Update 11/29/20

The outdoor portion of Tuesday evening Slow Flow in the Park is now cancelled due to daylight hours. Classes will be now be held livestream at 6:15 pm on Tuesdays & Sundays. We will add back to outdoor in the spring.

We are planning to reopen in early 2021 at a new location. When capacity increases we will begin our plans on moving forward indoors.  Until that time we will continue with the livestream & outdoor classes. We want everyone to stay healthy and being a wellness center, we want to share the best experience possible. With COVID increasing around the nation we do not feel the time is right to move our classes indoors at this time.

OUTDOOR CLASSES ON MONDAYS & SATURDAYS ARE IN SESSION. BUT WATCH THE SCHEDULE AS DUE TO THE WEATHER SOME OUTDOOR PORTION OF CLASSES MAY BE CANCELLED. OUR CLASSES ARE HELD ON THE UPPER & MID-FIELDS AT FREITAS PARK

We are excited to have this opportunity to gather outside with social distancing in place. We have rented the upper field area at Freitas Park near Kaiser Hospital at 371 Monticello in TL. (The Google platform updated and changed the street address) I would suggest bring an extra large towel or blanket to put under your mat in case the grass is damp. Our Outdoor Hatha classes will be held Mondays at 9:15 am & Saturdays at 9:15 am. Please check schedule for updated times and teachers by day and start time. The in person fee will be our regular drop in charge of $23 and these classes will also be offered as livestream for our Zoom class fee. Please check our online store for rates as we often have class card specials which discounts daily class rates. Teen unperson drop in rate is $12. Up to age 18. Please make sure to fill out the Online Waiver which can be found here: https://form.jotform.com/201745263885159

Members have access to all outdoor and livestream classes as well as our video library. Drop ins & class card holders that cannot make a class time can also access the class in the video library. For both member & drop ins wanting recorded classes, please sign up for the class in advance and send us a request in response to class link and we will send you a link to the recorded class.

LIVESTREAM CLASSES

For our Livestream classes on Zoom. Please check our class schedule on www.embraceyogamarin.com.

It is very important that you sign up on our website for classes at least an hour in advance. For early morning 7 am class please sign up the evening before.  I will send out a link for your class directly to your email if you have signed up. If you haven’t signed up then you will not receive this very important link

To have an Embrace membership at this time is beneficial as it allows access to all our new Zoom Live Stream classes.

There is also the choice of a Mini-membership for $68/month to access 4 classes a month.

I am prepared to bring the best wellness experience that we can provide.

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I thank you all for your continued support and cannot wait to see you all again at the studio

Cardholders have access to all classes. We are also offering a 5 Class Card for Zoom classes at a discounted rate of $85

Please contact us if you are requesting changes to your account. Check our weekly newsletter or Facebook/Instagram Feeds for current ongoing specials

Please don’t hesitate to email me at info@embraceyogamarin.comshould you have any questions.

With our current Live Stream classes you now have more of an opportunity to try out new classes. You can still enjoy meeting with your community through Zoom on a regular basis. Keep yourself safe while continuing your practice in the comfort of your own house. Many classes will remain on our Zoom platform so that there are options for all.

NEW CLASSES AT EMBRACE 

Self Awakening Restorative Happy Hour Yoga Livestream with Muriel Murphy

This practice integrates, aligns, relaxes and rejuvenates your unique body, mind and spirit, cultivating optimal health, vitality, peacefulness, relaxation and radiance! Come away from this “life changing teaching” equipped with the tools to nurture, cultivate, honor and celebrate your unique self. Peaceful Awareness Yoga is an invitation to reprogram your body’s response to stress and an embodied experience where individuals recognize this magnificent gift of life. All is delivered in a light hearted way. Muriel poetically lifts the heart with her humor and cultivates a safe space to remember that we are all just humans living a life here together. Her inspiring style of unique class sequences offers a combination of self awakening yoga and classic restorative postures. This will reprogram your body’s response to stress, anxiety and depression. It’s fun and innovatively unwinding effects are very relaxing and rejuvenating on the body and mind.

 

 

Slow Flow with Meditation livestream on Tuesdays & Sundays at NEW TIME 6:15 pm with Elizabeth Shelhart starting 12/01/20

Come enjoy an all levels mindful flow yoga practice with ample time to move as well as rest, breathe, and enjoy stillness. The beginning of this class will be moderately active but at a slower pace. We’ll then taper down to gentle and introspective poses. After our classic Shavasana, or rest, we will practice seated Vipassana meditation. Instruction will be offered during the meditation so seasoned as well as beginning meditators are welcome

 

 

Tune up Ball Therapy Livestream with Erika Belanger Thursdays  at 8 am

 

This class is a fitness-based therapy program, where we use self-massage and somatic exercises to erase pain, improve breath capacity & posture and enhance performance in yoga and everyday activities. It will help you improve your range of motion and stability of the joints, teach you about your body and it’s blind spots, and allow you to release tension, stress, anxiety, and worry.

