Denver yoga calendar, week of June 26, 2017

Denver yoga calendar, week of June 26, 2017Summer 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.

Denver yoga calendar, week of June 19, 2017

Denver yoga calendar, week of June 19, 2017Whether you prefer your yoga with hiking or yoga with hip hop (or straight up), you’re bound to find a yoga event you love in this week’s Denver yoga calendar.

Monday, June 19: Sign up your little ones for a weeklong yoga camp. Camp Gratitude with Kids Yoga Guide Founder Casey Feicht begins today at Mudra Yoga Studio Holly Street. Kids develop confidence, self-expression and peace through yoga, meditation, crafts, stories, games, music and play. Look for 5 other camp weeks this summer. Little Sprouts Camp with Trinidad Heffron runs today through Friday at Karma Yoga Center. Campers aged 3-5 experience yoga, skits, storytelling, songs, crafts and play. Check the studio schedule for additional camp weeks this summer.

Tuesday, June 20: Celebrate Summer Solstice at one of these evening yoga events. Reconnect to your joy through mantra, yoga nidra and meditation at the Summer Solstice Meditation Circle with Maitri Yoga’s Irene Doherty at the Bridge Therapy Center Zen Garden. Connect to your authentic Self at Summer Solstice Yin Yoga + Meditation with Keith Allen and Caitlin Rose Kenney at Yoga Pod Boulder. Escape the city heat to enjoy the Summer Solstice Restorative class with Tara Gioke at Avon’s Studio Anjali at the Westin. Or release what is no longer serving you at the Summer Solstice workshop at Container Collective Yoga and Bikes.

Check out a live Hip Hop performance followed by an all-levels flow class set to the music of Tupac and Notorious B.I.G. tonight at The Beat. Refreshments and local vendors are available in the lounge before and after class.

Wednesday, June 21: Enjoy this beautiful morning with a Solstice Yoga Hike Excursion with Mudra Yoga Studio‘s Cole Schlam. Experience a 45-minute yoga practice during a moderate hike. Pre-registration is required.

Enjoy the ambient electronics and folk stylings of local band Chimney Choir while Buffy Barfoot guides the flow at Solstice Soundscape Vinyasa tonight at Kindness Yoga Broadway. Jay on the Drums supports Erik Schnackenberg’s F3 flow with holistic drum rhythms tonight at Full Circle Yoga. Or, for something completely different, try Fire Spinning 101: Learn to Dance with Fire and Open Flow tonight at The Beat.

Thursday, June 22: the 8-part Sutta Study Workshop with Barry Gillespie continues tonight at Asana Studio. Each workshop session focuses on a particular teaching from the Pali Canon, with tonight’s focus on the Right View. Settle in with a short meditation, then practice a longer meditation with detailed instructions taken from the teachings. The series is donation-based.

Friday, June 23: Madelyn Ryan and Nicole Moonrise present a New Moon Afternoon Flow at The Beat. Learn about basic astrology and moon phases before moving into a flow practice. Then awaken you intuition with a crystal-enhanced guided meditation.

Devote your weekend to yoga. Mudra Yoga Studio Pearl Street hosts a weekend with Dianne Bondy, kicking off tonight with an Evening Chat with Heather Lindemann and Dianne. A yoga teacher and social justice activist, Dianne is an advocate for diversity in yoga. Check out the Breathe Yoga Festival in Fort Collins. Or, if you’re a yoga teacher, sign up for Restorative Yoga Teacher Training: Part 2 with Jennie Rindler at Full Circle Yoga. Take either part 1 or part 2 first. Practice hands-on assists and Thai yoga bodywork techniques, and deepen your knowledge with even more poses.

Enjoy one of these evening yoga events. Restore balance at the Sound Healing Meditation with Rica Potenz at Soul Tree Yoga South Studio. Journey through your chakras with visualization and the vibrations of the gong and singing bowls. Try the invigorating Chakra Balancing Practice & Meditation with Channing at One Yoga. Experience therapeutic freeform dance at Mind Free Friday: Ecstatic Dance with Maia Talbott at Karma Yoga Center. Celebrate Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver’s Sweet 16 with a free yoga class co-taught by Craig Kurtz and Lisa Beckwith Wolf followed by cake. Or sign up your little ones for Kids Night Out with Melissa Kennedy at Golden Yoga & Healing Arts where kids aged 3-10 enjoy blacklight yoga, crafts and games.

Saturday, June 24: Join in the Yoga Hike with Asana Studio’s Cole Schlam this morning. Cole leads a yoga practice during this moderate hike. Some hiking experience and yoga experience is recommended.

Check out the free yoga class in front of Denver Union Station’s Terminal Bar Patio this and every Saturday morning through July. This invigorating, all-levels vinyasa class with the Oxford Club’s Heather Scoggins is limited to 25 participants. Stay after class for $5 mimosas at Terminal Bar.

