Special Workshops

  • Yoga for Beginners 6 week Workshop

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    With Sue Richardson

    Thursdays 7:15-8:45 pm

    3/30-5/11 ( no class 4/20- April vacation))

    This is the perfect workshop for students who want to learn the basics of vinyasa yoga. Knowledge of the basic yoga postures, sun salutations, modifications, alignment and proper form will be the foundation of this six week series. Learn how to safely flow from posture to posture and feel comfortable continuing on in regularly scheduled classes.

    6 Week Series; $100

     

  • Yoga for Anxiety & Depression

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    with Jen Willms

    Sunday, April 2nd 2-4 pm

    This workshop will explore gentle, restorative yoga postures, simple breathing techniques and short guided meditations designed to reduce anxiety (by eliciting the relaxation response – the opposite of stress) and to improve mood and functioning. These techniques help to reduce your heart rate, lower blood pressure and ease respiration. We will work to balance and connect mind and body, and learn techniques that you can practice in your own life whenever you need to. A take-home guide will be offered to help you to practice these simple but powerful techniques as well.

    $30* Members enjoy 15% discount on workshops

  • Return to Basics: Alignment & Refinement for the Experienced Yogi

    with Kim Spear

    Sunday April 2nd 2:30-4:30 pm

    Come reacquaint yourself with the fundamentals of the practice. There will be props and lots of cues to guide you to your most stable physical state in preparing for short flows and some advance poses.
    We will touch on the Yoga Sutras and how to put them into play on and off our mats.
    This class is for yogis with 2+ years experience.

    $30* Members enjoy 15% discount on workshops

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  • Inspire Peace: A Yoga & Mindfulness Workshop for Parents & Teachers of Young Children

    with Kim Spires

    Wednesday, April 5th 7:15-9 pm

    In this workshop you will learn how to reinforce (or introduce) your children’s yoga practice at home or in your classroom. Discover how to guide children through playful postures, breathing activities, mindfulness and relaxation techniques through song, stories and activities used in the Inspire Kids Yoga and Mindfulness program.   Learn strategies to ease anxiety, big emotions and sensory challenges and create PEACE. This interactive workshop will include take home materials detailing activities to put to use immediately in your own home. No prior yoga experience needed.

    $25 * Members receive 15% discount on workshops

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  • Introduction to 
Therapeutic Breathwork

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    with Tara Nieves, Therapeutic Breathwork Practitioner

    Sunday April 9th 2:00pm-4:30pm

    Did you know that the way you feel in your day-to-day life directly correlates with how well you breathe? Are you breathing a full, open healthy breath?

    Breathwork helps you…
    Raise your energy level
    Reduce the impact of stress
    Have more mental clarity
    Awaken your passion
    Increase detoxification
    Improve your immune system
    Deepen your relationships
    Improve the quality of your sleep
    Bring more health and joy into your life!
    Join Tara as she guides you through the powerful and profound experience of conscious, connected breathing that will lead you to a healthier breath pattern… a healthier life pattern.
    This 2 ½ hour workshop includes a breath awareness exercise, lecture, facilitated breathwork session and debrief/question- answer time.

    $75* Members enjoy 15% discount on workshops

  • Pilates Anatomy: Spine to Feet!

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    with darlene Bradley
    Saturday, April 29th
    11am-1 pm

    Did you know your feet relate directly to your spine? Joe Pilates knew. Leonardo da Vinci called the feet “a masterpiece of engineering and work of art”. Your humble feet are nothing short of remarkable. Come to this workshop to understand how your feet reflect your spine and the role they play in our health and well being. Some fun facts about our fabulous feet, self-massage to make them feel wonderful and a ‘map’ to guide you. A chance to review Pilates Mat exercises, with footwork. For: Pilates enthusiasts, Yogis, athletes: everyone can benefit. Save is limited to 12 participants

    $35 * Members Enjoy 15% discount on workshops

  • Yoga Tune Up®: Shoulder Shape Up

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    with Kate Krumsiek

    Saturday, April 29th 2:30-4:30 pm

    Knots, tension, worry, poor posture – these struggles become embedded our shoulders and pain takes root. In this workshop, we’ll unearth the boulders that are weighing on your shoulders with creative self-massage practices that are simple to apply with Yoga Tune Up® therapy balls. Then we’ll use corrective measures to re-fire your shoulder girdle muscles so you leave feeling lighter, brighter and better. Stock your at-home toolbox with strategies to keep you shoulder boulders at bay! All levels welcome.

    $35* Members Enjoy 15% discount on workshops

     

  • 12 steps to Renew & Revive into Recovery

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    with Kim Dwyer & Erin Monaco

    Sunday, April 30th 2-3:30 pm

    Erin Monaco and Kim Dwyer will offer this workshop for those who are affected by addiction. This workshop will focus on the Second of the twelve steps.Erin is in recovery from opiates. She is a young mother who became addicted to pain killers which let to an opiate overdose. She does talks about her journey into her addiction and her fight out. Erin is hopeful about her own recovery and mentors those who are battling addiction.
    Kim is Erin’s mom, a yoga therapist, and teacher on the south shore. She works the 12 steps as a family member who has been impacted by the epidemic of opiate use. Together Erin and Kim are offering classes to offer support.
    Each class will have meditation, yoga poses, and discussion of one of the 12 steps. There will be time after for questions and sharing.Open to anyone effected by addition looking to explore steps to recovery.

    $30 * Members enjoy 15% discount on workshops

  • YOGA REACHES OUT

    JOIN ‘TEAM BALANCE’ IN SUPPORTING YOGA REACHES OUT

     Please Help Team Reaching Balance reach our goal of $5000.
    Your $250 donation covers the costs of your participation in this glorious and well deserved event. Through our collective practice we can make a difference in the lives of children in need.
    Not able to participate? Sponsor our team for $25 It will still help us reach our goal!

    YRO brings the yoga community together to raise funds for children’s charities.

    One of the guiding principles of Yoga Reaches Out is “seva,” the Sanskrit word for “selfless service.” Through your support, we will use yoga to create seva and help children in need.

    Sunday, April 30th, 2015 / 9am-5pm
    Gillette Stadium’s Field House, Foxboro, MA

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  • Restorative & Reiki Workshop

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    with Elizabeth Rogers

    Sunday, May 7th 2-4 pm

    Come and de-stress – the ultimate relaxation experience. Students will rest in deeply relaxing restorative poses, softly supported in each pose by comfortable cushions, blankets and other props. While in the poses, Elizabeth will share the soothing energies and gentle touch of Reiki. The combination yields a profoundly calming effect, quieting the central nervous system, creating an enhanced sense of peace and well being, while promoting health and healing – impacting all levels of self – in body, mind, and spirit. Join Elizabeth, and restore balance and wholeness to your life!”

    $30 * Members enjoy 15% discount on workshops

     

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