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MELT Anti-Aging Workshop with Linda Rigell, Certified MELT instructor

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Saturday, August 23rd from 2:00pm to 3:30pm // Fee: $30 with optional $15 Materials fee payable to teacher includes a set of MELT Treatment Balls (a $25 value)

If you have just a few minutes a day to help yourself look and feel fantastic this simple self treatment is for you. The MELT Anti-aging Workshop with the 50 Second Face-lift will show you how you can reduce the sagging skin on your face and neckline and give yourself a facelift daily. Learn how to stimulate the cells in your body that produce collagen in your skin and restore it’s natural hydration from the inside out. You will learn other easy self treatment techniques for reducing common aging issues including aches and pains, cellulite, stiffness and difficulty sleeping that use the MELT Treatment Balls and soft foam roller. Click here to watch a quick video on the MELT method and it’s effects on reversing the aging process.
Space is limited to 13 participants – Click here to pre-register.

An Evening of Journeying with Will Whitesmith

Friday, September 5th from 7:30 to 9:00pm // Fee: $25willdrum5

Come and join Will Whitesmith for an evening of adventure and fun, exploring the three worlds of the Shaman’s universe. You will be introduced to the Shamanic Journey, learning how to access your own greater reality as your ancestors did before you, as well as learning how to support yourself and others in this process. The ancient art of the Shamanic Journey opens avenues of consciousness that are always available, yet seldom sought. Click here to sign up now!

Freeing the Mouth and Jaw, Feldenkrais® Workshop with Charlene Moore, GCFP

Saturday, September 6th from 2:00 -4:30 pm // Fee: $35tmj1

TMJ disorders are widespread. Most people experience jaw pain at some time in their lives, while others live with jaw pain almost constantly. Many more experience headaches and neck and shoulder problems which are directly related to mouth and jaw tension.

The Feldenkrais Method® offers a unique learning alternative to stress and strain, expensive medication, appliances, and therapy. The Awareness Through Movement® lessons in Freeing the Mouth and Jaw use unique and precise movement sequences that will help you find

  • Relief from chronic jaw tension, and many other TMJ related symptoms.
  • Greater freedom of motion in your neck and jaw.
  • Surprising connections between your jaw and the rest of yourself.

Feldenkrais lessons engage the inherent intelligence of the nervous system to create the conditions for successful learning. Feldenkrais lessons are of benefit to everyone and the results can be extraordinary. Click here to register now!

Dayaalu Free Sampler Day with Dayaalu TeachersDayaaluShoot_Final_28resized

Sunday, September 7th from 2:30 to 4:30pm // FREE!!

Come and experience the essence of Dayaalu with a diverse selection of classes and teachers. Every season, we offer a Dayaalu Sampler with rotating teachers and classes. This September, you will experience Gentle Yoga with Karen Blochlinger, Restorative Yoga with Crystal Singing Bowls taught by Kym Detwiler, Sound Flow with Jeny Rae and Jon Crane, Hatha Flow with Drew Kunz and Mirabai Troll, and Feldenkrais with Charlene Moore. Space is limited – please register today!

Intro to Yoga Series with Drew Kunzdrewkunzyoga2

Five consecutive Tuesday evenings beginning September 9th through October 7th from 6:30 to 7:45pm // Fee: $75/5-Classes
Yoga is an excellent way to release tension as well as to develop concentration and body awareness. This series is a great place to begin your yoga practice and is designed to provide an introduction to a variety of poses and breathing practices in a supportive, small class environment. Everyone is welcome and no previous yoga experience is needed.
Space is limited - click here to pre-register.

MELT by the Book: A Three-session Self-Care Series with Linda Rigell

Three Consecutive Saturdays September 13th, 20th and 27th  from 11:30am to 1:30pm// Fee: $95ef014ecab41b37506d474bfd7cc9e778

In three weeks you will learn all the moves in the best-selling book, The MELT Method. Discover simple self-treatments you can do at home to remain active, healthy and pain-free for life. Come experience lasting changes in how your body looks and feels. Experience all the techniques in the New York Times bestselling book, The MELT Method, in an interactive and personalized environment. Space is limited – please click here to sign up now!

Learn how to:

  • Identify where you have stuck stress in your body, a major cause of chronic aches and pains
  • use the MELT Hand and Foot Treatment, a unique indirect method for the entire body
  • improve your body sense and notice the changes as your body effortlessly finds greater alignment and balance
  • activate your core strength and stability
  • use the MELT Soft Body Roller to rehydrate the tissues of your body for greater mobility and ease of motion
  • safely and effectively decompress your own neck and low back
  • relieve common issues like headaches, insomnia, bloating, weight gain, cellulite and more!

Yoga Calm: A Restorative Yoga Workshop with Kate Burkett

Sunday, September 14th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm // Fee: $25IMG_6401

This workshop covers how to reduce the physiological responses to stress with Yoga. Students will learn how the nervous system naturally responds to stress and anxiety.

The benefits of stress management include improved healing, weight management and anti-aging. A calm nervous system promotes balanced hormones, healing, digestion and heart health.

Students will explore ways to calm the nervous system through asana and pranayama. While practicing supported and restorative poses, you will learn why these are beneficial for our health and stress levels and deepen your understanding of how these restorative poses bring us into a deep state of relaxation and promote healing and rejuvenation.

Space is limited – click here to sign up now!

Fall Equinox 108 Sun Salutations with Island Kirtan

Sunday, September 21st from 4:00 to 6:00pm // Fee: Normal Class Prices ApplyFeaturedSun_heartless-550x326-1

It is starting to feel like fall here in the PNW! How do Yogis celebrate the changing of the season? 108 Sun Salutations and here at Dayaalu Center, we are lucky enough to be serenaded by Island Kirtan while we move through them! You are encouraged to throw it all out on the mat so that you may make your way into fall lighter and brighter! If 108 sounds too intense for you, please know that some folks come to sit in meditation or move some and sit some – it’s okay! We honor you and your needs and would just love to share this time with you! Click here to sign up now! After the 108 Sun Salutes, we will take a quick break and join together for kirtan from 6:30 to 8:00pm. See community events for more details.

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) Tapping for Wellness Evening Series with Susan James, BCC, LICSW

Four Consecutive Monday mornings, September 22nd, 29th, October 6th, 13th from 9:00am to 11:00am // Fee: $140 

Empower yourself by adding the gift of meridian-based tapping to your health and wellness toolbox!  Through this experiential class with others you can create significant, lasting change by rewiring your subconscious.  Participants will develop greater self awareness and ways to effectively eliminate resistance and blockages that often hold us back from living the life we love.  This class meets over four weeks to help you integrate this new technique into your life.

EFT is a self-applied sequential tapping process to acupressure points which can help dissolve stress and limiting beliefs, clear negative emotions and disturbing memories, manage pain, weight loss, phobias, motion sickness, reduce anxiety/depression, procrastination, and physical ailments.  The list of uses is almost infinite!  It is a transformative tool which you can “pay forward” by teaching it to your family, friends, clients….anyone who is open to learning. Class size is intentionally kept small to provide a deeper learning experience please register in advance by clicking here.

Susan James enjoys teaching, coaching, and empowering people with different modalities to enhance their wellness and reach their full potential.  She is a Board Certified health and wellness coach, energy medicine practitioner, holistic EFT practitioner, and licensed clinical social worker with an active practice for individuals and groups on Bainbridge Island.  To learn more about Susan and her services, please visit her at www.susanjames.me.