Studio News for Week of Jan 21st

Hi Everyone,

We have a lot going on this week. Erin Drummond begins teaching her 6-week series tomorrow, Monday Jan 21st at 4:30pm, and this Friday Alanna is teaching a very special Bedtime Family Yoga from 7-8pm. You can learn more about it from this short video Alanna created. 

Please note that Pat will be teaching Pilates for Deb this Wednesday. For those of you who miss practicing with Pat this will be the perfect time to catch up with her.

Hope to see you on the mat soon!


Teacher Feature

In January, Jacque introduced a new Nia routine: Source. You can read about this and Jacque’s explanations about what makes Nia such a unique form of movement here. 

Hopefully many of you have already experienced Nia classes with Jacque and know firsthand how inspirational they are. If you’re looking for more information on Nia you can check out the beautiful Nia website. If you’re looking for more information on Jacque check out her personal site.

Weekly Themes:

Elle – Be Yourself on the Mat
Mollee – Heart Flow
JacqueNatural Time

Upcoming Events:

Yoga with Erin Drummond

When: Mondays 4:30-5:30pm Jan 21st – Feb. 25th

Cost: $10 drop in or use your Infinity Card

Instructor: Erin Drummond

Join Erin for a unique 6-week series including elements of Hatha and Vinyasa Yoga. Experience asana, pranayama and meditation.
Riding the waves: yoga of conscious transformation.
Fire in winter: yoga for revitalization.
Erin Drummond:
Erin first got very into yoga while living in Brooklyn nearly fifteen years ago.  It stirred her out of a deep depression and she went on to study intensively and become a teacher at 7 Centers Yoga Arts in Arizona, training in the lineage of the Bihar school, with additional study in Kundalini and Ayurveda. She has continued her studies and teaching in the years since, along with working as a freelance modern dancer and choreographer.  She holds an MFA in Dance and currently directs the dance program at Winona State University.

SomaYoga with Eri Fujieda

When: Wednesdays 7-8:15pm Jan 23, 30 and Feb 13, 20, 27

Instructor: Eri Fujieda

Jan 9th is a free class, please register by calling 507-453-7941 in advance to hold your space.

SomaYoga: Somatics is a way of re-educating the way our brain senses and moves the muscles. Soma Yoga brings this wisdom into our yoga & meditation practice. Chronic tension patterns change as the body regains its innate ability to self-correct to ease and efficiency. These practices promote agility, equanimity and quiet mind. Suitable to all individuals with various physical abilities and conditions.

Bedtime Family Yoga with Alanna 

When: Friday Jan 25th 7-8pm

Cost: $15 a family up to 4 people. $5 per extra person. *Registration required call 507- 453-7941 to reserve your place today.

Instructor: Alanna Pelowski


Did you know that self soothing yoga postures can reduce bedtime stress and help your children sleep better?

Join experienced children’s yoga instructor Alanna Pelowski for a very special edition of Family Yoga. You’ll leave ready for a great night’s sleep and everything you need to create your own bedtime yoga routine at home.

Come in your PJs, bring your favorite blankets and pillows.

Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra with April

When: Sunday Jan. 27th 6-7:15pm

Cost: $10 drop-in or Infinity Card Punch

Instructor: April Herndon

Would you like to bring more relaxation to your week and help your body in its natural healing processes? If so, Restorative yoga and Yoga Nidra are great choices for you. After some gentle movements and restorative yoga, we will settle in to a Yoga Nidra practice.

Candlelight Yoga

When: Wednesday, Feb. 6th,

Cost:  $10 per class or Infinity Card with Registration, $15 at the door

Instructor: Mollee Sheehan

Theme: LOVE + metta meditation

Monthly Candlelight includes a gentle yoga sequence designed to calm the nervous system, heal stress, and shift into a more relaxed state. This 90-minute class includes an additional practice such as meditation, mantra, yoga nidra, energy work or breathing practices.

Lunchtime Gentle Yoga at Bluff Country Co-op

When: Tuesdays 12:05-12:50pm
Feb 19th

Cost: Free

Instructor: Mollee Sheehan

Make a lunch date with your yoga mat at the Co-op!

Bluff Country Co-op has partnered with us to offer you a free yoga class in the Co-op’s Community Room on the 3rd Tuesday of each month. De-stress and re-focus while getting your yoga fix during the lunch hour. This all-levels 45-minute yoga sequence will help create balance in the body and mind and, of course, connect with and honor the light within us all.

Space is limited. Please RSVP at 507-452-1815.

Schedule for Jan. 21-27

Unless otherwise noted, all classes run an hour.

Monday Jan 14th

8:15am Forrest Inspired VinyasaElle
4:30 pm Yoga with Erin Drummond

Tuesday Jan 15th

12:05-12:50pm Lunchtime Gentle YogaMollee
7pm Interval FlowHailey 

Wednesday Jan 16th

8:15am Forrest Inspired BasicsElle
9:30am  Qi Gong and T’ai Chi – Lynn
12:05-12:50pm Pilates FusionPat
&-8:15pm SomaYogaEri

Thursday Jan 17th

9am  NiaJacque
5:50pm Asana with Alanna

Friday Jan 18th

8:15am  Forrest Inspired Vinyasa Elle
9:30am  Qi Gong and T’ai Chi – Lynn
7pm Bedtime Family Yoga – Alanna

Saturday Jan 19th

9am Qi GongLynn
10:45am Gentle Yoga – Elle

Sunday Jan. 20th

6-7:15pm Restorative Yoga and Yoga NidraApril