Workshops & Events

Upcoming Workshop

Virtual Yoga for Bone Health (6-week series)

Wednesdays 9:30 - 10:45 am

Oct 28, Nov 4, 11, 18, 25, and Dec 2

Offered through Zoom - class size will be limited to provide participants meaningful feedback

Taught by Nancy Sessoms, E-RYT 500, Certified in Dr. Fishman's Method for Osteoporosis

Have you been diagnosed with osteopenia or osteoporosis? Are you concerned about falling? Are you young and want to reduce the risk of bone loss? Do you want to explore the kind of yoga that is proven to build bones in as little as twelve minutes a day? Yoga has been shown in peer-reviewed publications to reverse osteopenia and osteoporosis.

Yoga for Bone Health is a targeted practice developed by Dr. Loren Fishman, M.D. designed to help maintain a healthy skeleton, strengthen posture, and improve balance. Gloucester Yoga is offering a six-week series taught via Zoom. In this series you will be guided through all three variations of eleven poses and discover which stage is safe but effective for you at this time. The twelfth pose is savasana. The poses can be adapted for all levels of physical ability. Study results show that practicing this regimen for as little as twelve minutes a day can reverse osteoporotic bone loss.

Yoga Instructors can earn 7.5 CE contact hours.

2020

    • Jan 11 - Taste of California Winyasa

    • Feb 29 - Yoga for Bone Health Workshop (Nancy & LeeAnn)

    • Mar 1, 8, 15, 29 - What Makes You Happy (Randy Colker, PhD)

    • Aug 11, 18, 25, Sept 1, 8, 15 - Virtual Yoga for Bone Health (Nancy)

2019

    • Jan 20 - Relaxation Techniques: Tools for Managing Stress Workshop (Kaye Levy)

    • Feb 17 - Living Better With Arthritis - one day at a time (Gretchen Brown)

    • Mar 16 & 17 - What is Yoga? Two-part Workshop (Nancy Sessoms)

    • May 24 - Taste of South America at the Barre (Paula)

    • June 22 - Gloucester Yoga's 3-Year Anniversary Celebration - Donation Event to benefit the Giving Garden Foundation

    • July 19 - 21 Call Your Spirit Back Home - Retreat at Yogaville

    • July 28 - Reading & Book Signing with Chakra Singing Bowls Sound Bath with Lian & Dianne for Christine Griggs' new book YOGA WITH A FRENCH TWIST: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE CHAKRAS

    • August 24 - Taste of Virginia Winyasa (Nancy)

    • October 12 - Yoga for Bone Health Workshop (Nancy & LeeAnn)

    • Oct - Dec - Yoga for Bone Health: Dr. Fishman's 12 poses (6 week series on Saturdays)

    • Dec 7 - Couples Flow (Joe)

2018

    • Jan 20 - Feb 17 on Saturdays – Meditation Workshop (Joe Charsagua)

    • April 20 – Taste of Italy Winyasa (Nancy)

    • April 22 – Unlock Your Headstands Workshop (Regina)

    • April 27 – Kirtan - An Evening of Festive Singing & Chanting (Joe Charsagua)

    • June 30 - 2-year Anniversary - Free Classes All Day (6 classes)

    • July 29 - Introduction to Yoga Workshop (Nichole & Nancy)

    • August 19 - Yoga for Freddie (April) - AIDS Charity Event

    • Sept 16 - Yoga for Arthritis Workshop (Gretchen) - GMHS Donation Event

    • Sept 21 - Taste of France Winyasa (Nancy)

    • Oct 7 - Just Breathe - Breath Workshop (Danna)

    • Dec 21 - Taste of Spain Winyasa (Nancy)

2017

    • Feb 26 – Introduction to Yoga Workshop (Nichole & Nancy)

    • March 10 – Winyasa (Nancy)

    • March 26 – Qigong Workshop (Patrick Gilman) - Bread for Life Donation Class

    • May 21 – Breath Workshop (Danna & Nancy)

    • June 9 – Winyasa (Nancy)

    • July 9 – Sun Salutation Workshop (Joe)

    • August 6 – Yoga for Freddie (April) - AIDS Charity Event

    • Sept 8 – Winyasa (Nancy)

    • Nov 12 – Yoga for the Animals (Nancy) - GMHS Donation Class

    • December 8 – Winyasa (Nancy)

2016

    • Nov 6 – Meditation & Mandalas Workshop (Nancy Geary)