Schedule of daily events, March, 2015
Day Time Class Instructor Drop-in Fee Series Fees and Notes
Mon 9:00 - 10:00 am Community Flow - strength Monica Ballard  IFY $8 10 for $70
10:30- 11:45 am Basics - 1 Donvieve     IFY $13 5 classes for $55 or 10 for $95 - 110*
4:00 - 5:10 pm Mindfulness Meditation Heidi Bourne $5 - $10 sliding scale
5:30 - 6:45 pm Anusara Yoga® Level 1 Robyn Smith     IFY $13 5 classes for $55 or 10 for $95 - 110*
7:00 - 8:15 pm Prenatal Yoga Tina George Dawson $10
Tue 6:45 - 8:30 am Guided "self practice",
Ashtanga vinyasa style yoga
Juliet Smith $10 $45 for 5 classes, $80 for 10
9:00-10:15 am Anusara Yoga Level 1 Jaime White     IFY $13 5 classes for $55 or 10 for $95 - 110*
Noon - 1:15 pm Yoga for Boomers James Athing $10 6 for $48, 15 for $105
3:00 - 4:00 pm Core-Strengthening Yoga Lev 1 Christi Gamage $5 - 8 $5 for students - BEGINS MAR 3
5:30 - 7:00 pm Anusara Yoga Lev 1 - 2+ Patrick Harestad  IFY $13 5 classes for $55 or 10 for $95 - 110*
Wed 9:00 - 10:00 am Community Flow - ease Monica Ballard  IFY $8 10 for $70
10:30- 11:45 am Basics - 1 Donvieve     IFY $13 5 classes for $55 or 10 for $95 - 110*
4:00 - 5:10 pm Meditation Party   David Sandercott donation  
5:30 - 6:45 pm Anusara Yoga Level 1 Robyn Smith     IFY $13 5 classes for $55 or 10 for $95 - 110*
Thu 6:45 - 8:30 am Guided "self practice",
Ashtanga vinyasa style yoga
Juliet Smith $10 $45 for 5 classes, $80 for 10
9:00-10:15 am Anusara Yoga Level 1 Jaime White     IFY $13 5 classes for $55 or 10 for $95 - 110*
5:30 - 7:00 pm Ashtanga-Vinyasa Level 1 Katie McGourty $10 $80 10 class punch card
Fri 9:00-10:40 am Anusara Yoga Lev 1 - 2+ Robyn Smith     IFY $13 5 classes for $55 or 10 for $95 - 110*
11:00am - 12:15 Basics - 1 Janet Pomerantz  IFY $13 5 classes for $55 or 10 for $95 - 110*
5:30 - 6:30 pm Anusara Yoga Lev 1-2 Patrick Harestad  IFY $10 5 for $45
Sat 10:00 -11:30 am Anusara Yoga Lev 1-2 Robyn Smith     IFY $13 5 classes for $55 or 10 for $95 - 110*
7:00 - 9:00 pm Acro Open Jam Jaime White $5 - $7 Students $5. Last Sat. each month.
Sun 9:00 - 10:30 am Yogananda Meditation Group   donation 2nd & 4th Sundays
6:00 - 8:00 pm Tibetan Meditation Group   donation Every Sunday

*Applies to IFY classes:
Full-Time Students and 65+ Seniors:
drop-in $9, 6 classes: $48 - $58
(IFY): All IFY teachers teach in the Anusara style of yoga. When you purchase a series with an Inner Freedom Yoga teacher, you can use it for classes with any IFY teacher.

Upcoming Events

NEW CLASS: CORE-STRENGTHENING YOGA LEVEL 1
with Christi Gamage

Tuesdays, 3-4 pm, starting March 3

This one hour class will help build strength and release tension with energizing music and moving postures. Poses will focus on strengthening your abs and core while maintaining proper body alignment. This is a level 1 class but all levels are welcome.

Christi Gamage has been teaching movement and dance since age 16. Her journey into yoga began at age 17 with Bikram yoga. She has since studied Anusara yoga and enjoys practicing power yoga and vinyasa flow classes influenced by Baptiste yoga. Her goal is that all her students feel energized and empowered in a safe, fun practice.

