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February Insight Meditation Series

Starting February 3rd…

Join Paula Simon every Sunday in February from 11:30am – 12:30pm for Insight Meditation series.

Meditation instruction and guidance suitable for both beginner and experienced meditators.
Each class includes a sequence of sitting and walking meditation. Emphasis is placed on the practices of sitting and walking meditation and developing mindfulness in daily life. Discussion will conclude each session.

Insight Meditation is a simple technique that has been practiced in Asia for over 2,500 years. Beginning with the focusing of attention on the breath and developing awareness of all phenomena, the practice concentrates and calms the mind. It allows one to see through the mind’s conditioning and thereby to live more fully present in the moment. There is no requirement that any beliefs or rituals be adopted, although an open mind is requested. The practice develops clarity of seeing which allows grasping, judgment and fear to fall away. One discovers and cultivates qualities such as peace, vitality, compassion, equanimity, wisdom, joy and moral integrity. The ultimate aim of the practice is the ending of suffering in the discovery of an unconditioned and complete freedom.

Cost is $60 for the entire 4 week series or $20/class. Registration is appreciated but not required.
Starts February 3rd — Ends February 24th

About Paula

Paula Simon is a certified meditation teacher who has been practicing Insight meditation for 10 years. She completed her teacher training through the Spirit Rock Meditation Centers “Spirit Rock Community Dharma Leaders Program” in 2017.

She has deepened her practice by attending numerous mediation retreats at the Insight Meditation Society, the Garrison Institute, Barre Center for Buddhist Studies, Spirit Rock Meditation Center, Joshua Tree Retreat Center and other meditation centers. Practicing on many retreats with master teachers in the Insight tradition has helped to expand her understanding and experience.

Also a yoga teacher who works with private clients and at local schools in addition to her focus on teens who are in at risk environments and have experienced trauma. She completed the “Teaching Trauma Sensitive Yoga” program at Kripalu Center, her 200 hour and Restorative Yoga Teacher Training at Kaia Yoga Center, and multiple trainings with The Lineage Project in NYC.

Paula is deeply committed to undoing racism and raising awareness around unconscious bias through mindfulness in everyday life. She is inspired to teach mediation in order to share the benefits of the practice with others.

New Tuesday Meditations

Drop-ins are welcome in this new monthly meditation experience. Join us on Tuesday nights for varied styles of meditation with skilled teachers who are pleased to share experience, tips, and techniques with you.

640_meditatingEvery Tuesday 5:00 – 5:45pm: Pranayama and Meditation with Jeff Gallin
First Tuesday of month (begins December) 7:15 – 8:15pm: Take the Mystery out of Meditation with Vicky Cook
Second Tuesday of month (begins November) 7:15 – 8:15pm: Metta Meditation with Jen Irwin
Third Tuesday of month (begins November) 7:15 – 8:15pm: Japa Meditation with Ann Russell
Last Tuesday of month 7:15 – 8:15pm: Body/Mind Connection Meditation with Monica Keady

Learn more about these styles of meditation here. Learn more about these teachers here.

These meditations will occur monthly. No reservations required. Cost is our regular drop-in fee or one class card punch. If you have any questions or comments, email us!

2015 Fall Schedule

Our new FALL 2015 SCHEDULE is here!

We now have 48 Yoga classes to choose from each week. And stay tuned for an expanded meditation schedule coming up, including a three class series perfect for beginners and experienced practitioners! Always view the schedule in real time here. Read about the new additions below… Hope to see you on a mat real soon. Namaste.

p.s. The Yearly Unlimited Class Package is on sale now and only though September 15th for $1680. It includes 4 guest passes and will not be available again until next summer.

Here’s the new stuff to know!

jeff gallin resizedWelcome back Jeff Gallin!

Kripalu Yoga and Meditation classes with Jeff:

Mondays Gentle @ 9:30am
Tuesdays Slow Flow @ 4pm & Meditation @ 5pm
Wednesdays Gentle @ 9:30am
Thursdays  Slow Flow @ 11am
Fridays Gentle @ 9:30am

 

 

 

 

Female Yoga Pincha Mayurasana variation with Scorpion

Vigorous Vinyasa

Mondays @ 7:15pm ~ Time Change

“My classes are sweet (and sweaty!) and cultivate the process of finding and/or strengthening self awareness and belonging through each breath.”

Emily’s website

 

 

 

 

vickyVigorous Vinyasa

Tuesdays @ 5:45pm

“I draw from my vast knowledge of the anatomical and spiritual bodies, utilizing my education in nutrition, Reiki, meditation, and yoga to teach classes that are cohesive and thoughtful.

My classes are all about getting real and giving it all.”

Vicky’s website

 

 

 

ahmadB-Yoga ~ New

Wednesdays @ 12:30 – 1:30pm

“Utilizing the best attributes of both Boxing and Yoga, B-Yoga will challenge you in a safe and effective way.

B-Yoga, gives you the space to accept the warrior within and the tools to control your physical expression in safe and nurturing environment.”

Ahmad’s Website

 

 

 

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Yin Yoga ~ New

Wednesdays @ 4pm

A slower paced practice with longer holds. Yin Yoga nourishes the large joints by relaxing the connective tissue and muscles around the joints. This class is therapeutic and deep.

Laurie’s Website

 

 

 

 

 

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New Beginners Yoga with Michelle O’Brien

Thursdays @ 6:30pm

“Michelle’s flow classes focus on the use of breath to find space and depth in postures. She emphasizes proper alignment and smart sequencing to eases her students into transformative spaces.”

 

 

 

 

 

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Night Owl Yoga

Thursdays @ 8:30pm

Breathe. Relax. Feel. Observe. Allow yourself to unwind. This class is open level, with the primary goal of adapting to students’ level of energy and requests.

Leslie’s website

Announcing Dew Yoga’s All Day Open House Fundraiser

Dear Friends,

We are so excited to announce the All Day Open House Fundraiser!

As the availability of Yoga classes has exploded around us more and more, people are incorporating Yoga into their routine. This is a beautiful thing for the greatest good!

It also creates a wide array of choices for students to explore. While attractive pricing for classes may draw a crowd, we remain committed to our diverse selection of classes and the highest quality of teaching and environment. Our Open House is a day for us to demonstrate Why Do Yoga at Dew. We will also be raising funds to support our sliding scale and sponsored classes to maintain our missions – Make Yoga accessible to all. Offer diversity to diversity.

As Summer moves us to the vibrant outdoors, it becomes low season for indoor Yoga classes. A robust turn out for this event will help us to attract new friends to the studio and keep us financially secure through summer. Please do what you can to support your community. We are already receiving monetary gifts in advance of this event! There are many ways to help us to do what we do best – YOGA, SERVICE, WELLNESS!  Read below for ways you can help.

With love, respect and gratitude,
Jen

Here’s the class schedule and eats, treats, and shopping schedule for the day!

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Heal Yourself Now with Buddhist Monk Bhante Wimala

September 13th 4:00-6:00pm
Connecting with the healer within. A gentle, restorative, rejuvenating series of guided meditations under the guidance and positive energy of Bhante Wimala, a warm hearted, highly trained, very gifted Theravadic Buddhist Monk from Sri Lanka. Proceeds will go to support Bhante so he can continue his compassion in action humanitarian projects around the globe. Donations should be made payable to ProMindful and are 100% tax deductible.