INTRO TO YOGA SERIES

INTRO TO YOGA – 6 WEEK SERIES
WITH RACHEL ANNA
FEB. 2OTH – MARCH 27TH
WEDNESDAYS @ 7:30PM


Have you always been curious about starting a yoga practice, or getting back into your practice, but you haven't taken the leap yet? Whether your goal is to gain more flexibility, more strength, or more peace of mind through a mindful movement practice, tacOMa yoga has got you covered.
Starting February 20th we will be starting our 6 week Intro to Yoga Series at tacOMa yoga!

Join Rachel as she takes you through this series and guest teacher Shawnda on Wednesday evenings at 7:30-8:45 pm.

Our aim is to create a safe and inviting space for you to learn and grow so that when you complete the 6 week course, you'll have the tools and knowledge you need to step confidently onto your yoga mat.

We promise lots of laughs!
As well as:
•Learning alignment for common yoga poses
•Keeping yourself safe with modifications.
•The importance of the breath and how to link it with movement.
•What is meditation, the benefits, and an overview of a few practices.

INVESTMENT
$100, you also receive a 5 class pass!

Please email contact@tacomayoga.net with any questions


TACOMIE EXPLORER CHALLENGE

TACOMIE EXPLORER BINGO CHALLENGE
MARCH 1 - 29th

We have so many an amazing offerings and teachers at Tacoma Yoga and we want to give you the opportunity to experience them all and score some goodies along the way! Fill up your explorer card by attending different class times, trying new classes or a new teacher, tag us on social, or even by rocking some TY gear!

HOW TO PARTICIPATE 
Grab a Tacomie Explorer card from the front desk and complete the design of the week by crossing off the classes or activity you completed! 

Each week design you complete you get a raffle ticket to put your name on and place in the bowl on the front desk! Every raffle you put in gives you more opportunities to score the goodies at the end!

Week 1: All in a row ( worth 1 raffle ) 
Week 2: X design ( worth 2 raffles )
Week 3: Boarder ( worth 3 raffles )
Week 4: Blackout ( worth 4 raffles )

PRIZES 
The more you fill your card, the more chances you have to win! We will be drawing the raffle tickets and select the prize winners on Sunday, March 31st

Prizes up for grabs:
Class passes for you or to share!"
Tacoma yoga swag
A sweet little plant specimen from Garden Sphere!
A gift card from a Proctor community eatery (to be announced)

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SOUL SONGS – A NIGHT OF KIRTAN

SOUL SONGS –  
A NIGHT OF KIRTAN  
with Cynthia Alexander + Bambi Sivaramakrishnan  

FRIDAY, MARCH 29TH @ 7 - 8:30PM 

Welcome to an evening of sacred music with Cynthia Alexander and Bambi Sivaramakrishnan. Learn some basic sanskrit chanting, which is part of the tradition of Bhakti Yoga. Though more rare in the western world, Bhakti yoga may be the most simple and delightful form of yoga. Bhakti, simply put is singing in good company to arrive at the inner space where we find the divine and our true self meeting as one. Whether you are a long-time yogi, or walking in for the first time, join us for this unique experience of mantra snanam, bathing in sacred vibrations.

INVESTMENT: $10

Please email questions to contact@tacomayoga.net


YOGA STABILITY WEEKEND IMMERSION

YOGA STABILITY WEEKEND IMMERSION 
WITH MEREDITH CAMERON
SAT. APRIL 27TH – 28TH

Join Meredith Cameron for a weekend long immersion that will give you tools to understand your own personal set of conditions in each pose. Bone structure, Chinese Medicine, Daoism concepts and personal habits will be a part of the entire weekend.
These workshops can be purchased as a package or individually. Find out more below! 

UPPER BODY RELEASE
SATURDAY 4/27 @ 12:30-3pm
Our upper bodies are always doing all of the work. Sometimes too much and then we end up having aches and pains for might seem like no reason at all.

No wonder we love to use our upper bodies. In Taoism, our upper bodies are our potential and capacity. But how can we, instead use the leverage of our feet and legs, to allow our potential and capacity (the upper body) to be full of FREEDOM?

