Events / Workshops

Our Community Walks with Karen and Jen

Dates: Monday, March 04, 2024
In-Person

Walk the #9 Trolley Trail (Ellicott City) with Karen Best and Jen Randle. This is a free event open to anyone in our community. Feel free to bring a friend, child, grandchild, and furry friends on leashes. 

Learn More Register

Chair Yoga Teacher Training with Barbara Day

Dates: Friday, March 08, 2024 - Sunday, March 10, 2024
Location: Yoga Center
Online  In-Person

This Teacher Training will explore the practice of Hatha yoga while seated on a chair. Trainees will experience chair yoga from the inside, focusing on anatomical safety and alignment, breathing into each pose. Learn how to offer choices, not levels, of practice for chair poses to meet the mobility of each student, and learn how to structure a class session to promote variety, interest, fun, and necessary breaks from what can be a strenuous practice. Earn 15 CEUs with Yoga Alliance for this weekend.

Learn More Register

Restoratives, Reiki, Reflexology with Linda Stevens and Mo Rosenbloom

Dates: Friday, March 08, 2024 - Wednesday, March 20, 2024
Location: Yoga Center
In-Person

Rejuvenate your body, mind and spirit with this quiet self-care session to unwind tension and rest.  This is a hands-on experience with Reiki healing energy and reflexology for head and feet while reclining in restorative yoga poses.

Come to one session or as many as you like! All props provided. Please arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start time. 

Learn More Register

Yoga Nidra Workshops with Karla Kettler

Dates: Sunday, March 10, 2024 - Sunday, April 07, 2024
Location: Yoga Center
Online  In-Person

Yoga Nidra, or Yogic sleep, is a guided meditative practice that deeply relaxes your body, as well as your emotional and mental systems. This workshop will be hybrid, participate in person or live-streamed via Zoom. 

Learn More Register

Hip, Hip, Hooray! Yoga for Hips, Hamstrings, and Lower Back with Lucy

Dates: Saturday, March 16, 2024
Location: Yoga Center
Online  In-Person

Examine the where’s and why’s we are more contracted in the hips, hamstrings, and lower back. Work to open up, lengthen and ultimately strengthen these often chronically tight and weak areas that eventually lead to hip, back, and leg pain. Let Lucy expertly lead you to a place of greater ease in your body.

Learn More Register

Yoga Forma: Facts, Awareness, and Practice for the Spine and Lower Back with Romy

Dates: Sunday, March 17, 2024
Location: Yoga Center
In-Person

Gain understanding of the physical benefits of yoga while emphasizing the complementary aspects of science and Western medical disciplines. Learn recommendations for practicing yoga to address lower back pain as featured in the book, “Yoga Forma: A Visual Resource Guide for the Spine and Lower Back.” Be prepared to move!

Learn More Register

Our Community Hikes with Chris McCloskey and Lauren Vint

Dates: Friday, March 22, 2024
In-Person

Middle Patuxent Trail Welcome the fall season into your body, mind and spirit by joining Chris McCloskey and Lauren Vint for some meditative time in nature. Chris and Lauren will co-lead monthly community hikes around the area with the invitation to more fully awaken our senses and connect to the natural world. 

All $5 donations for these monthly hikes go to the Middle Patuxent Environmental Foundation.



Learn More Register

Yoga for your Head, Neck, and Shoulders with Lucy

Dates: Saturday, April 06, 2024
Location: Yoga Center
Online  In-Person

Do you have chronic tightness or pain in your shoulders, neck, upper, middle, or lower back? In this workshop, we will explore ways to relax tight muscles, strengthen weak muscles, and increase range of motion in tight areas. We will also learn ways to support the body while integrating optimal postural support for the head, neck, and shoulders.

Learn More Register

Yoga vs. Osteoporosis Certification Course

Dates: Friday, August 02, 2024 - Sunday, August 04, 2024
Location: Yoga Center
Online  In-Person

Dr. Fishman is back! Learn to teach and troubleshoot the 12 yoga poses in the Series 1 protocol that has been demonstrated to raise bone mineral density. You will gain a deeper understanding of bone health and how yoga works to counteract osteoporosis.  This weekend workshop is geared toward yoga teachers and therapists, but anyone may attend.

To be certified in this protocol, you must take a written exam and a practicum involving teaching yoga poses to the group. This course is eligible for CEUs from the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT). The workshop will be recorded and the recordings will be available to all participants for six weeks after the close of the program.

Learn More Register