Celebrate the Sturgeon Full Moon, deeply relax at a sound bath, or practice yoga with kangaroos or on a horse. You’ll find these events and much more in this week’s Denver yoga calendar.
Monday, August 12: Make room for peace, clarity and love at Breathwork & Sound Healing with Claudia and Brian tonight at ColorUp Therapeutics. Find and release energetic and emotional blockages with a guided, specific pattern of breathing set to the vibrations of Himalayan Singing Bowls.
Tuesday, August 13: Practice Yoga with Kangaroos Bindi and Rooney midday today (and on multiple dates) at Golden’s Zoo Chateau. After the safety orientation, enjoy a short beginner-friendly yoga practice plus time to interact and take photos with the kangaroos. Yoga mats are provided. Learn more about the Zoo Chateau in the video below.
Check out Dairy Block’s Fit + Rock outdoor group exercise classes, including free CorePower Yoga classes this and every Tuesday evening in August. Advanced registration is required.
Wednesday, August 14: Clear out stress and vibrate on a higher frequency at the Free Super Soul Sound Bath: Healing, Meditation with Leslie and Vince tonight at ColorUp Therapeutics. Relax to the vibrations of gongs, crystal singing bowls, didgeridoos, shofars, chimes, tuning forks, drums, the harp, and crystals.
Nourish your mind and heart with ceremony at Full Moon Celestial Magic tonight with MahaSoul’s Tracy Lawson. Concentrate on the energy of this month’s Sturgeon Full Moon with this gentle, outdoor yoga practice.
If you’re 21+, pre-register for PranaGanja Yoga-Led Zeppelin tonight at Urban Sanctuary. Create an “elevated experience” by combining ganja (BYOC) with breath and gentle vinyasa yoga.
Thursday, August 15: Celebrate the Sturgeon Full Moon at one of these evening events. Channel the full moon energy to “make great gains on the inner planes” at Katie B. Smith’s monthly Full Moon Meditation at Kundalini Yoga Denver. Balance yin and yang with Moon Salutations at the Full Moon Moving Meditation with Bri Wells at Asana Studio. Or practice healing Kundalini meditations at Nicole Stone’s Full Moon Meditation at Karma Yoga Center.
Check out Yoga Beats this and every 3rd Thursday evening of the month at Container Collective Yoga and Bikes. Flow through the Journey into Power sequence to the teacher’s own playlist.
Friday, August 16: If you’re an equestrian of any discipline, sign up for Danny Chapparo’s Equestrian Yoga this morning or tomorrow morning at Castle Rock’s Bell Mountain Ranch. Practice gentle poses on and off the horse, including deep twists, hip openers, and lateral and shoulder stretches.
If you’ve taken Daoyin: Foundations of Yin Yoga Level 1 with Samadhi Yoga’s Mike Ninomiya, sign up for Level 2 this weekend at Enshin Karate. Explore the foundations of Daoyin, the ancient shamanic practice of Daoist yoga, as well as the major poses of Yin Yoga. Learn more about Mike Ninomiya in the video below.
Build confidence, body awareness and core strength at Jerrod Fassler’s Slackasana tonight at Kindness Yoga South Broadway. Learn how to stand, sit and kneel on the slackline.
Check out the Glow Yoga Flow tonight at ColorUp Therapeutics. Experience yoga, music and body painting in the Blacklight Room.
Relax deeply at Mind Free Friday: Sacred Medicine Flute Immersion with Zay Rios tonight at Karma Yoga Center. Or treat yourself to Dhyan Mantra Kaur’s Singing Bowl Meditation tonight at Mayu Sanctuary. Practice breath-based concentrative meditation to calm the body and focus the mind. Then relax in Savasana to the soothing vibrations of singing bowls.
Saturday, August 17: Learn Vagus Nerve Stimulation techniques with Sean McNamara this morning at Mayu Sanctuary. Quickly relax the nervous system using breathing techniques, body postures and more. Expect lecture, discussion, and meditation.
