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 (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.

 

Resolution Reboot
Saturday January 18th 11am-12:30pm  
Jane Hunter, MD
Are you trying to adopt healthier habits this year? Are you running into roadblocks? In this workshop, we will explore what health means to you and why you want to develop new habits. Once you define your goals, we will refine them to be specific and realistic. You will learn to build confidence, use support systems, make changes to your environment, address barriers, build on successes, and create a sustainable healthy lifestyle.
$10. Registration requested.

 

Sunsoil: CBD Made Simple
Tuesday January 28th 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.

 

Sunday Candlelight Gatherings
Sundays: February 2nd +16th, March 1st + 15th 4-5pm
Chaplain Geri Cappabianca, MA, BCC, LPC
Sunday Candlelight Gatherings are a great way to end your weekend and set the tone for the week ahead. Each gathering will 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 will also include a meditation, music, and sharing.
$10 suggested donation. Registration requested.

 

Wisewoman Archetypes for Women over 50
Tuesdays: February 4th + 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.  

 

Peaceful Human Advancement: Unity Consciousness is Love
Sunday February 9th 11am-2pm
Chris Burns, The Heart Center
The second conscious conversation in Chris Burns’ Peaceful Human Advancement series is a deep dive into what it means to be in love and how love and the vibration of unity consciousness differ from separation consciousness. We will discuss how this way of being will not only transform your life but is also the next step for the entire human family.
$30. Registration required. Attendees will receive a $10 coupon for New Morning Market.

 

Adventures in Alternative Baking: Valentine’s Day Edition
Tuesday February 11th 6-7pm
Drew Mulvey, MS, CN
For Valentine’s Day, there are heart-shaped chocolates, cakes, and baked goods everywhere. Do you love these treats but have food sensitivities keeping you from enjoying them? Is it hard to satisfy your chocolate craving while avoiding the sugar overload? Join Nutritionist Drew Mulvey to learn about nutrient-dense swaps for chocolate and how to use alternative flours, unrefined sugars, and healthy fat substitutes in recipes suitable for special dietary preferences such as gluten-free and vegan. Enjoy samples of snacks from Drew’s personal recipes and receive a tutorial on how to make your own nutrient-dense, refined-sugar-free Valentine’s Day chocolates!
$15. Registration required. Attendees will receive a $10 coupon for New Morning Market.

 

Introduction to Andean Peruvian Medicine Ways
Saturday February 15th 10am-3pm (with 1-hour lunch break)
Alison Birks
This experiential seminar will introduce you to sacred medicine ways and traditions inspired by the Q’ero, Peruvian “Masters of Living Energy,” and other Andean peoples. Learn techniques for healing yourself and others. Open your heart in gratitude for Pachamama and the Creator. Alison Birks, a mesa carrier and seasoned practitioner of Andean mysticism will share her knowledge of this spiritual tradition and introduce you to key concepts: Andean Cosmology, Opening Space, Working with a Mesa, Despacho, K’intus, Spiritual Cleansing, the Poqpo or Energy Bubble, Andean Meditation, and more!
$75. Registration required. Attendees will receive a $10 coupon for New Morning Market.

 

HypnoBirthing Information Session
Sunday February 16th 11:30am-12:30pm
Lana LaChance
Are you afraid of giving birth? Confused about your options? Worried about things getting out of control? Join a group of expectant parents and create an empowering birth experience for your family. Attend the HypnoBirthing information session and learn why mama’s bodies are intended to birth without pain, how to keep your mind and body relaxed during birth, and how to advocate for an empowering birth experience.
Free! Registration requested.

 

New Morning Market Store Tour
Tuesday February 18th 5-6:30pm
Shawne D. Johnson, BCIHC
Join board-certified Integrative health and essential oils coach, licensed cosmetologist, and hair loss practitioner Shawne Johnson for a New Morning Market store tour! She has worked in the beauty and wellness industry for over 30 years, specializing in healthy natural hair and educating people on the importance of having a healthy body for healthy hair and restoration. The tour will focus on how to navigate a health food store including: how to read labels; health benefits of select produce items; definitions of organic and non-GMO; unhealthy ingredients; choosing the right supplements; and how to save money when meal prepping. Samples and educational handouts included!
$35. Registration requested. Participants will receive a $10 coupon for New Morning Market.

 

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.