Upcoming Workshops & Events

Ayurveda and Yoga Immersion

with Emily Ruth and Kari Ross-Berry

Date: Fri., Sep. 6, 2019 – Fri. Sep. 20, 2019 Time: 6:30p – 9:00p
Normal Heights – East Room

Release accumulated summer heat & reset for fall.

Root in the philosophy and practice of kriya yoga.

Nourish with Ayurveda nutrition & daily routine.

Sign up & Pricing:
[email protected]

Led by:

Emily Ruth, ERYT, AHC
Kari Ross-Berry, E-RYT 500, YACEP

Prenatal TT Experience and Info Session

with Yesica Rodriguez

Date: Sat., Sep. 21, 2019 Time: 11:30a – 12:30p
North Park – Forest Room

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Experience a taste of our Prenatal Teacher Training with Yesica Rodriguez. Yesica will host a short class preview of what the training offers, followed by an information session to answer all of your questions. Find out if this training is the right fit for you!
$10 if registered one week prior; $15 after.

FREE for Members!

Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00p on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.

Crystal Singing Bowl Mediation

with Joe Schwab

Date: Fri., Sep. 27, 2019 Time: 8:00p – 9:00p
Normal Heights – Main Studio

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This one hour session is open to everyone. Come prepared for a deeply relaxing experience, created by the meditative sounds of crystal bowls.

Participants will be lying down the entire time, so please bring your yoga mat and anything else (such as eye pillows) that makes you feel comfortable. We have a limited amount of blankets available for your use. If you have your own, please bring them.

The instructions for this session are simple: come, lie down, focus on your breath, and allow your body to relax in this peaceful sound immersion.

About the Teacher:

Joe Schwab is a registered 200 hour Yoga teacher and has taught mindful meditation at Pilgrimage Yoga. Joe is also a musician and has been playing the crystal bowls in yoga classes as well as for private events.

$20 if registered one week prior, $25 after.

FREE FOR MEMBERS!

Parking for this Event: Free street parking. A great place to park is on the Adams Avenue bridge over the 805 freeway between Boundary Street and West Mountain View Drive. This is a brisk 4-minute walk to the studio.

Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00p on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.

Inversions Workshop

with Courtney Yezzi

Date: Sat., Sep. 28, 2019 Time: 1:30p – 3:30p
Normal Heights – Main Studio

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In this workshop we will spend time cultivating the strength and healthy body patterns to go up into sirsana (headstand) and salamba sarvangasana (shoulders stand). We will take a look at other inversions and talk about what it looks like to get up into these poses and their variations. We will have an asana practice that helps develop and prepare the body for inversions and a sweet savasana!

$25 if registered by August 31st; $30 after.

FREE for Members!

Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00p on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.

Yin Yoga: Keep Calm and Stretch On

with Karen O’Lone

Date: Sat., Oct. 5, 2019 Time: 1:30p – 3:30p
Normal Heights – Main Studio

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Let go of expectation and put down your to-do list! Join us for a Yin Yoga workshop where you will learn the benefits of Yin Yoga, techniques you can use to release deep connective tissues, and enjoy a long meditative Yin practice to soothe your entire being.
$25 if registered by October 28th, $30 after.
FREE for Members!
Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00p on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.

Toddler Tuesdays Music & Yoga

with Laura Anderson (Sita Rose)

Date: Tues., Oct. 8, 2019 – Tues. Nov. 26, 2019 Time: 10:00a – 11:00a
Normal Heights – East Room

Ideal for kiddos ages 0-3
Join us for a new family-friendly, 8-week series for an upbeat class that blends together music therapy and yoga. We infuse our classes with live instruments, movement and mindful music. The perfect start to your day.
2019 Dates:
Oct 8, 15, 22, 29
Nov 5, 12, 19, 26
Register for all 8 classes: $145
Drop-in: $20
For more information and to register, visit seedandsong.com or email [email protected].

Reiki and Crystal Bowls: The Art of Hands On & Vibrational Healing

with Joe Schwab and Kayma Englund

Date: Sun., Oct. 13, 2019 Time: 6:30p – 7:45p
Normal Heights – Main Studio

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Enjoy a serenade of crystal singing bowls while receiving Reiki.

