Schedule Updates and Specials

  Membership Specials:
  • BRING A FRIEND is back!  (Members can bring a friend to class with them for a $5 drop-in ALL SUMMER LONG!  May-July)
  • New Student Special (1week unlimited classes NEW STUDENTS ONLY!)…$20
  • Semester Membership… $195 (Unlimited classes for 3 Months!)
  • Thursday night drop-in rate is ALWAYS $10 after 5pm!
Our June Featured Teacher and Birthday Girl is Mary Solomon!  Check out our June Newsletter to learn more about Mary and what’s happening at Southern Star this month.

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Monthly Chakra Workshop Series

Join Southern Star instructor, Jolynn Perry, the first Saturday of the month to explore one of the seven major chakras.  Chakras represent the convergence of energy along the spinal column from tailbone to crown, and each is related to physical organs and organ systems, emotional tendencies, and mental qualities.  Each two-hour, all levels class includes asanas (poses), pranayama (breathing techniques), mudras (hand positions), mantra (chanting), and meditation that work with the Chakras.

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Sat, Nov 5:  Muladhara (Root) Chakra–  focuses on grounding, stability, security and balance.
Sat, Dec 3:  Svadisthana (Sacral) Chakra–  focuses on creativity, sexuality, and emotional well-being 
Sat, Jan 7:  Manipura (Solar Plexus)–  focuses on will, determination, self-esteem and personal power 
Sat, Feb 4:  Anahata (Heart) Chakra–  focuses on love, compassion, forgiveness, and emotional connection to others
Sat, Mar 4: Vishuddha (Throat) Chakra–  focuses on communication, expression, synthesis, and harmony
Sat, Apr 1: Ajna (Third Eye / Brow) Chakra–  focuses on vision, imagination, intuition, and self-mastery
NEW DATE!!! Sat, May 20th:  Sahasrara (Crown) Chakra–  focuses on union, bliss, transcendence, and connection to the divine within BOOK the Sahasrara Class

Register by purchasing a class option (either single class or full series) and then BOOK the classes you want to attend through our online schedule:

$25 for a single class or $150 for Full Workshop Series (Get one class FREE!)

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Jolynn completed Southern Star’s Yoga teacher training in May 2014 and has been teaching ever since.  She has a keen interest in the comprehensive practice of yoga that involves the physical as well as mental, emotional and spiritual components. These classes will explore the mulitpicity of yoga and how this ancient system can be used to create balance in our lives.

NEW DATE!!! AcroYoga Flight School: Saturday, February 11th

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Are you ready for an all-day AcroYoga extravaganza?!  Our AcroYoga Flight school is perfect for the AcroYoga beginner, the curious, as well as the seasoned practitioner.  You can come to any* or all three classes:

Flight School:  Saturday, February 11th

AcroYoga Basic Training, 10:30AM-12:30PM:  This class is perfect for beginners or seasoned practitioners who want more experience outside of their usual roles (i.e. flyers can practice basing, and bases can practice flying).  We will work in same size groups on partner conditioning exercises, calibrations, basic mounts, dismounts, and poses. $30 single class

AcroYoga: Solar Practices, 2:30-5:30PM: This class will build on the basics from the morning class to prepare us for beginning inversions, flows, and creative acrobatic mounts and dismounts.  Solar AcroYoga is light-hearted, exhilarating, and empowering. $40 single class (*see prerequisite below)

AcroYoga: Lunar Practices, 7:30-9:30PM:  This class will be the perfect end to a day of hard work and fun! The lunar side of AcroYoga draws on the Thai Yoga Massage tradition and the healing arts.  We will practice Thai flying, where the flyer is passive and receptive while being guided into supported yoga postures.  We will finish with Thai massage sharing. $30 single class

Join us for the all day workshop and save $10!

$90 Full AcroYoga Flight School

*Please note that the AcroYoga Basics class from 10:30AM-12:30PM is a pre-requisite for the afternoon Solar Acrobatic class from 2:30-5:30PM IF you don’t have prior experience with the AcroYoga.org system and lingo.

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A note from Stevi Self, AcroYoga Instructor: Jeff and I have been practicing AcroYoga together and sharing it with the Oxford yoga community for over 4 years. This practice combines the principles of yoga (such as mindfulness, focus, strength, and flexibility) with the added elements of trust, cooperation and communication through partner work. Through this practice we develop a sensitivity and receptivity that empowers us to trust ourselves and others without fear. Jeff and I strive to make the class environment playful, enjoyable, safe, and supportive. We welcome everyone–even if you think you could NEVER do AcroYoga.  We accept the challenge to prove you wrong!

I completed my certification with AcroYoga.org in Jan. 2016 in Goa, India, and I am excited to share what I’ve learned with you. Come fly with us!

