Sister Circle
May
5
to Dec 1

Sister Circle

In Sister Circle, we are safe to be, become and behold the sacred woman. Women have been creating sister circles, both publicly and privately for centuries. They are a sacred container for sharing, cultivating and transmuting the

divine feminine energy we intuitively possess and understand our selves through. Each month, we will gather in circle to welcome and nurture the sister within, so that we can then express our respect and devotion to all sisters on the planet. We will share our stories, heal our wounds, empower one another and find our gifts so that we may, return to our relationships, families, communities and species as the leaders and healers we know ourselves to be. Each week we will honor the rhythm and cycles of nature and the cosmos, we will sing, write, speak, reflect, engage in ritual and honor rites of passage. All women are welcome. All women are safe. And all women are called to gather!

We will meet the first sunday of each month at 12-1:30 on May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, Sept 1, Oct 6, Nov 3, Dec 1 2019.

Donations are greatly appreciated to support the faciliators and activities of this offering.

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Youth Sister Circle
Nov
15
4:00 PM16:00

Youth Sister Circle

<div>Youth sister circle is an offering designed to help young girls learn and cope with the challenges and benefits to being a growing young woman. Sisters will enjoy activities that promote self esteem, healthy bonding, loving body image and awareness and more.

<p>Age range is 9 years and up. We gather the 3rd Friday of every month from 4-6 pm beginning October 18th. Please pre-register and check the monthly schedule. The donation rate for this class is $20.</p>

Regularly scheduled Hatha Yoga does not run on these nights.

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Full Beavers Moon Celebration-Kundalini Yoga and Sound Healing
Nov
16
6:30 PM18:30

Full Beavers Moon Celebration-Kundalini Yoga and Sound Healing

Full Beaver's Moon Celebration

Kundalini Meditation, Mantra & Sound Healing

Saturday, October 12 6:30-8:30p

$25 in advance, $30 at door


Kundalini Yoga is the yoga of awareness. The power of Kundalini Yoga lies in the actual experience. It goes right to your heart and extends your consciousness so you may have a wider horizon of grace and knowing the truth. This class includes full moon meditations, chanting mantras, breathwork and gentle movements, and is suitable for all levels.

In addition, you will immerse yourself in the healing sounds of the gong tuned to the planet Uranus and healing the Sacral Chakra, balancing emotions. The gong is one of the oldest musical instruments in the world. Based on ancient wisdom, the gong vibrates at the same frequency as the body allowing the body to heal itself. The gong balances the central nervous system and aids in deep meditation. Singing crystal and Tibetan bowls will also be added to raise the vibration and heighten the experience.

Jenny Bergold (Jagatjeet Kaur) has been practicing yoga for twenty years and teaching for ten. Jenny discovered yoga to calm the body and strengthen the mind. Jenny has her 200 Hour Hatha certification from Heaven Meets Earth Yoga in Evanston, IL and her 200 Hour Kundalini certification from Spirit Rising Yoga in Chicago, IL. Jenny's classes focus on the mind and meditation, healing the body through asana, and uplifting the spirit through inspiration.

Follow this link to save your space

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=100000078&date=11/16/19

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Settle Into Stillness- Restorative Sound Journey with Jeremy Arndt
Nov
17
6:00 PM18:00

Settle Into Stillness- Restorative Sound Journey with Jeremy Arndt

Restorative Yoga Sound Journey

Sunday November 17 6-8pm.

Join Jeremy and Nancy for a supported, breath centered Restorative Yoga practice paired with soothing and healing sounds. The fusion of sound, stillness, and breath will leave you feeling deeply relaxed and rejuvenated. The vibrational experience includes the sacred sounds of the handpan, didgeridoo, multiple gongs, chimes, crystal singing bowls and more. 

 

Discover the bliss of surrender as Nancy guides your journey through nurturing restorative shapes supported by blankets, bolsters and blocks. The evening will culminate with a long and inviting savasana as you allow yourself to be carried away by a deep, multi-instrumental experience with enchanting, ethereal sounds. 

 

All are welcome, no prior experience with yoga necessary.  

Youtube Sound Journey Promo Video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8rYnTscgoQ

Details:

Date: November 17, 2019

Event: Restorative Yoga Sound Journey 

Time: 6:00-8:00 PM (2 Hours)

Pricing: $35

Spotify playlist of Jeremy’s Music for Yoga, Medit

Bio:

Settle Into Stillness 

Settle Into Stillness unites the healing power of deep relaxation with sacred sound. Settle Into Stillness was founded by Jeremy Arndt and Nancy Grzeszak, who met in 2011 and began traveling around the world together, sharing their passions of yoga and music through their Sound Journey events. Settle Into Stillness combines different world music instrumentation such as the handpan and didgeridoo with elements of gong baths and crystal singing bowls, creating an offering that remains entirely unique amongst today’s mindfulness-based musical offerings. 

Jeremy and Nancy are both dedicated yoga students and teachers, living in service of inspiring others to live from their hearts and follow their dreams. In addition to their Sound Journeys, they lead their Conscious Living Retreats worldwide. Past retreats include Bali, Indonesia in 2016 and 2018, Lesvos, Greece in 2017, and Morocco in 2019. 

Social Media:

www.facebook.com/settleintostillness

Event link: https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=100000103&date=11/17/19

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Yoga and Clothing Swap
Nov
23
12:00 PM12:00

Yoga and Clothing Swap

You're gonna wanna plan for this🙌💜

When the holidays come around and we are buying gifts for others our personal budgets run a little tight.

During the season of giving, what better way to spread and receive joy than exchanging your old-to-you clothing. Bring your quality, gently used clothing to this event and take some new-to-you goods home!

Clothing not exchanged, that you don't wish to take back home, will be packed up and donated to those in need.

Saturday, November 23.
Class at 10:30 am, clothing exchange to follow.

Please bring a folding table or hanging racks if you wish, or a simple blanket to lay it out on the floor is just fine. Please limit your exchange to 20 items that you can manage on your own. Bartering for other goods, creations, jewelry or services is welcome too!