In this class you will:
– Experience deep relaxation
– Receive a serenade of sound bowls tuned to the chakras
– Experience the profound healing benefits of Reiki
– Cleanse and revitalize your whole self, body, mind and spirit

$25 members; $30 everyone else.

Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00p on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.

Enchanted Strands Mala Making Workshop

with Hana Pepin

Date: TBD Time: 12:00p – 3:00p
Normal Heights – East Room

Crystals have been used for a long time to aid in the healing of our culture and throughout time have been held as marvelous healing tools. Everything is vibration and thus certain crystal carry certain vibrations that awaken, activate, heal, cleanse and purify our energies.Have you ever wanted a Mala necklace but have not found the right one?
Would you like to make your own 108 beaded necklace infused with your personal intentions and prayers?
Do you want to learn more about crystals and the healing benefits they have?
Are you new to meditation or are interested in deepening your meditation practice?

Join Hana Pepin in this fun and interactive hands on workshop where you will leave with a Mala necklace and a wealth of knowledge.

During the workshop we will discuss the…
-Origin, history and application of a 108 Mala Necklace
-Types of crystals, how to choose and the power they carry
-how to integrate Mala meditation into your daily practice
-Learn how to hand tie knots between each bead
-the art of Mantra (chanting) and the power of vibration for personal healing
-and time for your questions to be answered.

Hana Pepin has been hosting mala making workshops in San Diego for the past four years and started her business, Enchanted Strands 5 years ago creating custom Malas for her community. She intends to share the art of beading and the ancient wisdom of mantra (chanting) to harmonize mind, body and spirit. To her the process of Mala Making is unique, meditative and inspiring, no piece is ever the same and each necklace carries a certain vibrations and intention. The stones bring forth the power within an individual to align oneself with their purpose and meaning.

”Each bead is a seed of love to the flower of infinite wisdom and oneness that lies within us. The string is the universal self, existing in everything! The beads are you and I, the unique expressions of the whole. Together we grow in the garden of eternal bliss”.-Hana Pepin

Space is limited and pre-registration is highly recommended.

For more information and to register and pay for this class, please visit:

https://squareup.com/store/omhana/item/mala-making-workshop

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Crystals 101

with Kayma Englund

Date: Sun., Oct. 20, 2019 Time: 4:00p – 6:00p
Normal Heights – East Room

Join Kayma Englund, certified Crystal Healer and Reiki Master in this special workshop aimed to give you an experiential journey into the realm of crystals and gemstones. You will learn about the energy they radiate, formations and properties, clearing & charging, crystal communication and how they can enhance your intuition and everyday life.

Contact with questions and to reserve your spot! [email protected] or call/text 760.473.6634

Cost: $35 advance/ $40 day of.

Crystal Singing Bowl Mediation

with Joe Schwab

Date: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019 Time: 8:00p – 9:00p
Normal Heights – Main Studio

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This one hour session is open to everyone. Come prepared for a deeply relaxing experience, created by the meditative sounds of crystal bowls.

Participants will be lying down the entire time, so please bring your yoga mat and anything else (such as eye pillows) that makes you feel comfortable. We have a limited amount of blankets available for your use. If you have your own, please bring them.

The instructions for this session are simple: come, lie down, focus on your breath, and allow your body to relax in this peaceful sound immersion.

About the Teacher:

Joe Schwab is a registered 200 hour Yoga teacher and has taught mindful meditation at Pilgrimage Yoga. Joe is also a musician and has been playing the crystal bowls in yoga classes as well as for private events.

$20 if registered one week prior, $25 after.

FREE FOR MEMBERS!

Parking for this Event: Free street parking. A great place to park is on the Adams Avenue bridge over the 805 freeway between Boundary Street and West Mountain View Drive. This is a brisk 4-minute walk to the studio.

Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00p on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.

