New Beginner Series
Our most popular program!
$140 for one 5-week series PLUS One FULL month of unlimited yoga classes!
(The month of yoga starts the day after the series ends so you can keep practicing!)
A great way to start your yoga practice! This 5-week series (1 class a week for 5 weeks) teaches brand new beginners yoga fundamentals and provides students with the guidance they need to develop a safe and beneficial yoga practice. In this series, students will receive individual attention while learning basic yoga postures, yogic breathing, and relaxation techniques. Individuals will also be introduced to yoga philosophy and meditation. Different from other beginner classes, the Beginner Series is taught in a sequential manner which provides an ideal environment for learning. Perfect for people who like to learn sequentially with the same teacher in a small group. Pre-registration is necessary.
Wednesdays, 8:00 - 9:15pm
8/12, 8/19, 8/26, 9/2, 9/9
9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14
Sundays, 11:00 - 12:15pm
9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11
Sundays, 7:00 - 8:15pm
9/13, 9/20, 9/27, 10/4, 10/11
The Modern Goddess Gathering: Unleash Your Creativity & Step Into Your Power
With Sarah Anfora & Liza Bertini
Saturday, September 12th
2:00 – 7:00pm
$85 per person if registered by August 15th, $95 after
Step into your female power while honoring your inner wisdom, creativity, and voice. Identify what gets in the way of your creativity? What holds you back, and whose life are you living, if not yours? Come alive and embrace your innate and unique gifts. Start living the life you are meant to live.
Open up to your soul’s true expression in this experiential workshop. Together, Yoga Teacher and Coach, Liza Bertini and Singer, Actor and Yoga Teacher, Sarah Anfora will assist you in getting in touch with your soul’s unique creative expression and tuning-in to higher streams of consciousness.
Through a blend of meditation, yoga, music, guided exercises, dancing, lively discussions, laughter and liberation you will:
• Release old patterns, habits and limiting thoughts
• Become familiar with the sensitive receptivity that is at the heart of every creative person
• Discover who and what is holding you back in your life
• Transform self-doubt and a scarcity mindset into material, spiritual and energetic abundance!
• Learn how to move emotional energy constructively and tools for self-care
You’ll return home with basic tools to trust and care for the sensitive, creative part of yourself, and effective methods for applying those tools in a fast-moving world.
Free Yoga 101
with Stacy and Kate
Saturday, September 12th
12:45 - 2:00pm
This Free Intro to Yoga Workshop is recommended for students who have never experienced a yoga class or are brand new Devotion Yoga studio.
This 75 minute class will include fundamental points of the physical practice, benefits of Yoga, and a Q&A section.
Understanding the basic principles provides the beginner with a solid foundation for a safe and intelligent Yoga practice. After a short discussion about yoga and a basic yoga routine we will spend time answering your questions and determining the right classes for you to start with.
Yoga for Birth
with Kmberleigh Weiss-Lewitt
Saturday, September 12, 2015
2:00 - 4:00pm
$80 per couple
This workshop is a wonderful way to connect and practically prepare for the experience together using the tools yoga offers to a birthing women and her partner. I will answer all your questions and leave you with useful information you can use in preparation and during birth!
This workshop is the perfect complement to your traditional childbirth education (Lamaze, Bradley, etc) or as preparation for birth and motherhood for couples who understand basic pregnancy and labor processes but need that important sacred space to physically, emotionally, and spiritually honor themselves and this unique experience. Yoga preparation for birth is not only for those planning a "natural" childbirth, but has useful applications for all expectant couples.
As a mother and birth doula, I know firsthand how yoga-inspired postures, meditation, vocal toning and visualization can be utilized in pregnancy and labor, and it is my passion to share this wisdom and inspire your practice in pregnancy.
with Morgan Gertler Pirog
Thursdays, 8:00 - 9:15pm
9/17, 9/24, 10/1
$85 for the Series
A strong core is a healthy core! Come and learn all the ways you can incorporate your core muscles into your yoga practice for better balance, alignment and safety. This 3 week series will be a mix exercising the core to warm it up, practicing yoga poses in new and more challenging ways by incorporating our core muscles, as well as exploring inversions and backbends with a strong focus on using the core to find and maintain balance. With two teachers, you’ll receive personal attention and assists that are specific to your body. All levels welcome!
Yogography: A Yoga Photo Shoot
with Lauren Penza
Saturday, October 3rd
2:00pm - 6:00pm
$50 per person
This workshop will include...
*Mini Photo Shoot
*Hands on alignment and positioning assistance
*3 professional images of you in your favorite poses
(In the event of inclement weather, the workshop will be moved into the Devotion Studio or a new date will be selected)
Lauren is a professional photographer and yogi who enjoys capturing the beauty of life in all forms. Whether photographing children at play or chasing light through a field of flowers, she finds harmony through the lens and expresses the delicate beauty that exists in these moments.
This workshop will allow students and teachers to express their love of yoga by choosing their most loved yoga poses and being photographed as they find stillness and balance in the postures.
