*TOMORROW* Live Music w/Kristopher Rein

Share a special practice with us on October 12th, when Kristopher Rein comes back to offer us live music during our practice! Kristopher will play during the Flow 2 class on tomorrow, October 12th at 6pm.

Kristopher Rein - 10/12 @ 6pm

 For those of you that haven’t heard Kristopher at one of our past classes or events, you are in for a much deepened practice through the power of sound! If you’ve never tried Jim’s 6pm flow class before, we’ll buy this class for you.

Check the most current schedule here.

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Free first week of school!

Have a friend that wants to try out our studio? Bring them between 8/18-28 when new students enjoy free classes the first week of school! *Please note that student IDs are not accepted as proof of student status. You must bring in a printed copy of your fall semester schedule, or show it to us on your smartphone.* Click here to forward to a friend.

As a welcome back to all our continuing students, please enjoy $5 drop-ins 8/18-28, again by bringing in a printed copy of your schedule (no student IDs will be accepted for this special).

Our fall schedule will start Thursday, August 18th. These changes will be reflected on our website by 8/15. Check the most current schedule here.

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Healthy Cooking Class

Come cook with the chef dedicated to artistic, heathful foods! Dishes to be prepared include a raw kale salad with golden raisins and toasted pine nuts; scallop ceviche with roasted serrano chiles, lime marinade, and avocado; and pan seared halibut with butternut squash and cauliflower purees, marinated cherry tomatoes, and sautéed yard beans.

Topics of healthful eating will also be discussed, including but not limited to exploring the differences between whole and processed foods, what constitutes a balanced diet, healthy oils, and sustainable foods.

Price: $25 pre-reg (before 12/6), $35 after 12/6

Learn about Chef Robert Hepler:

Originally from Jacksonville, Florida, Robert Hepler turned his passion of food and cooking into a full-time career. He moved to Arizona earlier this year after graduating from the Culinary Institute of America in New York. He has cooked in New Orleans, Louisiana at Dickie Brennan’s Steakhouse, and in Napa Valley at the famous Mustard’s Grill under celebrity chef Cindy Pawlcin. Also in Napa, he worked at the Go Fish Restaurant under highly acclaimed Chef Victor Scargle. Since relocating to Arizona he has worked at Sassi in North Scottsdale, and is currently at Tarbell’s on Camelback and 32nd Street under Iron Chef Champion, Mark Tarbell.

His current culinary focus is on cooking healthy dishes, and using sustainable organic ingredients. His extensive culinary background has given him a diverse array of cooking techniques that he applies to create interesting food. With Chef Robert Hepler, normal, everyday ingredients turn into flavorful artistic creations.

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Advanced Study Courses

Yoga Nirvana now has advanced study courses! If you are interested in deepening your yoga practice then contact us at yoganirvanastudio@gmail.com.

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Whole Foods and Healthy Cooking Class

After Thanksgiving, we are having Chef Rob Hepler come in to teach us how to cook with certain oils, why to avoid processed foods, how to prepare and cook meats to be tender and flavorful, and the technique of pureeing. There will be a delicious menu of dishes he will be preparing for all the guests to eat. Watch for the confirmed date. It should be a great event at Yoga Nirvana!

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Thanksgiving Class

Since Thanksgiving Day is soon arriving, we are dedicating a class to this holiday. On Wednesday, November 24th, our 6:05pm Flow 2 class is dedicated to giving thanks to our bodies and the world for the life that we have. Come to class and really capture the meaning of Thanksgiving. Hope to see you there for a special and thanks-giving yoga class.

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Yoga Retreat in Vail, CO

Imagine stepping your boots into this serene picture with a peace of mind and happiness. This spring, we are heading off to Vail, Colorado for a yoga retreat! We will be staying at a 5 star resort that was voted best in the nation with beautiful mountains in sight. The area has some active art festivities and cute, local stores and restaurants. If you are interested in this and would like more information, let us know by emailing us at yoganirvanastudio@gmail.com.

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