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Body, Mind, & Spirit - Week of June 17, 2019

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June 2019
 2 p.m.  Free! 

"SASC Blood Drive": Mi Blood.

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MI Blood will be onsite for blood donation. Call the SASC office to make an appointment. You can make a difference - help save a life! You can register by calling SASC at 734-429-9274 or register online:
Saline Area Senior Center, 7190 N. Maple Rd, Saline. Free. 7344299274. [map]



June 2019
 11 a.m.-noon  Free! 

Open Meditation: Open Meditation Saline.

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Tuesdays, 11-Noon. Please join us for this free one-hour mindfulness sitting; it's appropriate for everyone, beginners and experienced meditators alike. There are two 20 minute sits, the first guided and the second silent, with discussion and questions in between.
Center for Innovation (formerly St. Joe's Urgent Care), 400 W. Russell St, Saline. Free. 734-276-7707. [map]



June 2019
 7-8:30 p.m.  Free! 

"Introduction to Tibetan Buddhist Meditation"

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Meditation is an important tool on the spiritual path, helping to develop focus, stability, insight and understanding. In addition to more commonly known concentration methods, we will also experience analytical and visualization meditations on various topics. Led by Jewel Heart Instructor Supa Corner.
Jewel Heart Tibetan Buddhist Learning Center, 1129 Oak Valley Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48108. Free. 7349943387. [map]

 7 p.m. 

"Yin/Restorative Yoga": Mota Thai Yoga.

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Wednesdays from 7-8pm
In this slower paced class, many of the postures are held for longer periods of time than a typical yoga class. This will allow the muscles to relax and the deep connective tissues to be gently stretched. Class is heated around 80 degrees.
We are located on Huron Street across from the YMCA. You may park in the parking lot across from the studio. We share a parking lot with several businesses, including the Yellow Barn. Look for the #22 blue door with the red buddha.
Your first class is FREE!
Mota Thai Yoga, 416 W. Huron Street, #22, Ann Arbor, MI 48103. $18. [map]



June 2019
 5:30 p.m. 

"Yoga and Kombucha with Curtis Wallace": Unity Vibration.

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Curtis is a local Ypsilanti resident and townie. He currently teaches a slow flow, restorative yoga/mindfulness practice with new wave music at Progress Park of WISD in Ann Arbor Michigan and has been teaching in Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor Communities for 4 years now. He enjoys teaching and building connections with his community that are everlasting.
Unity Vibration Kombucha Bar, 93 Ecorse Rd, Ypsilanti. $5 + 1 Kombucha. (734) 277-4063. [map]



June 2019
 11:54 a.m.  Free! 

Summer Solstice - Yoga at the Market.

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Join BYAA and The Detroit Street Filling Station in celebrating the first day of summer and International Yoga day! Bring your family & friends for a fun team-taught class in the sunshine, creating peace, harmony and community through health, wellness, food & fun! After class head on over to The Filling Station for some post yoga fuel with your 10% discount!
*Bring a mat and water!
Ann Arbor Famers Market, 315 Detroit St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104. Free. [map]

 6 p.m. 

Summer Solstice Yoga: Mota Thai Yoga.

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On June 21, from 6-8pm, join us for a special hot yoga and meditation to celebrate International Yoga Day and the Summer Solstice. Luiz will lead us through yoga and meditation. This will be a donation class.
Mota Thai Yoga, 416 West Huron Street, #22. Donation. ($5-20 suggested). [map]



June 2019
 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 

"Dive Deep Into Self-Expression": InterPlay Southeast Michigan.

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Explore yourself, your life, and the joy of creative expression, using InterPlay's powerful combination of movement, sound, spoken word, stillness, contact, and self-reflection.
Free your body and your voice, deepen the connection with your creative self, bring breath and ease back into your life, and build awareness of the wisdom of your body, all while cultivating meaningful community connection.
InterPlay is something that anybody can do-no experience is necessary. The focus is on exploration, authenticity, and enjoyable personal and group expression-all you need is a willingness to engage. Expect to laugh, savor and relax & be surprised by what you can do!
Come join us for a joyful, creative, and transformative experience!
For more info, see the Facebook page at:
or the Meetup group at:
Friends Meeting House - Sanctuary / Meeting Room, 1420 Hill Street. Donation. $15-$30. 231-774-6146. [map]



June 2019
 8:30-9:30 a.m. 

"Yoga with Cats": Humane Society of Huron Valley.

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Practice hatha-style yoga with furry feline yoga masters! Come check out Washtenaw County's first cat cafe: The Tiny Lions lounge and adoption Center, bring peace to your mind and body, and fill your heart with joy as you help support the animals in our community. Your fee helps homeless animals!
Ages 12 and over welcomed (Those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult 21+). A changing area, storage cubbies and a limited number of mats are available for your use.
Doors open approximately 20 minutes prior to class. Space is limited; pre-registration and advance payment required at
Tiny Lions lounge and adoption Center, 5245 Jackson Rd Ste A1. $10/person. 734-661-3575. [map]

 5 p.m.  Free! 

Free Yoga Class: Om of Medicine.

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Led by the amazing teacher, Abby Dawson, this class is for all experience levels. Learn more about the practice, and re-energize for the week with this peaceful hour-long class.
Please bring your own mat (we have a few extras just in case).
All guests are welcome, and do not need a medical card to attend.
For more information and to RSVP please message us or call 7343698255.
Om of Medicine, 111 S. Main Street. Free. 7343698255. [map]

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