Upcoming Workshops and Events

Ashtanga Basics
with Kristen Mansch

Saturday, January 19, 2 - 3:30 pm
Learn the basics of this breath-centered practice to calm body and mind. We will cover the groundwork of breath, movement, and form. This class will break down the postures practiced in half primary series at a slower pace, in an accessible way, with more hand holding from the teacher. Great for those curious of Ashtanga, or wanting to take a closer look at the foundations of the practice. Take home handout included. Class size is limited to allow for personalized attention and learning.
Cost: $25 registration required
Contact 2 - 3: at 708-704-0250 or email: kmansch@gmail.com or www.kristenmansh.com


Hatha & Restorative: A Winter Yoga Series
with Anna Andahazy

January 9th to 30th (4 week series) 5:30 - 6:40 pm 
Everyone responds to winter uniquely, though the season tends to awaken many common themes in our minds, bodies, and hearts.  This series offers yoga practices that aim to provide warmth, grounding, balance, introspection, and restoration. The course is suitable for all levels, though having previous introduction to yoga postures is recommended.
This is a 4-week series- class size will be limited and registration required.
Cost: Sliding fee range of $35.00 -$60.00 (pre-select the price point that works for you)
All Welcome! Registration required.
Contact: Anna Andahazy at 651-757-8010 orbekeyoga@gmail.com
  for registration or questions.
For more info on Anna, go to: www.bekeyoga.com


Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction for Teens and Kids
with Josephine Chung, Ph.D

Winter Session -
Sundays, January 13, 20, 27, Feb.3 - Saturday, February 9 - no class February 17 (President's Weekend); Sunday, February 24, March 3, 10 (8 weeks)
Spring Session -
Saturdays, April 6, 13, 20, 27, May 4, 19 - no class May 11.

Mindfulness and Movement for kids grades 3-5:  12:30 - 1:30 pm
Middle Schoolers:  2:00 - 3:30 pm
High Schoolers:  4:00 - 5:30 pm

MBSR-Teens is an adapted course based upon Jon Kabat-Zinn’s MBSR program.  This course will focus on growing and building teens resilience through an integrative skills-based model. The goal is to guide teens in developing their self-awareness to increase well-being through connection to their heart, body, and mind. This course will integrate the practice of mindfulness, along with principles of psychology, movement, and nutrition to build teenagers resilience skills.
Mindful and Movement for Kids is an eight-week course for children, grades 3-5, that will provide a practice that explores physical, cognitive, and emotional development through an integrative skills model. Skills and Activities include: • Mindful breathing techniques to slow down the nervous system, to develop self-regulation skills, and building their emotional intelligence by learning to identify their feelings, guiding them to connect to their heart, body, and mind. • Movement that is fully integrated to release energy, to tap into energy resources, develop strength, concentration, and self-confidence. • Storytelling and mindful practices emphasizing relaxation techniques. Children will learn to quiet and calm the body and the mind around heart-centered practices. Mindful Movement develops mindfulness practices that build socioemotional skills, self-compassion, and kindness to self and others.
Cost: $400.00 Teen classes, $280.00 Kids classes - For details and registration; Contact Josephine at:
josephine@livebalancedlives.com
www.livebalancedlives.com


Couples Massage Classes
with Christine Tauer

Thursday, February 14th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Friday March 1st, 6:30-8:30
Sunday March 24th, 2:30-4:30

Looking for a fun and relaxing evening with your partner? Thai inspired couples massage classes are the perfect date night. Christine will guide partners in a blend of Thai massage stretches and easy to learn massage techniques drawing on both 10+ years of experience as a massage therapist and background studying Thai massage in Thailand.
Cost: $65.00 per couple  - Contact Christine (612-356-2029) to Register:
www.honutherapeuticmassage.com


Breathwork Meditation
with Helen Buron

Every 4th Friday Evening  7:30-9:30pm (Lower Studio),
Breathwork is an active meditation that uses the breath as a catalyst for releasing, processing, expansion, and transformation. The rhythmic pattern of the pranayama breathing with two inhales and one exhale gives our minds something to focus on so we may sink into our intuitive, feeling and expressive bodies. In this group circle, you will be lying down in a supportive next of other breathers and will be guided into the breath with affirmations and music by Helen Buron-an artist and energy healing practitioner.
Cost: $25 pre-register/$30 at the door. Nobody turned away due to lack of funds.
Contact: Helen at Helen.buron@gmail.com