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WELCOME TO RAY YOGA CENTER llc.

A Ray of light, hope and serenity...

Classes For Beginners

Begin your journey into yoga with comfort & ease... Many of our clients are beginners, who are looking to gain greater flexibility, strength & balance! We wholeheartedly welcome beginners and age or ability does not matter! 

Learn the basic foundations of yogic breath, movement & philosophy!  Enjoy learning in our cozy relaxing studio with our knowledgeable teachers!

**We offer a Beginners Series. each season of the year in addition to our regularly scheduled beginners classes!  .The series is 8 weeks (1 class per week) and builds on the foundations of yoga & progresses each week, so that you can build your practice slowly & safely! 

***Advance Registration & Payment is required for the series, however, you are welcome to drop in to any beginners classes!* 

Call 203-215-2988 to register!

Registration Now Open!

Autumn Beginners Series!

Sundays 11:00 am - 12:15 pm

Sept. 29 through Nov. 17

8 sessions  $90

Begin anew, focusing on your Health, Happiness & Well Being this fall! 

Learn the basic foundations of yogic breathing techniques, postures, alignment, meditation / mantra & philosophy!

We begin at the beginning & by the 8th week you will be able to follow & flow through a standard beginners / all levels class!

Beginning a yoga practice requires 

Desire ~ Dedication ~ Determination!

If you desire a healthier & more fulfilling lifestyle, come take the first steps of your journey with others who share similar goals and desires!

Advance Registration & Payment Required! Space is limited! 

Only 3 spots left! 

Call 203-215-2988

Adaptive Yoga

We are dedicated to provide yoga instruction to people of ALL Abilities and offer YogAbility, a  chair and standing class for people with mobility challenges related  to injury, surgery, weight, TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) and other physical issues. 


Owner / instructor Tanya Sage is a TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury), stroke and cancer survivor and understands the obstacles and frustrations of limited mobility, as well as, the emotional repercussions that arise after a life altering occurrence. We currently offer our "YogAbility" Chair & Standing class on Tuesdays 3:30-4:45 pm and Thursdays 7:00-8:00 am!  See "Classes" for a full description.


Pelacore

Oelacore is a workout program for women, created by Physical Therapist & Fitness Trainer Natalie Padveen.  The program was designed to strengthen the pelvic floor & core muscles to help women who suffer from incontinence, lower back pain, uncomfortable sex, prolapse & pain.

Join Certified Pelacore Specialist & Fitness Trainer Holly Dixon every Wednesday 5:15-6:15 pm for this life changing class to alleviate your lower back & pelvic floor issues for a happier healthier life!


Corporate Yoga

We are happy to announce the addition of Corporate Yoga to our offerings!

We will gladly visit your company (Greater Waterbury area) for a 60 minute class, you can choose to have a Chair / Standing Yoga class  ( to help your staff stay healthy while sitting all day!) or a standard Mat class!  If you choose a Chair / Standing class you would need to provide the chairs (no wheels). If you choose a Mat class your staff can use their own mats! We include lots of stretching to relieve back pain, improve lower extremity circulation & tightness & tension in the hands, neck & shoulders!  Breath Work & Meditation will help to reduce stress & create greater  clarity & focus for your staff!

Corporate Yoga Fee: $100

Travel Fee: $25

Energetic Classes

We have classes designed to invigorate body, mind and spirit! If you are looking to deepen your practice physically, give our energetic classes a try! Energetic Flow, Pelacore, & Morning Power Up (Hip Hop & Hot Vinyasa take place as specialty classes!  Check the schedule for dates & times)

Our knowledgeable teachers will help you ignite the fire within! 



Lotus Group

The Lotus Group is a FREE community group that meets on the 1st Monday of each month 6:30-8:00 pm to learn, practice and discuss meditation, yoga and more!  Each session begins with 45 minutes of gentle yoga and is followed by 45 minutes of meditation / discussion with American Buddhist Monk Brian Vaugh!  The group has guest speakers from time to time, and an occasional field trip to an interesting location! It is an open group and you can attend as often as you wish! (The dates may change occasionally due to holidays or other events)

UPCOMING DATES: No September session due to Labor Day. October 7, November 4, December 9


Weds. 10/7  6:30-8:00 pm

Lotus Group -Yoga & Meditation  withTanya & Brian! 