No yoga experience needed. You need the Yoga Tune Up therapy balls and a block.

Beginners Welcome!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CLASS UPDATES AND TIME CHANGES

NEW CLASS & TIME! Evening Iyengar Restorative with Jaqueline Gerson 6:15pm on Mondays 

This class consists entirely of Iyengar Yoga restorative poses. The sequence will help you to relax and de-stress. A sequence such as this will be beneficial for various reasons. It might be that you practice these poses because you are feeling lower in energy. It might be that they help you when you are feeling unwell. You might use these poses as a way of preparing for pranayama. If you are someone who more regularly practices active, stimulating poses then this sequence might be just what you need to bring back some balance.higher stamina, and may help reduce minor lower back and neck issues.

All Level Hatha Yoga with Muriel Murphy – Mondays & Saturdays at 9:15 am. These will be in outdoor in the park as well as live stream 

Hatha is a general category that includes most yoga styles. It is an old system that includes the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises), which help bring peace to the mind and body, preparing the body for deeper spiritual practices such as meditation.

Muriel’s sequences include mindfulness meditation techniques, dharma weaving and applied anatomy to inform you as to why each part of these meditations and movements are useful in our daily existence. All is delivered in the light hearted way she poetically lifts the heart with her humor and cultivates a safe space to remember we all just humans living a life here together.

 

Hatha Yoga Level 1-2 with Loren Altura LIvestream Fridays from Noon to 1 pm

Hatha yoga is a merging of the ha: the solar, masculine, active with the tha: the lunar, feminine and passive qualities. In Hatha 1-2, students can expect to learn the fundamentals of yoga asana from a holistic perspective. Learning detailed alignment, breathwork, sequences, beginning meditation, mudras as well as simple mantras.
Students will experience the merging of these energetic qualities in a safe and supportive environment which is designed to promote a steady and consistent practice which builds and refines from these fundamentals. Each class is different, focused and appropriately challenging. 🦋

Livestream Kundalini Yoga with Adriana Cerundolo Tuesdays from 6 – 7:30 pm

Kundalini Yoga 11 week series: Staying True

Dates: Oct 6 – Dec 15

New 11-week series: Lower Triangle: Safety, Pleasure & Power.

Our lower triangle is the home of our first three
chakras, and is the trifecta that keeps us grounded, secure, and confident in our sense of self. A strong lower triangle is vital for wellbeing, especially for empaths and highly sensitive people. When competing realities in the external world threaten our sense of safety, our lower triangle becomes the anchor for connecting us to our truth. Join us for this 11-week series to connect to the guru within, activate your power, and relax into the pleasure of your own life force. Expect an inner journey of breath, sound and movement to revitalize and expand your being. All levels welcome.

Adriana Cerundolo is a kundalini yoga teacher, sound healer, and dance ceremonialist. She specializes in connecting people with their infinite divine truth within. Learn more at saraysound.com.

Staying true to ourselves, deeply listening, and knowing our divinity is the way to move through uncertain times. This 11-week series will support our inner knowing and divine love of self.

 

 Livestream Hatha Yoga with Oana Lansman Wednesday mornings  from 9 – 10 am     

Progressive Hatha Livestream Sundays from 9:15 – 10:30 am

Meditate & Restore Livestream Thursday Evenings at 6:15 pm

                                      

 

Hatha is a general category that includes most yoga styles. It is an old system that includes the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises), which help bring peace to the mind and body, preparing the body for deeper spiritual practices such as meditation.This class is a meditation in motion that invites you to cultivate a steadiness of mind as you go deep into the physical and subtle/energetic body. Emphasizes the integration of inner and outer, breath and body, mind and heart.

 

Iyengar Yoga Livestream with Karen Kukula

Tuesdays & Fridays from 9:15-10:30 am

Iyengar Yoga, named after and developed by B. K. S. Iyengar, is a form of Hatha Yoga that has an emphasis on detail, precision and alignment in the performance of posture (asana) and breath control (pranayama). The development of strength, mobility and stability is gained through the asanas. B.K.S.

 

Props to have handy: Mat, 2 blocks, strap (belt or sarong will also work) a couple neatly folded beach towels or yoga blankets and bolster or cushion.

