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ZYC EVENTS & YACEP WORKSHOPS 

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Cultivating Expansion & Openness with Yoga - In person

Cultivating Expansion & Openness with Yoga - In-Person or Online

Join Christine Donovan ERYT-500, YACEP 

Date:  Friday's  July 12th ,19th, 28th,  Aug. 2nd , 9th 16th

Time:  12:30  PM  to  2:00 PM

Cost: $108  or $20 Drop In Rate

“Why do you stay in prison when the door is wide open?” — Rumi

Join us for a transformative six-week workshop series, "Cultivating Expansion & Openness with Yoga." In these sessions, we'll embark on a journey of self-discovery and self-acceptance.  It is from this place we can play with expansion and openness, exploring the powerful practices of somatic movement, pranayama (breathwork), mantra and meditation.

 

Through intentional movement and  pranayama, we'll awaken the body's innate wisdom, releasing tension and creating space for greater ease and vitality.

 

Together, we'll harness the healing power of mantra and meditation, tapping into the vibrational energy of sound to shift our consciousness and cultivate inner harmony. 

 

By letting go of what no longer serves us, we'll create space for new possibilities to unfold, inviting healing, wellness, and joy into our lives.

 

This workshop series is a journey of self-liberation, inviting you to embrace expansion and openness in body, mind, and spirit. Join us as we embark on this path of transformation and empowerment, and discover the boundless potential that lies withinClass size is limited. A 48-hour cancellation is required for refund.  

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Crystal Sound Bath Gentle Yoga - In person 

Crystal Sound Bath Gentle Yoga - In person 

Join Terri Battaglia ,  RYT-200

Date/Time: Friday, July 19th at 6 PM - 7:15 PM

Cost $25 

Dive into the rejuvenating embrace of spring with our Gentle Yoga Flow followed by a 15-minute Sound Bath Meditation. Immerse yourself in the healing vibrations of crystal sound bowls, renowned for their ability to melt away stress and anxiety, induce deep relaxation, and enhance mental clarity. Whether you choose to recline or sit in meditation, allow the soothing sounds to wash over you, awakening a sense of renewal and vitality. All levels are warmly invited to join this nourishing experience of sound and serenity. Class size is limited. A 48-hour cancellation is required for refund.  

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The 3 Marks of Existence and Yoga -In Person

The 3 Marks of Existence and Yoga - 3 Sessions. - In-Person

"Exploring the Three Marks of Existence through Yoga"

Christine Donovan ERYT-500,

Date: Friday's, August 23rd, 30th, Sept. 6th

Time: 12:30pm - 2pm

Cost: $60

 

Join Our Transformative Yoga Workshop: "Exploring the Three Marks of Existence through Yoga". Embrace change, transform suffering, and discover the essence of non-self with us. Are you ready to deepen your understanding of Yoga philosophy, along with it's connective roots in Buddha's teachings? During the workshop we'll be exploring the ancient Buddhist teachings of the "Three Marks of Existence" through the lens of Yoga Philosophy where we will delve into the profound teachings of embracing impermanence, transforming suffering, and understanding non-self.

 

During each session well enjoy a combination of Gentle Somatic movement and Yin yoga practice, guided meditations, insightful exploratory practices and enriching discussions. You will learn to embody and integrate these truths into your daily life. By understanding the "Three Marks of Existence" individuals can deepen their practice, cultivate mindfulness, and explore profound truths about the nature of reality and human experience. This integration offers a transformative path towards inner freedom and holistic well-being. All levels welcome.

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Therapeutic Yoga for the Spine – 3 Part Series

Therapeutic Yoga for the Spine – 3 Session Series In Person​

Join Dave Ashby, Certified Yoga Therapist, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500,  YACEP

Dates:  Saturdays,  Sept. 21st, 28th and Oct. 5th

Time: 1:00 - 3:00 PM

Early Bird Complete Series $135 | after Aug.15th $150

Single Session Early Registration $55 | after Aug. 15th Drop in $60

(Please go to online calendar if you want to register for just one session)

Have pain, discomfort, or tightness in your back – Hips, Low Back, Upper Back, and Neck?​ Want to know which postures, positions, and movements can help alleviate that tightness, pain, and discomfort you’re feeling? Interested in learning what you can do in your daily life that will help maintain a healthy spine?

