Autumn 2017 Yoga Class Schedule

**Please note this cancellation: No class Thursday, October 12, 4:30 pm.

All classes taught by David Walker, now in his 30th year of continuous teaching! All welcome, All One! David also offers specialized therapeutic Yoga for trauma recovery, chronic illness, back pain, sciatica, with a specialty in Yoga for Seniors, and those with Parkinson’s. Home visits possible. Contact David at 664-4856 or davidrwalker33@gmail.com.

Caroline Sulzer, Ph.D, co-director, is now in private practice at the Blue Hill Center for Yoga and Wellness, offering Yoga for Psychological Health, a needs-based approach that tailors specific Yogic practices to her client’s condition, whether that be stress issues, depression, anxiety, or dramatic life changes. Call or email Caroline at 664-8546, or cisulzer@gmail.com.

Mondays 3-4 pm:  Free Yoga for Cancer patients and Cancer Survivors (or anyone coping with a health challenge). This free class meets every week, and is sponsored by the Beth Wright Cancer Center of Ellsworth, and Blue Hill Memorial Hospital.

Mondays 4-5:30 pm Open to AllA Yoga class  designed to build strength and flexibility in a balanced way, with instruction in Centering, breathing, alignment,Yoga’s spiritual roots, and guided restorative relaxation.

Tuesdays 7:30-9 am:  Deepen and strengthen your Yoga! A varied practice that incorporates attention to alignment, breath, mindfulness, balance, and restoration, with David’s ongoing attention to Yoga’s classic, perennial spiritual teachings.

Tuesdays 9:30-11 am:  Ongoing Beginner/Gentle class, rich in centering technique, alignment awareness, support for interoception of the body’s messages, restoration, and spiritual uplift. Often includes some mantra practice, and David’s bamboo Indian flute music.

In Bar Harbor: Tuesdays 6:45-8:15 pm: Yoga for All: A varied practice incorporating attention to alignment, breath, mindfulness, centering technique, yoga philosophy, and deep restoration.  (At Destination Health on Main Street, second floor, across from Sherman’s Books.)

Thursdays 4:30-6 pm: (No class 10/12) Deepening Your Exploration of Yoga: A varied practice incorporating attention to alignment, breath, mindfulness, centering technique, inversions,  and deep restoration. Includes Mantra Yoga (sound healing).

Fridays 8:30-9:45 am:  building strength. Includes teaching in foundations of meditation, freeing your breath, and quieting your mind. Includes guided deep relaxation.

Also Available:

Therapeutic Yoga and Yoga for Recovery from Trauma, Health Coaching, with David Walker, CYT, 207 664-4856.

Yoga for Psychological Health: Yoga-informed Counseling, Yoga for Anxiety and Depression, Private Yoga Instruction. Caroline Sulzer, PhD, CYT. 207-664-8546.

Caroline Sulzer is now teaching a Monday morning and Wednesday evening Hatha Yoga class.

Caroline Sulzer, PhD, CYT

Caroline earned her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Wright Institute in Berkeley CA., completed a Yoga Teacher Training at ShivaShakti School of Yoga, and trained as an Ayurvedic Wellness Consultant with Dr. David Frawley, founder of the American Institute of Vedic Studies. She offers an integrative approach, incorporating yoga postures, breathing exercises and mantra in the service of psychological healing and health.

Contact Caroline at 207 664-8546 or cisulzer@gmail.com for information or to schedule an appointment.

Sunrise at the Blue Hill Center for Yoga

Winter Sunrise at the Blue Hill Center for Yoga and Wellness.

Class Fees: A 1.5 hour drop-in class is $15. An 8-class bundle is $112.  75-minute classes  are $13, and $96 for eight. This is a sliding scale. Please feel free to break up payments. Bar Harbor series is $120, $16 drop-in.

Ongoing Free Class for People with Cancer and Those Living Beyond Cancer:

  Drop-ins are welcome! Sponsored by the Beth Wright Cancer Center of Ellsworth and Blue Hill Hospital. Meets Mondays, 3-4 pm. 

Work individually with David Walker, one of the most experienced Yoga Therapists in New England.

 Individual sessions are $75 per hour, with a reduced rate of $65 for six private sessions  paid in advance. David has studied extensively with Doug Keller, one of the world’s foremost experts on anatomy and Yoga, author of Yoga As Therapy volumes I and II. David has also studied with Bessell van der Kolk, MD, and David Emerson, experts in Trauma Recovery.  David Emerson is author of Overcoming Trauma Through Yoga: Reclaiming Your Body.  Van der Kolk is professor of psychiatry at Boston University and the world’s leading expert on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. David is well-versed in Iyengar Restorative and Therapeutics, having studied extensively with Chicago Yoga Circles’ Gabriel Halpern, as well as Patricia Walden, Kofi Busia, and John Schumacher, and other Senior Iyengar Teachers.

Latest Training:

David and Caroline studied in July 2016 with Senior Iyengar Teacher John Schumacher, one of the most experienced American teachers in the Iyengar tradition. Caroline  completing her 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training with ShivaShakti of Rockland, Maine, in October 2016. She completed an advanced pranayama training with ShivaShakti in May of 2016.  Caroline received certification from the American Institute for Vedic Studies as an Ayurvedic Wellness Consultant, also in 2016.  David studied again with Patricia Walden 2015, at the Maine Iyengar Center, and in 2014 with Manouso Manos. Walden and Manos are the only Senior Advanced Iyengar Yoga Teachers in the world. In August 2014, David studied with Marcia Monroe, author of Yoga and Scoliosis (with Dr. Loren Schiffman).  David completed Yoga For Cancer Survivors training at the Beth Wright Cancer Center in Ellsworth, Maine, September 2014.

  • Trauma-Sensitive Yoga: If you are a survivor of trauma, please note that David is trained in a clinically researched form of Yoga that is now the centerpiece used by the Trauma Center of Brookline, Massachusets, and world-renowned expert on Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, Bessel van der kolk, M.D.
  • Therapeutic Yoga for Special Needs, including back pain, anxiety, cancer.
  • David offers a six-month Health Coaching/Consultation: Lose weight without dieting. Develop life-changing and enhancing practices around diet and supplementation.

Contact David Walker at david@bluehillyoga.com, or call him at 207 664-4856.

Please Note: Massage Therapy is available at the Blue Hill Center for Yoga and Wellness with certified Massage Therapist Gerry Brache, LMT, member AMTA. For an appointment, call 207 469-0059 wellspring.gb@gmail.com

 

Morgan Bay Zendo Retreat

Something to Look Forward To: Zen, Yoga, and Kirtan at the Morgan Bay Zendo, late August  2017.