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  • Yoga for Tennis Players Workshop March 1, 8, 15, 22

    Yoga for Tennis lead by Tami Roberts

    Yoga Workshop for Tennis Players
    March 15th 12-1:30pm

    $35/student
    Includes Therapy Balls
    **Bring your Racket

    – Improve Flexibility
    *Lunges
    *Rotation
    *Reach
    – Increase Strength & Focus
    – Learn Breath Awareness Recovery Stretches & Therapy Ball
    Work
    – Injury Prevention

  • 108 Sun Salutations for Spring March 9th 6:00 - 8:00pm

    Join us for 108 Sun Salutations to celebrate the coming of Spring!
     
    We will start by setting an intention for our practice. Then, we invite you break down the 108 into these 3 parts or some other themes of your choice.
    * 1st 36: Focus on a person or event from the past that’s holding you back from living the life you want.
    * 2nd 36: Focus on some aspect of your present life that’s not serving you, and let go of that person, idea, feeling, etc.
    * 3rd 36: Focus on letting go of the grasp you have on what you believe your future is “supposed” to hold for you.
     
    The significance of 108, renowned mathematicians of Vedic culture viewed 108 as a number of the wholeness of existence and according to yogic tradition, there are 108 piths, or sacred sites, throughout India. There are also 108 Upanishads and 108 karma points, or sacred places of the body. Traditionally, malas are used for counting as you repeat a mantra or a prayer, much like the Catholic rosary. This number also connects the Sun, Moon, and Earth: The average distance of the Sun and the Moon to Earth is 108 times their respective diameters.
     
    ALL ARE INVITED TO PRACTICE, basic knowledge of the sun salutations is recommend but doing all 108 is NOT required. If you find that you can only do 10 you may still participate in this meditative practice.
     
    Regular class rates apply. See www.village-yoga.com/pricing for info.

  • Detox/Retox @ Cherry Street Taproom March 23rd

    Village Yoga and Cherry Street Taproom are partnering to bring you another Detox Retox! Bring your boo or a friend for a 1 hour detoxifying yoga class with instructor Sarah Trulove in the Cherry Street Taproom followed by a Bloody Mary and Mimosa Bar to “retoxify”.
     
    Ticket includes:
    – 1hr yoga class
    – Bloody Mary & Mimosa Bar
     
    Early bird $25/student
    Late Registration $30/student after 3/17

  • Yoga for Athletes March 24th

    Sign up for this dynamic and fun Workshop and learn some stretches, moves and tips so that you can take your athletic performance to the next level and aid in your recovery.

    Gail is RYT 200 and works with a variety of local high school athletes on the regular and has led yoga workshops for golfers, equestrians, runners, tennis players and more. She brings the concept of improving your performance and active recovery through yoga to her clients and students. The results can be significant and amazing; increasing your strength, flexibility, injury prevention, ability to bounce back fast and breathe!

    Weekend Warrior or competitive athlete- practicing yoga can help you take your efforts to the next level and reduce soreness and recovery time.More important, yoga will teach you how to use your breath; learning how to stay calm, focused and in the moment (no matter what is going on) so that you can deliver your very best.

    Early Registration $25/student
    After 3/18 $35/student

    March 24th 12:00 – 1:30p

  • Namaste in Nature - Day Hike + Yoga April 14th

    Hike beautiful Amicalola Falls.

    Join us for a 2 mile morning hike through beautiful Amicalola Falls, stopping along the way to stretch and strengthen!
    • Leave VY at 9am
    • Drive is about 60 minutes- but worth it!
    • Bring lunch, water and snacks.
    • Moderate, fun hike (heads up lots of stairs)!
    • All ages welcome
    • If weather looks prohibitive that day, we will change plans.
    • Bring cash for possible parking fees

    Time: 9am-2ish
    Regular class rates apply.

    Info: https://www.atlantatrails.com/hiking-trails/tumbling-waters-hiking-amicalola-falls/

  • Full Moon Yin + Yoga Nidra April 20th

    Join Ashley Baer for a relaxing night of yin yoga (deep stretching) followed by nidra under the full moon. We’ll be serving chamomile tea before class to prepare for a restful experience.

    Tickets:
    $20/student before 4/14
    $30/student after 4/14

    About Yoga Nidra:
    Yoga Nidra is a technique in which you learn to relax consciously. The word ‘nidra’ is translated literally to mean sleep but in this practice sleep is not regarded as true relaxation. For absolute relaxation, one must remain aware, and is in a state of awareness between wakefulness and dreams. It is a system of inducing complete physical, mental, and emotional relaxation. Practicing a method such as this can calm the entire emotional structure of the mind. It is an effective way to release stress and induce deep physiological rest and relaxation. Scientific studies have shown that practicing yoga nidra can lower blood pressure, anxiety levels, cure insomnia, and change your brain wave patterns, and all of these benefits without any effort or movement! This is the practice of Yoga Nidra-a state of dynamic sleep which is a deep relaxation with inner awareness. Yoga Nidra will change your life!
    – Taken from Yoga Nidra by Swami Satyananda Saraswati

  • Kids Yoga Ages 8 - 12

    Yoga is, at its core, intentional movement. This can bring peace to your mind, strength to your body and also: it’s really fun! This 6 week course will be intended to safely strengthen young minds and bodies by building each week on poses learned and practicing how to be mindful during those movements. The first few minutes each day will be spent discussing a foundational concept, then the students will move through a warm up, a simple flow, a cool down. At the end of class we’ll play some yoga games! Each week, the instructor will send the students home with a little worksheet to do with their parents so that the learning can continue at home.
    Class is for children ages 8-12 years old.
    Drop In $16 per child

  • New Moon Mala Making + Meditation May 4th

    Do you know why there are 108 beads in a mala? Why is mantra important? What is a mantra meditation? In this workshop, you will make your own mala and learn how to use it to create a mantra-based meditation practice. This special workshop is led by Kember Griffiths and Sarah Trulove and is designed to give you new meditation tools to elevate your practice and your life.
     
    $50/student (includes mala materials)
     
    New Moon is a time where we aim the arrows at our intentions. We set goals and spend quiet time to see them clearly. We envision the best outcomes of situations or reflect on qualities we would like to exhibit in the month ahead.
     
    Sarah will guide you as you make your own 108 bead mala. From there Kember will teach you how to use your intention, create your mantra, and meditate with your mala for the first time.

  • 200 HR Yoga Teacher Training January 26th - July 14th

    200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training brought to you in partnership with John’s Creek Yoga.

    With Course Leaders trained in numerous yoga methodologies and experienced in teaching all types of classes, you will gain the tools to find your own voice and your own unique way of sharing the beautiful and ancient practice of Yoga.

    Upon Graduation, students will have completed all course work necessary to register as RYT200 with the National Yoga Alliance.

    For more information and to apply visit http://johnscreekyoga.com/ytt200/

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