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Workshops

Yamuna Body Rolling (YBR) for Knees, Full Body Tune Up, and Back

** Pre-registration is required for YBR classes and workshops **

Yamuna Body Rolling (YBR) is a restorative practice that liberates movement, heals injury, and protects your joints and spine from wear and tear. YBR uses custom inflatable balls to function like a massage therapist’s hands. They provide strategic traction and pressure to iron out tension and pain. With just a few minutes of rolling, you can avoid the old-age restrictions that so many people have. Most people find YBR feels similar to a relaxing, deep tissue massage. Individuals can adapt the pressure to personal preference, while using the balls in a chair, in bed, or on a wall or floor space. Having a YBR self-care practice brings relaxation, renewed energy, and a better understanding of how to sustain your body in alignment, freedom, and ease.

Save Your Knees
Saturday, April 8, 1-3 PM.
$45

Full Body Tune Up
Saturday, May 20, 1-3:30 PM
$55

Save Your Back
Saturday, June 10, 1-3 PM
$45

Led by Shawna Butson-Brodie, YBR, CMT

Shawna Butson-Brodie, CMT Somatic Therapies and Education, offers clients a natural approach pain management, stress reduction, and body sustainability. She is a Certified Yamuna Body Rolling (YBR) Instructor, and bodywork therapist since 1998. Shawna offers a range of classes and services to help you release habitual tension patterns and develop problem solving skills for your aches and pains. Her mission is to support those seeking health, life-balance, and a deep connection to their body’s capacity for self-repair and restoration. Shawna's journey into the bodywork profession began as a teen, curiously studying anatomy, movement, dance, yoga, and meditation. She later sharpened this focus with degrees in Health Promotion & Wellness Education and Advanced Clinical Massage & Bodywork. As a nationally licensed massage therapist, she's worked in spas, holistic health/fitness centers, trained bodyworkers, taught injury prevention, and helped thousands of clients to feel better in her private practice. Since 2008, Shawna and her husband have offered hands-on therapies and education from their urban-zen healing arts studio in Marietta. Shawna believes our bodies can remain vital and joyful through every decade when we harness the healing force within and learn to help ourselves. Learn more at www.SacredSpiralHealing.com; contact 678-457-7727 or Shawna@SacredSpiralHealing.com


Posture Workshop:
Yoga for Alignment and Scoliosis

Your posture is as important as nutrition, hydration, exercise, and sleep. Proper alignment promotes more energy, less stress on the body, reduced fatigue, and overall better health.

Poor posture can easily make you appear up to 10+ years older and up to 10+ pounds heavier! Do you suffer from: back pain, neck pain, joint pain, Scoliosis, forward flexed head, decreased mobility, rounded forward shoulders, rounded upper back, or excessive sway back?

This workshop is for you!

Saturday, May 6, 3-5 PM
$45 if paid by April 29,
$50 thereafter

Led by Bev Stegman

Bev Stegman, BS, MAud, CR, RYT, completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training at Marietta Center for Yoga and Well Being, has her Yoga for Scoliosis Certification, and is the only certified yoga for scoliosis trainer in the State of Georgia. Bev has worked in the healthcare industry for over 28 years. She currently owns and manages Foundation Therapy Centers, outpatient physical and occupational therapy providers in Roswell and Sandy Springs.


Intro to Essential Oils

Join us on an essential oil journey to learn how to take care of yourself and your family naturally:

  • Improve energy and focus
  • Balance mood
  • Boost your immune system
  • Reduce pain
  • Manage weight
  • Relieve stress
  • Reduce toxic load
  • Support sleep

Saturday, June 24
1-3 PM
$15

Please RSVP to drjenniferconway@gmail.com or 404-788-1971. First 10 people to RSVP & pay will receive 5ml bottle of Wild Orange and a magazine full of E.O. DIYs. Door prizes & other fun giveaways!

Led by Dr. Jennifer Conway

Dr. Jennifer Conway is a functional medicine practitioner who designs personalized health care programs using whole food nutrition, supplements, herbs and essential oils. Her speciality is women's health with a focus on balancing hormones, weight management, and anti-aging regimens. Dr. Conway has been working in the alternative health care field since 2000. She is a Certified Massage Therapist, Doctor of Chiropractic, Applied Clinical Nutritionist and Essential Oil Educator. 


