YOGANIC FLOW IS A DETROIT-BASED YOGA INITIATIVE.

Our mission is to encourage self and collective peace by addressing the mental and physical needs of the urban community through yoga and meditation instruction.

Vision: Transforming Detroit One Breath at a Time

Inner Peace—–> Inner-City Peace

December Class Schedule

Happy Holiday Season Everyone!

The Detroit Recreation Departments:

Patton Community Center & Roberto Clemente Community Center

where Yoganic Flow FREE Community Hatha Yoga Classes are held are closed during the holidays.

NO CLASS: 

at Patton Recreation Center the following Tuesdays: […]

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Become a Member TODAY!

Hatha (Basic) Yoga Community Classes are offered to members of the
Detroit Recreation Department for FREE
 

Membership Fees:

Resident
Non-Resident

Youth (6-12)
$5.00
$5.00

Teen (13-17)
$7.00
$10.00

Adult (18-49)
$10.00
$20.00

Adult (50-59)
$7.00
$7.00

Senior (60 & Over)
No Charge
No Charge

Weight Room Fee
$70.00/6 months
$80/6 months

 
Your membership last an entire year!
You can […]

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Exploring Chakras Part 8

The Crown Chakra also known as Sahasrara Chakra.  Is the thought realm, or the seat of soul.

You know the routine by now, Is your Crown Open?

Answer the following questions with YES, NO or SOMEWHAT

I know […]

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Exploring Chakras Part 7

The 3rd Eye Chakra also known as Ajna Chakra.  This charka aligns with your personal vision.

Answer the following questions with YES, NO or SOMEWHAT

Easily pay attention to small details

I notice what others overlook.

I get the […]

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Exploring Chakras Part 6

The Throat Chakra also known as Vishuddha Chakra.  This charka connects with your expression.

Answer the following questions with YES, NO or SOMEWHAT

I speak clearly and pronounce my words well.

People listen to me.

I react strongly to […]

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Exploring Chakras Part 5

The Heart Chakra also known as Anahata Chakra.  It is important to take time to assess the openness of this chakra. We spend more of our day hunched over a computer closing this area off […]

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Exploring Chakras Part 4

~As you may notice by now there’s a FLOW to this chakra  blog series~

For each chakra, each week you can take a  short self/chakra-analysis and

learn about the characteristics, yoga poses and mantras that correspond  to […]

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Exploring Chakras Part 3

I hope that you have been enjoying the poses and mantras to help balance your Root Chakra.
This week we will check in on your vitality and move up the body and to the […]

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Exploring Chakras Part 2

Let’s check in with your foundation/base or your Root Chakra.

Answer Yes, No or somewhat to these questions and tally up your answers.

Do you feel anxious, overly concerned with survival?
Fearful, not sure footed […]

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FREE YOGA is Back in Southwest Detroit Tomorrow!

Tomorrow Yoganic Flow is back at Patton Park Recreation Center 6:00-7:00pm! The community center is now reopened for the Fall and we’re excited to restart our Free Community Classes. Free Hatha Yoga classes are every […]

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Exploring Chakras Part 1

What are they?
Where are they?
How do they work?
How can you heal them?
What does this all even mean?

Okay so you may or may not be familiar with the Chakra’s, their function and […]

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SCHEDULE UPDATE

Detroit Recreation Centers are closing for two weeks for the holiday (Labor Day), to prepare their schedules for the fall and complete a deep cleaning of the facilities. Therefore, No class at Patton Park Recreation […]

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Benefits of Meditation

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Yoga Boosts the Brain

Study: Yoga Boosts the Brain

(Striking a pose may actually make you smarter, new research suggests)
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Last Summer Session @ Lafayette Greens

“Words fail to convey the total value of yoga, it has to be experienced.” B.K.S. Iyengar

Experience YOGA this Wednesday at 5:30pm for Free
at Lafayette Greens *132 W. Lafayette* for our final Summer Session class at […]

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Healing Through Mindfulness

A change in life style, a change in routine, and a miss guided twist or turn and throw everything off.  I have been experiencing muscle tension that has been moving the vertebrae in my back.  […]

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Polar Vortex Flow

Good Morning Detroit! No need to be cold during this summer polar vortex the metro area is experiencing ⛄️ you are invited to warm-up on your yoga mat tonight at Lafayette Greens 5:30-6:30pm 132 W.Lafayette […]

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Yoga in an Urban Garden

Experience peace in the garden tonight

Free Hatha Yoga at Lafayette Greens
132 W. Lafayette, Detroit

Class is from 5:30-6:30pm

*All levels are welcome*

Only 4 more Summer Series sessions at this
beautiful urban garden. Feel Free to […]

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Saturday, July 19 NO CLASS to attend Motor City Bike Ride

Dear Students,

On Saturday, July 19, 2014 Hatha Yoga at In the Black Suites will be cancelled. The entire Yoganic
Flow team will be biking on Belle Isle to support a worthwhile cause. The Danialle […]

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Stressed? Worried? The Solution is Fast & Free

According to a recent MSN Healthy Living article:
Meditation: A simple, fast way to reduce stress
Meditation is a solution to stress and worry

The following is an excerpt from the online article:

If stress has you anxious, […]

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6/18 “Wet Wednesday” is Back & Class is Cancelled

Prior to a brief meditation we worried about the rain and having to cancel another yoga class in the garden at Lafayette Greens After, meditation the worrying subsided and the gratefulness re-surfaced. We are extremely […]

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“Wet Wednesdays”

Dear Detroit,

Our outdoor yoga classes are sometimes cancelled due to the late spring we’re currently
experiencing in Michigan. So, we want to thank our dedicated students for coming back after
cancelled classes and attending class today […]

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June 11 Yoga in the Garden

Looks like weather will permit tonight’s class to take place.
Whoo hoo! See you all tonight at Lafayette Greens!

