News & Notes

Gina Rittschof – Neuromuscular Massage Therapy

The Yoga Shala is pleased to welcome Gina Rittschof Neuromuscular Massage Therapy to the shala community! Check out Gina’s bio and scheduling information HERE.

New Fall Workshops Posted

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Labor Day has passed and the shala is excited about all the new workshops scheduled for Fall 2016. Check out all the special classes, workshops and events at Classes and Workshops Online You can see the class schedule and workshops by clicking on the tabs…no login necessary.

See you at the shala!

Val and all the shala teaching staff

Memorial Day Weekend Schedule


Memorial Day Weekend Schedule

The shala will be open throughout the holiday weekend.
We’re running the following schedule:

Friday, May 27
7:00am Mysore Practice
8:30am Meditation
9:00am Primary Series
**No evening class on Friday**

Saturday, May 28
8:30am Ashtanga Improv
10:00am Mixed Level

Sunday, May 29
8:00am Primary Series
10:00am Mysore Practice
11:30am Basics

Monday, May 30
7:00am Mysore Practice
10:00am Mixed Level
**No evening class on Monday**

Class Schedule Note – David Roche Workshop

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Schedule change

Please note the following Class Cancellations from April 22 to 28, 2016:
No evening Mysore on Friday, April 22 due to the Passover Holiday
No Saturday classes on April 23rd due to the workshop with David Roche
No Primary Series or Mysore Practice on Sunday, April 24th due to the workshop with David
Open Classes April 23-28….The following classes WILL meet:
All evening classes will meet on a regular schedule
Sunday, April 24 Basics @ 11:30am
Monday, April 25 Mixed Level @10am
Tuesday, April 26 late morning Mysore @ 9:45-11am
Wednesday, April 27 Mixed Level @10am
Thursday, April 28 Ashtanga Improv @11am

The full class schedule resumes on Friday, April 29.
Thank you for your understanding and support as we bring in guest teachers to the studio.

Easter Holiday – Weekend Schedule

Easter Holiday Weekend
Class Schedule for Friday to Sunday, March 25-27
Friday, March 25
7:00am mysore practice
8:30am meditation
9:00am primary series
no evening class this week only
Saturday, March 26
8:30am ashtanga improv
10:00am mixed level
Sunday, March 27
one class only today…Happy Easter!
9:00-11:00am mysore practice

Tim Feldmann Workshop – Schedule Notes

Ashtanga Yoga Weekend with Tim Feldmann, March 4-6, 2016

There are still a few spots available….Register in advance via the workshop tab.
The studio schedule for Friday to Sunday (March 4-6) is as follows:

7-8:30am morning mysore
8:30 meditation
9:00 primary series
no evening practice this week only due to the workshop

10:00am mixed level
no 8:30am improv class this week only

10:00am mysore
11:30am basics
no 8:00am primary series this week only

Winter Weather Updates

It’s been mild so far this season, but we all know that winter is coming! The most up to date information on class schedule changes and/or cancellations is the studio answering machine 203-544-8811 or the studio Facebook page (The Yoga Shala of CT). Winter Pic

Change the Clocks – Fall Back


Don’t forget to Fall Back! Turn your clocks back when you head to bed on Saturday night, and get an extra hour of sleep before Sunday morning practice!

See you at the shala Sunday morning:

8:00am Intro to 2nd Series
10:00am Mysore
11:30am Basics

Ashtanga 101: an intro course

surya-namaskara-aHave you been interested in beginning a traditional yoga practice?

The traditional practice of Ashtanga Yoga is introduced during this 5-week course. This class is designed for students new to yoga, the Ashtanga system and/or those interested in deepening their understanding of the practice. No yoga practice experience is required to participate. Learn, in-depth, the fundamental aspects of this extensive system while being guided through the traditional sequence of postures. This course builds gradually each week, providing you with a solid foundation for your journey into Ashtanga Yoga.

Mondays at 6:45pm
five 1-hour sessions
Oct 5, 12, 19, 26 and Nov 2

The class registration fee of $99 (plus tax) includes unlimited mysore-style practice for the month of October. Sign up by phone, at the studio, or online via the workshop page of the website.

Labor Day Weekend Schedule

Hello Yogis!
The shala will be open and running the following schedule for Labor Day weekend:

Friday, September 4
7:00am Mysore-style
8:30am Meditation
9:00am Primary Series

Saturday, September 5
8:30am Ashtanga Improv
10:00am Mixed Level

Sunday, September 6
8:00am Intro to Second Series
10:00-11:30am Mysore-style
11:30am Basics

Monday, September 7
7:00-10:00am Mysore-style
10:00am Mixed Level
No Evening Classes on Monday!