You will need to pre-register to let us know to save you a space. Designated dressing room areas will be available at this event too.

#clothingexchange

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Myofacial Release and Restorative Yoga
Nov
24
4:00 PM16:00

Myofacial Release and Restorative Yoga

Myofascial Release and Restorative yoga

This class is a perfect blend of self massage techniques coupled with relaxing supported yoga postures. Rachel will teach you self sufficient ways to deeply release tight tissues followed by yoga postures that restore these massaged areas. Myofascial massage releases and heals connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and increase range of motion. Restorative Yoga is a practice that is all about slowing down and opening your body through passive stretching. During long holds your muscles are allowed to relax deeply. In addition, props, rather than your muscles, are used to support your body, making it a very relaxing experience. This class is held one Sunday a month in our Saint Charles location. Currently scheduled dates are August 18 and September 15 from 4 to 5:30 pm.

Class is $20 or included in packages and memberships. Please register on our class schedule found on our home page.

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Yoga and Potluck Celebration
Nov
30
10:30 AM10:30

Yoga and Potluck Celebration

Please join us at out Bartlett location for our Studio-wide potluck celebration.

Class with Shannon includes mindful yoga and digestive aid tea, followed by community gathering and set up. Meditation begins at 1:30 and lunch to open at 2.

Event is free for the whole family. Please bring a potluck dish to share.

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Curvy Yoga Holiday Series
Dec
4
to Dec 18

Curvy Yoga Holiday Series

Curvy Yoga 3-Week Holiday Restorative:

Our Plus Size Yoga series is designed to promote a body positive experience for all students. In this restorative 3-week series, the instructor will offer postures, breath-work and meditation techniques that are ideal for the plus-size student. Whether this is your first yoga series, or you have an existing practice, you will find these classes approachable, challenging and targeted for bodies of all shapes and sizes. Modifications will be offered for each pose so that students may find greater support or move toward greater challenge as appropriate. Join us for a body positive yoga experience and prepare to learn, play and grow!

$50 investment for the 3-week series!

Registration and payment required to hold your spot!


Class meets: Wednesdays, December 4th, 11th and 18th from 7-8:15pm

A note from Mishelle:

As a plus-size yogi, I believe that Yoga is truly meant for anyone! If you can breathe, you can practice. I have always been taught – and firmly believe that yoga is about function over form. Meaning, just because you may or may not be able to reach the same depth as your neighbor, it doesn’t mean you aren’t reaping the same benefits as they are. Yoga for me is all about modifications and finding what fits best for your body. I began my yoga journey in 2013 as a student under Caitlin Quigley. It wasn’t until I developed my practice that I found myself and my true calling – to become a yoga teacher. Yoga absolutely liberated me and a few short years into my practice I began my 200-HR teacher training program at Ganesha Yoga & Adventures in Fitness in Chicago, Illinois. Upon graduating, I worked closely with Curvy Yoga’s Founder; Anna Guest-Jelley where I learned even more modifications for all body types and became a Certified Curvy Yoga Instructor. While it’s important to know that you may not fall in love with yoga your very first practice, I believe everyone deserves health and happiness!

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Venus Gong Sound Meditation
Dec
6
7:00 PM19:00

Venus Gong Sound Meditation

Venus Gong Sound Meditation

Runs the first Friday of each month. 2019 remaining schedule is as follows:

Fridays, Oct. 4th, Nov 1st, Dec 6th 7:00 - 8:30 pm

$25

This special offering runs in place of Yoga and Meditation on these dates.

Everything in the universe is made of vibrations. By taking the time to

surround your body in sound vibrations you can restore vital energy that

is depleted during daily activities. By listening deeply you can

Quiet the mind

Clean and clear your light body

Revitalize the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies

Remove blocks and patterns that now longer serve you

Connect to internal guidance and inherent wisdom

Honor the commitment of self-care and self-love

Join us for a unique sound meditation that combines gong, Native American

flute, Tibetan bowls and other instruments to create a heightened

meditation space. Planetary influences are honored as the rhythms of the

universe are celebrated.

Bio:

Karen Tlusty-Rissman is a musician, astrologer, artist, meditation

facilitator and celebrant of Spirit.  She plays Native American flute,

concert flute, bass guitar, Tibetan singing bowls and the Venus gong.  She

leads a variety of classes that involve sound, shamanism, visual art,

aromatherapy, crystals and guided meditation.

Click here to reserve your sacred space.

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=1&sTrn=100000101

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Restorative Aerial Yoga
Dec
8
12:30 PM12:30

Restorative Aerial Yoga

Sunday, October 20, 12:30-2 pm

Restorative Aerial Yoga is the gentle, meditative, slow stretching and rehabilitative version of Aerial Yoga. The silk hammock is used as a prop to support the body in different relaxing postures, along with our normal restorative bolster, blocks, and blankets. This class is perfect for those with a lower fitness level, or those who just love restorative yoga. This hour and a half gives your body time to tune in at a deeper level. Class experience is enhanced with essential oils to facilitate healing and relaxation as well. No aerial yoga experience is needed.

Investment is $25. Space is limited to 7 participants so pre-registration is required. No refunds will be given after 24 hours prior to event.

Link to pre-registration

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=100000006&date=10/20/19

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Youth Sister Circle
Dec
20
4:00 PM16:00

Youth Sister Circle

<div>Youth sister circle is an offering designed to help young girls learn and cope with the challenges and benefits to being a growing young woman. Sisters will enjoy activities that promote self esteem, healthy bonding, loving body image and awareness and more.

<p>Age range is 9 years and up. We gather the 3rd Friday of every month from 4-6 pm beginning October 18th. Please pre-register and check the monthly schedule. The donation rate for this class is $20.</p>

Regularly scheduled Hatha Yoga does not run on these nights.

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Advanced Yoga Play-2.5 hour practice
Dec
20
6:15 PM18:15

Advanced Yoga Play-2.5 hour practice

For the intermediate to advanced student who is ready for the challenge in their practice.

