Classes are held at the Loft, unless otherwise specified. The Loft is located at 218 North Main Street, on the second floor above Images of the Past and Present, directly across Main St. from River Market.

Entrance is located on the south side of the building. The Loft has a room capacity of 21 people. Parking is not allowed in the space next to the building; please use street parking or the River Market parking lot.

Please pre-register in-store at River Market, phone (651) 439-0366 or email Ola Schmelig at Payment due at registration. We accept all major credit cards. If you need to cancel, please notify us at least 3 days in advance for a full refund.

For instructors, here is our class proposal form and Loft best practices.


Intro to Meditation

Thursdays, June 15


Need a refuge from the uncertain times? Meditation offers a doorway. The class will give students an opportunity to learn the benefits of meditation. It will teach techniques to practice at home and methods of mindful living. There will be meditation instruction, presentation, Q & A, and group discussion. The class is presented by Roger and Kim Klisch both of whom have many years of experience with several meditation forms, and in teaching meditation. Free class, registration required.


Hoop There It Is Hooping Class

Tuesday, June 20


Hooping is a great way to improve your core strength, posture, cardio, balance, flexibility, self-esteem, state of mind, and so much more. It can be a workout, dance, or meditation. In this class you will learn the basics of hooping and how to hoop like no one is watching , a very important element. Try different ways of waist hooping, moving while inside the hoop, and some fun hoop dance moves. No experience necessary.  Wear comfortable clothes (more grippy than slippery). Bring water, and a hoop if you have one. We will provide Big Dance hoops too.

Presented by Mimy Constantine, Hula Hoop Instructor.

The class is $5 for any co-op owners and $10 for non-owners, free for children up to 12 years old!


Detoxifying with Your Diet

Thursday, June 29


It is impossible to completely avoid toxins as there are contaminants in the food and water, air, and everyday household items. Detoxifying your body can be done in many different ways but the safest way is by eating unprocessed foods that detox the body. We will cover some practical and easy to implement steps that can help you tailor your diet to help your body detoxify. Presented by Dr. Jeremy Bischoff, D.C. The class is free for any co-op owners and $5 for non-owners.


Medicinal Herb Garden Tour

Saturday, July 8


Have you ever wondered what a medicinal herb garden looks like? Come to New Richmond to see Melanie Dunns Herb ‘n Farm Apothecary, at 1282 200th Ave. We will identify over 30 medicinal herbs and learn their qualities and history. The class is free for any co-op owners and $5 for non-owners. Free for children up to 12 years old!