No Place Like OM for the Holiday: Chill Out with These 10 Holiday Yoga Events

Chaparral Kirtan Band

First, get out your calendar. Second, schedule yourself some much-needed r & r this month with one of these holiday yoga events.

We can get so busy and stressed, especially at the end of the year. Learn to set healthy boundaries, sing your heart out, meditate, get bathed in sound, walk a labyrinth and more with these local offerings. Special classes this time of year are focused on helping you relax and these nine do just that.


I’m Just Here for the Savasana

Sandra Turner aka Elektra Tek

Sandra Turner aka Elektra Tek

Sandra Turner aka Elektra Tek (Credit: Grennell Media)

Yoga Nidra is a profound technique of systematic guided relaxation. You will leave feeling rested and renewed. This powerful practice will be accompanied by live gongs.

Details

  • When: Monday, December 3 & 17, 6:30-7:30pm
  • Where: Center for Conscious Movement, 3131 North Cherry Avenue
  • Cost: Donation ∼ Suggested $5-15

Free registration and details at eventbrite.com

Meditation to Stay Grounded & Centered

Susanna & Puran Bair

Susanna and Puran Bair

Susanna and Puran Bair (Courtesy of Heart Rhythm Meditation)

Remember the reasons we celebrate during this time of year. Furthermore, stay embodied and grounded with this lecture and meditation from the founders of iamHeart.

Details

  • When: Tuesday, December 4, 7:30-9pm
  • Where: Tucson Community Meditation Center, 1231 East Edison Street
  • Cost: Donation ∼ Suggested $10

Free registration and details at meetup.com

Dark Moon Labyrinth of Light

Web of Life Labyrinth Tucson

Web of Life Labyrinth Tucson offers monthly full moon labyrinth walks. They recently added a new moon labyrinth walk this month. Walk the luminous labyrinth on the darkest night of the month. Additionally, bring an instrument to add to the fun.

Details

  • When: Thursday, December 6, 5:30-6:45pm
  • Where: Web of Life Labyrinth, 2016 East Broadway Boulevard (parking and entrance from Olsen or Norton)
  • Cost: Donation ∼ Suggested $5-20

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Holiday Kirtan

Savitur

Savitur

Savitur at Galactic Center (Courtesy of Savitur)

An evening of uplifting and soul-stirring call and response chanting featuring songs of peace and joy from different spiritual traditions.

Details

  • When: Friday, December 7, 7:30-9pm
  • Where: Galactic Center, 35 East Toole Avenue
  • Cost: Donation ∼ Suggested $10

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CBD Yoga for Self-Care

Zoe Lamb

Zoe Lamb

Zoe Lamb (Courtesy of Sonoran Apothecary)

Take a break from the stress of the holidays and indulge in a CBD yoga class with Sonoran Apothecary.

Details

  • When: Saturday, December 9, 12-1:30pm
  • Where: The Ninth House, 236 South Scott Avenue
  • Cost: $20, space is limited, register via email: sonoranapothecary@gmail.com

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Radical Self-Care Workshop

Jeniffer Zimmerman

Jeniffer Zimmerman

Jeniffer Zimmerman (Credit: Jade Beall)

Setting and maintaining boundaries is how we take care of ourselves and avoid resentment. This workshop will help identify areas in your life that need boundaries and explore ways you can set and keep them. Practice gentle All Bodies Rise Yoga along with group discussion and journaling.

Details

  • When: Saturday, December 15, 1-4pm
  • Where: Yoga Oasis Central, 2631 North Campbell Avenue
  • Cost: $55 ∼ Pre-registration recommended

More info and registration at yogaoasis.com

Crone Zone: Owning Your Authentic Self

Pam Ronstadt & Pam Baker

Pam Ronstadt

Pam Ronstadt (Credit: Kristina Ronstadt)

Attend a powerful holiday yoga workshop focused on the crone stage of life. Embrace the wisdom of these years with ceremony and exploration of mythologies. Additionally, practice yoga to support the physical and emotional changes common during this time.

Details

  • When: Sunday, December 16, 3-5pm
  • Where: Mindful Yoga, 1101 North Wilmot Road
  • Cost: $25 in advance ∼ $30 at the door

More info and registration at mindfulyogatucson.com

Holiday Stress Relief Yoga Class

Ashley Celeste Leal

Ashley Celeste Leal

Ashley Celeste Leal (Credit: Kathleen Dreier)

This holiday yoga class is focused on supporting you through this time of year with ease. Practice Yin and Yang Yoga along with conscious breathing technique and gratitude meditation. Most importantly, you will learn centering practices you can use at home.

Details

  • When: Tuesday, December 18, 5:30-6:30pm
  • Where: Jade Star Acupuncture, 6440 East Broadway Boulevard
  • Cost: Free

More info at jadestaracupuncture.com

Sacred Solstice: Restorative Yoga & Sound Bath

Joseph Moffitt & Danielle Dvorak

Danielle Dvorak

Danielle Dvorak (Courtesy of Danielle Dvorak)

Move into stillness with this holiday yoga class. Return to your life refreshed and strengthened for the new year to come. Above all, leave re-tuned with a sense of restored balance in body, mind and spirit.

Details

  • When: Thursday, December 20, 7:30-9pm
  • Where: Tucson Yoga, 150 South 4th Avenue
  • Cost: $25 by December 15 ∼ $30 after

More info and registration at tucsonyoga.com

Winter Solstice Celebration

Chaparral Kirtan Band

Chaparral Kirtan Band

Matt Moon Nelson, Bradford Trojan, Gabrielle Pietrangelo, Hadji Banjovi & Kasey Ackerly (Credit: Daniel Snyder)

An evening with Chaparral Kirtan Band filled with beautiful song and call-and-response chanting. Led by local musician and yoga teacher Gabrielle Pietrangelo.

Details

  • When: Saturday, December 22, 7:30-9pm
  • Where: Tucson Yoga, 150 South 4th Avenue
  • Cost: $15 in advance ∼ $18 at the door

More info and registration at tucsonyoga.com

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