Lectures and Seminars

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November 

Yoga for Core Strength and Meditation with Sarah

Tuesdays, November 1-December 20, 5:30-6:45pm
Yogic texts emphasize the importance of awareness, strength, and circulation in the abdominal area to deepen the effects of your asana and meditation practice— increased physical stability, mental concentration, and deep relaxation. This weekly asana practice is designed to help develop progressive core strength. It includes core muscle-isolation exercises interwoven within a classical asana sequence. Class will close with relaxation and meditation. Prerequisite: 6 months prior experience with Yoga 1 or greater. Fee: $96 (ID#: YC) — FULL

Restorative Yoga for Back Care with Julia

Wednesdays, November 2-December 21, 9:30-11am
Increase your working knowledge of the anatomy of the pelvis and spine. These insights will give us the springboard into understanding how certain movements can enhance stability as well as freedom in the body. Breath work and relaxation are woven into the yoga poses to promote physical and energetic response. This class is open to anyone having clearance from a doctor to exercise. Most poses will be done on the floor, and modifications will be offered. Fee: $96 (ID#: YB) — FULL

Bodymind Practice * with Athalie

Wednesdays, November 2-December 7, 5:30-6:45pm
This five-session class incorporates instruction and practice in asana, pranayama, relaxation, and meditation. Teaching is specific to participants’ routine use as self-management for anxiety and depression. * No class Nov. 23. Fee: $60 (ID#: YD) — FULL

Gentle Yoga* with Sapna

Thursdays, November 3-December 15, 5:30-6:30pm
Yoga offers gentle exercises that can dramatically help those with joint pain or stiffness. In this class, explore the classic joints and glands series of movements, along with additional exercises, breath work, and relaxation. You can increase vital circulation, bring necessary nutrients to your body, and flush joints of congestion and metabolic wastes. * No class Nov. 24. Fee: $72 (ID#: YGR5) —

Yoga: Mastering the Basics* with Bonnie

Saturdays, November 5-December 17, 11:15-12:30pm
Begin your yoga practice or reintroduce yourself to the basics. Explore range of movement exercises, alignment fundamentals, and diaphragmatic breath training. Bring focus to several aspects of yoga to further develop your ongoing practice. Each class concludes with a guided relaxation. This is a great class for beginners and Yoga 1 level practitioners. * No class Nov. 26. Fee: $72 (ID#: YMB) —

Yoga for Arthritis with Kandy

Mondays, November 7-December 12, 9:30-11am
Joint stiffness and inflammation restrict our freedom of movement, affecting our everyday activities. Scientific research has shown that yoga can improve the elasticity of the cartilage and joints while enhancing flexibility. Exercises to increase core control and strengthening of the major muscle groups surrounding the joints will be practiced. Diet, lifestyle, stress and relaxation management will also be discussed. This class is open to all levels. Fee: $72 (ID#: YA) —

Deepening Meditation with Donna

Tuesdays, November 29-December 20, 7-8:30pm
This class is a continuation of the practices from the Beginning Meditation course. Vitalize your meditation practice by deepening your personal experience of mindfulness and concentration. Learn additional relaxation and breathing methods; how to use a mala, and use of a personal mantra. Prerequisite: Completion of HI’s 4-week Beginning Meditation course. Fee: $48 (ID#: S59) — CANCELED
December 

Holiday Party! with Staff

Thursday, December 8, 7-8:30pm
Join us for caroling, deserts, and refreshments as we come celebrate the season! We will also wrap presents for the families we have adopted for the holidays through Child & Family Services and The Morey House. Fee: $0 (ID#: S64) —

Living Without Fear and Regret with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, Ph.D.

Friday, December 9, 7-8:30pm
Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD, is a modern-day master and living link to the unbroken Himalayan Tradition. He is the successor of Sri Swami Rama of the Himalayas and the spiritual head of the Himalayan Institute. As a leading voice of YogaInternational.com and the author of 15 books, the most recent The Secret of the Yoga Sutra: Samadhi Pada, his teachings offer practical guidance on applying yogic and tantric wisdom to modern life. Over the past 35 years, Pandit Tigunait has touched innumerable lives around the world as a teacher, humanitarian, and visionary spiritual leader.  Fee: $20 (ID#: S66) — FULL

Full Moon Meditation with Tracy

Tuesday, December 13, 7-8:30pm
When we sit together at the same time, our mental energy connects and generates a strong field like so many magnets being joined together. Our practice tonight will include gentle asana, relaxation, and meditation. We will recite the Maha Mrityunjaya mantra, the great healing mantra, 108 times. No previous experience with the mantra required. Lokas samastas sukhino bhavantu : "May the whole world attain peace and harmony." Fee: $12 (ID#: S65) —

March 

Yoga Teacher Training 500 Hour

March 2017 - July 2018
As an experienced yoga teacher, you desire a trusted space to turn for further training, inspiration, and the next step in your professional journey and personal practice. Our 500-hour teacher certification program offers yoga teachers from all traditions an avenue to further deepen their personal practice and teaching.
For complete information and dates, click here.
Fee: $4199 early bird, $4499 after January 15th (ID#: YTT500) --


 

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CALLING ALL HOLIDAY ELVES!

As in the past, we are joining Child & Family Services and The Morey House to provide support for children and families in the community this holiday season. In November, we will post a list of items needed for each child or adult. If donating money is preferable, gift cards are always appreciated!