Pre-Game Stretch with Inner Spring Yoga
Oct
14
4:00pm 4:00pm

Pre-Game Stretch with Inner Spring Yoga

Get your friends together and come out for a night of yoga and soccer with Lousiville City FC and Inner Spring Yoga. 

We will take to the pitch for an hour of pre-game stretching with Carrie Klaus, E-RYT followed by free appetizers at Against the Grain, and of course the Louisville City FC vs Richmond Kickers game!

For questions, please contact Leigh Nieves:
Email: Lnieves@louisvillecityfc.com
Phone: (502)384-8799 ext. 110

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Inner Spring Yogis go to Wanderlust
Oct
22
7:30am 7:30am

Inner Spring Yogis go to Wanderlust

Wanderlust 108 is coming to Louisville again! This is a one-day "Mindful Triathlon" with a yoga, meditation, and a 5K. Don't worry -- you don't even have to train. You can walk the 5K (3.1 miles), and just enjoy the stroll since it isn't a timed competition. You'll also enjoy tons of music and festivities.

Read more about it here:
http://wanderlust.com/108-events/louisville-ky/

We've created a team again this year, called Inner Spring Yogis, and we'd love to come together as a community to partake in the activities. Feel free to invite friends who aren't members at ISY. 

To register, you must register with EventBrite and select our team. Use the link below to buy tickets, then search for Inner Spring Yogis. The team code is "ISY". 

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Chaturanga Clinic
Oct
28
1:30pm 1:30pm

Chaturanga Clinic

Does your Chaturanga Dandasana fall flat? Knees, chest and chin more like knees, belly, face? 

Keep your shoulders safe, your core strong, and your vinyasa moving with this instructional clinic.

Join Carrie Klaus, E-RYT and Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP) as she breaks down the subtle nuances of one of yoga's most incorrectly practiced postures. Learn some of the most common issues with chaturanga dandasana and safe and effective ways to correct these common misalignments. Also learn safe modifications for chaturanga, and the significant differences between "knees, chest, chin" variation and true chaturanga.

We'll end the afternoon with an asana practice of deeply relaxing and restorative postures for your tired shoulders, arms and chest.

This workshop is designed to help students safely practice chaturanga, and provide beneficial information for teachers. 

Teachers registered with the Yoga Alliance can earn 3 contact hours toward their continuing education requirements.

Investment: $40 (Early Bird Registration - Register BEFORE October 1 and save $10)

Space is limited, pre-registration is required.
**We are sorry, we are unable to issue refunds for workshop purchases

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Basic Sanskrit for Yogis
Nov
19
1:30pm 1:30pm

Basic Sanskrit for Yogis

Have you ever wondered what your yoga teacher is saying when she calls out the pose names? Are you a yoga teacher and want to sharpen your Sanskrit pronunciation (you'll be surprised at what you might be mispronouncing!)? Have you tried to read the Yoga Sutra of Patanjali, the Bhagavad Gita, or any other work translated from Sanskrit and feel like you are lost in translation?

The Sanskrit language, the language of yoga, adds depth and understanding to your physical practice, and this vibrational language is the language of healing.

Join Carrie Klaus, E-RYT, YACEP for this informative workshop! Carrie has studied the Sanskrit language with Nicolai Bachman (author of The Language or Yoga), as well as Michael Johnson.

In this two hour workshop we will learn the importance of the Sanskrit language to yoga, the proper mouth positions for producing the sounds of the Sanskrit language, and explore the correct pronunciation of some of the most common words you'll find in a yoga class and in the Classic texts.

This workshop is for all students of yoga who wish to deepen their understanding of the language of this practice (not just for teachers). 

**RYT's can earn 2 contact hours of continuing education

Investment: $30

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Myths of the Asana
Dec
3
2:30pm 2:30pm

Myths of the Asana

Have you ever wondered about the significance of the names of some of your favorite yoga postures? 

Join Carrie Klaus, E-RYT, YACEP and Laura DeMent, E-RYT, YACEP for "Myths of the Asana", an exploration of some of the stories and myths surrounding the yoga asana.

Understanding the myths, and symbolism in the yoga tradition will add depth to your practice.

In this 2.5 hour class we will share a well sequenced asana practiced with myths, stories and chanting interspersed.

Investment: $45 (10% off for FHY auto-withdrawal students)

Please register/pay by November 19 ♥

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Yoga in Action Circle
Jan
27
to Apr 7

Yoga in Action Circle

We all have a responsibility to serve our communities, and we all have unique gifts and talents to offer. Yoga in Action, a partnership with Off the Mat, Into the World, helps you uncover your unique gifts and talents, and helps you connect to your passion. 

