Workshops & Events

Mon., Jun. 18 • 6:30–9:00 p.m.

Yoga Therapy for Chronic Pain: An Introduction
Nancy O’Brien, Peter Karow, and Livvie Mann

Chronic pain is often treated with medication or simply overlooked— either path potentially complicating further an often difficult and isolating condition. In this class we’ll offer a multifaceted, holistic, integrative ... more >>

Tues., Jun. 19 • 6:00–9:00 p.m.

Shamanic Womb Healing Ceremony, Song, and Water Prayer
Nadiya Nottingham, RYT, and Jeanny Tsai

By transforming old wounds to strengthen our female warrior selves, we become community healers. When unexplored, past events can leave a scar or an emotional hurt that you may have difficulty addressing. Through a meditation and a ... more >>

Tues., Jun. 5–26 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 6/19/2018

Explore the Ramayana: The Romantic Scripture
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

The Ramayana is an ancient Indian epic poem and one of the largest epics in world literature. It narrates the struggle of the divine prince Rama to rescue his wife, Sita, from the demon king Ravana and Rama’s meeting with Hanuman, ... more >>

Wed., Jun. 20 • 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Summer Swing and Chill: Sun Salutations and Restorative
Nalini Kuhnke, RYT 500

Our bodies are very open in the summer, and they love to move as well as restore. In this class we will focus on a slow flow sequence based on suryanamaskar, with variations. We will use props (blanket, blocks, and a chair) to find ... more >>

Thurs., Jun. 21 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Thurs., Jun. 21 • 7:30–9:30 p.m.

Summer Solstice Gong Bath: A Celebration of International Yoga Day
Kozmic Shamans

On the longest day of the year, when light abounds and your spirit is ready to celebrate the sultriness of summer, treat yourself to an evening filled with the sounds and vibrations of magnificent gongs to move you on your way to a ... more >>

Sat., Jun. 23 • 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Yoga’s Road Map to Neuroplasticity: Yoga Sutras and the Brain
Sarah Mulukutla, M.D., M.P.H.

This workshop discusses the mind–body connection and how meditation changes your neural networks. Research on the neurobiological connection between mind wandering—chitta vritti—and the memory and emotional centers of ... more >>

Sat., Jun. 23 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Jun. 23 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Summer Solstic Satsang
Sumati Karen Bates

In Sanskrit, sat means truth and sangha means community. Satsang offers an opportunity to come together with IYI senior instructor, Sumati Karen Bates, to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored through a ... more >>

Sun., Jun. 24 • 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m.

Chakras, Yoga, and Reiki: An In-Depth Exploration
Hamsa Spagnola, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, T.R.M.

In Indian thought, the chakras are the seven centers of spiritual power in the human body. In Japanese, the term reiki means universal life-force energy. Reiki is a modality that activates the natural healing processes of the body, ... more >>

Sun., Jun. 24 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Yoga for Anxiety: Discover Wonderful Tools
Jennifer G.

Anxiety can leave you feeling out of control, ungrounded, and overwhelmed with everyday life. Come discover how to apply the wonderful tools of Yoga to relieve anxiety and have a more peaceful existence. This workshop will include ... more >>

Mon., Jun. 25 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Focus on Feet: Your Support and Your Connection
Madhavan, RYT 500, C-IAYT

In this workshop you will learn how to stretch and strengthen your feet and ankles, adjust your alignment, and create a stable base for asana. Raise your awareness of the foundation of your body to keep feet and ankles supple and strong, ... more >>

Mon., Jun. 25 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

The Pillars of an Inspired Life: Body, Mind, and Soul
Daniel Javit, M.D., CHWC

Caring for the body, mind, and soul can optimize one’s life: the body determining the quality and duration of our lives, the mind filtering all of our experiences, and the soul elevating us to greater consciousness. In this ... more >>

Tues., Jun. 5–26 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 6/26/2018

Explore the Ramayana: The Romantic Scripture
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

