Sundays in March led by Ian Loeppky

6:45 pm: Orientation and introduction (posture, breathing) for new participants

7-8 pm: Zazen (silent sitting meditation): 20 minutes

             Kinhin (walking meditation): 10 minutes

             Zazen: 20 minutes

             Comments/questions: 10 minutes

Our intention is to create an inclusive “container” to practice for local people; all are welcome regardless of belief or faith. This is a place to encourage each other in our practice. All newcomers are welcome to arrive at 6:45 on any Sunday for an orientation. You are welcome to bring your own meditation cushion or use the many props provided at Shoal...

“In a fragmented world where mind is severed from body, culture from planet, and the material from the spiritual, we have a deep need for systems that allow us to reclaim our wholeness,” – Wheels of Life

The Chakra System is an ancient map detailing the 7 primary energy centers and the 5 elements of the body-mind-spirit. This series is a rare opportunity to de-mystify and study the Chakra System in-depth, providing effective tools of empowerment in daily life.

Join Danielle Monday's at 5:45 pm in March as we move through, balance, and strengthen our connection to the subtle body…the spirit within.

March 4th– Chakras 1 & 2 – Grounding, Stability, Safety, Home, Family +  Passion, Pleasure, Feelings, Sensations – Flowing standin...

March 9, 2019

8:30am - 12pm


Feeling anxious or overwhelmed? Anxiety can be a bit of a hassle. Whether you suffer from a generalized or acute anxiety disorder, it can create feelings of limited control, low self esteem, persistent fear, panic, anger and defeat. 

Despite the challenges of panic attacks and other anxiety symptoms, there are many self-help strategies that can assist you in coping with anxiety disorders. Numerous self-care activities and relaxation techniques are available to help you feel more calm, peaceful, and in control. Some of the most common relaxation strategies include breathing exercises, progressive muscle relaxation, and visualization. These techniques have been found to reduce anxiety and may even help...

March 15th - 17th, 2019

This spring, you are invited on a beautiful weekend of solid rest and relaxation with a strong, loving and supportive community.  This may be a foreign concept for you, but trust that your sense of curiosity is guiding you to a more natural state of inner alignment. Take a deep breath, accept that you are allowed to have such a moment and rearrange your hectic schedule. May we have more experiences that help us feel complete contentment and remember who we truly are at the core of our being.

It is so important to recharge our internal batteries in order to embrace each day with awareness and the fullness of whatever may come our way. This retreat will focus on strengthening your relationship...

We're excited to be teaming up with Taziki's Mediterranean Cafe to offer our students and community delicious food and time together in the social room at the Stricklin Hotel. This is a FREE event but we ask that you RSVP by January 23rd by filling out the contact form here. Thank you all for being a part of our community!!

When: Sunday, January 27th

Time: 4:30 pm

Everyone is invited!

Bhakti Unplugged - The Heart of Devotion

with Amy Barnes

Accompanied by Mary Beth Cysewski

Amy’s offerings/teachings are rooted in the Shakta (Divine Feminine) and Bhakti Yoga traditions. Join us for an afternoon immersion into the Heart of Bhakti Yoga:

  • What is Bhakti Yoga & Kirtan?

  • Yogic techniques to open body, mind, & voice

  • Intro to Mantra & Wisdom Goddess practice

  • Chanting Bhakti Kirtan

  • Mantra Meditation techniques

To learn more about Amy, visit her website at

Sign up here

$35 advance, $40 day of event

Let’s start the year with a fun afternoon of visioning, laughing and supporting each other as we create a vision board of what we would like to manifest in our hearts and lives! Danielle Snoddy will be leading a meditation and poster boards and magazines will be provided. Cost is $5 and everyone is invited. Feel free to bring your own magazines if you’d like.

Saturday, January 12th - 2pm

Why take a beginner's series?

The Beginner's Yoga series is a great way to focus on your poses, ask questions, develop your practice and make new friends. Ashley will demonstrate poses and make alignment adjustments, focusing on your practice. This is a great way to learn the basics in an intimate, non-competitive environment.

Ashley will guide you through the fundamentals of alignment and breath work as you begin to experience for yourself some of the benefits that arise from practicing yoga such as: Increased flexibility, Increased strength, Cardiovascular and digestive health, Sense of well being & relaxation.

In this series you will learn proper yogic breathing techniques, sun salutations, standing poses, seated poses, an...

Inversion Immersion - Saturday, December 29th

Level 1/2 Practice 11:30am - 1:30pm

Laura teaches inversions in the vast majority of her classes in Austin, Texas.  She believes in the benefits of inverting for the health of our nervous system, circulatory system, etc, but largely for the mental benefits.  When you are upside down, you can't think of anything else but being upside down--it is the ultimate experience of presence embodied in our asana practice.   Laura is so excited to come home for the holidays and offer this 2-hour "Inversion Immersion" to help you build strength and confidence in your inversion practice.  It is recommended that you have been practicing steadily for one year before attending this workshop.  If y...

This will be our first holiday season in downtown Florence, and we want to welcome everyone to join us for a fun evening together. Our studio will be transformed into a beautiful dining room for all to gather, share, laugh, and eat. Delicious Indian food will be catered from a Huntsville restaurant and homemade desserts will be sure to leave you feeling merry and bright. We ask that you please make a reservation by December 1st, and for a $5 donation to cover dinner and dessert, however no one will be turned away. 

One night only discounts will be offered during this event for retail purchases, gift cards, and class packages. The perfect gifts for yourself or those special people in your life!

Thank you all for your friendship, lo...

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