Blue Heron Wellness Yoga Workshops

WORKSHOPS

   

<< Oct 20 2017 - Apr 06 2018 >>

Candlelight Yin Yoga workshop with Shervon Laurice Fri, Oct 20, 2017 at 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
A regular Yin Yoga practice invites you to slow down and practice presence. While in longer held poses that target the body's connective tissue and increase your body's flow of energy, you learn to cultivate attention on breath, sensation, sound and mental patterns that often go unnoticed in our day to day activity. Slowing down means you get to tap into your intuitive experience moment to moment thereby increasing awareness. Increased awareness often leads to more clarity, balance and openness to life.

This workshop is suitable for all levels for practitioners. Pre-registration recommended. $20 per session.

Yoga Hike along the Rachel Carson Trail with Rick Kowalewski Sat, Oct 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
In this workshop we’ll explore the historic Rachel Carson Trail in the Northwest Branch, with several stops along the way to integrate our yoga practice into the hike. The park is a beautiful, natural gem right in our midst. And it’s autumn! The hike will be moderate, with some climbing and crossing small streams. The yoga practice will be mixed -- energetic and meditative. We will come away feeling grounded, strong, and at ease.

Please bring a water bottle and wear athletic or hiking shoes. And feel free to bring a snack to eat on the trail. Plan on about 90 minutes for the workshop.
Note: This workshop will be held offsite. Students will meet at Blue Heron to sign in, then walk across the street to the beginning of the trail.
 
Rick Kowalewski has been teaching yoga in Silver Spring since 2011. He is also a watercolor artist, and often hikes the Northwest Branch trails near his home.
 
Cost $25
The Wisdom of Yoga for Menopause with Kati Gimes Sun, Oct 29, 2017 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Come and learn simple yoga sequences, breathing techniques that will help you through this stage of life. Open to all, beginners, advanced yogis anyone interested in the subject is welcome.
 
Menopause often involves much more than physiological changes in the body. This is true even if we are not aware of all the multi-dimensional changes that may be taking place in our lives. In this workshop, we’ll look at this life transition from the yogic perspective, and we’ll learn to listen to our body letting us know the need to do inner work, to heal an experience, conflict or issue in our lives.
 
Cost: $25 online, $30 Drop in
Rocknyoga with Rachel Scheck Fri, Nov 3, 2017 at 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Rocknyoga is a mixed level flow class that combines two yoga and music. Do you love to listen to music? Do you Love Yoga? Join the two! Visit Rachel's rocknyoga dance party. Expect to move, smile, and hear classic rock songs sprinkled with newer classics, all with a great beat.
Cost: $20
Yoga with a Chair - Not your Grandmother’s Chair Yoga with Kati Gimes Sat, Nov 11, 2017 at 2:15 pm - 4:15 pm
This is a special class where you’ll use a chair that will help you get into yoga poses (some advanced) that you’ve never dreamed of. Create better understanding of the poses and have a different experience doing them that you would have in a flow class.

Experience with yoga is required.
 
Cost: $30
Candlelight Yin Yoga workshop with Shervon Laurice Fri, Nov 17, 2017 at 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
A regular Yin Yoga practice invites you to slow down and practice presence. While in longer held poses that target the body's connective tissue and increase your body's flow of energy, you learn to cultivate attention on breath, sensation, sound and mental patterns that often go unnoticed in our day to day activity. Slowing down means you get to tap into your intuitive experience moment to moment thereby increasing awareness. Increased awareness often leads to more clarity, balance and openness to life.

This workshop is suitable for all levels for practitioners. Pre-registration recommended. $20 per session.

Partners Yoga Workshop with Tara Lemerise Sun, Nov 19, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Yoga teacher Tara Lemerise and her beginning yogi husband Drew will be your guides in a fun, light-hearted afternoon of partner yoga. You and your partner will help each other build strength, flexibility and balance in partnered versions of familiar standing, back bending, and seated postures. Working together in the poses, you will cultivate camaraderie, connection, compassion, trust, and awareness. We'll finish with some deeply relaxing partner breathing and a sweet restorative pose. Perfect for couples, friends, and family; newbies and practiced yogis welcome. $45 per twosome
Rocknyoga with Rachel Scheck Fri, Dec 1, 2017 at 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
Rocknyoga is a mixed level flow class that combines two yoga and music. Do you love to listen to music? Do you Love Yoga? Join the two! Visit Rachel's rocknyoga dance party. Expect to move, smile, and hear classic rock songs sprinkled with newer classics, all with a great beat.
Cost: $20
Candlelight Yin Yoga workshop with Shervon Laurice Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 7:45 pm - 9:00 pm
A regular Yin Yoga practice invites you to slow down and practice presence. While in longer held poses that target the body's connective tissue and increase your body's flow of energy, you learn to cultivate attention on breath, sensation, sound and mental patterns that often go unnoticed in our day to day activity. Slowing down means you get to tap into your intuitive experience moment to moment thereby increasing awareness. Increased awareness often leads to more clarity, balance and openness to life.

This workshop is suitable for all levels for practitioners. Pre-registration recommended. $20 per session.

Partners Yoga Workshop with Tara Lemerise Sun, Dec 17, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Yoga teacher Tara Lemerise and her beginning yogi husband Drew will be your guides in a fun, light-hearted afternoon of partner yoga. You and your partner will help each other build strength, flexibility and balance in partnered versions of familiar standing, back bending, and seated postures. Working together in the poses, you will cultivate camaraderie, connection, compassion, trust, and awareness. We'll finish with some deeply relaxing partner breathing and a sweet restorative pose. Perfect for couples, friends, and family; newbies and practiced yogis welcome. $45 per twosome
Resolve to Evolve: A Special New Year's Eve Day Practice with Naomi Gottlieb-Miller Sun, Dec 31, 2017 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Naomi is back in town for a special New Year's Eve workshop. She will help you close out 2017 and set the tone for a great 2018.

Enjoy this all-levels class as a celebration of your effort in 2017 and all that is yet to come in the New Year. As we move forward into 2018 we’ll leave behind what no longer serves us. Using this playful practice as a way to set our intentions for 2018, we’ll dream big and yoga even bigger together. Commemorate the transition to the new year by enjoying the good company of our community of fellow yogis and a great yoga practice. Spend the last day of 2017 celebrating your body, heart and mind!

Cost: $25 online or $30 drop in day of

The Blue Heron New Year's Eve Retreat with Hannah Leatherbury Sun, Dec 31, 2017 at 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
New Year's Eve is a notorious time to celebrate the close of a year and to contemplate the year ahead. So often, we celebrate the occasion, but we miss taking the time to process and sink in to what it means. The Blue Heron New Year's Eve Retreat is a time out for you to lay down what you have carried and honor what you have moved through in 2017. It is a time to discover and recognize what is calling for your attention in 2018. The retreat begins with gentle yoga to connect you with your breath and ground you in your body. Movement will be followed by a period of deep relaxation/Yoga Nidra to integrate and process what has come before. A guided meditation will provide the container for you to listen in and to remember what is most important to you. No experience necessary.
 
Cost $40
$30 early-bird registration if you sign up by December 15