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Classes + Workshops

At Unwind we offer classes and workshops taught by experienced professionals and experts in their fields. Check this space often for new and upcoming offerings!

(If you'd like to host your next class, workshop, or event at Unwind, please contact us)

Vibrobath

 

A Sound Bath that you can feel with your specially designed sound massage pillows that vibrate in harmony with sound therapy frequencies and music. These vibrations helps to melt away bodily tension, pain, and stress to restore overall wellness.

 

Benefits include stress reduction, improved circulation, optimize breathing, enhanced memory, and pain relief.

 

Included in the session are individual sound massage pillows, cozy blankets, Reiki, nature sounds, guided breathwork meditation, and aromatherapy.

Residency Dates:

June 20th, 27th ~ July 11th, 18th ~ August 1st, 8th

Enjoy a 90 minutes session

$75

Packages available: purchase a summer residency pass and attend all 6 sessions for $375 (you get one session on us!)

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Sauna & Breathwork

 

 

This contrast therapy experience led by Garrett McCoy will invite participants to learn and feel the key techniques of the 'Find Your Breath' program in a guided sauna and cold plunge session alternating for 3 rounds of fifteen minutes in the sauna and three minutes in the cold water. The detoxifying practice will leave you feeling invigorated.

- listen, feel, connect

- the breath wave

- full breath soft body

 

Garrett is a seasoned coach with 2 decades as a leader in the fitness industry and founder of Move, Breathe, Create. His holistic approach emphasizes contrast therapy, breath-work, mindfulness, seamlessly blended with functional strength, and conditioning programs. “People want to separate mind, body, and spiritual health. It’s in their harmony true transformation is made”

 

His signature program “Find Your Breath” invites people to find their breath in 30 days. The thirty video program teaches a different breathing technique each day set to nature, calming, music and is about :15 minutes in length. “I want people to be able to form the habit of taking time to themselves each day and connecting to what’s most important.

July 18, 2024

12:30 - 2:30pm

$75

Alexander Technique Workshop

Improve Your Balance and Posture,

 Lower Stress  &  Prevent Injury 

The Alexander Technique is a 100-year-old method for helping you learn how to use your body more properly. You receive gentle hands-on guidance and verbal instruction to help you prevent movement patterns that wear you down by the end of the day or cause pain. There are no exercises, machines or special clothing. Instead, you apply the principles to your normal activities. Through the technique, you can learn how to reduce habits of excess tension as you gain a renewed feeling of ease and lightness to improve the way you look and feel every day of your life.

Together we will look at how you think and move in your daily life. In this two hour, one day workshop you will learn the basics of the Alexander Technique and begin the journey to developing healthier movement patterns, relieving pain and improving balance, posture and overall energy. 

Led by Joni Clare

Certified Alexander Technique Teacher

 

Dates Offered:

August 25, 2024 (1-3pm)

January 12, 2025 (1-3pm)

$60 

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Sun & Sauna

A Celebration of each Solstice and Equinox

Breia, of the YogaShop, will lead us through 108 Sun Salutations in celebration of the Spring Equinox followed by a Community Sauna Session where we'll move through the Thermic Cycle of

Hot - Cold - Rest - Repeat.

108 Sun Salutations is a moving meditation connecting the body, mind and universe. The number 108 is important in many different cultures and traditions.

~Hindu tradition associates the number 108 with the number of Shiva's attendants  ~India has 108 sacred sites across the country ~The High Temple of Lamanai in Mayan culture was erected 108 feet tall ~Buddhist temples are often built with 108 steps representing the 108 steps to enlightenment ~Some forms of Tai Chi have 108 movements ~The diameter of the sun is 108 times the diameter of the earth ~The average distance of the Sun and Moon to Earth is 108 times their particular diameters ~In astrology, there are 12 constellations and 9 planets (12X9=108) ~There are 54 letters in Sanskrit each having a masculine and feminine form (54X2=108) ~There are 108 petals in a natural rose

Fall Equinox - TBD

Winter Solstice - TBD

$60

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Sound Bath

Come relax and unwind with the healing vibrations of quartz crystal singing bowls, gongs, tuning forks, drums and chimes.

Everything in the universe is composed of energy. As such, everything has a natural frequency vibration. Energy, light, atoms, molecules, and even our planet are vibrating at specific frequencies and thus producing “sound”. This includes every living cell in our bodies as well as the energy centers known as Chakras. Just like a musical instrument that emits sound, our chakras and our cells can either be in tune or out of tune.

