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Intro to Reiki
Apr
7
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Reiki

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Reiki is the Japanese art of energy healing that works to heal physical, mental, and emotional symptoms. Reiki Master and Wildlight Yoga teacher Cassie Zehren will lead this experiential-based discussion and workshop in the introduction to Reiki. She will answer questions about the benefits of energy healing, what to expect in a Reiki session, and the process for becoming a Reiki practitioner. 

She will share her experience using Reiki to support healing around chronic illnesses such as cancer, emotional traumas including abuse and loss, mental blocks regarding patterned fears, depression, stress and anxiety, and spiritual development like enhancing intuitive and psychic abilities.

A brief overview of the chakra system of the body will support the understanding of Reiki and how this healing modality can balance and clear energy centers. Information about becoming a Reiki practitioner and what is involved in each level of Reiki training will be covered as well as the use of Reiki for self-treatment. The evening will conclude with a guided meditation with Reiki for attendees to experience the effect of energy work.

By attending this class, you will gain:

  • An understanding of Reiki energy healing and what happens during a session

  • What ailments Reiki can heal and how

  • How Reiki works with the chakra system of the body

  • How Reiki strengthens spiritual connection and enhances intuitive abilities

  • What happens during Reiki training and what it means to become a Reiki Master

  • How to use Reiki for self treatments

  • Experience a Reiki demonstration

    No experience necessary. Mats and props will be provided at Wildlight Yoga, 4140 N. Milwaukee Ave.

    Admission is $25. Pre-registration required. Members receive 10% off. No refunds or credits.

    Purchase tickets here.

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Sound Magic with John Yost
Feb
9
6:00 PM18:00

Sound Magic with John Yost

Allow yourself to decompress and deeply relax, while you enjoy the healing sounds of gongs, crystal bowls, and other instruments.

Sound journey meditations are considered deeply healing and restorative. They have been proven to lower blood pressure, release stress and heal us on the molecular level. Physical sound vibrations entrain the brain to move from beta to alpha-theta states. Participation is effortless as the vibrational frequencies of the gongs, bowls and chimes bring about a blissful state.

Mats and blankets will be provided by Wildlight Yoga. Students are encouraged to bring a pillow for their comfort.

Admission is $30 in advance, $35 at the door. Space is limited. Members receive 10% off. Buy tickets here.

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Breathe Better, Practice Better
Dec
15
3:00 PM15:00

Breathe Better, Practice Better

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When you practice training your breath, you practice training your monkey mind. During this
workshop, you’ll explore how you breathe and how to improve how you breathe. You’ll explore several types of breath (pranayama) you can use to help calm you, focus you or invigorate you, all the while keeping your mind smooth. You’ll even learn to strengthen some breathing muscles.

Sarah Landicho earned her 200-hr. teaching certification in 2010 and 300-hr. in 2016. She is also certified in teaching somatics. She teaches vinyasa, restorative and yin.

No experience necessary. Mats and props will be provided at Wildlight Yoga, 4140 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Admission is $20. Pre-registration is required. Members receive 10% off. Buy tickets here.

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Intro to Reiki
Dec
2
1:00 PM13:00

Intro to Reiki

IntrotoReiki.jpg

Reiki is the Japanese art of energy healing that works to heal physical, mental, and emotional symptoms. Reiki Master and Wildlight Yoga teacher Cassie Zehren will lead this experiential-based discussion and workshop in the introduction to Reiki. She will answer questions about the benefits of energy healing, what to expect in a Reiki session, and the process for becoming a Reiki practitioner. 

She will share her experience using Reiki to support healing around chronic illnesses such as cancer, emotional traumas including abuse and loss, mental blocks regarding patterned fears, depression, stress and anxiety, and spiritual development like enhancing intuitive and psychic abilities.

A brief overview of the chakra system of the body will support the understanding of Reiki and how this healing modality can balance and clear energy centers. Information about becoming a Reiki practitioner and what is involved in each level of Reiki training will be covered as well as the use of Reiki for self-treatment. The evening will conclude with a guided meditation with Reiki for attendees to experience the effect of energy work.

By attending this class, you will gain:

  • An understanding of Reiki energy healing and what happens during a session

  • What ailments Reiki can heal and how

  • How Reiki works with the chakra system of the body

  • How Reiki strengthens spiritual connection and enhances intuitive abilities

  • What happens during Reiki training and what it means to become a Reiki Master

  • How to use Reiki for self treatments

  • Experience a Reiki demonstration

No experience necessary. Mats and props will be provided at Wildlight Yoga, 4140 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Admission is $30. Pre-registration required. Members receive 10% off. Purchase tickets here.

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Karma Yoga Class for Six Corners Association
Nov
24
3:00 PM15:00

Karma Yoga Class for Six Corners Association

To support the mission of Six Corners Association and the work it does in small business development, community engagement, and neighborhood promotion in the larger Portage Park community, Wildlight Yoga will host two Karma Yoga classes, open to the public, with all the donations benefitting the organization.

No experience necessary. Students are required to sign waivers in advance of practice. RSVP is required as space is limited. Current students are invited to participate, but memberships and class packs cannot be applied. Mats and props provided by Wildlight Yoga.

To learn more about Six Corners Association and its economic development work, please visit www.sixcorners.com.

Tickets are available here.

