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
Yoga Teacher Training! PRISON YOGA PROJECT
Friday-Sunday, April 20-22: Friday, 6:30-10pm
Saturday, 12-7:30pm • Sunday, 10-5:30 ~ Prison Yoga Project, in collaboration with The Arlington Center and Give Back Yoga Foundation, is offering a special training for yoga teachers and committed yoga practitioners interested in working with at-risk populations, including the incarcerated. James Fox, Founder, and Director of Prison Yoga Project will lead the training drawing on his experience of improving mental and behavioral health and teaching life skills through yoga and mindfulness meditation. The training is for anyone interested in bringing yoga to underserved or traumatized populations. Preregistration required - register here!
EMBODIED PRACTICE: YIN & YANG*
Light on Yoga & Chinese Medicine with Ruth Knill, LicAc
Saturday, April 21, 2-4:30pm ~ In this workshop we will explore alignment concepts using the tools of Traditional Chinese Medicine: yin yang in skillful proportions, balancing the 5 elements and 12 meridians. This complementary perspective of yin yang will deepen your experience of alignment and energy in yoga and other embodied practices. The workshop will emphasize yin yang pairs of meridians, fostering a vital, intuitive, and grounded practice. $28 or class card x 2 ~ preregistration recommended ~ please contact Ruth at 781-888-0101 or via email
Live Music! KIRTAN with Shubalananda plus special guests
Saturday, April 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!
PSYCHODRAMA: An Open Session with Maria Mellano
Friday, April 27, 7:30pm ~ all welcome! ~ Psychodrama uses the power of theater to explore and understand issues in our lives. An Open Session is instructional, experiential and low key - a great introduction to the process within a safe setting, with time for questions, and all experience levels are welcome. Prior registration is requested but not required. More at MariaMellanoTherapy.com. $15 or class card at the door
Special Training! TANTRA YOGA IMMERSION** with Todd Norian
Alignment Refinement for Body, Mind, and Heart
Saturday-Sunday, April 28-29 ~ Journey through a comprehensive system of yoga that integrates body, mind, and heart with the esoteric and empowering teachings of Tantra. Deepen your process through mantra chanting, partner work, and group sharing. Todd Norian brings over 38 years of knowledge and experience to a workshop that teaches you: mastery of natural body biomechanics through the alignment essentials of Ashaya Yoga® • embodiment of the five elements: earth, water, fire, air, and sky • ways to release chronic pain and stiffness using the tools and techniques of Ashaya Yoga therapy • hands-on adjusting techniques to take your practice and your student's practice to the next level. Please preregister - for further information and registration, click here
Free! MEDITATION, MUSIC & MANTRA with Begabati Lennihan
Saturday, April 28, 7:30-8:30 pm ~ Immerse yourself in meditation as you chant and sing with us or simply listen, letting the mantras resonate in your heart chakra. Simple mantras in Sanskrit, Bengali and English by Sri Chinmoy. Begins with a brief intro to heart-center meditation to music. Free ~ no donations or need to preregister. More info at FreeMeditationBoston.org