The Ramayana is an ancient Indian epic poem and one of the largest epics in world literature. It narrates the struggle of the divine prince Rama to rescue his wife, Sita, from the demon king Ravana and Rama’s meeting with Hanuman, ... more >>

Thurs., Jun. 28 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Thurs., Jun. 28 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Fly Well, Feel Well: Strategies for a Healthy Trip
Snow Shimazu, M.A., L.M.T., ARCB, RYT

Planning a trip or a vacation? Join Snow Shimazu, a travel-wellness expert and the creator of Air Beautiful, to learn about maintaining your health and wellness while traveling. Discover how to prepare for traveling with holistic ... more >>

Thurs., Jun. 28 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Meditation I Workshop: How to Meditate
Swami Chidananda

This popular workshop, taught by certified Integral Yoga meditation instructor Swami Chidananda, provides a complete overview of the practice of meditation. You'll receive instruction in and then the experience of various meditation ... more >>

Sat., Jun. 30 • 10:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Yin/Restorative Ayurveda Series: Summer Soother for Pitta
Nicole Srimati

The heat of the summer season can make you feel irritable and unbalanced. Srimati will guide you through one hour of Yin Yoga, a soothing, cooling practice, followed by one hour of Restorative, a calming and emotionally balancing ... more >>

Sat., Jun. 30 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Jun. 30 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Joe Brennan

In Sanskrit, sat means truth and sangha means community. Satsang offers an opportunity to come together with IYI senior instructor, Joe Brennan, to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored through a ... more >>

Tues., Jul. 3 • 6:00–7:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

Prenatal Yoga Open Series
Bhakti Cinzia Parma

This class focuses on strengthening the body in preparation for labor and increasing awareness of the physical and psychological changes occurring during pregnancy. The series offers a blend of asana, movements, breath awareness, ... more >>

Tues., Jul. 3–31 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Open Enrollment

Study Group on Raja Yoga: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Chidananda

Discover the eight-limbed philosophy dedicated to the development of your full potential and the expression of your inner spiritual self. Focusing on a rich text, this class will review the heart of the individual basic sutras that are ... more >>

Thurs., Jul. 5 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Sat., Jul. 7 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Jul. 7 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Jyothi K. Watanabe

In Sanskrit, sat means truth and sangha means community. Satsang offers an opportunity to come together with IYI senior instructor, Jyothi K. Watanabe, to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored through a ... more >>

Tues., Jul. 10 • 6:00–7:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

Prenatal Yoga Open Series
Bhakti Cinzia Parma

This class focuses on strengthening the body in preparation for labor and increasing awareness of the physical and psychological changes occurring during pregnancy. The series offers a blend of asana, movements, breath awareness, ... more >>

Tues., Jul. 10 • 6:30–9:30 p.m.

Introduction to Thai Yoga Massage: Learn to Give a 20-Minute Massage
Renée Rice

Learn about Lotus Palm Thai Yoga Massage and see whether you are interested in pursuing certification as a practitioner. The workshop includes a hands-on opportunity to learn how to give a 20-minute massage by practicing Thai Yoga ... more >>

Tues., Jul. 3–31 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 7/10/2018

Study Group on Raja Yoga: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Chidananda

Discover the eight-limbed philosophy dedicated to the development of your full potential and the expression of your inner spiritual self. Focusing on a rich text, this class will review the heart of the individual basic sutras that are ... more >>

Wed., Jul. 11 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Yoga for People with Cancer: Practices, Strategies, and Community
Anna Love

Come experience gentle Yoga practices to promote self-care and empowerment, stress management, and healing for people in all stages of living with cancer. Enjoy sangha, or community, with others who share a cancer diagnosis. Develop Yoga ... more >>

Wed., Jul. 11–25 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

The Knowledge of the Ultimate Reality: Tattva Bodha 3-Week Course
Prem Sadasivananda

