When and Where are Classes held?
*Group classes as well as privates at your home or hospital room are offered. *All Classes and Workshops include guided Mindfulness Meditation practice. *Each student should wear relaxed, loose fitting clothing and bring a yoga mat.
Open to the Public Classes:
Mondays at 9:15 Gentle, Mindful Yoga at Mission Training Center/CT Challenge Center for Survivorship. 250 Pequot Ave, Southport CT. Open to the public, free trial prevention memberships available. Walk-ins welcome@$20. (203)292-8722 www.YourMission.org
Mondays 7:15pm Sept 16th - Dec 9th Gentle Mindful Yoga at Fairfield Warde High School. 75 min hatha yoga class for all fitness levels with restorative guided meditation each class. Explore the chakras, yin, Iyengar & restorative yoga with blocks & straps provided to support the body. www.FairfieldContinuingEd.com "Yoga Bliss" 11 week session (no class Nov 11th holiday)
Mindfulness Meditation: Community Mindfulness Project, 5013C. Walk-ins welcome, Free, no experience necessary. www.CommunityMindfulnessProject.org (FYI: CMP sessions are offered in Trumbull 1st & 3rd Monday of each month at both noon & 1pm with a rotating facilitator, www.TrumbullCT-library.org) Mondays July 22 & 29th 7pm Fairfield Public Library Weds July 31st: New Caanan Library at noon Monday August 5th & Sept 16th Trumbull library at both noon & 1:00
Wednesdays at 9:30 - 10:45 YOGA at Fairfield Senior Center -summer walk in sesssions @$5. Gentle class geared towards seniors, no experience necessary. 10 week session begins Sept 18th - Nov 20th. ($35 for the session for seniors over age 62) www.FairfieldContinuingEd.com
The Following Classes & Workshops are offered:
*Private and Group Yoga and/or Mindfulness Meditation Sessions in your home/hospital
*Yoga Classes & Birthday Parties for Teens, Kids and parent/child yoga
*Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) - the official 8 week program from UMASS Medical School created by Jon Kabat-Zinn
*Intro to Mindfulness & Meditation - Explore different styles of practice, both formal and informal: Mindfulness meditation, walking meditation, reclined body scan meditation & informal mindfulness practice in everyday life
*Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction in the Workplace - Explore ideas for mindful communication, breaking habitual stress responses and and increased self-awareness of emotional reactivity at work. Includes mindfulness meditation practice.
*Yoga & Stress Reduction: Explore the physiology and psychology of stress and the nervous system and how the use of mindfulness practices such as meditation and mindful yoga give us the tools to more skillfully manage our stressors. Includes meditation and gentle yoga practice
*Stress Buster Workshop: The physiology and psychology of Stress & mindful tools for coping, followed by deep relaxation and mindfulness meditation
*Mindful Parenting: Tips and tools for incorporating our mindfulness practice into our parenting, and keeping ourselves grounded in the present moment. Learn how to surf the waves of parenthood and help your kids build essential life skills. This is as much about your well-being as theirs!
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Weds March 21st at noon New Canaan Public Library. Mindfulness Meditation. Community Mindfulness Project, 5013C. Walk-ins welcome, donation based, no experience necessary. www.CommunityMindfulnessProject.org
*Yoga for Kids : Sundays Jan 28, Feb 4 & 11th 11-noon at Pure Yoga, Trumbull
Deep Play for Kids classes for ages 6-10 will incorporate kid appropriate yogic breathing exercises, asana (yoga poses), stillness & silliness! 3 class series. Yoga, mindfulness & mediation can help children develop skills for dealing with the art and stress of life. Research has shown that these mindfulness practices can help children with self-regulation, focus, self-soothing of physical and emotional stress, body/breath awareness, coping strategies, proactive social skills, balance, coordination, strength, flexibility and confidence....Come Play with us! www.TrumbullPTandWellness.com
Tues/Thurs Aug 14 & 16th, Aug 28th 9:30 Gentle Yoga. Pure Yoga Trumbull. No experience necessary. Walk-ins welcome. Register online at www.TrumbullPTandWellness.com
*January 21st, 2018 Mindful Parenting Workshop : Sunday Jan 21st 1-2:30 at Pure Yoga, Trumbull
An interactive exploration of mindfulness tools for helping ourselves and our kids develop healthy habits of mind, increase emotional intelligence and keep ourselves grounded in the present moment. Prepare to leave relaxed as you explore how to surf the waves of parenthood! www.TrumbullPTandWellness.com
Parenting Stress? Got Mindfulness?? Mindful Parenting Workshop
Saturday April 6th 2-3:30pm Jarosa Yoga Studio
An interactive exploration of how mindfulness & meditation can help us surf the waves of parenthood:
Investigate yogic breathing tools & meditation to reduce stress, and enhance your parenting skills & relationships with your children (even your teens, lol)
Fill your toolbox with practical mindfulness techniques to incorporate in your everyday parenting – drawn from John Kabat-Zinn’s MBSR program from UMASS Medical School
Let the stress melt away in a restorative, reclined guided journey to relax the physical body and the nervous system. Prepare to leave refreshed & renewed as you head home to your kiddos!
Greenfield Commons - 75 Hillside Rd, Fairfield CT 475-888-9888
www.JarosaStudio.comParenting Stress? Got Mindfulness?
*Post Holiday Stress Reduction anyone??? Saturday Jan 6th at 11:45-1:15pm Mission Training Center, Southport Restorative Yoga & Mindfulness Meditation Workshop. Come relax and unwind after the busy holiday season. $20 walk-in fee for non-members. Register online or reserve your spot by calling: 203-292-8722. www.YourMission.org
Upcoming 8 week MBSR session: (see Tab 'What is MBSR' for more details)
St Paul's on the Green Church, Norwalk
Tuesday mornings 9:30-noon Oct 10- Nov 28th, 2017
Full day Retreat Saturday Nov 18th
Cost: $450 if paid by Oct 1st ($500 thereafter)
To register: call Lisa at 203-913-1702
Saturday June 9th, 2018 9:00-3pm Mindfulness in Education Conference: St. Luke's School 377 North Wilton Rd, New Canaan. Welcome to anyone who interacts with children & is interested in gaining an understanding of Mindfulness, developing a meditation practice, and the benefits and applications of Mindfulness in the school setting. To learn more visit:
Mindfulness Meditation workshop series Sundays April 22, May 20th & June 10th @3:30-5:00 at Pure Yoga Trumbull. Self Care through meditation - calling all parents, teachers and caregivers. After a brief introduction to Mindfulness & Meditation, the majority of the workshop will be spent exploring the formal practice of meditation....try a mindful breathing meditation, a Loving Kindness Meditation, the Mountain Meditation and a luxurious extended reclined Body Scan Meditation. Prepare to leave relaxed!! No experience necessary. Walk-ins welcome. Register online at www.TrumbullPTandWellness.com
*Sunday December 9th 3:30-5pm Relaxation & Stress Reduction Workshop @Pure Yoga, Trumbull. Gentle yoga both seated & reclined followed by a deeply relaxing, 30 minute reclined meditation. http://www.trumbullptandwellness.com/specialevents/