Mudras & Mantras Workshop

with Lena Schmidt

Date: Sat., Oct. 26, 2019 Time: 1:30p – 3:30p
North Park – Sky Room

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In this two hour workshop we’ll move energy through our hands & hearts with powerful mudras (intentional hand gestures) and mantras (affirmations and chanting). Come learn ancient techniques for calming the nervous system, quieting the mind, and soothing the body. We’ll focus on mudras & mantras for health, well-being, compassion, and positivity. Wear comfortable clothes and bring a journal. All levels welcome, no experience necessary.
$25 if registered by October 19th; $30 after.
FREE for Members!
Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00p on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.

Rope Wall Series

with Karen O’Lone

Date: Mon., Oct. 28, 2019 – Mon. Nov. 18, 2019 Time: 3:45p – 5:15p
Normal Heights – East Room

One of the best props in yoga is the Rope Wall!

Are you curious about what a yoga rope wall is? Do you just want to add another rope wall class to your week? This series is open to all levels, barring certain injuries, or contraindications.
Practicing on the ropes can lead to a better understanding of some postures, deepen others, and allow one to access postures that may seem out of reach in a traditional mat class. For example, the use of the ropes can help a student to better understand the actions required of the back leg in a standing posture like Warrior 1; may deepen a student’s standing forward bend; and, can help a student access the benefits of an inversion by helping to hold the student in position.
Plus, it’s a lot of fun!

Early-bird Rate: $64 for all 4 classes in the series if registered by 10/11/19.

Regular Rate $80 for all 4 classes in the series if registered between 10/12 and 10/27/19.
Please contact your teacher, Karen O’Lone at [email protected] with any questions, more information and to register.

Giving Back for a Happy Back

with Yesica Rodriguez

Date: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019 Time: 1:30p – 3:30p
North Park – Forest Room
Giving Back for a Happy Back is a two hour workshop that combines the joy of giving with the joy of feeling great in your body! This gentle practice is specially designed to alleviate common aches and pains that come with living in our modern world and to promote a healthier spine moving forward.
Because one of the greatest sources of joy is giving to others, 50% of the profits from this workshop will go to the Golden Hill K-8 Foundation, which raises money to offer the best opportunities to the students of Golden Hill K-8 Dual Language Immersion School.

Golden Hill School is a Title 1, which means resources are limited and some of our most vulnerable children study there. You can be a part of bringing the best opportunities to students in your community and it’s so easy! All you have to do is join us. You will leave this workshop with a healthy back and a happy heart!

Cost: $30

50% of Yesica’s profits will go to the Golden Hill K-8 Foundation.

Click here to reserve your spot.

www.yesyogalove.com/events#new-page

Pranayama Training Level 2: The Vital Breath

with Lauren McLaren

Date: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019 – Sun. Nov. 3, 2019 Time: 11:30a – 6:30p
Normal Heights – East Room

Soar to new heights of awareness with a weekend of training and practice in the subtle art and science of Pranayama.
This journey into the breath is for seasoned practitioners and teachers who want to experience pranayama as a practice to promote healing; a companion to deepen asana; and a gateway to profound states of meditation.
$250 Full Price : $225 by October 3rd
For more information or to register for this program, contact Lauren McLaren at [email protected]

Reiki Training – Level 1

with Kayma Englund

Date: Sat., Nov. 9, 2019 – Sun. Nov. 10, 2019 Time: 1:00p – 4:00p
Normal Heights – East Room

