Arm Balance Workshop with Jaime Conway

February 18th, 2017 (2pm-4pm)

Instructor demonstrating arm balance poses

Learn to Fly with Jaime Conway! This workshop will encourage you to explore your arm balance practice by incorporating hip opening and strength building in your flow. We will start will a vinyasa flow focusing on core, open shoulders, open hips, balance and strength. The arm balance workshop is accessible to all levels, from those just starting to fly to experienced flyers. We will take time to breakdown poses and examine your arm balance practice. This 2 hour workshop will allow you to dig deeper into your practice and challenge you. We will work through bakasana (crow), parsva bakasana (side crow), eka pada galavasana (flying pigeon), and titibasana (firefly) to reach our destination to more advanced arm balance postures and transitions.
$30 in advance $35 at the door.
Space is limited, please sign up in advance.

REGISTER FOR THE ARM BALANCE WORKSHOP TODAY!

 

 

Tibetan Singing Bowl and Yin Yoga Open Heart Chakra Meditation

Singing Bowl and Yin Yoga

GREEN! the Heart Chakra color of love and the center of your being. UNFOLD the petals of your heart chakra to reveal your seat of compassion for yourself and others. This will be a Yin Practice accompanied by the vibrating sounds of Healing Bowls centered around the heart chakra. Allow yourself to radiate Love and interconnect to all of life!
Yin Yoga opens the body through gently held postures with the support of props ( 2 poses will be done using a partner as props) to allow not only deep physical shifts but also powerful mental and emotional releases, realignment and transformation.
The LIVE radiant sounds of the Healing Bowls, will resonate with the Heart Chakra frequency to expand the area around your heart creating a space of light and openness. The healing vibrations will stimulate the body to help produce the alpha waves that are present in the brain during deep relaxation.
Presented by
Timi McMillin, Yoga Alliance Experienced Yoga Teacher
Mark Biehl, Certified Sound Therapy Practitioner

25$ In Advance
30$ Day Of
2 For 40$ Bring a Friend and save 10$ In Advance AND Phone Reservation ONLY, 624-1900

GREEN the color of love and transformation, the color of growth, life and balance; as well as soothing and calming The heart chakra allows transformation of ego to openess, becoming more loving and compassionate. A place where you can reach beyond yourself and connect with something greater and deeper, finding a more spiritual aspect of yourself. To find balance forming healthy nourishing relationships. Stand tall and radiate openness!

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Fascinating Journey into the Heart of Ayurveda

January 28th, 2017 (10am-2pm)— Join Unity Yoga and Wellness’s Sangha for a fascinating journey into the heart of Ayurveda. This event is designed to give participants an in-depth overview of Ayurveda and practical, useful information to develop a personalized Yoga and dietary/ lifestyle program.

Course Learning Objectives:
Man holding basket on headFoundations of Ayurveda
Philosophy of Ayurveda
The Gunas – Qualities
Ayurvedic Tri-Doshic Theory
Agni – Digestion and Metabolism
Ayurvedic Lifestyle
Yoga & Dietary Guidelines Based on the Doshas
Dietary Pharmacology

Mike Elliff LMT, CAy Ayurvedic Practitioner/Yoga Specialist is a graduate of the Kriplau School of Ayurveda and has received additional training at the Ayurvedic Institute and the Vinayak Ayurveda and Panchakarma Research Center in Nagpur India.

Recommended Reading: Ayurveda, The Science of Self-Healing by Dr. Vasant Lad

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21 in 31 JANUARY YOGA CHALLENGE

January Yoga Challenge at Unity Yoga and WellnessJoin us at Unity Yoga & Wellness for our

January Yoga Challenge

Take 21 classes in 31 days

All participants receive a Free Buddy pass to encourage a friend to join them in the challenge. Everyone who completes the challenge receives 2 Free Buddy passes and will be entered into a drawing to win a FREE month membership!

Challenge begins January 1st

21 in 31 January Yoga Challenge

Unity Yoga & Wellness
129 W. First St.
O’Fallon, IL 62269
Unityyogaandwellness.com
618-624-1900

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Full Moon Winter Solstice Meditation

full moon Winter Solstice Meditation with Mark BiehlDecember 14, 2016 – Unity Yoga & Wellness once again welcomes Mark Biehl, Certified Sound Therapist for a Full Moon Winter Solstice Meditation. Mark will be using a combination of singing bowls, indigenous flutes, hand drums, shakers and ambient keyboards to accompany a calming and healing Restorative Yoga practice together to create an evening of quiet contemplation. He will also lead us into a guided meditation into savasana.

Restorative Yoga poses are designed for constructive rest and relaxation. They are fully supported by props and held for time to fully relax the body and promote healing. This is a practice for everyBODY.

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Full Moon Yin Meditation

meditation singing bowlNovember 15, 2016 – DE-STRESS, RELEASE & RELAX ~Join Unity Yoga & Wellness and Mark Biehl, A Certified Sound Therapy Practitioner, this full moon for a tranquil journey of a Yin Yoga Practice and Tibetan Singing Bowl Meditation ~ No previous Yoga or Meditation experience necessary.
Science confirms that sound can directly affect mood, brain waves, the nervous system and body chemistry. The vibrational sound of the singings bowls, also refered to as Healing Bowls, stimulate the body to help produce the alpha waves that are present in the brain during deep relaxation.
Yin refers to the restful energy inherent within us. Contained within our bodies are a myraid of knots, tensions, spaciousness and energy, all of which corresspond in tangible ways with our phyiscal and emotional state of being. Yin yoga opens the body through gentle held postures with the support of props to allow not only for a deep physical shift but also for powerful mental and emotional releases, realignment and trasformation. This practice will help you feel calm and rejuvenated.

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