Lead by Laura DeMent, E-RYT, Yoga in Action Facilitator and Carrie Klaus, E-RYT and community activist. In this workshop you will:

- Awaken your authentic purpose through the process of yoga
- Develop tools/practices to put purpose into action in a sustainable way
- Learn how to make a difference in your community.

Dates:
January 27 & 28
February 17 & 18
March 31 & April 1
April 7

**All sessions will meet from 1:00pm - 6:00pm and attendance at all 7 sessions is mandatory.

Investment:
$275
**Payment plans are available if registered by October 1, 2017. All registrations after October 1, 2017 are paid in full. All payments are non-refundable.

**Registration deadline is January 1, 2018

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May
11
to May 14

Spring Yoga Retreat

Join us for our FOURTH ANNUAL YOGA RETREAT.
This year we will return to beautiful New Harmony, Indiana along the banks of the Wabash River.

Our accomodations with be the peaceful setting of the Barn Abbey. With hiking trails along the river, beautiful views, and plenty of outdoor space to enjoy the awakening of the Earth. This year's retreat will truly be a get-away from your every day life.

All prices include accomodations at the Barn Abbey, daily yoga and meditation sessions, and 8 vegan meals (prepared lovingly by us as a group).

All rooms are shared occupancy with one set of bunk beds.
**There are 12 TOP BUNKS available, the first 12 participants to volunteer for a top bunk save $30!!
***Space is limited, reserve TODAY!!

Investment:

$375 - special price for the first 6 participants who PAY IN FULL
**NO REFUNDS

$419 - with a non-refundable deposit of $75 by January 31

$449 - after January 31
$473 - after March 31

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Mar
25
2:00pm 2:00pm

Get Your Feet Off the Ground: Inversions

Learning to get your feet off the ground can be scary, but when prepping with the right poses and being guided through the steps in a safe environment, arm balances and inversions can be fun!

Join Laura DeMent, RYT for this two part series to build your confidence and take your practice to the next level.

Each session can be taken individually or as part of a series.

Arm Balances - Feb. 26 - Jeffersonville studio
Inversions - March 25 - New Albany studio

Investment: $40 for individual sessions / $70 for series

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Feb
12
1:00pm 1:00pm

Chakras and Chocolate

NEW ALBANY LOCATION

This Valentine's Day, celebrate love for yourself and/or come along with your sweetheart for an afternoon of chakras and chocolate!

The body is a vehicle of consciousness. Chakras are the wheels
of life that carry this vehicle about. You’ll explore and balance your chakras as you are guided through a poetic meditation as well as a warming yoga asana flow. Along with gaining spiritual wisdom, you’ll experience better health, more energy, enhanced creativity, and the ability to manifest your dreams!

Vegan sea-salt almond bark chocolate generously provided by Cellar Door Chocolates.

Investment: $30 single / $50 per couple

**Register by clicking "shop!" at the top of this page

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Feb
11
2:00pm 2:00pm

Yoga for Runners Workshop

JEFFERSONVILLE LOCATION

Treat yourself to learning some self-care during your training season!

Just in time for the Louisville Triple Crown of Running, we invite you to join Danielle Corley and Kim Hannan, both RYTs with a passion for running, for this two-hour workshop to focus on yoga postures and strategies that will specifically target runners’ needs.

We’ll review some common challenges runners face, and we’ll explore a yoga asana practice that’s an effective option for cross-training. Participants will also leave with recommendations for warm-ups and cool-downs to be used on running days.

All experience levels welcome! If this is your first race, 100th race, or your passion lies in neighborhood walks, you’ll learn some yoga practices to integrate into your life on the road.

Investment: $40; save $5 if you provide confirmation of your registration to any of the 2017 Louisville Triple Crown races: Anthem 5K Fitness Classic, Rodes City Run 10K or Papa John’s 10 Miler.

**Register by clicking "shop!" at the top of this page

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Jan
29
3:00pm 3:00pm

Restorative Yoga Special Class

JEFFERSONVILLE LOCATION

Come experience this time for optimal rest, yielding and release. Through long held, "comfy" poses and following the breath, this restorative yoga session with Anne will provide you with an opportunity to pause and practice softening and relaxation. Restorative Yoga is an act of radical compassion.

Props will be provided but wear comfortable and warm clothing.

This workshop is limited to 18 students so we can provide enough props for everyone. Please register early, as the class will fill up!

Investment: $30, $20 for 1st 5 students to sign up.

**Register by clicking "shop!" at the top of this page

 

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Jan
15
3:30pm 3:30pm

Foundations of Yoga: Weekend Workshop

NEW ALBANY LOCATION

In this 2-day foundational workshop, you'll learn the basics of alignment for the most common yoga asana (postures). This course is designed for beginers and seasoned yogis alike.

