Workshops and Events

Yoga for Digestion

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in News, Workshops, X Not Media | Comments Off

Yoga for Digestion

A guided practice and discussion on mindfulness of the belly   Digesting well. Fully processing what we take into ourselves. Absorbing what nourishes us, releasing what does not. Being grounded with a sense of ease. Digestion is at the core of the body and may be a challenge for many of us. From a yogic perspective, it can be a vehicle for mindfulness and healing as we learn to listen and interpret the language of the body. This workshop will incorporate both practice and discussion. Yoga postures will delve into the abdomen and the...

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Upcoming Master Class: Forearm Balance with Jess

Posted by on Mar 21, 2017 in Classes, Events, News, Workshops | Comments Off

Upcoming Master Class: Forearm Balance with Jess

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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Intro to Acro Yoga with Tiffany and Stephen

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Events, News, Workshops | Comments Off

Intro to Acro Yoga with Tiffany and Stephen

Intro to Acro Yoga In practice, yogis seek a subtle connection between their body, breath, and mind. A connection that offers them opportunity for discovery about themselves, and their world, off and on the mat. Tiffany Jo and Stephen Balsley want to help you explore this connection deeper through the art of Acro Yoga. Through the connection of practicing together: in large groups, small groups, and pairs, there is a broader context you can find. Plus, there is a spirit of adventure and fun as you solve the riddle of working with others. Join...

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Spring Detox: Body & Mind Renewal

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017 in Events, News, Workshops | Comments Off

Spring Detox: Body & Mind Renewal

Spring is the perfect time for renewal from the inside out.  Yoga has many powerful effects, including stretching and strengthening the physical body, calming and quieting the mind – and providing important detoxification and renewal to the internal systems.   In this workshop, you will practice traditional and modern techniques to cleanse and renew the body. You will move through a series of asana (poses), traditional yoga kriya (cleansing exercises), and pranayama (breath exercises) to cleanse and create steadiness in body and...

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Posture Clinic: Virasana (Hero Pose)

Posted by on Mar 14, 2017 in News, Workshops | Comments Off

Posture Clinic: Virasana (Hero Pose)

 If you have ever been in a class and wanted more information about a pose…what it looks like and what it’s primary actions are, then posture clinics are for you. This is an opportunity 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 so that we can better prepare ourselves for the form. The goal is for each person to walk away from the posture clinic with a better idea of how to work within your own pose so that the next time it is called in class,...

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Mindfulness for Daily Living

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

Mindfulness for Daily Living

Guided mindfulness practice and instruction   These sessions will include guided sessions in mindfulness and instruction in techniques to support the development of an ongoing personal practice. Mindfulness training helps us to abide with the full range of emotions and events that occur in our daily life. It has been shown to an effective and accessible method to deal with stress, improve mental resilience and increase feelings of well being. Each session will allow participants to explore how mindfulness can support a greater sense of...

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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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Transformational Breath Workshop: April 2017

Posted by on Feb 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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Foundational Alignment Series with Meg – Standing Poses

Posted by on Feb 1, 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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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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