With Christmas fast approaching, stress levels can rise. Take a much needed yoga, breathwork or Kirtan break this week. You might even make or buy a Christmas gift while you’re at the yoga studio.
Monday, December 9: Change your life through your breath with Master Breathwork Facilitator Christian De La Huerta tonight at Kindness Yoga’s Hilltop location. Dress comfortably for this breath practice, and bring your yoga mat, a blanket and a pillow.
Tuesday, December 10: Missed last night’s Soulful Breathwork session or want more? Ally Baker offers this breathwork every Tuesday night at Kindness Yoga Hilltop.
Wednesday, December 11: Treat yourself to an early Christmas gift and get your Denver Chant Fest tickets now. The line-up for this Valentine’s weekend event includes Dave Stringer, Jason Crandell, MC Yogi and Rusty Wells, along with other national and local kirtan leaders and yoga teachers.
Thursday, December 12: Yoga teacher and artist Una Viggiani offers her artwork and prints at 20% off tonight at Kindness Yoga on South Broadway. Go for just the Holiday Art and Print Sale, or take Justin Kaliszewski’s Outlaw Yoga class while you’re there.
Friday, December 13: In celebration of BKS Iyengar’s 95th birthday, Senior Iyengar Teacher Nancy Stechert offers a weekend of workshops at the Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver. The workshops begin tonight and continue through Sunday early afternoon.
Chant along with Tom Fuhrmann tonight at the Maha Kirtan at Mile Hi Church in Lakewood. Or, if you’re looking for something a little different, join the Karma Yoga Center Teacher Trainees for Hindu Deity Dinner Theatre. Enjoy vegetarian Indian cuisine while learning more about the gods and goddesses of the Hindu and yoga tradition. Reservations recommended.
Saturday, December 14: Turn upside down this afternoon at Lisa Schlelein’s inversion workshop at Karma Yoga Center, or at Therese Chavez’s “Check Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself” workshop at Vital Yoga in the Highlands.
Let go of holiday stress at the Relax, Heal and Restore workshop with Steve Abel this afternoon at Asana Studio in Olde Town Arvada. Or connect to your joy in the Joy Practice at Kosha Yoga Center in Littleton.
Relax to the sounds of singing bowls at this evening’s sound healing concerts at Root Yoga Center and Asana Studio. Or make a mala, for yourself or a gift, at The River. Start with the complimentary yoga class before the workshop.
Sunday, December 15: Join Hansa at Prana Yoga and Ayurveda Mandala for an all day exploration of the Bhagavad Gita.
No matter your yoga style and level, there’s a workshop for you this afternoon! Una Viggiani offers Yoga and Art at Karma Yoga Center. She’ll guide you through a vinyasa practice and making a crystal chakra sun catcher. Sign up with a friend or on your own for Nadja Tizer and Cara Davis’ Partner Yoga Workshop at Harmony Yoga. Enjoy this combination of partner stretching, Thai Massage and acrobatics. Settle into longer holds to work the connective tissue of the body in Rachel Bowen and Sarah Griisser’s Yin Yoga workshop at The Yoga Mat. Want to be empowered for the holidays? Join intuitive coach and “Joyologist” Maureen McNamara at Vital Yoga Highlands for “Naughty or Nice? How Will You Behave This Holiday?”