Whether you want to bond with your kids, alter your consciousness, or adopt a puppy, you’ll find your perfect yoga event in this week’s Denver yoga calendar.
Monday, September 16: Get to know some of your fellow yogis at Yoga Junction’s Fiesta Flow: End of Summer Celebration this evening with Picas. Start with Jen Soule’s all-levels flow class at the studio. Then join the group on Pica’s private patio for chips and salsa along with a margarita or a non-alcoholic beverage.
Check out CBD Yoga with Vibe High Yoga this and every Monday night in Rino Yoga Social’s blacklight studio. Start with a vinyasa flow. Then settle into a yin flow, receiving yoga massage using Apothecanna CBD lotion.
Tuesday, September 17: If you’re new to yoga, start with Jeremy Seader’s Yoga Beginner Series 1 this evening at Kosha Yoga Center. Get introduced to the foundational elements of a yoga practice during this 6-week series. Another Yoga Beginner Series 1 begins midday on Sunday with Beth Evans.
Sign up for Denise Bickel’s Guided Meditation Walk – Never Not Unbroken tonight at Denver Botanic Gardens. We may re-create ourselves to be braver, stronger and more authentic through the space our brokenness provides. Garden members get a discount.
Induce an altered state of consciousness at Zach Rehder’s Conscious Breathing for Healing and Awakening tonight at Dancing the Soul. This full and connected breathing practice can release physical and emotional blockages.
Thursday, September 19: Learn about Sanskrit and the Meaning of OM with Taylor Rose Worden tonight at Yoga Pod Lowry. Or try John Nangle’s Lu Jong: Tibetan Healing Yoga this and every Thursday night at Mayu Sanctuary. The Lu Jong series combines movement with position and breath to open body’s channels and mobilize misdirected energy. John holds a “regular practice” along with teaching 21 Lu Jong movements. Watch a Lu Jong sequence in the video below.
Friday, September 20: Mukti Michael Buck’s Vedic Thai Yoga Bodywork 3-Day Training begins today and continues through Sunday at Samadhi Yoga Golden Triangle. Learn techniques for a 2-hour treatment protocol. Explore Ayurvedic anatomical terminology and simple breathing and meditation methods as well as brief and extended therapeutic sequences. Watch Vedic Thai table techniques with Mukti in the video below.
Learn to go inward to listen and observe at the Intuitive Assists & Energetic Touch Intensive with Sarah Woods this weekend at Soul Tree Yoga Simpson Studio. Grow confidence in creating and holding space while uncovering any fear of intimacy.
Create space for the next level of your journey at Ceremony Center for Healing’s Equinox Retreat this weekend in Estes Park. Expect yoga practices, meditation, hiking, a Shamanic journey, a detoxifying vegan menu, and more.
Choose from 3 acupuncture treatments at Yin yoga + Acupuncture with Sylvia Salcedo tonight at Better Buzz Yoga. Or relax deeply at the Reiki+Restorative 8-part workshop series tonight at Yoga Pod Lowry. Lisa guides the restorative yoga postures while Kat does Reiki energy healing. Aromatherapy and live music enhances the healing experience.
Join Rebeccah Ziegler for Mind Free Friday: Chanting for Sound-ness of Heart & Health tonight at Karma Yoga Center. Expect heart tuning and chanting along with gentle movement while sounding the healing Sri Devi Khadga Mala Stotra and Sri Mrytunjaya.
Improve your focus, clarity and quality of sleep with Jonathan De Leon’s Sacred Sounds: Tibetan Bowl & Gong Sound Meditation this evening at One Yoga Denver. Get guided through seated listening and breathing techniques. Then relax for an extended gong and Tibetan singing bowl sound meditation practice. The Tibetan bowls are amplified to create an immersive and powerful experience. Watch and listen to one of Jonathan’s Sacred Sound events in the video below.
Take your daughter aged 8-12 to Sara Guenther’s Mother Daughter Yoga Date Night for Tweens this evening at The Mama’Hood. Foster positive mother/daughter communication through themed discussion, games, breath work, meditation, and individual and partner yoga poses. Mother and daughter get mini-henna sessions after class.
Move toward your strongest self with Tracy Hamm’s Spanda Session: Swole! Whole Body Focus this evening at Kindness Yoga South Broadway. This monthly, strength-based yoga series includes active drills as well as partner, wall and prop work.
If you’re 21+, purchase a ticket (and bring a valid ID) for Twisted Sister’s Friday Night Ganja Yoga at Urban Sanctuary. Incorporate cannabis to deepen your yoga and meditation practice.
Saturday, September 21: Take your meditation practice to a new level with Sean McNamara’s Half-Day Retreat: The Four Postures of Meditation this morning at Mayu Sanctuary. Experience guided meditation practices while seated, walking, standing and lying down.
Learn yoga together at Family Yoga this morning at Yoga Pod Westminster or with Laura Zeigler this afternoon at Yoga Junction. Practice beneficial poses for kids and adults to do together, and engage in games and playful activities.
If you’re a yoga teacher, inspire your vinyasa offerings at Devon Sweeney’s Techniques to Facilitate Flow – In-Depth Skills for Teaching Vinyasa Yoga this weekend at Kindness Yoga Stanley Marketplace. Learn to ground your students into the pace that is right for the intention of your offering and for their bodies. Explore observation and hands-on enhancements. Expand your cueing and imagery. This accessible workshop is informed and inspired by Shiva Rea’s Prana Vinyasa Yoga.