Contact Christi at wee.gamage@gmail.com

RETURN to RADIANCE: CANDLELIGHT YIN YOGA for WOMEN with Monica Ballard

Candlelight Yin Yoga for WomenFridays, 7 - 8:30 p.m.
March 13, April 10, April 24, May 8, May 22, June 26

Create a sacred time for loving self-care practice. Restore and energize your innate natural power- your feminine radiance!

Expect gentle, flowing, alignment-conscious yoga by candlelight, including restorative poses, pranayama, and meditation. And if it's one of those days (or weeks), where you just need to lay in child's pose or savasana in the dark and soak in the energy of your sisters around you, you're welcome to do just that.

$12 - 15 per class.

REGISTRATION: Use Paypal at the link below, pay in class, or send or leave payment (checks only) in envelope in wooden mailbox at Inner Freedom Yoga, 890 G St, Arcata, 95521​. More info at innerfreedomyoga.com/workshops

BODY PRAYERS in the SOUND TEMPLE with Shemaia Skywater Lucas

Thursdays, March 26 - April 16
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Shemaia Skywater Lucas will be at the Community Yoga Center in Arcata, CAThis mini series immersion will explore the depth and power that sound can offer as a means of expanding our yoga practices. Sound can rewire the nervous system, balance the chakras, harmonize the body-mind-spirit and expand states of consciousness.

Experience and learn how to develop and use the amazing tool of your voice, better understand the energetic and mechanistic use of your voice, and find greater vocal freedom. (No voice training required).

Includes asana, vocal practices, and sound healing practices with multiple instruments

$40 paid by March 20, $48 after

REGISTRATION: Use Paypal at the link below, pay in class, or send or leave payment (checks only) in envelope in wooden mailbox at Inner Freedom Yoga, 890 G St, Arcata, 95521​. More info at innerfreedomyoga.com/workshops

Qigong For Beginners
with Certified Qigong Instructor and Practitioner, Zena Bardelas

April 12, 10:00 - 2:00

Qigong workshop with Zena BardelásThis class is a perfect way to explore and experience the numerous benefits of qigong ("chee gong"). Used for thousands of years in China, qigong is designed to enhance vitality and well-being. Qigong is a conscious form of exercise that is beneficial for all, regardless of age, belief system, income, life circumstances, or even physical condition.

In these classes, we will focus on posture, breath, and simple, effective movements. Anyone who attends will finish the series with some basic tools to continue practicing on their own, or in a future qigong class.

Zena Bardelás will be at the Community Yoga Center in Arcata, CAZena Bardelás has been studying, teaching and practicing Chinese medicine, including qigong and Asian Bodywork Therapy, since 1998. She integrates her certifications as a Qigong Instructor, Asian Bodywork Therapist, and a Medical Qigong Practitioner, to empower her students and clients to take charge of their personal health and lifestyle goals.

This workshop may be cancelled due to lack of enrollment, please REGISTER TODAY! Registration & information: 707-498-1009 or MistyMountainHealingArts.com

Self Esteem Group for Women
with Robyn Smith

April 15 - May 13, 5 Wednesdays
7:15 - 8:45 p.m.​

Robyn Smith leads the Self Esteem Group for WomenLow self esteem is of epidemic proportions in our culture, and especially for women. We feel "not enough" and so we pressure ourselves to achieve and perform, compare ourselves to others, seek outside recognition and praise, and wind up creating more suffering, anxiety and stress. Come learn new ways to "be with" yourself, bolster your self esteem, and ultimately embrace who you truly are. This group will support women of all ages who struggle with self esteem. We'll use techniques, practices and teachings from both the yoga tradition and ​the Hendricks​' Conscious Living​ ​teachings.​ Expect to sit, move, breathe, laugh, and even have some fun!​​ Please bring a notebook and pen.​

$​60​ for the series if paid by​ April 10, $68 after

REGISTRATION: Use Paypal at the link below, pay in class, or send or leave payment (checks only) in envelope in wooden mailbox at Inner Freedom Yoga, 890 G St, Arcata, 95521​. More info at innerfreedomyoga.com/workshops

Introduction to Yoga
with Robyn and Jaime

April 21 - May 5

Warrior pose in Introduction to YogaCome learn the fundamentals of yoga in this fun and supportive environment. For anyone totally new to the practice, and anyone wanting a refresher, this is a great place to be! Focus on simple alignment in basic postures, breathing and relaxation. No experience necessary. Includes hand-outs.

