Classes and workshops for all ages and abilities since 1980
Workshops

Restorative Yoga with Ann Merlo

Saturday August 1, 2-4 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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Yoga for Common Medical Disorders with Dr. J.T. Shah

Sunday August 2, 2-4 PM in Mountain View

In this workshop, Dr. J. T. Shah will discuss the therapeutic benefits of Yoga, and how it can be employed to treat common medical disorders such as: Asthma, Diabetes, Hypertension and Vertigo.

The workshop will include a slide presentation, followed by a practice of asanas, pranayama and meditation. Dr. Shah will demonstrate how these can be effectively practiced to treat these disorders. This will be followed by a question and answer session, where Dr. Shah will address your specific concerns.

Dr J. T. Shah is a senior ENT Surgeon practicing in Mumbai. He has also been teaching yoga since 1985. He has been a student of Yogacharya B.K.S. Iyengar for many years, and is the author of the popular book titled, "Therapeutic Yoga."

Fee is $50 in advance or $60 on day of event. Register online or by mail.

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Pranayama Practice with Birgit Reimer

Saturday August 8, 2-4 PM in Mountain View

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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Therapy Balls: The Power of Deep Tissue Massage with Suzanne Dong

Saturday August 29, 1-3 PM in Mountain View

Therapy ball bliss!
From the soles of the feet to the crown of the head participants will explore the micro-regions of the body with Yoga Tune Up® Therapy Balls.

Enjoy a restored mind and a mobilized anatomy!
This unique course offers an opportunity to use Yoga Tune Up® Therapy Balls. The 2 1/2" diameter balls are made of a special rubber designed to work through multiple layers of muscles, rub out adhesions and tension, and provide deep tissue massage.

All levels welcome!
Yoga Tune Up® Therapy Balls will be provided for the Workshop.

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

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Study with Headstand & Shoulderstand with Naomi Hiller Reynolds

Saturday, September 12 in Mountain View

This In Depth Study workshop is part of a series meeting regularly throughout the year to build up your practice of two fundamental asana, Salamba Sirsasana (headstand) and Salamba Sarvangasana (shoulder stand). Each session will review material from previous classes and then build from that. There will be an emphasis on preparing and strengthening the body and mind for practicing Sirsasana and Sarvagasana, resulting in a deeper understanding physically, intellectually and energetically for each student.

This workshop will
- Give in depth instructions on the anatomy and physiology
- Help eliminate any discomfort you may experience in the poses
- Deepen your understanding of Sirsasana and Sarvangasana

Participants should have at least 6 months experience practicing Setu Bhandha (bridge pose) and/or Sarvangasana (shoulder stand) at the wall. Workshops are available on a drop-in basis. Please email instructor to confirm.

Fee for each workshop is $55 in advance or $65 at the door.

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Pranayama Practice with Birgit Reimer

Saturday September 19, 2-4 PM in Mountain View

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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Registration Form - PDF

Yoga for Arthritis with Suzanne Dong

Saturday September 26, 1-3 PM in Mountain View

Shocking but true, an estimated 50 million adults in the U.S. suffer from more than 100 different rheumatic diseases.

Practicing yoga has been proven to relieve stiffness, reduce joint pain and combat fatigue as well as improve muscle and bone strength. In Suzanne's workshop, simple yoga poses will be introduced to help circulate oxygen and nutrients through the body and help to remove toxins and wastes from tissues and cells. Modifications will be made for those with limited range of motion or poor flexibility.

The last part of the workshop will gear towards breathing exercises.

$50 in advance, $60 on day of the workshop.

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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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