The Yoga Meditation & Therapy Center, Lexington, KY

Mental Wellness Therapeutics, Inc. and
Yoga Meditation & Therapy Center
Shelley Smith, Founder & Director
BEHAVIORAL MODIFICATION THERAPY
322 W. 2nd St. Lexington, KY 40507
859-254-9529
Email - info@yogahealthcenter.org

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ANNOUNCEMENTS: A NEW SESSION of our Yoga Classes BEGINS THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 9. We offer both BEGINNERS YOGA classes and GENERAL YOGA classes (mixed-level); beginners are also welcome to attend our mixed-level classes. New students receive a discount with their first Yoga Class series. Please scroll down this page for details about classes, or email or call us for additional information (859-254-9529) or to reserve space in any of our classes.

          NEW SESSIONS of our 5-week introductory MINDFULNESS MEDITATION COURSE, "Mindful Awareness & Kindness Program," will be STARTING SOON: choose either Thursdays at 11:30 am - 12:30 pm, STARTING SEPTEMBER 21; or Sundays at 1:30-2:30 pm, STARTING OCTOBER 1. Please call or email us to reserve space in the course.

          We will offer a NEW SESSION of our MINDFUL AWARENESS & KINDNESS PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL TEACHERS on WEDNESDAYS at 4:45-5:45 pm, beginning OCTOBER 18 (meetng through Nov. 15). Please call or email us to reserve space.

          ANNOUNCING SPECIAL EVENTS IN LEXINGTON SCHOOLS: We offered presentations on Mindful Awareness & Kindness at Tates Creek Middle School on Feb. 21, and at Jessie Clark Middle School on March 3. Please call or email us for information about our special programs for schools and school teachers.

         MEDITATION PRACTICE SESSIONS, SPECIAL CLASSES AND RETREATS: We offer both guided and silent practice sessions designed for those who have completed our introductory Mindfulness In Awareness Course. SHELLEY SMITH offers monthly or bi-monthly YOGA-VEDANTA CLASSES with commentary and meditations on the Bhagavad Gita. The next class will meet on Friday, DECEMBER 15 at 6:00-7:30 pm. Please contact us for more information about this program or to reserve space. A YOGA/MEDITATION RETREAT will be presented by SHELLEY SMITH on Sunday, October 22. Pre-registration is necessary. Please call or email us for more information about this and future programs.

YOGA CLASSES:

  • BEGINNING YOGA STUDENTS:
            
    NEW SESSIONS start OCTOBER 9 and 11. Choose either MONDAYS at 6:00 pm, or WEDNESDAYS at 6:00 pm. We offer a NEW-STUDENT DISCOUNT the first time you register for a series of classes. Beginners are also welcome to attend any of our General Yoga classes (Mixed-level). Each class lasts an hour and 10 minutes and features SLOW STRETCH with BREATHING AWARENESS, plus DEEP RELAXATION practice. Please email or call us to register, or for more information about the right class for you.

     
  • GENERAL YOGA CLASSES (Mixed-level):
  •           A NEW SESSION of YOGA CLASSES STARTS THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 9. MORNING CLASSES meet at 10:00 am on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. AFTERNOON CLASSES meet at 4:00 pm on Mondays; and at 1:30 pm on Thursdays. EVENING CLASSES meet at 6:00 pm on Monday through Thursday. We offer a NEW-STUDENT DISCOUNT the first time you register for a series of classes. Each class lasts an hour and 10 minutes and features SLOW STRETCH with BREATHING AWARENESS, plus DEEP RELAXATION practice. Please call or email us if you have questions about our schedule or the registration process.

              We limit class size of Beginners Yoga and General Yoga classes to provide personalized attention for all students; please register early to reserve a space.
     

  • MINDFULNESS MEDITATION and STRESS-REDUCTION CLASSES:

  • MINDFUL AWARENESS & KINDNESS PROGRAM: 5-Week INTRODUCTORY COURSE:

    NEW SESSIONS ARE STARTING SOON: Choose either THURSDAYS at 11:30 am-12:30 pm, STARTING SEPTEMBER 21 (meets weekly through Oct. 19); or SUNDAYS at 1:30 - 2:30 pm, STARTING OCTOBER 1 (meets through Nov. 5, skipping Oct. 22). When sensatons of feeling hurried create a life that is passing us by, meditation is a useful skill to enable us to stop and smell the roses. Through our 5-week course in Mindfulness, we can collect ourselves with focus to set intentions and open to the world at large. Meditation can offer access to a therapeutic calm. The introductory course is designed to help you begin to meditate regularly on your own, and it also prepares you to attend practice sessions and retreats after completing the course. Please call (859-254-9529) or email us for more information, or to register for the course.
     
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  • MINDFULNESS MEDITATION COURSE FOR SCHOOL TEACHERS
  • We now offer an introductory MINDFUL AWARENESS & KINDNESS PROGRAM designed especially for school teachers. A NEW SESSION of the course will begin on OCTOBER 18; it will meet on WEDNESDAYS after school at 4:45 - 5:45 pm. Learn to quiet the mind, reduce stress, and deepen resilience through meditation practice. Mindfulness Meditation helps us create a Pause before we act, which enables us not to be overwhelmed and provides a way to connect instead with inner calm, creativity and patience. With this practice, we can spontaneously model mindful living for our students. Class-size is limited; please call (859-254-9529) or email us for more information, or to register for a course.

  • SPECIAL EVENTS IN LEXINGTON SCHOOLS.
  • As part of our Mindful Awareness & Kindness Program, we offered presentations on Meditation for 6th graders at Tates Creek Middle School on Feb. 21, and for 7th and 8th graders at Jessie Clark Middle School on March 3, 2017. Please contact us for information about our special programs for schools and for school teachers.

  • "YOGA, THE INNER VIEW"
  • This 4-WEEK COURSE WILL START SOON. The course presents Yogic principles of well-being (along with relevant scientific research findings), in addition to easy practices designed to relax mind and body, enhance creativity, and release tension-holding patterns in daily life. Techniques include: eye-yoga, breathing awareness, gentle yoga in chairs, deep relaxation training, and guided imagery to help you reduce, recover from, and prevent stress. Class size is limited; please pre-register to reserve a space by calling us (859-254-9529) or emailing us.

  • MILITARY YOGA & STRESS-REDUCTION PROGRAM.
  • Our most recent program was held on Saturday morning, May 17, 2014. For more information, please contact us at 859-254-9529.

  • ADDITIONAL SPECIAL INTEREST CLASSES:
  • We offer MEDITATION TRAINING FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES. The program, called "Sounds of Yoga and Coloring Meditation," presents creative ways for children (and adults) to center themselves and to focus attention. Meditation practice can help children build confidence and a positive outlook. Another program we offer is: EQUINE YOGA. Learn Yoga techniques on horseback to enhance your riding experience and your relationship with your horse. Please call or email for more information.