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Path to Stillness: Movement & Meditation Workshop Series with Christine Pham and Heidi Sloss Next held on Sat, Apr 1, 2017 at 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
This enrollment runs from Sat Apr 1, 2017 - Sat Apr 22, 2017
 
Discover how to let go, focus, and find peaceful stillness through movement and meditation. In this two hour workshop we will combine energizing vinyasa flow sequences with different mindfulness practices. We will synchronize Pranayama (breath) with Asana (postures), opening up Prana (life energy), and then bliss out through guided meditation, finding our path to stillness. Each week we will present a different theme with different asanas and mediation styles.
 
Path To Stillness is perfect for people who are new to yoga and meditation as well as practitioners who looking for a yoga/meditation community. Each class will build on the last so it would be most beneficial to attend the series, but not required. Only requirements are an open mind and an open heart.
 
Dates: April 1, 8, 15 and 22
Times: 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Cost: $100 for all 4 workshops or $35/each

 

 

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Crystal Sound Meditation with Jessica Neideffer Sat, Apr 1, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

 
MONTHLY GROUP SOUND HEALING MEDITATION
(EVERY 1ST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH)

Sound Healing is the intentional use of sound to create an environment which becomes a space for healing of the physical, mental, emotional and energetic bodies. To become “healed,” simply means to become “whole.”By coupling our intention with sound we are able to elevate our vibration to restore harmony within our BEing. By surrendering to the highest good, we ourselves become that conduit for peace, healing, change and growth.

As you meditate and lie still or sit on your mat, we will work with the sounds and intention to help the body heal on a cellular level. During a session each person is receiving perfect frequencies through the playing of crystal instruments re-harmonizing the body back to its natural tones.

Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat if you have one.

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE ONLINE

Price: $20

 

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Pre-Natal Partners Workshop with Kim Bick-Maurischat Sun, Apr 2, 2017 at 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

 
Pregnancy is a journey of exciting possibility, profound and deep transformation for mothers, their partners and the waiting baby. The journey to birth is also a precious time of wonder, reflection and constant change. Yoga offers a wonderful opportunity to prepare and support this magnificent journey towards parenthood by calming the mind, strengthening the body and nourishing the spirit. This workshop for couples will provide a warm, joyful and nurturing environment for partners as they prepare for the birth of their child with partner poses and massage, breathing techniques, guided visualization and relaxation. Partners will learn tools to bring home into their daily life to nourish and support each other on their pregnant journey. We will learn to alleviate typical discomforts, build flexibility, stamina and strength all the while by connecting with the baby and preparing the body for a mindfully engaged birth.
 

Please eat a light meal before class, bring a water bottle, snack and a mat. Please wear comfortable clothing you can move in.


Early Bird Pricing Before March 31: $65 Per Couple

Starting April 1: $80 per Couple

Workshop is 3 hrs.

 

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Sound Immersion Experience: Gongs & Singing Bowls with Danny Goldberg Sat, Apr 15, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 

MONTHLY SOUND IMMERSION EXPERIENCE

(EVERY 3RD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH)


Lay down to experience the sound vibrations of singing bowls, gongs and chimes as they guide us into a deep meditation. The healing vibrations pass through our bodies, opening blockages and allowing our minds to quiet. This is an intimate acoustic experience as the singing bowls are placed around the room & on your body. A wide range of ancient world traditions from Confucianism to the Pythagoreans” claimed that sound could not only “tune the soul” but affect our cosmological & social worlds as well. The physiological impact of sound on the body, emotions & cognition is apparent. Through the vibrations of these instruments we experience an inner calm and deep relaxation that enables us to journey within and center.

 

Danny weaves the restorative vibrations of singing bowls, gongs & chimes to create a blanket of healing sounds. The vibrations of these instruments enable us to journey within & center. The sound provides a channel for release, opening & transformation, tuning our vibrational frequency. Danny performs solo & in collaboration with Hatha Flow, Yoga Nidra, Yin/Restorative, Kundalini, Qigong, Breathwork, EFT & Meditation. Danny offers the Sound Immersion Experience for individual or group sessions at yoga studios healing centers & events throughout the U.S. Including: Globe Sound Healing Conference, Beloved, New Living Expo, Wanderlust, Phases of the Moon Festival, Breathe Yoga, Divinitree Yoga, Yoga Tree & many more. Danny has performed for UC Santa Cruz & Foothill College Music Programs, Science & Nonduality Conference, Lightning in a Bottle, Lucidity, Symbiosis Gathering & many other events.

 

www.DannyGoldberg.org

 

Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat if you have one.

