Moonflower Yoga
2093 Bellmore Avenue
Bellmore, NY 11710
Phone: (516) 557 2206

Class Descriptions and Pricing

 

OUR SEPTEMBER CLASSES AND SEPTEMBER PACKAGES & MORE !!

 

Summer is flying by and September is now here!   For some of us, fall gives us a bit more time to ourselves with children returning to school.  If you are looking for a fabulous weekday morning class, we have a wonderful variety from which to choose.  Check out Jessica’s Morning Meditation and Movement class on Tuesday at 9:30 AM, Vicky’s Level One beginner class on Tuesday at 10:45 AM followed by Adaptive Yoga for those with special needs at 12 noon.   On Wednesdays, there is an energetic Move and Stretch class with Jeanine at 9:30 AM, or try Nancy’s Beginner class at 10:45 AM.   Thursday begins with Stretch and Flow at 10 AM taught by Nancy.  Whichever weekday morning class you choose, you’ll have a fabulous start to your day !!

 

Teacher news:

 Meet our newest member of the Moonflower Yoga teaching staff: Lucia Magnoli !

We are thrilled to have Lucia Magnoli join our wonderful roster of teachers at Moonflower Yoga!   Lucia is an amazing teacher, and we are excited to now have her teaching a weekly class at the studio.    Some of you may have had the pleasure of meeting Lucia previously from our children’s yoga programs and from some adult classes at Moonflower Yoga where she has worked as a substitute teacher.   Starting in September, Lucia will be teaching a fabulous “Beginner Stretch” class on Monday nights at 6 PM.  Here is more info on Lucia’s class:

 BEGINNER STRETCH with Lucia – Monday night at 6 PM:

 Beginner yoga is great for those who are new to yoga, as well as for experienced students who would like to focus on their practice at a slower pace.  Under Lucia’s guidance, you will gently stretch and move through fundamental yoga postures combining breath with movement.   The class will encompass standing postures, floor stretches on the mat, and poses to help improve your balance.  Props are used to help support you.  You will become more flexible and gain strength in this wonderful class.   The class ends with quiet relaxation on the ground to help you de-stress and feel refreshed.   Come try this great class!

 

 

 Bellmore’s Biggest Event of the Year:  The Annual Bellmore Family Street Festival  !!

Saturday and Sunday, September 20 and 21st, 2014 

Bellmore is proud to host one of the largest events on Long Island: the annual Bellmore Family Street Festival!   Over 100,000 visitors are expected to visit Bellmore for this very fun annual event.   There will be rides, games, crafts, food, exhibits, and tons of activities for people of all ages.   Moonflower Yoga will be having a booth at the Festival.   We will be on Bedford Avenue, near the former Weinman’s Hardware store.  Come stop by and see us on Bedford Avenue and have a great time at the Festival for the whole family!    Join the Moonflower Yoga raffle and win one of our daily raffle prizes.   As we will be at the Festival, please note the studio will be closed for classes on Sept. 20 and 21.

See you at the Festival !!

 

 NEW SEPTEMBER WORKSHOP !!

 The fall also marks the return of our workshop program.   In September, we are launching a wonderful new workshop series with Connie entitled SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT FOR GODDESSES.   This workshop is quickly filling and there are limited spaces still available!   Here is a description of this fun and very interesting new workshop:

 SPIRITUAL DEVELOPMENT FOR GODDESSES (with the Rev. Constance Barley)

First session:  Friday, September 26th, from 7-9 PM (second session Fri, Nov. 7th)

Are you feeling stressed? Overwhelmed? In this wonderful new workshop series, we will discover ways to become more spiritually rooted to bring you inner peace.  Each workshop will include guided meditation & relaxation.  Connie will share her wisdom with us, and it is a fantastic opportunity to discover more about your own spirituality & develop your inner goddess power while having fun!  This workshop will meet on a regular basis beginning in Sept. Delicious homemade goodies are served. Reserve your space now for this intriguing new series!

Date:  1st session: Friday,  9/26; 2nd session: Friday, 11/7/14.  Future dates to be announced.   You can attend one or multiple sessions.   There is a discounted package price for booking multiple sessions.

Time:  7 PM – 9 PM

Price:  $34 per 2-hour session which can be purchased by selecting this event from the class schedule tab above & following the simple steps to register. Alternatively buy a 4-workshop series at the Moonflower Yoga studio for $125.   

