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Workshops, Retreats & Special Events
BBC Recommends… Dianne Bondy —  YOGA for EVERY BODY, Oct. 9-11/ by 314Yoga SAUL TIAS LITTLE —  Weekend Yoga Workshop - January 8–10, 2016
Annual BBC Mexico Yoga Retreat — January 30–February 6, 2016

Ongoing Monthly Workshop Series—
Second Saturday — Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement® —  Cancelled until Jan. 2016
Third Saturday — Tibetan Singing Bowl Sound Bathing with Pati Pellerito
Second & Fourth Sundays — Mindfulness Sundays with Elizabeth Fryer

Dianne Bondy —  Fri. Oct. 9 – Sun. Oct. 11, 2015

bondyBig Bend Center Recommends…

Sharon Rhiney & Jacob Kenner from
proudly welcome Dianne Bondy
to St. Louis for a very special yoga weekend intensive!

A Different and Inspiring Workshop
Dianne truly believes that yoga is for all! She is passionate about creating a more diverse playing field in the yoga community and is a highly recognized voice in the Diversity in Yoga and Yoga of Inclusion movements – where all shapes, sizes, ethnicities, and cultural backgrounds are recognized and embraced both on and off the mat.

During this workshop, Dianne will focus on how to modify poses to accommodate the larger body so they can confidently go to regular classes and workshops and not feel out of place or worry about injury. A sign language interpreter will be available for Friday night’s practice.

Read about Dianne HERE.

October 9–11, 2015

Center of Clayton
50 Gay Ave, Clayton, MO 63105
All four sessions $130 total (price includes tax). Group rate available for 5 or more.

Registration information HERE.

314Yoga isn’t a destination — but a community practice.
Learn more about 314Yoga HERE.

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 Tias Little Weekend Yoga Workshop —  January 8–10, 2016

Tias Little returns to St. Louis!

Watch a video from last year’s workshop HERE.
Video credit: Sharon ‘The Muse’ Rhiney.

Check back soon for more information on this yoga weekend with Tias!

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 Annual BBC Mexico Yoga Retreat —  January 30–February 6, 2016

Villas Shanti, Puerto Morelos, Mexico
January 30 – February 6, 2016

Please join us as we take our 6th annual retreat to the beautiful “La Joy del Caribe,” The Jewel of the Caribbean.

Only 20 minutes south of the Cancun Airport, on the beautiful tranquil shores of the turquoise Caribbean, is Puerto Morelos. A 15 minute beach walk from the city center is Villas Shanti.

Our hosts, Jack & Jean Loew, have for 20+ years, provided gracious accommodations in a lush, tropical setting, which includes a pool to gather for our meals and a spacious outdoor thatched roof yoga palapa. Each double occupancy room has a fully equipped kitchen, purified drinking water & daily maid service.

Our yoga vacation includes fresh locally prepared daily brunch and 2 dinners (arrival & departure days). Most days we will have 2 yoga classes with plenty of free time to explore, snorkel at the second largest reef on our planet, take guided day trips to sacred ruins, enjoy massage and most important, rest, relax and be in the company of like minded friends.

For registration & information, click HERE

Contact Kitty for more information 314.562.7962

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 Second Saturday Series — Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement®

TIbetan Singing BowlsCANCELLED —  Returns January 2016.

Outsmarting Osteoporosis!
Second Saturday Workshop Series
With Kelly Feder

Movement Intelligence—
Experience better posture, stronger bones
& pain-free exercise.

Second Saturday
2–4:30 pm

Big Bend Center / 88 N. Gore

Workshop Fee

$144 to preregister for all 4 Saturdays
$111 to preregister for any 3 Saturdays*
$76 to preregister for any 2 Saturdays*

*Must include FIRST SATURDAY or a scheduled individual intro class before your first Saturday.

Register with Kelly 314.563.1266

See informational PDF here.

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 Third Saturday Series — Tibetan Singing Bowl w/ Pati Pellerito

TIbetan Singing BowlsSOUND BATHING —
A Summer Relaxation with Pati Pellerito

It’s true, basking in the sunshine for a little time each day is very beneficial. Likewise, having our body bathed in harmonious sounds and waves from instruments such as Tibetan Singing Bowls, each one keyed to the energy centers or chakras centers of the body and Planetary Gongs, tuned to frequencies from the cosmos, provide nutrition for the nervous system.

“I invite you to bask in waves of peace, heightened awareness and relaxation of body and mind. Come and simply relax, release tension from your body and ease your mind as you lie down and allow the tones and energy to wash through you.” —  Pati

4–5:30 pm / $15

Big Bend Yoga Center
88 North Gore (at Kirkham)
Webster Groves, MO 63119

For more information, contact Pati Pellerito 314.348.4278.

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 Second and Fourth Sunday —  Mindfulness Sundays with Elizabeth Fryer

St. Louis Mindfulness

Join Elizabeth on each
Second and Fourth Sundays at BBC
6 –7:30pm / By donation.

For more information, visit

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Saul David Raye

Dear Kitty, Lyn & Yoga Friends,

…it was transcendent! Looking around the Big Bend Center on Saturday night with dancing, singing and children playing—What a night! I was flooded with so much gratitude for this amazing community you have built and so much happiness to be with friends… And so many amazing memories! I remember my first handstand against the deck-side wall; restorative class after an exhausting week at work; coming to recover after childbirth; practicing through chemo; partner stretches with friends and later with my husband-to-be; practicing with Kitty, Lyn, and all the amazing teachers who have been there over the years. What a beautiful, sacred space you hold for all of us! Thank you, thank you, thank you, and please, when you talk to him, thank Saul!! Jai!