Location: Riverwest, 700 N Carpenter, Chicago, IL 60642.
*Moksha members are those who have committed to at least a 3-month membership.
Become an events member and receive 20% off events and books, and 10% off boutique items at Moksha.
Begin with a movement - mudra - meditation yoga practice inspired by Prana Vinyasa Flow Yoga, and Shiva Rea. The gentle movements are intended to increase awareness of body language to build confidence and release tension. The fluid style of yoga is designed to prepare the intelligence of the body by keying into sensational feeling sensations and give you practical centering techniques.
Merry Mary will hold a sacred circle space and share information on how to practice Non-Violent Communication. Sometimes referred to as compassionate listening, “NVC” helps us connect with ourselves and others in a way that allows our natural compassion to flourish. It guides us to rethink the way we express ourselves and listen to others. Open your mind and your heart, and “try on” a new way of seeing and hearing the world that fosters respect, empathy, and compassion. that engenders peace and harmony with-in yourself and mutual understanding in relationships. We will explore the 4 step process of NVC and bring it to life with practical application. Participation is based on willingness and your choice to explore non-violent principles.
Wade first encountered the power of yoga in the late 90’s while traveling around the world. Since then, it has become his passion to discover alternative techniques for furthering growth of mind and spirit and for healing the body. He has been teaching since 2000 and is certified in Ashtanga/Vinyasa yoga, which still serves as the foundation of his practice and teachings, though over time he found that he connected more deeply with the unification of the breath and the creative unfolding of the asanas in Vinyasa Flow. He also holds certifications in Thai massage, Intuitive massage, Touch for Health, and is an Experienced Registered Yoga Teacher via the Yoga Alliance. Wade has studied with master teachers in Asia, India and the U.S. and is always excited to share his new discoveries with his students. Wade’s classes offer a unique fusion of styles derived from his travels and from the inspirations of great teachers like Dharma Mittra and Rusty Wells. His meditation and Advaita studies in India with Ramesh Balsekar and in the U.S with Dorje Kelsang have enhanced his intuitive nature and enriched him as a teacher. Seva is also an important part of his practice, he is a board member of Peoples Connection NGO and he organizes charitable events and classes for those in need throughout the year. Wade strives to find innovative ways to keep his students and community motivated and connected, and whether through teaching a class, workshop, retreat or a teacher training, the inspiration he receives from his students is what keeps his love for yoga alive.