The Stretch Gazette – July 2016

“The Stretch Gazette” is our studio’s monthly newsletter. Every month The Twisted Monkey will bring you some motivation through Words of Wisdom, Yoga Tips & Facts, and the latest news from our Yoga Studio. Please subscribe to receive email notifications of our latest publication by entering your email in the box found on the sidebar. Namaste.

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“Everything good, everything magical happens between the months of June and August.” ~Jenny Han

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  • Happy July and Happy Independence Day! Hope you are enjoying your Summer. We will be closed on Monday, 4th of July. Enjoy your holiday! Just a reminder that our most current schedule can be found online: Click Here. Don’t forget about our special Summer classes…

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  • Yoga in the Park! Join us at Rockledge Park on Saturdays at 10am all Summer long. This is a donation-based class with a $5-$10 suggested minimum cash drop-in. (Class Cards may not be used.) Street parking and entrance are on Rockledge Ave. (corner of Robbins Ave.) Stop at the gazebo to check-in. Please bring your own yoga mat and water. All Levels welcomed. This month’s donations will benefit oneorlando.org. Thank you to all who have joined us so far!

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  • Surfset Fitness & Yoga! Registration for our Surfset series is now closed, but we have a few spots available for drop-ins. Please contact us at least 24 hrs. in advance at twistedmonkeyyoga@gmail.com to inquire and reserve your spot. Classes run through July on Thursdays at 9:45am. Visit our Workshops & Events page for info.

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  • Seasonal Sun Salutes! Thank you to all who came out to our Summer Solstice, Full Moon, and International Yoga Day Celebration. It was a magical night. Congrats to all those who completed the full 108 Sun Salutations and a big THANK YOU to all those who donated to oneorlando.org. We raised almost $150! Stay tuned for the Fall Equinox as we hope to host an 108 Sun Salutation Yoga Mala for every season. Details coming soon.
  • Full Moon Yoga! We will also be hosting special Full Moon Yoga evening classes once a month. The next Full Moon is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, July 19th. Stay tuned for details on our website.
  • SAVE THE DATE! Registration for The Twisted Monkey’s inaugural Yoga Retreat opens up soon. Join us this Fall on November 18th -20th for a 3 day weekend at the Himalayan Institute, located just 2 and 1/2 hours away. Details coming soon!  
  • Lost and Found! If you have left behind a water bottle, yoga mat or other personal item, please make sure to check the yoga studio. We will be recycling any items not claimed by the end of each month. The lost and found is located in the hot yoga ladies’ changing room or see an instructor. Thank you.

Stay Up-to-Date…

  • Don’t forget to give us a like for daily schedule updates on our Facebook Page and follow us on Instagram and Twitter too!
  • As always, thank you for your continued support and smiles.

Happy July! Happy Independence Day!

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The Stretch Gazette – June 2016

“The Stretch Gazette” is our studio’s monthly newsletter. Every month The Twisted Monkey will bring you some motivation through Words of Wisdom, Yoga Tips & Facts, and the latest news from our Yoga Studio. Please subscribe to receive email notifications of our latest publication by entering your email in the box found on the sidebar. Namaste.

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“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”  —F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

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  • Happy June and Happy Father’s Day to all of the loving men in our lives…thank you for all you do! As we head into Summer, we know many of you will be taking some much needed R&R time. The Twisted Monkey wants to make it easy for you to keep up with your yoga practice. Please make sure to check out the changes we’ve made to the Summer Class Schedule for the Main Level Studio. (Hot Yoga class schedule will remain the same.) Sneak peek below:
  • Schedule Changes/Cancellations. Intro to Yoga & Meditation with Sarah will be moving from Saturday mornings to Monday evenings this Summer. Kettle Fusion on Sunday, Sunrise Flow on Tuesday, and Vinyasa on Thursday mornings will all be taking a break this Summer. Warm Flow Yoga on Wednesday will be moving up to 5:30pm-6:30pm with no class on July 6th. All other classes should remain the same. See Class Schedule  for details.
  • Yoga in the Park is back! Join us at Rockledge Park on Saturdays at 10am beginning June 25th. This will be a donation-based class with a $5-$10 suggested cash drop-in. Class Cards may not be used. All Levels. Enter at Rockledge Ave. and Robbins Ave. and please bring your own yoga mat and water.
  • Yoga for Kids. We still have a few spots left for our Summer 5-week series of Yoga for Kids (ages 6yrs-10yrs) with Sarah on Sundays at 11:15am. Classes begin on June 19th. (For those who take our Hot Yoga at 11am, feel free to drop your little one off a few minutes early…we’ll keep on eye on them.) Cost is $45 for 5 sessions. Since classes begin on Father’s Day, we welcome dad to join his little one on this special day, free of charge! For more info and to register, visit our Class Schedule Page. (If space allows, we may open up class to drop-ins at $15 per class. Email us at TwistedMonkeyYoga@gmail.com to inquire.)
  • Surfset Fitness & Yoga! A reminder that our next Surfset Workshop will take place on Sunday, June 5th, 1-3pm. If you registered online you do not need to bring confirmation. Your name will be on the list. We have closed registration but there is still 1 spot available! If you are interested please email us at TwistedMonkeyYoga@gmail.com. If you missed this round, please stay tuned as we will be offering another workshop soon! We are also happy to offer a “5 for 4” Surfset series this Summer. When you sign up for 4 Surfset classes on Thursdays at 9:45am, you will get 1 extra class free! See our Workshops & Events page for more details.
  • Fundamentals & Transitioning of Vinyasa. Don’t forget to sign up for this informative Workshop with Stephanie and Corinne on Saturday, June 11th, 12pm-3pm. Take your asana practice to the next level! See our Workshops & Events page for more details.
  • Restorative Yoga & Massage. You won’t want to miss this Friday evening workshop with Devin on June 17th, 7:30pm-9:30pm. Great way to unwind, reset and be ready for Summer! See our Workshops & Events page for more details.
  • FREE Sun Salutation Class! On Monday, June 20th we will gather at 7:15pm to celebrate the Summer Solstice, the Full Moon, and International Yoga Day…so much light and energy in one evening! We will welcome the season and honor these special events by participating in as many Sun Salutations as we can get in…the ultimate goal being 108! Do what you can. Stay as long as you are able. It’s sure to be a special evening.
  • SAVE THE DATE! The Twisted Monkey is beyond excited to announce our very first Yoga Retreat! Join us this Fall on November 18th -20th for a 3 day weekend designed to help us get ready for the busy holiday season. Details and registration will be available soon!  
  • Lost and Found! If you are missing a water bottle or yoga mat, please make sure to check the yoga studio. There is a lost water bottle collection downstairs in the hot yoga ladies’ changing room. Any yoga mats or water bottles not claimed before the end of the month will be recycled. Thank you.

Stay Up-to-Date…

  • Don’t forget to give us a like for daily schedule updates on our Facebook Page and follow us on Instagram and Twitter too!
  • As always, thank you for your continued support and smiles.

Happy June! Happy Father’s Day! Happy Summer!

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The Stretch Gazette – March 2016

“The Stretch Gazette” is our studio’s monthly newsletter. Every month The Twisted Monkey will bring you some motivation through Words of Wisdom, Yoga Tips & Facts, and the latest news from our Yoga Studio. Please subscribe to receive email notifications of our latest publication by entering your email in the box found on the sidebar. Namaste.

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“I believe in process. I believe in four seasons. I believe that winter’s tough, but spring’s coming. I believe that there’s a growing season. And I think that you realize that in life, you grow. You get better.” –Steve Southerland

