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Trauma-Sensitive Yoga Lifestyle Weekend

Mark Gerow

Yoga instructor and trauma therapist Mark Gerow will be leading four classes at Heaven Meets Earth Yoga Studio & Center for Conscious Living, in Evanston, during the first weekend of May. Gerow has worked for 22 years practicing and facilitating at sites like Kripalu, Omega and Findhorn, as well as in clinical settings, and brings his poetic style and years of experience to this lecture and yoga practice. The workshops are open to all levels and ages, and attendees can sign up for one class or the complete series.

Tension Releasing Exercises (TRE) for Anxiety, Daily Tension & Trauma from 7 to 9 p.m., May 1. TRE is a therapeutic yoga practice which can be done each day to help release tension.

Yoga and Ayurveda: Dosha and Lifestyle from 9 to 11:30 a.m., May 2. Learn how energy can be impacted by diet, geography, career and relationships.

Yin Yoga: A Deep Slow Simmer from 1 to 3 p.m., May 2. Poses designed to access, stimulate, lubricate and create new grow of connective tissue.

Journey Through The First 4 Chakras: a Sound, Pose, Color, Affirmation Practice of Balance & Healing from 9 a.m. to noon, May 3. Healthful yogic flows to create and effect these energy vortexes in the body.

Cost is $50 each or $150 for the full weekend. Location: 2746 Central St., Evanston. For more information, call 847-475-1500 or visit