Summer is the time to take your yoga practice outside and, for some, to enjoy a beer afterward. You’ll find lots of outdoor yoga classes and much more in this week’s Denver yoga calendar.
Monday, June 26: Sign up your little ones for summer camp. Monica Graves presents Children’s Yoga, Music, and Mindfulness Camp in partnership with Youth One Book, One Denver afternoons today through Friday at The River. Kids get a copy of, and read selections from, the new book series Upside Down Magic. Yoga practices are themed from the book. Or check out the children’s day camp for ages 6-9 and 10-14 at Kindness Yoga Stanley Marketplace. Enshin Karate and Kindness Yoga staff guide the kids in yoga, martial arts, parkour, breakdancing, and West African drumming. Daytime drop-ins are available for both camps.
Let go of emotional blocks at Soulful Breathwork with Rob Paul tonight at Vital Center for Mind-Body Health. Experience a simple, conscious breathing practice designed for healing at all levels.
Tuesday, June 27: Allegra Wermuth brings Goddess Girls to Pranatonic every Tuesday and Thursday evening though August 10th. Girls ages 9-18 practice yoga and breath work with time to journal and share. While enrolling in the full program is recommended, drop-ins are welcome.
Holly Hoops and Nicole Moonrise present Crystals, Cannabis and Yoga tonight at The Beat for the 21+ crowd. Learn how to use crystals and how Cannabinoids work during this 75-minute flow practice.
Wednesday, June 28: Start your day with Barbara Meadow’s yoga class in the committal shelter at Chatfield’s Seven Stones Botanical Gardens Cemetery.
Vital Center for Mind Body Health hosts spiritual teacher and New York Times Best Selling Author Radhanath Swami tonight for Living with Compassion. Radhanath Swami shares his life experiences a monk in a Krishna-bhakti lineage, along with spiritual wisdom from the yogic path. He also speaks on Friday night at The Denver Hare Krishna Temple. Watch Radhanath Swami’s “The Currency of Relationships” Talk at Google below.
Thursday, June 29: If you are a veteran (or the family of a veteran), attend Comeback Yoga’s free yoga class at VFW Post 1 this and every Thursday night. Check out the Comeback Yoga website to find more free yoga classes for veterans throughout the Denver area and beyond.
Take the free yoga with Yoga Pod Boulder’s Sophie Miller this evening at The Barrel, then stick around for the drink specials. Or try Herbology 101 with Holly Hoops from Spirit of The Herbs Apothecary tonight at The Beat. Create a medicinal spritzer and salt scrub, and get a medicinal plant to take home.
Friday, June 30: Spend your Friday night at the yoga studio. Develop compassion for yourself at Yoga for Stress Relief with Jen Capps at Yoga Pod Southglenn. This 2-part workshop focuses on yin yoga and mindful awareness tonight. The workshop continues on Friday, July 28th with a flow-style practice to develop concentration and intention. Immerse yourself in an inner journey of movement, meditation and music at The Art of Seeing + Blindfold Yoga with King Lexie and Pete Longworth at Kindness Yoga Broadway. Or give life to new projects with the Summer Rebirthing Series: Awaken your Illuminated Self with Jackie Brown, LAC at Kundalini Yoga Denver. Let go of what is holding you back and fire up your highest self with breath, chanting, dance and the vibrations of the gong.
Chant and bask in the bliss at the donation-based Kirtan with Avi Kirtan tonight at Samadhi Yoga Uptown. Learn to play singing bowls for meditation and relaxation tonight at the Himalayan Wellness Training Center. Or deeply relax to the vibrations of gongs, singing bowls, and mantra at Mind Free Friday: Sound & Vibrational Alchemy with Ananda Glick tonight at Karma Yoga Center.
Saturday, July 1: Start your day with an outdoor yoga practice. Try the free yoga class with Emily from hOMe Yoga Studio at The Green in Wheat Ridge. Join Full Circle Yoga for free yoga in Longmont’s Thompson Park. Enjoy a free 30-minute flow practice at the 40 West Farmer’s Market with Container Collective Yoga and Bikes. Or check out the donation-based class at Littleton’s Geneva Park with Kosha Yoga Center Owner Carrie Odom.
The Oxford Club, Spa & Salon offers free Yoga on the Plaza in front of Union Station’s Terminal Bar Patio this morning. Heather Scoggins teaches this all levels, invigorating vinyasa class. The class is limited to 25 participants so arrive early to get your space. Participants enjoy $5 post-class mimosas at Terminal Bar.
The Yoga Mat presents a Yoga + Beer Event this morning at Ratio Brewing. Enjoy yoga in the brewhouse, followed by the craft beer that’s included in your ticket price.
Gather in community for Kirtan, Stories & Songs for the Soul with Mira Devi and musical guests tonight at Soul Tree Yoga Simpson Studio. Watch Mira’s video for Carry Us Home/Shanti Om below.
Sunday, July 2: Container Collective Yoga and Bikes offers Beer Flow at WestFax Brewing Co. this morning. Class proceeds go to the 40 West Arts District’s Mural Fest.
Attend the free Sutra, Sanskrit, and Meditation Sangha with Angelique this afternoon at Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver. Study the Yogic texts and discuss how to apply the teachings to daily life.
Full Circle Yoga’s Arm Balances and Inversions Workshop Series with Richii Jai wraps up this afternoon. Get the tips, tricks and coaching that’s needed to practice “Airbender Temple,“ Elbow Stand, 1 Wing Peacock, Hurdler to Gandu Bherunda to Crocodile, Frozen Cartwheel, Handstand to Forward Fold, and Paschimo to Handstand.
Ashtanga Yoga Denver at The Cube hosts the Denver Bhagavad Gita study group every Sunday evening, with donations benefiting Urban Peak. Or join Annie Freedom for Reinventing Healthcare – The CBD Movement this evening at Samadhi Yoga Uptown. Learn the benefits of Cannabidiol, a non-psychoactive component in cannabis.