Reflecting... It's almost hard to believe that just one month ago there was a huge buzz in town, a whirlwind of activity to transform the County Event Center into a magical yoga space, and yogis milling about to attend the first ever Montrose Yoga Festival. And if we may toot our own horn - the festival turned out SPECTACULARLY! There was a lot that went into hosting this event, and we'd like to tell the story in gratitude for all those that helped make this feat an incredible success. Photo by Paul Hurschmann The Beginning This June, [...]
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Class Descriptions The yoga festival is upon us and we are excited to unveil and share so many great things at this event. For the general public, the vendor space is free entry. Click HERE to see the list of amazing and unique vendors. For festival goers - we have 1-class passes, Day Passes and the full 3-Day Passes with prices going up on Monday. Click HERE for pricing and to register. If you're new and wondering what some of the workshops / classes are all about, here is a quick description of what each offering is about. [...]
Trauma Sensitive Yoga Openings are now available to schedule private, one-on-one Trauma Sensitive Yoga (TSY) sessions at Yoga House with certified instructor, Kylie Davis. What Is Trauma Sensitive Yoga? TSY is a body oriented approach to recovery and reconnection following trauma. Trauma is generally defined as an event or experience that overwhelms our ability to cope and yet every individual’s trauma is unique and deeply personal. TSY addresses the somatic impact of trauma on the body and empowers survivors to reconnect with their bodies and exercise the power of choice. TSY supports reconnecting with yourself and others on the [...]
Congratulations!! Chanel Earns Experienced Yoga Instructor Chanel is a force to be reckoned with - she's driven, passionate, willing to learn, explore and an extraordinary visionary. We are more than grateful to have her a part of Yoga House's instruction team. Just recently, Chanel earned Yoga Alliance's "Experienced Yoga Instructor" or ERYT status - which means you need to keep up with your continuing education, and teach a minimum of 1000 hours! Congratulations, Chanel on an incredible achievement! Join us as we learn how Chanel got her start, and her journey to today! When you first started your [...]
Yoga House & Revive Body & Soul Partner Classes to Benefit Life Choices Family Resource Center Revive Body and Soul Yoga founder, Cheri Axtell and owner of Yoga House have partnered together using yoga as their vehicle. On a quest to support each other's goals, the two entities were brainstorming on how they could collaborate on a bigger mission. In no time, it became clear to provide a class that would benefit a charity in the community. Thus, Revive at Yoga House! Revive at Yoga House will be lead by Revive Body & Soul instructors (some of whom are [...]
Nutrition The Trends, The Basics, and What Will Work for You A valuable workshop discovering and learning about: Trends such as fad diets, the truth about wheat, gluten, dairy, and sugars Eating Whole Foods for a healthy body Why a multivitamin is ALMOST always useful - and what kinds to look for Time for individual questions and needs to be covered About Marcy My name is Marsi Steigerwald, I graduated with a degree focused on global public health and human nutrition. I have not only studied nutrition but I also live it; following numerous diagnoses of [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]