Workshops and Events

Yoga: Union of Mind, Body & BREATH

Posted by on Feb 15, 2017 in News, Workshops, X Not Media | Comments Off

Yoga: Union of Mind, Body & BREATH

  Why do instructors cue breath during a yoga class? Did you know that physiologically not only is your breath different on inhale and exhale, but your ability to focus is also enhanced or inhibited depending upon how you breathe and hold your posture? As a Respiratory Therapist and Yoga Instructor, Ken will explore these ideas with you while we practice yoga to unlock the diaphragm, ribs and shoulders. Come prepared to transform your yoga practice, breathe a little easier and learn techniques to focus your thoughts strengthening your...

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Upcoming Master Class: Chakras 101 with Cass

Posted by on Jan 26, 2017 in Classes, Events, News, Workshops | Comments Off

Upcoming Master Class: Chakras 101 with Cass

Upcoming Master Classes at The Studio (Each: $10/Members, $25/Non-members)   Master classes are an invaluable way to grow and enrich an existing yoga practice. The teacher will demonstrate, breakdown and workshop designated postures and sequences—including alignment, benefits, and contraindications. This allows each practitioner to go into chosen postures with more depth and instructional detail than in a regular class. Master classes tend to focus on subtle, finer points within a pose, and can change one’s entire practice with a...

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The Up Side of Stress: Yoga principles to create balance in life

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in News, Workshops | Comments Off

The Up Side of Stress: Yoga principles to create balance in life

What’s the magic word? Balance.   We need stress in order to survive however unchecked chronic stress is bad for our physical health, our mental well-being and significantly increases risk of having a heart attack. Rushing to get it all done at home, work, in the community and for ourselves can leave us feeling “super-stressed”. Unmanaged, stress can wreck havoc on concentration, weakens the immune system, makes us cranky, damages personal relationships and can lead to burnout and depression. The magic word is balance....

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Foundational Alignment Series with Meg – Standing Poses

Posted by on Jan 8, 2017 in News, Workshops | Comments Off

Foundational Alignment Series with Meg – Standing Poses

In depth alignment for the pelvis and legs in introductory standing poses Cultivating a relationship with the alignment in basic yoga postures can translate into gold as we progress into more advanced shapes and movements. Everything that we need to know about all poses is built in the basics and the basics are where we cultivate greater sensitivity, awareness and capacity for refinement. In this series, we will explore the alignment of the feet and ankles, lower and upper legs, knees, hips and pelvis in great detail with particular focus...

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Transformational Breath Workshop: April 2017

Posted by on Jan 8, 2017 in Events, News, Workshops | Comments Off

Transformational Breath Workshop: April 2017

A crucial tool for health and happiness…your breath.   The potent, self empowering practice of Transformational Breath awakens us to our highest potential, and clears the path for us to actualize the lives we want to live and express. Through surrender and relaxation of the exhalation, the heart opens and receives the infinite wisdom and healing power hidden within the breath. Sense perceptions expand and higher levels of awareness are realized. This journey invites you into a timeless space of deep listening, reflection and connection....

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Valentine’s Flow 2017

Posted by on Jan 5, 2017 in Classes, Events, News, Workshops | Comments Off

Valentine’s Flow 2017

Friday, February 10th 6:45pm to 8pm   Forget the chocolates and the heart- shaped pizzas. Grab the one you love and come do a special Valentine Evening Yoga Class led by Gayatri and her spouse Deepak. Explore a variety of partner poses, assists, relaxing massage and quiet connection. Music, candles, moving, touching, stretching, laughing, loooove. It will be a very cool night.   Couples of all orientations are warmly welcome. ALL LEVELS WELCOME.   COST: $40 per couple Members $50 per couple Non-Members (Become a Member)...

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Yoga for Anxiety Series

Posted by on Jan 2, 2017 in Events, News, Workshops | Comments Off

Yoga for Anxiety Series

Two weeks to a less anxious life.   Many people suffer from the painful effects of anxiety. Spending precious energy feeling nervous, uncertain, restless, doubtful or uneasy creates a challenging situation in which it is difficult to fully trust in ourselves and the world around us. Throughout the three week series we will incorporate breathing techniques, gentle yoga poses and journal writing as practical tools which serve to activate the parasympathetic wing of our nervous system. We will also treat ourselves to the potent practice of...

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New Moon: Reconnect & Restore

Posted by on Jan 1, 2017 in News, Workshops | Comments Off

New Moon: Reconnect & Restore

The New Moon, the darkest night of the cycle, is a time to rest, reflect and plant metaphorical seeds.   The new moon pauses, neither waxing nor waning, encouraging us to do the same. Here, we simply feel, full of potential and ready to sprout. These special classes will utilize posture, stillness, breath and mantra to renew our relationship with Self and Source. By taking the time to rest deeply into the center of our creative impulse, we will leave feeling renewed and vital. During this special 2-hour offering, Meg will share deep...

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Posture Clinic: Downward Facing Dog

Posted by on Dec 28, 2016 in News, Workshops | Comments Off

Posture Clinic: Downward Facing Dog

If you have ever been in a class and wanted a little bit more information about a pose…what it looks like to what its primary actions are, then posture clinics are for you. This class is an opportunity for us to take an in-depth look at a specific pose seen frequently in classes. We will break down all of the component pieces for the posture and even look at ways that we can better prepare ourselves for the form. The goal will be for each person to walk away from the class with a better idea of how to work within your own pose so that...

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Beginner’s Yoga Series – Winter 2017

Posted by on Dec 25, 2016 in Events, News, Workshops | Comments Off

Beginner’s Yoga Series – Winter 2017

4 Weeks to Confidence/Competence on the Mat   Whether you’re new to yoga or have spent the last several years trying to understand how to properly do many of the poses you see in class, this is the series for you. Over the course of 4 weeks, we’ll sequentially break down a class and walk you through step-by-step instructions for Sun Salutations, standing poses, seated poses, hip openers, and backbends, all with the fundamental thread of breath work. This series will be taught workshop style, thus plenty of time will be...

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