It’s an introspective week of Denver yoga, with the focus on meditation, wisdom teachings, sound healing and restorative practices. Don’t be discouraged, however, if you’re looking for a workout. You’ll find Rocket and vinyasa yoga in this week’s mix of events and workshops.
Wednesday, November 5: Meditation teacher and Business Coach Katrin Windsor presents The Meditating Executive: Stillness in a Hectic Life, beginning this morning at One Yoga Denver. Learn tools for stress relief and balance during this 6-week early morning series.
Harmony Yoga Owner Michelle Voeller offers a Pre-Holiday Restorative Series beginning this evening and continuing through November 19. Treat yourself to this personal retreat of gentle and restorative yoga, breath work, meditation, yoga nidra, and aromatherapy with doTerra Oils.
Learn to meditate with Heidi Hintz at her free introduction tonight at Kindness Yoga Hilltop. The introduction includes an invitation to participate in the Conscious Transformation™ Spiritual Mastery course, beginning on November 19th at Kindness Yoga.
Thursday, November 6: The Yoga Mat brings vinyasa yoga to Infinite Monkey Theorem Winery this and every Thursday evening. Join Erin Hardy for an hour- long yoga class, followed by a glass of wine in the Wine Lab, both included in your ticket price. Don’t forget to bring your mat.
Endorphin City Park hosts Ashtanga and Rocket Yoga Teacher Marie Belle for a Mile High Rocket Weekend Intensive. Sign up for a class, a day, or the entire intensive. The intensive starts this evening with Rocket Yoga Roots, Tantric Philosophy and Pranayama, an all-level, introductory class.
Minister, Meditation Coach and former monastic nun Kimberly Braun offers a Full Moon Meditation practice tonight at Samadhi Center for Yoga & Meditation. Or join Ahva Lenay and DJ Rolf for a Rhythm Sanctuary event tonight at Kindness Yoga on South Broadway.
Friday, November 7: This month’s Fit Mornings event is hosted by The River. Im’Unique Founder and Yoga TeacherTyrone Beverly of Im’Unique talks about Redefining Health at this free, TED-style, event.
Looking for a reason to get out of town? Check out International Yoga Teacher Desiree Rumbaugh’s weekend workshop at Beaver Creek’s Westin Riverfront. The all-levels sessions begin this evening and run through Sunday. Desiree offers two additional Friday sessions, including an advanced practice this morning and a practice for yogis over age 50 this afternoon. The Westin Riverfront Resort offers special room rates for workshop attendees.
Licensed Acupuncturist and Massage Therapist Stefanie Rothert Pitthan provides Happy Hour Acupuncture this afternoon at Asana Studio. Come experience Acupuncture in a more traditional, community setting.
Make your own mala and receive your own Vedic Astrology reading with Tibet Imports Owner Sarita Shestha at her workshop tonight at Mudra Yoga Studio. Amy Baker leads the yoga class with music from Artisan Jones tonight at Friday Night Yoga Club South Denver, hosted by Yoga Pod. Marie Belle brings her all-levels Rocket Yoga Play: Inversions, Arm Balances, and Transitioning with Ease to The Yoga Mat. Marie is back at Endorphin after her Rocket Yoga Play class with a Rocket Yoga Master Class: Happy Hour for intermediate and advanced students.
Join Pam Ewald tonight and the first Friday night of every month for her Meditation and Gong Session at Kundalini Yoga Denver. Or experience Cosmic Sounds Cosmic Crystals with Gary Fishman tonight at the Iyengar Yoga Center of Denver. Gary integrates the sounds of Tibetan gongs, singing bowls and the didgeridoo with crystal and gem stones.
Saturday, November 8: Learn the basics of Reiki, a Japanese healing technique, at the Reiki Level I Certification Class today at Asana Studio with Reiki Master and Essential Oil Therapist Marilyn del Torto. Participants receive a certificate upon completion.
Marie Belle’s Rocket Yoga workshop continues today at Endorphin City Park. Join her this afternoon for two workshops: Rocket Yoga 2: Open Into Bliss with a focus on hip opening, quad stretching and back bending, and Take It Up: The Art of Inverting the Body, with a focus on handstands and forearm stands.
There are more workshops from which to choose this afternoon! Learn to prevent back pain at the Body Ergonomic Awareness Workshop with Movement Therapist Georginne Bakalis at Harmony Yoga. Learn to improve your emotional wellbeing with doTerra Oils at a Medicine Cabinet Makeover with Tana Pittman and Samadhi Center for Yoga & Meditation Owner Annie Freedom. Deeply relax at Shari Miller’s Restorative Yoga Workshop at Kosha Yoga Center. Experience Restorative Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation: Making Peace with Mind-Body Memories, offered by Yoga Teacher Robin Thorpe and Insight Meditation Community teacher Lloyd Burton at the Iyengar Yoga Center. Focus on your foundation at Gary Reitze’s afternoon workshop, also at The Iyengar Yoga Center. Daria Lessen combines classical hatha yoga, breathwork and meditation practices with Ayurvedic principles to balance your constitution at her Ayuryoga Workshop at The Freyja Project. Last but not least, 303b Yoga offers a Qigong/Yoga Workshop – Autumn in the Body: The Search for One’s Soul with Sarah Byrden this afternoon, along with the first session of their November (re)Boot Camp.
Chant with David Newman (Durga Das) and local favorites Scott and Shanti Medina at the Kirtan Experience tonight at Highland Event Center. Or harmonize to the sounds of Tibetan singing bowls with Carmeen Klausner this evening at Asana Studio. Attend the evening yoga class and the concert for only $20.
Sunday, November 9: Experience David Newman’s wisdom teachings at his Self Love, Self Inquiry, Self Less workshop this afternoon in Golden. April Mueller brings the extended holds of Yin and the deep, full body relaxation of yoga nidra to The Yoga Mat. Nikki Sutton and Erin Elston offer supported yoga poses, passive stretches, heated compresses, and Thai Yoga Massage at their Asana Studio workshop. Learn the history of chai and how make your own at Denver Botanic Gardens with Judy Williams. Or join Marie Belle as she wraps up her weekend Rocket Yoga intensive at Endorphin City Park. Try Transitioning with Ease: The Art of Floating and Flying to learn jump throughs and jump backs as well as flying transitions. Her final workshop, Tantric Lunar Flow, focuses on opening the upper back, shoulders and heart.