The message of the Tattva Bodha, the introductory text to Vedanta by Adi Sankara, is very much relevant to our time and the world we live in. Sri Sankara elucidates the importance of discrimination, nonattachment, and other spiritual ... more >>

Thurs., Jul. 12 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Thurs., Jul. 12–Aug. 2 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Fundamentals of Integral Yoga: 4-Week Course for Beginners
Krishna Karl Spicer, RYT 200

Working weekly with the same teacher, who will welcome questions and personally assist you, you’ll become comfortable with all of the poses in the Level I class, as well as deep relaxation, Yogic breathing, and meditation. The ... more >>

Fri.–Sun., Jul. 13–15 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Yoga for Teens Teacher Training Course
Mackenzie Studebaker, E-RYT 500

The program is suitable for Yoga teachers, schoolteachers, social workers, therapists, parents, and anyone wanting to make a difference in the lives of youth. While the training includes guidance on teaching teens in various settings, it ... more >>

Sat., Jul. 14 • 10:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Empathy in Any Body: Introduction to Yoga and Nonviolent Communication
Cat McCarthy, E-RYT 500, YACEP, RYS

“Out beyond the ideas of wrongdoing and rightdoing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there.” —RumiConflict happens, so learn to navigate it well. By excavating what’s beneath any friction, you can focus on ... more >>

Sat., Jul. 14 • 1:30–3:30 p.m.

Integrative Strategies for Weight/Fat Loss: Natural Solutions that Work
Manu Dawson, C.Y.N.Th.

Discover how to lose weight and keep it off for life. Finding the proper, healthy, functional amount of body fat for your dosha, or body type, involves several important factors. Learn how to use antiinflammatory antioxidants, fiber, ... more >>

Sat., Jul. 14 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Jul. 14 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Swami Chidananda

In Sanskrit, sat means truth and sangha means community. Satsang offers an opportunity to come together with IYI senior instructor, Swami Chidananda, to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored through a ... more >>

Sun., Jul. 15 • 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Knee Care and Yoga: Protecting the Body’s Most Vulnerable Joint
Madhavan, RYT 500, C-IAYT

Learn to protect your knees with proper alignment, and build strength to stabilize the joint. Find out how to use Yoga effectively in treating knee conditions, dealing with pain, and recovering from injury. Includes Yoga: All Levels more >>

Sun., Jul. 15 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Neurogenic Yoga: Tremor to Release Trauma
Maria Alfaro, E-RYT

Neurogenic Yoga is a revolutionary new integrative technique in trauma healing and stress reduction that combines Yoga asana and pranayama with SITT (Self-Induced Therapeutic Tremors). Those tremors are a natural response of the body and ... more >>

Mon., Jul. 16 • 6:15–8:15 p.m.

Integral Yoga Apothecary Presents: Going Beyond CBD: Exploring The Endocannabinoid System & Hemp
Carl Germano

One of the most important medical achievements in recent history has been the discovery of the Endocannabinoid System (ECS) - an intricate network of receptors and signaling molecules (endocannabinoids) found in the brain, immune system ... more >>

Mon., Jul. 16 • 6:30–8:00 p.m.

Chair, Chi, and Prana™ A Fusion Class: Chair Yoga and Qigong
Melissa “Mati” Elstein, RYT, Esq.

Increase your vitality and better your balance and coordination with a unique class that combines Chair Yoga, Qigong, and Tai Chi Easy™ walking. Seated and standing Yoga poses strengthen and stretch the body, gentle and flowing ... more >>

Tues., Jul. 17 • 6:00–7:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

Prenatal Yoga Open Series
Bhakti Cinzia Parma

This class focuses on strengthening the body in preparation for labor and increasing awareness of the physical and psychological changes occurring during pregnancy. The series offers a blend of asana, movements, breath awareness, ... more >>

Tues., Jul. 3–31 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 7/17/2018

Study Group on Raja Yoga: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Chidananda

