Welcome 2018 with one of Yoga District’s 5 workshops & local MLK Day retreat!
|The ABC’s of Sun Salutations||MLK Day Yoga Retreat||Yoga for Runners Workshop||Quarterly Handstand Workshop||A Meditative Sound Bath Experience||Detox A New You|
Read on for each workshop’s description, date, studio location, and registration link.
Please feel free to comment below and provide any suggestions for future YD workshops. Thanks!
JANUARY WORKSHOPS & RETREATS:
The ABC’s of Sun Salutations: Surya Namaskar Alignment
1/7/2018 2:30pm – 4:30pm Bloomingdale Sign up here
Sun Salutations are greetings of the Sun and a great way to welcome the New Year! The 2 hours all-level workshop breaks down three versions of Sun Salutations using various props to establish individual Sun Salute practice.
You will learn Surya Namaskar A, B, and C in a manner than it is safe and sustainable for your body gradually building muscular strength, breath awareness, and meditative practice.
Yoga for Runners Workshop
1/20/2018 4:00pm – 6:00pm Bloomingdale Sign up here
Running has a lot of health benefits but it can lead to tight muscles and sore joints. Learn to prevent injury by strengthening the core, balancing your stride, and employing effective warm-up and cool-down techniques.
This all-level workshop is a slow-paced vinyasa flow practice designed specifically for runners.
Quarterly Handstand Workshop
1/21/2018 2:30pm – 4:30pm 14th Street Sign up here
This quarterly given workshop will use drills and exercises on and off the wall to explore and develop the different muscle groups that support the inversion.
Students will also practice falling so that they can face fears and potentially work towards a handstand away from the wall. All levels are welcome.
Detox A New You
1/28/2018 2:30pm – 4:30pm 14th Street Sign up here
Purify your body, mind, and spirit with Detox Flow. Feel the cleansing effects of your internal heat with a specific sequence of twisting, core awakening, and hip opening. This practice will elevated energy, increased circulation, and greater mental clarity while releasing tension and stress.
Be prepared to sweat. We recommend some yoga experience before attending this workshop.
SPIRITUAL & MINDFUL
ASANA + SONIC SAVASANA: A Meditative Sound Bath Experience
1/27/2018 2:15pm – 4:15pm 14th Street Sign up here
Begin with a 60-minute asana class to prepare the body for 60 minutes of sound meditation (Quartz crystal singing bowls) that guide participants on a soothing sonic journey,
This deep meditation method is extremely powerful and effective — even for the absolute beginner.
LOCAL DAY RETREAT
Practices of Ahimsa (Non-Violence): MLK Day Yoga Retreat
1/15/2018 9:00am – 5:00pm 14th Street Sign up & retreat schedule here
“Nonviolence means avoiding not only external physical violence but also internal violence of spirit.” -Martin Luther King, Jr.
Join a day-long yoga retreat to explore holistic paths of non-violent living in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Ahimsa is the practice of non-violence in mind, body, and spirit. We will dedicate our MLK holiday to explore how and where the vast principles of nonviolence can be applied to our daily lives through communication, nutrition, mindfulness practices, asana, focused chanting, intention setting, self-care, and relaxation techniques.