Classes + Events

We request registration for all classes. Please call to register (203)-263-4868 or register in store with our customer service staff.  If you did not register prior to, and/or did not leave your contact information, please call ahead to confirm availability. Classes may fill up or be canceled. We can only contact registrants who have provided information.

 

Kundalini Yoga Classes 
Mondays & Thursdays 6pm | Tuesdays & Fridays 9am
Anne Novak
A dynamic combination of movement, postures, breath work practices, meditation, and sound healing with the gong to strengthen the flow of healing energy through the body, improving physical health and fitness, relieving stress, and allowing us to deeply relax and enjoy life. Appropriate for all levels of experience and fitness. No registration required! For more info, contact annenovak@charter.net or visit  annenovakyoga.com

 

Yoga with Jocelyn
Wednesdays 6-7:15pm
Jocelyn Rivera
A slow flowing class that allows you to get familiar with your body and the postures as well as pose variations so practice can meet you where you are. Yoga is adaptable! This class would be suitable for all levels of experience and ability from beginners to advanced yogis! Jocelyn is a 200hr certified yoga teacher and has been offering yoga classes that restore and revive since 2014.
$15 per class.

 

Knit 2 Gather
Knitting Group to Benefit Safe Haven
Thursdays 3:30-5:30pm (Now in our cafe!)
Julie Thorpe
Join New Morning Market’s knitting club! We’re crafting wearable items for Safe Haven of Greater Waterbury and welcome all levels to join! Yarn, needles, and refreshments are also provided. Come and pick a project (great if you have one already in mind!) to create and donate. All ages welcome! If you have yarn and supplies to donate, bring your donations to our Customer Service and Knit 2 Gather will put them to good use!
Free! Registration Required.

 

Wisewoman Archetypes for Women over 50
Tuesdays: February 18th, March 3rd + 17th 12:30-1:30pm
Chaplain Geri Cappabianca, MA, BCC, LPC
An interactive workshop for all people who identify as women navigating “Our Third Act” of life. All of us over 50 have reached a certain point in our lives where we are free to express ourselves, cherish every moment, and be grateful for the wisdom learned from a life well lived. A brief history of women’s issues, culture, and women’s archetypes (including maiden, mother, and grandmother) will be presented, along with how to find these archetypes in our own lives and today’s culture. The Blessed Mother as a Wisewoman will be discussed. The session will include a guided meditation to meet our own Wisewoman. Geri Cappabianca is a Wisewoman and recently retired chaplain from Saint Mary’s Hospital.
$10 suggested donation. Registration requested.  

 

New Morning Market Store Tour
Tuesday February 18th 5-6:30pm
Shawne D. Johnson, BCIHC
Do you wonder what to buy from health food stores? Please join Health Coach Shawne Johnson for a fun and informative tour of New Morning Market. As you explore the shelves from aisle to aisle, you’ll learn about planning and preparing healthy meals; the benefits of edibles such as chard, kale, quinoa, and flax seed; and walk away knowing exactly why you need to read labels on everything. Samples included!
$35. Registration requested. Participants will receive a $10 coupon for New Morning Market.

 

Songwriter’s Series
Saturday February 22nd 7:30-10pm
Join us for another incredible evening of music featuring four local singer-songwriters performing original music! Doors open at 7pm in our handicapped accessible Community Room. Donations for the performance are graciously accepted. For more info, contact Doug Mahard at 203-266-6688.
Free!

 

The Magic of Vibrational Healing: Qigong for Life and Sound/Color Meditation Experiential Workshop
Sunday February 23rd 2-4pm
Suan Armstrong, B.M.,B.Med, M.Med, DMQ
In this workshop we will open the energy field around us with a simple Qigong breathing and grounding warm-up followed by an introduction to the basic philosophy and forms of Qigong that will be presented in the class. Participants will embark on a journey through several Qigong forms, which hold the keys to freeing physical, emotional, and mental energy that is stuck or blocked due to the stress of everyday life. We will close with an integrative lie-down sound meditation with Tibetan Singing Bowls, healing chimes, and bass flute sounds to balance the body’s energy centers and bring deep peace.
$20. Registration requested. Attendees will receive a $5 New Morning Market coupon.

 

Awaken Vitality for the New Year: A 6-Week Exploration of Vibrational Healing
Mondays: February 24th – March 30th 9:15-10:30am
Fridays: February 28th – April 3rd 6-7:15pm
Suan Armstrong, B.M.,B.Med, M.Med, DMQ
This six-week course is an exploration of vibrational healing through movement, sound, and visualization. The movement is based on the Wisdom Healing Qigong Form and Awaken Vitality Preliminary Practices: five powerful movements with sound and visualization to open the spine, create greater flexibility, and allow flow of energy throughout the body. The Sound and Color Five Organ Sound Healing is a powerful practice of chanting ancient sounds to open and activate higher vibrations of life force energy, releasing and transforming limiting emotional patterns and physical tensions accumulated in the body’s organs. Each class closes with a Magical Sound lie down sound meditation including Tibetan Singing Bowls, healing chimes and bass flute sounds to balance the body’s energy centers and bring deep peace.
$20/class for drop-in. $108 for 6-week series, Mondays or Fridays. $200 for 6-week series, both days.