Enjoy an outdoor morning yoga practice! Join NamasteWorks Yoga + Wellness for Free Yoga in the Park at Highlands Ranch’s Civic Green Park. Escape the city heat with The Vail Athletic Club’s Free Outdoor Community Yoga on Vail Village’s Solaris Plaza. Try Yoga on the Plaza with the Oxford Club Spa and Salon at Union Station. Or take your family to Full Circle Yoga’s Free Yoga in the Park at Longmont’s Thompson Park.
Learn 7 Secrets for Awakening Your Best Self with renowned spiritual teacher Swami Mukundananda at the Hindu Temple of Colorado. Attend free evening sessions of Yoga and discourse, starting tonight and continuing through August 22nd. One secret will be revealed each evening. Watch Swami Mukundananda talk about To Believe or Not Believe in God in the video below.
Achieve greater equanimity in your life with The Yoga of Relationships with Jayson Gaddis this afternoon at Yoga Pod Boulder. Learn how to use relationships as a path to spiritual awakening by uncovering your childhood relationship fantasies and reducing your struggle.
If you’ve completed Usui Reiki Master Levels I and II, sign up for Marnie’s Level III training this afternoon at Ceremony Center for Healing. The Level III Attunement increases the effectiveness of your treatments by fully opening up your energy system to Reiki.
Shake off anything that no longer serves you at Mona Lisa’s Free Glo in the Dark Yoga & Ecstatic Dance Party tonight at Indi Yoga. Start with a Vinyasa practice with beats by DJ Jason Syn. Stick around for free-form movement, dancing and body painting.
Enter into a deep state of calm and happiness at Madhu Das’s Therapeutic Sound Bath & Mantra Meditation tonight at Karma Yoga Center. Or let go of your thoughts and worries at Shanin Weisberg’s Shamanic Flow & Journey tonight at Soul Tree Yoga South Studio. Cultivate heart-centered presence through meditation. Then connect to your earth body in a Shamanic Yoga Flow. Finally, connect with your helping spirits during Savasana, entering the doorway into the “unseen realms” through guided meditation with live rhythmic percussion.
Uncover your authentic self at the Transformational Breathwork Retreat with Madeline Stephenson and Chadd Harrison tonight at Buka Yoga. Enter an altered consciousness using the breath to deeply experience being embodied. Then connect to your inner healer to find peace and balance. Participants are encouraged to stay blindfolded through the process, to have their own space to laugh, cry and move.
Sunday, August 18: Don’t miss the last Yoga Rocks the Park free event of the summer this morning at Sunken Gardens Park. Outlaw Yoga’s Justin Kaliszewski guides the flow with music by Seth Larson, Ken K and Marco Diferreira. Arrive early for guided meditation with Ali Sweeney. Or check out the JW Marriott Yoga Class with Savanna midday on the JW Marriott Denver Cherry Creek sun deck. Stick around after class for a complimentary Mimosa or Bloody Mary with the purchase of brunch at Social Fare.
Explore your individual astrology birth chart with Michael and Katrina at Astrology 101: Finding Your Soul’s Purpose this afternoon at Karma Yoga Center. Learn how to interpret the influence of sign, house, and the planetary positions in your chart at this comprehensive introduction.
Enjoy Josh McGirk’s Self Care Sunday Aerial Yoga class this afternoon at Aerial Cirque over Denver. Start with gentle yoga and standing poses on the floor to warm up. Then move to the fabric to work upper body strength, invert, and relax. No yoga or aerial experience is required.
Defy gravity and balance on your hands at Forrest Yoga Guardian Cheryl Deer’s Invert/ Surf /Gravity & Grace this afternoon at Samadhi Yoga Golden Triangle. Learn the basics of how to lift off, surf the air and land lightly. Watch Cheryl’s practice to Attune and Balance the Energy Chakras below.
Gift yourself intense rest at Farrah Forsyth’s Restorative Yoga with Sandbags tonight at Louisville’s Yoga Junction. Farrah guides you in calming breathing techniques and meditation while sandbags rest on your body in each supported pose. http://www.louisvilleyogajunction.com/upcoming-events
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