Come learn and play, as we dive into tools to help to help us rewire the energy usage throughout our body just by using our legs and feet.

We will also connect the dots, learning which parts of the feet are connected to what on our bodies (through Taoism and Chinese medicine) and begin to allow any aches and pains the opportunity to rest.
Our upper body holds our organs and the essence of this practice is about letting our organs work in a nice, spacious home

GET OUT OF YOUR WAY 
SATURDAY 4/27 @ 4-6:30pm
There's so much to do once you are in a pose. We will learn to get off of ourselves and get over ourselves. So often we sit in our joints and energy and information becomes stagnant. We then begin to use compensatory skills. In this workshop, we will instead, learn how to provide ourselves with proper insight and potential, enhance efficiency of our bodies, and bring our second nature forward (insight, intelligence, skill and technique).

A good yoga pose. A good relationship. It all has the same demand.

PUZZEL PIECES 
SUNDAY 4/28 @ 12:30-3pm 
How well aligned are we to our lives? Physically speaking, we are designed to "fit".

Come explore the various "fits" of our bodies and what they mean. As we learn how to fit ourselves, our lives begin to make more sense also.

We move through fits that make our hips more available, that awaken and stimulate the glands, and we will speak of the endocrine system and how their relationship with the chakra system.
"Fits" also allow us to plug in and expend our energy efficiently. So much comes out of a simple fit, yet the challenge it truly plugging into ourselves. That's when currency, oxygen, blood and information begin to flow. And it feels SO good.

MEET THE TEACHER
Meredith Cameron is an international yoga teacher and the founder of Yoga Stability®; an awakening of familiar yoga poses by cultivating awareness around personal habits and bone structure so that one can ignite their organs and really up the ante on overall health and life. She was also named by Yoga Journal as one of the "15 top-tier internationally renowned yoga teachers to study with ASAP!

INVESTMENT
$115 Weekend Immersion
$45 Individual Sessions

Please email contact@tacomayoga.net if you have any questions!


FLOOR PLAY – FULL BODY MYOFASCIAL RELEASE

FLOOR PLAY –
FULL BODY MYOFASCIAL RELEASE ROLLOUT 

WITH SHUJA DE'PEACE 
SATURDAY, MAY 18TH @ 4 - 6:30PM

Floor Play is a sweet release of tension, stress and and past traumas stored in the soma as we explore the physical, mental and emotional you through your fascial tissue in a warm, candle lit space. RnB music and aromatherapy are essentials Shuja adds to support you in being as comfortable as possible setting the space for you to do your best work in bringing every part of you into alignment and functioning as the best version of yourself. 

WHAT IS MYOFASCIAL RELEASE (MFR)  
MFR is an alternative medicine therapy that treats skeletal muscle immobility and pain by relaxing contracted muscles, improving blood and lymphatic circulation, and stimulating the stretch reflex in muscles. The aromatherapy and soothing sounds of RnB/Slow Jams only supports and deepens this experience as Shuja intelligently and artfully uses sound and smell to create a container sure to enhance your experience. 

WHO’S THIS FOR 
Myofascial tissue is inside all of our bodies, athletes who want to take their strength and speed to the next level will benefit from this work as well as people with stressful desk jobs that need a naturopathic way to heal neck, shoulder and back pain as well as alleviate stress/tension. 

BENEFITS OF MFR 
pain + stress relief
injury prevention + recovery
alignment + posture correction
efficiency, mobility + ease of movement
muscle health + strength
hydration, detoxification + anti-inflammation
body awareness + integration
Increased proprioception + decreased nociception 

WHAT TO BRING 
A yoga mat, water bottle, your smile, and layered clothing. This event is BYOB (Bring You Own Balls) – if ya have them, bring the set! If not, you can purchase your own set of yoga tune-up, alpha and coregeous balls at the reduced rate of $35 from Shuja day of the workshop.

INVESTMENT 
$40 EARLY BIRD
$45 LATE BIRD

Please email contact@tacomayoga.net with any questions.