December: Workshop

December: Workshop

December Workshop: AMA Workshop with Whitney Simpson Whitney R. Simpson is the Founder of Exploring Peace Ministries and co-owner of Bloom Yoga Studio in Lebanon, TN. She is a soul care practitioner, helping others reach their fullest human potential as they explore the gift of God’s peace. Whitney is a deaconess in the United Methodist…

November: Workshop

November: Workshop

November Workshop: Foundations of Joint Care, Part 1 with Jamie Terry In this workshop we continued the journey of healthy joint care (from part one last month) with Jamie. We learned the difference between flexibility and mobility, the role of the nervous system in mobility, and get the opportunity to consider whether your body care…

October: Workshop

October: Workshop

October Workshop: Foundations of Joint Care, Part 1 with Jamie Terry Healthy, functioning joints are the foundation for a healthy, functioning body, and your joints are the basis for movement which contain the most powerful communication to your brain. In part 1 of this workshop Jamie will share with us why joint care matters, how…

September: Workshop

September: Workshop

September Workshop: AKA with Melissa Reed Melissa serves as a Spiritual Director, a yoga teacher locally and in retreats around the world, a teacher for the Abbey’s 200 hour YTT program, and is the founder of her online community, Atelier Grace. She intentionally holds space for others to experience the beauty and hospitality of God’s…

August: Workshop

August: Workshop

August Workshop: Postpartum Yoga with Caroline The ‘postpartum’ experience doesn’t just cover the immediate few months after a baby is born but all time after birth. Your child could be 9 months or 19 years and the term ‘postpartum’ is still relevant. So how do we support women in postpartum recovery physically, emotionally, mentally? How…

July: Workshop

July: Workshop

July Workshop: Yoga and the 12-Steps and Recovery with Jennifer Swets So many people are carrying around the symptoms of trauma and addiction that are “socially acceptable” and ultimately overlooked. Acknowledging this and learning to navigate with compassion and awareness is part of holding safe spaces for others in our yoga or meditation classes. Jennifer…

June: Workshop

June: Workshop

June AKA Workshop: Amy Brady This June we welcome Amy Brady as our quarterly AMA (ask me anything!) workshop guide. We look forward to learning more about how she leads others in walking with God and hearing His voice as a Spiritual Director in the Abbey and through Evergreen Soul Wellness. Amy is an author…

May: Workshop

May: Workshop

Ayurveda Part Two, Creating Rhythms for Self Care Jessi Spencer is a Leader and Member of the Abbey, and in this workshop she guides us in identifying qualities and practices of Ayurveda, to recognize the intersection of self care and discipline for our whole being. Together we navigate the groundwork for Doshas, and learn how…

April: Workshop

April: Workshop

April Workshop: Ayurveda Part One, Laying the Foundations for Self Care Jessi Spencer is a Leader and Member of the Abbey, and in this workshop she guides us in identifying qualities and practices of Ayurveda, to recognize the intersection of self care and discipline for our whole being. Together we navigate the groundwork for Doshas,…

March: Workshop

March: Workshop

March Workshop: Beyond the Asana Practice: Building Your Yoga Community with Christina Barnes There are so many benefits to building your classroom (or Zoom room!) of students into a close-knit community: business reasons like client retention and referrals, and heart reasons like friendship, encouragement, and healing. But how? Christina will share her experiences in helping…

February: Workshop

February: Workshop

February Leaders Workshop: Ask Me Anything with Kelly McLellan In this workshop, we were blessed with the opportunity to sit down with our beloved Kelly McLellan in our AMA (ask me anything) series! Kelly’s rich conversation guided us to remember we are loved, and not to be attached to the result from stepping out. Kelly…

January: Workshop

January: Workshop

January Leaders Workshop: Plant-based Food with Debbie Deisher In this workshop, Debbie invites us to reflect on how our day-to-day choices can have power to help us establish freedom and grounding through exploration of plant-based food options. With a little curiosity for nourishment and willingness to be playful with plants, we can compassionately observe how…