Salute the Solstice: Charleston Yoga Fest
Jun
20
6:00 PM18:00

Salute the Solstice: Charleston Yoga Fest

The Summer Solstice is a time for us to come back to balance, and thrive in the joys of life. Salute the solstice with us, and celebrate our connection and the light that is within each of us. This gathering is an opportunity to practice with teachers from Charleston's yoga studios. Experience meditation, 108 Sun Salutations, safe hands-on adjustments, live reggae music from Mystic Vibrations, and the sweetness of moving in nature. All levels and abilities are welcome!

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Summer Solstice Yin Class with Linda Shoyer
Jun
22
4:00 PM16:00

Summer Solstice Yin Class with Linda Shoyer

If we take our cues from nature, this is the ideal time to take some of the vigor out of our yoga practice, and invite more cooling and slower paced movements. Yin Yoga, specifically, is an ideal choice as the long-held postures can welcome some much needed grounding, and also stimulate the energy body to promote the flow of stagnant qi.  Donation based class.

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Girish Concert
Jun
22
7:00 PM19:00

Girish Concert

Girish, an accomplished musician of many genres, former monk infused in spiritual practice, loving wordsmith linking lyrics and rhythm in a blissful musical event, sings traditional Sanskrit mantras with a modern, funky, yet deeply devotional twist. Accompanied by his amazing band, Girish invites his audience at his kirtan concert to participate by singing along, call and response chanting, and dancing.

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Jason Crandell Weekend
Jun
28
to Jun 30

Jason Crandell Weekend

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We’ve moved this workshop to a bigger space (Porter Gaud High School Gym). Registration open. Jason Crandell is a natural teacher and author with more than 15 years of experience. His accessible, grounded classes integrate the best elements of power yoga, anatomical precision, and mindfulness teachings. With four sessions to chose from over the weekend, every student can find his teachings educational and empowering.

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Kids Yoga Camp
Jul
8
to Jul 12

Kids Yoga Camp

We are excited to host a week-long Yoga Summer Camp for kids ages 6 - 10! Join Jill Keefer, Holy Cow Yoga Center Kids and Teen Teacher, as she provides a fun-filled week for children to strengthen their bodies, focus their brains, and calm their breath.

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Kids Yoga Teacher Training
Aug
9
to Aug 11

Kids Yoga Teacher Training

Jill Keefer brings years of experience to share the fundamentals of teaching to this wonderful demographic. The program allows anyone with a desire to teach children ages 6 - 14, such as parents, school teachers and social workers, to learn the skills necessary to guide a creative and safe Yoga class to kids.

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Gentle Somatic Yoga with James Knight
Sep
21
to Sep 22

Gentle Somatic Yoga with James Knight

James Knight, E-RYT, the creator of Gentle Somatic Yoga, will be teaching a 2 hour introductory class on Saturday and will facilitate a Deeper Dive workshop on Sunday. Gentle Somatic Yoga is a synthesis of traditional Hatha yoga, Hanna Somatic Education, Core Energetic exercises and meditation. Open to yoga students and teachers.

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Yin Soundbath
May
27
6:00 PM18:00

Yin Soundbath

This Memorial Day allow your body to heal and restore through Yin and Sound vibrations with Sonia Lennartz and Liz Rameriz.   Sound waves travel better through Water than Air so we will stimulate the Water energy organs of the body by holding Yin poses for three to five minutes while bathing in the vibrations generated by Sound Healing instruments.  These instruments generate vibrations that are thought to improve brain waves, induce relaxation, reduce stress, lower blood pressure as well as restore areas of imbalance of the body.  See you there! SOLD OUT!

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Teen Yoga Class
May
11
12:30 PM12:30

Teen Yoga Class

Yoga, mindfulness and breathing can be ideal tools to assist teens with their busy schedules, social pressures, the demands of school and changing hormones. Jill Keefer leads our monthly class to help early teens develop a more in-depth yoga practice and learn meditation skills. Teens leave feeling calm, relaxed and more confident! Ages 10-14. Cost is $13. 

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Friday Yoga: Late Night with Steven Willard
May
3
9:00 PM21:00

Friday Yoga: Late Night with Steven Willard

A Spring Awakening: Steven's evening alternative to the downtown scene (with free parking) all set to the music of the 70’s! Spend your Friday night with Steven and wake up Saturday with a fresh perspective for your weekend! The first half of the class will be heat-building vinyasa flow followed by a wind down using elements of Yin Yoga. $15 (no passcards).

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Reiki Mandala
Apr
26
7:00 PM19:00

Reiki Mandala

Reiki share, also known as Reiki circle or exchange, is a gathering of like-minded Reiki believers who participate in group healing treatments on each other. The main purpose for the Reiki share is to give and receive Reiki in a casual atmosphere of friendship, honor, positive energy and devotion. The Reiki Mandala is open to all practitioners and non-practitioners to either give or receive Reiki.

