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Arm Balances & Inversions Workshop

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Arm balances and inversions can be challenging, because they require a great deal of upper body and core strength, as well as flexibility.  In this 2 hour class, we will warm up to some basic arm balances and inversions (like crow, firefly, and forearm balance). Beginners can work on these basics–honing their skills–while Intermediate yogis can blend these tricky postures together for some hybrid fun on the mat.  Pre-requisite: an open mind, a sense of adventure, and an ability to support weight in your hands (healthy wrists!). Sat, Mar. 24th; 10:30AM-12:30PM Register Now:  $20 for Members/ $25 Non-Members

Ayurveda: Holistic Healing in Winter

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Ayurveda is considered the sister science to yoga. It is a holistic system of healing and translates to the “knowledge of life.” The goal of Ayurveda is to keep the body and mind balanced and in a state of good health. It does this by working with diet and lifestyle for the unique individual. In this workshop we will learn how to use the tools of this ancient system of wellness to help balance our unique constitutions and the effects of our environment. We will practice yoga asanas curated for the individual, pulse & tongue diagnosis, pranayama and meditation and study diet and daily habits for well being.

Meets 2 weekends in January:
1st weekend
Friday, Jan 12,  5:30-7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan 13,  10:30-12:30 p.m.
2nd weekend
Friday, Jan 26,  5:30-7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Jan. 27, 10:30-12:30 p.m.

Cost: $120 plus a  Material fee: $10 (oil for abhyanga)= $130

Register Now! Space is limited.

Schedule Updates and Specials

Membership Specials

Semester Membership (3 Months Unlimited Classes)… $195 (save $45!)

Thursday Night Drop-ins (after 5pm)… $10/class

 

Schedule Updates

New!  Yoga at the Wall classes:  Tues/Thurs 5:15PM and Fri 12:00-1PM (beginning 2/16).

New AcroYoga for Beginners class Mondays 3:45-5PM.

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Check out our Monthly Newsletter to find out what’s happening at Southern Star this month and meet our Featured Teacher, Ann Fisher-Wirth.  Join her for Gentle Yoga at Studio B (1529 University Avenue) on Mondays at 5:30PM.

 

 

 

Yoga and Mindfulness for Stress Workshop

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Do you feel overextended?  Have difficulty focusing or calming the mind? Do you struggle with anxiety or stress and want to learn ways to settle yourself that don’t come from a bottle?  Learn to calm and slow your mind and enjoy the benefits of deep relaxation in this 3-week workshop for beginners to seasoned practitioners. We will practice breathing and relaxation techniques and gentle yoga postures specifically curated to address the symptoms of stress-related anxiety. Each class will end with guided meditation that will help you learn to let go of the mental chatter and find a greater sense of ease in the body and mind.  No experience necessary.

Sundays:  November 12th, 19th, & 26th;  3:00-4:30 p.m.

Price: $45 Full Workshop or $18/drop-in

Yoga Therapy for a Healthier Back

Join us for this 4 week therapeutic series of Yoga for back care taught by Stevi Self, E-RYT 500 and CYT (Certified Yoga Therapist). If you are dealing with chronic pain from a genetic condition, injury or degeneration, this class will help you to strengthen the muscles that support the spine,  stretch the muscles that can be common culprits in back pain, and use mindful breathing to help you manage pain in a way that is healthy and proactive.  (Please consult your physician first if you have had recent surgery that might prohibit some movements.)

4 Week Session in Feb/Mar (Feb 12th-Mar 8th): Mondays & Thursdays 12-1pm); $90 for all 8 classes or $18/class ( We recommend attending all sessions if possible.)

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