YOGANONYMOUS Weekend Picks: September 23 - 25

Namaste yogis!

We’ve got some great events in some pretty stellar locations lined up for you this weekend! From the Bronx Zoo to the Intrepid Sea, Space and Air Museum, to the Rocky Mountains, this weekend is bound to be one of adventure. 

Rockies Estes Park, Colorado

Thursday, September 22 - Sunday, September 25
Join Yoga Journal in the Rocky Mountains this weekend! Over twenty Master Teachers including Judith Lasater, Shiva Rea, Dharma Mittra, and more! They will be leading workshops ranging from yoga business to new class additions Urban Zen and Ayurveda. 

Deepen your practice and discover what feeds your soul in the beautiful landscape of the Rocky Mountains. Shop from local designers and artisans, and thrive in a community of like-minded yogis. 

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Bronx, New York

Friday, September 23
Practice at the Bronx Zoo this weekend to honor the elephants! Yogis Tao Porchon-Lynch (the world’s oldest yoga teacher!), Bethany Lyons and Kristin McGee will be leading free yoga classes from 4-7pm. 

Elephants are killed at an alarming rate for their ivory. Practice to honor these magnificent beings and to raise awareness. Remember to RSVP at www.96elephants.org/zoo-yoga, and bring your own yoga mat!

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New York, New York

Friday, September 23
Calling all women! Spend your Friday evening with Lauren Ruddick at Pure East and tap into your strong, graceful, and sexy self. Talk about the relationship between yoga and sex in the Western world and the role it plays in our lives. 

Beginning with a standing series to cultivate confidence and finishing with restorative hip openers to flush out emotions we may be hanging onto, to find ease within our own bodies. Lauren Ruddick is a world-renowned teacher and is known for “tak(ing) students out of the ordinary into the spectacular). 

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New York, New York

Friday, September 23
Board the Intrepid with Dr. Jordan Metzl and Pure Yoga’s Taylor Dunham for an “IronStrength” workshop this Friday evening. 

Yoga on a historical aircraft carrier in the Hudson River? Count me in! This class will include 30 minutes of strength building and 30 minutes of balancing the body and mind. All levels are welcome!

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Point Reyes, California

Friday, September 23 - Sunday, September 25
Join Yogascapes for some fresh air in the stunning landscape of the Point Reyes Coast. Take a guided coastal hike, reconnect with your innate self and move your body. 

Involves intermediate 6 mile hike to the camping location, so check in with your body and make sure that you are up to it! Take adventures both on and off the mat and practice amongst a lovely community of yogis. 

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Los Angeles, California

Saturday, September 24
Head to Yogaworks, LA this Saturday for a Standing Asana workshop. Teacher Anna Delury is a certified teacher in the Iyengar style, and focuses on developing awareness through the practical application of philosophy. 

In their words, “standing poses are the foundation from which our bodies discover how to align for health and well being and our minds become vibrant.” All levels are welcome! 

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Tampa, Florida

Sunday, September 25
Wanderlust is heading to Tampa this weekend for their 108 event, a “field day for your mind, body, and soul.”  

Join thousands of yogis for a 5k run (or walk, skip, saunter), 75 minutes of DJ-accompanied yoga, and a 30-minute guided meditation, as well as great local food and threads and bonus activities ranging from acroyoga to tribal marking. Reconnect with yourself and your community for a challenging and deeply rewarding day of love and light. 

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Baltimore, Maryland

Sunday, September 25
Ready to finally nail a headstand? Join Andriana Pateris at Yogaworks in Baltimore this weekend to learn to get into a headstand safely and steadily. Pateris will lead preparatory practices to strengthen the core and upper body and discuss proper alignment to allow you to fly. 

A fun and safe environment awaits you, so that you can begin to integrate inversion variations into your practice. 

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