Lectures and Seminars

* No Classes on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 27

CLOSED FOR THE HOLIDAYS Wed, Dec 24th – Sun, Jan 4

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November 

Gentle Yoga with Tess

Mondays, November 3-December 8, 9:30-10:30am
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. (6 weeks) Fee: $60 (ID#: YG9) —

Beginning Meditation with Julia

Mondays, November 3-24, 9:30-11am
Meditation is the heart of yoga practice: a method for acquiring a clear and tranquil mind. Learn the basics: a comfortable sitting posture, diaphragmatic breathing, relaxation methods, and essential concentration techniques used in the yoga tradition. Discover a new level of peace within yourself. (4 wks) Fee: $45 (ID#: S85) —

Beginning Meditation with Donna

Mondays, November 3-24, 5:30-7:00pm
Meditation is the heart of yoga practice—a method for acquiring a clear and tranquil mind. Learn the basics: a comfortable sitting posture, diaphragmatic breathing, relaxation methods, and the essential concentration techniques used in the yoga tradition. Discover a new level of peace within yourself. (4 wks) Fee: $45 (ID#: S86) —

Restorative Yoga with Julia

Tuesdays, November 4-December 23, 9:30-10:45am
It is important for each of us to take time to relax and replenish energy. While all yoga is nurturing, these sessions will especially focus on restorative and supported postures that calm and relax the body. This is a good class for those whose energy is depleted by illness or who need a gentler class for any reason. (8 wks) Fee: $80 (ID#: YR) —

Tension Relief for Neck & Shoulders with Stephanie

Tuesdays, November 4-December 16, 5:30-6:30pm
Tension in the neck and shoulders can cause a variety of problems including headaches, limited range of movement, and poor posture. Yoga stretches relieve stiffness, create balanced strength, and maintain suppleness. By easing physical tension, you will feel better mentally as well. The series of movements taught in this session can be practiced daily to sustain tension relief. (7 wks) Fee: $70 (ID#: YT) —

Power Up! Yoga for Core Strength with Sarah

Wednesdays, November 5-December 17, 5:30-6:45pm
Join Sarah for a weekly 75 minute asana practice designed to give you greater access to powerful poses, such as Downward Facing Dog, Revolved Triangle, Half Moon, Warrior III, Chair Pose, Eagle, and Headstand. Sequences will include preparatory practices to build body awareness, strength, and energy flow in the abdominals, gluteals, back, legs, and shoulders. Class will end with a systematic relaxation and guided meditation. Prerequisite: Yoga 2, or a minimum of 6 months of prior yoga experience. (7 wks) Fee: $70 (ID#: YC) —

Gentle Yoga* with Laura

Thursdays, November 6-December 18, 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. (6 weeks) -- no class 11/27 Fee: $60 (ID#: YG5) — FULL

Exploring the Sun Salutation with Stephanie

Saturdays, November 22-December 20, 11-12pm
In this session, the Sun Salutation sequence will be taken apart and practiced mindfully. The course’s purpose is to integrate poses in the sequence improving strength, stamina, flexibility and balance. We will create intentional action and link movement with the breath throughout the sequence. (4 wks) *no class Dec 6 Fee: $40 (ID#: YS) —

December 

Relaxation & Stress Management with Donna

Tuesdays, December 2-23, 7-8pm
Embrace the season with a relaxed and focused mind. The yoga tradition offers a collection of useful tools for managing stress and reducing anxiety. Through relaxation and yoga, you can quiet your reactions to stressful events and lessen their impact on body and mind. Learn to awaken the calming force within you and to make peace with situations that challenge your inner life. Fee: $40 (ID#: S90) —

Healing Through the Holidays with Shari Friedrichsen

Thursday, December 4, 7-9pm
Holiday season can be a time of chaos and stress. During this class, we will be practicing asanas and pranayama that allow us to access and rest in our own inner light, joy and peace. It’s always there, with or without a season, so come find your own sanctuary in the midst of busyness. You’ll be able to celebrate the outer gatherings with more of yourself intact. Check out Shari's bio on our Faculty page. Fee: $25 (ID#: S91) —

Yoga and Meditation for Depression and Anxiety with Athalie Joy, PhD

Saturday, December 6, 1-4pm
Become more confident in your ability to create calmness and focus when you are anxious and emotionally upset. This slow-paced, internally focused workshop facilitates mental clarity about what occurs moment to moment in your physical and emotional reality, and with this awareness come choices for self-management. Take-home materials support your ongoing practice of this body-mind approach. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes, and eat a light lunch before the program. Only a closed water bottle may be brought to the class space. Fee: $25 (ID#: S92) — FULL

CEU Course for Teachers - The Nervous System, Pranayama, and Relaxation with Julia

Saturday, December 13, 10am-12pm
OPEN TO ALL YOGA TEACHERS: We will review the anatomy of the nervous system, subtle anatomy of the Nadi’s, and refer to the the Kosha model to ground our understanding in the affect our thoughts, speech and action have on our whole being. In detail we will explore the use of pranayama and relaxation methods that help cleanse, balance and strengthen the nervous system. This is half lecture half practicum so you will have the experience to draw from to reach your students in an authentic way. * This class qualifies for continuing education credits with Yoga Alliance. Fee: $35 (ID#: E04) —

Guided Meditation & Relaxation with Donna

Sunday, December 14, 9:30-10:30am
Gather for a morning practice of gentle stretching followed by a guided relaxation and meditation practice. Fee: $5 (ID#: S93) —

Spiritual Study and Practice Group for Women with Donna

Wednesday, December 17, 7-8:30pm
Please join us as we conclude the study of The Yamas and Niyamas by Deborah Adele (available in our bookstore). We will discuss Chapters 12-14, “Ishvara Pranidhana - Surrender,” and the “Questions for Exploration” at the end of the chapter. Bring the book and share your related experience. Registration required. Fee: $5 (ID#: S94) —