Restorative yoga and Beautycounter Workshop - with Sandy and Andrea
Pre-registration required by May 19 – cost $25
Enjoy an hour of a restorative/easy yoga practice with Sandy and a presentation by Andrea about Beautycounter products. Afterwards try a sampling of their goods and a gift certificate towards your first purchase. Beautycounter products are not tested on animals and are responsibly sourced.
“Laws governing the beauty industry as a whole have not changed since 1938. We deserve better, and Beautycounter is doing their part to do something about it.”
“At Beautycounter, we’re committed to a health and safety standards that go well beyond what’s required by U.S. law: We’ve banned the use of more than 1,500 questionable or harmful chemicals through our "Never List”—all while ensuring our products perform and that they’re as indulgent as any other luxe shampoo, lipstick, or oil in the market.”
Mandala Workshop – with Tracie (rescheduled date to be arranged, watch this space)
This workshop is intended for those with yoga experience.
Mandala in Sanskrit can be translated as “circle”, and it is a geometric figure that symbolizes the universe, completion, balance, harmony, and unity. Mandalas represent the cycles of life and the interconnectedness of all things. They are often used to aid in a meditation practice, and construction of a mandala is often completed by monks and can take days or weeks to finish.
A mandala flow is a circular vinyasa sequence that moves 360 degrees around the mat. It is a great way to add something new to your practice, and to challenge yourself to break out of old habits. As you move in the circle, you truly become attuned to your practice as you are moving in a way different from a traditional vinyasa class. This allows you to break out of any routines you may have in your practice and truly be present in your flow.
For this workshop, we will start with a short segment on the significance of the mandala, and then go through a mandala flow practice, beginning with a warm-up and ending with some well-deserved relaxation. As the mandala practice is new to most students, we will start with a short sequence first and then add on postures. Prior yoga experience is recommended since breath and movement are linked in vinyasa, and this practice moves faster than a traditional Hatha class.