary. Treat yourself to the gift of self care with the perfect combination of message and restorative yoga and leave feeling rejuvenated.

When: Friday, October 20th, 7:00 - 9:00pm

Fee: $25, auto-pay & yearly members receive 10% off

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RYT200, Tracee has been teaching vinyasa and restorative classes since 2009. Tracee most recently completed Massage School with the Massage School of Boston. She describes her teaching style as empowering, playful and reflective. Tracee's wish is that we lighten up, and with practice soften our approach to ourselves on and off our mats.

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