Specialty Series

Nurturing Yin and Yoga Nidra
Tuesdays 6:00-7:00pm

The deep nurturing practice of Yin Yoga is a wonderful way to unblock the flow of vital energy throughout body and mind. It is practiced with longer holds, supported with props to strengthen and lengthen connective tissue, and to release deep chronic-held stress and tension. In addition, each class will include a deep restorative yoga nidra practice, guided withdrawal of senses from outer to the inner world into meditative consciousness. The practice inspires a relaxed awareness of the vitality and contentment within.

Meditation Series
Wednesdays 5:30-6:30pm
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In this meditation series we will incorporate gentle movements to settle into body/mind. We will use our voices to hum and tone healing sounds to create balance from within. You do not need to know how to sing. Using our voices, we will cultivate deep healing and relaxation in the body. This practice has therapeutic benefits which can be used for self healing whenever it is needed.

Prenatal Yoga and Support
Wednesdays 6:45-7:45pm
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This class is designed to support the expectant mother, and her changing body. Yoga during pregnancy is a great way to strengthen the body, relax the mind and relieve minor aches and pains. Increased flexibility in the hips and pelvic area is encouraged through specific postures and breathing techniques. Expectant mothers will build relationships and connections with other expecting mothers as well as strengthen the bond with their baby All levels are welcome.






Previously Offered Series:

Intro to Mindful Meditation

There has been much research to support the healing benefits to both body & mind from the practice of meditation. We will explore different medically proven mind-body techniques derived from meditation and yoga to reduce stress and support balance and well being. Students will learn to cultivate a practice formally and informally which they can integrate moment by moment into the overall quality of their daily life.

Chase the Blues Away

Tools to manage the ebbs & flows of life. 5-Week Series offered during the winter months.

The moodiness of the winter season and loss of daylight can often be a difficult time. Yoga techniques focused on supporting balance in body and mind can ease symptoms of depression and anxiety.

In this course, students will learn techniques that reduce the stress response, improve mood and calm the mind. Scientific study of yoga shows that it is highly effective in helping people manage symptoms and even overcome issues relating to stress, anxiety and depression. Students will learn effective tools to restore balance from the inside out. Connect to your inherent wisdom and reclaim your natural state of being.

Saturdays 10:00-11:00AM

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Cultivating Wellness for 4th-5th Grade Children and Parents
Thursdays June 7-28
3:00-3:45pm

Cultivating Wellness for 6th Grade Children and Parents
Thursdays June 7-28

Spring Renewal
5-Week Series
Thursdays, April 19 - May 17
Offered at 9:00-10:00am or 6:00-7:00pm

Spring Cleaning from the inside out; let go of the old, invite in the new!

Embrace the blossoming of spring through a gentle detox series, which includes gentle asana to tone and detoxify internal organs, pranayama to energize and inspire, and ayurveda techniques to cleanse and restore internal balance. Special detox tea will be served.

Mantra Meditation Series
5-Week Series
Wednesdays May 2 - May 30
5:30-6:30PM

The practice of meditation reveals inner calm and awareness. This class introduces students to using mantras as a technique in the practice of meditation. A mantra is a syllable, word, or phrase that is repeated during meditation. Mantras can be spoken, chanted, whispered, or repeated in the mind. Mantra Meditation is an effective way to support concentration, clarity and well being. We will explore various mantras that inspire and nurture our awareness through mantras and chanting.


The course is taught by Ruthann O'Brien Hadish, Certified Meditation Instructor, experienced Certified Yoga Teacher & Certified Yoga Therapist.

Cultivating Intuitive Awareness
5-Week Series
begins Wednesday, March 7th
5:30-6:30pm

We will be exploring the koshas, the five layers of our Self. The koshas can be used as a map that leads to a conscious connection of all the layers of yourself. Once we become conscious of the layers we begin to unlock their powers and gifts for transformation.
We will work with gentle asana, pranayama (breathing practices), self reflection exercises & meditation. Time will be spent sharing our journey on our path towards our true “Self”



Chase the Blues Away

Tools to manage the ebbs & flows of life
5-Week Series
Saturdays 10-11am Jan 20-Feb 17


The moodiness of the winter season and loss of daylight can often be a difficult time. Yoga techniques focused on supporting balance in body and mind can ease symptoms of depression and anxiety.
In this course, students will learn techniques that reduce the stress response, improve mood and calm the mind. Scientific study of yoga shows that it is highly effective in helping people manage symptoms and even overcome issues relating to stress, anxiety and depression. Students will learn effective tools to restore balance from the inside out. Connect to your inherent wisdom and reclaim your natural state of being.


Yoga Sankalpa for Transformation 
A refreshing alternative to the New Year's Resolution
4-Week Intensive
Sundays
Jan. 22nd-Feb.12th 2017   
 
2-4pm  

Yoga Sankalpa is a four week intensive designed to clarify and support an integrative approach for your transformation from the inside out. Now is the time to put into motion your highest truth for 2017. Sankalpa is an intention, affirmation, and resolve all rolled into one which supports your highest truth for realizing your hearts desires.
•    Students will explore exercises to discover their unique sankalpa.
•    Learn how to empower your sankalpa through specific techniques.
•    Students will cultivate a sankalpa which supports a more balanced life.
Class size is limited. Please register by Jan. 19th,


Intro to Mindfulness & Meditation                 
the practice of being present  
6-Week Series   
Mondays, Jan 23rd-Feb. 27th  6:45-8pm 

There has been much research to support the healing benefits to both body & mind from the practice of meditation.  In this course we will explore different styles of meditation and the techniques that support the practice.
Students will gain an understanding of which technique is appropriate for their constitution and learn to cultivate a practice that supports their lifestyle.
Class size is limited. Please register by Jan. 20th.

 
Magical Mudras & Mantras   
4-Week Series
Saturdays, Feb 11th-Mar. 4th 1:30-2:45pm 

Restore balance through mudras intention.
Align energy centers through mantra vibration.
Awaken to our true nature, peace, contentment & joy.
In this series we will explore ancient methods of pranayama breath work, mantra healing sound and hand mudras to awaken the true nature of our being.          
Class size is limited. Please register by Feb. 8th