Yoga and Wellness of Blue Ridge 

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       Into the Silence
a Fall Equinox Celebration

with Christina Law
Friday, September 21st 
6 pm-8:30pm

In this Myofascial series, we will explore the body in 3 sections to learn how to utilize Self Myofascial Release. This type of release is amazing for those who might have tight muscles from doing very repetitive activities such as running or weight lifting but is also wonderful for those who have lots of flexibility and can never seem to get quite deep enough in any stretch. This workshop will break down what fascia is, how it works and the effects it can have on movements in the body. In each part of this series, we will look at the body in sections, starting with the feet and legs, moving to the hips and spine then shoulders and neck. After we discuss what fascia is Amanda will guide you through a specific sequence of yoga asanas to help you determine where you are "stuck" within your muscles or joints. Exploring with different myofascial tools will Amanda will show you how to utilize some of the most accessible self Myofascial techniques helping to find new space and movement with your body. 

In this class, you will be provided with 2 pinky balls, a tube sock, and a block to work with. If you have a foam roller you are welcome to bring, we will have a few on site but will have to share within the group.

The Cost for this workshop is $90 for all three sessions (it is recommended you attend all three). If you want to attend just an individual class please stop by or call the studio to pre-register. To attend each class individually the cost is $40 per session.
This class must be registered to ensure we have enough supplies for each person in attendance.
Please see our cancelation policy on our website. 

Workshop Dates
Saturday, August 18th 11:30 am-1: 30 pm Part 1 (feet and legs)
Saturday, September 15th 11:30 am-1:30 pm Part 2 (hips and spine)
Saturday, October 20th 11:30 am-1:30 pm Part 3 (shoulders and neck)

Upcoming Workshops

Refund Policy
2-3-Hour workshops
Workshop fee, less a $15 administration fee, is refundable if workshop enrollment is canceled 7 or more days prior to class.
Workshop fee is non-refundable if attendance is canceled fewer than 7 days prior to class.
Daylong and multi-day workshops
All daylong and multi-day workshops have a non-refundable/non-transferable deposit. (Please check each workshop page for deposit details.)
Refunds of the remainder of the workshop fee may be given if enrollment is canceled 4 or more weeks prior to the workshop.

As sunlight fades into the days of long cold night, animals, throughout history, have prepared for hibernation and the journey into a slower cycle. For centuries humankind followed this same circadian rhythm. For modern humans this is no longer seems to be the case. In what should be a time for winding down and restoration, life only seems more frantic. While our bodies are made to deal with challenges that naturally arise in an active life, there is a critical element we tend to forget: Recovery time. We need to rest, we need to allow ourselves time to heal.......physically, mentally and emotionally. When we honor our body and allow our muscles and mind to relax, we are reawakening a primal instinct we have forgotten how to listen to. When we once again can hear what our bodies are requesting, we come away from this softer practice genuinely energized and a greater ability to focus, thus allowing us to become fully present with our loved ones during this beautiful season. Limited spaces available follow the link below to reserve your space. 

$45 (Special gifts and tea will be provided included in the cost)
6:00pm-8:30pm with Amanda

Myofascial Release Workshop Series

This 3 part series workshop is for those who feel they have very little flexibility, those who are super flexible and never feel they can fully find a deep stretch or those who have times were they just need a little extra release after an intense day of activities.

The Longest Night

a candlelight restorative practice

with Amanda Dilbeck

Friday, December 21st at 6:00 PM

You will be making your own 9x12 geode resin art! Amber will teach you the entire process and provide all the materials. The colors in this class will be the same ones in the sample photo above. BYOB and get ready to have an amazing time! Only 10 spaces available.

Resin Art Class

Friday, August 31st 6:00 PM - Class Full

Friday, September 28th 6:00 PM

The class is hosted by Amber Cather Herendon

Honoring transitions can help us harmonize with the grander cycles of life. There is an opportunity to let go of habitual negative thought patterns and to be open to new potential. 
The Autumn Equinox is a point of union and balance between the Light and the Dark, reminding us to balance all parts of ourselves, the active and the passive, the known and the unknown, the outer journey and the inner journey. In Chinese Medicine Theory, Autumn is a time for letting go, of surrender, and to release and exhale, just as the trees begin to shed their leaves. Christina will guide you in this letting go process where you will practice gentle warming movements to transition from summer and slowly move into stillness with Yin, gentle and restorative poses, breath work, meditation, and self-inquiry to embrace the changing season. According to Ayurveda, an ancient healing practice, Fall is recognized as the Vata season, which governs the nervous system so as the temperature cools and the days shorten, the added Vata energy might make you feel flighty, disconnected, or anxious. Christina will share songs of the heart and Ayurvedic tips to help bring health and vibrancy to every aspect of your life.
With Christina Law
Friday 9/22 6pm-830pm
Tea and Kitchiri dish (stew) will be served right after at 8 pm and included with the intention to share the tastes that could be most harmonizing this time of year according to Ayurveda.