 

Every cell and chakra center is naturally tuned to maintain well being and health. But physical, mental and environmental factors can interfere and cause these vibrations to go out of tune and into a state of imbalance. Crystal Singing Bowls are tuned to the body’s Chakra centers so, much like a tuning fork causes resonance to adjacent objects, when played, they help tune chakra centers to resonate in their proper, natural state. In doing so, they allow for the free flow of energy throughout the body, mind and spirit.

*Bring a yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes

(Must reserve your spot 1 hour before start time,

walk-ins not available unless confirmed on the phone prior,

24 hour standard cancelation policy)

Thursdays at 6:00pm

Saturdays at 5:00pm

$25

Sound & Sauna

 

Come relax and unwind with a Sound Bath

followed by a Community Sauna. 

 

The vibrations of quartz crystal singing bowls, Tibetan bowls, gongs, tuning forks, drums and chimes will bring you into a meditative and relaxed state that will allow for the free flow of energy throughout the body, mind, and spirit. 

 

Afterwards move through the Thermal Cycle as your sauna guide

leads you in a Community Sauna session to experience the cycle of

Hot ~ Cold ~ Rest ~ Repeat. Your guide will educate you on the

health benefits of the sauna and cold plunge. This experience will leave you fully relaxed and rejuvenating. 

*Bring a yoga mat, comfortable clothes, swimsuit, and towel

Must reserve your spot 2+ hours before start time,

walk-ins not available unless confirmed on the phone prior,

24 hour standard cancelation policy)

Saturdays

5:00 - 7:30pm

$55

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Thai Massage

32-hour Certification Course

Thai Massage is an ancient form of bodywork utilizing methods from acupressure, energy line work (sen lines), joint mobilization and yoga-like stretching. Thai is a clothed massage, given on a futon-like mat on the floor.

 

Instructor Kevin Lynch is a NCBTMB certified continuing education instructor. This 32-hour continuing education certification course that will cover the basic principles and techniques of “Northern Style “ Thai massage, as well as theory and history of Thai massage. 

This course is open to any individuals that are sincerely interested in learning healing bodywork and massage. No prior experience is required. It is a valuable addition for massage therapist, healing arts practitioners, yoga teachers, yoga students, physical therapist, personal trainers or anyone who is interested in helping others, like family and friends!

This course includes:

*Full routine utilizing prone, side-lying, supine and seated positions for the recipient

*Theory and massage of 10 major energy sen lines

*Proper body mechanics for the practitioner

*Precautions and contraindications for clients and practitioners

*History, theoretical principles and ethics of Thai massage

*Ability to perform a complete 90min - 120min Thai massage

*Thai Massage manual and additional handouts

 

January 2025

2 Weekends: Sat + Sun

9am - 6pm

$1099 ($200 non-refundable deposit)

Maximum students: 10

HeArt Centered Meditation

"There is a place between voice and presence
where information flows.
In disciplined silence it opens..."

Rumi

13th century Sufi poet

Finding Stillness as the Source of all creative potential…This is Meditation. When the spiritual world unfolds within and we connect to deeper guidance and understanding, there is a profound revelation that leads to experiencing truly remarkable lives, full of positive potential and creativity, free from the burdens of negativity and conflict.

 

Eckhart Tolle (The Power of Now) calls this meditative reality an experience of “spaciousness…the 4th dimensional reality.” He refers to the experience as “pure joy.” Joy and happiness are inherent aspects of Life...the feeling that we are one with the ever present power of love and compassion. A feeling and a space we can create in every moment. Without judgement, we release thoughts that bind us to pain and conflict. This is the real benefit of meditation: the realization that letting go allows us the “space” to grow the seeds of our future. Psychologist Carl Jung writes “...the more weight we attach to unconscious processes, the more we detach ourselves from the world of desires…the nearer we draw to the state of unconsciousness with its qualities of oneness, indefiniteness and timelessness. This is truly a liberation of the self…”

Lia introduces you to meditation practice with a focus on how the breath, sacred mantra, and quiet posture of the body, all work together to create stillness of the mind. She understands that meditation has to work for those of us living busy lives. Even Zen walking (kinhin) is practiced in a way that can become part of a daily meditation. Creating joy and happiness is not an elusive prospect. It requires determination to change the way we perceive our place in the world and a willingness to open to the power of the Heart, where the true flow of Life energy is centered. With the foundational tools of this HeArt Centered practice, you become your own guide to knowing peace of mind, giving Life an opportunity to respond with harmony and balance…and unlimited potential for joy becomes a choice, not a wish.

Lia’s approach to meditation has been formed over 45 years of devout Buddhist practice in Japanese, Zen and Tibetan traditions. She holds a Masters in Social Work and has provided years of guidance and therapy to her clients. She is also the author of “Wandering: Lessons from the Heron and the Haul Road.” (2016)

Stay Tuned
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