THE SPRING SEASON CONTINUES...
...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!
This Week - preregistration recommended* or required** for starred workshops
EMBODIED: Mindfulness Yoga & Meditation*
A Half-Day Retreat with Chris Crotty and David Schouela
Saturday, May 25, 2-5:30pm ~ Yoga and Buddhism share the same aim the liberation of body, mind, and heart. Postures and breath practice support the body and mind for meditation, and mindfulness enables a more intentional, awareness-based yoga. This program is open to anyone interested in exploring the relationship between yoga asana (postures) and insight meditation. Together these mutually supportive practices foster self-awareness and insight into the conditions that underlie greater well-being and personal freedom. This half-day retreat includes periods of yoga postures and guided meditation based on the Four Foundations of mindfulness, and is aimed at helping students deepen concentration and investigate the true nature of mind and body. Yoga sessions will draw from yin, kripalu, and vini-yoga, and will be accessible to all levels of practitioners (of both yoga and meditation), including beginners. Preregistration recommended here
SOUND HEALING CIRCLE with Brad Brockmann & Comma Williams
Sunday, May 26, 7-9pm ~ doors open 6:45, close 7:20
Join us on the last Sunday of the month to explore the transformative healing powers of sound. You will both co-create and receive sound healing, and learn how to improvise music with a healing intention. Bring your favorite instruments or just yourself, your voice and your love. Prior musical or healing experience is welcome but not required. Suggested donation $15-25
Special 4-Day Training with DOUG KELLER**
The Therapeutic Wisdom Of Yoga: Rewriting the Story of Our
Health and Growth ~ For Yoga Teachers & Inquiring Students
Thursday-Sunday, June 6-9 ~ details & registration here!
Chronic pain often arises from improper habits and patterns of movement that have become part of the ‘story’ of our body. Traditional approaches in yoga have described the problem in terms of layers or koshas which include the influence of breath, thought and emotion. We are now coming to understand how these ‘layers’ are expressed in the fascia, impacting our well-being while taking a major role in chronic pain. This training will be an exploration of the elements of posture and movement as they influence the Koshas, and how to approach yoga practice as a commitment to self-care
SHAMANIC JOURNEY CIRCLE with Comma Williams
Sunday, June 9, 7-9pm
Shamanic journeying is a tool that has been traditionally used by indigenous shamans for the healing of individuals and communities. Most commonly, shamans use drums and rattles to shift their consciousness into non-ordinary reality, a trance-like state, to communicate with their helping guides and spirits. We know now that anyone can learn to journey! Join Comma Williams along this monthly crossing into non-ordinary reality to gain insight, information, and clarity about your path going forward. $18 or class card
Free Info Session!
MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION with Sunada Takagi
Wednesday, June 12, 7:15-8:45pm ~ There’s an increasing body of research showing that mindfulness meditation is good for us for the body, the mind, and overall well-being. Come learn about the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction program, an intensive 8-week course that gets you well on your way to reaping the benefits ~ the full program begins the following week. Free! All are welcome - no preregistration required