Karma Class For Tina!
Mar
8
6:30 PM18:30

Karma Class For Tina!

One of our Treetop community needs our support! Friend to all and every creature with four legs on Cape Ann and beyond, Tina Whelan is having a second aortic valve replacement and will be recovering for up to four months. Tina is self-employed, not working means no income. Bills will inevitably stack up. Together, we can knock them down.

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Tabula Rasa
Jan
1
11:00 AM11:00

Tabula Rasa

Get on your mat and wipe the slate clean. We will use our asana practice as a cathartic and theraputic approach to letting go of what no longer serves us. Begin the new year fresh in body, mind and heart.  

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100/HR Yoga Immersion - Module I
Oct
3
to Dec 2

100/HR Yoga Immersion - Module I

You love yoga. You love how it makes you feel and how it has subtly (or not so subtly!) shaped your life.  You are craving more!  Take the leap and dive deeper with us this fall!  This 100-hour immersion is for the curious yogi who is ready to learn more but not interested in teacher training. 

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Advanced Inversions - Forearm & Handstand
May
5
1:00 PM13:00

Advanced Inversions - Forearm & Handstand

Join me for a workshop devoted to deepening your inversion practice!  After warming up we'll spend ample time breaking down alignment and key actions for safe and successful inversions.  Forearm balance and handstand will be covered in detail.  Anna has been teaching for 9 years and has as gift for clearly verbalizing instructions that help guide her students into deeper connection and her keen eye for correction and modification have led many to places never thought possible! 

You must be free from injury, especially neck, shoulder and lower back, to attend this workshop.

$30 

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Beginner's Inversions - Headstand
Apr
7
1:00 PM13:00

Beginner's Inversions - Headstand

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Join Anna for a workshop devoted to headstand, known as the king of all yoga poses! If you are curious about going upside but don't know where to start or are afraid this is the class for you.  After warming up we will breakdown fundamental anatomy, alignment and key actions required for a successful and safe headstand. We'll then take our practice to the wall and put what we've learned into action! Anna has been teaching for 9 years and has s gift for clearly verbalizing instructions that help guide her students into deeper connection and her keen eye for correction and modification have led many to places never thought possible! 

You must be free from injury, especially neck, shoulder and lower back, to attend this workshop.

$30 SIGN UP HERE

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SOLD OUT Yoga Teacher's Tune-Up
Mar
31
12:30 PM12:30

SOLD OUT Yoga Teacher's Tune-Up

Join Annakathryn Carlson for a series to tune-up, refine and expand your abilities and offerings as a teacher of yoga.  We will discuss yoga through the lens of modern science and kinesiology to be better informed on anatomy and alignment of asana as well as the proven benefits of practice.  We will dive into the power of touch, learning to confidently assist and adjust. We will breakdown how to intelligently sequence all styles of classes.  We will work to refine your authentic voice and purpose as a teacher.  We will refresh our knowledge of the true purpose of yoga and the 8-limbed path. Each meeting will be a mixture of lecture, lab and discussion.  You will have phone/email support from Anna through out the two months of the series.

Meets Saturdays 12:30-3:30 ::  3/31, 4/14, 4/28, 5/12 at The Moon and the Mat

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$250 for the series, max 15 people

Anna has been a student of yoga for 15 years and a teacher for 9.  She has led many successful workshops, retreats and teacher trainings. Anna is know for her calm voice, clear instruction and creative, smart sequencing.  She is 200/hr-ERYT and this course will count for continuing education credits.  Please wear yoga clothes, bring a mat and a notebook.

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New Year's Evolution
Dec
31
4:00 PM16:00

New Year's Evolution

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Yoga Sakti and Annakathryn Carlson invite you to receive the new year with a strong, cleansing asana practice. As yogis we know the play of softness and stregnth. Together we will travel deep inside ourselves, exploring what we need to soften and what we need to ignite. This introspection leads to positive change, growth, transformation and evolution. And while we know this practice is a constant, our work is never done, the new year is a ceremonial time to fully embrace this change. All are welcome! "Practice and all is coming."

Memberships and class cards CAN be used! Or an $18 drop-in fee.

Please preregister online as this class tends to sell out!

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REVIVE: Yoga & Music Solstice Celebration
Jun
16
7:00 PM19:00

REVIVE: Yoga & Music Solstice Celebration

I hope you'll join me me for my last workshop before summer!  (I'll be back at it in the fall)

Join Annakathryn Carlson for an unforgettable evening sweet Anna-style slow flow yoga with ambiant live violin and vocals by Aisha Burns and intuitive, healing assist from Jemma Tory.  The summer solstice is the longest day of the year is thought to hold the most potency and strength of any other days.  We will be tapping into the sun's energy of action and intention by stepping out of the darkness of winter and into the light! Lets fully welcome summer and shed winter's layers, creating energy and renewal, inside and out.

