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Workshops, Series and Special Classes

Summertime Evening Pilates Mat Series

With Whitney Speer Mondays June 12 – July 31   7:30 – 8:30  PM

Drop-ins welcome.  $22 or a class from your card.

Pilates Mat blends yoga, body strengthening exercises and stretching to align and balance all of the muscle groups creating a stronger, leaner and more flexible body. The class includes deep breathing techniques, flowing, precise movements geared to strengthen the core including the seat, stomach, inner thighs, and pelvic floor. Pilates Mat can lead to improved posture, reduced back pain, as well as increased flexibility and mobility in all the joints.  Beginners welcome.

Sorry, no refunds or make ups for missed classes in this series.

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Shree Community Field Trip:  Garden Tour, Hakonechloa Grass Meditation, and Lunch

Silas Mountsier’s private Nutley garden — featuring hidden garden rooms, a clumping grove of bamboo, geometric hornbeams cut into rectangular pillars, a huge sweep, some 10,000 Japanese forest grasses, a hill of liriope, and nearly 180 outdoor art objects.  We will tour the garden, meditate there, enjoy lunch and being together in community and beauty.  See a video of the garden here.

  • Date: Sunday, June 25th 10:30 am
  • Bring: A towel or small mat to sit on the grass for a 15 minute meditation
  • Carpool: Meet at the Shree back parking lot at 9:50AM.  Or, meet us there at 10:30 sharp.
  • Lunch: Salad with chicken kebabs, humus. A Vegetarian option of roasted vegetables with salad and humus is available upon request no later than June 19.  Email Josie if you want the veg option: josie_ko1@me.com
  • Where: Silas Mountsier Garden, 205 Rutgers Place, Nutely, NJ.
  • Charge: $45 includes garden tour and admission, Hakonechloa grass meditation, lunch, water, tax & gratuity.
  • Sign up and pay by June 19.  No refunds or further registrations after June 23 as we will have committed to the restaurant for your meal rain or shine.  Limited to the first 26 people who sign up.
  • $45

Yoga Spa

Gentle Yoga, Massage, Reiki & Aromatherapy

With Chaya Spencer and Karyn Petersen  Sunday, July 9 4:00 – 5:30 PM

$60

Limited to 10 students  

Join us for a private group session like no other.  Limited to ten students, this unique approach aims at healing through profound relaxation and gentle hands on movement and energy work. Your candlelit session occurs in three in-place phases:

  • Yoga: a customized, gentle practice
  • Restorative Yoga: with Aromatherapy to increase relaxation
  • Massage and Reiki: with massage therapist and Reiki Master Karyn Peterson during the restorative and shavasana segments.

Each phase will move you deeper into a state of profound relaxation where healing can occur. Participants leave feeling refreshed and rejuvenated.

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Shree Yoga Book Group

Sunday, July 16  4:00 – 6:00 pm

No charge

We are reading “Traveling Mercies,” by Anne Lamott.  The New York Times states, “Even at her most serious, she never takes herself or her spirituality too seriously…Lamott is a narrator who has relished and soaked up the details of her existence, equally of mirth and devastation, spirit and grief, and spilled them onto her pages.”   Even if you cannot attend the meeting, you may want to read the book. Feel free to bring a snack or beverage to share (but absolutely not necessary) and a mug for tea (hot water and tea bags will be provided).  Please let us know if you’re coming by emailing BookClub@ShreeYoga.com 

We encourage you to come with your ideas and recommendations for future readings.  This new activity is another way to be enriched by our special community.  We look forward to your participation.  If you are not able to join us this time, but wish to be added to our mailing list for future notices, feel free to sign up.

Monthly Melt: Melt Your Whole Body in 90 Minutes

With Jill Slater, Friday July 29  6:00- 7:30  PM

$35 Reservations required.

 

 

Once a month we are offering The Monthly Melt, a 90 minute class designed to give your entire body a deep and thorough massage. We will use MELT techniques and tools to release chronic tension and tightness in the fascia and muscles.  Working systematically through various areas of the body, Jill will lead us through a series of simple movements using MELT therapy balls and a specialized foam roller. This method helps bring your body back to a more ideal state by directly enhancing body awareness, releasing and re-hydrating connective tissue, and quieting the nervous system. No prior yoga experience needed.  Suitable for all body types and ages.  Balls and rollers will be provided for your use.  Bring a yoga mat and water.   As seen on Dr. Oz.

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Monthly Melt: Melt Your Whole Body in 90 Minutes

With Jill Slater, Friday September 8 6:00- 7:30  PM

$35  Reservations required.

Once a month we are offering The Monthly Melt, a 90 minute class designed to give your entire body a deep and thorough massage. We will use MELT techniques and tools to release chronic tension and tightness in the fascia and muscles.  Working systematically through various areas of the body, Jill will lead us through a series of simple movements using MELT therapy balls and a specialized foam roller. This method helps bring your body back to a more ideal state by directly enhancing body awareness, releasing and re-hydrating connective tissue, and quieting the nervous system. No prior yoga experience needed.  Suitable for all body types and ages.  Balls and rollers will be provided for your use.  Bring a yoga mat and water.   As seen on Dr. Oz.

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Learn Neelakantha Deep Meditation 

A Foundational Course for a Lifetime of Natural Easeful Meditation

With Elizabeth Doberneck, Saturday and Sunday afternoons June 16 and 17

A profoundly effective practice of deep meditation governed by the principle of effortlessness Neelakantha Meditation allows anyone to glide easefully inside to experience deep states of restfulness and to access the source-place of insight, creativity and healing.  Many people who have struggled to meditate in the past are delighted to find how smoothly and deeply they are able to meditate after learning this method.

It begins with two sessions of in-person individual instruction after which you will be fully equipped with the technique and understanding to practice on your own. You will then receive eighteen months of further guidance and support to help you establish and deepen your practice.  Monthly group meditation meetings led by Elizabeth also offer the opportunity to practice and study in the company of others.  Click here for more information.

 

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Monthly Melt: Melt Your Whole Body in 90 Minutes

With Jill Slater, Friday October 6th 6:00- 7:30  PM

$35  Reservations required.

Once a month we are offering The Monthly Melt, a 90 minute class designed to give your entire body a deep and thorough massage. We will use MELT techniques and tools to release chronic tension and tightness in the fascia and muscles.  Working systematically through various areas of the body, Jill will lead us through a series of simple movements using MELT therapy balls and a specialized foam roller. This method helps bring your body back to a more ideal state by directly enhancing body awareness, releasing and re-hydrating connective tissue, and quieting the nervous system. No prior yoga experience needed.  Suitable for all body types and ages.  Balls and rollers will be provided for your use.  Bring a yoga mat and water.   As seen on Dr. Oz.

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Friday Night Yoga Nidra

With Jackie Owen, Friday, June 2nd  6:30- 8:00  PM

$22 or a class from your card. No reservations needed.

Finish the work week with a relaxing yoga practice.   We will begin with 45 minutes of gentle yoga, slowly and mindfully stretching the body while incorporating the awareness of breath.  Moving with the breath, we’ll release the tension of the week helping you to relax and unwind.  The gentle movement will prepare you for an extended 45 minute Yoga Nidra practice.  Yoga Nidra, or “yogic sleep” is a guided meditation for deep relaxation that turns off “fight or flight” and turns on the relaxation response, the body’s natural healing state.  It is a systematic method of complete relaxation and peace not only for the physical body but for the deeper emotional and mental systems.  Experience deep calm, quiet and clarity as it relaxes you at every level of your being so you feel a sense of wholeness.

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