Social Media For Wellness Professionals with Faith Hunter
May
28
2:00 pm14:00

Social Media For Wellness Professionals with Faith Hunter

This workshop is designed to help you tell your story and share your passion online. Whether you are just starting out, or have already taken steps to sharing your wellness business; this session will help you refine your brand and learn how to authentically share your offerings with your audience. Who should attend: Yoga Teachers, Life/Health Coaches, Personal Trainers, etc.

RECHARGE YOUR LOVE
May
29
6:00 pm18:00

RECHARGE YOUR LOVE

A donation-based class benefiting Brainfood, a DC nonprofit that uses the power of food to engage, empower and employ DC teens and young adults. Join the Embrace teaching team for a 2-hr Info Session + Yoga Practice to awaken your heart and restore your soul.

Meditation Field Trips with Holly Meyers
Jun
18
3:30 pm15:30

Meditation Field Trips with Holly Meyers

This summer, join us for monthly Meditation Field Trips! Each excursion includes a unique meditation practice, light stretching and guided deep relaxation. Only $17 (or, Embrace Membership or Class Pass)

Join us Sundays, 3:30-5:30pm:
* June 18: Mindful Eating Picnic
* July 9: Meditative Sensory Hike
* August 13: Meditative Labyrinth Walk

 

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga
Jun
24
11:00 am11:00

Introduction to Kundalini Yoga

Kundalini Yoga and Meditation as taught by Yogi Bhajan uses posture (asana) breath (pranayama) and sound (mantra) to stretch the body and mind toward health. In this practice we move and sweat and challenge ourselves to keep up.  All levels!

Free Your Soul Retreat with Faith
Jul
7
Jul 9

Free Your Soul Retreat with Faith

This weekend, Faith Hunter will share her Spiritually Fly™ life sutras and the principles in them can help you break free and live the life you desire. Through yoga asana, meditation, mantras, journaling, and soul circles, you will begin the personal process of letting go of limiting thoughts and negative feelings.

Shakti Inspired Prenatal Yoga Training Intensive with April Puciata
Jul
14
Jul 16

Shakti Inspired Prenatal Yoga Training Intensive with April Puciata

Shakti Inspired Prenatal YTT is offering a special weekend format for those who would like to learn more about teaching prenatal students and/or have an interest in becoming RPYT.  Focused on inspiring feminine energy, this advanced training honors what is best for the individual with no judgement - both in yoga practice and in their own birth decisions.

200-hr Summer Yoga Teacher Intensive (yoga + community organizing) with Faith Hunter
Jul
17
Aug 6

200-hr Summer Yoga Teacher Intensive (yoga + community organizing) with Faith Hunter

Immerse yourself in a joyous, soulful and transformational teacher training guided by Faith Hunter, E-RYT 500. Faith, and a team of experienced and inspirational instructors, will offer an opportunity for you to dance on a sea of self-discovery, learn how to embrace your yoga practice, your life and become a positive changemaker in your community. This transformational experience will offer you the skills you need to become an inspiring yoga teacher leading from the heart.

Mindfulness Retreat in Italy with Faith Hunter
Oct
1
Oct 8

Mindfulness Retreat in Italy with Faith Hunter

The yoga mantra om is a synthesis of syllables representing mind, body and spirit. Aligning with ourselves, with each other, and with the universe. Between the sea, the sun, and the whispering windswept Malvasia vineyards, Capofaro validates both oneness and harmony – a place of om. Situated on Salina, one of seven volcanic sister islands that make up the Aeolian archipelago, Capofaro embraces the bespoke tranquility and peace inherent to this place while encompassing the unique energy of didyme, the native word describing the island’s impressive aura. 

Healthfulness Retreat in Zanzibar with Faith Hunter
Oct
23
Oct 30

Healthfulness Retreat in Zanzibar with Faith Hunter

Imagine yourself on a magical island starting your day with fresh coconut water and sweet locally picked fruits. Collecting your thoughts on the veranda of your private cottage in the lush green hills. Swimming under the warm mineral waterfalls, after your hike through a botanical terrain, breathing the refreshing scent of the tropical trees and flowers. Cooking with the finest chefs amongst the melodic sounds of exotic birds and streams. And watching the pink sun set whilst stretching into your last yoga position of the day. That’s the Heathfulness Retreat in Zanzibar!


Energy Medicine Yoga with Jessica Mahler
May
6
1:30 pm13:30

Energy Medicine Yoga with Jessica Mahler

Looking to heal and transform yourself on a deeper level through your yoga practice? Energy Medicine Yoga applies the healing essence of meridians (Traditional Chinese Medicine) to yoga poses and sequences, moving energy through the body more efficiently. 

