November 28-December 19, 2016: 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.
Nov. 29, 2016- Jan. 3, 2017: Enhance your outdoor winter experience through Yoga. This six week series offers pre-season and in-season classes to build strength, flexibility, and endurance, along with techniques to aid faster muscle recovery and avoid common injuries.
December 10, 2016: This teen workshop is upbeat, creative and fun. You will find this to be a perfect compliment to your busy academic and extracurricular schedules and will leave feeling refreshed and renewed.
December 18, 2016: Use a yogic lens to deeply reflect on the ways in which socialization plants seeds of oppression within each one of us. This series of workshops will be a space for us to focus on those seeds of oppression and do the work of extracting them from the soil of our consciousness.
December 18 from 6:00-8:00 pm: Restorative Yoga is a gentle, therapeutic practice that allows the body to open at it’s own pace.
December 25, 2016: Participate in a community gathering of yogis on Christmas Day! Together, we will practice a joyful and energizing vinyasa yoga sequence in which the breath acts as the seamless connection between all experiences. Happy Holidays!
December 31, 2016: Spend New Year’s Eve with fellow yogi friends; pay a loving farewell to 2016 and pave the way for an awesome 2017. The workshop concludes with the chanting of AUM into the New Year. Happy New Year!
January 1, 2017: The start of a new calendar year is a fertile and special time to reflect on what has been, while visualizing our ideal future and setting meaningful intentions for the months ahead. This flow is open to all levels.
January 14, 2017: This advanced practice is focused on turning upside down! Explore inversions including handstand and variations, headstand and variations, and forearm stand variations. Includes pranayama (breathing techniques), meditation, and Yoga Nidra.
January 15, 2017: Explore what it means to be comfortably still as Jane leads practices like restorative and gentle yoga, silent and guided meditation. Pathways to awakened states of wholeness and well being are discovered through Melinda’s use of sacred sound using voice, crystal singing bowls, medicine drums & rattles, tuning forks, tingshas and bells.
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 16 – February 20, 2017: Explore the fundamentals of yoga and how it relates to the male body. This is your opportunity to explore how yoga can help you feel better physically, increase energy, heal old injuries, and help you do the activities you love with more ease and freedom.
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.
January 29, 2017: In this workshop we will create a safe container in which we explore traditional Yoga practices such as asana, pranayama, chanting mantras, visualization, and meditation, with the intention of clearing inner obstructions that keep us stuck in negative moods.
February 5, 2017: Build heat and positive energy with a yoga flow for vitality, designed to systematically aid detoxification. When you rid yourself of excess waste and toxins you will feel lighter and clearer in your physical body, mind, and mood and increase your immunity. Feel rejuvenated.
Febuary 11, 2017: An application of Thai Yoga Massage for Couple’s. Practice cultivating intimacy, healing touch and communication. This workshop is taught by demonstration and first-hand experience. You and your partner share a yoga practice and Thai Massage techniques
February 19, 2017: The We Rise Series focuses on extracting the roots of oppression from our bodies, consciousness and culture. In Trauma and the Chakras we will use the chakras as a lens to view and begin to heal trauma that is stored energetically in the body
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.
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.
April 28-30, 2017: Laughing River Yoga is excited to welcome back Simon Park for a Liquid Flow weekend immersion focused on alignment and assists for yoga teachers. Details + Registration Coming Soon!
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.