Sunday, December 3, 1:30 to 4 pm Appropriate for all levels.
$35. pre paid. $40. at the door. The price of the workshop includes all materials and handouts, including information about more resources to support you at home. Drops ins are welcome but pre registration saves time & some money, and helps us prepare our take home materials. (Materials may have to follow, if you are not pre registered.)
Please come a little early so we can be settled in and get started promptly at 1:30 pm. There is a beautiful comfortable set up for each student and we want you to have some time to relax before we begin
Join Beth Shenoy and Kerry Ouimette to learn and practice strategies that can support you in times of anxiousness, stress, and during the onset or occurrence of a panic attack. These strategies include active postures for all levels of ability and breathing and meditation techniques. This workshop is accessible for people of all ages and abilities. The emotions, thoughts, and physiological responses that accompany stress, anxiety, and panic are quite common and are experienced by tens of millions people here in the US. It is wonderful to see a growing number of people integrating mindful yoga practices into their lives as a component of wellness strategies.
Activities and Topics include: Discussion and practice of several breathing techniques. Practice of an active sequence of yoga postures for all levels. Discussion and practice of seated meditation techniques. The experience of Yoga Nidra (Deep Relaxation or “Yogic Sleep”) We will take a 10-15 minute break at about the halfway point, bring a light snack if you like.
What to bring, what to wear: Wear comfortable clothing that allows for movement, sitting, and lying down with ease. Bring your yoga mat if you have one. (We have plenty to borrow, along with blankets, cushions and eye pillows for relaxation and support.) Chairs are available for those who prefer a chair.