Wellness Education Workshops
Yoga Foundation of Fredericksburg facilitates and hosts yoga and yoga-related health and wellness classes and workshops at our downtown studio and in the community using established practitioners in Western medicine (including MDs, osteopaths, chiropractors, and mental health workers) in addition to those practicing integrative medicine. We offer yoga, chi gong, meditation, and stress reduction workshops, as well as workshops in nutrition, natural oils, women’s health, aging, meditation, mindful parenting, mindful eating, smoking cessation, and sleep science to name a few. YFF workshops are generally held on Saturday afternoons and evenings at our Franklin Street studio, but we also offer yoga and wellness programs schools, businesses, and community centers.
Upcoming Yoga/Wellness Workshop Schedule & Registration
Jiva & Juice
Date: Sundays, starting August 6
Location: Lizz Creative Juices at 915 Lafayette Blvd
Cost: Suggested Donation is $10
Meet us at Lizz Creative Juices for Jiva and Juice. The class will be held in a field with lots of shady trees, and followed by delicious, cold-pressed juice!
All yoga students will have the option to stay for 8oz juices provided by Lizz’s for only $4 a pour!
Date: Thursday, August 17
Location: Fredericksburg SPCA
Cost: $10 per person
The Fredericksburg Regional SPCA is a non-profit, lifesaving and humane organization dedicated to protecting the life of every animal. Join YOFO and the FRED SPCA Thursday August 17th @ 6pm for KITTEN YOGA. Registration will be limited to 15 slots, please stay tuned for the link!
Yoga & Beer
Date: August 26, 2017
Time: 9:30 – 10:30am
Location: Red Dragon Brewery, 1419 Princess Anne St
Cost: Suggested Donation $10. Drinks sold separately.
Yoga & Beer is simple, a casual yoga class is the perfect way to try yoga for the first time. No pressure, no expectations, and no experience needed. This is a new monthly class that will be followed by a wide selection of draft beers, crafted in-house by Fredericksburg’s latest brewery, Red Dragon. Must be 21+ to attend.
Yoga + Brunch
Date: Sundays, August 27, September 24, October 29, November 26 and December 31
Location: Lizz Creative Juices, 915 Lafayette
Cost: $30 per person
Join YOFO + LIZZ CREATIVE JUICES for Yoga + Vegan Brunch! This event will include a 1-hr All-Levels Yoga Class followed by a delicious brunch. View August’s Menu HERE.
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Information Session
Date: September 18, 6:00-7:00pm and September 21, 5:00-6:00pm
Instructor: John McLaughlin
This is an informational meeting for the 8 week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) curriculum. Please come if you are interested in MBSR and are considering taking the upcoming class series starting Oct 2, or if you just want to learn more without taking the entire course.
Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) 8 Week Course
Date: Every Monday Starting Oct 2 to Nov 20
Instructor: John McLaughlin
Cost: $250 Donation to YOFO (no one will be turned away for lack of funds)
This is the entire 8 week MBSR curriculum. Each week we discuss a new topic and learn a new practice to help us understand and manage our stressors and stress reaction. The course includes a daylong retreat Saturday Nov 11 at a forest retreat center. To learn more go to our MBSR page