Wellness

May 

Gentle Yoga with Sapna

Mondays, May 4-June 29, 4-5pm
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: $80 (ID#: YGM) —

Yoga for Parkinson's with Larry

Tuesdays, May 5-June 23, 3-4pm
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#: YPK2) —

Stretch and Relax with Jackie

Tuesdays, May 5-June 23, 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) —

Awakening Prana with Tracy

Tuesdays, May 5-June 23, 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 practice. Maintaining continuous attention on sensation in the body and movement of the breath leads to a state of deep inner awareness, calm and tranquility. Joints and Glands exercises coupled with Yin-style postures create an appropriate practice for any level practitioner. Each session will also include guided relaxation and seated meditation. Fee: $80 (ID#: YAP) —

Yoga for Core Strength with Sarah

Tuesdays, May 5-June 23, 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) —

Adaptive Yoga with Julia

Wednesdays, May 6-June 24, 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 hands on assists that can bring more awareness to your posture and strengthen the supporting relationship that comes good alignment. The assists 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#: AY1) —

Gentle Yoga with Maya & Jamie

Thursdays, May 7-June 25, 5:30-6:30pm
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: $80 (ID#: YGW) —

Yoga for Parkinson's with Larry

Fridays, May 8-June 26, 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#: YPK) —

Strong Seniors with Cathy

Fridays, May 8-June 26, 9:30-11am
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#: YSS) —

Healing Vagal Tone: A Yogic View of Chronic Stress with Sarah Guglielmi and Julia Kress

Wednesdays, May 20-June 10, 6:30-8:30pm
This class will be available on Zoom. Meeting code will be emailed 24 hours before class time.
HIB CEU 4-week Course
Open to Yoga Teachers and Interested Students

Join HIB’s 500-Hour Teacher Training instructors, Julia and Sarah, for a comprehensive look at the subtle body and physiological view of chronic stress. In this 4-Week Intensive, we will cover the anatomy of the nervous system and subtle body, polyvagal theory, and the importance of vagal tone in building “stress resiliency.” We will discuss the latest research on how diaphragmatic breathing, systematic relaxation (including Yoga Nidra), pranayama, meditation, and mindful abdominal engagement (such as Agni Sara) support vagal tone. All sessions include discussion and practice. Please have a yoga mat ready.

Attention certified yoga instructors; this weekend course qualifies for 8-hours of CE training with Yoga Alliance (or 2 hours per session).

Week 1, May 20th: The Yogic, Ayurvedic, and Neurological View of Chronic Stress with Sarah Guglielmi
Week 2, May 27th: Linking Chronic Stress Science and Yogic Relaxation Techniques with Julia Kress
Week 3, June 3rd: Supporting Vagal Tone with Asana, Pranayama and Agni Sara with Sarah Guglielmi
Week 4, June 10th: Supporting Vagal Tone with Yoga Nidra and Mantra Meditation with Julia Kress

Register for individual sessions below!

Fee: $129 (ID#: E57-ALL) —

June 

Awareness Thru Movement with Mara

Tuesdays, June 2-23, 2-3pm
This class will be available on Zoom. Meeting code will be emailed 24 hours before class time.
Let go of patterns of discomfort and discover more optimal movement through the Feldenkrais Method® in this month long series that will focus on better whole self usage while revealing more ease in every day functions. Your brain directs your body’s movement and in return receives information which it immediately uses to enhance and improve your neuro-muscular activity. In Awareness Through Movement® classes, we will examine how your nervous system finds the most comfortable way to organize your body’s movement, co-ordination, posture and balance through gentle movements on the floor. Based on the needs of the students, course content will include areas and relationships such as: lower back, shoulders, neck, walking, and balance. Fee: $40 (ID#: S31) —

Healing Vagal Tone: A Yogic View of Chronic Stress with Sarah

Wednesday, June 3, 6:30-8:30pm
Week 3: Supporting Vagal Tone with Asana, Pranayama and Agni Sara Fee: $40 (ID#: E57-3) —

Healing Vagal Tone: A Yogic View of Chronic Stress with Julia

Wednesday, June 10, 6:30-8:30pm
Week 4: Supporting Vagal Tone with Yoga Nidra and Mantra Meditation Fee: $40 (ID#: E57-4) —

July 

Household Homeopathy – A Primer in Homeopathic Remedies for Acute Conditions with Arup Bhattacharya, DHM, PhD

Tuesdays, July 7-August 25, 5:30-8:30pm
This class will be available on Zoom with an in-person option when allowed. Meeting code will be emailed 24 hours before class time.
Learn the secrets of homeopathic prescribing for various household conditions such as cough and colds, diarrhea, flu, aches and pains, injuries, allergies, skin rash, and other acute conditions. 24 hours of in-class training will focus on the art and science of prescribing homeopathic remedies including the principles of dosage, potency, and repetition. Learn the commonly used remedies in detail for multifaceted use in various conditions. This course is only offered once per year and is a prelude to the year-long in-depth course that will be offered this fall. Find out more about Arup at: homeopathichealers.com.

Unsure? Try the first class for free! If you wish to continue, pay a special rate of $224 for this 8-week course or $35 per class if you cannot attend the entire session. Email us for details at hibuffalo.org.

Fee: $224 (ID#: S32) —

September 

Homeopathy Course – Level 1

with Arup Bhattacharya, HD, PhD

begins Tuesday, September 22nd, 5:30-8:30pm
In-Person and live-stream option available.
Year-long course held on Tuesday nights, 5:30-8:30 pm, beginning September 22 (excluding holidays and summer months). Cost is $1,750 payable in ten installments of $175 or 5% discount if paid in full upfront. For more information, please visit Arup's website: homeopathichealers.com.
PLEASE CALL FOR SYLLABUS AND REGISTRATION: 716-883-2223.