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Curvy Yoga 4 Week Series

with Toni Clayton

Sundays, November 19 – December 10, 2017 • 1:00pm – 2:00pm

  • Knowing and Connecting (to your body and inner self)
  • Modifications & Props
  • Bringing the Practice Home

Curvy Yoga was created to hold a safe and accessible place for curvy-bodied people to experience yoga. While not everyone will instantly (or ever, in some cases) love yoga, the intention is to make it an option for people who never thought it was. Over time, it has evolved into also being a body affirming space for people of all shapes and sizes to practice yoga with lots of options for individual expressions of poses.

During this workshop you will learn how to connect and know yourself in an affirming way (inside and out!) with simple, easy to remember mindful practices that you can take with you wherever you are, whether its at home, the office or even traveling. You’ll also learn modifications, such as widening your stance, and using props to allow space for moving through the poses with lots of accessibility, helping you to find the balance between ease and effort. Finally, we’ll discuss and explore options to bring your practice home, using the wall, chairs and other “at home” props to allow you to make yoga a part of your daily life.

The class instructor, Toni, began practicing yoga while in her 20s. While it started out as mostly physical, she soon realized that a regular yoga practice gave her a much more connected feeling to herself, and the world around her. In 2004, she deepened her connection by taking a 200YTT course at Yoga on Main in Manayunk, hoping to share her love of yoga with others. Through the years she realized, as a person with a bigger body, that modifications and props were often needed to make poses more accessible. So in 2012, she studied with Anna Guest-Jelley and became a certified Curvy Yoga Teacher, knowing this would give her the knowledge she needed to offer yoga to others who thought it might never be accessible to them.

$44 for 4 Week Series
$13 for Single Class

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Yoga Nidra

with Shelly McIntosh

Sunday, November 19, 2017 • 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Yoga nidra means “yogic sleep.” In this class, you’ll relax in a reclined position as Becky guides you through a meditative experience designed to bring you into a state of pratyahara (withdrawal of the senses). The equivalent of 6 hours of sleep, this class will help reduce stress, anxiety and tension. No yoga experience is necessary.


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Thanksgiving Day Donation Class

with Shelly McIntosh

Thursday, November 23, 2017 • 9:00am – 10:00am

Join us on Thanksgiving morning for a donation-based class to benefit our local homeless community.

As we take the day to reflect on all that we are grateful for, let’s also share our blessings with those who are less fortunate. We will be collecting items for Joseph’s House of Camden or you can donate cash to go towards items to be purchased. Let’s come together in love and put the “giving” in Thanksgiving!

If you can not attend this class, we will be accepting donations throughout this month at the studio.

Everyday items most needed:

  • 8 oz. Foam Cups
  • 12 oz. Foam Bowls
  • Heavy Duty Paper Plates
  • Plastic Spoons and Forks
  • Coffee Stirrers
  • Napkins
  • Bottled Water
  • Dryer Sheets
  • Sugar
  • Powdered Creamer
  • Coffee
  • Tea
  • Paper Towels
  • Toilet Tissue
  • Bath Towels
  • Laundry Pod Detergent (HE Detergent Only)
  • Aluminum Foil
  • Large Bottles of Hand Sanitizer

Additional personal hygiene products that we need include:

  • Hairbrushes
  • Combs
  • Razors
  • Feminine Hygiene Products
  • Wash Cloths
  • Deodorant
  • Underwear (Men’s and Women’s)
  • Lightweight blankets or throws

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Post-Feast Yoga Recovery

with Karen Kapus

Friday, November 24, 2017 • 10:00am – 11:15am

Join us the day after Thanksgiving for an all-levels class that will help us recover physically after the feast and keep the gratitude flowing in our minds and hearts.

We will begin with dynamic movement and pranayama (breathing exercises) to ignite our internal fire, then incorporate twists and forward folds to support our bodies in cleansing and digestion. Finally we will wind down with a relaxing restorative and yin sequence that will continue to gently aid digestion but also allow our minds to quiet and our hearts to fill with gratitude.

