Enjoy this week’s free classes to celebrate National Yoga Month, workshops to dive deeper into your yoga practice, and opportunities to give back to both the Denver and yoga communities.
Wednesday, September 11: Want freedom from tight hips? Check out Cherryl Leone’s workshop this evening at Yama Yoga Village. Or make the drive to Lyons for the first annual Give Back Yoga Seeds of Service event. This community dinner supports Give Back Yoga’s goal to distribute Mindful Yoga Therapy toolkits to 10,000 veterans. Attend the dinner for $108.00, or just make a donation.
Thursday, September 12: Kaiser Permanente’s LiveWell at Work Month features Yoga on the Square at lunchtime today. CorePower’s Brooke McManus leads this class on Larimer Square, and the first 50 participants get free yoga mats.
Breathing consciously can help us release the blocks to our authentic and expansive lives. Join Ally Baker for her Soulful Breathwork group session at Kindness Yoga’s Hilltop location tonight.
Friday, September 13: Unwind from your workweek with the sounds of the gong at Dev Darshan’s Sound Healing event this evening at Karma Yoga Center. Bring a friend or make a one at Partner Yoga Playtime with Amy Baglan at Samadhi Center for Yoga and Meditation. Samadhiyoga.net Or join Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver teachers Dana Hanizeski and Angie Woyar for their free workshop “inspired by their first trip to India.”
Saturday, September 14: The Oxford Club spa is offering free community vinyasa yoga classes every Saturday morning during this National Yoga Month. Space is limited, and be sure to bring your own mat. As an added bonus, yoga guests are invited to enjoy the fitness center and eucalyptus steam rooms.
Learn about Kindness Hot Yoga in this morning’s posture clinic with Alya Howe at the Hilltop location.
There are two opportunities to deepen your backbends this afternoon, the first with Donita and Gary Reitze’s workshop this afternoon at Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver. Or head to the hills for a Vinyasa & Backbending Workshop at Avon’s Studio Anjali. This workshop is taught by Ty Landrum, advanced Ashtanga practitioner and a leading instructor at Richard Freeman’s Yoga Workshop in Boulder.
Kristine Whittle and Jeremy Wolf take you on a Restorative/Nidra Odyssey this afternoon at Vital Yoga Highlands. If you’re a new mom, check out Brooke Lewis’ Body after Baby: A Postnatal Yoga Workshop at Harmony Yoga. Explore how past lives influence your current life in a facilitated journey with Sandy Kline at Asana Studio in Olde Town Arvada. Be sure to bring your journal for this one. Asana Studio hosts Matthew Kocel’s Sonic Temple in the evening.
Support the Gathering Place, Denver’s daytime drop-in center for homeless and impoverished women, children and transgendered individuals, at the Yoga For a Cause - Grand Finale! This evening’s event at Kindness Yoga’s Hilltop location includes yoga with Tricia Heimbach and live music by Solomoon. Stay after class for snacks, Thai mini massages, a photo booth and shopping opportunities. Tickets are just $12 and 70% directly to the Gathering Place.
Sunday, September 15: Join Yoga on the Steps at Cheesman Park this morning to raise awareness for Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s education and support resources. This one-hour outdoor yoga class is led by Philadelphia teacher Jennifer Schelter, with live music by Yvette. The event includes a healthy living expo along with yoga for kids, provided by Kids Yoga Guide.
Ready to learn even more about Hot Yoga? Check out the Kindness Hot Yoga LEVEL UP! Workshop with Alya Howe this morning at the Hilltop location. Register early and don’t forget to bring water! Or Spend two Sunday afternoons experiencing Vedic mantras and chanting with Vedic priest Santosh at Harmony Yoga.