5:30-6:30 pm Hatha Yoga at 132 W. Lafayette

*Namaste*

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*Free Yoga* Summer Series

The Yoganic Flow *Free Yoga* Summer Series of Community Classes was created to offer Detroiters an opportunity to
practice yoga for free.

Though many Detroiters (including a number of our students)can afford to attend a […]

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June 4 Class Cancelled

Hi All,

For the second straight Wednesday it is raining in Detroit. Therefore, we have to cancel class at Lafayette Greens urban garden today. Even though
that didn’t stop the Rain Warriors from coming […]

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Rain Warriors

Even though class was cancelled last Wednesday, May 28, due the weather. Some of our regular students didn’t see our cancellation post on Yoganic Flow social media.
So, they came to class anyway and they […]

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May 28 Class Cancelled

Hi All,

Due to the weather today’s class at Lafayette Greens
Is cancelled. We look forward to practicing with you next
Week.

Kind Regards,

Yoganic Flow

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First Experience at Center for Yoga

First experience at Center for Yoga by Ruby

While I was in town this past January, Kerrie asked me to join her for a yoga session at Center for Yoga.   I’ve experienced a lot of […]

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Summer Series Yoga Class Schedule

Summer Series
Yoga Class Schedule

FREE Community Yoga & Meditation Classes

Wednesdays at Lafayette Greens: 132 W Lafayette Blvd Detroit, Michigan 48226
5:30-6:30pm Hatha Yoga
*starting May 7*

Saturdays at In the Black Suites: 277 Gratiot Ave, 6th Floor Detroit, Michigan […]

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Your 1st Class: What to Wear + Yoga Etiquette

An excerpt from ‘The No Om Zone’
:: by
Kimberly Fowler originally posted on Gaiam Life

Inspired to try your first yoga class but have no idea what to expect? Get tips on how to approach your first […]

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Western High School Adds a New Class: Yoga for School Teachers and Staff

Western High School is located at: 1500 Scotten Street Detroit, MI 48209-2139

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Yoga Lineage

 
Yoga lineage is like family lineage, it explains where a person comes from, only yogically rather than biologically. Sri Patanjali is at the root of my yogic lineage. Patanjali was an Indian sage who first […]

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NETA Yoga Specialty Certification

NETA Yoga Specialty Certification Workshop Experience

This past weekend I attended the National Exercise Trainers Association (NETA) Yoga Specialty Certification Workshop. I am mostly known for bodybuilding (hypertrophy) and power lifting. Therefore, many people asked me […]

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When an Empath is in balance, the power is endless!!

When an Empath is in balance, the power is endless!!
Does this sound like you? Or someone you know?

Have you ever been told you need to toughen up?

People tell you that you are too sensitive?

You […]

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Be Thankful!

I think the best thing to remember about this upcoming Thanksgiving holiday is to be grateful.  We live in such a privileged society that is always telling us we need more.  Bigger car, more money, […]

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Hello world!

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

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Mind & Body

This really resonated with me today as my yoga practice wains by the day.  I’m averaging one practice a week with little to no meditation.  I’m not sure what the block is.  I’ve been hella […]

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November Class Schedule

November is a special month because many families in Metro Detroit come together to celebrate Thanksgiving. Though this holiday has many interpretations, “thanksgiving” literally means: the expression of gratitude. Therefore, YOU are invited to practice gratitude […]

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Negative Emotions and Flower Essence

I’ve been really stressed out at work lately.  It’s starting to spill over into my personal life. Ugh!  Life is such a cycle of eb’s and flows.  I strive to be the best I can […]

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NFL Team the Seattle Seahawks Mandates Yoga

The staff of the Seattle Seahawks have now made it mandatory for their players to participate in Yoga practice after a successful optional program last season. According to ESPN, yoga is just part of Coach […]

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Happiness

There has been a lot of talk on how to be happy lately on different site and various blogs.  Here is a good write up from the Huffington Post that I think sums things up. […]

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October Schedule

Each and every week in October
 
“In the entire circle of the year, there are no days so delightful as those of a fine October, when the trees are bare to the mild heavens, and the […]

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Party Girls have a Yogic Awakening

Now Reading: The Gurus’ Guide to Serenity, A Me-Time Menu of Celebrity Stress Reducers by Laurel and Sharon House. On pages 64 and 65 I read a story that resonated so much with my own, I felt […]

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