Spiritually Fly: Master Your Soul Retreat with Faith
May
5
May 7

Spiritually Fly: Master Your Soul Retreat with Faith

Are you ready to dive deeper and live the life you desire? If so, begin to peel back the layers and uncover your own ability to realign with your true self. Address the past and handle present life challenges with mindfulness, grace, and ease.

Cosmic Flow with Hari-kirtana das
Apr
23
11:00 am11:00

Cosmic Flow with Hari-kirtana das

Cosmic Flow combines Yoga Nidra with Vinyasa Yoga to produce an extraordinary psychophysical experience that’s both invigorating and restorative.  Cost: $17 or use your Embrace Class Pass

EmPower Flow with Jessica Mahler
Apr
16
11:00 am11:00

EmPower Flow with Jessica Mahler

Expect the dynamic, vigorous practice signature to our Power Flow classes - with an empowering message. Each theme-based class includes heated postures, core work and strength-building postures, carefully chosen to challenge both body and mind. Twist out the toxins, feel the burn and enjoy blissful moments of renewal and acceptance.  Cost: $17 or Embrace Class Pass

Meditation Myth Busters with Holly Meyers
Apr
8
1:30 pm13:30

Meditation Myth Busters with Holly Meyers

Do you associate meditation with bearded gurus on mountain tops? Can't imagine sitting still or emptying your mind of thoughts? Don't have time to meditate? This workshop is for you! Using a variety of 1- to 15-minute mini-meditations from diverse traditions, the session helps cultivate a personal practice that fits your needs. 

GOOD KARMA: Giving Back by Teaching Yoga with Candace Tyler
Apr
2
2:30 pm14:30

GOOD KARMA: Giving Back by Teaching Yoga with Candace Tyler

Are you a yoga teacher who wants to practice Seva by offering classes to communities that don’t have access to yoga and meditation? Join Candace Tyler - guardian and guide of Embrace's long-running, free Saturday 9:15am cOMmunity Class - for a presentation on teaching as a form of Karma Yoga

Spring Fever: Yoga for Healthy Intimacy with Lindsay Tauscher
Mar
19
1:30 pm13:30

Spring Fever: Yoga for Healthy Intimacy with Lindsay Tauscher

Yoga's mindfulness and breathing techniques can translate to greater presence and pleasure with our partners (and our selves!). Plus - can't we all benefit from greater strength and flexibility in yoga and during sex? Yoga is a practice of union: of mind and body, but also, of self with others. Sexual intimacy is one of the most universal human expressions.

Relax and Restore + Reiki with Sojourner Walker
Mar
5
3:30 pm15:30

Relax and Restore + Reiki with Sojourner Walker

Experience the soothing effect of energy healing in a meditative Reiki circle, followed by a series of guided restorative yoga poses. Throughout the workshop, discussion and personalization of essential oil blends will enhance your bliss.

Follow Your Heart with Holly Meyers
Feb
12
2:00 pm14:00

Follow Your Heart with Holly Meyers

In this Sankalpa Vinyasa practice, free the flow of your truest intentions to discover the answers. Through heart-centered Vinyasa, restorative poses, self-inquiry, and guided visualization, re-ignite your 2017 resolutions - or, discover a completely new direction.

YOGA TUNE-UP: MECHANICS IMMERSION
Jan
1
Jan 9

YOGA TUNE-UP: MECHANICS IMMERSION

This all-levels series is for beginner and advanced yogis who want to reinforce strong foundations for practicing at the studio or home. Each session unlocks mechanics mysteries of elusive poses and sequences - finely tuning for increased mobility, health and confidence.

NEW YEAR'S EVE: LET YOUR INTENTIONS FLOW
Dec
31
Jan 1

NEW YEAR'S EVE: LET YOUR INTENTIONS FLOW

In this Sankalpa Vinyasa practice, tap into your deepest intentions for the New Year! This yoga celebration includes: intention setting and journaling; all-levels movement; rejuvenating relaxation, guided journeying and meditation; and, 'round midnight, joyous chanting and a potluck to bring in 2017! 

 JAZZY CHRISTMAS EVE
Dec
24
10:00 am10:00

JAZZY CHRISTMAS EVE

This uplifting morning practice is set to Duke Ellington's big band version of the “Nutcracker Suite.” Energize for your final sprint of holiday shopping, family gathering, cooking and gift wrapping!

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule
Nov
23
Nov 27

Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule

We are open during the Thanksgiving holiday. Join Faith (Nov. 23-25), and then spend the weekend with Candance, Holly and Sojourner. 

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training with Faith Hunter
Nov
18
Nov 20

200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training with Faith Hunter

Immerse yourself in a joyous, soulful and transformational teacher training guided by Faith Hunter, E-RYT 500. Faith, and a team of experienced and inspirational instructors, will offer an opportunity for you to dance on a sea of self-discovery, learn how to embrace your yoga practice, your life and become a positive changemaker in your community.

