Tula Mission Statement

WORKSHOPS & EVENTS

 

Tula Yoga Workshops & Events

The Sacral Chakra:

Our energy center responsible for creativity, open-ness, being present to emotion, going with the ‘flow’.

Tula’s ever-changing schedule of workshops and special events is an opportunity to tune in to something un-explored or to take it’s exploration to a new level.

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UNNATA® AERIAL YOGA SKILLS WORKSHOP (pre-requisite to drop-in Aerial Yoga Classes)

This workshop is a prerequisite to attend the drop-in aerial yoga classes.  Learn how to stay safe and present in the fabric hammock as you invert, maneuver, balance, stretch and have fun!! Practice modification and propping techniques to help you work more comfortably in the fabric.  Elevate your yoga practice to a new level and experience it in a new way.

  • Tuesday, August 4, 7:30 – 9:00 pm
  • Thursday, August 13, 7:30 – 9:00 pm
  • Tuesday, August 18, 7:30 – 9:00 pm
  • Cost: $30
  • PLEASE PRE-REGISTER here
  • For questions, please call 651-645-5551 or email:
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CREATIVITY CAMP FOR GIRLS with Robin Getsug

  • DATES:  July 31, 2015
  • TIME: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
  • DAY:  Friday
  • COST: $70 (includes cost of materials) Bring your own bag lunch
  • PRE-REGISTER here

Tell all the girls ages 12-16 that you know! This camp will help teenage girls to help explore their uniqueness through visual arts and movement (Yoga). Supplies are included in the camp cost but bring your own bag lunch.   Robin Getsug, MA, is an Artist and Art Therapist. For more information, contact her through email at: robinlynngetsug@gmail.com.

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SHINE ON YOUR LIGHT : A SELF-EMPOWERING WORKSHOP FOR TEEN GIRLS with Christina Pawlowski

  • DATES: August 20th, 2015
  • TIME: 1:00 – 5:00 pm
  • DAY: Thursday
  • COST: $45
  • PRE-REGISTER here

If your daughter is 14-19 years-old, tell her about this unique workshop! This workshop integrates tools of Yoga and movement, breathing techniques, meditation, song, journaling, and group discussion to help empower teen girls to be confident and strong in their bodies, self-loving and kind in their thoughts, and true to who they really are to they can shine their light! The girls will learn how to better connect with their bodies, deepen their breathing to calm their minds, and change negative and limiting talk into positive and loving talk. This workshop will also help her unleash her voice, and learn how to better accept and respect all parts of her body and herself. A healthy snack will be provided.

Christina Pawlowski is a Forrest Yoga teacher and Vocalist in the Twin Cities, and is passionate about the possibilities of each young person. Christina helps youth find their inner strength to better connect with their bodies, to accept their true selves, and feel good about themselves! She wishes that they learn to share this truth with the world around them, unapologetically, so that they are able to experience the confidence, gifts, and purpose it holds to live a joyful and successful life.

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JOURNEY DANCE with Summer Joy Hills-Bonczyk

  • DATES: TBA
  • TIME: 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • DAY: Saturday
  • COST: $17
  • PRE-REGISTER here

Dance has the power to transform and heal us by bringing us back to our innate, intuitive nature. JourneyDance™ is a systematic movement modality designed to promote emotional freedom, physical fitness, and to build community in a fun and non-judgmental environment. From a young age we are scripted to move, look, and act in certain ways. In JourneyDance, we peel back the layers of conditioning to redefine our relationship with our bodies, emotions, and to reconnect with our true selves. No prior experience is required.

Summer plays a variety of music from around the world – mixing deep tribal drumming, classic soul and inspirational chanting for an experience that will move you from the inside out. With creative imagery and movement suggestions, you will be guided through a series of exercises that will leave you feeling empowered and embodied. JourneyDance is fun, funky, fluid, and powerful!

Summer Joy Hills-Bonczyk (RYT 200-hr, M.F.A.) has been dancing since she came into the world. She first met JourneyDance™ founder, Toni Bergins, when she took a class at Kripalu Yoga Center in Western Massachusetts. She was immediately hooked! Summer completed her JourneyDance teacher training in 2011 and is thrilled to share this beautiful gift with you. Summer’s teaching is inspired by her in-depth interest in shamanic ritual, mystical poetry, yogic wisdom, and love of world music. In addition to dance, Summer is a certified Kripalu Yoga teacher, visual artist, and the founder of Artist in the Kitchen.

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SOMAYOGA, WALK, SIT, WRITE with Elizabeth Sullivan

  • DATES: August 27, 2015
  • TIME: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
  • DAY: Thursday
  • COST: $20
  • PRE-REGISTER here

Natalie Goldberg’s Writing Practice gets at the physicality of writing by combining the ancient practice of sitting meditation with walking meditation to allow the wild mind to settle and flow outward onto the page, while SomaYoga aims to connect us to our deep center and radiate out our authentic selves. Writing is a physical activity that stems from this center and goes outward. Consciously engage your layers of being through breath, walking and sitting meditation, and lastly a writing practice. Watch the wild mind unfold, settle, and reveal.

