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Yoga in a beautiful setting and an accommodating environment where you’re encouraged to choose your level of challenge. Yoga@Cedar Lane promotes mindfulness and improves flexibility and strength. Beginners are most welcome - if you are a member of the church or not. Modifications and chairs are available to help you find your own yoga practice.

Classes are in the Chalice House, just north of the church, with ample parking. Mats, ties, blocks, blankets, knee cushions, and chairs are provided. Class movements include sitting cross-legged and going from kneeling to standing.

Summer 2017 Classes - Please see individual teacher listings for pricing and start and end dates--Please Note Special Summer Schedule!


OUR TEACHERS:

Rebecca Bond

Rebecca Bond
Rebecca has been teaching Hatha yoga for over ten years, drawing inspiration from the practice to become a Physical Therapy Assistant. She believes yoga is for everyone and provides practice modifications for individual bodies. She uses her experience in physical therapy to focus on posture, lower back stability and safety, and static and dynamic balance. She works at an outpatient clinic and assisted living facility.

Tuesdays / 6:00 - 7:15 p.m.(beginning June 13--current schedule, Tuesday at 5:30 & 7:15 p.m., Thursday at 12:30 p.m.)
8 Weeks - June 13 - August 1
$120 Pledgers, $130 Non-Pledgers— Eight 75 minute classes - Drop-in $18

$100 Pledgers, $110 Non-Pledgers— Six 75 minute classes


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Kathleen Holmay
Kathleen has been teaching yoga for thirteen years and practicing for many more. In 2004 she completed the nationally-recognized Integrative Yoga Therapy teacher training and regularly takes continuing education courses. She believes yoga helps us cope with adversity and brings greater appreciation for and understanding of daily life. Classes offer guided meditations around a weekly theme aimed at relieving stress and elevating your mood. Postures are structured to improve flexibility and strength, improve your immune system and increase lung capacity.

Classes End June 8 and will resume after Labor Day


Kathleen Thomas

Kathleen Thomas 
Kathleen believes that yoga is a complete system of therapy designed to bring us closer to becoming and living as we are meant to be. She informs her 45 years of yoga teaching with her experience as an RN, massage therapist, and acupuncturist. Classes are for students with some previous experience with basic yoga postures who want to deepen their awareness. Breathing and meditation practices are included. 

Mondays / 5 - 6:30 PM
$190 Pledgers, $200 Non-Pledgers - 90 minute classes - Drop - In $22
10 Weeks - Week of March 20 - Week of May 26


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Katrina Wilson
Katrina first learned yoga as a child, making yoga an easy choice for fitness classes in college. She followed a favorite university instructor to a UU church near campus and now belongs to Cedar Lane where she also teaches Religious Education. Katrina is an RYT200 (registered yoga teacher, 200-hour level) through Yoga Alliance and a Radiant Child Yoga Approved Teacher (Levels 1-3, 30 hours). She practices law during the work week.

This class welcomes all ages 2 -102 for a shared all ages yoga practice.  Classes will include a sequence of poses, with modifications for all ages and abilities, partner poses for big and little pairs, breathing and mindfulness exercises and games, as well as time for deep relaxation.  Come join us for a playful, fun approach to yoga and practice finding peace amidst the lightness that comes with children.

Yoga for All Ages
Wednesdays / 7:00 - 7:50 PM
$200/220 each per Parent/Child pair; $135/145 per Individual, 5 Class Passes Available
10 Weeks - March 29 - June 7, No Class April 12

We are currently looking into online registration for Adult Program classes.  Stay tuned!  We will hopefully have this feature up and running for our Spring 2014 programs.

 Adult Programs (AP) The spring brochure has an extensive list of offerings. Online registration is available at www.cedarlane.org. Brochures and registration cards are available on our website and at the church. Everyone is welcome!

Forgot to Register? If you haven’t registered for an Adult Programs class, but would like to go, it is usually okay to attend the class. Adult Programs Committee members are at the first class to register anyone new. It is always best to pre-register, though, because under-enrolled classes will be cancelled.