You'll be guided through a complete yoga practice including pranayama, asana, with an emphasis on preparation and implementation of peak poses, and meditation.

This monthly class will run on select Fridays of each month in the remainder of 2019, and is hosted by Lisa Trunkenbolz and Meggan Riley. These 2 advanced and experienced yoga instructors are committed and passionate about carrying the practice of yoga to those who seek its depth. Their collaborative focus for this offering is to instill the deeper disciplines of the practice into the hearts of their students.

The schedule for this event is the following Fridays from 6:15-8:45pm

October 11 with Lisa

November 8 with Meggan

December 20 with Lisa

Investment for this powerful offering is $35. Please pre-register at https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=100000044&date=12/20/19

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Myofacial Release and Restorative Yoga
Dec
29
4:00 PM16:00

Myofacial Release and Restorative Yoga

Myofascial Release and Restorative yoga

This class is a perfect blend of self massage techniques coupled with relaxing supported yoga postures. Rachel will teach you self sufficient ways to deeply release tight tissues followed by yoga postures that restore these massaged areas. Myofascial massage releases and heals connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and increase range of motion. Restorative Yoga is a practice that is all about slowing down and opening your body through passive stretching. During long holds your muscles are allowed to relax deeply. In addition, props, rather than your muscles, are used to support your body, making it a very relaxing experience. This class is held one Sunday a month in our Saint Charles location. Currently scheduled dates are August 18 and September 15 from 4 to 5:30 pm.

Class is $20 or included in packages and memberships. Please register on our class schedule found on our home page.

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Curvy Yoga 8 Week Series
Jan
8
to Mar 4

Curvy Yoga 8 Week Series

We are so excited to welcome our newest Yoga Goddess, Mishelle. She brings her beautiful offering to Bloom featuring Curvy Yoga Series.

What is Curvy Yoga about?

Our Curvy Yoga series is designed to promote a body positive experience for all students. In this series, the instructor will offer postures, breathwork and meditation techniques that are ideal for the plus-size student. Whether this is your first yoga series, or you have an existing practice, you will find these classes approachable, challenging and targeted for bodies of all shapes and sizes. Modifications will be offered for each pose so that students may find greater support or move toward greater challenge as appropriate. Join us for a body positive yoga experience and prepare to learn, play and grow!

A note from Mishelle:

As a plus-size yogi, I believe that Yoga is truly meant for anyone! If you can breathe, you can practice. I have always been taught – and firmly believe that yoga is about function over form. Meaning, just because you may or may not be able to reach the same depth as your neighbor, it doesn’t mean you aren’t reaping the same benefits as they are. Yoga for me is all about modifications and finding what fits best for your body. I began my yoga journey in 2013 as a student under Caitlin Quigley. It wasn’t until I developed my practice that I found myself and my true calling – to become a yoga teacher. Yoga absolutely liberated me and a few short years into my practice I began my 200-HR teacher training program at Ganesha Yoga & Adventures in Fitness in Chicago, Illinois. Upon graduating, I worked closely with Curvy Yoga’s Founder; Anna Guest-Jelley where I learned even more modifications for all body types and became a Certified Curvy Yoga Instructor. While it’s important to know that you may not fall in love with yoga your very first practice, I believe everyone deserves health and happiness! 

Series Schedule and Pricing

This series will run for 3 weeks in December before the Holidays begin, and again after the New Year as follows:

$130 investment for the entire series!
Registration and payment required to hold your spot!
Series Dates:
Wednesdays 7-8:15pm
January 8th – March 4th 2020 *No class on February 12th!

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Healing a wounded heart and letting go
Jan
18
2:30 PM14:30

Healing a wounded heart and letting go


"
Healing Your Wounded Heart and Learn How to Let Go"

Working with people for more than 40 years, as a monk and friend, I have come to know we all show up to life with wounds from our past.  Childhood, trauma, suffering of all shapes and sizes.  We all have wounds on our heart that effect how we feel, think and how we interact with the larger world.  Healing our wounded hearts is the work of this lifetime—allowing our heart to heal means we create the space to authentically feel and acknowledge the truth of suffering and the path to the end of this suffering.   Instead of trying to “get over” our wounds, I help people come together in love and truth to move forward and let go of the effects of these wounds.  Simple practices are not easy. The effort is worth it!


Fee 35. Runs from 2:30-4:30 pm at the St Charles Studio.

All proceeds go to Bhante’s  annual incubator project 

Bhante will do his book signing after his  teachings and also you can Purchase  his meditation CDs 


Bhante Sujatha, a 30+ year Buddhist Monk, is singularly focuses on adding more love in the world.  Bhante teaches loving-kindness meditation to people around the globe for all those seeking the art of happiness and contentment.  His approach to meditation is deep and simple, bringing core Buddhist teachings to everyone in a way that is practical and easy to understand.  A joyful, radiant, funny and wildly energetic monk, Bhante will help you obtain peace that can only be found in deep silence.   He is originally from Sri Lanka and is the head monk / abbot of the Blue Lotus Buddhist Temple and Meditation Center in Woodstock, IL.  

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Copy of Curvy Yoga 8 Week Series
Mar
18
to May 6

Copy of Curvy Yoga 8 Week Series

We are so excited to welcome our newest Yoga Goddess, Mishelle. She brings her beautiful offering to Bloom featuring Curvy Yoga Series.

What is Curvy Yoga about?

Our Curvy Yoga series is designed to promote a body positive experience for all students. In this series, the instructor will offer postures, breathwork and meditation techniques that are ideal for the plus-size student. Whether this is your first yoga series, or you have an existing practice, you will find these classes approachable, challenging and targeted for bodies of all shapes and sizes. Modifications will be offered for each pose so that students may find greater support or move toward greater challenge as appropriate. Join us for a body positive yoga experience and prepare to learn, play and grow!

