Monday February 20th… YES, we will be open for afternoon yoga!

What is Kripalu Yoga?

“Kripalu yoga is a comprehensive, disciplined approach to self-study that cultivates health, facilitates psychological growth, and transforms one’s sense of self. Kripalu yoga arises from thousands of years of study and practice in fostering spiritual connection to all life and an awakening to the authentic self. It focuses on getting in touch with one’s own innate wisdom and happiness through cultivating nonjudgemental awareness. Teachers guide students through a practice of asana (which could be gentle, moderate, or vigorous), pranayama, and meditation, but neither posture sequences nor instructions are standardized. What distinguishes a Kripalu Yoga class is an emphasis on bringing awareness to the physical sensations, emotions, and thoughts that arise throughout the practice. The way we act and react on the mat becomes a microcosm for the way we act and react in daily life, leading to greater authenticity, equanimity, and happiness”. ~Kripalu Winter catalog 2012

We welcome you to come and visit us.

Upcoming Events

Yoga Beginner Series

Saturdays at 10:00 am beginning January 14th ,21st, February 4th, & 11th. $40 series fee.

This 4-week series is designed for those new to yoga or those returning after time away. You will learn the foundational yoga postures, the 6 movements of the spine, and several breathing techniques. Each week will build upon the prior week. No experience required! To save your place, email Molly at: awakeninggraceyoga@comcast.net.

Reiki Level 2 Training

Saturday January 28th, 9:30-5:30pm

Paula Hogan will be leading this full-day level 2 training. Here’s what you will learn: 2nd Degree Reiki Certification teaches three ancient, powerful, healing symbols. Highly effective, these symbols support healing and expansion in all areas of life, both for yourself and others. These sacred symbols are the key to why Reiki is a path that can lead to enlightenment and inner peace.

This class provides precise instruction for application of these symbols as well as ample time for hands-on practice in integrating the symbols into Reiki sessions on yourself and others. You receive a Reiki II Attunement, which takes you a quantum leap in your effectiveness as an Advanced Reiki Practitioner. You leave class with your Reiki II Degree Certificate, and a deeper experience of the extraordinary healing and powers of Reiki.

For details, contact Paula Hogan, Reiki Master Teacher at True Harmony Reiki, LLC ** 603-479-4324 ** www.trueharmonyreiki.comtrueharmonyreiki7@gmail.com

KIRTAN! Not to be missed… Join Solar Dynasty Band

Saturday January 28th, 7:30pm. Donation based ($20 per person suggested)

Join Ravi and friends along with special guest from NY, Satya Franche, for an evening of singing, chanting, dancing, and bliss. Bring a friend and come on out for this special event. All are welcome.

Crystal Bowl Sound Healing

Saturday February 4th, 4pm. $25 per person

Comeau of Energy Works Studio will provide a relaxing experience of crystal bowl vibrations. Music and sound have been proven scientifically to shift the consciousness of the brain. Crystal singing bowls are powerful tools because of the harmonics and overtones that are created. Doing sound healing therapy can stimulate trance like states of body & mind. The sounds emanating from the bowls allow your brain waves to slow down the Beta, Alpha, Theta, & Delta levels. People can often visit different places outside themselves during a sound healing session. Private tuning fork sessions are available before the sound healing by appointment. This event is offered for $25 per person. Please email to reserve your place: awakeninggraceyoga@comcast.net. For more information see: http://www.energyworkstudio.com

Mindful Communication Workshop, Continued

Saturday February 11th, 3-5pm. Donation based ($20 per person suggested)

Join Dan Huston for an afternoon of bringing awareness to how you communicate. This will augment the first workshop, but fine for attendees who didn’t make the first one. Communication isn’t as easy as it may seem. Though we have been communicating for decades, that doesn’t mean we always do it well. Most of us have developed unproductive habits and patterns along the way. That doesn’t make us bad people; it just means there’s room for improvement—improvement that could make us more productive and happier. Combining the study of mindfulness with basic communication theory can help us do just that: discover our unproductive habits and take steps toward improving them in a manner that is both disciplined and gentle. Along the way, we become more aware of the fact that the people with whom we interact (at home, at work, at school…) have their own habits that have formed over their lifetimes, their own unique set of experiences that influence their perceptions and behaviors. We become more empathetic and understanding and less judgmental and reactive. As a result, our communication becomes not only more effective but more satisfying and meaningful, as well.

Yoga and Meditation Weekend Retreat

Friday 2/24/17 at 7pm – Sunday 2/26/17 at 2pm

Join studio owner Molly Schlangen and Dh. Satyada for a weekend of yoga, mindfulness meditation, and the time to go deeper into your own practice. The retreat will be held at the beautiful Aryaloka Buddhist Center in Newmarket NH. This weekend will include silence, structured yoga and meditation times, and free time to explore the paths and beauty of this sanctuary. To register, contact: http://www.aryaloka.org/yoga-and-meditation-retreat-copy

Group trip to Kripalu!

Friday April 7th – Sunday April 9th,2017

Group retreats save you 20%. This weekend at Kripalu offers the following workshops:

Kripalu R&R
Women's Qigong for Insomnia & Stress
Emotional Freedom Techniques and the Healing Power of Gratitude
The Natural Singer: Find Your True Voice
Writing as an Expression of Healing: My Voice is a Chorus
Yoga for Neck & Shoulders
Kula Yoga - Vinyasa for Strength
Introduction to PranaDanda Yoga. Email Molly if you're interested: awakeninggraceyoga@comcast.net

On-going Programs at Awakening Grace


lotus risesMeditation is offered by donation every Saturday morning from 7:15-7:45am. In addition, all yoga classes offered include an element of mindfulness meditation at the beginning and end of class. Why meditation? Research is demonstrating the many positive affects of regular meditation. From anxiety and depression, to heart disease and hypertension, meditation is a benefit to adults and children alike. It will likely improve your concentration, reduce your blood pressure, and slow down the aging process of your brain. For more information, see the following links: Web MD on meditation and Forbes on the science of meditation.



Reiki Share

Friday January 13th 6:00PM – Donation basedreiki-share

Donation based. Join us to give &/or receive Reiki, Universal Life Force Energy. This energy has the intention to promote the greatest good for all energetically. We join together to promote healing in a group setting. No experience required.




Fitness classes with Dennis Garnham38820836-fit-sportive-man-and-woman-doing-plank-core-exercise-training-back-and-press-muscles-concept-gym-spo

Classes include animal flow, body weight fitness and stability balls. All classes are designed to improve functional fitness, build strength and toning. Appropriate for all levels of fitness. Classes are on Wednesdays at 3:00pm (beginners class at 4:00pm) and Sunday mornings at 7:30am.






What Our Clients Say…
"I thought of a good analogy with which to describe your yoga class to my friend and came up with a pretty accurate one. Your class can be compared with a lovely meal: the intro and warm up is the salad; the class is the main course; and the shivasana is, of course, the desert. And the subtle thought you wove into today's class? That is a fine wine well paired with the rest of the meal". ~Boyd C.


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