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WORKSHOP SCHEDULE 2023-2024! Our workshop schedule is occasionally subject to change. Please check here, see our social media pages, or call the studio for the most updated workshop offerings.

Upcoming Workshops:
February 3, 2024

Trauma-Informed Meditation Teacher Training - One Day Workshop - 9am-4pm

Jo Kilmer, BS, NCMA, E-RYT200, RYT500, YACEP, Somatic Stress Release Practitioner, 7 Homecomings Certification, Trauma-Informed Yoga/Meditation Certificates

This workshop is for any interested yoga instructor and those in meditation teacher training who are look for a brush-up on the intersection of yoga and meditation under the guises of trauma-informed care. CEUs will be available.

Dates TBD

Sound Healing Intensive with CERTIFICATE- 60 hours total

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

Savitri Atma Kaur, RYT-500, KRI

Dates for this three weekend workshop are TBA. Journey into sound and learn the basic anatomy and physiology, the history of vocalization and instrumental sound and its healing factors. This workshop will incorporate practice, self-study, and reading assignments. Stay tuned for more details!

The following are workshops that have been regularly offered in the past and often come back through in the rotation.

Check back here for specific dates and information as it becomes available.

INTENTIONAL LIVING: healthy living workshop

Tori Mincemeyer, RDN, LD, RYT-200

This 8-week series will help you kick off 2023 the mindful way with weekly topics on nutrition, movement/yoga, habit change and goal setting, pairing down personal possessions/organizing, sleep hygiene and routines. Group support and accountability for individual goals is such a plus! Tangible and individual steps for overall personal success--whatever that means to each individual. THIS IS A $100 value for ONLY $79!

Compassion Fatigue Resiliency

Sue (Greenwood) Nesler, M.S., M.A., E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, NCC, PLCP/Compassion Fatigue Educator-Traumatology
Dr. Tressa Watson, Nursing educator and accredited meditation teacher
 In this workshop, we will define compassion fatigue, take a standardized assessment, learn about resiliency as well as tools to combat fatigue. Materials provided to create goals and objectives for an individualized compassion fatigue plan for YOU! Yoga and mindfulness practices will be incorporated by Dr. Watson.. The workshop will end in a restorative yoga practice to neutralize the nervous system and give you a jump-start in self care!

Inversion Flow/Advanced Arm Balance

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

Get creative using our headstand assist prop to safely explore the upside-down experience in Vinyasa flow. The end of class will incorporate arm balances with an emphasis on alignment and body mechanics.

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 studied 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

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 the definition of 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! The somatic work of Dr. Peter Levine as well as Bessel van der Kolk will be explored. 300 hour YTT students will purchase The Body Keeps the Score by Bessel van der Kolk for this workshop.

$12.00/Credit Hour

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Immersion

Robin Drury, E-RYT 500

Sara E. McNeil, E-RYT 200, YACEP, 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! $12/Credit Hour

PRANAYAMA INTENSIVE-- 30 hour CERTIFICATE (20 contact, 10 non-contact)

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

Savitri Atma Kaur, RYT-500, KRI

This workshop is part of our advanced yoga teacher training elective series and ANY teacher or serious student can attend! This certificate can be used for continuing education for Yoga Alliance and IAYT, plus other organizations (we can help you with this!). Learn the physiology of the respiratory system and the breath cycle, subtle body physiology, terminology, and implications as well as a plethora of techniques. Learn to design a breath-based class and skillfully incorporate breath work into any yoga or similar class./private session. Sue has studied with Leslie Kaminoff and his work will be used and incorporated as well as that of Donna Farhi, Gay Hendricks, and Judith Hanson Lasater. The non-contact hours will focus on reading, practicing with yourself and students, and writing appropriate classes for your use. Individual goals will be addressed. 

$12/Credit Hour for 300 hour Advanced Yoga Teacher Trainers or  $250.00 for the certification weekend

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. STUDENTS WHO HAVE TAKEN THE ONE WEEKEND PREVIOUSLY WITH JUDY--the second weekend will be new/deeper material. CEUs avaiable for Yoga Alliance, IAYT, etc.

$12.00/Credit Hour

Foundations of Ayurveda

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

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

Kelly Downes, RYT-500

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 6-7 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, and balancing the doshas.. Kelly Downes and Sue Nesler  will deliver “Kitchari with Kelly” (lunch included and recipe!) as well as nomemade Chai and Golden Milk. Sattvic yoga practice with Sue Nesler will be included--handouts, and MUCH MORE. Comprehensive beginner to intermediate training. 

$12/Credit Hour

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 n off-site retreat with yoga and meditation will end our journey on Sunday. Take all or part of the workshop 8:30am-5pm Saturday and 10-3 on Sunday. 

$12/Credit Hour

See our class schedule to register.

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