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Beat the winter blues with Jala Yoga’s February workshops

By Staff | Jan 30, 2015

Jala Yoga, with locations in Shepherdstown, Charles Town, and Winchester, Virginia, has announced its February workshops. From strengthening one’s core to balancing chakras to enjoying a playful afternoon of partner yoga, Jala has something for everyone.

On Sunday, Feb. 1, from 2 to 4 p.m., yoga instructor Kimber Hyatt leads a Chakra-Balancing Workshop at Jala’s Charles Town location, 307 West Washington Street. Through a yoga practice and specific yogic breathing, Kimber will introduce the Chakras, explain what their qualities are and teach how to bring balance to these important energy centers within. The cost of the workshop is $30.

On Saturday, Feb. 7, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Pilates instructor Jaime Haines leads an Introduction to Pilates workshop at Jala’s Winchester studio, Creekside Station, 3119 Valley Avenue. Jaime will explain the principles and postures of this multi-faceted, integrative exercise system. Participants will learn how to activate the deep core muscles known as the ‘Powerhouse’ while experiencing a 60-minute Pilates Mat class. Each student will also receive a postural alignment assessment. The cost of the workshop is $10.

On Saturday, Feb. 7, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Renea Moran teaches a Core Power Workshop at the Shepherdstown studio, 117 West German Street. This workshop will help students strengthen their cores, learn how to use the breath to gain strength and develop stronger back muscles. The cost is $25.

On Saturday, Feb. 14, from 2-4 p.m., Jala celebrates Valentine’s Day with Takes Two to Yoga, a workshop in partner yoga. The workshop takes place at Jala’s Winchester studio, and is taught by Carol Lenhart, who was featured in August’s Yoga Journal talking about the benefits of yoga for two. In partner yoga, students rely on each other for support in each posture, expanding and strengthening their body-mind connection. Bring a partner (friend, co-worker, spouse) or not! Beginners are welcome. The cost is $25 per person or $38 per pair, or $20/$36 early bird if registered by Feb. 11.

To register or for more information about Jala Yoga, please visit www.jalayogaflow.com or call 401-440-0279.