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Nutrition For The Brain
Jul
18
9:00 AM09:00

Nutrition For The Brain

FREE EVENT!

Your mental health plays a huge role when it comes to things like managing stress effectively, maintaining a healthy weight, having loving relationships, being good at your job and being an amazing parent.

If you are not taking care of your head these areas of your life begin to get difficult. Stress can show up in the body in the form of an injury or disease, relationships are strained, your work suffers and you begin to have trouble finding joy in life itself.

This is why it is so important to keep your brain nourished and your monkey mind tamed. How? By increasing awareness, becoming more present and cultivating a variety of healthy habits.

Your brain needs time to rest and process. It also needs tasks to be simple and clear so it doesn’t get overwhelmed. Your brain makes hundreds of decisions every day that affect your quality of life. When you can adopt healthy habits, good decisions become automatic. The more you automate the more your brain is freed up to be create and experience joy.

In this workshop we will explore some of the healthy habits and basic tools you can use to keep your brain healthy and running at its fullest potential.

You will learn:

  • How to tap into your creativity.

  • How to retain what you learn.

  • How to experience more joy in your life.

  • How to create and keep healthy habits.

Some of the tools we will discuss are:

  • Meditation

  • Journaling

  • Yoga/Mindful movement

  • Foods that fuel the brain (includes tasting of local ingredients)

Teachers:

Led by meditation and yoga philosophy expert––Jennifer Reuter and seasoned chef and health coach––Sarah Burchard (a.k.a. The Healthy Locavore), both from the Oahu based wellness brand––Yoga Unplugged.

Jennifer and Sarah specialize in creating events, workshops and retreats designed to teach students sustainable self-care methods that increase health and inner peace.

This workshop is for you if…

  • You wish to improve your mental health.

  • You want to develop practices that will keep your brain healthy as you age.

  • Already have wellness practices in place such as yoga, meditation or an exercise routine.

  • You suffer from mild depression and/or anxiety

  • Have trouble focusing

  • You want to be more creative

  • You want to experience more overall joy in your life

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Women's Circle
Jul
19
4:00 PM16:00

Women's Circle

Empowerment + Connection + Grounding

What is the condition of your inner garden?

Often times the garden metaphor is used to describe the state of our body and mind. In this meeting, geared specifically for women, we will play with this metaphor as we explore the physical terrain of the body through gentle asana and explore mental terrain through group discussion, meditation and journaling.

Prepare to leave feeling more connected, empowered and centered.

Event details:

  • Gentle asana

  • Discussion

  • Journaling

  • Practical and holistic take-home tools

Price: $15 at the door

Teachers:

About Ivie Cornwell:

Ivie Cornwell was introduced to yoga in 2007 when she moved to Oahu. Through focused breath work, dynamatic movement, and long held poses, her physical, emotional, mental and energetic layers began to open and she discovered the incredible healing potential the practice had to offer. Yoga has been instrumental in helping her recover from a back injury and two cesareans within two years. It has improved her flexibility and helped her heal physically as well as energetically. After receiving a master’s in education in 2010, Ivie saw the benefit of the practice in the classroom. She became YogaEd certified and worked with the Farrington High School cross country team to teach middle school students at Kaimuki. And in 2018 she completed the Aloha Kula Yoga teacher training program. You can practice with Ivie at Aloha Yoga Kula in Kailua and find her collaborating at Yoga Unplugged events.

About Brigitte Snyder:

Brigitte's love of yoga began in 1990 after the blissful experience of her first savasana in a class taught by Brian Kent. Living in Los Angeles at the time, she was introduced to meditation in 1992 through the writings of Paramahansa Yoganada, and studied yoga with one of his devotees daily for over two years. She has done extensive training since then including studying with master teachers Mancuso Manos, Shiva Rea, Eric Shiffmann, Mary Dunn, Ramanan Patel, Rodney Yee and B.K.S. Iyengar. She has also completed two Anusara Immersion programs and is the co-owner of Aloha Yoga Kula in Kailua, Hawaii. Brigitte’s classes are a joyful journey. She mixes the fluidness and creativity of vinyasa with the precision and alignment of Iyengar. As a student you will feel her attention to you as an individual, offering manual adjustments that deepen the understanding of the poses and nurturing guidance that takes you into the infinite energies of the breath and body. Since 2002, Brigitte has shared her in-depth understanding and strong technique based awareness in workshops and teacher’s training programs. She is the director of Aloha Yoga Kula’s Teacher’s Training/Advanced Studies Program.

To learn more about the venue visit: Aloha Yoga Kula (This event will be at the Pali Studio)

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Stress Management Workshop
Jun
19
5:30 PM17:30

Stress Management Workshop

Pre-registration recommended

Stress is a part of life. We cannot eliminate it, but we can mitigate it.

Are you aware of how stress adversely affects your brain? Or, how it can change the physical structure of your body?

