December 1st – 6-8:30pm – Hatha & Restorative Yoga with Sound Bath Therapy – Enjoy a gentle Hatha Yoga practice followed by Restorative Yoga postures, preparing the body and mind for sound healing with Kenny Kolter. Cost is $40 before the event or $45 at the door. Urban Vybe Studios, 2500 Lakeside Parkway, Suite 180, Flower Mound. For more information and to RSVP, visit urbanvybestudios.com/holiday-chill-fest/

December 2nd – 8am-12pm – Girlboss Pop Up Shop – Join the #GRITFAM for the 3rd annual Girl Boss Pop Up Shop. There will be two complimentary community classes, 9am – Dance Club Cardio with Jackie and 10:15 Revolution Cycling with Brit. Before and after that you can shop and chat with some local women vendors. GRIT Fitness, 1729 Irving Blvd, Suite 101, Dallas. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/GRITDesignDistrict

December 2nd – 11am-1pm – Gong Meditation & Yoga Nidra: Heal the 5 Senses – A sound bath is defined as an immersion in sound frequency that cleans the soul. Yoga Nidra is a guided relaxation that supports self-healing. Kenny Kolter & Kirsten Burch bring you both – Enjoy the soothing sound bath and Gong Meditation combined with Yoga Nidra practice to heal all 5 senses. Cost is $35 and includes lunch. Oak Cliff Aikikai, 1300 Polk Street Tyler Station, Dallas. For more information and to register, visit www.livingyogadallas.com

December 2nd – 3-4:30pm – Renew, Relax, and Receive: Self-Healing Sacred Sound Journey – Keep your holidays merry & bright with the healing magic of sound at this Gong Meditation. Cost is $30. BalancingEnergy Health & Yoga, 1444 Oak Lawn, Suite 319, Dallas. To register, visit www.balancingenergy.com

December 2nd – 3:30-5pm – Kundalini Yoga and Gong Meditation Fundraiser Yoga Bridge Yoga for Cancer – Featuring Kenny Kolter and Debbie Simon for an afternoon of Kundalini Yoga accompanied by the healing sounds of a gong sound bath. All donations of $20 or more benefiting the Non-Profit Yoga Bridge Yoga for Cancer. Life Time Fitness, 3100 Churchill Drive, Flower Mound.

December 2nd – 3:30-5:30pm – Get Up And Stay Up: Arm Balancing and Inversion Workshop – Get up and stay up, or fall with a smile! This workshop is for anyone who wants to develop an independent inversion practice. All levels welcome, but some yoga or movement practice recommended. Cost is $50. Le Spa Fit, 4209 Colleyville Blvd, Suite B, Dallas. For more information and to register, visit www.facebook.com/justbewellyoga

December 2nd – 6-9pm – Kirtan with Bhakti House Band + Potluck– Join us for an evening of sacred sound and conscious devotion as we share the sacred practice of Nada Bhakti Yoga. This is so much more than a music concert! Bring a healthy/vegetarian dish to share afterwards and a pillow or blanket to sit on. $20 in advance or $25 at the door. The Mat Yoga Studio, 18484 Preston Road, #201, Dallas. For more information and to register, visit www.facebook.com/TheMatYogaStudio

December 3rd – 10am-7pm – Holistic Festival of Life and Wellness – There is always so much happening at this festival. Vendors, readings, workshops, speakers, music, & yoga! Free general admission and VIP passes are available to purchase. Plano Event Center, 2000 E Spring Creek Parkway, Plano. For more information, visit www.holisticfestivaloflife.com.

December 3rd – 1:30-2:30pm – Hypnotic Meditation: Guided Hypnotic Imagery – Marina Spriggs was trained in clinical Hypnosis at the Milton Erickson Foundation and has developed her own style utilizing singing bowls for an experience that will leave you feeling relaxed and renewed. This even will follow Restorative Yoga with Jenny from 12-1pm. Come for one or come for both! Cost is $25 for the Meditation. The Yoga Movement, 4931 Airline Rd, Suite 102, Dallas. For more information, visit www.yogamovementdallas.com/events

December 3rd – 3-4pm – Foam Rolling for Anyone – This fun and interactive workshop will be led by Cory Fredericksen, yoga instructor and certified reflexologist. Come and explore foam-rolling techniques to help aid in releasing of congested tissues throughout your body. Energy exchange is $20 and space is limited. Rescue Yoga, 1933 E Frankford Rd, Suite 185, Carrollton. For more information and to register, visit www.rescueyoga.blogspot.com

December 3rd – 3-4:30pm – Chair Yoga Workshop with Diane Barriere– Yoga for the avid traveler, driver, student, office worker, or professional couch potato. Anywhere you are sitting you can do chair yoga! All levels welcome, great for beginners and those with limited mobility or past injuries. Cost is $30, please bring a yoga mat. Yoga Chikitsa, 328 W Campbell Rd, Richardson. For more information and to register, visit www.yogachikitsaayurveda.com

