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Urban Yarns @ the Library

Urban Yarns @ the Library

August 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Calling all downtown knitters and crocheters! Bring your hooks, needles, and lunches to Urban Yarns, an informal weekly gathering. Meet fellow fiber fanatics, peruse the library’s latest fiber-themed books, and find inspiration for your next project. Note: No instruction is provided.

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Yoga for Migraines & Headaches

Yoga for Migraines & Headaches

August 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

While yoga poses offer many therapeutic benefits, doing the wrong practice can trigger an episode or aggravate an existing one, rather than provide relief. Yoga for Headaches & Migraines is specifically designed to help you cope with headaches and migraines. Through breath awareness, meditation, and yoga practices, this workshop will take you on a path... Read more »

Yoga for Migranes and Headaches

Yoga for Migranes and Headaches

August 2 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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While yoga poses offer many therapeutic benefits, doing the wrong practice can trigger an episode or aggravate an existing one, rather than provide relief. Yoga for Headaches & Migraines is specifically designed to help you cope with headaches and migraines. Through breath awareness, meditation, and yoga practices, this workshop will take you on a path... Read more »

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Restorative Yoga with Mudras

Restorative Yoga with Mudras

August 3 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Restorative yoga is beneficial to all of us living busy, complicated lives. But, it is especially beneficial for the times before, during, and after major life events. Like starting a new year! By supporting the body with props, we alternately stimulate and relax the body to move toward balance and calm.This workshop will open a... Read more »

Restorative Yoga with Mudras

Restorative Yoga with Mudras

August 3 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Restorative yoga is beneficial to all of us living busy, complicated lives. But, it is especially beneficial for the times before, during, and after major life events. Like starting a new year! By supporting the body with props, we alternately stimulate and relax the body to move toward balance and calm.This workshop will open a... Read more »

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Charron Vineyards Annual Grape Harvest

Charron Vineyards Annual Grape Harvest

August 9 @ 5:30 am - 2:00 pm
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We will once again be welcoming volunteers to help with the grape harvest.   No experience or tools are necessary, but if you are an experienced picker, feel free to bring your own shears.   We start around 5.30am and hope to finish the picking around 2pm, but volunteers are welcome anytime.  It’s a lot of fun and you... Read more »

YOGA: The Ultimate Tool for Stress Management

YOGA: The Ultimate Tool for Stress Management

August 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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This module will provide a didactic, comprehensive overview of the physiology and scope of stress in our lives today, the common health effects of living in sympathetic dominance, and how we can use our service as yoga teachers along with the yoga tradition’s wisdom to assist ourselves and others in the process of a more... Read more »

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Sanskrit I

Sanskrit I

August 10 @ 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Sanskrit has been called the “language of enlightenment” and is said to be transmitted to humans from the gods. As a yoga teacher you may use Sanskrit only to “Name that Posture”! This class will give you much more. Develop confidence and comfort with the pronunciation of Sanskrit, especially yoga posture names and yoga related... Read more »

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DIY Fun with Mandalas

DIY Fun with Mandalas

August 16 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Presented by DC Unlimited. Participants will make a mandala of their own or just have fun coloring the ones provided. Learn about the long history of mandalas across cultures, uses of mandalas for health, meditation and just plain fun!

Salsa & Tequila Challenge

Salsa & Tequila Challenge

August 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Southern Arizona Salsa and Tequila Challenge has shaken up the summers in Tucson for three years, bringing the region’s cultural garden to modern day tastes buds. The culinary event brings up to 50 chefs and restaurants preparing unique salsa recipes and mixologists creating innovative tequila-based drinks along with sweet and savory menu pairings. Proceeds... Read more »

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Health and Safety Fair

Health and Safety Fair

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Glenstone Village apartment complex is hosting a Health & Safety Fair for residents of our local community! Health and wellness resources, medical services, and important education for all ages will be provided through a collaboration of Tucson agencies. Some of the participants include the University of Arizona Mobile Health Clinic, TMC Living Connections, St. Elizabeth’s... Read more »

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Intro to Meditation

Intro to Meditation

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
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Meditation helps us to bring greater balance and peace into our lives. Learn meditation practices, mindfulness exercises and how to incorporate them into your daily life. Learn how to relax and balance mind and body, gaining more energy and vitality for greater health, happiness and spiritual growth. This course is designed for beginners and those... Read more »

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Origami Safari

Origami Safari

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn how to fold origami pandas and koalas and create an environment just for them! Presented by Mary Ellen Palmeri.

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Yoga Sanctuary with Priscilla Potter, E-RYT 500 (Swami Maha-Tarananda)

Yoga Sanctuary with Priscilla Potter, E-RYT 500 (Swami Maha-Tarananda)

August 30 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Deepen your practice… Using meditation, affirmation, mudra and mantra, return to a place of balance and harmony. Refill your well from the Source so that those who come to you for insight, information, and help might be succored. Part of Women’s Weekend – join us for one workshop, for the day or for the weekend!... Read more »

Yoga for the Menopause Years

Yoga for the Menopause Years

August 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Midlife is a time of transition and metamorphosis. Yoga can help us through this process with grace and ease and joy. This workshop will offer a look at the physical and emotional changes of this time in our lives and a sampler of yoga tools to help us on this journey.

Yin Yoga for a Healthy Moon Cycle

Yin Yoga for a Healthy Moon Cycle

August 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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Modern life may make it difficult to pause and reflect through the natural reproductive cycle. We may dread menstruating and the discomfort it often brings. Yoga is about cultivating awareness of the body, mind and spirit, and as women we can utilize the practice of yoga to honor and connect with our bodies more fully.... Read more »

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Restorative Yoga

Restorative Yoga

August 31 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Rest, relax & renew with restorative yoga. Learn more about this gentle yet dynamic form of yoga. Postures are practiced with the support of props, to let the body stretch and open on its own, allowing for greater circulation of blood, oxygen and energy.

Yoga for Runners for Women

Yoga for Runners for Women

August 31 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Running and Yoga may seem to be on opposite ends of the energy spectrum, but when practiced mindfully, are a perfect team! The right combination of yoga poses can encourage blood flow through the muscles and joints before a run and can help stretch and loosen muscles after a run. Yoga improves flexibility and athletic... Read more »

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