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Yoga Practices to Harmonize the Chakras with Abby Dobbs

Join Abby Dobbs in this special workshop where you’ll learn practices to connect with, empower, and expand your chakra energy. Chakras are powerful energy centers through which we uptake and transmute Source energy into our physical, emotional, and spiritual bodies. As yogis, the chakra system is our most direct and effective tool to work with our own individual energy fields. When we are stressed out or anxious, our physical and energetic bodies contract and tighten, cutting off our ability to communicate with Source energy. In this workshop, we’ll learn tools to soften and open our chakras so that we can harmonize more easily with universal energy.

The workshop will begin with ceremony to tap into the guidance of the Four Directions and our ancestral wisdom, followed by a Hatha-Inspired Vinyasa Flow practice to open and warm the physical body. Then, we’ll move through breathing practices and a guided meditation that will deepen the visceral experience of prana moving within and around the chakras. Each part of this workshop will build your skillfulness in feeling the chakras. You’ll leave feeling  relaxed and connected and with actionable tools to continue working with your chakras.

Saturday August 17, 3-5 pm

Cost: $35 in advance / $45 at the door. Members save 15% – email us for your discount code.

Register here.


About Abby Dobbs

Abby Dobbs is a yoga teacher, bodyworker & energyworker, and teacher of teachers who gives individuals the tools to lead their most empowered and fulfilled lives. A naturally anxious person, Abby found that yoga, more than anything else, gives her the tools for a peaceful, grounded life. Abby completed her first 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training with Ana Forrest in 2008 and has continued chasing her passion through additional trainings Yogaworks with Natasha Rizopoulos, Rocket Yoga with David Kyle, Forrest Yoga, and Yin Yoga. Abby attended Massage School in 2010, and has continued to grow her fascination of the body through multiple Yoga Bodyworker trainings with Jambo Truong and Brian Campbell. Abby is continuously captivated by the inner-workings of the body, and how each individual’s body receives healing.

Called to build a community for seeking students, Abby opened Kali Yoga Studio in Washington, DC in 2013 where she worked with over 30 gifted instructors, and brought guest instructors to host specialty workshops and trainings. Abby ran Kali Yoga Studio with love for over 5 years, before selling it in 2018 to a dear friend and colleague. A Teacher’s Teacher, Abby created her own 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training, and runs Advanced Teacher Trainings in topics like Holding Space, the Business & Ethics of Yoga, Hands-On Assisting, and Functional Anatomy.

As a long-time yoga practitioner, bodyworker, and energyworker, Abby has a uniquely holistic view of physical anatomy, energetics, and movement that she weaves into her classes, workshops, and ceremonies. Off the mat, Abby loves to read fantasy novels, cook and bake vegan food, and snuggle her two fabulous cats – Kitty Boo & Billy.



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You are a lighthouse, so no one can wreck near you. That is the one thing in life you have to do. Spread the light. Be the lighthouse. So every journey, every destiny, every distance will be safe.

Yogi Bhajan 11/87

You are a lighthouse, so no one can wreck near you. That is the one thing in life you have to do. Spread the light. Be the lighthouse. So every journey, every destiny, every distance will be safe.

Yogi Bhajan 11/87