Healing Yoga: Recovering from Loss

Healing Yoga: Recovering from Loss with Abby Strunk Saloma
Saturday, 11/1/14 from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

One of life’s most difficult challenges is losing someone you love. Whether you are caring for someone through the dying process, trying to make sense of a sudden loss or living with long-term grief, yoga can help you be present with the pain and find a sense of healing. Through a combination of meditation, journaling, a nurturing vinyasa flow and restorative poses, this workshop will help you remember your loved one, let go of grief and recognize that in acknowledging death, we are more able to embrace life.

For more information on pricing and how to register, see the Tranquil Space webscheduler here.

Pelvic Floor Health for Pregnancy

Pelvic Floor Health for Pregnancy with Carol Collins
Saturday, 11/8/14 from 3:00pm – 4:00pm

Pregnancy and giving birth bring about significant changes in the body. Mothers-to-be will benefit from learning how to build pelvic floor health beyond the Kegal Exercise. What can you do now and right after giving birth to help you maintain your pelvic health?

The workshop includes some lecture and information as well as an exercise component. You will also be introduced to Baby and Me yoga Classes and how they can help you with your routine once your baby is born.

For more information on pricing and how to register, see the Tranquil Space webscheduler here.


Amazing Fall Teacher Training Students

Get to know our wonderful Level Two Teacher Training students!

These ladies are earning their 200-hour level two certification, a unique path for students interested in learning to teach vinyasa yoga or simply deepening their own practice. Tranquil Space’s curriculum was designed to exceed Yoga Alliance teacher training standards and was the first program in DC approved by Yoga Alliance.

We wish them the best of luck and are looking forward to

Second Session of A Handmade Holiday Workshop Series at Tranquil Space Arlington

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September 29th was the first in our three-part series of Handmade Holiday workshops at Tranquil Space Arlington. We had a great time exploring the art of crocheting with a mix of new to experienced crocheters. We refreshed knowledge, worked to build muscle memory with our hooks, and practiced reading patterns while making face cloths and scrubbers. Midway through we took a yoga stretch break to open up wrists, hips, shoulders, and backs.

 Jenny, Danielle, Roula, and Stephanie were a blast (see their creations in the photo – counterclockwise from top left).

 Want to join in on the fun? Here are the upcoming workshops in this series (no prior crochet experience required and attendance on September 28th is not a prerequisite):

 October 26th, 7:30 PM–9:00 PM—(Not Your) Granny’s Squares—Basic granny square pattern. Granny squares are back in style. Sew a few together to make a stylish and warm scarf, throw for the couch, reusable market bag…the list goes on and on.

November 23rd, 7:30 PM-9:00 PM—Keeping You Warm—Simple coffee cup cozy, mesh cowl, and basic hat. Pair the coffee cup cozy with a reusable cup and some hot chocolate for a quick, simple, and thoughtful holiday gift for your child’s teacher or a friend.

 Participants are asked for a suggested donation of $5 to support the studio’s charity of the month:

 October: Tranquil Space Foundation

November: Wounded Warriors Project

 All workshops will include a short yoga stretch break midway through to help release wrists, hips, shoulders, and back. So, wear comfortable clothes, grab your hooks or sticks, and join us to start on your Handmade Holiday!

 E-mail Lisa (lisacalandriello@tranquilspace.com) with any questions. Check out my personal blog for http://lisacalandriello.com/blog/ for information about the patterns we used.

 Namaste, Lisa