THE WINTER SEASON IS UNDERWAY...
...with a lineup of transformative classes, trainings, workshops, films, and other events! Come to a class whenever you like - just check out the schedules for this week and next week. Then, drop in on a class anytime - preregistration recommended for most workshops!
UPDATE ~ Sunday classes & events have been cancelled
This Week - preregistration recommended* or required** for starred workshops
Release Into RESTORATIVE YOGA* with Karen Barbarisi and Keith Herndon
Saturday, January 26, 2-4pm ~ Join Karen Barbarisi and Keith Herndon for an experience of Restorative Yoga - a therapeutic system that uses the comfortable support of cushions & blankets to nurture the body in various gentle, long-held resting postures, allowing the nervous system to quiet and return to a balanced state, stilling the mind.$35 or class card x 2 + $5 at the door; $28 if registered by January 23rd via email with Karen or Keith
New Monthly Class! COMMUNITY KUNDALINI YOGA with Laura Stevens
Saturday, January 26, 2-3:15pm ~ Kundalini Yoga combines asanas or physical postures with breath work and mantra. All are welcome to this new monthly offering, which strives to create an inclusive community that is a safe space for LGBTQ folks and people of all diverse backgrounds. Beginners and experienced yoga practitioners welcome. 22% of proceeds will go to an organization that supports social and environmental justice. $10 suggested donation at door
Special Benefit Class! YOGA Against Violence with Nicole Kelley
Saturday, January 26, 5-6:30pm ~ Join Arlington teacher Nicole Kelley, a friend of Alternatives to Violence Project (AVP MA), for a free Vinyasa Flow class, with discretionary donations going to AVP. Vinyasa Flow is a rich tradition that uses breath to link postures in ways that invite grace, strength, and flexibility to the body as a way of calming the mind - suitable for students new to yoga and for those who wish to expand their regular practice to include longer holds and fresh variations. $10 suggested donation at the door
Live Music! KIRTAN with Shubalananda & Friends
Saturday, January 26, 7:30pm ~ Created by ancient Indian rishis from Vedic mantras, kirtan is a yoga of sound - an evening of beautiful music and heartfelt call-and-response singing. No previous experience is necessary to experience its emotional depth, yet powerful as it is, kirtan is effortless and incredibly enjoyable. Free ~ please make a donation!
DHARMA TALK & MEDITATION with Lama Tsering Ngodup
Sunday, January 27, 10am-12pm ~ You’re invited to receive Buddhist teachings (dharma), practice meditation, and experience the relevance and benefits of Buddhist philosophy and meditation in daily life. All are welcome to this freely offered biweekly event ~ donations gratefully accepted
MEETING THE CHALLENGES OF PARENTING Using Mindfulness
with Julie Ramsey & Kelley Bothe
Sunday, January 27, 2-4pm ~ Explore how, as parents and grandparents, we can enhance our capacity to be more attuned to our children and ourselves in mindful, fresh, and creative ways. We will discuss how reflective listening, curiosity and non-judgmental attitudes can nurture our relationships with our children. Through case examples and experiential exercises, we will apply the principals of Focusing (a mindful practice) to our relationships with ourselves as parents as a way to enrich our capacity to be present to the children in our lives. $25 cash or check at the door
DIVINE SLEEP YOGA NIDRA: A Workshop with Juin Cohen
Sunday, January 27, 2:30-3:45pm ~ Join Juin to experience and learn about Divine Sleep Yoga Nidra. You'll be guided in a deep and restful Divine Sleep meditation practice, during which nothing required of you except to lie down, listen and give yourself permission to rest and restore. Through Dive Sleep Yoga Nidra you will experience deeper levels of inner relaxation than you imagined possible, finding new sources of balance and energy. $18 or class card ~ suitable for all levels