This workshop covers:
  • History of Reiki
  • How to conduct Reiki Healing Sessions
  • Chakras and the Subtle Body
  • Reiki Hand Positions
  • Reiki Precepts
  • Reiki Meditation
  • Energy Clearing & Activation Techniques
  • Grounding
  • Level I Attunement
We will explore and learn about the profound ancient healing method of Reiki through group discussion and hands-on experience. At the end of this course you will receive certification in Level 1 Usui Reiki Ryoho and be able to do healing sessions for yourself, friends and family, even for pets and plants.
No prior experience or knowledge of Reiki is needed to attend this course. Led by Kayma Englund Certified Reiki Master, Crystal Healer and 500-hr Yoga Therapist.
2 Days: Nov. 9 and Nov. 10
1:00 – 4:00p, both days
Cost: $200
Contact [email protected] / 760.473.6634 to reserve your spot.
About the Teacher About the Teacher: Kayma Englund is a certified Reiki Master Teacher, Crystal Healer and 500-hr Yoga Therapist. Teachings of Yoga and the Subtle Body have been with her since childhood and it is her passion in this life to share this ageless wisdom in a digestible and applicable way with all who are ready. Kayma has led multiple trainings and workshops across the US in the field of subtle energetics and has done extensive work with crystals, gemstones and other subtle aspects of this existence.
About Reiki:
Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing. It is administered by “laying on hands” and is based on the idea that an unseen “life force energy” flows through us and is what causes us to be alive. Reiki treats the whole person including body, emotions, mind and spirit and has been effective in helping virtually every known illness and malady and always creates a beneficial effect. It also works in conjunction with all other medical or therapeutic techniques to relieve side effects and promote recovery. Its use is not dependent on one’s intellectual capacity or spiritual development and has been successfully taught to thousands of people of all ages and backgrounds. While Reiki is spiritual in nature, it is not a religion. It has no dogma, and there is nothing you must believe in order to learn and use Reiki.
For more information and to register for this training, please contact Kayma Englund directly at [email protected] / 760.473.6634 to reserve your spot.

Crystals and Sound Bowl Meditation: The Power of Crystals through Touch and Sound

with Joe Schwab and Kayma Englund

Date: Sun., Nov. 10, 2019 Time: 6:30p – 7:45p
Normal Heights – Main Studio

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Let waves of sound wash over you while enjoying the healing energy and vibrations of crystals and gemstones.

In this special Crystal + Sound Immersion you will:

Learn about the vital energy currents created by sound and crystals
Intuitively choose your own crystals to place on and around your body during the Sound Bath
Connect, communicate and attune to crystals and their energy
Receive healing on a deep subconscious, energetic level
Experience bliss in a relaxing and restful savasana

$25 members; $30 everyone else.

Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00p on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.

Restorative Yoga

with Nicole Pisciotto

Date: Sat., Nov. 16, 2019 Time: 1:30p – 3:30p
Normal Heights – Main Studio

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Join Nicole for an afternoon of restoration and bliss. Allow yourself to embrace the many joys that reside in your practice when you let yourself surrender to the love that resides inside of you and let the bliss envelop your body, mind and soul. During this 2 hour workshop you can look forward to deeply supported asanas, pranayama to encourage the balancing of your bodies energies and a meditative experience to feed the joy of your experience as a human being. Please bring a journal, water bottle, yoga mat and anything to assist you in facilitating deep comfort for yourself.

$25 if registered by November 9th, $30 after.
FREE FOR MEMBERS!
Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00pm on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.

Crystal Singing Bowl Mediation

with Joe Schwab

Date: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019 Time: 8:00p – 9:00p
Normal Heights – Main Studio

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This one hour session is open to everyone. Come prepared for a deeply relaxing experience, created by the meditative sounds of crystal bowls.

Participants will be lying down the entire time, so please bring your yoga mat and anything else (such as eye pillows) that makes you feel comfortable. We have a limited amount of blankets available for your use. If you have your own, please bring them.

The instructions for this session are simple: come, lie down, focus on your breath, and allow your body to relax in this peaceful sound immersion.

About the Teacher:

Joe Schwab is a registered 200 hour Yoga teacher and has taught mindful meditation at Pilgrimage Yoga. Joe is also a musician and has been playing the crystal bowls in yoga classes as well as for private events.

$20 if registered one week prior, $25 after.

FREE FOR MEMBERS!

Parking for this Event: Free street parking. A great place to park is on the Adams Avenue bridge over the 805 freeway between Boundary Street and West Mountain View Drive. This is a brisk 4-minute walk to the studio.

Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00p on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.

