Schedule

FALL 2017


 

Seasonal Ayurveda and Yoga Workshop: Transitions to FALL

Oct 21, Yoga Lodge

Fall Ayurveda cooking class and Yoga practice.
Our bodies thrive when synchronized to nature’s cycles. The arts of Ayurveda and Yoga give us road maps and practices to recalibrate our mind/body/spirit with each season. Incorporate Yoga, the wisdom of Ayurveda and local farmer’s Fall bounty!

During this workshop you will receive mini take home yoga practice based on our Fall Yoga class, Ayurveda suggestions for synching your rhythm with the season, and lunch recipes!

Oct 21st, 10am-4pm
The Yoga Lodge, on Whidbey Island
Cost: $115 – by Oct 14th / $125
***registration required by Oct 17th***

Body Mind Breath
Wednesday 6-7:15, July 19 – August 23rd
next session: Wedneday 6-7:15 September 11th – October 18th
On going session of viniyoga offered in 6 week blocks to balance the mind and body.  Conscious attention put towards the coordination of breath and movement.  Adaptations offered to create ease or challenge as appropriate.  All levels welcome. If you have never taken a class with me before please contact me for a brief phone chat.

Cost: $90 for all 6 

 

Sync to Cycle, Women’s Health

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This is an 6 week series designed specifically for women to smooth our alignment with our monthly cycle.  We will be utilizing weekly yoga practices in addition to lifestyle and nutrition that correspond to the shifts in the female endocrine system throughout the month.

Cost: $120  (preregistration required)
Minimum 5 – Maximum 8
-Small class size, individualized attention
-6 weeks of Yoga crafted with our cycles in mind
-core and pelvic floor focus
-Lunar Laddus, 1month supply; Lunar Laddus are nutritive mixed seed treat that naturally support our hormone fluctuations
-Take home practices
-Sangha; the support of other amazing women

 

Low Back Health


This is a 7 week progressive series suitable for all levels, with instruction in yoga poses, basic anatomy, breathing practices and relaxation to help alleviate chronic low back pain and tension.

Cost: $150 (preregistration required) return students $115
Includes: The Essential Low Back Program workbook and 5-practice CD

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Upper Back, Neck and Shoulder Health


Thursday 

This is a 7 week progressive series suitable for all levels, with instruction in yoga poses, basic anatomy, breathing practices and relaxation to help alleviate chronic upper back, neck and shoulder pain and tension.  Take home mini practices will be provided to facilitate a home practice throughout the week!

Cost: $115 (preregistration required)
Includes: Take home practices

Yoga & Ayurveda Cooking Retreat

The Yoga Lodge (on hold)
Nov 1-3rd w/Jodi Boone & Aria Peterman

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Thriving in a crazy World! Spend a weekend with the timeless teachings of Ayurveda & Yoga with Jodi Boone and Aria Peterman. Aria’s playful and love-filled engagement with food in the kitchen will give you fresh perspective and skills for nourishing yourself and your family. Gluten Free, Dairy free? No problem. Jodi’s watchful grace will guide you through Yoga practices with exquisite care. The combined knowledge and experience of Ayurveda from both Jodi and Aria will bend your brain and inspire new vibrant ways of moving through the world.

Over the course of several collaborations, with Jodi leading her regular retreats at The Yoga Lodge and Aria nourishing the group from the kitchen, we realized the potential to give participants a deeper retreat experience with more skills to infuse into your daily life. Take this opportunity to unwind and slow down. Join us!!

What to expect:

  • Grounded foundation in the teachings of Ayurveda
  • Guided rejuvenating Yoga practices
  • Hands on time in the kitchen for at least one meal, recipes for 2 lunches and 2 dinners, observe in the kitchen as much as you like
  • Relaxation time for introspection
  • Sangha (heart felt community) with other lovely women such as yourself!

Thank you for wonderful food and new ideas for cooking! Over the short time you have inspired me to change the way I look at food.
                                                                                                              -Dominika

 The food was beautiful. Every day the colors of the food complimented one another. The blend, the brilliance of color and the taste and aroma touched on every sense. I feel healthy as a result of this food.
                                                                                                                               -Lynn

 

**Interested in a class but need a different time?  Let me know.  Happy to consider adding other sessions**

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