Rochester: November Workshops, Yoga Class Schedule, Holiday Gift Cards & Hours of Operation
Posted by: cnyha on Oct 26, 2012 in news


The holiday season is upon us and we wish you a happy and healthy one! Don’t forget to make time for yourself during the hustle and bustle. Our holidays hours of operation and closings are below. Please call us with any questions at 585.244.1280 ext. 2.

Thursday, Nov 22, 2012 closed
Friday, Nov 23, 2012 open regular hours
Monday, Dec 24, 2012 open 7:30am til 12:00pm
Tuesday, Dec 25, 2012 closed
Monday, December 31, 2012 open 7:30am til 12:00pm
Tuesday, January 1, 2013 closed



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November Workshops:

Ladies Night Out:
Essential Oil Therapy & Acupuncture
Friday, November 9th, 6:00-8:00pm – Fee $40
Join us for this fun night out, you’ll feel great and improve your health. Essential oils are successful in treating both acute and long-standing health conditions by addressing basic energetic imbalances to improve the mind-body relationship, and thus, improve your health. You will receive your own “customized” acupuncture treatment to help you on your health journey for the following health concerns: fertility and pregnancy, allergies and sinus issues, chronic headaches or migraines, menopause, stress, muscle tension and pain, anxiety & stress, depression, insomnia, fatigue, etc. Our acupuncturists will spend one-on-one time with you applying oils, doing acupuncture and leading your through a relaxing, guided meditation. Join Rochester’s Licensed Acupuncture team of Kristen Carroll-Gilbert, Heather Smith and Shelley Szymko-Carroll for a fun, fragrant evening with Essential Oil Acupuncture treatments! Please wear comfortable clothing to this event. Healthy, refreshments are provided. The $40 fee includes an aromatherapy sample to take home with you! RSVP required at 585.244.1280 ext. 2.

Partner Prenatal Yoga Workshop
Sunday, November 11th, 2:00-3:30pm
Fee $30/couple
Calling all pregnant ladies!! Join Jessica Mustafa, RYT, for a special partner prenatal yoga class! This class will be completely lighthearted &fun and is a perfect opportunity to spend some time with your partner/husband/sister/friend who has been lending you support throughout your pregnancy. No yoga experience required. After warming up the body, the focus will be on strengthening and hip opening poses, finding ways to move the body to alleviate common discomforts of pregnancy, breathing and meditation techniques, and some much needed restorative time…for you AND your partner! Most importantly, the class will be filled with partner poses that are not only fun, but useful for your partner to assist, YOU, the pregnant lady, when you are in labor or in need of a good stretch. Lastly, your partner will learn how and when to lend a massaging hand during labor. Come, be in the presence of other expecting couples and enjoy the camaraderie of those experiencing the same crazy ride of preparing for parenthood! RSVP required 585.244.1280 ext. 2.

Meditation & Movement
Tuesday, November 13th, 5:15-6:15pm – Fee $20
With Shelley Szymko-Carroll, L.Ac: Calm & de-stress with gentle movements that are used to open and relax the mind making meditation easy to achieve. We will use simple visualizations to focus the mind and instill relaxation & peace. This class is for beginners, as well as those who meditate regularly. All participants will enjoy a restorative, profound mind-body experience that combines movements, meditation & visualizations. RSVP required at 585.244.1280 ext. 2.

Fertility Foods & Supplement
Thursday, November 15th, 6:00-8:00pm – No Fee
Let’s start the Holiday season off right by talking about fertility nutrition! Shelley Szymko-Carroll, L.Ac, will discuss how a healthy diet can improve fertility and increase your chances for pregnancy: key nutrients and the recommended dosages of supplements, how sugar, caffeine, and dairy products may affect fertility, and the benefits for some women to eat gluten-free. Male nutritional and supplement recommendations will also be given so that both partners are maximizing your chances to conceive. Handouts will be provided, Q&A included. Dietary recommendations are made based on Traditional Chinese Medicine principles and foods are discussed based on their energetic benefits for fertility using the cookbook, Cooking for Fertility by Kathryn Simmons-Flynn. RSVP required at 585.244.1280 ext. 2.

Rest and Restore: A Restorative Yoga Workshop
Friday, November 16th, 5:30-6:45pm – Fee $16
With Ijlal Lenio, RYT: in this workshop you will completely restore your body and mind with a deliciously slow practice. Restorative postures held for longer periods of time, fused with breath and meditation allow for the release of both physical and mental tension. A long, guided savasana (relaxation) will also be offered. Create space for the body and mind to drop into stillness. RSVP required at 585.244.1280 ext. 2.

Moving in Postnatal
Saturday, November 17th, 2:00-3:15pm – Fee $16
In this period, much time is spent in creating a rhythm with baby and adjusting to your postnatal body. As your body has reorganized, it’s time to step back onto your mat! Join Ijlal Lenio, RYT, to learn how you can re-engage with your body and move into a yoga practice. We will focus on exercising the areas of the pelvic floor, abdominals, neck and shoulders and bring your body back to health. RSVP required at 585.244.1280 ext. 2.

Yoga Reminders & Class Schedule:

REMINDERS: Our new yoga session began October 8th and includes a few new classes, please check out the schedule below and join us on the mat soon! Remember to share with others that are new to our yoga studio that the 1st CLASS IS FREE to NEW students! To all of our clients actively trying to conceive, please remember that we offer FREE Yoga for Fertility Classes and this session we’ve added 1 extra class time for your convenience!

NEW CLASS SCHEDULE – Began October 8th, 2012

5:15-6:30pm Prenatal Yoga with Debra Lewis
6:45-8:00pm Hatha Yoga with Debra Lewis

5:30-6:45pm Vinyasa Yoga with Jen Zaffuts
7:00-8:30pm Yoga for Fertility with Erin McCollough – FREE

6:45-8:00pm Prenatal Yoga with Jessica Mustafa

8:45-10:15am Yoga for Fertility with Ijlal Lenio – FREE
10:30-11:45am Prenatal Yoga with Ijlal Lenio.

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