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Our philosophy: Group energy is tremendously healing

We offer small classes and workshops on Madison’s Near East Side.
All are welcome.

Our in-person yoga classes are paused until further notice in an effort to contribute to social distancing. 
We consider this an act of compassion toward our community.
However, Insight Yoga continues to offer online classes and workshops from the safety of your own space! See our offerings below.


Our Classes

Sign up for online yoga to manage stress

Flow Yoga

MON: 5 to 6 pm
with Jeanne

TUES: 12:45 to 1:15 pm
with Maureen

WED: 5 to 6 pm
with Ariyanna

Explore yoga poses and breathing techniques designed to counteract stress in this flowing class. This class for all levels involves long holds of poses intended to release deeply held tension. Taught by a trained trauma-informed yoga teacher.

Price: $12 per 60-minute class.

Slow Yoga

WED: 12:45 to 1:15 pm – YIN class 
with Maureen

THURS: Noon to 1 pm – Slow Flow
with Ariyanna

These classes are quiet, meditative practices. Slow Flow is perfect for anyone new to yoga along with anyone looking to deepen their practice. In Yoga for Anxiety, we will explore yoga postures, breathing techniques, and meditations to increase the body’s capacity to heal.

Price: $12 per 60-minute class.

Energizing Yoga

STAY TUNED
Classes are in the works

A perfect way to start your morning. This class includes invigorating movements paired with the breath in order to energize the mind and body. This physical practice builds heat, endurance and flexibility. Find your power and inner strength in this class!

Price: $12 per 60-minute class.

For individuals who utilize Comprehensive Community Services: Please contact your provider at Insight for questions about our yoga offerings, as groups are not covered for online services at this point.

Please note: Insight requires that each participant agrees to a liability waiver through our Schedulicity registration page before receiving the emailed link for the class.

Insight Yoga now has gift cards

Order Insight Counseling & Wellness, LLC eGift Cards online today and give the perfect gift. Send gift cards instantly to anyone. Cards can be purchased in the following denominations:

$15 for one class  –  $45 for five classes  –  $90 for 10 classes  –  $180 for 20 classes

BODY POSITIVITY online workshop

Body Positivity through Yoga and Mindfulness

This six-week workshop will focus on body positivity themes, and will include a yoga practice and mindful meditation during each virtual meeting.

Focus of the workshop:

• Asks what is body positivity?
• Using Mindfulness to start to pay attention to thoughts.
• Finding acceptance
• How to practice non-judgment
• How to mindfully connect with yourself
• How to implement body positivity into your everyday life
• Building coping skills for managing symptoms of depression and anxiety

 

 

Dates: Six weeks starting June 1.

Time: Mondays, Noon – 1:30 pm

Instructor: Ariyanna Toth

Cost: $90 for non CCS individuals. Class passes do not apply.

For CCS consumers: Participants need 1.75 hours approved prior to June1.

Feel to heal online workshop

 Yoga and Mindfulness For Trauma Healing

Yoga for Trauma Healing provides a safe and supportive space in which individuals can explore how yoga poses, breathing techniques, mindfulness and meditation can help the mind and body heal from the effects of trauma. This gentle, all levels class requires no prior yoga experience and will accommodate all levels of abilities.  You may want to have a mat, blanket, bolster, pillow or anything else that will make you comfortable.

Learn skills to:

• Reduce symptoms associated with post-traumatic stress.
• Reconnect with the body and rebuild a sense of safety.
• Develop and enhance the body’s ability to regulate itself.
• Increase capacity for healing.

 

This gentle, all levels class requires no prior yoga experience and will accommodate all levels of abilities.  You may want to have a mat, blanket, bolster, pillow or anything else that will make you comfortable.

Dates: 5/20, 5/27, (No workshop on 6/3), 6/10, 6/17, 6/24, 7/1

Time: Wednesdays 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Instructor: Nikki Cook

Cost: $90 for the six-week session. Class passes do not apply.

For CCS consumers: Participants will need 1.75 hours per week for Individual Skill Development and Enhancement approved before the first meeting

The workshops below are on hold, but we plan to get them back into the mix soon. We are just putting the finishing touches on them!

IMPROVE DAILY HABITS

Yoga Health and Wellness Coaching

In Yoga Health and Wellness Coaching you will work with a 500-hour Registered Yoga Teacher/Certified Health & Wellness Coach in a small group (5-10 people) to implement individualized, daily lifestyle habits to support a healthy mind, body and spirit.

Participants will create an individual system of wellness that supports them in improving self-efficacy, problem solving, self-regulation and choosing healthy daily living habits/choices.

In Yoga Health and Wellness coaching we will:

1. Explore and articulate pillars of lifestyle wellness.

2. Self assess individual pillars of wellness in order to articulate specific lifestyle habits we would like to cultivate in order to improve our physical and mental well-being.

