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FORREST YOGA MORNING INTENSIVES

WITH: Forrest Yoga Guardian Kiki Lovelace
WHEN: September 17-22, 6:30-9:00am
COST: $55 for one, $150 for three, $240 for all six | REGISTER

Dive deeper into your Inner Mysteries in this 6-day Forrest Yoga Ceremony! We’ll start out with a short, non-denominational, multicultural Ceremony of music, prayer and intent to help you get grounded and access your wisdom centers, followed by a luxurious 2-hour asana practice. Each morning we’ll hunt and stalk a different intent so we can weave a healing thread through our practice and use this time to develop our Sacred Selves. 

Prerequisites: Ability to move through Sun Salutations and willingness to work in a gently heated room. Beginners to Forrest Yoga are welcome.

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE NON REFUNDABLE AND NON TRANSFERABLE.

INNERCORE PILATES MASTER CLASS SERIES

WITH: Ruthie Wahlborg Scott, Senior Pilates Instructor/Teacher Trainer & Repertoire Specialist 
WHEN: Saturdays and  Sundays, Sept. 23 & 24 AND Oct. 28 & 29; 1-2:15 PM
COST: $30 for one; $55 for two; $100 for all four | REGISTER

Join Innercore Pilates Lead Teacher Trainer Ruthie Wahlborg Scott for an exhilarating series to strengthen your Pilates mat practice and deepen your connection to your core aliveness! Join us for one class or all four. Appropriate for Intermediate and Advanced Pilates practitioners who have a consistent Pilates practice.

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE NON REFUNDABLE AND NON TRANSFERABLE.

INTRO to tre®

WITH: Aviva Levine
WHEN: Saturday, September 30th, 1-3:00 PM
COST: $40 Early Bird through 9/23; $45 Thereafter | REGISTER

Led by beloved Innerstellar yoga teacher, Aviva Levine, this 2-hour workshop will include an explanation of TRE®, a short All Levels core connection yoga series, and TRE® (Tension, Stress & Trauma Release Exercises). This workshop is suitable for anyone with or without a regular movement practice and honors all injuries and any limited mobility.

TRE® is an innovative series of exercises that assist the body in releasing deep muscular patterns of stress, tension and trauma. Created by Dr. David Berceli, PhD, TRE® safely activates a natural reflex mechanism of shaking or vibrating that releases muscular tension, calming down the nervous system. When this muscular shaking/vibrating mechanism is activated in a safe and controlled environment, the body is encouraged to return back to a state of balance.

TRE® is based on the fundamental idea, backed by recent research, that stress, tension and trauma are both psychological and physical. TRE®’s reflexive muscle vibrations generally feel pleasant and soothing. After doing TRE®, many people report feelings of peace and well-being.

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE NON REFUNDABLE AND NON TRANSFERABLE.

FUNCTIONAL ANATOMY

WITH:  Lila Heller
WHEN: Saturdays, 1-4pm
COST: $100 for a single module; $300 for all four | REGISTER

In this exciting and illuminating educational course, we will dive deep into the fascinating world of the anatomy of movement. We’ll learn about exact location and function of the key joints of the body, as well as the origin, attachment and function of important “mover” muscles. To appeal to the various learning styles of the participants, we’ll use a dynamic combination of lecture, slideshow, visual and tactile aids, hands on explorations and movement sequences to learn about the function and design of the human body.

This course is a part of the Innercore Pilates Teacher Training. It is open to bodyworkers, teachers AND dedicated students of Pilates & yoga. 

Sat Oct. 7: Anatomical Terms and Breathing/Core Anatomy

Sat Oct. 14: Hips, Knees & Feet

Sat Nov. 4: Spine, Neck & Jaw

Sat Nov. 11: Shoulders & Wrists

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE NON REFUNDABLE AND NON TRANSFERABLE.

RELAX

WITH:  Kari Jacobson & Michelle Cordero
WHEN:
Thursday October 12 7:30-9:30 PM: $50 Early Bird until 10/5; $60 Thereafter | REGISTER 
Saturday December 2 1-3 PM: $50 Early Bird until 11/25; $60 Thereafter | REGISTER

Tension is who you think you should be.  Relaxation is who you are. -Chinese Proverb

Are you feeling overworked, drained or sensitive to the world? Are you curious about developing your awareness of the subtle body and connecting to your inner intelligence? Do you need some love and​​ kindness via a healing and skillful touch?

Join Kari and Michelle for a deeply relaxing and restorative afternoon.  Class features a simple Yin and Restorative yoga practice, during which Kari and Michelle will offer nurturing hands-on work inspired by trainings in Cranio Sacral Therapy.  Feel first-hand the power of more quiet practices of yoga.  Kari will guide you through a series of long stays in yin and restorative poses.  As you learn to relax the body into the moment, through support from props and mindful awareness to sensation, the mind becomes more attentive to the body.  Beneath the typical thought patterns and through the body’s language of sensation lives our inner wisdom… a place that knows what’s right for you and how to live healthily.  In this practice Kari and Michelle will spend quality time working with each student in gentle touch that encourages the body into progressive relaxation.

Class limited to a small group to maximize hands-on attention to each student. All levels welcome, no matter your flexibility, fitness level or experience.

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE NON REFUNDABLE AND NON TRANSFERABLE.

R&R: RELAXATION AND REGULATION

WITH:  Colleen Millen
WHEN: Saturday, October 21 1-3:30PM | REGISTER 
COST: $55 Early Bird if Paid in Full by Oct. 14th; $65 thereafter

Join Colleen Millen for a supportive blend of western and eastern practices to help you learn how to feel and deal with your life and stay grounded no matter what pressure is swirling around you or within you. In this all levels workshop that includes lecture and yoga you will journey through:

· An eclectic blend of Forrest, Stellarflow and restorative yoga asana to support your ability to come into an optimal arousal zone and an embodied rest

· Current neuro-scientific information about our nervous systems and how evolved survival mechanisms can create problematic patterns of behavior.

· Somatic psychological tools that help regulate the body and mind so you can relax, even while living in this climate of trauma, dysregulation and chronic stress.

· Breathing, meditation and visualization that encourage presence, choice and capability.

Pre-requisites: Asana will be modified for all levels of students, comfort with sun salutes or adapting sun salutes and practicing in a gently heated room required.

ALL WORKSHOPS ARE NON REFUNDABLE AND NON TRANSFERABLE.