Wednesdays @ 3pm
Dr. Tanvi Gandhi offers a midweek retreat at Barefoot! Join us for a restorative break. This sacred time will consist of intention setting with a small tea ceremony, followed by breath work and a combination of acupuncture and meditation. You will leave with insight on your experience and a self-care tip for the week.
Sheng Zhen Meditation - Heaven Earth
Thursdays @ 6:30pm
This class is interactive and includes meditation, conversation and movement surrounding our relationship to the living earth. We will engage in Heaven Earth practice, a Sheng Zhen moving meditation form.
Sheng Zhen Meditaton - Standing Form
Mondays & Fridays @ 9:15am
Sheng Zhen Meditation is a system of meditations in motion or in stillness. It draws and circulates qi, the life force, into the body. In the process, the practice pours Love into the heart of the practitioner bringing about a feeling of well-being, harmony with one’s surroundings, and a feeling of divine contentment. One is able to truly enjoy life and experience a sense of ease even in the midst of challenges.
TUesdays & thursdays @ 10:30AM
Healing Gong, a form of Sheng Zhen, is a restorative form and blends an ancient tradition with gentle, meditative movements performed seated on a chair. Healing Gong is an integration of healing traditions, using the power of Nature to heal oneself. What is the essence of the practice? The practice leads one to the original state that abides in every human being. One comes to experience the opening of the Heart and the stillness of the mind. This form is loved by many for the physical and mental benefits it has bestowed upon them.
Yoga of Recovery
Tuesdays @ 7:15pm
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.
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.
Xui Xing Men's Group
first monday of the month at 6:30pm 10/1
Xiu Xing means the act of walking a path to enlightenment by applying what one has learned from self inquiry and contemplation. During this meeting we will engage in meditation, contemplation, and philosophical conversation about the challenges and struggles that men experience during these changing times.