Upcoming Trainings & Workshops
"All roads start from the body and lead back to it. The body is the road."
~Edmond Jabès, Egyptian Poet
Two dates: October 8-13 & November 10-15, 2018
Orcas Mandala Yoga; Orcas Island, WA
200hr Prajna Teacher Training / Level 2: The Fluid Body
This session is an in-depth study of the hands, arms, and shoulders relative to the diaphragm and pranayama. We reflect on myths from the yoga tradition that relate to rivers, ocean and the fluid body.
October 19-21, 2018 | Green Gulch Farm Zen Center; Marin, CA
Embodied Self Compassion: Yoga and Zen Retreat
The greatest gift we can offer ourselves is self compassion- relating to ourselves with kindness regardless of our circumstances. This retreat will offer Dharma teachings on becoming mindful of our inner critic and cultivating self compassion. Our yoga sessions will nurture our bodies and cultivate sensory awareness through somatic movement, asana, and breath work. Our practice will offer techniques to release stress and create a container of safety and support to promote relaxation and open heartedness.
December 14, 2018 | Spirit Rock Meditation Center; Marin, CA
From Anxiety to Calm Presence: Dharma and Yoga
Anxiety and fatigue can be constant companions, which can derail our well-being.
This retreat will offer Dharma teachings on releasing fear and cultivating self compassion. We will connect to the body through somatic movement, yoga postures, and breath work. Our practice will offer techniques to ground the nervous system and create a container of safety and support to promote relaxation.
January 28-May 19, 2019 | Spirit Rock Mediation Center; Marin, CA
Dharma and Yoga Teacher Training
This immersive training addresses body, mind and heart through the study of mindful asana, pranayama, anatomy, mindfulness principles, meditation, and the wisdom teachings of Yoga and Buddhism. Students will develop both their personal practice, as well as the ability to guide and lead others. The heart of the practices will include the Brahma Viharas, with a focus on Metta, providing both refuge and support for kindness and compassion towards ourselves and others.