Sunday, June 28, 2020

Practice schedule



Hello,
Thank you for your support.
please Stay healthy, strong, resilient and kind please reach out when in need... the universe wants you to thrive. 
I love you,
Donna 

UPDATE:
 practices are  being offered online via Zoom and outdoors with safe social distancing. 
please check back for updates in offerings. Love All Ways
Please let me know if I can support you. These practices are a gift to be utilized and shared widely and with deep respect. 

May all we learn and practice be of benefit to the Earth and all beings

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Online schedule 

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THURSDAY SEPT 24th 12pm - Meridian Yoga 60-70min
Accupressure and TCM pathway exploration with traditional Hatha Yoga postures. Very meditative and restorative. For all Levels 

FRIDAY SEPT 25th 10am! ( new time)  - Qi Cultivation, Acupressure, Pranayama, Meditation. 
A gentle guided healing practice. can be done seated 
suitable for all abilities.


 SUNDAY practices are currently held outdoors (weather permitting) at College Hill Town Hall Park 
( Same location as Contemporary Dance Theater)
Please bring your own mat and or blanket and water!  Please wear a mask when not on your mat. We will practice safe distancing. The area is large  and we will likely be in the outfield of the ball field or directly behind the building....depending on where others are in this public park 
In case of rain, classes will be held online on zoom.

SUNDAY 26x2 10:15 am 90min Yoga( traditional "hot" ghosh lineage beginner sequence - 26 postures 2 breathing exercises.) 

No Sunday classes Sunday September 27th, October 18th, October 25th

No Sunday classes Sunday September 27th, October 18th or October 25th



 
please note:
Both practices can be adapted to suit the needs of the practitioner. If you are new to asana/postural yoga methods, please arrange a time to meet with Donna so she can offer suitable variations for movements that might not be appropriate for all. 


All classes are by donation...pay what you can/are comfortable with.( no one turned away for lack of funds)

We will hold each other up and practice for the benefit of ALL.Book a private online or safe distance in person session 


A private session can allow for more personalized attention and can be a wonderful way to develop a personal ( home) practice that serves your individual needs. 

Book an in person/small group safely distance outdoor session - 



In Studio rates for Drop in class $18/ $15 student 5 CLASS PASS $75

 Private sessions are:
$100 per hour plus studio rental fee or travel time if applicable



Donna's Other Practice offerings:

Free movement improv in the park! 
Thursdays 5pm - with Donna Jay, Jon Lawson and Mathew Keller. 
Open to all no dance experience needed. 
A chance to gather and explore the potential of body in space.
Safe social distancing.
The practice will take place in the areas surrounding 1805 Larch. College Hill
Town Hall Park 
Guided energy warm up and exercises to help us find new ways to move and free the body mind. elevate the spirit. 
All Love.
Modern Moves with Donna
A technique class with energy cultivation, time for free flow/improv,  focusing on balance of: effort/ease. Stability/mobility. attention/abandon. Harmonizing with internal and external..........
open levels -
Tuesday 6:30pm Fall 8week session begins September 29 ( please note Donna will have a sub the first week but will teach the other 7 weeks) 
reservation required to drop in. space very limited. contact CDT to reserve your spot!
We are keeping class size very small to observe safe social distance practices. 
1805 Larch Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45224
(5 min drive from northside)

The class is open to all levels - I will guide chi cultivation techniques, meridian flow. somatic  exercises and improvisational exercises to allow us to open to our intuitive creative body.














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We practice asana pranayama, meditation and kriya techniques primarily from the Ghosh and vinyasa systems. Merging breath and movement with strong alignment (form) to create maximum function of asana, ease, stillness and strength in a balancing flow for all systems of the body. Beyond form and function lies meaning/intention and we are called back again and again to investigate and come to know the self. All levels of practice will be honored and postures can be modified to create stability and generate benefits regardless of the degree of "depth" one chooses to explore in each pose. This is strong physical practice that moves energies dynamically. You will sweat, please come hydrated ( room temp at  79-90 this allows for a safe environment in which to explore deeply) You will be challenged and supported in this study of the mind/body/spirit = science of self. These practices can be a wonderful foundation to start a lifetime of daily practice - and tools for health, happiness and - liberation.


In this practice we will look at the beginner and intermediate series of the Ghosh system and incorporate many sun salutes and postures from the primary and second Ashtanga vinyasa  series. You will learn how to utilize bandhas - muscle contractions to direct energy flow,  pranayama - techniques to regulate breath and dristi - gaze/focus/concentration/intention.
ultimately a state of meditation/union with the divine
self realization



all levels and bodies welcome  

Invest in your well being. Support your community
These practices are designed to offer detailed attention to the individual in a small group setting.

I encourage you to develop a steady personal practice. 
Yoga is a Moksha Shastra ( liberation science)



















no one turned away for lack of funds -  donna jay's northside classes may be attended on a donation/sliding scale basis 
Modern Dance 
open levels 
 Tuesday 6:15pm starting January 7
see CDT website for more info
Also,
Movement Improvisation Monthly meet up next session Saturday January 18th 1pm - 2:30
1805 Larch Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45224
(5 min drive from northside)

The class is open to all levels - I will guide chi cultivation techniques, somatic  exercises and improvisational exercises to allow us to open to our intuitive creative body.
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I am available for private or small group privates at 3leggedDog Yoga Collective's northside studio, your home or workplace please contact me for current rates. I am also available to guide children of all ages in meditation, yoga, dance and other creative arts classes!


for questions or to book a private session or event please contact 

Donna 

513 252 1141 or donnajayrubin@gmail.com




















prACTicing the ART of spiritual healing and expression of the full spectrum of life.

I have been guiding yoga classes professionally since 2004 and have over 25 years of movement/dance /mind body breath training and experience. 


I specialize in finding a regenerative, safe and challenging practice for all to participate and flourish within a group atmosphere. As well, I am available for private lessons. I love to help students develop daily home practice, movement techniques and forms to heal nourish and balance body and mind.
.  I am thankful to ALL my teachers. 



Hatha Yoga prACTice is a discipline.  Entering ones life can be a daily struggle. Rituals help us find that entrance.Yoga can be a means to reconnect you to what is essential. I practice so to be more open, awake and available to my loves and the processes that make me feel alive and free which most often include dance, music, art, nature, family, my dog and cat and working with children.

 I believe relationship between student and teacher or guide is an essential component in learning/training. and dedicated practice. and love. always.A SpiRitual practice can be looked at as a ritual way of entering ones true self.














 



Our Collective is named after my beloved dog Bunny. See her story herehttp://3leggeddogyoga.blogspot.com/2008/09/blog-post_16.html


We have occupied 3 different spaces in the vibrant Northside community.

Our first space was located 2 doors down from The Comet. This video was made in dedication to our time spent there and the first four years of this Collective.




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