**Lotus Group will be moving to the 1st Monday of each month beginning October 7th, as part of "The Monday Mending" Holistic Healing Sessions!

Lotus Group is 45 minutes of gentle yoga with Tanya followed by 45 minutes of meditation / discussion with American Buddhist Monk Brian Vaugh. 

Upcoming dates... 10/7, 11/4, 12/2


** Let us know if there's a specialty class you'd like to have & we'll do our best to get it on the rotation!!

Namaste!


        


Special Events 

& New Classes!


Life is abundant with 

infinite possibilities!

** Advance Registration & Payment Required For All Special Events!  

Call 203-215-2988 to register!

**See "Classes" for full descripyions!



New Classes! 

 

"Pelacore"  with Holly Dixon!

Wednesday's  5:15-6:15 pm

Join Holly for "Pelacore" to strengthen the muscles of the pelvic floor & core!

Sometimes due to surgery, injury, age or post partum, our pelvic & abdominal muscles weaken significantly, causing a myriad of challenging issues, including feeling a loss of independence or embarrassment.  Regain your strength, confidence & independence  with Holly every Wednesday!


"Energetic Flow"

with Corina Parkmond!

Wednesday's  6:30-7:45 pm

Join Corina for this Energetic Flow class with a swifter pace & intermediate postures, designed to increase your heart rate & metabolism while calming the "Monkey mind" & reducing stress!

Meditative Mandala 

Coloring! 

Had to reschedule this event from Friday September 13 to Sunday November 3rd from 1:30-4:30 pm Sorryy for any inconvenience! Namaste

Cost $20 All supplies incuded!

Join us for an evening of Meditative coloring​!  The Mandala is a elaborate geometric figure representing the universe!  Creating a Mandala is a spiritual & meditative process in which one can release the mind from life's struggles helping to find focus & clarity & release stress.   The designs we will be using are hand drawn & digitally mastered for precision!

Intro to Kundalini Yoga

with Kimry Beausoleis

4 Week Series 9/19 - 10/10 

Thursdays 6:30-7:45 pm $50

Join Kimry Beausoleil for this introductory series!  Kundalini is a soul soothing & energy moving spiritual practice, which incorporates breath work, mantra, movement and sound to awaken & invigorate the kundalini energy through the chakra system!


"Dogs of Camelot" 

Book Signing / Discussion 

with Author Joan Lownds! 

Friday August 20, 6:00-7:15 pm

$20 includes personally signed book!

Meet the author of this endearing and intimate view of the Kennedy family and their beloved dogs!  An great opportunity to get an incredible signed gift for the sog lovers in your life!


Gong Sound Meditation

with Rose Petruzzi!

Monday 9/23 630-8:00 pm

$20 if registered by 9/16

OR $25 after 9/16

Join us for our Gong Sound Meditation and experience the palpable healing vibrations of the Gong!

Beginning with gentle stretching and breath work to help bring you to a state of deep relaxation, enabling you to sink into the sound and delve within body, mind and spirit! 


FREE Community Yoga!

with Sharu Galvin!

All levels flow!

Sunday 9/29 3-4 pm



Hip Hop Yoga!

with Joanna Pond!

Friday 10/11 6:00-7:15 pm  $15

Joanna is back for for this High Energy fun & invigorating class, full of exhilarating music, cardio & moderate to vigorous movement!  This class is open to all levels & modification s are offered to dial it up or down, to get the workout that suits your needs the best!


Autumn Aromatherapy Yoga

with Gail Christian!

Sunday 10/13 4:00-5:30 pm!

$20 per person OR 

$35 for you & a friend!

Join Gail for her incredibly soothing Aromatherapy Yoga class & experience the relaxing & rejuvenating qualities of uniting Yoga with Essential Oils by "Young Living"




Upcoming Live Music / Yoga events are in the works so stay tuned...


WHY YOU SHOULD GO TO YOGA

The practice of yoga has infinite benefits such as increased flexibility, muscle strength and tone; Improved respiration, energy and vitality; Improved cardio and circulatory health; Improved athletic performance and protection from injury.​

The practice of yoga and meditation also helps to calm the para sympathetic nervous system, lowering heart rate,  blood pressure and cortisol levels, leaving you feeling relaxed, and  peaceful...