March Special Classes

Tai Chi Chih with Janet Oussaty, PhD
6 week series Wednesdays, February 26 to April 9 (no class 3/12) 6:00-7:15pm

New option – you can drop-in for just $16
This series is appropriate for total beginners and experienced students.

Yoga for Fitness with Karen Sedlazek, RYT
Weds., March 5 to 26, 7:30-8:45pm, 4-class series special price $48.
Drop-ins welcome
This yoga class is for all levels and is designed to leave you feeling healthy and strong.
Almost Hot Yoga with Beth Youmans, ERYT 500
Friday, 3/21, 6:00-7:15pm Regular price.
Feel your practice deepen as you sweat and stretch in this heated class. Bring water and a towel.
We need a minimum of 7 students for this class so please preregister by Thursday the 20th!
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QI HEALING/CLINICAL QIGONG INTRODUCTORY WORKSHOP
with Qi Healers Janet Oussaty, PhD and Joe Zakszewski
Saturday, March 22, 1:00 – 4:00pm
Fee: $45 by 3/15, $55 after. Please preregister.
Experiencing the winter blues? With work and home demands, do you feel your energy is low, stuck or fragmented? Is your overall mood, relationships or health being affected?

Come tap into a treasure of simple yet profound healing practices that have been utilized and tested for centuries. Based upon Classical Chinese Medicine, these methods can cultivate, build, move, cleanse and balance our energy or qi (pronounced ‘chee’) restoring health, wellbeing and vitality – our birthright.

This experiential workshop will focus on ways that we can help ourselves use body, mind and breath to discover peaceful calm within. It will also show us how we can assist others. Each participant will receive a Qi Healing session from one of the instructors. The workshop is a preview of the 45 hour Qi Healer Intensive course that will soon be offered at Yoga Central.
Please bring a notebook and pen and wear comfortable clothing.

“Ocean big, heart is bigger, universe is big, heart is even bigger” -- Grand Master T.K. Shih

Qi Healers Joe Zakszewski and Dr. Janet Oussaty are authorized teachers of the Qi Healer Intensive course as taught by Grand Master T.K. Shih and Masters Fran Maher and Brian Coffey.
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Reiki Experience with Donna Pollin and Terri Griesi, Reiki Masters
Friday, 3/28, 6:15-7:45pm $20

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. 
Please preregister.

Roller Workshop with Ana Giametta, RYT
Sunday, 3/30, 3:00-4:15pm, $18

Space is limited (10 students) and preregistration required. 48 hour cancellation notice.
Discover what Yoga on a roller can do for you!
Foam rollers have been used as therapeutic props for a long time. Benefits include improved blood and lymphatic circulation, stimulation of the stretch reflex in muscles, reduction of pain and increase in the range of motion. You will experience how to give yourself a deep tissue massage and relax deeply. No previous experience is necessary.
The class will use a white, 6” wide and 36” long Styrofoam roller. If you are buying a roller from Ana, she needs to know ASAP. Roller costs $18.
This class is not recommended for people with osteoporosis or herniated discs unless you bring a note from a doctor.

April Classes and Workshops (more to come)

Gentle/Restorative Yoga with Martha Watson, RYT
Sunday, 4/6, 1:00-3:00pm, $25 (Notice: This was originally scheduled for 3/21)
Take some well-deserved time for yourself and join Martha for gentle movement leading into a series of restorative
poses -- leaving you feeling nurtured, well-rested and rejuvenated. These soothing and well-supported poses offer you the opportunity to linger quietly and savor the simple sweetness of life. Ahhhhhh....….Please preregister.

Sustainable Inside and Out: Earth Day Workshop with Stephanie Pappas,
E-RYT 500, Author, Massage Therapist and Dante DiPirro, Esq., Sustainability and Solar Expert

April 12, Noon-3:00pm, $40, Please pre-register (Dress for movement and yoga)

WORKSHOP CONTENT
 Sustain yourself on the inside with an “Earth-based” yoga, breathing, self-awareness, and meditation practice focused    on on nurturing kindness toward oneself, the Earth, and all beings.
 Self-awareness processes: removing the obstacles to balance, peace, and love.
 Suggestions for cultivating a more conscious relationship with your partner, family, 
animals, and community.
 Reflection and discussion: Why be sustainable?
 Simple, practical tips for adding sustainable practices to your life right now.
 Sustainable self-awareness reflection exercise.
 Discussion of current events in sustainability, building green, and solar energy.
 Slide presentation and discussion of Dante DiPirro’s (Mr. Sustainable) off the grid house in Hopewell, NJ
 Strategies for increasing your involvement and support of your community through conscious shopping, recycling, land us use and planning.

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Inclement weather: Please call the studio (908-707-0759) for information about class cancellations. We will leave an announcement 1 hour prior to the class.
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Pre-register by email, phone (908-707-0759) or in person at the studio. 

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