Meriden YMCA

The heArt Within - Awaken Your Inner Creativity with Yoga and Art

Renew your spirit, mind and body with our new Yoga & Art class for adults. Join us on a transformative journey of self-discovery and artistic expression starting with Gentle Yoga followed by weekly guest artists to engage your inner creativity. 

The focus of the Gentle Yoga portion is on easy poses that will stretch the body and relax the mind. A slow flow that is easy to follow even with no prior experience. 

  • Dates: March 7- April 18, 2024
  • Day/Time: Thursdays 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: Meriden YMCA Yoga Studio at Y Arts Center, 14-16 West Main Street, Meriden
  • Fee: $79 Full Member, $89 Program Member, $99 Non Member, $15 materials fee 
  • Drop-in fee to try one class: $25 (includes materials). Preregistration required. Call 203-235-6386.
  • Register: Call 203-235-6386. Max of 10 participants.

About Dana Brinker

Hello folks, my name is Dana and I am a 200 hour RYT certified yoga instructor. I specialize in: Yin Yoga, Gentle Yoga, Yo’tism (yoga for neurodiversity),Silver Sneakers Chair Yoga and EnerChi, and Sound Bath Healing. I’m looking forward to being a part of your journey.

Om Shanti (Peace)

About Rachel Pedalino

Rachel has been practicing yoga since 2012. She feels a sense of belonging in the world of health and wellness as a Reiki master and recent graduate of the 200 hour yoga teacher training with West Hartford Yoga. Her trainings have allowed her to better connect with her body, develop a strong intuition, and grow as a person. She aims to help her fellow yogis find themselves in their practice, learn to respond to their bodies, and find their peace. 

One of our Guest Artists Nathalie Villeneuve

Nathalie Villeneuve, an artist, is passionate about empowering women's emotional wellness through creative self-care and mindfulness. As an author and guide, she is dedicated to assisting women in harnessing the transformative power of art and self-reflection. With her new book and process, "Reverse Color and Draw," under the "Emotion on Canvas" framework, Nathalie seeks to provide a holistic path to emotional well-being. Dive into this journey with her and discover the profound benefits of creative self-care.

How To Register for Programs:

1. If you already have a current membership you can register online, by phone at (203) 235.6386, or in-person at the Meriden YMCA at 110 West Main Street.

2. If you do not have a membership yet or need to update your membership, register in-person at the Meriden YMCA at 110 West Main Street.