MEDITATION WORKSHOP/MINI-RETREAT  Saturday, October 27 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at James River Yoga Studio, 311 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg, VA  JRY is offering a workshop in which you will learn the basics of meditation – from why we would want to meditate to how to do it. The session will be led by experienced meditators and will address questions such as: How long do we meditate? What do we focus on? What are some techniques to help us overcome distractions? The workshop will include some guided meditations, provide plenty of time for questions and will be appropriate for those new to meditation as well more experienced practitioners. If you would like to attend but don’t have time for the full 2-hour session, please feel free to leave early. THE FIRST HOUR OF THIS WORKSHOP WILL BE MORE INSTRUCTION AND SHORTER SITTING PERIODS – DESIGNED FOR THOSE WHO ARE NEWER TO MEDITATION; THE SECOND HOUR WILL BE LONGER SITS AND LESS INSTRUCTION. ALL ARE WELCOME!
COST: DONATION (Dana). Questions? contact
  – Meditation Workshop Teachers: October 27: Steve and Leesa.


STRESS RELIEF THROUGH YOGA AND MEDITATION: A FUNDRAISER FOR SUICIDE PREVENTION  –  Join James River Yoga for a yoga and meditation workshop to benefit the Lynchburg Out of the Darkness Community Walk (affiliated with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention).
WHEN? Saturday, October 20, 2018 from 4:00-5:30 p.m.
WHERE? James River Yoga Studio, 311 Rivermont Avenue, Lynchburg, with plenty of parking behind the studio.
SUGGESTED DONATION: $20, cash or check to AFSP
WHAT DO I BRING? Just yourself in comfortable clothing; we have mats and props at the studio, as well as chairs if you prefer to sit in one for meditation.
WHO? Nancy Allen will be teaching a yoga and meditation class geared to stress relief and finding balance.
HOW DO I REGISTER? Just pay at the door before the workshop begins. Email to let us know who will attend. SPACE IS LIMITED – we’ll hold your spot if you email in advance!


SAVE THE DATES! Some of our favorite teachers are offering workshops nearby in 2018:

Desiree Rumbaugh will be in Charlotte, NC from Friday 11/2/2018 – Sunday 11/4/2018

Doug Keller will be in Fairfax, VA from Friday 9/21/2018 – Sunday 9/23/2018

Doug will be in Asheville NC for an advanced intensive, December 6-9, 2018.