Saturday Feb 13, 1:30-3:30pm
Join us as we explore connecting through the strength and sensitivity of partner yoga, and the healing touch of giving and receiving thai massage. Both practices allow us to build trust, to connect more fully, and to delight in delicious body work. No experience necessary. No Valentine this year? Bring a best friend, family member, or anyone you’d like to deepen connection with.
$50/earlybird per couple by 2/1, $65/after
Intermediate/ Advanced Yoga Series w/ Justicia
This asana series is for experienced students who want to practice together in community and approach intermediate and advanced poses in a supportive, fun way. Each extended practice will move towards challenging poses with reverence and expert instruction from Justicia, and a conversation shared among all in class. Expect strong practice, deep laughter, and a respectful, inclusive practice. Students are recommended to be able to push up to urdhva dhanurasana (full wheel) with straight arms, and be able to kick up to handstand at the wall unassisted.
$20 earlybird per session, or $50 for all 3 by 1/24. $25 drop in day of.
Select Sundays, 1-3pm:
February 21: Radical Backbends & Inversions
March 13: Deep Hip Openers
April 10: Advanced Arm Balances
Beginners’ Series w/ Amanda Jacobs
There was a time in every yogi’s life when they were a beginner; a time that was perhaps daunting, intimidating, emotional, exciting and confusing. To be on the mat is to experience all these sensations, and to be a yogi is to learn how to navigate them. Please join us as you step into the beginning of your practice- one that will enrich not only your body, but your mind as well. During this 4-week series, you will learn how to develop your own safe yoga practice by learning the basic poses, breathing exercises, and how to listen to your body while striking a balance between flexibility and strength. Class size is capped so everyone may receive personalized attention.
Saturdays 2-4pm: 2/27, 3/5, 3/12, 3/19
Registration inclusive for all 4 sessions: $75 earlybird by 2/20, $85 after. Drop ins not permitted.
Yoga For Healing: Therapeutics Series w/ Zhenja La Rosa
January-June 2016, Select Sundays
Are you a teacher who wants to help students learn to get out of pain?
Zhenja invites both students and teachers to this special series of six therapeutics workshops to address common injuries, aches and pains through alignment and practice. Learn how to create the optimal bio-mechanical alignment for your body and learn targeted exercises that you can do every day at home or in yoga classes to support healing.
Sign up for the workshop(s) that address your particular needs, or take the series to learn good alignment for your whole body.
January 17 : Lower back We will address common causes of lower back pain and learn to align and support the spine through yoga.
February 7: Shoulders Whether your shoulders are tight or hyper-mobile, you will learn how to build flexibility with strength in full range of motion of the shoulder girdle.
March 6: Hips (and Hamstrings) Open your hips effectively and safely. You’ll also learn how these same actions will help open your hamstrings and heal injuries of the hamstring attachments.
April 3: Wrists We will build strength to support your wrists and open the muscles in your hands, arms and shoulders that may impinge your wrists.
May 1: Knees (and Feet) Protect your knees from injury and support healing acute ligament or cartilage damage by building stability around good alignment. This always involves the feet, so you’ll get bonus exercises for your feet, too!
June 5: Neck Often, tension in our lives translates directly into stiffness in the neck. You’ll learn how to align the shoulders and neck to create a place for your head to rest, and we will add in simple meditation techniques to help work through daily stresses.
1-3pm each session.
Earlybird: $35/session, $60 for 2, $170 for all
Day of: $45 drop-in
Community Kirtan: Devotional Chanting w/ Michelle Synnestvedt
Devotional Chanting is a way to re-claim the Sacredness of life that we can so easily forget. Michelle Synnestvedt is a senior yoga teacher and has been steeping in Devotional practices for 25 years.
Join her as she leads us in call and response chanting and step back into your expansive heart. All are welcome.
Sunday, April 3, 6-7pm. Only $10 earlybird, $15 day of.
Yogahour Barefoot Bootcamp:
2 Day Event w/ Teagan Schweitzer
Want to take your yoga practice to a whole new level? Challenge yourself in the best possible way? Then this is the workshop for you. Over the course of two days we will practice all 365 poses in the yogaHOUR syllabus. Each three-hour practice session will include half of the poses in the syllabus sequenced in an intelligent way to make you feel as strong as you are flexible and as flexible as you are strong. Barefoot Bootcamp is a dharma difficult yet doable challenge that is sure to make an imprint. Are you in?
April 23 & 24: Saturday 12-3pm, Sunday 1-4
$30/session or $50 for both earlybird before 4/16, $35/session or $60 for both after
yoga teacher DISCOUNT (any style, any studio): $25/ session, or $40/both.
* This workshop is recommended for anyone who has no significant injuries or limitations.