Teachers will be available during each mini photo shoot for hands on assistance with alignment. Edited images will be sent via email. Professional quality prints can be ordered for an additional cost. Perfect For Anyone who would love to have an outward expression of the inner peace and meditative calm that yoga brings to life.
with Jessica Namit
Saturday, October 10th
2:00 - 3:30pm
$35 per person
So you’ve heard all the research on the benefits of meditating, but you’re not sure where to begin. Maybe you’ve given it a go and your efforts to meditate have left you feeling less than peaceful and relaxed. Join Jessica Namit in this workshop created to help you become less stressed, more focused, and connect more deeply with your intuition.
This workshop is designed to demystify meditation. You will learn more about what meditation is and is not in a manner that is clear and down-to-earth. Expect to leave with the knowledge you need to practice successfully. Meditating can and should be enjoyable, so join us as we support you in your efforts to benefit from this transformative practice.
Yoga for Fertility
with Liza Bertini
Saturday, October 17th
2:00 - 4:30pm
$45 per person
If you are trying to conceive naturally or with assisted reproductive techniques, yoga is proven to help. This workshop is designed to offer support, tools and techniques to help you get through the process with less stress and more balance. Chronic stress has been shown to adversely affect fertility, and yoga is a well-recognized stress-reducer. In a recent Harvard-based study, women participating in a yoga and relaxation program increased their chances of pregnancy by almost 3 times.
Join Liza Bertini, who combines her 12 years of teaching experience with her personal journey of fertility treatments, on this exploration of applying the principles of yoga to your reproduction process. Using a mind, body, spirit approach this workshop will help you to reduce stress, gain body awareness and comfort, balance your hormones and emotions, and become more accepting of the journey – step by step.
In this unique workshop, you will:
• Learn both traditional and restorative yoga poses that help bring balance to the body’s endocrine system, increase energy flow, and nourish the reproductive organs, as well as trigger the relaxation response.
• Cultivate body awareness and learn to be more comfortable in your body.
• Learn how to adapt certain poses during various times in your cycle.
• Explore breathing, meditation, and visualization techniques to help quiet the mind and reduce stress.
• Enjoy a supportive community of like-minded women going through a similar journey.
No previous yoga experience is necessary.
Yoga and Mindfulness for New Mothers
with Kimberleigh Weiss-Lewitt
Sunday, October 18th
2:00 – 4:00pm
$40 per person
A workshop designed for both pregnant women and new mothers. Using yoga postures, breathing practices and meditation each women will be guided to create a simple and realistic personal practice that will take them into new motherhood and beyond! In depth discussion of breastfeeding with focus on positions and practices that serve both mother and baby and a mindful approach to any challenges. Time will also be given for reflection, questions and community! Babies in arms are welcome.
New Mama’s Retreat
with Laurie G
Sunday, November 8th
3:00 – 5:00pm
$40 per person
When’s the last time you stopped for the afternoon to take care of you. This shape shifting into mamahood transforms our experience of life in just about every way imaginable and then some. Come drop deeply into presence on your mat and in your body. Extend some much needed and deserved compassion and love to yourself. Come for some quiet time. Come for community. Come to move. Come for stillness. Come explore how to bring your practice off of the mat, into your home and alive in the space of your relationships. Breathwork + OrganicMovement + Deep Relaxation (aromatherapeutically enhanced sound based healing experience) followed by Tea + Treats. Come as you are. Emerge nourished, relaxed and inspired. (mamas are free to come with or without babes up to crawling).
Ultimate Relaxation: A Pre-Holiday Retreat
with Liza Bertini and Megan Doolen
Tuesday, November 24th
7:00 - 9:30pm
$60 per person
This annual event sells out quickly, please register early.
Imagine two and a half hours without a care in the world, relaxing in your favorite restorative yoga posture, fully supported, cozy...then you begin to get an amazing relaxation massage treatment to send you right into the most blissful yoga experience ever! Join Liza and Megan as they send you off into the holiday season relaxed, rejuvenated and reconnected. Give yourself this gift of ultimate relaxation, you deserve it!
Detox, Digest, & Delight - The Day After Thanksgiving Yoga Recovery Class
with Sarah Anfora
Friday, November 27th
10:00am - 12:00pm
$45 per person
In this special 2-hour class, we’ll turn up the heat in the body as we move & flow, cleansing the body of toxins and that second helping of pumpkin pie! Class will include an energetic flow, twists, hip openers and deep relaxation. We will work to restore digestive health and boost the immune system. You will leave feeling refreshed, renewed and ready to take on the busy holiday month ahead.
**A refreshing juice will be provided post-class.
Find Your Muse: DIY Inspirational Card Deck
With Jessica Namit
Saturday, December 5th
2:00 - 4:00pm
$50 per person
Express your creativity and become inspired in this fun and original workshop lead by Jessica Namit! Learn how quotations and mantras can improve your yoga/meditation practice and your life as a whole. Then explore your artistic side as you design inspirational cards to help you get in touch with your inner muse.
You will leave feeling energized and inspired, plus you’ll have your own unique set of cards as a go-to whenever you need some extra insight and encouragement! Supplies will be provided. Feel free to bring your favorite quotes and mantras from social media or your personal collection. Light refreshments will be served.