Purchase any time for 2 months of unlimited yoga
throughout the summer, July 1-Sept. 2.
Have a card already? Put your current card on hold.
at our Uptown Location at 57 Crown St.
Learn the basics of yoga with long-time practitioner and certified instructor, Lori Henry, in a warm and welcoming environment. This beginner-friendly class breaks down the fundamentals of a yoga practice. We take it slowly and intentionally, shedding light on foundational yoga poses and taking the time we need to feel them and understand them fully.
Monthly Class: 1st Fridays
Next one: Friday, June 1st
Uptown Studio – 57 Crown Street, Kingston
Cost: $15 – This is a special class. No class cards please.
THIS JUNE! We are offering a special, 45-min “express” Aroma RESTorative to follow Dee’s Roll & Recovery class. Mel Toth will teach from 6:45-7:30, $15. So take just Roll & Recovery, or enjoy both classes for $30.
The Roll and Recovery workshop will introduce you to self-myofascial release (SMR) techniques, using a variety of grippy balls, bands, breath work and stretching to help release fascial tension. Manipulation of fascia keeps it supple, well-hydrated and reduces adhesions. SMR also assists in correcting muscle imbalances. Want to know more about fascia? See below.
Dee Pitcock is a Certified Primal Health Coach and NASM Personal Trainer who has been training clients and teaching fitness classes in the Hudson Valley for over 25 years. She has had the pleasure of helping people lead healthier lives with her work at The Mohonk Mountain House, Signature Fitness in Kingston, The Ridge in Stone Ridge, the Yoga House and Woodstock Healing Arts as well as providing in-home training for private clients. Though a lifelong athlete, Dee faced many challenges with her own body composition and health that necessitated a deep dive into nutrition and ways in which to achieve balance in her life right down to the cellular level. Having been through the trenches, she emerged with more tools and an even greater passion to help her community become happier and healthier.
Fascia provides a protective sheath around our entire body as a whole and also surrounds each organ and muscle for protection. The human framework depends upon fascia to provide form, cohesion, separation and support and to allow movement between neighboring structures without irritation. Every muscle, organ, bone, nerve, and blood vessel is covered in a thin film of fascia, yet all these fascial pockets are interconnected to form a continuous, integrated fascial matrix covering the whole body from the top of the head to the tip of the toes.
Emotional upset/trauma, physical trauma, an inflammation or infection, structural imbalances of any kind, poor posture as well as scar tissue and adhesions may all create inappropriate fascial strain. Flexibility and spontaneity of movement are lost, setting up the body for more trauma, pain and limitation of movement. These powerful fascial restrictions pull the body out of its three-dimensional alignment.
In addition, fascial tissue aids in the repair of tissue and is an important neutralizer of toxins within our bodies and those in our environment.
AromaRESTorative with Mel Toth
The next one is: Friday, 6/15 always at the Uptown studio, 5:30-7pm.
Relax and unwind with restorative poses and essential oils hand-selected for particular uses with your supportive guide, Mel Toth. Drop ins welcome or register below:
Uptown Studio – 57 Crown Street
with Leigha Butler
Meditation is the journey from sound to silence,
from movement to stillness,
from a limited identity to unlimited space.
-Sri Ravi Shankar
We are pleased to offer up our Uptown space to sit silently together in meditation. We will observe silence between the hours of 8:00 & 9:00, but don’t feel like you have to stay for the full duration. Leigha will ring a bell at 8:30 and then again at 9:00am.