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Community Update
On-line classes, which we started offering on March 18, have proven very popular and for that we are grateful. Thanks to the overwhelming support of the community we are able to retain our outstanding teachers and continue.

At present, we do not know when it will be safe to conduct classes in a closed room; obviously, the government wants to open businesses as soon as possible because the economy is being hurt. However, our only concern is the well-being of our teachers and you. Accordingly, we will return to our physical space whenever it is responsible to do so. 

We ask that you take the on-line classes and our workshops in the safety and convenience of your home. 

Kiron Bhandari
Washington Yoga Center
Health and Wellness Round Up
Staying calm in turbulent times
by Harvard Women's Health Watch


"Nowadays, simply tuning in to the daily news is likely to be stressful. Add on the stresses of daily life — such as handling work demands or adjusting to retirement, dealing with family issues, coping with illness, or caregiving — and you may begin to greet each day with apprehension and worry. In other words, you can become anxious."  Read full article
 
Any concerns or questions please write to info@washingtonyogacenter.com.
Yoga Practice of the Week

Cat Pose 
(Marjaryasana) 
 
Cat pose provides a gentle massage to the spine and belly organs. This pose is also know to strengthen the arms, wrists, and shoulders as well as to relieve tension in the thoracic, cervical, and lumbar spine; warming up the back for practice. Along with strengthening and toning the abdominal muscles, cat pose is also known for increasing spinal flexibility.



 

Step 1 
Start on your hands and knees in a "tabletop" position. Make sure your knees are set directly below your hips and your wrists, elbows and shoulders are in line and perpendicular to the floor. Center your head in a neutral position, eyes looking at the floor.

Step 2
As you exhale, round your spine toward the ceiling, making sure to keep your shoulders and knees in position. Release your head toward the floor, but don't force your chin to your chest.

Step 3
Inhale, coming back to neutral "tabletop" position on your hands and knees.

Step 4
This pose is often paired with Cow Pose on the inhale for a gentle, flowing vinyasa.

Any concerns or questions please write to info@washingtonyogacenter.com.
Workshops at Washington Yoga Center
Science of Breath
with Rhia Morsberger
Fri, May 15, 4:00-6:00pm

In this 2-hr workshop, participants will get an understanding of our most foundational movement: our breath! Though mostly lecture-based (with handout material included), we will take time to put concepts into practice.
Register
Yoga for Anxiety
with Neva Ingalls
Sat, May 16, 3:00-5:00pm

Join Neva on a journey of exploration of the deep roots of fear that underlie so many other ills of humanity and our personal lives. Together we will explore ways to acknowledge and release fear to discover the clarity and hope that was always there.
Register
Mark your calendars

Happy Hips + Happy Heart w/ Jessica
Sun, May 24 | 1:00-3:00pm

Yoga for Stress Management w/ Angelena
Sun, May 24 | 5:30-6:45pm

Tools for Self-Care w/ Jessica
Sat, May 30 | 2:00-3:30pm
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Meet Audrey Roxas!

 

Audrey has been practicing yoga for over 15 years and initially sought it as a way to take a break from the daily work pressures. As her practice matured, she has also realized the spiritual and quieting benefits of yoga – the ability to stop the chatter and just be still. Certified at the 500 hour level, her classes are fun, dynamic, and challenging. They are focused on building strength and stability but offers plenty of room for students to work on expanding their own practice. With her continued desire to share her practice, she is also certified in the healing art of Thai Yoga and Restorative Yoga. She attributes her love for yoga, her center, and grounding from all the wonderful teachers she has and had. 

Join Audrey every week for class.
Saturdays  | 10:00-11:15 a.m. | Vinyasa I/II
A schedule to fit yours

We understand that routine and normalcy is everything these days so we have done our best to get our livestream schedule as close as possible to our in-studio schedule. So take your regular classes, but, maybe try a new class as well!

Please remember to sign up in advance for classes as
the classes close to new registrants 10 minutes before the class starts.


Please refer to website to see weekly sub changes
See our full list of upcoming workshops and class schedule online.
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