Dancing Lotus Center is proud to offer the community a variety of workshops and series to deepen practices, explore new ways of movement, and promote health and wellbeing.
About our Workshops and Series:
- Workshops and series require pre-registration online
- They are not part of the ongoing class schedule at Dancing Lotus Center
- Class cards and memberships do not apply (unless noted otherwise), however those with a DLC Membership receive special pricing (see individual events for pricing)
Helena’s First 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training is coming to Dancing Lotus Center!
Barbara Denowh and Caitlin McWilliams are combining their extensive knowledge of yoga through applied anatomy, biomechanics, sustainable practice, philosophy, mental wellness and class construction. This is an opportunity to both deepen your personal knowledge of yoga beyond the asana as well as set yourself up to pursue teaching with a rock solid foundation of yoga as a whole.
Yoga for a Cause
with Lori O’Brien
Most Saturdays in May & June
(check out our calendar!)
Start your weekend off with our playful Saturday morning yoga class. This is a special class that will be donation-based – pay what you can afford. All proceeds will go to support DLC Scholarship Foundation and must be provided in cash or check.
Yoga at Sunset
with Free Range Yoga Project
Wednesday, June 21st
Join Free Range Yoga Project and Dancing Lotus Center to celebrate Summer Solstice by taking your yoga to the shores of Canyon Ferry Lake as the sun sets.
DLC class passes will be accepted as well as FRYP passes. Please bring your own mat or yoga paws!
with Justin Whitaker
Sunday, June 18th
11:10 AM – 1:40 PM
Join us in this workshop to learn basic mindfulness techniques and compassion practices, improving your well being through deeper awareness of yourself in the present moment. Mindfulness techniques have been proven to help those with depression, anxiety, chronic pain, sleep difficulties, poor concentration, low self-esteem, burnout, and more. We will explore formal meditation practices, sitting and walking (with postures to accommodate all abilities), along with informal practices such as mindful talking and listening.
Movement Therapy Pop-Ups
with Jamie Anesi
First two Tuesdays in June
Movement Therapy…adding the good things to your life, one song, one breath, and one movement at a time. The music is powerful and the welcome is gentle, so come wander, play, find yourself and unlock the healing that lies inside of you.
Every Tuesday in May from 10:15am to 11:30! All bodies, all levels welcome, no experience needed. Drop-ins and DLC class cards apply. (Insurance may cover this class. Contact Jamie at 465-6845 for more info)
Adult Ballet Pop-Ups
with Lauren Jourdonnais
May 10th- July 19th
Adult ballet continues into the summer as a pop-up class! Come feel the joy and grace of ballet movement, whether you’re a beginner or an expert. Every Wednesday at 7:30pm in the upstairs studio space through July 19th! 👯👯♂️👯
Alexander Technique for Musicians
with Mari Hodges, M.AmSAT
Sunday, June 25th
Learn to change unhelpful postural habits and automatic reactions to remove unconscious, self-imposed limitations! The Alexander Technique offers a way to improve mind-body awareness for a healthy head-spine relationship and to let go of unconscious patterns of excess tension.
with Jamie Anesi, Micah Fiske, Tracey Riley, Michelle Craft
Friday, June 30th
Begins at 6:00 PM
Join OULA-Helena for a Taste of OULA, OULA Power and Oula.One class then head to LaPa Grill for a Salsa Taster Bar & Free pint, glass of wine or non-alcoholic drink! Community, Connection, Tribe! Only $5!!!
Handstand Flow Workshop
with Bonnie Weeks
Saturday, July 8th
10:00 AM- 12:00 PM
Whether you’ve been practicing for a few months or many years, this workshop will give you approachable steps to grow your practice. Come ready to learn how to handstand and how to refine your handstand. Come as you are! Beginning with a vinyasa flow and incorporating dynamic movement to heat up, we will explore our own strength, mobility, and playfulness. As we break down the challenges of handstand we will find freedom to move.
Creating on Purpose: Manifesting Thru the Chakras
with Julielynne Shiner
August 4th- August 6th
Your chakras (energy centers within the body) hold the energetic patterning that shapes your choices. Creating on Purpose provides a concrete, step-by-step approach for utilizing these energies to manifest your highest possibilities.