Deepen your yoga practice at one of this week’s workshops or events: practice breath work, experience the chakras, or try Ashtanga Yoga, Cardio Yoga or yoga for fertility. You’ll find all of this and more in the Denver yoga calendar.
Monday, November 4: Release stress and unresolved emotions at Breathwork & Sound Healing with Claudia and Brian tonight at ColorUp Therapeutics. Induce deep meditative and peaceful states with this simple and gentle breath work practice with sound healing.
Discover what your chakras mean to you at Heather’s Chakra Yoga and Meditation tonight at Littleton Yoga Center. Get an intimate experience of each individual chakra through yoga, meditation and journaling.
Tuesday, November 5: Join Giraffe Magick this and every Tuesday night at RiNo Yoga Social for Queer Magick – Yoga for Queer, Trans and Allied Folx. Or enter a profound state of wellbeing at the Tibetan Singing Bowls Concert with Chris Anne and Jason Coviello this evening at Denver Botanic Gardens. The concert begins with Jason playing his rare Hang Drum, tuned to vibrationally correspond to the heart chakra. Then Jason and Chris Anne play the singing bowls, tuned to correspond to the different chakras.
Wednesday, November 6: If you’re a yoga teacher or dedicated yoga student, sign up for Allie Beckmann’s Hands-On Assists Workshop tonight at Maitri Yoga. Enhance your assists through a greater understanding of energetic and postural alignment from the lens of trauma-informed care.
Detox your mind, body and soul at SolBreath with Carrie Lowe tonight at Five Wellbeing Studio + Spa. Begin with an opening guided meditation. Then practice a continuous, circular breathing pattern that works out the lungs to elicit a period of stillness. Participants may receive insights or experience deep body rejuvenation or a “runner’s high.”
Thursday, November 7: Connect with other mamas at the free Mamas Circle with Dr. Noreen Zaman this and every Thursday afternoon at Kindness Yoga Stanley Marketplace. This judgment-free community is open to all mamas and babies (12 months and under).
Sign up your Tweens and Teens for Claire Gonzalez’s 4-week class beginning late this afternoon at Five Wellbeing Studio + Spa. The class supports middle and high schoolers in discovering their inner self and a positive body image through movement, breath and self-reflection.
Learn Mind & Body Yoga for Fertility at the workshop with Aubrey Kyrsn Koplar and Reproductive Endocrinologist Dr. Dana Ambler tonight at Five Wellbeing Studio + Spa. Expect a yoga fertility mantra setting exercise, yoga movements for fertility, and tips on conceiving.
Integrate essential oils with movement and breath at Heidi Schumacher’s November Aroma Flow tonight at Container Collective Yoga and Bikes. Layer 8 essential oils and blends to reduce stress, toxin levels and inflammation.
Friday, November 8: Improve your range of motion, core strength and confidence with Manav Bagga’s Sk8board Yoga tonight at MahaSoul. Create a stable base and an “easy sense of balance” using a blank skateboard deck with blocks and blankets.
Sing, dance or simply listen at Wren Schuyler’s Mind Free Friday: Musical Meditations tonight at Karma Yoga Center. Fully experience each breath and moment through melodious mantras. Learn the deeper meanings of mantras and how to use them as a part of your own practice.
Access Your Deepest Embodiment with 5 Element Acupuncture with Kale Dennis tonight at Soul Tree Yoga South Studio. This free talk focuses on how Five Element Acupuncture can help you live in harmony with nature.
Join Nancy Stechert for her weekend immersion at Iyengar Yoga Denver to explore why you practice Iyengar Yoga. Or learn the core practices and principles of iRest Yoga Nidra at Foundations of Meditation: Waking In – 15 Hour Immersion with Richard Miller, PhD begins this evening and continues through Sunday at Samadhi Yoga Golden Triangle. Experience the variety of ways you can use iRest in meditation and in your life. Expect guided meditations, lectures and Q&A sessions. This is the first part of a 3-part series that Richard Miller is presenting at Samadhi Center and fulfills the short retreat requirement of the iRest Certification Program. Experience an iRest Yoga Nidra Practice with Richard Miller with the video below.
Join Stephanie Kroack for From Hand to Heart: Trauma Informed Training for Educators beginning this evening and continuing through Sunday at Indi Yoga Studio. Help heal the trauma of school gun violence and lockdown drills with tools and community support to bring mindfulness and peace to the classroom.
Explore The Art of Surrender at Devon Sweeney’s Breath-Focused Yin Yoga Teacher Training this and next weekend at The Freyja Project. Experience an energetic approach to yin yoga with a combined classical Taoist, Tantra and the Lunar Arts School of Prana Vinyasa Yoga perspective. Learn to teach yin postures including cueing, prop use, breath work, sequencing, and hands-on assists with massage techniques.
