Junior Intermediate I-III Teacher Training Series with Marla Apt
Aug
16
3:30 PM15:30

Junior Intermediate I-III Teacher Training Series with Marla Apt

These classes are to refine teaching skills at the Junior Intermediate levels through peer teaching. All aspects are addressed: demonstration skills, verbal instructions, observation and corrections, sequencing and integrating philosophy into the teaching.

Marla will be teaching on the following dates in 2019:
2/22, 3/8, 5/24, 6/21,7/12, 8/16, 9/13, and 11/15

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Essence of Practice with David Sirgany (a 5 month advanced studies)
Aug
24
to Aug 25

Essence of Practice with David Sirgany (a 5 month advanced studies)

During this 5-month course of study, students will explore the 8 limbs of yoga as presented in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Particular attention will be placed on helping each person to develop the values and skills required to deepen in the practice. This involves practical applications of asana, pranayama, meditation and their philosophical underpinnings. Students and teachers from all yogic traditions will benefit from the opportunity to dedicate an extended and focused period of time to discover for themselves the value of yoga as a complete system of practice and living. All participants will commit to working together in a way that embodies the practice values needed to sustain a sincere, committed, open-minded inquiry in a supportive and compassionate environment.

Aug. 24-25  |  Oct. 19-20  |  Dec. 7-8
Saturday 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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Weekend Workshop with David Sirgany
Sep
7
to Sep 8

Weekend Workshop with David Sirgany

The Essential Practice: Structure, Energy, & Intention

This weekend workshop will clarify and deepen your understanding of asana practice as a dynamic experiential learning process, that offers relevant applications for daily living, while furthering us along the path of Yoga. Specific attention will be placed on helping each person to develop the values and skills necessary to progressively deepen in the practice. We will explore a range of classic poses and variations, and how to gain access to the particular benefits that each pose offers. Key elements of the Iyengar Yoga method will be presented and refined including: action, extension, support and balance.

Saturday, September 7, 2019 2-5pm 
Sunday, September 8, 2019 10:30am-1:30pm

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Junior Intermediate I-III Teacher Training Series with Marla Apt
Sep
13
3:30 PM15:30

Junior Intermediate I-III Teacher Training Series with Marla Apt

These classes are to refine teaching skills at the Junior Intermediate levels through peer teaching. All aspects are addressed: demonstration skills, verbal instructions, observation and corrections, sequencing and integrating philosophy into the teaching.

Marla will be teaching on the following dates in 2019:
2/22, 3/8, 5/24, 6/21,7/12, 8/16, 9/13, and 11/15

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An Afternoon Workshop with David Sirgany
Sep
28
2:00 PM14:00

An Afternoon Workshop with David Sirgany

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Natural Balance

Join David for an afternoon of practice and exploration of a full range of balance poses. Students will learn how to build and employ intelligent expressions of stability and flexibility, while effectively harmonizing with the force and counter-force of gravity. Balance poses help us sharpen our concentration of mind, build dynamic strength, and increase our capacity for maintaining grace throughout transitions. This workshop will be of great benefit for all practitioners including those who feel especially challenged in the balance poses!

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Essence of Practice with David Sirgany (a 5 month advanced studies)
Oct
19
to Oct 20

Essence of Practice with David Sirgany (a 5 month advanced studies)

During this 5-month course of study, students will explore the 8 limbs of yoga as presented in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Particular attention will be placed on helping each person to develop the values and skills required to deepen in the practice. This involves practical applications of asana, pranayama, meditation and their philosophical underpinnings. Students and teachers from all yogic traditions will benefit from the opportunity to dedicate an extended and focused period of time to discover for themselves the value of yoga as a complete system of practice and living. All participants will commit to working together in a way that embodies the practice values needed to sustain a sincere, committed, open-minded inquiry in a supportive and compassionate environment.

Aug. 24-25  |  Oct. 19-20  |  Dec. 7-8
Saturday 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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Weekend Workshop with David Sirgany (Part 2)
Oct
26
to Oct 27

Weekend Workshop with David Sirgany (Part 2)

The Essential Practice: Structure, Energy, & Intention Part 2

This weekend workshop will clarify and deepen your understanding of asana practice as a dynamic experiential learning process, that offers relevant applications for daily living, while furthering us along the path of Yoga. Specific attention will be placed on helping each person to develop the values and skills necessary to progressively deepen in the practice. We will explore a range of classic poses and variations, and how to gain access to the particular benefits that each pose offers. Key elements of the Iyengar Yoga method will be presented and refined including: action, extension, support and balance.

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Junior Intermediate I-III Teacher Training Series with Marla Apt
Nov
15
3:30 PM15:30

Junior Intermediate I-III Teacher Training Series with Marla Apt

These classes are to refine teaching skills at the Junior Intermediate levels through peer teaching. All aspects are addressed: demonstration skills, verbal instructions, observation and corrections, sequencing and integrating philosophy into the teaching.

