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

Class Descriptions and Pricing

 

**NEW** CLASSES, CLASS PACKAGES, AND MORE !!

We recently launched 3 wonderful NEW classes: Morning Movement and Meditation with Jessica, Laughter Yoga with Raquel, and Kundalini Yoga with Lori.  In addition, Jeanine’s popular Move and Stretch class is now offered on Wednesday morning at 9:30 AM in addition to Tuesday night at 6:15 PM.   These fabulous new classes are a hit!!   Come and give these great classes a try, and you will see why people are raving about them.  Here is some additional info:

 

  MORNING MEDITATON AND MOVEMENT – Tuesdays at 9:30 AM

 

Start your day with peace, mindfulness and bliss! This gentle yoga class, taught by Jessica Saraswati, begins with a moving meditation which allows you to balance the body, calm the mind and awaken your spirit.  Slowly stretch tight muscles, loosen stiff joints, relieve stress, increase flexibility and cultivate balance. Each posture is entered into with deep reverence and awareness, all while being mindful of the breath in this soft restorative flow.  Experience the soothing sounds of a crystal Tibetan singing bowl woven into this gentle sequence.  The class will also include a guided meditation to bring you a sense of inner peace.

 

 LAUGHTER YOGA (as part of our Calming and Healing Your Spirit Series) – Wed. August 20th at 7:30 PM (plus 9/17)                                                            

 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!

 

 

MOVE AND STRETCH with Jeanine – This popular Tuesday night 6:15 PM class is now also available on Wednesday mornings at 9:30 AM:

 Get toned and in shape with Jeanine’s wonderful “Move and Stretch” class!   You will  burn calories while stretching and becoming more flexible.   The class will encompass energetic flowing poses, as well as traditional standing and seated yoga poses for strength and balance.   The class will end with a calming relaxation posture to leave you feeling refreshed and renewed.   Check out this fun class!

 

 

 

 

KUNDALINI YOGA (part of our Calming and Healing Your Spirit series):  Thursday, August 7th at 6:30 PM (special night) and Wednesday evening, August 13th, at 7:30 PM (also available on 9/3):

Lori Pappas is honored to share the ancient yet timely teachings of Kundalini Yoga with fellow seekers. Known for its ability to promote health, creativity & spiritual awareness, Kundalini Yoga combines physical exercise, breathing techniques, mantra & meditation. Her classes are infused with a unique sense of humor, positive energy & personalized attention. Catering to both beginners and advanced yogis, Lori strives to offer a space wherein students feel accepted and 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.”

 

 

More August class news ….

 

On Tuesday, August 12th, at 6:15 PM, we will have a special “Beginner Stretch” class with Lucia.  Lucia will guide you as you gently move into your poses with the assistance of props for support so you are comfortable.  You will feel great from this wonderful class!

 

 

 

 

Please note that the start times for some of your other favorite Thursday night classes will be slightly changing in August as follows:

 -       Level One with Vicky on Thursdays:  Moves from 6:45 PM to a start time of 6:30 PM.

 -      Easy Beginner with Nancy on Thursdays:  Moves from 5:30 PM to a start time of 5:15 PM.

 

Calming and Healing Your Spirit August 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  August “Calming and Healing Your Spirit” classes:

Wednesday, August 27th, 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 unique 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! 

 

Wednesday, August 6th, 7:30 PM: IET and Angel Healing (Chris):  Have you tried our wonderful Integrated Energy Therapy (IET) and Angel Healing class led by Chris Senetto?  During these fabulous classes, Chris will cover one or two 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 how to use an angelic heart link to connect with the angel’s energy.   You will learn the special healing gifts that each angel brings, and invite each of the healing angels to support you in your physical, emotional, mental and spiritual journey.  These lovely  IET classes can give you a profound sense of peace and calm.  Check it out !!

Wednesday, August 13th, 7:30 PM: Kundalini Yoga with Lori:  This new class was a hit in its July debut!  Please join us for its August return.   A full description is listed above.  (Also available Thursday, August 7th, at 6:30 PM.)

Wednesday, August 20th, 7:30 PM: Laughter Yoga with Raquel:   Have a blast with us in August laughing away your stress while burning up to 250 calories!  This new class was also a sold-out hit in its July debut.    A full description is listed above.

 

 August class packages:

 For the month of August, 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 August class package must be used between August 1st and August 31st,  2014.   The class package must be purchased at the Moonflower Yoga studio.  

 
 

Class Descriptions for August classes:

 

Calming and Healing Your Spirit (various):   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 our Integrated Energy Therapy (IET) – Angel Healing (8/6), Kundalini Yoga (8/13),  Laughter Yoga class (8/20),  and our interesting Gallery Night reading with intuitive medium Dori ( 8/27).  Whichever intriguing class you attend, you will leave feeling refreshed and renewed!  Space is limited so book early. (Wednesdays at 7:30 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 latter portion of the class will consist of a guided meditation to bring you a sense of inner peace.  (Tuesday mornings, 9:30 AM)

 Move and Stretch (Jeanine): (Additional day!)   Come try this fabulous class!  Jeanine will lead you 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 class on Wed 8/13.  The 8/12 class will be “Beginner Stretch” with Lucia – see below).

 Beginner Stretch (Lucia) (special class):  Spend an hour with Lucia as she guides you into gentle stretches to help you feel better and gain flexibility.    Props are used to support you.    All fitness levels are welcome.   (Tuesday, August 12th at 6:15 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 class ends restoratively to reset the body and mind & leaves you feeling refreshed & relaxed.  Some previous Vinyasa flow experience is recommended.   If this popular class is sold out, please send us an email to moonfloweryoga@optimum.net with your phone number and ask to be added to the waiting list.  We will contact you if a space opens up.   (Monday at 7:30 PM).

Sunday Flow (Jeanine):  Start your Sunday in a positive way!  Jeanine 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.). 

Level One Beginner  (Vicky) (Revised times):   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 beginning in August).

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. 7/29, 8/12 and 8/26 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 8/5 meditation is deep relaxation and the 8/19 meditation is forgiveness and gratitude.   These meditation classes  fill quickly – reserve early!  (Tues 8/5 and 8/19 at 7:45 PM).  This class alternates with Candlelight Restorative on Tuesday nights.

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.    (Thursdays at 8 PM).

Beginner Yoga (Nancy) (Revised Wed time):  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. (Monday at 6 PM, Wed. at 10:45 AM, Saturday at 8:30 AM,  Sunday at 10:30 AM.).

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. 5:30 PM in July.  Thurs at 5:15 PM beginning in August).

Adaptive Yoga  (Vicky) (Revised start time):  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, blocks & 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).

 

CLASS PRICES:

Your first class at Moonflower Yoga is always FREE!  You have nothing to lose and everything to gain by having a fun and free experience. Give us a try by selecting one of the great yoga classes that we have lovingly designed. Please call us at (516) 557-2206 to reserve your free class.

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; any MasterCard or Visa can be used to purchase an individual class.  PayPal securely handles the financial transaction, and you will receive a written confirmation by email when your registration is completed.

 

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 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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