Donation-Based Classes!

It is our honor to offer donation-based community classes run through our non-profit organization, the AlcheMē Natural Health Institute.

 

One step at a time, we are fulfilling our vision to provide a new model of community care by offering high quality, subsidized natural health services.

Increasing access and building community are two of our core values and your donations make this all possible. So grab a cup of tea, meet us in the Tea House, and build new friendships as we immerse ourselves in the life-enhancing wisdom of Yoga Therapy and Natural Health.

Donation-based Class Offerings:

    • Gentle Yoga for Cancer Care and Caretakers with Jonah Montes: Thurs 11:00 AM (starting 1/11)
    • Live Well – Allison Prince: Fridays 12:15-12:45 PM (starting 1/12)
    • Yoga Sutras with Katie Allen: Tues and Wed 10:45 – 11:15 AM (starting 1/16)
    • Ayurveda: Food, Herbs, and Tea with Marsalo Cruz: Tues 6:30 PM (starting 1/23)
    • Introduction to Herbal Medicine with Annalise Cervi: Thurs 6:30 PM (starting 1/25)
    • Mindfulness with Megan McCarver: Mondays in February 4:30 PM

 

Current Offerings

Gentle Yoga for Cancer Care + Caretakers

with Jonah Montes E-RYT 500

We are so excited to bring this class back after the pandemic! Jonah Monets provides a safe and nourishing space for people living with cancer, survivors and caretakers to experience the benefits of gentle yoga and a calm nervous system. This class is included in your Be The Change Yoga membership or offered on a donation-basis.

  • Thursdays 11:00 – 12:15 PM
  • Donation $5 – $30 per class
  • Included in BTC Studio Membership

You can register for this on-going class in advance in our QGiv registration software or you can walk in and register at the front desk. You can make donations using the links below to support programming for this class.

*All donations received support our programs, scholarships, and are tax deductible.

 

Live Well

with Allison Prince C-IAYT, E-RYT 500, CMT

All of the tools and practices outlined in Yoga and Ayurveda are designed to help us live well. What does that mean? Living in balance with the nature and her rhythms, living in balance in our bodies, finding clarity and joy in our minds and a deeper sense of purpose and connection in our hearts. Each week Allison will be exploring core teachings of Vedic sciences and provide practical tips so you can learn to apply them into your daily life.

  • Fridays 12:15-12:45 PM – 1/12, 1/19, 1/26, 2/9, 2/16, 2/23
  • Donation $5 – $50 per class

You do not need to register for the class in advance, simply join us in the Tea House. You can sign in using the physical sign up sheet and donate via Stripe or use the QR code in-studio.

*All donations received support our programs, scholarships and are tax deductible.

Live Joyfully: Yoga Sutras

with Katie Allen MPH, C-IAYT, E-RYT 500

Do you ever wonder why you feel so fantastic after a yoga class? Do you sometimes think that there may be more to Yoga than just the postures? If you’d like to learn source text of yoga and how to create balance in all aspects of life, we invite you to grab a cup of tea and sit with Katie Allen for a soulful 30-min class on the Yoga Sutras. Classes meet every other week on both Tuesday and Wednesday mornings with the same class repeated on both days. Drop in for one class or the whole 4-class series!

  • Tuesdays 10:45-11:15 AM – 1/16, 1/30, 2/13, 2/27, 3/12, 3/26, 4/16
  • Wednesdays 10:45-11:15 AM – 1/17, 1/31, 2/14, 2/28, 3/13, 3/27,  4/17
  • Donation $5 – $50 per class

You do not need to register for the class in advance, simply join us in the Tea House. You can sign in using the physical sign up sheet and donate via Stripe or use the QR code in-studio.

*All donations received support our programs, scholarships and are tax deductible.

Ayurveda: Food, Herbs, & Tea

with Marsalo Cruz AHC, RYT 200

Marsalo Cruz is a yoga practitioner and Ayurvedic counselor after receiving 600 hours of intensive training. Marsalo works as a chef and is passionate about sharing his love of food and herbs with others. Join him once a month where he will bring in delicious nourishing food and herbal teas. He will explain the energetics of the food and how they are utilized by the wisdom of the body to promote vibrant health and wellbeing.

  • Tuesdays 6:30-7:15 PM – 1/23, 2/20, 3/19
  • Donation $5 – $50 per class

You do not need to register for the class in advance, simply join us in the Tea House. You can sign in using the physical sign up sheet and donate via Stripe or use the QR code in-studio.

*All donations received support our programs, scholarships and are tax deductible.

Intro to Herbal Medicine

with Annalise Cervi RH (AHG), RYT 200

Plants are our friends and have magnificent healing properties! Some are anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, others help with digestion and they have a wide array of energetic effects! Join Annalise Cervi as she shares three classes on herbology: 1. Introduction to Herbal Medicine 2. Adaptogens: Our Precious Allies 3. Our Backyard, Our Farmacy

  • Thursdays 6:30-7:30 PM – 1/25, 2/15, 3/14
  • Donation $5 – $50 per class

You do not need to register for the class in advance, simply join us in the Tea House. You can sign in using the physical sign up sheet and donate via Stripe or use the QR code in-studio.

*All donations received support our programs, scholarships and are tax deductible.

Mindfulness with Megan

with Megan McCarver, C-IAYT, MA

Join Yoga Therapist, Megan McCarver every Monday afternoon in the month of February for a very special Mindfulness with Meggie donation-based community offering. Join her in the Tea House and learn simple mindfulness techniques to help you focus the mind to cultivate more peace and clarity. She will be sharing key teachings from beloved spiritual teacher, Ram Das and using his affirmation “I am Loving Awareness” to support you on your journey.

  • Mondays: 5:00 – 5:30 PM – 2/5, 2/12, 2/19, 2/26
  • Donation $5 – $50 per class

You do not need to register for the class in advance, simply join us in the Tea House. You can sign in using the physical sign up sheet and donate via Stripe or use the QR code in-studio.

*All donations received support our programs, scholarships and are tax deductible.