Classes and workshops for all ages and abilities since 1980

Intro Series:Yoga for Back Care with Lori Neumann

Four-week series starts Friday September 5,
12-1:30 pm

This 4-week series is for students who are interested in taking ongoing yoga for back care classes or other yoga classes at California Yoga Center. Students will learn how classical and modified yoga poses can benefit back conditions such as lower back pain, disc disease, sciatica, upper back and neck tightness, or asymmetry in the body due to scoliosis or other minor imbalances.

Series fee is $60.

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Pranayama Practice with Birgit Reimer

Saturday, September 13 from 2-4 pm
Saturday, October 4 from 2-4 pm
Saturday, November 1 from 2-4 pm
Saturday, December 6 from 2-4 pm

The monthly class will begin with restorative yoga poses to open the body and end with a meditation. The benefits of regular pranayama practice may include:
• strengthens the immune system
• increases lung capacity
• balances endocrine and nervous systems
• regulates slow/high blood pressure
• enhances deep physical and mental relaxation

All are welcome. Fee is $30 per session.

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Restorative Yoga with Ann Merlo

Saturday, September 20 from 1-3 pm in Mountain View

This Restorative Yoga workshop will focus on refreshing you - mind, body and spirit. With support, each pose will be held longer than usual to refresh and recharge the nervous system on a deeper level. All are welcome.

Fee is $25 in advance or $35 on day of workshop

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Wisdom of Asana with Dean Lerner

Friday-Sunday, September 26-28

Senior Iyengar teacher, Dean Lerner, is back at CYC to inspire our practice and deepen our understanding of the art and science of yoga. Participants should have at least one year of Iyengar yoga experience.

Dean is a gifted teacher and avid practitioner. He is well rooted in both technique and philosophy of yoga having travelled many times to India to study with the Iyengar family. He co-directs the Center for Well-Being in Lemont. He leads intensives and teacher trainings across the country. Dean's teaching style is clear and concise, comfortable and relaxed.

Friday, 9/26 from 6-8 pm
Practice of standing forward bends, inversions and restoratives

Saturday Morning, 9/27 from 9 am-12 pm
Practice of standing poses to backbends

Saturday Afternoon, 9/27 from 2:30-4:30 pm

Sunday, 9/28 from 1:30-4:30 pm
Practice of twists, seated forward bends and inversions

Early Bird Fee $230 (by September 12). After $250.

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In Depth with Headstand & Shoulderstand with Naomi Hiller Reynolds

Saturday, October 11 from 2-5 pm

In this first of three workshops, we will learn how to strengthen and stabilize the body to prepare and improve your practice of Sirsasana (headstand) and Salamba Sarvangasana (shoulderstand).
This class is for you if you want to:
• Learn these poses
• Eliminate any discomfort you have after practicing them
• Deepen your understanding of these poses.

Participants need at least 6 months experience practicing Setu Bhandha (bridge pose) and/or Salamba Sarvangasana (shoulderstand) at the wall. You aren't required to take all three classes, but each class will build upon what we learn.Time between sessions is to practice what we learn. Future sessions scheduled for January 10 and April 11, 2015.

Fee is $65 in advance or $75 at the door.

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YOGA for Shoulders, Neck & Upper Back with Joyce Anue

Saturday, October 25 from 1:30-4:30 pm

In this workshop designed for students and teachers, we will explore through practice, demonstration and observation:

1. How to safely increase flexibility (and possible causes of movement restrictions)
2. Posture sequences and actions to strengthen and stabilize these areas
3. How to modify poses and use props when pain or injury is present
4. How to tell when a student is ready for shoulderstand and headstand

Joyce Anue MS, PT is the director and founder of the YES yoga teacher training programs and has been teaching yoga for over 25 years. She is an orthopedic physical therapist with a specialty in yoga based therapeutic exercise and manual medicine for pain relief, physical rehab and injury prevention.For more information about her work visit her web site.

Fee is $70 in advance or $80 on day of event.

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Workshop Registration

To pre-register for any of our workshops, mail or drop off your check to California Yoga Center.

Now you can also register online.

Checks for all workshops are made out to CYC. Please put the workshop name and date on your check.

CYC refund policy: No refunds one week prior to the event. For early cancellations, full refund less ten dollars.

For more workshop details contact the instructor or call CYC at 650-967-5702.

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