Come enjoy an all-day Yogathon at Urban Sanctuary. This event will be benefiting Angel Warriors for Kids a program of the Jay Moriarity Foundation. This program supports children and their families who are battling cancer or other life threatening and life altering conditions.
In addition to the Yogathon we will be hosting live music by Polo Jones, yummy food, face painting and balloons, cupcakes by Buttercup Cupcakes, a raffle with prizes from local vendors, table and chair massage and more! There is a $20 suggested donation for classes. Please call and reserve your space in the classes you would like to participate in (831) 464-6968.
- 8am Surfer's Stretch
- 9am Spineful
- 10am Take a Stand
- 11am Mom & Baby/ Prenatal
- Break 12-1:30
- 1:30 Barre
- 2:30 Teen Yoga
- 3:30 Chair Yoga
- 4:30 Meditation/ Restoration
Come join us this Friday for our monthly First Friday hang out! We will have art featured by the amazing Joel Hirsch, have glass of wine and relax in our beautiful studio.
Joel Hersch is a digital artist, writer and freelance journalist from Santa Cruz. His artwork takes glimpses into the unique, colorful and sometimes gritty worlds that exist within Santa Cruz County. Many of his drawings are inspired by subjects he’s reported on for local publications including the Santa Cruz Sentinel, Good Times, and Santa Cruz Waves magazine. The images intend to capture facets of the way places, individuals, or subjects feel rather than the ways they may actually appear in reality, lending them a whimsical, dreamlike quality.
Joel’s illustrations often begin as pencil sketches across notebook pages, which he photographs and then transfers into digital files. Once digitized, he develops the drawings freehand using a stylus and drawing tablet, incorporating airbrush and watercolors into unique, heavily-layered visual stories. The pieces are made locally using a Giclée printing process with fade-resistant, archival inks. For many of his the frames, Joel up-cycles and refurbishes old materials, giving them new life.
Joel’s interest in art began when he was 14 and living aboard a sailboat with his family in the Caribbean. As a means to pass the downtime, he would often fill pages with ink illustrations of life at sea and at anchor in countless harbors around Central and South America. That interest in sharing visual stories carried with him through the years, taking on new meaning as his career as a writer took shape, eventually evolving into their current form.
Follow the artist on Instagram @Joelhersch
For inquiries about art, writing, or just to say hi, send an email to email@example.com
In this class you will practice deep breath awareness, supported restorative poses, and ultimately guided into a meditation of self awareness in breath, body, thoughts, and emotions. This class is all levels and is intended for anyone but can be especially helpful for those recovering from injuries, PTSD, cancer, insomnia, chronic pain and, fibromyalgia as well as many other diagnoses.
Have you been wanted to test out our studio, but haven't found the time or finances? We are offering a free class open to all ages and skills levels. Grab a buddy, your mat, some water, and join us on Saturday May 6th for a class. A free tea talk will be hosted right after class for your enjoyment. Hope to see you all!
Urban Sanctuary is excited to welcome Dr. Jackie Christenson for this workshop offering valuable information and tools for successful weight management. After this valuable 2-hour introductory workshop to the Ayurvedic method, attendees will be offered 3 more comprehensive follow-up sessions.
Single Workshop - $25
4- Week Program - $99
For the past few months, we have been carrying delicious hand crafted, locally gathered teas by Ganesh and Demeter and we want to share them all with you. Join us for an evening of tasting with the creator of the teas Jennessee. She will be answering questions and serving her concoctions!