November 16 &, 17 – Master Yoga Teacher GABRIEL HALPERN. Weekend Theme – “YOGA: TRANSFORMATION OF FIRE” 


Friday, Nov. 16th, 6-9 p.m. The Fire Of Life: Healing From Trauma  –  Restorative Workshop. You don’t need to be the Buddha to realize all life has a sorrowful component. No one is free from feeling this aspect of their humanity. Yoga is one of the best choices to adapt and cope with the facts of existence and the shocks we have all been heir to. Restorative poses that relax the nervous system and poses that keep the heart open to devotion and compassion will highlight this class. This class is currently full. 

Saturday, Nov. 17th, 11 a.m.-2 p.m – The Fire Of Aspiration: Awakening The Kundalini – Therapeutic Wall Ropes Workshop. The therapeutic use of wall ropes can help speed healing and prevent recurrence of injury. Wall ropes unbind the knots of tension in the pelvis, hips, and low back releasing the tension that prevents the free flowing of the energy of consciousness. In this state breath flows freely charging the body with vitality, clarity, and tranquility. This class is currently full.

BOTH WORKSHOPS ARE SOLD OUT. Please ONLY use the form below to guarantee your spot IF YOU HAVE ALREADY SIGNED UP IN THE STUDIO. If you’d like to be placed on the waiting list, please email me at Thank you!!

Master Teacher Workshops with Gabriel Halpern

About Gabriel: Gabriel Halpern is a Master Yoga Instructor who was trained at the Iyengar Institutes in San Francisco and Pune, India and certified by the internationally acclaimed Yoga Master BKS Iyengar, whose life work has been his inspiration. In 1985, Gabriel founded Yoga Circle in Chicago, one of the most established and respected yoga studios in the city. He holds degrees in philosophy and health psychology and served on the faculty of DePaul University for 23 years. Gabriel offers workshops nationally and is known for his in-depth knowledge of yoga therapy and his thought provoking dharma talks challenging self inquiry. He has dedicated his life to sharing his knowledge and his marriage and two children provide grounding joy in his life. Gabriel is one of Cara’s primary teachers and has been a deep influence in her life and her teaching.

YOGA FOR STRESS & ANXIETY, Friday, Nov. 30th, 6 p.m. Healing-Restorative Practice with Cara. Re-establish your inner calm with this quiet, candlelit evening practice to ease your holiday stress. Take time out for yourself so you can better manage your emotional triggers and move through this season feeling less pressure and more joy and gratitude. Pre-registration required. $25 in advance. 


YIN YOGA – Friday, Dec. 7th at 5:30 p.m. with Jon. Drop in, sink down and let go in this quiet and relaxing monthly class designed to help you unwind in the hips, low back and spine. Offered on First Fridays only. Drop in and class card rates apply.

WINTER SOLSTICE & POTLUCK PARTY, Wednesday, Dec. 19th. Class at 5:30. Party starts at 7 p.m. with Live Music with Julie Gibson, food, fun, drinks and great people. Join us for our community celebration of the year! Sign up to hold your spot for class, or just stop in around 7 for a bite, a sip or two, and hang out for awhile!

GONG BATH – Friday, Jan. 11th at 7 p.m.  Set a New Year’s Intention and tune in with the vibrations of the gong,  bowls and bells with percussion artist Michael Bettine. of Gongtopia. Pre-registration required. $25 in advance. $30 at the door.