Music infuses the yoga this week, whether as a live soundtrack for a vinyasa flow class or for a deeply restful and meditative sound healing experience.
Tuesday, November 11: If you can push up into full wheel pose and kick up to handstand at the wall unassisted, check out Julietta Claire’s Tigress class, every Tuesday and Thursday night at Endorphin City Park. Proceeds from the class go to a charity chosen by the class community.
Wednesday, November 12: If you’re in any phase of cancer treatment, the Iyengar Yoga Center offers Yoga for Cancer Survivors with Craig Kurtz every Wednesday afternoon. No yoga experience is necessary for this free, restorative class.
Try the all-levels Evening Vinyasa Yoga class at the Denver Botanic Gardens with yoga teacher and horticulturist Blake Burger. Chihuly Nights continues through the month, so allow extra time for parking.
Friday, November 14: Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist Stefanie Rothert (Pitthan) offers Happy Hour Acupuncture this and every Friday afternoon at Asana Studio. Wear loose, comfortable clothing for this experience of acupuncture in a more traditional, community setting.
The Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver hosts internationally known, advanced level Iyengar yoga teacher Dean Lerner for two days of workshops. Join Dean for the first session this evening, along with two sessions tomorrow.
Learn about Ayurvedic Living & The Yogic Arts with Brad Hay at One Yoga Denver, beginning tonight and continuing through tomorrow. Or participate in the Ayurvedic Fall Community Cleanse with Shruthi Bajaj at Mudra Yoga Studio. The cleanse kicks off this evening and culminates with the Cleanse Completion Celebration on November 21st. Cleanse participants get daily support, recipes, a 10-day herbal supply and more. There’s also the option a 30-minute Ayurvedic consult before the cleanse as well as unlimited yoga during the cleanse.
If you’re an athlete, Certified Hatha and Kundalini Yoga Teacher Karen Boeser presents The Warrior Workshop tonight at Asana Studio. This all-levels yoga workshop focuses on deep stretches, breathwork and meditation to increase stability, strength and alignment.
Join Jeremy Wolf for a special all-levels Candlelight Vinyasa this evening at Samadhi Center for Yoga & Meditation. On this and the second Friday of each month, Karen Demarco plays harmonium during Jeremy’s class. Stay after for Karen’s Bhakti Shakti Kirtan.
Deeply relax with Sound Healing & Yoga Nidra at Harmony Yoga this evening. You’ll be treated to the sounds of the didgeridoo from renowned Argentinean sound healer Marcelo Mansour, followed by a Yoga Nidra session with Bill Eager. Or harmonize with an evening of Gong Bath and Yoga at Endorphin City Park. Sarah Russell and Kim Doyle lead the restorative yoga practice and meditation. Gary Fishman leads the Shamanic sound journey, playing planetary gongs Himalayan singing bowls, crystal bowls and didgeridoos.
Corepower Yoga at 13th and Grant presents a Vinyasa Flow class tonight with a live drum soundtrack from Jay on the Drums. The Core Power Yoga studio in Cherry Hills is the host of the final night of Friday Night Yoga Club South Denver, with yoga from Risa Silverman and music by Jillian Keaveny.
Saturday, November 15: Join longtime Kundalini Yoga teacher Indra Kaur Khalsa to Relax, Release, Heal this afternoon at Kundalini Yoga Denver. This workshop introduces Sat Nam Rasayan, a healing system that uses a deep meditative state to heal another. The class includes yoga and meditation to connect with that meditative state.
Check out these other afternoon workshops as well. Rishi’s Community Yoga Studio offers a complimentary workshop, Essential Oils for Stress & Anxiety. Julieta Claire presents A Grateful Heart, an all-levels backbending workshop at Endorphin City Park. For the tweens ages 8 – 13, holistic family coach and yoga teacher Leanna Long offers Real Beauty Tweens Yoga Workshop at The Freyja Project, intertwining activities for positive body image and self-esteem with a yoga practice. Or check out the Anatomy Weekend with Roger Martin-Pressman at Vital Yoga Highlands. Join Roger today and tomorrow for an in-depth exploration of the science behind Vital’s Sridaiva yoga practice, including a visit to the cadaver lab.
Join the Mala Making Party and Vedic Astrology Chart Reading with Sarita Shrestha tonight at Kosha Yoga Center. Or chant at the Kirtan and Sacred Song event tonight at Mayu Meditation Sanctuary.
Sunday, November 16: Enjoy Healing Sounds of the Cosmos with internationally renowned throat singer, healer and musical visionary Matthew Kocel this afternoon at Kindness Yoga Hilltop. Kindnesscollective.com Danae Beaudette presents Vibrational Sound Meditations this afternoon at Asana Studio. Danae plays the gongs, Native American drum, ocean drum, Tibetan bowls, crystal bowls, rain sticks and tingshas for this sound healing experience.