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Karma Class for Give Back Yoga Foundation
Nov
18
5:30 PM17:30

Karma Class for Give Back Yoga Foundation

Join a global movement of hope & healing with Slow Flow and Restore Karma Class to benefit The Give Back Yoga Foundation.

Join us as we come together to share space, practice together and help bring the life-changing gift of yoga to those who need it most. Sarah will help us move and relax and help others in this season of giving! This 75-minute class will offer a gentle and accessible flow to move and warm the body to prepare it for some deeply restorative poses.

Your body, mind and soul will thank you— and so will your heart—as all proceeds will go the Give Back Yoga Foundation which helps brings yoga to those in need due to cancer, addiction, mental health and incarceration. From helping veterans calm the body and mind to supporting long-term recovery from addiction and eating disorders, you can help Give Back Yoga share the transformational power of yoga with the world, one person at a time.

No experience necessary. Students are required to sign waivers in advance of practice. RSVP is required as space is limited. Current students are invited to participate, but memberships and class packs cannot be applied. Mats and props provided by Wildlight Yoga.

$20 Suggested Minimum Donation.

Tickets are available
here.

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Vinyasa + Live Music
Nov
16
7:00 PM19:00

Vinyasa + Live Music

On Friday November 16th, Colin Fox and Abigail Stombres will transform the space at Wildlight yoga with their soothing words and gentle melodies. Colin will provide peaceful, live music with his guitar and vocals while Abigail guides the room through a 75 minute all levels vinyasa. You'll hear safe alignment cues, words from the heart, and mesmerizing tunes. Following the class, students are invited to stay for refreshments and conversations with their fellow yogis. 

Admission is $20. Members receive 10% off. Mats and props are available for use.

Purchase tickets here.

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Restoration + Meditation + Reiki
Nov
11
1:00 PM13:00

Restoration + Meditation + Reiki

Deep Rest is not self-indulgence, it is self-preservation, it is respect for life.' 
~ Adelene Cheong

This beautiful 90 minute restorative yoga practice will help us balance the yang of summer with the yin of autumn. We'll be reminded to breathe as we utilize the support of props to gently release tension from tight muscles, allow joints to open, and encourage clean energy to flow through. Slowing down and aligning the body and mind while centering the breath will be our focus. Reiki (energy healing) will be woven into the practice for those students who wish to receive deep relaxation, stress release, and prompting natural balance of mind & body. No experience necessary.

Mats and props will be provided at Wildlight Yoga, 4140 N. Milwaukee Ave.

Admission is $25. Pre-registration required. Members receive 10% off.

Purchase tickets here.

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Partner Yoga
Oct
20
2:30 PM14:30

Partner Yoga

Bring your bestie, your bae, your boo or meet someone new!

On Saturday, October 20th, celebrate Sweetest Day with Wildlight Yoga's playful relaxation workshop paired with a little sweetness. Following a 75 minute restorative zen session, students are invited to stay for dessert.

No prior experience needed. Wear comfortable cloths. All mats and props are supplied. Space is limited. Advanced registration required.

Admission is $25/person or $40/pair. Members receive 10% off.

Purchase tickets here.

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Build Your Basics Workshop
Oct
5
7:00 PM19:00

Build Your Basics Workshop

Whether you are new to yoga or just want to strengthen your practice, this 2-hour workshop will build your basic skills so you feel comfortable attending Wildlight Yoga's array of classes. We will explore the importance of breath, various transitions and postures, as well as common ways bodies want to compensate in poses so you can build strength, confidence, and flexibility. You will also learn how to use a variety of props to create a stable practice. There will be time for questions so bring your questions!

Sarah Landicho earned her 200-hr. teaching certification in 2010 and 300-hr. in 2016. She is also certified in teaching somatics. She teaches vinyasa, restorative and yin.

Admission is $20 in advance, $25 at the door. Members receive 10% off.

Purchase your ticket here.

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Yoga + Ax Throwing
Aug
15
7:00 PM19:00

Yoga + Ax Throwing

BATL - Backyard Axe Throwing League and Wildlight Yoga will partner for an extraordinary night of neighborhood adventure. The event will begin with one hour of ax throwing instruction and open ax throwing led by qualified instructors. The second hour will feature an all levels vinyasa yoga class. Tacos will be available from Chicago Taco Authority

Located at 4842 W. Irving Park Rd.

Bring your own yoga mat. Wear comfy clothes and close toed shoes. Participants will be required to sign a waiver prior to participation.

Grab your tickets here.

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Open Studio Hours
Aug
8
8:00 PM20:00

Open Studio Hours

The doors to Wildlight Yoga will open for the first time to the public for informal open studio hours, visits, and membership inquiries on August 6th. We'll be busy cleaning, prepping, and organizing, but you are welcome to stop in, say hello, see the space, and talk yoga in an extremely informal setting. You'll be able to pre-order Wildlight shirts and purchase memberships onsite. For those feeling adventurous, you are welcome to bring your mat and engage your solo practice.

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Open Studio Hours
Aug
6
5:30 PM17:30

Open Studio Hours

The doors to Wildlight Yoga will open for the first time to the public for informal open studio hours, visits, and membership inquiries on August 6th. We'll be busy cleaning, prepping, and organizing, but you are welcome to stop in, say hello, see the space, and talk yoga in an extremely informal setting. You'll be able to pre-order Wildlight shirts and purchase memberships onsite. For those feeling adventurous, you are welcome to bring your mat and engage your solo practice.

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