Jul
23
1:00 pm13:00

Intro to Acro Yoga

$40

Come join Alyssa and Charles as they introduce the common building blocks of Acro Yoga. Acro Yoga is a physical practice that combines acrobatics, healing arts, and yoga. There is a more active, acrobatic side, which we refer to as Solar, and there is a softer, more therapeutic side, which we refer to as Lunar. In this workshop, we will focus primarily on the Solar, but we will touch upon Lunar therapeutics near the end of the workshop. Explore the different roles of base, flyer, and spotter. Learn to base and fly, uplifting and supporting others as we build strength and trust.

No experience necessary. Come alone or bring a friend. Wear comfortable clothing for movement, and avoid long earrings and "strappy" tops.

Alyssa has been sharing her passion for Yoga since 2009. Early on in her teaching career, she began an Ashtanga practice that would heavily influence her classes. Alyssa is 500RYT certified, and has over 1,000 hours of training in Vinyasa, Hatha, Hot Vinyasa, Moksha, Yin Yoga and Acro Yoga. She believes in a balanced practice that helps us to be present and to let go of the distractions and doubts that create our everyday dis-ease. She finds that through a physically and mentally challenging practice, we can find a sense of calm and grow our practice by applying what we do on the mat, off the mat.

Charles Green is a certified yoga teacher with three years of Acro Yoga teaching and performance experience alongside Alyssa Arroyo. When he's not teaching, training or performing acrobatics, he builds healthcare apps for the treatment of substance use disorders.

Sean Haleen 40-HR Alignment Teacher's Intensive
Aug
2
Aug 6

Sean Haleen 40-HR Alignment Teacher's Intensive

$500

As Yoga teachers, we know the importance of remaining students, building connections with our colleagues, and taking time to deepen our practice. This 40-HR teacher's intensive will include all of that and more!

Sean is excited to announce his first annual teacher's intensive where you will refine your teaching craft through individualized feedback about your instruction and teaching exercises, deepen your practice with detailed alignment work, and join together with friends and support one another's endeavors and questions about the path we've devoted ourselves to.

This training will include:

*Detailed breakdown of advanced poses and how to teach them effectively and safely;

*Clarifying healthy alignment around whether to tuck your tailbone or not, the sacrum in twists and other poses, the shoulders, how to protect the knees in hip openers, and more;

*Refining and building your teaching skills including demonstrations, language, working with injuries, and hands on adjustments; and

*Conversations about how to navigate the tricky waters of being a teacher including topics like social media, challenging students, and finances. 

Open to both newer and more seasoned teachers and to teachers of all lineages and backgrounds. 

Prerequisite: Participants must have previously completed a 200RYT. Open to teachers of all lineages and backgrounds.

seanhaleenyoga.com

Aug
20
1:00 pm13:00

Acro Yoga

$40

So you’ve taken an Intro to Acro Yoga class and now you’re wondering…”what’s next?”

Take your Acro skills a step further in this follow-up workshop, where Alyssa and Charles will lead you into new, more challenging shapes and teach you how to string them together to create a flow. In order to join us, we ask that you have minimal Acro experience, perhaps an Intro workshop of Alyssa and Charles' or an intro class taken elsewhere. We can modify or amplify what we offer depending on your experience level.

Come alone or bring a friend. Wear comfortable clothing for movement, and avoid long earrings and "strappy" tops.

Alyssa has been sharing her passion for Yoga since 2009. Early on in her teaching career, she began an Ashtanga practice that would heavily influence her classes. Alyssa is 500RYT certified, and has over 1,000 hours of training in Vinyasa, Hatha, Hot Vinyasa, Moksha, Yin Yoga and Acro Yoga. She believes in a balanced practice that helps us to be present and to let go of the distractions and doubts that create our everyday dis-ease. She finds that through a physically and mentally challenging practice, we can find a sense of calm and grow our practice by applying what we do on the mat, off the mat.

