Introduce a friend to yoga at one of this week’s many free classes.
Monday, April 28: Check out the free yoga class from Im’Unique United this evening at Civic Center Park. Be sure to arrive by 5:30 to get signed in and get your mat space. Or begin a 4-week Seasonal Cleansing Gentle Detox Program with Nutrition Lifestyle Coach Susan Kimball tonight at Harmony Yoga. The program includes a nutrition plan and either one month of unlimited yoga or one free 2014 workshop. harmony-yoga.com
Tuesday, April 29: There’s more free yoga from Im’Unique United, with a class this evening at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. Arrive by 6:00 for this one.
Wednesday, April 30: Harmony Yoga offers a lunchtime Gyrokinesis® Movement Series with Georginne Bakalis. This circular movement system combines yoga with dance, gymnastics, tai chi, dance and swimming. Work on strength and balance in this 4-week series, focusing this week on the core, feet and hands.
Thursday, May 1: Do you have mobility restrictions? A 5-week Chair Yoga Series with Lisa Eller Davis begins this morning at Harmony Yoga.
Longtime meditation practitioner and teacher Barry Gillespie presents the last session of The Ten Parmis—A Map to Enlightenment at Asana Studio. Join this gathering for a dharma talk and discussion, along with time to meditate, on loving kindness and equanimity. All experience levels are welcome.
Friday, May 2: Senses of the Soul (SOS) author GuruMeher presents a weekend of workshops in the Denver area. Join him at Kundalini Yoga Denver for SOS: How to Turn Emotion into Devotion. GuruMeher presents additional workshops tomorrow in Boulder and Sunday in Parker, and you’ll get a discount if you sign up for all three.
Samadhi Center for Yoga & Meditation offers The Power of Compassionate Touch with Elysabeth Williamson, founder of Principle-Based Partner Yoga™. Take the entire weekend workshop or just this evening’s introduction to learn about giving and receiving healing touch. The workshop focuses on Assisting and Adjust Postures and Moving Beyond Duality tomorrow. Experience aerial poses and partner inversions on Sunday morning. Open to yoga teachers and serious students.
Saturday, May 3: Go farming at the Denver Green School Community Farm with Vital Yoga. Join them for a morning tour and a few hours of planting and sowing. Stay for the optional lunch. All proceeds from this event go to Sprouts City Farm to support Denver Green School.
The Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver offers Yoga for Athletes and Outdoor Enthusiasts with Angie Woyar this afternoon. This workshop prepares you for your warm weather outdoor activities, whether hiking or biking, golfing or gardening.
Deeply relax at Makaan Burt’s Restorative Hot Stone Yoga workshop this afternoon at Asana Studio in Olde Town Arvada. Experience restorative yoga poses with warm massage stones used on points of healing, all to live music. Space is limited so sign up early.
Endorphin SOBO presents a Rocket Yoga Level I Master Class with David Kyle, owner of the Ashtanga Yoga Puerto Rico Shala. Join David tonight to experience this non-traditional Ashtanga Yoga practice based on the primary and secondary series.
Sunday, May 4: The 9Health Fair includes free yoga in addition to the wide range of free and low cost health screenings this morning at the Colorado Convention Center. Check out the 9Health Fair — Yoga Open to participate in one of the dozens of beginner, all-level and specialty yoga and wellness classes. The Yoga Open features teachers from many Denver yoga studios and health clubs along with Denver Parks and Recreation.
Looking for an afternoon workshop? Explore Ancient Scripture: The Bhagavad Gita with Cindy Lusk this afternoon at Root Yoga Center. If you’re new to yoga, sign up for the Yoga 101 Series with Patrick Montgomery at Kindness Yoga’s Capitol Hill Studio. Or experience sound healing at Asana Studio in Olde Town Arvada. Practice asana, pranayama, mantra and meditation to the sounds of singing bowls, drums and other percussion instruments.
PhD Candidate Christa Schwind offers Clarity- All levels Asana & Philosophy Workshop at Endorphin City Park this evening. Join her for this yoga class and lecture, plus it’s free for Endorphin members.