Outdoor yoga, yoga in Spanish, yoga with wine, and yoga with a Prince Soundtrack. You’ll find all this and much more in this week’s Denver yoga calendar.
Monday, May 20: Learn to live in the here and now at Heather’s Mindfulness Class Series, continuing tonight at Littleton Yoga Center. Increase self-growth, productivity, and joy by bringing mindfulness into your daily life. Tonight’s class focuses on meditation and creating your meditation practice.
Tuesday, May 21: Study Yoga’s sister science at Victoria Guidi’s Demystifying & Embodying Ayurveda: A 4-Week Series beginning this evening at Soul Tree Yoga Simpson Studio. Get introduced to the foundational principles of Ayurveda. Learn about your constitution and your current state of imbalance. Explore how to effectively use the tools of Ayurveda in your asana practice. Expect lecture and discussion as well as breath work, mantra, meditation and asana.
Thursday, May 23: If you speak Spanish, join Adriana Pulgar this and every Thursday at lunchtime for Yoga Vinyasa en Español at RiNo Social. Or, if you’re a veteran, take one of today’s free yoga classes with Comeback Yoga, including a lunchtime class at VA Golden for VA enrollees.
Friday, May 24: The Vail Athletic Club hosts Jeremy Wolf’s Level 1 Yoga Nidra Teacher Training beginning this morning and continuing through Sunday. Learn to guide yoga nidra, sleep-based meditation, in group settings. Expect lecture and discussion along with moderate asana and yoga nidra practices. This 24-hour training is open to anyone.
Let’s Get FIZZical at Vinyasa & Vino with Shannon Paige, 2nd Level Sommelier – Court of Master Sommeliers, this evening at Earth Yoga Boulder. Practice hip openers and backbends in an all-levels Align and Flow class. Then explore the differences between, and how to confidently pair, Prosecco, Cava and Champagne.
Go deep into the heart at the May House Kirtan – Let’s Chant with Laura Moses Granger, Ky Gabriel and Stephen Bross. Bring your voice and your devotion to this beautiful chant practice.
Get an inner dimensional experience at Mind Free Friday: Earth to The Sky Shamanic Dream Vibrations with Santosh Powell tonight at Karma Yoga Center. Tune into the celestial vibrations of the Siberian Shaman Drum, Native American flute, sonic wave instruments and the Tibetan gong and singing bowls.
Saturday, May 25: Take your practice outdoors with Kosha Yoga Center’s Yoga in the Park this and every Saturday morning through August 3rd at Littleton’s Geneva Park. Or bring your friends and family to Free Yoga in the Park with Full Circle Yoga Staff midday at Longmont’s Thompson Park.
Explore the creative wisdom of the Divine Feminine at the Stirring the Shakti Sisterhood Retreat at Boulder’s Starhouse. Mira Devi and Macy Harjot Matarazzo (aka Rev Lunchlady) co-facilitate this daylong women’s retreat with Shanti Medina. Experience Body Current® meditations, devotional music, a Marma Restore Ritual, love advantage wisdom, a special StarHouse ceremony, and more. Pre-registration is required as this event always sells out.
Learn self-healing energy techniques at the Reiki Level I Attunement & Training with Michelle Voeller today at Kosha Yoga Center. The training includes an overview of the Chakras and the energetic body as well as instruction and practice of Reiki.
If you’re a yoga teacher, sign up for the Anjali Meditation, Anjali Method Yoga Teacher Training with Shannon Paige and Sarah Silvas-Bernstein this weekend at Earth Yoga Boulder. Explore variety meditation traditions and techniques and choose a personal meditation technique. Learn to make meditation work for you and your students.
Try the gentle, donation-based Community Yoga class with Cindy Hamilton this afternoon at Rishi’s Community Yoga. If you are an intermediate or advanced Iyengar Yoga practitioner, sign up for Mula Bandha with Craig Kurtz this afternoon at Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver. Or awaken deep insight at the Breath & Harp Circle with Martha Kastler and Alex Bernat this afternoon at Soul Tree South Studio. Experience movement, spiritual journaling, meditation and Restorative Breathwork® with the harp supporting the journey.
Heal from pregnancy and birth at Anne Spear’s Postpartum Yoga Primer & Core Restore this afternoon at Soul Tree Simpson Studio. Get tools to confidently return to exercise and every day activities. Learn to build a functional core and relieve common postpartum discomforts.
Treat your beloved to Kia Ruiz’s Partner Prenatal Date Night at The Mama’hood. Enjoy Thai massage, partner yoga and light refreshments. The partner yoga is appropriate for both prenatal and postpartum bodies.
Reduce stress and improve concentration at Jonathan De Leon’s Sacred Sounds: Tibetan Bowl & Gong Sound Meditation tonight at Full Circle Yoga. Get guided through seated listening and breathing techniques. Then cultivate a sense of well-being with an extended sound meditation practice.
Sunday, May 26: Dress in your Prince attire for Purple Prana: Yoga + Prince with Big Booty Yoga at Color up Therapeutics. Practice yoga to a Prince soundtrack before enjoying a complimentary post-practice drink. Pre-registration is required.
Check out the JW Marriott Denver Outdoor Yoga Series with Savanna Sweetland midday today and on Sundays through October. Pre-register for this class on JW Marriott Denver’s elevated Sun Deck. Stay after class to enjoy a complimentary Bloody Mary or mimosa with the purchase of brunch at Social Fare Denver Dining & Drinks.
Enhance your connection with your feminine nature at Sacred Tribal Belly Dance with Saraphina Mesmer midday at Samadhi Yoga Uptown. Embody awareness of your sacred center through devotional movement sequences from vinyasa yoga, Indian classical dance, and Temple Fusion belly dance.
Engage in “compassionate discussion on difficult topics” at Wren Schuyler’s monthly Conscious Community Conversations late this afternoon at Karma Yoga Center. Share your perspective on different topics, and develop skills to listen and communicate with people who disagree with you. Stay after for food and drink to continue your connection.