Wishing you love and blissful yoga practices in this Valentine's Day week!
Monday, February 10: Catch up on your sleep now—you won’t want to miss a moment of this weekend’s Denver Chant Fest! There’s still time to get your tickets online, and tickets for single workshops and Kirtans will be available at the event.
Tuesday, February 11: Join Im’Unique United for tonight’s free yoga class at Wings Over the Rockies. Be sure to arrive early to get your mat space.
Wednesday, February 12: Harmony Yoga now offers a Wednesday afternoon Adaptive Movement Therapy class for people with disabilities. Instructor Georginne Bakalis combines Gyrokinesis®, Tai Chi and Yoga principles with assisted stretching in this class.
Thursday, February 13: Partner yoga, Thai massage, wine, and chocolate. If space is still available, treat your partner to tonight’s Principle-Based Partner Yoga™ workshop with Lara Barber at Cherry Creek’s Yoga Pod.
Friday, February 14: Denver Chant Fest begins! California yoga teachers and musicians Govind Das and Radha guide the Valentine’s evening yoga class. The incomparable C.C. White leads the first Kirtan before M.C. Yogi takes the stage. Stay late and dance with DJ Taz and the Club Divine After Party Dancing.
If you’re not attending Denver Chant Fest, why not check out Karma Yoga Center’s sound healing and mantra meditation event with Dev Darshan? Or get out of the city for a Valentine’s Day Partnering Yoga Class, complete with candlelight and chocolates, at Studio Anjali at The Westin in Avon.
Saturday, February 15: Denver Chant Fest promises to be amazing! There’s yoga today with nationally known teachers Pete Guinosso, Rusty Wells and Jason Crandell, and the list doesn’t end there. There’s Kirtan with Sean Johnson and the Wild Lotus Band, Govind Das and Radha, Deepak and the Breath of Life Tribe, Jai Uttal and more. Don’t have a ticket? Check out the free Wellness classes, including this afternoon’s “Symbolism of Hindu and Buddhist Deities and their Relevance Today” with Manoj and Jyothi Chalam and tonight’s Ecstatic Dance with Rhythm Sanctuary.
Check out the great yoga options for this Saturday afternoon. No matter what your level of yoga practice, learn to use a chair as a prop at Denise Johnson’s workshop at the Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver. Adriane Anile presents a Yin Yoga Workshop: Heal the Issues in Your Tissues at Karma Yoga Center. Deepen Your Connections with Michelle Lee Weldon and April Glaser’s partner yoga and heart-opening asana workshop at Root Yoga Center. Or join Mudra Yoga Studio co-owner Tracey Lanham for her Ocean Deep Slow Flow Workshop: Immersion into Bliss. Tracey’s workshop includes a mindful flow practice, deep stretching, journaling, breathwork and visualization, all with the aim of moving you into deep joy.
Awaken Denver presents the Open Hearts Club, an evening of partner yoga, partner flying and Thai massage. Instructors Jen Cameron and Yuki Tsuji-Hoening are both certified AcroYoga instructors.
Check out the Full Moon Meditation with Katie Smith tonight at Vital Yoga in Golden. Or try Yoga in the Dark—Anahata Chakra with Jackie Salzillo at Golden’s Asana Studio. Wear white or neon clothing for this blacklight practice, and Jackie will provide the glow sticks.
Sunday, February 16: Denver Chant Fest hosts a free Hindustani Sitar Concert this morning. The Chant Fest yoga workshops continue with some of Denver’s favorite yoga teachers accompanied by local musicians. The Kirtan this morning is not-to-be-missed, with Dave Stringer and Donny De Lory. If you’re not ready for Chant Fest to end, stick around for Flower of Power, the Post Festival Yoga Workshop with Rusty Wells.
Whole Yoga hosts Improv for Mindful Living this afternoon. Instructor Amy Angelilli is a regular performer at Voodoo Comedy Playhouse and Bovine Metropolis Theater. Cole Schlam begins a 5 week Yoga Fundamentals Series, Level 2 at Mudra Yoga Studio. Or move from Basic to Breakthrough and learn the 8 limb pose with Suzanne Hauserman at Asana Studio.