january 2019
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a message from jill

Do you have an end-of-year ritual? For the past decade or so, I've come into the habit of carving out time to do a mindful reflection on the year that's coming to a close. I thumb through my datebook, journal entries and memory files, scanning for highlights and patterns. There's not a goal or purpose to this review, rather, it's just a closing out of accounts, so to speak, to honor the path traveled in the past 12 months. I've already started my new datebook (yes, I still use a paper calendar) and have just a few more pages to fill before beginning a new journal. I'm ready for 2019, but I don't want to miss the gifts so often revealed in reflection before I do so.
survey says!

You asked, we listened. Thank you for all of the great feedback and responses to our online and social media surveys last month. The results are in!
- More 60 and 75-minute classes: Carrington is adjusting her schedule to accommodate your wishes! Monday and Friday Vinyasa~Open classes are now 9:30-10:45am. 
- More series classes on the weekends: Join Jen and Kathleen for Self Care Sundays- the perfect way to set the right tone and intention for 2019.
- More new series: Jordyn kicks off the New Year with Practice You: Flow & Self-Reflection, a new Tuesday evening series that blends asana, movement and the power of self-study through journaling. Pick up your copy of Practice You by Elena Brower in the blue boutique.
- More Kundalini: Amanda is back for a 4-week Kundalini Yoga series on Sunday evenings beginning April 7, in addition to Kundalini & Sound Healing on February 10.
- More strengthening classes: Deep core is Andrea's specialty. Join her on Monday nights from 7-8:15 for Strength & Stability (same class with a new name!). And you won't want to miss Jenni Rawlings, certified Functional Range Conditioning Mobility Specialist (FRCms), Restorative Exercise Specialist and blogger, on February 9 for a  Master Class on strength-supporting hip opening.  
- More meditation: Look forward to Tantric Meditation with Kristina on Tuesday evenings February 19-March 12.
- More yoga nidra (and more Kathleen, in general!): Plan now for her 4-week Yoga Nidra series which starts February 21!  

While we encourage you to sign up for the whole series to get the most out of your offering of choice (and a great discount to boot!), Practice You, Kundalini, Tantric Meditation and Yoga Nidra are all drop-in friendly!
back to your mat challenge

It's easy to let the holidays pull you away from your practice. Extra errands, social events and travel can all get in the way of making it to the studio on the regular. Well, the new year is here, and it's time to right the practice ship! We want to help. 

The 2019 BACK TO YOUR MAT CHALLENGE is here! Take 12 classes in 1 month for $120.  
Fine Print:
12 classes for $120
Available for purchase December 28-January 1
Must activate by January 3 - passes expire 31 days from first use/activation date
One per person
No extensions

we're turning 12!
Not sure if it's an anniversary or a birthday, but February will mark the end of the twelfth year we've offered a yoga home for our wonderful community here at 401 N. West Street. This year's celebration will be held (appropriately!) on February 12 with a full day of classes by-donation to support Carroll's Kitchen. Mark your calendars! 

immersions & trainings

with Michele
January 12
2 hours RYT200/300 CEU  
Session 1- The Basics
with Jill 
January 25-27 
11 hours RYT200/300 CEU
Prana, often translated as breath, life, or energy, can be consciously cultivated for more contentment and joy in life. Learn how to harness prana through the exploration of the qualities of energy, pranayama, yoga nidra, and more. This workshop is appropriate for all regular practitioners and teachers from any tradition.    
with Jen Fisher
February 16-17
10 hours RYT200/300 CEU
With a focus on creating a bhavana or 'feeling state' for your students in class through music, language, theme and poses, two Prana Vinyasa Flow classes along with discussion and resource sharing are included to support new and experienced teachers.

workshops, series & events

with Kathleen & Jen  
Sundays | January 6-27
with Jordyn
Tuesdays | Jan. 8-Feb. 5

with Kathleen
Thursdays | Jan. 10-Feb. 14
with Jenni Rawlings
Saturday 1-3 pm | February 9 

special classes

Yin & Yang Practice
with Rayneen
January 18

First Kirtan by-donation
with Rayneen
January 19

Sunday Sadhana
with Angela
January 20

Kirtan by-donation
with Rani
January 26

Community Yoga - Free! 
January 3, 11, 19, 24, 31

Pay What You Can Yoga
January 18 & 25

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