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  1. Drum & Dance Fire Circle

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    • With: Mark Wood
    • Dates: Saturday, August 02, 2014
    • Times: 08:00PM to 10:30PM
    Free for PCYH Members

    Drum, slap, tap, dance, shake it up.

    Experience the healing vibrations created by group drumming. Drumming as a group can create states of euphoria, promote play, release anger, and promote feelings of community, unity and well-being.


    Drummers, dancers, hoopers and such, join us for one of our unique and fun Princeton Drum & Dance Fire Circle!


    • Seating is limited so bring a chair.
    • Other things you may want to bring; bug spray, light jacket.
    • When you arrive PLEASE check in at the desk inside the studio.
    Need a drum to use?
    E-mail info@woodndrums.com to reserve one "~ by Friday.

    No experience necessary. All drums are provided (if you reserve a drum) or bring your own.

    See for yourself why New Jersey Life Magazine named our Circle the #1 Drum Circle in Central NJ!

     
    Weather permitting – in case of inclement weather the Drum Circle will be held indoors.

    Costs: $15
    Free for PCYH Members

  2. FREE INTRO: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

    Register Now

    Learn new strategies to release stresses of the season and a new sense of calm. Learn about this innovative and effective program, meet the program leaders. Bring your questions. The session ends with a short meditation.

    NOTE: Participation in this introductory session is not required for participation in the program and is not part of the 8 week program.

    FREE INTRO

    For more information about MBSR please visit:
    http://princetonyoga.com/relaxation-and-meditation/mindfulness-based-stress-reduction-mbsr/

    Fall 2014 Program:
    8 weeks MBSR:
    Tuesdays, October 7 – November 25, 2014 – 7:15 to 9:15 pm
    Retreat:
    Sunday, November 16, 2014 – 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

    Free Intros:
    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – 7:30 to 9:00 pm
    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 – 7:30 to 9:00 pm

    MBSR – Pricing
    Special 2014 rate – PCYH gift to you:


    $597 (regularly $850)

    Special Early Registration Discount: $497 if paid by August 5, 2014!

  3. Give Your Beauty Products a Makeover

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    • With: Kaylee Friedman
    • Dates: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
    • Times: 06:00PM to 07:30PM
    Today, women are exposed to more toxic chemicals in a year than they were 50 years ago in their entire lifetime. Detox your makeup bag with this DIY workshop. You’’ll learn what common beauty product ingredients to avoid, and will experience some safe and healing alternatives. We’’ll hand make a beautiful sea-salt scrub, as well as an all-natural makeup setting spray, giving you a head start on your makeup makeover.

    Price: $25
    (supplies and samples are included in price)
  4. Insight Meditation Open House

    Register Now

    Whether you are curious about meditation as a way to deal with stress and calm your mind, or you are a long term meditator who wants some fine tuning, we invite you to explore Insight Meditation, known in Asia as Vipassana.
     
    At the heart of Insight Meditation is the practice of mindfulness – a process that cultivates a clear, non-judgmental awareness of our thoughts, and actions. You will get the opportunity for short meditation practice sittings and time for questions.
     
    Open to beginners and experienced meditators.

    Free: Donations (Dana) welcome.

  5. Holiday Hot Yoga Flow

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    • With: Maria Webb
    • Dates: Monday, September 01, 2014
    • Times: 09:00AM to 11:00AM
    Dive into your holiday with a fun, detoxifying and revitalizing Hot Yoga Flow (85-90 degrees).

    Tap into your inner power, and gain physical and mental strength and flexibility through this powerful workshop. This workshop will be a 2 hour Hot Yoga Flow (85-90 degrees) class with plenty of core and arm balances, and lots of floor stretching and some opportunities for handstands. Come to sweat and transform in this special power yoga class which incorporates a “vigorous – vinyasa” approach to asana and pranyama.

    Come and roll out your mat, bring a towel and plenty of water and lets have fun!
     
    Price $25/$20 if paid by 8/28/14
    (PCYH SEVA and Teachers discount available)
  6. Dance Improv, Live!

    Register Now

    • With: Catherine Judd
    • Dates: Friday, September 05, 2014
    • Times: 08:00PM to 10:00PM
    Drag in Friday Evening . . .
    Bounce Out Friday Night!
     

