Relax at a sound bath, work on your backbends, or learn to teach Yin Yoga. You’ll find these events and much more in this week’s Denver yoga calendar.
Monday, April 23: Cultivate the warrior’s mind at Kristen Boyle’s Virabhadra: Auspicious Hero tonight at Kindness Yoga Hilltop. Explore the 3 Warrior poses and their myths to battle against ego, ignorance and injustice.
Tuesday, April 24: Check out Sunrise Vinyasa Yoga with Blake Burger every Tuesday and Thursday morning at Denver Botanic Gardens Morrison Center. Garden members get a discount.
hOMe Collective offers free Phoenix Rising Yoga Classes with teacher trainees this evening and tomorrow morning. These classes offer simple postures and guided self-inquiry related to the Body + Mind Connection.
Elizabeth Lee presents a Wim Hof Method Weekly Breathing Practice this and every Tuesday evening at Vital Center for Mind-Body Health. Learn this breath work technique to raise your consciousness and access your body’s “innate potential for well-being” on all levels.
Wednesday, April 25: Let go of stress with Fran Gallaher’s free meditation this evening at Container Collective Yoga and Bikes. Or join Lori Glazebrook for the Women’s Circle tonight and the 4th Wednesday of every month at Soul Tree Yoga Simpson Studio. Share your story, move your body and breathe with each other to acknowledge and heal old wounds.
Yin Teacher Training with Malissa Schwamm begins tonight and continues through May 12th at Yoga Pod Southglenn. Learn about alignment, anatomy, breath work, the subtle energy body, how to use props, and more. No prior teacher training experience is necessary.
Friday, April 27: Yin & Restorative Teacher Training with Heather Lindemann and Cole Schlam begins this morning and continues through Sunday at Samadhi Yoga Englewood. Learn the anatomy of key poses, modifications, sequencing and assists. Teach others to slow down and go inward.
Enjoy a “funky yoga flow in a night club atmosphere” at Hot Yoga Happy Hour this evening at Lifetime Fitness Centennial. Stay after class for snacks, wine and FanDraught beer. Call to reserve your spot.
Dance, meditate or relax at the Mind Free Friday: Healing Soundbath with Lauren Gale tonight at Karma Yoga Center. Lauren uses instruments ranging from indigenous to modern for this eclectic sound journey(watch Sound Healing Vlog – Lauren Gale below). Or restore balance to your physical and energetic bodies at Rica Potenz’s Sound Healing Meditation tonight at Soul Tree Yoga South Studio. Rica uses singing bowls, tingshas, a crystal singing pyramid and a 30” gong.
Saturday, April 28: Get the feeling of being out on the water at Indo SUP with Nancy Bridenbaugh midday at Maha Soul.
If you’re a yoga teacher, sign up for Applying Anatomy to Asana: Refine Your Practice, Cues and Hands-on Assists with Mira Valeria this weekend at The River. Learn how to work with the spine, hip and shoulder joints in asana, including how to work with pain, injury and dysfunction.
Aerial Yoga Teacher Training Level 1begins this afternoon and continues through May 26th at Tava Yoga. Learn to teach Tava’s aerial yoga flow, including cuing and sequencing, in this 30-hour training.
Make a mala infused with deep intention under Tracey Lanham’s guidance this afternoon at Mudra Yoga Pearl Street. Or try the Journey through the Chakras & Mandala Workshop with yoga teacher Kelli Gould and art therapist Valerie Epstein-Johnson this afternoon at hOMe Yoga Studio. Explore how the chakra energies affect your everyday life. Then create mandalas for each chakra.
Sign up for Reiki Basics: Practical Applications for Reiki Self-Care with yoga teacher and Reiki Master Alana Foy this afternoon at Karma Yoga Center. This Japanese technique promotes stress reduction, healing and overall well-being.
Receive wisdom and guidance at the Restorative Yoga & Shamanic Journey with Julia Lyons this afternoon at Golden Yoga and Healing Arts. Or check out Raising Awareness: 90 Minute Yoga & Sound Immersion with Jamie Kuttenkuler this afternoon at Yoga Pod LoDo. Begin with a gentle yoga practice before relaxing and grounding to the vibrations of Native American drums, singing bowls and a planetary gong. Proceeds go towards the Colorado Freedom Project’s efforts to bring yoga, meditation, and mindful healing into the Colorado correctional system.
Get introduced to vinyasa at Roni’s 4-week workshop beginning this afternoon at Littleton Yoga Center. Learn or refine the elements of a vinyasa flow class, linking breath with movement.
Learn Safe Alignment for Epic Backbends this afternoon at Yoga Pod Westminster. Or try Backbends: Basics to Full Bloom with Erin Spors this afternoon at Yoga Junction. Begin or refine your backbend practice to feel energized and open.
