Winter Solstice has throughout history marked the onset of winter and the shortest day and longest night, making it the perfect time for reflection and goal setting.  Keep yourself in tuned with Mother Nature during this stressful holiday season by taking a moment and celebrating the Winter Solstice with yoga and meditation. Here are four unique ways you can welcome in winter time.

From 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 13, at Pureenergy Studio in Paoli, Jennifer Schelter will be offering candlelit meditation and inspirational yoga to mark the winter solstice while Yvette Om will help set the mood with her music. This will be an all levels class with plenty of time for reflection and intentions. Cost: $30.

Candlelight Yoga for Winter Solstice & Holiday Season

Begin the holiday season with the best of intentions with this candlelight yoga session at Yoga Home in Conshohocken that focuses on finding your inner joy and peace before the frantic pace sets in. Class will be held on Friday, December 18 at 7 p.m. Cost: $20, $10 for monthly members.

On Saturday, December 19 at Dhyana Yoga in Fairmount, Raghunath will be teaching his signature Floating Vinyasa sequence as well as Sacred Sound, Mantra and Kirtan. He will twist things up as well with inversions and headstands. Class will be held from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. Cost: $75 early bird price until 12/12. $90 after.

Sun Salutations are a great way to celebrate the change of seasons as it gives you the space and time to reflect on the past year and set new intentions for the future. Come join Kristin Ritter at Nourishing Storm in Hatboro on Tuesday, December 22 from 8 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. The class is free for members. Drop-in rate is $15. Register here.

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