    Founded in 1985 by Catherine Judd, Princeton’s Dance Improv, Live! is a lightly structured evening of self-expression through movement and live music. It is a bare-feet, comfy-clothes, free-movement workshop with live music, which has become not only a Princeton institution but a cutting-edge dance/movement event known nationwide. In so many ways, Dance Improv has shaped and inspired the lives of the thousands of people who have come through its doors during its almost 30 years.

    Dance Improv is a place to move and be moved, a place to play, build community, and form new and lasting friendships. With the help of a light structure and live music, you’ll make contact with yourself and others through fresh and creative motion. It’s meditation, exercise, and healing all rolled into one joyous evening! Beginners welcome—-come share your energy and get hooked on the event that has connected people from New York to Philly for 29 years.

    Registration only – Please pay workshop leader directly

    $18 at the door
    $12 first-timers or full-time students with ID
    $12 each if you bring a first-time guest

    Cash only and please pay workshop leader directly

    For details, call Catherine Judd at 609-924-3767.
  7. Drum & Dance Fire Circle

    Register Now

    • With: Mark Wood
    • Dates: Saturday, September 06, 2014
    • Times: 08:00PM to 10:30PM
    Free for PCYH Members

    Drum, slap, tap, dance, shake it up.

    Experience the healing vibrations created by group drumming. Drumming as a group can create states of euphoria, promote play, release anger, and promote feelings of community, unity and well-being.


    Drummers, dancers, hoopers and such, join us for one of our unique and fun Princeton Drum & Dance Fire Circle!


    • Seating is limited so bring a chair.
    • Other things you may want to bring; bug spray, light jacket.
    • When you arrive PLEASE check in at the desk inside the studio.
    Need a drum to use?
    E-mail info@woodndrums.com to reserve one "~ by Friday.

    No experience necessary. All drums are provided (if you reserve a drum) or bring your own.

    See for yourself why New Jersey Life Magazine named our Circle the #1 Drum Circle in Central NJ!

     
    Weather permitting – in case of inclement weather the Drum Circle will be held indoors.

    Costs: $15
    Free for PCYH Members

  8. Running + Yoga Coaches Training

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    • With: Tara Comer
    • Dates: Saturday, September 06, 2014
    • Times: 12:00AM to 12:00AM
    Saturday, September 6, 2014 – 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
    Sunday, September 7, 2014 –9:00 am to 5:00 pm

    womenRYSE Coaches Training is a one of a kind 2-day running yoga immersion weekend. Gain a deeper knowledge of running yoga so that you can motivate and inspire others to achieve their fitness goals. You will learn a proven system for success in fitness and business. Plus, earn extra income bringing more freedom and flexibility into your life. Set yourself apart from the rest as a certified womenRYSE coach.

    What will I learn?
    • Proper running technique so you can train other women
    • Running form and pacing to support your member/athletes
    • Yoga poses and breath practices that enhance running
    • Mental strength training exercises to breakdown fitness barriers
    • Nutritional coaching for optimal health
    • Turn-key business map to have a womenRYSE home-based coaching business



    What will the weekend include?

    • Two group runs with personal feedback on running form and pacing
    • Two yoga classes focused on sequencing, alignment and benefits to running
    • Interactive business building strategy session to jumpstart your programs
    • Opportunity for observation of coaching skill
    • Physical and written competency test
    • Healthy snacks

    Who should attend?
    You should attend the training weekend if you are a woman with an active lifestyle. You enjoy running and have practiced yoga for at least two years. If you are looking for some extra income, attend this training so that you can turn your fitness routine into a womenRYSE business.


    Price:
    $395/$295 if paid by 08/06

    For more information please visit:
    http://princetonyoga.com/yoga-teacher-training/running-yoga-coaches-training/

  9. Jeff Migdow: Yoga Sutras

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    • With: Jeff Migdow, MD
    • Dates: Sunday, September 07, 2014
    • Times: 01:00PM to 03:30PM
    Suitable for all levels of practice as well as ideal for yoga teachers. All are welcome! CEUs available.

    If you’’ve been practicing yoga for a while, you’’re familiar with yoga poses, breathing practices, and meditation. But you might not know much about other essential steps on the path to contentment. The ancient yoga wisdom brings knowledge and clarity into how best to approach our days to day life. Join Jeff in exploring the two primary yogic texts, Patanjalis Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita, in the context of our modern lives to find the keys to create joy, vitality and abundance.

