WORKSHOPS AND COURSES


 

Please sign up + reserve your spot today! Contact the studio with Questions

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS

All levels are welcome.

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Summer Outdoor Yoga Series


in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement within our Hamilton community, where all proceeds go to The SPACE, youth-led Resource Centre of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Hamilton.

This is a PRE-REGISTRATION ONLY CLASS. Limited to 9 people + instructor, with 6 feet distance around each yoga mat. Bring your own mat. We have a head-set microphone so you’ll be able to hear everything clearly! Donation in support of The SPACE starts from $10 and up 🙂 100% of proceeds will go to The SPACE.
 

“The SPACE is the only youth-led drop-in centre in the downtown Hamilton core for youth between the ages of 13-24. The SPACE, which stands for Sharing Power And Centering Experience, is a community hub that is created for and by a diverse group of young people who are invested in building inclusion, youth leadership, and change in our community.”

Over the years, Circle Studios has worked in partnership with the Kiwanis Boys and Girls Club of Hamilton offering programs that engage children and youth in yoga, art-making and mindfulness activities to give them tools to support well-being and inspire their creativity!

We strongly believe in the importance of nurturing the physical, mental and creative well-being of youth and the power of supportive, inclusive community. We are so excited to be running this series with 100% donations going to this incredible resource centre and we hope that you will help us to make this a big success!

All levels are welcome.

Advanced Asana Workshop

With Dustin Vieler

This will be an advanced asana workshop rooted in the 84 asana series (Ghosh Yoga). We will be looking at deeper backward bending, binds, arm balances, inversions and deeper floor postures such as the lotus asanas.

Students do not need to come with an advanced practice to participate. But have the interest of taking their practice deeper and the willingness to change their minds and take on new concepts.

Date: Saturday October 17th
Time: 1-3pm
Price: $38

KIDS YOGA PROGRAMS


 

CAMP ITINERARY:
9am-12 Movement: Aerial Yoga, Yoga, Park Visits, Games etc!
12-1pm Lunch
1-4pm Creativity: Lots of art + mindfulness based creativity activities!

Kids Creativity + Movement Summer Camps!

THE SUMMER 2020 DATES ARE SET + REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN

One week kids summer camp for Ages 5-12, 9-4pm daily
August 10-14th *FULL*
August 17th-21st *1 spot open*

Cost $226 per child. Space is limited to small group 7 max.

We have a minimum registration of 6 children to run the day camp.

Before Camp Care 8-9am: $50 week for 1 child and $75 for 2 children from the same family. Please inquire at: info@circlestudios.ca with weeks you need the early care.

CALL: 905.522.YOGI
EMAIL: info@circlestudios.ca

Need before care from 8-9am- please inquire at info@circlestudios.ca

Please register online here or call the studio: 905.522.9644

Kids Aerial Yoga Classes for Ages 6-12

These classes run WEEKLY
Saturday FAMILY AERIAL from 10-11:30am
Sunday FOR AGES 6-12 from 4:30-5:30pm

We’re offering these classes now EVERY Saturday and Sunday, so plan to get on your mat! Kids yoga classes are offered at the same time as the adult H Yoga Classes! Child drop-off starts 15 minutes before and continues 15 minutes after class to give you time to get yourself ready. This allows you to do yoga while your children do yoga at the same time in their own separate class.

You must register for this class in advance online. No drop-ins.
48 hours notice is required for cancellations due to the limited amount of space in each class.
Only 7 hammocks + space for 7 kids.
A fun fusion of yoga postures done in circus silks, called yoga hammocks. The beautiful silks hang low to the ground in a hammock style so there is easy access to the floor. The fabric acts as a safe prop to assist the body in opening and relaxing while your weight is completely supported by the fabric in a zero-gravity situation. The fabric can be opened wide to lie inside or bunched together to sit, stand or support in stretching. Classes vary from active to more relaxed. There are numerous zero-gravity benefits including decompression, improved circulation, skeletal and nervous system health as well as joint mobility. Plus kids LOVE playing in the silks!

YOGA TEACHER TRAININGS


 

 
Chris is a movement educator. Curiosity is what brought Chris into his first yoga class. That curiosity marked the beginning of an ongoing journey and passion for the practice of yoga and a profound desire to deepen that relationship. Chris is currently studying the Ashtanga Yoga method. With persistence, mindfulness and dedication, one’s yoga practice can only strengthen and grow deeper. In 2015, Chris embarked on two separate trip to Mysore, India to study with R.Sharath Jois and Saraswathi Rangaswamy at KPJAYI (Krishna Pattabhi Jois Ashtanga Yoga Institute), the source of Ashtanga yoga. In 2018, Chris completed his fourth trip studying at the Shala with Paramaguru Sharath Joi

Chris is a certified Functional Range Conditioning Movement Specialist (FRCms) under Dr. Andreo Spina and continues to work with Head FRC & Kinstretch Master Instructor, Dana John Heimbecker. In 2018, Chris completed the Kinstretch Instructor training in the Functional Range Systems under Dewey Neilson and is currently completing the certification. He is also studying the art of hand balancing under renown circus performer and coach, Nicolas Montes de Oca and handbalance legend, Yury Bozyan. Chris is also a second degree Reiki practitioner.

In 2017, Chris began his studies in contemporary Pilates (Mat & Reformer) with esteemed Pilates educator; Leslie Parker of Mindful Movement Centre and also completed the Yoga Tune Up Level 1 Teacher Training created by Jill Miller. To date, Chris has completed 14 trainings and continues his studies daily in yoga, Pilates, Biomechanics and physiology.

To Chris, yoga is not something to “excel” at but rather about cultivating contentment, compassion, mindfulness, self acceptance and bringing awareness into the body. Yoga has transformed his life on and off the mat. As a teacher, he aspires to help others find a santosha (contentment) and a deeper connection to themselves.

VINYASA YOGA TEACHER TRAINING

200HR TEACHER TRAINING AND PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM W/ CHRIS EN

Coming up January 2021 – Please email with Interest| $3000 + HST

Educate and explore deeper within yourself in this unique and contemporary yoga and movement training.

This intrinsic and empowering course is designed for students and aspiring yoga teachers who are looking for growth and personal development. Whether you are looking to dive deeper into your practice or to share this practice with others, this course is for you. This 200hr-hour course will provide and equip you with the tools and knowledge you need in order to start your career as an exceptional and effective yoga teacher and to continue your lifelong journey as a yoga student.

Email: info@circlestudios.ca
Phone: 905.522.YOGI

$1000 non-refundable deposit and then payment is split for the 3 months of the training. Payment plans available, please ask.

Daily Schedule: Saturday 10am – 6pm Sunday 10am – 4pm

Aerial Yoga Teacher Training

This is an intensive 2-day training. It will be fast paced and physical.
You will learn: beginner level aerial techniques including, hip openers, deep stretches, forward and back inversions, strength & conditioning, cardiovascular exercises, heart openers, back bends and stretches, deep relaxation techniques opening warm-up sequences on the Zero-Gravity Aerial Yoga Hammock. You will learn how to sequence a class that progresses into tricks & flips. Learn safe and effective spotting techniques, how to evaluate and what to watch for with clients of varying abilities. Progressions into Inversions and the cooling and calming benefits of restorative postures.

Course includes: Full color manual and Certification

DATES: FALL 2020. Please contact with interest and we will run the course when we have a group.

Cost: $400 plus HST | Requires $250 deposit to reserve your spot + the remainder on Day 1

Prerequisite: 200hr YT Certification

Email: info@circlestudios.ca
Phone: 905.522.YOGI

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