Workshops/Events

Our Yoga Class schedule is updated monthly and can be found on the Class Schedule tab.

Visit the Yoga Teacher Training page for YTT Programs!
Our 200 hr YTT starts again in March, 2015.
Our Advanced YTT has rotating start dates — join any time!

Upcoming Events:

Kirtan/Concert! The Bliss of Chant! With David Newman/Durga Das
Thursday, November 13th, 7:30pm
Join David aka Durga Das, world traveling Kirtan Musician and Spiritual Teacher for a profound heart-opening evening of soulful music! David’s music is inspirational, moving and powerfully healing. He’s returning to Gilbert Yoga for the 6th time over 10 years! Thank you David! Listen to his music on itunes or at www.DavidNewmanMusic.com or on Youtube. Cost: $20 advance, $25 at the door (cash only at the door). For ticket sales and more information: http://tickets.brightstarevents.com/event/3823444

Yoga & Music Retreat:
Awakening Through Love – Weekend Retreat
in Pine AZ with David Newman, Cassandra Wallick, Lanita Ugstad and chef Patty Van Herpen November 14th – 16th, Friday 5pm – Sunday 5pm (we have space for a couple more!)
Experience a weekend with David Newman/Durga Das, spiritual guide and Kirtan artist. With David we will open our hearts in satsang, chant in Kirtan, practice yoga with Cassandra and Lanita, experience the amazing flavors and energy of Patty’s food, and enjoy the fresh mountain air at the Retreat Center for Truth cabin surrounded by ponderosa pine and plenty of wildlife. Our retreat begins with a Sedona Kirtan with David, and from there we will caravan/carpool to Pine (1 hr 30 min away) to settle in. Saturday morning starts with yoga at 8:30am, followed by breakfast and then Satsang with David late morning. Lunch and another Satsang with David in the afternoon, plus a relaxing restorative yoga practice before dinner. Group satsang and Kirtan Saturday evening. And more on Sunday!
Cost: $350/person, includes all classes, events and organic vegetarian meals.
Registration/payments still being accepted. Full payment due upon registration.
We have space for two-three more participants, so make your payment soon to reserve your spot.
Contact: info@gilbertyoga.com

Beyond Reiki for Practioners – with Lisa Hecke (for those who have gone through Reiki 1 or higher)
Sunday, November 16th, 12 pm – 5pm
In this workshop we will take the power of Reiki and to beyond. Learn how to use aromatherapy, crystals and gems, guided imagery and sound in your sessions. The use of these sacred tools can enhance any clients experience and healing. From this class you will take home: Your own aromatherapy blends, Crystals/Gems for each of the 7 major chakras, a Manual on crystals and essential oils.
Cost: $85 Contact: Lisa to register at lisahe23@yahoo.com

Healing with Sound Vibration – Gong and Tibetan Bowl Layout with Gretchen Bickert
Friday, November 21st, at 7:45 pm (arrive no earlier than 7:30 please)
We might call it ‘ThanksGonging’! Enjoy this revitalizing rejuvenating cleansing experience like no other! Gretchen will settle us into a relaxing restful pose after a small amount of movement and breathwork to clear the day, and then she will take on a sound journey with her two symphonic gongs and multiple Tibetan bowls. Cost: $12 in advance, pay at Gilbert Yoga or call to reserve your space as this does FILL UP (480-225-1881), and $15 at the door, cash only. Please wear comfortable clothing.

Grounded in Gratitude – with Lisa Hecke
Sunday November 30th, 1:00pm-3:00pm

Nourish yourself at the end of your family filled weekend with this special gentle restorative class you can really melt into, as you ground with gratitude and release tension. Class will include: Gratitude Meditation and Intention, soft yoga postures to help the mind refresh and rejuvenate, aromatherapy to use on tired muscles or to guide you into deeper relaxation, and a long liquid Savasnana to allow you to melt into a deep relaxation.
Cost: $25 per person. RSVP by emailing lisa@yogareikiaz.com

Kundalini Yoga and Gong Bathe with Gretchen Bickert
Saturday, December 6th, at 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Combining the healing practice of Kundalini Yoga with a Gong Layout equals an event you’ll want to attend! Master of the gong and Tibetan bowls, and long time Kundalini Yoga Instructor, Gretchen will guide us in a set of breathing and movements that is powerfully healing on the body/mind system.
Cost: $20 in advance, payable at Gilbert yoga, or $25 at the door, cash only. No experience needed. Please wear comfortable yoga clothing.

