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September 2017

Postpartum Yoga Series (for Mamas and Babies!)- starts September 13

September 13 @ 2:00 pm - October 18 @ 3:15 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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THIS IS A 6 WEEK SERIES, not a drop-in class. This class is for mothers at least 6 weeks postpartum and their pre-crawling babies. The sessions consist of breath, simple yoga postures and restorative poses, as well as stretches, songs, and movements to engage your baby. This is an excellent place to connect with other moms and build community! Please bring your favorite baby-wearing device. Wednesdays - 2:00-3:15pm September 13-October 18, 2017 $75 for the series Register online: http://omshalayoga.com/childbirth-education/

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Astrology Series with Trish the Dish

September 20 @ 7:15 pm - November 8 @ 8:45 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Astrology with Trish Riel!! We will use your own Astrological chart to learn the system. We’ll be discussing lore & basic theories, Astrological signs, houses, transits, and relationships with others. It's fun. Wednesdays - September 20th- November 8th (no class Oct 4th or Nov 1st, as "Astro Talks" are scheduled) - 7:15-8:45pm The 6-Week Class is $135.00* per person (including your printed chart) $115 Early bird price by 9/13/17 The class is limited to 15 people, so you must pre-register.…

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Partner Acro Series with Trish the Dish

September 22 @ 4:00 pm - October 27 @ 5:00 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Partner Acro 6-week Series with Trish & Darienne Fridays... 4:00-5:00pm September 22nd-October 27th, 2017 @ “Om Shala Yoga Studio” ($15-$45 for all 6-weeks) It’s FUN!! You must sign up for all 6-weeks & show up each Friday. We want to build on fundamentals & trust with our Acro-Partners. This way, we can have more advanced fun. We’ll develop a shared Acro-language, cultivate safety, learn about bone-stacking & counter balances, grow core strength, enjoy wacky group games, & do really cool…

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Equinox Restorative and Sound Bath – September 22

September 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Welcome Autumn in this 2 hour Restorative Sound Bath with Sam and Shemaia. The Fall Equinox is a special time for turning inward, for recognizing the benefits of the energy we put into the summer season, not just through growth of our gardens, but the growth we create within ourselves. As nights become longer once again, this is a time to set intentions for the upcoming quiet times of the Fall and Winter. In this workshop, we will practice meditation…

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Sustainable and Safe Adaptations in Yoga for Everybody – Starts September 23

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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With seasoned Yoga Therapists and Teachers, Samantha Akers and Liz Heffernan This class is for yoga teachers in interested in addressing common misalignments, musculoskeletal issues & safe practices, when working with students with limited mobility, aging bodies, and pure beginners. Includes therapeutic yoga practices, pose study and fascial fitness through the Anatomy Trains. 10 CEUs available. This course is also open to yoga students interested in learning more. Please note: All sessions will be filmed and used in an on-line…

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Mindful Movement with Brennan Smith

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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A gentle verbally led class following a sequence of movements in sitting, standing, or lying. The focus of this class is to expand awareness, create greater mobility and flexibility, promote ease of breathing, and increase freedom of choice in movement. Brennan Smith found bodywork and movement therapy in 2012 as a primary method of treating chronic pain and compensation patterns. He graduated from Arcata School of Massage in 2014 and is currently enrolled in a 4 year Feldenkrais Teacher Training…

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Alignment to Empower your Practice – Starts September 26

September 26 @ 5:30 pm - October 24 @ 7:15 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Alignment to Empower your Practice with Peggy Profant Tuesdays, September 26-October 24 | 5:30-7:15pm In this playful, 5-session workshop we will learn the Universal Principles of Alignment that will strengthen your practice as well as allow healing and greater ease in the asana poses. These principles and refinements of the principles align your body with it's Optimal Blueprint; a place where your inner body and your outer body are aligned in the best possible way for the energy to flow.…

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Ecstatic Dance w/Mitch Lantz – September 29

September 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Ecstatic Dance at Om Shala $7-20 sliding scale Join us in this freeform dance and movement space where the spirit awakens, beauty grows, boundaries melt, our community collaborates as the dance and beat expands.

