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Workshops, Retreats & Special Events
SAUL DAVID RAYE —  Weekend Yoga Workshop - Sept 18–20, 2015
BBC Recommends… Dianne Bondy —  YOGA for EVERY BODY, Oct. 9-11/ by 314Yoga SAUL TIAS LITTLE —  Weekend Yoga Workshop - January 8–10, 2016

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

 Saul David Raye Returns to St. Louis —  September 18–20, 2015

Help us welcome Saul for another extraordinary weekend of yoga, chanting and Kirtan!

Information & Registration

Soul and Soma: Awakening the Power of Inner Flow & Rejuvenation in Yoga
Master Class for Teachers & Dedicated
Students of Yoga

Atma Vichara: Towards The Source

Saturday 9:30am–Noon
Yogic Alchemy: Weaving the Sun + Moon

Saturday 1:30–4:00pm
Bhakti Yoga Workshop: Nectar of the Heart: Bhakti Yoga, Deities & Archtypes Workshop
With Saul David Raye + Manoj Chalam Ph.D. + Jim Beckwith

Manoj Chalam, Ph.D. uses humor and personal anecdotes in his lectures and workshops to illuminate Hindu mythology. An Indian-born scientist with a PhD from Cornell University, Manoj helps individuals find their archetypes in Hindu Yogic deities and teaches the 4 ways to work with an archetype as a Vedantic practice. He has also compiled a book on the symbolisms of Hindu and Buddhist deities. Manoj presents workshops on Hindu symbolisms and Vedanta at yoga studios, keynotes at festivals, yoga journal conferences, ashrams, and universities.


Jim Beckwith is an accomplished musician, songwriter and composer who travels the world sharing his heart felt music with wide variety of audiences. Over the last 5 years he has been sharing his music in the yoga world at many conferences and festival, collaborating with many of the top teachers in the world. He is currently producing a new hybrid album of sacred mantra music with english lyrics and is co-producing an album with Saul David Raye. For more info on Jim Beckwith please visit


Saturday Evening Kirtan 7:30–9:30 pm  

Sunday 9:30am–Noon
Hridaya Shakti ~ The Power of the Heart

All classes will meet at the Shrewsbury Community Center; 5200 Shrewsbury Avenue; St. Louis, MO 63119

Directions to the Shrewsbury Community Center: The center is located at the dead end of Shrewsbury Avenue. From Hwy. 44, exit Laclede/Murdoch if you are headed east and Shrewsbury Ave. exit if you are headed west.

Saturday Evening Kirtan!
September 19
Big Bend Yoga Center | 88 N. Gore

$20 Suggested Donation AT THE DOOR ONLY.

For more information, call Kitty – 314.562.7962

Learn more about Saul David Raye, visit

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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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 Second Saturday Series — Feldenkrais Awareness Through Movement®

TIbetan Singing BowlsOutsmarting Osteoporosis!
Second Saturday Workshop Series
With Kelly Feder

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

Second Saturday starting in September.
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 Jan. 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!