ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS WORKSHOP

January 14th 

5:00pm - 6:30pm

About the Workshop
This series will focus on learning alignment of popular poses, getting familiar with simple flows, proper breathing, and how to use props and modifications for your body. By the end of the four weeks, you will have the confidence and knowledge to join Hatha Basics, Hatha Hot, Vinyasa, and other classes that we offer.

Benefits
- Conquer the intimidation of walking through a yoga class
- Learn more about basic poses
- Gain confidence in your yoga practice

Workshop Details
Time - 5:00pm-6:30pm  
Duration - Once a week for 4 weeks
Dates - Jan 14th, 21st, 28th and Feb 4th
Cost - Members $80 /  Non-Members $100
Instructor - Roxanne Glaser 


SURVIVOR YOGA WORKSHOP

 

About the Workshop
Survivor yoga is a trauma-sensitive yoga practice that can increase connection with the breath, enabling the brain to become less aroused, and relaxation to begin. Yoga can rebuild connections with both the insula and prefrontal cortex, strengthening the mind-body connection. The practice can help a student to regain their sense of control and ownership over their own body and their own experience.  Both of which were taken in trauma and are essential to reclaim in the healing journey.

This specific class is most appropriate for survivors of interpersonal trauma.  This includes but is not exclusive to trauma in the categories of psychological, physical, sexual, and religious.  

Who Can Attend?
Trauma survivors who are currently seeking healing through therapy. This will be a closed group (meaning we screen to provide safety for the survivor participants).  We require referrals from a physician, or therapist as part of the process to ensure participant safety.  Please ask your therapist or physician to give you a referral and email to kim@yogaeight.net

Benefits
- help a student to regain their sense of control and ownership over their own body and their own experience
- help students develop a tool to help slow down their mind and live in the present

Workshop Details
Time - TBD
Duration - Once a week for 6 weeks
Dates - TBD
Cost - $60
Instructor - Salley Schmid and Kimberly Damm

About the Instructors
Salley Schmid, with Enrichment Training and Counseling Solutions, and Kimberly Damm, with Yoga8, have partnered up to provide a safe trauma-sensitive yoga practice for trauma survivors. Both women are very passionate about bringing peace and quality of life to those who are struggling due to trauma. 


THRIVING YOGA WORKSHOP

 

About the Workshop
* Must complete survivor yoga to attend workshop

This series is the continuation of Survivor Yoga. Survivor yoga teaches the student to learn to sit in their own skin and tend to what thoughts and feelings come up through the practice of yoga. Thriving Yoga is to gain mastery over your own body. 

Benefits
- Help gain mastery over the mind and body
- Deepen yoga practice

Workshop Details
Time - TBD  
Duration - Once a week for 6 weeks
Dates - TBD
Cost - $60
Instructor - Salley Schmid and Kimberly Damm


INTRO TO ASHTANGA

January 27th 

11:00am - 1:30pm

About the Workshop
Ashtanga is a challenging lineage of Hatha Yoga focused on building strength and endurance that naturally leads to a relaxed mental state. This dynamic sequence of postures, known as the Primary Series, combines focus with continuous movement.

The term ashtanga comes from the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali and refers to classical yoga's eight (ashta)-limb (anga) practice. The eight limbs are restraint, observance, posture, breath control, sense withdrawal, concentration, meditative absorption and "enstasy." This last word, which means "standing inside of," is a translation of samadhi, which literally means to "put together" or "bring into harmony."

Join the News Yogi and dive deep into the rigorous 90 minute full primary Ashtanga sequence. Students will begin with chanting followed by a sweaty practice and Q&A.

Workshop Details
Time - 11:00am - 1:30pm  
Date - Jan 27th
Cost - Members $25  /  Non-Members $30
Instructor - The News Yogi Leslie Rangel 500RYT


FLOWING THROUGH GRIEF

January 28th 

7:00pm - 8:30pm

About the Workshop
You do not have to be alone with your grief. This 4 week series will focus on learning common yoga practices as a tool to find comfort during the storm. THis series is focused on grief from death or grief from a loved one who is sick. Grief is a very natural part of life and we all must go through it but we do not have to spend the rest of our life grieving. Come find comfort with with us while exploring the healing powers of yoga.

Benefits
- Find calm in a mental storm
- Learn techniques to reduce stress and anxiety
- Learn physical postures to strengthen and relax the body

Workshop Details
Time - 7:00pm - 8:30pm  
Duration - Once a week for 4 weeks
Dates - Jan 28th, Feb 4th, 11th and 18th
Cost - $60
Instructor - Chaplain Sarah Miller and Kimberly Damm