Ongoing Yoga and Fitness Classes
New Mindful Movement class on the First Saturday
Restorative Yoga Classes: Restorative yoga helps you to achieve physical, mental and emotional relaxation with the aid of props, making it easier for you to maintain balance while you are stimulating and relaxing your body. Some restorative yoga poses are beneficial to the entire body, others target specific parts of the body, such as the heart or the lungs.. Ideal for those with physical limitations.
See Instructors Page for Biographies of Our Instructors
MONDAYS: Gentle Yoga For Everyone 9:30-10:45am with Mary Riley. A yoga practice for those new to yoga and experienced yoga practitioners, as the class is adapted to your abilities. Breathing, postures, rest and relaxation are incorporated. Take yoga back to your world and discover how delightful yoga action is for your life, and the effect it has on all. Gentle yoga adapted to your ability. Beginners and beyond. Breathe, Relax and Connect. 941 539 9149 Mary Riley $10.
WEDNESDAYS: NEW!! LAUGHTER YOGA!! -- 9:30 - 10:30am Learn to Live Life Laughing for the health of it The body heals with play. The mind heals with laughter. The spirit heals with joy. Laughter Yoga is a restorative aerobic exercise sure to brighten lighten and strengthen you on all levels, no matter what your abilities are! No yoga mats or poses - just your willingness to LAUGH!
Laughter Yoga reduces physical, mental and emotional stress simultaneously while building your immune system, increasing respiration and improving circulation, decreasing stress hormones - which reduce feelings of anxiety and tension. In a Laughter Yoga class, you will experience: Breathing, Clapping, Gentle Stretching, Playfulness, Laughter and Yoga Nidra. Practicing Laughter enhances memory, creative thinking and problem solving. You will be taught how to laugh for no (cognitive) reason, and you will see how that turns into genuine laughter as you laugh with others, having fun! $5 per session 🤗 Questions? LaughterYogaVenice@gmail.com. Cathy Grippi 203-856-6427 See Cathy's bio in the Instructors page.
NOTE: LAUGHTER YOGA NOW "VIRTUAL" ON ZOOM
THURSDAYS: Gentle Yoga for You, 9:30 - 10:45am (w/Mary & Rick) see MONDAY description.
FRIDAYS: Chair and Mat Combination Yoga with Miryam Gomez, CANCELLED
SATURDAYS: Gentle Yoga For Everyone 9-10:15am, with Rick Rabalais and Mary Riley. See Thursday description.
NEW! Mindful Movement First Saturday of the Month 2-3:30pm - see the Everybody Dance Page