A note from Mishelle:

As a plus-size yogi, I believe that Yoga is truly meant for anyone! If you can breathe, you can practice. I have always been taught – and firmly believe that yoga is about function over form. Meaning, just because you may or may not be able to reach the same depth as your neighbor, it doesn’t mean you aren’t reaping the same benefits as they are. Yoga for me is all about modifications and finding what fits best for your body. I began my yoga journey in 2013 as a student under Caitlin Quigley. It wasn’t until I developed my practice that I found myself and my true calling – to become a yoga teacher. Yoga absolutely liberated me and a few short years into my practice I began my 200-HR teacher training program at Ganesha Yoga & Adventures in Fitness in Chicago, Illinois. Upon graduating, I worked closely with Curvy Yoga’s Founder; Anna Guest-Jelley where I learned even more modifications for all body types and became a Certified Curvy Yoga Instructor. While it’s important to know that you may not fall in love with yoga your very first practice, I believe everyone deserves health and happiness! 

Series Schedule and Pricing

$130 investment for the entire series!
Registration and payment required to hold your spot!
Series Dates:
Wednesdays 7-8:15pm
March 18-May 4 2020

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Restorative Aerial Yoga
Nov
10
12:30 PM12:30

Restorative Aerial Yoga

Sunday, October 20, 12:30-2 pm

Restorative Aerial Yoga is the gentle, meditative, slow stretching and rehabilitative version of Aerial Yoga. The silk hammock is used as a prop to support the body in different relaxing postures, along with our normal restorative bolster, blocks, and blankets. This class is perfect for those with a lower fitness level, or those who just love restorative yoga. This hour and a half gives your body time to tune in at a deeper level. Class experience is enhanced with essential oils to facilitate healing and relaxation as well. No aerial yoga experience is needed.

Investment is $25. Space is limited to 7 participants so pre-registration is required. No refunds will be given after 24 hours prior to event.

Link to pre-registration

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=100000006&date=11/10/19

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Advanced Yoga Play-2.5 hour practice
Nov
8
6:15 PM18:15

Advanced Yoga Play-2.5 hour practice

For the intermediate to advanced student who is ready for the challenge in their practice.

You'll be guided through a complete yoga practice including pranayama, asana, with an emphasis on preparation and implementation of peak poses, and meditation.

This monthly class will run on the 2nd Friday of each month in the remainder of 2019, and is hosted by Lisa Trunkenbolz and Meggan Riley. These 2 advanced and experienced yoga instructors are committed and passionate about carrying the practice of yoga to those who seek its depth. Their collaborative focus for this offering is to instill the deeper disciplines of the practice into the hearts of their students.

The schedule for this event is the following Fridays from 6:15-8:45pm

October 11 with Lisa

November 8 with Meggan

December 13 TBA

Investment for this powerful offering is $35. Please pre-register at https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=8&date=10/11/19

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Venus Gong Sound Meditation
Nov
1
7:00 PM19:00

Venus Gong Sound Meditation

Venus Gong Sound Meditation

Runs the first Friday of each month. 2019 remaining schedule is as follows:

Fridays, Oct. 4th, Nov 1st, Dec 6th 7:00 - 8:30 pm

$25

This special offering runs in place of Yoga and Meditation on these dates.

Everything in the universe is made of vibrations. By taking the time to

surround your body in sound vibrations you can restore vital energy that

is depleted during daily activities. By listening deeply you can

Quiet the mind

Clean and clear your light body

Revitalize the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies

Remove blocks and patterns that now longer serve you

Connect to internal guidance and inherent wisdom

Honor the commitment of self-care and self-love

Join us for a unique sound meditation that combines gong, Native American

flute, Tibetan bowls and other instruments to create a heightened

meditation space. Planetary influences are honored as the rhythms of the

universe are celebrated.

Bio:

Karen Tlusty-Rissman is a musician, astrologer, artist, meditation

facilitator and celebrant of Spirit.  She plays Native American flute,

concert flute, bass guitar, Tibetan singing bowls and the Venus gong.  She

leads a variety of classes that involve sound, shamanism, visual art,

aromatherapy, crystals and guided meditation.

Click here to reserve your sacred space.

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=1&sTrn=100000101

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Yin, Thai Massage and Reiki
Oct
27
5:00 PM17:00

Yin, Thai Massage and Reiki

Bring yourself to our place of healing for this special event. We'll come together for an event of nourishment. Starting with space and body cleansing ceremony, we'll enjoy a nurturing gentle yoga practice where you'll receive hands on thai massage or pose adjustments in each pose, and Reiki healing through out.

Class will be lead by Lisa and Rachel, as they offer tailored, intuitive healing, adjustments and massage.

Lisa is an experienced and gifted intuitive healer and advanced experienced instructor.

Rachel is an advanced yoga instructor with over a decade of body work and massage experience.

This event has sold out in the past so please register online. The investment for this deep healing event is $40 for an individual ticket, or $60 for a pair.

Event runs from 5-7pm

Follow this link to save your spot

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=1&sTrn=100000074&date=10/27/19

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The Basics of Yoga Alignment
Oct
27
3:00 PM15:00

The Basics of Yoga Alignment

The basics of yoga alignment-fine tuning our individual yoga experience.
"Why don't I look like her in that pose?" "What should I be feeling when I do this?" "Am I doing this right?"

This will be a deep Yoga 101 workshop with plenty of hands on assistance. Perfect for the beginner who's wondering what the heck that teacher is saying, and how to experience the benefits of the poses. And also for the practiced yogi, who wants to fine tune their own yoga experience.

Everybody is operating a differently wired human body. Too often we compare ourselves to other practitioners or get caught up in what we expect it "should" look or feel like.
We will take this opportunity to develope understanding and loving patience for ourselves on the mat.
This workshop will provide us with the opportunity to look deeply athe our practice. We'll learn about our body, what we are feeling and how we can find a truer expression of a healthy yoga practice with attention to alignement that is appropriate for our needs, and hands on assists in poses to experience the potential of each posture.

Class is on October 27 at 3 pm in St Charles.

Please be sure to arrive at the appropriate location with enough time to prepare your space.
The investment for this educational class is $30, and will serve to prepare you for a life long practice with safety and enjoyment.

