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 – April 2015

“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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“Every soul innately yearns for stillness, for a space, a garden where we can till, sow, reap, and rest, and by doing so come to a deeper sense of self and our place in the universe. Silence is not an absence but a presence; Not an emptiness but repletion, a filling up.” — Anne D. LeClaire

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  • Have you signed up for our April workshops yet? First, find out what all the SUP (stand-up paddle board) Yoga fuss is all about at our Surfset Fitness Workshop with Ashley. You will have the opportunity to test out The Rip Surfer X, the original Indoor Board for yoga as featured on the hit show Shark Tank. Saturday, April 11th,1pm-3pm. Cost is $15 per person. Spots are limited and pre-registration is required. Sign-up before April 6th at the studio or email us at twistedmonkeyyoga@gmail.com.
  • Also in April…our Spring edition of Yoga in a Bottle – Yoga with a Twist! Enjoy a Gentle Yoga class, 5 guided wine tastings, light snacks, and tons of fun! Friday, April 17th, 7:30pm-9:30pm. Cost is $25 per person. Spots are limited and pre-registration is required. Sign-up by April 12th at the studio or email us at twistedmonkeyyoga@gmail.com.
  • For more info on all of our workshops: Click Here.
  • NEW CLASSES COMING THIS SPRING:
  1. By popular demand: The Twisted Monkey will bring you an EXTRA NIGHT of HOT YOGA! Join us Fridays at 5:30pm for an hour of Power-Vinyasa! Classes begin on April 24th and will run through June with the possibility of a permanent spot on the schedule. Get your sweat on to end the work week right.
  2. Also coming to Fridays at 5:30pm – $5 Happy Hour Yoga! Beginning May 1st and through June, join us for a 9 week mixed levels community class of non-heated yoga. Not only will you be ending your week right and squeezing in another hour of practice before the weekend, but you will be supporting our new group of instructors in training. And did we mention, classes are only $5??? All ages and levels welcomed.
  3. Coming back this May….Mommy-to-Be/Mommy-N-Me! Join us for a 6 week session of Prenatal and Postnatal yoga on Wednesdays at 11am starting on May 20th. Mamas with children ages 0 – 3 years are welcomed! Cost is only $45 for the 6 weeks. Please contact us for more details as you will have to pre-register for this session. twistedmonkeyyoga@gmail.com
  4. Save the date for our May Workshop: Yoga for Cyclists & Runners with our very own instructor, Justine! Saturday, May 9th, 1pm-3pm. Cost is $15. More info and registration coming soon.
  • Our Pilates 12 week session ends this month. There will be no class on Easter Sunday, therefore extending our session to April 26th. Only a few Sundays left to try out 45 minutes of core strengthening and toning exercises with our Pilates princess – Rose at 9am. Class cost is $8 per person, drop-in rate only. Sorry, we do not accept vouchers or yoga punch cards for this class. Follow it up with our Intro to Yoga class at 10am….perfect compliment to Pilates. We are planning a second Pilates session for May and June. Details coming soon!
  • A big congratulations to our first group of yoga teacher trainees for completing the program! Thank you for all of your hard work and dedication. Thank you also to all of our members who supported them during their student teaching. We are currently in our our second training session and making plans for our third. This Summer we will be offering a special accelerated Teacher Training Program. If you are interested, please email us for more information. This program will only be available to select members of our studio at a discounted price. Training will begin the last week of June and go through October. Our regular Teacher Training will resume next Winter, December 2015 through June 2016. Details will be published on our website soon.
  • Have you seen the new studio tank top? Makes a great gift for the wine lover and yogini in your life! Only $15 and available in sizes S, M, L, XL and XXL. While supplies last!
  • Don’t forget to give us a like for daily schedule updates on our Facebook Page and follow us Instagram and Twitter too!
  • As always, thank you for your continued support and smiles. Happy April!

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