Starts Thursday, November 6 from 8-9 am
Students will learn basics of introductory level poses and how to practice them safely. Ideal for those new or returning to yoga.
Series will meet on November 6, 13, 20 & December 4, 11, 18.
Series fee is $ 84. Drop-in $20.
Six-week series starts Friday November 7, 12-1:30 pm
Series meets November 7, 14, 21 & December 5, 12, 19.
This class 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 modi;ied yoga poses can bene;it 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 $90. Drop-ins $20.
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.
Sunday, December 7 from 1:30-4:30 pm
Join Osha in exploring asanas and sequencing that can ground you and deepen your practice during the holidays. The intention of this practice will be to nourish us, lighten our spirit and help up maintain our inner peace at a time that is easy to be pulled away from our center. Starting with supine postures, we'll let them evolve into a wide range of postures from inversions to seated, standing and back extensions. Workshop participants should have at least one year of Iyengar yoga experience.
Fee is $60 in advance, $70 on day of the workshop.
Sunday, December 14, from 1:30-4:30pm in Mountain View
Join Elise for an afternoon in celebration of Iyengar's birthday. Elise will teach poses with a focus on opening the heart for the holidays. We will begin with standing poses, leading into backbends and ending with restorative and pranayama. Students with at least six months of yoga experience welcome.
Fee is $60 in advance, $70 on day of the workshop
February 4-6 Feb 4, Wednesday
2:30- 3:00 pm Introductions review of course
3:00- 4:00 pm How to conduct an interview/assessment
4:15- 5:15 pm Subject interviews
5:30- 7:00pm Writing sequences
February 5, Thursday
10:00am- noon Supine/prone asanas
2:00- 5:00pm Forward extensions/inversions
5:30- 7:00pm Yoga Therapy Class with student subjects
February 6, Friday
Noon- 2:00pm Backward extensions/inversions
4:00-5:30pm Yoga Therapy Class with student subjects
Certified Iyengar Yoga Instructors are invited to join Senior Iyengar instructor, Lois Steinberg for a 14-hour therapy workshop working with student subjects. Program includes conducting interviews and assessments and writing sequences.
Students with challenging conditions such as heart conditions, cancer and other diseases, or serious lower back, neck, shoulder or knee issues are invited to participate as "student subjects". Priority to student subjects who are currently Iyengar Yoga practitioners attending gentle yoga and back care classes.. Student subjects will be required to fill out a Student Information form to determine eligibility. See back page of PDF.
All registration by mail and payment by check made out to California Yoga Center.
Certified Iyengar Yoga Teachers $280
Student subjects $40
Friday, February 6 - Sunday February 8 in Mountain View
This weekend with Lois is an amazing opportunity for Bay Area yoga students and teachers to study with one of the top Iyengar yoga teachers in the U.S. Students with at least one year of yoga experience are most welcome. Lois has over 35 years of study, practice, and teaching experience. She has an advanced level of Iyengar certification which was awarded directly by BKS Iyengar.
Based on her study and sustained practice, Lois infuses her teaching with a genuine enthusiasm for the work of BKS Iyengar and his family. She strives to emphasize and exemplify whole-body transformation through the joy of regular immersion in practice. Lois is direct, dynamic, clear, focused, engaging, gently humorous, and an invaluable resource for understanding the healing potential of yoga.
Fee full workshop is $230 in advance, $250 after Jan 24. Individual sessions Friday $60, Saturday $140, Sunday $85.
Friday, March 20 - Sunday, March 22 in Mountain View
The workshop is appropriate for beginning and intermediate students, and for teachers wanting to assist their students who have scoliosis. Teachers are invited to bring their students with scoliosis to the workshop. This 10 hour Part I workshop is an opportunity for teachers to begin the 20-hour course requirement + practicum to become a Yoga for Scoliosis Training.
Friday March 20, 6:00-8:30 pm
Elise will discuss the physical and psychological causes and effects of scoliosis, identify different patterns of scoliosis, and introduce how to approach yoga for someone with scoliosis
Saturday March 21, 12:30-5:00 pm
Sunday March 22, 1:30-4:30 pm
On Saturday and Sunday, yoga poses that are most beneficial for scoliosis will be taught. The emphasis will be on standing poses, back strengtheners, simple twists and breath awareness. Adjustments and props will be used to assist participants to work with their own scoliosis.
Full workshop fee is $250.