Jala Yoga, yoga studio at Mellow Moods Cafe and Juice Bar, 117 West German Street, Shepherdstown, offers two enlightening yoga workshops this spring.
On Sunday, April 28, musicians Robert Strasser and Eric Lofhjelm will provide live percussion for a two-hour yoga practice led by Jala instructor Luke Collins. Strasser has been making and playing clay drums for 15 years, with a special focus on Middle Eastern and African instruments. He has been a visiting artist in many schools, colleges and arts communities in the U.S., Chile and Japan.
Lofhjelm has been immersed in music and drumming since childhood. In collaborating with yoga instructors, he includes various hand drums, singing bowls, chimes and bells.
The workshop is from 2-4 pm and costs $20. Pre-registration is required; email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 401-440-0279 to reserve your spot.
On Sunday, May 5, from 2-4 p.m., Jala instructor Kimber Hyatt will lead a chakra workshop. Participants will learn about the chakras and then move into an energizing yoga practice that will activate each chakra. Kimber began her yoga studies under Christa Joyce and received her teacher training under Giaconda Parker in Austin, Tex.. The cost for the workshop is $15; $10 for students and Jala class card holders.
Jala Yoga offers a wide variety of yoga classes seven days a week. More information is available at www.jalayogaflow.com.