Mothers Women's Circle Gathering with Ashley Cerafice
May
24
7:00 PM19:00

Mothers Women's Circle Gathering with Ashley Cerafice

Join Ashley at our Monthly Mothers Circle Gathering

The Mothers’ Circle is a safe, confidential space to share about the realities of our motherhood experiences and to find friendship and emotional support.

These circles form an intimate community with whom you can connect, share, and explore the transformation that is occurring within you, as you evolve as a mother. Join a circle of other mothers who are also being transformed by parenthood, sharing a space where personal transformation is the central theme of our group conversation.

In these circles we welcome women in all stages of motherhood (pregnancy through adult children). After circle concludes you have the opportunity to connect over some relaxing herbal tea and a small snack. This is optional, if you need to leave directly after circle, you can.

Circle Structure

  • Beginning Meditation

  • Introduction

  • Circle Blessing

  • Sharing

  • Closing Meditation

  • Optional Tea and Chats

About your facilitator:

Ashley is a dedicated Yoga Student and Teacher, Zenthai Shiatsu Bodyworker and Mother of two young children. She has been attending and facilitating Mothers Circles in many forms since the birth of her first child over three years ago. Having recently moved to Claremont from Australia, she felt called to offer the gift of the circles she had been apart of in her home country.

Bookings are essential as numbers are limited.

FAQs

Can I bring children?

We kindly ask that you come without children to these circles

Do I have to share?

You can attend these gatherings without sharing and you can decide this at the time. Each person is given the opportunity to share in circle, but you can always skip your turn and just hold space for others.

What makes it a safe space?

We ask that all who attend do not interrupt the person speaking, as well as not asking questions and/or giving advice without first asking permission of the person (after circle time). Some women like to share only in circle and leave it there. We ask that members in the community do not share what they have heard in the circle. Basically what happens in circle stays in circle.

What is the circle blessing?

  • This is a verbal blessing lead by the circle facilitator.

  • Blessings on the women and their hands that nurture everyone, everyday.

  • Blessings on the children, their light and playfulness guides our way.

  • Blessings on Mother Earth for providing nourishment and holding us up strong.

  • Blessings on our Circle for healing our souls and carrying our Mama song.

What is the cost?

These circles are offered as a service to the community, no profit is taken. We only ask that you leave a donation if you are financially able, this helps us cover the cost of opening the studio (lighting, heating/cooling, tea ect).

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Chaturanga Workshop with Celia
May
25
10:30 AM10:30

Chaturanga Workshop with Celia

Get that chaturanga right with Celia on Saturday, May 25th

Build core strength and learn the proper alignment.

  • We will work on building the proper foundation for Chaturanga. Including core strength, proper alignment/stacking of joints, breath during Chaturanga and overall steps for Chaturanga. 

  • We will warm up the shoulders, core and wrists prior to beginning the workshop. We will use props, blocks and straps to build awareness.

  • We will cover the importance of building proper alignment and strength to prevent injury over time. 

cost: $25

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CY x Art Walk pop up - Freedom, That's Where We Play
Jun
1
4:30 PM16:30

CY x Art Walk pop up - Freedom, That's Where We Play

Join us for our inaugural pop-up art experience with Claremont Art Walk:

FREEDOM, That's Where We Play
Portraits by John Gonzales

Connect Art + Asana with Joanna Lord
Creative Yoga Flow from 4:30-5:45PM | $20

Reception to follow

To register for class, please visit click the class schedule link to sign up via mindbody

Spaces will be limited, so please pre-register!

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Restorative @ CY
Jun
7
to Jun 14

Restorative @ CY

Enjoy a range of all-levels classes at our studio including our restorative, yin, gentle yoga, and somatic movement classes available daily. Please check schedule for latest updates.

Monday: Gentle Yoga with Deb @ 10:30am & Yin Yoga with Kerry @ 5:30pm

Tuesday: Gentle Yoga with Kurt @ 4pm & Restorative/Yin Yoga with Gina @ 7:15pm

Wednesday: Yin Yoga with Kerry @ 9:15am, Gentle Yoga with Deb @ 10:30am & Somatic Healing Movement with Seiji @ 7:15pm

Thursday: Gentle Yoga with Stephanie @ 11:00am & Restorative with Aimee @ 7:15pm

Friday: Restorative & Self-Care with Aimee @ 5:45pm

Saturday: Somatic Healing Movement with Aimee @ 11:45am

Sunday: Somatic Healing Movement with Seiji @ 2:30pm & Restorative with Kurt @ 5pm

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Prenatal Continuing Education Workshops with Juanita Rivas Raymer
Jun
8
to Jun 9

Prenatal Continuing Education Workshops with Juanita Rivas Raymer

Juanita Rivas Raymer is excited to share her passion for teaching prenatal yoga classes.  In each class we will cover one trimester and the anatomy of that trimester.  We'll go over how each trimester dictates which poses may or may not be appropriate and how to modify some of those poses.  We will also learn how to use the "props." The final class will focus on how to sequence a class that supports all the trimesters.  