Heart Openers

with Emily Ruth

Date: Sat., Nov. 23, 2019 Time: 1:30p – 3:30p
North Park – Sky Room

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This level 1-2 workshop gives you the opportunity to see how awareness ultimately supports the energy of the heart to relax and safely open. We’ll practice a gentle warming up, focus in standing poses, and meeting the opening as it shows itself with some gentle back-bending. Meditation and mantra are offered.
$25 if registered by November 16th, $30 after.
FREE for Members!
Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00p on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.

Joined at the Hip: Strength and Mobility

with Jamie Lee

Date: Sat., Dec. 7, 2019 Time: 1:30p – 3:30p
Normal Heights – Main Studio

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Explore ways to cultivate happy and healthy hips through an effective sequence of functional & dynamic movements and then segue into grounding, soothing and restorative postures. We will bring mindfulness to this area of the body in order to maintain integrity of the joint and find a blissful balance between stability and flexibility.
$25 if registered by November 30th; $30 after.FREE FOR MEMBERS!

Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00p on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.

108 Sun Salutations

with Arezou Ghane

Date: Sat., Dec. 21, 2019 Time: 1:30p – 3:30p
North Park – Sky Room

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This moving meditation is a powerful experience that will challenge your body, mind and spirit as you bow to the Sun 108 times. Enjoy a sense of community as you practice with your fellow studio members; test your stamina and strength with an invigorating practice; and learn fun facts about the sacred number 108.

$25 if registered by December 14th; $30 after.

FREE FOR MEMBERS!

Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00p on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.

Intention Setting & Gentle Yoga for the New Year

with Liz Myers

Date: Sat., Jan. 11, 2020 Time: 1:30p – 3:30p
Normal Heights – Main Studio

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Learn how to break through the layers of the mind and plant your seed of intention on the deepest level of your being.

Liz will guide you into a relaxed state of being through gentle yogic movement and meditation. Once in a relaxed space, the planting of your intention can flow into your consciousness with ease.

Through this workshop you will learn how to relax, set deep intention, trust the process and detach from the outcome for your highest possible good.

$25 if registered by January 4; $30 after.

FREE FOR MEMBERS!

Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00p on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.

Crystal Bowls and Restorative Yoga: The Ultimate Relaxation

with Joe Schwab and Kayma Englund

Date: Sun., Jan. 19, 2020 Time: 6:30p – 7:45p
Normal Heights – East Room

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This class is the ultimate treat for your whole self – body, mind and spirit. Enjoy a blissful sound bath of chakra-attuned Crystal Singing Bowls paired with gentle Restorative Yoga and soothing hands-on adjustments. It’s like the Savasana you wish would never end!

In this class you will:

Experience deep relaxation
Receive a serenade of sound bowls tuned to the chakras
Experience hands-on adjustments
Cleanse and revitalize your whole self, body, mind and spirit
$25 members; $30 everyone else

Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00p on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.

Arm Balancing Workshop

with Sydney Cohen

Date: Sat., Jan. 26, 2020 Time: 1:30p – 3:30p
North Park – Sky Room

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Arm balances are empowering postures that teach us not only about our inner strength, but also about our inner playfulness and courage.

In this two-hour workshop, we’ll warm the body with a shoulder and hip-opening flow and some core work. We’ll then break down basic to intermediate arm balance poses, learning how to shift the weight and engage the proper muscle groups to get you balancing!

$25 if registered by January 19; $30 after.

FREE FOR MEMBERS!

Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00p on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.

Embody Balance and Authentic Expression

with Josie Duraso

Date: Sat., Feb. 22, 2020 Time: 1:30p – 3:30p
North Park – Sky Room

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In this workshop students will explore grounding tools as a way to stabilize and build their practice from the foundation up. Students will also bring focus to their center to deepen their sense of connection with self and to move and flow with the wisdom of their internal guidance system.

Practices include both energizing and relaxing postures, breathing techniques, and guided meditation, with the goal of embodying balance and authentic expression.

$25 if registered by February 15th; $30 after.

FREE FOR MEMBERS!

Workshop Cancellation Policy:
There are no refunds. Cancellations made by 5:00p on the day prior to the workshop will receive a studio credit toward services (not retail product) for the amount paid. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm on the day prior to the workshop will not receive a refund or credit.