During this cold week, make your way to a warm yoga studio for these great yoga events, workshops and special classes.
Monday, January 27: It’s not too late to sign up for the Kindness Yoga New Year Challenge. Take 30 classes between now and February 28 to fill your Challenge Card and be eligible to win prizes including enrollment in Kindness Yoga Teacher Training.
Want to know more about the history and paths of yoga? Join Beth Sanchez for her evening workshop at Samadhi Center for Yoga & Meditation.
Tuesday, January 28: Join Im’Unique this evening for the last free class at the Denver Zoo. Im’Unique’s Illustrating Union Yoga Tour moves to Wings Over the Rockies next week.
Wednesday, January 29: With national yoga favorites like Rusty Wells and Jason Crandell along with Kirtan leaders like Jai Uttal and Dave Stringer presenting, you won’t want to miss this year’s Denver Chant Fest. Buy your tickets for the February 14-16 event now to get the best choice of workshops.
The Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver offers a free yoga class for people in all phases of cancer treatment every Wednesday afternoon. Craig Kurtz leads this restorative class for which no yoga experience is necessary.
Thursday, January 30: Aditi Devi Ma began practicing the South Asian Tantric traditions almost 25 years ago and has practiced in India, Nepal and Tibet. Spend your lunch break meditating with this Tantric scholar at Mudra Yoga Studio. This donation-based class includes the basics of meditation and breathwork.
Friday, January 31: Root Yoga Center hosts Friday Night Yoga Club this week, with Cheryl Deer and Angela Arnold leading the yoga practice. Mantra Matrix provides the live soundtrack for this 75-minute class. Stay after to enjoy healthy snacks, check out the wellness vendors and mingle with other yoga practitioners.
Saturday, February 1: Dru Wllborn offers Kundalini sets and meditations for Self Love this morning at Kundalini Yoga Denver in the Highlands.
What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon than in a yoga workshop? Jonathan Dickstein leads an Inversion Immersion at the Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver, with a primary focus on shoulderstand and headstand. Makaan Burt brings the contemporary history of yoga into asana practice with his workshop on the T. Krishnamacharaya Story at Asana Studio in Olde Town Arvada. Or join Jenny Domingue and Susanne Hoogwater for Relax into your Vision at Littleton Yoga Center. You’ll be guided through a gentle yoga practice and relaxation exercises to prepare your mind and body for connecting with your inner vision, after which you’ll create a personal vision map.
Make Your Own Mala this evening at Karma Yoga Center, under the guidance of Tibet Import’s Sarita Shrestha. Sarita provides the beads and the instruction, along with the meaning of the stones and a Vedic Astrology reading.
Sunday, February 2: The River’s Katy Rowe teaches this morning’s yoga class at R.Y.B.L: Run, Yoga, Breathe, Laugh. The River provides the free Sunday morning yoga classes all month at these Lululemon events in Cherry Creek.
If you’re new to yoga, two studios offer a beginner’s series starting this afternoon. Patrick Montgomery presents the 6-week series Yoga 101 at Kindness Yoga in Capitol Hill. Michelle Lee teaches the 4-week Building Blocks of Yoga at Samadhi Center for Yoga & Meditation.