Saturday March 16 | 2-4pm
Wednesday March 20 | 6-8pm
Restore your body and mind with this two-hour workshop designed to support deep relaxation, help you de-stress, and enhance your emotional wellness.
Yin Yoga is a distinct way of practicing yoga poses. It's a floor based practice of familiar poses, held for longer periods of time, that will both stretch and strengthen the connective tissues that surround the joints. Through Yin one can create more ease, suppleness, flexibility and range of motion in the body. Yin also improves our ability to quiet the mind and practice the art of deep listening.
Yoga Nidra is a guided meditation practice that helps you to break free of self-limiting patterns, emotions and beliefs so that you can live a more vibrant, contented life. It offers tangible tools to help you relax which can directly support improvements in sleep, focus and concentration, the health of the immune system as well as helping to neutralize anxiety.
Yoga Nidra is practiced lying down. Ginny will assist you in being physically comfortable and supported using blankets, blocks and other props before guiding you through the meditation practice.
The workshop will include a Yin and Restorative practice followed by Yoga Nidra. It's designed in such a way that no previous yoga or meditation experience is required to participate.
Cost for this two-hour workshop is $30 or if you are a Member at Rise the $25. (Members are students on a Monthly Reoccurring Membership or Annual Membership plans.) The workshop is the same both days, you’ll select which date you prefer upon registration.
Mini Meditation Retreat
Sunday March 3rd 9am-1pm
Join Dallas for this four-hour introduction to the profound beauty of silence and meditation. This 4-hour mini retreat will be held at the Rise Yoga studio.
During the retreat Dallas will guide you through a series of meditation practices designed to guide the mind in slowing. She will teach you the art and support you in practicing seated meditation, walking meditation, a meditation technique called a body scan, and eating as a mindful practice (Please bring a brown bag lunch.) The day will also include a gentle yoga practice.
The retreat will be a mixture of Dallas verbally guiding you through the skills as well as plenty of space for silence where you’ll practice them independently. Being supported by and confident in silence is a skill. Slowing down the mind is a skill. Developing these skills is directly supporting to your mental and physical health. Meditation practices cultivate the ability to direct your attention, sustain your focus, and lessen your reactivity to world both around and within you.
Come practice these essential life skills with us.
This retreat will be suitable for a wide range of meditation practitioners. It’s suitable for folks brand new to meditation as Dallas will guide you through the practice. If you are a long time meditators you likely already know the value of silence within a group, it’s different than the silence of an individual. You’ll find plenty to draw from in this retreat. It’s suitable for folks with a wide range of physical abilities/mobilities. The yoga, seated, and walking portions of the practice are adaptable to your needs. We’ll have chairs and props available to you and Dallas will support you in finding a position where you will be able to comfortably slow down and connect to your inner voice through silence and meditation.
The cost of the retreat is $50 or $40 if you are a Rise Members (Members are those on the Monthly or Annual Membership Plans.)