YOGA with HEATHER MURRAY
BAR HARBOR, MAINE and BEYOND
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My first yoga experience was as a young girl attempting to imitate my grandmother, a devoted yogi. But it was not until I became an adult and developed a passion for rock climbing that I turned to yoga in earnest—first as a way to find balance and to achieve a greater level of flexibility. This exclusively physical exploration of yoga evolved into a deep practice that is now a tool for learning about life; one that I am grateful to experience alongside my students.
I have been teaching yoga since 2007. Starting as a student of Iyengar and Ashtanga, my teacher training has included Shiva Rea's Prana Flow Vinyasa, as well as intensive study with many other wonderful teachers including Schuyler Grant, Tiffany Cruickshank, Seane Corn, Kathryn Budig, and Rod Stryker. This training has provided an eclectic and deep skill set that informs the classes I teach today.
My attention to alignment detail and an appreciation for more subtle aspects of the practice such as pranayama (breath work), meditation and the bandhas (energetic locks) — help me create rich and varied experiences for my students. My yoga classes are well-crafted, educational, sweaty and spiritual journeys for students with a sense of adventure who are not afraid to work or to look more deeply at themselves—and to laugh along the way.
Continue scrolling down the page for information regarding my current class and workshop schedule and for studio information. You can also join my email list.
There are currently 3 ways to practice with me:
- In Person (limited capacity) at Eden Yoga Shala for those who are fully vaccinated (proof required at first visit).
- Live on Zoom - Eden Yoga Shala in person classes will be live streamed. Students will not be visible on camera.
- Recorded - Get a Shala Zoom class recording if you cannot attend a livestream or if in person classes are full.
Important things to know:
-At this time in person (indoor) class participants must be fully vaccinated to attend. Proof of vaccination is required at your first class. Please text your vax card (207-669-5313) prior to class (preferred) or bring it with you. If you cannot get vaccinated or are not yet fully vaccinated (2 weeks out from last dose), please attend a Zoom class.
-Masking: As per CDC guidelines, masks are not mandated, but are recommended when community transmission is substantial or high. Heather masks for teaching and welcomes students to do so as well. Please watch this space for any changes to this policy.
-The registration button (big blue button way down the page) is for in-person classes only. Zoom class registration has not changed and is below the in person classes. Be sure you are signing up for the right class please!
-Class capacity is very limited and therefore cancellation policies are firm. In person classes are non-refundable and non-transferable. Email me to cancel rather than no-show as there may be a wait list.
-Cancellations will be posted on this page and via my email list.
-Get on the email list here.
In Person Classes at Eden Yoga Shala, Bar Harbor
Ongoing Year Round Classes
Additional studio/class info, directions and parking HERE
Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable. Be courteous and contact me via email to cancel as there may be a wait list.
$18 (register at big blue button below, contact if you need another way to pay). No drop-ins permitted, pre-registration required. No class pass use while we are so restricted with space.
Mats and props are available for use, but please bring your own mat if you own one. No hands on assists at this time.
Classes are simultaneously live-streamed on Zoom. In-person students will not be visible on camera.
To get on a wait list for a class that is full, email Heather and include your cell #.
Please arrive no earlier than 15 minutes before class start time.
Live Streaming (or recorded) from Eden Yoga Shala
Hatha Vinyasa Yoga
Zoom room opens 10 minutes before classes begin
The Zoom link will be sent out to my full email list for both the Monday and Saturday classes (on Monday am & Friday am respectively). These emails may land in your spam/promotions folders, so check there.
If you are not on the email list - for your first class, no later than one hour before class start time, pay for a spot and then separately email me to request the Zoom link. Get on my email list here.
Recordings that are valid for 48 hours after class can be purchased if you cannot attend a live stream. Please pay for a spot (or use Zoom class pass) and then email separately to request the recording.
Zoom class (or recording) registration process:
- Pay either the drop-in Zoom class rate ($14) or choose an amount below or above that fits your budget. Use the payment options below. Please check to make sure your payment has gone through. If you would prefer to pay by check, please contact me.
- If you have a class pass specifically for Zoom use, email me to let me know you will be attending class and would like to use your online class pass. This helps me keep track.
- Use the Zoom link that was sent out to the email list (check your promotions/spam).
- Zoom room opens 10 minutes before class start time.
Please Note: Starting 30 minutes prior to classes I cannot be reached via text and may not be able to respond to email, so please be sure you have what you need before then to get you into class.
