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Workshops

 

The Diva Series…

Attend one or all 3 of the diva series in March-Beyonce, April-Gaga, and May-Taylor Swift! Save $10 and get a free Diva Swag Bag if you attend all 3 in the Diva Series!

YoGaGa

April 26th 7-9pm

Instructor: Casey Smith

Exchange: $20

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Rah-rah-ah-ah-ah! Yoga-yo-gaga!

We can give you a million reasons to join us on April 26th for an all-levels vinyasa flow set to the music of the one and only Lady Gaga!  This fun, upbeat class will be lead you to the edge of glory…and you may even want to just dance! No yoga experience is required- just a desire to have some yoga fun!  Come exactly as you are- because you were born this way - and flow in this Gaga-themed class! Afterward, stick around for some refreshments and fun- we promise not to tell the paparazzi!



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Namas-Tay

May 24th 7-9pm

Instructor: Casey smith

Exchange: $20


SuperHero Training

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Family Yoga Event

Saturday, April 28th 12:30-2:30pm

Instructor: Kristine Graham

Exchange: $12 per person

It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s SuperYogi! Join Roots Yoga for Superhero Training Family Yoga! In this 2-hour workshop, superheroes big and small will train their minds and bodies to harness their unique superpowers. Families will flow through fun and creative superhero themed yoga poses, practice partner and group poses, develop focus through simple guided meditation, and share smiles and laughs with yoga-infused superhero games and an obstacle course. Each participant will design and create their own special superhero mask that they can take home after class. This fun family experience is designed for families with kids ages 4-10, but all are welcome. No previous yoga experience necessary. Bring a water bottle and yoga mat (mats can be borrowed from the studio if you don’t have one!). Superhero attire is encouraged but not required! Investment is $12 per participant (big and small). 


Fit and Flow Challenge

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Our 2nd Annual Fit and Flow Challenge begins April 15th and we are thrilled to announce that we will travel the world as our theme this year! Yogis, barre babes, and fitness fanatics can join our challenge for $20. A free tank top is given with enrollment! Once enrolled, receive a passport to keep track of all the classes you visit. You must meet your level requirements to receive your prize! Then circle your level of choice on the passport and start traveling to classes! The third week of the challenge is PEAK WEEK! This week we will offer some special classes and give out some extra prizes daily! For those of you who are not a current members but want to travel with us around the world this month, your’re in luck! We are offering a special that starts on April 15th for one month of unlimited classes for $79 (must purchase in studio). Happy travels yogi's!


Reiki and Restore

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April 28th 3-4:30pm

May26th 3-4:30pm

Instructor: Casey Smith

Exchange: $20

Spend your afternoon unwinding from the weekend and recharging for the week ahead. In this 90-minute workshop, we will begin by briefly learning about what reiki healing energy is, and then we will dive deep into relaxation with a restorative yoga practice. While beginning to settle into restorative poses, each individual will receive chakra testing followed by reiki throughout the class. Receiving reiki in these restorative poses is meant to inspire a deep sense of tranquility and well-being. At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will receive a handout detailing their chakra results as well as an essential oil roll-on to use for at-home practices.


Heart Wide Open

Instructor: Jamie McDaniel

Rescheduled for April (date to be announced soon)

$20 if preregistered, $30 week of event

Backbends are the heart of our practice. They take deep connection, concentration and a whole lot of work to do them correctly. Join Jamie as she shares how to use a chair as a prop to enhance your ability. Think you already know how to backbend and don’t need this workshop…think again (this is exactly what I thought)! This workshop is for anyone that loves to dive into the details of the practice.

Handstand Series

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Come to one or all three to build a solid handstand practice!

Instructor: Megan Krebs

Cost: $25 per session, or $60 for all three

Dates: April 14 (101), May 5th (102), and June 22nd (103)

 Handstands 102:  Quest for the Press

May 5th 1-3pm

Floating a handstand can be quite exhilarating, finding balance, breath and ease upside down.  If you currently enjoy holding a handstand for at least 5 breaths, but you are ready to dive deeper, this workshop can help you take that next step toward advancing your inversion practice and toward pressing up into Adho Mukha Vrkasana.  Building a solid handstand takes time and dedication, but with patience and the right tools, you can float and fly!

