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Beginning Belly Dance - a 6-week workshop

When: Tuesday, September 12 - October 17, 2023, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Where: Uptown Yoga Studio: 15 16th Ave NW, Rochester, MN

Who: Led by Rhoda Lichy

Cost: $90 for the 6-week workshop

What: Beginning Belly Dance presents the foundation movements of Middle Eastern dance.  Starting at a slow pace, each class will build on the previous lesson, gaining speed and complexity.  No dance background is necessary.  Come get a great workout and have fun!  Workout clothes and socks or dance slippers recommended.

—Pre-registration required at or through Vagaro app

—Class size limited to 8 students

—Workout clothes and socks or dance slippers recommended

—As this is a special event, we cannot accommodate refunds or walk-ins

Thank you for your interest!

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What: Fall-Equinox Celebration with Live Sound Healing & Yoga Nidra

When: Friday, September 22, 2023, 6:00 - 7:30pm

Where: Uptown Yoga: 15 16th Ave SW, Rochester, MN

Who: Maria Voorhees-Reincke (Reiki Master, Intuitive Energy & Sound Healer) and Christa Worrell (RYT-200 plus Yin certification)

Description:  Join us for an enchanted evening of Relaxation & Healing: Christa will guide you through gentle stretches and Yoga Nidra as Maria plays her Crystal & Tibetan Singing Bowls, Elk Hide Drum, Gong, Rainsticks, Ocean Drums, Chimes, & Tingsha. Through yoga & sound healing, this class will bring you into a deep state of rest, relaxation & rejuvenation as the beautiful sounds, frequencies & vibrations balance & cleanse your Chakras. Space is limited to 15 attendees so please reserve your spot at or via the Vagaro app.

Cost: $35 per person—Please note: we require a minimum of 5 students to host the event. (Since this is a special performance, we cannot accommodate walk-ins. Refunds will only be issued if the class is cancelled due to less than 5 sign-ups.)


—Appropriate for all yoga levels

—Please wear comfy layers that allow you to stretch.

—Uptown Yoga will provide mats and props.

—Studio will open 15 min prior to the event so you can settle in.


Uptown Yoga is pleased to present Align and Shine

When:  Sunday, 17, 2 - 3 p.m.

Where:  Uptown Yoga, 15 16th Avenue NW, Rochester MN 55902

Description:  Movements from vinyasa-style yoga and mat pilates blend together in this introductory level class! Emma Smith (200 RYT, R.N.) will guide an hour long sequence that explores the relationship we have with our core, how Yoga and Pilates combined can support us holistically, and basic terminology.

Space is limited to 15 attendees so please reserve your spot at or via the Vagaro app.

Cost: $17 per person - Since this is a special performance, we cannot accommodate walk-ins or refunds.


—Appropriate for for anyone with fitness/exercise experience.

—Uptown Yoga will provide mats and props.

—Please arrive with enough time to get settled on a mat before class starts 


- Improves flexibility

-Helps with stress

-Improves mental health

-May reduce inflammation

-Will likely increase your strength

-May reduce anxiety

-May improve quality of life

-May boost immunity











-Increases core strength

-Improves posture

-Decreases back pain

-May prevent injuries

-Increases energy

-Enhances body awareness

-Decreases stress

-Improves flexibility & mobility

-Improves balance





Pilates & yoga go together - like peanut butter & jelly.  These two modalities together can make profound and long-lasting changes to your physical and mental health.

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