February Workshops

Qigong for Vibrant Health: Workshop with Annya Ishtara 
Sunday, February 9, 1:00 – 3:00 PM
$30 for 2-hour workshops

Qigong is a body of ancient energy practices from China which build life force energy in the body. Qigong is scientifically proven to normalize blood pressure, increase bone density, reduce stress and anxiety, heal chronic fatigue and adrenal exhaustion, and so much more!

In this class, you will discover how Qigong builds health in the body and mind, and you will learn some simple practices that will help you feel great. This class is suitable for anyone; if you have any questions, contact Annya, annyaish@annya-ishtara-dance.com.

Annya Ishtara has studied Qigong since 1998, both in the US and in China. Qigong and energy practices were one of the primary tools that she used to recover from many years of severely debilitating illness. She has a Qigong Instructor certification and Tai Chi Instructor certification from Qigong Academy. More info at www.annya-ishtara-dance.com.

Mantra for Holistic Health: Vedic Chant Workshop with Monique Parker, Sunday, Feb 23, 2:00 – 4:00 PM
$30 for 2-hour workshop

Vedic chanting is the oldest unbroken oral tradition in existence and has been declared an Intangible heritage of humanity by UNESCO. Hailing from ancient India, chanting and incorporating sacred Sanskrit mantras can transform our practice into a sacred experience.

Learn to chant Ayurnantrah, part of the Taittirya-aranyaka, a simple and beautiful Sanskruit mantra that invokes the blessing of the Divine for longevity, health and stability. With this mantra we ask for a long life, health for the body and clarity of mind, both for ourselves and for others, mentioning the different parts of the physical and energetic body. Suitable for anyone, this healing mantra offers nourishment to all who chant and listen. $30 for 2-hour workshop.

Pre-registration: monique@taosyogatherapy.com
Monique Parker is a certified Vedic chant instructor, yoga teacher and yoga therapist in the tradition of Sri T. Krishnamacharya. She has been a practitioner of yoga for 25 years and owns Taos Yoga Therapy. www. taosyogatherapy.com, www.theyogaofmantra.com.


Mike Graney, December tai chi class

Michael Graney has headed to Juneau, Alaska to be a case manager for a mental health/recovery program. We are grateful for the time he spent with us and the and teaching he offered. In the three months he was at the Sala we enjoyed his many yoga and tai chi classes and workshops. He’s headed out to do more good work in another community. Blessings Mike!

January Yoga Schedule, February Schedule in a separate post.
Free Veterans class on the second Saturday of every month.

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