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KYWC May 2018 Classes and Events

Happy May!

KYWC has a full calendar of events planned for in May in addition to our regularly scheduled classes. Let’s hope the weather is kinder to us than April with its mid-month ice storms and cancellations. Yikes!

Volunteer Request:  Do you have an hour or two this week (or next)  to do some yard work at the center? We would sure appreciate your help raking, picking up sticks, and spiffing up the grounds.  Call Steve at 315-583-5500.

Fundraising Shop:  The following goods are available for sale at KYWC:

  • Joyful Lily Smudge Clearing Spray is made with essential oils by April Williams. A bottle is  $7 with $1 donated to KYWC per bottle.  Safe for humans and pets. Thank you, April.
  • Fair-Trade 100% cotton clothing from the Phillippines. Skirt sizes run large. All items are $10 with $5 being donated to KYWC. Thank you, Diane Cadey.

World Labyrinth Day – Global Event

Join us as we walk the labyrinth as one for peace. In case of inclement weather, you can choose to walk a labyrinth of intention or a finger labyrinth indoors at the center. (Several of us did that last year!)

Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm (12:30 meet-up time)


Bealtaine (MayDay) Celebration

Saturday, May 5, 2018, at 3:00 p.m.
Presented by the Northern Rivers Grove, ADF
Come and dance around the May Pole at the Stone Fire Circle
This family-friendly event is followed by a Pot-Luck Feast.


Rescheduled: Singing Bowls, Bells, and a Gong

Because of the icy weather, the Sound Healing workshop had to be rescheduled at the last moment. Everything was set up and ready – take a preview look and listen.  Workshop info below. (Thank you Kevin Weed for the video)

Singing bowls at the Kripalu Yoga Center.

Posted by Kevin Weed on Saturday, April 14, 2018

 

Sound Healing hands-on experiential workshop.

Experience the many ways to apply the sound-wave
vibrational energy of 24 singing bowls, bells, and a gong for
a deeper meditation and a clearer chakra energy flow.

This will be a hands-on experiential workshop covering a
variety of tools for Sounding, a brief history of uses,
a demonstration of how to make your bowl SING;
experience different tones and sound-waves, and
a sound-healing-meditation.

Sat. May 19th, 2018 1:30 to 4:30 $25
Presenter: Steve Williams, Minister


Tai Chi Classes with Laurie Hulbert, Certified Teacher

All welcome. This ongoing weekly class is beneficial for arthritis and other muscle aches.
TUESDAYS: Starting May 8, 2018
TIME: 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
COST: $5.00 per class


Drumming Circle

Date: Friday, May 11th.
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Cost: By Donation.


Wellness Connection-Healing Sunday

Date: Sunday, May 20th.
Time: 2:00pm – 5:00 pm. Please arrive by 4:30.
Cost: By donation

Volunteer Healers certified in a variety of modalities offer you a 20-30 minute energy healing session.

If you are a healer and would like to participate,  please call for more information and request a volunteer application.

Join us for fellowship and spiritual teaching at 11 am for the Center for Spiritual Awareness service led by Reverend Denise. Receive a message and healing.

A potluck lunch is held right after the service and before the Wellness Connection.


An Evening of Meditation with Swami Kena

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American Swami Kenananda will be with us again for an evening of teaching and meditation.

May 23rd from 6-8pm.
Cost:  By Donation


Annual Membership Drive and Meeting

You are invited to attend the KYWC Annual Membership Board Meeting on May 28th at 10 am. You must be a member to vote.

Membership is $20 for one year and $30 for two years. Dues help support and maintain the center (we have some big repairs to do!) and provide a scholarship for yoga teacher training.  Please consider joining or renewing your membership.

Download the membership form here or get one at the center (new members only).


Coming in June

Gallery Fundraiser with Wilson Stevenson, Psychic Medium

10th Annual Fundraiser for Kripalu Yoga and  Wellness Center
Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 1:00-3:00 pm
Admission: $15.00

This popular event always fills up fast-reserve your spot early so you don’t miss out.


Yoga Classes

Tuesday 9-10:30 AM Yoga with Barb

Practice gently yoga breathing and meditation with guided relaxation, a great stress reliever. The focus of Barbara’s class is between accessible and challenging, creating a catalyst for discovery and healing.

Tuesday Morning 11-12:30 PM Chair Yoga with Barb

Experience all the benefits of yoga from a chair, including breath work, postures, meditation and restorative elements. Most of the postures will be done from a seated position with a few standing using the chair for balance. Chair yoga practice will improve strength, flexibility, mindfulness and an overall sense of well being. We all need to keep moving – this is a safe way to move and practice yoga.

