Yoga House's 1st Birthday! Year One The first thing that comes to mind as we celebrate our first year is GRATITUDE. I have immense gratitude for the instructors who walked into my life to take a chance on being a part of a brand new studio. I have incredible gratitude for the people that have walked through these doors to check us out - with many who've become our community, and our family. Gratitude for those that have reached out to hold seminars, workshops, and to partner with us. This is just a quick moment to look back at [...]
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International Day of Yoga What is International Day of Yoga? In 2014, The United Nations declared June 21 as the International Day of Yoga, and a record 175 member states have joined in the celebration! On this International Day of Yoga, help us brighten up the world by sharing your inner light! We invite you to make a conscious and awakened choice to improve someone else's day in whatever way feels natural to you. Collectively, we have the potential to create millions of connections and positive ripples that can make a meaningful and significant impact on society. [...]
Mala Bead Workshop with Darc Moon What are Mala Beads? Simply put, mala beads are a strand of beads used in meditation practice. Usually to count mantras and to help you sit in silence. To artist, Lynnea, they are much more. From Darc Moon's website, Lynnea explains: Mala beads are more than an accessory. Mala beads are an ancient tool that was developed to keep the mind focused on the practice of meditation. Mala's originate from Buddhism and Hinduism, but you do not to have to be religious or spiritual to wear mala beads. A mala can simply be [...]
Expanded Offerings: Private Yoga Classes Private Sessions Certified Instructor, Melissa Lowe will walk you through the basics, all the way to advanced asanas with the ability to choose what type of class and format you are seeking. Private classes are great for beginners to discover basic poses, asanas, sequences, terms, and breath; as well as great for the advanced practitioners to satisfy further development in practice - be it inversions, advanced balance poses, pranayama, and more. What is Offered for Private Yoga Classes? Private yoga sessions are one-on-one classes with a certified yoga instructor. Classes are tailored [...]
Yoga Trapeze What is Yoga Trapeze? Recently, Instructor and Owner, Melissa Lowe became a certified Yoga Trapeze instructor and here at Yoga House, we are excited to be offering this unique, challenging and incredibly fun class! So what is this Yoga Trapeze? A yoga trapeze is a swing-like contraption that allows you to hang from it in various ways. It also acts as a tool in many other yoga postures and muscle strengthening techniques. - The Journey Junkie The Yoga Trapeze is very similar to the Yoga Swing, or Aerial Yoga, but Yoga Trapeze stands on its own - its own brand, equipment, [...]
SilverSneakers Yoga What is SilverSneakers? Colorado Yoga House is excited and honored to be a provider of the well-known program for older adults, known as SilverSneakers. SilverSneakers is a program encouraging older adults to participate in physical activities that will help them to maintain greater control of their health. It sponsors activities and social events designed to keep seniors healthy while encouraging social interaction. - ehealthmedicare It is a free fitness program for adults 65+ provided by dozens of healthcare providers. Although SilverSneakers aims for adults 65+, Yoga House welcomes older adults 55+ at our regular rates to participate [...]
Gong Bath What is a gong bath? A gong bath is being immersed in the sound of musical instruments such as gongs, singing bowls, tuning forks or other musical instruments, that create harmonic frequencies known to have positive physiological and metaphysical effects on the body. As King Gong's, Steve Carter details, The sound and vibrational energy of gongs is an ancient and powerful tool used to help still the mind and allow the body to deeply relax. In this state, we can begin to process and release blocks, and come to deep physical relaxation. A great article, "The Science, [...]
Yoga House Partners with Telluride Yoga Festival Partnership Yoga House is excited to be a part of the growing gathering of yogis and practitioners called the Telluride Yoga Festival! Our partnership allows you to purchase passes at 10% off using the unique code: yogahouse10! MISSION Our vision is to foster heath and wellness in our community and beyond by creating an intimate, authentic, world-class yoga festival filled with yoga, music, meditation, hikes, dinners, wellness vendors and more. We aim to make yoga, health, and wellness accessible to every BODY, build a sense of commUNITY, and we are [...]
Introducing: Kathy Musgrave Many of you have already had the pleasure of meeting Kathy - she starting subbing for us for about a month and she now has her own class (and still subs) on Tuesday's at 6:30p for beginners. She's passionate and motivated and we're happy to have her a part of the Yoga House instructional team! Where are you from? I grew up and went to college in North Carolina and have spent the last 20 years living in Wyoming and Colorado. Montrose became my home in 2015 when I was looking to start over. I [...]
Introducing: Kylie Davis New Yoga House Instructor Many of you may already recognize, Kylie as she's been a regular of Yoga House since nearly the beginning. She's been an integral part of the education system as a speech therapist, loves ice climbing and recently became a yoga instructor. We love her enthusiasm, thirst for knowledge, and open mindedness and already know she'll be a great addition to the instructor team! Kylie will begin subbing classes throughout the month of April and in May, she'll have her own class on Tuesday's 6am called, Recovery for Athletes. It'll be a great [...]