Yoga • Meditation • Mindfulness • Chakras • Reiki • Other
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Thursdays, May 4, 11, 18, 25
Facilitator: Keri Knutson
Hatha yoga is a slow-paced gentle asana practice focusing on introducing basic yoga poses and establishing a strong foundation in the practice of yoga. Hatha yoga balances the "Ha" - sun/stimulating energy with the "Tha" - moon/calming energy.
Restorative yoga helps promote deep relaxation of the body and the mind. Postures provide similar benefits to classic Hatha yoga postures and are usually done in a supported manner to minimize strain and maximize opening. Dress comfortably and bring a yoga mat.
NOTE: Due to Glitzy Garage Sale preparations, conditions may be noisier than usual.
Register by: May 3
Fridays, May 5, 12, 19, 26
All Levels. Adaptive Yoga is a particularly effective practice and can have therapeutic benefits for those recovering from, or living with injury, illness or disease. This specialty yoga class blends chair yoga, restorative yoga (supported postures), gentle yoga, Pranayama (breath work), individualized attention through gentle hands-on adjustments and assists, and guided meditation techniques combined in such a way that it is an excellent choice for those who need something gentle, yet effective.
Examples of chronic conditions that may benefit from this therapeutic approach: Multiple Sclerosis, Chronic pain, Fibromyalgia, arthritis, Lupus, injury/surgery recovery, Diabetes/Neuropathy, those with limited mobility and those just wanting a safe, gentle practice to support healthy aging.
Potential students must be evaluated on an individual basis prior to joining this group. The gallery is wheelchair accessible. Dress comfortably and bring a yoga mat.
Register by May 4
Thursdays, June 8, 15, 22, 29
Register by: June 7
Fridays, June 9, 16, 23, 30
Wednesday, June 21
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
To celebrate with the rest of the world on International Yoga Day, Womanspace yoga instructor, Keri Knutson, will lead a free yoga session on the back lawn of Womanspace. This event is free and includes a complimentary T-shirt to those who pre-register by June 7. Just bring yourself and your yoga mat!
"Yoga embodies unity of mind and body; thought and action; restraint and fulfillment; harmony between human and nature; a holistic approach to heal and well-being. It is not about exercise but to discover the sense of oneness with yourself, the world and the nature." - Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India
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Thursdays, July 6, 13, 20, 27
Register by: July 6
Fridays, July 7, 14, 21, 28
Saturday, July 8
All levels. Yoga Nidra means Yogic sleep; a state of conscious deep sleep where we learn to relax consciously. This class is deep relaxation with an inner state of awareness, which has been found to reduce stress, tension and anxiety. It is beneficial for insomnia and to calm symptoms of chronic pain, headaches, depression, high blood pressure, heart disease, autoimmune disease and has been shown to help those in recovery from addiction. Yoga Nidra also helps calm and clear the mind and has potential to provide emotional healing--restoring our body senses and mind to their natural functions. It is said that one hour of Yoga Nidra is equivalent to four hours of sleep.
Thursdays, August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Register by: Aug 2
Fridays, August 4, 11, 18, 25
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