Events Archive

Open Your Hips!
with Natasha Rizopoulos

Sat, Mar 24
1:30pm to 4:30pm
$50 

pre-registration required

Discover the essential principles that will transform your hips and translate into freedom in all of your postures. We'll use standing, seated and supine postures to increase your range of motion in all directions, and you'll both release your hips and leave class empowered to continue the opening in your regular practice.

As a former ballet dancer, Natasha knew she had come home when she discovered Yoga in her 20s. That moment of recognition and delight continues to inspire her teaching to this day.

Now a Senior Teacher with YogaWorks and Down Under Yoga, and a writer, teacher, and DVD instructor for Yoga Journal, Natasha is known world-wide for her ability to communicate the essence of sophisticated postures and ideas in ways that have a transformative effect upon one’s understanding of Yoga.

A dedicated Ashtanga practitioner for many years, she is equally captivated by the precision of the Iyengar system. These two traditions inform her teaching, creating a dynamic and rigorous blend of intelligently sequenced and aligned Vinyasa Flow.

For more about Natasha and Align Your Flow (and to see clips of her teaching and read her articles and blogs) visit her website at www.natasharizopoulos.com.

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Anusara Immersion, Part I
Nikki Jacobs and Marc St Pierre

Oct 28th evening, 29th and 30th all day
Nov 18th evening, 19th and 20th all day

Part I immersion includes BOTH week-ends and cannot be taken separately $650, if registered by Sept 30th cost is $600

The immersions are designed for dedicated students, aspiring teachers and those who are interested in studying Anusara's life affirming system of yoga at a deeper level. Each weekend consists of a powerful mix of instruction, discussion and yoga practice.

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Kettlebell Workout SERIES
Don Wood

8 weeks SERIES
Tuesdays, Oct 11th to Nov 29th
7 to 8pm
$120 for eight sessions

A kettlebell is a traditional Russian training tool that has been used to develop full body conditioning and fitness. The kettlebell looks like a cannonball with a handle. Get ready for a heart pumping, strength building workout that will enhance your flexibility and improve your balance! Great for yogis and yoginis! You will learn simple, whole body movements that are easy to learn and fun to do. These traditional Kettlebell exercises will improve your stamina, melt the fat away, and dramatically change your body composition.

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Yoga for a Better Night’s Sleep Workshop
Stacey Urdang

Saturday, Oct 15th
11:00 am to 1:00pm
$30, early bird $25 if paid before Oct 9th

Calling all insomniacs and unsettled sleepers! You realize that sleep is the most necessary part of life for optimal health but its just hard for you to get a good night's rest. In this workshop, Stacey Urdang, Certified Yoga Therapist (CYT) will teach you powerful yogic techniques from the Viniyoga tradition to unwind and relax into a restful sleep. No previous yoga experience necessary. $30, early bird $25 if paid before Oct 9th.

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Yoga for Teens
Fay Sutherland

6 week SERIES
Wednesdays, Sept 21st thru Nov 10th
4:00 to 5:15 pm
$70
pre-registration required
Drop-ins allowed for the first three weeks 

In this series of 6 classes, teens will experience the enormous benefits of yoga: increases in strength, flexibility, balance, mental focus and relaxation. Breath awareness, stress release and yoga postures will be taught with an emphasis on correct body alignment in an atmosphere of exploration, curiosity and fun. Yoga helps tone the body and the mind!

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Yoga for Kids 3-6
with Meg Durkin

$95 for eight sessions 
Mondays 9:30-10:15AM  November 21 to January 30
(pre-registration required, minimum 7 children to begin)
Yoga is a great way for kids to get exercise, improve their focus, nurture their soul and have a lot of fun. A typical class usually includes learning some animal yoga poses and becoming aware of our breath. We also sing songs to yoga poses, act out a yoga story and of course have a little rest at the end.

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Healing Flow – Stability and Mobility in the Shoulders
with Amy Leydon

Saturday, Dec 3rd
1:00 to 3:30 pm
$40, early bird $35 if registered by Nov 27th

This workshop will focus on the shoulder girdle and surrounding areas. Through Amy's fluid, strong class we will work with the body's natural movement to find the balance between stability and mobility. Rediscover "basic poses" like plank and down dog and work on more advanced postures like wheel and handstand. Energetically the shoulders encompass the 4th (heart) and 5th (throat)chakras. These chakras deal with love, communication, and authenticity. Finding balance in these areas can open us up to so many new possibilities.

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Anusara Yoga for a Healthy Back
with Nikki Jacobs

Sat, Jan 7th
11am to 1:00pm
$30, early bird $27 if registered by Jan 1st

So much of our day is spent at desks, in cars, in front of computers or TV. All this time spent sitting can lead to a sore or stiff back. Yoga, done with proper alignment, has the power to relieve minor back pain and stiffness.

This workshop will encompass a gentle practice of standing and seated poses. Nikki will give alignment instructions and hands on adjustment demonstrations to guide you through a series of therapeutic yoga postures that will increase circulation, ease pressure, relieve tightness and improve your posture.

This workshop is for those who feel discomfort in their backs during yoga practice, for yoga instructors who have students with back pain or for those just interested in improving their posture!

Beginners welcome!

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Finding the Courage to Rest Into the Back Body
with Nikki Jacobs

Sat, Jan 7th
2:00 to 4:00pm
$40, early bird $35 if paid by Jan 1st

It takes courage to move into a place we can’t see!

This workshop will systematically educate you about the key actions of
backbends and progressively prepare you for Urdhva Dhanurasana and dropping back from Tadasana using the principles of Anusara Yoga.

We will also explore the the yogic teachings about the malas (limitations of consciousness) which provide an explanation of how and why we allow ourselves to lose the deep connection with our own heart and the hearts of others.

Using backbends as a point of focus, the class examines how wisdom and courage can help us to feel more connected. For experienced practitioners

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YOGAWOMAN

Sat, March 31st

7:30 pm

$7.50

Pre-registration suggested

"The very act of viewing Yogawoman is uplifting and inspiring. It is so motivating that I couldn't wait to get back to my mat. This film is also beautifully done with gorgeous lighting and music. A winner!!" …Dr. Christiane Northrup

YOGAWOMAN is a groundbreaking feature film about the powerful impact of yoga on women's health, fitness, emotional well-being, and personal growth. In record numbers, women are finding strength, vitality, peace and power through yoga. Reclaiming this ancient spiritual path from its traditionally male form, the result is a radical transformation of modern yoga as we know it. YOGAWOMAN gathers 50 of the world’s leading yoga experts in an exploration of this global phenomenon that has changed the face of yoga forever. Whole Foods Hingham and Dancing Crow Yoga are partnering for this showing (that means free healthy munchies!). $7.50 admission fee; all ticket proceeds will be donated to the Whole Planet Foundation.

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"We live in an age of unparalledled prosperity and anxiety...We need a salve that would put us in touch with our spirit and Yoga does precisely that." – SUBHASH KAK, PHD.