Discover the eight-limbed philosophy dedicated to the development of your full potential and the expression of your inner spiritual self. Focusing on a rich text, this class will review the heart of the individual basic sutras that are ... more >>

Wed., Jul. 18 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Yoga for People with Cancer: Practices, Strategies, and Community
Anna Love

Come experience gentle Yoga practices to promote self-care and empowerment, stress management, and healing for people in all stages of living with cancer. Enjoy sangha, or community, with others who share a cancer diagnosis. Develop Yoga ... more >>

Thurs., Jul. 19 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Fri., Jul. 20 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Cosmic Sound Bath: Healing on the Deepest Level
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, IYM, and Lois Harrison

All things alive vibrate. Allow yourself to be immersed in the healing sounds and vibrations of sacred gongs, Himalayan singing bowls, Native American flutes, percussion, and other world instruments. Experience the deepest level of ... more >>

Sat.–Sun., Jul. 21–22 • 10:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.

Advanced Practitioner Reiki Level III Training: 2-Day Course: Loving Touch Center International School of Traditional Reiki
Hamsa Spagnola, E-RYT 500, C-IAYT, T.R.M.

Reiki I and Reiki II are an introduction to the principles of energy and how energy works. Advanced Practitioner level represents a big energy shift, which will enhance your training. You will learn five additional Reiki symbols: for ... more >>

Sat., Jul. 21 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Jul. 21 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Manu Dawson, C.Y.N.Th.

In Sanskrit, sat means truth and sangha means community. Satsang offers an opportunity to come together with IYI senior instructor, Manu Dawson, to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored through a ... more >>

Sun.–Thurs., Jul. 22–26 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Ayurvedic Thai Therapy 1: 5-Day Intensive
Sukha Wong

Learn the fundamental concepts, history, and philosophy of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian healing system in which Thai Yoga Massage has its historical roots, along with practical methods of applying Ayurvedic knowledge to deepen the ... more >>

Sun.–Thurs., Jul. 22–26 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Thai Yoga Massage 3: 5-Day Intensive
Sukha Wong

Learn the fundamental concepts, history, and philosophy of Ayurveda, the ancient Indian healing system in which Thai Yoga Massage has its historical roots, along with practical methods of applying Ayurvedic knowledge to deepen the ... more >>

Sun., Jul. 22 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Introducing Lymphatic Self-Care: The Body’s Cleansing System
Snow Shimazu, M.A., L.M.T., ARCB, RYT

Lymphatic self-care aims to help promote the immune response, cleansing at the tissue level, stress reduction, mental clarity, productivity, flexibility, and well-being of body and mind. This introductory class is for everyone. It ... more >>

Sun., Jul. 22 • 2:30–4:30 p.m.

The Yoga of Creating Space: De-Clutter and Improve Your Life
Jyoti Julie Cakir

Explore the influence of clutter on daily living. We will examine the relationship between material clutter and mental clutter and also touch on the emotional cost of living in a cluttered space. Together we will look at psychological ... more >>

Mon., Jul. 23 • 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Gong and Reiki: An Immersive Experience
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Treat yourself to a session of healing that combines silence and sound. Sitting in a circle, you’ll receive the healing vibrations of Reiki while being immersed in the sacred cosmic sound vibrations of Tibetan bowls and a gong. ... more >>

Mon., Jul. 23 • 6:30–9:30 p.m.

Introduction to Thai Yoga Massage: Learn to Give a 20-Minute Massage
Renée Rice

Learn about Lotus Palm Thai Yoga Massage and see whether you are interested in pursuing certification as a practitioner. The workshop includes a hands-on opportunity to learn how to give a 20-minute massage by practicing Thai Yoga ... more >>

Tues., Jul. 24 • 6:00–7:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

Prenatal Yoga Open Series
Bhakti Cinzia Parma

This class focuses on strengthening the body in preparation for labor and increasing awareness of the physical and psychological changes occurring during pregnancy. The series offers a blend of asana, movements, breath awareness, ... more >>