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Sean Johnson  & the Wild Lotus Band
Apr
20
8:00 PM20:00

Sean Johnson & the Wild Lotus Band

When most people see the words ‘yoga’ and ‘music’ in the same sentence they might think of wind chimes, crystal bowls, synth pads, and dolphin sounds. But for the last thirteen years New Orleans-based Sean Johnson And The Wild Lotus Band have been changing this perception– reinventing the yoga soundtrack and putting a New Orleans and American stamp on kirtan by merging ancient mantras, rock, funk, gospel and world grooves.

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Pranayama Day with Dr. Sundar
Apr
6
11:00 AM11:00

Pranayama Day with Dr. Sundar

Holy Cow Yoga Center is delighted to present Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian, a long-time researcher of cancer therapies, who will share his knowledge and techniques of breathing for heath and wellness. This Immersion is suitable for Yoga teachers looking to incorporate Pranayama into their teaching & for anyone who would like to deepen their understanding of Pranayama and its healing aspects.

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Finding Yoga in the Holy City at The Terrace Theatre
Mar
26
7:15 PM19:15

Finding Yoga in the Holy City at The Terrace Theatre

Holy Cow is thrilled to partner with the Terrace Theatre in screening the local film “Finding Yoga in the Holy City”. This film documents the history, growth, and change of the yoga community in Charleston, South Carolina.  Participants share their knowledge and understanding of yoga, problems in the industry, and where they see it headed in the future.

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Intro to Ashtanga: 3 Week Series with Maria Kelly
Mar
3
to Mar 17

Intro to Ashtanga: 3 Week Series with Maria Kelly

Come and learn about this unique method of yoga that has been passed down through generations of teachers.  You will learn the postures of the sequence that form the foundation of the Primary Series. Appropriate for all levels of yoga practitioners as we will explore the building blocks as well as the full variations of some of the more challenging postures. 

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Patterns Workshop: Find a New Groove with Kat Hendrix
Mar
2
11:00 AM11:00

Patterns Workshop: Find a New Groove with Kat Hendrix

We are all creatures of habit–repeating patterns of thinking, feeling, and acting over and over. Some of our patterns are positive and helpful while others keep us circling through unproductive and harmful cycles. In yoga, these patterns are called samskaras. Come spend the afternoon looking at some common patterns that occur on the mat, what those patterns can tell us, and how we can shift out of habitual negative ruts and find a new groove. 

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Evening of Yoga Nidra
Feb
24
6:00 PM18:00

Evening of Yoga Nidra

A transformative and rejuvenating practice which leaves you with a sense of deep calm and clarity. No Yoga experience is necessary. Come and enjoy the letting go of stress while experiencing deep rest for body and mind. No registration required, donation based.

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Meditation for Beginners
Feb
23
11:00 AM11:00

Meditation for Beginners

Join Trace Sahaja Bonner & Steven Willard for an engaging workshop on learning the fundamentals of sitting, along with some techniques for the practice of meditation. We begin with an overview of meditation and will finish with learning how to set up a sacred space and integrating meditation into our lives. Open to all.

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Metta Soundbath with Steven Willard & Tarah Herrington
Feb
16
6:15 PM18:15

Metta Soundbath with Steven Willard & Tarah Herrington

We are surrounded by sound for most of our waking day so it's the perfect object for meditation. To love ourselves, we must know ourselves. To love one another, we must know one another. But our assumptions, distractions, fears, expectations, and personal sense of unworthiness obscure these kernels of truth. We yearn for connection with others -- but our minds get in the way, constantly spinning judgments about how we are fundamentally alienated from one another. In this class we practice the LovingKindness meditation and then relax with the sounds of crystal singing bowls that transport you to a state of calm.

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St. Valentines Couples Yoga
Feb
16
4:00 PM16:00

St. Valentines Couples Yoga

Trace Sahaja and her husband, Andrew, share how working collaboratively with the varying poses (asanas) can build communication and fun "together" to achieve the impossible. No yoga experience is necessary. Only an open heart and a willingness to play. $30 per couple. 

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Gentle Yoga Teacher Training with Ursel Harmon
Jan
18
to Jan 20

Gentle Yoga Teacher Training with Ursel Harmon

Gentle Yoga is gaining popularity because it gives the body the stress reduction it needs to heal and be at ease. Holy Cow Yoga Center has always loved offering a gentler approach to Yoga along side our more vigorous classes. We are proud to host a weekend training on Gentle Yoga with Ursel Harmon, 500 RYT. Ursel will share an in-depth knowledge of how to work with this growing demographic.

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