There are even more opportunities to take your practice outside this morning. Try the free 30-minute flow class at the 40 West Farmer’s Market with Container Collective Yoga and Bikes. Join Full Circle Yoga for Free Yoga at Longmont’s Thompson Park . Enjoy Yoga in the Park with Kosha Yoga Center at Littleton’s Geneva Park. Or, if space is still available, sign up for Fort Collins Goat Yoga with Kaitlin Mueller at Small Acre Farm. This class is sequenced to be eye-level with the goats. Bring a yoga mat and wear clothes that you don’t mind getting dirty.

Enjoy Sip & Flow Yoga with The Mama’hood’s Sara Guenther this morning at Zuni Street Brewing Company. Sara shares pre- and postnatal modifications during this all-levels vinyasa practice. Stay after class for a complimentary beer or kombucha.

All classes are free today and tomorrow for the Kindness Yoga Stanley Marketplace Grand Opening. Arrive early as pre-registration is not available.

Try something new at Elevate Yoga’s rotating classes midday every Saturday in June. Today’s class is Yin Yoga with Reiki.

A Weekend with Dianne Bondy continues at Mudra Yoga Studio Pearl Street. Join Dianne this morning for The Path to Empowerment, Self-Love and Body Acceptance, an accessible yoga practice incorporating asana, breath work, journaling and discussion. This afternoon’s session, The Art and Science of Asana for All, includes unique asana variations and unconventional practice models such as a hands-free vinyasa flow. Check out Dianne’s Down Dog Reboot video below.

Sign up for the Crystal Chakra Meditation Immersion with Mindy Arbuckle, E-RYT 500 and Master of Crystology this weekend at Usha Shala at Maitri Yoga Arvada. Or, if you’re a yoga teacher, sign up for Lunar Practices: Yin and Restorative with Sarah Wolfgram this weekend at The River. Learn about the meridian system and working the connective tissues in a yin yoga practice. Understand how to sequence a restorative yoga class and how the practice benefits the nervous system.

Get your workout on at the Yoga Tone Barre HIIT Workshop with Kim Smith this afternoon and Saturday, July 8 at Yoga Pod Park Meadows. This 2-part, all-levels workshop combines weights and barre with a High Intensity Workout and a yoga practice. Or take the donation-based Community Yoga class with Cindy Hamilton this afternoon at Rishi’s Community Yoga.

The Yoga Mat hosts Candace Glass for a series of Kids Yoga Workshops this weekend. Learn how to bring mantra and breath techniques to children in and out of school settings this afternoon, as well as how to incorporate the 8-Limb Path. Join Candace tomorrow for a Reading for the Yoga FUN of it Workshop, followed by an Everyday Yoga and Mindfulness Workshop. Sign up for the entire workshop or a single session.

Learn to create more comfort and ease at the Ayurveda for Summertime Workshop with Beth Sanchez this afternoon at Castle Rock’s Ashva Yoga. Discuss some basic Ayurvedic theory and look at diet, yoga practices and therapies to reduce Pitta. An Ayurvedic Cooking Class especially designed for the Summer Season follows.

Regardless of where you are in your female lunar cycle, join Mike Ninomiya and Licensed Acupuncturists Shannon Stevens and Natalie Franciose for Moon Flow Qi Gong and Acupuncture this evening at Kindness Yoga Hilltop. Or share your story at the New Moon Sister Circle with Barb Moore tonight at Soul Tree South Studio. Start with poetry and gentle yoga, followed by sharing and support. Meditation, journaling and/or intention setting closes the circle.

Chant, dance and celebrate with Scott and Shanti Medina tonight at the StarHouse Kirtan 15th Anniversary (Watch Scott and Shanti’s SoMAntra™ Sampler video below) . Deeply relax at the Summer Solstice Event: Sound Healing with Tibetan Throat Singer with internationally acclaimed throat singer, sound healer and musical visionary Matthew Kocel tonight at Samadhi Yoga Golden Triangle. Or check out the “rhythmically reverberating relaxing melodic mantric sound bath” at the Zen Drummer Concert tonight at Mayu Sanctuary.

Sunday, June 25: Check out The Yoga Mat’s Outdoor Summer Series yoga class this morning at City Park. Or join Yoga Rocks the Park at Sunken Gardens Park.

A Weekend with Dianne Bondy at Mudra Yoga Studio Pearl Street wraps up today. Join Dianne for her discussion on Yoga, Body Image + Social Justice.

Explore the Power of the Hands and Feet through Reflexology with Amy P. this afternoon at Vital Center for Mind and Body. Correlate the hands and feet to the rest of your body, and learn reflexology techniques for yourself and others. Or demystify some of yoga’s main tenants at Yoga Philosophy with Cole Schlam this afternoon at Kula Yoga Center. Stay for a potluck after the workshop.

Kelley Seriano presentas Neurosculpting® Yoga tonight at the Neurosculpting Institute. Combine yoga with Neurosculpting® language and guided visualization to enhances the whole brain process. Watch the video below to learn more about Neurosculpting®.