Happy Mother’s Day and yoga week!
Monday, May 5: Enjoy two free yoga classes with Im’Unique United this week. Start this evening with the Illustrating Union Yoga Tour stop at Civic Center Park, and be sure to arrive by 5:30 p.m.
Tuesday, May 6: The second of the Illustrating Yoga Tour stops is at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science this and every Tuesday evening in May. Arrive by 6:00 p.m. to get your mat space for this popular free class.
Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner and Doula Helgrid Randolph presents a Tuesday night Ayurvedic Goddess Series at Harmony Yoga. Learn about Ayurvedic techniques for pregnancy, birth and beyond. Attend the entire 3-week series or drop-in for one class.
Thursday, May 8: ONE Yoga continues their Thursday Night Lecture Series tonight with Inversions & Arm Balances. If your yoga practice includes crow, join Channing Grivas for variations of the pose along with headstand and handstand.
Friday, May 9: Check out the Pranic Breathing workshop and Pranayama Intensive with Darren Main this weekend at Kindness Yoga Hilltop. Start tonight with the Pranic Breathing workshop to experience a simple technique to let go of the blocks that restrict the flow of your life energy. Join Darren for his Saturday and Sunday Pranayama Intensive to experience complete breath, alternate nostril breathing and ocean breathing. You’ll also learn about breath retention and the bandhas. Get a discounted rate for tonight’s Pranic Breathing session by registering for the entire weekend.
Open Sky Events hosts three events this weekend with Jivamukti Yoga teacher Carolyn Yates, owner of Studio Bija Yoga in Paonia, Colorado. Check out Carolyn’s workshop, Chakra Vinyasa: Opening Magical Doorways of Perception this evening at Warrior Academy Yoga. She’ll guide you through asana, chant and reflection. Sign up for all three of her classes to get a discount.
Karen DeMarco presents Bhakti Shakti Kirtan tonight and the second Friday of each month at Samadhi Center for Yoga & Meditation. The Bhakti Shakti Band also provides the live soundtrack for Jeremy Wolf’s Candlelight Vinyasa Class. Devki Desai offers a weekend of asana and pranayama practices at the Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver beginning this evening. Or relax with Sound Healing: Mantra Meditation and the Gong with Dev Darshan at Karma Yoga Center.
Saturday, May 10: Check out one of these great workshops this afternoon. Transform Your Stress with Office Yoga Author Darren Zeer at Asana Studio this afternoon. Join Darrin for partner and restorative yoga as well as meditation and laughter. Rest and rejuvenate with Heather Lindemann’s Spring Renewal: Restorative and Yoga Nidra at Mudra Yoga Studio. Experience Gyrokinesis with Georginne Bakalis at Harmony Yoga. Build your poses from the ground up with Sara Cook’s “mind. body. sole.” Workshop at The Freyja Project. Or join Carolyn Yates for the second of her two weekend workshops around town. You can join her at The River this afternoon for Becoming the Jivanmukta – Yoga for Liberation.
Raise your vibration tonight at Root Yoga Center with Journey to the Spirit, Sacred Sound Healing for the Body and Soul. Claudia Ingraham uses singing bowls to reduce your stress, clear your chakras and improve your concentration.
Sunday, May 11: Celebrate Mother’s Day with a yoga workshop. Carolyn Yates wraps up her Denver weekend workshops with Mother Love: Communing with the Mother Goddess to Nurture Ourselves at The Freyja Project. If you’re new to yoga, Asana Studio offers their monthly Beginner Workshops in Golden and Arvada. Tap into your creativity at Yoga and Art with Una: Painting May Flowers with Una Viggiani at Karma Yoga Center. Relax with Restorative Yoga and Sound Meditation led by Indigo Stray Conger at Littleton Yoga Center. Or check out Quiet Your Head and Turn Up Your Life! Improv for Mindful Living at Whole Yoga. Amy Angelilli, a regular performer at Bovine Metropolis Theater and Voodoo Comedy Playhouse, leads the improvisational theater games and the fun.