Classes are limited to only 10 students to ensure sufficient attention, and thus a deep educational experience.
It is not required to take both classes. Students are welcome to come to one or both, and will benefit from the experience either way.

Follow this link to reserve your space.

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=8&date=10/27/19

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An Evening with Star Sangha
Oct
26
7:00 PM19:00

An Evening with Star Sangha


Join Star Sangha for an Evening of Mantra, Chanting,

Devotional Singing & Sound Healing

Karen Tlusty, Shelli Mullins, Brianne Adrias, Becky Ficcarella & Meggan Riley

This is a donation based offering, so please come and choose to give as your heart calls you to. Our priority is to share this sacred event with all who seek it.

Includes a presentation, devotional singing and sound healing.

Arrive prepared to sing, celebrate, relax and heal!

Star Sangha began singing together through their community sister circle.

Their shared passion for gathering, music, singing and connection to The Divine, has resulted in an exquisite collection of yogic inspired chants, songs of community and original music promoting empowerment, healing and celebration!

Contact Bloom Yoga Center for Details & Register:

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&date=10/26/19

1020 Cedar Ave. Ste. 230

St. Charles, IL 60174

(630) 412-0220

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Alignemnt Lab-Advancing in Asana
Oct
25
4:00 PM16:00

Alignemnt Lab-Advancing in Asana

Alignment in Asana- Fine tuning our individual yoga experience to advance our asana practice. With plenty of hands on adjustments in each pose, this workshop is the next step to follow up our "Understanding Basic Yoga Alignment" workshop. This will be a deep Yoga all levels workshop with plenty of hands on assistance. Perfect any student with some experience of yoga, who has a personal practice ans wants to deepen their practice safely. We will take this opportunity to develope understanding and loving patience for ourselves on the mat as we learn how to deepen our postures. This workshop will provide us with the opportunity to look deeply at our practice. We'll learn about our body, what we are feeling and how we can find a truer expression of a healthy yoga practice with attention to alignement that is appropriate for our needs, and hands on assists in poses to experience the potential of each posture. This class runs on Friday, October 25th from 4-5:30 pm. If you are looking for a beginners course, join us for Understanding the Basics of Yoga Alignment on Sunday October 27 at 3-4:30 pm. Please be sure to arrive at the appropriate location with enough time to prepare your space. The investment for this educational class is $30, and will serve to prepare you for a life long practice with safety and enjoyment. Classes are limited to only 10 students to ensure sufficient attention, and thus a deep educational experience.

Follow this link to reserve your spot

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=8&date=10/25/19

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Advanced Yoga Play-2.5 hour practice
Oct
20
5:30 PM17:30

Advanced Yoga Play-2.5 hour practice

For the intermediate to advanced student who is ready for the challenge in their practice.

You'll be guided through a complete yoga practice including pranayama, asana, with an emphasis on preparation and implementation of peak poses, and meditation.

This monthly class will run on the 2nd Friday of each month in the remainder of 2019, and is hosted by Lisa Trunkenbolz and Meggan Riley. These 2 advanced and experienced yoga instructors are committed and passionate about carrying the practice of yoga to those who seek its depth. Their collaborative focus for this offering is to instill the deeper disciplines of the practice into the hearts of their students.

To help you develop a regular stronger practice, this event will also run on the following dates:

November 8 with Meggan

December 13 TBA

Investment for this powerful offering is $35. Please pre-register at https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=100000044&date=10/20/19

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Restorative Aerial Yoga
Oct
20
12:30 PM12:30

Restorative Aerial Yoga

Sunday, October 20, 12:30-2 pm

Restorative Aerial Yoga is the gentle, meditative, slow stretching and rehabilitative version of Aerial Yoga. The silk hammock is used as a prop to support the body in different relaxing postures, along with our normal restorative bolster, blocks, and blankets. This class is perfect for those with a lower fitness level, or those who just love restorative yoga. This hour and a half gives your body time to tune in at a deeper level. Class experience is enhanced with essential oils to facilitate healing and relaxation as well. No aerial yoga experience is needed.

Investment is $25. Space is limited to 7 participants so pre-registration is required. No refunds will be given after 24 hours prior to event.

Link to pre-registration

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=100000006&date=10/20/19

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Halloween Party Practice
Oct
19
7:00 PM19:00

Halloween Party Practice

Cultures around the world have celebrations to honor the cycle of life, death and rebirth.  Join Bloom YogaInstructors Sarah Lindgren and Meggan Riley for a Halloween themed evening practice honoring these cycles and the season of transformation.  Practice will encourage the divine playfulness of Lila and evoke blessings from Kali, The Dark Mother.  This offering will include; mythology (storytelling), pranayama (breathing practices), dhyana (meditation), asana (physical postures) and svasana (relaxation). We are so excited to celebrate with you  and cultivate connection in our sacred community.  


Come shake your bones with us!

  • Festive yoga wear & costumes encouraged!

  • Celebrate The Season

  • Life, Death, Re-Birth

  • Honor Kali

  • The Dark Mother

  • Divine Playfulness Through Lila

  • Full Spectrum Class

  • Donations Based Offering

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Youth Sister Circle
Oct
18
4:00 PM16:00

Youth Sister Circle

Youth sister circle is an offering designed to help young girls learn and cope with the challenges and benefits to being a growing young woman. Sisters will enjoy activities that promote self esteem, healthy bonding, loving body image and awareness and more.

Age range is 9 years and up. We gather the 3rd Friday of every month from 4-6 pm beginning October 18th. Please pre-register and check the monthly schedule. The donation rate for this class is $20. As always Bloom offers sliding scale options to families. Call to discuss.

Regularly scheduled Hatha Yoga does not run on these nights.

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Venus Gong Sound Meditation
Oct
4
7:00 PM19:00

Venus Gong Sound Meditation

Venus Gong Sound Meditation

Runs the first Friday of each month. 2019 remaining schedule is as follows:

Fridays, Oct. 4th, Nov 1st, Dec 6th 7:00 - 8:30 pm

$25

This special offering runs in place of Yoga and Meditation on these dates.

