Releasing The Heart Qigong
Mondays & Fridays @ 9:15am
Practicing Releasing the Heart has the power to bring about peace by removing distinctions between people and reducing conflicts and quarrels. It is a uniquely carefree and vigorous form. This practice has the power to alleviate the Heart’s depressions. Practice this form in whatever manner is the most natural and comfortable for you and relish in your happy and peaceful heart.
Monday thru Friday @ 2pm
Starting January 15th, Barefoot Living Arts will be offering a mid-day hour long meditation class every day of the week! What’s more- for the month of January all meditation classes will be free. Come re-center in a group setting and cultivate peace during your busy day. We'll spend the first 15 minutes getting centered and settling in, then either lying or sitting, we will engage in a meditative practice for about 30 minutes. Stay as long as you are able, the option to leave as needed is always available.
Yoga of Recovery
Tuesdays @ 6:30pm
This class is for anyone in recovery, and anyone looking to overcome self-destructive or addictive tendencies. Family members of addicts, yoga teachers, therapists and counselors will also find this course helpful. Yoga of Recovery combines Yoga, Ayurveda and 12-step principles to create a holistic approach to recovery. Over the 6 weeks the 6 Tenets of Recovery will be discussed starting with Life is Longing and ending with Life is Progress. A yoga asana practice will also be done each week (suitable for all levels) to bring balance and calm into the body as well as yoga nidra to relax.
Mindful Meditation & Living Series
thursdays @ 7pm beginning march 8th - april 12th
In the midst of the changes and environment of the world today, Nicolisa West offers a guided meditation to find peace and a sense of calm to carry you throughout your week. The option to sit or lay will be offered, the guided meditation will begin at 7:15pm. This is offered to all levels of meditators.
wednesdays @ 9:30am
BeMoved® Dance was designed by Sherry Zunker, a choreographer in Chicago. It is a dance experience for people of all movement abilities, designed to have low impact that does not put stress on the joints. The class warm-Up infuses breath and movement through easy-to-follow choreographed, artistic sequences that activate core strength and balance while improving flexibility and coordination. The Genre section of class uses continuous, engaging dance combinations to inspire anyone from first-time dancers to professionals. The Cool Down brings the workout full circle, leaving participants feeling rejuvenated.
Wise Woman Emerging
intro. class Friday 4/20 at 10:30am
Six week Series begins 4/27 at 10:30am
• Navigate your way back to the inner wisdom, steadiness and deep peace that resides within.
• Experience mindful movement, breath work, relaxation and meditation while exploring a different chakra (energy center) each week.
• Return home, centered, steady and refreshed with simple practices designed to help you ride the waves of your life with greater ease, resiliency, curiosity and an open heart.
• Appropriate for all levels.