EAC is pleased to announce upcoming yoga classes at the Center, and also online.
Lilli Danaea will offer a series of three Embodied Mindfulness and Yoga sessions on Tuesday mornings, August 15, 22 and 29, 8:30-9:30 am, at Eastport Arts Center (in-person class only). Danaea aims to provide a safe and supportive environment, and her classes are open to students with all levels of experience. First bringing attention to the breath and sensations in the body, the classes will provide a mindful meditation throughout a practice of simple postures and sequences. Safety and alignment will be dual focal points while students build strength and balance, finding opportunities to soften and support the release of habitually held tension in the body. 
“The goal is to meet ourselves where we are (physically, mentally, & emotionally) with curiosity and compassion, in order to discover a deeper sense of embodiment, greater joy of movement and clarity of our mind and heart,” writes Danaea.
Danaea’s sessions are $15 each or $40 for the three-class series, if pre-paying. Payments may be made at the first class via cash, check or Venmo/Paypal. Questions may be addressed to lillireally@gmail.com. There will be extra mats available; students are invited to bring their own if they have one.

Katie Melancon’s Gentle Flow Yoga is offered Saturdays, 8:30-9:30 am, both at Eastport Arts Center, and online. This class is accessible to all students. As the session moves through a slow flow of postures, students’ bodies have time to warm up, aiming for proper alignment and giving plenty of room to build on the breath. Through students’ practice, they may see benefits in strength, flexibility, balance and relaxation. Some props are available to bring more ease into attendees’ yoga practice.
The class is offered by sliding fee scale, $8 to $12 per session. Please contact Katie at anchorandbalanceyoga@gmail.com for information about how to join the online class, or with any questions.

Katie Melancon

Born and raised in New York state, Katie started practicing yoga in 2010 in New York. She moved to the Bradenton/St Petersburg area of Florida in 2013, and became certified to teach yoga in 2016. She has lived in Pembroke, Maine, since 2017.

Lilli Danaea

An Eastport area resident since June 2018, Lilli grew up in coastal Petaluma, California. She was introduced to yoga and meditation in her late teens. “My initial draw to yoga stemmed from a passion for dance and movement, though I soon discovered that the benefits of emotional and mental balance went hand in hand with the physical practice of yoga.”
Lilli obtained her Yoga Teacher Training certificate via a San Francisco-based program which emphasized Mindfulness Meditation and a focus on simple postures and practices.

The Eastport Arts Center is at 36 Washington Street, Eastport, and is handicapped-accessible. EAC abides by the State of Maine CDC COVID guidelines, revisiting our policy monthly. At this time, the use of masks in our building is optional.