Special Workshops

  • Women’s Workshop: Yoga & Circling

    with Catherine Hummel
    Thursday 6:30-8:30 pm
    April 23rd
    Join Catherine in a heart and hip opening yoga flow to tune into the wisdom of your body as a woman. Life is so busy and our minds are full, many of us don’t realize the tension and heaviness we carry. Additionally many women are often busy taking care of so many others they tend to neglect themselves. Join Catherine in a 60 min flow to return home to your heart and feel relaxed and restored. Afterwards participate in a women’s circle to connect with yourself and other women in the community. Catherine has been facilitating women’s circles for 3 years and is constantly amazed at the healing power of community and authentic connection. This will be a monthly series with new topics and discussions each month.
    $30 by 4/16. $35
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  • YOGA REACHES OUT

    JOIN ‘TEAM BALANCE’ IN SUPPORTING YOGA REACHES OUT

     Please Help Team 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 26th, 2015 / 9am-5pm
    Gillette Stadium’s Field House, Foxboro, MA

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  • Yoga Nidra: 4 weeks to bliss

    with Amy DiLillo

    Wednesdays May 6th-27th: 7:45-8:45 pm

    Refresh your senses with Yoga Nidra. This ancient, healing practice will improve your sleep, calm your mind and leave you feeling deeply relaxed. Enjoy tension releasing yin, followed by a guided meditation…
    Spring cleaning for your mind, body and spirit!
    Yoga Nidra is the state of being between sleep and wakefulness where the relaxation response and regeneration occur. This healing practice relieves stress patterns by retraining the nervous system to relax which creates a natural setting for the body to heal itself.
    All you need to do is sign up, lay down and listen! Bliss is within reach.
    4 weeks $60
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  • Foundations of Yoga

    with Sue Richardson

    Sunday, May 3rd 6:30-8:30 pm

    This is a one day- two hour workshop for yoga for beginners. Sue will lay the building blocks for a the foundation to begin a yoga practice. 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 class. Learn how to safely flow from posture to posture and feel comfortable continuing on in regularly scheduled classes.

    $25 by 4/26. $30

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  • The Sacred Teachings: A profound 4 week Yoga intensive

    with Jacqui Bonwell

    Thursdays,  7-9:15 pm  May 7th – 28th

    Interested in strengthening your life & learning how to have more freedom ease, and true joy on a daily basis? Interested in making your turn around time much shorter in the face of your stress? Learn how to hold time. Learn how to speed things up & slow things down at the same time. Learn to hold yourself in much higher regard & to make better decisions. Explore the physical realm, the limbs, the sutras & sacred teachings of the Yoga practice with a dedicated, nurturing mentor. Walk through the postures in the studio that is your life with a solid backbone & and a strong cloth of supportive fiber on the inside. Yoga is a way of life from the inside. Each of these four intensives will include an 80 minute vinyasa intensive, pranayama (breathing technique), chanting, meditation, and a sacred teaching to carry with you through your week. The classes will consist of vigorous vinyasa but, as always, modifications can be offered for anything we do. I will only accept 15 students into the program for a more intimate experience. Expect to moved, to learn & to most importantly: LAUGH! Get a new journal & giddy up!

    $170 by 4/30. $190

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  • GIRISH is Back!

    Live Music and Vinyasa

    with Kim Spear

    Tuesday, May 5th

    7-8:30 p.m.

    GIRISH is back for an encore. His visits have proven to be inspirational and powerfully spiritual, mark your calendar.  If you were lucky enough to be there for his last few visits, you won’t want to miss another beautiful experience. Nurture your practice and inner yogi with the inspiring and harmonic music from Girish. This 2 hour non-heated practice will be accompanied by live music of Girish and practice led by the equally talented Kim Spear.

    Pre- registration $35 by 4/28 . $40 after
    Don’t wait – this Will SELL OUT!
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  • Foundational Flows of Vinyasa Yoga

     

    with Sue Richardson

    Sunday, May 17th 6:30-8:30 pm

    This is the perfect workshop for students who have learned  the basics of vinyasa yoga and are looking for more direction and guidance through a flow class. Knowledge of the basic yoga postures, sun salutations, modifications, alignment and proper form will be incorporated into this workshop. Learn how to safely flow from posture to posture and feel comfortable continuing on in regularly scheduled classes.

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  • Yoga for Golfers

    With Deb Bowen
    Thursday, June 4th 7-8:30 pm
    Do you remember when and where you were as you unleashed your longest drive?  It doesn’t have to be in your past.
    Today’s professional golfers focus much of their physical training on strengthening their core rotational muscles so that every shot can be their longest. This Yoga for Golfers session seeks to help you revitalize your game and will focus on strengthening the deep core muscles that are essential for creating maximum swing speed.
    The power and stamina required to play 18-holes of your best golf also comes from developing the right balance of strength and flexibility in key areas of your body.  During this workshop you will
     explore how a strong deep core can eliminate back pain and power your swing

    discover which muscles are too weak or too tight and how to help them become just right

    practice single leg balances to help you manage precarious footing on the course

    try out some calming breathing techniques

    Deb Bowen, RYT200, is passionate about teaching athletes how to harness the benefits of yoga to stay healthy and find their competitive edge.  She teaches Yoga for Athletes every Monday night at Balance Studio and works with sports teams on the south shore. www.debbowenyoga.com
    $25 by 5/28. $30
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  • Balance is Island Bound to the Nantucket Yoga Festival

    Nantucket Island, Ma

    July 10-12th 2015

    Join us on the magical island of Nantucket, for a weekend you will never forget! Balance Studio has partnered with NANTUCKET YOGA FESTIVAL to bring you discounts and the opportunity to practice in the natural surroundings and true zen of Nantucket Island.

    Don’t miss out on fabulous instructors in this equally as blissful setting. Join us in the amazing line up of guest instructors: Opening night at The Westmoor Club with keynote speaker : Max Strom author of “There is no App for Happiness’ followed by Tibetan Singing bowl performance by Pamela Lancaster and an ariel yoga performance by Michelle Dortignac. The weekend consists of  two gloriously inspirational days of yoga with : Anand Mehrota, Yogi Varuna, and returning favorites: Claire Hartley, Lindel HartLarisa Forman. Theres is truly something for everyone. The festival takes place at the pastoral Bartletts Farm with ocean breezes, amazing foods, vendors and Yogi’s galore. Not to be missed! Come for the weekend- come for a day!

    Discount codes for Balance Students:

    Festival pass Discount code : BAL15 / $50 savings off Full festival pass or $25 off one day pass

    See you on ‘The Rock’!!

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  • Stowe Mountain Ranch Yoga Retreat

    October 9th-12th 2015

    Unique blend of Yoga, Horses & Cuisine during peak foliage.

    Join us at Stowe Mountain Ranch in Vermont this fall for an amazing get away. Experience the beauty and fresh air of the mountains while exploring the Vermont woods  and surrounding area. Yoga will be offered twice a day as well as  3 exquisite organic meals a day.  Yoga, trail riding and running with horses is the highlight of the weekend. Columbus day weekend is also peak foliage week and Stowe mt. craft festival weekend.

    Click here for more on Stowe Mountain Ranch

    3 nights/ 4 days $650 per person. $250 deposit due 9/1

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