It’s Never too Late to Begin, 1000 Times!

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Class Cancellation:

Wednesday, October 19 @ 9:30am Mindful Flow Yoga will not be held. All other classes are as scheduled.Class will be held next week as scheduled. Sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.

Yoga, Zen and Pen
Theresa Stinski RYT200
Friday, October 21 @ 5:30pm

Join Theresa Stinski RYT200 for a relaxing class evening of meditation, yoga and writing just for women. We’ll begin with breath work and set an intention to guide us through the class. Halfway through we’ll pause for some writing, or feel free to journal as the need arises. We’ll end with some meditation/yoga nidra, then more time for writing. We’ll close by sharing insights, writings or thoughts that have come out of the practice. Bring a journal, pen, shawl and an open mind. $10 or class card.

Start in the Beginning! Yoga 101: The Basics
Wednesday’s, November 2 – 23 @ 5:30 pm
Saturday’s, November 5 – 26 @ 9:45 am

This class is specially designed to introduce the vinyasa flow practice of sun salutations which are designed to open and strengthen every major muscle group in the body. We will introduce the foundational standing poses as well as basic hip openers and back bends and weaves them into the flow of sun salutations. Class will focus on breath technique, healthy alignment for the joints and concentration and focus of the mind. Students will learn basic anatomy of the body and breath. This class is uniquely designed to work with students of all ages, body types and varied degrees of flexibility.

4 week session $20.

Yoga mediation

Overcoming Anxiety! How To Still the Mind.
Thursdays @ 7:15 pm
October 27 – November 17, 2016

Who doesn’t have causes of stress or anxiety in day to day life? You are not alone. Learn tools to disrupt the body’s response to stress and counteract the long-term effects of anxiety. In this yoga based approach you will learn how to:

  •  Identify the effects of stress and anxiety in your body
  • Tap into your own mind-body connection
  • Gain tools to interrupt your body’s stress response
  • Counteract the long term effects of anxiety in your body and mind
  • Regain a sense of vitality and well-being in your life.

4 week session $40.
Kathleen Kelly ERYT 500 and Zen Priest


Exploring the Dark Side: New Moon Yoga Class Blindfolded Practice
Sunday, October 30 @ 9 – 11 am

Explore your practice by sensing, feeling and moving from a deeper place than what meets the eye. During this practice you will be blindfolded and guided through a sequence using your sense of hearing and touch to develop better kinesthetic awareness. By removing visual influence and distraction, we will be able to dive deeper into the self, enhancing your inner gaze. Calming and fun! Music and guidance will be subtle, class will be open to all levels. Kathleen Kelly ERYT 500 will lead you.

Class Fee $20.


Anatomy & Yoga Asana: Understanding How Your Muscles Work
with Stacey Munoz RYT 500, BS, CNMT, LMT
November 4, 5, 6 2016

This workshop is appropriate for all yoga teachers and serious yoga students who wish to deepen their understanding of yoga and how it works with the physical body. RYT Training & Continuing Education Credits given.

Learn how your body functions as you move. This class will help you in your own yoga practice and enhance your skills as a yoga teacher, body worker or therapist. Stacey’s style of teaching helps it all make sense by combining theory and movement.
20 hours of CEU’s offered.

Attendees will attain:

  •  Understanding of muscular anatomy and function.
  • The ability to apply advanced kinesiology to yoga postures.
  • What moves and how.
  • Identify muscular dysfunction as it pertains to restricting yoga postures.
  • Poor alignment issues.
  • Identify contraindications/indications for student adjustment.
  • Where and how to adjust.

Friday, November 4 @ 5 – 9 pm: $65 pre-reg, $75 walk-in
Saturday, November 5 @ 8 am – noon & 1 – 5 pm: $65 pre-reg, $75 walk-in (each session)
Sunday, November 6 @ 8 – noon & 1 – 5 pm: $65 pre-reg, $75 walk-in (each session)
Full Weekend: $300 pre-reg, $325 walk-in

Introductory concepts; Muscular anatomy review & kinesiology

The Vertebral Column: Mechanics of spinal movement
The Shoulder Girdle: Kinesiology of upper extremity movement

The Pelvic Girdle: Kinesiology of lower extremity movement
Putting it all together: Asana direction and correction

Stacey J Munoz, RYT500, BS, CNMT, LMT
Stacey has been teaching movement for over 25 years, Yoga for 15 years and anatomy for the last 11 years. Her understanding of functional anatomy comes from studying dance, massage, kinesiology and asana. The unique mix of disciplines makes for a wonderful ability to teach and explain complex muscular function in an easy to digest way. Stacey looks forward to assisting you to a deeper understanding of your muscular.


Yoga, Kids and Canvas!
Saturday, November 5 @ 11 am – 12:15 pm

Share your love of yoga with your family! Through partner poses and fun yoga games, this class will give you the tools to cultivate mindfulness, focus and tranquility that you and your child can use in everyday life. Children and adults together will interact in this class designed for fun and exploration. We will start the class with yoga movements, breath and relaxation. Class will end with a fun art project that the kids will be taking home with them. All are welcome to attend. No experience is necessary. $4 per person fee. Adult must accompany all children. Please sign up ahead of coming so we can plan accordingly for the art project.

Your teacher, Shawn Wallenfang is a yoga RYT, a local artist, child care provider and awesome grandma!

Kundalini Yoga: The Yoga of Awareness
Tuesdays @ 5:30 pm with Karen Simcik ERYT 500

Kundalini yoga is a dynamic, creative and energizing form of yoga. It is especially suited to the needs of busy people who want to stay calm, bright, and centered in a high-energy world. This deep and profound practice is a sacred science, known as the Yoga of Awareness, which focuses on physical exercises, breathing, meditation, mantra and relaxation. Perfect for anyone looking to get a deeper understanding of his or her mind, body and spirit, and, therefore, lead a more happy, prosperous and fuller life.

This class is perfect for beginners and advanced students alike.

October Teacher Rotation

Saturday 8 am

October 22 — Regan Kust
October 29 — Carol Bolton
November 5 — Kathleen Kelly
November 12 — Abby Ledvina

Saturday 9:45 am Basics

October Class — Yvette Krause
November Class — Cathy Baumann
December Class — Heather Lee

Sunday 8 am

October 23 — Jen ‘Fern’ Jelenic
October 30 — Special Class with Kat
November 6 — Kathleen Kelly