Sundays, 10:15-11:15: This group provides an opportunity for our vibrant community to come together, practice meditation, and discuss inspiring books. Each month we choose a text to work with. Each meeting begins with meditation instruction and practice. After that, there will is a reading from the text followed by a group discussion.
September 9 -30, 2019: In this series we work together to deconstruct the alignment of basic yoga poses. Students will experience how proper alignment creates more steadiness and ease in the body and breath.
September 13-15, 2019: In this training, we will practice moving through fragmentation and toward wholeness, even when it is uncomfortable. When we do our individual work, we begin to create a community, and a culture, that is whole. Let us look at who we truly are, see ourselves in others, and practice the challenging but necessary task of loving.
September 27, 2019: Join us for a showing of the critically acclaimed movie, “Free Solo” at Laughing River Yoga.
Bring your friends and family and settle in for this free community event. Popcorn will be provided! 🧗 🍿🎬
October 4-6, 2019: Katonah Yoga blends classical Hatha Yoga with Taoist theory, sacred geometry, pranayama, and metaphor to form a practical framework designed to potentiate both personal and communal well-being. The practice is organized around three principles of esoteric dialogue: all polarities are mediated by trinity; the universe has pattern, pattern implies intelligence; by virtue of repetition there is potential for insight.
October 7- November 11, 2019: 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. In this six week series we will spend time exploring the pelvis in an effort to find natural alignment, while we learn to relax what is tight and to strengthen what is weak.
October 13, 2019: 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.
October 13, 2019: This workshop includes gentle movement, restorative poses, self-massage, aromatherapy and a journey into the ancient practice of Yoga Nidra. Each class includes the sounds of Tibetan Singing bowls, adding a deep layer of relaxation through sound therapy.
October 26-27, 2019: 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, metta-meditations, and silent, watchful, listening.
November 1, 2019: In this special Breathwork class we will harness the anxiety living in your body as a guide to healing. You will walk away with a sense of deep freedom and empowered with a healing technique that makes this freedom accessible long term.
November 3, 2019: The Lo Shu forms a mathematical pattern of integrity and fluency that offers information about the characteristics within each quadrant. It can be applied to all parts of our bodies, and also our lives, to give us information about our individual patterns and habits as well as direct us to the areas that could use more attention.
November 10, 2019: In this two hour discussion based workshop we will explore the key concepts that comprise the underlying philosophy of the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Please come with an open curious mind, and any questions that you have.
November 18 – December 16, 2019: A tremendous way to release old holding patterns and align the body in new, healthy ways, this restorative series is guaranteed to both energize and inform your practice.
December 6-8, 2019: In this weekend workshop Emily will outline the framework of the koshas and break down how to teach Yin Yoga, including its philosophy, meditative qualities, and mechanics of the foundational poses. You will learn how to create a space ripe for exploration, self acceptance and stillness while understanding the mechanics and process behind the practice.
January 12, 2020: Explore the ancient, vibrational language of Yoga. Sanskrit is the language of all the classical Yoga Texts, mantras, and prayers. We will explore basic pronunciation, the sanskrit alphabet, and learn how to properly pronounce names of classical Yoga 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.