    $35/$25 of registered by 9/1
    Qualifies for Yoga Alliance CEUs CEU Certificate will be issued for $10 if pre-ordered or $15 at door.
    If you need a certificate, please add CEU-Certificate to your order.


    Followed by Free Intro to Prana Yoga Teacher Training at 4:00 pm:
    www.PrincetonYoga.com/events/events-calendar/2014/09/07/3571-free-intro-prana-yoga-teacher-training-200-hr-/

    More information about our Yoga Teacher Training here: www.PrincetonYoga.com/yoga-teacher-training/prana-yoga-teacher-training/
  10. FREE INTRO: Prana Yoga Teacher Training (200 hr)

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    Have you been touched by the spirit and essence of yoga? Do you feel you would like to share the gifts you have received from your practice with others? Or are you drawn to simply go deeper into yoga? Then this yoga teacher training is for you!


    In this 200 hr Yoga Alliance certified Prana Yoga Teacher Training, you will learn how to practice and teach yoga as a profound science that unites movement, breath, sound, concentration, meditation and prayer. Approached in this way, yogic practice becomes a deeply potent healing and transformational path. This course will enable you to become a teacher of yoga at its essence and greatly expand the depth and power of your practice and the healing experiences of your students.

    Jeff Migdow, MD, a holistic physician and Reiki master/ practitioner for over 25 years has been the director of the Prana Yoga Teacher Training program since 1997 and was also the director of Kripalu Yoga teacher Training, certifying over 1,500 yoga teachers. He has taught and studied yoga and healing extensively in North and South America, India and Japan. With his profound expertise in yoga practice and scriptures and his knowledge of anatomy and physiology as well as the contributions of other special guest educators, you will experience and learn a truly complete approach to this ancient and profound discipline.


    Join us for this free informational session, meet Jeff, see the Center, ask questions and experience a short yoga practice with this truly gifted and inspirational teacher.

    For more information visit:
    www.princetonyoga.com/yoga-teacher-training/prana-yoga-teacher-training/

    Can’t make it to this Free Intro? Check here for upcoming intros:
    Sunday, April 13, 2014 – 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
    Sunday, June 29, 2014 – 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
    Saturday, July 19, 2014 – 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
    Sunday, September 7, 2013 – 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm


  11. FREE INTRO: Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

    Register Now

    Learn new strategies to release stresses of the season and a new sense of calm. Learn about this innovative and effective program, meet the program leaders. Bring your questions. The session ends with a short meditation.

    NOTE: Participation in this introductory session is not required for participation in the program and is not part of the 8 week program.

    FREE INTRO

    For more information about MBSR please visit:
    http://princetonyoga.com/relaxation-and-meditation/mindfulness-based-stress-reduction-mbsr/

    Fall 2014 Program:
    8 weeks MBSR:
    Tuesdays, October 7 – November 25, 2014 – 7:15 to 9:15 pm
    Retreat:
    Sunday, November 16, 2014 – 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

    Free Intros:
    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – 7:30 to 9:00 pm
    Tuesday, September 16, 2014 – 7:30 to 9:00 pm

    MBSR – Pricing
    Special 2014 rate – PCYH gift to you:


    $597 (regularly $850)

    Special Early Registration Discount: $497 if paid by August 5, 2014!

  12. Judith Hanson Lasater: Living Your Yoga

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    Princeton Yoga is honored to host Judith Hanson Lasater. Judith truly practices and sees yoga as a fundamental act of kindness toward oneself. This idea is only too often forgotten, but not by Judith, whose approach is warm, non-judgmental and responsive to individual differences and needs. These workshops promise to take you on a yoga journey to yourself, with the gentle guidance of Judith and her love and dedication to yoga as a whole.

    Judith Hanson Lasater has taught yoga since 1971. She holds a doctorate in East-West psychology and is a physical therapist. She has trained students and teachers in almost every state of the Union and abroad, is one of the founders of Yoga Journal magazine and is the President Emeritus of the California Yoga Teachers Association. She has written six books, including A Year of Living Your Yoga (2006).

