Wellness

March 

Awakening Prana with Julia

Tuesdays, March 2-April 20, 10-11:15am
This class will be available on Zoom. Meeting code will be emailed 24 hours before class time.
A prana-centered style of asana practice emphasizes the subtle and meditative aspects of hatha yoga. Maintaining continuous attention on sensation in the body and movement of the breath leads to a state of deep inner awareness, calm, and tranquility. Each session will also include guided relaxation and seated meditation. Fee: $80 (ID#: YAP) —

Chair Yoga with Renee

Tuesdays, March 2-April 20, 10-11am
This class will be available on Zoom. Meeting code will be emailed 24 hours before class time.
Chair yoga offers all the benefits of a regular yoga class to those who have difficulty with kneeling, getting up and down off the floor, and mobility limitations. This class will include breath work, relaxation and meditation. Come and enjoy a new sense of freedom and comfort for body, mind and spirit. Fee: $80 (ID#: YCT) —

Stretch and Relax with Jackie

Tuesdays, March 2-April 20, 4-5pm
This class will be available on Zoom. Meeting code will be emailed 24 hours before class time.
This all-levels class will take you head-to-toe(s) through a range of stretches and yoga postures that help to release muscular tension and improve range of motion. Guided breath work, relaxation techniques, and meditation will be included to soothe the nervous system and strengthen the mind-body connection moving you towards a deep sense of inner peace. Fee: $80 (ID#: YSR) —

Yoga for Core Strength with Sarah

Tuesdays, March 2-April 20, 5:30-6:45pm
This class will be available on Zoom. Meeting code will be emailed 24 hours before class time.
Yogic texts emphasize the importance of awareness, strength, and circulation in the abdominal area to deepen the effects of your asana and meditation practice. These include 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: $80 (ID#: YC) —

Gentle Stress Relieving Yoga with Sherri

Thursdays, March 4-April 22, 5:30-6:30pm
This class will be available on Zoom. Meeting code will be emailed 24 hours before class time.
Slow down and reap the rewards of a gentle approach to yoga. This all-levels class moves at a slower pace to allow for an increased emphasis on breathing and quieting the body and mind. A combination of pleasant movements, breath awareness, and relaxation techniques will help you transition from the business of the day to a peaceful evening. Fee: $80 (ID#: YGR ) —

Adaptive Yoga with Julia

Thursdays, March 4-April 22, 3:30-4:30pm
This class will be available on Zoom. Meeting code will be emailed 24 hours before class time.
This class will involve modifications to traditional postures using a chair, the wall, and blocks in order to find physical balance, alignment, and ease. The instructor will offer feedback that can bring more awareness to your posture and strengthen the supporting relationship that comes from good alignment. Corrections are done in a safe and predictable way to ensure that your practice is safe and that the sensory experience through your limbs and core is felt strongly. This class is slow paced to allow for questions, transition and repetition. Fee: $80 (ID#: YGR) —

Strong Seniors Level 1 with Cathy

Fridays, March 5-April 23, 9:30-10:30am
This class will be available on Zoom. Meeting code will be emailed 24 hours before class time.
The importance of building muscle while keeping the body flexible is crucial in the senior years if we want to continue to enjoy a vibrant lifestyle. Improving muscular endurance and joint mobility can help you to perform better the whole day whether walking, sitting, bending, lifting heavy things and even sleeping. Unlike weight training, yoga uses an integrated whole-body method for strengthening while also improving balance and reducing stress. Join Cathy for a yoga practice that will empower your senior years! Pre-seniors welcomed. Fee: $80 (ID#: YSS1) —

Strong Seniors Level 2 - Core Strength with Cathy

Fridays, March 5-April 23, 11am-noon
This class will be available on Zoom. Meeting code will be emailed 24 hours before class time.
The importance of building muscle while keeping the body flexible is crucial in the senior years if we want to continue to enjoy a vibrant lifestyle. Improving muscular endurance and joint mobility can help you to perform better the whole day whether walking, sitting, bending, lifting heavy things and even sleeping. Unlike weight training, yoga uses an integrated whole-body method for strengthening while also improving balance and reducing stress. Join Cathy for a yoga practice that will empower your senior years! Pre-seniors welcomed. Fee: $80 (ID#: YSS2) —

Yoga for Parkinson's with Larry

Fridays, March 5-April 23, 5:30-7pm
This class will be available on Zoom. Meeting code will be emailed 24 hours before class time.
Our Yoga for Parkinson's class is a complete yoga class specifically catered to students with special challenges in controlled movement. The instructor focuses on increasing mobility and motor control - offering students options for improving their practice with variations, props and personal encouragement. Each class includes postures and movement exercises, breath work, and relaxation. Yoga is a valuable tool for staying connected to the body and finding peace and community while working with a challenging physical condition. Fee: $80 (ID#: YP) —

Stretch and Relax with Jackie

Sundays, March 7-April 18, 7-8pm
This class will be available on Zoom. Meeting code will be emailed 24 hours before class time.
This all-levels class will take you head-to-toe(s) through a range of stretches and yoga postures that help to release muscular tension and improve range of motion. Guided breath work, relaxation techniques, and meditation will be included to soothe the nervous system and strengthen the mind-body connection moving you towards a deep sense of inner peace. Fee: $40 (ID#: YSRS) —

Gentle Yoga with James

Wednesdays, March 10-April 14, 9-10am
This class will be available on Zoom. Meeting code will be emailed 24 hours before class time.
Yoga offers gentle exercises that can dramatically help those with joint pain or stiffness. In this class, we will 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. Fee: $60 (ID#: YGW) —

April 

Stabilizing the Hips, Knees & Feet with Stephanie

Tuesdays, April 6-27, 2-3pm
This class will be available on Zoom. Meeting code will be emailed 24 hours before class time.
Each area of the body affects other areas. Instability and pain in the hips can cause instability and pain in the knees and feet. An imbalance in these areas may have been caused by injury, surgery or repetitive daily activities. In this specialized therapeutic yoga session, we will use a gentle approach to restore balance by strengthening and stabilizing the hips, knees and feet. Fee: $40 (ID#: YHF) — CANCELED
May 

An Introduction to Holistic Health & Homeopathy with Dr. Arup Bhattacharya, DHM, PhD

Thursdays, May 6-27, 6-8pm
Hybrid format: In-Person or Virtual (via Zoom) option
This four-part course will provide an overview of the natural remedies offered through homeopathy: what it is, how it works, where and when it was developed as well as the history of its use. In addition to learning basic homeopathy applications for common illnesses and injuries, we will cover where to purchase remedies and when it would be practical and appropriate to incorporate homeopathy for self-care and home healing. The student will leave with an understanding and appreciation of homeopathy and a deeper understanding of wellness in terms of physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual levels.
Available via Zoom or In-Person Attendance (limited seating available): Classes are being recorded and will be available for participants to view or re-view for up to 2-weeks after the end of the course (June 10, 2021).
Bio: Arup Bhattacharya, DHM, PhD has been a homeopathic practitioner since 1992 and teaches extensively in Ontario, Canada and in Western NY. He is also a research faculty member at Roswell Cancer Institute in Buffalo. Find out more about Arup at: homeopathichealers.com Fee: $125 (ID#: S32) —