In this introductory workshop, empower yourself to troubleshoot your own aches and pains while increasing strength, stability, mobility, and flexibility.
All classes implement elements of strength, balance and cardiovascular fitness, with each week honing in on lower body, upper body and core. Enjoy vinyasa flow classes featuring energizing postures with added sculpting exercises inspired by bodyweight workouts. Eventually, savor relaxing and well-deserved stretches, restoration and meditation.
Saturdays, 5/4 - 6/8, 10 - 11am
“I can’t meditate!” Have you ever found yourself saying this? Believe what you’ve heard about meditation: it’ll focus your mind, open your heart, and sometimes surprise you with insight – and it’s not complicated to learn. In fact, everything you need to get started with a meditation practice is found in this six-week course. Through seated meditation practice, Dharma talk, and group discussion, you’ll learn the basics along with advice for bringing the wisdom and compassion you discover through meditation into other areas of your life.
Week One — Know Your “Why” and Learn the Meditation Technique
Week Two — Be Consistent and Gentle in Your Practice
Week Three — Overcoming Obstacles in Meditation
Week Four — Working With Emotions and Discovering Peace of Mind
Week Five — Meditation as an Influence in Your Life
Week Six — Learning to Relax
Led by Kelli Hess, RYT 500, this 6-week series incorporates gentle yoga postures, relaxation techniques, and skills to remain centered and calm during labor, delivery, and motherhood.
This class is appropriate for new beginners and also experienced yogis looking to learn specific skills to utilize during pregnancy.
Learn poses to address typical discomforts of pregnancy and build strength, flexibility and endurance.
Enjoy stretching, breathing techniques, meditation and periods of deep relaxation.
Should be in the 2nd or 3rd trimester.
In this distinctive 4 week series, we will play with the Movement Arts that inspire the 52 moves of Nia. We will explore the Martial Arts (Tae Kwon Do, Aikido, Tai Chi), the Dance Arts (Jazz, Modern, Duncan) and the Healing Arts (Yoga, Feldenkrais Method, Alexander Technique).
Whether you are new to Nia or have an experienced background, this series is perfect for you. Learn more about the technique and the freedom we each have to personalize every class to our unique selves. Each week will feature new songs, a new focus and intent. The final week will include requests from the class.
No previous experience in Nia or any movement forms is needed. Appropriate for all fitness levels. Understand the movements of Nia and discover movements that speak to you!
This full-sensory experience will end with relaxing final moments in a supported restorative pose with an aroma therapy warm cloth. You will go home with oils to enjoy!
Week 1 - Self Care
oils: lavender, vanilla, lime, cypress, black pepper
focus: neck & joints/ self massage
Week 2 - Floral
oils: geranium, lemon, jasmine, juniper, grapefruit, rose
focus: heart openers
Week 3 - Tension
oils: peppermint, eucalyptus, blue tansy, copaiba
focus: hip openers
Week 4 - Grounding
oils: Lemongrass, fir, ylang ylang, ginger, patchouli
focus: feet & legs
Week 5 - Meditation
oils: frankincense, sandalwood, chamomile, sage, vetiver
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Centered Yoga + Movement
679 High Street, Suite D
Park in the municipal parking lot off of New England Ave just west of High St.
Centered is located in the northern most building of the lot. We are located in the Kilbourne Shops just above Pub Out Back. To get there, walk past Party Studio and walk through a short tunnel/archway. Make a left. You will be facing your destination: 679-D.