Tues., Jul. 24 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Yoga of Breath: Pranayama for Beginners
Rev. Lila Lucy Nelson

Many people believe that breathing practices are even more beneficial to the body, mind, and spirit than asana are. In this workshop you'll learn the fundamentals of Yogic breathing techniques. The basic pranayama techniques done in the ... more >>

Tues., Jul. 3–31 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 7/24/2018

Study Group on Raja Yoga: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Chidananda

Discover the eight-limbed philosophy dedicated to the development of your full potential and the expression of your inner spiritual self. Focusing on a rich text, this class will review the heart of the individual basic sutras that are ... more >>

Wed., Jul. 25 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Yoga for People with Cancer: Practices, Strategies, and Community
Anna Love

Come experience gentle Yoga practices to promote self-care and empowerment, stress management, and healing for people in all stages of living with cancer. Enjoy sangha, or community, with others who share a cancer diagnosis. Develop Yoga ... more >>

Thurs., Jul. 26 • 3:30–4:45 p.m.
Open Enrollment

TRE® (Trauma or Tension Releasing Exercises): Open Series
Phil Lynch

TRE is a gentle, simple, and profound technique that facilitates a release of physical and emotional tension and stress. It begins with the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle, a very thick, deep muscle that acts as a guardian ... more >>

Thurs., Jul. 26 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

The Yoga of Exercise: Yoga Vyayama
Bhairavi Andrea Downes

Yoga, in its totality, is not considered exercise. The Sanskrit word for what people call exercise is vyayama. In modern times, Hatha Yoga and exercise (in American society) seem to be adversaries. Learn the similarities and differences ... more >>

Sat.–Sun., Jul. 28–29 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Thai Mat-Style Foot Reflexology: Learn to Give a 60-Minute Treatment
Sukha Wong

Foot reflexology is based on the belief that all parts of the body are affected by the application of gentle pressure to corresponding parts of the feet to restore balance. In this East-meets-West Thai mat-style reflexology and foot ... more >>

Sat., Jul. 28 • 10:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.

Yoga-Based Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Anxiety: Learn How to Heal Your Anxiety on Your Own
Boris Pisman, LMHC

This unique and effective program is designed to treat all anxiety disorders, such as OCD, panic attacks, social anxiety, phobias, PTSD, and more, to help you return to a normal life. The workshop includes anxiety and its origins, ... more >>

Sat., Jul. 28 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Jul. 28 • 5:30–7:00 p.m.

Guru Poornima Satsang: Honoring Sri Swami Satchidananda
Swami Asokananda

Guru Poornima is traditionally celebrated on the full moon day in July as a time to honor, recognize, and appreciate the spiritual teacher. If you have benefited over the past 50 years from the Integral Yoga teachings of Sri Swami ... more >>

Sun., Jul. 29 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga and Journaling: Going Within
Santoshi (Sydney) MacInnis

What lies deep within you? Unstirred places? The stillness and stress of long-held (for five minutes) Yin poses create both vulnerability and openness. In this workshop the Yin poses combine with pauses for journaling, giving ... more >>

Tues., Jul. 3–31 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.
Open Enrollment: 7/31/2018

Study Group on Raja Yoga: Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
Swami Chidananda

Discover the eight-limbed philosophy dedicated to the development of your full potential and the expression of your inner spiritual self. Focusing on a rich text, this class will review the heart of the individual basic sutras that are ... more >>

Wed., Aug. 1 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Yoga for People with Cancer: Practices, Strategies, and Community
Anna Love

Come experience gentle Yoga practices to promote self-care and empowerment, stress management, and healing for people in all stages of living with cancer. Enjoy sangha, or community, with others who share a cancer diagnosis. Develop Yoga ... more >>

Sat., Aug. 4 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Aug. 4 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Ann-Marie Amba Everitt

