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Maintain inner balance with the wisdom of Ayurveda, presented by Chopra Center Certified Instructor, Leilani Beaubien Ware. In this introductory Workshop, you will learn that you have an individualized pattern of energy comprised of the five elements - air, space, fire, water and Earth. Just as everyone has a unique fingerprint, each person has a particular pattern of energy - an individual combination of physical, mental and emotional characteristics. Ayurveda refers to the combination of the energies as Doshas. Ayurveda is considered to be one of the oldest healing sciences, and places its emphasis on balance and prevention of disease. It means " The Science of Life," and is often called the mother of all healing. As you understand your individualized body mind personality or Dosha, you will learn why you make choices and react differently to things, and that maintaining health and balance is also individualized. You'll also begin to learn how meditation, nutrition, herbs & more will bring you more joy and healthy living. Leilani Beaubien Ware is a full-time registered nurse, a Chopra Center Certified Instructor, and a practitioner of Ayurveda for over 15 years. Please call 248-608-6668 or www.updogyoga.com/workshops/workshops-rochester to register or for more information. #updogyogami #ayurveda #healthyliving

Do you suffer from arthritis? Have morning joint stiffness, swelling, tingling, numbness, or ongoing joint pain? Certified MELT instructor, Stephanie Howard, presents a MELT hand, foot and body treatment. Learn how to improve your body's abilities to restore balance and repair itself to create lasting changes. This Workshop offers natural pain relief, to address the true cause of chronic pain, not just mask the symptoms. When you have arthritis, the simplest of tasks becomes more difficult. Your joints ache and you experience pain, limited mobility, and loss of strength. Chronic pain is exhausting and frustrating and it can keep you from doing the things you love, or getting a good night's sleep. No matter what brought on your pain, you can learn how to help your body heal and ReDiscover pain free living at any age. Learn how to return the body to a more ideal State and release the compression of your joints and spine, from your neck to your lower back, with a simple MELT self care routine. This session provides a hands, feet and body treatment targeting key joint and inflammation hotspots. No prior MELT nor yoga experience needed. Bring a yoga mat or use one of ours, and your water bottle. We will provide use of MELT balls and rollers or bring your own, which are also available for purchase after class. MELT stands for: myofascial energetic length technique. The MELT method is a simple self treatment that accesses and restores hydration in the body and reconnects with our internal autopilot, nervous system, to reduce chronic pain helping us stay healthy, youthful and active. The missing link to pain-free living is a balanced nervous system and healthy connective tissue. These two components work together to provide your body support and optimal mindbody communication. MELT directly addresses these body systems in a way no other self treatment can. You'll notice results in the first session. Learn how connective tissue gets dehydrated, common aches and pains it can cause, and how to rehydrate this essential system. For more info and to register https://www.updogyoga.com/workshops/workshops-rochester or call 248-608-6668. #MELT #updogyogami

Celebrate the Full Moon at UpDog Yoga-Rochester with a powerful, creative Native American drumming and meditation session led by Chuck McNabb, gifted medium and spiritual advisor. The drum circle and braces people of all ages and no prior drumming or meditation experience is necessary. Native American drums and rattles of various shapes and sizes will be provided, and feel free to bring your own instruments. Indigenous peoples of the world have for Millenia gathered under the light of the full moon to dance and make music. The beat of the drums brings us in tune with the rhythms of nature to evoke and raise powerful currents of Life Energy. As participants relax, enjoy and explore the music, their natural creativity and curiosity emerges and The rhythms grow and change. Each person is able to express themselves through their individual instrument while simultaneously participating as part of a larger whole for a therapeutic experience- a new voice, a collective voice, emerges as we drum together and just have fun! To register or for more information please call 248-608-6668 or https://www.updogyoga.com/workshops/workshops-rochester #updogyogami #fullmooncelebration #drum

The Five Tibetan Rites are a yogic system of simple, yet incredibly energizing exercises that are said to have originated deep in the Himalayas 2,500 years ago and are still practiced as a daily ritual by many today. Also known as the five Rites of Rejuvenation, these postures take only a few minutes to perform, but can dramatically increase physical strength and suppleness, as well as mental acuity. New students to experience Yogi's alike will enjoy learning the incredible power of these five simple postures and discover a natural, powerful method for daily Rejuvenation and growth. These Poses rejuvenate the body, improve digestion, prevent bone loss, reduce back pain and improve eyesight. The pastors also help Focus energy on each of the seven primary energy centers in the body, working to quickly open and spin them, removing Bad Karma exceeds and replacing them with vitality and positive energy. Done each day, the rites are said to have amazing Rejuvenation Powers, perhaps even leading the practitioner to find his or her own Fountain of Youth! To register and for more information www.updogyoga.com/workshops or call 248-608-6668. #updogyogami #tibetanrites

