Events and Workshops

Posture Labs with Cindy Phillips
…Refine your practice 

Posture labs are designed to deepen your knowledge of various poses.  We will study the anatomy involved with selected poses then move on to precise foundation and alignment techniques.  Included will be helpful modifications and variations you can use in your home practice.
This is in-depth instruction that typically is not offered in a regularly weekly yoga class.

The Line-up:
March 6th – Backbends
March 20th – Hip Openers and Twists

When: Every other Wednesday starting Feb 7th
Where: IYS studio
Investment:  $30 per class

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Being Today Yin Yoga with Dianne Harris
… Courage For Life

Being Today Yin Yoga is a provocative exploration for getting to know how you really think and feel.  We will harness the power of vocabulary, contemplation, the energy system (meridians & acupuncture points) of Chinese medicine, gentle movement and yin yoga to bring light to our inner landscape.

In this multi-faceted 2-hour workshop (a different Being Today will be shared each year!), we will explore COURAGE FOR LIFE. In the spirit of inquiry, we use the perception of words and the quietude of Yin Yoga for self-discovery.  Detailed handout included.

Discover words, discover meaning, discover yourself, discover life.  Get more from your yoga!

When:  Wednesday, Feb 28th  *  1-3pm
Where:  IYS Studio
Investment: $40

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Sunset Hoop Beach Flow Workshop with Paige

Join us as we launch our first ever Hoop Beach Flow Class!

This introductory class is designed for ALL LEVELS to learn some basic techniques of hooping and explore our bodies’ unique expression of movement through unstructured practice and play. Let your inner child come out to play and join us for one hour of fun and exploration while taking in the ocean air and soft, white sand beneath our feet.

*Hoops provided (limited supply-bring your own if you have one!)
*Bring a towel or blanket.

When: Thursday, Feb 29th  *  5:30-6:30pm
Where:  ON THE BEACH at the end of Magnolia Drive
Investment: $25

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Yoga Nidra with Paige

Yoga Nidra or yogic sleep  promotes deep rest and relaxation. Paige will facilitate a guided meditation including, Sankulpa (intention), body scan, mindful breathing, and visualization followed by a crystal singing bowl sound bath to cultivate a greater sense of wholeness and well-being. Come join us in this sacred practice.

Offered once a month!
All Levels welcome.

When: Monday, March 4th  *  6:30-7:30pm
Where:  IYS Studio
Investment:  $25

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Soothing New Moon Yoga with Paige

New Moons are associated with new beginnings which can unearth excitement and also uncertainty. Come join us as we harness the cooling lunar “yin” energy that brings forth regeneration and rejuvenation.

Paige will guide you through a 60 minute soothing, gentle yoga flow moon salutation followed by a new moon “intention setting” guided meditation using crystal singing bowls. Journaling materials provided.

When:
March 10th  *  6-7:30pm
April 9th  *  6-7:30pm
Where: IYS Studio
Investment: $35  (drop-ins welcome with Venmo or cash)

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Good Night Yin with Dianne Harris
… Breath of Life

Good Night Yin Yoga is not just for sleep, it is an EMBODIMENT practice. A guide to peace for relieving all types of unrest. It’s your gateway to deep healing. Interweaving yin yoga with enhancement practices brings a new juiciness and depth to yin yoga.

In this 2-hour workshop (a different GNY will be shared each year!), we will explore the SACRED BREATH within the components of the Good Night Yin practice model. Good Night Yin is a carefully crafted medley to bring you to a place of rest and refuge.  It has three distinct components:  Release, Yin Shapes & Drifting.  In BREATH OF LIFE you will discover new things about your breath as your connection to life itself.  We will layer in breath practices and specific enhancement methods to deepen your inner experience, to re-establish your connection to and enjoyment of your precious and nourishing breath.   Detailed handout included.

Get ready for body, heart and mind tranquility.  Get more from your yoga!!

When:  Monday, March 11th  *  5:30-7:30pm
Where:  IYS Studio
Investment:  $40

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Full Moon Beach Yoga
…facilitated by Paige Phelps

The full moon is a wonderful opportunity to let go of what is no longer serving us to create space for all that is in our highest and best. 

Join us  on the beach for this unique and sacred experience! We will begin with a 60 minute slow flow yoga sequence designed for ALL LEVELS. Following the flow will be a 30 minute letting go ceremony and manifestation guided meditation using crystal singing bowls to deepen your connection to the healing energy of the moon.  Journaling materials provided.