Advance your Yoga Nidra tools at Application of Yoga Nidra today and tomorrow morning at Prana Yoga. Create unique expressions of Yoga Nidra for various populations. Develop a sankalpa for specific intentions and lifetime growth.
Journey to new levels of relaxation at Thai Massage & Restorative Yoga with Erin and Nikki this afternoon at hOMe Collective Yoga. Heated compresses, nourishing adjustments and the passive stretches Thai massage enhance this restorative yoga practice. Pre-register as space is very limited.
Launch your home chant practice! Level 1: 6-week series with Mike Cohen and Dawnia Dresser begins this afternoon at Samadhi Yoga Uptown. Chant simple invocations while learning to play basic harmonium chords. Build a repertoire of 6 well known chants for your home practice and perhaps to share with others. Participant must have a good harmonium to bring to every class. Learn more about the class in the Enchant Your Life video below.
Check out Puppy Yoga with Emma Long this afternoon at Yoga Pod Southglenn, in partnership with the Humane Society of the South Platte. Puppies run around during Emma’s fun flow. While class space is limited, anyone can attend the on-site adoption. Dogs and cats of all ages are available. There’s another chance for pet adoption on Sunday morning at Stanley Marketplace, although the Downward Dog Sundays Puppy Yoga with Kindness Yoga Staff is sold out.
Join other women for Sacred Health and Healing – Kundalini Yoga + Connection with Trua Tribe this afternoon at Rooted Heart Yoga and Wellness. Let go of stress and find community at this relaxing gathering.
Cultivate “the eyes” and the heart to see your life differently at Melissa LaFlamme’s Embodied Dream Tending: Opening a Portal to Your Soul this afternoon at Karma Yoga Center. Alter your consciousness through gentle movement, breath work, guided meditation and visioning. Engage in the ancient practice of seeing into your night dreams to experience their meaning and direct implications for your everyday life.
Take your daughter aged 4+ to Sara Guenther’s Mother Daughter Yoga Date Night this evening at The Mama’Hood. Nourish the mother/daughter bond through themed discussion, breath work, games, meditative practices, and individual and partner yoga poses. Both mother and daughter get adorned with faerie hair after class.
Join Alba Avella for a 420-friendly Glow Yoga event tonight at Church of Cannabis. This all-levels vinyasa flow blends music, glow lights and a laser show. Glow sticks, glow body paint and Henna stencils are provided at check-in. No consumption is permitted on the premises.
Sunday, September 22: Pre-register for the JW Marriott Yoga Class midday on the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek sun deck. Enjoy Savanna’s rejuvenating yoga flow. Stick around after class for a complimentary Bloody Mary or Mimosa with the purchase of brunch at Social Fare.
Practice alongside the Yoga Teacher Trainees today at Yoga Pod Lowry. Join Dana Hanizeski for Iyengar Intro & POAs midday. Or learn about the 8 Limb Yogic Path with Noemi Nunez this afternoon.
Try Yin with CBD Massage for the Autumnal Equinox with Elizabeth Teng and Sage Scabrini this afternoon at Elevate Yoga. Meditate on the Earth Element with a Yin flow for the stomach and spleen meridian to support the seasonal transition. Sage provides massage assists on the head, shoulders, hands and feet with CBD infused oil during the flow.
Celebrate Kosha Yoga Center’s 9 Year Anniversary at the party this afternoon. Join them at the park for games, prizes and more.
Explore and fine tune your arm balance practice at Brie Michalik’s Arm Balances 202 this afternoon at Full Circle Yoga. Participants must be comfortable in Headstand and Crow Pose.
Check out Napfest 2019: A Day Retreat for Soulful Parents with Asha Chhabildas Bayer this afternoon at Ceremony Center for Healing. Balance your nervous system with a gentle yoga sequence. Then experience the “transformational sleep” of Yoga Nidra. Learn about a Waldorf-inspired mindfulness program that brings more rest and relaxation for parents and kids.
Dive into Deep Play with Missy Brown, founder of Deep Play for Kids this afternoon at Littleton Yoga Center. Learn to “kid-ify” yoga, creative movement, breath work, mindfulness and meditation. This fun and experiential workshop is designed for parents, teachers and anyone who supports children’s well-being.
Set your intentions for the season at Autumn Equinox Celebration: 108 Surya Namaskar Practice with Sarah and Janel this afternoon at Samadhi Yoga Uptown. Or join Bri Wells for 108 Sun Salutations this afternoon at Asana Studio.
Get harmonized and refreshed at Rhythmic Relaxation with Damon the Zen Drummer and Lauren Adamo this afternoon at Karma Yoga Center. Lauren guides a breath-based, chakra-aligning meditation accompanied by Damon’s soothing vocals and rhythmic drums. Listen to Damon’s Om Gaia track in the video below.
Fall Equinox Gong Sound Ceremony and Meditation Workshop with Ann Martin late this afternoon at Five Wellbeing Spa. The Earth Gong and sacred sound instruments open and clear consciousness, deepen meditation, and infuse your fall intentions with positive energy.
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