Matter, energy, and consciousness are said to be the strands of reality that exist in all things. The proportion of these qualities determine the nature of a thing or a being. When these become disproportionate, the process of evolution begins and when they are in balance, we are said to be one with our true nature.
Scott Lennartz is ready to play! As a child of Philadelphia in the 80s this man knows his death metal. If you want to explore insane postures that will make you want to scream come namaslay with him. This is a BYOC event. Bring your own coffin for savasana. Students who wear all black receive a $5 credit on their account!
This time of year is known across many cultures as a period when the veil between the living and the dead is at its thinnest. We may feel the presence of our deceased loved ones particularly when we offer prayers or rituals in their honour. Come celebrate all those who have gone before with this special class.
In Chinese medicine, Autumn is viewed as the start of the Yin season as it brings the onset of descending metal chi (energy). During this in-depth Yin practice, we will use specific poses to target the meridians and organs governed by metal (lungs and large intestine) and learn how this energy effects the body and mind. We will conclude with a guided meditation to help us release our fears of letting go and open to a deep state of inner peace.
Chaturanga Dandasana is a popular pose that eludes many students. Without proper alignment, overtime Chaturanga Danadasana can lead to bodily injuries. Done correctly Chaturanga Dandasana strengthens your entire body, builds concentration and prepares you for inversions. In this workshop we will break down chaturanga dandasana, learn to effectively “do a vinyasa,” and strengthen your understanding of this foundational posture.
Unplug from your daily life to rejuvenate your mind and body with Krista Loveless and Meghan Maris for a three night retreat at Breitnebush Hotsprings Sunday, December 16th through Wednesday the 19th, 2018. You will have the opportunity to nourish yourself with two 2 hour classes each day, vegetarian meals, supportive community, and the natural hot springs set in a pristine and natural setting. Join like minded folks and give yourself the gift of practice and restoration. If you are interested in learning more email Meghan and she will help you register.
Anatomically speaking the body is in an effortful state during a "simple" seat. Maintaining a lifted spine, balanced breath, and ease in the pelvis is not just difficult but actually exhausting. Come learn to sit with Krista's deep dive into the anatomy of our meditation lotus.
Join Anne Witmer and Meghan Maris for a 2 hour discussion and practice inspired by the play of yin & yang energies. There will also be a discussion about finding balance in our bodies and minds as we shift from summer to autumn. To find balance within and without, we must be willing to embrace ourselves and life in totality. This requires shining our inner light into our shadows.
The 200 hour teacher training at Yoga Bhoga exposes students to the philosophical depth of yoga and the historical influence on todays modern practice. A clear container is provided to facilitate the students opportunity to grow as individuals and as a larger community. Upon graduation, students have the skill to teach an intermediate level Hatha class that involves meditation, pranayama, and asana with the use of command style teaching.
Ever feel like your yoga would be "better" if you could only ______, or your body looked like ______? What would it be like to be ok with what is? Learn to see and feel your whole self - just as you are - and move deeper into a place of connection with every curve, scar, fear or bum knee you bring to the mat.
The Early Morning Yoga Immersion Intensive is an opportunity to start your day off with in depth practice of postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and self-inquiry. This intensive will help to anchor you deeper into your practice and a wonderful way to set intentions for the summer solstice.
Discover a truly holistic and personalized approach to alignment in your yoga practice. We will examine interconnectedness in the physical body and how that applies to your unique self, and work experientially with stability and freedom, discipline and letting go, grounded-ness and lightness.
Join us for the special FREE event and learn about Sweethome's journey to Thailand to learn/volunteer with elephants. This was the first Yoga and Animal Rights Alliance retreat. This work is inspired by the desire to learn and connect with our home and all the beings that we share this space with. There will be a lovingkindness offering as part of the event as well as snacks and wine.
Living Yoga is a nonprofit yoga outreach program serving youth and adults in prisons, drug and alcohol treatment centers, and social service agencies since 1998. Their mission is to change lives by fostering healing and resilience in vulnerable and marginalized
communities through trauma-informed yoga. Yogathon invites yogis near and far to come together in support of Living Yoga's trauma-informed yoga programs. Proceeds from Meghan Maris' Tuesday 5:30pm Hatha class will be donated to Living Yoga.
Join massage therapist and pilates teacher Savanna Wonderwheel to help you release those pesky areas of fascial tightness. Learn how to let go of grip patterns so you find your flow. This class will give you tips and tricks you can take anywhere! Hosted at Yoga Bhoga.
Chinese Medicine describes 5 universal elements (wood, fire, earth, metal and water) which interact with the mind/body system to determine our health and well-being. Learn how Yin yoga can help balance the flow of these energies to improve how you feel physically and emotionally.
Although everything changes, there is an aspect of our mind that wants things to stay the same. Yoga gives us tremendous insight into how the mind functions and what we can do to calm and slow it down so we can witness our experiences from a state of profound clarity.
Celebrate the longest night of the year for 108 Sun Salutations followed by a soothing Yin practice to fully integrate the energy produced from bowing 108 times. This practice is a time to honor the return of the light, set intentions, and shed old and limiting patterns.
Physical Health and Wellness (PH&W) programs for veterans are designed to reduce stress, combat depression, and promote an overall healthy and active lifestyle. Enjoy a Warrior Flow and make a contribution to the Wounded Warrior Project and get our warriors moving again.
Curious about the folklore behind yoga and asana postures? Join Kimi Marin for storytelling, discussion, and a yoga practice on Kali, the goddess of Yogic Transformation. Come learn about this transformative goddess and how to dive into the dark to radiate your light.