Family Kundalini Yoga
Teacher: Cathy Berry
Sunday January 21, 4-5:30 pm
$25 for one adult and child; $10 each additional participant (payable onsite)
(Members pay only $20. Email us for your discount code.)
Register by purchasing the class card here. (Scroll down to find “Family Kundalini”).
Join us for this special class that will give your kids an opportunity to experience the benefits of Kundalini Yoga alongside parents and caregivers, who practice with them. While the class will be taught as a “normal” Kundalini Yoga class, the Kriyas will allow for shorter holding times and modifications when needed, so that everyone can stay together, physically and mentally. We’ll incorporate some fun partner warm-ups along with other fun activities to keep the young ones engaged!
Februrary date: Sunday February 25
Explore the Yamas and Niyamas through Asana
Teacher: Liz Butler
New Tuesday evening series, 7:15-8:30 pm
Join Liz to explore the basic tenets of yoga philosophy and apply them to your yoga practice. Each week we’ll have a brief introduction to the yamas and the niyamas, yoga’s ethical guide to living. We’ll then apply these principles to different sequences of yoga postures.
Recommended for students with a basic understanding of yoga postures.
Drop in or use your class card.
Full Moon Meditation
Thursday February 1, 8:30 pm.
The gravitation pull of the full moon is said to heighten the meditation experience. The moon has an effect on the water content of the body, and through meditation we can harness that power and make it work for us.
Join us for a 31-minute Full Moon Meditation on Thursday February 1, immediately following the 7:15 pm Kundalini Yoga class. Can’t make it to class? The doors will open for the meditation at about 8:25 pm. (Please note that the doors will be locked once the meditation starts).
All levels, no meditation experience is required.
Partner Yoga with Tara Lemerise
Saturday February 3
Yoga teacher Tara Lemerise and her beginning yogi husband Drew will be your guides in a fun, light-hearted afternoon of partner yoga. You and your partner will help each other build strength, flexibility and balance in partnered versions of familiar standing, back bending, and seated postures. Working together in the poses, you will cultivate camaraderie, connection, compassion, trust, and awareness. We’ll finish with some deeply relaxing partner breathing and a sweet restorative pose. Perfect for couples, friends, and family; newbies and practiced yogis welcome.
$45 per twosome. Register here.
Kundalini Yoga for Resilience, Resistance and Radiance
Join Kundalini Teacher Jiwan Shakti Kaur (Julie Eisenberg) for a special 6-week series to discover practical ways to apply this powerful technology to your daily life. Thursday January 11 to February 15, 7:15-8:45 pm.
Over the course of 6 weeks we’ll explore Kundalini Yoga kriyas and meditations that help us stay steady under stress, build grit to help us keep up, and uplift us so our mere presence radiates grace and elevation. Radiance is our shine, our inner light, and it attracts opportunity and prosperity into our life.
No Kundalini Yoga experience is necessary. Classes include yoga, meditation and a gong bath. Because these classes are sequential, one building on the next, we encourage you to attend as many as possible.
Drop-in or use your class pass.
Baby and Me Yoga
Teacher: Meredith McCullough
Fridays 11 am to noon
Ages 6 weeks to almost crawling
Drop-ins are $20
Inspired by the Itsy Bitsy yoga model, most of the “yoga” is for the baby, but each week we take time to introduce breathing/relaxation techniques and include some gentle yoga moves for caregiver as well.
Most appropriate from 6-weeks postpartum until baby is mobile. No previous yoga experience necessary. Please bring a receiving blanket and maybe a small toy each week. Also note that babies are always welcome in this space where sleeping, feeding, and even crying are legitimate ways to participate in class, so please bring whatever else you need to be comfortable.
Yoga for Movers and Tots
Sundays 4-5 pm with Meredith McCullough
Wednesdays 11:15-12:15 with Adrienne Chu
Yoga for Movers and Tots is an opportunity for crawlers, movers, and preschoolers to begin to explore yoga – alongside their parent or caregiver – in a caring, safe, and FUN environment. Together we will learn songs, games, and poses that are designed to encourage body awareness, increase attention span, nurture creativity, and generally support development across this range of ages. Each class incorporates repetition, social interaction, music, fun with props … and always play! Duration of class is one hour, with dedicated time for free play built into the first 10 minutes of class. Siblings welcome. Caregivers are expected to fully participate in class, but no prior yoga experience is required for either caregivers or children. Be prepared to join the action!
No Sunday class January 21 or February 25
6-Week Prenatal Yoga Series
Our next prenatal series will start on January 19 with Megan Davis. Fridays 6:30-7:45 pm. (No class on February 2).
Just $90 for all 6 classes, which includes one make-up class. To register, purchase class card here (scroll down for prenatal).
Prenatal yoga helps moms prepare for birth by building body awareness, stretching, releasing stress, and cultivating concentration. This series is specially designed to build community and and help you navigate the ups and downs of pregnancy as you get ready for the arrival of your little one.
Connect with your growing baby as you connect with yourself.
Awakening Your Creative Fire: Painting Your Personal Mandala
Saturday March 3, 2-4 pm
Cost: $35 by February 21/$40 after
“Creativity is to the Soul what Breathing is to the Body” – Harnam It’s time to breathe some magic into your world and “own” your inner artist. Pick up a brush and experience the joy and empowerment of your own creativity. Whether its your first time or you are a pro, this workshop is for everybody. Nothing connects us to the Divine like being creative – the creator wants you to create! Don’t miss this unique opportunity to delve into the mystery of mandala – the Sacred Wheel of Life. This is a perfect opportunity to reflect upon the changes you are experiencing and channel a vision of your personal transformation into your mandala. Everybody will complete their own mandala, filled with beautiful and uplifting energy to take home and enjoy. Side effects include – big smiles, glowing auras, and gorgeous paintings.
Who is Harnam?
Harnam (Tony Zatzick), MFA, is an artist, yogi and musician who deftly weaves these powerful elements into his transformational workshops. Whether creating mandalas, leading sacred chant, or teaching yoga – Harnam will take you there. He is known for his heart-centered, authentic, and engaging style. His paintings and recordings are critically acclaimed for their transformational and soulful power. His new Spirit Voyage album: Meditations for Removing Obstacles is available everywhere in June 2017. Visit www.harnamusic.com to experience his paintings and other albums: “A Fearless Heart” and “All Roads”, and “Awakening Your Creative Fire”.
Transitioning to a Plant-Based/Vegetarian Lifestyle
Saturday February 10
Join LYC owner and life-long vegetarian Julie Eisenberg for a 90-minute exploration of ways to begin to leave unhealthy eating habits behind.
All too often we eat “healthy foods” that are wreaking havoc on our bodies, but there is a simple solution – a vegetarian lifestyle. You can leave the confusion, diet books and deprivation behind. This workshop will show you the foods that may be ruining your health and happiness and which foods will fuel your body in a safe, effective way. You’ll learn how to nourish yourself with the right protein, whether you want to become a vegetarian or vegan or just cut back on the amount of animal protein you’re eating. Learn new healthy habits that will leave you feeling great from your cells to your soul!
$25 ($20 for members) in advance. $30 at the door.
Stay tuned for January and February dates!
Join us during the Amrit Vela, the still hours before the sun rises, when our awareness is heightened and our meditation practice is deepened. We start at 5 am with a recitation of Japji, then continue with a Kundalini Yoga kriya, and finish with 62 minutes of chanting.
Free and open to all. Register online.