 

Then the Therapeutic Yoga for the Spine workshop is for you! This 3-part series will address all regions of the spine. Working from the bottom up: Session 1 focuses on the low back – lumbar and sacral; session 2 on the hips and pelvic bowl; session 3 on the upper back and neck – thoracic and cervical.

 

Each session will explore the movements, mobility, and structure of the spine through postures commonly used in a yoga class, while working on stretching and strengthening the muscles that support the spine. We’ll discuss what you can do at home in your daily life to compliment your yoga practice and what you learn. Take all one, two, or all three sessions depending on your interest and availability.

 You’ll come away with: 

  • A greater understanding of your back and how everything’s connected.

  • Tools you can use to help reduce the tightness, pain, and discomfort.

  • How to adjust and modify your yoga practice to accommodate your body.

  • What you can do at home to compliment your yoga practice.

All levels welcome.  A 72 hour cancellation ​is required for full refund.

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Centered and Strong: Asana Alignment Series

Centered and Strong: Asana Alignment Series - In Person

Join Sharon Goodman , ERYT-500, YACEP 3 Credits per session.

Date/Time:  Sunday's  1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

  • 9/8 - The Poses of the Sun Salutations & the Warriors 

  • 9/22 - The Standing Poses

  • 10/13 - Hip Openers & Twists 

  • 10/20 - Back Bends & Balancing Poses 

  • 11/3 - Seated Poses & Seated Forward Folds 

  • 11/17 - Inversions & Arm Balances, Savasana

Cost $450

Single Session Early Registration $70 | after Aug. 15th Drop in $80

(Please go to online calendar if you want to register for just one session)

Step into a transformative journey where we delve deeply into functional alignment, offering tailored variations and adjustments to meet you where you are on the mat. In each session, we'll explore different groups of postures (asanas) while focusing on aligning the body in tadasana (Mountain Pose) and samasthiti (Equal Standing Pose). Whether we're flowing through adho mukha svanasana (Downward-Facing Dog), embodying virabhadrasana (Warrior Poses), embracing setu bandhasana (Bridge Pose), surrendering into baddha konasana (Bound Angle Pose), or finding stillness in savasana (Corpse Pose), each posture serves to reconnect you with your center, fostering balance and alignment throughout your practice.

Join us and discover the art of aligning body, mind, and spirit in a supportive and enriching environment. All levels welcome. A 72-hour cancellation is required for refund.  

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Mindfulness & Meditation Course  - In person & Live Stream

Meditation & Mindfulness Course Week Series YACEP 6 Credits

In-Person or Online

Join Christine Donovan ERYT-500, YACEP 

Dates:  Sept. 20th, 27th and Oct.  4th, 11th

Time:  12:30  PM  to  2:00 PM

Cost: $80  or $20 Drop In Rate for 1 Session

This series is designed to help participants guide, understand and cultivate a daily meditation practice, learn four traditional meditations practices and various mindfulness practices that can be taken off the mat into life.  Each session will include gentle somatic movements  to bring moment-to-moment awareness focusing on felt senses,  the subtle energies breath, and the encouragement of a kinder, more compassionate way of relating to their mind and body.

During this 4 week course participants will:

- Learn  4 traditional meditation techniques

- Increase ability to relax while resting in the present moment.

Improve ability to cope with stressful situations.

- Release tensions and increase energy through gentle yoga movements and breathing exercises.

- Cultivate skills in being present to bring more joy, creativity, and happiness into life.

No refunds or recordings  will be provided for nonattendance. Class size is limited. 

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