Kundalini Yoga Workshop
Dec
1
6:30 PM18:30

Kundalini Yoga Workshop

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Photo by michelangeloop/iStock / Getty Images

Join local Kundalini teacher-in-training Kim Port for a 90 minute workshop.  Awaken your energy through this yoga of awareness - meditation, chanting and yoga movement.  $25 in advance or $30 at the door/day of.

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Crystal Bowl Immersion with Yin Yoga
Dec
8
6:30 PM18:30

Crystal Bowl Immersion with Yin Yoga

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Mike and Sarah will guide you through this 90 minute relaxing crystal bowl immersion
focused around 7 yin postures designed to work with each bowl’s frequency
and resonance.  Each yin pose is chosen to help align and balance the chakras (energy centers).   Wear comfortable clothes and remain from eating 1-2 hours before the class.  $30.00 pre-register $40.00 same day

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Yin Yoga Immersion Day 1
Jan
6
12:00 PM12:00

Yin Yoga Immersion Day 1

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Join Kesandra Karim for aYin Yoga Immersion weekend Saturday and Sunday 12-5 p.m. $250, 10 CE (Continuing Education) hours.

Enroll in both the Yin and restorative weekends and save $100. 

The yin yoga immersion weekend is an exploration of the yin yoga practice. We will cover the essential elements of how to practice yin as well as how to integrate them into your teaching. This training is for those wishing to develop a deeper understanding of the practice.
The yin segment will cover the core yin asana, yin yoga sequences and physiology.

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Yin Yoga Immersion Day 2
Jan
7
12:00 PM12:00

Yin Yoga Immersion Day 2

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Join Kesandra Karim for a Yin Yoga Immersion weekend Saturday and Sunday 12-5 p.m. $250, 10 CE (Continuing Education) hours.

Enroll in both the Yin and restorative weekends and save $100. 

The yin yoga immersion weekend is an exploration of the yin yoga practice. We will cover the essential elements of how to practice yin as well as how to integrate them into your teaching. This training is for those wishing to develop a deeper understanding of the practice.
The yin segment will cover the core yin asana, yin yoga sequences and physiology.

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Restorative Immersion Day 1
Jan
20
12:00 PM12:00

Restorative Immersion Day 1

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Join Kesandra Karim for aRestorative Yoga Immersion weekend Saturday and Sunday 12-5 p.m. $250, 10 CE (Continuing Education) hours.

Enroll in both the Yin and restorative weekends and save $100. 

We will cover the essential elements of how to practice restorative yoga as well as how to integrate them into your teaching. This training is for those wishing to develop a deeper understanding of the practice.  The restorative segment is mostly experiential, a great deal of time will be spent putting each other into poses to learn how to use the props, modify, and observe signs of discomfort.

 

 

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Restorative Immersion Day 2
Jan
21
12:00 PM12:00

Restorative Immersion Day 2

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Join Kesandra Karim for a Restorative Yoga Immersion weekend Saturday and Sunday 12-5 p.m. $250, 10 CE (Continuing Education) hours.

Enroll in both the Yin and restorative weekends and save $100. 

We will cover the essential elements of how to practice restorative yoga as well as how to integrate them into your teaching. This training is for those wishing to develop a deeper understanding of the practice.  The restorative segment is mostly experiential, a great deal of time will be spent putting each other into poses to learn how to use the props, modify, and observe signs of discomfort.

 

 

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Nov
23
7:00 AM07:00

Thanksgiving Day class schedule

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Photo by CatLane/iStock / Getty Images

7 am Ashtanga, 9 am hatha, 9 am Hot Power Flow.  On this day, we are SO grateful to YOU, the student community of BYC.  We are honored to guide you through your yoga practice.  We wish the very best for you and yours on this day of THANKS.  This is our annual kickoff of donations for our holiday adopt a family program.  Please bring canned goods for Gleaners or make a cash donation which will go towards gifts for our adopted family.

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Winter Wellness Essential Oils Workshop
Nov
17
6:30 PM18:30

Winter Wellness Essential Oils Workshop

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$25 workshop with Rachelle.  Make and take - make your own natural remedies using certified pure therapeutic grade essential oils. Your choice of three 5mL Blend Rollerball Blend : Sleep + Relaxation, Clear Breathing, Immune Booster, Energy + Mental Clarity

Discover about the many ways to protect  your immune system during the cold and flu season!

In this class you will learn the many uses of essential oils as a first line of natural defense. Basic education will also be covered (what essential oils are, where they come from, how to use them safely and the difference in purity of the oils on the market today). Bring your health questions, concerns and an open mind to the wonderful, healing possibilities.

 

 


 

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Toddler Yoga Fall 2 ends
Nov
13
9:45 AM09:45

Toddler Yoga Fall 2 ends

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Toddlers (ages 2-5) learn yoga and mindfulness in this 40 minute class.  Incudes a mat (for new students). 

