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Jul 11, 2018
5:30pm

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  • Venue info

    Eastern Promenade

    Eastern Promenade, Portland, ME

    Price

    Free

    Outdoor Earthing Yoga with OmBody Health

    Join OmBody Health every Wednesday for Earthing Yoga on the Eastern Prom! This all levels class focuses on building connection with the earth, our bodies and each other through sensory awareness, movement, mindfulness, and gratitude. “Earthing” is a fast-growing movement based on the principle that connection with the Earth is vital to our health. To facilitate this connection, we’ll do yoga on the bare Earth with no mats* or props.

    The class will be taught by our certified yoga teachers (see bios below) and instructed in a unique, yet accessible manner which blends Hatha and Yin styles. Expect a practice with an optimal blend of mobility-enhancing and mindful movement, along with the chance to hold nourishing postures in stillness for a period of time to balance out the hectic energy of your busy life. Leave feeling relaxed, restored, and more connected with the Earth and your community. No previous experience with yoga is necessary. All ages welcome, although children under 12 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

    *Feel free to bring a mat or beach towel if you’d prefer.

    Cost:
    This class is donation-based and open to the general public. There is no minimum donation. 50% of the proceeds will benefit OmKids, our non-profit subsidiary which brings mindfulness programs to public schools.

    Sponsorship/About OmBody and OmKids:
    This community yoga class is sponsored by OmBody Health as a benefit to OmKids.

    OmKids brings Mindfulness and Yoga to first through third grade classrooms in Maine to decrease the impact of stressors on children’s learning, provide opportunities for children to learn at their highest potential, and develop emotion regulation skills. For more details on how you can support OmKids, or to learn more about the schools and classrooms we work with, please e-mail omkidsme@gmail.com.

    OmBody Health works to boost organizational effectiveness by helping businesses and nonprofits attract, retain and maintain healthy, happy employees. OmBody provides programs that are proven to reduce stress, boost productivity, and enhance quality of life, as well as create an attractive work culture that fosters employee wellbeing, engagement and work/life satisfaction. To learn more email info@ombodyhealth.com