Workshops

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Below are examples of workshops that have been offered in the past. Our workshop schedule is always changing. Please check here, see our social media pages, or call the studio for the most updated workshop offerings.

 
 
WEEKEND or ONE DAY Workshop!

Yoga Nidra

Sue (Greenwood) Nesler, M.S., M.A., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, NCC, PLCP

This workshop is part of our advanced yoga teacher training Intensive series and any teacher or serious student can attend! Learn the history, philosophy, physiology and practice of yoga nidra or “yogic sleep” (but you’re not asleep!). We will dive into the 7 stages of yoga nidra as outlined and explained by Richard Miller, founder of iRest (Sue has taken a workshop with him), and move through self-inquiry to develop our Sankalpa, or intention. Day 2 will incorporate teaching methodology of this amazing practice, and a mini-nidra practice workshop. Mini workshop/retreat Sunday 4-5:30pm. 300 hour YTT students will purchase Richard Miller’s Yoga Nidra for this workshop.

$12.00/Credit Hour

 
WEEKEND or ONE DAY Workshop!

Foundations of Ayurveda

Vivica Schwartz, E-RYT 500 yoga instructor and Ayurveda master trainer/counselor. 

This workshop is part of our advanced yoga teacher training immersion series and any yoga teacher, Ayurvedic practitioner, or serious student may attend. Participants must be in person for this workshop and there is no modified or mini workshop or partial day offerings. We will have 6 hours of content from Vivica covering Dosha test, 3 pillars, 4 purushartas, 3 bodies in Ayurveda, 5 elements (review), 3 doshas (review), mental constitution test, prakriti/vikriti, balancing doshas, 10 pair of qualities, gunas (review), cause of disease, Ayurvedic clock, Ritucharya, angi and ama, protecting the sacred fire, Ojas, and Dinacharya. Kelly Downes will deliver “Kitchari with Kelly” (lunch included and recipe!). Sattvic yoga practice with Sue Nesler, handouts, and MUCH MORE. Comprehensive beginner to intermediate training. 

$12/Credit Hour

 
 
WEEKEND or ONE DAY Workshop!

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Immersion

Robin Drury, E-RYT 500

This workshop is part of our advanced yoga teacher training elective series and ANY teacher or serious student can attend! Join Robin Drury, E-RYT 500 and a lead teacher trainer in our 200 hour program who has trained and certified with Judith Hanson Lasater in the amazing style of yoga which addresses physical and emotional health delving deeply into relaxation. Learn about the history and benefits of restorative yoga as well as how to teach this practice and poses utilizing best practices and of course a lot of props! Mini retreat day and times still to be announced! Check our website schedule for updates.

$12/Credit Hour

 

 

Yin Yoga Teacher Training Immersion

Judy Grier, RN, LMT, E-RYT 500

This workshop is part of our advanced yoga teacher training elective series and ANY teacher or serious student can attend! Judy teachers this powerful workshop utilizing seminal works from Paul Grilley and Sarah Powers to guide students through history and traditions of this combination of traditional Chinese Medicine principles and yoga which is slower-paced and focuses on opening and awakening soft tissue and connective tissue in the body. Judy’s expertise in subtle body teachings and awareness shines as participants learn the poses,benefits, teaching style, and methodology of this amazing practice with so many benefits!

Class description for this YTT module 

  • The Yin Yoga Module is suitable for those both interested in teaching basic Yin Yoga classes or for those who simply wish to deepen their understanding of the practice.

  • Learn history and core principles of Yin yoga

  • Demonstrate / practice 12-15 basic yin postures including backbends, forward bends, twists, and inversions for the main yin meridians

  • Discuss sequencing, cueing and using props for modifications in yin poses

  • Verbalize the positive physiological effects of Yin Yoga on the fascia, connective tissue, and joint health.

  • Anatomy of mindfulness and basic Buddha dharma concepts in yin yoga

YTT students will need to purchase Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers… for this class.

$12.00/Credit Hour

 

 

Chakra Yoga Teacher Training Immersion

Judy Grier, RN, LMT, E-RYT 500

 

This workshop is part of our advanced yoga teacher training elective series and ANY teacher or serious student can attend!Join Judy for this subtle body training with both didactic and experiential learning components. In-depth information regarding each chakra and the poses, meditations, and other tools to draw awareness to each one.

 

 

Trauma-Informed Yoga Immersion

Sue (Greenwood) Nesler, M.S., M.A., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, NCC, PLCP

 

This workshop is part of our advanced yoga teacher training elective series and ANY teacher or serious student can attend! In this workshop you will learn how to identify possible trauma and triggers in students as well as how to create a safe space for students to self-identify in an empowering way. We will dive into the neurobiology of trauma and how it changes the brain and be able to identify signs and symptoms that are seen in many trauma survivors. We will incorporate creating a safe and inclusive space for all students and review poses that are and are not traditionally taught in a trauma-informed class. Guest lecturers from the counseling and mental health field will present part of this powerful workshop! 300 hour YTT students will purchase The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel Van Der Kolk for this workhop. Look for a special speaker(s) as well!

$12.00/Credit Hour

 

WEEKEND or ONE DAY Workshop!

Meditation and MBSR Immersion

Sue (Greenwood) Nesler, M.S., M.A., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, NCC, PLCP

 

This workshop is part of our advanced yoga teacher training elective series and ANY teacher or serious student can attend! Join Sue on a journey of meditation from beginner to experienced practitioner as we fold in techniques from basic guided and contemplative seated to Vipasana, Mindfulness, and MORE. Learn environmental set-up, barriers to techniques, strategies for special populations, incorporation into other types of classes and environments, as well as resources and tools. Movement meditation class on Saturday from 10:30-12 noon will be open to the public as a regular class and a lovely restorative class with meditation and sound bath will end our journey on Sunday. Take all or part of the workshop 8:30am-6pm both days.

$12.00/Credit Hour

See our class schedule to register.