”Yoga teaches us to cure what need not be endured and endure what cannot be cured.” – B.K.S. Iyengar
At Embody Balance we offer a variety of yoga, mindfulness and meditation groups, as well as other wellness workshops. Here’s a look at what’s coming up! Please note, many of our workshops are held at our partners’ locations.
Mindfulness for Less Stress
Dates: 7 weeks Wednesdays, October 23 – December 11, 2019
Time: 6:15pm – 7:15pm
Location: Beverly Senior Center, 90 Colon Street, Beverly, MA
Develop healthier behaviors, emotional resilience, and increased wellbeing with Mindfulness. Over 7 weeks we will learn what Mindfulness is and through gentle stretching, breathing exercises ( done standing and seated in chairs), easy and effective meditation practices begin to feel more relaxed, connected, and clear headed. Discussion will include ways to incorporate these practices and the principles of mindfulness into daily life. No prior experience necessary. Bring your water bottle and wear comfortable clothes.
Yoga & Massage w/ Nicole Anastas & Beth Manning
Date: TBA October 2019
Time: 7:15 – 8:45pm
Location: Flow Yoga Studio, 532 Lowell St. Peabody, MA
Take a break after the hectic Back to school and before holiday rush with some deep stretch, and restorative yoga many hands on adjustments. Woven into the practice will be compression, stretching and other Thai massage from Nicole Anastas and Beth Manning as well as self massage techniques with therapy balls and hot stones.
Yoga and Massage together will leave you feeling deeply relaxed and rejuvenated!
Strength & Surrender / Beginner Friendly Yoga
Dates: October 23 – December 18 (no class on Thanksgiving Eve 11/27)
Time: 7:30pm – 9:00pm
Location: Beverly Senior Center, 90 Colon St. Beverly, MA
This evening yoga series blends a 45 minute beginner friendly, strength building Vinyasa flow with 30 minutes of gentler, restorative poses. We will focus on breath and linking breath with movement to cultivate mind-body awareness and help with stress reduction. Each class ends with a final relaxation and meditation.
Journey thru the Chakras
Date: Friday September 27, 2019
Times: 7:00pm – 8:30pm
Location: Flow Yoga, 532 Lowell St., Peabody
This rejuvenating yoga class offers gentle postures (appropriate for all levels) for each chakra, from Root to Crown with corresponding essential oil, vibration from tuning forks and mantra or “bija.” We will close with a Guided Chakra Balancing meditation before final rest.
Chakra’ (CHäkrə) means ‘wheel’ and according to Yoga tradition, we have seven main Chakras that act as energy centers along the spine from tailbone to crown of head. Each energy center corresponds to physical systems, mental perceptions and emotional states and by tuning in and learning how to recharge on this energetic level we can feel grounded, creative, focused, intuitive, compassionate and clear.
Yoga & Mindfulness for Caregivers
Dates: TBA (will be a six week series)
Caring for an aging relative, child, spouse or other loved one is physically and emotionally challenging. Self-care is not a luxury but crucial for your own health and for the person in your care. Come recharge and replenish with this 6-week class exploring simple yoga postures, breathing and mindfulness techniques.
What to bring/wear: Wear comfortable clothes and bring a water bottle. We will practice in chairs…(Nicole this sentence got cut off in your last draft so not sure you wanted it here let me know. )
Cost: $72 for a six-week series. Drop-ins welcome at $14 a class.
Registration: Please contact Nicole at firstname.lastname@example.org.