Summer Yoga Class Schedule 2016

Summer Yoga 2016

With Amy Secrist

Workshop and Benefit Classes

Ashtanga-Based Power Yoga Workshop, Beginners

Wednesday, June 1, No Limits Studio (B)
6:00 – 8:00pm
$20

This workshop is designed for students who have never participated in power yoga classes before.  So don’t be shy, everyone will be in the same boat!  In fact, no prior yoga experience is required.  We will learn proper breathing techniques, foundational poses that make up the sun salutations, safe ways of moving and breathing, how to link one pose to the next, and helpful tips to slip into relaxation.

*Power yoga is a physically demanding practice; please check with your health care provider before attending if you have any concerns.

Yoga for Life Benefit Class ~ Refugees & Carry the Future

Sunday, June 26, No Limits Studio (A)
6:00 – 7:30pm
Donation

Yoga for Life is an easy-going all-levels class. We will engage in a mindful exploration of breathing and moving that will not only benefit our bodies, minds, and spirits, but will also benefit the members of our world community through our donations. You are enthusiastically invited to donate funds to support refugee families in Europe through the California-based organization  Carry the Future.

With volunteers worldwide, Carry the Future is dedicated to providing a way for everyday people to have a direct and meaningful impact on the lives of parents and children in need by personally delivering baby and toddler carriers to European refugees.  All monetary donations collected will be submitted directly to Carry the Future via carrythefuture.org to help support this cause.

If you’d rather send new baby and toddler carries directly to Carry the Future, visit amazon.com to search and shop from the “carry the future wish list” or find Carry the Future on Facebook.  To learn more about their amazing work, please visit carrythefuture.org.

Remember, no pre-registration is needed, and you need not participate in class in order to donate!


Weekly Classes

Yoga for Kids (Designed for ages 4 – 9)

Mondays, 9:30-10:15am, No Limits Studio (A)
June 20, 27; July 18, 25; Aug. 8, 15
$25 per participant for the summer or $5 drop-in.

Yoga for Kids is a 45 minute class dedicated to the child’s yoga journey.  Parents, grandparents, caregivers, older and younger siblings are invited to share the joys of mindful breathing and moving. Each class will explore a different imaginative landscape. Come breathe, laugh, and play! (Geared for ages 4 – 9, but all are welcome.  Baby siblings are invited to hangout in mom or dad’s arms and enjoy the vibe.)

{Pre-registration highly encouraged as space is limited. Contact amysecrist6@gmail.com}

Gentle Yoga ~ Beginners and Beyond
Mondays, 6:00 – 7:00pm, No Limits Studio (B)
June 20, 27; July 18, 25; Aug. 8, 15
$55 for the Summer or $10 drop-in.

Gentle Yoga will explore mindful breathing and moving, foundational yoga poses, and deep relaxation.  Easy-going, invigorating, & restorative.  All levels welcome!

Ashtanga-Based Power Yoga (Beginners Welcome)

Mondays, 7:30-8:30pm, No Limits Studio (A)
June 20, 27; July 18, 25; Aug. 8, 15
$55 for the Summer or $10 drop-in.

Ashtanga-Based Power Yoga is grounded in the traditional Ashtanga tradition.  This is a focused, 60-minute, short-form class designed to build strength and flexibility through vigorous movement and use of the ujjayi (victorious) breath. We will spend time working on individual poses, as well as cultivating the “flow,” linking movement to movement through the breath, which is one of the joys of vinyasa (moving and breathing at the same time on purpose). We will learn modifications that support us where we are weak and ones that challenge us where we are strong. This class is open to beginners, however, it is not recommended for those recovering from illness or injury. Please be prepared to work hard, as many of the sequences are physically demanding.

{Pre-registration is encouraged. Contact amysecrist6@gmail.com}

Yoga on the Lawn

Saturdays, 9:30-10:30am, Mansfield Art Center, On the Lawn
No set fee. (Donations appreciated ~ a portion of which supports the MAC.)
June 18, 25; July 2, 16, 23, 30

Yoga on the Lawn is a gentle, all-levels class in which we will cultivate mindfulness through movement and breath work. We will practice postures and mindful breathing to create space within the body for healing and to bring about an overall sense of well-being.

Dew-soaked grass and sunny skies can make for an invigorating yoga practice, and surrounding trees can provide ample shade.  Please bring a mat, blanket, towel, or even sunglasses as you see fit.  As this class is held outdoors, inclement weather is a concern. Please register by emailing amysecrist6@gmail.com, so that you will be notified if class is cancelled.


