Workshops & Events
Offering a Wide Selection of Mindful Workshops & Events
Shake Your Soul ®-The Yoga of Dance
Led by:  Jeanie Matteson
Dates:  First Fridays of Every Month April 6
Time:  5:30 - 6:30 PM
Cost:  $15 or Included with All Class Packages
Location:  Now & Zen Yoga, 525 East Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380

Join Jeanie in this blend of yoga, dance with Qi Gong and movement therapy. No experience necessary. If you have two left feet this class was made for you!
Relax your nervous system, energize your body and enliven your spirit with this joyous guided movement balanced with doing your own dance! The best part is there's no wrong way to do it! Stretch, strengthen and loosen your muscles,  fascia and joints moving to music from around the globe.

Jeanie is a certified Shake your Soul® teacher, registered yoga teacher and movement therapist. She has been teaching yoga dance for over 15 years.

Hand in Hand Parenting Starter Class with Marilupe de la Calle
Led by:  Marilupe de la Calle
Dates:  Thursdays from April 11 - May 16
Time:  9:30 - 11:30 AM
Cost:  $360, Class Manual and entire set of the Listening to Children Booklets included.
Location:  Now & Zen Yoga, 525 East Gay Street, West Chester, PA

Parenting by Connection lets your children feel seen, understood and loved.  And guess what? their willingness to cooperate naturally follows.  Parenting is hard emotional work, and deep family interactions are possible… Let the amazing Hand in Hand tools show you the way.

Join certified instructor Marilupe de la Calle and other parents for the Hand in Hand six week Starter Class, an adventure in which we will explore all the Hand in Hand Tools, and the amazing ways in which they can transform your family.  Here’s what a recent class participant said after taking my in person Starter Class: “Thank you for your class, your expertise, and for bringing the Hand-in-Hand philosophy to us. It’s made a real change in our lives, one that I expect to be permanent. How often is one fortunate enough to be able to say that?”

For financing options, and to register, email me at marilupe@handinhandparenting.org

Family Forrest Yoga
Led by:  Kate Roslie
Dates:  Third Friday ~ April 20th
Time:  6:30 - 7:30 PM
Cost:  $15 (or part of your class package)
Location:  Now & Zen Yoga, 525 East Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380

This gentle release yoga is Forrest-inspired with a family friendly vibe. Kate believes in practicing the principles of self-love with grace and consciousness. Exhale the negativity and inhale the positivity, after all, yoga is breath. Poses are modified; so all levels are welcome. Kate is a certified in Forrest Yoga, Prana Flow Yoga, Hatha Yoga and Reiki. She teaches English in her free time. Sign up on Now & Zen Yoga’s Mind Body App, message me, or just show up : ) Prices and packages are on the website. Namaste.

Belly Dancing
Led by:  Jenny Wood
Dates:  Fourth Fridays of Every Month beginning on April 27
Time:  7:30 - 8:30 PM
Cost:  $20
Location:  Now & Zen Yoga, 525 East Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380

Join Jenny for belly dancing on the fourth Friday of every month.

Jenny has been belly dancing since 2003. She studied intensely with Najia of Philadelphia Bellydance and supplemented her training by taking workshops with Sahra Saeeda, Amar Gamal, Malika, Virginia, among others. She has been dancing professionally since 2005.  Learn more about Jenny at her website.

Essentially Restorative Training
Led by:  Judy Curiel, PhD, ERYT 500
Dates:  Saturday, April 28
Time:  12:00 - 6:00 PM
Cost:  $95
Location:  Now & Zen Yoga, 525 East Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380

This one day training is for yoga instructors who already have taken a Restorative Training and/ or are already teaching Restorative classes.
We will explore essential oils by grouping them energetically and pairing them to the poses. There will be a practice, instruction about safety and contraindications with the oils, an opportunity to explore over a hundred oils and an opportunity to think critically about lesson planning. There will be no instruction on how to teach Restorative yoga in this training.

How to Use Essential Oils in Yoga Classes
Led by:  Led by Judy Curiel, PhD, ERYT 500, YACEP
Dates:  Sunday, May 20
Time:  12:00 - 3:00 PM
Cost:  $55
Location:  Now & Zen Yoga, 525 East Gay Street, West Chester, PA 19380

Created for yoga instructors!
Join us for this three hour workshop that includes lecture, hands on practice and Q&A.  Several methods of application with be suggested, contraindications and safely will be stressed and 50+ different oils will be available to explore. Judy has used essential oils in her yoga classes as an integral element of her restorative classes for the past few years. Application and appropriate use in both active asana classes and more passive classes like yin & restorative will be covered.  3 Yoga Alliance CEUs are available.

Judy studied plant medicine under the guidance of Siddiqa Salter for the past seven years.  She has been teaching yoga since 2007.