Special Events/Workshops or Series

We REQUIRE a minimum of 5 pre-registrants(unless otherwise noted) for any session, workshop or event to run, otherwise they will be cancelled due to lack of interest
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Take a Seat Chair Yoga Class-No Mat Required!

Tuesdays October 9th-30th 4:15-5:15pm

In chair yoga, a chair replaces the traditional yoga mat; all movements are performed while sitting, eliminating stress on your joints and just about any pose that can be done standing, sitting or lying on a mat can be adapted to sitting on a chair.
In addition to older people, types of students who benefit from chair yoga are:
People who suffer from arthritis; Office workers or frequent flyers; Overweight people who may have trouble getting up and down from the floor; People with balance issues; students who have inner ear problems or are just balanced-challenged may experience yoga from the stability of a chair, improving their strength and balance without injury or embarrassment.People with disabilities or injuries that require wheelchairs, walkers or canes.Beginners who may be intimidated by a traditional asana class.
Class is limited to 8 people, with a minimum of 3 pre-registered by October 8th for series to run. Cost is $32 for all 4 weeks, $20 for JBYS one year package holders or single drop ins (if space allows for) is $10 
Taught by Nicole Hayman-Sherman E-RYT 500

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Mommy & Baby Yoga-7 week Series

 Fridays October 5th -November 16th at 11am

This special yoga class is specifically designed for new moms and babies!

This informal yoga class provides new moms with a way to return to a yoga practice and give them special time with their babies. This class will also give new moms an opportunity to spend time with other new mothers.
Class includes breathing exercises, poses to help return strength & flexibility and time for mom & baby bonding. Please bring a blanket for your baby. This class is very informal…babies will cry, laugh, eat, sleep and poop. Class is for babies 6 weeks-beginnning walkers.
Taught by Nicole Hayman-Sherman; ERYT-500;Prenatal & Children’s Certified Yoga Instructor.
Cost is $49 for all 7 weeks; $24 for 3 weeks or $10/drop-in

A minimum of 5 moms must be registered by October 4th for this series to run
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Relax & Renew Sunset Yoga at Woods Valley

 Friday October 12th at 5:30pm

Join Just Breathe Yoga Studio & Woods Valley Ski Area for Relax & Renew Sunset Yoga in the Lodge. As it’s mid-October, we are planning on the Lodge, but IF Mother Nature cooperates, we’ll be out on the front lan instead. Even inside, we’ll be able to watch the changes outside as we approach sunset. the view at Woods Valley is stunning and the fall colors will add to the beauty.

Unwind from your busy Friday and your busy week with a slower paced yoga class to help you unwind and relax as we stretch and watch the changing evening sky and the sunset (6:22pm). This all levels yoga class is for EVERYONE, including beginners.

Cost is $35. Includes hors d’oeuvres and 1st glass of wine following yoga class.
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Move Into Stillness: Pranayama & Meditation Workshop

Saturday, October 13th, 12:30-2:30pm

Prana what? Meditation… om?
Looking for a better quality of life? Or a sense of peace and calm? Interested in learning how to deepen your yoga practice? Come and learn to control your breath (pranayama) and purify your body. Harness prana (life force). Become mindful in your daily life. Clear you mind with some focused thoughts in meditation. 
Learning to control the breath brings the body to stillness….stillness brings you to a meditative state. Come and learn pranayama and meditation techniques, that you can use every day, not just in your yoga practice.
Taught by Nicole Hayman-Sherman E-RYT 500, YACEP & Certified Meditation Teacher. CEUs available.
$25 when registered by October 12th ($20 for one year unlimited package holders)/$30 day of.

 
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Fundamentals & Essentials of Yoga for a Better Practice

 Saturdays October 27th-November 17th at 12:30pm

This series is for Beginners & Those Looking to Improve Upon their Yoga Practice.

 ***Because yoga is a continual practice this series is not just limited to beginning yoga students.*** 
In this 4 week session, attendees will learn the basic principles and practices of Hatha Yoga; develop a clear foundation for practice, with an emphasis on proper alignment and body awareness, general body toning, basic breath training and yoga meditation and relaxation. An introduction to yoga philosophy is discussed which provides the basis for the practice of these techniques. In each week’s class we will break down the precise actions in the postures to help teach correct alignment & achieve the benefits of each pose. Props will be used for modifications. Taught by Nicole Hayman-Sherman E-RYT 500
Session Begins October 27th at 12:30pm
4 week session is $5 with ALL JBYS Drop-in Packages/ $30 without 
Minimum of 5 preregistered by October 26th for session to run.

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What the Prop?? Informative Workshop

(Rescheduled) November 12th 5:30-7pm

Blocks, straps, bolsters, chairs and more O MY! 
What are we supposed to do with these???
Thanks to Guruji BKS Iyengar, the use of props in yoga works to make practitioners more aware of their body, its flexibility, alignment & improves the overall experience in a yoga practice.
Props are NOT a crutch as many people believe they are an assist and bring you deeper into asanas/poses in a more safe and effective way.
In this practical, insightful, innovative & fun workshop we will explore the use of various props in yoga poses & practice, including looking at some props that are not all that common. Participants will learn to create space, deepen the poses & improve their practice.
This informative workshop is for ANYONE who practices, wants to practice or teaches yoga.
$35 ($25 for one-year class package holders) 
Workshop presented by Nicole Hayman-Sherman ERYT-500, YACEP. CEUS available.

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