Thursday 6:30-8PM Yoga with Jeri

Enjoy a nourishing, soothing and stabilizing flow of postures. The class winds down with restorative yoga postures to comfort your body down to the cellular level. This class is open to all levels from beginner to experienced.


We are looking for certified yoga teachers who would like to offer a class (or two) at the center. Interested or know a teacher who may be? Give us a call at 315-583-5500.

Do you have ideas for other classes/events you would like to take or offer? Contact us via the contact form or let us know at the center.

Enjoy the warming weather and we hope to see you for yoga classes, workshops, and events.

All the best,
KYWC

KYWC April 2018 Classes and Events

Happy Spring!

We are happy to announce several upcoming special events at KYWC for you in addition to our regularly scheduled classes.

Singing Bowls, Bells, and a Gong

Sound Healing hands-on experiential workshop.

Experience the many ways to apply the sound-wave
vibrational energy of 24 singing bowls, bells, and a gong for
a deeper meditation and a clearer chakra energy flow.

This will be a hands-on experiential workshop covering a
variety of tools for Sounding, a brief history of uses,
a demonstration of how to make your bowl SING;
experience different tones and sound-waves, and
a sound-healing-meditation.

Sat. April 14, 2018 1:30 to 4:30 $25
Presenter: Steve Williams, Minister


Breathing for meditation and heightened intuition

New information about techniques from Yoga and Native American traditions.
Sat. April 21st from  2-4 p.m. $20.00 donation
Presenter: Todd Bettinger, M.A.

For info or reservations call: Rev. Denise Knott @ 315 298 3734 or Steve Williams @ 315-583- 5500


Coming in May and June

Mark your calendars for these special events.  More info coming soon!

World Labyrinth Day – Global Event

Join us as we walk the labyrinth as one for peace.
Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 1:00 pm (12:30 meet-up time)


Bealtaine (MayDay) Celebration

Saturday, May 5, 2018, at 4:00 p.m.
Presented by the Northern Rivers Grove, ADF
Come and dance around the May Pole at the Stone Fire Circle
This family-friendly event is followed by a Pot-Luck Feast.


Tai Chi Classes with Laurie Hulbert, Certified Teacher

This weekly class is beneficial for arthritis and other muscle aches.
TUESDAYS: Starting May 8, 2018
TIME: 5:30 – 6:15 p.m.
COST: $5.00 per class


Gallery Fundraiser with Wilson Stevenson, Psychic Medium

10th Annual Fundraiser for Kripalu Yoga and  Wellness Center
Saturday, June 2, 2018, from 1;00-3:00 pm
Admission: $15.00


Regularly Scheduled Classes and Events

Yoga Classes
Tuesday 9-10:30 AM Yoga with Barb

Practice gently yoga breathing and meditation with guided relaxation, a great stress reliever. The focus of Barbara’s class is between accessible and challenging, creating a catalyst for discovery and healing.

Tuesday Morning 11-12:30 PM Chair Yoga with Barb

Experience all the benefits of yoga from a chair, including breath work, postures, meditation and restorative elements. Most of the postures will be done from a seated position with a few standing using the chair for balance. Chair yoga practice will improve strength, flexibility, mindfulness and an overall sense of well being. We all need to keep moving – this is a safe way to move and practice yoga.

Thursday 6:30-8PM Yoga with Jeri

Enjoy a nourishing, soothing and stabilizing flow of postures. The class winds down with restorative yoga postures to comfort your body down to the cellular level. This class is open to all levels from beginner to experienced.


Wellness Connection-Healing

Date: Sunday, April 15th.

Time: 2:00pm – 5:00 pm. Please arrive by 4:30.

Cost: By donation

Healers certified in a variety of energy healing modalities are welcome to volunteer their services on “Healing Sunday”. Please call for more information and request a volunteer application.

Join us for fellowship and spiritual teaching at 11 am for the Center for Spiritual Awareness service led by Reverend Denise. Receive a message and healing. We also invite you to join us for a potluck lunch following the service and before the Wellness Connection.


Drumming Circle

Date: Friday, April 13th.
Time: 7:00 – 9:00 pm
Cost: By Donation.


We are looking for certified yoga/tai chi teachers who would like to offer a class (or two) at the center. Interested or know a teacher who may be? Give us a call at 315-583-5500.

Do you have ideas for other classes/events you would like to take or offer? Contact us and via the contact form or let us know at the center.

Enjoy the warming weather and we hope to see you for yoga classes, workshops, and events.

All the best,
KYWC

KYWC March 2018 Classes & Events

Happy March!

Here is the schedule of classes and events for March. If spring fever is starting to get to you, come enjoy a yoga class, healing, and drumming at the Center.