Class one:

In this class we will learn about the changes in the 1st trimester, what your student may be feeling and how to support her in her practice. We will learn about certain poses and how to modify them, if she feels uncomfortable attempting them. 

Class two:

Class two will cover the second trimester, how her anatomy is changing, and what's going on in her body. We look at poses that may be appropriate for this trimester. 

Class three:

We continue learning about the different trimesters.  How does the third trimester differ from the first and second.  How are they similar?  How can we use props to make her more comfortable?

Class four:

Let's put all that we have learned in the prior classes and form a sequence of poses that can support all three trimesters.  

Dates: June 8/9 and June 15/16
Time: 2-4pm each day
Cost: $40 per workshop or $140 for all 4

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New! Sunday classes
Jun
9
6:30 AM06:30

New! Sunday classes

More YOGA every Sunday at CY! Enjoy our newly added Sunday classes:

  • 7:30am - Vinyasa Flow 1/2 with Celia

  • 9:00am - Flow + Restore with Deborah Escobar

  • 10:30am - Vinyasa Flow 1/2 with Cheryl

  • 2:30pm - Somatic Healing Movement with Seiji

  • 5:00pm - Restorative with Kurt Bumiller

  • 5:15 pm - Vinyasa Flow 1/2 with Joanna

  • 7:00 pm - Vinyasa Flow 2/3 with Olivia

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Yoga Sutra Of Patanjali Discussion Group
Jun
9
6:00 PM18:00

Yoga Sutra Of Patanjali Discussion Group

Please join Beth Walkenbach and Sarah Little for a monthly Yoga Sutra exploration and discussion group. All voices, translations and ideas will be welcome, bring yourself, your resources and an open mind.  Patanjali's Yoga Sutra is at the very heart of the yoga practice and yet so many of us don't know how to attack this ancient and daunting text. Beth and Sarah will lead a chant and discussion of several sutras in this interactive session.  Let's break down the text into manageable chunks and see where we find relevance and guidance in our modern practices. 

Meets 2nd Sunday of every month | Donation based

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The Myth of Aging: Somatic Movement Essentials with Aimee
May
19
11:45 AM11:45

The Myth of Aging: Somatic Movement Essentials with Aimee

Stiffness. Pain. Limited Mobility. Getting Shorter. Trouble Walking. Brain Fog. These are symptoms sometimes attributed to “getting old”. 

Join Aimee Takaya for a series of Somatic movement classes designed to debunk the myth of aging. Be empowered to age gracefully, regain mobility or simply address and prevent common ailments such as stiffness, low back pain and poor posture through gentle, relaxing movement. 

  • learn to release patterns of stress and muscle contraction associated with our “natural” aging process

  • create balanced, easy posture and peaceful mindset.

  • discover how your brain habituates movement and how you can use this understanding to liberate your joints from pressure and muscles from unnecessary fatigue.

  • increase flexibility and strength while relaxing and resting your nervous system.

  • explore and develop your somatic awareness and increase connection, sensitivity and volition within your body.

  • Promote integration between right and left hemispheres of the brain and expand your internal landscape.

Aimee is a yoga teacher and in training to be a Somatic Educator in the tradition of Thomas Hanna at The Novato Institute. 

6 week series starting March 23rd | Saturdays 11:45am-1:15pm | regular class price

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NIA with Rachel
May
17
8:15 AM08:15

NIA with Rachel

What is Nia? Done barefoot to diverse and inspiring music, Nia is a transformational movement practice that teaches you to LISTEN, EXPRESS and CONNECT with your mind- body-spirit both inside and outside of the studio. Nia draws from dance arts, martial arts, and healing arts to create purposeful movement that will help you compassionately condition. Nia is a practice that suits people of all walks of life, ages and fitness levels. It is for those who wish to SAY YES to the sensation of purpose, potential and possibility. DANCE YOURSELF FREE Wednesday and Friday mornings From 8:15-9:15am.

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