Marla will be teaching on the following dates in 2019:
2/22, 3/8, 5/24, 6/21,7/12, 8/16, 9/13, and 11/15

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Essence of Practice with David Sirgany (a 5 month advanced studies)
Dec
7
to Dec 8

Essence of Practice with David Sirgany (a 5 month advanced studies)

During this 5-month course of study, students will explore the 8 limbs of yoga as presented in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Particular attention will be placed on helping each person to develop the values and skills required to deepen in the practice. This involves practical applications of asana, pranayama, meditation and their philosophical underpinnings. Students and teachers from all yogic traditions will benefit from the opportunity to dedicate an extended and focused period of time to discover for themselves the value of yoga as a complete system of practice and living. All participants will commit to working together in a way that embodies the practice values needed to sustain a sincere, committed, open-minded inquiry in a supportive and compassionate environment.

Aug. 24-25  |  Oct. 19-20  |  Dec. 7-8
Saturday 12:00 noon – 4:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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A Retreat in Guatemala with Heather Haxo Phillips & Anna Delury
May
2
to May 9

A Retreat in Guatemala with Heather Haxo Phillips & Anna Delury

YOGA & CULTURAL HERITAGE RETREAT IN GUATEMALA

8 days / 7 nights accommodations with awe-inspiring views at Villa Sumaya on the shores of the sacred Lake Atitlán. Daily asana and pranayama classes with Heather and Anna in our private yoga space overlooking the lake and volcanos. Three delicious organic vegetarian meals each day + juice bar
Solar hot tub and on-site spa services. A sacred Mayan Fire ceremony lead by a local shaman.
Ample time to soak in the incredible countryside of Lake Atitlán and explore the traditions of the Mayan people. Deep connections and community with like-minded people.

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Junior Intermediate I-III Teacher Training Series with Marla Apt
Jul
12
3:30 PM15:30

Junior Intermediate I-III Teacher Training Series with Marla Apt

These classes are to refine teaching skills at the Junior Intermediate levels through peer teaching. All aspects are addressed: demonstration skills, verbal instructions, observation and corrections, sequencing and integrating philosophy into the teaching.

Marla will be teaching on the following dates in 2019:
2/22, 3/8, 5/24, 6/21,7/12, 8/16, 9/13, and 11/15

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Junior Intermediate I-III Teacher Training Series with Marla Apt
Jun
21
3:30 PM15:30

Junior Intermediate I-III Teacher Training Series with Marla Apt

These classes are to refine teaching skills at the Junior Intermediate levels through peer teaching. All aspects are addressed: demonstration skills, verbal instructions, observation and corrections, sequencing and integrating philosophy into the teaching.

Marla will be teaching on the following dates in 2019:
2/22, 3/8, 5/24, 6/21,7/12, 8/16, 9/13, and 11/15

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Junior Intermediate I-III Teacher Training Series with Marla Apt
May
24
3:30 PM15:30

Junior Intermediate I-III Teacher Training Series with Marla Apt

These classes are to refine teaching skills at the Junior Intermediate levels through peer teaching. All aspects are addressed: demonstration skills, verbal instructions, observation and corrections, sequencing and integrating philosophy into the teaching.

Marla will be teaching on the following dates in 2019:
2/22, 3/8, 5/24, 6/21,7/12, 8/16, 9/13, and 11/15

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Twists, Knees, Forward Bends, Backbend: Anatomy and Practice with Roger Cole
May
3
to May 5

Twists, Knees, Forward Bends, Backbend: Anatomy and Practice with Roger Cole

In this four-class series, each class will do more than just improve your physique and technique; you will learn to feel anatomy and physiology from the inside, and adjust it to bring about a tranquil state of mind. As BKS Iyengar taught us, "Alignment is a technique for equanimity. Equanimity is yoga."

Friday May 3, 6-9 pm:  Twists
Saturday May 4, 9 am-12 pm:  Knees
Saturday May 4, 2-5 pm:  Forward Bends
Sunday May 5, 9 am-12 pm:  Backbends

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Weekend Workshop with David Sirgany
Apr
26
to Apr 28

Weekend Workshop with David Sirgany

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Arm Balances & Backward Extensions
Friday 6-8pm, Saturday and Sunday 2-5pm

The focus of this practice intensive weekend will be on the foundational and intermediate arm balances & back extensions. Key principles of the Iyengar Yoga method will be explored including action, extension and balance. Emphasis will be on establishing a clear and solid foundation in each asana and cultivating a sustained sense of integration and balance.


