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Fridays Starting in Jan. 2020

Asana Foundations with Don Tuttle

Fridays 11:00 – 12:30 pm

Asana Foundations Starts Jan. 17th

Learn to practice the fundamental yoga postures with ease and comfort while enjoying your whole self in movement.

Practice skills to become more aware of how you actually “think”, “act” and “move” and develop response skills to these awarenesses that lead to greater ease and effectiveness in all actions.

In each class expect a satisfying and complete yoga asana experience.

This class is suitable for all ages, body types and abilities- whether a seasoned yoga practitioner or a new beginner.

 

Jan. 25th, 2020

YOGA FOR OSTEOPOROSIS

SATURDAY, JANUARY 25th 2020,  2:00 – 5:000 PM

Join Yoga for Osteoporosis-certified teacher, Betty Aten for a workshop explaining how yoga can improve bone health. It’s for those already diagnosed with osteoporosis, osteopenia, or anyone simply interested in knowing ways to prevent the disease. You’ll learn: • basic information about bones and how they change as we age; • why the 55,000,000 Americans diagnosed with osteoporosis are at greater risk of fracture; • how to interpret the results of a DXA scan, the main diagnostic tool; • specific yoga poses that have been proven to improve bone health in 80% of participants in a 10-year study involving over 700 women, and why these poses are effective. Recently, as part of a new long-term study, a new set of poses has been introduced. The practice part of the workshop will cover the new poses. Email Betty with questions: bettymaten@gmail.com

 $55   Let Betty know you will be joining: Here

 
 

Betty Aten

 

FEBRUARY 16TH, 2020

KIRTAN WITH LILY CUSHMAN & KRIPA

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 16th, 2020,  3:00 – 6:00 PM

Join Lily Cushman & Kripa this Valentine weekend for an afternoon gathering celebrating “Loving Awareness” in the memory of beloved Ram Dass. Come sing and dance with us.

Lily Cushman is a lifelong musician, and has been leading chanting for over a decade. She is the author “A Little Bit of Mantras: An Introduction to Sacred Sounds” from Sterling Publishers and a recent transplant to the Bay Area from her longtime home of NYC.

Kripa is a chanting group comprised of Scott Hari Whitmore, Sitaram Dass, Krishna Prem and Carl Golembeski. The group was born out of the love of Ram Dass, Neem Karoli Baba, Siddhi Ma, and Hanuman and inspired by their central teachings of “Love, Service, Remembrance, and Truth.” Three of the four members has served as caregivers for Ram Dass, and now they share the Dharma through activism, kirtan, workshops, teachings and writings.

No ticket necessary.  Arrive a few minutes early. Donations go directly to the NeemKaroliBaba Ashram in Taos, NM.  $25 suggested donation, though no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

 This event will be LIVESTREAMED on facebook for anyone who would like to participate virtually.

Lily Cushman                                                                 Kripa

FEBRUARY 22, 2020

LARGE & GRACEFUL: A DEEPENING WITH SALLY PUGH

Feb. 22nd   2:00 – 5:00 PM

Yoga designed for full-bodied women in a community of support. An opportunity to begin or to deepen and expand your yoga practice and enhance body, mind and spirit integration. We will include asanas that strengthen the core body, develop balance, flexibility, and strength. Breathing and meditation practices help awaken presence, center, and ground. We also address individual participants needs and desires for finding ease in their practice. Beginners are welcome.

To Register Contact:

 

March 1st, 8th, 15th & 22nd

HEALTH IN THE OFFICE WORKPLACE

THE ALEXANDER TECHNIQUE IN ACTION WITH DON TUTTLE & MIKE McKENNA

4 Class Sunday Series, 1:30 – 2:30 PM

The Alexander Technique is an educational method that teaches how to consciously use ourselves more effectively in everyday and performance activity – to move in accord with our natural design.

Posture and movement are improved and become characterized by more ease, efficiency, freedom, and enjoyment.  Consequently, chronic tension and pain are often reduced or eliminated.

  • Feel Better
  • Improve Posture
  • Increase Mindfulness
  • Move With Ease
  • Explore the Mind/Body Connection
  • Find Your Balance
  • Reduce Stress

To Register Contact Don: Here

Mike McKenna

THURSDAYS DEC. 5, 2019 – APR. 2, 2020

MOTION THEATER LAB WITH NINA WISE

A four-month lab to practice Motion Theater in community with other improvisers. The steady practice is therapeutic and playful as well as skill-building. Culminates in a public performance.

December 2019 – March 2020; Thursdays,   7:30pm–10pm
December 5, 12, 19, January 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, February 6, 13, 20 March 12, 19. 26, April 2
Dress Rehearsal, Saturday, March 28, 1pm–4pm
4th Street Yoga | Berkeley

Performance Sunday March 29, 7pm
Stage Werx | 446 Valencia Street | San Francisco

$1200 (plus $8 service fee)

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