Center for Grief & Loss Events

  

Moving, Breathing, & Writing through Grief * EVENT CANCELLED

In this 2-hour session, we’ll care for bodies with gentle movement, breathwork, and a guided body scan followed by a period of writing from a prompt focused on an aspect of grief. Facilitated by Dallas Rising, a yoga instructor who specializes in somatic grief work. 

Participants should plan to bring a journal or notebook, and a pen. The Center for Grief & Loss will have yoga mats and blankets available for use. You are welcome to bring your own if you prefer. This experience will be best suited for people who are grieving the death of a loved one, though it doesn’t matter if the loss is recent or not.

Space is limited to allow for safe distancing, register today to reserve your spot! Guests will be asked to wear a face mask throughout the event. Scholarships available if unable to cover full registration fee. Contact MNelson@FamilyMeans.org for more info. 

Date: Tuesday, November 9 

Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm  

Location: In-Person at the Center for Grief & Loss - 1129 Grand Ave., St. Paul, MN  

Cost: $40 per participant. Space is limited to 8 (scholarships available if needed)

 

Register Here

 


   

Virtual Yoga Nidra for Grief 

Please join us for this restorative and gentle yoga nidra practice, allowing a weary and hurting body, mind, and heart to rest and heal. Yoga nidra (or yogic sleep) is a deep relaxation yoga practice that brings you to the threshold state between sleep and wakefulness. In this state, external senses are diminished and focus is turned inward, allowing for stress relief, increased energy, improvements in sleep/relaxation, and healing through pain and grief. Studies show that 30 minutes of yoga nidra can equate up to 4 hours of REM sleep. 

Join certified yoga instructor, Dallas Rising, as she guides you through this practice safely over zoom. Great for people of all ages and abilities - you simply need to find a comfortable space where you can lie down and listen. 

 

Date: Thursday, November 18, 2021

Time: 7:30pm - 8:30pm 

Location : Live Stream Over Zoom 

Cost: $10 per participant (scholarships available if needed) 

 

Register Here

 

  


 

Yoga & Grief Workshop

Traumatic loss impacts us in so many ways. We feel the loss in our body, our mind, and our heart. Yoga can aid in easing some of the symptoms of grief by helping to unite the body, breath, and heart when it can feel like our grief has severed this connection.

Having a designated space and time to tune into what is happening under the surface creates space for healing. Yoga for the grieving offers an opportunity to be in the presence of others who are healing without having to share or take in stories. The quiet presence of others also in pain and in healing offers comfort.

Join us for our Yoga and Grief workshop. We will share information about yoga; including how and why it can help ease grief. We will then apply this information with a gentle yoga practice, led by Dallas Rising, a certified yoga teacher.

When: POSTPONED Due to COVID-19. Check back for updates.

Where: Center for Grief & Loss at 1129 Grand Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105

 $30 to Participate (discounted rates available). Register by calling Stacy at 651-641-0177! 


 

International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day

Usually, The Center for Grief & Loss is a host site for the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention’s (AFSP) International Survivors of Suicide Loss Day.  This annual event includes the screening of a Survivor Day documentary produced by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, as well as a brief reflective program. A new documentary is produced by AFSP each year.  Check back here for more information regarding the 2021 event.