 

Grow Your Own Organic Garden
Tuesday February 25th 6-7:30pm
Holli Cederholm
Everything you need to know to get started growing your own organic vegetables! This informative session will cover site preparation, seed selection and starting, planting for continued harvest, organic pest management, and season extension. Come with questions! Holli has 10+ years of organic farming and homesteading experience to draw upon, with a focus on heirloom and open-pollinated plant varieties for seed saving.
$5. Registration requested. Attendees will receive a $5 New Morning Market coupon.

 

Candlelight Gatherings
Sundays March 1st + 15th 4-5pm 
Chaplain Geri Cappabianca, MA, BCC, LPC
A great way to end your weekend and set the tone for the week ahead. These gatherings offer participants an opportunity to find a peaceful moment in their day in a candle-lit room. A timely brief reflection will be offered. The gathering includes meditation, music and sharing. 
$10 suggested donation.

 

Qigong: Awaken Vitality for the New Year!
Mondays March 2nd – 30th 9:15-10:30am
Fridays March 6th – April 3rd 6-7:15pm
Suan Armstrong, B.M., B.Med, M.Med
A six-week exploration of vibrational healing through movement, sound, and visualization. The movement is based on the Wisdom Healing Qigong Form – Awaken Vitality Preliminary Practices: five powerful movements with sound and visualization to open the spine, create greater flexibility, and allow flow of energy throughout the body. The Sound and Color Five Organ Sound Healing is a powerful practice of chanting ancient sounds to open and activate higher vibrations of life force energy, releasing and transforming limiting emotional patterns and physical tensions accumulated in the body’s organs.Each class closes with a magical sound lie-down meditation including Tibetan singing bowls, healing chimes, and bass flute to balance the body’s energy centers and bring deep peace.
$20. Drop-ins welcome. 

 

Food, Water, Soil, Climate, Hope!
Tuesday March 3rd 6-7:30pm
Cat Buxton, Grow More, Waste Less       
Cat offers a whole systems approach to understanding how the ripples of our daily choices directly impact global ecosystems. We’ll get into basic science and discuss accessible solutions for the average person to effect change in the backyard and in the marketplace. Together we can help cool the planet and build community resilience while restoring water quality, soil health, and public health. Suitable for beginning and advanced gardeners, farmers and land managers, and anyone who eats!
$20. Registration requested. All participants will receive a $10 coupon for New Morning Market.

 

Wisewoman: Archetypes for Women over 50
Tuesdays March 3rd + 17th 12:30-1:30pm
Chaplain Geri Cappabianca, MA, BCC, LPC
An interactive workshop for all people who identify as women navigating “Our Third Act” of life. All of us over 50 have reached a certain point in our lives where we are free to express ourselves, cherish every moment, and be grateful for the wisdom learned from a life well lived. A brief history of women’s issues, culture, and women’s archetypes (including maiden, mother, and grandmother) will be presented, along with how to find these archetypes in our own lives and today’s culture. The Blessed Mother as a Wisewoman will be discussed. The session will include a guided meditation to meet our own Wisewoman. Geri Cappabianca is a Wisewoman and recently retired chaplain from Saint Mary’s Hospital.
$10 suggested donation.

 

Spiritual Sustainability
Sunday March 8th 11am-12pm
Chaplain Geri Cappabianca, MA, BCC, LPC
This workshop is based on the book “The Lost Gospel of the Earth” by Tom Hayden. We’ll explore environmentalism from native people’s perspectives and how we need to “fall in love with the earth” so we can take steps to protect it, and ourselves, for future generations. We will focus on how we can personally make sustainable choices—including many New Morning products! 
$15. Registration requested. Each participant will receive a $10 coupon for New Morning Market.

 

Introduction to Transcendental Meditation
Sunday March 8th 2:30-4:30pm
Richard & Gail Dalby, Directors of the Transcendental Meditation Program CT
Join us for an introduction to transcendental meditation (TM) including an overview of the training and scientific studies conducted about the practice over the past 50 years. It is a comprehensive informative meeting which offers an opportunity for attendees to sign up for TM training.
Free! Registration requested.