December 4th– 7pm – FREE Yoga With Daphne Moon– Join Daphne for a slow paced, all levels stretch and strengthen class. Enjoy a balance of effort, ease, and support the Genesis Women’s Shelter while you do it. Suggested donation of $15 (Half goes to Genesis, while the other half goes towards space rental and refreshments.) Spayse Studios, 1499 Regal Row, Suite 505, Dallas. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/witchwayevents

December 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th – 7:30-8:30pm – Buti Yoga with Elektra Moon – This calorie scorching workout fuses power yoga with cardio-intensive tribal dance + body sculpting primal movement. Cost is $15 per person. SoulTopia, 3414 Midcourt Rd, Suite 100, Carrollton. For more information and to register, visit www.facebook.com/soultopiaholisticboutique

December 7th – 9am – Beachside Acupuncture 1 Year Celebration & Ribbon Cutting – Join Katherine Ellerie of Beachside Acupuncture as she celebrates her 1-year as well as her recent joining of the Metrocrest and Holistic Chambers of Commerce. Beachside Acupuncture, 14330 Midway Rd, Suite 205, Dallas.

December 8th – 6:30-8pm – Gong Meditation – The physical sound and vibration of the gong is powerful and soothing, invigorating and relaxing. Enter the studio, lie down on a nest of blankets and bolsters, and allow the sounds to wash over you as Kenny Kolter takes you on a deep inward journey. He creates a beautiful interwoven tapestry of sound and rhythm that allows you to relax into newfound areas of your own awareness. Cost is $20 and spots will sell out. No late arrivals permitted. Dallas Yoga Center, 4525 Lemmon Ave, Suite 305, Dallas. For more information and to register, visit www.dallasyogacenter.com

December 9th – 9-10:30am – Free Paddle Board Yoga and Paddle Board HIIT – Join us in the pool for Paddle Board Yoga and Paddle Board HIIT classes. Farmers Branch Parks and Recreation, 13000 William Dodson Parkway, Farmers Branch. To register, visit www.apm.activecommunities.com/farmersbranch/Home

December 9th – 9-11am – Ladies of Hip Hop Yoga Throwback Supporting Genesis Women’s Shelter – Enjoy a life DJ Spinning 90’s-00’s female hip hop favorites while you and a sanctuary filled with sweet souls sweat it out, riding the wave of your breath and the beat of the music through an endorphin blasting asana practice. Stay afterwards for a pop-up shop, refreshments and more. Cost is $20, 25% goes to Genesis Women’s Shelter. Arts Mission Oak Cliff, 410 S Windomere, Dallas. To ensure your spot, register at www.eventbrite.com

December 9th – 10-11am – Yoga on the Square – This FREE all-levels yoga class is held on the second Saturday of the month. Wear comfortable clothing that is not too loose and bring your own mat. Ages 5+. Historic Downtown Carrollton, 1106 S Broadway St, Carrollton.

December 9th – 10:15am – 12pm– Pints and Poses: Ugly Christmas Sweater Edition – Get your ugliest/tackiest/funniest Christmas sweater and enjoy an all-level yoga class followed by a craft pint of your choice. Bring a new and unwrapped tow to donate to Toys for Tots, be entered into a raffle giveaway, and receive a gift at the event. There will be vendors offering special discounts to help with your Christmas shopping and be sure to enjoy your FREE mini massage to help ease any holiday stress. Cost is $23. Four Bullets Brewery, 640 N Interurban St, Richardson. To register, visit www.eventbrite.com

December 9th-10th –12-5pm (Both Days) – Yin Yoga Weekend Intensive– This workshop, led by Debbie Simon will explore the anatomy and the role of connective tissue, joint stability, tendons and ligaments in our quest for healthy range of motion. On day two, we will explore different practices for Yin Yoga for common conditions including back, shoulders, knees and hips, practices for Ayurvedic seasons, and more. Cost is $260 for the entire weekend. Blue Anjou Studio, 427 W Main St, Lewisville. For more information and to register, visit www.blueanjou.com

December 9th – 2:30-3:30pm– Yoga N Da Hood: Prince Edition – Join Ebony Smith in an inspiring flow to the one and only PRINCE. All levels welcome. Wear something purple. Cost is $10 advance or $15 at the door. Flow Fit Home of Swagnation, 2630 Aero Drive, Grand Prairie. For more information and to register, visit www.eventbrite.com

December 9th – 6-7:30pm– Kundalini Yoga and Meditation with Gong Sound Journey – Join Jennifer Brandon Elliott for a complimentary holiday season class of Kundalini Yoga as taught by Yogi Bhajan. We will do a kriya, meditate, and then I will perform a sound bath using the gong, which creates a sonic sound journey to recalibrate your vibration and frequency. Sync Yoga & Wellbeing, 1888 Sylvan Ave, Dallas. For more information and to register, visit www.eventbrite.com

