Weekly Yoga Classes

I offer 4 weekly public yoga classes in Buncombe & Henderson Counties. All of my classes are accessible for beginners and for those working through injury, illness and physical limitations.

Tuesdays, 9:45-11am, Therapeutic Yoga
The Shift Studio in Hendersonville

Thursdays, 9am – 10:15, Gentle & Therapeutic Yoga
Weaverville Yoga

Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:45 Yin & Restorative Yoga
Weaverville Yoga

Sundays, 10:30 – 11:30, Subtle Yoga for Healing
The Shift Studio in Hendersonville

 

Autumn Meditation Retreat

Sustained periods of community practice are essential for supporting one another in slowing down, listening deeply, refreshing our spirit, and renewing our personal practices. Together we can take a day of quiet respite from the demands of modern life to bring peace to our bodies and minds. Expect periods of seated meditation (on cushion or chair), moving meditation (gentle Yoga & Qi Gong), lying-down progressive-relaxation practice, slow walking in nature, and free time for personal journaling & reflection. Noble silence will be held for most of the day with opportunities for group sharing. All practices are gentle and accessible, such that anyone can participate regardless of prior experience or physical limitation. Tea and snacks will be provided and participants are asked to bring their own lunch. Registration in advance is required. Group size is limited to 10 participants. $65 to register. Sliding scale is available in cases of financial hardship. Contact Jenne with any questions you may have.

Please click here to REGISTER for Autumn Meditation Retreat.

Saturday, November 9th 9:30am – 5:30pm
@ Swannanoa Valley Friends Meeting
137 Center Ave Black Mountain, NC 28711

 

Yoga for Arthritis & Osteoporosis

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Yoga is among the most effective exercises for improving bone and joint health. This workshop is suitable for total beginners and advanced yogis. You will learn:

  • targeted practices for building bone density, stabilizing and  lubricating joints, and reducing pain and inflammation.
  • how to reduce wear-and-tear on your spine, bones, and joints.
  • how to modify movements in yoga and in daily life to prevent fractures and inflammation.
  • techniques to improve balance and reduce the risk of falls.

Space is limited and advanced registration is required. $40 to register.
The Shift Hendersonville: Wednesday, Sept 25th, 1-4pm
Weaverville Yoga: Sunday, Oct 20th 2-5pm

 

Monthly Yoga Nidra: Deep Relaxation Workshops

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PLEASE NOTE: Yoga Nidra now takes place from ***2-4pm*** on Sundays.

Yoga Nidra is a practice that ANYONE can do; it does not require physical exertion. It is a guided lying-down meditation that induces full-body relaxation and strong states of awareness. This 2-hour session begins with gentle tension-relieving stretches and resting poses, leading up to a 45-minute Yoga Nidra practice. The various elements of the workshop, taken together and practiced regularly, will improve sleep and memory, relieve anxiety and fatigue, and make up a sophisticated set of mind-body tools to generate greater calm and clarity in navigating the storms of life. Cost is $20 (discounted for monthly members of The Shift and Weaverville Yoga). Registration in advance is preferred. 1st Sundays in Weaverville and final Sundays in Hendersonville.

Upcoming dates:

Sunday, September 29th, 2-4pm at The Shift Hendersonville REGISTER

Sunday, October 6th, 2-4pm at Weaverville Yoga REGISTER

 

Yoga for Anxiety & Depression

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Learn practical, yoga-based tools that will help you:
– Manage episodes and break cycles of anxiety and depression
– Establish preventative practices that strengthen emotional and neuropsychological resiliency
-Develop a relationship of safety, care-taking, and radical kindness toward yourself.

Sunday, September 22nd 1 -5pm @ Weaverville Yoga

$45 Early Bird Registration (by Sept 13th)
$55 Standard Registration (by Sept 21st)

Sunday, October 13th Noon – 4pm @ The Shift Hendersonville

$45 Early Bird Registration (by Oct 4th)
$55 Standard Registration (by Oct 12th)

 

Yoga Nidra at the NC Arboretum

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Yoga Nidra is a guided lying-down exercise that induces full-body relaxation and strong states of awareness.  Each session will begin with very gentle tension-relieving stretches for neck, shoulders and low back, followed by reclining “restorative” poses with soothing live music. The session culminates in a 45-minute Yoga Nidra experience. The various elements of the workshop taken together can assist in getting a good start to the fall season or ease holiday stress. These practices are highly accessible, ideal for beginners and seasoned practitioners alike, and require only an ability to get down onto the floor and back up again unassisted. Seated stretches can be done with the support of a chair if needed.  Mats and other props will be supplied or you may bring your own. Limited to 12 participants. Registering in advance is required. $24 Member / $29 Non-member

Sunday, August 18th, 2-4pm REGISTER

Sunday, September 15th, 2-4pm REGISTER

 

Hiking & Yoga at the NC Arboretum

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Each hiking excursion on the arboretum trails leads to a different destination where we will explore mindful movement and meditation in nature. Mindful movement will include yoga stretches and balance poses blended with qi gong movements. Seated, walking, and lying-down meditation will also be incorporated. Participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather and to bring a large towel or a yoga mat for practicing in the outdoors. $34 Member/$39 Non-Member

Saturday, August 24th, 9:30am – Noon  REGISTER

Saturday, September 21st, 9:30am – Noon REGISTER

Saturday, October 19th, 9:30am – Noon REGISTER

 

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