Special Workshops

  • Restorative & Reiki Workshop

    with Elizabeth Rogers

    Sunday, September 25th 2:30-4:30 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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  • Young Yogis

    with  Kim Spear

    Tuesdays September 20th-October 25th

    Ages 11-14 yrs 3:15-4:15 pm

    Ages 7-10 yrs 4:30-5:30 pm

    A 60 minute yoga class with emphasis on core strength and flexibility. Discover the benefits of Vinyasa Yoga (flow Yoga) as a way to prepare your body for the rigor of sports, increasing your strength, flexibility and create a strong and toned core. Help alleviate knee and joint injury by creating flexible joints, strong hips, back and core muscles. An extended savasana will help them reset and leave the studio refreshed and energized for their week ahead.

    6 weeks: $75

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  • SPA Yoga Teacher Training

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    with Betty Riaz

    October 14th-16th

    Friday 2-8 pm/ Saturday and Sunday 12-6 pm

    This weekend SPA training has been developed for 200-hour certified yoga teachers who would like to learn to teach a restorative flow.
    We break down the weekend of SPA with the following points:

    CREATE THE SPACE – Learning how to create a restorative environment and good energy space in which you are teaching.

    CREATE THE PRACTICE – Learning the tools of applying a physical restorative flow practice as well as a meditative experience for the practitioner.

    CREATE THE AMBIANCE – Discovering all the five senses of your body and mind to make a SPA-like ambience.

    How do we learn to teach a class that touches upon the elements of touch, taste, sight, sounds and smells?

    Over the course of the weekend, we will uncover:

    – The basics of teaching a restorative SPA sequence class
    – How to capture all five senses while teaching a SPA class
    – Understanding the art of touch and massage trigger points
    – Basic Hands on assists for a restorative class
    – Building your own sequence for a SPA class.
    – Much more about teaching a restorative flow class.

    By becoming an observer of your inner world you will be able to teach this unique style of yoga to your students.

    It will make them feel like they just walked out of a SPA!

    This weekend is designed for ALL 200 hr RYT teachers.

    20 CEU credits will be offered upon completion of this weekend training. Taught by E-RYT 500 Betty Riaz

    PRICE FOR TRAINING: $350/ $100 deposits required( non- refundable/ to be applied to $350)
    RESERVE : SPOTS ARE LIMITED to 10 max

  • GIRISH is Back!

    Live Music and Vinyasa

    with Jan Burkhardt

    Tuesday, September 20th

    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 one and a half hour non-heated practice will be accompanied by live music of Girish and practice led by the equally talented Jan Burkhardt.

    $40 * Members receive 15% discount
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  • Yoga for Beginners 6 week Workshop

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    With Sue Richardson

    Thursdays 7-8:30 pm

    9/22-10/27

    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

     

  • Body in Balance: An Introduction to Yoga Tune Up®

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    with Kate Krumsiek

    Sunday, October 2nd 2:30-4:40 pm

    Yoga Tune Up® is a blend of yoga and corrective exercise principles combined with various stretching modalities designed to highlight joint mobility and stability. The results are immediate relief from chronic tension, increased power through a greater range of movement, boosted strength and healthy, supple joints. YTU allows a practitioner to custom-fit poses and postures that help them practice pain free for a lifetime.

    This workshop will provide an overview of these unique techniques to tackle your body blindspots – areas that are overused, underused or simply confused. We’ll re-educate these spots with specific strategies using therapy balls to release tension from your tissues, practice novel movement to increase stability in classical yoga postures and map out muscles and joints so students can embody these principles long after class has ended. You’ll head home with a newfound ease in your body, a pair of therapy balls and a toolbox full of strategies for long-term self-care.