Puppy love basic yoga at UpDog Yoga! All proceeds donated to Leader Dogs For the Blind. Future Leader Dog puppies will be at UpDog Studio to greet you with wagging tails for a special basic yoga class! Leader Dog Handlers accompanied by their dogs will be joining us in the practice room during class. The puppies will also come into class for savasana and everyone will have an opportunity to pet and interact with the dogs after class. Animals, and especially Man's Best Friend, evoke a sense of calmness and reduce stress and anxiety in people. The gentle nature of dogs can lift our mood, make us smile and laugh, while also offering unconditional kindness and friendship. What a beautiful experience to feel they're calming presence as you practice your asanas. This is a wonderful opportunity to show your support for the great work Leader Dogs For the Blind provides in our local Rochester Community and Nationwide, while also showing the love for these adorable puppies in training who will eventually help others in need as dedicated service dogs. Please call 248-608-6668 to register or www.updogyoga.com/workshops/workshops-rochester #updogyogami #leaderdogsfortheblind #yogaforlife

Join spiritual intuitive and advisor, Chuck McNabb, as he leads a guided meditation and workshop to help you learn to identify and connect with your spirit guides, animal totems, angels and ascended masters. Everyone has guides and animal totems who walk with them in spirit during their lifetime, teaching and guiding them, and in some cases protecting them. Your higher self helps select these guides and they are responsible for helping you fulfill the spiritual contract you make with your higher self. Chuck helps you to attune to and identify what guides you have around you currently, how they relate to you and helping you on your life's journey, and how you can begin to connect with them through meditation and other techniques. To register or for more information https://www.updogyoga.com/workshops/workshops-rochester or call 248-608-6668. #updogyogami #spiritguides #tunein

Learn the science behind sound healing and its' benefits. Participate in meditation focused on healing the deep layers of stress by taking the brain into the meditative frequencies of gamma, alpha, beta, theta and delta where even your cells heal, transform, and rebuild! This workshop is a yogic experience of pranayama (breathwork) while simultaneously moving energy through each chakra- energy center, by use of quartz crystal healing bowls tuned specifically to the " heartbeat of the Earth" at 8 Hz. This workshop is intended to release participants from repetitive cycles, illness, alleviate pain, restore balance and highlight a healthy life practice by using vibration to remove blockages and by adjusting the inner frequency and safely guiding participants into the deep layers of the brain and psyche. Be prepared for an amazing sound bath! Beginners and seasoned practitioners are welcome to participate . Join Yvonne in this amazing experience! Current yoga instructors earn Yoga Alliance continuing education credits by attending this Workshop! Yvonne is an experienced Vibroacoustic Sound Healer, Certified Yoga Therapist and Yoga Instructor (C-IAYT, E-RYT500) and Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP). To register and for more information https://www.updogyoga.com/workshops/workshops-rochester or call 248-608-6668. #updogyogami #goloveyourself❤️ #soundhealingmeditation #soundhealingtherapy #soundfrequencyhealing #raisethevibration #retune

Next Generation yoga kids teacher training certification at UpDog Yoga! UpDog is pleased to announce we will now be offering kids yoga teacher training this spring presented by Next Generation yoga, a yoga Alliance approved International leader in kids teacher training certification. This 25 hour weekend training program is open to parents, educators, yoga instructors - anyone interested in learning how to teach yoga two children! Are you a parent who would like to turn your yoga practice into a family affair? Are you an educator in the public, private or homeschool sectors in need of fresh ideas that will support your students learning? Are you a child psychologist, therapist or pediatric professional wishing to enrich your treatment with the positive effects of yoga? Are you a yoga instructor or Enthusiast who loves children? Then the NGY Teacher Training presented by UpDog Yoga is for you! Discover the non-stop fun of yoga with kids! Join the thousands of Yogi's who have been certified by Next Generation yoga and learn how to teach kids yoga to 8-13 year olds. https://nextgeneration yoga.com/product/april-26th-28th-2018-2-7-yr-olds/ should you have additional questions, please contact Lexi at NGY: 303-250-7012 nextgeneration yoga.lexi@gmail.com or Jill Rocker at UpDog 248-608-6668 #updogyogami #teachkidsyoga #NextGenerationYoga #Ngyoga #KidsYogaTeacherTraining

