Myth, Mudra, Meditation: Panchamukha Hanuman
May
12
9:00 AM09:00

Myth, Mudra, Meditation: Panchamukha Hanuman

Three hours committed to the myth of the five faces of Hanuman and how each story carries, embodies, and transmutes the creative power of the universe, Shakti.

We must shift and evolve in order to meet life in alignment with what we want and need, and to most appropriately meet the ever-changing circumstances around us. When we transform we don't become fake, we become what we are born to be.

The workshop will include some lecture and discussion, so bring note-taking materials if desired. Also water, potentially a small snack. Take home materials are provided.

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Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog) Study
Mar
16
9:00 AM09:00

Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog) Study

This seemingly simple pose is full of complexity, and without proper alignment is one of the biggest perpetrators of injury in modern asana practice.

A two-hour session committed to learning about and preparing for Upward Facing Dog in a way that is appropriate for your body. We'll play with various transitions into and out of the pose and discuss the overall intentions, potential benefits, possible contraindications, and offer plenty of modifications.

Use your class pass or drop-in rate of $12.

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Sarvangasana (Shoulderstand) Study
Mar
9
9:00 AM09:00

Sarvangasana (Shoulderstand) Study

A two-hour session committed to learning about and preparing for Shoulderstand in a way that aligns with your body. We'll discuss the overall intentions of the pose as an inversion, potential benefits, possible contraindications, and plenty of modifications to ensure that it suits your needs and keeps you (and your precious cervical spine) safe.

Use your class pass or drop-in rate of $12.

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Yoga for Skiers
Mar
2
9:00 AM09:00

Yoga for Skiers

Whether you enjoy Nordic, Backcountry or On Piste skiing, this workshop is for you.

Come learn breathwork, strengthening exercises, therapeutics and relaxation techniques to enhance your skiing skills and recovery after long days.

This will be a flow-style class suitable for all levels.

The cost is $20, and we will cap the workshop at 15, so sign up now!

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Dancer's Movement Workout with Liz Davis
Jan
19
9:00 AM09:00

Dancer's Movement Workout with Liz Davis

This class is a true version of a dancer’s daily workout. We will have fun, lengthen and stretch, work deeply and get a taste of the intensity that is a dancer’s life. No previous dance experience necessary—this is your chance to come feel like a dancer in the most empowered way!

Drop-in rate of $12, or class passes/memberships welcome.

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Advancing Asana Series - Surya Yantrasana and Kurmasana
Dec
22
9:00 AM09:00

Advancing Asana Series - Surya Yantrasana and Kurmasana

A 90-minute intensive to advance your physical and subtle practice of asana. We will work with specific movement patterns and key actions to build strength and harness focus, which will prepare your body to apply them in a new way to create complex shapes. You will begin to see the interconnectedness between all shapes on and off your mat. If you've wanted to try new things and increase your asana intelligence this is your chance. This is not a beginning level class, experience with flow classes is necessary.

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Winter Solstice Chanting of the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra
Dec
21
5:00 PM17:00

Winter Solstice Chanting of the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra

Donation-based chanting of the Mahamrityunjaya Mantra in honor of the Winter Solstice. This mantra is evocative of physical, mental, emotional and spiritual well-being and rejuvenation. As we turn inwards for the winter, it offers protection on the path towards transformational awareness and freedom.

We will begin with a brief discussion of the origin and meaning of the mantra, then after 108 rounds chanted together we will sit for 20 minutes of meditation before Savasana. Dress cozy, and feel free to bring a journal and pen.

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Advancing Asana Series - Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana and Natarajasana
Dec
8
9:00 AM09:00

Advancing Asana Series - Eka Pada Raja Kapotasana and Natarajasana

A 90-minute intensive to advance your physical and subtle practice of asana. We will work with specific movement patterns and key actions to build strength and harness focus, which will prepare your body to apply them in a new way to create complex shapes. You will begin to see the interconnectedness between all shapes on and off your mat. If you've wanted to try new things and increase your asana intelligence this is your chance. This is not a beginning level class, experience with flow classes is necessary.

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Advancing Asana Series - Urdhva Dhanurasana and Hanumanasana
Dec
1
9:00 AM09:00

Advancing Asana Series - Urdhva Dhanurasana and Hanumanasana

A 90-minute intensive to advance your physical and subtle practice of asana. We will work with specific movement patterns and key actions to build strength and harness focus, which will prepare your body to apply them in a new way to create complex shapes. You will begin to see the interconnectedness between all shapes on and off your mat. If you've wanted to try new things and increase your asana intelligence this is your chance. This is not a beginning level class, experience with flow classes is necessary.

