Events & Workshops

We offer a variety of unique events and workshops throughout the year in addition to our regular Wellness Services, including daily Yoga Classes and weekly Tai Chi Classes. The events below change seasonally.
TO REGISTER for any of our classes, stop in at the studio or  online here.

 


Yoga + Acupuncture 

Thursday, December 20th, 2018   6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Marilyn Calver leads a restorative class that ends with a fully supported extended savasana. In this fully relaxed state, your body’s ability to heal is at its peak; making savasana a great time to receive acupuncture. Aimee Van Ostrand, L.Ac. will come around to place a few needles to address your specific health issues while you blissfully rest on your mat.

Feel the combined healing power of these two modalities together.

No experience necessary, perfect for beginners or seasoned yogis. Wear comfortable clothing. Yoga mats are provided but feel free to bring your own. $30.00. Class is FULL and registration is closed.

Yoga for Stress and Anxiety

Monday, January 14th , 2019  6:00 – 7:00 pm
Gentle movement, breath work, guided relaxation and simple meditation. No experience required. All levels class.
These donation classes support our mission to provide affordable services to all members of the community.
No pre-registration. Pay at time of class. Cash or check only. Donations are placed in the brown mailbox by the front desk.

 


Tai Chi Yang Style River Bluff 12-Form w/David

Tuesdays, 7:15 – 8:30 pm starting January 8th, 2019

You will begin each class with traditional qi gong warm up exercises. David will then slowly guide you through the Yang Style 12-Form. He will go deeper into the bases of tai chi principles, the tai chi stance, footwork, and breathwork.  David incorporates martial arts applications in his classes.

David is a 10th Degree Master Instructor in Tai Chi Chuan; trained under Grand Master, Chou Yuen-Li at the Institute of Physical Culture in Shanghai, Peoples Republic of China, and recognized by the Martial Arts Masters World Federation. Additionally, he is a Fifth Degree Black Belt in Kenpo Karate, a Third Degree Black Sash in Bok Mei Pai, and a Second Degree Black Belt in Southern Preying Mantis, Kung Fu.

Wear comfortable clothing you can move in. No outdoor shoes on the studio floor, so wear socks or bring indoor shoes.  For all levels.  No tai chi experience necessary.

This is an on going class. Tuition is $50/month. To sign up, stop in at our studio or register online here.


Tai Chi Yang Style, Short Form w/Aimee

Saturdays,  February 2nd – April 20th , 2019.  No class March 16th and April 6th

Aimee modified this Yang form to maximize range of motion, improve circulation and balance. This low impact moving meditation will also strengthen mind-body connection, memory, and mental concentration. Each class slowly builds on the previous to learn the entire Yang Style, Short Form in detail.

No previous tai chi experience needed. However, if you have mobility issues, please talk to Aimee before signing up for the class. Classes are held in the studio. Wear comfortable clothing you can move in. No outdoor shoes on the studio floor, so wear socks or bring indoor shoes.

This is the form Aimee leads by the river on Saturday mornings in the summer. You will be able to refine your practice and continue a life-long practice by joining the group at Lowell Park.

Tuition is $125 for 10-wks or $15 per class for drop ins. Drop ins pay at time of class.  No class March 16th and April 6th. Register online here.

Saturday, April 27th is World Tai Chi Day Celebration – Stillwater.  Join us in the practice by the St Croix River.