Happy Mother’s Day

“Tolerance, like any aspect of peace, is forever a work in progress, never completed, and, if we’re as intelligent as we like to think we are, never abandoned.”
―Octavia E. Butler

Happy Mother’s Day!

There’s still room in April’s Mothers Day Restorative class! Just message us on FaceBook to let us know you’re coming. More information below.

Many of you know Sarah Maxey from class, but you may not know she is also a teacher.  I’m happy to announce she’s teaching a series at Infinity this summer called Summer Flow: celebrating sun and self-care. It will run Tuesday evenings from 5:30-6:30pm beginning the first week in June. More information to come!

Next weekend is SHIFT~, a performance salon with poet Mai’a Williams and musician woolen lover curated by Sharon Mansur, as well as the Journey into Spring Retreat. There is information about both events below. No need to register for SHIFT but if you’re coming to the retreat please let me know as soon as possible.

In other Forrest Yoga news, former Infinity Forrest Instructor Jen Bayer is in town and will be at class tomorrow!

See you soon!


Class Themes

Elle – Romancing the Spirit
Alanna – Back Bending

Upcoming Events:

Mother’s Day Restorative Yoga

Zen Yoga MandalaWhen: Sunday May 12th 6-7:15pm

Women: $5 suggested donation
Men: $10 drop-in or Infinity Card Punch

Message on FB to reserve your place.

Instructor: April Herndon

This Mother’s Day April is honoring the caretaking all woman do with a specially-priced Restorative Class. What better way for the nurturers among us to be able to take care of themselves?

SHIFT~: a performance salon with poet Mai’a Williams and musician woolen lover curated by Sharon Mansur

When: Saturday May 18th 7pm

Cost: $8 suggested donation at the door, no reservations needed!

More information here.


~a cozy evening of poetry, music, lively conversation & tasty snacks

*salon = informal gathering for a creative exchange of ideas where women played a vital role, originally flourishing in 17th & 18th c. France


Journey into Spring Mini-Retreat

When: Sunday May 19th 1-3:30pm.

Cost $35. Please call
507-453-7941 to register.

Instructor: Elle Newman

Have you ever yearned for a longer practice, with a luxurious time to warm up, time to get deeper into your poses, and end with a guided meditation?

This retreat is created with my current students and past Forrest Yoga students in mind. If we’re not currently practicing together please talk to me before you register.


When: Wednesday 6-8pm

Cost: Free, donations welcome

Leader: woolen lover





Laboratory is a movement-based experience with elements of modern dance and contact improv. It is a safe space to inhabit your body more fully while we do movement research. It is a space to make connections through movement that translate to our lives and the world. Each time will be different, depending on who is there and what themes we are exploring. It is a space to play and heal and connect.  Feel free to bring a journal. Questions? contact woolenlover@gmail.com

Lunchtime Gentle Yoga at Bluff Country Co-op

When: Tuesday, May 21st

Cost: Free. Space is limited. Please RSVP at 507-452-1815.

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.

Restorative Yoga and Yoga Nidra with April

A woman lying on a yoga mat propped up with bolsters and pillows. Great care was taken with her comfort.When: Sunday May 26th 6pm

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.

Schedule for May 13th – 19th

Unless otherwise noted, all classes run an hour.

Monday May 13

8:15am Forrest Inspired VinyasaElle
4:30 pm Forrest Inspired BasicsElle

Tuesday May 14

12:05-12:50pm Lunchtime Gentle YogaMollee

Wednesday May 15

8:15am Forrest Inspired BasicsElle
9:30am T’ai Chi & Qi GongLynn
12:05-12:50pm Pilates FusionDeb
6-8pm Laboratory – woolen lover

Thursday May 16

9am  NiaJacque
5:50pm Asana with Alanna

Friday May 17

8:15am  Forrest Inspired Vinyasa Elle
9:30am T’ai Chi & Qi GongLynn

Saturday May 18

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

Sunday May 19

6-7:15pm Restorative and Yin Yoga – [[April]]