Do yoga. feel good. Have Fun.

Cultivating kindness, compassion, acceptance, & joy through cannabis-enhanced yoga.

Are you interested in hosting a private yoga workshop? Namaste Indica Garden is happy to offer custom yoga workshops tailor-made for your event, venue, & audience. Whether it’s indoors at the brewery or outdoors in the garden, we are happy to customize a class to your specific focus areas & ability level. 

Better Together:
Partner Yoga
Whether it's your spouse, significant other, rope top or bottom, or just a friend along for some lovely stretching, partner yoga is a great way to get out, feel good, & have some fun.
Pull up a Chair:
Chair Yoga
This 60-minute chair yoga workshop is an accessible practice for those needing to modify poses to accommodate a limited range of motion or balance by practicing the same poses from the stability of a seated position.
Restorative Inversion:
Wall Yoga
Wall yoga is a grounding practice that reverses our pose orientation with our legs "up the wall" as we focus on hip opening postures & twists.
Yin & Yang:
Vin to Yin
Our vin to yin practice is comprised of 45 minutes of vinyasa followed by 45 minutes of yin yoga. A balanced approach that will leave you smiling with all the yoga feels.
Just Melt:
Rope Drop & the Importance of Aftercare
Aftercare is a vital process in any rope journey during which we rest & recover through self-care activities. During this 90-minute yin class, we incorporate the use of props to allow our bodies the safety & support they require to let go, release any lingering tension, & truly melt into the mat.
Break it Down:
Prose on Pose
In this 90-minute hatha yoga workshop we get up close & personal with the featured yoga pose as we break it down into micro-movements, bandhas, modifications, & amplifications.
Completely Custom:
Made for You
Are you a swimmer looking for ways to open up those shoulders? A golfer looking to understand hip rotation? Whatever it is you do, yoga can help you do it more comfortably. Here we explore movement-based asana as we custom-create workshops that are designed to help you do what you do best.
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Non-Intoxicating Cannabinoids

Cannabis is currently known to have over 113 cannabinoids, the chemical compounds secreted by the plant that may provide relief to an arrange of symptoms from nausea & headaches to anxiety & pain relief. Together, cannabinoids & terpenes will primarily determine the effects of any given strain. 

Some cannabinoids, like CBD, can be extracted from the hemp and/or cannabis plant to create products with little to no THC (tetrahydrocannabinol), the cannabinoid most responsible for that “stoned” feeling. As it relates to the language on this site, I refer to intoxicating plants (that include greater than 0.3% of the compound THC) as “marijuana”. “Cannabis” refers to the entire cannabis plant species, including those with & without psychoactive traits. In this sense, all of marijuana is said to be a type of cannabis, but not all cannabis is a type of marijuana.

Hemp is the Cannabis sativa L. plant. In the United States, industrial hemp plants sold into the marketplace are regulated to not exceed 0.3% Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), per weight of a dry plant. If it contains more than 0.3%, the plant is considered marijuana & regulated for “adult use”. However, the chemical compounds of the cannabinoids produced by the plants are identical no matter how the plant is regulated.

Our endocannabinoid system (ECS), is a major signaling system in our bodies responsible for regulating & maintaining homeostasis in our bodies with regards to a vast array of functions including sleep, mood, pain, memory, appetite, & reproduction. Our endocannabinoid system has receptors throughout our brain (mostly CB-1 receptors) & body (mostly CB-2 receptors). Different cannabinoids will react differently depending on which receptors they bind to which can influence the overall experience of the cannabis.

The cannabis industry has a naming convention issue. What were once relatively clear lines between plant subspecies has been bastardized through generations of hybridization. It’s no longer realistic to define any given strain as strictly Indica or Sativa, or hardly expectable that the Blue Dream you had in Colorado is the same Blue Dream to be enjoyed in California. This is why it’s so important to be aware of what to look for in our bud as the physical structure of the plant can be a key indicator of what we might expect out of the associated experience. 

  • Traditionally, Indica varieties are associate with broad-leaf cannabis plants which tend to be more sedative & relaxing. Broad-leaf flower tends to be tightly condensed & has a rounded structure. The plant has wide leaves, closer node spacing, & generally more petite pistils.
  • Sativa varieties are typically associated with narrow-leaf cannabis plants which tend to be more uplifting & energizing. Narrow-leaf flower tends to have an elongated, cone-like structure. The plant tends to be taller with longer node spacing & more slender leaves.

 

Cannabis plants exist on the broad-leaf to narrow-leaf spectrum & everywhere in between. What is important to remember is that everyone responds to different strains, well, differently. Our response may be influenced by our tolerance level or the type of product, the consumption method, & even our environment or mood. 

CBD, short for cannabidiol, is  commonly extracted from hemp & cannabis plants to create topicals, edibles, & many other products that may help manage pain, stress, & anxiety.

CBN

CBN, short for cannabinol, is a byproduct created when THC breaks down from exposure to oxygen or heat. CBN may stimulate appetite, improve sleep, & promote relaxation.

CBG, short for cannabigerol, is the biosynthetic precursor to other cannabinoids such as THC, CBD, & CBC. CBG offers many therapeutic properties including antifungal, antibacterial,  & pain & inflammation relief.