Intro to Yoga & Essential Oils – Aug 26

Intro to Yoga & Essential Oils

with Suzanne Mikula

Sunday, August 26 

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for a fun and experiential fusion of yoga and essential oils, nature’s pure aromas. 

We will begin with an introduction to what essential oils are, as well as cover some of their uses and applications. We’ll then experiment with incorporating them into a light yoga practice using them throughout to discover how they can help to deepen our yoga practice, aid in our connection to our breath, while listening to our inner healer. We will conclude the session with Yoga Nidra, a meditation and reflection on our individual and collective experiences. Linger afterwards with us to enjoy a Superfood Juice Shot (at no extra cost).

Investment: $30  Click to register>

Early-bird discount, by August 15 = $25

About Suzanne Mikula:  Suzanne is a yoga teacher who’s excited to share her passion for one of yoga’s sister sciences, essential oils. Having suffered from many health challenges from a young age, Suzanne has always been an avid seeker of natural healing modalities and an eager sharer of those that hold true to their promises. She provides a safe and fun environment in which to learn and explore the combination of yoga and essential oils.

 

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Recovery & Relapse Prevention Through Yoga – 4 Week Series August w/ Julie

 

Recovery & Relapse Prevention Through Yoga

A Whole Body Approach to Recovery

with Julie Cropper, LCSW, Yoga Instructor, LCS 20023

Fridays – August 3, 10, 17 & 24

7:30 – 9:30 pm

—–  4 Week Series Workshop  —–
Fridays: August 3, 10, 17 & 24
7:30 – 9:30 pm

During this special four-week session, participants will learn a whole body approach to recovery – including mindful based yoga classes for healing from addictive behavior (alcohol, sugar, drugs, tobacco, gambling, eating disorders, shopping, exercise, anxiety, co-dependency, depression, illness, stress, grief, or trauma.) Through guided, gentle postures and movement, participants will learn how their breath can help them be more open to what is happening in the present moment, embrace what is, and live a freer, more fulfilling life. Additional concepts include…

• Radical acceptance
• Emotional regulation
• Distress & tolerance
• How to be effective in interpersonal relationships

This class offers approximately 1 hour of therapeutic sharing and a 1 hour yoga practice. Classes will be held outdoors on Fusion Yoga Studio’s beautiful redwood deck (weather permitting, indoors if not.)

Classes are open to people with all levels of yoga experience and at all stages of recovery. 

Investment: $99 for 4 sessions
Early-Bird Rate: $90 (by July 15)
Drop-In Rate: $30 (space permitting)

Click here to register >

About Julie: Julie is a yoga teacher and has over 15 years of experience as a licensed clinical social worker, with an emphasis in mental health, dual diagnosis, and recovery path. For questions about this workshop, please contact Julie at (916) 201-3937.

PLEASE NOTE:  These classes are not a replacement for 12-Step meetings, a sponsor, or any other part of a 12-Step recovery program. Rather, they provide additional helpful tools that address the physical, mental and spiritual dis-ease of addiction. (Yoga is often beneficial when used in tandem with other traditional substance abuse treatment methods.)

Minimum of 5 required.  Limited to 10 participants.

 

 

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ROME YOGA RETREAT w/ Lori Sep 23-Oct 1 (Travel + Yoga = awesome!)

 

Rome Yoga Retreat

with Lori McCormick

September 23 to October 1

9 Days, 8 nights 

Join Lori McCormick and Liz Arellanez (Lori’s travel buddy for over 20 years) for the trip of a lifetime as we tour the beautiful, ancient city of Rome, Italy!

Your magical tour (and the cost) includes …

  • Lodging (see room options below)
  • Vatican Museum with expert guide
  • St. Peter’s Basilica
  • Roman Forum & Colosseum (guided tour)
  • Galleria Borghese (stunning artwork & gardens)
  • A 4 Hour Food & Wine Tasting Walking/Food tour with approx. 8 stops (we’ll eat but will walk it off!)
  • 3 Hour cooking class (ravioli and meatballs)
  • Italian wine tasting
  • 7 breakfasts (light meal) and coffee/tea plus 3 dinners
  • Hop on / Hop off bus (for a 24 hour period) to get a feel for the city
  • Walking tours to the Spanish Steps, the Pantheon, and Trevi Fountain
  • 5 yoga classes with Lori at the beautiful Zem Yoga Studio (located in the heart of Rome – no prior yoga experience required)
  • Free time to decompress, shop, or do your own thing
  • … and a few surprises too!

As time allows, we’ll take additional walking tours (TONS of photo opportunities!) to Piazza Navona, Campo de’ Fiori market, visit the Jewish Ghetto, check out the cobbled streets of Trastevere, Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, Eataly (kitchen & food emporium on steroids!), Coppede District (great architecture), San Piettro in Vincoli (St. Peter in Chains church), and the Monument to Guiseppe Mazzini (for a bird’s eye view of Rome).  Oh, and if you’ve been wanting to learn how to take great pictures with your smartphone, Liz can show you how! 

