Journey of Hope Women's class: Mondays 5:15-6:30 pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:15-10:30 am Ages 18+
All women are welcome to attend this slow flow yoga class. Focus will be on opening and creating space in your body through breath and mindful movements. This class is ideal for those who are in any form of recovery from anxiety, depression, loss, addictions, trauma, or domestic violence. We will begin class with a devotional, discussion, and prayer time, move into our yoga practice and finish class with a time of restorative rest. Focus will be on listening to and honoring your body in a safe and secure setting. Come in comfortable attire. Donations are welcome. We invite participants 18 and older to this class. This class is taught by Bonnie Gruppen.
Mini-Pretzels: Ages 2-6 recommended - This class is available at JOHY or your location upon request.
This class is 30 min. and includes a Bible story with wooden figurines (sometimes a real desert!), with story specific yoga poses to connect it all together. Breathing techniques will be included to teach tools to help calm the nervous system. This class is taught by Bonnie Gruppen who is certified in "Yogafit Warrior Kids" (trauma-sensitive) yoga training. Donations are welcome.
Rested & Assured: One Saturday per month, 10:45 am-12:00 pm (see calendar for dates)
Rested & Assured is designed for people with chronic health and pain issues, insomnia, high stress, anxiety, depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress symptoms. We will have a devotional, discussion, prayer time, mindfulness practice, gentle restorative practice, and yoga nidra (yoga of sleep) to reduce stress, improve sleep, and alleviate both emotional and physical pain. Come in comfortable attire. Donations are welcome. We invite participants ages 14 years and older. 14-15 years old may attend with participating parent and 16-17 years old may attend with signed parental/guardian consent. This class is taught by Ria Nieboer.
Restored - ALL - Thursdays 11:00 am-12:00 pm (all men and women).
Restored is designed for people with chronic health and pain issues, insomnia, high stress, anxiety, depression, PTSD. We will have a devotional and prayer time, followed by a gentle restorative and mindfulness practice. The majority of class will be on our mats, there will be chairs available for those who prefer to sit or use as assistance to move to the floor. Donations are accepted. Mats, bolsters, blankets, and everything you need will be provided. Taught by Bonnie Gruppen
Rooted All: Mondays 7:00-8:00 pm (all - men and women).
Rooted is designed for all levels of fitness, and everybody is welcome. Every body and everyday is different so options will be given to alter your poses to match your body's need today. This class will root in a scripture verse and a Biblical theme as we strengthen and stretch our physical body. Donations are welcome, all classes are open to anyone regardless of ability to pay. We invite participants ages 14 years and older. 14-15 years old may attend with participating parent and 16-17 years old may attend with signed parental/guardian consent. This class is taught by Bonnie Gruppen.