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First Stop Fundraiser Flow
Nov
24
9:00 AM09:00

First Stop Fundraiser Flow

A perfect way to steep yourself in gratitude for the life you have by helping others in need. First Stop helps individuals and families get back on their feet with rent and utility payments, toiletries and food, among many other services.

This is a way to give to yourself and to others at the same time. 

Class is donation-based, all proceeds go to First Stop. Bring money (no amount is too small) or toiletries: shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, toothpaste and toothbrushes, paper towels, dish soap or laundry soap.

This is an all-levels class.

Thank you, and see you there!

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Lakshmi and the Churning of the Ocean
Oct
14
9:00 AM09:00

Lakshmi and the Churning of the Ocean

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What if we didn’t shy away from the parts of ourselves we think are bad, or that we don’t know what to do with? When we fragment ourselves and hide specific pieces we hinder our own potential: to refine our mind, to live the life we believe in, to strengthen and share our gifts and talents. 

This myth exemplifies the need to re-member all of ourselves and maintain a consistent practice of exploration, responsibility, and honesty to be able to live our fullest life. It reminds us there is no evil inside, only undirected energy. It shows us the path towards courage and acceptance for all that life will inevitably bring. 

This workshop includes an hour of story-telling and discussion, followed by a two-hour slowly paced asana class intended to help you find a meditative flow through breath, movement, and especially stillness.

Early bird pricing is $30. Early bird pricing lasts through October 5, 2018. Afterwards and day of the event the cost is $40.


Three in-person CECs are available for Yoga Alliance. Let Meghan know before the training if interested.

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Dancer's Movement Workout
Oct
13
9:00 AM09:00

Dancer's Movement Workout

This class is a true version of a dancer’s daily workout.  We will have fun, lengthen and stretch, work deeply and get a taste of the intensity that is a dancer’s life.  No previous dance experience necessary—this is your chance to come feel like a dancer in the most empowered way!

Use your class pass or drop-in for just $12.

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Chanting of the Gayatri: Transition into Autumn
Sep
22
7:00 AM07:00

Chanting of the Gayatri: Transition into Autumn

At the juncture of dawn, watch the light of the rising sun illuminate the darkness of the world around us as we chant 108 rounds of the Gayatri mantra together, then sit for a short meditation. The mantra is a call for the light of knowledge and awareness, meant to be done at these times of literal and metaphorical shift. As night transitions to day, summer to fall, come with any intention of internal transition and let your voice be the offering to bring it to life.

A donation-based event, suggested donation of $5 per person.

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Injury Prevention and Recovery for Bikers, Runners, Hikers
Jun
7
12:00 PM12:00

Injury Prevention and Recovery for Bikers, Runners, Hikers

Wellness Program - Our Wellness Program is designed to help transition from physical therapy to finding your groove in your own exercise and wellness program. This will also be an appropriate series for anyone who is not in PT, but is having pain, or anyone wanting to prevent pain and injury. This series will focus on how to prevent and overcome common overuse injuries and pain from biking, running, and hiking.

This series will run June 1st - August 31st.

We are now offering this program as a class.  You may drop in for $12, use your punch card, or membership.

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Yoga Nidra with Sylvia Carl
May
11
6:00 PM18:00

Yoga Nidra with Sylvia Carl

Yoga Nidra with Sylvia Carl
Free for Veterans
Yoga Nidra, also known as yogic sleep, brings an incredible calmness, quietness and clarity to the body. Yoga Nidra is one of the deepest of all meditations, leading awareness through many levels of mental process to a state of supreme stillness and insight.

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Wisdom Yoga and Pilates
May
2
to May 30

Wisdom Yoga and Pilates

Wisdom Yoga and Pilates. A class designed for the older beginner. 
By request we have started this new class. We will attend to aches and pains while focusing on proper alignment and strengthening.

Wisdom Yoga with Sylvia
Wednesdays 11am-Noon

Wisdom Pilates with Liz Davis
Fridays 9:30-10:30am

$8/class when you sign up for the entire series.  (May = $72 for 9 sessions)
Or $12 to drop in. 

