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Westin in Avon hosting Jim Keegan yoga workshop

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AVON, Colorado – The Riverfront Club at The Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa in Avon will host a Yoga Weekend Workshop with renowned yoga instructor Jim Keegan on Oct. 16-17.The two-day workshop will feature four sessions that explore the many aspects of your Yoga practice, including:Twists and inversions – Twists help detoxify and reduce stress, while holding inversions can promote cardio-like blood flow to the head and heart. The class will help cleanse glands and organs, improve digestion and still the mind.Arm balancing poses – Learn stability and strength through proper technique using the entire body in these levitating like poses.Biomechanics – Learn the key muscles of Hatha yoga and how to use gravity as an expansive energy to take you deeper into your physical practice. Focus on ancient breathing techniques, such as Simhasana (Lion’s Breath) and Neti nasal rinsing. Nine obstacles on the yoga path – Move past the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual blockages through conscious discovery.Keegan, the founder of Yoga Nirvana Studio in Tempe, Ariz., served as the head yoga teacher at Arizona State University for nine years and has taught workshops and retreats both across the country and internationally. The cost of the weekend workshop is $100 for the full program or $30 for each individual session. Early bird pricing is available until Oct. 8 – $80 for all four workshops or $25 for each individual program.Make a weekend of it with a stay at The Westin Riverfront Resort, which is offering workshop attendees a special overnight rate of $139 per night for a studio suite (up to two people) plus one yoga session per person. Additional yoga sessions may be added for a fee. Rates do not include taxes or resort fees. To book, call or 1-866-949-1616 or visit http://www.westinriverfrontbeavercreek.com and mention rate code YOGAPKG.The Riverfront Club will also offer an wight-week Zumba class with Michelle Keane starting on Oct. 6 at 6:50 p.m. Bring your dancing shoes as Zumba is a high-energy dance workout featuring Latin and International music. The first demo class is free. Cost after that is $15 per class for Alpine Members, who can also their punch cards, or $20 per class or a $100 eight-class package price for non-members. The class is free for Riverfront Club Elite Members.On Oct. 19 from 6 to 8 p.m., The Riverfront Club will host the Yoga Studio Tour for the Cure. The special practice will raise awareness and support for the Shaw Cancer Center Support Program. The class will be free, but donations are encouraged. For more information or to sign up for a program, please call The Riverfront Club at 970-790-2051.


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