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Durga Puja: a night of kirtan in honor of the Goddess

September 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Durga Puja is the 9-day celebration of Goddess Durga. Come celebrate this auspicious time with Sitaram Dass & friends for a special night of kirtan. Kirtan is a practice of bhakti yoga, or the yoga of love and devotion towards God. As it says in Be Here Now, “The way bhakti works is you just love until you and the Beloved become One.” It is the call-and-response chanting of the various names of God/Goddess from the ancient Sanskrit language. All…

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October 2017

Monthly Astro Talk with Tricia Riel, The Real Deal – October 4

October 4 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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On the first Wednesday night of each month, we'll look at the Astrological aspects of the month ahead. Want to know how to better plan your month? Or just understand what the heck is going on in the world? This is the place to be. It will be full of information, as well as lots of FUN! These Astro-Talks are accessible to the novice, as well as thought provoking for those who are more expert. Trish has been a professional…

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Ayurveda 101- October 7

October 7 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Ever wondered if you are correctly understanding your constitution from an Ayurvedic perspective? Do you have questions about how to apply principles of Ayurveda to your daily life and yoga practice? Join Sarah Devi and Samantha Akers in this introductory workshop so you can learn just that! Topics covered will include understanding the prakruti/vikruti paradigm of Ayurveda, basic principles of balancing Vata, Pitta, and Kapha, and how to apply these to a yoga practice. There will lecture and a yoga…

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Yoga and Massage for Childbirth – October 8

October 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Yoga is an excellent way to prepare the mind, body and spirit for the many transitions of pregnancy, childbirth, and parenthood. In this workshop, you will learn breath awareness, partner yoga poses, and basic massage techniques to ease discomfort associated with the labor and birthing process. These approaches will give you the opportunity to connect more deeply with yourself, your partner, and your baby. Doulas welcome. $30/couple Register online to save your spot: http://omshalayoga.com/special-events/workshops/

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October Kirtan with Shemaia and the Skywater Band

October 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Kirtan is the name for Hindu devotional chanting which means remembering the name of God. By chanting with true devotion we are able to experience how each Name of the One Reality has irresistibly sanctifying & transformative power. By singing these ancient Sanskrit prayers we join a stream of consciousness & devotion that's been flowing for centuries. Kirtan is hardly at all about musical ability- in this way of singing you're invited to get out of your head and into…

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Meet the Doulas – October 20

October 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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This is an opportunity for expectant families in Northern Humboldt County to meet local doulas and hear about the services they offer. Formal introductions will be followed by a Q&A session. Doula is a Greek word whose definition has come to mean a woman who helps other women. The word has further evolved to mean a woman experienced in childbirth who provides continuous physical, emotional, and informational support to the mother before, during, and after childbirth. Please feel free to…

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An Evening of Restorative Yoga, Sound Healing and Meditation – October 20

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Join Samantha Akers and Jen Madrone for this special restorative yoga and sound healing event. Honoring the planting of the seeds of your souls purpose for the Spring and setting intentions for those seeds to grow in the upcoming Summer. Sound healing will loosen old ties and clear space for your intentions to come to fruition. Restorative practice will include heart and breath opening asana, closing with a long savasana while you are bathed in vibration and sound. Meditation will…

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Mindful Yoga for Back Care – October 21

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Join Samantha Akers for this monthly back care class. We will be practicing a yoga set for relaxing and strengthening the back safely and skillfully, rolling on therapy balls to learn techniques for at-home back care and there will be time for questions. If you have an achy back, injuries or are interested in learning back care for prevention, this is the class for you. Saturday, October 21 - 1:00-3:00 - $20 No prior yoga experience required! Samantha (Sam) Akers,…

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Relaxation and Birth Visualization – October 22

October 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Simple, supported poses, gentle breathwork, and guided visualization will help prepare you for a peaceful birth. This class is appropriate for all phases of pregnancy, including women whose activity has been restricted. Birth partners are welcome to attend as well (separate ticket required). Sunday, October 22 - 3-4:30pm - $15 http://omshalayoga.com/childbirth-education/

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Infant Massage Series – Starts October 25

October 25 @ 2:00 pm - November 29 @ 3:15 pm
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This class teaches parents and caregivers simple massage techniques to help encourage bonding through nurturing touch. Other benefits include increased parent confidence, clearer communication with baby, and better sleep for everyone! Older siblings and other family members are invited to attend. Please notify Jodie directly if you intend to bring additional family members. *Limited to 10 participants 5-part series Wednesdays - October 25-November 29, 2017 (no class on November 22 for Thanksgiving) $75 Register online to save your spot: http://omshalayoga.com/workshops/…

