Classes and Workshops

We are excited to offer a variety of weekly classes, series classes and workshops at Mayer Wellness & Myofascial Release, LLC. To see classes and workshops currently on the schedule, visit our page at  Schedulicity by clicking “Schedule Now” below.  Or, you can email Amy directly at MayerWellness@gmail.com.  

Online scheduling

Regular Classes and Workshop

Myofascial Stretching Workshop: This two hour workshop integrates the principles of myofascial release and body alignment for a stretch that will reach deep into your fascial system to decrease pain, relieve stiffness and improve your range of motion.  You will learn the how to move, stretch and use props such yoga balls, straps and blocks safely to achieve deep releases from head to toe.  This style of stretching is effective and long lasting. We’ll layer in a touch of breathing and mindfulness to bump up the effectiveness even more.20180908_114202a

Participants should wear comfortable layered clothing. No need to bring a mat or props unless you prefer using your own.  We have what you will need. Accommodations can be made for those who have difficulty getting on the floor.

This workshop is taught at Mayer Wellness, LLC and is available to be taught at your location.  Contact Amy if you are interested in hosting a workshop.

Workshop Objectives: Participants will…

  • Apply myofascial principles to their stretching routine to address pain and stiffness.
  • Learn to use props safely to increase stretching effectiveness.

Details:

  • Instructor: Amy Mayer OTD, OTR/L, RYT
  • Email questions to: MayerWellness@gmail.com
  • One time 2 hour workshop
  • Cost: $30 per person (cash, check or charge accepted)
  • Class size limited to 12.
  • Certificates of attendance available for occupational therapists if requested.

Whare part participants saying about this workshop?

100% of past participants would recommend this workshop to others! They felt more confident with stretching safely and effectively!

  • Very informative -definitely worth the time! I learned a lot about the correct way to stretch and plan to use the information/stretching methods to increase my flexibility. Laurie M. 
  • Great pace; lots of good ideas to change pressure. TMJ area helps with tight neck and jaw- priceless! Michelle
  • Amazing to find out spots that are tight that affect so many others. Highly recommend for everyone.  Tim 53
  • Information was helpful and easy to apply into my everyday exercise routine/training schedule. Rebekah 26
  • Great introductory course. Two hours well spent on our health and wellness!  Easy techniques to incorporate into your daily routine.  Kellie
  • This class provides so many easy to do at home stretches to help relieve tension and tightness in the whole body. Joanne 66
  • Understanding the fascia system seems to be very important in relieving tension and stress from the body. Amy’s course was very enlightening and easy to follow.  I look forward to incorporating these techniques at home.  Carl
  • I didn’t realize there was a better way than the foam roller!
  • I enjoyed learning ways to incorporate these stretches into my daily life in order to be able to continue the techniques I learned even with a busy small family. Thank you!  Abby 34
  • Loved it. I have had chronic pain for years, and this helps alleviate it considerably!  Emily 46
  • Amy does a fantastic job of explaining the fascia system and teaching you how to address those tricky problem spots to release those painful areas and improve movement and function! Lacie 29

Meditation Sampler Workshop for Beginners (2 hour workshop)  The research in in and meditation is beneficial for all sorts of health problems caused by the stress we face in today’s world. This short workshop will guide you through several types of meditation to help you find a style that works for you.

Workshop Objectives: Participants will…

  • Discuss the benefits of regular meditation.
  • Experience a wide variety of meditation styles.
  • Create a plan for a personal home meditation practice.

Details:

  • Instructor: Amy Mayer OTD, OTR/L, RYT
  • Email MayerWellness@gmail.com with questions.
  • Occurs the third Saturday of the month beginning from 1:30 to 3:30pm
  • Cost: $30 per person (cash, check or charge will be accepted at the workshop)
  • Class size limited to 10.
  • Certificates of attendance available for occupational therapists.

Box of Chocolates Yoga/Yoga Sampler Class (weekly) Has your healthcare practitioner recommended you do yoga? Or, perhaps you’ve heard about all the research that says it is good for you and think you should at least try it. Well, it is good for you when you practice safely at a level right for you. It is good for most physical and mental health issues and it is good for wellness. But, it is not everyone’s cup of tea. This ongoing class will expose you to may different styles of yoga and teach you basic skills to help you stay safe as you learn.  Each class will include safety, alignment and adaptation considerations for all fitness and skill levels.  Come if you are new to yoga or you just prefer a short regular practice and love variety!

This workshop is taught at Mayer Wellness, LLC and is available to be taught at your location.  Contact Amy if you are interested in hosting a class or workshop.

Details:

  • Instructor: Amy Mayer OTD, OTR/L, RYT
  • Email MayerWellness@gmail.com with questions.
  • Occurs weekly on Tuesday evening from 5:45 to 6:30
  • Cost: $10 per person (cash, check or charge accepted at each class)
  • Class size limited to 15.

Chair Yoga for Everyone (weekly) Chair yoga is challenging!  We’ll use a chair but not always for sitting. We will build strength, flexibility, balance, focus and stamina. This class is for anyone. You’ll have the option to sit in the chair, use it for balance or put it aside. Think you can’t do yoga? I’m an occupational therapist. We’ll adapt. It is what I do!

Details:

  • Instructor: Amy Mayer OTD, OTR/L, RYT
  • Email MayerWellness@gmail.com with questions.
  • Occurs weekly on Monday afternoon from 2:00 to 3:00pm
  • Cost: $10 per person (cash, check or charge accepted at each class)
  • Class size limited to 12.

Coming Soon!  If you are interested, please email MayerWellness@gmail.com.  If there is enough interested (minimum 12 people) I am open to teaching most classes at your location.


Family Meditation Class

  • Bring the whole family to develop a family-based meditation practice. Learn to integrate meditation into your daily routine for greater calm and togetherness.

Partner Yoga

  • Come with a loved one or a friend. Learn poses you can do with a partner to challenge your balance and strength and to take your stretching to a whole new level.

Stretching, Movement and Yoga for the Pelvic Floor

  • Pelvic floor issues are all too prevalent in both men and women. This class will guide you through stretches and movements that will normalize the tone of your pelvic floor.

Getting Up and Down with Grace

  • This series of courses will measure your balance skills and fall risk then teach strategies for reducing your risk. Learn how to get up and down with grace, how to teach others to assist you, and learn (and practice) strategies for falling to minimize your risk of injury.

Self-Treatment for Partners

  • This class teaches strategies for treating yourself and others. Come with a friend, family member or significant other. Learn safe and easy to do, yet effective pain reducing techniques anyone can do.