Upcoming Courses & Workshops

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12-Hour YogaWorks Weekend Immersion with Jocelyn Casey-Whiteman Next held on Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Sat Aug 16, 2014 - Sun Aug 17, 2014
Deepen and refine your asana practice and get a glimpse into the deeper layers of yoga with our 12-hour Weekend Immersion offered by our partner YogaWorks, the world's leading Yoga Teacher Training program.  This immersion is great for those who are debating whether to commit to our full 200-hour YogaWorks YTT program, and also for graduates of any 200-hour YTT program who are looking for a refresher course.

In addition to a daily extended asana practice in the YogaWorks style, the program will include in-depth work on alignment, sequencing, hands-on adjustments, yoga philosophy and discussion of the yoga Sutras. Trainees who subsequently decide to enroll in our 200-Hour YogaWorks YTT program may transfer the full $250 fee toward tuition for our 2014-15 program.  Click here to find out more about our YogaWorks YTT program.
 
Appropriate for serious students of yoga, aspiring teachers and also previously certified teachers.  No application is required. Yoga Alliance Continuing Education credits and certificates available for for RYTs.
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Beginners' Yoga Workshop with Gen MacKenzie Sat, Sep 6, 2014 at 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Everybody can do yoga! Our popular Beginners’ Yoga Workshop is specifically tailored for beginning yoga students, and is a wonderful opportunity to get individualized attention and explore and understand the system of yoga.

The workshop will include a 30-minute discussion about the history of yoga, the various styles of yoga, and both the physical and mental benefits of a yoga practice. The remainder of the workshop will focus on a breakdown of the basic postures of yoga with attention to alignment and options for modifications of poses. Included in this segment is an introduction to meditation and discussion of its purpose in a yoga class.
 
The $65 fee includes the workshop and a one-month introductory unlimited class pass for first-time YogaBalance students. Register before Saturday, August 30 and pay just $60!

Existing YogaBalance students may enroll in just the workshop for $25, or $20 before Saturday, August 30, by contacting Kate at Mail@YogaBalance.info or 625-4000.
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Prenatal Yoga Sept/Oct 2014 with Bethany Earls Next held on Wed, Sep 10, 2014 at 6:30 pm - 7:45 pm
This enrollment runs from Wed Sep 10, 2014 - Wed Oct 15, 2014
This six-week workshop is designed especially for the pregnant practitioner. You will learn breathing and focusing techniques that will help you to relax during pregnancy and childbirth. You will practice postures that will help to:

• Create more opening in the hips and abdominal region, which will help make space for your baby;
• Alleviate tension in the back, neck and shoulders;
• Create more openness in the chest; and
• Increase circulation to help prevent swelling in the feet and ankles.

As your body changes with pregnancy, so will your yoga practice. We will modify poses based on which trimester you are in and how your are feeling. Most importantly, this class will honor your mother's intuition, reinforce your body awareness and improve your ability to practice self care during pregnancy and into motherhood. This class is also appropriate for post natal students.

$95 per student for the full six-week session. Sign up before September 3 and pay just $90!
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Body, Breath, Bliss: A Self-Massage Workshop with Michelle Dalbec . Sat, Sep 27, 2014 at 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Mmmmmmmassage .... you know you knead it!! Rub out the kinks, roll out the tension, eradicate trigger points of pain anywhere, anytime with Yoga Tune Up® Therapy Balls. Take self care to the next level with this self massage methodology that erases tension, reduces stress, enhances breathing function, increases mobility, speeds muscle recovery time, improves circulation, and refines posture.

Learn a head-to-toe Therapy Ball massage series which has been proven to affect profound change in the neck, shoulders, upper and lower back, hips, IT Band, calves and feet.

You Will Learn:

    Specialized rolling techniques to increase body awareness and excavate tension.
    To identify bony landmarks, muscles and their functions.
    To map your body’s fascinating fascial geography and why fluid fascia is so important to living better in your body.
    To create global relaxation throughout your whole body, heart, and mind.
    You will leave this workshop with a greater understanding of your body blind spots, an improved ability to recover from over-use, under-use, mis-use, and abuse of the body, and how to take care of those sticky, tight, unhappy muscles.

Fee: $60 per person (includes a pair of Yoga Tune Up® Therapy Balls that will be yours to keep after the workshop). Register before September 20 for just $55!
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The Secret of the Yoga Sutra with Pandit Rajmani Tigunait . Sun, Oct 26, 2014 at 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The Yoga Sutra is the source wisdom of all yoga traditions. It holds the key to unlocking the mystery and power of yoga, and finding ultimate fulfillment and freedom. And Pandit Tigunait is a Master par excellence, for he embodies the profound insight and experiences of the Masters of a thousand-year-old lineage.

In this inspiring lecture and workshop, grounded in time-tested wisdom, you’ll discover the promise hidden in the Yoga Sutra, and gather the tools and means to experience the missing element of your practice. It will be like the Himalayas coming right to your doorstep.
Main topics include:

• What is the Yoga Sutra, and why its teachings are so crucial to us now
• The Yogic understanding of our body and mind, and how to tap into our innate wisdom
• How to access the power of mind and reclaim mastery over our personal world
• Reconfiguring our life for joyful and purposeful living
• A guided practice for experiencing our self-luminous joy
 
Limited availability. Fee: $20 per person in advance, $25 at the door.
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