 

CBD Fundraiser for Damon Runyon Organization
Tuesday March 10th 4-6pm 
Wellness and wellness awareness are vitally important in the fight against cancer. This informative CBD fundraiser will support cancer research and treatment for The Damon Runyon organization. All proceeds will go directly to the Damon Runyon Organization. The event includes speakers, experiential stations, refreshments, and door prizes. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at the William Raveis office located at 141 Main Street North in Southbury.
$10 suggested donation. 

 

Plant Spirit Medicine
Saturday March 14th 11am-1:30pm
Alison Birks
Discover Viriditas—the healing power of the Green. Learn how plant intelligence can bring about balance and healing in your life. Engage your heart and soul with the subtle energy bodies of sacred plants such as mugwort, rue, sage, and palo santo. Experience techniques for communicating with plants via dreams, energy work, and meditation. You will be guided to receive the ancient wisdom of plant consciousness and will leave with a deeper relationship to the healing plants all around us.    
$15. Registration requested. 

 

Sunsoil: CBD Made Simple
Tuesday March 17th 6-7pm 
Marine Thamel, CCN and Master Herbalist
Curious about CBD oil? Sunsoil is a Vermont-made, organic, seed-to-shelf, full spectrum, triple-tested CBD oil. Join us for samples of Sunsoil oils as well as a virtual tour of the farms and production. Learn what to look for in a CBD oil and how to use it.
Free! Registration requested.

 

Spiritfire Breathwork
Saturday March 21st 6pm
Sachin Hazen
Learn a powerful healing modality using a specific breathing technique (rebirthing breath) to maximize oxygen intake and circulation, freeing the body’s innate intelligence. It releases physical, emotional, and energetic blocks, freeing up the power of the life force (chi) and bringing the body to the vibrational level of being fully alive. Led by holistic psychotherapist and intuitive Sachin Hazen, this event is part of the Living as Gods Spirit Circle series.  For more information and testimonials visit  http://keikiananda.com/spiritfire/.  Please wear loose clothing and bring a blanket.
$20. Registration requested. 

 

Peaceful Human Advancement: Light Body Attunement
Sunday March 22nd 11am-2pm
Chris Burns, The Heart Center
The third conscious conversation in our Peaceful Human Advancement series. As a multidimensional guide, Chris is part of a galactic team of beings who help facilitate peaceful transitions and shifts in consciousness in both individuals and the collective. This workshop will focus on the Light Body (or spirit body) and offer an overview of ETs and advanced beings. The experience will offer tools to align you to your higher self as well as knowledge on how to contact ETs, how reality really works, and how to communicate with higher dimensional beings.  
$30. Registration required. Attendees will receive a New Morning Market $10 coupon toward their purchase of lunch during the break.

 

Hyaluronic Acid: The Miracle Molecule for Healthy Joints, Skin, Hair & Eyes 
Tuesday March 24th 4-6pm
Matthew Black, Hyalogic VP of Sales
Discover nature’s miracle molecule and how this hydration essential is changing the joint and skin industry. Hyaluronic acid has become one of the most popular ingredients on the market today! Did you know the amount of hyaluronic acid naturally occurring in your body significantly decreases as you get older? This lecture will help you understand this process and how to make important changes to combat your daily hyaluronic acid loss. 
Free! Registration requested.

 

Recycle CT: What’s In? What’s Out?
Tuesday March 24th 6:30-8pm
Jennifer Heaton-Jones, Executive Director of HRRA
Managing waste and knowing what to recycle can be confusing. Come to this family-friendly event to learn more about where our garbage and recycling really goes. What is the State of Connecticut’s universal recycling guide? What happens when you put the wrong thing in your recycling bin? What does China have to do with recycling in Connecticut? How can managing your waste save you money? How does it affect your taxes? Jennifer Heaton-Jones, the Executive Director of the regional governmental solid waste and recycling authority (HRRA), will give an hour-long presentation followed by a half hour Q & A. You’re guaranteed to learn something new!
FREE! Registration requested.

Songwriter’s Series
Saturday March 28th 7:30-10pm
Join us for another incredible evening of music featuring four local singer-songwriters performing original music! Doors open at 7pm in our handicapped accessible Community Room. Donations for the performance are graciously accepted. For more info, contact Doug Mahard at 203-266-6688.
Free!

 

 

Garden Planning + Planting
Tuesday March 31st 6-7:30pm
Holli Cederholm
Get an early start on your growing season! Certain vegetables perform well in cooler weather, like peas, radishes and salad greens, and others, like tomatoes and peppers, are frost sensitive. Learn which crops to plant when for peak performance! This class will go over which seeds to sow directly in your garden soil as well as common vegetables to start indoors and transplant. We’ll also cover which crops are suitable for succession planting for abundant harvests. Holli has 15 years of organic farming and homesteading experience to draw upon, with a focus on heirloom and open-pollinated plant varieties for seed saving.  
$5. Registration requested. Each participant will receive a $5 coupon for New Morning Market.