Special Events

Free Class Week

Sunday, January 19th – Saturday, January 25thWe have MOVED! Our doors are open, our schedule has expanded and we’ve added a few new instructors. Now we want to share it all with you! Come see our new studio, check out the new schedule and meet the instructors. All classes January 19th through January 25th will be free for both new and existing students. This is a great time to test drive as many classes as you’d like, and find your fit.

 

Toolkit Series: Taking Care of the Basics: Radical Self Care Through Simple Action

Friday, January 24th 6-7:30pm

It’s the simple things that can make or break you: Sleep, nourishment, activity levels and supportive medicines and herbs. In this class we will cover how to balance all of these things in a realistic way – a special section on adaptogenic herbs, herbs that can helps us thrive in a variety of ways will be covered.

Cost: $20. Purchase your Toolkit class pass here.

Yoga and the Arts: Movement, Creativity, and Inspiration

Saturday, January 25th, 1-4pm

yoga and artsThis workshop inspires wellness through integrating movement, body awareness and the Arts. Through these experiences, we learn to cultivate and trust our own internal body-mind system as well as non- verbally communicate and/or connect to our thoughts and feelings. This inspires growth and change physically, mentally and spiritually. Combining hands-on creativity, artistic expression and movement enables participants to destress while also having fun in a safe environment. Whether practicing for health, stress management or simply for the sheer pleasure of it, participants gain a sense of inner calm and stronger body awareness.

No artistic or yoga experience necessary – come as you are in comfortable clothing you can move, stretch and dance in!

Cost: $45 Pre-register here.

Parent’s Night Out – February with Friends

Friday, February 7th 5:30-8:30pm

Need a date night or simply some time to run errands without kiddos in tow? We’ve got you covered! We’ll provide a youth yoga class, craft, snack and water.
Please bring a packed dinner for your kiddo. (Peanut free)

This special offering is open to fully potty trained kids, ages 4-9. Feel free to send your little one in movement appropriate pajamas so they are ready to transfer right into bed if they fall asleep on the way home. Our “February with Friends” focus will take on some new partner poses and cooperative creating!!

Cost: $30/child or $45/2 siblings
(Have more than 2 kiddos? Email us for other pricing options.)

Chandra Namaskara – Full Moon Salutations

Release what is no longer serving you and invite new intentions with this full moon flow. Join Toni and/or Jessica for a meditative and expansive practice making room for new energy and the renewal of intentions. It is believed that lunar energy has a revitalizing effect on the body. This hour-long mindful flow is intended to help harness that cooling energy and cultivate a fresh perspective.full moon

Sunday, February 9, 2020  8:15 PM – 9:15 PM

Monday, March 9, 2020  8:15 PM – 9:15 PM

Wednesday, April 8, 2020  8 PM – 9 PM

Thursday, May 7, 2020 – 7:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Friday, June 5, 2020  8:15 PM – 9:15 PM

Sunday, July 5, 2020 8:15 PM – 9:15 PM

Monday, August 3, 2020  8:15 PM – 9:15 PM

Wednesday, September2, 2020  8 PM – 9 PM

Thursday, October 1, 2020  7:45 PM – 8:45 PM

Friday, October 30, 2020  8:15 PM – 9:15 PM

Monday, November 30, 2020  8:15 PM – 9:15 PM

Wednesday, December 30, 2020  8 PM – 9 PM

Class cards and drop-ins accepted.

Mindfulness Book Club

Sunday, February 16, 5:30-6:45pm

yoga booksThis is a free event for all. Even if you have never been to Wellness in Motion before, come and join us!

This year’s intention for Mindfulness Book Club is to read 4 books, over 8 months affording us more opportunity for community discussion, integration and related activities.

Book club dates are as follows (all 3rd Sundays of the month, except for the May date) and we will always meet from 5:30-6:45pm:

February 16th and March 15th – “The Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself,” by Michael A. Singer

April 19th and May 31st – book to be determined

Toolkit Series: Herbal Spa Evening

Friday, Feb 28th 6-7:30pm

Enjoy a relaxing evening of tea and aromatherapy while we sample and learn to make massage oil, herbal compresses/steams, sugar scrubs, essential oil blends and more.

Cost: $20. Purchase your Toolkit class pass here.

Mantra, Meditation and Mudra Series

Fridays, March 6th, April 3rd, and May 1st, 5:15-6:15pm

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Interested in meditation but not sure how to get started or looking for new tools to enhance your meditation experiences? Join us once a month for Mantra, Meditation and Mudra class – each class we will learn a new Mantra (chanting) and Mudra (hand postures/positions) to add to our meditation toolbox. These techniques help offer a point of focus for meditation which may help you be successful, in addition meditating with others can have a supportive and positive effect. Each class will consist of discussion/learning time about the new material followed by practice time and ending in quiet meditation together. All welcome. Class cards accepted.

Reiki 1 Certification Training

Sundays, March 15th, March 29th and April 5th, 12:30-3:00pm

restorative and reikiJoin Briel Driscoll, RMT for level one Reiki certification. Meets three Sundays, from 12:30-3pm. Certificate awarded at the completion of the class! (Must attend all sessions or schedule a make up with instructor to receive certificate.)

This is a great course for personal growth or professional development. No prior experience or knowledge is needed. This course will provide you with the skills to begin a solid self practice and cover the basics of treating others. There will be some coursework done outside of the classroom including reiki sessions and readings. Pre-registration is required. Space is limited!

Cost: $175. Reserve your space now.

Toolkit Series: Physical Injuries

Friday, March 27th 6-7:30pm

Explore topical treatments, herbal remixes and exercise modifications for acute and chronic injury

Cost: $20. Purchase your Toolkit class pass here.

Yoga Nidra – A Continuing Ed Course for Yoga Teachers

April 25/26, 2020 8am-6pm (lunch break 12-1)

yoga nidra2Yes, yoga nidra is a great “yoga nap” where we rest deeply, but it is so much more. Mandy Glitzer will lead this weekend long module. Learn the science and background of yoga nidra, sleep states, and brain waves. Become familiar with the stages of yoga nidra and how movement and pranayama can lead to a deeper yoga nidra experience. We’ll explore the koshas, samskaras, and karma as they relate to yoga nidra. By the end of this weekend you will feel confident in your ability to create your own yoga nidra script to use at the end of a yoga class, or as a stand alone class.

Book (required): “Yoga Nida: The Art of Transformational Sleep” by Kamini Desai

Yoga teachers who wish to receive a certificate must:

  • Read the required book
  • Attend the full weekend
  •  Complete follow-up homework: Practice daily yoga nidra for one month, and journal about your experience. Write your own yoga nidra script and either 1) offer 1 yoga nidra class at Wellness in Motion which can be observed by Mandy or 2) record your yoga nidra script for Mandy’s review and feedback.

** This program is for Yoga Teachers or teacher trainees. Upon successful completion, you will receive 40 hours of CE credits with Yoga Alliance (20 contact & 20 non-contact).

Cost: $350. Reserve your space now.