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Wellness Program - Balance Series
May
1
to May 29

Wellness Program - Balance Series

Wellness Program - Our Wellness Program is designed to help transition from physical therapy to finding your groove in your own exercise and wellness program. This will also be an appropriate series for anyone who is not in PT, but is having pain, or anyone wanting to prevent pain and injury. This series will focus on core strengthening, a bit of flexibility, and proper muscular engagement throughout the body to help with balance.

Tuesdays 10:30am-11:30am
May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

To sign up, drop a check off at the studio inside with one of our teachers, or in our mailbox. $50 for this 5 week series.

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Teacher Training Demo - Journey Into Self - FREE
Apr
14
4:00 PM16:00

Teacher Training Demo - Journey Into Self - FREE

Join Liz Davis, Meghan Lucas, and Sylvia Carl for an hour of a physical practice with an intention of looking inward, a journey into the self. The second hour will be a presentation on our upcoming teacher training (starting October 2018) and Q and A.

For more information about our Teacher Training, please see our website:http://www.anandahealthandwellnesscenter.xyz/teacher-training/

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Wellness Program - Shoulder Series
Apr
3
to Apr 24

Wellness Program - Shoulder Series

Wellness Program - Our Wellness Program is designed to help transition from physical therapy to finding your groove in your own exercise and wellness program. This will also be an appropriate series for anyone who is not in PT, but is having pain, or anyone wanting to prevent pain and injury. This series will focus on proper engagement and stretching of the shoulders.

Tuesdays 10:30am-11:30am
April 3, 10, 17, and 24

To sign up, drop a check off at the studio inside with one of our teachers, or in our mailbox. $40 for this 4 week series.

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Full Moon Rising
Mar
1
5:30 PM17:30

Full Moon Rising

Breath-Work, Meditation, Moon Salutations, Crystal Charging* and Candle Light Savasana.

A lunar inspired sequence devoted to fresh starts, letting go and finding power and strength from within.

Normal class rates apply.

*Crystal Provided

"As if you were on fire from within,

The moon lives in the lining of your skin."

Pablo Neruda

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Standing Series and Ayurvedic Walking Massage with Tillie
Feb
10
9:00 AM09:00

Standing Series and Ayurvedic Walking Massage with Tillie

Tantric Alignment Standing Series: Approximately forty minutes long this series is great for alignment and body sensing. Poses are held for 1 minute to give time to feel, soften, re-align and center. This series is meant to have each student sense their own self, sense their own structure and to work only the necessary muscles needed for each asana. The alignment series will culture the health of the spine, especially the sacrum as well as building bone density to offer each student more than just a stretch. This series practiced over time will help realign the body to its natural position using the bodies proprioceptors as they continually readapt to the information given throughout this asana series. Each pose is held long enough to allow each student to become comfortable there to allow tension and stress in the body to fade away through the softening of the mind.

Ayurvedic Walking Massage: The ayurvedic walking massage targets the prana and subtle energy system in the body. Prana is the primordial life force of each person; if the prana system is imbalanced, it can create psychological, emotional and physical inefficiencies in a person. These imbalances can develop into health problems as well as mental suffering in one’s life. This massage helps to balance the prana system by activating and stimulating nadi/ meridian points through the body. The word “Nadi” is literally translated as “river” in sanskrit. These rivers run from the surface of the skin down into the deeper tissues of the body, these are channels in which prana flows. There are thousands of nadi pathways that run through the body. To activate these points we will walk or press certain parts of the body using your own body weight placing gentle yet effective pressure on each muscle group. This massage also uses acupressure on the hands and feet to stimulate healthy responses in specific organs. In this workshop we will both be giving and receiving!

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Wellness Program - Low Back Health Series with Liz Davis and Sylvia Carl
Feb
6
to Mar 13

Wellness Program - Low Back Health Series with Liz Davis and Sylvia Carl

With Liz Davis, MA and Sylvia Carl, CYT500hour, CPT-NSCA, Pn1

From Physical Therapy to Independence
This Wellness Program is designed in conjunction with Jessica Kotnour, DPT (Wind River Therapy).

This is the first of many exciting Wellness Program series. Stay tuned for Knee, Hip, and Shoulder Health.

Our Wellness Program is designed to help transition from physical therapy to finding your groove in your own exercise and wellness program. This will also be an appropriate series for anyone who is not in PT, but is having pain, or anyone wanting to prevent pain and injury.

We will work on:
-Core strengthening

-Balance
-Glute/hip stabilization
-Pelvic tilt

February 6th-March 13th
Tuesdays 10:30-11:30 am
$60 for entire series
Sign up online at: 
Or send a check to Ananda Health and Wellness Center, 155 South 6th St., Lander.