The Handstand School with Julieta Claire begins this afternoon at The Freyja Project. This all-levels, 6-week school focuses on handstand fundamentals including proper technique, common misalignments, warm-up movements, core training, safe partner assists and use of props. Participants get weekly video analysis, a 30-minute private session with Julieta, and a free inversion workshop.
Check out Hot, Hip, and Holy: Jivamukti Workshop with Angie Stephens this afternoon at Samadhi Yoga Uptown. Chant, move, sweat, and tap into something deeper. Learn about the 5 tenants of the Jivamukti method, and explore the Bhagavad Gita and Yoga Sutras to develop a deeper understanding of the practice.
Sing your prayers at Kirtan with Sadananda this evening at Kosha Yoga Center. Or chant your heart open at the Kirtan House Party with Mike Cohen and the Shakti Groove tonight at Manitou Springs’s SunWater Spa. Mike also offers a Kirtan 101 workshop tomorrow. Listen to Mike’s Om Shanti Om track below.
Deeply relax at one of tonight’s sound healing experiences. Move into trance meditation for transformation and healing at Mary’s singing bowls Sound Healing Concert at Littleton Yoga Center. Or move into a higher state of consciousness at Gary Fishman’s Gong Bath at Samadhi Yoga Golden Triangle. Experience the vibrations of singing bowls, didgeridoos and planetary gongs. Choose crystals to balance your meridians and chakras to enhance the experience.
Sunday, April 29: Gina Caputo brings The Yoga Lab to Yoga Pod Boulder this morning. Use Integrated Vinyasa™ alignment principles to better understand how to find your “informed yet unique expression” in each family of postures. Watch Gina talk about Who am I as a Teacher in the video below.
Join Kady for Sun Sheerutations: Yoga + Ed Sheeran this morning at The Walnut Room. Stay after class for the beer or mimosa that is included in your ticket price.
Leslie Bradley and Craig Kurtz offer 2 workshops today at the Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver. Sign up for Observation and Correction of the Intro I Poses this morning to refine your skills. Or join them for Women’s Yoga: Asana Modifications for Pregnancy and Post-Partum this afternoon. This workshop is free for pregnant women.
Get your Access Bars Certification with Kim Macaulay today at Golden Yoga and Healing Arts. Lightly touch 32 points on the head to release blocks and stimulate positive change with this gentle, non-invasive technique.
Get your feet off the ground at Elevate: Arm Balances & Inversions with Brie and Mya this afternoon at Full Circle Yoga. This creative, all-levels class includes crow hop backs and transitions between multiple arm balances.
Welcome in peace with Yoga for Anxiety with Licensed Professional Counselor and Registered Yoga Teacher Jamie White this afternoon at Maitri Yoga Arvada. Experience more balance and calm with this combination of discussion, gentle movement, breath work, and meditation.
Give yourself Permission: Inside and Out with Jamie Kuttenkuler starting this afternoon at Yoga Pod Denver West. Each session in this 4-week series begins with a grounding meditation practice. Then practice a yoga sequence with affirmations based on the week’s theme before circling up to discuss the theme.
Relax and Restore at Mindful Yoga with Live Music with Megan Conner and Brett Randell this afternoon at Samadhi Yoga Uptown. Megan guides a gentle flow followed by a restorative sequence and Yoga Nidra practice. Brett supports the practice with vocals and guitar.
Deeply relax at Restorative Yoga, Energy Healing, Sound Immersion with Erin Berry and Mary Schroeer this afternoon at Maha Soul. Soak in the vibrations of crystal alchemy bowls while you are supported in restorative yoga postures. Experience a deep, guided meditation and the transformational power of VortexHealing® Divine Energy Healing.
Try Tai Chi Gung at Master David Paul’s workshop late afternoon at Karma Yoga Center. Connect with nature with this series of simple standing exercises with gentle, balanced breathing. Watch the Tai Chi Gung with Master David Paul videa below.
Relax and rejuvenate at Restorative Mama Yoga with Kaitlin Jackson this evening at The Mama’hood. Set your intention, journal, breathe, and practice gentle and supported yoga poses before ending with a Yoga Nidra guided meditation. Poses are safe for prenatal and postnatal women.
Enjoy Shopping + Savasana at Fab’rik with Courtney Ford this evening at Yoga Joy. The event is followed by Christina Pischel’s Full Moon Yin Yoga Class with live music by Ashley Goodwin.
Get clarity at the Full Moon Meditation with Katie B. Smith tonight at Kundalini Yoga Denver. Channel the full moon energy to accelerate emotional healing and “make great gains on the inner planes.”