Courses & Workshops

For our open, ongoing, & daily yoga class schedule please go to our schedule page

Our foundational courses in Yoga, Meditation, & Stress Reduction have been offered successfully at HW for many years. The following Courses offer a great way to start and to deepen the practices of Yoga and Meditation so that they can grow and become a resource of strength and balance in our fast paced and complex lives. We add new workshops to the schedule all the time! Please continue to check this page often for updates.

HW Courses are sequential and require pre-registration.

We offer 5 branches which include ongoing yoga classes not requiring registration (in color) and courses which require registration (in black).

YOGA PROGRAMS

Intro to Hatha Yoga
A great way to learn the foundation of classical Hatha Yoga postures, breathing techniques (Pranayama) and relaxation methods for complete beginners. Learn basic Yoga skills and upon completion you can attend all regular classes.   6 weeks   July 10-Aug 14   6:30-7:45pm   $95
 Pa Tuan Chin Qi Gong/ Eight Silk Brocade Qi Gong

An extraordinary practice which encompasses spiritual, martial and medical aspects of qi gong. For all ages and levels, no experience necessary. Can be done standing or seated. Meditation will be woven in at the end with crystal bowls.

6 weeks  July 6-Aug 10 9:00-10:15am  $95
Open Yoga Classes ongoing

MaLa Contemplative Space @ Healing Waters Programs

The Alchemy of Contemplative Living

Thursdays: July 13- Aug 10  7:00-9:00pm   5 weeks / $175

Explore how you can deepen your practice by learning simple tools from the Contemplative traditions such as mindfulness Meditation and setting an intention. This course will include  nature walks in our beautiful sanctuary , meditations by the creek and poetry.

Certified Yoga Instructors can participate in this course and earn Continuing Education Credits.

The Alchemy of Contemplative Living

Saturday: July 15  10:00am-4:00pm  1 day / $75

One day workshop at Healing Waters with Felicitas and Mala Faculty
Spaces limited to 12.

Spend a day at our beautiful sanctuary by the creek to learn contemplative tools from Eastern Wisdom traditions to slow down, create a more intentional and authentic  life . We will practice mindfulness, movement, share our experiences and  poetry spend intentional time outdoors. Please bring your own lunch for a picnic style lunch by the creek.

 

Contemplative Tools to Relieve Insomnia

Learn Contemplative Tools from meditation, yoga, and heart centered practices to
alleviate insomnia and the effects of insomnia

Tuesdays: July 11-18  7:00-8:15pm  with Felicitas
Cost $50

 

Contemplative Dinner

Enjoy a magical evening at Healing Waters for a contemplative dinner
in collaboration with the Farm Shop / White Cow Dairy Kitchen Team.
Space limited to 18.
Tuesday, July 25  7:15-9:00pm
Cost: $50

Contemplative Facilitator Training  ( NEXT TRAINING TBA)

In a contemplative facilitator training you will explore some to the main elements of the wisdom traditions, mindfulness meditation, Yoga postures, breathing techniques and create our recipe on how to infuse our lives and  that of others with more pauses,  reflection, breathing, embodiment and mindfulness practices.

To be a contemplative facilitator does not mean being an expert or a professional: it means to be a human being who is invested in contributing to a more balanced life in the many environments that we move in. As a contemplative facilitator we go about gently, without grandstanding or preaching, but from a place of spaciousness and embodiment.

Whether you are an administrator, a nurse, a yoga teacher or a contractor, stay at home mom or an attorney, if you want to immerse yourself in a contemplative journey, gain insights, learn contemplative tools and learn on how to bring some of the techniques you learn  to your family, friends and co workers come and join the MaLa  journey.Certified Yoga Instructors can participate in this course and earn Continuing Education Credits.

Prerequisites: A strong interest in contemplative practices.  The 8 week  ”Alchemy of Contemplative Living”  course  is recommended but not a requirement. To register request the application form at home@malaspace.com.

 

Contemplative Tools for the Highly Sensitive Person  (NEW DATES TBA)

As a highly sensitive person you need extra tools to stay in balance and keep your nervous system healthy. In this class you will learn more about what it means to be highly sensitive person and you will learn tools that will help you to tend and leverage the highly sensitive trait in a skillful and creative way.

A 3 week course with Felicitas Kusch-Lango

 

 

 

STRESS REDUCTION

Yin Stress Reduction
A transformative 6 week course in which you will explore different ways of coping with stress in a safe and spacious environment using a variety of techniques from contemplative traditions. You will learn specific practices from Yoga and Meditation to change your patterns of dealing with stress. CLASS FULL May 17-June 21 7:00-8:30pm  $95
6 weeks July 5-Aug 9 7:00-8:30pm $95

 

 

MINDFULNESS  & PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Intro to Mindfulness Meditation
We will cover the basics of this powerful practice, what obstacles we may face and how to work with them and how to build a home practice.  4 weeks July 10-July 31 5:00-6:15pm $75
The Philosophy of Yoga (8 Limbs)
Yoga has a rich and beautiful philosophical context. Learn the basic principles of being a yogi on and off the mat. Dates TBA
Where Do You Orient From? How To Refine Your Purpose & How to Grow Your Potential
Explore what your innate tendencies are and how you can grow new capabilities. Articulate, name and refine your purpose in different areas of your life. A fun and rewarding exploration into the 4 quadrant model of Integral Theory.  Dates TBA
Meditation Circle ongoing Tuesdays 7:00-8:00pm No Charge

MEDITATION

Intro to Mindfulness Meditation
We will cover the basics of this powerful practice, what obstacles we may face and how to work with them and how to build a home practice. 4 weeks July 10 – July 31  

7:00-8:15pm

 

$75
Meditation Circle (No Meditation Circle from July 4 – Sept 5) ongoing Tuesdays 7:00-8:00pm No Charge

FAMILY PROGRAMS

Birth Preparation & Prenatal Yoga
A course designed to prepare expecting mothers for childbirth through practicing asanas, breathing, chanting, relaxation, visualization and emphasizing pelvic floor work. Classes will also address alleviating ailments with various yoga poses and techniques. A brief period of time will be set aside at the end of each class for students to ask questions and discuss various topics. Dates TBA
 Kids Yoga in the Yurt!
Yoga is a fun way for children to channel their energy and learn to focus by breathing mindfully.Through the poses, they learn balance and body awareness. Kids will explore breath awareness with fun props and learn a series of  animal and nature poses. They will play yoga games, join in a reading circle and create a mindful nature mandala.  Kids will learn to find peace inside themselves amidst busyness of life. Ages 5-9 1 evening  July 24  3:30-5:00pm  $20
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