 

The Moonflower Yoga Book Club

 Come join us for the next meeting of our fun Moonflower Yoga Book Club!   Each 4-6 weeks, the club meets to discuss the book selection from the previous meeting and selects the next book to read.  It is a great way to meet interesting people, form new friendships, and have some lively conversations.  Delicious homemade goodies are served.  All are welcome to read the current book selection and join us!  For our next meeting, we will be discussing:

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty (author of THE HUSBAND’S SECRET)-480 pages

 Sometimes it’s the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal. . ..  A murder . . . a tragic accident… . . . or just parents behaving badly?  What’s indisputable is that someone is dead.   But who did what?  

 Next Meeting Date:                         Sunday, September 14, 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

Donation Fee to cover costs:         $10

Register online by selecting this event from the class schedule tab above and following the simple steps to check out.  Alternatively you can register at the Moonflower Yoga studio.  

 

 Calming and Healing Your Spirit September schedule:

Our “Calming and Healing Your Spirit” classes which take place on Wednesday nights at 7:30 PM offer you a wonderful variety of different and classes.   These are fabulous classes designed to bring you inner peace and help you cope with stress.  Whichever class you select, you will enjoy this interesting mix.   Here is a rundown of the September “Calming and Healing Your Spirit” classes:                                            

  Wednesday, Sept. 24th, at 7:30 PM:  Gallery Reading with Intuitive Medium Dori:   Have a very unique evening with our interesting gallery reading with intuitive medium Dori!  Each reading is different and fun, and you never know which crossed-over loved ones may enter the gallery that night to deliver a message.  During the gallery reading, Dori will give random readings to some of the attendees as she speaks to crossed-over loved ones. Anyone who has been connected to you may enter the gallery with a message.   Previous gallery readings were sold out –register early! 

 

Wed. , Sept. 3rd, 7:30 PM: Kundalini Yoga with Lori (Also available on Tues., Sept. 23rd at 6:15 PM):  Kundalini Yoga is known for its ability to promote health, creativity & spiritual awareness & combines physical exercise, breathing techniques, mantra & meditation. Lori’s classes are infused with a unique sense of humor, positive energy & personalized attention. Catering to both beginners & advanced yogis, Lori strives to offer a space wherein students feel accepted & safe to embrace the greatest mission of our time: moving from the head to the heart. In the words of Yogi Bhajan “There is nothing outside of us. It’s all in us.”

 

 Wed.,  Sept. 10th, 7:30 PM: IET and Angel Healing (Chris):  Come give this a try!  During these fabulous classes, Chris will cover 1 or 2 of the 9 healing angels. You will discover the special healing gifts that each angel brings.  Chris will teach you how to call upon the healing angels with a special prayer of invitation and to use an angelic heart link to connect with the angel’s energy. You will learn the special healing gifts that each angel brings & invite each of the healing angels to support you in your physical, emotional, mental & spiritual journey. This lovely class can bring a profound sense of peace & calm.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 17th, 7:30 PM: Laughter Yoga with Raquel  Join us for a laugh!  One of the best ways to lighten up is to laugh and release yourself from the grip of stress. Laughter instantly raises your energy, heals you and clears away negativity, confusion and mind chatter. Join the latest international craze – Laughter Yoga – led by a certified Laughter Leader and Health Coach, Raquel Wolf-Jadeja. Laughter Yoga promotes happiness, relieves stress, is therapeutic, and fosters community.  You can burn up to 250 calories while moving in this class and having fun!  

 

 September class packages:

 For the month of  September, we are offering THREE class packages from which you can choose:

 -     Yoga Lite:          Purchase 4 classes for $64.

-      Yoga Medium:  Receive 6 classes for the price of 5:  $90.

-      Yoga Pro:           Receive 8 classes for the price of 7: $120. 

All of the above packages offer a discount over the per-class price.   The discounted classes purchased under the September class package must be used between September 1st and September 30th,  2014.  As noted above, there will be no classes at the studio on Saturday, Sept. 20th and Sunday, Sept. 21st, due to the Bellmore Family Street Festival.   The class package must be purchased at the Moonflower Yoga studio.  

 

Class Descriptions for September classes:

 

Calming and Healing Your Spirit (various-see above):   Check out this wonderful variety of classes designed to bring you inner peace, stress reduction, and a positive feeling of well-being.  Each week there will be a different one-hour session to help you feel better.   These will vary from Kundalini Yoga (9/3),  our Integrated Energy Therapy (IET) – Angel Healing (9/10),  Laughter Yoga class (9/17),  and our interesting Gallery Night reading with intuitive medium Dori (9/24).  Whichever intriguing class you attend, you will leave feeling refreshed and renewed!  Space is limited so book early. (Wednesdays at 7:30 PM).  

