motion center yoga
We are a collective of independent yoga instructors, teaching in a beautiful renovated Mill, Hope Artiste Village, minutes from the East Side of Providence. While our styles vary, we all offer skilled individualized instruction that honors the deeper aspects of yoga. Classes are dynamic, inspiring, deeply relaxing, and centering.
Location: Hope Artiste Village, 1005 Main St, Suite 8116, Pawtucket, RI, 02860. Phone: 401.654.6650
Parking: For day time classes and on market day: there is a huge lot down Dudley Street towards 95. You will walk up the hill along the building on Dudley and enter through the second raised staircase door, suite 8116 will be on your right. Also, there are spots on the side streets off of Main St across from the Hope Artiste Village. In the evenings after 5pm, parking right on Main Street and Dudley Street is easy to find.
WELCOME PASS- new students UNLIMITED YOGA for
1 week for $25. Come and try a few classes!
Mindful Motions with Meghan Schaffer
This class is appropriate for all: beginners to yoga or stretching, experienced practitioners or those recovering from injury. Utilizing mindful attention and breath awareness, we explore and open the body through a combination of passive, active and restorative postures that synergistically work to unwind and balance the body. You will learn therapeutic stretches/movements that, read more. Meghan Schaffer, is a Chiropractor and Yoga practitioner. She began her yoga practice while attending Logan College of Chiropractic 9 years ago in St. Louis, MO from where she hails. Yoga has always been her favorite way of studying and investigating the dynamic and ever changing mind body connection. Meghan has practiced many styles of yoga, read more.
Restortive Yoga and Pranayama Series with Naama 3 Wednesdays 7:15-8:15pm, $45 for series, May 20,27+June10
We will focus on supported poses and breathing techniques that quiet the nervous system and promote deep relaxation.
Yoga Philosophy: A weekend with Bill Mahony
July 10-12, Save the date!Motion Center is excited to host internationally recognized scholar Bill Mahony, PhD. His warm, lively and compassionate teaching style is accessible to contemporary yoga students of all levels. His workshops draw on Sanskrit text to deepen our understanding of the philosophy behind the practice of life-affirming forms of yoga. Bill integrates his knowledge with wisdom that comes from 40 years of yoga practice and helps students apply what they learn to their own lives. He is Professor of Religion and Chair of the Religion Department at Davidson College. Updates will also be posted on Sara Davidson Flanders’ website and on our homepage.
Join Us for the 5th Annual AIDS Orphan Care Walkathon
Saturday May 30, 10am at Lincoln WoodsLast year with your help we raised $15,000
for AIDS Orphans and HIV-positive children in Southern Africa. We walked 5K around the Lake and then enjoyed refreshments and prizes. Rhode Island locals, Deborah Kutenplon and Fadya El Rayess founded AIDS Orphan Care (AOC) after spending a year in Lesotho, Southern Africa volunteering at a local clinic working with with HIV orphans. AOC is an all volunteer organization that works with local grassroots projects to meet orphans' basic needs: food, shelter, clothing, healthcare and education. AOC funds life saving projects such as the Peanut Butter Project and the Mamello School.
Remember ALL the proceeds are going to AIDS orphans in Lesotho. Every dollar counts!
AIDS Orphan Care works to improve the lives of African children orphaned by HIV/AIDS
How you can help:
- Walk with us: Register online or at Motion Center.
- Make a donation: Online or at Motion Center.
- Spread the word! Tell your friends and family about AOC!
Please join us and help this great cause!