Extended Weekly Class
Taught by Todd and Bob
Sundays 10 am – 12:30 pm
Join us weekly for an engaging extended class: explore asana, practice pranayama, ponder philosophy.
$27.50 per class, $25 when purchasing 3 or more classes. Regular series class not applicable.
Restorative with Lisa Sandquist
Once per month
Saturdays: 2 – 4:15 pm $40
Sept 24, Oct 15, Nov 12 & Dec 10
Restorative yoga is a quiet, internally-focused practice where the body is fully supported by props to promote deep relaxation and health. Benefits include better sleep, digestion and stronger immunity.
Chanted by Mr. Iyengar
Watch the video from our 30th Anniversary Celebration.
Functional yoga for healthy aging. A collaboration with Lincoln Park Village.
This is a continuing of the Intro for 50+ course – focused on advanced standing and other weight bearing poses, forward bends, backbends and inversions as well as supported poses. See brochure.
Course in the fundamentals of Iyengar yoga for mature and seasoned bodies. You will learn standing and other weight bearing poses as well as supported poses that increase mobility and strength of the neck, shoulders, and spine and that open the chest for optimal breathing and for mood elevation. See brochure: page 1 | page 2
TUES Oct 4, Oct 11 & Oct 18: 5:30 – 6:30 pm $75
Explore, demystify, and practice meditation in a small group setting to lay the groundwork for a daily meditation practice on your own. Weekly readings,and an online bulletin board for questions. Suitable for beginners as well as those struggling to maintain a consistent meditation practice. Registration is required and closes on Sept 27. More info & register
Join Donatella to learn how a dynamic and gentle asana practice can reduce stiffness and improve posture and movements. Donatella Santoro is a 500-hour Certified Yoga Teacher and Yoga for Scoliosis trainer.
SAT/SUN: OCT 8, 9, 15, 16: 6 – 8 pm
SAT/SUN: NOV 5, 6 12, 13: 6 – 8 pm
$25 for each individual 2 hour class Register online
$90 for a package of 4 classes paid in advance
New Date! MON Oct 10: 3 – 4:30 pm
Golden Years Yoga is a weekly class at the Yoga Circle for older adults in their golden years who may be new to yoga. Functional yoga for healthy aging offers a gentle approach that increases range of motion, flexibility, muscular strength, circulation and balance. Open to all levels. Senior rates apply to ongoing weekly class held MON 3 – 4:30 pm.
Nov 18 – 20 Register online
Manouso Manos is one of the most capable and experienced Senior Iyengar teachers in the United States. He began his studies with Sri BKS Iyengar in 1976 and, in 1984, served as chairperson of the First International Iyengar Yoga Convention. After 20+ trips to Pune, India and 41 years of personal practice, his understanding and insights into Iyengar Yoga are transmitted with authenticity and precision. Methodical in his teaching, Manouso develops a strong foundation in the asana, while progressively building refinements in the pose. His sense of
humor and sensitivity shine through as his dynamic and challenging teaching style moves you beyond perceived limits.
Time: SAT 9 am – 1 pm / SUN 9 am – 1 pm
1 year recent Iyengar experience required.
PLUS: FRI Nov 18 — Level 3+ Cost $75
Pranayama 4 – 5 pm & Intermediate Asana 5:30 – 7:30 pm
Feb 25 – March 4, 2017
Open to all levels
At Villas Shanti, a secluded resort south of Cancun, our 31st annual vacation promises to heal and transform. The daily schedule will include vipassana meditation, asana, and pranayama practice. More info
Cancellations due to Manouso:
SAT Nov 19: Todd 9 am & 11 am
SAT Nov 19: DL 9:30 am
SUN Nov 20: Bob/Todd 10 am
New intro class series begin on:
2016: Sep 12, Oct 2, Nov 7 & Dec 4
2017: Jan 9, Feb 5, Mar 6, Apr 2, May 1 & Jun 4
Listen to some samples: