The Stretch Gazette – April 2017

“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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“The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also.” ~Harriet Ann Jacobs

“Sweet April showers do spring May flowers.” ~Thomas Tusser

“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s party!'” ~Robin Williams

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Happy April! 

This month we have a couple of special events for you. However, we will be closed on EASTER Sunday (4/16). Wishing you all a wonderful Passover, Easter and Spring Break season. Enjoy family, friends and some sunshine!

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Meditation with Mantras and Mudras
Let’ s celebrate Earth Day with a special meditation 101 workshop with Sarah McIntyre. We’ll talk about how we use our hands to create and channel the energy (prana) in our bodies and how we can use sound in healing ways. We will then practice meditating with mudras and mantras. (Approx. 90 min. workshop.)

Saturday, April 22nd 2017 at NOON

Visit our Workshops & Events page for info and registration.

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Join us for another session of Family Acro!

Join AcroYoga instructor Kimmy Kash for a super fun day of flying with your little ones! Kids are naturals at Acro which is why they love doing it…especially with YOU! Join your child as you engage in play, imagination, fitness, therapeutics and all the giggles! No experience necessary. Class will be taught in a fun, skilled, safe & empowering manner. Kids ages 4-12 welcomed. Bring your cameras for some awesome shots.

Watch your kids FLY!

Sunday, April 30th, 1pm-2:15pm.

Visit our Workshops & Events page for info and registration.

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Have you heard? 

  • PiYo class: Our next 5 week series of PiYo begins on Sunday, April 23rd. Learn “Round 38” of this unique fusion of Pilates moves and Yoga poses which will help you get Summer ready in no time. (Drop-in spots will open in May, if available.) For more info and to register, please visit our Glofox scheduling platform under “Courses.” Those who sign up for all 5 classes get a special price of just $9 per class!
  • Kids’ Yoga: Our Kid’s Yoga classes (ages 5-10 yrs) are still going strong every Thursday at 4:45pm for only $6. Classes will end on May 25th.      
  • Prenatal Yoga: We are now offering prenatal yoga on Saturdays at 10am for the month of April and May for $12 per class.
  • Candlelight Community Yoga: Our Instructors-in-Training have been taking turns practicing all they are learning. Show your support on Fridays at 5:45pm…just $5 cash only at the door. Proceeds will benefit Transformation Yoga Project!
  • Acro Sunday Funday: Our bi-weekly partner yoga classes are going strong. Final Spring dates: 4/9, 4/23, 5/7 and 5/21. AcroYoga will be taking a break for Summer. 

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The Twisted Monkey is happy to announce that we will be participating in this year’s yoga on the steps Reach & Raise event on Sunday, May 21st. Join our studio team as we help raise money for a very important cause. More info coming soon! Can’t join us for yoga on the steps? You can still contribute by helping our team raise money. Visit the Reach and Raise website and search for The Twisted Monkey to join our team: Click Here

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  • 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. Items not claimed by the end of each month will be recycled. There is a lost and found located in the hot yoga ladies’ changing room, as well as a cubby in the Main Studio 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. 🙂

~The Twisted Monkey Yoga Studio

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The Stretch Gazette – October 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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“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby 

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  • Happy October! Have you checked out our current Fall Schedule! Click Here. There’s something for everyone…
  1. Morning Weekday classes? We now offer plenty! Warm Yoga, YinYasa, Vinyasa Flow, Hatha Flow and Surfset Fitness and Yoga. See our schedule for details.
  2. Long day? One more opportunity to get your practice in with our G’nite Flow. Perfect gentle flow before bedtime. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 8:30pm with Kimmy and Natalie.
  3. Lunch Time Yoga? Try our 45 min Kundalini Express at noon on Wednesdays with Jessica.
  4. Sunrise Yoga? Get your practice in before work or school on Fridays at 6am with our Morning Meditation Flow with Sarah.
  5. Half priced yoga? Support our teachers in training on Fridays and Sundays and get your yoga on for just $5!
  6. Yoga for Tweens? Yup! Fridays at 6:30pm with Brittany for ages 9-13. Just $5.
  7. Pre/Postnatal Yoga (infants welcomed!) 6 week series has begun, but drop-in spots are now available for $15. Please email us or call 267-627-4520 to reserve your spot.
  8. Parent-N-Me Yoga (ages 2-5yrs) 6 wk series on Fridays also has some drop-in spots available for $15. Contact us to reserve your spot.
  9. Our Acro CommUNITY Yoga series is off to a great start! If you’d like to drop-in and see what it’s all about, please email us or call to reserve a spot. Cost is $15 per person.
  10. PiYo classes have arrived! Our very own Pilates instructor, Rose, is now certified in PiYo by Beachbody classes. This fusion of Pilates moves and Yoga poses will help you gain strength and flexibility while toning and sculpting. 5 week series starts on Sunday, Oct. 23rd. For info and registration see our schedule: Click Here. (You must pre-register for this class.)
  •  Full Moon Yoga! Our October Full Moon Yoga class will take place on Sunday, Oct. 16th at the studio in lieu of our Community Class. Please visit the Full Moon Yoga schedule on our Website for details. Proceeds will benefit Matter of Trust.
  • October Workshops! We have two this month plus a FREE Class…
  1. Kid’s Yoga Workshop with Sarah is happening on Sunday, Oct. 16th. 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. Drop your little one(s) off, ages 5-10 yrs, for 9o minutes of yoga fun. We’ll go over poses appropriate for kids, discuss the importance of strength and flexibility, play games and even enjoy a light snack. Cost is $15 per child. For more info and registration: Click Here.
  2. Surfset Fitness and Yoga with Ashley is happening on Sunday, Oct. 30th. Stand on the Rip Surfer X as seen on the hit show Shark Tank! You’ll maximize calories burned, strengthen your core and balance, create lean muscle, and prevent injury…all while having a great time! Cost is $25 per person. For more info and registration: Click Here.
  3. Free Class: “What you need to know about Essential Oils for Pets!” Saturday, Oct. 22nd at 11:30am. For more info and to RSVP: Click Here.
  • Class Card FLASH SALE! Our 10 class cards (does not include hot yoga) are still on sale. Get 10 classes for just $70 until we sell out. Our new online registration software will be launching this month! Thank you for your patience and support during this transition.
  • Yoga with a Twist! We know you’ve been asking….promise it’s coming soon! It’s been a little busy around the studio but a date for our Fall “Yoga with a Bottle-Yoga with a Twist” will be determined very soon, so stay tuned for details.
  • Fall Drive! Reminder that we our collecting items to benefit the Montgomery County SPCA. Look for a box in the lobby where you can place donations. Some of the items they are looking for include: towels, blankets, sheets, comforters, unopened bags of dog and cat food, canned dog and cat food, cat litter & litter boxes, etc. Our SPCA Fall drive will run through October. Thank you for your support!
  • Holiday Bhakti Retreat! We have extended our retreat deadline. Sign-ups are due by Oct. 15th. Only 5 spots left, so act now! Visit our Yoga Retreat page for info and registration or email us at twistedmonkeyyoga@gmail.com.
  • 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. Items not claimed by the end of each month will be recycled. 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 October! Happy Halloween!

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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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