Please be mindful that KYWC is closed and all classes and events are canceled when South Jeff School District closes because of weather.  Evening classes are also canceled if after-school activities are canceled.

We are looking for certified yoga/tai chi teachers who would like to offer a class (or two) at the center. Interested or know a teacher who may be? Give us a call at 315-583-5500.

Do you have ideas for other classes/events you would like to take or offer? Contact us and via the contact form or let us know at the center.


Yoga Classes

Tuesday 9-10:30 AM Yoga with Barb 

Practice gently yoga breathing and meditation with guided relaxation, a great stress reliever.  The focus of Barbara’s class is between accessible and challenging, creating a catalyst for discovery and healing.

Tuesday Morning 11-12:30 PM Chair Yoga with Barb

Experience all the benefits of yoga from a chair, including breath work, postures, meditation and restorative elements. Most of the postures will be done from a seated position with a few standing using the chair for balance. Chair yoga practice will improve strength, flexibility, mindfulness and an overall sense of well being. We all need to keep moving – this is a safe way to move and practice yoga.

Thursday 6:30-8PM Yoga with Jeri 

Enjoy a nourishing, soothing and stabilizing flow of postures. The class winds down with restorative yoga postures to comfort your body down to the cellular level. This class is open to all levels from beginner to experienced.


Wellness Connection-Healing

Dates: Sunday, March 18th.

Time: 2:00pm – 5:00 pm. Please arrive by 4:30.

Cost: By donation

Healers certified in a variety of energy healing modalities are welcome to volunteer their services on “Healing Sunday”. Please call for more information and request a volunteer application.

Join us for fellowship and spiritual teaching at 11 am for the Center for Spiritual Awareness service led by Reverend Denise. Receive a message and healing.  We also invite you to join us for a potluck lunch following the service and before the Wellness Connection.


Drumming Circle

Dates: Friday,  March 9th. This month we will be enjoying a special drumming meditation. Come join us.

Time:  7:00 – 9:00 pm

Cost: By Donation.


We hope to see you for yoga and our other regularly scheduled events.  In the meantime, stay warm and safe.

All the best,
KYWC

 

KYWC Jan/Feb 2018 Classes and Events

Hello Friends,

Here is the schedule of classes and events for January and February. Please be mindful that KYWC is closed and all classes and events are canceled when South Jeff School District closes because of weather.  Evening classes are also canceled if after-school activities are canceled.

We are looking for certified yoga/tai chi teachers who would like to offer a class (or two) at the center. Interested or know a teacher who may be? Give us a call at 315-583-5500.

Do you have ideas for other classes/events you would like to take or offer? Contact us and via the contact form or let us know at the center.


Yoga Classes

Tuesday 9-10:30 AM Yoga with Barb 

Practice gently yoga breathing and meditation with guided relaxation, a great stress reliever.  The focus of Barbara’s class is between accessible and challenging, creating a catalyst for discovery and healing.

Tuesday Morning 11-12:30 PM Chair Yoga with Barb

Experience all the benefits of yoga from a chair, including breath work, postures, meditation and restorative elements. Most of the postures will be done from a seated position with a few standing using the chair for balance. Chair yoga practice will improve strength, flexibility, mindfulness and an overall sense of well being. We all need to keep moving – this is a safe way to move and practice yoga.

Thursday 6:30-8PM Yoga with Jeri 

Enjoy a nourishing, soothing and stabilizing flow of postures. The class winds down with restorative yoga postures to comfort your body down to the cellular level. This class is open to all levels from beginner to experienced.


Wellness Connection-Healing

Dates: Sunday, January 21 and February 21st.

Time: 2:00pm – 5:00 pm. Please arrive by 4:30.

Cost: By donation

Healers certified in a variety of energy healing modalities are welcome to volunteer their services on “Healing Sunday”. Please call for more information and request a volunteer application.

Join us for fellowship and spiritual teaching at 11 am for the Center for Spiritual Awareness service led by Reverend Denise. Receive a message and healing.  We also invite you to join us for a potluck lunch following the service and before the Wellness Connection.

Drumming Circle

Dates: Friday, January 12 and February 12th.

Time:  7:00 – 9:00 pm

Cost: By Donation.

We hope to see you for yoga and our other regularly scheduled events.  In the meantime, stay warm and safe.

All the best,
KYWC

KYWC May 2017 News

Hello Friends and Happy Spring,

Isn’t it wonderful seeing the trees budding and the dandelions and daffodils flowering?

We have several special events planned in addition to our regularly scheduled classes and events  for May. We hope you join us.