$30 preregistered/ $35 day of

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The Alchemy of Sequencing
Apr
22
1:00 PM13:00

The Alchemy of Sequencing

There truly is a method to her madness! Teaching since 2009, Anna has studied in depth with many different schools of yoga, alignment-focused Iyengar, energetic Prana Flow, disciplined Ashtanga, and theraputic Restorative. She draws on her creativity and broad experience to compose classes that meld form and intuitive flow. In this workshop Anna will share her theories on how to create engaging, intelligent and balanced sequencing. For teachers and curious students.  

It is recommended you take at least one class with Anna prior to attending.

Bring a mat, notebook and an inquiring mind!

$40 pre-reg / $50 day of

Limit 25 people, Sign Up Here

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New Year's Evolution
Dec
31
4:00 PM16:00

New Year's Evolution

Join Yoga Sakti for a special NYE class led by Annakathryn Carlson accompanied by inspiring music. This practice will be a celebration of our community and an opportunity to look inward to foster growth and positive change. We invite you to join us for this ceremonial welcoming of the new year!

 Please preregister online as this class tends to sell out! Class cards and memberships CAN be used or $18 drop-in fee. 

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Winter's Rest: An Evening of Yoga & Music
Dec
18
6:30 PM18:30

Winter's Rest: An Evening of Yoga & Music

Join Annakathryn Carlson and Aisha Burns for a transcendent evening of yoga and live music. Anna will lead a slow, deep flow and Aisha will fill our ears and hearts with violin and vocals.

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About Aisha:

Hailing from central Texas, violinist, vocalist and songwriter Aisha Burns has been touring and recording since 2006. Gaining her start with folk-rock outfit Alex Dupree and the Trapdoor Band (now IDYL), Aisha joined Balmorhea on violin in 2007. After years of secret singing, she began tracking a project of her own and released her debut album, Life In The Midwater, in 2013. aishaburns.com

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Take Flight: Arm Balances
Oct
16
2:00 PM14:00

Take Flight: Arm Balances

Back by popular demand!! 
Adept yogis use every situation as an advantage to succeed. Flying yogis use mind, intention and imagination to create "lift off" into deeper states of meditation...where every idea becomes possible. In this workshop, we will approach arm balances safely and progessively to build self-confidence. We'll playfully strengthen our core muscles, stabilize our shoulders and open up our hips. Once we master the essential alignment principles in basic poses such as downward dog and chaturanga, we will add the power of our intension and start to fly!! Expect a dash of anatomy, a sprinkling of partner work and a ton of fun!! All students must be free of serious injury.

$25

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Yoga & Drinks at Short & Main
Feb
19
6:30 PM18:30

Yoga & Drinks at Short & Main

***No advance sales online. Cash or check at the door only!

GRAB YOUR MAT AND JOIN ME FOR AN EVENING OF UPBEAT MUSIC & FUN! YOU WILL BE LEAD THROUGH A 60 MINUTE YOGA CLASS FOLLOWED BY A REFRESHING AND WELL DESERVED SIGNATURE COCKTAIL. 

Friday Evening 6:30pm

$20- for the class & beverage

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Flying Vinyasa
Feb
7
1:30 PM13:30

Flying Vinyasa

Calling all arm balance and inversion junkies!! Join Annakathryn for a fun and challenging vinyasa practice. We'll learn how to transition into and out of arm balances and inversions with in a flow class and play with some fun transitions to challenge and inspire you! You should have a few arm balances under your belt and be comfortable kicking up at the wall to attend this workshop. $25

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R&R Yoga with Annakathryn Carlson & Jemma Tory
Jan
3
6:30 PM18:30

R&R Yoga with Annakathryn Carlson & Jemma Tory

Guests, shopping, food, traveling... You made it through the holiday season, now take the time to relax and renew your body, mind and spirit. Join Annakathryn for her unique blend of healing restorative postures, deep stretch and guided pranayama (breathing) and meditation. Intuitive assists by yoga teacher and body worker Jemma Tory. For all levels, no yoga experience necessary. $30

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Sequencing & Assisting
Oct
24
12:00 PM12:00

Sequencing & Assisting

Join me for this two part workshop to expand and deepen your teaching.

First we will discuss and practice the art of sequencing.  Anna will share her theories on how to build to peak poses while still offering a well rounded class and how to break out of the vinyasa box while still keep a cohesive flow.

Second, Anna will share her ideas on the art of assisting. We will discuss and practice all aspects, from the approach to the exit. 

Annakathryn has been teaching for 6 years and has 300+ hours of training and 1000+ hours of public and private teaching experience.  She's excited to share her knowledge, thoughts and experience!  Bring a mat, notebook and an inquiring mind.

$40

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mindful vinyasa
Sep
26
1:00 PM13:00

mindful vinyasa

"Challenging and Inspiring"

What does it mean to practice and live mindfully?

Come explore Anna's creative Fluid Flow in this intermediate to advanced level vinyasa class. Learn how moving with mindful intention can to build grace and awareness, on and off the mat. Intelligent sequencing and detailed alignment will lead you to your fullest potential as we "follow the path of possibility".  For anyone looking to deepen their practice and have fun! 

$25

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