In Sanskrit, sat means truth and sangha means community. Satsang offers an opportunity to come together with IYI senior instructor, Ann-Marie Ambaa Everitt, to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored ... more >>

Mon., Aug. 6 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Deep Rest: Restoring Yin, Receiving Light
Carrie Grossman

Today’s dominant cultural paradigm values doing over being. Remaining busy all the time, many of us experience yin depletion, which shows up as feelings of overwhelming stress, excessive thinking, chronic addiction to technology, ... more >>

Tues., Aug. 7–21 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

The Eros of Yoga: Yoga and Sexuality 3-Week Course
Joshua M. Greene (Yogesvara)

This three-part series examines the impulse toward intimacy from physical, psychological, and spiritual perspectives. The series will distinguish pleasure from happiness, look at some of the leading theories of human sexuality, and ... more >>

Wed., Aug. 8 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Yoga for People with Cancer: Practices, Strategies, and Community
Anna Love

Come experience gentle Yoga practices to promote self-care and empowerment, stress management, and healing for people in all stages of living with cancer. Enjoy sangha, or community, with others who share a cancer diagnosis. Develop Yoga ... more >>

Wed., Aug. 8 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Meditation I Workshop: How to Meditate
Swami Chidananda

This popular workshop, taught by certified Integral Yoga meditation instructor Swami Chidananda, provides a complete overview of the practice of meditation. You'll receive instruction in and then the experience of various meditation ... more >>

Thurs., Aug. 9 • 6:30–9:30 p.m.

Reach Without Pain: Yoga Therapy for the Upper Extremities
Madhavan, RYT 500, C-IAYT

This workshop will address pain and mobility issues in the wrists, arms, shoulders, and neck. You’ll learn ways to treat these conditions with Yoga Therapy to gain tone, build strength, and improve your posture. This workshop will ... more >>

Sat., Aug. 11 • 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Yoga and Sound Healing for Arthritis and Chronic Pain: Tools to Help You Feel Better
Amba and Rev. Laksmi Scalise, IYM

An inspirational Gentle Yoga class combined with a sound bath, pranayama, mantra, and meditation will give your body and mind an opportunity to relax, heal, and energize. Discover greater flexibility and fresh access to movement, ... more >>

Sat., Aug. 11 • 1:30–3:30 p.m.

Becoming a Healthy Vegetarian
The Pioneering Teachings of Swami Satchidananda

Manu Dawson, C.Y.N.Th.

Learn the time-honored tradition and wisdom of Yoga, the vegetarian diet taught by Sri Swami Satchidananda in the late 1960s and 1970s, and how that Yoga master planted the seeds for the “health food” movement. Bringing it ... more >>

Sat., Aug. 11 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Aug. 11 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Two Swamis Satsang
Swamis Asokananda and Chidananda

The beloved Integral Yoga monks Swami Asokananda and Swami Chidananda bring together their considerable experiences to offer insights gleaned from decades on the spiritual path. Bring your questions and an open mind and heart to ... more >>

Mon., Aug. 13 • 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Qigong and Chanting: Meditation, Mudras, New Insights
Nadiya Nottingham, RYT

According to Taoism, whence Qigong originates, the hands are the antennae of the universe. In this class you will learn the profound powers of mudras in seated meditation as well as a standing Qigong form called cloud arms, which ... more >>

Wed., Aug. 15 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Yoga for People with Cancer: Practices, Strategies, and Community
Anna Love

Come experience gentle Yoga practices to promote self-care and empowerment, stress management, and healing for people in all stages of living with cancer. Enjoy sangha, or community, with others who share a cancer diagnosis. Develop Yoga ... more >>

Thurs., Aug. 16 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

JourneyDance™: Experience Your Own Pure, Powerful Energy
Inga Benson, E-RYT 500, LCAT, BC-DMT, M.S., C-IAYT

JourneyDance™ is a transformational dance form that combines freestyle and structured movement to inspire you to get out of your mind and into your body. The flow leads participants on a ritual journey of physical and emotional ... more >>

Sat., Aug. 18 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Aug. 18 • 5:30–7:00 p.m.