December 10th – 2-4pm– Smudge and Sound– Join us for this smudge and sound ritual that is sure to bring clarity and calm to your holiday season. Cost is $35 by 12/8, or $40 after that and at the door. Sun Yoga Center, 101 S Coit Rd, Suite 327, Richardson. For more information and to register, email info@sunyogacenter.com

December 10th – 6-7:30pm– Sacred Sound Journey with Symphonic Gongs and Singing Bowls – Join us for a powerful Sound Journey Gong Meditation with Symphonic Gongs, Singings Bowls and other unique instruments. Cost is $25. Bring a friend and receive a gift! Yoga From The Heart, 848 S Denton Tap Rd, Suite 250, Coppell. For more information and to register, visit www.yogafromthehearttx.com/gong-meditation

December 13th – 6-8pm–Sip, Shop & Be Merry with Athleta – Ready to start or finish your Athleta wish-list? Grab your girlfriends and our team will help you find the perfect items for the holidays. Receive a special shopping surprise on one of your items that night. First 15 to RSVP will receive a VIP swag bag! Athleta, 10720 Preston Rd. #1007, Dallas. To RSVP, visit www.sipshopbemerry.splashthat.com

December 15th – 6:30-8:30pm– Holiday Gong Meditation with Restorative Yoga & Reiki – Be prepared to close your eyes and rest. Feel the healing sound vibration and nurturing touch of Reiki. Open your heart to serenity in blissful restorative postures for deep relaxation preparing the body, mind and spirit to receive full benefits of the powerful Gong Meditation during a 45-minute savasana. Bring any additional cushioning you would like for your comfort. Cost is $25 or two for $45. Blue Anjou, 427 W Main St, Lewisville. For more information and to register, visit www.blueanjou.com

Dec. 15th – 6:30pm Holiday Gong Meditation, Restorative & Reiki with Lisa Culen Nicholson at Blue Anjou Yoga in Lewisville

December 16th – 3-4pm– Candle Creations with Roger – Join Roger for a magical hour of dressing a candle. All supplies are included in the cost of the class. Cost is $10. SoulTopia, 3414 Midcourt Rd, Suite 100, Carrollton. For more information and to register, visit www.facebook.com/soultopiaholisticboutique

December 17th – 9am– Gratitude Grafiti – Kick off your winter break with Athleta. We are hosting a gratitude party in our store for “Girls Only”. Join us for a short yoga class centered around gratitude, followed by manicures and make-up provided by Lets Pretend Parties, then learn how to make graffiti bubble letters. Athleta, 128 State Street, Southlake. For more information and to register, visit www.2089-gratitude-graffiti.splashthat.com

December 17th – 10am-1pm– Give Back With Buti: Adopt A Family Event – Join us for a 90 minute Buti Yoga session followed by brunch and cocktails. Please bring a gift from the Genesis list of needs. (Contact TaraLaurenRose@gmail.com) Tribal Yoga House, 4343 Sigma Rd, Dallas. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/tribalyogahouse

December 17th – 3pm – Free Vision Board Workshop – This is less a New Year’s resolution and more inspirational and attainable choices for your 2018 wellness lifestyle, supported by your yoga community. Yama Yoga Studio & Spa, 18541 FM 17, Canton. For more information, visit www.yamayoga.net

December 21st – 5:15-7pm– Winter Yoga Solstice – Join us as we celebrate the launch of the new season. This FREE special slow flow yoga class will be performed under heat lamps to live sweet percussion in our peaceful outdoor campus environment. Finding comfort afterwards at our social gathering from 5-7pm where we will serve light, healthy snacks and apple cider. JCC Dallas, 7900 Northaven Rd, Dallas. To register, visit www.jccdallas.org/dance

December 30th – 4-5:15pm– Glow Flow – Flow and glow in the dark New Years Eve Eve! Sign up at the studio for face and body painting before and get some juice and a light snack before we start to fuel up. Cost is $18. Samatone Yoga by DPYP, 4951 Airport Parkway, Suite 590, Addison. For more information and to register, visit www.samatoneyoga.com

Save the Date:

January 19th-21st – Divine Sisters Winter Retreat – Registration is now open for this weekend of renewal, meditation, dancing, crafts, drums circles, Barbara Cole with her gongs and more. Retreat will be in Dallas. $130 fee includes 2 nights and meals. $10 non-refundable deposit. Sign up at Unity of Dallas, 6525 Forest Lane, Dallas.

March 24th – Queenish Women’s Empowerment Expo – Health, Education, Careers, Fashion, Beauty & Wealth. Lancaster Grand Hall, 1700 Veterans Memorial Park, Lancaster. For more information, visit www.eventbrite.com