Everything in the universe is made of vibrations. By taking the time to

surround your body in sound vibrations you can restore vital energy that

is depleted during daily activities. By listening deeply you can

Quiet the mind

Clean and clear your light body

Revitalize the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual bodies

Remove blocks and patterns that now longer serve you

Connect to internal guidance and inherent wisdom

Honor the commitment of self-care and self-love

Join us for a unique sound meditation that combines gong, Native American

flute, Tibetan bowls and other instruments to create a heightened

meditation space. Planetary influences are honored as the rhythms of the

universe are celebrated.

Bio:

Karen Tlusty-Rissman is a musician, astrologer, artist, meditation

facilitator and celebrant of Spirit.  She plays Native American flute,

concert flute, bass guitar, Tibetan singing bowls and the Venus gong.  She

leads a variety of classes that involve sound, shamanism, visual art,

aromatherapy, crystals and guided meditation.

Click here to reserve your sacred space.

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=1&sTrn=100000101

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Equinox Reiki and Restorative Yoga
Sep
23
6:30 PM18:30

Equinox Reiki and Restorative Yoga

EQUINOX RIEKI & RESTORATIVE YOGA
Embrace this day of perfect harmony by gifting yourself with a
practice designed to balance your body and spirit. Join Julie Pin
Usui & Angelic Reiki practitioner and Sarah Lindgren Bloom yoga
teacher for an hour and a half of self care. Julie and Sarah have
brought together through the practice of yoga and energy work. They
are dedicated to the intention of thoughtfully crafting this practice
to serve you both physically and energetically.

Julie Pin is a certified Usui Reiki and Angelic Reiki practitioner.
She is a longtime yogi who has been practicing Reiki for almost 5
years. She is honored to be a conduit of the Divine healing energy
that your soul needs.

Sarah has been practicing various forms of yoga for 14 years. She
applies her interest and knowledge of physical and subtle body anatomy
to influence the energetic properties that govern our overall well
being.

Usui Reiki is a Japanese system of healing by channeling universal
life energy for harmony and wholeness.
Angelic Reiki is a system of channeling divine angelic light for healing.
Restorative Yoga is a relaxing practice that uses continuous deep
breathing coupled with selected postures to release muscle tension.

Monday, September 23 6:30-8:00 pm
$30.00 in advance $35.00 day of POSSIBLY DONATION BASED
Follow link to reserve your spot.

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=100000081&date=09/23/19

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Accessing Intuition with the Elements
Sep
21
1:00 PM13:00

Accessing Intuition with the Elements

Access Your Intuition, with the Elements of Nature

Saturday, September 21, 2019

1:00PM - 2:30PM

Would you like to cultivate your natural, intuitive ability and gain more clarity in your life?

Are you interested in finding stillness more easily throughout your day?

It all stems from a deeper connection with yourself, and Nature is your guide. A simple daily practice of mindful connection with the Elements of Nature

strengthens your intuition in profound ways, and brings more stillness into your life.

Earth - Air - Fire - Water

In this workshop you will:

- Discover how to easily and comfortably connect with the Elements, even from indoors.

- Learn how deepening your connection with Nature enables you to access stillness and your intuition.

- Be led in a guided inner journey with an Element.

- Gain practical ideas to begin and sustain a simple daily practice of connecting with the Elements.

- Leave inspired, activated and with a personal message from your intuitive and natural wisdom.

This workshop is $30 per person.

Bring a journal, something to write with, water to drink, and your love for Nature!

Instructor Bio:

Stephanie Lindloff is an intuitive life coach. She helps women lead fulfilling lives by reconnecting with their own intuition and their ancient relationship

with Nature. Learn more at www.ournaturalwisdom.com, on Facebook (@Our Natural Wisdom) and on Instagram (@Our Natural Wisdom).

Follow this link to reserve your space.

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=100000102&date=09/21/19

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Sacred Pregnancy- Mothers Circle
Sep
17
5:45 PM17:45

Sacred Pregnancy- Mothers Circle

This Love offering is for expecting mothers, and women hoping to become pregnant.

Creating a safe and sacred space for women and mothers, Natalia brings her deep maternal medicine to circle. All Mothers will participate in cultivating a high vibrational atmosphere for baby and mother. Yoga, meditation and discussion is part of each gathering.

This offering runs in 4 week series beginning Tuesday September 17. Class begins at 5:45 and runs until 7 pm.

Investment donation for this offering is $20 drop in, or $70 for the 4 week series. Please pre-register at bloomyogacenter.org

Bloom is always open to offering a sliding scale system for those who need the medicine, and some financial support. Call 630-412-0220 to discuss.

Follow this link to join https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=100000099

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Myofacial Release and Restorative Yoga
Sep
15
4:00 PM16:00

Myofacial Release and Restorative Yoga

Myofascial Release and Restorative yoga

This class is a perfect blend of self massage techniques coupled with relaxing supported yoga postures. Rachel will teach you self sufficient ways to deeply release tight tissues followed by yoga postures that restore these massaged areas. Myofascial massage releases and heals connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and increase range of motion. Restorative Yoga is a practice that is all about slowing down and opening your body through passive stretching. During long holds your muscles are allowed to relax deeply. In addition, props, rather than your muscles, are used to support your body, making it a very relaxing experience. This class is held one Sunday a month in our Saint Charles location. Currently scheduled dates are August 18 and September 15 from 4 to 5:30 pm.

Class is $20 or included in packages and memberships. Please register on our class schedule found on our home page.

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Bhagavad Gita Part 2: Mythology in Motion
Sep
14
3:00 PM15:00

Bhagavad Gita Part 2: Mythology in Motion

Part 2 - Mythology In Motion - The Application of Wisdom into Our Yoga Practice

Saturday, September 14th - 3:00-6:00pm

Join Bloom Instructor Meggan Riley for a yoga workshop inspired by the wisdom of the Bhagavad Gita. Widely regarded as the most important of all spiritual texts in India, the Gita offers lessons in dharma, truth, non-attachment, control of the ego and more. This mixed level, full-spectrum asana class will merge the lessons of the Gita into a practice that will elevate the student physically, intellectually and spiritually. Breathwork, meditation, mantra and extended svasana will be included.

