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Below are our upcoming workshops! You can now register online and read full descriptions.
Space is limited so reserve early! 

      

Yoga for Stress Management

with Tam Terry
Mondays, 6:30pm - 7:45pm
4-Week Series: 3/31, 4/7, 4/14, 4/21
$120 for series
Register Here!


Reducing stress levels can greatly improve health and quality of life. YOGA is one of the best overall natural systems for stress reduction. Join this series to learn yogic techniques for managing stress and its first sign triggers. Session format is interactive and includes discussion, grounding movement, breathing practices, deep relaxation, and calming mindfulness exercises to easily integrated into your busy day. Each session will conclude with a guided deep relaxation so you leave prepared for peaceful rest.

Tam Terry, ERYT has taught yoga since 2003; is Sr. Trainer, Bright Spirit Teacher Training and is also certified in Restorative &Therapeutic Yoga. She offers a heart-centered, breath based practice to help students discover their connection to the peace that resides within.
 

Yoga for Dudes

with Jay Karlinski
Tuesdays, 7:00 - 8:15pm
4/1/2014 - 5/6/2014
$120 for Series, $25 to Drop-in
Register Here!

This is not your girl friend's yoga class. It is also not your grandmother's. This is yoga for dudes. This is yoga for guys like me, who have experienced a lifetime of sports and running and jumping, and all the injuries, aches, and pains that come with it. This is yoga for guys who want to start feeling like a stud again. This is yoga for guys who want to give themselves the gift of 6 weeks of feeling great.
 
Does the idea of you walking into a room full of women, being the only guy there, and struggling through the poses, falling all over yourself, and sweating profusely scare you? We will explore and break down the fundamentals of the poses so you can discover for yourself what YOUR pose should look like, so you can stop trying to look like the girl in front of you. 

This series is designed to make you feel your best. Using a combination of powerful yoga poses, body weight exercises, and heart pumping, gentle on the joints cardio moves, you will discover the way to YOUR best. Come redefine what it means to feel healthy in your body. You will finish the series with take home routines to keep the momentum going on your own at home. This series is absolutely welcome to any guy who is looking to go for it. Come expecting to work hard, play hard, and get great results. From brand new I don't know the difference between a down dog and a hot dog beginners, to the more experienced, everyone will be challenged and invited to actually make the hard work fun. There is nothing healthier than be able to move and control your own body. Come learn tools that will last you a lifetime as you step into the brand new you.

Mommy & Baby Yoga with Momilates

with Mary Vidal
Tuesdays, 11:00 - 12:00pm
5-Week Series: 4/8, 4/15 4/29, 5/6, 5/13 (no class 4/22) 
This postnatal class is a fusion of the best in Yoga and MOMILATES® (Pilates for mommies) designed to get the postpartum mother back in shape while playfully bonding with her new baby. This is a multilevel class that focuses on postpartum needs such as restoring integrity of the pelvic floor, establishing core strength, regaining alignment and strengthening key muscle groups. Babies are included throughout the class where they will enjoy age appropriate stimulation exercises. Take an hour for yourself and come practice in a safe and loving environment where you can bond with your baby and connect with other new moms. Babies age 5 weeks up to crawling are welcome. 
 

Fundraiser for the Joseph Bertini Memorial Scholarship Award


Saturday, April 19th

1:00 – 5:30pm
Register Here for Classes!
Classes by Donation, Yoga for Golfers Workshop, & Raffle Prizes!

All proceeds go to support the Joseph Bertini Memorial Scholarship Award. 


Class Schedule - $20  Minimum Donation

1:00 – 2:00 Intro to Yoga
2:00 – 3:00 Open Level
3:15 – 4:15pm Basic for Beginners
4:30 – 5:30pm Open Level

 
 

Yoga for Golfers Workshop

Saturday, April 19th
2:00 - 4:00pm
$40 per person
Proceeds go to the Joseph Bertini Memorial Engineering Scholarship Award
All levels welcome.
Register Here! 

Enhance your golf game by exploring how yoga helps develop balance, strength, 
flexibility and concentration – the foundations of a good golf swing. 

Yoga postures bring vitality and energy to the spine and stretch and tone the entire body. Learn how to improve form, prevent injury, and tap into deeper levels of concentration and focus.  In this two hour workshop you will experience yoga postures and breathing techniques that you can practice at home or on the course. 

Improve your mind/body connection, use your breath as a tool to keep you in the present moment and bring your golf game to the next level! 
 

Yin Yoga Workshop 

with Eileen O'Sullivan
Sunday April 27th
2 - 4pm
$35
Register Here!