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SOURCEPOINT THERAPY® TRAININGS: Energy Work for the 21st Century

MODULE ONE & TWO WITH BOB SCHREI

MODULE 1: WORKING WITH THE BLUEPRINT: FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICES

  • DATES: September 21-23, 2015
  • DAYS/TIMES: Monday – Wednesday
  • COST: $450 (if combined with Module 2, $800 total)
  • PRE-REGISTER REQUIRED: Click here
  • MORE INFO: call Elizabeth Sullivan at 651.270.0660 or email emesullivan@gmail.com, www.sourcepointtherapy.com

SourcePoint Therapy works with points in the human energy field that connect the physical body directly to the universal blueprint of health. Module 1 introduces the theory of the Blueprint of health, teaches energy scanning techniques for locating blockages in the physical body that are obstructing the flow of information from the Blueprint, and how to address those blockages. Students also learn the principles and practices of the fundamental Source Points (the Diamond, Golden Rectangle and Navel Points). These points are located in the body’s energy field and connect the body to the Blueprint.

MODULE 2: WORKING WITH THE INNER TEMPLE:

SACRAL POINTS, GUARDIANS of the BODY & ENERGETIC STRUCTURES

  • DATES: September 25-27, 2015
  • DAYS/TIMES: Friday – Sunday
  • COST: Module 2 $450 (If combined with Module 1, $800 total)
  • MORE INFO: call Elizabeth Sullivan at 651.270.0660 or email emesullivan@gmail.com, www.sourcepointtherapy.com

Module 2 focuses on points that can help open, relax, and support the sacrum, as well as guardian points to activate the natural guardian energies of the body. Students learn to work with energetic structures in the body’s energy field to bring balance and order to the flow of energy in the body.

Who can benefit from these workshops? Anyone interested in supporting their personal health of body, mind and spirit, or that of family and friends, through simple energy healing methods. Doctors, Massage Therapists, Structural Integrators, Acupuncturists, Physical Therapists, Yoga Teachers, Doulas (Birth Assistants), and Psychotherapists have all found this work helpful in their practices.

About Bob Schrei: Bob is a Certified Advanced Rolfer with 29 years experience, a Biodynamic Cranial-Sacral Therapist, an artist and former Zen teacher, and the co-originator of SourcePoint Therapy with his wife and partner in healing work, Donna Thomson, MSW. Donna is an intuitive, meditation teacher, and author of the book Simple Meditations to Use your Energy Effectively, Sentient Publications, 2006.

Bob Schrei is an approved NCBTMB and NCCAOM continuing education provider.

Massage Therapists and Acupuncturists receive 17 CE hours for this workshop

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 GO DEEPER: EXPERIENCE FORREST YOGA with Christina Pawlowski

  • DATES:  September 23rd
  • TIME: 6:00 – 8:00 pm
  • DAY: Wednesday
  • COST: $17 per class
  • PRE-REGISTER here

Do you wish to feel more grounded, more connected, and Better in your Body!? Come to this special two-hour class offered once a month, and experience the transformational practice of Forrest Yoga! Christina helps her students develop a deeper connection to their bodies by becoming more skillful at tuning into feeling and bringing breath into every cell of the body with the highest quality of attention. Focusing on high stress spots like the neck, shoulders and low back, Forrest Yoga combines Hatha Yoga technique with Native American Medicine to create powerful healing that allows us to feel better in our bodies, and take control of our lives! This class welcomes all people – wherever they are at! Whether you are new to yoga, exploring different styles of yoga, wishing to deepen your practice, or just curious, you are welcome. Christina is truly honored to be the first person to bring Forrest Yoga to the Twin Cities Community, and she looks forward to your voyage together~

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DRUM-MAKING WORKSHOP with Wayne Manthey

  • DATE: October 17th, 2015
  • TIME: 12:00 – 5:00 pm
  • DAY: Saturday
  • Cost: $140 per 13″ drum / $165 per 16″ drum
  • PRE-REGISTER here

“Making your own drum is a journey that you will remember for the rest of your life. The healing properties of a drum are found in the elements that make it: wood and animal hide. The drum symbolizes the heartbeat of life, the heartbeat of community.” – Wayne Manthey

In this unique workshop, Wayne will guide you through the reflective process of making your very own drum. The materials will be provided, and you will have the opportunity to choose from whichever materials you feel connected to. All that is required of you is a sense of curiosity and a desire to have a drum of your own!

For questions, please call Tula Yoga & Wellness at 651-645-5551.