Zoom Yoga (Or Recording) Drop In Rate $14 CLICK HERE TO PAY
Zoom Yoga (Or Recording) “Pay Any Amount” via PayPal HERE
Zoom Yoga (Or Recording) Drop in Rate or “Pay Any Amount” via Venmo to @Heathermurray108
You can also use the “Pay Any Amount” PayPal or Venmo options above to purchase Zoom-specific class passes. Zoom-specific class pass details are here.
Special Events and Workshops
Begin Again: A 10 Day Online Meditation Program
Thursday, January 20th - Saturday, January 29th
Registration deadline is by 5PM Thursday, Jan 20th
Over the course of 10 days, we will meet via Zoom for 5 meditation sessions of 15-20 minutes in length. All sessions will be recorded if you cannot attend live and will be accessible for 2 weeks after the program ends so that you can continue to practice with them. Saturdays will have an in-studio option if you plan to stay after for yoga class.
Whether you have always wanted to begin a meditation practice, if you have stopped and started many times, or if you are a daily meditator, you are welcome in this journey with us. We will keep the techniques approachable with the intention of encouraging a strong foundation. This program is offered on a sliding scale, but please be in touch if cost is an issue. Complete a payment choice below and you will be emailed a confirmation of your registration into the program. If you would like to apply a holiday gift certificate to this program, please be in touch to register.
PLEASE NOTE: All communications you receive will be sent to the email associated with your payment, so please get in touch if you prefer to receive emails at a different address.
Live Zoom sessions will be held on Thursday 6:00PM (1/20), Saturday 8:30AM (1/22), Monday 8:30 AM (1/24), Wednesday 6:00PM (1/26), Saturday 8:30AM (1/29). All times are east coast.
Please click on a payment choice below to register. Registration deadline is by 5PM Thursday, Jan 20th
Registration opening soon for:
Kirtan with Heather (in person only) - Sunday evening, February 13th
On Demand Yoga Videos (keep them forever!)
On demand yoga videos give you unlimited access to these practices. Click the PayPal button to purchase the video, and allow time for me to email you the link. The link will be sent to the email address provided with the payment. If you would like to purchase practices to gift to others, please contact me.
For free mini-practices, visit my YouTube channel.
- Meditation Bundle (3+ hours, 12 meditations) $45
- Establishing the Breath (3 meditations)
- Subtle Body: Chakras (3 meditations)
- Divine Vibration: Mantra (3 meditations)
- Gratitude, Peace and Loving-Kindness (3 meditations)
- Heart Healing: Vinyasa, Breath & Mantra (45 minutes) $10
- Get Unstuck: Short Practices Bundle (Five practices; 2 hours, 10 minutes total) $27
- Inner Warrior: Fun Core Flow (30 minutes)
- Shoulder Scrub: Mobility/Stability (32 minutes)
- Personal Flow: Current Favorites (37 minutes)
- Quick Fix: Fingers, Wrists, Forearms, and Neck (15 minutes)
- Pranayama and Meditation: Kapalabhati and Shushumna Nadi (16 minutes)
- Raise Your Vibration: Front Body Opening / Dancer's Pose (50 minutes) $10
- The Re-Set: Short Practices Bundle (Four practices, two hours total) $25
- Flow for Creativity and Energy (32 minutes)
- Hip and Hamstring Stability and Mobility Flow (35 minutes)
- Yin Yoga for the Front Body (32 minutes)
- Pranayama and Meditation: Nadi Shodhana and Chakra Meditation (20 minutes)
Other Ways To Support Eden Yoga Shala
Some have kindly asked how they can support my studio during this time of upheaval, and I greatly appreciate the gesture and the sentiment. Use the "Pay Any Amount" by PayPal or Venmo above in Zoom class section for this purpose to make a donation.
Additionally, Gift Certificates and Class Passes may be purchased. Please contact me for details.
Private Yoga Instruction at Eden Yoga Shala
Contact me about private yoga.
I teach private, semi-private and small group yoga sessions by appointment at Eden Yoga Shala in Bar Harbor or online via Zoom.
Private yoga instruction is a great way to receive focused, skilled instruction if you are a beginner, to deepen your practice if you are an experienced practitioner or to focus on specific areas of yoga that interest you.
To inquire about pricing or to book a session, please contact me
Gift certificates for individual classes, class packages or private sessions are a great way to treat a loved one (or yourself!) to a well-deserved health and wellness commitment. Please email me to inquire.