Holiday Hours: We are open on Wednesday morning, 11/27. Wednesday’s afternoon and evening classes are cancelled. We are closed Thanksgiving Day. We open on Friday for the 9:30am class. Have a wonderful holiday!
December Special Classes and Events!
December Raffle: Fabulous Boutique gifts and YC class cards.
Our Holiday Gift to you!
Enter a raffle ticket each time: you attend a class, make a purchase at the Boutique (one raffle card for each shopping experience, not individual purchase), bring a friend to YC (must be a brand new student to YC), purchase a YC gift certificate.
December Wednesdays at YC: A holiday special!
Each Wednesday evening in December special classes will be offered. Come and experience
T’ai Chi Chuan, T’ai Chi Chih and Meditation. Try something new, relax and decrease your stress and enjoy the holiday special rate! The classes are open to all level of practitioners. From total beginner to experienced practitioner this will be a delicious break from the holiday stress!
Intro to T’ai Chi Chuan with Chris Plummer
Wednesday, 12/4; 6:00-7:15pm
Holiday Special Price: $10
T’ai Chi Chuan is a Chinese martial art, exercise, and moving meditation practiced by slow, gentle movement through a series of specific postures. Benefits include relaxation, body awareness, improved balance, and stress relief. Studies have concluded that T’ai Chi is helpful for arthritis sufferers, and is suitable for students of al ages and levels of mobility.
Intro to Tai Chi Chih with Janet Oussaty, PhD
Wednesday, 12/11; 6:00-7:15pm;
Holiday Special Price: $10
Tai Chi Chih is a series of easy, gentle and relaxing movements that stimulate, circulate and balance internal energy (Chi) and is based on ancient yin yang principles. Tai Chi Chih can be learned easily and the benefits realized in weeks.
It is for people of all abilities and ages, can be done seated and is very easy and fun to do. Benefits include reducing stress, managing pain, enhancing creativity and enhancing the immune system.
Intro to Meditation: Taming the mind, opening the heart with Beth Youmans, PhD
Weds., 12/18/13; 6:00-7:15pm
Holiday Special Price: $10
Meditation is an ancient practice that is life-changing. Cutting-edge research continues to confirm the efficacy of meditation as a way to manage stress and pain and to increase focus and contentment (just to name a few of the benefits!). Taming the mind is one of the kindest practices you can do for yourself and consequently for the folks around you. It’s a simple practice with extraordinary benefits. A gift to yourself and others.
Reiki Experience with Donna Pollin and Terri Griesi, Reiki Masters
Friday, 12/6, 6:15-7:45pm. One session ONLY! $20
Take the stress out of the season and enjoy the festive holidays. This class will align your body, mind and spirit. First, enjoy a guided meditation and gentle stretch, you will then will be led into a series of releasing poses as Reiki energy is administered. You will leave feeling blissfully relaxed, renewed and restored.
Almost Hot Yoga is BACK! With Beth Youmans
Friday, 12/13; 6:00-7:15pm
If you miss the summer warmth and feel like you have over-indulged in holiday treats this class is for you! Be prepared to get deeper into postures as you take advantage of the heat. Feel the stress melt from your body and mind! Bring water and a towel. Please sign up by Thursday, 12/12.
Please preregister. Regular price.
Holiday Shopping Event!
Saturday, Dec, 14th 8:00am-noon .
BOUTIQUE SALE featuring SATYA JEWELRY !!!
Enjoy coffee and a healthy, delicious muffin while you shop our unique selection of Reiki infused inspirational and fun jewelry and gifts. A perfect opportunity to find that perfect gift for someone special (even you!). No mall crowds or parking problems. You can even pick up a YC gift certificate at the same time. One stop shopping!
Anatomy for Yoga Students and Teachers
Instructor: Frank Previte, PT
Saturday, 12/14; 1:00-3:30pm $60 ($55 by 12/7)
Have you ever wondered what is happening to your body as you do yoga postures? Do you know when to modify a pose so that your body is safe? Join us for a user-friendly, entertaining approach to anatomy.
A deeper understanding of human anatomy can immediately optimize your practice, help break through blockages and help you avoid injuries.
Physical therapist Frank Previte will present human bone and joint anatomy. A skeletal model and movement will be used to learn how the shapes of bones and joints determine function and movement. The importance of axial alignment as it relates to movement, managing current musculo-skeletal health and wellness will be emphasized. Specific exercises to improve, sitting, standing and lying postures will be demonstrated and practiced.
Discovering structural details of each region will help the Yoga practitioner improve their understanding of human movement as it relates to safely performing and/or teaching postures and exercise principles.
Avoidance and management of common musculo-skeletal conditions such as sciatica, herniated discs, stenosis, shoulder impingement syndrome, tendinitis and bursitis will be discussed in the context of functional anatomy.
This class is appropriate for all level of yoga students! The class is designed to be accessible and useful to practitioner and teacher alike AND WILL NOT BE BORING!
CEUs available; Please preregister and pay at registration. 48hr cancellation policy applies.
Candlelight Gentle/Restorative Yoga with Martha Watson
Friday, 12/20, 7:00-9:00pm, $25
Stressed by all the season’s activities and responsibilities? Relax your body, mind and spirit. Join Martha for gentle movement leading into a series of restorative poses -- leaving you nourished, well-rested and able to enjoy this festive time of year. These soothing and well-supported poses offer you the opportunity to linger quietly and savor the simple sweetness of life. Ahhhhhh….
Please preregister and pay when registering to reserve your spot. This class fills quickly. 48hr. cancellation policy applies.
Pre-register by email, phone (908-707-0759) or in person at the studio.
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