    Living Your Yoga: The Active Practice
    Saturday, September 20, 2014 – 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
    Suitable for all levels

    This workshop begins with a brief discussion of our practice intention for the day, based on a verse from Patanjali’’s Yoga Sutra. Immediately afterward we will begin an Active Practice exploring the intelligent movement of asana in such poses as standing poses, backbends, forward bends, twists and inversions.

    Living Your Yoga: The Quiet Practice
    Saturday, September 20, 2014 – 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm
    Suitable for all levels – student through teacher

    This Quiet Practice with Judith Hanson Lasater will explore Restorative yoga, pranayama and meditation.
    This practice is designed to be well-rounded and juicy, so that we find both inspiration for our own personal practice as well as experiencing our yoga mat as a place of deep refuge.

    Sign-up here for both workshops:
    $150/$120 if pre-paid by 8/20/14

    Single Workshop: $80
    PCYH Teachers and SEVA receive a $20 additional discount if pre-paid by 7/20/2014 (For both workshops. Doesn’t apply for single workshop)

    Qualifies for Yoga Alliance CEUs
    CEU Certificate will be issued for $10 if pre-ordered or $15 at door. If you need a certificate, please add CEU-Certificate to your order.
  13. Judith Hanson Lasater: The Active Practice

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    Suitable for all levels

    This workshop begins with a brief discussion of our practice intention for the day, based on a verse from Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra. Immediately afterward we will begin an Active Practice exploring the intelligent movement of asana in such poses as standing poses, backbends, forward bends, twists and inversions.
     
    Sign up here for this workshop only:
    Single Workshop: $80

    Qualifies for Yoga Alliance CEUs
    CEU Certificate will be issued for $10 if pre-ordered or $15 at door. If you need a certificate, please add CEU-Certificate to your order.
  14. Judith Hanson Lasater: The Quiet Practice

    Register Now

    Suitable for all levels

    This Quiet Practice with Judith Hanson Lasater will explore Restorative yoga, pranayama and meditation.
    This practice is designed to be well-rounded and juicy, so that we find both inspiration for our own personal practice as well as experiencing our yoga mat as a place of deep refuge.
     
    Sign up here for this workshop only:
    Single Workshop: $80

    Qualifies for Yoga Alliance CEUs
    CEU Certificate will be issued for $10 if pre-ordered or $15 at door. If you need a certificate, please add CEU-Certificate to your order.

     

  15. Creating a Labyrinth: Intro

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    • With: Deborah Ketter
    • Dates: Sunday, September 21, 2014
    • Times: 01:00PM to 04:00PM
    The labyrinth, along with other contemplative practices, is experiencing a worldwide resurgence in human consciousness. In our fast-­‐paced society, the need to slow down and rest the rational decision making part of the brain-­‐ and come to balance-­‐ is more important than ever.

    In this workshop you will explore sacred space and discover how the labyrinth taps into the creative side of the brain. We will discuss the history of the labyrinth and how it is seen in cultures around the globe, learn to draw basic labyrinth patterns and be guided in a group walk. Join Deborah Ketter, certified Veriditas Labyrinth Facilitator for this unique introductory experience.

    Price:
    $45/$35 if paid by 9/18
  16. Essential Oils: Make Over Your Medicine Cabinet

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    Smell, apply, and taste ten of the most versatile essential oils that can be used EVERYDAY by everyone – even your pets! In this class you’ll discover natural alternatives to replace toxic household, personal care, and over-the-counter products. You’ll learn how to makeover your medicine cabinet and create a wellness chest.

    This fall, learn to grow your health, naturally.

    In each workshop Nancy will cover some of the basic differences between Therapeutic Grade (as defined by AFNOR standards) and others you may have encountered. How to determine which ones to use, clinical research, healing stories and your own concerns and she will address your questions.

    If you are interested in becoming a wholesale customer and saving 24% or more on your oils orders or want more information about offsetting your costs and ways to earn more income supporting yourself and others in the ‘business of healing” the Young Living way, plan to stay an extra half hour for a special short session with Nancy about this.

    $20/$16 if pre-paid by 9/19

    Also coming soon:
    Essential Oils: Allergies, Colds & Flu’’s
    with Nancy Orlen Weber, RN
    Saturday, November 22, 2014 – 1:30 to 3:30 pm
  17. Insight Meditation Open House

    Register Now

    Whether you are curious about meditation as a way to deal with stress and calm your mind, or you are a long term meditator who wants some fine tuning, we invite you to explore Insight Meditation, known in Asia as Vipassana.
     