$15 Drop In or Use Your Class Card

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Li’l Yogis ages 5-10 (4 week series)

with Jackie Viereck

Fridays, December 1 – 29, 2017 • 4:30pm – 5:30pm

Classes will run 12/1, 12/8, 12/15, and 12/29. Please note, there is no class on 12/22 but feel free to join us for our Holiday Kids’ Glowga Party!

Fun yoga games, activities, and exercises for kids ages 5–10 taught by Jackie Viereck, specially trained by Kidding Around Yoga. Yoga provides a wonderful way for children to explore their bodies, hearts and minds.
Classes include warm-ups, breath work, yoga poses, partner poses, games, and relaxing visualizations which can help strengthen children’s self-esteem, courage, healthy body, and calm and confident mind.

Kids have a chance to balance, strengthen, work together, try new things, express their creativity and make new friends!

Kids are encouraged to sign up for all 4 weeks to support building a connection with the group and progressing with each class, but if you can not make it all feel free to drop-in when you can!

$40 for All 4 Weeks
$12 for Single Class

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Yin + Meditation Donation Pajama Party

with Jennifer Veale

Sunday, December 3, 2017 • 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Welcome the joy of the season and help others with a special holiday-themed yin class that benefits Mom’s Pajamas – a local charity that collects pajamas and donates them to women’s shelters. Learn a quick and easy meditation technique to carry you through this busy time of year as well. Feel free to wear your pajamas to class and stay after for tea and cookies!

Suggested Donation $20 or bring a new pair of women’s pajamas. Click here to learn more.

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Restorative Yoga by Candlelight

with Karen Kapus

Sunday, December 10, 2017 • 6:30pm – 8:30pm

As the days become shorter and colder, our bodies naturally crave slowing down and yet we often get busier and ignore this urge. Restorative yoga is a completely passive practice that utilizes props to support our body in all of the poses to aid in complete relaxation. By relaxing our muscles, lowering our heart rate, and allowing our nervous system to slow down, restorative yoga helps us to balance our fast-paced lifestyles. As we find stillness in the pose we allow for healing, both physically and mentally, which ultimately supports us in being more focused and effective. Restorative is accessible to people of all ages and skill-levels.

Reserve your space! Only 16 spots available. Feel free to wear your pjs!


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Yoga Nidra

with Shelly McIntosh

Sunday, December 17, 2017 • 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Yoga nidra means “yogic sleep.” In this class, you’ll relax in a reclined position as Shelly guides you through a meditative experience designed to bring you into a state of pratyahara (withdrawal of the senses). The equivalent of 6 hours of sleep, this class will help reduce stress, anxiety and tension. No yoga experience is necessary.


Register for Yoga Nidra

Holiday Kids’ Glowga PJ Party

with Jackie Viereck

Friday, December 22, 2017 • 5:00pm – 8:00pm

The holidays are upon us! Let’s celebrate! Join us for a kids yoga glow-in-the-dark pajama party! Parents, you can get in your last minute shopping and/or wrapping and know that your little yogis will have a fun-filled evening packed with downward dogging and dancing, games and activities, laughter and fun, holiday craft making and snacking—and more. Our night will glow bright under black lights so be sure to wear holiday PJs that are neon and white. Ages 5+

$50 includes snack and crafting supplies

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Resolve to Evolve: Yoga for the New Year

with Karen Kapus

Monday, January 1, 2018 • 11:00am – 12:30pm

New Year’s Day is a great time to reflect on the past year with gratitude for our blessings and for releasing those things that no longer serve us, creating space to begin the new year with an intention and cultivate what we would like to bring into our lives in the coming months.

Join Karen as she offers both an all-levels yoga flow class to help build tapas (fiery discipline), unbind and let go of what no longer serves us, and contemplative practices to consider how to meet the future with ease, relaxation and joy through guided meditation and restorative yoga.


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