 Beginner Stretch (Lucia) (NEW! – beginning September 1):  This class is great for those who are new to yoga, as well as for experienced students who would like to focus on their practice at a slower pace.  Under Lucia’s guidance, you will gently stretch & move through fundamental yoga postures combining breath with movement.   The class encompasses standing postures, floor stretches on the mat & poses to help improve your balance.  Props are used to help support you.  You will become more flexible and gain strength! (Mon., 6 PM).

Morning Movement and Meditation (Jessica):  Start your day with peace, mindfulness and bliss! This gentle class begins with a moving meditation allowing you to balance the body, calm the mind and awaken your spirit.  Slowly stretch tight muscles, loose stiff joints, relieve stress, increase flexibility and cultivate balance.  The class will also consist of a guided meditation to bring you a sense of inner peace.  (Tuesday mornings, 9:30 AM)

 Move and Stretch:    Come try this fabulous class!  You will be led through a flowing sequence of poses to build energy and strength while you burn calories.  The class will also encompass standing and seated postures to gain more flexibility and balance.  The class ends with a restorative pose to leave you refreshed (Tuesday at 6:15 PM and Wednesday morning at 9:30 AM.  No Move & Stretch class on 9/23.   The 9/23 class will be a Kundalini class with Lori – see below).

Kundalini (Lori): (special class on 9/23):  Kundalini Yoga is known for its ability to promote health, creativity & spiritual awareness, and combines physical exercise, breathing techniques, mantra & meditation. Catering to both beginners and advanced students, Lori strives to offer a space wherein students feel accepted & safe to embrace the greatest mission of our time…moving from the head to the heart.  (Tues, 9/23 at 6:15 PM; also Wed 9/3 at 7:30 PM).

Tai Chi (Joseph):   Tai Chi is a Chinese exercise system incorporating breathing with slow & fluid movements.  It can reduce stress, improve balance & has been proven to have a positive effect on arthritis, osteoporosis, heart & pulmonary disease, fibromyalgia & high blood pressure.  Newsday did a recent article citing a recommendation from the Harvard Medical School on how Tai Chi can help with your balance.   Come give this fun class a try – all fitness levels are welcome!  (Wednesday at 6 PM).   

Stress Reduction Vinyasa (Nancy):   Release your stress from the day in this moving, energetic, and calorie-burning vinyasa flow class. This popular class ends restoratively to reset the body and mind & leaves you feeling refreshed & relaxed.  Some previous Vinyasa flow experience is recommended.  (Monday at 7:30 PM).  If this popular class is sold out, please send us an email and ask to be added to the waiting list.  We will contact you if an opening occurs.

Sunday Flow:  Start your Sunday in a positive way!   This class will combine Hatha and Vinyasa flow poses with your breath so that you can stretch and have more energy, strength and balance.  (Sunday at 9 AM).   NO class on 9/21 – Bellmore Street Festival.

Level One Beginner  (Vicky):   Enjoy this Iyengar-style beginner class using props to assist you.  All fitness levels are welcome.  In each posture, precise directions will be given to each body part thereby creating a profound physical as well as mental awareness.    You will gain strength, flexibility and balance and feel great!  (Tuesday at 10:45  AM, Thursday at 6:30 PM).

Candlelight Restorative (Nancy):  Recharge your batteries in this lovely class where several minutes are spent in a series of deep relaxation postures using bolsters, blankets & pillows.  The class is held in flickering candlelight with soft music & helps melt away your stress.  You will leave feeling restored & relaxed.   This class alternates with our Tuesday night Meditation class led by Connie.    (Tues. 8/26, 9/2, 9/16, 9/23 at 7:45  PM).

Meditation (Connie):     Health care professionals applaud meditation for its wonderful ability to reduce stress levels. Come discover how meditation provides a profound opportunity for deep peace, personal understanding & relaxation.   These fabulous guided meditations can be done in comfortable chairs or seated on the floor, whichever you prefer.   Connie’s meditation sessions are always interesting and different.   The theme for the 9/9 class is inner child.  The theme for the 9/30 class is guardian angel.  (Tues 9/9 and 9/30 at 7:45 PM).  This class alternates with Candlelight Restorative.

Unwind and Relax (Nancy):    This class begins with some gentle stretches and moves into light flowing postures to release muscle tension and stress from the day.    The latter portion of the class consists of deeply-relaxing restorative poses in flickering candlelight where you will unwind on cushioned bolsters.   You’ll feel relaxed and ready for a good night’s sleep.    (Thurs at 8 PM).

Beginner Yoga (Nancy):  Beginner yoga is great for those who are new to yoga or like a more basic practice.  After a gentle warm up, you learn flowing postures combining breath & movement, and fundamental beginner poses to build strength, flexibility & balance. All classes end with a relaxation pose. (Wed. at 10:45 AM, Saturday at 8:30 AM,  Sunday at 10:30 AM.).  NO classes on 9/20 and 9/21 – Bellmore Family Street Festival.