Ages 2 -5 practice yoga while mom or dad takes their own class, drops off or waits in the lobby.  Sorry no parents in the yoga room with the kiddos!  $39 for 4 week session includes yoga mat.  Fall 1 runs 9/20-10/18

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Yoga Nidra
Nov
10
7:00 PM19:00

Yoga Nidra

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Reclaim a healthier life through yoga nidra (yoga sleep). Join Sarah for this relaxing yoga practice that will reduce stress, improve your sleep habits and start you on a path to healthier living! $17 drop in or your class package/membership. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a pillow and/or blanket.

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Restorative Yoga and Thai Massage
Nov
3
6:30 PM18:30

Restorative Yoga and Thai Massage

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$40 workshop. Restorative yoga meets Thai yoga massage; in this 2 hour class you will be led through a deeply relaxing restorative sequence using bolsters, blankets, and blocks to help support the body while releasing tension. Throughout the practice you will experience the healing and deeply nourishing effects of hands on Thai massage techniques. This includes palm pressing, traction, and energy work, creating a whole-body awareness that balances mind, body, and spirit. No experience necessary, come alone or bring a friend!

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Rolf Gates Workshop
Oct
27
to Oct 29

Rolf Gates Workshop

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Friday Evening 6-9 p.m.  Vinyasa:  Vision and Intention.  $65 In this asana-based session we will explore being grounded in our practice and inspired in our lives. We will allow our practice to give voice to the great heart within us. The session will include Vinyasa, meditation and lecture/discussion. The yoga will be a synergy of the freedom of a powerful Vinyasa class and the structural integrity of yoga's therapeutic alignment principles. The intensive is intentionally challenging, but open to all who wish to explore yoga as an evolutionary journey. The only 'requirement' is that you show up, do your best and let your best be good enough. 

Saturday morning 9-noon.  Being Still with Skill.  $65. Yoga is the cultivation of inner space and the ability to use it well. In this meditation workshop, Rolf will describe the opportunity presented to us in the teachings of the Buddha and Patanjali. This experiential workshop will explore how these great contributions to consciousness weave beautifully together to enhance the quality of our daily lives. This will be in lecture discussion form and guided meditation experience with support in beginning or building on your own meditation practice. 

Saturday afternoon 2-5 p.m.  Vinyasa:  Faith and Flow.  'In our fear we believe that we must make things happen; in our practice we learn to let things happen.' Rolf Gates $65. In this asana-based session we will explore and practice how we create the experience of 'sanctuary', the experience of the sacred in our every day lives. The session will include Vinyasa, meditation and lecture/discussion. The yoga will be a synergy of the freedom of a powerful Vinyasa class and the structural integrity of yoga's therapeutic alignment principles. The intensive is intentionally challenging, but open to all who wish to explore yoga as an evolutionary journey. The only 'requirement' is that you show up, do your best and let your best be good enough. 

Sunday morning 9-noon.  Vinyasa:  Intention and Being.  The pose is what we are doing; the yoga is how we are being in the pose. Knowing the heart offers us new possibilities in every aspect of our lives. The session will include Vinyasa, meditation and lecture/discussion. The yoga will be a synergy of the freedom of a powerful Vinyasa class and the structural integrity of yoga's therapeutic alignment principles. The intensive is intentionally challenging, but open to all who wish to explore yoga as an evolutionary journey. The only 'requirement' is that you show up, do your best and let your best be good enough. 

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Toddler Yoga Fall 2 starts
Oct
23
9:50 AM09:50

Toddler Yoga Fall 2 starts

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Toddlers (ages 2-5) learn yoga and mindfulness in this 40 minute class.  Incudes a mat (for new students). 

Ages 2 -5 practice yoga while mom or dad takes their own class, drops off or waits in the lobby.  Sorry no parents in the yoga room with the kiddos!  $39 for 4 week session includes yoga mat.  

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Led Primary with Megan Slattery
Oct
21
8:15 AM08:15

Led Primary with Megan Slattery

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Join special guest teacher Megan Slattery for a guided full primary class. Megan has studied Ashtanga extensively. She has received her Primary Series certification from Tim Miller in Encinitas, CA and was a daily practitioner with certified teacher Matthew Darling here in MI. Her practice now is almost exclusively at home.

Megan Slattery teaches studio classes at Nafas Yoga in Royal Oak. Her focus outside of the studio is teaching privately, corporate accounts, workshops and teacher trainings and classes at the Alzheimer's Association. Her passion beyond yoga is moving whether it be walking, dancing Argentine Tango or finding new ways to strengthen her body and mind. Dogs and cats are her true gurus. 

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Chakra Workshop
Oct
12
7:00 PM19:00

Chakra Workshop

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$50 includes personal chakra stone set and pendulum. Join Robin Shepard for a powerful, exciting, healing journey through the chakras (energy centers) of the body. Learn about the chakras and understand the use of chakra stones for healing and balance.

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