Join us on Saturday, October 27 for a Christian Yoga workshop! The event is open to all adults, no prior Yoga experience required. Christian Yoga is an incredible way to achieve and maintain physical fitness, while also gaining refreshment through the Scripture that is woven into each class.
Saturday, October 27 | 9:30-10:30AM
Ballet 5:8 Studios*
20517 S LaGrange Road
Frankfort, IL 60423
*We are behind the Dunkin Donuts on LaGrange, between St. Francis Road and Lincoln Way Lane. This is just north of Alsip Nursery and Lincoln Way East High School.
This workshop is open to adults ages 18+ and no prior experience is required. Attendees should wear casual clothing that allows for movement; an exercise mat is recommended.
What is Christian Yoga?
Christian Yoga is similar to traditional forms of Yoga in that is uses different positions, movements and breathing to promote physical fitness in the body. However, instead of incorporating elements from eastern worldviews and religions, Christian Yoga is rooted firmly in Scripture and is focused on connecting our entire being, body, mind and spirit with God: the Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
While practicing Christian Yoga, we set our minds on on whatever is true, noble, right, pure, lovely, admirable, excellent or praiseworthy (Phil 4:8), rather than emptying our minds. We meditate on the wisdom of God’s Word (Psalm 119:9-16, 26-27), not on man’s wisdom. We seek the transcendence and glory of God, not our own. The purpose of Holy Yoga is to facilitate a Christ honoring experience that offers an opportunity to believers and non-believers alike to authentically connect to God through His Word, worship, and wellness.
This workshop is part of Ballet 5:8 School of the Arts’ Adult Class program. You are welcome to pre-register or drop in on the day of the workshop. The cost is $15.
For additional questions, call 708-329-8773 or contact us online.
Laura Kalinski, Instructor
Laura is a certified Yoga Instructor and she is a certified Holistic Health Coach from the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She began practicing yoga in 2003 as a way to rehabilitate her shoulder. That journey led her to discover and fall in love with practicing yoga in 2008. In 2009, she received her Level 1 Teacher Training Certificate. Laura has shared Yoga with students in various spaces throughout the years including: a corporate office setting, a park district location, traditional yoga studios and now at Ballet 5:8!
By incorporating her health coaching experience with Yoga, Laura uniquely provides a more holistic sustainable approach to facilitate improved self-care and improved resiliency that allows the students to relax and heal themselves in a safe environment.