This workshop will begin with a brief introduction to the qualities and benefits that essential oils and Reiki can provide to heal, cleanse, nourish your body and uplift your mood. Then we will begin the yoga portion with asanas that will prepare the body for a restorative yoga practice. Throughout the practice essential oils and reiki will be applied to bring alignment and balance to each of the chakras.
Give yourself the gift of some well deserved nurturing time on your yoga mat. You will leave the workshop relaxed and refreshed. If you have been curious about the benefits of essential oils, Reiki. and restorative yoga, please join Maria Santoferraro, E-RYT 500 for this workshop. All levels are welcome. Space is limited $45 ($40 before May 10th)
This class is held in the Ganesha Studio.
An uplifting class that begins with a seated pranayama (breath) exercise, followed by a slower paced yet invigorating vinyasa yoga practice. The last 15 minutes of class are dedicated to a long sweet savasana and instruction for a quiet period of meditation to help your mind calm and let your body relax and absorb the peace and stillness. If you are seeking detailed asana and meditation instruction, or desire a slower paced yoga practice with longer holds and focus on breath and proper alignment, this class is for you! Class length is 75 minutes. All levels welcome.
This class series is perfect for those who have completed the Beginners’ Series or workshop and for those looking to explore and deepen the spiritual side of their yoga practice. Each class will build on the foundation of the Beginners’ Series while adding more advanced balance, twisting, and standing asanas, and beginning arm balances and inversions, all with a focus on proper alignment and quieting the mind. This series will include teachings from the yoga sutras and cover the eight limbs of yoga, with an emphasis on learning how to meditate. Each session will end with a guided meditation practice. Throughout the series suggestions for modifications to poses will be presented, along with proper use of props and the Sanskrit and English names of the yoga postures. Prepare to learn, laugh, relax, and grow deeper in your yoga practice in these highly motivating classes. Class is held in the Ganesha Studio (maintained at 70 degrees). Class size is limited to 16 students so register early! Classes will be held on Mondays. Workshop fee: $65 for 5 sessions NO CLASS on Monday, March 29 (Memorial Day)