While everything that’s listed above is included in the price, you can opt out of the activities and do your own thing if you prefer.  There are TONS of exquisite churches (free) and more that you can tour on your own if it interests you.  What’s not included:  airfare, most meals, spending money, tipping, etc.  (Current cost of airfare is around $700-$850, but better deals can be found when there’s a “sale.”  If you need help finding the best price available, we can assist you with that. )

For the best experience possible, space is limited to 8-10 participants.  Be sure to reserve your spot ASAP! 

A non-refundable deposit of $600 holds your spot.  (Deposit/payment can be made at our front desk or on our website.)

Investment:  $2,500. 

SUPER Early Bird Rate (by May 31):  $2,200 (saves $300!).

Early Bird Rate (by June 30):  $2,350 (saves $150!)

Full payment due no later than July 31. 

Our apartment has 3 bedrooms w/ triple occupancy (3 twin beds in each); 2 rooms w/ double occupancy (1 queen bed in each, great for couples or close friends).  Don’t worry, there’s SEVEN bathrooms too! Kitchen access, dining & common area also.  Trip insurance is recommended. 

Click here to find out more, to reserve your spot with a deposit, or to pay in full.

For questions, please email Lori@FusionYogaSac.com or call/text (916) 600-6557.

 

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Prenatal / Baby & Me – READ THIS!

PLEASE READ THIS !!! 

If you can’t see these classes on our “Class Schedule” page (in MindBody or the app), be sure you’re selecting or filtering classes by “ALL Service Categories” and “ALL Class Types” – that is, please don’t filter by Prenatal etc.).  If it doesn’t work, you may need to close the app/browser and re-open.  However, the classes below are ON-GOING (that is, every week).  If the class is ever cancelled for the day, there will be a red line through the class name on the schedule stating that it’s “cancelled.” 

GOT A QUESTION REGARDING THESE CLASSES…? 

Text (916) 600-6557 or email FrontDesk@FusionYogaSac.com

 SEPARATE PRICING APPLIES to our PRENATAL and BABY & ME specialty classes.   HOWEVER, our “2 Weeks for $25” promotional offer INCLUDES specialty classes.   No other discounts/offers are available for specialty classes.  (Groupons EXCLUDE our specialty classes.)  A single class (aka “drop in”) is $16… or a 4 class pass is $52 (=$13/class)… or an 8 class pass is $96 (=$12/class).   See our pricing page for more. 

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Prenatal Classes

…………  Offered 3 days a week!   ………….

Tuesdays @ 6:00-7:15 pm  w/ Judy

Thursdays @ 6:00-7:15 pm   w/ Lale

Sundays @ 10:00-11:15 am  w/ Judy

Prenatal Classes.  Moderate to challenging.   Breath awareness is emphasized during a rhythmic flow of dynamic and restorative postures while honoring the changing needs of expectant mothers. Modifications and instruction on proper anatomical alignment help students prepare physically, mentally and emotionally for the process of childbirth.

Learn how to use the power of your breath to transform the discomforts of pregnancy and fear associated with childbirth into strength, peace of mind, and joyful surrender. Take a “time out” to quiet your mind and connect with your body and growing baby. Feel better, look better, and have an empowered birthing experience! 


 

Baby & MeBaby & Me Classes

Mondays @ 10:30 am-11:30 am

w/ Bridget & Judy

Baby & Me Classes.  Regain strength and flexibility, bond with your baby, and connect with other moms/dads/caregivers!   Our Baby & Me Yoga practice is designed specifically for the needs of a new mom. We strengthen the entire body with emphasis on the core, pelvic floor, and posture while integrating our babies into the practice. This class goes beyond the physical aspect of yoga as we use each pose as an opportunity to connect more deeply with our babies through eye contact, breath, touch, and mindfulness.

Learn to quiet the mind and find serenity as you get fit and gain confidence in your mothering through this integrative yoga practice. In each class we also take a moment to share our journeys with other new moms in the spirit of support and community.  ALL BABIES FROM 6 WEEKS OLD to NEWLY CRAWLING are welcome!   DADS, CAREGIVERS, AND FRIENDS ARE ALSO WELCOME.

 

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NEW TO FUSION..? Info to get started

Welcome to Fusion Yoga!

 

Here’s some helpful information for

new students to get started with us …


 

The first time you come in, please try to arrive 15-20 minutes early for your initial paperwork, get a tour of our space, and meet your instructor.

To speed-up the check-in process, it’s helpful to have completed a Registration & Release Form in advance (print it out and bring it with you — or you can complete a form at the studio if you forget).

