THE FALL '17 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
Live Music! KIRTAN with Shubalananda plus special guests
Saturday, October 21, 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!
WRITING THE RIVER with David Smith
An Introduction to Experiential Journaling
Sunday October 22, 2-4pm ~ Experiential Journaling is a method of self-Focusing in which the page serves as witness. Forwarding unfolds as the river of experience flows to the page with a clarity that workshop participants have found both profound and delightful. After introducing the process of Experiential Journaling, this workshop will give participants ample opportunity to practice the process and share. As time permits, we will also experiment using this process as a springboard to creative writing. $25 at the door
KUNDALINI YOGA: A Morning Series with John J. Hunt
4 Thursdays, October 26 - November 16, 7:30-8:30am
Kundalini Yoga is a powerful energy technology which fortifies the nervous system, enhances the endocrine glands, and harnesses the mind to experience our own highest consciousness. Using pranayama, yoga, and meditation to optimize the body's energetic systems, Kundalini practice brings about mental clarity, relaxation, and emotional tranquility. Each week, we will focus on pranayam, a special series of breathing techniques that can be applied at any time to bring more mindfulness and joy to everyday life, along with an asana flow and meditation. $48 series, $14/class card per class
Free! MOVEMENT INTELLIGENCE ~ BONES FOR LIFE®
An Introductory Workshop with Deborah Elizabeth Lotus
Friday, October 27 7:15-9:45pm ~ Join Deborah for this free introduction to Bones for Life, prelude to the upcoming November 3-5 workshop in which the first 15 'Basic Bones' processes will be offered over 10 hours as personal enhancement of one's own bone strength, skeletal alignment, and 'biological optimism' OR the workshop may also be taken as your first step towards becoming a BFL Teacher, certified by the Foundation for Movement Intelligence, Ruthy Alon, PhD, President. For information on the Bones for Life Program, requirements to become a BFL Teacher, and where to get your questions answered about the complete program, please visit MovementIntelligence.org. After this 10-hour weekend training, the program will continue throughout 2017, completing all 60 hours/90 'processes'. For more information, contact Deborah via email or call 875-205-5673
Intro To DRAGON AND TIGER QIGONG* with Steven Cardoza
Saturday, October 28, 1-5pm ~ This powerful medical qigong set is over 1,500 years old, similar to taiji but easier to do. In this introduction you'll learn the first movement, including associated breathing and qi sensing. You’ll also learn exactly how the first movement will improve brain function and intelligence, strengthen the immune system, and increase healthy longevity. The other six movements will be demonstrated and explained. Dragon & Tiger can both target specific health challenges (in China it's used to treat cancer, among other serious conditions) and to generally improve health, increase energy, reduce stress, promote mental calm and clarity, and enhance wellbeing. You will come away from this workshop both calm and energized, with a practice you can use daily to improve your health, anywhere and any time! $120; $100 if received by October 25