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David Berceli and Sherry Mills

For this session, bring paper, pen and something comfortable to sit on. Part 2 To view part 1 of this class click here Click here to view and print the PDF Handout Or right click and choose “Save Target As” … More

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David Berceli and Sherry Mills

For this session, bring paper, pen and something comfortable to sit on. Part 1 To view part 2 of this class click here Click here to view and print the PDF Handout Or right click and choose “Save Target As” … More

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Being Meditation

Being meditation is meant to imply that ‘trying’ to meditate is a paradoxical experience. We can put ourselves in the conscious state of meditation but it isn’t until we learn to ‘let go’ into the meditative energy that expanded consciousness … More

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Shake, Rattle and Move

In today’s stressful world, it is often the case that our kids need to take it easy, breathe, and relax. But the flip side of relaxation is true as well. Sometimes kids need to be energized, to get the juices … More

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Moving from Within

It is from the quiet place within, your heart center, the place where your spirit resides, that movement from within originates. Your HeartBreathTM, the movement of your heart and lungs as one, supports and enlivens the expression of your Divine-self … More

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Creative Sequencing

Attendees will learn how to make their practice their own by adding some creativity and flair to Sun Salutations. They will also learn to provide a flowing sequence, taking them from pose to pose in a full body-mind asana practice. … More

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Fun with Chair Sun Salutation

Chair Yoga can be fun and challenging. It offers an alternative to mat yoga that can be just as challenging. Let’s face it, not everyone feels comfortable sitting on the floor. That alone can make yoga inaccessible. However, many postures … More

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Soothing the Spirit: Yoga for Anxious Mind

We’ve all experienced moments of nervousness, but obsessive thinking can lead to sleepless nights, emotional meltdowns, high-blood pressure and even full-blown panic attacks. The question is how do we quiet that neurotic roommate in our head that keeps perpetuating feelings … More

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Grief in the Tissues: Trauma Recovery from a Yoga Perspective

Learn what happens in the brain when trauma occurs, how it affects our biochemistry after the event, and how yoga can help bring our inner pharmacy back into balance. You will learn a centering practice for trauma that creates a … More

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Ayurveda’s Adaptive Yoga

In this session, learn the specific Ayurvedic applications of the energetics of postures and breathing techniques, including langhana (yin) and brahmana (yang), and the relationship between the nervous system, breathing techniques and yoga postures. Students will learn how to choose … More

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How to Relax Your Mind & Body Into Tranquility

In this session, participants will learn how to take control of their stress and induce a state of tranquility, peacefulness and relaxation. Did you know that the average adult repairs about 300 billion cells every single day? The food you … More

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The Healing Path of Yoga

Explore how your actions, thoughts and images of who you are and how you feel about yourself can lead to health or disease. Experience how the body, mind, and breath interconnect and influence each other. Many contemporary debilitating diseases are … More

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How Much Pain is Okay in Yoga Practice – Part 1

Many seek out yoga as a way to decrease pain from an injury, while others practice yoga to attain a better quality of life in the face of a chronic pain condition. Yet most do not have a clear idea … More

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How Much Pain is Okay in Yoga Practice – Part 2

Many seek out yoga as a way to decrease pain from an injury, while others practice yoga to attain a better quality of life in the face of a chronic pain condition. Yet most do not have a clear idea … More

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The Power of Mantra

Using mantra goes beyond the simple beneficial reason of stilling the busy mind. Mantra creates an anchor in the very depth of one’s soul but, more importantly, it gives the practitioner the opportunity to fall back into the natural flow … More

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Anusara Yoga: Freedom from Inside Out

Anusara Yoga is the fastest growing yoga style in the world. The bio-mechanical principles of alignment help students move past their physical limitations while the spiritual themes of celebration of life as an expression of the Divine, invites students to … More

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Therapeutic Self Massage!

A profound reduction in muscular tension is only a few breaths away! No matter where you are or what you are doing, you can use the principles of self-massage to help your muscles soften and let go. Learning to do … More

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Wrist and Thumb Pain: Causes & Solutions

This session will review basic hand & arm anatomy. The primary causes of wrist pain and thumb pain with be identified and discussed. For each cause or diagnosis, general suggestions for pain relief will be addressed. This may include stretches … More

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Love for No Reason – More Than You Ever Dreamed Of

What if you could live in a state of unconditional love all the time? If you could love people not because they fill your needs or because they love you, but because you’re connected to a state of pure love … More

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Yoga For Weight Loss

“Fat Loss Yoga” – How To Use The Science And Spiritual Principles Of Yoga For Maximum Fat Loss In The Belly, Hips, Thighs, And Butt Yoga is cleansing for your body, mind, heart, and spirit… and it’s also one of … More

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Cultivate the Positive: Get Clear and Be Calm

Join in and learn three proven yoga techniques to help you set a worthwhile intention that will enable you to overcome frustrations, anxiety and fatigue. First, you’ll learn a yoga meditation technique from the Yoga Sutras called Pratipaksha Bhavana, which … More

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Yoga as Muse for Creative Flow

Yoga as Muse for Creative Flow is an easy-to-apply system of learning how to use yoga’s myriad tools and principles for optimal creativity. In this two-hour virtual workshop, you will discover how the science of Yoga as Muse can help … More

