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CE Workshop | Creative Sequencing for the Hips

with Susan Ocholla. Boost creativity and inspiration with a combination of active and introspective poses that focus on hip opening. This workshop focuses on how to design hip opener sequence for all level yoga practitioners.

CE Workshop | Make Savasana Sweeter with Sound

with Jon Nowaczyk (E-RYT 500, YACEP) and Natalie Teichmann (E-RYT 500, YACEP). Relaxation does not come easy to many, which can make Savasana difficult. This workshop will help yoga teachers explore ways to enhance the benefits of Savasana through sound. Learn about various sound bath instruments including tuning forks, crystal singing bowls, gongs, and chimes. Discuss the science of sound baths and how they can be used in yoga classes offered either online or in person. Experience the benefits of sacred sound for yourself as you learn and receive!

CE Workshop Series | Ayurveda: Practical Applications in Teaching Yoga, Part 1

with Anjali Sunita (E-RYT 500, YACEP). Ayurveda is a sister science to yoga and one of the oldest natural healing systems on the planet, with South Asian roots. This three-part introductory workshop touches on underlying philosophical foundations of Ayurveda. Learn the fundamentals of the five elements, three doshas, 20 gunas, paradigm of constitution, and sources of balance and imbalance.

CE Workshop | Trauma-Sensitive Yoga, Part 2

with Ivelise Castillo. Yoga can be utilized as a healing tool for all. Understand how being trauma-informed can promote long-term healing for clients who have experienced trauma without triggering unwanted memories or sensations. This workshop will teach a trauma-informed approach to ensure that all students feel safe to experience yoga as an empowering, healing practice. Presenter Ivelise Castillo also answers questions from Part 1. Find Part 1 of this workshop and others on yourya.org.

CE Workshop | Ayurveda: Practical Applications in the Teaching of Yoga, Part 2

with Anjali Sunita (E-RYT 500, YACEP). Ayurveda is a sister science to yoga and one of the oldest natural healing systems on the planet, with South Asian roots. Part 2 of this three-part workshop series will look at the four seasons, winter, spring, summer, and fall. Review the qualities and tendencies of these times of the year and learn ways to balance through movement, specific asanas, and meditation.

Partner Event | Teaching for Equity and Synergy Yoga Sangha Series

Yoga Alliance Foundation’s Teaching for Equity program provides funding for free yoga classes in communities that face barriers to access. In this sangha series, program teachers will offer insights from their work, sharing stories of resilience, challenges, and solidarity that emerged in their communities amidst the global pandemic.

Taller de CE | Rango de acción para movimiento saludable

with Rubén Vásquez (E-RYT 500, YACEP). Asegúrate que tu práctica sea saludable y completa con esta perspectiva sobre el rango de acción que te ofrecerá muchas opciones para hacer que tu práctica sea equilibrada y agradable. Este taller explora movimientos para acondicionar áreas que a menudo se descuidan al tiempo que previene lesiones comunes. Estos sencillos ejercicios añaden profundidad a tu comprensión y pueden ser aplicados por estudiantes de yoga a todos los niveles desde principiantes a experimentados. ¡Prepárate a expandir tu práctica muy fácilmente!

CE Workshop | Healthy Movement and Range of Action

with Rubén Vásquez (E-RYT 500, YACEP).  Ensure that your practice is safe and complete with this perspective on healthy movement and range of action. Discuss options to make your practice well-rounded and enjoyable and explore movements for conditioning areas that are often neglected and help prevent common injuries. These simple exercises add depth to your understanding and can be applied by beginner students and seasoned practitioners. Get ready to expand your practice!

CE Workshop | Ayurveda: Practical Applications in the Teaching of Yoga, Part 3

with Anjali Sunita (E-RYT 500, YACEP).  Ayurveda is a sister science to yoga and one of the oldest natural healing systems on the planet, with South Asian roots. The final part of this three-part workshop series will narrow in on the key sites, gunas, and five sub-doshas of Vāta (the vayus), as they pertain to bodily functions, pranayama practices, and asana. There will be readings from classical sutras and a short grounding practice to balance vāta dosha (space and air elements). 

Community Sangha | Yoga and Self-Care

with Dr. Solmaz Behtash. Unpack yoga and self-care in this community sangha. Here, Dr. Solmaz Behtash shares how she found yoga, and explores insights on her daily yoga and meditation practices. Hear how they support her as a physician and parent.

CE Workshop | Chair Yoga: Comfort and Stillness

with Maria Jones (E-RYT 200, RYT 500, RCYT, YACEP, BSc) and Krista Marzewski Without comfort, there is no stillness. Krista Marzewski and Maria Jones explore utilizing a chair to create space and comfort through the practice of chair yoga. Krista and Maria talk about the good, the bad, and the ugly aspects of being seated for prolonged periods of time and then take participants through a short chair-based yoga practice that aims to bring comfort and stillness in both mind and body.

Yoga Lineages | An Introduction to Iyengar Yoga

with Patricia Walden, Joan White, and Kim Weeks (RYS 200, RYS 500, E-RYT 500, YACEP, CIYT) In this event, host Kim Weeks, Patricia Walden, and Joan White explore the origins, evolution, and modern-day story of Iyengar. This practice is a practical method of exploring the philosophy of yoga from the skin to the soul. Yoga continues to evolve to include deeply varied styles and types of practice, all rooted in a shared ancient history. Yoga Lineages is a series of conversations that explores seven of today’s most widely recognized yoga lineages, revealing what is unique about these practices. Whether you’re seeking peace of mind, strength in body, or are simply interested in finding a more mindful way of living, yoga can help and is a practice for all.