 

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE ONLINE


$20 in Advance
$25 at the Door

 

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Full Mysore Week and Saturday Workshop with Harmony Slater with Harmony Slater Next held on Sun, Apr 30, 2017 at 6:30 am - 5:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Sun Apr 30, 2017 - Sat May 6, 2017
EXTENDED! EARLYBIRD PRICE FOR ENTIRE 7-DAY WORKSHOP BEFORE 4/1/17 (if not sold out): $170*

April 30 - May 4, 2017 - 5 Days of Morning Mysore Practice, 6:30-9am

Mysore Style is the heart of Ashtanga Yoga. In the Mysore method, students are met as individuals. Each person is taught progressively according to his or her readiness. A relationship is cultivated with the teacher and the practice begins to grow over time. The Mysore method of teaching and practice is very effective, and a certain power can be transmitted through the teacher to the students. Practicing with a qualified teacher can be a very transformative experience for students who are open to exploring their inner self, using the asana as a tool for this discovery.

Friday May 5 - Satsang & Primary Series: The Essential Components of Sadhana 6:30-9:30am

Primary Series – Strengthening the Connection to Bandhas

Mula Bandha and Uddiyana Bandha are important keys to the asana practice. This Primary Series class will bring focus to what these "energetic locks" really are and how they can be used to create a greater sense of lightness, balance, and ease of movement. Learn to cultivate a deeper understanding and awareness of bandhas in your practice.

Saturday, May 6: Strengthening the Spine and Cleansing the Nervous System 6:30-9am

A gentle introduction to second series and pranayama practice.

Nadi Shodhana is the name given to the Second Series of the Ashtanga Yoga system. However, it is also the name of a beginner Pranayama exercise. In this workshop students will explore the connection of prana (vital life energy) with the cleansing and strengthening of the nervous system through gentle asanas, kriyas and pranayama. These practices will be highly beneficial and accessible to every one, regardless of your level of experience.

PRICING INFORMATION after March 31st:

Sunday - Friday Mysore Practice Week: $170

Drop-In Mysore/Friday Satsang & Primary: $35

Single Session Saturday Workshop: $45

Full Workshop - $199 non-member; $120 DYS Mysore member

*DYS REFUND POLICY - ALL SALES ARE CONSIDERED FINAL. Refunds are not available for this workshop.

 

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Crystal Sound Meditation with Jessica Neideffer Sat, May 6, 2017 at 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

 
MONTHLY GROUP SOUND HEALING MEDITATION
(EVERY 1ST SATURDAY OF THE MONTH)

Sound Healing is the intentional use of sound to create an environment which becomes a space for healing of the physical, mental, emotional and energetic bodies. To become “healed,” simply means to become “whole.”By coupling our intention with sound we are able to elevate our vibration to restore harmony within our BEing. By surrendering to the highest good, we ourselves become that conduit for peace, healing, change and growth.

As you meditate and lie still or sit on your mat, we will work with the sounds and intention to help the body heal on a cellular level. During a session each person is receiving perfect frequencies through the playing of crystal instruments re-harmonizing the body back to its natural tones.

Please wear comfortable clothes and bring a yoga mat if you have one.

PLEASE REGISTER IN ADVANCE ONLINE

Price: $20

 

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Happy Shoulders Workshop with Deepa Dravid Sun, May 7, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 
Improper shoulder alignment can create lot of pain and injury. We will explore corrective Yoga Tune-Up exercises and targeted self massage techniques that will unlock the shoulder tension and create a deep release in the the upper back, neck and shoulders.
 
We will work on neck, shoulders, wrist, upper back. Rolling with the Yoga Tune Up® Therapy Balls can relieve aches and pains, enhance breathing functions, increase your mobility and energy level, and reduce stress, improve posture and performance. This workshop will guide you through targeted therapy ball sequences which will facilitate healthier movements around the joints. This is based on Jill Miller’s Yoga Tune-Up method.
 
Early Bird Registration by May 1: $40
After May 1: $45
 
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Happy Hips Workshop with Deepa Dravid Sun, May 21, 2017 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

 
The hips are responsible for so much of our physical health. Tight hips can cause the leg muscles to overcompensate and become imbalanced and lead to knee and even foot problems. This same pattern manifests above the hips in back pain and shoulder and neck stiffness as the upper body compensates for imbalance below. We will spend time in this workshop learning techniques for self-massage of the hips, low-back, and thighs gaining access to deep-“seated” tension. We will then move into corrective hip Yoga Tune-Up postures and movements looking for body blind spots and proper integration in the hips and pelvis. This will be a highly informative and empowering session, designed to give you the self-knowledge to inspire your own inner evolution.
 
Please bring a notebook, and something to write with if you like.
 
Early Bird Registration by May 15: $40
After May 15: $45
 
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