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Thursday Vinyasa Yoga, Samsara Yoga Center, 6-7:15

Vinyasa is challenging, yes, but that does not mean that it is exclusive. Vinyasa yoga is for people who like to move, work, play and challenge themselves physically and mentally. Classes are taught to a varied level of students with many variations of all poses given. Classes are progressive, each month students work on a style of pose learning skills and techniques. Continuous practice leads to visible progress. Visit Samsara Yoga Center, schedule for booking through Vagaro. Drop in is $15, class passes available with discounts.



Clothing Swap Coming at Samsara, March 22, 2020

Join us for another Community-Wide Swap, here’s what to expect…

Clothing swaps are like shopping at a vintage or thrift store, but free!

We all have those items of clothing that have been taking up space in our closets but that we never feel inspired to wear, those are the items that might make someone else happier. Just as the name implies, everybody is encouraged (but not required) to bring lightly used items (no stains, tears, fading,) help set out your items (we’ll direct you where,) and exchange for others. You can bring just one item, ten, a bag full, or none. Arrive to the studio around 15 minutes before 2:00 pm to help set up and display what you’ve brought. If you can’t get there till later, no problem, arrive anytime throughout the time slot, no need to be there right at the beginning. People come and go as they please.Clothing 

There is no judgement, we are a welcoming space full of welcoming people, the vibe at swaps is lighthearted and fun; it’s like having a room full of personal shoppers, new and old friends letting you know just how good that top looks on you!

It is very important to us to express that this event is open to all people of all ages, shapes and sizes. This season’s event is co-hosted by Ample Movement meaning that we are working hard to provide a welcoming environment to our plus size friends. Sizes ranging from small to 20 & 3XL will be at the swap as well as whatever everyone brings along.

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Trash Talk & Albatross the Film Viewing at JCC April 28, 2020

Under her title of a 5 Gyres Ambassador, Kara will be giving a plastic pollution talk at JCC, the local community college on April 28th at 6:30 pm in the CARN theater. After a 20-30 minute presentation and discussion Albatross the Film will be shown, emphasizing the extremely negative effect our plastic habit has on innocent animals.


Rooted – MTB & Yoga Event for Womxn         May 30, 2020

Get ready for an event unlike anything else in the area. Pencil in May 30th, 2020 on your calendar and round up your favorite outdoorsy friends for a festival to remember. There will be mountain biking, yoga, hiking and meditation. There will be skills and maintenance clinics, a clothing and gear swap and of course, delicious food and beverages!

Kara Bemis, 500 CYT, has been a student of yoga for 12 years and a teacher for seven. A strong focus on physical alignment allows her to empower her students to safely push their limitations. Kara is also an environmental activist and believes that her activism is her yoga.

Kara has been a commuter cyclist for many years who also enjoys joyrides around the area, so she’s really looking forward to putting together a comprehensive yoga class for fun-loving MTB women attending Rooted!

She will also be tabling at Rooted under 5 Gyres as a plastic pollution activist and environmentalist. Find Kara on FB & Instagram @KaraBemisYoga, and check out her website of the same name,