Sex & Yoga: the Applied Sciences with Heather Promise Ricciardi
Join us at Gilbert Yoga on Saturday December 13th, from 2:00 to 6:00 pm.

Tantra is for Lovers – Couple are invited to enjoy this celebration of ‘Householding’ together, learning to cultivate all of the senses toward an ultimate reaping of Union with the Divine. Comforatable Clothing is Required. Arrive with an empty stomach and an open mind.
Register in advance with Heather: 480-788-9522
Cost: $99/couple if registered prior to December 13th. $119/couple at the door. (cash only)
***Free Bonus Feature*** to be announced at the beginning of the workshop!

NEW CLASSES:

Yin Yoga with Jane – on Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm
Passive postures held for 3-5 minutes each allow a full release for the connective tissue. A very relaxing yet powerful practice. Come try it out!

Gentle/Restorative/w Yoga Nidra (Guided Meditation) with Aricha/Cassandra – Sundays 4pm
Gently moving the body with the breath to loosen the joints and free up the prana, followed by deeply relaxing restorative poses than one can ‘melt’ into, followed by a guided meditation while students are in the Savasana, the final resting position. Co-taught by Aricha and Cassandra.

Yoga for 60’s Plus – on Tuesdays at 10am
Let your over 60’s friends and family member know about this! Joining Patty Coleman, retired RN, trained in yoga for seniors, students will move through postures using a chair and other props to as to maintain safety in all positions. Increased range of motion, freeing the joints, increased circulation, and fuller breathing are just some of the benefits!

Slow Flow & Stretch with Ingrid – Mondays at 7:30pm
Join our beloved Ingrid for a sweet class, now the only class she teaches each week! So be sure to attend!

Family & Kids Yoga! With Jeanette – on Fridays 4:30pm
Kids beg for more of this class! From ages 3+ and up, the whole family can participate together in this fun class. Adult: $8 Child: $6

Additional Offerings:

Private Yoga Sessions
Private sessions are catered to your individual needs; after 3 private sessions you will be given a custom ‘routine’ for you to use as a daily home practice.
 One 1hr-Session: $75
 Two 1hr-Sessions: $130
 Three 1hr Sessions: $195 (includes a take-home practice write-up)
Contact Cassandra to book your sessions: 480-225-1881

Spiritual Healing Sessions
SourceLight Healing sessions promote healing at a spiritual, emotional, mental and physical level.
As the subtle/energy body is freed,“life force energy” openly flows, awakening your potential to heal.
Sessions are 30 min’s – 1 hour, by donation (suggested $30 – $80)
Contact Cassandra, Lanita or Mika for your appointment. Cassandra – (480) 225-1881, Lanita – (520) 873-7307 , Mika – (480) 694-5843 Sessions held at: Gilbert Yoga 6 E Palo Verde St. #13 Gilbert, AZ 85296

Pranic Healing Sessions
Book your session with Cassandra/Nischala Kalyani for an in-person session or a remote session. Pranic Healing works at the level of subtle energy and facilitates healing from the subtle bodies to the physical body. Sessions include targeted healing for injured or bothersome areas as well as cleansing and energizing 11 main chakras of the system, leaving you balanced and radiant!
Call for details: 480-225-1881

Cuddle Healing Therapy
Cuddle healing is connected loving touch combined with intuitive energy healing. Cuddle healing promotes relaxation and health while fulfilling the deepest human need – heart open connection. Sessions are held in the healing room at Gilbert Yoga for $60/hr.
Contact Jane to book at 480-797-6735