Locations

No Limits Studio:
Upper Level, 106 Delaware St., Lexington, Ohio 44903; 419-545-1148. (Keep in mind, the studio is located at the top of a large flight of stairs.)

Mansfield Art Center:
700 Marion Ave., Mansfield, Ohio, 44906; 419-756-1700

Pre-Registration

You may pre-register for class and secure your place by mailing your payment to Amy Secrist. Please email amysecrist6@gmail.com for mailing address. Simply state the class you wish to register for in the memo line.

Contact

Feel free to email questions or comments to amysecrist6@gmail.com.

Autumn Yoga Schedule 2015 ~ Morning Class

Autumn Yoga 2015

with Amy Secrist

New Class Offerings ~  There will be no evening classes this session.  Instead, Monday mornings will offer a bright start to the week.  Also, please remember that you are welcome to try your first class for free to see if it’s a good fit for you before you commit to a session or plan to drop-in again.

Yoga for Life Benefit Class

Monday, Sept. 14, 9:30 – 11:00am, No Limits Studio
No set fee.  Donation encouraged.

Yoga for Life is an easy-going all-levels class. We will engage in a mindful exploration of breathing and moving that will not only benefit our bodies, minds, and spirits, but will also benefit the members of our community through our donations. You are enthusiastically invited to give items that will support the Catholic Charities H.O.P.E Food Pantry in Mansfield, Ohio.  Non-perishable food items, as well as personal hygiene items are encouraged.  You are also welcome to give a monetary donation. No amount is too small.  Visit catholiccharitiesnwo.org to learn more about their mission.  No pre-registration is needed, and you need not participate in class in order to donate!

Power Yoga Slow-Down

Mondays, 9:30 – 11:00am, No Limits Studio

Ten week session:  Sept. 21 – Nov. 30
(No class Oct. 12, Columbus Day)
$95 per session or $15 drop-in

This 90 minute yoga practice is a “power yoga slow-down” and explores postures and breathing techniques that will cultivate ease and openness, strength and flexibility, awareness and contentment. Utilizing the principles of Ashtanga Yoga while following our body’s internal rhythms and wisdom, we will find support where we are weak and inspiration where we are strong. Come with an open mind and a big heart. All levels welcome!

~ Please email amysecrist6@gmail.com to register ~

Locations

No Limits Studio:
Upper Level, 106 Delaware St., Lexington, Ohio 44903; 419-545-1148. (Keep in mind, the studio is located at the top of a large flight of stairs.)

Pre-Registration

You may pre-register for class and secure your place by mailing your payment to Amy Secrist. Please email amysecrist6@gmail.com for mailing address. Simply state the class you wish to register for in the memo line.

Contact

Feel free to email questions or comments to amysecrist6@gmail.com.

Spring Yoga

Spring Yoga 2015

Class Offerings

Yoga for Life Benefit Class

Monday, April 6, 5:30 – 6:45pm, No Limits Studio

Yoga for Life is an easy-going all-levels class. We will engage in a mindful exploration of breathing and moving that will not only benefit our bodies, minds, and spirits, but will also benefit the members of our community through our donations. You are enthusiastically invited to give items that will support the Domestic Violence Shelter of Mansfield, Ohio.  They are in need of towels and wash cloths, paper products, diapers and wipes (size 3-6), and girls clothes (size 2T & 3T).  All new items, please.   You are also welcome to give a monetary donation. Visit thedvshelter.com to learn more about their mission.  No pre-registration is needed, and you need not participate in class in order to donate!

Yoga Practice: Mindful Moving, Mindful Breathing

Mondays, 5:30 – 6:45pm, No Limits Studio

Six week session:  April 13 – May 18
$58 per session or $13 drop-in

This 75 minute Yoga Practice is a “power yoga slow-down” and explores postures and breathing techniques that will cultivate ease and openness, strength and flexibility, awareness and contentment. Utilizing the principles of Ashtanga Yoga while following our body’s internal rhythms and wisdom, we will find support where we are weak and inspiration where we are strong. Come with an open mind and a big heart. All levels welcome!

~ Please email amysecrist6@gmail.com to register ~

Locations

No Limits Studio:
Upper Level, 106 Delaware St., Lexington, Ohio 44903; 419-545-1148. (Keep in mind, the studio is located at the top of a large flight of stairs.)

Pre-Registration

You may pre-register for class and secure your place by mailing your payment to Amy Secrist. Please email amysecrist6@gmail.com for mailing address. Simply state the class you wish to register for in the memo line.

Contact

Feel free to email questions or comments to amysecrist6@gmail.com.