We have a special promotional offer for new local students: “2 WEEKS FOR $25” – enjoy unlimited classes (for a 14 day period) for a one-time charge of only $25! You can sign-up (purchase) the promotional offer on our website by clicking here. (Create a user name/password – top right corner of screen. Then select the tab “Buy Pass/Gift Certificate.” When asked “What kind of pass would you like to buy?” pick “Yoga Classes” and then scroll down for the option of “2 weeks for $25″… and complete the transaction.) You can also purchase the introductory pass at our front desk when you come for class. If you’d prefer to pay for just one class, the cost for a single class (a “drop=in”) is $16.

But wait… there’s more! For a limited time, we’re offering a “bonus offer,” which allows new students to purchase their first, regular class pass at a substantial discount! If you’d like to purchase your bonus offer on-line, shoot an email to FrontDesk@FusionYogaSac.com for the promo code.

Got questions…? Email us at FrontDesk@FusionYogaSac.com … or send us a text at (916) 600-6557.

 

If you’re new to yoga, here’s some tips for class…

yoga matIf you have a yoga mat, bring it along. If you don’t own a mat, you can borrow one of ours. (You might want to consider buying your own mat – not only is it a commitment to your practice and will allow you to use it at home, but also for hygienic reasons. Mats can be purchased at places like Target or Amazon.com, etc. )

Wear something that allows you to bend and move easily. Most exercise clothing will work… shorts, sweat pants, form-fitting tees, tank tops, as well as clothing specifically marketed as “yoga” clothing. (Target or Lucy has a good selection.) We practice with bare feet… so make sure they’re clean and fresh :).  Avoid wearing anything with fragrance.

Try not to eat a heavy meal 1-2 hours before class as having a full stomach can make you somewhat uncomfortable. A light snack – such as fruit, yogurt, or nuts is usually okay.

A hand towel and a bottle of water are nice to have, but optional. (Washcloths are typically available for your use.) Bottled water is available for sale in the lobby for $1.00. (We also have a water cooler for refilling your water bottle for $1.00. No charge for a drink.)

If you’d like to know more about yoga, you’ll find some helpful information in our 12-page “A Brief Introduction to the Practice of Yoga” handout.

 

If you’re new to Fusion…

We’re located at 1620 Executive Court, Sacramento, CA 95864.  Executive Court is located just off of Arden Way between Fulton and Morse Avenues (closer to Morse).  

Our class schedule can be viewed on-line at www.FusionYogaSac.com (then click “class schedule”). Lots of information is available on our site, including upcoming events, rates, and more.

  • If you’re healthy and relatively active, you might try any class that includes the word “ALL” in the description of our on-line schedule ( – or if looking at our printed schedule, look for “M″ which indicates mixed-level).
  • If you’ve got an injury or you want a mellow class, try one of our therapeutic classes such as — SOMATIC YOGA… RESTORATIVE YIN… YOGA AT THE WALL… SENIOR/BOOMER YOGA,…or YOGA FOR HEALTHY AGING.
  • If you like a challenge, try our FUSION FLOW… SLOW FLOW…. or YOGA BASICS with CORE STRENGTHENING.

Be sure to stop at the front desk to sign-in. (Signing-in is mandatory for each and every class you attend).

Try to arrive ahead of time as classes start on time. Providing the front door is unlocked, we allow late arrivals. (If there is no front desk attendant, we typically lock the door 10-15 minutes after class starts. If there is an attendant, then the front door is left open.) If you’re late, wait until the opening meditation is over with before joining the class. (Wait to see that students are transitioning into a posture. If they’re holding still, wait until there’s obvious movement or an invitation from the instructor or assistant to join the class). On the other hand, if you need to leave before class is over, be sure to let the instructor know BEFORE class starts and position yourself near the back of the room, if possible. (Try to leave quietly and before our final relaxation/savasana.)

Let the instructor know ahead of time if you’re new to yoga…. and/or if you have an injury or illness that you’re working with. If you prefer to *not* be touched, inform the instructor BEFORE class starts.

Please speak quietly in the studios as well as in the lobby as oftentimes there are classes or healing sessions in progress.

We have two changing rooms for your convenience and ample parking.

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In order to maintain a peaceful environment for all….  Please note that NO CELL PHONES ARE ALLOWED IN THE STUDIO OR LOBBY (including texting or smart phone usage). If you bring your cell phone with you, please turn the phone completely OFF – that is, no vibrating or alarms… or better yet, leave it in your car 🙂 If you need to use your phone, please be respectful and step outside the building. Thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation in helping us to keep our space sacred.

Location: 1620 Executive Court, Sacramento, CA 95864

just off of Arden Way, between Fulton and Morse Avenues  (closer to Morse)

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If you have any questions, please email FrontDesk@FusionYogaSac.com

We’re looking forward to working with you soon!

 

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