(To sign up click on workshop name. The link will have you sign into mind body. Then look for the workshop you want)

Solstice Seva

with Robin Beals 

|Thursday , December 21st, 2017 | 6:00pm-8:00pm |

|FREE. Donations accepted but not expected. all donations go to our scholarship fund|

About the workshop :

This year Solstice will be held at the carriage house behind the Robison Mansion!
On Winter Solstice, It is traditional to shed light in the dark by lighting candles or having bon fires. Scientifically it is longest night of the year. In honor of this we will do a candle lit yoga practice. Focusing of the light side of things, with a fun energetic practice. Creating space for a new vibrant energy. Candle lit yoga can be a balance challenge. It can also help to draw the senses inward, helping us find an internal drishti or focus. In honor of the season this class will be a Seva or donation only class. All the proceeds will be placed in our Seva account here at river lotus yoga. Seva means selfless service in Sanskrit, the language of yoga. This account is for those in need. When we see some one in our yoga community that has fallen on hard times or has a limited budget, we give them free classes from this account. After our practice we will have tea and some time to socialize. This is a free workshop. donations accepted but not expected 🙂 Feel free to join us. (click here to sign up)

The carriage house is behind the Robison Mansion at 12 riverside drive. Take 1st street past the mansion and look for a parking lot on your left. (first turn available) come early or stay late to check out the building 🙂

The Deep End: taking your practice to the next level

a mini retreat with Justin Englerth and  Robin Beals 

|Saturday, January 20th, 2017 | 9:00pm-2:30pm (see schedule bellow)|

|Cost: $75.00 for the day (lunch included), $30.00 just the workshop |

About the mini retreat :
Do you like to build muscle and sweat in your yoga classes? Do you enjoy the variations offered during class? Do you wonder what the next step on your yoga path could be? Do you find yourself wondering what in would feel like to hold a one handed handstand? Then you might be an intermediate student. Justin and I invite you to join us as we jump into the deep end for a day of playful and challenging yoga! Together we will work on ways to deepen your yoga practice. Including variations on the poses, pranayama practice, and ways to advance the mental side of the practice. Yay Yoga! ~ Namaste, Robin and Justin.


9:00am- 9:30 am: meditation

10:00am-12:00pm: A Workshop on Advancing Your Practice
focused on how to deepen you pranayama and asana practice

12:15pm-1:15pm: Lunch at Teek

Satsang at the Annex
or discussion on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

what to bring: water, yoga mat, hand towel, snacks, Questions about the yoga sutras or yoga in general. 

YA teachers: this workshop gives you 3 and a half hours of yoga alliance continuing education credit 

Relax and Restore: treat yourself to a day of yoga! 

a mini retreat with Robin Beals  

|Sunday, January 21st, 2017 | 9:00pm-2:30pm (see schedule bellow)|

|Cost: $75.00 for the day (lunch included), $30.00 just the workshop |

About the mini retreat :
Yoga is all about union. Uniting the body, mind, and higher Self or consciousness. Yoga allows us to come back to center and check in with what is real. Self care is an important part of a well balanced life. Take the day to relax and get reconnected with yourSelf. The gentle yoga workshop will include a slower paced practice with a restorative focus, breath work, chanting and extended svasana. We will move slowly and focus on the breath, in an effort to calm the mind and sooth the body. ~ Namaste, Robin.


9:00am- 9:30 am: meditation

Gentle Yoga workshop
focused on helping you relax and heal the body, mind, and sprit.

12:15pm-1:15pm: Lunch at Teek

Satsang at the Annex
a discussion about union.What is yoga?

what to bring: water, yoga mat, hand towel, snacks, Questions about union or yoga in general.