Protecting the Protectors
Nov
12
11:00 am11:00

Protecting the Protectors

In solidarity with the spiritual warriors at the front lines of defense against the Dakota Access Pipeline, we're presenting this workshop to raise money for the Sacred Stone Legal Defense Fund, and raise awareness about how yoga encourages us to take righteous action to defend the harmony of the natural world for the benefit of all. Our workshop will feature a ceremonial sage smudging, a brief discussion about the nature of spiritual activism, a Vinyasa yoga practice, and a guided Lakota-tradition Journey Circle.

Arm Balances & Inversions with Yogi J Miles
Nov
5
1:00 pm13:00

Arm Balances & Inversions with Yogi J Miles

Every super­hero must go through the proper training in order to take flight. Focusing on steady progression, solid technique and firm integration of alignment and breath, this workshop will cover those poses which require one to hover above the ground, with the connection being mostly the hands. Shapes such as crow, eight angles and handstand require use of the core, the breath and the use of energetic locks called bandhas.

Cost: $25

Diwali Intentions
Oct
30
8:00 pm20:00

Diwali Intentions

In this Sankalpa Vinyasa practice, enjoy reflection, visualization, flowing Asana and Yoga Nidra - by candlelight. Under the New Moon, acknowledge your battles, shed light on your triumphs and, look ahead to New Year intentions.

COME TOGETHER (energetic Chakra Vinyasa)
Oct
16
Nov 6

COME TOGETHER (energetic Chakra Vinyasa)

A pre-Election series of jet-cooling, heart-warming practices - an apolitical event, where ALL are welcome! Cost: $17, Embrace class pass/membership or special $45 "COME TOGETHER CLASS PASS"

Get Grounded
Oct
9
11:00 am11:00

Get Grounded

During windy, erratic Vata season, it’s easy to become busy, overworked, and exhausted. Constantly on the go, we may forget to make time self-care, and chronic stress puts us at a heightened risk of burnout. Cost: $17 or Embrqace Class Pass

Work The Wall with Jasiri
Oct
2
11:00 am11:00

Work The Wall with Jasiri

Learn how to use your wall space to support your practice. First, we begin with listening. Then move into a fun and dynamic exploration of core, balance, and flexibility sequences against or near the wall. Cost: $17 or use your Embrace class pass

9/11 Urban Oasis
Sep
11
8:00 am08:00

9/11 Urban Oasis

Embrace will offer 3 FREE classes to awaken, empower and restore - plus, extended open doors for yogis seeking solace. If you yearn a serene space for community, peaceful practice and rest, join us on 9/11. Doors will be open from 8am-8pm.

200-hr Fall YTT Info Session + FREE CLASS
Aug
20
1:00 pm13:00

200-hr Fall YTT Info Session + FREE CLASS

Interested in becoming a certified yoga teacher or you simply want to deepen your practice? Already a certified teacher, but you are interested in taking your yoga career to the next level? Unsure if this is the right step and time for you? Learn more & train with one of the BEST in the world!

Spiritually Fly Flow with Jan
Aug
14
11:00 am11:00

Spiritually Fly Flow with Jan

Prepare to open your heart, soar with grace, and smile while flowing with love. Join Jan Cokinos with her own Spiritually Fly experience.  Cost: $17 or use your Embrace pass

Your Declaration of Independence Yoga Class with Holly Meyers
Jul
4
10:00 am10:00

Your Declaration of Independence Yoga Class with Holly Meyers

Freedom and liberation are the historical roots beneath our 4th Of July revelry. What would you like to be free of? This year, "Independence Day" takes place on a New Moon - a fantastic time to release obstacles. Start your holiday with a special Sankalpa Vinyasa practice - flowing Asana, Yoga Nidra (guided relaxation and visualization) and intention setting.

Mocha Moon Gathering
Jun
18
6:00 pm18:00

Mocha Moon Gathering

The Mocha Moon Gathering is a MMC curated gathering of magical goddesses connecting to their innate power to heal what ails them, boldly follow what ignites them and manifest what serves them. Indulge yourself in an evening of yoga, sisterhood and connecting with the divinely feminine energy of the full moon!
 

DC Yoga Week: Yoga On the MALL
May
22
10:00 am10:00

DC Yoga Week: Yoga On the MALL

DC Community of Yoga (DCCY) brings together the yoga community of the Metro DC area of DC, VA, & MD to support the growth of local practice and acts as a clearinghouse for Metro DC area residents to create or expand their practice.

Flight School Playshop with Ahmed Jabali-Nash
May
21
2:00 pm14:00

Flight School Playshop with Ahmed Jabali-Nash

Come play with me as I teach you how to Fly, Fall, Build strength and sooooo much more! I will be teaching you how to get in and out of Inversions and Arm Balances. Build confidence, community and your practice to new heights!