Intro to BUTI Yoga Workshop at UpDog Yoga Rochester: Explore BUTI Yoga: A Soulful blend of Power Yoga, cardio intensive tribal dance, conditioning and deep abdominal toning. All attendees of this Workshop also receive a free buti yoga class for either of our weekly Sunday 10 a.m. or Tuesday 7 p.m. buti yoga classes offered at UpDog-Rochester. In this Workshop, we'll dive into the theory of Buti, breakdown the foundational movements, and celebrate with a short practice. The Buti method helps tap into your inner power to clear away stuck energy, build confidence, focus on self love and facilitate inner transformation. Call 248-608-6668 or www.updogyoga.com/workshops/workshops-rochester to register or for more information. #updogyogami #butiyoga #explore

Join this workshop for a fun, inspirational evening of creativity and personal exploration through the art of Soul Collage- no art experience necessary! Soulcollage is an intuitive exploration into self-discovery using images and collage to reflect, Inspire, and manifest our intentions. Kelsey will guide you in creating your very own personal vision board that reflects your personality, goals and dreams. This Workshop will allow you to deepen your understanding of yourself and tap into your inner wisdom. You may be surprised by the depth of feeling that comes up as you embrace your individual uniqueness. Soul Collage can be used to promote balance, healing, and deeper connections to others and your subconscious self; each card representing one aspect I love your personality and soul. You will leave with a beautiful soul card you created, providing guidance and inspiration for future self-expression. Workshop includes: 1 blank Soul card template and protective sleeve, recycled magazines to help create your vision, all other supplies including scissors, pens, stencils, glue. Feel free to bring any other personal photos, Fabrics, inspirational quotes, Etc to further personalize your vision. To register or for more information please call 248-608-6668 or www.updogyoga.com/workshops/workshops-rochester #updogyogami #visionboard

Beginning Yogis: this is a great introduction if you're at all apprehensive about taking your first yoga class as you will be in the company of other first-timers, just like you! No pressure as you have fun learning and exploring basic yoga postures, breathing technique and building your confidence - You Can Do This! Or perhaps you've already taken some yoga classes and would like to spend more quality time learning the basics and how to move safely and smoothly from pose to pose as the foundation of any practice. Stephanie will walk you through the essentials to begin or strengthen your yoga experience so you feel comfortable and confident in your body and in your practice. You will receive one-on-one attention and leave this Workshop feeling strong and energized for your next class! Classes meet Mondays for 4 weeks 6:30-7:30pm beginning February 25th. Cost is $99 for all four weeks! http://www.updogyoga.com/workshops or call 248-608-6668 to register or for more information. #updogyogami #yoga

A special family yoga class for all ages 4 and up at UpDog Yoga Rochester!! Certified and Experienced Yoga instructor, Yvonne (teaching yoga since 2006) will workshop with the families in beginner level yoga poses, mindful breathing, Cooperative yoga games, and quiet meditation. No prior yoga experience necessary. In a world where parents and children are often so busy, family yoga provides a wonderful place to spend healthy and happy, quality time TOGETHER. Spouses, kids, grandparents, extended family and friends are all welcome! Yoga is a fun, healthy, mindful activity that each family member can enjoy. Yoga teaches kids how to relax, develop body awareness, find their inner balance, build confidence, concentrate, improve school performance, and just have some fun. Yoga also teaches adults to learn how to take time to play and find their inner child. Families that practice yoga together strengthen their bonds while they support each other in an atmosphere of open sharing and self-expression. Parents can observe how their children learn and interact with other children and adults. And children get to see their parents as Learners, something that doesn't happen very often, setting a great example for their children. It's a rare opportunity for both parents and children to observe and learn from each other and a great way to bridge the age difference between them - All while strengthening the connection and family bond!! Cost is $8 per adult, $5 per child. Pre-register online at https://www.updogyoga.com/workshops/workshops-rochester or call 248-608-6668. #goloveyourselfandyourfam❤ #familyyoga #updogyogami #kidsloveyoga #adultsloveyogatoo #goodtimes