Workshops—Listen, Ask Questions, and Grow

Workshops foster dialogue and allow our teachers to explain the science and art of mindful movement. We strongly encourage workshop attendance, offered in formats of 60, 75, 90, and 120 minutes, for those who want to elevate their practice.

Members receive complimentary in-house workshops and a 10% discount off all workshops presented by guest teachers.


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Yoga Nidra with Mary Ward ERYT200, RYT500
Fourth Sunday of the Month - 10/28

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Empowered Yoga Wilmington
Tuition: $25 / Complimentary to Auto-Renew Members

Deep relaxation is the easiest way to access the subconscious. In Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep), we use deep relaxation as a means to plant the seed of the sankalpa (intention) to create lasting, meaningful change in our lives. In relaxation, your body becomes receptive to your desire for transformation. It is said that the intention you sincerely set for Yoga Nidra – to quit smoking, to be loving and kind, to find forgiveness – is bound to come true.

We will begin with a gentle practice to prepare our bodies for Yoga Nidra.  Please bring a blanket.


Intro to Yin Yoga with Katie Podralski
Friday November 2, 2018 - 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Location: Empowered Yoga Glen Mills
Tuition: $30 / Complimentary to Auto-Renew Members

Yin yoga is a slow-paced style of yoga with postures, or asanas, that are held for longer periods of time—for beginners, it may range from 45 seconds to two minutes; more advanced practitioners may stay in one asana for five minutes or more. 

Yin yoga poses apply moderate stress to the connective tissues of the body—the tendons, fascia, and ligaments—with the aim of increasing circulation in the joints and improving flexibility. A more meditative approach to yoga, yin aims at cultivating awareness of inner silence, and bringing to light a universal, interconnecting quality. 

Join Katie Podralski RYT as she provides an accessible approach to this practice with space to answer questions post class. 

About Katie 

Katie is a dynamic athlete and long-time member of the Empowered Yoga Community. Katie uses Yin as a complimentary practice to balance her competitive Crossfit practice. She completed her 200 hour Yoga Teacher Training with the intention of sharing this method of practice to her fellow athletes and give them the same balance she found within this practice. 


Mindfulness in Nature with Kris & Faith
Saturday November 3, 2018 - 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Empowered Yoga Glen Mills / Brandywine State Park (Carney Run entrance)
Tuition: $20 / Complimentary to Auto-Renew Members

When is the last time you took some time to stop and absorb your surroundings fully? 

Vata season is upon us, with it brings great change, wind, and often haste and rush. Join Faith Miller and Kris Benarcik for a mindful and meditative walk through Brandywine Creek State park. We will meet for some movement and intention setting, and walk mindfully as Kris shares her passion for observing and appreciating the natural wonders around us. Finding presence in pausing to enjoy the native plants and animals around us with a stop for a mindfulness meditation as well as a reading by Faith from Nature Poet: David Anthony Martin. 

Please note: Brandywine State Park fees are in effect through November 30th.

Entrance Fees In-state: $4 Daily / Out-of-state: $8 Daily


Directions to Brandywine Creek State Park

Located directly off of Delaware SR-92, the entrance is just before you cross Thompson’s Bridge over the Brandywine River if you are traveling from 202. The Entrance way is called Piken Creek Road. 
Link to the actual location is can be found at
https://goo.gl/maps/whSccqjoXsw


Restorative Yoga with Debbie Galla E-RYT 500
Saturday November 10, 2018 - 11:45 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: Empowered Yoga Newark
Tuition: $25 / Complimentary to Auto-Renew Members

Restorative Yoga focuses on opening and relaxing your body, providing an opportunity to heal and renew in poses held for up to five minutes.  Props will be used for support so that the body can surrender while the parasympathetic nervous system is stimulated for a lower heart rate and healthy immune system.  This class is open to all levels and is an optimal way to go deeper by slowing down.  Space is limited, pre-registration is required. (12 Students max)


Restorative Yoga with Chris Vennard
Saturday November 17, 2018 - 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Empowered Yoga Wilmington
Tuition: $25 / Complimentary to Auto-Renew Members

Open and rejuvenate body, mind, and spirit, rebuild a stress-free inner life and reclaim your natural state of peace and tranquility.

Restorative yoga is a therapeutic style that uses props to support the body, encouraging deep relaxation. Using passive yoga asanas we let our nervous systems shift and enjoy the benefit of true rest. Different from more active styles, we will concentrate on surrendering our weight to supports and softening into the stretches. This helps us to relieve the effects of negative stress encountered in daily life, and can be highly beneficial in times of fatigue, illness, and emotional strain. 

This is an all-levels practice designed to release blocked energy centers, calm the mind and gently open the body; leaving you feeling rested, refreshed, and peaceful. Open to all levels, beginners are welcome. Class size limited.


Yoga Nidra with Mary Ward E-RYT 200, E-RYT 500
Sunday November 25, 2018 - 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: Empowered Yoga Wilmington
Tuition: $25 / Complimentary to Auto-Renew Members

Deep relaxation is the easiest way to access the subconscious. In Yoga Nidra (yogic sleep), we use deep relaxation as a means to plant the seed of the sankalpa (intention) to create lasting, meaningful change in our lives. In relaxation, your body becomes receptive to your desire for transformation. It is said that the intention you sincerely set for Yoga Nidra – to quit smoking, to be loving and kind, to find forgiveness – is bound to come true.

We will begin with a gentle practice to prepare our bodies for Yoga Nidra.  Please bring a blanket.


 

Workshop Policies

We reserve the right to cancel any workshop within 24 hours of its start due to low enrollment.

Payment in full is required at the time of registration for any scheduled event or workshop.

Refunds will be issued for cancellation requests received no later than two weeks prior to the date of the event.

Cancellation and refund requests received no later than seven days prior to the event/workshop start date will receive credit toward another service, workshop, or event.

No refunds or credits will be issued for cancellations received fewer than seven days prior to the start date of any event/workshop.