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Rhythms of the Season: Yoga and Ayurveda with Melina Meza

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Friday 6/3/2022 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 6/4/2022 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Saturday 6/4/2022 3:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Sunday 6/5/2022 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm

$200.00 Rhythms of the Season with Melina Meza: Full Weekend
$65.00 Rhythms of the Season with Melina Meza: Friday evening, Bathe in the Five Elements
$65.00 Rhythms of the Season with Melina Meza: Saturday early afternoon, Pitta and the 8 Limbs
$65.00 Rhythms of the Season with Melina Meza: Saturday late afternoon, Ayurveda for Modern Times
$65.00 Rhythms of the Season with Melina Meza: Sunday early afternoon, Bliss of Summer Energy

With the ancient life science of Ayurveda as a framework and seasoned teacher Melina Meza as our guide, join us for a weekend to dive into new yoga moves and refine familiar ones, explore daily rituals, connect with fellow practitioners, and learn what it takes to deepen your practice on and off the mat in these modern times. The ancient yogis inspired us how to align with life’s ebb and flow, particularly its daily and seasonal rhythms. By taking a little extra time each season to adjust your practice, your body will reward you tenfold as it starts to run more efficiently. The payoff will be more energy to do everything you love.

Melina will teach this workshop in-person in Arlington, and will also livestream on Zoom. It will be recorded and available for one month following the live presentation to anyone who registers.

Friday evening, 6:30p - 9:00p

Bathe in the Five Ayurvedic Elements with Yin Yoga and Poetry

We’ll dive deep into the five Ayurvedic elements of earth, water, fire, air, and space through a yin yoga practice highlighted with poetry, and discover the wisdom each has to offer us in these modern times. The Five Elements are full of treasures that inspire greater harmony with nature, ourselves, and the world in which we live in. Yin-inspired poses will support the work of cultivating unyielding presence, compassion, and curiosity in your body, mind and spirit.

Saturday early afternoon, 12:30p - 3:00p

Pitta and the 8 Limbs

The summer-inspired yoga sequences will help soothe your inner fire as we move into the Pitta time of year or season of life. Get ready to fall more in love with your practice as we roll through Melina’s favorite Hatha Yoga inspired moves geared towards balancing the fire and water elements. In addition to the movement practice, Melina will share her current favorite insights into the 8 Limbs of Yoga to support your practice on and off the mat. 

Saturday late afternoon, 3:30p - 6:00p

Ayurveda for Modern Times

At this particular moment in time – with summer solstice on the horizon and the current pandemic affecting us all?– it’s an excellent opportunity to consider some lifestyle adjustments and new yoga routines to honor the changes occurring out in nature and in our world. In this session we’ll dive into crafting sequences to balance your constitution and establish routines to meet the sacredness of every day.

Sunday early afternoon, 12:30p - 3:00p

The Bliss of Summer Energy: Balancing Fire and Water

Join Melina Meza for a playful and grounding summer workshop celebrating the play between opposites like: fire and water, yin and yang, form and no-form, goals and no goals. Experience a blend of Hatha Yoga, Ayurveda and Yin Yoga to increase your flexibility, enhance your circulation in the body and quiet your mind with longer held accessible postures to prepare for meditation.

Melina Meza

Melina Meza is a pioneer in the field of yoga, nutrition, and Ayurvedic Health, sharing her knowledge with yogis around the world for more than 20 years.

500-ERYT, BS Nutrition, Ayurvedic Health Educator, Certified Yoga for Aging Teacher, Melina Meza is the creator of Seasonal Vinyasa Yoga, a holistic practice that features lifestyle, diet, and yoga practices tailored to the rhythms of the four seasons to help people stay healthy as they age. Her passion for Nature, the five elements, beauty, and humor forge the foundation of her unique approach to well-being.

In addition to working with individual clients, Melina facilitates year-round yoga and Ayurveda workshops, leading retreats in extraordinary sanctuaries around the world. She is the author of Seasonal Health and Wellness and the Art of Sequencing books as well as the creator of the Yoga for the Seasons – Fall Vinyasa DVD. Her unique teachings can also be found on Yoga Anytime, YogaUonline, and Gaiamtv.