Yoga Classes

Tuesday 9-10:30 AM Yoga with Barb 315-778-8141
Practice gently yoga breathing and meditation with guided relaxation, a great stress reliever.  The focus of Barbara’s class is between accessible and challenging, creating a catalyst for discovery and healing.

Tuesday Morning 11-12:30 PM Chair Yoga with Barb 315-778-8141
Experience all the benefits of yoga from a chair, including breath work, postures, meditation and restorative elements. Most of the postures will be done from a seated position with a few standing using the chair for balance. Chair yoga practice will improve strength, flexibility, mindfulness and an overall sense of well being. We all need to keep moving – this is a safe way to move and practice yoga.

Tuesday Night 6:00-7:30PM Yoga with Jeri 315-778-7505
Enjoy a nourishing, soothing, stabilizing flow of postures. The class winds down with restorative yoga postures to comfort your body down to the cellular level. This class is open to all levels from beginner to experienced.

Thursday 6:30-8PM Yoga with Jeri 315-778-7505
Enjoy a nourishing, soothing and stabilizing flow of postures. The class winds down with restorative yoga postures to comfort your body down to the cellular level. This class is open to all levels from beginner to experienced.


Tai Chi Workshop and Classes

Join us for a free tai chi workshop demonstration and talk on Saturday, May 13th from 10 am-12pm.

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese art and exercise practiced for health and relaxation. It is based on the Sun Style and uses Qi Gong.  The secret to Tai Chi is improving mental balance and physical strength.

This class is geared for arthritis sufferers. All are welcome.

Classes begin May 15th.  They will be held every Monday and Wednesday from 5:30-6:15 for 6 weeks.

Taught by Laurie Hulbert, Certified Teacher.

Cost $5 per class or $40 for all 12 classes (a $60 value)


Drumming Circle

Friday May 12th at 7pm. Donations appreciated.

Healing and Message Service with Reverend Denise

Sunday, May 21st at 11 am. Donations appreciated.

Join us for a potluck lunch between the service and wellness connection.

Wellness Connection

Sunday, May 21st from 2-5 pm. Come enjoy a relaxing 15-20 minute energy healing session with one of our experienced healers. Donations appreciated.


Special Events

2017 Annual Meeting

Members, we encourage you to attend the annual meeting on May 6th at 11 am.

Want to be a member? Learn more and download the form here. 

World Labyrinth Day

On May 6th at 1pm we walk the labyrinth as one. Our intention is to amplify the energy of world peace. People all over the world will walk at 1pm their local time.

Seven Path Classical Labyrinth

Simple Abundance Made Easy

Learn simple principles beyond the Secret. These principles are uncomplicated, work fast, and produce results. We will review the basic instructions and exercises of how to implement these ‘tools’ to bring abundance into your life.

Presented by Steve Williams and Jean Appleby
Saturday, May 13th, 2017 1-4pm at KYWC
$35. Make checks payable to Steve Williams
Call 315-583-5500 to reserve your space.

Natural Products for a Healthier You Workshop

Spring Blessings!

Kripalu February 2017 News

Hello Friends, 

We are looking forward to several new classes and events this spring.  

Mandala Workshop:

Would you like to make your own personalized mandala?

Watch for the upcoming mandala creation workshop scheduled for April 9th with Christine Tisa.  Details for this class will be posted on Facebook  and in the March newsletter. 

Pending New Classes: Chair Yoga Class and Tai Chi:

Are you interested in chair yoga and/or tai chi classes?

 If enough of you express an interest, we would add these classes to our schedule next month.

Regularly scheduled events:

Drumming Circle: Friday, February 10th from 7-9pm.

Wellness Connection: Sunday, February 19th from 2-5pm.

Yoga Classes:

Monday 5:30-7PM Yoga  315-778-0893

Enjoy a nourishing, soothing and stabilizing flow of postures. The class winds down with restorative yoga postures to comfort your body down to the cellular level. This class is open to all levels from beginner to experienced.

Jeri will be substituting for Nichole for the month of February.

Tuesday 9-10:30 AM Yoga with Barb 315-778-8141

Practice gently yoga breathing and meditation with guided relaxation, a great stress reliever.  The focus of Barbara’s class is between accessible and challenging, creating a catalyst for discovery and healing.

Tuesday 6-7:15 Yoga with Tanna 315-778-7293

Enjoy a nourishing, soothing and stabilizing flow of postures. The class winds down with restorative yoga postures to comfort your body down to the cellular level. This class is open to all levels from beginner to experienced.

Wednesday December 21 only- 6-730 Restorative Yoga

(rotating teacher schedule) 315-598-5500

This class incorporates many poses done on the floor, and the use of props, such as bolsters, blankets allow the body to settle and the muscles to relax and open in a gently way.

