Strengthen The Spine and Neck Ease pain and stiffness with simple changes to your alignment

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October 13th 1:00-5:00 pm
Classes will include asana practice as well as discussion of the following topics.
Anatomy and developmental stages of the spine
Discussion and assessment of spinal movements
Spinal orientation to gravity – sequencing and practice
The breath and the spine.
Tips for keeping the spine safe in yoga, including modifications and use of props
Yoga philosophy and how it informs what and how we practice
Contact Connie 217-620-3306 Cost is $50

Yoga at the Library

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Calendar for Instructors

July 31st  Nikki Hebert

August 7th  Connie Pease

August 14th  Ecila Cook

August 21st  Sue Weinstein

August 28th Connie Pease

 

RENTAL INFORMATION

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The Barn Studio ( Yoga at Connies) welcomes classes & events in the arts, movement, healing & transformation and is available to rent for your classes, workshops, group meetings, small performances and events. Starting in October….

With 1200 square feet of teaching space, Refurbished barn, beautiful natural light, an additional prop/cloak room, and entry lobby . The Barn offers a warm, simple and quiet space. The Barn is located on the Pease Family Farm . It is a place filled with life, laughter, connecting with each other, and inquiring within.

Amenities: We have 20 folding chairs, 25 bolsters, 50 woolen blankets, cotton blankets, straps, blocks, wedges, eye pillows, and an Bose docking station. The studio has various lighting options from cozy to bright. A small lobby with sign-in desk,  and 1 Restroom is available.

Rates: Call for pricing.

Special Weekend and Daylong Rates for workshops.

Attendance: We estimate that the room can comfortably hold about 30 people for yoga and about 45 for seated events.

Ample parking is available at the building.

Advertising: We are happy to include your class or event in our newsletter , e-news and on our website, as long as we receive your information prior to printing/posting dates.

Insurance: Yoga/movement instructors & therapists/healers need to carry professional liability insurance which names the studio as additional insured—contact us for specifications. Others generally do not need insurance to rent the space. Note: Insurance is required for some types of events. Please contact us for details.

Cleaning: You are responsible for leaving the studio as you found it. Renters need to plan time to clean up the studio after a workshop, performance or event.

Pets: Please no pets in the studio unless it is an assistance animal.

The owner, Connie Pease, reserves the right to partake in events, workshops, and classes held at the studio free of charge.

Contact Connie for more info -217-620-3306

Snowflake Dogma- Strengthen the Neck and Back

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October 13th 1:00-5:00 pm    The Spine and Neck
Classes will include asana practice as well as discussion of the following topics.
Anatomy and developmental stages of the spine
Discussion and assessment of spinal movements
Spinal orientation to gravity – sequencing and practice
The breath and the spine
Tips for keeping the spine safe in yoga, including modifications and use of props
Yoga philosophy and how it informs what and how we practice
Contact Connie 217-620-3306 Cost is $50

Silent Vipassana Meditation

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Sept. 14th 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm Silent Vipassana Meditation
The course is not easy and it’s not fun. This will take a beginner from point A (in my case kicking and screaming) to point B (meditating in a very healing, purifying way) .
Contact Connie 217-620-3306

Fee- $10.00

Grace. Grit and Yoga

Hike Yoga & Meditate (Earth Day)

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Yoga practitioners across the country celebrate Earth Day as a practice that relates to AHIMSA, the yogic principle of non-harming!
Earth Day is the perfect opportunity to explore this mind-set, as we look for ways to give back to our life-sustaining planet. Learn how to green your yoga practice plus our favorite yoga poses.
This is an intimate group hike and yoga capped at 15 people, so reserve your spot now. Message me if you plan on attending.
Event includes a guided hike with trail facts, awareness of conservation efforts, yoga, meditation, and trail snack.
A liability waiver will be provided at the start of the hike. A signed waiver is required for participation. Youth under 18 years of age must have a guardian’s signature to participate. Youth must have a guardian or adult present to participate.
Meet at the Conservation Building at noonish. 
Bring a mat and water.
(All Yoga Levels)
This is a FREE class

Fearless Warriors at Any Age

 

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We want you to know that whether you are turning thirty (or forty, or eighty!) or even if you just want to practice in a stronger, more resilient way, you are not alone.  In this two part workshop, you will find your feet, develop strong legs, increase abdominal strength , and develop a strong home practice.

Pre-registration required. Contact conniepease@hotmail.com or 217-620-3306 for more details.  RYTs receive 4 hours continuing education credits for each weekend, applicable towards Yoga Alliance continuing education requirements.

 

Weekend # 2 

April 8th Sunday 1-5

Themes:

  1. Community and Connection-KNEES AND HIPS
  2. Be the Change- SHOULDERS
  3. Find Strength through your FEET
  4. Steady is the New Strong- LEGS
  5. Have faith, Abdominal Strength
  6.  Let Practice

Cost $25.00