YA teachers: this workshop gives you 3 and a half hours of yoga alliance continuing education credit 

Yoga 101: a yoga series for beginners

with Robin Beals 

| Saturday’s, January 27th, February 3rd and February 10th, 2017 | 2:00pm-4:00pm |

|cost: $12.00 per class rate or $30.00 for all three |

About the workshop :

If you are wondering where to start, this is it! Are you new to Yoga? Do you know someone who is? This three week series is designed to introduce you to Yoga.  If you have been practicing, but you would like to go over the basics,and get deeper into your practice, this could be a great way to do it. It will include the following topics:
Class One: What is Yoga? We will explore this topic, and go over a basic sun salute. We will also discuss the guidelines for practicing yoga in a group class.
Class Two: Physical Practices. We will go over pranayama or breath work, and asana or posture practice. Building on our sun salute, covering basic poses and techniques commonly used in class.
Class Three: Mental Practices. We will go over dhyana or meditation, as well as the other metal practices of yoga. Including mind set during physical practice. This class will be similar to a regular River Lotus class.

In this this workshop we hope to get you to place where you feel comfortable coming to a Yoga class. We will give the tools you need to take care of your own body and mind during yoga practice.  You can sign up for one at a time or all three to get a discount. Feel free to contact Robin with any questions. (click here to sign up)

what to bring:

Cloths you can move in, a water bottle, a yoga mat if you have one (if not one will be provided) and a willingness to try!

6 Session Prenatal Series:

with Lesley Gilbert

| Starts on, October 10th 2017 and runs for 6 sessions (no class 10/31 or 11/21)  | 6:00pm | cost: 6 session series for $60.00, Drop in: $12.00 | 

About the workshop:

Prepare yourself for labor!

Honor yourself and your pregnancy by taking care of yourself. Pre-natal yoga is a great tool to use to support you during the changes that pregnancy brings. Whether it is physical aches and pains, hormonal changes, or fears of labor/the unknown.

You will feel better emotionally, physically and mentally as you get physically prepare your body for labor, identify and let go of emotional blocks AND you will connect with other pregnant mamas. It’s always great to hear other women’s stories and experiences because it reminds us we are not alone! (click here to sign up)

About the Teacher:

Taught by Lesley Gilbert, Pregnancy & Postpartum Health Coach (certified yoga instructor and women’s health herbalist).  As a mother of two, you’ll get real talk about pregnancy and labor. Lesley creates a safe and inclusive atmosphere where women can openly share how they are feeling and what they are experiencing.


“I took Lesley’s prenatal yoga class when I was pregnant with my second daughter. I had just had a tough move from out of state and was at a difficult spot in my pregnancy. I had finally been cleared for some gentle exercise and I quickly found a yoga class. Lesley’s class was just what I needed. I always left feeling calmer, more relaxed, while also feeling stronger and empowered. I felt part of a community. I felt listened to. It was a nice warm hug after a really tough couple of months and exactly what this mama needed.

I was really impressed with how she built community so quickly in a short class, everyone felt heard and welcomed. She remembered where women were at in their pregnancy and what they needed. She provided comfort and realness. She was also honest and real about her own family, parenting, pregnancies, and breastfeeding. Though, never in an “I know more” or “this is the way” discussion, more of a humorous, safe, brave vulnerability that made first-time and second or even third-time mamas feel included and heard.
I tried her tea at the end of every class and was always pleasantly surprised (I’m not a big fan of pregnancy teas and was surprised when I honestly liked hers). Lesley also would use herbs and aromatherapy at the end of class and I always enjoyed this part. She always seemed to accurately measure the mood of the room and just what we all needed. She truly is a barometer of pregnant mamas!

Finally, she was an amazing resource. She was quick and ready to share tips, resources, groups, and anything else that would help mamas with their journey.

I feel very blessed that I walked into her class.” – Corrie Carpenter


504 Main Street, Suite E
Cañon City, CO


First Week Free

$2 mat rental fee
$12 drop in
$50 for a package of 5
$90 for a package of 10
$170 for a package of 20
$55 First timers – one month unlimited (one time only)
$75 one month unlimited


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