    At the heart of Insight Meditation is the practice of mindfulness – a process that cultivates a clear, non-judgmental awareness of our thoughts, and actions. You will get the opportunity for short meditation practice sittings and time for questions.
     
    Open to beginners and experienced meditators.

    Free: Donations (Dana) welcome.

  18. Dance Improv, Live!

    Register Now

    • With: Catherine Judd
    • Dates: Friday, October 03, 2014
    • Times: 08:00PM to 10:00PM
    Drag in Friday Evening . . .
    Bounce Out Friday Night!
     

    Founded in 1985 by Catherine Judd, Princeton’s Dance Improv, Live! is a lightly structured evening of self-expression through movement and live music. It is a bare-feet, comfy-clothes, free-movement workshop with live music, which has become not only a Princeton institution but a cutting-edge dance/movement event known nationwide. In so many ways, Dance Improv has shaped and inspired the lives of the thousands of people who have come through its doors during its almost 30 years.

    Dance Improv is a place to move and be moved, a place to play, build community, and form new and lasting friendships. With the help of a light structure and live music, you’ll make contact with yourself and others through fresh and creative motion. It’s meditation, exercise, and healing all rolled into one joyous evening! Beginners welcome—-come share your energy and get hooked on the event that has connected people from New York to Philly for 29 years.

    Registration only – Please pay workshop leader directly

    $18 at the door
    $12 first-timers or full-time students with ID
    $12 each if you bring a first-time guest

    Cash only and please pay workshop leader directly

    For details, call Catherine Judd at 609-924-3767.
  19. Drum & Dance Fire Circle

    Register Now

    • With: Mark Wood
    • Dates: Saturday, October 04, 2014
    • Times: 08:00PM to 10:30PM
    Free for PCYH Members

    Drum, slap, tap, dance, shake it up.

    Experience the healing vibrations created by group drumming. Drumming as a group can create states of euphoria, promote play, release anger, and promote feelings of community, unity and well-being.


    Drummers, dancers, hoopers and such, join us for one of our unique and fun Princeton Drum & Dance Fire Circle!


    • Seating is limited so bring a chair.
    • Other things you may want to bring; bug spray, light jacket.
    • When you arrive PLEASE check in at the desk inside the studio.
    Need a drum to use?
    E-mail info@woodndrums.com to reserve one "~ by Friday.

    No experience necessary. All drums are provided (if you reserve a drum) or bring your own.

    See for yourself why New Jersey Life Magazine named our Circle the #1 Drum Circle in Central NJ!

     
    Weather permitting – in case of inclement weather the Drum Circle will be held indoors.

    Costs: $15
    Free for PCYH Members

  20. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR)

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    Jeffrey Rutstein, Psy.D, clinical psychologist and director of the Life Center for Growth and Health, PC and Deborah Metzger, E-500-RYT, LSW, PCYH’s Founder and Director, will teach students the same 8-week series that forms the basis today for the key research studies with meditation.

    Based on the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn, the program‘s structured educational approach offers mindfulness meditation and gentle yoga as the core of its program to guide people to take better care of themselves and to live healthier and more adaptive lives. People who have participated in MBSR have found help with a range of physiological and stress-related conditions including chronic pain, IBS, migraine headaches, high blood pressure, cancer, sleep disorders, anxiety and depression. MBSR provides training in meditation, mindful-yoga, and relaxation to mobilize your mind/body resources to work with stress, pain, and illness in new ways that can promote growth and healing.

    The program includes eight 2 hour sessions, a one day retreat, a workbook, and practice CDs. Its success requires a strong commitment to daily practice.

    More information here:

    Fall 2014 Program:
    8 weeks:
    Tuesdays, October 7- November 25, 2014 – 7:15 to 9:15 pm

    Retreat:

    Sunday, November 16, 2014 -  9:30 am to 4:30 pm

    Free Intros:
    Tuesday, August 5, 2014 – 7:30 to 9:00 pm
    Tuesday, September 16,  2014 – 7:30 to 9:00 pm


    Special 2014 rate – PCYH gift to you:

    Only time this program is scheduled in 2014 and at a reduced rate

    $597 (regularly $850)
    $497 if paid by August 5, 2014
    $547 if paid by September 9, 2014
     

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