Meet at the beach NOT at the studio.
Parking available at the studio and on Magnolia Drive.
Bring a towel or blanket as your mat.

When:
March 24th  *  6-7:30pm
April 23rd  *  6:30-8pm
Where:  ON THE BEACH at the end of Magnolia Drive   **In the event of inclement weather the class will be moved indoors at the studio.
Investment: $30  (drop-ins welcome with Venmo or cash)

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Insight Yoga – Wise Intention and Yin Yoga
with Dianne Harris

Insight Yoga Institute * (founded by Sarah & Ty Powers) blends yoga, Buddhism & psychology in a gentle and rich way.

In this experiential and educational workshop we will hear about Wise Intention, part of the Buddhist practices of the 8 Noble truths.  Then, in our practice time together we will mingle the teachings with Yin Yoga shapes and inner practices to enliven body, heart and mind.  The Yin poses, which tug on the meridians of Chinese medicine, will be poses that have emotional and energetic qualities related to Wise Intention.  Bringing this all together in one practice brings a richness beyond measure.

You will receive a handout on this information, so that you can dive into our practice time together, knowing that you will have this information to take away with you.  Get more from your yoga!

* Dianne is a 500-hour certified Insight Yoga teacher and 1 of 35 Insight Yoga teachers worldwide endorsed by Sarah Powers.

When:  Wednesday, April 3rd  *  1-3pm
Where:  IYS Studio
Investment:  $40

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Yogalicious
…a sensory experience with Cindy, Stephanie & Karen

Prepare for a sensory experience of movement, sound, smell, and touch.  In Yogalicious you will prepare you body with gentle meditative Yin inspired yoga poses as you bask in the soothing sound-healing of Crystal Singing bowls, Tibetan singing bowls, koshi chimes, drum and more.  To take your experience to the next level, we offer up aromatherapy with custom Essential Oils applied through gentle touch of massage to shoulders, neck and head.  Leave feeling completely nurtured and relaxed.  Ahhhhh… that’s Yogalicious!
Limited to 15 participants.

ALL LEVELS of experience are welcome.  Limited to 15 participants.

When:  TBA
Where:  IYS Studio
Investment:  $45

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Yamuna Body Rolling with Dianne Glass
Roll & Restore

Join Master Yamuna Body Rolling Trainer Dianne Glass for YBR Roll & Restore, a full-body session to relax muscles, tone your body, and melt stress. Yamuna body rolling exercises are a simple, easy-to-learn method using various-sized balls that strengthen, align, and relieve stress to get you moving better.  Our specially designed balls for feet, face, and body feel like magical hands-on adjustments targeting those hard-to-get-at places in the body

YBR helps prevent and heal injuries, aids recovery, and is excellent cross-training for total body wellness and fitness.  Body Rolling is the ultimate self-care tool to keep your body in top form at any age so you can feel better and move ease.

YBR has been integrated into training by the Houston Ballet, Sarasota Ballet, Boston Red Socks MLB, and David Leadbetter Golf Academy – just to name a few!

Dianne Glass has over 30 years of experience as an advanced certified practitioner and teacher trainer in all Yamuna® modalities, including Body Logic, Body Rolling, Foot Fitness, Face Ball, and YBR Hands-on Table treatment. She holds a master’s degree in Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, has been a licensed massage therapist since 1981, and is a licensed esthetician. Dianne is a Sarasota, Florida native.
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When:  TBA
Where:  IYS Studio
Investment:  $45   Limited to 12 participants

All balls will be provided for class and for sale should you want your own set!

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Mala Bead Making Workshop with Cindy
“String Your Intentions”

When:  TBA
Where:  IYS Studio
Investment:  $99

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Restorative Yoga with Hot Stones
… the ultimate in relaxation with Cindy & Jenny

Treat yourself this season to the deeply radiant healing effects of Hot Stones while your body is comfortably supported on blankets, bolsters, and blocks in a Restorative Yoga practice.  Hot Stones have been used around the globe for centuries to promote health and healing including:
~ reduction of stress and anxiety
~ tension release from your body’s tissues
~ improvement of circulation
~ promotes a good nights sleep
~ calming of mind chatter

Cindy and Jenny deliver the most relaxing experience and are at your service!

Limited to 10 participants. 
All levels are welcome… including beginners!

When: TBA *  5:30-7:30pm
Where:  IYS Studio
Investment:  $50

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