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C L A S S D E S C R I P T I O N S
Mondays at 9:30am: Hatha Fusion
Hatha Fusion combines traditional Sun Salutation with a splash of Vinyasa flow, deep stretching, breath work, and meditation. Centering in our hearts and breath with each movement we will bring more vitality, strength, and flexibility to the body, mind, and spirit. All levels welcome, we will dive in together and open up, and move thru a mixture of invigorating, strengthening, and relaxing flow series, combined with deeper slower stretching and balance postures, with ample time for the sweetness of Savasana and meditation. Light up your heart and your Monday morning with Hatha Fusion.
Mondays at 12:30pm: Sivananda Yoga (All Levels)
Mondays at 4:00: Vigorous Meditative Flow (All Levels)
Inspired by Its Yoga's "The Rocket", the first power yoga, developed by Larry Shultz, the first Westerner to live with Ashtanga Vinyasa founder K. Pattabhi Jois. The style was formulated as a personal training practice for the Grateful Dead, a practice designed to "get you there faster". We drop in deeper in the beginning, go just as hard, and maybe have a few extra jokes and spiritual tidbits.
Its all about focus, controlling your energy, entering a space of constant graceful mastery, while working hard enough to sweat doing over 50 poses plus Ashtanga Vinyasa Sun Salutations. The meditation and Savasana at the end are hard to beat from this work. Come step up your game!
Mondays at 6:00pm: Restorative Yoga (All Levels)
This is the perfect class for anyone who wants to slow down, relax and release stress. We will be using booster and blocks to melt into passive poses for extended periods of time. No experience is necessary. Everyone is welcome.
Mondays at 8:00pm: Summer Nights Sound Bath
Each offering is unique, so come often to regularly receive the healing vibrations of this incredible offering. Allison seamlessly weaves together a mixture of live, angelic vocals, Tibetan bowls and gold-infused crystal bowls, tuning forks, bells, and other percussive tools to help you take a journey deep within yourself. She will also be incorporating various styles of breathwork, and a 15-minute silent meditation at the end to support the sound bath in penetrating deeply into your being.
What folks are saying about this offering:
• I don't think I want to miss any more of these if I can help it. Really, you channeled a stream of consciousness that had such a big impact on me. It's integrating into my ongoing train of thought and reality. Definitely among the very top end of the absolute highest caliper offerings ever hosted at the studio. Bravo. -Tasia
• Wow, after hearing your offering, I now believe in angels again. Truly, thank you for sharing your Gift! -Malcolm
• Oh my God, that was incredible! It felt like alien hummingbirds were tickling my soul and activating dormant parts of my DNA. You are a true healer, and I am a stubborn skeptic. -Jenny
• Wow, I don’t usually like sound baths, but this was exceptional. Can I have a recording, so I can listen to it everyday? –Pete
Tuesdays at 9:30am: Shakti Flow (All Levels)
Shakti Flow is fueled to ignite the fire (Shakti kundalini) within. A focus on proper alignment of poses (asanas) for all levels of body awareness. A weaving of vinyasas to empower and discover your own unique and creative path of self discovery, self love and self authenticity. Creatively combing meditation (dhyana) and breathwork (pranayama) to bring mindful remembering of who you truly are, in the Light and in the Shadows, embracing yourself to the fullest in every aspect of your practice and your Earth journey. Saying YES to Life. I humbly offer All That I Am, to witness and support your intentions to offer the I Am of YOU to the All That Is. Wholeness Vibrations, Shakti Rose
Tuesdays at 4:00pm: The Adaptive Yogi (All Levels)
The Adaptive Yogi is a Vinyoga inspired practice in which asana is performed as a gateway to increase mindfulness of breath. Intentional focus on asana function over form allows the practitioner to feel from the inside how the body is responding thus increasing movement potential. Adaptations of classical postures are performed with self awareness, interiorizing one's attention and breaking the cycle of mechanical and repetitive actions. This will enhance the quality of one's life. With patience, one will gracefully cultivate a feeling of lightness in their body and improve their ability to withstand change. Come learn to focus the mind, transcend dullness and agitation in readiness to sit for pranayama practice and deepen into a space of mediative stillness. These healing theraputic techniques are designed to encourage and transform YOUR personal practice.
Tuesdays at 6:00pm: Ecstatic Cacao Activation
You are invited to come together in circle at the Golden Mandala share the heart medicine of the Spirit of Cacao before Ecstatic Dance.
It is our intention to gather to offer each other a sanctuary for collective support and guidance as we continue together on our journeys of expansion and development. We are blessed to have such a vibrant community of healers, musicians and activators. We will have a variety of co-facilitators and everyone is invited to become involved in offering their unique gifts to the space.
Cacao is one of the most potent substances on the planet. With substantial levels of nutrients, antioxidants, brain enhancing nootropics, and mood enhancing compounds, it fortifies and heals the mind/body and allows us to open up to the depths of our being and connect to the empathy and gratitude of the heart, It is an activator that assists in opening up a deeper dimension of experience to any spiritual practice. Known as the food of the Gods by the Mayans, it connects us to our intuition and higher knowing.
Each week we will co-create a sacred container and offer channeled insights and exercises guided by the astrological alignments and collective energies. We will devote ourselves to sacred time for soul nourishment which can include intention setting, calling in the directions, sharing circles, connection exercises, discussion topics, ritual, singing, movement, sound healing, breathwork and more.