 

Black Friday Special: 20% off Gift Certificates

Get more for your holiday gift-giving budget.  Save 20% off all gift certificate purchases now through Black Friday using coupon code:  BLKFRI20

Purchasing gift certificates: Click on ‘Store’ and Choose ‘Gift Card-Choose Your Own Amount.’ Enter the amount you want to give (i.e. $100) and enter coupon code to receive 20% off the gifted amount. Enter the recipient’s email address to have the certificate emailed to them immediately. Or if you prefer to give the certificate personally, enter your own email address, and it will be emailed to your account to be printed and wrapped however you choose.

 

Yoga 101: A Workshop for Beginners

Thought about trying yoga, but uncomfortable joining a regular class? This 2 session workshop will introduce you to the holistic practice of yoga in an atmosphere which will allow you to ask questions and explore this practice with other beginners. You will learn the basics of yoga postures, breathing, physical modifications and studio etiquette.

This Yoga 101 is taught by Mary Solomon, co-owner of Southern Star and co-leader of Southern Star’s Yoga Teacher Training. Her light-hearted approach to teaching, sense of humor, and love of yoga will encourage and inspire.

2 Saturdays in February (2/18 and 2/25)
Class Time:  10:30AM-12:30PM
$50 for Full Workshop or $30 drop-ins

   Register Now

Master Class with Guest Teacher Brian Nygard

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Join our guest yoga instructor, Brian Nygard, from Yoga to the People in NYC for a non-heated,  intermediate to advanced level Vinyasa Flow class. Brian is a dedicated yogi, musician and teacher living in New York City.  His teaching balances a vigorous physical practice with careful alignment, restoration and attention to breath.

Tuesday, May 10th; 4-5:15pm

$15 discounted drop-in for Members, $20 for Non-members

Book the Master Class now to reserve your space!

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(*Brian will also be guest teaching Stevi’s Hot Flow Yoga at 7pm, on Tues. May 10th, which is open to all.  This class is free to Southern Star members, but space is limited and is first-come first-serve. Book this class through our online class schedule and arrive early to ensure your space in the class.)

Sound Healing for Balancing the Chakras: Friday, April 1st 7:30-9pm

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Join Susannah Furr and her crystal singing bowls for a powerful experience using “sound massage” to balance and align the chakras.  Chakra is a Sanskrit word that means “wheel,” and it is used to describe places within our being where energy converges.  This energetic system is closely related to our nervous system and enlivens many other body systems, such as the reproductive, digestive, circulatory, and respiratory systems.  When our energetic system is balanced, it helps us to feel alive, vibrant, and well.  This healing sound meditation will help to balance and align the chakras through Nada Yoga, the yoga of sound, and leave you in an extraordinary state of relaxation and clarity.
Susannah Furr, M.Ed., is a local Licensed Professional Counselor of 25 years.  She combines her grounded presence as a therapist, meditation teacher, and Reiki Teacher, with her Bachelor’s degree in music to bring her audience in alignment with their pure essence. She has been traveling the Southeast to share this experience with sold out crowds.
​B​ring your pillows, blankets , or yoga mats for relaxation while soaking up the healing sounds of the bowls
Cost: $15
Registration closed! Class is FULL
Please join us next time!

Flight School: An AcroYoga Workshop with Jeff & Stevi

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Ready to Fly? Join us for Flight School: An AcroYoga Workshop at the College Hill Community Center in Oxford. “AcroYoga blends the wisdom of yoga, the dynamic power of acrobatics, and the loving kindness of Thai massage” into a partner practice that develops strength, trust and communication. This full day workshop will consist of a morning session from 10am-1pm and and afternoon session from 3-6pm that will build on what we learned ealier. Therefore, the morning session is a PREREQUISITE for attendance to the afternoon session, unless you have prior experience and instructor approval! This full day workshop is perfect for beginners, but intermediate practitioners are also welcome as we will offer more advanced variations for those with prior experience.

Location:  College Hill Community Center (10 CR 130, Oxford MS)  The community center is a lovely old schoolhouse building just off College Hill Road.  Follow College Hill Road (CR 102) for about 3.5 miles toward Sardis and the community center is on your right just behind Regents School of Oxford.

Date:  Saturday, February 27th;  10am-1pm & 3-6pm

Full Workshop (Morning and Afternoon sessions) $70 Register Now for Both Sessions

Single Class (Morning or Afternoon session only*) $40 Register Now for One Session *Morning session is REQUIRED for attendance to afternoon unless you have instructor approval. Please contact Stevi: 662-607-3222

 

AcroYoga: A FREE Community Event

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Join us for FREE AcroYoga classes in the Grove!

AcroYoga blends the wisdom of yoga, the powerful dynamic of acrobatics, and the sensitivity and receptivity of Thai massage in a practice that builds strength, trust and clear communication. The purpose of this event is to introduce the practice to AcroYoga in an effort to build a more compassionate and connected community. These classes are FREE and perfect for beginners, so bring a friend!  Yoga experience is helpful but not required.

Join Stevi and Jeff on Mondays in the Grove: Sept. 12th, 19th, & 26th from 3:30-5pm

Workshop location: UM campus, Grove Stage