February~ Share the Love
February is “Share the Love’ Month at Balance Studio.
Teachers will be teaming up in their regular classes to add a little extra TLC to your experience. We hope that you will meet new teachers and learn about other methods within your regular yoga practice. Take advantage of theses duo classes throughout the month of February. Check our schedule for details on classes with assistants.Sign Me Up!
Introduction to Therapeutic Breathwork
with Tara Nieves, Therapeutic Breathwork Practitioner
Friday, March 3rd 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
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 workshopsSign Me Up!
Introduction to Barre
with Susan Fitzpatrick
Saturday, March 4th 11-12:30
Come learn what all of the Buzz is about. This hour and a half workshop will take you through a full Balanced Barre workout with extra time and emphasis on the form and function of this method. It is a combination of the best of Pilates, Yoga and dance that will sculpt your arms, legs and core, and lift and tone your backside. No experience necessary.
$25 * members enjoy 15% discount on workshops
with Kim Spires
Sunday, March 5th 3-4:15 pm
A family yoga class to deepen your connection with your children thru yoga and mindfulness. The program is best suited for children ages 3-6, but older and younger siblings are welcome! All participants will benefit. You’ll experience a deeper connection with your child and you’ll also learn tools to help your child manage anxiety, sensory challenges, and big emotions.
In addition to the yoga session, your child will receive a special gift to help continue their practices at home.
$25* Members enjoy 15% discount on workshopsSign Me Up!
Stand Well to Live Well
with Kate Krumsiek and Cindy Doody
Wednesdays March 8,15,22 & 29
Cindy Doody and Kate Krumsiek join forces to tackle common spinal issues and provide education about anatomy, the connective tissue of the body, proprioception and tensegrity. Personalized posture assessments will be provided and, over the four classes, you’ll build a customized blueprint for your stance, along with practical strategies to strengthen, stabilize and mobilize your whole body. Each class will include brief lecture, instructive movement, self-massage with therapy balls and other mobility tools.
$125/ 4 weeks* Members enjoy 15% discount on workshopsSign Me Up!
Yoga Nidra: A guided Power Nap
with Amy DiLillo
Sunday, March 12th 2:30-4:30 pm
Yoga Nidra means yogic sleep. It is a form of guided meditation that leads to a state of conscious deep sleep and effortless relaxation. Learn more about this ancient, healing practice and how it works. Enjoy a few Restorative Yoga poses to release physical tension. You will then experience a full Yoga Nidra journey that will guide you through your koshas (layers of being) and leave you relaxed and refreshed.
All you need to do is sit or lay down and listen! Let the transformation to a calmer self begin.
$30 * members enjoy 15% discount on workshopsSign Me Up!
Spring Awakening: Yin Acoustic Flow
with Trish Hart & Matt Hendison
Sunday, March 19th 7-8:30 pm
Get ready to glow from the inside out! Please join Trish Hart, RYT 500 and Matt Hendison for an evening of live music, beautiful ambiance, hands-on assists, aromatherapy, yin yoga and guided meditation. Spring is the perfect time for renewal by waking up both your physical and energetic body!
Yin yoga is a quiet and simple practice that works deeply into our body targeting the connective tissues…our ligaments, joints, bones and deep fascia. Every pose will be a journey to explore, while you will be moving into a deeper state of surrendering and relaxation. In this special workshop, we will focus our practice on both the liver and gall bladder meridians of Chinese medicine to detoxify, cleanse and return homeostasis to the body. The output… balanced emotions, better sleep, strong immunity, and a beautiful healthy glow!!
$30* Members enjoy 15% discount on workshops
Flow for a Cure: A Yoga Reaches Out Fundraiser
Thursday, March 23rd
Join Balance Studio teachers: Lyn Pompeo, Stephanie Ford, Jan Burkhardt, Audrey Cassevoy, Trish Hart, Izzy Ortigoza, Keri Mega and Kirstie St. Martin in a melange of Yoga to help raise funds towards Yoga Reaches Out. Teachers will rotate their teaching styles, voice and hands as the class ranges from Vinyasa, Yin & SPA to a closing Meditation. This special heart opening class will reflect the love and honor we feel towards this mission to help raise funds to support Boston Children’s Hospital.
This year’s Yoga Reaches Out hits a special note close to home. Will Nolan, a 14 year old Freshman at Cohasset HS and whose Mom is a regular yogi at Balance Studio is battling with Ewing Sarcoma. He was diagnosed right before Christmas at Children’s and is undergoing a long and difficult battle ahead. We hope you will consider joining us for this special event and more importantly consider joining the Balance Studio team on April 30th at Gillette Stadium as we cheer will on and support the amazing things that the doctors and staff at Boston Children’s Hospital do on a daily basis.
$25 Donation: ALL Proceeds to Benefit YROSign Me Up!
Yoga for Anxiety & Depression
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 workshopsSign Me Up!
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 workshopsSign Me Up!
12 steps to Renew & Revive into Recovery
with Kim Dwyer & Erin Monaco
Sunday, April 9th 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 workshopsSign Me Up!
YOGA REACHES OUTPlease 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.
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
Restorative & Reiki Workshop
with Elizabeth Rogers
Sunday, May 7th 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