Workshops

Dew Yoga offers a variety of special events and workshops. From Yoga Nidra to Aromatherapy and Kids Yoga Teacher Training, there are many options to explore your practice and expand your knowledge.

On Hope Street: Weekly Community Pranayama, Acupuncture and Meditation Circle with Tanvi Gandhi, LAc

Every Monday evening 6:30 – 8pm
at 980 Hope Street in Stamford

Please join us for this special 5-part class:
    • Intention Setting: Creating Space, introduction to group healing, drinking/sipping tea together and sharing intentions in the circle
    • Guided Meditation and Acupuncture: Body Scan, Chakra Meditation as a preparation for Acupuncture
    • Alternate Nostril Breathing:Nadi Shodhana/Meridians Meditation to allow effects of acupuncture to go deeply
    • Integration: Allowing time to integrate and process after the above experience
    • Closing Circle: Gratitude circle by sharing the experience in the group.
All are welcome. Cost is $25/person for this class special. Reservations are appreciated but not required.

On Hope Street: Mindful Resilience with Amy Livolsi

Every Thursday evening 5:15 – 6:15pm
at 980 Hope Street in Stamford

A free class for military, veterans and first responders (police, fire and EMT).
Mindful Resilience is an evidence-based, clinically tested yoga program that was developed specifically for veterans recovering from post-traumatic stress and other psychological difficulties.In this class learn:

      • Basic poses to strengthen, balance, restore the body;
      • Breathing and meditation skills to calm and focus the mind
      • Guided deep relaxation to enhance healing from injuries and to integrate traumatic experiences for a balanced nervous system

In work that presents extraordinary and ordinary stressors, you can replenish your physical and mental resources while building greater resilience for both ordinary and extraordinary situations.

Beginners welcome, no previous yoga experience or sign-up necessary. Injuries can be accommodated. You do not have to touch your toes. There is no good reason not to try Mindful Resilience.

Pajama Storytime Yoga for Kids (ages 3-6) with Sage Irwin

Friday, March 9th,  5:30 – 6:45pm

Kids can wear their pajamas to this special Friday night class! We’ll take a fun yoga adventure, tell a story and have time for drawing. A light snack will be served after the class, then sweet dreams to follow. Parents are encouraged to drop off the kids and take time for themselves or take the adult yoga class that happens simultaneously. For ages 3-6. Drop in class rate or 1 class card punch. Registration required.

On Hope Street: Yoga Nidra and Sound Healing with Alison DeNicola and special guest

Friday, February 23,  7:30 – 8:30pm
at 980 Hope Street in Stamford

Yoga Nidra is a deeply restful guided meditation practice that invites us to visit each level of our being and open the door to ease and bliss. Paired with sound healing, it is an amazing way to access and release energy that is held in the body.
Join Alison DeNicola  and Andrew DeNicola on Friday Feb 23nd to experience a deeply relaxing yoga nidra with sound healing. Using Tibetan bowls, crystal bowls, chimes, flute and drums and more- take a midwinter break to honor yourself, reset and restore your energy and receive the gifts of this practice.
Cost is Dew on Hope drop-in rate or 1 class card use. Reservations appreciated but not required.

The Art of Hands on Assists with Karen Rider

Saturday, March 3rd 1:30-3:30pm

This workshop is for yoga teachers, or body workers interested in learning or refining how to carefully and properly manually assist students in their yoga practice.  Learn the assists to help optimize alignment, enhance energy flow and ensure safety. Manual included.

$40/person advanced registration. $45/person day of event.

On Hope Street: Free Parent Education Event

Preparing the 21st Century Child:  A Holistic Guide to Child Development through a Montessori Approach to Learning with Ashley Grob

Sunday, February 25th 3-4pm
at 980 Hope Street in Stamford

Recent studies on brain development and theories on child development have found that there are universal human tendencies that, when nurtured and supported, lead to highly capable, fulfilled and compassionate human beings.  Education that is steeped in the refinement of communication, computational thinking and experiential learning is critical when raising tomorrow’s creative thought leaders.  The Montessori approach to learning is an international education model that supports the healthy development of children worldwide.  

Free class. Reservations appreciated but not required.

Aromayoga for Positivity and Renewal with Alison Denicola

Sunday, March 25th, 1:30-3:30pm

Join Alison DeNicola on March 25th for a special spring Aromayoga workshop to reawaken from winter and bring body, mind and spirit back into perfect balance.

In this workshop we will explore positivity practices and yoga supported by specific essential oils to realign you with your inner light. The class will include yoga, pranayama, aromatherapy, sound healing and mudras to support greater well-being. A guided yoga nidra will integrate the practice and create the perfect place for deep healing and rest. Feel yourself creating inner space and honoring your true connection with the universe.

This workshop welcomes all levels! Come and experience the awakening of spring!

$40/person. Pre-registration is required.

Theme Weaver: Find Inspiration, Cultivate Your Voice and Create Amazing Classes with Michelle Marchildon

 

Saturday and Sunday, April 14th and 15th 9:30am – 5pm

The ability to theme a yoga class is partly a gift, and partly a skill we can develop. There are techniques and timings we can learn to make it easier to wake our students up to a greater experience in the body, mind and spirit. If you have a desire to be authentic in your class, tell a story, weave mythology, or create greater connection for your students, then this workshop is for you. We will have fun, find our unique themes and laugh our way to enlightenment.

$125 for one day or $200 for both days. Registration is required.

On Hope Street: Guiding Blissful Savasana for Teachers with Alison DeNicola

 

Tuesday, May 8th 7:30 – 9pm

$35/person. Registration required.