$40 if paid by April 18, $45 after

REGISTRATION: Use Paypal at the link below, pay in class, or send or leave payment (checks only) in envelope in wooden mailbox at Inner Freedom Yoga, 890 G St, Arcata, 95521​. More info at innerfreedomyoga.com/workshops

MAGIC OF THE MERIDIANS:
Yoga and the Myofascial Continuum with Patrick Harestad

Saturdays, April 25 and May 9
2:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Magic of the Meridians with Patrick HarestadIn this workshop we will explore the “Anatomy Trains” myofascial paradigm as it relates to our Yoga practice and movement in general. This is a revolutionary way of relating to the human body. Understanding the “Anatomy Trains” gives one the tools to recognize the body as an interconnected unit, and offers the means to optimize those connections for flowing efficiency in all types of movement. This workshop is for anyone who wishes to understand their body on a deeper level and is highly recommended for professionals who work with the body. Please bring a notebook and your curiosity.

April 25: Back and Front Lines - $30 paid by April 20, $40 after
May 9: Lateral, Spiral, and Deep Front Lines - $30 if paid by May 4, $40 after

Both for $55 if paid by April 20, $65 after

REGISTRATION: Use Paypal at the link below, pay in class, or send or leave payment (checks only) in envelope in wooden mailbox at Inner Freedom Yoga, 890 G St, Arcata, 95521​. More info at innerfreedomyoga.com/workshops

Befriend Your Fear with Leslie Chertok, MA, LMHC, from Washington, and Robyn Smith

(postponed until further notice)

Leslie Chertok at the Community Yoga Center in Arcata, CaliforniaDo you sense that your fear is running your life, stopping you from creating what you really want, or keeping you stuck? In this workshop, we'll explore various types of fear and how to face them. Then we'll shift from inaction to action and from stuckness to possibility. Expect to move, have lots of fun and make new discoveries about yourself.

REGISTRATION: Use Paypal at the link below, pay in class, or send or leave payment (checks only) in envelope in wooden mailbox at Inner Freedom Yoga, 890 G St, Arcata, 95521​. More info at innerfreedomyoga.com/workshops

 

 

Additional Information

New visitors

Welcome to our center

Thank you for joining us! If you have a question about a class, please call the instructor. Please come to classes on time, in comfortable (non-restrictive) clothing, with an empty belly (at least 2-3 hours after eating a big meal). Yoga mats, blankets and other props are available for use in class. Good quality mats, blocks, & other props are also for sale. If you are pregnant or have a physical condition, please inform the instructor before class begins. Namaste

map of plaza areaWe are on the plaza in Arcata, California, above Moore's Sleepworld (707)822-7700

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the front door of the Community Yoga Center on the plaza in Arcata, California

Front door of the CYC on the Arcata plaza,
890 G Street.


Melanie Z. Tolley

Clairvoyant Reader &
Metaphysical Teacher

Readings by Appointment
Call (707) 822-7700
890 G Street
Arcata, CA  95518



For more information see
www.melanieztolley.com

NEW CLASS:
CORE-STRENGTHENING YOGA LEVEL 1

with Christi Gamage

Tuesdays, 3-4 pm, starting March 3

Led by Christi Gamage, this one hour class will help build strength and release tension with energizing music and moving postures. Poses will focus on strengthening your abs and core while maintaining proper body alignment. This is a level 1 class but all levels are welcome.

Recently added class:
Acro Open Jam

with Jaime White

Saturdays 7 - 9pm

Explore partner acrobatics and acro yoga in this lightly structured open community session. Experience in acro/yoga/ariel/gymnastics is a plus, but not necessary. Be prepared to fall, laugh, and try again. No partner needed.

Instructor Jaime White

 

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