Donations greatly welcomed to compensate our Educator.

Pre-register here https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=1&sTrn=100000044&date=09/14/19

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Bhagavad Gita Part 1: Discussion
Sep
14
12:15 PM12:15

Bhagavad Gita Part 1: Discussion

Part 1:

Song of Bhagavan - A Book Discussion On The Bhagavad Gita

Saturday, September 14th - 12:15-2:30pm

Join Bloom Instructor, Meggan Riley for a book discussion on the classic yogic text, The Bhagavad Gita. Through story telling, dharma talk, discussion and meditation, participants will explore the text in depth. Lessons of spirituality, ethical conflict and self-realization are included in this 700 verse poem having made it one of yogas most influential resources for application into practice. Reading of the Gita suggested but not required.

Suggested Reading:

Bhagavad Gita - A New Translation by Stephen Mitchell

To purchase on Amazon

Donation based class

Follow this link to pre-register

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=100000044

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Anniversary Celebration Community Potluck and Free Sound Healing
Sep
13
6:30 PM18:30

Anniversary Celebration Community Potluck and Free Sound Healing

Yay Bloom Community!

We've been doing the good stuff for 7 years! We want to celebrate with all our friends and our friends friends!

Bring a dish to share. Don't over think it, just whatever you like. And enjoy the incredible sound offering from Jenny and Dan!

Our birthday was in July but life got pretty crazy for pretty much everyone during that time. It's time to kick back, relax, and enjoy some socializing, good food, and music.

Held at our STC location Friday September 13 from 6:30-8:30 pm

#happybirthdaybloom

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Happy Birthday Celebration!
Sep
13
6:30 PM18:30

Happy Birthday Celebration!

Yay Bloom Community! We've been doing the good stuff for 7 years! We want to celebrate with all our friends and our friends friends! Bring a dish to share. Don't over think it, just whatever you like. And enjoy the incredible sound offering from Jenny and Dan! Our birthday was in July but life got pretty crazy for pretty much everyone during that time. It's time to kick back, relax, and enjoy some socializing, good food, and music. #happybirthdaybloom

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Live Music and Yoga with Colin and Rebecca
Aug
31
7:00 PM19:00

Live Music and Yoga with Colin and Rebecca

Cost: $25

Bios:

Rebecca Willaert is a 200hr CYT with a love for healing body, mind, and spirit. Her classes meet you exactly where you are today, but also challenge you to grow. She wants you to feel joy in all its layers when you step on your mat, but also feel comfortable to experience difficult emotion in a safe space. You'll dive deep into yourself in pranayama, asana, and meditation, but there is always room for lightheartedness and play, too. Her teaching style is mindful and incorporates tools such as visualization and mantra work.

Experimental singer-songwriter Colin Fox first discovered yoga in 2010 in an attempt to build core strength after a car accident left him with a severe spinal injury. This quickly grew into a passion as he found his practice had healing properties for both his body and his mind. The rhythms of yoga inspired Colin to create music specifically for this space, as a way to connect deeper with the practice.

Description:

Rebecca Willaert and Colin Fox’s passion for music and yoga come together in this event to create an enchanting and intuitive yoga and sound healing experience. Inspired by a mix of Tuvan and Icelandic folk music, Colin combines meditation and improvisation to create contemplative ambient music in sync with the energy of each individual class. Rebecca leads a mindful class characterized by gentle vinyasa movement taught in intuitive connection with Colin. Students are encouraged to tune into their own intuition, using Rebecca’s sequence as a guideline for their own unique movements. This event seeks to bring you in touch with the subtle energies within yourself, allowing you to honor your mind-body’s wisdom and ability to create deep inner and outer peace. Sign up for this event today for a unique meditative experience with entrancing long-form ambient music.

Follow this link to reserve your space at this special offering

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=1&sTrn=100000097&date=08/31/19

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Hands on Adjustments for Yoga Alignment
Aug
24
12:30 PM12:30

Hands on Adjustments for Yoga Alignment

This workshop is for students and teachers interested in developing a sense of touch to help others arrive comfortably in better alignment in their postures, and receive guidance as well.

It is recommended that all participants have at least 6 months experience with yoga and are confident in their ability to interact mindfully with other students.

We will learn alignment ques, assists and the finesse of offering mindful hands-on assists and adjustments for yoga in the classroom and with friends.

The investment for this workshop is $40 per person if pre registered by Aug 16, or $45 after.

Call 630-412-0220 with questions. This workshop can be applied toward YA-CEU's.

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=8&date=08/24/19 for tickets

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Kundalini Yoga for Emotional Wellness
Aug
23
6:30 PM18:30

Kundalini Yoga for Emotional Wellness

Kundalini Yoga for Emotional Wellness with Jenny Bergold & Dan Shanahan 

Friday, August 23 6:30p-8p

$25 in advance, $30 at door


Kundalini Yoga is the yoga of awareness and transformation. This workshop includes meditation, hand mudras, chanting mantras, breathwork and gentle movements to help relieve symptoms of anxiety and depression. Dan Shanahan, yoga teacher and musician, will enhance the practice by taking us on a musical journey with guitar and harmonium.


In addition, you will immerse yourself in the healing sounds of the gong tuned to the planet Uranus and healing the Sacral Chakra, balancing emotions. The gong is one of the oldest musical instruments in the world. Based on ancient wisdom, the gong vibrates at the same frequency as the body allowing the body to heal itself. The gong balances the central nervous system and aids in deep meditation. Singing crystal and Tibetan bowls will also be added to raise the vibration and heighten the experience. 


Jenny Bergold (Jagatjeet Kaur) has been practicing yoga for twenty years and teaching for ten. Jenny discovered yoga to calm the body and strengthen the mind. Jenny has her 200 Hour Hatha certification from Heaven Meets Earth Yoga in Evanston, IL and her 200 Hour Kundalini certification from Spirit Rising Yoga in Chicago, IL.  Jenny's classes focus on the mind and meditation, healing the body through asana, and uplifting the spirit through inspiration. 

