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Thank you for registering!





Restorative Wednesdays

6:30 - 7:45 PM

let the healing begin!

Online via Zoom

Classes will be held on a week by week basis

and will depend greatly on the rhythm

of Melinda's chemotherapy treatment

for breast cancer.


Because I am unable to make a commitment to

a regular teaching schedule, I am not asking you

to make a financial commitment.

I feel my Healing Journey will be greatly enhanced by continuing to stay connected to my yogis & friends, and that means teaching as much as I am able to. This is my Karma Yoga offering.


After you fill out the registration form, you will receive an email with the Zoom invitation. Please archive the Zoom sign in information to ease your access online practice space.


You only have to register once to attend classes between January 27 - March 31. Once registered, use the information in the Zoom invitation you will receive via email, to sign into any of the Restorative Wednesday classes offered during this period. You will receive a weekly update on what classes will be offered that week. Please understand that there may be last minute cancellations due to Melinda's physical capacity during this time.

If you would like to offer a donation for the practice, you may use the donation button below.   


If you prefer to donate using a personal check. Click the "Donate" button below and choose the "Send personal check" in the payment options pull down.

Please send your check to our mailing address:

PO Box 12, Brooktondale, NY 14817

Om Namah Sivaya

Chakra lined

During this challenging time, it is vital that we create opportunities to drop into a place of deep relaxation. The restorative yoga practice teaches us to respect our bodies need to turn inward and detach from the stressors we are facing. When we allow ourselves to be supported and feel safe, the healing can begin.

The intention of the restorative practice is to tone our parasympathetic (rest and digest) response, by communicating with the body through our breath and mindful presence. You will be encouraged to be attentive to what you need to feel safe and supported, physically and emotionally.  By resisting the inclination to move toward the edge of your expansions, you allow yourself to find a place of comfort, peace, and deep relaxation.


Create a space you can remain uninterrupted for the duration of the practice. We will use easily available  household items to support your practice. If you have bolsters, zafus, and soft yoga blocks you can use those. Where there is space, there is an opportunity to support. Gather what you might need, including the suggested items in the list below.


Yoga mat

2 bed or couch pillows

2 bath towels

1-2 blankets

1 washcloth (to cover your eyes)

Chakra-Energetics practices inspire the awakening to our full potential. By integrating energy medicine, mudras, breath work, and Chakra Yoga, into the traditional asana practice, natural healing and growth is inspired, as we evolve on our journey through our sacred centers.

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