Thursday 6:30-8PM Yoga with Jeri 315-778-7505

Enjoy a nourishing, soothing and stabilizing flow of postures. The class winds down with restorative yoga postures to comfort your body down to the cellular level. This class is open to all levels from beginner to experienced.

Reminder: classes are cancelled if South Jefferson school district is closed because of weather.

Would you like to prepay for  four yoga classes with Paypal? Pay here or at the yoga center. 

“Yoga is the unifying art of transforming dharma into action, be it through inspired thought, properly nurturing our children, a painting, a kindness or an act of peace that forever moves humanity forward. ” ~Micheline Berry 

Kripalu November News

Hello KYWC Friends,

What a beautiful, colorful fall we have had. Do take advantage of upcoming pleasant days to walk the trail and the labyrinth.

Here is the November schedule. We hope to see you at one or more classes and events.

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Drumming Circle – Friday, Nov 11th from 7-9pm

Natural Skin Care and Non-Toxic Cleaning Products Class – Saturday, Nov 12th from 12-3pm.

Learn to make bar soap, all purpose cleaning spray, liquid laundry detergent, face scrub, body scrub and lip balm. Take home samples and recipes.

Cost $50. Half due at registration. Teachers: Nancy Pfeil and Louise Psarras
Space is limited. Call to register at 315-583-5061 or 315-286-5889

Q&A and Mini-Yoga Session for BOCES class- Wednesday, Nov 16th from 12:45-1:45pm

Wellness Connection – Sunday, Nov 20th from 2-5pm

Have a wonderful November and Thanksgiving.

“If the only prayer you ever say in your entire life is thank you, it will be enough.” ~Meister Eckhart

Kripalu October News

Autumn is ushering lots of positive, exciting change at the Kripalu Yoga and Wellness Center.

We have an updated Facebook page, a new user-friendly website (with a new name to match!) and upcoming classes and events to help you relax, heal and build relationships with like-minded friends.

Web Updates

Our site and Facebook page have gotten makeovers and new names. If you haven’t visited in a while, check them out!

  • Our new domain name/url is  nnykripalu.org. For the next few months, both the old and new urls will work and redirect to the original address.
  • Upcoming events and classes are easy to find on the right sidebar of the site and on the clickable calendar located on the Classes and Events page.  Click on the event to read the details.
  •  Like and Follow KYWC on Facebook.  

Contact Update

  • For questions and requests for information, email KYWC at: info@nnykripalu.org
  •  If you prefer to contact us through the website,  use the contact form here.

Featured Event

When Nancy and Louise  taught this class last month it was so popular that they are doing it again.  Sign up today to learn how to make your own healthy skin and home products.

UPDATE: Class has been rescheduled for November 12th from 12pm-3pm

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Space is limited. To register call:  315-583-5061 or 315-286-5889

October Yoga Schedule

Have you been to a yoga class lately? Come relax and renew during one or more of our weekly yoga classes taught by our four experienced teachers. Classes are scheduled during day and evening hours  from Monday-Thursday.

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Wellness Connection

Enjoy a relaxing energy healing session on Sunday, October 16th from 2-5pm. Please arrive by 4:15.  Donations appreciated.

Drumming Circle

Let the rhythm of the drums help you relax and enter a natural meditative state.  Friday, Oct 14th from 7:00-9:00pm. No drumming talent required. Donations appreciated.

Update: Drumming has been cancelled for October. 

Thanks for being a valued friend of KYWC. We hope to see you soon.

 

KYWC Vision Quest

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Save the Date!

Vision Quest for KYWC

Tuesday, September 13th at 5:00-9:00 at the Yoga Center

Kathleen Barnes, a founding member of KYC, will be coming from Brevard, N.C. to lead us on a creative journey in visioning the future of our center. Come prepared to share your ideas for the development and vision of KYWC. Be creative and think about all of the possibilities that you envision for the growth of our center.

Dinner will be “Stone Soup” and Salad. The soup broth and greens will be provided. Please bring prepared veggies to add into the soup and salad. Or choose to bring a dessert to share.

R.S.V.P. Nancy 583-5061 or Steve 583-5500

More News!

Our website has been updated and makes it easy for you to see a schedule of upcoming events and classes when you visit.

Also, we have a brand new facebook page so please come and Like Us on Facebook.

Do you have yoga and wellness minded friends? Please invite them to visit our website and like us on facebook. Much appreciated.

Stay up to date on upcoming special events and news by subscribing to our  email newsletter. (name is optional)

Thank you and hope to see you at the Vision Quest for KYWC