She is free in her wildness, she is a wanderess, a drop of free water. She knows nothing of borders and cares nothing for rules or customs. ‘Time’ for her isn’t something to fight against. Her life flows clean, with passion, like fresh water.
— Roman Payne
 
 

CURRENT HAPPENINGS

 
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DIVINE PINE GATHERING

Divine Pine Gathering is a conscious festival focused on yoga, rewilding, foraging, music, ancestral knowledge, art and movement medicine.  Settled on 42 acres int he beautiful Irish Hills, MI, and surrounded by 300 acres of stateland & lakes, this gathering is as much a retreat into nature as it is an opportunity to connect, create community and learn from one another.  My husband and I will be offering our Movement is Medicine which is an alignment based vinyasa style class accompanied by his live electronic music!  You can check the full schedule here.

When: August 4 - 6 @ Irish Hills, MI

 

PAST WORKSHOPS

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NEW YEARS DAY 108 SUN SALUTATIONS

Ring in the New Year with Shannon Deasy and Sitara Bird with this longstanding tradition of flowing through 108 Sun A's.  And don't worry, you can take breaks. ;)

When: Sunday, January 1 @ 11:15am Citizen Yoga Royal Oak // Sign Up Here!

 

 

 

ASHTANGA YOGA 

Shannon Deasy and Sitara Bird are BACK teaching a fully led Primary Series. This dynamic physical flowing practice creates space, strength and stability in the body and mind through the power of Ujjayi (victorious breath) , bandhas (energy locks) and Dhristi (focal point). Ashtanga is a powerful traditional practice.  This class will be led breath by breath in the classic method and is best suited for new or seasoned Ashtangis, alike.

When: Saturday, January 14th @ 12:45p - 2:30p Citizen Yoga Detroit // $20 (15% if you're a founder!) Sign Up Here!

 

ROCK N' ROLL RESOLUTION YOGA

Join Erica & Sitara for a playful and energized yoga class in one of Detroit's hippest concert halls. Class will be designed around some of the trendsetting music you would expect to hear at St. Andrew's. It's like a concert... with yoga!

When: Wednesday, Janurary 4th @ 6:30p - 7:30p St. Andrews Hall //Sign Up Here!

 
 

JOURNEY THROUGH THE CHAKRA SYSTEM: PART 2

Continue the journey with Soojin & Sitara as they guide you through different asanas, pranayama and deep meditation.  Gain insight on the energetic balance within your chakra system and how to bring about more harmony through the tools cultivated in class.  This is a second part in the Chakra series, but it is NOT required that students attended the previous session.

When: Friday, January 6th @ 6:45p - 9:15p Citizen Yoga Detroit // Sign Up Here! 

 

 

ENVISION FESTIVAL 2017: UVITA, COSTA RICA

Sitara is honored to be returning to Envision Festival to teach alongside so many inspiring and driven teachers. Nestled in the heart of Uvita, Envision is paving the way of transformational festivals.  Come dance, play, teach and revitalize your soul. If you'd like more information regarding the festival, please click here!

 

 

 

YOGA RETREAT: CITIZEN TAKES NICARAGUA

Join Kacee and Sitara from Citizen Yoga on an soothing and heart warming adventure this Spring in Nicaragua!  Surf, sun, fresh food and alignment yoga coming April 30th - May 5th.  We'll be staying at the gorgeous Maderas Village.   

For more info please email: manager@citizenyogastudio.com 

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Ashtanga yoga 

Sitara Bird and Shannon Deasy will be teaching a fully led Primary Series. This dynamic physical flowing practice creates space, strength and stability in the body and mind through the power of Ujjayi (victorious breath) , bandhas (energy locks) and Dhristi (focal point). Ashtanga is a powerful traditional practice.

This class will be led breath by breath in the classic method and is best suited for new or seasoned Ashtangis, alike. There is no need to know the series to join.  More advanced poses will be broken down and explained in detail and may include some partner playtime.