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Pranayama and Mantra Series

September 6- October 11, 2016: Consistent practice of pranayama and mantra will transform you. ach session will include classical sun salutations, pranayama, mantra repetition, chanting, and relaxation.

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Yoga for Beginner’s Series

September 12- October 10, 2016: A friendly, informative introduction to yoga…we will review basic postures and breath techniques in a fun, non-competitive environment. Great for beginners and those who simply want a more gentle, slower class

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Santosha Saturday

September 24, 2016: Join Weezy at Laughing River Yoga for Santosha Saturdays, a karma yoga class. These complimentary monthly classes are an offering from our hearts to yours in the spirit of bright community

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Explore Flow: 3 Stages of Kripalu Yoga

September 25, 2016: Use the three stages of Kripalu Yoga to develop greater ease and fluidity in your yoga practice and life. ((1. Willful Practice: Body and Breath Awareness. 2. Willful Surrender: Hold and Release the Pose. 3. Meditation in Motion). This experience will deepen your physical and more subtle layers of awareness

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A Yogic Lens into Oppression

October 2, 2016: “We are all one.” “We are all connected.” We hear it all the time in our yoga classes, retreats and festivals. But what does that look like in the lived world? A world that is constantly telling us that we are far from connected but rather deeply fragmented.

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Jill Satterfield Immersion

October 7-9, 2016:
Laughing River Yoga is excited to welcome back Jill Satterfield for a weekend immersion. Register here for select workshops or the entire weekend.

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Break Down and Rebuild The Spiritual Warrior

October 23- November 13, 2016: The Spiritual Warrior class is made up of foundational yoga postures that generally serve as the pillars of a vinyasa sequence. Whether you practice this class in particular, or simply enjoy vinyasa, this series will offer insight and tools to help you deepen your experience on the mat.

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Healthy Hips: An Exploration of the Pelvis

October 17- November 21, 2016: Habitual tension in the pelvis and the pelvic floor can lead to problems like lower back pain, incontinence, constipation, pelvic pain, anxiety, fertility issues and prostate pain. When the pelvis and pelvic floor are aligned and healthy the pelvic organs function more efficiently and vitality streams more freely through the whole system.

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Intro to Core Series

October 18-November 22, 2016: This intro series will teach you gentle to vigorous techniques that will help you build strength in an accessible, non-intimidating way.

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Dream Seed: A Shamanic Sound Journey

October 21, 2016: Shamanic chanting, mantras, overtone singing, Native American songs, indigenous music, didgeridoos, crystal singing bowls, bells, gongs, harmoniums, tuning forks and other overtone-emitting instruments are used to create an environment conducive to deep relaxation and inward investigation.

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Thai Yoga Massage for Couple’s

October 23, 2016: Couples gain experience exchanging Thai Massage which aids: spinal health, flexibility, relieves muscular tension, increases circulation, boosts the immune system, relaxes the mind, and re-balances the energies of the body. Enhance your yoga practice, communication, and massage techniques as well.

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Water Ceremony

October 29: Join Candace and the LRY community to bless the beautiful river right outside our studio and use our collective minds to increase the harmonious vibration through the waters that flow.

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Introduction to Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises

October 30, 2016: Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises, or TRE®, is an innovative series of exercises that helps the body release deeply held tension, stress, and trauma. TRE® safely activates a natural reflex mechanism of shaking or vibrating that releases muscular tension and calms down the nervous system. TRE® is being taught in 35 countries and is being studied by the Veterans Administration.

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Advanced Practices: Backbends

November 19: In this advanced class we will set the foundation to explore deep and expansive backbends. Approach back bending from both an anatomical and energetic understanding of how backbends work. This includes physical cues as well as breath techniques to take you deeper.

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Core Yoga Series

December 7-December 28, 2015: In this time of transition from one year to the next, as we move through the holiday season, cultivate inner strength. In this series we will explore techniques that strengthen the core muscles, learn how to integrate udijana bandha into practice, and focus on alignment that encourages core support.

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Unwinding Chronic Tension of the Neck, Shoulders, and Jaw

December 11, 2016: Take time to sink into the root of habitual holding patterns and explore ways to dissolve defensive patterning while we slowly and diligently melt away the many layers of tension accumulated in the neck, shoulders and jaw.

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Yin Yoga and the Koshas

February 24-26, 2017: Learn the basics of teaching Yin Yoga within the framework of the koshas. In this weekend workshop Emily will outline the framework of the koshas and break down how to teach Yin Yoga, including it’s philosophy, meditative qualities, and mechanics of the foundational poses.

Cancellation policy: Once you have purchased a workshop there are no refunds. We offer you studio credit with at least one week's notice of cancellation. Workshops are transferable to another student.