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The Subtle Art and Science of Yin Yoga Teacher Training -October 26-29

October 26 @ 5:00 pm - October 29 @ 5:00 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Learn to teach Yin Yoga and deepen your practice in this 4 day training with Samantha Akers. Yin Yoga is a meditative practice in which supported poses are held for a period of time, eliciting a deep sense of stretch and relaxation. In this training, you will learn how to support the body safely, the science of stretching and the myofascial system, as well Yin philosophy and meditation techniques for orbital breathing. Yin Yoga is not Restorative Yoga. This training…

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November 2017

Monthly Astro talk with Tricia Riel, The Real Deal – November 1

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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On the first Wednesday night of each month, we'll look at the Astrological aspects of the month ahead. Want to know how to better plan your month? Or just understand what the heck is going on in the world? This is the place to be. It will be full of information, as well as lots of FUN! These Astro-Talks are accessible to the novice, as well as thought provoking for those who are more expert. Trish has been a professional…

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A Weekend with Andrew Eppler – November 3-5

November 3 @ 6:00 pm - November 5 @ 3:45 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Staying grounded in the roots of the Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, while drawing from many sources of inspiration and technique from all around the world, Andrew’s workshops encourage students to create their own healing, expanding, evolving, sacred, lifelong practices. Safely and effectively cultivate physical ability, internal concentration, healing, and joy in your yoga practice. Andrew has been practicing and teaching Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga for over 30 years, studying in depth with yoga luminaries such as Sri K. Pattabhi Jois, David WIlliams,…

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The Gift of the Present Moment with Desiree Rumbaugh – November 10

November 10 @ 6:00 pm - November 12 @ 5:00 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Om Shala Yoga, in conjunction with Inner Freedom Yoga presents: The Gift of the Present Moment Weekend Workshop with Desiree Rumbaugh When we honor the present moment, all unhappiness and suffering dissolves. Life begins to flow with joy and ease. In the now, your problems dissolve. Suffering cannot survive in the now. This weekend, immerse yourself in your yoga practice with a deep sense of attention, care and love. Desiree Rumbaugh returns to Arcata offering new insights that will inspire…

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Om Shala 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training w/Peggy, Sam and Liz

November 17 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Om Shala Yoga 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training With Peggy Profant, Sam Akers and Liz Heffernan Certified by Yoga Alliance Weekend Format (Friday evening, Saturday & Sunday) November 17th, 2017-April 6, 2018 (1-2 weekends per month), plus final retreat at Breitenbush Retreat Center. Full Schedule Below! Deepen your understanding and learn to teach yoga! This 200 hour training will deepen your practice of yoga and give you the foundation to find your authentic voice as a teacher. Many students sign up…

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December 2017

Yoga and Massage for Childbirth – December 3

December 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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Yoga is an excellent way to prepare the mind, body and spirit for the many transitions of pregnancy, childbirth, and parenthood. In this workshop, you will learn breath awareness, partner yoga poses, and basic massage techniques to ease discomfort associated with the labor and birthing process. These approaches will give you the opportunity to connect more deeply with yourself, your partner, and your baby. Doulas welcome. $30/couple Register online to save your spot: http://omshalayoga.com/special-events/workshops/

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Monthly Astro Talk with Tricia Riel, The Real Deal – December 6

December 6 @ 7:15 pm - 8:45 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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On the first Wednesday night of each month, we'll look at the Astrological aspects of the month ahead. Want to know how to better plan your month? Or just understand what the heck is going on in the world? This is the place to be. It will be full of information, as well as lots of FUN! These Astro-Talks are accessible to the novice, as well as thought provoking for those who are more expert. Trish has been a professional…

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Chakra Wisdom with Robyn and Patrick – December 9

December 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Om Shala Yoga,
858 10th St
Arcata, CA 95521 United States
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The chakra system is an ancient yogic map to understanding ourselves physically, psychologically, emotionally and spiritually. In this session, you'll explore the essence of each chakra through mind, body and sound.  You will also experience a special movement practice to access the intrinsic wisdom these potent energy centers have for your life. This is not a postural yoga event.  Includes movement, meditation, mantra, and fun interactive exercises.  Everyone is welcome! Saturday, Dec. 9 1-3:30pm $30 if paid by Dec. 5,…

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