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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.

  • Thursday, May 28, 11:30 – 1:00 pm
  • Thursday, May 28, 7:30 – 9:00 pm
  • Cost: $30
  • PLEASE PRE-REGISTER here
  • For questions, please call 651-645-5551 or email: ann@tulayogawellness.com
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SANCTUARY: FINDING INNER PEACE with K’lea Andreas

  • DATES: Friday, May 29th – Sunday, May 21st

This weekend workshop combines Soul Motion™ with Somatic Experiencing (SE™). Soul Motion™ is a practice that encourages us to discover and explore our interior world of image, emotion, and Spirit; relax with the mystery of our embodied presence; and bring what we have accessed into our everyday life. Somatic Experiencing (SE™) helps us to resolve trauma symptoms; relieve chronic stress; restore the body, psyche, and nervous system to process adverse events; and increase vitality and peace in our body, mind, and spirit.

K’Lea Andreas embodies gentle kindness. She carries a rich healing presence and has trained in many modalities that are seamlessly woven into her workshops. Combining SE with conscious movement is a relatively new concept, yet they blend so well it seems to be a natural fit. This will be a rich opportunity that you don’t want to miss! For more information or to register, email Teresa at rootedandrising.global@gmail.com

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SUMMER SOLSTICE YIN AND YOGA NIDRA PRACTICE with Brianna Darling

  • DATES: June 19th, 2015
  • TIME: 6:30 – 8:30 pm
  • DAY: Friday
  • COST: $25
  • PRE-REGISTER here

As we move into summer (warm weather, gardening, sports, road trips, outside activities) slowing down and taking time for ourselves is essential. This day is summer’s height, midsummer, the longest day and the shortest night of the earth’s solar year. Here we celebrate the completion of the cycle that began at the winter solstice. Solstice means “standing of the sun” and we can connect to this great turning point in the earth’s yearly cycle by taking a moment to stop, be still, and look back at our own unique journey.

Yin Yoga is a soft, still, deep, and nurturing seated practice. It goes beyond stretching the muscles. It opens and creates space in the body while cultivating elasticity in the facial system. Through this practice we will create space in the mind and body that will keep us energized through summer. No experience with this style of Yoga required, it is a very friendly practice that welcomes all. Come as you are, just remember to pre-register and pre-pay!

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WHAT’S UP DOWN THERE?! with Ann Maxwell

  • DATES: June 20, 2015
  • TIME: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • DAY: Saturday
  • COST: $45
  • PRE-REGISTER here

The female pelvic floor is a topic that greatly affects women’s health and wellbeing, yet we rarely speak about what’s going on “down there”. In America it’s rare to discuss the details of our pelvic floor and our culture has encouraged us to be disconnected from this part of our body, including the lower abdominal region. As a result, women suffer and settle with discomfort as part of life. If you have experienced pelvic instability or pain, lower back pain, pelvic floor dysfunctions, stress incontinence, sexual discomfort, oran prolapse, pregnancy, or simply want to learn more, this workshop is for you! We will take time to discuss the anatomy of the pelvic floor and the “inner core” muscles, as well as better elimination practices. We will learn exercises to release, stabilize and strengthen this vital center. We can improve the function of the pelvic floor as we age, helping us age more gracefully! Join us for this simple and effective workshop!

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JOURNEY DANCE with Summer Joy Hills-Bonczyk

  • DATES: June 27th, 2015
  • 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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DOWN DOG PUBLIC CLINIC with Jodi Christensen

  • DATES: July 18th, 2015
  • TIME: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm or 3:00 – 4:30 pm
  • DAY: Saturday
  • COST: $20 each
  • PRE-REGISTER here

Join us with the Teacher Training Practitioners for a 90 minute Therapeutic Yoga Session. In this workshop you are the focus and will receive a hands on private session from a Yoga Teacher in Training to improve function, reduce pain and increase freedom in your body. You will leave with a home practice specifically tailored to your needs. This clinic will focus on the spine and how to find more freedom and movement of the spine! There is limited space, so sign up today!

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YOGA TEACHER TRAINING INFO SESSION with Ann Maxwell and Molly McManus

  • DATE: July 18th, 2015
  • TIME: 4:45-5:45 pm
  • COST: FREE
  • PRE-REGISTER here or WALK IN

Join Ann Maxwell and Molly McManus – owners of Yoga North – for this yoga teacher training information session!

If you would like to deepen your practice or become a certified yoga teacher, come learn about the Yoga North 200 & 500 hour yoga teacher training certification and their therapeutic approach to yoga.

Yoga North uses unique techniques based on the Yamas & Niyamas and a progressive approach to classic yoga using somatics, therapeutic yoga and bridging these techniques back to classic postures/asana. You will deepen your study with areas of study in body, breath, mind, and philosophy. The course consists of 6 months, one weekend per month with additional home study, practicum work.

Learn more the Yoga North www.yoganorthduluth.com or Tula website www.tulayogawellness.com

Upcoming trainings:

– 200 hr & 500 hr Yoga Teacher Training in Duluth, Fall 2015 start

– 200 hr Yoga Teacher Training at Tula, March 2016 start

– Somatic Intensive at Tula, January 2016

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JOURNEY DANCE with Summer Joy Hills-Bonczyk

  • DATES: July 25th, 2015
  • 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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CREATIVITY CAMP FOR GIRLS with Robin Getsug

  • DATES:Week 1, July 27th – July 31st & Week 2, August 3rd – 7th
  • TIME: 1:00 – 4:00 pm
  • DAY: Monday – Friday
  • COST: $140 per week or $250 for both weeks
  • 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. If you are interested in coming to both weeks and would like the discounted rate of $250, contact Tula at 651-645-5551. Robin Getsug, MA, is an Artist and Art Therapist. For more information, contact her through email at: robinlynngetsug@gmail.com.

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THAI STRETCH & REFRESH CLASS with Colleen Dooley & Gudrun Brooks

  • DATE: TBA
  • 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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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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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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