    $45 (includes set of balls to keep) * Members receive 15% discount on workshops

  • Introduction to 
Therapeutic Breathwork

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    with Tara Nieves, Therapeutic Breathwork Practitioner

    Friday, October 21  7:00pm-9:30pm

    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

  • Mala Making Workshop

    with Kathy Cohen

    Sunday, November 6th 2:30-4:30 pm

    A mala (Sanskrit:मल; mālā, meaning garland) is a string of prayer beads commonly used for the spiritual practice known in Sanskrit as japa (जप). A mala is usually made from 108 beads, though other numbers are also used (54, 27, 18). Malas are used for keeping count while reciting, chanting, or mentally repeating a mantra or prayer.

    Japa is a spiritual discipline involving the meditative repetition of a mantra or name of a divine power. The mantra or name may be spoken softly, enough for the practitioner to hear it, or it may be spoken within the reciter’s mind.

    Join Kathy for this unique workshop which will include a mala bracelet making and a Japa “journey.” Your journey will begin seated in a circle for community mantra; then a short meditation will provide you space to create your personal mantra or affirmation that can be spoken within your mind.

    After meditation you will receive a starter kit of 15 sandalwood beads and then choose 3 stone beads (stones have properties that may resonate with your personal mantra/affirmation), 6 separator beads and a charm to create your personal bracelet.

    Your journey will continue with a slow meditative yoga flow allowing you the opportunity to silently recite your affirmation. You will end your japa journey with having deeply connected to the sacred within you, your power, your healing.

    $45* includes materials (members enjoy 15% discount on workshops)

     

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  • Reiki Level 1 Teacher Training

    with Pat Iyer

    November 19th & 20th

    Saturday and Sunday 12-6 pm

    Reiki is an energy healing modality that works with the individual needs of the person receiving the treatment. Both facilitator and recipient work collaboratively to create a sacred space for healing, growth, and transformation. In Reiki I you will be introduced to the universal life force that moves through all of us and is effective in healing. During this experiential workshop participants will learn to do a self-treatment, chair treatment, and pair up with other recipients to do a complete treatment. Fundamentals taught in this class are in alignment with the western lineage of Reiki as taught by Hayawo Takata. Attendance both days is required.

    Training will run both Saturday and Sunday 12-6 pm

    Nursing CEUs are awarded for this training as well as certificates of attendance for other disciplines.provided.

    Costs is $150

  • Holiday Detox with Jacqui Bonwell

    Saturday, November 26th 4-6pm

    Join Jacqui Bonwell for a 2hr post thanksgiving  detox class to get you on the good foot, internally & externally, as you enter the holiday season. A sweaty vinyasa extravaganza open to all levels focused on waking up all the elements & resources in your body- earth, water, fire, air, sound & light!! Heavy on the twisting, heart & hip opening to the tune of an amazing playlist-this medicinal flow is sure to align your body, mind and soul!

    $40. * members enjoy 15% discount on workshops

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  • Singing Bowl Meditation: A Celebration of the Winter Solstice

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    with Pricilla Gale

    Sunday, December 11th 2:30-4:30 pm

    Journey through the vibrations and sounds from Pricilla’s singing bowls as we celebrate the winter solstice and the awakening into the winter.
    As the cycle continues to spin towards the longest night of the year, this sacred time is an opportunity to celebrate and reflect with gratitude our own transformations as we await the re-emergence of light. In the darkness is seeded the new. We feel the teachings of completion, releasing the old and allowing the creation of the new. As we prepare to call back the sun, we give thanks for the wisdom gleamed from the darkness, honoring the transformation to create more joy, experience, balance, restoration and abundance. Journey from sacred Root to expansive Crown, held in the womb of vibrational meditation to release excess stress, fear, tension or pain. Brining us to a point of cleansing awareness where new strength is born.
    $40 * Members receive 15% discount on workshops
  • Stowe Mountain Ranch Yoga Retreat

    September 29th- October 3rd 2016         WAIT LIST ONLY

    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. Read more about the retreat on our Blog: including sample schedule of events

    Click here for more on Stowe Mountain Ranch

    3 nights/ 4 days $650 per person. $200 deposit

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