January 17- February 21, 2017: Have you been hesitant to attend a class because of your weight, body shape, or doubt in your ability to practice poses the “right” way? If so, this class is for you! Practice gentle and restorative yoga in a safe, non-judgmental environment while exploring modifications that support you
January 22 – February 26, 2017: Designated for people who self-identify as a person of color, the intention is to create a space where we can safely explore feelings of separateness and the imprint that oppression leaves on our minds, hearts, bodies, and spirit. Includes yoga postures, breath techniques, and other healing modalities in an effort to work toward wholeness. No prior experience with yoga is needed.
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.
March 5, 2017: Each session will consist of a Restorative Yoga practice followed by open discussion. Share what works and support one another in the often confusing, baffling and isolating path to wellness with Lyme.
March 5: Restorative Yoga is a gentle, therapeutic practice that allows the body to open at it’s own pace.
March 6-27, 2017: Practices to guide us to the very place where love, happiness, and freedom dwell: our heart. There’s little asana in this series; a few gentle movements here and there to find comfort in the seat again and again. Explore mantra through internal recitation, speaking it out loud, and chanting.
March 7- April 4, 2017: LifeForce Yoga® uses traditional yogic practices to work with difficult moods and emotions. In this series we will explore asana, pranayama, chanting mantras, visualization, and meditation, with the intention of clearing inner obstructions that keep us stuck in negative moods.
March 11, 2017: This workshop, which leads up to Earth Day, includes yoga techniques and philosophies to help you live consciously as a citizen of this planet. Class includes discussion, movement, and meditation with reverence for the earth we share.
March 12, 2017: This workshop is for all of us. We are all connected to the feminine and the masculine in its many forms. Our hope is that we can come to a place where we restore our connection to both, hold these qualities as sacred, and let them inform how we move forward in shifting cultural norms.
March 25- 26, 2017: The chakras provide a map for self exploration and healing which leads to a deeper and more balanced connection with body, mind and spirit. Even though, to some, the chakra system might seem esoteric, it is actually extremely practical. It can be applied to every facet of your life.
April 2, 2017: As yoga teachers, being trauma informed is vitally important. It is likely you will encounter students and clients healing from trauma. We will explore how to work with the complexities of trauma, while maintaining our own trauma informed healthy boundaries, so we can best support the process of healing.
April 16, 2017: In The Space where Shadow and Light Meet we will reflect on our individual social identities; race, gender, class, sexual orientation and age, through the lens of light and shadow. We will examine the power and privilege we are both afforded and denied due to the way in which our culture assigns value to these identities.
April 28-30, 2017: Deepen and Refine Your Practice, Hands on Assisting, and Mindful Vinyasa. Dive into the Art of Vinyasa Flow with detailed alignment, creative sequences, and freedom of movement. Liquid Flow Yoga is a multi-disciplinary system that encourages each student to tap into their innate intelligence toward movement, energy, and yoga as a healing practice
May 17- 19. 2017: Within this weekend intensive we will discuss the practice of holding space with our individual clients through postures and sequencing, the art of touch, and vibrations of silence and sound through various types of meditation including mantra repetition, somatic experiencing, meta-meditations, and silent, watchful, listening.
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.