YOGA with HEATHER MURRAY

BAR HARBOR, MAINE and BEYOND

 

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My background:

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.

 

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I have been teaching yoga since 2007. Starting as a student of Iyengar and Ashtanga, my 200 hour teacher training was with Shiva Rea and has also included intensive study with many other wonderful teachers including Schuyler Grant, Tiffany Cruickshank, and many more. Starting in 2020, I dove into bhakti yoga to learn the Hanuman Chalisa and have been training in the heart expanding practice of kirtan with the Bhakti Yoga Shala. These trainings 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.

 

SPRING 2022

There are currently 3 ways to practice with me: 

  1. In Person (limited capacity) at Eden Yoga Shala for those who are fully vaccinated (proof required at first visit).
  2. Live on Zoom - Eden Yoga Shala in person classes will be live streamed. Students will not be visible on camera.  
  3. Recorded - Get a Shala Zoom class recording if you cannot attend a livestream or if in person classes are full.
  4. Stay tuned for summer classes at the Causeway Club (both outdoors and indoors).

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 image (207-669-5313) prior to class (preferred), email it or bring it with you. Update your info with Heather if you have been boosted. If you cannot get vaccinated or are not yet fully vaccinated (2 weeks out from last dose), please attend a Zoom class.

-Masking (Updated 3/8/22): As per CDC guidelines, masks are optional when our county/state is in the medium or low risk category. When we are in the high risk category, students are asked to mask up. Masks are absolutely welcome and encouraged at any time if that is your preference. Please watch this space for changes.  

-The registration button (big blue button way down the page) is for in-person classes only. Zoom class registration is below the in person classes. Be sure you are signing up for the right class please!   

-Class capacity is limited and therefore cancellation policies are firm. In person classes are non-refundable and non-transferable. Email me if you need to cancel your spot or to get on a wait list for a full class.  

-Class cancellations or schedule changes 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  

Hatha Vinyasa Yoga

Mondays 5:30-6:45PM   

Saturdays 9:00-10:15AM 

Additional studio/class info, directions and parking HERE

$18 (register at big blue button below, contact if you need another way to pay). No drop-ins permitted, pre-registration required.

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. 

Zoom Classes

Live Streaming (or recorded) from Eden Yoga Shala

Hatha Vinyasa Yoga

Mondays 5:30-6:45PM 

Saturdays 9:00-10:15AM 

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 concludes 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:

    1. 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.
    2. 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.
    3. Use the Zoom link that was sent out to the email list (check your promotions/spam).
    4. 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

These are in-person only offerings (no virtual option). Pre-registration is required (no drop ins).

Covid protocol: Vax proof required. Masking will be based on the CDC Covid levels for our county.

Masks will be optional for low/medium risk and masks required for high risk. Masks are welcome at any time.

These events have a 48 hour cancellation policy.

 

Temple of the Heart: Yang/Yin Yoga + Meditation 

Wednesday, May 25th  5:30-7:30PM  $28

A full description of this practice can be found here.

Register for this practice HERE

 

Pop Up Class @Volta Climbing - Yoga for Shoulders, Hips & Breath Awareness 

Thursday, May 19th  6:00-7:30PM

Please visit the Volta site for more info and to register.

 

Chakra Flow: Asana, Pranayama & Meditation for Recalibration 

Wednesday, June 15th  6:00-8:00PM  $28

A full description of this practice can be found here.

Register for this practice HERE

 

Kirtan with Heather, Puranjot Kaur & Mahan Deva Singh

Wednesday, June 29th  6:00-7:30PM

Full description of this offering can be found here.

Register by clicking on your choice of price from the sliding scale below:

$15  $20  $25  $30

 

 

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  PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!
    • 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  PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!
  • Get Unstuck: Short Practices Bundle (Five practices; 2 hours, 10 minutes total)  $27  PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!
    • 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  PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!
  • The Re-Set: Short Practices Bundle (Four practices, two hours total) $25  PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!
    • 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)
  • Clear It Out: Side Body Opening & Twists (47 minutes)  $10  PayPal - The safer, easier way to pay online!

 

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

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.