Picnics in the Park.
GOATS (goat yoga picture of Jen Portman, the owner of Synergy Hot Yoga, featured here).
Pigeon pose for days.
A chance to honor the light, and then an opportunity to party with business “babes” (it’s called the Babes Beach Bash! We promise we aren’t coming up with new nicknames for our yoginis) on the beach in AP.
So yes, you can do it all this weekend – as long as you have a tank of gas and an open heart. And with the forecast calling for rain, there is truly no better chance to hit the road and plan for some major yogic vibrations.
Let us know where you decide to go by using the hashtag #njyogacollective in your pictures.
And while we are at it…
SAVE THE DATE for the Global Mala on September 23, 2018 (raising funds and awareness for the WE Forum Group) and the VibeWell Yoga Festival on October 14, 2018 (bringing together the most transformative teachers, speakers, leaders, and artisans in NJ for a day of YOGA, wellness, connection, community, MUSIC, delicious food, and the most fun ever)! (the shameless plugs for both are officially starting NOW. Add the hashtags #vibewell and #globalmalanj to your most-used and most-loved so that we can find you easily on IG).
July 24th at Oasis Farms in Red Bank
Lay your mat in the field. Try to pay attention to yoga while baby goats climb on you, push you over and generally cause a ruckus. Join teachers from Hot and Soul Yoga and Synergy Hot Yoga Studios as they teach.
July 26th at the Studio Yoga in Madison
Guru Purnima is a day to remember and honor the light—the tireless guidance, compassion, and encouragement we’ve received from our own teachers. Please join us in celebration for what it would be Guruji’s 100th birthday.
July 2th – FREE event at the Outpost in Asbury Park
Are you all work and no play? Well it’s time to treat yourself! This event is for everyone! Join us for a night under the palm trees and treat yourself to shopping, yoga, free cocktails & ice cream, delicious bites and more!! Shop with our local vendors while you sip on complimentary cocktails. Relax in hammocks and enjoy the beach breeze! Dance the night away while listening to the DJ. Enjoy silent yoga with Mettamade Yoga. Bites to eat by Chef Prep
July 27th at Dig Yoga in Lambertville
A unique stimulation of the imagination to help bypass the conscious censor and reveal your self-image, areas of conflict, and strategies for coping with the world. The Entangles Circles Experience is a live mixed blend of ancient and novel soundscapes comprised of sacred sound instruments including gongs, singing bowls, kyeezees, tingshaws, eastern bells, wind chimes, drilbu, kalimbajaw harp, and Russian Vast Rav Drum.
A Day of Holistic Wellness: Essential Oils, Yoga & Chinese Medicine with Mimi Rosetti, Janna Siegel & Julie Mellk
July 28th at the Princeton Center for Yoga & Health
One-day retreat designed for anyone seeking to elevate their personal wellness, and therefore health, through different applications of healing therapies and self-exploration.
10am: Essential Oils
11am: Yoga for a Healthy Spine
1pm: Light lunch
2pm: Exploring Our Potential Through Chinese Medicine 5-Element Theory
3:30pm- Restorative Yoga and Meditation
July 28th at Pearl Yoga & Fitness in Keyport
Come play with two of the most common, yet not always accessible yoga postures in class: forearm stand and pigeon! Both postures open up the front of our bodies, strengthen the back body, AND balance out our subtle body energies!Attendees of the workshop will learn: how to make both poses accessible, variations of the postures, how to strengthen muscles needed for the postures,stretches to deepen the postures. Come play!
July 28th at Bhakti Barn in Millburn
Have you ever heard “move through your flow” in a yoga class and wondered how to properly and easily transition through it? This workshop will give you the tools to safely transition from plank to chaturanga to upward facing dog throughout your class.
July 29th at the Mercer County Park in West Windsor
Join Honor Yoga Foundation for a fun filled event to celebrate, connect, move, and breathe. Day includes: Accessible yoga and meditation practice, food, outdoor fun, and best of all, a chance to meet other people involved in the brain injury (BI) community. Open to those affected by brain injury, including caregivers/families, and their health care team.
July 29th at PowerFlow Yoga in Asbury Park
Want to take your yoga practice upside down? Virgile Peyramaure will give you the tools you need to shake off the fear of handstands. Virgile is a world-renowned circus performer known for his handstands and hand-to-hand balancing acts. He has over 30 years of experience training people to invert safely and was most recently hired as a Cirque du Soleil coach. Come train with the best whether you’re just beginning your handstand journey or looking to deepen your existing practice. This workshop is non-heated and open to all levels.
May Louie first took yoga in college to fulfill a Phys-Ed requirement and immediately fell in love. She, unfortunately, did not continue with her practice but reconnected with it when she retired from her corporate job in 2002 and has since become a serious yoga enthusiast. After her second retirement last year, she completed her 200-hour RYT certification, studying with Dina Crosta, Ellen Mosko, and Jamie Segal Hanley, with a focus on alignment based flow.
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