Mark Gerow, the founder/creator of LUNARYTHMS YOGA, returns to Chicago to teach an immersion weekend. His unique blend of flowing hatha yoga combines various styles and incorporates elements including ayurveda, yoga therapy, poetry and organic movement. Mark has taught at such places as Canyon Ranch of the Berkshires and Kripalu Center.
Friday 6:30 to 9p.m. -Vinyasa Flow (Moon in Leo) All Levels Flow, Fun, Poetry, Meditation Releasing: All Levels Flow-Fun, Releasing, Poetry, Meditation
Saturday 9:30 to 11:30 AM -Ayurveda and Yoga : Lecture and Asana Practice for Vata, Pitta and Kapha
1:30 to 4 PM -Yin Yoga Workshop : Do you have trouble sitting for long periods of time or wake up with achey joints or a stiff back? In your regular practice, are there places you can't seem to open or release? Are you a Type A that could use some calming or stress-reduction techniques? Come and experience "loose and juicy' joints while creating a meditative, reflective practice that requires no pushing or strain. The fundamentals of YIN YOGA or Taoist Yoga is to apply long, passive holding in asana (no standing poses) to penetrate the body deeper than the muscle tissue. Access the connective tissue and facia, stimulating growth, lubrication, spaciousness and ENERGY! As a result of this quiet practice, you may also experience a peacefulness deep at your core while achieving a sense of heightened energy throughout the entire body. Level: beginners to advanced levels welcome.
Sunday 9 to 12p.m.- Journey Through the Chakras: Asanas, Sound, Affirmation
Workshop is $180 before 5/5. $55 per session
For more info o to register please call 847-475-1500 or online at: http://clients.mindbodyonline.com/ws.asp?studioid=2181&stype=-8&sView=day&sTrn=100000001