In this transformative weekend, we will learn tools that will deepen your understanding of your yoga practice and yourself, AND you will get to go home and sleep in your own bed. In this weekend workshop we will learn: *pranayama *bandha – energy locks *swadyaya – self-study *energy centers of the body *slowing down and getting curious *intentional movement *practices to clear your energy centers *meditation *autonomic nervous system – fight&flight VS rest&digest *why and how to get to rest&digest as a baseline state 1/20 Friday 6-9 1/21 Saturday 9-12, 2-6 1/22 Sunday 9:30-12:30 $130https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=11941&stype=-8&sView=day&sLoc=2&sTrn=100000117
Features live exhibits of mammals, birds, reptiles and amphibians native to North Carolina. Get close to wildlife by walking among butterflies in a Butterfly Pavilion, observing live animals in both Creative Cavern and Insect Alley, hanging out in "Our Big Backyard" or exploring the Paw Paw Nature Trail.
The mid-nineteenth was a time for evolution, expansion and innovation for American ceramics. On view in this exhibit are works of art from the museum’s permanent collection, selected to illustrate the variety of American wares produced in the second and third quarters of the nineteenth century. The objects range from the unadorned to the ornamented and include examples from prominent manufacturers and craftsmen active during this time period.
A collection of art forms showcasing the vast cultural, physical, historical and religious diversity that can be found across the African continent.
The exhibit features examples of European ceramics and other works from the museum's permanent collection, which were inspired by classical antiquities.
Selections from the museum’s recent exhibition, A Thriving Tradition: 75 Years of Collecting North Carolina Pottery, are supplemented by more highlights from the museum’s permanent collection.
Celebrating the role of Mary Myers Dwelle, the driving force behind the creation of The Mint Museum.
Dr. Leo Twiggs who lives and works in South Carolina, is one of the region’s most significant artists whose paintings have long dealt with the South’s difficult racial history. He conceived of this moving nine-painting series, Requiem for Mother Emanuel, as a response to the tragic events of June 17, 2015 in Charleston, South Carolina.
What are chakras? How can you benefit from understanding them? This is a unique opportunity for you to understand the energy centers in your body on all levels. This workshop will deepen your knowledge of the chakra system (even if you already feel like a pro), its effects on your mind and body, and provide ways to realign yourself energetically. Join Kaitlin as we work with each of our chakras using yoga poses, introspective questions, group exercises, and meditation. Let go of old baggage and open up to healthier habits and self-revelation in a supportive, safe, and playful environment. $40, or $35 if you sign up by 1/13https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=11941&stype=-8&sView=day&sLoc=2&sTrn=100000000
The exhibit will present more than 200 highlights of this collection in a new installation in the Alexander, Spangler, and Harris Galleries at Mint Museum Randolph.
The Cross-Mat Mandala Class is a Universal Yoga method that skillfully integrates asanas, vinyasas, & turns on the mat with pranayamas, mantras and internal awareness. Two mats crossed in a “plus sign” allow for more creative freedom, a wider array of sequencing patterns and greater efficiency of practice. The class is intelligently paced and open to any level of practitioner. It is a method of practice that supports supple-stability of the body, wise use of energy and clarity of mind. $20https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/ws?studioid=11941&stype=-8&sView=day&sLoc=2&sTrn=100000344
MeckMin in partnership with Insight Meditation Community of Charlotte offers a free, weekly noon meditation (15 minutes of meditation introduction, 30 mins of meditation followed by 15 mins of Q&A). Add some peace of mind to your hectic week. Appropriate for beginners through seasoned meditators. The Dharma Leaders from Insight Meditation share a profound awareness of the significance of meditation and the power of mindfulness All faith backgrounds welcome – presented in an educational environment. Freehttp://www.meckmin.org/weekly-noon-meditation/
Weekly Wednesday Evening Meditation Insight Meditation Community of Charlotte Practice instructions for those new to meditation at 7pm. Silent 30 minute mindfulness meditation at 7:30pm followed by a dharma talk and discussion. IMC Charlotte is dedicated to the practice of Insight (Vipassana) Meditation and Lovingkindness (Metta) practice. Persons of all faiths and beliefs who seek freedom of heart and mind are welcome. We also study and practice Mindfulness with the intention of integrating wisdom and manifesting compassion in all aspects of our lives. Park Road Baptist Church, Milford Chapel, 3900 Park Rd Free. Donations welcome.http://www.IMCCharlotte,org