Stretch & Flow (Nancy):  Check out this fun class where you will gain flexibility, strength & balance as you stretch & move into a flowing sequence of poses.  It is a great way to start your day and feel refreshed!  (Thursday 10 AM).  

Easy Beginner  (Nancy):  If you have never taken a yoga class before, need a refresher, or prefer a very gentle practice, this is the class for you!   Basic yoga postures will be demonstrated.  We move gently and slowly enabling you to learn fundamental yoga postures.  Props are used to help you.    (Thurs. 5:15 PM).

Adaptive Yoga  (Vicky):  Adaptive yoga is perfect for anyone with balance issues or who needs an assistive device.  In this gentle Iyengar-style class, you stretch & move into various yoga postures with the assistance of props such as chairs, bolsters & blankets. Handicap access is available thru the rear parking lot.  This class has a limit of 3 students-register early! (Tues. at 12 noon).

Saturday Flow  (Nancy):     This fabulous and popular Saturday morning class will energize you, build strength and flexibility, and enable you to have a great start to your day.  (Saturdays at 10 AM).   NO class on 9/20 – Bellmore Family Street Festival.

 

CLASS PRICES:

Individual classes are $18 per class.   Click on the “Book A Class” button below or on the “Class Schedule” tab above to purchase a reservation in the class you would like to attend.  When you are ready to checkout, a PayPal screen will appear.   You do NOT need a PayPal account to register for a class online; any MasterCard or Visa can be used to purchase an individual class or workshop.  PayPal securely handles the financial transaction, and you will receive a written confirmation by email when your registration is completed.

All new students attending the studio for the first time receive a FREE gift with our compliments!  Pick up your free gift when you attend your first class.

 

Walk-ins are welcome for any remaining class spaces that are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Our class sizes are small to provide individual attention, and we recommend that you reserve your class in advance. Most classes have a maximum booking of 6-8 students per class.   Some classes, such as Adaptive Yoga, have a limit of 3 students per class.   If a class is listed in solid red on the calendar tab, the class is fully booked for the day.   We do keep waiting lists for classes which are fully booked.   If the class you would like to attend is sold out, please call us at (516) 557 2206, and we will add you to the waiting list for the class and contact you if a space opens up.

Each month, we offer class packages at a discounted class price.   The class packages vary from month to month.   We list the monthly package offer on this page and we also distribute a monthly email announcing the special for the following month.   The class packages can be purchased at the Moonflower Yoga studio, and are valid for the month of the package, i.e. the October package is valid for all classes on the October schedule.  If you have any questions regarding this, just give us a call at (516) 557 2206 or stop by the Moonflower Yoga studio and we will be happy to help you.

Moonflower Yoga also offers fun and varied workshops and events where you can learn something new.   Some of our past happenings  have included feng shui, meditation, women’s health issues, astrology, how to deal with neck/shoulder pain, ways to move towards a healthier diet, and tarot cards.   Workshop and events prices vary depending on the workshop or event. You can also purchase your workshop or event online by clicking on the class schedule tab above and completing the simple registration steps.

And check out our fun Moonflower Yoga Book Club!   It is a great way to meet new people and have lively conversation while enjoying some delicious homemade treats.   The Moonflower Yoga Book Club meets every 4- 6 weeks.   We generally meet on a Sunday afternoon, except for the summer months we will be meeting on a Friday evening.   You are welcome to read the book we have selected and join us.   If you haven’t read the book, you can still join us and help us decide what the next book selection should be.  Further details can be found by clicking on the Events tab above.

 

PRIVATE YOGA CLASSES

Private one-on-one sessions are available at the Moonflower Yoga studio.  We will design a private yoga class just for you tailored to your individual needs! Please call us at (516) 557-2206 for more information.

 

CORPORATE YOGA AND OFF-SITE GROUP CLASSES

We are available for corporate yoga or group yoga classes!  A Moonflower instructor can come to your nearby place of business or residence to teach a group yoga class.   Corporate yoga in the workplace is a great way to reduce stress, relieve muscle tension from the day, and promote teamwork amongst the staff. Please contact us at (516) 557-2206 and let us know how we can help you.  You can also click on our “Corporate Yoga” tab above for additional info.


MONTHLY CUSTOMER APPRECIATION GIFT

We appreciate your business! Each month a special gift will be given to the customer who purchases the most individual classes during the calendar month.  Book your class now to enter the monthly contest.   Check the Moonflower Yoga Facebook page each month to see who won the special customer appreciation gift for the month.

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