Yogi Table: Stretch into the New Year & Nurture with Seasonal Dishes

Date(s) - 01/27/2023
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

HealthBarn USA proudly presents this exclusive upcoming Yogi Table: Stretch Into the New Year & Nurture Yourself with Seasonal Dishes. Chaya Spencer, founder of Shree Yoga and gifted Anusara Yoga teacher will be leading a gentle practice followed by a delicious menu prepared by Stacey Antine, MS, RDN on Friday, January 27, 2023 from 6:30 – 9:00 pm.

Chaya and our founder, Stacey Antine, MS, RDN teamed up to create a workshop to nurture your health, longevity and well-being for a strong body, healthy mind. Partial proceeds will be donated to Healing Meals, a nutritious food gifting program, for families with ill children and in need.

The evening will help you align with your own natural energy, to empower you to make choices that promote health and well-being in all aspects of your life. Chaya provides a supportive environment that enables participants to approach a yoga practice (even beginners) as a way to feel and heal, and as an opportunity to be reminded of the beauty that exists within us despite the chaotic world we live in.

After the gentle yoga session, you and the group will have the opportunity to indulge in a delicious seasonal menu made specially by Stacey. It’s an amazing opportunity to connect with energies that align with your values. Dietary needs can be accommodated.

What’s on the Menu:
– Energy boosting super foods of the season featuring a variety of root vegetables, ancient grains and lean proteins to ground you for the new year ahead.

Dietary restrictions can be accommodated.

Who’s Invited:
– Come solo, with friends or your partner — all are welcome!
– No prior yoga experience necessary, beginners are welcome and encouraged!
– Space is limited to 16 spots, so reserve today.

Tickets are $85 per person and must be purchased in advance by registering online by clicking here or call 201-444-2955.

***Partial proceeds will be donated to Healing Meals, a nutritious food gifting program for children with cancer and their families and seniors in need. Space is limited, reserve today.

Where Are You Dining:
– HealthBarn USA located in the stone house at 1057 Hillcrest Road, Ridgewood, NJ within the Irene Habernickel Family Park, come enjoy the comfort of a “zen” environment in a space that feels like home!

Chaya Spencer is an Experienced Certified Anusara Yoga Teacher, Teacher Trainer and the founding director of Shree Yoga. Born and raised in New York City, Chaya has been meditating since the age of 6 and first traveled to India to study mediation and yoga when she was 14. For the next three years, she traveled all over the world with her meditation and yoga teacher, studying Eastern philosophy, Sanskrit, hatha yoga, Indian music and Indian cooking. These were in addition to her high school schoolwork, which she did through correspondence. She attended Sarah Lawrence College, which accepted her on the basis of an essay she wrote detailing her extraordinary life experience. Over the years, Chaya regularly returned to India for extended periods to continue her studies. She received her first yoga teacher certification there in 1990 and her Anusara Certification in 2002. Chaya thus brings to her classes the fruits of her deep and long immersion in the Indian yogic tradition, including a felt knowledge of the yogic texts and the philosophies supporting yoga. A gifted teacher steeped in the wisdom of yoga, her classes offer something for all. Even the newest and stiffest students report life-changing benefits from her gentle beginner classes, while more advanced students find their lives, minds, and bodies coming back into balance, even during difficult life transitions. Students frequently report that a class was so beneficial, it must have been designed specifically for them. “I think people say that because they come with a certain expectation,” says Chaya. “It might be a physical or emotional problem, but whatever it is, they’re ready to receive what they need, and that’s what happens. Practicing yoga means spending time with yourself and connecting with yourself. If you go to yoga with that intention, it’s only natural that you’ll draw to yourself whatever you need.”

More About HealthBarn USA: A proven leader of healthy-lifestyle education for children and their families for more than fifteen years, through kids’ classes, field trips and summer camp and through our founder’s cookbook, Appetite for Life, HarperOne. At elementary and middle school “Try it, you’ll like it!” school assemblies from New York to California; in national appearances such as the Rachael Ray Show and CNN’s House Call with Sanjay Gupta and on networks like PBS and Nickelodeon; speaking engagements from parent teacher organizations to major medical conventions; and through our website, columns and articles, we have been committed to helping families raise their nutrition literacy through hands-on learning about where our food comes from, and why fresh tastes best and is best for our bodies, minds and souls.

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