Upcoming Classes & Workshops
Mindfulness & Meditation classes
Curious about meditation? Looking for stillness? Join meditation classes at Dancing Dogs Yoga to learn powerful tools for stress resilience, relaxation, sleep, and mind clarity. Deepen your understanding of how mindfulness and meditation taps into natural self-healing, re-wires your brain, tunes into intuitive wisdom, and creates inner peace. Each class will focus on a holistic skill set to create peace, happiness, and joy.
Pop- Up Meditation class will be at various times after yoga classes. . Sign up on the mailing list to stay tuned with latest updates!
In the stillness of a quiet yoga studio,embrace guided meditation and mindfulness skills training to overcome anxiety, depression, and create an individualized toolbox to build stress resilience.
Where: Dancing Dogs Yoga Studio
301C State Street ( orange door on Roseland Street
Times: Individualized times to meet your needs.
Contact email@example.com for details and to register.
Journey to your CHAKRAS workshop
Explore the wonders of energy awareness by tapping into your biofield energy, chakras, and meridians to create balance and harmony. Join this fun, engaging, experiential workshop to learn fundamentals of energy medicine for holistic self-care, healing, and wholeness.
Where: Dancing Dogs Yoga Studio
301C State Street ( orange door on Roseland Street)
firstname.lastname@example.org/workshops to SIGN-UP
COMING in May 2017
Aerial yoga classes and private instruction.
New to aerial yoga? Try a daily aerial yoga class or contact Denise for private instruction to address individualized needs for support of spine, joints, knees, and hips.
If you are Elon University Faculty/ Staff, experience Healing Touch, gentle, heart-centered, health enhancing biofield energy therapy.
Elon Faculty/ Staff Health and Wellness Center
RN Ellington Center for Health and Wellness
301 South O’Kelly Avenue, Elon NC 27244
Watch You Tube Video: What is Healing Touch?
Ebb & Flow®, a body sensory movement bliss!
Created by Denise Pastoor, Ebb & Flow® is a body-based sensory movement practice that empowers health, awakens body awareness, embraces heart-centeredness, releases expressive flow, and invites stillness! This blend of yoga, qigong, meditation, and expressive dance will deepen your connection to your authentic SELF… with joy, inspiration, and rejuvenation! Evidence-based research is gaining momentum on the healing benefits of movement, specifically contemplative practices of qigong and yoga. Through movement, we heal!
Cost: $45.00 ( Includes choice of Denise’s guided meditation CD’s, “Creating Calm Within” or “Seeking Sleep” $20.00 value)
What Happens to my Brain When I Meditate?…
The Neuroscience, Brain Waves, & Research of Meditation
What happens in your brain when you meditate? Create more peace, happiness, and stillness in your life by starting a meditation practice grounded in the neuroscience to motivate you forward. We will explore the research, brain changes, as well as steps to start meditation practice with confidence and ease. Learn 2 foundation meditations to inspire the journey.
Bring a cushion and journal.
Denise DeForest Pastoor, keynote, featured speaker +/ & workshop leader at these events:
Elon University Healing Touch experientials, training, and Lunch & Learns: Spring 2017
Syngenta health promotion/ mindfulness in the workplace: May 24, 2017
October 16-18,2016-Carolinas Health Ministry Partnership Fall Conference: Intentional Care of the Spirit: Embracing Spiritual Wellness
For pastoral/congregational nurses and clergy, Denise led participants on a journey of spiritual renewal, holistic self-care, contemplative wisdom practices, and interfaith connections.
April 30-May 1st, 2016- Integrative and Holistic Nursing Conference: Bringing Healing to You and Your Patients
An evidenced-based overview of holistic and integrative nursing. The latest research on nutrition, and mind-body-spirit medicine was presented by experts in the field of integrative holistic health at this national conference.
May 2, 2016- HIV in 2016: Clinical Update and Vulnerable Population
Jointly provided by Greensboro AHEC and University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy~Chapel Hill, NC
Speaking on “Integrative Health Approaches to Pain Management”
This symposium provided healthcare providers with an update of the care and treatment of HIV infected patients now living longer lives.