1477 Park Street, Suite 102, Hartford, CT 06106 (860) 296-2338

At Toivo

Toivo offers donation-based classes, workshops and support groups at our space on 1477 Park Street in Hartford. All of our activities are facilitated by expertly trained staff who use their passion and skills to create an engaging and trauma-informed experience.


Toivo offers a variety of weekly classes. Some of our classes include:

  • Breathing
  • Chair Yoga
  • Mantra Mornings
  • Meditative Coloring
  • Qigong
  • Yoga
  • Yoga Bilingue/Bilingual Yoga
  • Yoga en Espa├▒ol
  • Zumba


Peer-run support groups are available each week. Some of our support groups include:

  • Alternatives to Suicide
  • Beyond Anger and Violence
  • Healing Trauma
  • Men’s Group
  • Nourished
  • Rainbow Alliance
  • Women’s Group


An array of unique workshops are offered each month. Some of our workshops include:

  • Afrikan Dance
  • Drum and Dance Circle
  • Forest Bathing
  • Laughter Yoga
  • Open Floor
  • Sound Healing
  • Writing Group


Valley Qigong is a subcommunity of Toivo. Inspired by the qigong classes and workshops offered by Toivo founder Deron Drumm, individuals came together to build an intentional community around the practice of qigong. Valley Qigong classes are offered multiple times a week at Toivo. Weekly tea ceremonies serve as an opportunity for connection amongst like-minded people. Additional events like workshops and potlucks are offered throughout the year.

Healing Arts

In addition to our daily offerings, we also have individual healing arts sessions such as Reiki and Massage. These sessions are available at Toivo by appointment only. Please contact us to learn more.