Relieve Stress & Anxiety Naturally, CONSCIOUS CONNECTED BREATHING returns to Namaste in May


This technique facilitates letting go of stress, anxiety and stored suppression, creating the possibility for freedom, profound relaxation, improved breathing and self-acceptance. The workshop includes a complete explanation of the process, one breathing session, and the processing of experiences — all within a safe, private, and loving environment.

A native to New Orleans, Jack Fontana is a professional breathwork practitioner. Since 1985, he has expanded his practice to both teaching and participating in breathwork seminars across the U.S. He is a licensed massage therapist, nationally certified through the NCBTMB 2013, state licensed #0076, and a member of the American Massage Therapy Association, as well as an artist.

Thursday, May 30, 7-9:30 pm, $54

Lunchtime Beginners’ Yoga is back! 4-class workshop, Tue and Thur 12:30-1:30PM

You can do this — no sweat! This 2-week, 4-class workshop will get you started with basic poses that build strength, increase flexibility, and enhance balance. Learn proper alignment and breathing techniques to enhance relaxation. No experience necessary and — literally — no sweat! Get back to work rejuvenated and on time! 

Yoga’s benefits include enhanced flexibility, increased strength & balance, decreased stress and a calm mind.

If you are curious about yoga or looking to add another dimension to your workout, this 4-class workshop is for you! Visit the online schedule to register.

Originally from Texas, Joni has recently relocated to New Orleans with her husband and two children. She has been practicing yoga for 12 years, beginning with Iyengar yoga, a form of hatha yoga that centers around using props, belts, breathing and alignment to help students learn the poses. In 2003, Joni received her certification from NESTA through the Sport Yoga program. She recently received a personal training and senior certification that she looks forward to incorporating into her classes and private instruction.

TUE/THUR 12:30PM-1:30PM, April 30- May 9, 4 Classes $50