Mahasamadhi of Sri Swami Satchidananda: A Special Satsang
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

We will commemorate the ultimate liberation of our founder, Sri Swami Satchidananda. Join in viewing a video, practicing meditation and chanting, sharing remembrances, and partaking in a beautiful worship service, a puja, dedicated to ... more >>

Mon., Aug. 20 • 6:15–8:15 p.m.

How to Stretch: Easy Practices
Sudama

Stretching is good for you, especially if you don’t practice Yoga. Stretching increases flexibility, lubricates joints, aids in digestion, helps you prevent injury, and increases the flow of oxygen and blood to the heart and ... more >>

Thurs., Aug. 23 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga and Tibetan Bowls: Resonate with Stillness
Bhairavi Andrea Downes and Rev. Laksmi Scalise

Yin Yoga benefits connective tissue because postures are held, creating stillness in the mind, body, and spirit. That stillness can allow vibrations, energy, and prana (life force) to resonate within. During this workshop the healing ... more >>

Sat., Aug. 25 • 4:15–5:15 p.m.

Weekly Sound Bath: Relax and Unwind
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Bathe yourself in the blissful sounds of singing bowls and gongs every Saturday afternoon in the sacred space of Integral Yoga. All are welcome! No Yoga poses except savasana. $15 for everyone. Discounts do not apply.  more >>

Sat., Aug. 25 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Satsang
Rev. Lila Lucy Nelson

In Sanskrit, sat means truth and sangha means community. Satsang offers an opportunity to come together with IYI senior instructor, Rev. Lila Lucy Nelson, to share spiritual teachings. The philosophy of Integral Yoga is explored through ... more >>

Mon., Aug. 27 • 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Qigong and Chanting: Meditation, Mudras, New Insights
Nadiya Nottingham, RYT

According to Taoism, whence Qigong originates, the hands are the antennae of the universe. In this class you will learn the profound powers of mudras in seated meditation as well as a standing Qigong form called cloud arms, which ... more >>

Tues., Aug. 28 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Laughter and Sound Healing Meditation: Bring a Joyful Element to Your Practice
Laraaji Swami Nadabrahmananda and Arji OceAnanda

Call-and-response chanting, playfully therapeutic laughter-cises, and transportive music, sound, and light language will support your deeper relaxation and self-healing meditation. You will be immersed in ancient gong tones and voice ... more >>

Wed., Aug. 29 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Yoga for People with Cancer: Practices, Strategies, and Community
Anna Love

Come experience gentle Yoga practices to promote self-care and empowerment, stress management, and healing for people in all stages of living with cancer. Enjoy sangha, or community, with others who share a cancer diagnosis. Develop Yoga ... more >>

Wed., Aug. 29 • 6:30–7:30 p.m.

Gong and Reiki: An Immersive Experience
Rev. Laksmi Scalise, RYT 500, IYM

Treat yourself to a session of healing that combines silence and sound. Sitting in a circle, you’ll receive the healing vibrations of Reiki while being immersed in the sacred cosmic sound vibrations of Tibetan bowls and a gong. ... more >>

Wed.–Sun., Sept. 5–9 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Thai Yoga Massage 1: 5-Day Intensive
Renée Rice

The 5-Day Intensive is the first step toward the certification program in this healing art. You will learn a complete, full-body, one-and-a-half-hour massage; the training and knowledge to give a Thai Yoga Massage; the fundamentals of ... more >>

Sat.–Sun., Sept. 8–9 • 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Empathy in AnyBody Part 1: Build the Field: Identify Needs Through Feelings and Judgments
Cat McCarthy, E-RYT 500, YACEP, RYS

If everything you do you do for a reason, what if you could understand your thoughts behind your actions? What if you could excavate the embedded need beneath your judgments? It just might begin to shift your awareness and cultivate ... more >>