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  • Happy  March! Did you know that we are in the Chinese Year of the Monkey?! As we head into Spring, a time of growth, we can certainly say that it is The Twisted Monkey’s year! Because of your support and dedication, we continue to make changes and grow in ways that we hope will make you feel appreciated and more at home. A new studio sign, new paint, new floors, and still lots more to come (one step at a time), we hope you like it and just can’t thank you enough for supporting us…especially during the dust, class cancellations and schedule changes. Thank you. Now, let’s see all that the next month has in store….
  • Open House Info! Reminder that in celebration of all that is going on at the studio, we will open our doors to all previous, current and prospective students on Saturday, March 5th, 11am-5pm. Join us for FREE class demos, mingle with other members and instructors, enjoy snacks and beverages, find out more about the studio, and support a few local business owners. You will get to shop for homemade lip balms by Marjorie Sarah, Handcrafted Yoga Wheels by Yoganomalous, Handmade Jewelry from MysticalMoonshine, try out The RipSurfer X board from Surfset with Ashley, learn about Super Soul Seeds with Marie, and even get a mini-massage from Handled with Care. All guests will receive raffle tickets for a chance to win one of 2 Raffle Baskets full of goodies and a free Class Card! The winner will be announced during the last hour but will also be notified by email. Please note that there is only street parking available, so plan accordingly…and don’t forget to bring a friend! For info and to see the schedule of Class Demos: Click Here.
  • $5 Community Yoga Classes! We are happy to announce that beginning Monday, March 7th, we will be offering a $5 Community Yoga class, 7:15pm-8:15pm. Our teachers in training are getting ready to graduate and they would appreciate your support as they guide you through an all levels, beginner friendly, gentle flow….did we mention it’s only $5? Cash only please. Classes will run through the Spring.
  • Wednesday Classes! We once again need to move our Wednesday evening class….sorry! The Gentle Class will go back to its original time slot of 7pm-8pm beginning Wed, March 9th. We apologize for the confusion and promise NO more changes this year! Coming this Spring will be  Warm Yoga Wednesdays with Daniella. Stay tuned for details! Please make sure to always check our website for the most current Class Schedule. Also, please note that we have separated and updated the Hot Yoga Schedule.
  • Class Cancellation: Sunday, March 6th, our Kettle Intensity class with Kimmy at 8:30am will be cancelled because she will be out of town. Classes will resume back to normal the following week. We apologize and thank you for your understanding.
  • Non-Heated Class Card Sale! Our Class Card Sale will end on March 20th. While we have delayed the computerized registration process, beginning March 21st the 10 class card will increase to $80. You may still purchase a 5 class card for $40…while supplies last!
  • Yoga in A Bottle – Yoga with a Twist! That’s riiiiiight….we finally have our next wine and yoga night scheduled! Join our very own wine enthusiast and yogini, Daniella, on Friday, March 18th, 7:30pm -9pm, for a Gentle Yoga class, 5 Wine Tastings, light snacks, and tons of fun! Beginner-friendly. Bring a friend! Cost is $25 per person (wine, yoga and snacks included!) To register: Click Here.
  • Feel, Flow, Fly! An Intro to Acro Yoga Workshop with Kimmy & Rob!  Save the Date: Sunday, April 3rd, 1pm-3pm. Registration will be opening soon! Thank you to all who made it out to our Valentine’s Day Acro Workshop…it was great to see you all have fun and do things you thought weren’t possible. Remember – I’mPossible. 🙂

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  • More Workshops! We are excited to offer some more fun workshops this Spring. Also coming in April – Surfset Workshop with Ashley on Sunday, April 17th at 1pm…Save the date! We’ll also have a Meditation Workshop with Sarah in May and lots more. Details coming soon!
  • Kids’ Yoga in April! We are happy to announce a 4 week session of Kids Yoga on Saturdays, 10am-11am, for ages 6-10. Drop your little one off for a fun morning stretch as you head downstairs to sweat it out in our Hot Yoga class….or maybe go and run some local errands. 😉 Each week the instructor will lead the class through a different themed yoga adventure. Yoga is a great way to ensure young ones maintain flexibility. It’s also been shown to improve focus and concentration, sleep, and even athletic ability. You must pre-register for this class and a parent must be present the first day to complete a liability release form. Class dates: April 9th, 16th, 23rd and 30th. Cost is $45 for 4 sessions. To register: Click Here. (Please note that a refund will not be issued after the first class. If you cancel before the 1st class there will be a $2 processing fee. Thank you.)
  • Help Save Nepal! Just a reminder that we sell water bottles in exchange for at least $1 donation that goes to Nepal Kids. Please take a moment to read about this cause and a Go Fund Me campaign spearheaded by one of our very own members, Mike Cassidy. Your donations, big or small, can really make a world of difference. To join Mike in helping to save Nepal: Click Here. Namaste.

Stay Up-to-Date…

  • Don’t forget to give us a like for daily schedule updates on our Facebook Page and follow us on Instagram and Twitter too!
  • As always, thank you for your continued support and smiles.

Happy March! Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Happy Easter! Happy Spring! 

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