 

Livestream Vinyasa Flow Yoga with Sara Hess

Sundays from 4 – 5:15 pm

 

Vinyasa Yoga is a dynamic system of practicing asanas (poses). Yoga postures flow in a logical sequence. Each position complements those that precede and follow. This practice focuses on the synchronization of breath & the continuous flow of movement. Vinyasa is a strong practice that builds heat, endurance, flexibility, strength and mental focus. This class can be strenuous.

Alignment Based Vinyasa with Erika Belanger

Monday, Wednesday & Fridays 7 – 8 am

 

 

This  early morning class is meant to awaken your body and give you the energy to prepare for your workday. It focuses on alignment and quality of breath in classical and out of the box sequence that include sun salutations and variations. This class is geared to all levels of students.

Upcoming Workshops

  • Free to Be Live Stream Toddlers and Infants Series with Jennifer Curtis 1/06/2021 - 02/24/2021 from Infants 11:30 - 12:30 Toddlers 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

    Free to Be Live stream Series
    8-class series
    “Free to Be…” is a specially-dedicated place and time to explore ways to discover your baby as the competent, whole person she is. Over a period of 8-weeks you are invited to observe and fully appreciate your child’s capabilities while learning authentic and respectful ways to support him becoming all he came here to be. You will encourage your child’s independent play, foster her critical thinking skills, and deepen your relationship—all in a thoughtful, less-is-more approach. Free to Be… Supported at Home offers an online format for families who wish to incorporate this model of caregiving directly into their home environment. Families benefit from a weekly virtual gathering in a small group of parents or caregivers with children of similar age. Warmly guided by an experienced facilitator, for one hour each week you will receive the opportunity to see & hear from one another, ask questions, share discoveries and receive customized feedback and resources, all with a primary focus on parenting with authenticity and respect.During the present public health order to shelter-in-place, this new online format provides access to a community of like-minded families via weekly online meetings, and comes with the opportunity to join the larger community of Free to Be families in a private online forum.Should the shelter-in-place order be lifted during the course of our 8-week series, we will meet for an hour and a half in a developmentally aligned, prepared environment (at Embrace Yoga) to experience the benefits of observing autonomous play and interaction among the children.Free to Be… Supported at Home, with Jennifer Curtis, RIE® InternTM
    online support for families
    8-week series $320; $280 early registration up to 2 weeks prior to start date

HATHA

Hatha is a general category that includes most yoga styles. It is an old system that includes the practice of asanas (yoga postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises), which help bring peace to the mind and body, preparing the body for deeper spiritual practices such as meditation. Hatha classes focus on correctly aligning the body to improve general posture, breathing and circulation. Hatha is ideal for beginners and those with physical limitations.

IYENGAR

Named after and developed by B. K. S. Iyengar, is a form of Hatha Yoga that has an emphasis on detail, precision and alignment in the performance of posture (asana) and breath control (pranayama). The development of strength, mobility and stability is gained through the asanas. B.K.S.

RESTORATIVE

A form of yoga that seeks to achieve physical, mental and emotional relaxation with the aid of props. The use of props makes it easier for you to maintain balance while you are stimulating and relaxing your body.

VINYASA FLOW

Vinyasa Yoga is a dynamic system of practicing asanas (poses). Yoga postures flow in a logical sequence. Each position complements those that precede and follow. This practice focuses on the synchronization of breath & the continuous flow of movement. Vinyasa is a strong practice that builds heat, endurance, flexibility, strength and mental focus. This class can be strenuous; may be appropriate for beginners.

YIN YOGA

Named after and developed by B. K. S. Iyengar, is a form of Hatha Yoga that has an emphasis on detail, precision and alignment in the performance of posture (asana) and breath control (pranayama). The development of strength, mobility and stability is gained through the asanas. B.K.S.

CORE BALANCE

This class will help you build core awareness, stability and strength.  You will learn how to safely strengthen and engage the core abdominal complex, learn techniques to release body muscle tension.  A stronger and stable core will better support the spine resulting in better posture alignment, balanced breath and may help reduce minor lower back and neck issues.

Embrace the moment, Embrace Life!

Live life with balance, grounding and love.

At Embrace Yoga, Feel the Energy

with our amazing teachers and wonderful offerings……we invite you to be present !

Our teachers are some of the very best in Marin and from all different backgrounds of yoga. We offer classes in Iyengar Yoga, Vinyasa Flow Yoga, Restorative Yoga, Hatha Yoga for all levels, Yin Yoga, Hatha Yoga Flow and Core Balance Yoga.

We also have a variety of specialty workshops. Intro to Yoga,  Yin Yoga for the Seasons, iyengar based workshops, Therapy Ball Workshops and Ayurveda Workshops and Cleanses. Please look under our workshop tab, to see our current workshop offerings.

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