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THAI STRETCH & REFRESH CLASS with Colleen Dooley & Gudrun Brooks

  • DATE: Fall, 2015
  • TIME: 3:00 – 4:15 pm
  • DAY: Sunday
  • Cost: $20
  • PRE-REGISTER here

Welcome to the nurturing fusion of Thai Massage and Yoga! In this class, you will be guided through a Restorative Yoga sequence while receiving thoughtful hands-on assists to support greater muscular elasticity, joint mobility, and a deeper sense of wellbeing. No experience necessary; all are welcome!

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TEEN GIRLS – HEALING ARTS + THERAPY GROUP with Robin Getsug

  • FUTURE SESSIONS TBD – Please contact Robin if you are interested or curious
  • MORE INFO: call Robin -651.485.8868 or robinlynngetsug@gmail.com  for inquiries or to register now!

Art/Yoga – Self Esteem & Expression Group for girls that are moving & growing through joys & challenges. For girls ages 14-17

We will explore short meditation, creative visualization, and yoga.

We will explore a wide variety of art projects, art materials and techniques.
We will explore topics visually such as: Self- esteem, Self -compassion, feelings, friendship, teamwork compassion, empathy , for self and others.
The girl’s leadership in the direction of the group will be valued and their unique contributions and talents will be honored and appreciated!
Excited to get this group going again with your support and interest, 4 girls minimum to run this group needed! Please spread the word!  Art Heals!!Led by Robin Getsug, MA Art Therapist/ Artist, Adler Graduate, 2012Certified for Art & Yoga curriculum by Hari Kirin Kaur KhalsaTrained in Yoga Calm Curriculum
 “ If I could say it in words, there would be no reason to paint.”   Edward Hopper

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YOGA AND THE ARTIST’S WAY with Carrie Garcia

  • DATES: coming Fall 2015

Combing the 4,000 year-old tradition of yoga and Julia Cameron’s guide The Artist’s Way, Creativity as a Spiritual Practice, this 12- week series uses Cameron’s Basic Principles to Creative Recovery and the Asanas of Yoga in conjunction with the Eight Limbs of Yoga to pave a nurturing path for those who wish to embark on an exploration of self through writing, movement and breath.  Note: This class series requires that you pre-purchase an Artist’s Way Book and please read pages 1-40 prior to first class.

10-week series:

Week 1: Safety/Identity, Week 2: Power, Week 3: Integrity, Week 4: Possibility, Week 5: Abundance, Week 6: Connection, Week 7: Strength, Week 8: Compassion, Week 19: Protection, Week 10: Autonomy/Faith

About Carrie Garcia, 200 RYT:  She is a certified yoga teacher in the Hatha Vinyasa style with an infusion of Iyengar. She is a member of the Minnesota Zen Meditation Center and has been practicing connecting with her spirit for over 20 years. While pregnant and single with her first child in 1992, Carrie was lead to multiple teachers, Marianne Williamson, Gary Zukav, Mary Swander and Deepak Chopra, to name a few. Through visioning and meditation, she learned that what she was seeking was always with her, always available, and in abundance! In the here and now, creation of an amazing life is possible! Carrie uses this mindset while teaching special needs and at-risk youth in the St. Paul Public Schools where she is a Special Education teacher and currently teaches yoga and mindfulness. She teaches Vision Board classes in and around the Twin Cities, as well as “Yoga and The Artist’s Way” workshops. Carrie has two incredible sons, enjoys the outdoors, photography, reading, dancing, music, and loves to travel.  Register as soon as possible — there is a 5-person minimum to run the class series.

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YOGA NORTH SOMATICS INTENSIVE & SOMAYOGA THERAPY with Yoga North Instructors

  • DATE: January 22nd – 24th, 2016
  • TIME: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm on Friday & Saturday, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm on Sunday
  • Cost: $495
  • PRE-REGISTER Here (scroll down to January)

Learn the hows and whys of Somatics. Learn how Somatics can help us work toward smarter muscles, and why two very conscious cycles with curiosity are better than 10 fast repetitions. Explore how Somatics involves the brain, muscles, and the nervous system. Learn how to incorporate it into yoga practice to help students improve posture and move out of chronic pain. We will also share how our studio has successfully integrated Somatics. This intensive is wonderful for yoga and movement instructors wanting to deepen their teaching in therapeutic yoga and gain CEUs, for the curious yoga student who wants to deepen their body awareness and physical practice, and for bodyworkers & healers such as PTs, OTs, Chiropractors & Massage Therapists to add a Somatic dimension to their professional skill set. If you have been curious about Somatics, this is the all-inclusive workshop to get you more acclimated to its powerful affects. There is a 10% discount for Yoga North Teacher Training Alumni. Registration for this workshop is through Yoga North’s website.

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