A still and sometimes challenging practice, Yin yoga embraces longer holding of various floor postures that target primarily the hips, pelvis and spine. We are encouraged to passively enter into shapes, while maintaining an appropriate edge, to replenish and stimulate the dense and less mobile connective tissue surrounding our bones and joints. This quiet practice can be very beneficial to our overall well being. Time spent in each pose allows our nervous system to calm and our physical and energetic bodies to balance, as our awareness draws inwards towards reflection, contemplation and repose.
A dedicated practitioner for two decades, Eileen was introduced to yin yoga ten years ago with Sarah Powers and it has been an integral part of her practice and teaching ever since. She is grateful to share this simple yet profound form of yoga with our community.
 

Spring Morning Bootcamp 

with Jay Karlinski
Monday - Friday, 5/5/2014 - 5/9/2014
6:30 - 8:00am
$100 for Series, $25 to Drop-in
Register Here!

Greet the day with this energizing series designed to make you feel your best. Using a combination of powerful yoga poses, body weight exercises, and heart pumping, gentle-on-the-joints cardio moves, you will discover the path to YOUR best. Redefine what it means to feel healthy in your body. From "brand new, I don't know the difference between a down dog and a hot dog" beginners to more experienced practitioners, everyone will be challenged and invited to make the hard work fun.

Jay, E-RYT 500, is a Kripalu certified teacher and teacher trainer. He began his yoga journey in 2000 after a lifetime of sports and movement. His classes are geared towards discovering a sense of play on and off the mat. 
 

Mother's Day Restorative 

with Tam Terry
Saturday, May 10th
2:30 - 5:00pm
$50

Treat yourself and/or your Mom to a 2 1/2 hour immersion in the especially nurturing and gentle practice of Restorative yoga with Tam Terry, RYT. Restorative Yoga poses are simple yet profound. Come relax and allow your body to melt open as you lay over props such as bolsters and blankets. With the help of gravity and intention you are able to surrender, layers of deeply held tension. Muscles release, the mind calms, and the heart softens. 

Our Mother's Day immersion will include a balance of gentle movement and deep relaxation. You will receive breathing instruction, inspirational readings, application of scented oils and gentle hands on assistance. 

Open yourself to a practice of "being" rather than "doing"! No Yoga experience is necessary. Pricing is per person.
    

Bhakti Business Bootcamp: Professional Training for Yoga Teachers to Refine Their Career and Grow Their Community  

Six workshops for yoga teachers. Take one or take them all. Learn how to do what you love while making a successful living.

$75 for 1 workshop
$195 for any 3 workshops
$330 for all 6 workshops
Click Here to view descriptions for all workshops in program 
   

Teaching from the Heart: Being Creative and Authentic

with Liza Bertini & Patrick Franco, Owners of Devotion Yoga
Sunday, May 4, 2014
2:00pm - 4:30pm
 
Amid an ever-growing number of yoga teachers, students are seeking those who add depth to their instruction with creative themes and inspirational and purposeful asana. To teach successfully, teachers must find their own voice and passion, candidly share their experiences, and stay inspired. When these aspects are missing, a teacher's confidence suffers, classes may be less dynamic, and students are less likely to come back for more. Join Liza and Patrick for a discussion about how to teach from your heart, remain creative and inspired, and motivate your students to revisit their mat, day after day.
 
Liza Bertini, E-RYT 500, is a Kripalu Yoga teacher, entrepreneur, and life coach. She is the founder and director of Devotion Yoga. Her dharma is to foster community and provide experiences that inspire others to live conscious, healthy, full, and authentic lives.
 
Patrick, E-RYT 500, is the Yoga Director at Devotion Yoga. His classes are devoted to creating a light hearted atmosphere that encourages self study through traditional yogic philosophy and rhythmic movement. He offers an energetic and devotional Vinyasa practice infused with a gentle, compassionate, and soulful spirit that comes from his own daily practice.
  

The Art & Science of Profitable Private Teaching

with Heather Seagraves
Sunday, May 18, 2014
1:30pm - 4:00pm
Join Heather Seagraves for an insightful workshop about "The Art & Science of Profitable Private Teaching". In this workshop you will learn about the roles of client/teacher relationships and how to gather private students. You will not only learn how to gain a strong private student base, but also how to maintain and build a strong private client roster. We will also talk about schedule management, logistics of bookings, boundaries, and much more. This workshop is sure to be fun and informative. Be sure to reserve your spot!
 
Heather is a NYC/Brooklyn based independent dance artist, massage therapist, and a 500hr certified yoga/anatomy Teacher and Trainer at YogaWorks in New York City. Visit www.heatherseagraves.com for more information.


 
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