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Scholarship Benefit Workshop with Janet MacLeod
Apr
20
2:00 PM14:00

Scholarship Benefit Workshop with Janet MacLeod

“MOVING FROM HAPPINESS TO DELIGHT IN ASANA”
-BKS Iyengar
A BENEFIT WORKSHOP FOR ADELINE YOGA’S YOGA BLESSINGS FUND

To be able to reach a meditative state in an asana, the dynamics of the asana need to be understood. Janet will use props to deepen your understanding of poses you do every day so they are more sustainable. This will allow you to move away from the struggling and striving mode to one of mental tranquility.

Donation based workshop
Suggested rate: $60

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Yoga in the Redwoods with Janet McLeod
Mar
15
to Mar 17

Yoga in the Redwoods with Janet McLeod

The classes in this workshop will be taught in the tradition of B. K. S. Iyengar and all levels are welcome. Janet will guide each student to work at her/his own level to explore all areas of the practice of yoga asana: standing poses, forward extensions, backward extensions, inversions and twisting poses.
This will be Janet’s sixth year teaching at the Gualala Arts Center.

Friday, 5-7 pm; Saturday, 10 am-12:30 pm and 2:30 pm-4:30 pm; Sunday, 10 am-12:30 pm

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Junior Intermediate I-III Teacher Training Series with Marla Apt
Mar
8
3:30 PM15:30

Junior Intermediate I-III Teacher Training Series with Marla Apt

These classes are to refine teaching skills at the Junior Intermediate levels through peer teaching. All aspects are addressed: demonstration skills, verbal instructions, observation and corrections, sequencing and integrating philosophy into the teaching.

Marla will be teaching on the following dates in 2019:
2/22, 3/8, 5/24, 6/21,7/12, 8/16, 9/13, and 11/15

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Junior Intermediate I-III Teacher Training Series with Marla Apt
Feb
22
3:30 PM15:30

Junior Intermediate I-III Teacher Training Series with Marla Apt

These classes are to refine teaching skills at the Junior Intermediate levels through peer teaching. All aspects are addressed: demonstration skills, verbal instructions, observation and corrections, sequencing and integrating philosophy into the teaching.

Marla will be teaching on the following dates in 2019:
2/22, 3/8, 5/24, 6/21,7/12, 8/16, 9/13, and 11/15

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Northern California Fire Relief Benefit Event
Feb
17
1:00 PM13:00

Northern California Fire Relief Benefit Event

1:00-3:30pm Yoga for Anxiety with Jito Yumibe
3:45-5:00pm Bharatanatyam Dance Performance with Nitya Narasimhan

Please join Iyengar Yoga Instructor Jito Yumibe and Bharatanatyam Dancer Nitya Narasimhan for a yoga class and dance performance to help those who have suffered loss from the recent fires in Northern California by providing funds to relief organizations. This class at Iyengar Yoga South Bay is one of many coordinated fire relief benefit classes being held throughout our Association's (IYANC) Northern California region.

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Workshop with Lois Steinberg
Feb
8
to Feb 10

Workshop with Lois Steinberg

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Fri, Feb 08 2019 From: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Sat, Feb 09 2019
 From: 9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sun, Feb 10 2019
 From: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM**

Workshop participants should have at least four years of Iyengar yoga experience. Sign up for full workshop or individual sessions. **Sunday session may only be attended by CIYTs or students attending at least one other weekend session as well. 

Sign up for the whole workshop by Jan 30 for a discount.

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Yoga for Scoliosis Part 1 with Elise Miller
Jan
18
to Jan 20

Yoga for Scoliosis Part 1 with Elise Miller

This workshop is for anyone with scoliosis who wants to experience the benefits of yoga for spinal health. It is also for teachers wanting to assist their students who have scoliosis. This 10 hour Part I workshop is an opportunity for teachers to begin the 20-hour course requirement + practicum to become a Yoga for Scoliosis Trainer. Teachers are encouraged to bring their students with scoliosis to the workshop.

Friday January 18, 6:00-8:30 pm
Saturday January 19, 12:30-5:30 pm

Sunday January 20, 1:30-4:30 pm

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Workshop with Carolyn Belko
Jan
18
to Jan 20

Workshop with Carolyn Belko

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Asana and Pranayama: Embarking on the Inner Quest
Friday 6-8pm, Saturday & Sunday 2-5pm
*Friday 2-5pm Teachers’ Module (Carolyn will cover principles required to teach pranayama)

This weekend workshop with Carolyn will provide principles required to establish a regular practice of pranayama, or to enhance an existing one. Asana will be taught in a way to complement pranayama practice. 

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Form, Fluidity, and Function: A Weekend Workshop with Carrie Owerko
Dec
7
to Dec 9

Form, Fluidity, and Function: A Weekend Workshop with Carrie Owerko

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Friday, 6-8pm

Saturday & Sunday
2-5pm

Let's face it: Motion is lotion and movement is medicine. It depends on how we move when we practice. We will explore how our practices can improve the functionality of our joints, create more fluid integrated movement, and improve the quality of our life in numerous ways. And how we will have fun doing it!

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