YOGANONYMOUS Weekend Picks: December 9 - 11

Namaste yogis! 

Hope you are having a wonderful week. Now is the time to circle back and allow yourself to restore and heal. We’ve got some workshops lined up below to help you do so!

Los Angeles, California

Friday, December 9 - Sunday, December 11
Matthew Cohen and Pete Lee will be leading an in-house retreat this weekend at YogaWorks South Bay titled “Washing Away the Tears of our Ancestors.” The workshop will focus on self-care and caring for others through self-exploration, excavation and distillation of the ancient practices of Qigong, yoga, pranayama, sound and poetry.

This workshop is sure to leave you feeling radiant and grounded. Energy cultivation practices will regulate your energy and harmonize emotions, and yoga will help to restore and relieve tension. You will learn practical self-healing tools to support balance, vitality, and renewal. All levels are welcome.
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New York, New York

Saturday, December 10
Head to Laughing Lotus in Chelsea this Saturday for Holiday Restorative Yoga with aromatherapy led by Jamie Skolnick!

This workshop is sure to rejuvenate and relax your body and mind through pranayama practices and a sequence of restorative postures. Let the body release and enjoy the benefits of winter aromatherapy with scents including ginger, lemon, lavender, juniper berry, and peppermint.
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San Francisco, California

Saturday, December 10
Join teacher Sonya Genel and musician Arasa Maram at Yoga Garden SF for an evening of yoga, live music, and organic vegetarian food.

Sonya will lead a yoga class accompanied by Arasa Maram and Amber Field who are both singers and sound healers. Each meal served will be matched with a meal for someone in need within the community. Join in for a fun and rejuvenating practice for a good cause!
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San Francisco, California

Saturday, December 10
Head to Yoga Tree Valencia for a restorative yoga class led by Britt Fohrman and find mental, emotional, and physical relaxation through supported poses, breath awareness, and meditation practices.

When we find a place of stillness, the body is able to heal and rest. All levels are welcome. This class is especially beneficial for pregnant women, or women looking to get pregnant. Experience deep surrender and nurture your soul.
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Austin, Texas

Saturday, December 10
Head to Wanderlust Austin this Saturday for a workshop titled “The Chakras: A Model for Transpersonal Development.” The session will include asana, shadow work, self-inquiry, pranayama, meditation, and embodied wisdom practice.

Each of the chakras are an area for development and growth. By looking at our patterns we can see the way that we function and the way that it may be holding us back. Finding balance between spiritual development and psychological wellbeing. Using the map of the chakras, you will learn and uncover places of healing.
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Brooklyn, New York

Sunday, December 11
Looking for a fun way to get your holiday shopping done? Laughing Lotus Brooklyn is hosting a Holiday Bazaar this Sunday!

Kick off your holiday spirit with kirtan, snacks, and shopping from local designers.
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