Healthy Hips: An Exploration of the Pelvis

Sept. 10- Oct. 15, 2018: 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.

Yoga Nidra and Sound Bath

Sep 30, Oct 20, Nov 18, Dec 16, Jan 20: 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.

Core Yoga Series

Oct 22 – Nov 26, 2018: 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.

A Weekend of Self Compassion with Jill Satterfield

October 26-28, 2018: Laughing River Yoga is excited to welcome back Jill Satterfield for a weekend immersion. An inspiring and honest teacher, Jill was named “one of the 4 leading yoga and Buddhist teachers in the country” by Shambhala Sun Magazine. Register here for select workshops or the entire weekend.

Veterans Yoga Project Benefit Class

November 10: Join us for a gentle, trauma informed yoga class with yoga therapist Deb Sherrer to benefit Veterans Yoga Project, along with a discussion with veteran and yogi, Nic Thornbro.  Learn how yoga can support veterans in recovery, resilience and healing.

Sanskrit: The Language of Yoga

Nov 11, 2018: Explore basic pronunciation, the sanskrit alphabet, and learn how to properly pronounce names of classical Yoga poses. A useful workshop for Yoga teachers, or for anyone interested in the study of Sanskrit, the class will be a dynamic mix of chanting, reading, and writing, with a brief mantra meditation to close. 

Working One on One: The Path of Self Discovery

Nov 17-18, 2018: 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.

8th Birthday Barefoot Bash

November 9: Join us for good company, herbal elixirs, cake, animal card reading, chair massage, raffle prizes, deals on class cards and dancing (after 9 pm) with DJbrunch.  All are welcome!

Yin Yoga and the Koshas Training

November 30-December 2, 2018: 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.

CBD Yoga

December 16, 2018: In this fast-paced digital world, it’s easy for many of us to feel anxiety and even chronic physical pain from a lack of time to stretch, meditate, and exercise. Yoga and CBD are excellent tools for healing, cultivating presence, and ease.

Magic Square Workshop

Jan 13, 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.

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training

February 1-3, 2019: This training is geared toward new and experienced yoga teachers as well as therapeutic professionals looking to deepen their knowledge and practice of restorative yoga. This weekend training counts toward 300 hr certification.

The Bhagavad Gita

February 10: The Bhagavad Gita takes place in the middle of a battlefield with armies on both sides poised for action. The battlefield can be thought to represent the inner and outer conflicts that exist for all of us. In this workshop we will explore the root cause of these conflicts and what it means to be a true warrior in the yogic sense of the word.

Uncoiling the Serpent: Yoga and the Female Pelvic Floor

February 24, 2019: Reclaim and heal your pelvic floor. Moola bandha is not the only answer! Learn the anatomy of the pelvic floor, ways to diagnose whether it is too tight, too loose or healthy, and breath exercises that access the pelvic diaphragm, a necessary yet often overlooked component of full diaphragmatic breathing.

Working with the Chakras

April 27- 28, 2019: Working with the energetic centers, called the chakras, is a way to better understand who you are, cultivate greater self compassion, and move forward in your life more consciously. During this weekend workshop, we will immerse our selves in the chakras in an effort to understand them deeply and learn to integrate their wisdom into teaching yoga.

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.