Monthly Happenings

Beyond Asana Book Study


Join us the first Thurday of each month from noon until 1:30 pm
for a yoga philosophy book study and discussion.

More in-depth study of yoga philosophy helps us integrate and incorporate the wonderful teachings of yoga throughout our lives.

We are currently studying The Freedom of Being at Ease with What Is by Jan Frazier

The Freedom of Being book cover

All are welcome.

 


Women Who Run with the Wolves

Book study meets every 3rd Friday.
7:00 to 9:00 pm
Love Offering

Book cover

Led by Julia Speers


Authentic Intuitive Movement

AIM is a diverse gathering to honor the body/spirit connection, celebrate life, and build community through improvisational movement, artistic expression, and an openness to the sacred however defined.

People Dancing

Bring your friends and family! Join us for an evening of freestyle dance – a time to let go of inhibitions and let the healing power of movement restore our bodies, minds and spirits! Everyone is welcome. Just come as you are and dance as you are, intuitively opening to your authentic self. Call Kristie at 678-234-3869 for more information. 

Saturdays, April 1, May 6 and June 3
12 noon - 1:30 pm
Love Offering

Led by Kristie Picklesimer and Karen Ferguson, the creators of AIM


Sacred Women's Circle

 

From the beginning of time women have always circled. In the ancient tradition of moon lodges and red tents, this time together can serve to enliven the deepest parts of ourselves and enrich our communities. A sacred woman's circle is a container for speaking our truths and witnessing one another with compassion as new insights begin to stir from the deepest parts of ourselves. This gathering will serve as an intimate time of sharing for women in all phases of life.

Friday, April 28
7:00 - 9:00 pm 
Love Offering

Led by Kristie Picklesimer (678-234-3869)


Women's Yoga Therapy Group

Yoga Therapy combines the ancient wisdom of yoga, pranayama, meditation, and the synergy of group process to enhance emotional well-being. The philosophy and practice of yoga offers guidelines for healthy living that are invaluable. Sharing your challenges while giving and receiving heart-felt feedback and insight with others supports connection and gives encouragement to work though difficult issues.

For the winter through spring 2017 series, we will learn the ancient Indian practice of mudras, yoga for your hands. Fingers are associated with various elements and chakras. Moving and touching hands and fingers in precise ways enhance the flow of prana (life force energy), and each mudra addresses different physical, emotional and/or spiritual aspects to well-being.

WHEN: Friday mornings, approximately every other week, 10:00 – 11:45 am

FEE: $45 per group, with a commitment to come to the whole the series. You may miss one group without a fee; otherwise you are responsible for payment of all weeks.

COMMITMENT: 10 weeks, winter and spring quarters 2017 Specific dates: 1/13, 1/27, 2/10, 2/24, 3/10, 3/24, 4/7, 4/21, 5/5, and 5/19.

Please call 770-425-4488 or e-mail yogawan@mindspring.com to schedule a brief interview.

Facilitated by Wanda DeVaughn, LCSW, E-RYT (500). Wanda has led many psychotherapy groups throughout her 36 years as a licensed clinical social worker, as well as numerous yoga classes since her Yoga Therapy training in 1997, and the opening of The Marietta Center for Yoga and Well Being in 1999. She has taught yoga philosophy in yoga teacher training, organized monthly meetings of Beyond Asana, a yoga philosophy book study group, and has facilitated this yoga therapy group since 2013.


Parent's Night Out

Children ages 6-9 are invited to join yoga teacher, Melanie Sharp, the 2nd Friday night of each month this quarter for an evening of YOGA FUN!

On March 10, April 14, May12, and June 9, parents can drop their children off from 6:00-8:00 at the Marietta Center for Yoga and Well Being. The cost is $25 and children will participate in yoga poses and games, practice fun mindfulness activities, and do a simple art project.

Space is limited, so if you are interested in your child participating, let Melanie know by the first of each month. 404-217-6428 or melaniersharp@hotmail.com


 

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