Move your yoga practice and your life in a new direction at this change of season. Check out the workshops and events in this week’s Denver yoga calendar to begin.
Monday, March 20: Happy Spring Equinox! Open to new possibilities at the Spring Equinox Meditation Circle with Irene Doherty this evening at Maitri Yoga Arvada. Get a personalized affirmation and practice breath work, the Gayatri Mantra, a Peaceful Abiding meditation and Yoga Nidra.
Renew your spirit at the donation-based Kirtan Workshop with Shawna S. and Shauna H. tonight at Longmont’s Full Circle Yoga. Practice sacred chanting to deepen your awareness of the love that always surrounds you.
Celebrate the change of seasons at the Spring Equinox Celebration tonight at Container Collective Yoga + Bikes. Set spring intentions. Practice sun salutations to let go of what no longer serves you.
Tuesday, March 21: Kindness Yoga Hilltop hosts Christian De La Huerta for Soulful Breath Work sessions tonight and tomorrow night. Relax and center with this simple yet powerful breathing practice. Bring your yoga mat, a pillow and a light blanket. Register early as these workshops sell out. Watch the video below for an introduction to Christian.
Incorporate yoga into your recovery by attending the donation-based Y12SR Meeting – Yoga and 12 Step Recovery this and every Tuesday evening at Capitol Heights Presbyterian Church.
Comeback Yoga offers free yoga classes for veterans, their families and their caregivers. Join Comeback Yoga on Tuesday and Thursday nights for class at Denver’s VFW Post #1. Learn more about Comeback Yoga for Veterans in the video below.
Wednesday, March 22: Chant, dance and bask in the bliss at the house Kirtan with Tom Fuhrmann and Denver Community Kirtan, this and every Wednesday night. Or take your yoga practice to a new level at Erik Schnackenberg’s Full Circle Yoga class this evening with live music from Jay on the Drums. Jay uses the Djembe to create rhythms that provide a solid foundation for each pose and flow. Watch the Jay on the Drums Bio video below.
Thursday, March 23: Runners of all levels are welcome at the Road Warriors Run-Yoga Series with Yoga Pod Littleton’s Malissa Schwamm and Run Coach Lauren Jones this evening at Clement Park. Each session starts with a 45-minute run varying by distance and intensity. Enjoy a 60-minute yoga class at Yoga Pod Littleton after your run. The Thursday evening series continues through April 20. There is also a Sunday morning series that continues through April 23.
Friday, March 24: Samadhi Yoga Golden Triangle hosts this week’s Friday Night Yoga Club. Jordan New guides the flow and SoloMoon provides the live soundtrack. Stay after class for healthy snacks, wellness vendors and mingling.
Learn techniques “to move yourself and others into a pain-free practice” at Detail and Depth: Hands-On Assists, Alignment, and Self-Awareness with Buffy Barfoot this weekend at Kindness Yoga Hilltop. Buffy shares specific yoga therapeutics as well as yoga methods to bring relief for some chronic disorders.
Change your vibrational frequency and raise your consciousness at one of these Friday night events. Dance, meditate, or relax at Mind Free Friday: Experiential Sound Healing with Lauren Gale at Karma Yoga Center. Release blocks and heal negative patterns at Multi-Dimensional Healing with Bette Hanson at Full Circle Yoga. Or join Rica Potenz for Sound Healing Meditation at Lafayette’s Soul Tree Yoga. This journey through the chakras combines visualization with the sounds of gongs, tingshas, singing bowls, and a crystal singing pyramid.
Saturday, March 25: Improve your well-being with the Wim Hof Breathing Method at Vital Center for Mind-Body Health. Elizabeth Lee presents a morning session and another in the afternoon.
Learn the neuroscience of your practice at Your Brain on Yoga with Yoga Teacher and U.S. Marine Veteran Sarah Plummer Taylor this afternoon at The Freyja Project. Explore how yoga, breathwork and meditation improves sleep, mood and memory. Watch the sample video about Sarah below.
Get introduced to conscious manifestation at the Physics of Thought with Liz Antognoli this afternoon at Maitri Yoga Arvada. Explore the levels of awareness (koshas) and the laws behind them to shift your paradigm.
If you are a mother dealing with emotional birth trauma, sign up for the Birth Story Healing Circle and Yin Yoga Practice with Sara Guenther this afternoon at The Mama’hood. This small and intimate circle focuses on yoga, healing and personal growth.
Play in the cirque fabric at the Aerial Yoga workshop hosted by Aeriality Aerial Yoga this afternoon at Aerial Cirque over Denver. Or take flight at the Acro Yoga Workshop with Samantha Palmer and Taylor Johnson this afternoon at Yoga Pod Cherry Creek.
Jojo’s Sriracha sponsors a Benefit for the ALS Association with Beth Sanchez this afternoon at Kindness Yoga Platte Street. All donations go to the Rocky Mountain Chapter ALS Association.
Hansa Knox presents Esoteric Sanskrit this afternoon at Samadhi Yoga Uptown. Chant the Sanskrit alphabet and practice asana, breath work, mantra and meditation.
Release stagnant physical and emotional energy at Healing with the Elements: An Introduction to Kriya Yoga Breathwork with holistic healer and singer/songwriter Kaylani Buckman this afternoon at Karma Yoga Center. Kaylani also offers an Evening of Conscious Music and Devotional Chanting.
Sign up your kids ages 4-12 for a yoga class and a healthy snack with Alana Kazam at The Freyja Project while you enjoy Parents’ Night Out.
Sunday, March 26: Check out Cheerflow: An Uplifting Morning Yoga Party for Charity with Jaclyn Fu this morning at Happy Leaf Kombucha. Donations go to the Sierra Club. Enjoy the hour long vinyasa yoga practice with live DJ music and “earthy aromatherapy.” Stay after for brunch and get a free glass of kombucha.
Take some time for yourself by attending one of these afternoon workshops. Create a Personal Gratitude Journal with Cyndi Jarest at Karma Yoga Center. Experience Rebirth & Transformation through Self Care with Sara M. at Golden Yoga & Healing Arts. If you’re new to yoga, start with Yoga 101: 2-hour Introduction to Yoga with Tearson Bickmore at Yoga Pod Boulder. Advance Your PodHot Practice with Jamie Kuttenkuler at Yoga Pod LoDo. Explore specific breathing practices and integrate breath in a gently flowing yoga practice at Pranayama: Mindfulness and Healing through Breath with Indigo Stray Conger at Mudra Yoga Studio Pearl Street. Learn Ayurveda for Your Yoga Practice with Hansa Knox at Samadhi Yoga Uptown. Or join Sarah Widmann, owner and designer of OMmala Designs, for her Mala Workshop at The Freyja Project. Enjoy an afternoon of light snacks and other refreshments while knotting your own lavender jade mala.
If you’re a new mom or mom-to-be, deeply relax at the Restorative Yoga Mama Retreat with Rebecca Peterson this evening at The Mama’hood. Set an intention, journal, and be guided through supported poses, breath work and relaxation. Cost includes a small journal, tea and a snack as well as the yoga class.
Enhance the “whole brain process” with Kelley Seriano’s Neurosculpting® Yoga tonight at The Neurosculpting Institute. Combine yoga with guided visualization, specific sequencing and Neurosculpting® language to create a new habit or desired quality.
Share your story at the New Moon Sister Circle with Barb Moore and Chris Mitchell tonight at Soul Tree Simpson Studio. Meet in circle with poetry, gentle yoga, journaling, meditation and sharing. Pre-registration is required for this $5 event.