Kid Classes and Adult Yoga Classes


FREE Events 2024

Sing Song Yoga® and Literacy Events

Sing Song Yoga Founder, Deb Weiss-Gelmi combines yoga, music, and literacy in this unique, engaging, fun-loving experience for kids and their adult loved ones. Our programming for libraries not only engages children with yoga, but also makes books come alive by weaving yoga and song into the stories.

Come join us at absolutely no cost to you!

This spring and summer:

    • Georgetown Township Library, Jenison, MI
      • Fri | April 19 | 9:30 am – 10:15 am
      • Fri | May 17 | 9:30 am – 10:15 am
      • Mon | June 17 | 10 am – 10:45 am
      • Mon | Aug 5 | 10 am – 10:45 am
    • Norton Shores Library, Norton Shores, MI
      • Wed | May 22 | 5:30 pm – 6:15 pm
    • Howard Miller Public Library, Zeeland, MI
      • Wed | June 26 | 10 am – 11 am | @ Lawrence St Park, Zeeland
    • Tamarack District Library, Lakeview, MI
      • Thurs | Aug 1 | 11 am – 11:45 am
    • Herrick District Library Main Branch, Holland MI
      • Tues | Aug 6 | 10 am – 10:45 am
    • Herrick District Library North Branch, Holland, MI
      • Tues | Aug 13 | 11 am – 11:45 am (PreK)
      • Specialty Event – Adult Yoga Workshop | Tues | Aug 13 | 6:30pm-7:30pm
    • Allegan District Library, Allegan MI
      • Wed | Sept 25 | 4 pm – 4:45 pm | Ages 2-5 w caregivers
      • Wed | Sept 25 | 6 pm – 6:45 pm | Family SSY, All ages welcome

Bring your own mat or towel. Everyone is invited. And it’s FREE!

Ask your local librarian if you would like to see this event offered.

 

Yoga in the Park on Thursdays this Summer!

Family Class and Adults Only Class

Join us for Family Sing Song Yoga® (and/or an adult yoga class) on the park lawn, hosted by Zeeland Recreation. No yoga experience is necessary for either class. Please bring your own mat or towel. Classes may be canceled due to inclement weather…check  Zeeland Recreation on social media for weather decisions. It’s free and no need to register. Just show up!

  • Lawrence Street Park, 100 W Lawrence Ave, Zeeland 
    • Thurs | June 13 – Aug 22 (skip July 4 and July 18)
      • Family Sing Song Yoga® | All ages welcome | 9am-9:45am
      • Adult Yoga Class | ages 12 and up | 10am-11am

Come join us at absolutely no cost to you!


Zeeland Recreation Classes 2024

* Contact Zeeland Recreation to register. Any questions contact Deb

Parent/Child Sing Song Yoga® (ages 2-6)

This fast-paced, 30-minute, child-centered class is best suited for the youngest yogis and includes yoga poses, yoga-based activities, and songs to tie it all together. Parents and kids sign up for this 5-week class together.

Thursdays 11:10 a.m. – 11:40 a.m. Zeeland Recreation, Shoreline Sprinkling Studio (same location with a new name)

  • Jan 4 – Feb 1
  • Feb 8 – March 7
  • March 14 – April 18 (skips April 4)
  • April 25 – May 23

Thursdays 5:50 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. in Cityside Middle School – ELA room

  • Feb 8 – March 7
  • April 25 – May 23

Sing Song Yoga® Classic (ages 6-11)

This class is geared toward elementary-age kids and includes our traditional SSY poses, yoga activities, and songs. Whether you’ve never done yoga or have experienced different kinds, come try out this unique method.

Thursdays 5:40 p.m. – 6:20 p.m. in Cityside Middle School – Chix Coop

  • Jan 4 – Feb 1
  • March 14 – April 18 (skips April 4)

*parent discretion regarding the best class for each individual 6-year-old

Classical Yoga Level 1 (for adult beginners)

Instructor: Deb Weiss-Gelmi, CIYT (Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher)

This beginner yoga class for adults, taught in the Iyengar Method, focuses on alignment in basic standing, sitting, twisting, and forward bending poses, which are introduced with progressive instructions to help you develop your strength, stamina, balance, posture, and flexibility. For those new to yoga or new to this method. No experience is necessary. If you’re not sure between Level 1 and Level 2, try this class first and Deb (the instructor) can help you find which class best suits you at this time.

Thursdays 6:40 p.m. – 7:40 p.m. Zeeland Recreation Fitness Studio

  • Sept 7, 2023 – May 2024
  • drop in classes, can use a punch card for the best pricing
  • skips some holidays and spring break.

Classical Yoga Level 2 (experienced adult yogis)

Instructor: Deb Weiss-Gelmi, CIYT (Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher)

Classical Yoga for the more experienced yoga students taught in the Iyengar Method. Emphasis will be on increasing endurance and refining individual corrections. A wider variety of poses are studied more deeply and more complicated poses are introduced. Inversions are practiced regularly, as are backbends. Most students are encouraged to work with Deb in the Level 1 class before joining Level 2. Deb can help you find which class best suits you from there.

Thursdays 7:50 p.m. – 9:05 p.m.  Zeeland Recreation Fitness Studio

  • Need to preregister for each 5-week session
  • Sept 7 – Oct 5
  • Oct 12 – Nov 9
  • Nov 16 – Dec 21 (skips Nov 23)
  • Jan 4 – Feb 1
  • Feb 8 – March 7
  • March 14 – April 18 (skips April 4)
  • April 25 – May 23

Gentle Yoga (for adult beginners)

Instructor: Deb Weiss-Gelmi, CIYT (Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher)

This gentle yoga class, taught in the Iyengar Method, focuses on alignment through basic and restorative yoga poses. Poses are introduced with progressive instructions to help you develop your strength, stamina, balance, posture, and flexibility. Poses are taught with modifications and props to accommodate students’ needs. For those new to yoga or those who prefer a slower-paced class. No experience is necessary.

Thursdays 10:00-11:00 am, Zeeland Recreation Shoreline Sprinkling Studio

  • Sept 7, 2023 – May 2024
  • drop in classes, can use a punch card for the best pricing
  • Skips some holidays and spring break.

Power Yoga (for adults)

Instructor: Deb Weiss-Gelmi, CIYT (Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher)

A dynamic yoga class designed for those seeking an invigorating full-body workout. Strengthen, tone, and stretch muscles while getting your heart pumping, guided from pose to pose with precision and clarity by a seasoned yoga instructor. Hard work gives way to rest and restoration, leaving you energized and calm for a stronger, more balanced you. Power Yoga is a fast-paced vinyasa (flow) class, suited for those with no current physical pains (specifically neck, shoulders, back, wrists, and elbows) and in overall general good health. Contact Deb if you have any questions.

Thursdays 9:00-9:50 am, Zeeland Recreation Shoreline Sprinkling Studio

  • Through May 2024
  • drop in classes, can use a punch card for the best pricing
  • Skips some holidays and spring break.

* Contact Zeeland Recreation to register and for any questions.

Specialty Free Yoga Workshop (for adults)

  • Herrick District Library North Branch, Holland, MI
    • Tues | Aug 13 | 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

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