Thurs.–Sun., Sept. 13–16 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga Foundational Teacher Training
Corina Benner

Cost: $549, $495 if preregistered and paid by Aug. 23This training will focus on the great therapeutic benefits of Yin Yoga on the physical, energetic, and mental/emotional bodies (the annamaya, pranamaya, and manomaya koshas). We will ... more >>

Yoga & Holistic Health Vacation in Guatemala
Swami Asokananda and Kālyana Karine Amalric

October 6–12 • Lake Atitlan, GuatemalaJoin Swami Asokananda and Kālyana for this special Yoga vacation. Nourish your soul at the exclusive Villa Sumaya located in Santa Cruz La Laguna in the heart of the Mayan highlands on ... more >>

Fri.–Sun., Oct. 19–21 • 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Yin Yoga Continuing Teacher Training: Exploring Subtle Realms of Emotions, Beliefs, and Transformation
Corina Benner

Beyond its obvious and measurable physical benefits, Yin Yoga practice affects and influences deeper levels of being. Through tension and compression, the stretch and the squeeze in Yoga poses, we build energy and also dissipate ... more >>

Sat., Nov. 3 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

TRE (Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises) Daylong Workshop: Shake Off Physical and Emotional Pain
Maria Alfaro, E-RYT

TRE is a simple, gentle, and profound technique that facilitates the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle and the release of physical and emotional tension and stress. The TRE exercises tire the legs, triggering an involuntary ... more >>

Sun.–Thurs., Nov. 4–8 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Ayurvedic Thai Therapy 2: 5-Day Intensive
Sukha Wong

Beginning with a complete review of the theory and techniques learned in Ayurvedic Thai Therapy 1, you will learn how to perform an additional 60-minute Thai Yoga Massage according to a person’s body type; identify and massage 18 ... more >>

Sun.–Thurs., Nov. 4–8 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Thai Yoga Massage 4: 5-Day Intensive
Sukha Wong

Beginning with a complete review of the theory and techniques learned in Thai Yoga Massage 3, you will learn how to perform an additional 60-minute Thai Yoga Massage according to a person’s body type; identify and massage 18 marma ... more >>

Sat.–Sun., Nov. 10–11 • 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Empathy in AnyBody Part 2: Empathy Workout: Tone Your Empathy Muscle
Cat McCarthy, E-RYT 500, YACEP, RYS

Imagine feeling heard, seen, and understood in a safe, spacious, and uninterrupted manner. This is empathy. As with asana, it takes time to tone your empathy muscle, especially within a conditioned world of blame and shame. Skillfully ... more >>

Sat.–Sun., Nov. 10–11 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Thai-Style Head Massage: 2-Day Workshop
Sukha Wong

A lot of people store tension in the neck area. Knowing how to massage the head, neck, and upper body is beneficial. Thai head massage is a popular treatment for the face, scalp, neck, shoulders, and upper back. A variety of massage ... more >>

Wed.–Sun., Nov. 14–18 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Thai Yoga Massage 2: 5-Day Intensive
Renée Rice

This course teaches you new postures and presents case studies in order to customize the massage for a more profound therapeutic effect. You will also learn how to perform an expanded three-hour Thai Yoga Massage; customize the 90-minute ... more >>

Thurs.–Sun., Dec. 6–9 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Ohashi Method: Ohashi’s Bodywork Course 4-Day Intensive
OHASHI

Discover what thousands of students have experienced around the world. The master teacher Ohashi returns to IYI to teach his famous OHASHI Method® bodywork technique in a four-day immersion. For Ohashi, a pioneer in body mechanics, ... more >>

Gong Yoga of Holistic Resonance TT
Grand Gong Master Don Conreaux and Associates

December 13–17, 2017 and January 10–14, 2019 Thursday, December 13 • 6–9 p.m.; Friday–Monday, December 14–17 • 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Thursday, January 10 • 6–9 p.m.; ... more >>

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