Beginners will learn the most fundamental postures and aligment, while seasoned yogis will benefit from revisiting the basics of alignment to bring new awareness to their practice.

This class will meet in the afternoon, from 1pm - 4pm on Saturday and 1:00 - 3:30pm on Sunday.

Investment: $80 if registered on or before January 7th, $90 on or after January 8th.

**Register by clicking "shop!" at the top of this page

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Jan
1
2:00pm 2:00pm

Your Best Year Yet

Are you ready to have your best year yet?

Sleep in, then join Laura DeMent, Health Coach and Registered Yoga Teacher, for this afternoon workshop to start your year off right.

You will learn about radical self-care and how to integrate it into your life. Guided journaling will help you discover how you want to feel and set goals to keep you on track. The workshop will conclude with a Hatha Flow to Restorative Yoga Practice.

All levels welcome!

Investment: $45 (Register before December 11, 2016 and pay just $40)

NEW ALBANY LOCATION

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Dec
10
1:00pm 1:00pm

Elemental Ayurveda: Continuing Series

In the first part of this series we explored the history and philosophy of Ayurveda and its deep roots which intertwine with Jyotish (Vedic Astrology), Vaastu( Science of Structures), and Hatha Yoga; how these living sciences provide full, synchronous, and enriching support along our paths of self-discovery. We focused on the ways in which Ayurveda can help each of us realize the four harmonious goals of human life, the Ashramas, Kama, Dharma, Artha, and Moksha. We will review this opening in each of the three remaining sessions and explore:

The process of self-inquiry, which leads to understanding your Prakruti, your individual constitution, while understanding the qualities of the Doshas, universal pairings of elements, which fluctuate in and out of balance, Vata, Pitta, and Kapha. We will learn directly from several Ayurvedic sutras, Vedic verses which enlighten us, on “removal of the cause” as a first medicine.
A new understanding of “Time”: days, seasons, age & celestial cycles which hold the greatest influence over our Prakruti, health and vitality. We will visit subtle pathways into Pranayama and meditation, which lead to intuitive “listening” to what Ayurveda terms the voice of your Inner Physician, which resonates with the wisdom of Time and Nature.

Pleasurable daily rituals and routines for sustaining health and vitality throughout life, including Abhyanga, rhythmic body massage with special attention toward head, hands, and feet, opening into the realm of Marma, and the spiritual value of intuitive touch; the Ayurvedic view of essential herbs and oils, the living essences of which are unique companions to each individualʼs Prakruti.

I look forward to sharing the stories, joys, poetry and seed-knowledge of Ayurveda with you, always with gratitude for my inspiring teachers, Dr. Vasant Lad, Dr. David Frawley, Dr. Robert Svoboda, and Dr. Talavane Krishna. I will be directing you to many of their writings and study programs, as invaluable resources for life.
Peace, Kari

SATURDAY AFTERNOONS / 1-4PM
JUNE 11 / SEPTEMBER 10 / DECEMBER 10

INVESTMENT / $45 PER SESSION

Jeffersonville Location

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Dec
3
2:00pm 2:00pm

Kids Yoga!

You love yoga....why not share that gift with your kids?

In our over scheduled, fast paced lives, it's such a gift to learn the importance of s l o w i n g down. This is a gift your children will cherish for a lifetime.

In our highly anticipated Kids Yoga! classes your little ones (ages 5-10) will learn yoga postures, simple meditation techniques, have time for arts and crafts, a healthy snack and plenty of FUN!!

We've scheduled 4 KIDS YOGA! classes for the remainder of 2016. You can purchase all 4 classes as a package, or purchase sessions individually.

All KIDS YOGA! sessions are held on Saturday afternoons from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Dates:
September 24 - New Albany
October 22 - Jeffersonville
November 12 - Jeffersonville
December 3 - New Albany

Investment:

Complete 4 class series: $60.00
Individual dates: $20.00

**register siblings for an additional $10 per session (additional $40 for complete series)

Registration and payment are REQUIRED ONE WEEK PRIOR to each individual session. Due to the cost of materials to prepare snacks and crafts no refunds can be given after payment is received.

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Nov
20
1:00pm 1:00pm

Guided Loving Kindness Meditation

Join Lydia Lagenour, RYT for this special event to get your heart and mind in the right place for the upcoming Holiday season.

With a loving heart as the background, all that we attempt, all that we encounter will open and flow more easily. Explore *loving~kindness* with Lydia through gentle yoga postures followed by a guided meditation and a blissed-out savasana. No experience necessary! All are welcome.

