Events

To register for any event, you can email us or call 215-482-7877 and we will respond as promptly as possible! Please also note our refund policy under Schedule & Fees. Thank you!

Ongoing Monthly/Bi-Monthly Events

Early Morning Aquarian Sadhana

Third Sundays of the month. Please stay tuned for the next date!

FREE!

Get up before the sun and join us for this free practice in the amrit vela, the ambrosial hours before dawn. We start with about 20 minutes of reading from Japji Sahib, a Sikh scripture. After which we practice a Kundalini kriya (yoga exercises) together. Following the exercises, we chant the Aquarian mantras (as taught by Yogi Bhajan) for 62 minutes and enjoy a deep meditation. Start your day/week with this refreshing spiritual practice!


October 2019

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali with Shiva Das

Thursday Evenings, October 10th, 17th, 24th and 31st from 6:00 - 9:00pm

$30 per class

Join us for a fascinating study and immerse yourself in the primary underlying philosophy of Yoga! This experience will challenge your perspective and change the way you see YOU and life itself. The course will investigate the following topics:

  • The history of Vedic philosophy and culture
  • Patanjali the Ancient Sage
  • The purpose and goal of yoga
  • The obstacles on the yogic path
  • The 8-fold practice of Ashtanga Yoga
  • The results of a yogic practice


An Evening of Kali Natha Yoga - Kundalini Tantric Yoga of the Divine Feminine with Shakti Durgaya Kali

Friday, October 18th from 6:30 - 9:00pm

Investment - $35

Kali Natha Yoga, as handed down by Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati, is also know as Kali Natha Kundalini Tantric Yoga. It is a yoga of awareness that ignites the heart of transformation. A moving prayer and worship, this ancient practice is deeply spiritual in nature!

Kali Natha Yoga takes its name from Mother Kali, the all-embracing Mother who takes the pain and suffering of her children, and the Nathas who are ancient yogis from the lineage of Lord Shiva. This Yoga awakens the Divine feminine principle of Shakti.

Shakti Durgaya Kali, Kali Natha Yoga Acharya, has been sharing this mystical yoga for more than 19 years.


Still Your Rambling Mind - An Introduction to Kriya Yoga with Ed Zadlo, AD, D.Ay, ERYT-500

Saturday, October 19th from Noon - 6:00pm

Investment - $75

Meditation is Life's greatest adventure...Learn a series of progressive Raja, Kriya and Tantra Yoga techniques that lead one deeply into the meditation experience! Topics include:

  • The goal of Asana - to make th body ready for meditation
  • Lasting happiness and peace of mind can only be found by turning within and exploring the depths of the mind, heart and inner being
  • Still the rambling mind, develop intuitive wisdom and touch the Divine essence within us


Anatomy, Physiology and Sequencing for Yoga Teachers

Saturday, October 26th from 1:00 - 4:00pm

Investment - $75

Deepen your knowledge of functional anatomy to deliver dynamic, complete yoga classes! Our wonderful human body comes with many variations, and asana instruction delivered with knowledge of these variations is meaningful to the individual in a group setting. During this workshop you will discover and deepen your ability to:

  • Understand Functional Anatomy and Physiology
  • Identify and understand alignment variations
  • Deliver effective, knowledge based alignment cues and objectives
  • Offer affective, knowledge based modifications
  • Create sequences based on anatomical groups of poses and opening the subtle channels
  • Build transitions into your classes

Blakey Hastings, LMT, C-IAYT, trained in traditional Hatha Yoga and Ayurveda. Blakey has been teaching therapeutic yoga since 2013. Incorporating therapeutics, a deep love for yoga and the human experience, Blakey has developed a teaching style that is rooted in traditional yoga with funtionally informed asana practice. She has adapted these practices for Trauma Sensitive Yoga (at the Transformation Yoga Project) and continues to share a passion for intelligent sequencing honoring the living tradition of yoga.


Monthly New Moon Gathering with Mirella Nicholson

Sunday, October 27th from 6:30 - 8:30pm

Investment: $25

Join us for our monthly New Moon Gathering! Led by Mirella Nicholson, we will practice together in community to set Intentions, flow in Moon Salutations (Chandra Namaskar) and join in Meditation. All are welcome!


