Giving Tree Project

December 1st-13th • Westlake Studio

Help Soul Stretch Yoga adopt a local family in need this Christmas. Our Giving Tree will be on display in the Westlake studio starting Saturday December 1st.  The branches will be decorated with ornaments with a name, age, size, gift suggestion and a number on it

To participate, please select an ornament and write it’s number and your name down on our master list. Please bring the gift back, WRAPPED (with the number on it) and place it back under the Tree by Thursday, December 13th.

You will then receive a card for a FREE YOGA CLASS as a thank you!  The more gifts you give, the more FREE YOGA you get. Gifts will be dropped off at the Westlake Community Center for our local adopted family.

HoliDAZED

Friday, December 14th • 7-9 pm
with Kat Hollo • Westlake Studio

Who isn’t a bit DAZED by all the Holiday chaos? Take a break from the madness and escape to the studio for some muchneeded downtime and self-care. Using a combination of Yin Yoga, Restorative Yoga, and Yoga Nidra, this workshop aims to help you create space in your body and mind. These yogic practices will be accompanied by: candlelight,calming music, conscious breathing, aromatherapy, gentleassists, and the use of props to support you for total relaxation. The Yin and Restorative sequence will lead us into a 40-minute Yoga Nidra practice. Yoga Nidra is a special relaxation technique, which has a deep effect on the body, the energies and the mind. The combination of these healing practices will help you clear out the anxiety and stress holidays tend to create, and make room for the joyful experiences this time of year brings. Workshop cost: $30. Sign up via KarmaSoft.

* Suitable for everyone - no previous yoga experience necessary.

Sugarplums & Savasanas

Christmas Eve Morning Gentle Yoga & Cookie Exchange
December 24th • 9 am
Westlake Studio
with Rose

Take a break from the holiday hustle and bustle with Rose’s Christmas themed gentle yoga class.  Then be ready to sample and swap cookies!
Students are encouraged to bake a dozen or two of their favorite cookie to share. Packaging supplies and boxes will be provided by the studio so everyone goes home with a colorful variety of delicious cookies to last through the holidays!  
Drop-In or class passes apply.

Lucky New Year's Eve Yoga

December 31 • 9 AM
Westlake Studio
with Rose

Spend the last morning of 2018 with a special, gentle yoga class focusing on the Power ofVisualization to manifest a lucky New Year. Then stay for a delicious breakfast potluck! Students are asked to bring a simple breakfast casserole or muffins, fruit salads, nut granolas, coffee cakes, etc. to share.  Refreshments as well as Rose’s Sparkling Campari Punch Cocktails will be provided.
Drop in or class passes apply.

Reset, Reground & Renew:
a 30-Day Journey to Reset Habits

January 6th - February 5th
Westlake Studio
with Jen McCarter

Jen McCarter takes us on a 30-day journey to find clarity on how our daily habits mean everything to our body, mind, and spirit. Join us for this post-holiday reset and use the support of our Soul Strech community to tune in back to your natural rhythm. We will be using habit evolution science in the ancient wisdom of Ayurveda and yoga to set the course for a kick ass year!

Program includes:
1.   Unlimited regular classes at Soul Stretch for 30 days.
2.  Once a week community gathering Sundays*, 3-4:30 PM. Each meeting will include a meditation practice, discussion about the next habits we will be integrating and any wins or struggles that are coming up for participants.     Ayurvedic tea will be provided. (Sunday, Jan. 20th gathering will be an online webinar only.)
3.  Online Facebook forum to stay connected to fellow participants, ask questions, and for daily inspiration.
4.  Ayurvedic goody bag.
5.  Life long habits and wisdom to support you own health and well being.

Program Investment: $129
See Jen or Rose with any questions. Sign up via KarmaSoft.

Jen McCarter holds a Bachelors ofEducation and Human Services. She has been a yoga practitioner for over 25 years and completed her 200 hour teacher training in 2013. She has recently become a Yoga Health Coach. Jen had a strong sense of adventure and this has led her all over the country physically while exploring the many aspects of adapting and challenging the status quo. Jen has moved through addiction and found a beautiful life on the other side. Some areas of interest include food, simplicity and minimalism, motherhood, moving and traveling, teaching, playing in the woods and at the beach, meditation and helping others to find healing from addiction.

Camas Wellness is here to support the habit evolution process of people seeking deep intentional connection with their natural rhythm. Teaching habit evolution science and Ayurvedic wisdom to aid in up-leveling all areas of their life,creating health and vitality in the home, body, mind, and spirit.  

Inhale Courage, Exhale Fear
Yoga for Cancer Warriors

Sundays • 7:45 - 9 am (*On hiatus, will return January 2019.)
Westlake Studio
with Rose and Connie

Join fellow breast cancer survivors and yoga instructors, Rose Sabin and Connie Morris, as they lead students through a series of gentle, relaxing, restorative movements to help improve muscle tone and flexibility along with special breathing exercises to help increase energy and relieve stress.

Poses and flows will be offered specifically for cancer prevention, recovery and pain as well as lymphedema management. Class is followed by a group sharing discussion circle to encourage comfort and hope. Coffee and herbal teas will be served.

This class is FREE and open to all long-term survivors as well as those currently going through surgeries or treatments. Suggested donation of $5 will benefit a local cancer organization.

March 8-10, 2019
Y12SR Leadership Training

with Dana Walters
This training is designed for yoga teachers wanting to work with the recovery population. It is also found to be extremely relevant and helpful for therapists, counselors, social workers, probation officers and others with a desire to understand how the ancient philosophies and practices of yoga align with the 12-step program of recovery.

To be a certified Y12SR Leader, you must complete both the Y12SR Leadership Training and Y12SR Intensive, which is now available online. We suggest taking the Online Intensive prior to Leadership Training.

Download the official flyer here.
Click here to register through Y12SR.