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.

no cell phone

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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INTRO to TRE© w/ Maria Alfaro- JULY 20

INTRO to TRE©

Trauma Releasing Exercises

with guest teacher Maria Alfaro

Saturday, July 20

1:00 – 3:00 pm

 

psoas 3What is TRE© (Trauma Releasing Excercises)….?    TRE© is a gentle, simple and profound technique that facilitates the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle. This relaxation provides a very effective release of physical and emotional tension and stress. The psoas is a very thick, deep and stubborn muscle that acts as a guardian of our lower belly. In its role as protector of our organs, it contracts and tightens, becoming shorter, in response to life’s small and big traumatic experiences. A tight psoas can cause many problems including sciatica and lower back pain. The TRE© exercises work the legs, tiring them and creating a trembling response, which begins in the legs and often spreads throughout the body. This gentle shaking is actually the nervous system’s way of discharging long-held tension or unconscious muscle contraction in order to restore the body to wholeness. 

Benefits from TRE© release of deep chronic tension increase of overall energy and stamina “shake loose” unconscious involuntary muscle contraction discharge of buried emotional and physical trauma deep relaxation and improved circulation improved mood and decrease of aches and pains increase of the body sensitivity to pleasure improved sense of being grounded the healing of sciatica increased flexibility

TRE© is suitable for people of all ages and levels of fitness and the TRE© exercises can be modified to accommodate anybody’s needs. Deep breathing help direct people’s awareness out of their heads and into their bodies. The body’s wisdom then does the rest.  This session does NOT include any yoga postures.

INVESTMENT:  $45  (Early Bird Price = $40 if registered by July 6)

Click here to register on-line >  …. or register at our Front Desk

Location of Workshop:   FUSION YOGA STUDIO, 1620 Executive Court, Sacramento, CA 95864


About Maria Alfaro:    Maria creates a supportive environment which makes people feel safe. She leads her workshops with compassion and a sense of humor. Teaching yoga since 1997 in California and beyond, Maria developed the YOGA and TRE© workshop in 2004. For more information about Maria, Yoga & TRE© or to read testimonials from participants, please visit: www.TREcalifornia.com  or contact Maria with any questions or concerns at: maria@TREcalifornia.com

About TRE©:   TRE©was developed by DR. DAVID BERCELI, a bioenergetic therapist. He has used it successfully all over the world for almost two decades working with soldiers, firefighters and survivors of war, earthquakes and other traumatic circumstances to help alleviate the many symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). To learn more about DR. DAVID BERCELI and his work, please visit: www.traumaprevention.com.

 

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