Follow this link to sign up

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=100000078&date=08/23/19

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Myofacial Release and Restorative Yoga
Aug
18
4:00 PM16:00

Myofacial Release and Restorative Yoga

Myofascial Release and Restorative yoga

This class is a perfect blend of self massage techniques coupled with relaxing supported yoga postures. Rachel will teach you self sufficient ways to deeply release tight tissues followed by yoga postures that restore these massaged areas. Myofascial massage releases and heals connective tissue restrictions to eliminate pain and increase range of motion. Restorative Yoga is a practice that is all about slowing down and opening your body through passive stretching. During long holds your muscles are allowed to relax deeply. In addition, props, rather than your muscles, are used to support your body, making it a very relaxing experience. This class is held one Sunday a month in our Saint Charles location. Current scheduled dates are Aug 18 and September 15 from 4 to 5:30 pm.

Class is $20 or included in packages and memberships. Reserve your space by visiting our class schedule found on our home page.

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Tai Chi Extended Practice
Jul
20
1:00 PM13:00

Tai Chi Extended Practice

Join Tai Chi Master Ken Ning for this extended Tai Chi experience. This event is excellent for the beginner who is curious about Tai Chi and its benefits, and also serves the intermediate student looking to go deeper with an extended session with an experienced Tai Chi Master.

The members and his students are simply full of gratitude for him and his offering. He is masterful and graceful, a great leader and delivers a truly authentic experience.

Saturday July 20, 1-3pm at our St Charles location. This event is limited so please reserve your space.

The investment for this event is $35, and serves as a life long investment for your wellbeing and longevity.

Follow this link to reserve your space

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=1&sTrn=100000064&date=07/20/19

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The Basics of Yoga Alignment
Jul
14
3:00 PM15:00

The Basics of Yoga Alignment

The basics of yoga alignment-fine tuning our individual yoga experience.

"Why don't I look like her in that pose?" "What should I be feeling when I do this?" "Am I doing this right?"

This will be a deep Yoga 101 workshop with plenty of hands on assistance. Perfect for the beginner who's wondering what the heck that teacher is saying, and how to experience the benefits of the poses. And also for the practiced yogi, who wants to fine tune their own yoga experience.

Everybody is operating a differently wired human body. Too often we compare ourselves to other practitioners or get caught up in what we expect it "should" look or feel like.

We will take this opportunity to develope understanding and loving patience for ourselves on the mat.

This workshop will provide us with the opportunity to look deeply athe our practice. We'll learn about our body, what we are feeling and how we can find a truer expression of a healthy yoga practice with attention to alignement that is appropriate for our needs, and hands on assists in poses to experience the potential of each posture.

July 14 class will be held at St Charles from 3-4:30. July 28 will be held at Bartlett from 12-1:30.

Please be sure to arrive at the appropriate location with enough time to prepare your space.

The investment for this educational class is $30, and will serve to prepare you for a life long practice with safety and enjoyment.

Classes are limited to only 10 students to ensure sufficient attention, and thus a deep educational experience.

It is not required to take both classes. Students are welcome to come to one or both, and will benefit from the experience either way.

Follow this link to register

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=41361&stype=-8&sTG=5&sVT=7&sView=day&sLoc=0&sTrn=8&date=07/14/19

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Summer Soulshine Day Fest Celebration
Jun
23
12:00 PM12:00

Summer Soulshine Day Fest Celebration

Join us on this special day for Bloom’s summer solstice festival!

Your ticket will offer access to services from artists and healers including thai massage, henna design, reiki healing, sound healing, dance, live music, and will include specialty tea tasting and treats!

Our hosts and healers include Lisa Trunkenbolz, Harmony Polo, Rachel Lackowski, Lindsay Luker, Joey Deihl, Mike McGuigan and more vendors displaying their hand crafted goods.

Investment for this event is only $42 if pre-registered, or $50 cash only at the door.

Bring a friend and come and enjoy an afternoon of healing and celebration!

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Sound Healing in Bartlett
Jun
8
12:00 PM12:00

Sound Healing in Bartlett

Sound Bath 
A gentle and restorative immersion in the sounds of singing bowls, drums, gongs, and other tools. Participants will “bathe” in the vibrations of ancient and modern instruments, attaining deep rest. Appropriate for all seeking stillness, relaxation, meditation, or simply a really great nap.

Please note: participants are asked to lie on the floor, though accommodations will be made for all needs. Dress warmly and comfortably, and bring a mat/blanket to lie on. 

Facilitator 

Rachel Elizabeth Maley is a visual and sound artist based outside of Chicago. A musician since a young age, she performs on multiple instruments and voice, and is a practitioner of meditation and Cha Dao, the Way of Tea. Rachel's sound practice is influenced in part by Western sacred music, Vedic chant, and the percussion of Zen monastic life. re-maley.com

Investment for this event is $30

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Evening Breathwork and Meditation Series
Jun
4
6:00 PM18:00

Evening Breathwork and Meditation Series

Evening Breath Work & Meditation Series with Meggan Riley 4 Week Summer Series - June 4, 11, 18, 25 - Tuesday Evenings -6:00-7:00pm Donations Kindly Accepted - All are welcome "It is through stillness that we reduce the presence of fear and stress within, and within that space, we cultivate an environment for inner-peace and self-healing." Join Bloom Instructor, Meggan Riley for an hour of dedicated breath work and meditation. Each week, Meggan will pair and instruct pranayam (breath work) with dhyana (meditation) so that students may experience a deeper sense of calm, self-awareness, inner-peace and stillness. There will be guided work during each session, but students will also learn tools they can take away to build a home practice. Meggan will offer insight into such topics as consciousness, mindfulness, presence, reduction of stress & disease, self-realization and more! Students should arrive ready to engage is preparatory gentle movement, seated and reclined postures and deep relaxation. All are welcome to this donations based summer series!

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