Book your initial FREE CONSULT with Jessica Kotnour, DPT.
Please email Jessica:  jkotnour@gmail.com
Friday January 26, 1:15-2:15pm.  Each consult will be 15 minutes.

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Siva Nataraja Workshop with Meghan Lucas
Feb
4
9:00 AM09:00

Siva Nataraja Workshop with Meghan Lucas

Siva Nataraja Workshop Details

February 4, 2018

Early Bird (By January 28th) - $30
Regular Price - $40

Course Description
A three-hour workshop diving into the myth of the Lord of the Dance and his shimmy that shook the earth free from shackles of ignorance, anger and fear. Includes two hours of mindful movement of the physical and subtle body alongside guided reflection exploring the relationship between bearing witness to and fully engaging with the intricate dance of our own lives.

Additional course information
The workshop will begin with pranayama exercises and the myth of Siva Nataraja as the cosmic dancer. It will then progress into a two-hour all-levels flow and restore class aimed at Natarajasana, the Lord of the Dance pose. Guided meditation and time for self-reflection will end our time together.

Suggested items: Mat, water bottle, notebook and pen.

Email link

https://www.yogaalliance.org/YACEPPublicProfile?cepid=13546#/section=3&fromdirectory=true&courseid=12735

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Integrative Yoga for Chronic Pain
Dec
23
9:00 AM09:00

Integrative Yoga for Chronic Pain

Integrative Yoga for Chronic Pain

Saturday, December 23rd, 9am - Noon

Registration: Early Bird $45/ Same Day $50

This workshop will introduce the current research in managing chronic pain, chronic inflammation, and chronic injury, and how to incorporate this research into a mind-body practice. Practices will integrate body-based meditation and mindfulness, restorative yoga, and breath practices. You’ll receive an information packet to help you continue these practices at home. You can expect to sit for some discussion, followed by supported poses and gentle guided practices. If you have further questions, please email Erica Barton at ericabartonyoga@gmail.com.  

 

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Thanksgiving Fundraiser - Flow for Digestion!
Nov
23
9:00 AM09:00

Thanksgiving Fundraiser - Flow for Digestion!

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Thanksgiving Flow for Digestion!
with Gina Clingerman
9-10:30am

A fun, energizing flow designed to make your digestion, body, and mind happy and ready for Thanksgiving food and family!

We will take donations for the First Stop Help Center.

Suggested donation of $15-20/person (or give what you can.)

Regular classes canceled on Thanksgiving Day and Friday November 24th.  But... in addition to our fundraiser, we will have a special Friday class!
Friday November 24th
9-10:30am Flow and Restore with Gina
Regular class pricing  

Saturday and Sunday classes as usual (Regular class pricing):
Saturday:  9-10:30am All levels flow with Jackie
Sunday:  6-7:30pm Yin with Gina

Want to do a private group lesson with friends and family?  Please send us an email and set up an appointment with Gina, Jackie or Sylvia.  We will give 10% to First Stop!

 

 

 

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Slow Hatha Flow with Gina Clingerman
Nov
3
6:00 PM18:00

Slow Hatha Flow with Gina Clingerman


Slow Haha Flow is a class in which we will explore the energetics and alignment in asana while maintaining a connection with steady breath. Poses will be explored in depth through a slow vinyasa flow. This class will explore different pranayama practices in the beginning and will conclude with varying meditation practices. All levels welcome.

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OMGlowga with Gina!
Oct
28
8:00 PM20:00

OMGlowga with Gina!

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It's BAAAAAAAACK! Glowga is here again this year for a fun pre-Halloween celebration of yoga, glow in the dark, blacklights, tricks and treat!

Wear your brightest neon colors, bring a treat to share, come early to paint each other, and enjoy a fun filled yoga flow with Gina!

$20/person

You can sign up online! We will have limited space and will be capping the class at 25. To make sure you have a spot, please sign up here: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/mainclass

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Yin Yang Yoga with Gina Clingerman
Oct
20
6:00 PM18:00

Yin Yang Yoga with Gina Clingerman

Yin Yang Yoga is a class in which we will explore long-held passive poses opening the body to more flexibility and energy flow in a more contemplative, non-reactive environment. A more dynamic yang style of vinyasa will follow which will strengthen and invigorate the body and the mind. Each session will conclude with a meditation practice. All levels welcome.

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