Charles Green is a certified yoga teacher with three years of Acro Yoga teaching and performance experience alongside Alyssa Arroyo. When he's not teaching, training or performing acrobatics, he builds healthcare apps for the treatment of substance use disorders.


Weekend with Kino MacGregor
Jun
23
Jun 25

Weekend with Kino MacGregor

$295 for the entire weekend  |  $65 per workshop

Kino MacGregor is an international yoga teacher, author of three books, producer of six Ashtanga Yoga DVDs, writer, world traveler, co-founder of Miami Life Center, co-founder of Yoga Challenge and OmStars Clothing. Kino’s dharma is to help people experience the limitless potential of the human spirit through the inner tradition of yoga.

She is one of the few people in the world of yoga to embrace both the traditional teaching of India’s historic past and the popular contemporary social media channels. You can find her teaching classes and workshops all over the world and on Kino Yoga Instagram and on Kino Yoga YouTube channel

With more than 15 years of experience in Ashtanga Yoga, she is one of a select group of people to receive the Certification to teach Ashtanga Yoga by its founder Sri K. Pattabhi Jois in Mysore, India and practice through the Fourth Series of Ashtanga Yoga.

Weekend Schedule

Enter the Inner Body: Friday, 6/23, 6pm - 8pm

Ashtanga Magic - Breath, Posture, and Gaze: Saturday, 6/24, 10am - 12pm

Twist Into Your Center: Saturday, 6/24, 2pm - 4pm

Ashtanga Yoga Full Primary Series: Sunday, 6/25, 10am - 12pm

Handstand Lovers: Sunday, 6/25, 2pm - 4pm

Jun
17
8:30 pm20:30

A Benefit Kirtan

$25 suggested donation at the door*

Sing and unite! Experience the healing power of sound through kirtan, a traditional sacred chanting practice from India. Featuring Ananda Rasa Kirtan w/ David Estes and Prajna Vieira & the Mukti Kirtan Ensemble, you will be guided through call and response chanting, storytelling, and maybe even dance, into the beautiful practice of Bhakti Yoga, the yoga of the heart. The music is uplifting and inspiring, often taking a spontaneous journey through driving, rhythmic highs into soulful, sublime spaces that lead effortlessly into meditation.

All proceeds go to the Village Experience to benefit, support, and facilitate the rescue and rehabilitation of the victims of human trafficking in India. By providing food, shelter, movement therapy, and vocational training, these girls can reclaim their lives and blossom into the strong, capable women they are meant to be.

* We welcome a donation of any amount -- large and small -- that you are inclined to make. 100% of proceeds will be donated to the Village Experience.

 

Jun
3
1:00 pm13:00

Awakening with Inversions w/ Betty Roi

$75

Inversions are an essential aspect of a balanced yoga practice. Regular practice of these postures nourishes the vital organs, strengthens the immune and nervous system, and clears the mind, creating radiant wellbeing and serenity from the inside out.

We will work on poses and actions to stabilize and strengthen the shoulder girdle and arms, increasing the mobility of the upper back while understanding how to align the head and neck in a safe, pain-free way. We'll explore headstand, shoulderstand, forearmstand and full arm balance. This workshop is an opportunity for new students to break through their resistances to inversions and make friends with the world being upside down, and an opportunity for more seasoned students to explore more challenging variations.

bettyroiyoga.com

May
21
1:00 pm13:00

Hip Openers with Stephanie

$40

This workshop is dedicated to opening and freeing the hips. The hip joint rotates in six directions - and we will explore every possible way to open the hips and relieve the tightness that inhibits so many of us. Opening the hips not only feels incredible but also boosts our immune system, frees the low back of tension, and awakens our 1st and 2nd chakras which lessens the pattern of stress response and stimulates creative flow.

This will be a deliciously challenging and flowing vinyasa sequence that will begin by creating heat and mobility in the joints and end with the long deep hip openers that our bodies crave!

