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Upcoming Courses & Workshops

FREE Info Session 200+ Hr Yoga Teacher Training with Adarsh and Heleen Williams Sat, Jul 29, 2017 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Adarsh and Heleen Williams for a free information session about our 200+Hr Yoga Teacher Intensive Program, a 4-month, 8-weekend prorgam, starting Jan 26th through April 22, 2018.

It is designed to equip students with a strong and sound knowledge and experience base, from which they can practice, teach and live their yoga off the mat and in their lives. Comprehensive in its depth, breadth and substance, Adarsh and Heleen teach from many decades of dedicated personal practice, from a method that has its roots from a traditional source and lineage, the very foundation of all the "styles" of modern yoga we see today.
Our approach presents the “method of Yoga” rather than a particular Yoga “style.” We will explore the philosophy and methods of classical Ashtanga Yoga as well as contemporary modalities of Yoga, science and wellness. You will:
• Learn to teach unique yoga sequences including Traditional Ashtanga, Contemporary Vinyasa and Yoga Wellness
• Integrate comprehensive study of yoga technique, theory and philosophy
• Gain intensive practice experience
• Experience professional and personal growth
• Hold a certification that meets and exceeds requirements to register with Yoga Alliance as RYT – 200
Upon successful completion of this program graduates will be eligible to register as teachers with the Yoga Alliance at the 200-hour level.

If you are even remotely curious about what this program can do for you, and how it can change or enhance in your life, please come! More details, and further questions will be answered by Heleen and Adarsh, so hope you can come!

SPECIFIC DETAILS OF THE TT PROGRAM CAN BE FOUND HERE: http://www.downtownyogashala.com/teacher-training

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Yoga & Self-Healing with Wah! with Wah ! Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Get ready to move, breathe, and deeply relax! Wah! teaches yoga and plays live music at the end of class. As described in her book Dedicating Your Life to Spirit, Wah! has taught to athletic, handicapped, the young and the old, the well and the ill, offering tools for wellness and self-healing. Her teachings come from Anusara, Bihar, Kundalini Yoga and various healing traditions. Breathwork, moving postures, self-healing practices, deep relaxation.

All levels welcome.

$35 Early Bird Pricing by August 10, $45 After

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Ashtanga Week with Atsuro Chiba with Atsuro Chiba Next held on Mon, Sep 11, 2017 at 6:30 am - 8:30 am
This enrollment runs from Mon Sep 11, 2017 - Sat Sep 16, 2017
Monday-Sunday, Sept 11-16
M-Th - Mysore 6-9am
Friday - Led Primary 6:30-8am
Saturday - Mysore 6-8:30am
Saturday Workshop 1-4pm- Hip, Chest and Shoulder Intensive Workshop
Pricing: (Earlybird Pricing 10% discount by August 30th)
Full Workshop (7 sessions) - $220
Drop In:
Mysore - $35
Workshop - $45
DYS Mysore Member - $100 Full Workshop

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Yin Yoga Immersion: Foundational Training with Misako Matsuoka Next held on Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Fri Oct 13, 2017 - Sun Oct 15, 2017
Yin Yoga is a transformative practice for the body and mind. The passive long held but gentle postures allow releasing of long held tightness in the deep tissues of the body while recharging the energetic systems. The Yin practice invites the mind inward into a contemplative meditative state, encourages the balance of effort and ease without strain, and promotes deep connection to the present moment. It is a much needed healing practice for our modern lives.

This training will provide you with the foundations of Yin Yoga. You will understand how to include Yin Yoga in a more active class or simply to take your own practice to a much deeper level. Class size is limited to ensure you will have plenty of time for individual attention. This training provides 12 hours of continuing education credit for registered yoga teachers. For those who would like to receive a certificate of completion for teaching Yin Yoga, this is the first twelve hours of a 36 hour training with Misako Matsuoka.

In this training you will:
- Receive a manual including specific sequences to take home with you
- Develop a personalized home practice learn how to modify postures for your unique body

Subjects covered include:

- Theory behind Yin Yoga

- How skeletal anatomy informs the variations of postures
- How to support your body with yoga props such as blocks, blankets, sandbags and bolsters
- Yin Yoga philosophy

Meeting Times:

- Friday, October 13 from 5:30pm-8:00pm (2.5 hrs)
- Saturday, October 14 from 1:30pm to 6:00pm (4.5 hrs)
- Sunday October 15 from 12:00pm to 5:00pm (5 hrs)

Instructor: Misako Matsuoka, E-RYT500 misakomatyoga@gmail.com


Requirements for Enrollment:
This training is suitable for interested yoga students or those who have a current RYT status. Those new to yoga are advised to take Yin yoga classes prior to registration. 12 Hours of Continuing Educational Units are available to Registered Yoga Teachers. Additional study is required to receive a certificate in Yin Yoga.

Please contact the instructor for additional questions at misakomatyoga@gmail.com


Advance registration required.

Cost: $225 Early Bird by September 15, 2017; $325 Afterwards.

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