with Gillian Barksdale Saturday at 2pm
Come see how the Yoga Rope Wall can help alleviate back pain and tension. We will practice poses on the Rope Wall that will help to lengthen the spine and release compression, strengthen back and abdominal muscles, and soothe spinal strain to encourage relaxation of the back muscles.
All levels welcome.
Saturday, June 2
limited to 18
$30 for everyone
VIP members save an extra 10%
A certified Iyengar Yoga instructor who began her yoga practice in 1996, Gillian teaches with clear and precise verbal and visual instructions, and brings a sense of joy and humor to the class.
with Kim Schaefer Tuesdays at 6:15pm
Heal unresolved issues that are present in your body and mind.
Develop your toolbox for calm amidst all the changing circumstances of life. iRest is an evidence-based meditation practice that helps alleviate insomnia, anxiety, fear, and depression. This 6 week iRest course will teach you a practice to help you relax deeply, release stress, increase resiliency, improve your interpersonal relationships, and provide you with greater mastery and control in your life. A workbook and other resources will be provided for your continued practice after the series.
June 5-July 10
September 25-October 30
Tuesdays at 6:15-7:30pm
6 week series
in the Chakras Room
VIP members save 10%
Meet Kim Schaefer
Kim is a level 2 iRest teacher-in-training and has had consistent meditation practice since 2008. Her clear and encouraging teaching style make yoga and meditation accessible to anyone seeking to know more about the practice and about themselves.
with Collette Hill Saturday at 1:30pm
Grow your practice and explore advanced postures and transitions in this one-day workshop intensive! We will flow through a vinyasa sequence mindfully designed to prepare the body for challenging heart openers and twists which we will break down workshop-style.
While you should have yoga experience, you need not be an advanced practitioner to attend this workshop.
Saturday, June 9
in the Lotus Room
Min 4, Max 20 students
VIP Members save an extra 10%
Collette, E-RYT500 discovered yoga as a compliment to her breath and body work while majoring in Acting. She strives to practice with intention- both on the mat and off! For her, this means moving with an open mind, a happy heart, and compassion for herself and others.
with Kim Schaeffer 11am-1pm Sundays
Join us to support a local charity each month!
An atmosphere of play and practice awaits you! Join Kim in this 2 hour group practice where we have the time and space to prepare the body for more advanced poses.
Please join us if you are comfortable with inversions, can push up into full wheel unassisted, and if you feel at ease honoring your limits and observing a challenging pose unfold.
The intention of this group practice is to come together with the larger Austin yoga community to share tips and tricks, laughter and good company as we intelligently work the physical body.
Kim has a gift for guiding her students through the hard work and challenge of asana practice with laughter and humility. Her clear and encouraging teaching style allows even those new to yoga to feel supported and motivated. Her love for teaching is demonstrated in her warm, caring and approachable nature. Kim has been teaching yoga since 2006.
with Austin School of Yoga Graduates 10 to 11 a.m. Saturdays
JOIN THE AUSTIN SCHOOL OF YOGA GRADUATES
in a once a month donation based class! These newly certified yoga teachers will guide you in an all levels class to culminate their program studies. Donations will benefit a charity of the teacher's choosing.
Cash donation only please.
March 17: Margaret Hover
April 14: Molly Routt
May 13: Emily Krol
June 16: Cindy Crawford
with Nicolle Neill Jensen, Anna Gieselman Saturday + Sunday at 12pm
Sacred Sounds: Exploring Mantra and Song with special musical guest: Nicolle Neill Jensen
Discover the healing art of sound. Current research shows that chanting induces relaxation by lowering the heart rate and slowing the breath. Join special guest, Nicolle Jensen, for an afternoon of music, chanting, and mantras from Yoga, Buddhism, and other contemplative traditions. Together we settle the heart and mind, train our breathing and heartbeats to each other, and weave our voices into a beautiful tapestry of sound in a warm and welcoming community space. Come experience the powerful vibrations.
Saturday, June 16
in the Studio
PLUS! Join CHF yoga instructor Anna Gieselman for a special yoga class set to live music by Nicolle Neill Jensen
Sunday, June 17
in the Studio
Nicolle NEILL Jensen is a professional musician and yoga teacher who travels the world sharing a love of sound, movement, introspection, storytelling, and meditation through retreats, workshops, and classes. She is a 500-hour certified Prajna Yoga teacher, an accomplished Balkan Folk singer and percussionist, and has been a guest with electronic musical acts such as Desert Dwellers and Spyder. This is her second visit to Austin, we recommend signing up in advance!
with Jill Birt Tuesdays + Thursdays at 12pm
Prepare Yourself for the Transition to Motherhood
The curriculum of PREPARED utilizes the Yoga practices of mindfulness, meditation, and movement intertwined with the knowledge and experience Jill holds as a labor and delivery nurse. You will gain a deeper understanding of your body and the process of labor, both scientifically and energetically. The course also includes prenatal yoga to support your body's changing and upcoming needs while being appropriately gentle and safe for you and your baby.
Questions? Email email@example.com
JUNE 19-JULY 12
Tuesdays and Thursdays
4 week program, 2x/wk
in the Studio
Min 4, Max 12 students
$200 before June 1
$225 after June 1
Open to members & non-members. Sign up in May for early bird pricing. Sorry, no additional member discounts.
About Jill Birt
The PREPARED Childbirth Course was founded by Yogi, Mother, and Registered Nurse, Jill Birt. Prior to stepping full time into teaching yoga, Jill worked as a labor and delivery nurse in Austin, TX for 15 years. She believes the mind, body, and spirit connection is a vital component to support your whole self through pregnancy, labor, delivery, and motherhood.
with Anna and Colleen 12 to 2 p.m. Sunday
Anna and Colleen workshops explore an integrated approach to wellness throughout the year. In each session, we will explore the 5 element theory of Chinese Medicine within the context of our yoga practice. You will learn the location of the Chinese meridians, their relevance to your health and how to tailor your yoga practice to support your body during the changes of each season. Additionally, we will discuss the roles that nutrition and emotions play in the overall vitality of your body.
Each Workshop is held on a Sunday, Noon-2pm
Future Dates and Themes
Meet Anna and Colleen