SVADHYAYA: Study

Workshops & Ongoing Study Events

Yoga Studies: October 19, November 9th
Yoga of the Sages: The Untranslatable Poses & Their Lessons: Sept. 20th
Handstand & Wheel:A yoga love affair: October 25th
Yoga Lab: Fall Dates coming soon!
Two Hour Advanced Flow: November 22nd

Sadhana Sunday: Advanced Yoga Studies with Jen

Yoga Between the Lines: A Yoga Book Club
Podcasts

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yoga studiesYoga Studies

Practice ~ Theory ~ Life

Integrate the three components of yoga as they were meant to be studied: together.

 

Practice*: Ground with a 10 minute meditation
Theory: Orient with an extended dharma talk
Life: Integrate practice & theory into your own life through a specifically designed discussion or exercise

Sunday, October 19th & November 9th
7:00 -8:00pm ~ $15 

Reserve your spot here


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advanced studies.editedYoga of the Sages

The untranslatable poses and their lessons

You know the poses your teachers say that sound kind of like ladalada-asana? Ever wonder why they don’t just use English? Sometimes they can’t!

Most poses are named after generic things or beings (adho mukha svanasana – downward facing dog).  Then there is the set named after ancient rishis – yoga sages – which have no translation into English.

In this workshop we’ll study both the physical side of these poses, as well as the sages who inspired them through Vinyasa Flow, Pose Workshop, and Dharma. Together we’ll investigate the meaning they have for our very modern day bodies and lives.

Poses include twists & arm balances: Koundinyasana, Marichyasana, Vasisthasana, Kasyapasana, Visvamitrasana (pictured), Ashtavakrasana, and Galavasana.  Appropriate for  All Level & Int/Adv students.

Cost: $35
Date: Saturday, September 20th
Space limited
Sign up here! – Click “Workshop” tab, and scroll down to the correct date


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Handstand & Wheel

A yoga love affair

These two poses from seemingly opposite ends of the yoga catalog complement each other in multiple ways.  Either can be used to prepare the body for the other, and share many key actions in common.  In this workshop we’ll study those key actions through warm up and vinyasa flow, then delve deep through a workshop format. Beginning with a detailed break down of each pose with integration tips, everyone will receive specific feedback and hands on work from Jen.  We’ll top off the study with learning how to fall out of handstand into wheel, and other transition work between the two.
Requirements: Healthy shoulders and familiarity with accessing these poses at the wall or in the middle of the room.
Cost: $35
Date: Saturday, October 25th
Space limited
Sign up here! – Click “Workshop” tab, and scroll down to the correct date


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chaturanga.close1Yoga Lab: New Focus Soon!

 

A place to focus and fine tune your practice

This one-hour workshop will bring into the spotlight a single pose or transition found in All Level, Open, or Int/Adv classes.  Everyone will have their pose itself tweaked by Jen, and the workshop will close with releases and a simple quieting pose for the nervous system.

More coming this Fall! Stay tuned!
$25

Reserve your spot here


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Two Hour Advanced Practice

Students will be led through an intelligently sequenced advanced asana practice. As we flow with the breath through a delicious extended 2 hour vinyasa class, we will work toward an “advanced peak pose”. Students will cultivate endurance and challenge their boundaries, as they sink into the rhythm of a strict vinyasa practice.

Expect chanting, music, dharma, fun vinyasa, a long savasana, and closing meditation – all the components you love in one of Jen’s classes.

 This workshop is intended for students who are working with binding, inverting in the middle of the room, and towards the “full” variations of poses. Students who are comfortable and knowledgeable in modifying these types of poses are welcome. Modifications and heavy instruction will not be provided to allow for deep attention to breath and for Jen to meet students where they are, and provide adjustments accordingly.
Cost: $35
Date: November 22nd
Focus: TBD – thoughts? email Jen!
Space limited to 15
Sign up here! – Click “Workshop” tab, and scroll down to the correct date

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pasasanaSadhana Sunday:

Advanced Yoga Studies with Jen

Have you been an “Open Level” student for awhile now?  Do you love a good Int/Adv class? Have you been curious about exploring the “non-physical” side of yoga? Have you begun (or want) to take your practice off your mat and into your modern day life? Then this is the workshop for you!

We’ll integrate a steady flowing advanced asana class, a guided meditation, and dharma study into a complete yoga practice:

Schedule:
1:45- 3:30 – Advanced Flow Asana Class
3:30-3:40 – Break
3:40-4:00 – Guided Meditation
4:00-4:45 – Dharma Study (Topic: Yoga Sutras) – no dharma experience required

Recommended for students with a regular Open Level or Int/Adv practice

Cost: $55 
Date: YBD
Sign up here! – Click “Workshop” tab, and scroll down to the correct date

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