By having a better understanding of your inner technology you can start to see how stress works. By incorporating practices like functional movement, meditation and yoga you can relax the older parts of the brain while sharpening, and utilizing more fully, the newer (more evolved) parts of the brain.

In this workshop we will address both brain and body.

  • Learn how your body moves under stress, what stress does to your posture and how to correct it.

  • Learn how your brain functions under stress, how to become aware of stress and how to manage it.

You will leave this workshop with a greater understanding and compassion for the basic design of your brain and body and how they function. You will also take away simple practices that universally address common stress patterns, so that you can mitigate and reverse their effects on a daily basis.

Learn more about stress at www.stress.org

Price: $50

Event details:

  • Lecture

  • Functional movement

  • Yoga asana

  • Meditation

Located at: Aloha Yoga Kula - Pali Studio

Teachers:

Dr. Michael Luan, D.C. is a Body Communications Coach, Consultant and Speaker. He offers students a unique blend of neurology, identifying body patterns, understanding motivation and an array of innovative solutions. His clients learn simple methods to improve their health, posture, biomechanics, movements and body shape. Dr. Luan is a Doctor of Chiropractic, holds a Masters in Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine and a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from USC. He has studied various forms of martial arts for sixteen years and holds a black belt in Ashihara Karate. His other qualifications include: master sports training, peak performance, body rolling, mind/body modes, rehabilitation, body patterning, yoga and teacher training. He currently teaches Pilates and Gyrotonics instructors on Oahu, is a consultant for Santa Barbara Fitness Ranch program development and collaborates on Yoga Unplugged events.

Jennifer Reuter is an event host, yoga and meditation teacher and the mastermind behind Yoga Unplugged. After practicing and teaching yoga and meditation for over a decade, she began to recognize the power of collaboration. Her vision is to create a platform that brings teachers and healers together from all over the world. Hosting events together enables them to offer a wider variety of philosophies, teaching styles and healing modalities than if they were to host alone.Although all Yoga Unplugged events are currently hosted by Jennifer and one of our many collaborators, her dream is for Yoga Unplugged to one day be a brand that does not belong to one person, but to many people spread across the world with the same core purpose.

Jennifer Reuter

Jennifer Reuter

Dr. Michael Luan

Dr. Michael Luan

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Women's Group Meeting
May
10
4:00 PM16:00

Women's Group Meeting

Empowerment + Connection + Grounding

What is the condition of your inner garden?

Often times the garden metaphor is used to describe the state of our body and mind. In this meeting, geared specifically for women, we will play with this metaphor as we explore the physical terrain of the body through gentle asana and explore mental terrain through group discussion, meditation and journaling.

Prepare to leave feeling more connected, empowered and centered.

Event details:

  • Gentle asana

  • Discussion

  • Journaling

  • Practical and holistic take-home tools

Price: $15 at the door

Teachers:

About Ivie Cornwell:

Ivie Cornwell was introduced to yoga in 2007 when she moved to Oahu. Through focused breath work, dynamatic movement, and long held poses, her physical, emotional, mental and energetic layers began to open and she discovered the incredible healing potential the practice had to offer. Yoga has been instrumental in helping her recover from a back injury and two cesareans within two years. It has improved her flexibility and helped her heal physically as well as energetically. After receiving a master’s in education in 2010, Ivie saw the benefit of the practice in the classroom. She became YogaEd certified and worked with the Farrington High School cross country team to teach middle school students at Kaimuki. And in 2018 she completed the Aloha Kula Yoga teacher training program. You can practice with Ivie at Aloha Yoga Kula in Kailua and find her collaborating at Yoga Unplugged events.

About Jennifer Reuter:

Jennifer discovered yoga in 1998, after receiving her first copy of the Bhagavad Gita, and has been passionately inquiring yogic philosophy ever since. She studies extensively with many different teachers finding great value in exploring every style yoga has to offer. For 10 years she formally studied deep tantric meditation and was initiated as an “acharya” and authorized teacher of Neelakantha Meditation by Blue Throat Yoga. She’s also a level 2 certified Irest yoga nidra teacher. Jennifer has been leading teacher trainings and advanced yogic studies since 2009. You will find her classes, lectures and retreats “interdisciplinary” inviting both ancient and modern day tools. Her teachings are intelligent, pragmatic and always heartfelt. Jennifer is the founder of Yoga Unplugged, a platform that brings teachers and healers together to host events and trainings. She believes that collaborating enables her to offer a wider variety of philosophies, teaching styles and healing modalities to her students and envisions a day when Yoga Unplugged is a brand that doesn’t just belong to one person, but to many people spread across the world with the same core purpose.

To learn more about the venue visit: Aloha Yoga Kula (This event will be at the Pali Studio)

Ivie-cornwell
 
Jennifer Reuter
 
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