Workshops & Events
Next Restorative Yoga Teacher Training TBA soon
Chairs, Ropes, Slings & Things! with Tami
July 31st 6:30-8:30pm. Lengthen, strengthen and balance your body with the use of chairs, ropes, slings and fun with props. We will move slowly into deeper expressions of familiar poses and experience new variations in a safe, supported, and nurturing manner. While all parts of the body will be activated and awakened, emphasis will be on backbending for this workshop. Come explore and play- and leave with a brighter and more invigorated body and mind. Space is limited - advanced registration required.
$30 Early-bird by July 24th with promo code: SLINGS2
$35 thereafter. 10% off for Unlimited Members
Yoga Anatomy with Dr. Brian Patullo
August 5th 3-5pm. A two hour introduction to gross anatomy with a brief overview of the bones, joints and connective tisse. We will discuss the major muscle groups, their attachments, and their actions. We will discuss these muscles and their role in some familiar yoga poses and address biomechanics and posture. We will identify healthy posture with intention to cultivate injury-free practice. REGISTER HERE.
Ayurveda Workshop: Balance Your Body-Mind-Spirit
with Deanna Sidoti & Christina Wypijewska
October 1st, 2017 2-5pm. Learn ancient techniques for creating balance in your life through Ayurveda, known as the sister science of Yoga. Christina and Deanna collaborate to share holistic seasonal ways of living and strategies for staying calm, cool and energized this summer. We will provide an overview of Ayurveda to help you understand your unique personal state of equilibrium (prakruti) and you will learn ways to tailor the use of foods, herbs, spices, pranayama, and asana to cultivate healing and transformation. Space will be limited and pre-registration is required.
Yoga for Herniation Workshop with Kristen Woods
October 21st, 2-5pm. This three-hour workshop will teach you how alignment-based yoga can be used to alleviate back pain caused by herniated or bulging discs, or other disc issues such as disc degeneration. Learn how to establish sound posture, move with a neutral spine, create length and build strength all in safe and accessible ways. Whether you have an established practice and need to learn how to modify or are brand new to yoga, this workshop is for you.
Kristen Woods has been teaching yoga since 2006. She is currently an instructor at Yoga Union & Yoga Union Backcare & Scoliosis Center, NYC’s leading yoga studio for backcare & scoliosis, where she teaches weekly Alignment & Herniation classes. She has studied with Yoga Union’s director, Alison West, since 2013 and has received her 300-hr yoga masters certification as well as her 100-hr Backcare & Scoliosis Certification from YU. She is also an assistant to Yoga Union’s 500-hr Mandala or Yoga Teacher Training Program.
Intro to Yoga for Scoliosis Series
Next series starts soon TBA. Contact us for details.
Yoga for Teens and Pre-Teens
Contact us for the next 5-Week Series, which we run regularly. Age 11+. This yoga series provides a safe and fun environment to explore mindfulness through movement and other forms of creative expression. We will learn yoga poses and sequences to build strength and flexibility, and simple breathing exercises and relaxation techniques for reducing stress and finding balance. Advanced Registration required.
Teens Yoga Teacher Training with Caprice Abowitt coming soon...
Yoga is an excellent way for Teens to build a foundation for lifelong healthy skills. This training, geared specifically on teaching ages 13 and up, will include the following:
- developmental benefits of yoga for teens
- appropriate asana, pranayama, and meditation techniques for teens
- sequencing a dynamic class
- using yoga philosophy (yamas, niyamas, and klesas) to address common issues and struggles for teens
- games and activities that encourage community and team-building
- creating boundaries for classroom management
- teaching in different environments
- business and ethics of teaching yoga to teenagers
- practice teaching
FREE MEDITATION PROGRAM coming soon. We want to hear from YOU!
If you are interested in committing to a free meditation program, please contact us with your preferred day/time: so far, feedback suggests Fridays at 6pm. Does this work for you? Email Deanna at info@dhyanayogaarts.
Next training will be January 2018. This in depth, comprehensive, 85 hour Yoga Alliance Certified training is for those who want to confidently and responsibly dive into the world of conscious birthing and prenatal yoga and work with this very special population. Our traveling teacher training is designed for the student to learn independently through multi-media options, as well as attend 2 three-day long weekend intensives with Deb Flashenberg and Caprice Abowitt from the Pre-Natal Yoga Center, NYC. See our "Trainings" page and contact us for details.
Yoga for Herniation Workshop with Kristen Woods October 21st
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Pre-registration for workshops is required.
If you need to cancel out of a workshop, it must be done 7 days in advance. Refunds will be processed with a 10% cancellation fee.
Dhyana Yoga Arts cannot provide refunds if cancelling less than a week before the workshop.