May
20
1:00 pm13:00

Never Not Broken - A Yoga for Recovery Workshop

$111 - SOLD OUT.  Please contact the studio at hello@lovestoryyoga.com or 415-445-4075 to be added to the waitlist.

What if we understood that our greatest strength comes from the times when we are broken open? And what if we never sought to "fix" that brokenness, but instead drew our deepest wisdom from it? Inspired by the Hindu deity, Akhilandeshvari, the Goddess of She-Who-Is-Never-Not-Broken, this workshop will flip the commonly held ideas of strength, weakness, power, and struggle. Holly and Laura will lead a series of yoga practices and discussion to shift our energy, perceptions, and the way we relate to pain. We will cultivate a new kind of gentleness, understanding, and compassion for ourselves and others.

Bring comfortable clothes for yoga and mediation, a yoga mat (there will be mats available for rent), a journal, and a pen.

Space is limited. This workshop is for ALL LEVELS. No yoga experience necessary.

Holly Whitaker is a LA-based Kundalini yoga teacher, writer, founder of Hip Sobriety, and co-host of the HOME podcast.

Laura McKowen is a Boston-based yoga teacher, writer, mama, and co-host of the HOME podcast. Learn more about Laura at lauramckowen.com.

Apr
23
1:00 pm13:00

Spring Detox Flow w/ Neil Wadhawan

$35

Flow into Spring with this two-hour vigorous practice that will utilize Pranayama, Asana, Kriya, Uddiyana Bandha and other methods to detoxify the body and mind. Students should arrive on an empty, or close-to-empty stomach, and bring a medium sized towel to be used as a prop.

yogawithneil.com

Assisting Inversions with Sean Haleen
Apr
9
1:30 pm13:30

Assisting Inversions with Sean Haleen

$35

Assisting Inversions Confidently and Effectively:

Have you always wanted to help your students, or maybe just your friends, explore inversions more effectively and safely? This workshop will delve into safely assisting people in Handstand, Forearmstand, Headstand, Shoulderstand, and other variations. You'll learn techniques to help a beginner blossom their inversion practice and also how to help inversion fanatics expand their repertoire.

Prerequisites: 200HR training or two years committed studentship, and some inversion experience. No major injuries, please.

seanhaleenyoga.com

Mar
18
1:00 pm13:00

Creating Magic with Claire Missingham

-CANCELLED-

$35

There are moments in the yoga journey where you are so focused and connected you glimpse ananda. Flow through a series of standing poses and hip openers, jump into inversion play, and use headstand as a transition for arm balancing. Practice the dynamic transition of handstand into wheel and practice deepening your eke pada sirsasana. This philosophy is wrapped in the beauty of the study of the koshas. We melt through our outer layers, or koshas, to our inner 'yyotir', or light.

claireyoga.com

 

Mar
12
1:30 pm13:30

Down N' Dirty Ganesha with Janet Stone

$35 in advance, $40 at the door

We start with planting deep roots into the earth, where Ganesha, "the remover of obstacles," resides. This workshop is designed to honor the new beginning of each breath as you bring fierce strength to your legs and hips, ignite your core power, and liberate your upper body and access the heart more fully--all to allow you to be more fully connected to the now. As James Brown says, "We've got to GET DOWN to GET ON UP!"

janetstoneyoga.com

Detox Vinyasa with Stephanie
Jan
28
1:00 pm13:00

Detox Vinyasa with Stephanie

$40

The holiday season often leaves us feeling depleted. This is a great time to warm up from within and reset your system.  

This vinyasa sequence is specifically designed to detoxify and cleanse.  Release toxic physical and emotional burden. 

We will stoke the inner fire through a flowing and strong standing pose sequence. Then move through deep hip openers to clear the pelvis and boost the immune system, twists to wring out the internal organs; awakening and renewing the digestive system, and simple inversions to stimulate the lymphatic system and aid in flushing impurities out of the body. This will be a deeply cleansing practice. 

Please bring a small hand towel to use as a prop.
All levels welcome.
Not appropriate for pregnancy.


stephaniesnyder.com