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CANCELED-WILL BE RESCHEDULED AT A LATER DATE WORKSHOP Mark Gerow March 22 TRE  Tension/Trauma Releasing Psoas WorkshopTRE is an innovative series of exercises that assist the body in releasing deep muscular patterns of stress, tension and trauma. Amazing for anxiety relief, insomnia and back pain! TRE safely activates a natural reflex mechanism of shaking or vibrating that releases muscular tension, calming down the nervous system. Mark guides a series of exercises designed to fatigue muscles that surround the deep “emotional” centered muscles of the psoas in a safe and controlled environment, where the body is encouraged to return back to a state of balance. Mark is the founder/creator of Daily Dose Wellness, and draws on a diverse background. From survival instructor in the U.S. Air Force to actor in New...

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PAST WORKSHOPS

February 9 Sudha Carolyn Lundeen  4:15-5:45 2 yoga coupons or $20 Yoga and Reflection for Opening the Heart We will use movement , postures and breath practices to gently awaken the spine, opening the shoulders chest area and connection to the heart". Please bring a  journal. Dress in layers.Sudha Carolyn Lundeen has been working in the Healing Arts for over 30 years  including:  Oncology RN, Kripalu Yoga Teacher Trainer,  Yoga Therapist, Certified Ayurvedic Lifestyle Coach, Workshop leader, and Meditation and Stress Management Specialist for Mark Hyman's UltraWellness Center, Lenox, Ma.  She works with groups and with private clients in person and by phone/ Skype.  Feel free to contact her at:  sudhadeen@gmail.com. BKC January 12 Workshop RESTORATIVE YOGA    Ani Nadler Grosser 4:15-5:45 Rhythms 2 coupons or $20 Give yourself the gift of total relaxation! In this Restorative Yoga class, we use blankets, bolsters, and pillows...

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BKC December 17 Workshop

BKC Sunday December 17 Workshop Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra with Ani Nadler Grosser Welcome the Winter Solstice with a candlelit class featuring Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra (Yoga Sleep)! In Restorative Yoga we use blankets, blocks and pillows to support ourselves in basic yoga poses. Yoga Nidra is guided Savasana (deep relaxation) that focuses on assisting the mind to relax as well as the body. During the dark and cold time of year, our bodies crave comfort, warmth and deep rest which is exactly what this class will offer you. Suitable for all levels of experience, including beginners. Please bring 2 blankets and a pillow. The class will be taught by Ani Nadler Grosser who has been teaching yoga since 1980 and was trained in Restorative Yoga by Judith Lasater. 4:15-5:45 pm 2 coupons or $12 Rhythms ...

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Cleansing Rejuvenation for the Fall

Sunday, October 15, 2017 4:15-5:45 at Rhythms   Join us for a workshop focused on taking care of you during this seasonal transition using Ayurvedic principles and essential oils. As the fall season is upon us, our bodies are replicating the environmental changes you see before you. Where leaves are changing to brilliant fiery red, our bodies are balancing the fiery summer heat we leave behind with the colder shift to come. The practice of Ayurveda pays tribute to these swirling energies and teaches us how to embrace the reorganization that is taking place physically, mentally and emotionally within us. In our workshop we will demonstrate just some of the Ayurvedic principles that help you detoxify and reinvigorate yourselves in this delicate time of year. We will share: Basic things to...

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Yoga for Healthy Bones

with Regina Burgio Sunday, September 17, 2017 4:15-5:45 Rhythms Recent studies have shown that yoga is one of the safest preventative measures and treatments for low bone mass, a condition that affects half of everyone over the age of 50. If you have osteopenia, osteoporosis or are just interested in strengthening your bones, then this yoga workshop is for you. Learn safe poses and exercises that improve posture, balance, and strength as well as movements that are contraindicated. Breath work and relaxation will also be incorporated. Leave feeling relaxed, empowered and standing taller! This workshop is also ideal for anyone who is feeling the negative effects of technology on their body and mind. Hunching over mobile devices and office desks can lead to a host of muscular and spinal issues. All levels...

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Soul Journey

with Susannah Gale Sunday, August 20, 2017 4:15-5:45 Rhythms Experience a Soul Journey which stems from ancient Shamanic practices intended to bring about deep healing and spiritual growth. As you lay comfortably on your back, you will be guided through a visual meditation. Journaling afterwards is a key component to help integrate the experience and so space will be provided to complete this process. Please bring paper and pen....

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Strong Body, Spacious Mind

with Sudha Carolyn Lundeen Sunday, July 9, 2017 4:15-5:45 Rhythms Join master teacher Sudha Carolyn Lundeen for this workshop on strong body, spacious mind. The focus will be on opening the joints, expanding the capacity of the lungs and quieting the monkey mind. Includes asana, pranayama and meditation. (Please bring a long scarf to cover the eyes and block out the light.)...

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