Investment: $20

Jeffersonville Location

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Nov
12
2:00pm 2:00pm

Kids Yoga!

You love yoga....why not share that gift with your kids?

In our over scheduled, fast paced lives, it's such a gift to learn the importance of s l o w i n g down. This is a gift your children will cherish for a lifetime.

In our highly anticipated Kids Yoga! classes your little ones (ages 5-10) will learn yoga postures, simple meditation techniques, have time for arts and crafts, a healthy snack and plenty of FUN!!

We've scheduled 4 KIDS YOGA! classes for the remainder of 2016. You can purchase all 4 classes as a package, or purchase sessions individually.

All KIDS YOGA! sessions are held on Saturday afternoons from 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Dates:
September 24 - New Albany
October 22 - Jeffersonville
November 12 - Jeffersonville
December 3 - New Albany

Investment:
Individual dates: $20.00

**register siblings for an additional $10 per session (additional $40 for complete series)

Registration and payment are REQUIRED ONE WEEK PRIOR to each individual session. Due to the cost of materials to prepare snacks and crafts no refunds can be given after payment is received.

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Nov
12
1:00pm 1:00pm

Chaturanga Clinic

Does your Chaturanga Dandasana fall flat? Knees, chest and chin more like knees, belly, face?

Keep your shoulders safe, your core strong, and your vinyasa moving with this instructional clinic.

Join Carrie Klaus, E-RYT and Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider (YACEP) as she breaks down the subtle nuances of one of yoga's most incorrectly practiced postures. Learn some of the most common issues with chaturanga dandasana and safe and effective ways to correct these common misalignments.

We'll end the afternoon with an asana practice of deeply relaxing and restorative postures for your tired shoulders, arms and chest.

This workshop is designed to help students safely practice chaturanga, and provide beneficial information for teachers. Teachers registered with the Yoga Alliance can earn 2.5 contact hours toward their continuing education requirement.

Investment: $30 (Early Bird Registration - Register BEFORE October 29 and save $10)

Space is limited, please consider pre-registering to reserve your spot!!
**Payment MUST be received within 24 hours of reservation to guarantee your space.
**Payment can be made from our schedule page, or by visiting the Shop! tab of our website.

New Albany Locaation

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Nov
5
1:00pm 1:00pm

Ayurveda Open House

Join Kari on a journey to the hidden garden of Ayurveda: the supportive sister science of Hatha Yoga, an ancient healing system rooted in the sustaining power of nature within each individual, a lasting gift of vital life & longevity, a treasure of simple seasonal practices & pleasures to bring health & harmony to body, mind and spirit.

Kari’s own journey into Ayurveda began in childhood, growing up on a remote farm in Indiana, practicing Hatha Yoga at an early age, and becoming a photographer & poetic advocate of a life lived close to nature. Her daily practice of Ayurveda as a healing system began in 2001, at the Indus River Valley Center, in Mysore, India. After returning home, she began to study with Dr. Vasant Lad, through The Ayurvedic Institute. Also certified in Hatha Yoga, she has been teaching since 2001. In her private sessions she combines CranioSacral Therapy, in the visionary tradition of the Milne Institute, with Ayurveda & Hatha Yoga, in their oldest and simplest forms, as natural medicine.

FREE AYURVEDA WORKSHOP 1-2:30PM

Learn simple & nourishing Winter practices which bolster vitality & immune system support from the ancient system of natural medicine, Ayurveda.

If you cannot attend the Open House, please join Kari Thursday mornings every week at Inner Spring Jeffersonville, for Ayurveda & Asana, to learn lessons from the seasons & practices from the deep roots where Ayurveda & traditional Hatha Yoga entwine.

Receive a $20 gift toward a 1.5 hour private Ayurveda/CranioSacral session for yourself or as a gift for a loved one, when you attend the Ayurveda Open House workshop! This gift offer also applies to any Kari’s upcoming 2016/17 workshops.

HOLIDAY GIFT CERTIFICATE SALE 2:30-4PM

Ayurveda is truly a gift to be shared & Kari will be to available after class to answer personal health questions & guide you to Ayurveda resources. She can also help you design Holiday Gift Certificates for your loved ones, which may include Yoga classes at Inner Spring, combined with Ayurveda private sessions and seasonal workshops for everyone.

Remember to also explore the history, philosophy, & foundational world of Ayurveda in Kari’s December 10th, Elemental Ayurveda Workshop. She will offer a complete series of Ayurveda & Vaastu seasonal workshops at Inner Spring Yoga, in 2017.

You may phone Kari any time with questions, or to schedule private sessions, 502-551-3966.

Jeffersonville Location

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