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The Essence of Sun Yoga Postures

Sun Yoga is an ancient practice of the people, especially those who believe in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The full vibrancy of life becomes possible when you interact or communicate between body and soul, thus energy can be revitalized and … More

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The DIY Marketing Toolbox for Mind-Body Businesses

Even the coolest yoga studio has to get the word out – to the right people, at the right time, using the right messages. In this session, you’ll learn how to grow your customer base using the six most successful … More

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Unplugged Play with Creative Kids Yoga

Celebrate the benefits of play – the old fashioned way! Learn more about incorporating developmentally appropriate yoga/movement techniques seamlessly into everyday experiences. Current research shows that there is a direct link between fitness and intelligence, particularly in children under 18 … More

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Prenatal and Postnatal Yoga – Embracing the Positive

The perinatal body is an amazing opportunity. It is a body of potential, of creativity, and of great wisdom. However its power is often overshadowed by fear. During pregnancy women often receive many negative messages about their bodies and labor. … More

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Exploring the Basic Principles of Alignment

Injury, aging, and repetitive activities can cause skeletal misalignment that triggers compensatory symptoms and dysfunctional movement throughout the body. In this workshop, we will examine the musculoskeletal alignment of the Mountain posture (Tadasana), the foundational pose of yoga. Referring to … More

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Introduction to Tantra (Sacred Sexuality) as an Individual Practice

We will share a sampling of tantra practices such as breathing techniques, meditation, energy movement & a flow of gentle and restorative yoga poses. Often misunderstood in the West, tantra is a practice of balancing masculine and feminine energies within. … More

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Laughter Yoga – A Life Changing Experience

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Creating Balance after Trauma or Injury

We all know that a lingering illness or an injury is taxing to the body, mind and spirit. But what about when the doctor says you are healed and you still feel this disconnection? Recovering from an illness or injury … More

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More Energy, More Control, More Awareness

If you’d like to learn how to increase your level of energy dramatically in a very short time, these techniques are ideal for you. And the bonus is you’ll find that increasing your level of energy is just the beginning. … More

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Green Yoga: Harnessing the Ancient Roots of Yoga to Address

Contemporary Eco-Crisis and Transition As climate change activist Bill McKibben has said, last year was a hard year for the earth. A massive oil spill in the Gulf, record high temperatures in Asia, and record ice cap melting added to … More

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The Moon Salutation: Awakening the Healing Wisdom of the Feminine in Yoga

The Moon Salutation is a yoga flow of 16 postures created to honor women’s bodies and rhythms while complementing the more familiar Sun Salutation. For some women during menstruation and menopause, the Sun Salutation exudes too much heat for the … More

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More Safe Yoga for the Bones

Build on more yoga postures using the SAFE Yoga technique, a highly interactive and experiential presentation that will help you learn how to move “from and for the bones”, using anatomical landmarks known as the “alphabet soup of the skeleton” … More

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Chair Yoga for Every Body

Chair Yoga can be fun and challenging. Chair Yoga offers an alternative to mat yoga that can be just as challenging. Let’s face it, not everyone feels comfortable sitting on the floor. That alone can make yoga inaccessible to many. … More

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Full Body Presence – the Essence of Yoga

In today’s world we all need full access to our inner and outer resources. This hour introduces us to the core inner exploration used for “Full Body Presence”. In a yoga practice, this foundational exploration can immeasurably deepen our experience, … More

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Affirmations to Awaken your Asanas

What is really going on in each asana? Beyond the physical there are mental, emotional, and spiritual benefits to each pose. Certain affirmations can help us recognize and amplify those benefits. Affirmations can help change the state of our mind … More

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Opposites Attract – The Perfect Yogic Balance of Head and Heart

Bhakti Yoga is yoga of the heart, using devotion and love to merge with the infinite. Jnana Yoga is yoga of the Mind, using tools like reason, discernment, and discrimination to uncover truth. They seem like opposites, but in this … More

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Breathing Practices to Create Resilience for Life®

Imagine possessing invisible tools – to use anywhere, anytime – that are proven to enhance energy, mental clarity, and peace. In this seminar you will learn two powerful breathing techniques that do just that! The first, known as the ‘yogic … More

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Sound and Yoga

Although you cannot see it with your naked eye, everything around you is vibrating. You are vibrating! This is important because we experience an optical illusion while we see ourselves as distinct and separate from one another, when in fact … More

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A Phoenix Rising Approach to Life

The mythical phoenix is a powerful symbol of transformation. If we are living life fully we are like the phoenix – continually engaging a process of death and re-birth, letting go of the the old and welcoming the new. In … More

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Using Sounds to Tone the Chakras

The objective of this presentation is for us to recognize what type of sounds and music may assist in stimulating energy flow through the subtle energy centers of the body to achieve health and wellness through Chakra balancing. The subtle … More

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Using Nada Yoga Techniques in our Yoga and Meditation Practice

The objective of Shantha’s presentation is for us to learn to breathe, move, stretch, and meditate mindfully and intentionally, using key sound and music cues as an important tool for concentration, and to take that mindful intention into every moment … More

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