Spring is a transition season of new beginnings. We shift from cocooning (drawn inward) to spring cleaning and moving more. Come, learn, detox and breathe as we practice mindfulness during Spring Zen Yoga!
Learn the meditation practice of loving-kindness, also known as Metta Meditation. The Loving-Kindness meditation invites compassion into one's life. This meditation practice can be adapted and practiced by anyone, regardless of religious affiliation. Essentially, loving-kindness meditation is about cultivating love.
Take if off the cushion and into your life. Explore new ways to interact with the world around you
Through anecdotes, meditations, and conversation, you will learn that peace is possible — within yourself and your relationships.
Week One — Metta: Our Natural State
Week Two — Cultivating Loving-Kindness
Week Three — Practicing Peace
Week Four — Metta in Action
Week Five — Relaxing into Forgiveness
Week Six — Living a Life of Loving-Kindness
Daniel Sernicola is a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT 200), Reiki Master Teacher (RMT), and holds certifications in meditation, pranayama (breath), Restorative Yoga, Yoga for Trauma, Yoga for Athletes, and Aromatherapy. A practicing Buddhist in the Shambhala Buddhist lineage, he has provided trainings to companies and inviduals seeking to deepen their meditation practice. His former career in corporate marketing combined with a deep passion for yoga, Buddhist texts, extensive studies in linguistics and conceptual expression, and his passion for Conscious Language is incorporated into trainings.
Let 2019 be the year of freedom + abundance!
Yoga instructor, wellness coach and author Rita Hari will teach you strategies to weave more energy, joy, confidence and connection to your days. Each session will include yoga, reflection and discussion of the pillars to health and wholeness.
Develop techniques on how to create what you want and identify what is getting in the way.
Learn how to live consciously with practicality, simplicity and positivity while bringing health and wholeness into your life.
This unique 5 week series will meet on Saturdays from noon to 1:30pm. Each client will receive a copy of Rita Hari’s book “Live Consciously, Catch Health: The 8 Pillars to Health and Wholeness”
Are you seeking peace of mind? Would you like to deepen your meditation practice? Or are you yearning for a fresh dimension to your thinking?
This series is for newbies, rusty or returning meditators and for meditators who need a bit of gentle movement to be able to sit better. Each class in this four-week series includes a talk, meditation practice, gentle yoga moves, and a breath practice to take away.
* At Centered, when enrolled in a series, you may attend all regularly scheduled classes at no additional cost for the duration of the series. This excludes other series, youth classes, workshops and special events.
Reset the mind, body, and psyche with Yin Yoga. This class is the perfect way to unwind, offering a replenishing counterbalance to our often over-stressed, over-stimulated, and fast-paced lifestyles.
Yin Yoga targets deep connective tissue and emphasizes holding poses anywhere from 2 – 5 minutes.
Inherently rooted in mindfulness and meditation, these gentle classes are accessible, deeply relaxing, and appropriate for all fitness levels.
Cost: $20 per class per person
Give and receive the restorative benefits of Thai yoga massage in this interactive series.
Thai Yoga Massage is an ancient healing technique that blends acupressure, energy balancing techniques and assisted yoga postures. This therapeutic and nurturing form of bodywork can relieve tension and also clear energy blockages.
Benefits of Thai Yoga Massage include improved circulation, release of muscle tension, increased mobility and flexibility and mental clarity. Enjoy these safe movements with attention to breath and experience a sense of deep peace.
Cost: $99 for adult and one child. $15 per additional person.
Make yoga a family affair! Enjoy the 6 week series.
In a world where parents and children are so busy, family yoga provides a wonderful place to spend healthy, happy and quality time together. No mobile phones, no iPads or TV, no other duties…it’s just you and your children. Spend 45 minutes breathing, moving, playing with poses, and enjoying yoga, family style!
$99 for one adult and child, an additional $15 per person.
Minimum child age: 4 years
*When you sign up for a series at Centered, you may attend other regularly scheduled classes at no additional cost for the duration of the series! (Excludes workshops, events and other series)
Bring a friend and receive $5 off your class price. Sign up to 4 friends, enjoy the evening at no cost!
On September 9, wind down the weekend with a Sunday evening of yoga movement and live ambient music from 7 - 8:30pm. Sineqube will provide a live sound canvas while Centered Yoga+ Movement guides you through gentle yoga postures. Experience a feeling of relaxation and rejuvenation with the combination of music and movement.
Sineqube offers the musical talents of Kevin Holland and Jennifer Dutiel creating original improvised soundscapes using guitar and voice – without words. They create original improvised soundscapes by orchestrating and layering the vast timbral palettes of guitar and voice. Playing with the balance between the gentle, soothing bed of ambience and the uncharted frontiers of experimental music, they fuse elements of both to paint a live aural canvas that is exploratory, soothing and inviting.
Whether you are new to yoga or have a regular practice, this event is appropriate for you! Let the sound wash over you as your mind and body heal, and your focus draws inward.
Tai Chi + Qigong 6-week Series Instructor: Marya Barrios Saturdays, June 23 - August 4 1:30 - 2:30 pm
Cost: $99 for 6-week series
** No class Saturday July 21
Explore movement in our 6 week Tai Chi series this summer! Marya Barrios will guide you through fundamental form, movements and stances. You will also work through breathing techniques of this martial arts practice. Benefits include improvement of balance, flexibility, muscle strength and confidence. Increase stamina. Reduce stress. Relax the body and mind. Learn the foundations of this practice!
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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.