Specialty Classes


Taught by Heartsong staff and visiting guest teachers, we are proud to present these special classes to our community.

  • Some classes have a separate fee outside of the monthly membership or pre-paid class card. 
  • Some classes are featured on the Daily Drop In class schedule, and regular rates apply.

View our Monthly Calendar of Special Classes, Events & Workshops: Monthly Calendar

Prenatal Yoga

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Prenatal Yoga Course
Saturday mornings 11 to 12:15.

2 sessions this fall, start dates:  September 9, November 4
Classes run in 8 week series: $125.00

Start on the first class, or start anytime, send a message or call about pro rating.  If you are not sure of your schedule, you can pay per class, $20.00.  Email to request more information or to ask about pro rating.

A yoga practice offers many benefits for a healthy pregnancy and healthy parenting. It can help to create strength and flexibility, and to develop steady focus and attention. Stress reduction and relaxation will support you throughout the pregnancy and during labor and delivery.  Classes are ongoing, and new students are welcome to begin anytime. While these classes are appropriate for all levels of pregnancy, please consult your doctor before beginning this practice.

If Saturday morning prenatal classes do not fit your schedule, please consider joining one of our gentle classes, let the instructor know that you are expecting, and you can enjoy the benefits of yoga in these classes.  You will learn to modify and be encouraged to rest in some poses, but most of the class will be accessible to you.

Registration, here.

Chair Yoga

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Every Wednesday, 11 to 12 pm.
Drop ins welcome, regular rates apply
$14. drop in, $12. seniors 65+, class cards or members.

This is a class for folks who are brand new to yoga, may have been inactive for a while, have an injury or health challenge, or just want the extra support of a chair for balance and stability! Some may use the chair, others may choose not too, Cat can teach to every-body, and everyone can benefit from this beautiful practice of breath awareness, quieting the mind, while stretching and strengthening the body. Perfect for those with arthritis, fibromyalgia, hip or knee replacements too!

This class is warm and welcoming, and the community is joyful. Come to simply enjoy a yoga class without any worries about your mobility, learn to breathe deeply and fully to relax and restore your nervous system and quiet your mind. Includes breathing awareness exercises and mindfulness meditation as well as stretching and strengthening yoga poses.

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Family Yoga

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Family Yoga
Two Sundays a month, 11 to noon.

The first and third Sundays of the month.
$5.00 per person, all ages, walk ins welcome!
(no pre registration needed)

Join Lisa Bullen for this playful exploration of the practice of yoga, appropriate for all ages, especially those who just want to have some fun and enjoy a light hearted approach to practicing as a family and a community. Expect to make some noise, to celebrate animals and nature, and to enjoy some partner yoga. All are welcome, families, friends, and all yoga buddies of all ages. Find the yoga kid inside yourself!

There are no childcare facilities at Heartsong Yoga, as the classes are designed for adults.
We have had some wonderful younger students who come with their parents, please speak with us before bringing them to class.  Midde School and High School students are always welcome, at a very special price.

Children are invited to attend our monthly Family Yoga classes held on the first and third Sunday of each month,
or join our Brain Break Yoga for Boys, Girls or Teens offered seasonally.

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Meditation

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with Steve Sampson.

6 week course, Learn to Meditate
Mondays  7:30 to 8:30pm
Last class June 12, look for new dates and times TBA

The concept of "mindfulness" seems to be everywhere these days, but what is it. Essentially, mindfulness is inviting your mind to pay attention to this moment, with curiosity and without judgment. The core of this class will be Vipassana (or "insight") meditation techniques, using the breath to help bring focus to your mind. Don't worry...if you can breathe, you can do this! We'll also explore other mindfulness exercises to help you build a personal toolkit of practices that you can use in your everyday life.

Everyone is welcome,no experience necessary!
Discussion, Q & A, meditation practice and insight to bringing more peace into your daily lives.

Brain Break: Boys, Girls, & Tween/Teens Girls

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Brain Break Yoga Classes
for Boys, Girls or Teens/Tween Girls
are offered seasonally.

More information & registration
Boys:  Tuesday afternoons, 4 - 5 pm.
Teen/Tween Girls:  Wednesday afternoons, 3:30 - 4:30 pm.
Girls:  Thursday afternoons, 4 - 5 pm.

These classes are designed to calm and balance the nervous system. Developed to assist those with the challenges of stress, anxiety, and attention through the use of breath, movement, meditation and relaxation. Taught by Heather Monson, who specializes in Mindful Yoga for all ages.

Registration open for Fall, 2017, Class size is limited.
Fall 2017 and Winter 2018 run in 12 week sessions, $10. a class pre paid.
Spring 2018 is a 6 week session, $10. a class pre paid.
Drop ins welcome, space permitting, $12. per class. (call ahead)

Start dates 2017/2018:
Week of September 12, 12 weeks.
Week of January 9, 12 weeks.
Week of April 24, 6 weeks.

If you have any questions about the program, please call us: 413-525-0720 or contact us on line.

There are no childcare facilities at Heartsong Yoga, as the classes are designed for adults. We have had some wonderful younger students who come with their parents, please speak with us before bringing them to class.
Midde School and High School students are always welcome, at a very special price.
Or attend our monthly Family Yoga classes held on the first and third Sunday of each month.

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Veterans Yoga & Resources

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Resources for Veterans:

Yoga 4 Vets at Heartsong Yoga
Heartsong Yoga is also proud to support the program Yoga 4 Vets, offering four free yoga classes to any Veteran who requests, to attend any class, anytime, four times.
To request classes, simply email Sheila

More about Yoga 4 Vets and their offerings,
"Supporting our vets, one breath at a time."
(Note: Heartsong Yoga will offer these four classes to ANY and EVERY veteran, not just "wartime" or "conflict" vets.)

Free on line resources available for Veterans:
From Mindful Yoga Therapy, a Practice Guide, Meditation, Breathing and Yoga Nidra practices.

Heartsong's FREE Yoga for Veterans, their Families and Anyone who loves them!
Look for new classes to resume in the fall.

With support from "Team Heartsong" who have been trained in the practices of Mindful Yoga Therapy, whose mission is "Helping veterans to find a calm and steady body/mind to continue productive and peaceful lives through the support of the physical and mindful practices of yoga." These free classes are open to all Veterans, their family members, and those who support and love them, as our honored guests. The protocol of this class is safe and supportive for anyone interested in exploring yoga, no experience needed. If you are Veteran, the class is free. If you love a Veteran, the class is free...come with our without the Veteran in your life! All welcome.

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