We will serve Guatemalan cacao, sweetened and spiced, sustainably and ethically sourced from Lago Atitlan. Please bring your own cup/mug/jar to support a waste-free gathering.
We empower all those whom desire to dance their Activation at Ecstatic Dance at Miners foundry.
Wednesdays at 9:30am: Kundalini Yoga (All Levels)
This class is for EVERYONE. All ages, sizes, belief systems, levels etc. The class will be ever changing and tailored to those whom gather to practice each morning and will revolve around astrological events and celestial alignments to ensure the nervous system is primed and ready for any shifts and changes in our atmosphere and collective consciousness. We will tap into our authentic voices and align ourselves with the Divine through mantras, breathwork, and kundalini postures (aka "kriyas"). There will be substantial time for relaxation at the end of each class with sound healing. Bless and see you there!
Wednesdays at 12:30: Meridian Gesture Qi Gong (All Levels)
Practice: Movement, Relaxation, Energetics
This class provides a deep, meditative, embodied experience of life energy flowing through body, mind and spirit. Classical warm ups, traditional movements and a deepened state of awakened consciousness are cultivated. Classic gestures awaken and mobilize life energy in the twelve primary meridians of Taoist medical tradition, enlivening your whole being.
Wednesdays at 4:00pm: Gentle Feel Good Yoga (All Levels)
Join Happy for this easy opportunity to stretch, breathe, and open your heart. This class will have few strenuous poses but many more stretches than a restorative gentle practice. With light music and laughter, all are welcome to this community friendly one hour warm-up for the kirtan party later in the evening. Join us for tea before we sing.
Wednesdays at 5:30pm: Kundalini Yoga (All Levels)
In this class we tune in to the Golden Chain of Teachers whom have practiced kundalini yoga for thousands of years. We use our voices with mantra and our breath and movement as vehicles to move through blocks and awaken our true potential in this lifetime. Kundalini yoga taught as Yogi Bhajan. Awaken to the infinite life-force that is ALWAYS available to us.
Thursdays at 9:30am: Yoga Tune-up (All Levels)
Yoga Tune Up® is a fitness therapy format built around the three P's – Pain, Posture and Performance. It helps eradicate pain, improve posture and enhance performance through a unique blend of yoga, Corrective Exercise, Self-Massage, and Breath Strategies. By helping to identify and target your "body blind spots"; areas that are most overused, underused, or misused, YTU heals damaged muscle, increases strength and establishes healthy movement patterns.
The YTU format includes dynamic and static range of motion exercises to target these blind spots to improve proprioception (body sense), interoception (physiological listening) and motor control (performance). This format utilizes unique exercises that educate each practitioner about their body biomechanics and their personal relationship to how they use their body on a daily basis. Mindset work surrounds and infuses each YTU lesson so that subtle and gross awareness evolve to help every practitioner live better in their body.
Yin & Sound (Calling All Levels and All Sound Lovers!)
Yin & Sound is designed to heal your mind, body and spirit to make you feel aligned and in tune with your emotions and intuition. This yin class will be focused on holding seated postures for 3-7 minutes to release the muscles on a deeper level and allow the body and mind to relax and unwind. Interweaving reflective themes and sound through Himalayan singing bowls, tuning forks, wave drum, koshi chimes and voice to bring healing and stillness not only on the mat, but into your everyday life. Choosing to say YES to feeling heart opened and in tune with your truest nature through a slow and sound-filled experience that melts you into the vibration of spirit. Peace & Love, Jill xx
Thursdays at 5:30pm: Savy Flow (All Levels)
Hi, I'm Savy, and this is my offering to you. Savy Flow is a sweet blend of continuous fluid-based movement and deep sensual stretch. My imaginative vinyasa creations encourage you to express the fullness of your vitality and joy and beckon you to surrender into the natural rhythm of life's effortless ebb and flow. Come curious and explore the playfulness of your beginner's mind. Come eager to expand the possibilities of your practice. Come to be held by Sangha that Loves you just as You are.
Fridays at 9:30: Kundalini Yoga (All Levels)
The technology of Kundalini Yoga applies its science to our bodies and minds, and is aimed at our spirit which has no boundaries, no discrimination. Therefore it is for everyone. It is Universal and nondenominational.
Fridays at 5:30pm: Chakra Surprise
Tuning into the collective and individual energies - this is a fun opportunity to receive a unique and fulfilling Chakra Balancing session in a group setting. There are active and restorative asana postures - as well as tones, affirmations, visualizations, meditations, mantras, deities, elements, and so much more associated with the Chakra energy centers. Some weeks we may move through the entire 7 chakra system, other weeks we may focus on just one, or a few in relationship with each other. Please RSVP by registering at www.GoldenMandala.com/ChakraSurprise (or by clicking on the “class schedule” tab at the top of any page on the Golden Mandala website) by 12pm on Fridays.
Saturdays at 11:11am: Fierce Grace
Sundays at 9:00am: Free Community Yoga (All Levels)
Every Sunday we like to give back to the community with an opportunity to take a yoga class donation free. Each week we rotate through many of our regular calendar teachers, offering 75 minute sample classes. So it may be a flow class, or a QiGong yoga fusion, or kundalini - but we try to keep it movement based so that you can get your yoga fix, if this becomes your ritual class for the week. We encourage you to get to know our teachers, and find your favorite classes to come back and attend during the week!