Memorial Day weekend tends to be synonymous with events and
travel, but if you can free up your Sunday night, get a babysitter
and come out to Elmhurst Yoga
On Sunday, May 30th from 6-8 p.m. my husband and I are
continuing our series of Zen Parenting
classes. Our goal is to encourage a positive relationship
with your children and offer tools to make parenting less daunting
and more enjoyable.
The first hour is a yoga class…..ok, maybe you don't do yoga OR
your significant other doesn't want to try yoga. No fear,
this class is for beginners (with modifications for more advanced
students) and it's all about self awareness and enjoyment.
Yoga is very personal and wherever you are is exactly where you
are supposed to be (it sounds corny, but believe me, I mean
There was a time that husband wasn't interested in yoga either,
but to help me get through my teacher training he started
practicing with me. He's a sports freak and has incurred
injury after injury, but since practicing yoga his injuries have
gradually faded away. Physically he has become more open and
flexible and mentally he has found a way to calm his racing
Bottom line is that the yoga practice in this workshop is
designed to be fun, clutter clearing, and calming. It's an
opportunity to take care of you (instead of taking care of
Once you are feeling "zen" my husband and I will co-facilitate a
parenting discussion on how to effectively communicate with your
children. Communication can be tough if you have toddlers,
teens or somewhere in between, and we have thoughts and ideas to
make the process easier.
One of the keys to sane parenting is discovering how to speak to
your kids in a way that they will hear, respect and understand (we
will discuss effective listening, too!).
OK, so your significant other still doesn't want to go…..bring a
friend instead! Register as a "couple" and you receive the
same discount. If you are interested and everybody else is
out of town, just bring yourself….no worries, this is not a
"couples only" class.
here to read more about the class. Click here
to pre-register….if you pre-register you get $10 off!
So you are out of town this weekend, but you are
interested…..consider joining us next month or the next….Zen
Parenting is the last Sunday of every month.
Upcoming dates and topics:
6/27 - Different Parenting Styles: How to parent
as a team
7/25 - New Parents: Taking care of YOU while taking care of
8/29 - Raising Confident Children
Would love to see you on Sunday, but if I don't, I wish you a
wonderful holiday weekend. Enjoy the family and sunshine!
Cathy Adams is a certified parenting coach, yoga instructor and mother to three girls.
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