Spring 2016 Yoga Events!

Yoga Bliss Class — Sunday, April 3,  4 – 5:15 pm

Find your bliss with gentle and flowing yoga postures to heighten body awareness and increase connection to yourself and your spirit. Aromatherapy and essential oils will enhance your experience, calming your body and mind. After starting with a centering meditation and breath awareness, gentle yoga postures will help you in finding freedom in your body and mind, ending with a restorative meditation to help you connect with your deepest self. Class may also include restorative postures using bolsters and blankets, as well as an extended yoga nidra guided meditation.

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Yoga for Managing Stress Workshop — Saturday, April 16,  11 – 12:30 pm. Cost: $30

Learn techniques for relieving stress and reducing anxiety and depression both on and off the mat. • Learn tools to improve your sleep, better manage time and increase energy • After starting with a centering meditation and breath awareness, gentle yoga postures will help you find more freedom in your body and increase your connection to your body and your spirit. End with a restorative meditation to help you connect with your deepest self.

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Jurian Hughes, Kripalu Yoga Teacher Trainer — Workshop Series: Sunday, May 1, 10 – 12 & 1 – 3 pm

Cost: $35/workshop or $60 for both

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The Yoga of Yes: 10 – 12

Join Jurian Hughes, Kripalu yogi and actress, for a passionate and inspiring exploration into some of the core teachings of yoga and theatre – worlds that have a surprising amount in common. Learn the seven principles of the Yoga of Yes, which can be practiced daily – on and off the mat — to access courage, calm and creativity in the face of fear and self-criticism. For those who long to reconnect to their authentic self, this workshop provides an opportunity to enhance listening skills, to let go of the thinking mind, and to trust the guidance of prana within. Lecture, discussion, and gentle movement, appropriate for everyone. 

Chakra Yoga Flow: 1 – 3

The Chakras: Though we may not be able to see or touch them, we can feel when they’re out of balance; leaving us blocked, depleted or unwell. Discover how ancient India’s chakra system offers us a powerful map to clear, re-vitalize and balance these energy centers through yoga postures, breathing techniques, meditation, chanting and affirmation. Yoga practiced on its own has many wonderful benefits, but yoga practiced with a focus on the chakras can be surprisingly potent and even transformational. Lecture and gentle-to-moderate movement, appropriate for everyone.

 About Jurian Huges

Jurian Hughes, E-RYT 500, MFA, is a 10-year faculty member at Kripalu Center — the country’s largest yoga center, a Yoga Teacher Trainer, Let Your Yoga Dance® Trainer, co-founder of A Wild Life Sanctuary™, voice coach and theatre performer, known for her passionate, playful, and inspiring teaching style. A graduate of Williams College and NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, with more than 50 professional theater credits on and off Broadway, Jurian leads workshops and trainings that cultivate courage, freedom and joy. She is the creator of the CD, Deep and Delicious Yoga, and the DVD, Gentle Kripalu Yoga with Jurian Hughes. www.jurianhughes.com   www.facebook.com/jurian.hughes