3. Learn how to set and scaffold implementing positive lifestyle habits through setting S.M.A.R.T. goals

4. Use yogic techniques such as breathing practices, movement exercises and mindfulness to support healthy physical and cognitive habits.

5. Work through a workbook for scaffolding, accountability and support during and after session.

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Date/time: Mondays, noon to 1 p.m. February 17 to March 23. Register by February 10.

Cost: $150 for the six-week session. Class passes do not apply.

To register in the future: Call Maureen: 608-244-4859
or email maureen@insightmadison.com

For CCS consumers: Participants will need 1.25 hours per week for Individual Skill Development and Enhancement approved before the first meeting. 

Please note: Classes build upon each other so attendance at every session is strongly recommended. Minimum of five registered participants required for maximum learning benefit.

Cultivate purpose

Mind/Body Book Club

To start off 2020, we will read and discuss “Before Happiness” by Shawn Achor. Participants will learn specific strategies to foster happiness throughout life using the principles of positive psychology.

Date/time: Thursdays from 10:15-11:15 a.m., beginning Jan. 9.

Cost: $65, plus the cost of the book, which must be obtained before the first meeting.

To register in the future: Email maureen@insightmadison.com

For CCS consumers: Participants will need 1.25 hours per week for Individual Skill Development and Enhancement approved before the first meeting. 

Please note: Classes build upon each other so attendance at every session is strongly recommended. Minimum of five registered participants required for maximum learning benefit.

EMPOWER YOURSELF

Yoga For Addiction Recovery

The practice of yoga can play an integral role in the effective treatment of and on-going recovery from addiction. Yoga provides an integrative approach to mental, emotional, and physical health addressing the whole person, not just the addiction. This is an all-level, six-week series open to anyone seeking a safe, supportive environment to continue their journey of healing and recovery from any addictive behaviors. No previous yoga experience needed.

How yoga supports recovery

• Develop positive tools to manage stress and anxiety
• Regulate nervous system, creating a sense of calm and ease in mind and body
• Enhance ability to challenge thoughts and behaviors
• Increase compassion for self and others
• Recognize early signs of distress in mind and body
• Relieve physical tension and pain
• Develop life-long skills to help sustain recovery

Date/time: Check this space for 2020 dates and times.

Cost: $150 for each six-week session.
Class passes do not apply.

To register in the future: Email nikki@insightmadison.com

For CCS consumers: Participants will need 1.5 hours per week for Individual Skill Development and Enhancement approved before the first meeting. 

EXPERT INSTRUCTION

Meet our team

Nikki Cook

Nikki is a 500 hour registered yoga teacher, holds a masters degree in education-counseling and has additional certifications in trauma-informed yoga. Nikki believes yoga truly is a practice that is for every body. In Nikki’s classes you will find a welcoming, supportive community.

Maureen Grosse

Maureen is a 500 RYT, with extensive training in yoga therapy and trauma-sensitive yoga. She is also a Reiki Master and Certified Master Health and Wellness Coach. Maureen provides an inclusive environment to teach how connecting your mind, breath and body can empower you.

Lisa Hausbeck

Lisa has taught fitness for the past 19 years. She is a 200 hour registered yoga instructor who finds her work with fitness and yoga very rewarding as she helps people reach their fitness and wellness goals.

Jeanne Kolker

Jeanne, a licensed professional counselor and certified yoga therapist, has experience working with adults, teens and children. She has extensive training in yoga therapy with an emphasis on trauma, anxiety, depression, eating disorders, change-of-life issues and grief.

Ariyanna Toth

Ariyanna has always had a passion for human connection and wellness. She is a 200 hour registered yoga instructor who believes strongly in the transformational effects of movement and breath work through the practice of yoga.

HOW TO FIND US

Located in the heart of the Schenk’s Corners

Insight Yoga can be found at 2025 Atwood Avenue on Madison’s Near East Side next to MadCity Music. All of which is in the former historic Laborers’ Hall.

Parking

A limited amount of free parking can be located in the lot behind the building, just behind the little red shed and next to The Straight Thread. There is ample street parking in the area.

Bus

Insight Counseling & Wellness is located very close to the Madison Metro 3, 4, 10 and 37 lines. For more information visit: Madison Metro

Mental Health Counseling

Did you know we also can help with therapy? Insight Yoga’s partner, Insight Counseling & Wellness, is an outpatient mental health clinic headquartered above the yoga studio. The clinic is dedicated to the promotion of mental and physical well-being. Insight Counseling & Wellness is an LGBTQ-friendly, culturally competent, strengths-based and client-centered environment.

Insight Yoga
2025 Atwood Ave.
Madison, WI 53704

Phone: (608) 244-4859
Fax: (608) 244-6809

jeanne@insightmadison.com

Insight Yoga is a partner of Insight Counseling and Wellness, LLC