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Class Schedule and Workshop Announcements

The Wednesday Meditation Class at 7:15PM will be held monthly on the second Wednesday of each month and is free!

 



TYI Presents Special 6 Week Programs - Tuesdays 7:15PM - 8:30PM

Every 6 weeks TYI will present a special topic to enhance your area of interest and practice.  No registration is required, just use your class pass.

Mantras for Your Everyday Life with Adelfa Hill - February 18th - March 24th

Mantras are short chants designed to promote healing and spiritual growth.  Mantra is a wonderful tool you can use to break free from conditioned mental habits and to reach a deep meditative state.  Learn about mantras and how you can practically apply them to your everyday life to reap the benefits of this ancient practice of chanting.  All levels are welcome.

Anatomy Yoga with Liz Salter - March 31st - May 5th

Not every direction is for every body.  We all translate directions differently.  In this class, we will explore a variety of cues and variations of asanas to best suit your body and intention for your practice.  We will take a look at postural patterns with their associated anatomy and how they can make certain actions difficult and some transitions tricky to keep safe.  Experience how subtle changes can create new awareness and freedom in your practice.



Yoga Basics: From the Foundation Up - Session Started January 8th, Next Session Starts March 8th

Yoga Basics: From the Foundation Up is a class offered on Wednesday, 5:45PM - 7:00PM. This will be an 8 week class taught by Adelfa Hill that restarts every 8 weeks. 

New students to yoga may find themselves more comfortable in a class that starts in a place that has a "beginning". Here is that class!

Here is what the new student to yoga will learn: All the basic foundation yoga poses for beginner students. How the pose should be aligned well with the body for the maximal benefit. How to adapt a yoga pose to meet the need of your individual body. How to practice the poses safely. How to use all the yoga props. How to breathe properly in the poses.

Students may join at anytime!



Antamoy Yoga with Liz Salter ~ Saturday, February 29th

Liza Salter will offer her Anatomy Yoga, Twisting From Every Segment, on Saturday, February 29th.

The Hips and SI Joint ~ 10:30AM - 12:30PM.  The base of the spine and the back of the hip come together to create the dynamic SI Joint, needing both mobility and stability to mitigate forces above and below.  In this class we will look at the movements of the hip and SI joint and how we can become restricted in our spinal twists when we are restricted there.

The Spine and Facet Joints ~ 2:30PM - 4:30PM.  Every vertebrae of the spine in shaped just a little bit differently, which allows for a large range of motion when our spine is free.  In this class will explore how the facet joints move at each segment and how to maximize our twists by utilizing the obliques and our breath to create greater length and range.

Both classes include interactive lectures and gentle yoga practices.  All levels are welcome.  Please, no acute injuries.

Each class if $35.00, or both for $60.00.  Registration is available under "Workshops".



Escape and Rejuvenate Retreat - March 13th - 15th, with Terry Brown and Heather Patton at The Art of Living Retreat Center

The Escape and Rejuvenate Retreat led by Terry and Heather will begin on Friday, March 13th at 3:00PM and ends on Sunday, March 15th at 12:00PM.  It will be held at The Art of Living Retreat Center in the lovely mountains of Boone, NC.

Join Terry and Heather for a rejuvenating experience in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina.  The Art of Living Retreat Center is located just outside of Boone, NC.

Classes will be Friday afternoon through Sunday morning.  Terry and Heather have extensive experience working with all levels of yoga practitioners and physical challenges.  This workshop will focus on how the practices of yoga can benefit us therapeutically and inspire us to move toward a happier and more radiant life.

The Retreat Center includes the Shankara Ayurveda Spa, an Ayurvedic wellness spa that combines ancient and contemporary massage techniques to give you the ultimate wellness experience.  There is plenty of time during the retreat workshop to book your spa appointments.  The Center also offers walking trails, pottery making classes and opportunities for rest and quiet time.  We will also be enjoying delicious, healthy vegetarian meals!

