Wellness Education Workshops
Yoga Foundation of Fredericksburg facilitates and hosts yoga and yoga-related health and wellness classes and workshops at our downtown studio and in the community using established practitioners in Western medicine (including MDs, osteopaths, chiropractors, and mental health workers) in addition to those practicing integrative medicine. We offer yoga, chi gong, meditation, and stress reduction workshops, as well as workshops in nutrition, natural oils, women’s health, aging, meditation, mindful parenting, mindful eating, smoking cessation, and sleep science to name a few. YFF workshops are generally held on Saturday afternoons and evenings at our Franklin Street studio, but we also offer yoga and wellness programs schools, businesses, and community centers.
Upcoming Yoga/Wellness Workshop Schedule & Registration
Body Love Cleanse
Date: January 15-22, 2018
In this comprehensive cleanse Alona Orofino will help you reduce your toxic load, increase your energy levels and create harmony between your mind and body. If you would like to embark on a journey of gaining health and starting anew in 2018-Join her for the Body Love cleanse! You deserve health. This year, take a chance, dive into something that will not only benefit your present but your future as well! **Includes FREE classes at 8:30am and 9:30am throughout the week of January 15-22***
Date: Saturday, January 20, 2018
Time: 2:00 – 5:00 pm
In this 3-hour MBSR workshop, we will practice a variety of techniques to deactivate the stress cycle (i.e.diaphragmatic breathing, somatic awareness, Qi Gong) and develop our Mindfulness using Mindful meditation, Mindful inquiry, and the Body Scan. With these new skills, we begin to understand and change the causes and conditions of our stress helping us live with a greater sense of ease and well being.
Yoga & Beer
Date: January 27, 2018
Time: 9:30 – 10:30am
Location: Red Dragon Brewery, 1419 Princess Anne St
Cost: Suggested Donation $10. Drinks sold separately.
Yoga & Beer is simple, a casual yoga class is a perfect way to try yoga for the first time. No pressure, no expectations, and no experience needed. This is a new monthly class that will be followed by a wide selection of draft beers, crafted in-house by Fredericksburg’s latest brewery, Red Dragon. Must be 21+ to attend.
Yoga with a Friend/Couples Yoga
Date: Saturday, February 10, 2018
Time: 2:30 – 4:00pm
Cost: $15 per person
Come join us for an interactive, light-hearted, partner yoga practice! This class will include 90 minutes of breath work, building trust, and exploring deeper expressions of familiar postures with a friend, or loved one. After all, the meaning of yoga is “yoke” or “union!” Enjoy a gentle practice that will strengthen your body as well as the connection you share with your friend or special someone. During this class, we will also explore the finer points of giving (and receiving) a healing foot massage. The class will close with a little chocolate and meditation. We hope this event serves as an opportunity to introduce yoga to a new friend, partner or family member.
Please bring your yoga mat and a playful attitude. No experience necessary, this class is for experienced and new yogis alike