Workshops


Yoga for Beginners Series

Led by Karuna O'Donnell

4 Week Workshop

Next Session Dates; Mondays October 16, 23, 30 & November 6

6:00- 7:00 pm

Workshop series cost; $90

In addition to the workshop series, each participant will receive a one hour private yoga session with Karuna O'Donnell ($125 value). If you are just beginning, beginning again or want to refine your your Yoga practice, this Workshop Series is for you! Karuna will guide you in building your Yoga practice from the foundation. Each posture will be taught in a way that allows you to develop a vital, healthy, safe and mindful Yoga practice.

In this series you will;

  • Explore the foundational postures of Yoga
  • Learn fundamental principles of alignment
  • Learn to effectively use breath techniques in you practice 
  • Learn about the 8 Limbs of Yoga
  • Receive guidance in the creation of a safe Yoga practice
  • Build your strength
  • Increase your flexibility
  • Improve your posture
  • Build your confidence
  • Calm stress
  • Focus your mind
  • Have your questions answered

Each workshop will build upon the previous one. Participants are required take the entire workshop series to absorb the many facets of starting or beginning again with a yoga practice. This workshop was designed for you to feel prepared and confident heading into your Yoga classes.

  

 


Restorative Yoga Series

Led by Tara Jackson

Sundays September 17 and 24

2:00- 3:30 pm

Workshop Cost; $20 per session, $35 for both session

This restorative practice will utilize props to release into poses. The class will include hands on assists to increase relaxation. This 90 minute gentle and supportive class will ease your mind and body. 

Led by Brenda Hernandez

This is a quarterly workshop. Please check back for the next session in early 2018.

Workshop Cost; Sliding scale $5-20. No one will be turned away for lack of funds.

 

Restorative Yoga & Space to Feel;

a workshop for those who are experiencing or have experienced reproductive loss and infertility.

 

Led by Keyona Aviles

September 23, 2017, 1pm to 2:30pm

Workshop Cost; $30

The sacred and healing art of belly dance was made by women for women, as a way to celebrate and strengthen our form. Come shake, shimmy, and sashay stress away! In each workshop, we’ll get in touch with our true nature through dance, meditation, and pelvic floor-work.  All comfort levels with body based practices welcome. Through mindful movement, breathwork, and meditation we will allow our self- love to deepen. Come experience this introduction to healing sacred belly dance as it was originally intended: to enrich our sense of self, adventure, and worth. Great for beginners, all levels welcome. Limited hip scarfs provided, so if you have one, bring your own!

 

 

Jelly Belly Belly Dance

 


Belly Dance Sangha Series

 

 

Led by Keyona Aviles

Saturdays October 7,14, 21 & 28

12:00-1:30pm

Series Class; Participants must attend the whole series

Series Cost; $100

The sacred and healing art of belly dance was made by women for women, as a way to celebrate and strengthen our form. Come shake, shimmy, and sashay stress away! Over four sessions we’ll get in touch with our true nature through dance, meditation, and pelvic floor-work. Designed to enrich your sense of self, adventure, and worth! Preregistration required. Great for beginners, all levels welcome. Limited hip scarfs provided, so if you have one, bring your own!

  


THE YOMA METHOD

Created by martial artist and certified yoga instructor Mecca Nelson, THE YOMA METHOD is a physical workout to affect spiritual work inwards.  Nelson conceived the program especially for pre-teen to adult women.

Led by Mecca Nelson

Saturday October 21, 2017

2pm - 5pm

$35.00

PRE-REGISTRATION PREFERRED

 

THE YOMA METHOD TECHNIQUE

Nelson’s own daughter inspired her to teach THE YOMA METHOD to a younger audience.  The challenges that young girls face, from physical safety to emotional distress, are in abundance. THE YOMA METHOD classes and workshops are designed to help them feel empowered, secure, and emotionally stable, all while having fun.

BENEFITS

Students who enroll in THE YOMA METHOD classes are taught many techniques and physical practices to help achieve the following goals: 

-Increased body awareness

-Practical knowledge of self defense

 -Increased confidence and security

 -Emotional intelligence and the ability to navigate intense life moments

 -Self control and clarity of mind

 -Anger management

 -Self-realization