Gentle Yoga & Meditation with Rev Shelley Dungan at Norman Bird Sanctuary

November 11 & 18

We invite you to join us Saturday morning from 10:00-11:30 am inside Mabel Norman's Studio for a gentle yoga practice with meditation and deep relaxation. Come experience these unique, inspiring yoga classes where the sense of community is strong and truly heart-warming. Come, find your inner sacred center in a supportive, welcoming, nature-centered atmosphere. These classes are designed to be accessible for everyone in good general health regardless of yoga experience. This all-levels gentle class will include inspiring readings and yoga poses that emphasize developing strength, flexibility & relaxation. Please wear comfy athletic clothing, bring your yoga mat and a thick blanket. 

Please register through Eventbrite as the class size is limited to 12 students. Sliding scale $15-$20

Gentle Yoga & Sacred Sounds

Sunday, November 19th, 6:00-7:30 PM 

@ Common Fence Point Community Center

 Join Interfaith Reverend & yoga teacher Shelley Dungan accompanied by scientist & musician Greg Sabatino for a wonderful contemplative experience.  We will enjoy gathering in the newly renovated CFP Community Center for gentle yoga and a sacred sound journey.  We will stretch, breathe, relax and open ourselves to the healing quality of gentle yoga and the relaxing sounds of the crystal bowls and other assorted sound bath instruments.  Each yoga practice and sound journey will be unique. No yoga or meditation experience is needed.  Please bring your yoga mat, large blanket and pillow.

Tickets are needed and are offered with a sliding scale of $20-$25 on Eventbrite. 

Free Community Gentle Yoga with Rev Shelley Dungan @ Sachuest Point

Tuesday, November 21st 4:00-5:30 PM

Come and unwind before the holiday with a 90 minute gentle yoga class & guided relaxation led by Interfaith Reverend and yoga instructor, Shelley Dungan.  This class is beginner-friendly, designed to be easily accessible for folks of all ages, regardless of yoga experience.  Indoor space at the Visitor Center is limited to 15 students so please register for free on The Sacred Center’s Eventbrite page.

After registering, If you need to cancel please text me so I can offer your spot to someone else. 860-965-9995

You will need to bring a yoga mat and a blanket.  The classroom is accessed through the side door that faces the parking lot.  The classroom is right across from the bathroom.

Space is limited so please register on Eventbrite

Women's Wisdom Circle - led by Rev Shelley

1 Tuesday evening each month

~ Would you like the chance to gather together with other open-minded, open-hearted women who are in The Sacred Center yoga and meditation community?

~ Would you enjoy some time of relaxed, uplifting conversations over a delicious pot luck dinner in historic Mabel's Studio at Norman Bird Sanctuary?

~ Would you like to receive encouragement on ways to live your life more connected to your inner self, Nature and the qualities of love, peace and joy?

If so, you are invited to register for our

November 28th Women's Wisdom Circle.  

sliding scale $20-$25 payable at the door each evening.

All sign ups are done through Sign Up Genius, a handy way to say you are coming and what you are bringing for the meal. This link is active and will take you to the sign up page.

I look forward to hosting these very special evenings and watching more and more of you find a sense of community, connection and camaraderie.

We meet on these dates:

Oct 17

Nov 28

Dec 19

Jan 9

Feb 6

Mar 5

Ap 9

May 7


Blessing of the New School Year Yoga & Ceremony

Join Rev Shelley Dungan, Sat Sept 3rd 9:30-10:30 AM at the Norman Bird Sanctuary for a special yoga class dedicated to honoring the beginning of a new school year.  This will be a gentle, all-levels yoga class that will include a blessing ritual to generate good energy and sincere prayers for the safety and well-being of teachers and students everywhere.  If you are a teacher, support staff or a student, please come for free.  For others, there is a suggested donation range of $10-$20.  No need to register, just come with a big blanket and yoga mat.  There will be a mindfulness meditation class offered after yoga for those who wish to stay.  Questions?  Contact Rev Shelley @

Full Moon Yoga at the Norman Bird Sanctuary Series Dates:

Fri Sept 9th 6:30-8:00 PM

Join Interfaith Reverend & yoga teacher Shelley Dungan accompanied by scientist & musician Greg Sabatino for a wonderful outdoor contemplative experience.  We will enjoy gathering on Mabel’s lawn for a fire ritual, gentle yoga and a sound journey under the evening sky at the Norman Bird Sanctuary.  We will stretch, breathe, relax and open ourselves to the healing and transformative influence of Mother Nature and the relaxing sounds of the crystal bowls, handpan, gongs and other sound bath instruments.  Make your summer special by taking time to connect with your sacred center within.  No yoga experience is needed. 


Golden Hour Gathering with Rev Shelley Dungan

Monday, July 25th 6:30-8:30 PM

Sachuest Point Wildlife Refuge, Middletown, RI

Join Interfaith Reverend Shelley Dungan for a time of connection, contemplation, movement and meditation.

6:30-7 we will gather on the lawn in front of the visitor center and have a poetry share (feel free to bring a short nature poem or quote and a chair or blanket)

7:00-8:00 we will take a mindfulness walk around the trails with pauses along the way to take in the beauty (please wear sturdy footwear and bug spray)

8:00 we will gather back on the lawn for a sunset meditation and closing prayer.

*please note that the public restrooms close at 6:30 PM.

* you are welcome to participate in any or all 3 parts of this gathering, time your arrival accordingly.

*offered by donation, a portion of which goes to support the work of Sachuest Point Wildlife Refuge.