Workshops & Events

 


Dissolving Into Sound

Wednesday, May 23rd, 8pm-9:30pm.

Dissolve into Sound’ returns to Yoga Desa for an evening of sound vibration, relaxation and cleansing rejuvenation. ‘Sound’ is an ancient healing art with a history dating back to the Egyptians, Confucians and Pythagoreans who claimed that sound could ‘tune the soul’ and affect our cosmological and social worlds.

‘Dissolve into Sound’ brings back this art form. We enter into our practice through a grounding meditation, setting intention and some gentle movement to prepare the mind and body to receive the sounds. Using Planetary Gongs, Tibetan bowls, Crystal bowls and other instruments, a sound scape is created of layering sound frequencies and moments of silence.

This sound experience coupled with intention creates a powerful vehicle of transmutation.  Calcified energy patterns are cleared.  A meditative state is triggered, suspending the chatter of the mind.  A state of deep relaxation is induced, activating the body’s innate healing capacities and sound vibrations strengthen and stimulate the nervous and immune system.  Sound immersion promotes mental clarity, physical rejuvenation bringing the body and mind into harmony.

With Jess Lakin (Gong Avatar & Kundalini Yoga Teacher) and Karina Gian Atma (Kundalini Yoga Teacher,  Reiki Practitioner & Trainer).  $20. To reserve your spot email jesslakinyoga@gmail.com

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Restorative Yoga & Acupuncture Workshop w/ Rebecca Kennedy & Holly Leever L.Ac.  Saturday, May 26th, 4pm-6pm

Rebecca will begin with a restorative yoga class that will set you up to rest fully, and deeply in to savasana.

As you enter in to final relaxation, Holly will then offer mini-acupuncture treatments aimed at alleviating stress and promoting deep relaxation. This workshop is a perfect way to enjoy a calm and balanced weekend. To register visit www.rebeccakennedyyoga.com. $30 pre-register.  $39 at the door.

 

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Yoga for Women with the Women’s Community Movement

Mondays 7:30-9pm 

 

A fluid breath and movement yoga community for women to unwind, recharge, and tap into the deep joy of your breath and body 🙂

7:30pm-9pm Every Monday Night at Yoga Desa

Rotating Teachers Schedule Led by Nina & Sam $20 Drop in

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Waves: A weekly drop-in 5Rhythms dance class with Kate Shela
Every Tuesday – 8pm-9:30pm (doors close 8:20pm)

 

Kate’s last class of the Summer is Tuesday June 26 and she will resume teaching on Tuesday September 4.

 

Masayo Benoist will be teaching from July 3 to August 28.
Daniela Peltekova will be teaching on July 24 and 31.

 

The 5Rhythms are a philosophy, perspective, performance art and a dynamic practice rooted in the principle that if you put the psyche in motion it will heal itself. Movement is both the medicine and the metaphor, reaching across all languages and age groups to transform suffering into art, art into awareness and awareness into action.
The 5R are: Flowing, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical and Stillness- Together they create a wave of energy.Each 5Rhythms class is an opportunity to drop into the first level of the dynamic practice of Gabrielle Roth’s 5Rhythms and to allow your body, heart and mind to be physicalized through your muscles and bones. This class is a disciplined laboratory of enquiry in an intimate dance space.
$20 per class and $180 for series. Valid for 6 months.
www.kateshela.com

Western African Dance with Katarina Gleicher Thursdays, 8-9:30pm.

Please join Katarina once again for her African Dance Class. No experience necessary, open to all levels.

 

 


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