Saturday, November 9: Get cued in English and Spanish (and Sanskrit) at Noemi’s Bilingual Yoga this morning at Denver Botanic Gardens. Enjoy Self Care Saturday – Balanced and Happy Hips this morning (with lunch provided) at JLM Therapeutics Massage and Yoga Therapies. Or try Cardio Yoga + CBD Healing this and every Saturday morning at ColorUp Therapeutics. Expect a sweaty combination of yoga and fitness, followed by a foot self-massage using organic, topical CBD.
Discover how vigorous movement and precise alignment and therapeutics intersect at Rachel Murane’s Ashtanga Vinyasa and Iyengar Yoga: an Introduction to Aligned Movement this afternoon at Mudra Yoga Studio Holly Street. Use the sequences of the Ashtanga Vinyasa Primary Series to explore modifications and the use of props to support your practice. Discuss strength and alignment challenges along with common injuries and injury prevention.
Explore ways to unravel tension in your tissues at Ariella Karuna’s Myofascial Release and Yin Yoga Workshop this afternoon at Yoga Pod Boulder. Use yin yoga postures in combination with self-myofascial release techniques to reduce stress and tension and improve range of motion, muscle recovery and function.
Reserve your space for Wendy Bradshaw’s Complimentary Chakradance™ Class for Family Caregivers in Our Lives this afternoon at Five Wellbeing Studio + Spa. Free the energy in your body, expand your mind, and connect with your soul with chakra-specific imagery and free-flowing movements. Watch the video below to get an introduction to Chakradance™.
Check out these afternoon workshops. Pre-register for Christina Pischel’s free Ride + Restore at Cyclebar Lone Tree and Kindness Yoga Park Meadows. Start with 45-minutes of cycling and end with a restorative yoga practice. Join Caroline Mancuso for From Mat to Slopes: Yoga for Skiers and Snowboarders at Yoga Pod Southglenn. Learn to confront, challenge and conquer fear at the Rebirthing Workshop: Clearing our Subconscious Stories with Prabhusukh Singh PhD at Kundalini Yoga Denver. Explore Chair Yoga Magic with Michelle Marchildon at Yoga Pod Lowry, alongside the yoga teacher trainees. Or learn about malas and make your own with Abbie at Ceremony Center for Healing. All supplies are provided.
Learn about Stress, Anxiety and the Body with Keira Cristobal late this afternoon at Yoga Pod Westminster. Expect discussion, yoga postures, breath work and mudras.
Clear stagnant energy from your body at Lauren Gale’s Healing Sound Bath this evening at Mayu Sanctuary. Dance, meditate, or relax and absorb the healing sounds. Lauren uses musical styles ranging from indigenous sounds to electronic music for this eclectic sound journey.
Open your heart at Sharanam Kirtan with Laura Moses Granger tonight at Mudra Yoga Studio Holly Street. Express Bhakti Yoga through sacred songs to celebrate the Divine.
Join Richard Miller for a Saturday Night Meditationat Samadhi Yoga Golden Triangle. Or uncover your authentic self at Madeline Stephenson’s Transformational Breathwork Retreat tonight at Buka Yoga. Move fully into the breath to shift your conscious reality from the ego brain to a deeper embodied soul experience. Stay blindfolded throughout the breath work journey to focus on the inner process (blindfolds are provided). After the journey, journal or create a piece of artwork that expresses your experience.
Sunday, November 10: Check out today’s Awake Retreat with Niki Sims and Erik Vienneau at Evergreen’s Gather Yoga. Examine teachings from the Buddhist and Yogic traditions that guide you towards Living True Peace in a Challenging World. Expect mindfulness talks, meditation, asana, and an organic vegetarian lunch. Watch the Intro to Awake Mindful Living Community video below.
Connect with nature at Leona Campbell’s A Guided Walk – Forest Bathing (shinrin-yoku) experience this and tomorrow morning at Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms. Get guided through a series of sense-engaging invitations to move mindfully through the “forest.”
Expand your practice with Angie Arnold’s Ashtanga Intro & POAs midday at Yoga Pod Lowry. Or attend the Yoga + Brunch Birthday Benefit this morning at Lacuna Juice and Yoga. Rebecca Jo guides the playful yoga practice accompanied by guitarist Benjamin Gleason. Stick around after class for brunch in Lacuna’s cafe, including a complimentary cold press juice cocktail or mocktail. Class proceeds support Casa de Paz Colorado.
Connect with yourself and your baby at the podMAMA series with Angela Harris beginning late this afternoon and continuing through December 15 at Yoga Pod Westminster. Prepare your mind, body and spirit to welcome your baby with this gentle flow class. Sign up for the series or drop-in.