March Classes: March 2 Meditation (drop-ins welcome!) March 5 Preservation of Family Photos and Documents; Stress Reduction Sampler March 8 Traveling for Birds March 10 Make Your Own Luck March 12 Twitter and Instagram March 14 Tour of Building Museum March 21 Celebrating Ostar March 23 Supreme Court Tour (full) March 26 Seven Principles that Make a Difference March 28 Introduction to Islam

CLUC Ralph Nader 24Ralph Nader speaking at the Evening Forum, Sunday, September 11, 2016

Sunday Morning Forum

The Sunday Morning Forum meets at 10:10 a.m. in the Chalice House between worship services from September - April.  Join us for a talk and free trade coffee!  All are welcome. Free events.


THE EVENING FORUM

The Evening Forum meets on the second Sunday of each month at 7 p.m. in our auditorium, September - April.  


About the Forum at Cedar Lane

The Forum at Cedar Lane offers Cedar Lane members, friends, and the greater Montgomery County community an opportunity to discuss a broad range of contemporary issues and explore their ethical and spiritual dimensions.  The Forum at Cedar Lane includes our Sunday Morning Forum, which meets weekly at 10:10 a.m. in our Chalice House Main Room between worship services, September 2016 - April 2017.  Enjoy some of our free-trade coffee while you participate!  The Evening Forum meets on the 2nd Sunday of the month (excluding May - August) at 7 p.m. in our auditorium (unless otherwise noted). Evening Forums run closer to 1.5 hours and feature speakers of interest to a wider community.


2016-17 Speakers

Sept 11: Ralph Nader – “A More Just Country for You”
Sept 18: Jennifer Bevan-Dangel – “Who’s Stealing the Vote?”
Sept 25: Lita Proctor, Ph.D. – “You, Your Microbiome and Your Health”
Oct 2: Laurie Duker – Domestic Violence in Montgomery County
Oct 9: Rob Skinner - “The US – UN Relationship... A Year of Transition”
Oct 16: Marc Fisher – “Trump Revealed – An American Journey”
Oct 23: Joan Fidler--- “The Taxpapers League: Working For You”
Oct 30: Matthew Dallek—“Origins of Homeland Security”
Nov 6: Barry W. Lynn – “Separation of Church and State”
Nov 13: John Huker, PhD (Brookings Institute) ---“Marijuana”
Nov 20: Jeanne Hogarth --- financial literacy
Dec 4: Melvin Goodman --- “National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism”
Dec 11: Joanne Husky & Kimberly Weichel---“The Role of the Citizen Diplomat”
Dec 18: Cedar Lane Members on Arizona Trip --- “IT’S YOUR BORDER! --Desperation, Death & Detention in the Arizona Desert”
Jan 15: Jackie Coyle --- “Who’s Homeless in Montgomery County”
Jan 22: Joelle Novey --- “You can Shift to Clean Energy”
Jan 29: Elaine Bonner-Tomkins, PhD & Elijah Wheeler ---“Our School-to-Prison Pipeline”
Feb 5: Senator Rich Madaleno --- “The Session in Annapolis”
Feb 12: Congressman Jamie B. Raskin ( Md Dist. 8)---“The Future of American Democracy in the Age of Trump”
Feb 19: Jack Rodgers--- “From Obamacare to Trumpcare”
Feb 26: Robert Musil---“Lessons for Our Time from Rachel Carson”
Mar 5: Delegate Jeff Waldstreicher---“The Fight for Fifteen:A Living Wage for Montgomery County”
Mar 12: Carol Graham, PhD --- “Unhappiness in America”
Mar 19: Tim Whitehouse ---“Is Fracking Right for Maryland....and You?”
Mar 26: Greg Thielmann---“Measuring Threats to US Security: Where Does President Trump Fit”
Apr 2: John Kelly (Wash Post)--- “It’s Amazing What You See...”
Apr 9: Robert Reischauer, PhD (Urban Institute) ---“Elevate the National Debate”
Apr 23 Mark Schneider --- “Gutting ‘Soft Power’....Does President Trump Care?”
Apr 30: Ralph Neas---“Saving Democracy; Fixing Our Broken Elections”