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We take care of the body as a way of taking care of the spirit.

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omaha yoga path - schedules and fees

Winter Sessions Schedule 2014

Session II begins Friday Feb. 28 to Thursday May 1/ 8 week session
Spring Break (Except of Gay Abraham’s classes there will be no classes March through 10 – 16, Tuesday to Sunday)
                

DAY TIME LEVEL TEACHER
Sunday 10:30 – 12:30 Dance Your Prayers *(see below for dates)
Open to All/ not a yoga class
  3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Meditation Instruction (beginning April 27) Mark Watson
  5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Mixed Mark Watson
 Monday 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. Group Meditation Honey Locust Sangha
Tuesday 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Beginner/March 4 thru April 22 / 8 weeks (fee $120)
Gay Robinson Abraham^
  Noon – 1:00 p.m Drop-in[Chai class $10] Mark Watson
  5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Mixed Mark Watson
  7:30 – 9:00 p.m. Mixed/Drop-In
Natasha Fields
Wednesday 9:15 – 10:45 a.m. Mixed Mark Watson
  Noon – 1:00 p.m Drop-in[Chai class]
Marci Baker
  5:00 – 6:30 p.m. Beginner Mark Watson
  6:45 – 8: 45 p.m. Experienced Mark Watson
Thursday 9:30 – 11:00 a.m. Beginner Mark Watson
  Noon – 1:00 p.m. Drop-in[Chai class $10] Mark Watson
  5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Mixed/Drop-in Natasha Fields
  7:15 – 8:45 p.m.

Mixed / March 6 thru April 24th / 8 weeks (fee $120)

Gay Robinson Abraham^
Friday 5:00 – 6:00 a.m. Group Meditation Mark Watson
  6:00 – 7:30 a.m. Experienced Mark Watson
  Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Drop-in[Chai class $10]
Mark Watson
Saturday 7:30 – 8:30 Meditation Instruction Mark Watson
  9:00 – 10:30 a.m. Drop-in\Beginning Mark Watson
  11:00 – 12:30 p.m. Gentle\Therapy Mark Watson

* Dance Your Prayers will be meeting every Sunday.

^Contact these teachers if you would like to enroll in their classes. Email can be found under Teacher Directory link


Tuition for Winter Sessions

All session class are 90 minutes long and your payment secures your spot for the entire term of the session.

Fee for 8 week Winter  II  Session is $120 / Gay Abraham 8 week session is $120.

A 50% Discount will be given on the second class tuition if an individual student enrolls in more than one yoga class per session. 
(includes all session classes taught by Mark Watson , Natasha Fields, and Betty Smith)

What is a session class?

Many classes at the Yoga Path are taught in “sessions”. This is like a semester of school. The format allows for a continuity of instruction, so poses and practices can be introduced, developed, and refined over a period of time as with most learning. So students enroll to attend a weekly class. (Some choose to come more often.) In the event a student is unable to attend their regular weekly class, making up that class time during the session is recommended and encouraged.
“Drop-ins” students may come to any “session” class, keeping in mind they may not get the full benefit of continuous instruction. There are also several purely “Drop-in” classes available during the week. See schedule for details.

Fees for Drop-In Classes
1 Class $17
4 Class Punch Card $64
8 Class Punch Card $120

Drop-In Classes: For students with shifting work schedules, this class is designed for those of beginning and mixed level wanting to focus on their asana practice while learning rudimentary Yoga concepts.

[Drop-ins are allowed in session classes if space is available. Cost is $17.]

 Out-of-town or occasional drop-in visitors are welcome at any time at the appropriate level class. Experience in yoga is necessary to drop-in any classes except the Beginning Yoga class. Please call or email the class you would like to attend so we can notify the teacher.

All noontime “Chai” classes are
$10 for 1 class\
$36  for 4 class punch card \
$64 for 8 class punch card
Punch cards expire 60 days after purchase.

 

Class Descriptions

Beginning Classes: Recommended for students new to yoga. This class introduces basic poses, principles of correct alignment and posture, yoga philosophy, relaxation, and breath awareness. Essential fundamental yoga concepts, terms, and traditions will be touched on that will greatly aid students in developing a clear understanding as the intent and practice of Yoga.

Mixed Classes: Adapted for beginning and continuing students.

Experienced: For continuing students with three or more years experience in yoga and have established a personal practice outside of class in postures, breathing, and sitting.

*Mother & Child: a class for mother’s of young children who would like to come to yoga with their young children. The atmosphere will very informal and child friendly, so that mother’s of young children can enjoy this wonderful practice while still including their infants or young children. Perfect for new mothers with infants as well as kids up to 8 years old.

Meditation training: For people wishing to learn the principles of mindfulness meditation. No yoga poses are practiced other than sitting. For best results it is encouraged that people commit to attend this training for four consecutive weeks.

Gentle\Therapy: An appropriately paced, on-going class for people who are hesitant to try yoga due to stiffness or other health issues. Prenatal Yoga is for women in all stage of pregnancy. The classes includes postures that create strength, stamina, ease, and relaxation throughout pregnancy, birth, and beyond. Suitable for both beginning and continuing students. Fees adjusted for due dates.

Yin Yoga postures gently stretch and rehabilitate the connective tissues the form our joints. It is a quiet practice of holding poses for longer periods. While it is important strong physically and mentally, it is not muscular strength the gives us the feeling of ease and lightness in the body, but openness and flexibility in the connective tissue of the joints. The fundamental characteristic of Yin Yoga is the holding poses for several minutes, to allow facia to open and release. The practice can be very deep and worthwhile, but appropriate for all levels of students whether beginner or advanced.

Group Meditation: There is no formal instruction during the group sits and no fees (just donation). The practice in informal and nuturing. Cushions and zafu are available for sitting, as well as chairs.  On Monday evening the Yoga Path hosts the Honey Locust Sangha, a community which practices mindful living in the tradition of the Buddhist monk, teacher and author Thich Nhat Hanh. (click the link for more information)
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