Saturday, December 7 from 1:30-4:30 pm in Mountain View
In this workshop Birgit will share experiences from her last trip to Pune/India. At the end of the workshop Birgit will show some pictures from this trip.
The theme of the workshop is Yogasana which means the inclusiveness of all aspects of Yoga. Yogasana is defined as an inward quest through the various layers (koshas) of our existence. The day's practice (sadhana) will include standing poses, forward bends, twists, gentle back bends, headstand (sirsasana) and shoulder stand (sarvangasana).
All poses will offered with modifications. Students will be resourcefully guided towards more body, mind and breath awareness. All levels are welcome.
Fee is $60 in advance or $70 on the day of the workshop.
In Mountain View begins Monday January 6, 8:45-10 am with Naomi Hiller Reynolds
In Palo Alto begins Wednesday January 8, 10:15-11:15 am with Lisa Brill Robinson
Learn basic yoga poses in safe and encouraging environment. Good for those new to yoga or returning to practice.
In Mountain View: Series fee is $110. Drop-ins $18.
In Palo Alto: Series fee is $100. Drop-ins $15.
Eight-week series starts Wednesday, January 8, 7:30-9 pm in Mountain View
The main focus of this eight-week series is to learn the primary pranayama breathing techniques. The class will begin with restorative yoga poses to open the body and end with a meditation. Students new to pranayama are encouraged to take the series.
The benefits of regular pranayama practice may include:
• strengthens the immune system
• increases lung capacity
• balances endocrine and nervous systems
• regulates slow/high blood pressure
• enhances deep physical and mental relaxation
Series fee for 8-classes is $140.
Saturday, January 11 from 1-4:30 pm
In this experiential workshop, Joyce you will practice sequences and ways of moving that enhance the mobility and stability of the ankle, foot, knee and hip. You will also learn to recognize and correct lower extremity misalignment and explore the anatomy and basic mechanics of the ankle, knee and hip and how they relate to asana.
Joyce Anue MS, PT is the director and founder of the YES yoga teacher training programs and has been teaching yoga to groups and individuals for over 25 years. She is an orthopedic physical therapist with a specialty in yoga based therapeutic exercise and manual medicine for pain relief, physical rehabilitation and injury prevention. Joyce is committed to bringing yoga to people of all ages and levels of ability. She teaches regular workshops, public classes and teacher training and offers private sessions in the South Bay Area. For more information about her work visit www.joyceanue.com
The workshop is open to teachers and students at all levels of practice.
Fee is $70 in advance; $80 day of the workshop.
Sunday, January 19 from 2-4 pm
Restorative Yoga will focus on refreshing you - mind, body and spirit. With support, each pose will be held longer than usual to refresh and recharge the nervous system on a deeper level. All are welcome.
Fee is $25 in advance; $35 on day of workshop.
February 7-9 in Mountain View
This weekend with Lois is an amazing opportunity for Bay Area yoga students and teachers to study with one of the top Iyengar yoga teachers in the U.S. Students with at least one year of yoga experience are most welcome.
Lois has over 35 years of study, practice, and teaching experience. She has an Advanced level Iyengar certification which was awarded directly by BKS Iyengar. Based on her study and sustained practice, Lois infuses her teaching with a genuine enthusiasm for the work of BKS Iyengar and his family. She strives to emphasize and exemplify whole-body transformation through the joy of regular immersion in practice. Lois is direct, dynamic, clear, focused, engaging, gently humorous, and an invaluable resource for understanding the healing potential of yoga.
Friday February 7
4-5:30 pm: Class before Class: A bonus session for those signed up for all 3 days or for both Friday and Saturday: it is rest for injured areas under Lois' guidance.
6-8 pm: Asana
Saturday February 8
9 am-5:30 pm: Asana and Pranayama Sunday February 9 9 am-12 pm: Asana
Full workshop: By January 31 pay $230; After January 31 $250
Friday $60; Saturday $140; Sunday $85