TODAY
    Wednesday Jan 17 - Mar 21 @ 5:30 PM
Creative Expression Evening
Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute – Indulge yourself in an exploration of creative expression! You may expect a brief discussion on the creative process, one hour of gentle yoga with guided imagery followed by an inspirational art project to take home. Everyone has creative potential and options to adapt and level during the physical practice makes this workshop open to all. Supplies provided. Workshop limited to 6 participants. Taught by Janice Matthews. Held Jan. 17th, Feb. 21st, March 21st 5:30-7:30pm $35, $45 door
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Jan 19 @ 5:30 PM
A Taste of Sanskrit: with guest Teacher Jenny Tumas
Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute – PERFECTLY REFINED, Sanskrit is the language of yoga. Anyone can resonate with Sanskrit's timeless sounds- and connect to words and ideas incredibly beautiful and profound. REWARDS ARE MANY for those who take the time to see, hear and feel the power and elegance of Sanskrit. Those interested in yoga philosophy particularly benefit from this study. This introductory workshop will introduce you to the unique points of resonance in your own palate that support Sanskrit's sacred sounds and proper pronunciation of this ancient language. Take this course to learn more about sanskrit and decide if you want to take the Level 1 Immersion Feb. 17-18th. Learn more about the weekend immersion by clicking on the "Intensives" tab. Jenny Tumas, E-RYT500, YACEP, has been teaching yoga since 2001. She teaches yoga classes in Bayfield and Washburn. She took the American Sanskrit Institute (ASI) Sanskrit Level I & II weekends with her teacher Zoe Mai in 2011. She completed the ASI teaching apprentice program in April 2016, and loves sharing her love of Sanskrit with others. Contact her for more info. at jenny.tumas@gmail.com Friday, Jan. 19th, 5:30-6:30p. $15, $25 door
 
UPCOMING
    Wednesday Jan 24 - Feb 21 @ 5:30 PM
Beginning Yoga - Wednesdays
Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute – LEVEL: Beginning FOCUS: Learn the Basics This class incorporates therapeutic yoga and breath work to introduce students to classic Hatha yoga poses and provide a solid foundation of principles to build from, so students can then use these postures to increase the body’s alignment, stability, strength and flexibility. This class focuses on the basics for new & returning students. Wednesdays, 5:30-6:45 pm with Jodi Mid-Session: 1/24-2/21 5 weeks: $65, $55 student/senior/military
 
UPCOMING
    Friday Feb 9 - Feb 11 @ 9:00 AM
Yoga for Stress, Anxiety, & Depression (SAD)
Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute – A workshop intensive for yoga teachers, therapists, healthcare providers and caregivers of all kinds to learn the powerful tools of yoga philosophy and gentle physical practices for managing the disease of stress. Stress – it seems to be everywhere and everyone is talking about it. For some of us stress takes on a fundamentally darker cloak and manifests in depression, anxiety, addiction, chronic pain, complex trauma and PTSD. Discover & Learn The Yogic View: • Yogic philosophy and principles for overcoming the diseases of stress from a multilayered approach that integrates body, mind and the unique essence of each person. • The bodies response to stress and how to recognize and release some of the physical habits that lead to the cumulative effects of stress. • Tools to build a foundation for emotional stability and happiness. Through the various practices of yoga, we can learn how to find a calm center in the midst of stress, anxiety, depression, or PTSD and the events that may contribute to these. Session One: Intro to working with SAD: A guide to using yoga for sessions and classes for those suffering from stress, anxiety, and depression. We will cover the methodology for creating a holding environment to support students/clients for new awareness, positive change and personal progress. Learn tools for leading a class or session that will include how to structure, create a safe space, and handle issues that may arise in while in practice. Session Two: Yoga for SAD: Laying the foundation for changing your mind & building a resilient life. Class will include lecture, candid discussion, exploration of philosophy of wellness, some gentle physical yoga practice, breathing techniques and home integration work. Learn practical tools in a supportive atmosphere. Session Three: Practical applications for teaching Yoga for SAD. In this portion of the intensive we will review resources for teaching, explore how to cultivate relationships with students/clients to create a safe space, and scope of practice. Feb. 9-11, 2018 Friday, 9am-6pm Saturday, 9am-6 Sunday, 8am-2pm $465 by Jan. 9th, 2017. $495 after. 10% discount for Yoga North ISYI alumni. CEU’s available for Yoga teachers. The yoga therapy components of our certification programs and courses are based on our accreditation through the International Association of Yoga Therapists (IAYT), not derived from our status as an RYS® with Yoga Alliance Registry.
 
UPCOMING
    Thursday Feb 15 @ 5:30 PM
City Hall in the City Community Listening Session
City of Duluth, MN Government – Mayor Emily Larson continues her commitment to reach out to Duluth residents through City Hall in the City Community Listening Sessions that are hosted with City Councilors and held in neighborhoods across the city. These events are open to all residents to come and meet one-on-one with the Mayor and City Councilors. Children are also welcome to attend and will have access to art supplies.
 
UPCOMING
    Saturday Feb 17 - Feb 18 @ 10:00 AM
Intro. to Sanskrit Weekend Immersion
Yoga North International SomaYoga Institute – PERFECTLY REFINED, Sanskrit is the language of yoga. Anyone can resonate with Sanskrit's timeless sounds- and connect to words and ideas incredibly beautiful and profound. REWARDS ARE MANY for those who take the time to see, hear and feel the power and elegance of Sanskrit. Those interested in yoga philosophy particularly benefit from this study. This weekend immersion will give you intimate familiarity with the unique points of resonance in your own palate that support Sanskrit's sacred sounds and firm grounding in the proper pronunciation of this ancient language. Along the way you'll learn the alphabet- itself a lovely chant- and you'll receive the tools you need to explore your favorite sutras and chants in the beautiful script of Sanskrit, Devanagari. ASI's teaching method, developed over many years by Vyaas Houston, make learning Sanskrit accessible and FUN! Jenny Tumas, E-RYT500, YACEP, has been teaching yoga since 2001. She teaches yoga classes in Bayfield and Washburn. She took the American Sanskrit Institute (ASI) Sanskrit Level I & II weekends with her teacher Zoe Mai in 2011. She completed the ASI teaching apprentice program in April 2016, and loves sharing her love of Sanskrit with others. Contact her for more info. at jenny.tumas@gmail.com Feb. 17th-18th- Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm each day. $250