Spring Virtual Classes
While we will miss cookin’ in the Co-op kitchen, we’re excited to offer free, virtual classes! If you’re interested in being a Co-op instructor we’d love to have you on board. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Ongoing Monthly Classes:
Co-op Yoga Night – Advanced Vinyasa
Tuesdays: June 14, July 12, August 9, and September 13
• 5:30pm – 6:30pm
Participants will perform skills that challenge your strength, flexibility, mobility, and control with this intermediate to advanced vinyasa yoga class.
Kim Hedegaard of Body Awareness Therapeutic Massage
Tuesdays: June 21, July 19, August 16, and September 20
• 6:00pm – 7:30pm
Grab your yoga mat and join us for a new class that joins movement and meditation, SunDo! Using Taoist meditation techniques, practitioners will progress through special sets of postures that are held while breathing very slowly and deeply. Together, the postures and breath work help to revitalize the body and mind by cultivating Qi – the life-force energy within us.
June 21 REGISTER NOW
Co-op Yoga Night – Slow Flow Yoga
Thursdays: June 16, July 21, August 18 and Sept. 15
Perfect for beginner to intermediate yoga students, join us for a relaxing yoga session in the privacy of your own space. All levels welcome!
Tuesdays: June 7, July 5, August 2, and September 6
• 7pm to 8pm
Saturdays: June 4, July 30, August 27 and September 24
• 10:30am – 11:30am
Join us for a Qigong session that includes the Five Elements from Spring Forest Qigong with instructor Rebecca Alsum. Qigong is the practice and study of energy flow that can be used to harmonize the body, breath, and mind. This practice combines meditation, breathing techniques, and simple movements to cultivate one’s qi and create space for healing the body. You do not need anything but your body and breath for this practice and can wear whatever clothing is comfortable. The motions are simple and accessible for all ages and abilities. Join us for this gentle yet powerful healing practice.
Local participants wishing to join Rebecca in person can do so at Svälja Yoga, There will be a sliding fee for in-person attendance to cover the cost of the studio.
Saturdays: June 4 REGISTER NOW
Herbalism for Beginners
Tuesdays: May 31, June 28 and July 26
• 6:00pm – 7:30pm
In this nine-week course each class will build on the ones prior. Participants will begin with an introduction to the practice of western herbalism and work our way through learning the basics how to work with herbs in relation to our individual constitutions, how to identify common herbs, and the most fun part- how to make and apply herbal preparations!
For each class we will introduce one common herb and begin to get to know it.
Class 7, 8, 9 – Specific plants, making different remedies, organoleptic experiences REGISTER NOW
Tomato Time! Choosing the Right Variety and Caring for Tomatoes in Your Garden
John and Emily of Fairhaven Farm
Thursday, June 2 • 6:00pm to 7:30pm
2022 is the year of the tomato! There are hundreds of varieties of tomatoes, they come in all shapes, sizes, colors and flavors. They can also be a challenge to grow in our short growing season. Come chat with John and Emily Beaton of Fairhaven Farm and learn how to ensure success growing your own tomatoes. Tomato growing tips, choosing the right variety, and advice for saving seeds will all be covered. John and Emily grow over 600 tomato plants each year at their farm and also supply tomato starts to Whole Foods Co-op in the spring. This will be a great opportunity to learn from professional growers!