November 2019

TRE (Tension, Stress & Trauma Release Exercise) Retreat with Bonnie Pariser

Saturday, November 2nd from 2:00 - 6:00pm

Investment - $80 ($100 at the door)

Please join us for this informative afternoon session, as Bonnie demonstrates the benefits of interventions while tremoring, and shares techniques you can do at home. We will also learn some of the science behind the tremors and their benefits. This retreat is a great opportunity to learn more about TRE and how you can tailor the practice to meet your needs. There will be plenty of time to practice tremoring as a group and with partners.

Bonnie Pariser has been teaching yoga since 1999, a practicing yoga therapist since 2005, and a TRE practitioner since 2014. Trained directly by Dr. David Berceli, founder of TRE, she has used this therapeutic technique to help clients begin healing in body, mind and spirit.


Where Does Yoga Come From? Exploring the Wisdom of the Ancient Himalayan Seers with Ed Zadlo AD, D.Ay, ERYT-500

Saturday, November 9th from Noon - 6pm

Investment - $75

The Vedas of ancient India are the universal root of much of the world's mystical tradition. They contain a complete system of spiritual science, which includes all practices of Yoga. The afternoon conversation on The Source Teachings includes:

  • The 4 Vedas and 6 Darshans
  • Sitting at the Knee of the Master: the Upanishads and Vedanta
  • The Song of God: The Bhagavad Gita
  • The Raja Yoga Path: The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali


December 2019

Movement of Sacred Sound and Gentle Body with Melanie Jones and Michael London

Friday, December 6th from 7:00- 8:30pm

Investment - $30

The spiritual element of Nada Yoga (the Yoga of sound) can be an integral and enjoyable part of your practice to access your true voice and tap into your passion and joy. Come explore gentle modifications to Yogic postures (asanas) while experiencing sacred sound and vibration. Interwoven into the workshop will be original music composed to poems by the thirteenth-century Sufi mystic poet Rumi. This workshop is accessible to all bodies.

Melanie Jones received her Yoga Alliance teacher certification 15 years ago through Yoga on Main in the Inner Fire method. Her specialty of modified Yoga comes from her own personal physical challenges. Her students are varied: people with chronic pain, limited mobility, people of size, the elderly, and people with disabilities. Her overall message is that movement of mind, body, and spirit in loving gentle ways can effect profound change. As a musician and singer, she is fascinated with the healing power of sound. She leads the band Melanie and the Lost Vaqueros. At Yoga on Main she teaches the Gentle Modified Yoga class at noon on Wednesdays. www.abundantyogini.com.


Michael London is a Philadelphia area musician with a soulful voice and a great touch on acoustic and electric guitars. Michael is a passionate interpreter of Rumi’s poetry who composed music to his poems and recorded two CDs. He offers us a musical window into the ecstatic poems, which reveal and make tangible our connection with the self, humanity, nature and beyond. An accomplished songwriter, Michael is adept at many guitar styles. He also performs with Cabin 23, and the Spiritual Window Shoppers. A professor at Muhlenberg College by day, he has a PhD in Organizational Behavior.

This event grew out of a Chair Yoga workshop at the Philadelphia Folksong Society’s annual Spring Thing weekend that Melanie and Michael have collaborated on for the last six years.


Ayurveda - Managing Your Lifestyle Through the Holidays with Ed Zadlo, AD, D.Ay, ERYT-500

Saturday, December 7th from Noon - 6:00pm

Investment - $75

Explore the principles of Ayurveda in this relaxing afternoon worshop, and along the way, discover the health and healing aspects of Yoga! The following topics will be explored:

  • Your Mind and Body Type
  • Yoga Therapies
  • Bodying Cleansing Methods
  • Yoga Psychology
  • Herbs to Support Asana Practice
  • Food and diet for Yoga Practice


Winter Morning Retreat Week with Shiva Das

Monday, December 9th - Friday, December 13th from 6:00 - 8:00am each day

Investment - $108 for the full week

Or $25 per day

Begin the new season with a rejuvenating week-long retreat, without having to travel or take off from work! We will meet each morning for an intensive 2 hour yoga and meditation practice to experience the benefits of:

  1. An inspiring satsang/sharing circle
  2. Seasonal practices based on Ayurveda
  3. Rejuvenating Pranayama
  4. Asana to purify and open the chakras
  5. Stress and tension reduction, as well as increased energy
  6. Self awareness and concentration
  7. Self love and personal empowerment

Can't make the full week? No problem, just come on the day(s) that work for you!