The retreat schedule:

Friday, March 13th - 3:00PM - 6:00PM

Saturday, March 14th - 6:30AM - 7:30AM, 9:00AM - 12:00PM and 4:00PM - 6:00PM

Sunday, March 15th - 9:00AM - 12:00PM

For more information on pricing options and to register, please visit:  www.artoflivingretreatcenter.org

 



Yoga Nidra - The Power of Transformation presented by Jeffrey Crespo - March 27th - 29th

Jeffrey Crespo invites you to join him as he presents Yoga Nidra, The Power of Transformation.  The workshop will be held March 27th - 29th.

Vedanta Yoga Nidra is taught to help students master sleep, gain control over the autonomic nervous system, reduce internal tension, and alleviate many of the diseases and conditions that develop with age.  It is also a very powerful tool for discovering your true purpose and directing your life in that direction. 

Benefits of a regular Yoga Nidra practice:  Reduces stress, strengthens the will, dissipates fear and anxiety, awakens creativity, and improves memory and learning capacity.

This training if from the tradition of the Himalayan Institute which are some of the most authentic teachings being offered anywhere in the world today.  You can take the workshop if you are simply interested in practicing and learning about Yoga Nidra or if you are interested in being certified to offer and teach Yoga Nidra yourself.

This workshop is open to all levels of practitioners.  Yoga teachers and other professionals will receive a teaching certificate upon course competition (12 CE Units Yoga Alliance).

Workshop fee:  $295.00, or $265.00 if registered by March 6th.  Friday only class is $50.00 and may be paid at the door.

Registration and other workshop information is available under "Workshops".

 



Putting A Spring In Your Step - April 11th, with Sheila and Anne

In this workshop, which will be held on Saturday, April11th, 1:00PM - 4:00PM, Sheila and Anne will begin with a gentle floor practice to release and awaken the three lower (earth) chakras followed by Yoga asana to promote stability, strength and stamina.  And powerful breathing practices and guided relaxation makes for a complete and deeply nurturing Yoga experience.

Workshop cost $50.00, or $45.00 if registered by April 1st.  Registration is available under "Workshops".  West Market Street Studio.



The Yoga Wall(tm) Workshop - June 26th - 28th, with Terry Brown

Terry Brown will the offer The Yoga Wall(tm) Workshop, June 26th - 28th.

This workshop will teach you how to use the Yoga Wall(tm) to enhance poses that you usually practice in the center of the room.  Using the wall and wall straps allows the body to be held and supported, creating space and openings in the body that may seem elusive.  The wall and its accessories can help you to find actions in the poses and evolve your practice to new levels.

This workshop will teach you how to use the Yoga Wall(tm) to enhance poses that you usually practice in the center of the room.  Using the wall and wall straps allows the body to be held and supported, creating space and openings in the body that may seem elusive.  The wall and its accessories can help you to find actions in the poses and evolve your practice to new levels.

This workshop will help yoga instructors have more tools for their classroom experiences.  For the student of yoga, this practice will offer many options for home use.  Or just come for the fun experience of practicing on the Yoga Wall(tm).

The practices including standing poses, hip openers, twists, backbends, forward bends and inversions.  Therapeutic applications for the Yoga Wall(tm) will also be presented.

Terry Brown has studied extensively with Bryan Legere, the co-founder of the Yoga Wall(tm).  Terry's teacher, Aadil Palkhivala, inspired the Yoga Wall(tm) with his teachings and is the creator of the Spinal Rejuvenation Series, a practice on the Wall that helps to heal the spine and reverse the effects of aging.

Class 1 - Friday PM ~ 12:00PM - 3:00PM ~ Hip Openers and Standing Poses

Class 2 - Friday PM ~ 4:30PM - 7:30PM ~ Standing Poses

Class 3 - Saturday AM ~ 9:00AM - 12:00PM ~ Forward Bends and Twists

Class 4 - Saturday PM ~ 1:30PM - 4:30PM ~ Inversions

Class 5 - Sunday AM ~ 9:00AM ~ 12:00PM ~ Backbends

Class 6 - Sunday PM ~ 1:30Pm ~ 4:30PM ~ Spinal Health

These classes are available for CEU credit for 200 and 500 YA Registered Yoga Teachers.

3 Day Workshop fee $335.00, or $300.00 if registered by June 13th.  Individual classes are $60.00, or $55.00 if registered by June 13th.  Registration is available under "Workshops".