 

 

Handstand 103:  Float and Fly

June 22nd 1-3pm

Now that you’ve developed a consistent handstand practice, finding variations of Adho Mukha Vrkasana can bring entirely new and exciting challenges onto your mat.  If you’re floating a handstand for at least 10 breaths and committed to finding more creative expression upside down, please come explore!  During this workshop, you’ll learn many variations of handstand and methods to transition in and out of a handstand that will add a little joy to your practice.  Namaste! 


May I Bloom

Roots Open House

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May 11th 8:00am-12:00pm

Ever wanted to see what our Yoga and Barre studio is all about?! Join us for a FREE day to the community with shortened classes, restorative garden with a special surprise, mini workshop demonstrations, reiki experience, prizes, drawings, light refreshments and so much more!


Yinner Focus

(Come to one or all 3, 7:30-9pm)

April 19th -Meditation

May 17th-Journey Through the Chakras

June 21st-The Yamas

Yin + Reiki + Meditation

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Instructor: Kristine Graham

Exchange: $20

Journey inward. During this 90 minute introspective practice, we will slowly peel back the layers of stress and resistance to find the quiet center innate in all of us. After guided breathwork and slow, grounding movement, we will marinate in the stillness of yin and restorative poses. As the body relaxes and mind quiets, we create space to tend to all facets of ourselves- physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. In this space, we gain clarity, discover meaning, experience healing, and cultivate an environment for self-exploration. The entire practice will be infused with healing reiki energy, as Kristine offers hands on assists to provide further renewal and relaxation. Each monthly installment of this workshop will incorporate exploration of yogic philosophy and associated practices that can be used both on and off the mat. In April, we will focus on meditation, diving deeper into the “how” and “why” as we move through the class, ending in a peaceful guided practice.


Muscle Movement Connection

Saturday, April 27th 1-3pm

Exchange: $20

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Sick of getting injured?  Movement and Muscle connection happens from the movement we are conceived.  But how does it all work?  Why is it even important to your yoga practice, running, biking, swimming, football, soccer, or any other part of my life?

Join Melinda Key, physical therapy assistant and RYT 200 Certified Teacher, as she educates you on movement patterns to enhance your yoga practice, strength regimen, and everyday life.  Discover how to use mobility, strength, and flexibility to aid in injury prevention and longevity of wellness.

Class includes:

*mobility drills

*dynamic movement

*myofascial release

* explore isometric, concentric, and eccentric muscle contractions and why they matter

*injury prevention education

*experience the importance of strength training

*Static flexibility work


Mother’s Day Weekend Restore

Instructor: Melinda Key

Exchange: $25

May 10th 7-9pm

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Pamper yourself or any beloved woman in your life with the gift of sacred serenity!  Enjoy a soothing restorative yoga sequence with calming essential oils, easing light massage, and restful yoga postures that are sure to relax and release your body, mind and soul.  Join Melinda on May 10th from 7-9pm for a salute to women on this special holiday weekend.




Introduction to Ayurveda

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“Understanding Your Constitution”

May 19, 2019

1pm-4pm

Have you discovered Ayurveda yet? Are you curious what it is or how it might benefit you? Yoga and Ayurveda are inseparable sciences that have evolved together over thousands of years. Ayurveda means "science of life." It is a holistic health system that teaches us how to properly care for our body in order to live a long and healthy life. In this workshop you will be guided on an exploration of one of the most exciting aspects of Ayurveda, the 3 doshas! Once you determine which dosha(s) play the biggest role in your life, you will be given simple, yet effective ways of maintaining your unique constitution. Not only will you begin to see how these doshas manifest in your own body and mind, but you will see how they influence the entire world around you. In Ayurveda there is no one-size-fits-all approach to wellness, come and discover why!


Cost: $40 per person