summer of rock...and yoga

with chris modavis

June 23rd- Move, Feel, Be Moved, Pearl Jam Setlist

July 21st  - Intensity, Focus, Calm, Pink Floyd Setlist

August 25th- Groove, Move, Chill, Jack Johnson Setlist

All Classes 6:30-8pm
Single class advance: $20 At door: $25
All 3: $45 ($15 each!)

Chris combines two of the things he loves best in these special classes: Yoga and Rock and Roll. In doing so, he creates an experience that will make you feel at home in your soul. These classes will be presented in a Vinyasa flow style that is appropriate for folks with an intermediate level practice. No beginners please. Chris' teachings are based in traditional yoga theory and spirituality, but meant for contemporary times.

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yoga at the lavender farmette

with erica mchugh

SunDAy, june 25
10:30 am
$30 register online/$35 at door 

Join Erica for a flowing yoga practice in the barn! Move with grace as you breathe in the scents of organic lavender and connect with the beautiful nature that surrounds you. Following our practice:

  •  Learn about the history of the farm, how lavender is grown, how it can be used and get some great organic gardening tips from Florence and Marlow Rodale.
  • Walk the farm and inhale the calming scents of the lavender gardens.
  • Enjoy locally inspired light refreshments and fare after the class.
  • Receive a complimentary lavender sachet filled with lavender grown at the Farmette. 
  • Pop-up sale of Lavender Farmette products will be available for purchase. 
  • Only 30 spots available, please register by June 18!

If you cannot make it on June 25, Laurel Attanasio will be teaching a similar workshop June 24, same time and price.

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Creative Sequencing

for Home Practices and Dynamic Classes

with Britt Tagg

SaturDAy, September 2
12 - 2 Pm
$25 register online/$35 at door 

 

There are many paths to follow when building an asana sequence. In this 2 hour workshop, we will take a direct route using Forward Folds, Seated Poses, Standing Poses, Twists, Backbends and Inversions to create not only a well balanced practice, but a sensible and dynamic one as well. 

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Fascial and Observational Anatomy Weekend

with Richard Gartner

October 14 and 15 ~ $250, single classes TBA

Lateral Line: Saturday, Oct. 14, 9am-noon
Spiral Line: Saturday, Oct. 14, 1-4pm
Dorsal Line: Sunday, Oct. 15, 9am-noon
Ventral and Core Lines: Sunday, Oct. 15, 1-4pm

Much of a yoga teacher’s anatomy studies include the building blocks: the individual muscles, tendons, ligaments and bones. While this is instructive and necessary, it is difficult to show students how they are a part of the whole.
When put in the context of fascial lines, however, our anatomy and practice come to life. This series illustrates how students can connect the dots of felt sense and experience wholeness in their practice.

The lateral line session explores the “body brackets” and left-to-right asymmetry.
The spiral line workshop investigates twists and allows the organic body to receive the benefits of the practice.
The dorsal line session addresses back body, which includes the densest and strongest tendons in our system.
The ventral and core lines workshop explores anatomical backbends and metaphorically opens possibilities. It then puts it all the lines together and explores our sense of self through stability and inversion.

Richard explains how these lines course through the body from head to toe. He then will lead a focused fascial practice to explore the lines in a logical way. There will be plenty of opportunity for discussion and questions. Bring your curiosity, something to write with and your sense of exploration.

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