Are you craving some warm weather? If so, consider Belize! It’s not too late to join the yoga retreat next month! See details below.
And here at home, we have lots of classes and workshops to keep you content until Spring. Try our new online enrollment and payment system! Now it can be a little easier to make it to class!
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COME TO BELIZE!
UPCOMING WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES
COME TO BELIZE!
It is not too late to join our trip to Belize! March 8-15, 2008. Join Jen Nadeau of Jai Yoga and Pam Jackson of WholeHeart Yoga in Portland for 8 days/7 nights on the lovely little island of Caye Caulker. Call us right away if you would like more information about tropical breezes or relaxing and energizing yoga! Prices range from $1650-$2350 depending on your choice of accommodation. 207.725.7874.
UPCOMING WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES
MEDITATION, DHARMA, YOGA – EVERY MONDAY NIGHT 7:15-8:15pm
Together, we will look closely at how meditation, the dharma and our yoga practice can be at the very center of our everyday life. While we will learn from each other, the group is not meant to be instructional. Donations will benefit the Jai Yoga Scholarship Fund.
LAUGHTER YOGA! – FRIDAY FEBRUARY 8 7-8pm FREE or $5 donation goes to a local charity
We had so much fun in January we had to do it again! Absolutely no experience necessary. Open to all ages. Laughter IS the best medicine! Bring your friends, your kids, bring your enemies and COME LAUGH! In January we donationed $43 to Midcoast Hunger Prevention.
YOGA NIDRA – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 9 2-4pm $20
The perfect antidote for a busy and fragmented life. As you are guided to move your awareness throughout your body, you will experience deeper and deeper states of relaxation, resulting in a sense of peace, harmony and balance. No experience necessary.
VALENTINE’S PARTNER YOGA – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 16 2-5pm $60/couple
Practice yoga with a friend or sweetheart. Learn to assist each other in creating more ease and more depth in classic yoga postures. By practicing poses together, we build communication skills while learning to give and receive support. No prior experience necessary.
RESTORATIVE WORKSHOP – SATURDAY FEBRUARY 23 2-4 PM $20
Totally relaxing! This gentle, slow-paced class is a perfect way to release tension, calm the nervous system, remove toxic leftovers from stress and flood the body with happiness and bliss. These workshops have been filling up! Be sure to register early.
To register, or to learn more, just give us a call: 207.725.7874. Leave a message with your NAME, PHONE and which WORKSHOP you want to attend. We’ll contact you to confirm. Easy Or, try our new online registration system. Visit the workshop page on our website and click on the link for the workshop you want to attend. Even easier!
To see a complete listing of upcoming workshops click here: http://www.jaiyogahome.com/classes/special-classes-events/
JAI YOGA NOW ACCEPTS CREDIT/DEBIT CARD PAYMENTS AND OFFERS ONLINE ENROLLMENT!
Reserve your spot in workshops and pay for classes, all online! Visit our website (http://www.jaiyogahome.com) to check the schedule for classes and workshops. Click on any of the links indicating online enrollment and you will be directed to our online system. Follow the steps and you’re done!
NEW CLASS PACKAGE POLICY
As of January 1st, all new class packages (4, 8 or 20 class cards) will be valid for 100 days!! (Up from 90 days) Your 100 days begins on the first day of use. We will no longer be able to grant extensions for cards older than 100 days, emergencies, illness and travel being exceptions as long as we receive your request for an extension before the 100 day expiration. For more information, give us a call at 207.725.7874.
JAI YOGA SCHOLARSHIP FUND
In November 2007, Jai Yoga began a scholarship fund for yogis in need. Donations from the Monday night Meditation, Dharma, Yoga group benefit this fund. If you would like to make a donation or apply for assistance, please call 207.725.7874.
Can’t make it to Belize? Here’s a home practice that will generate warmth and bring the sun into your heart.
Begin at the top of your mat in Tadasana (Mountain Pose), making sure to find the four corners of the feet
On an inhale, sweep the arms up overhead, reaching through the fingertips and letting the shoulders drop
On an exhale, leading with the heart, swan dive down to Uttanasana (Forward Bend)
Inhale and open the heart as you lift half-way to a flat back
Exhale, fold back to Uttanasana
Inhale, sweep the arms to the side and back up overhead as you come to standing
Exhale back to Tadasana
Note: Remember to keep your weight balanced between the heels and the balls of the feet. Keep the legs and lower abdomen strong to protect your hamstrings as you lift and fold. This sequence is the first part of sun salutations.
Jen and the Jai Yoga Family
#314 Fort Andross
14 Maine Street
Brunswick ME 04011