Workshops & Events

Mon., Nov. 18 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Buddha Body Yoga: Yoga for Large Bodies
Michael Hayes, L.M.T.

At Buddha Body Yoga, we take standard Yoga poses and adjust, modify, and adapt them so that people of size and people working with injuries are able to explore the benefits of Yoga. By using supportive Yoga props (bolsters, blocks, ... more >>

Mon., Nov. 18 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Discover the Ancient Wisdom of Ayurveda: An Introductory Class
Cory Tixier, B.S., C. Ayu., E-RYT 500

While allopathic medicine focuses on the management of disease, Ayurveda provides the knowledge to prevent disease and to eliminate its root cause if it does occur. This profound medical system is a framework for uncovering your ... more >>

Tues., Nov. 19 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Yoga and Harmony: A Yoga and Music Experience
Lakshmi Pidel and Stelios Saharsha Kefalas

Lakshmi Pidel and Stelios Saharsha Kefalas This meditative Yoga class, taught by Lakshmi Pidel, is enhanced by ancient Sanskrit chants soulfully sung by Stelios Saharsha Kefalas accompanied by his harmonium. With the chants as a point of ... more >>

Tues., Nov. 19 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Exploring Difficult Concepts in Scripture: Scripture Study as Yoga Practice
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

The study of scriptures is an important part of niyama in the eight limbs of Yoga as described in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. We are taught that through constant effort in our study of scriptures and in practice, a vision of the Divine ... more >>

Wed., Nov. 20 • 10:00–11:00 a.m.

Open House for 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training
Kali Morse and Rashmi Galliano

Choosing the right 200-hour Teacher Training is important, which is why we encourage you to come to one of our Teacher Training Open House evenings. Integral Yoga Institute is one of the most respected schools of Yoga teacher training in ... more >>

Thurs., Nov. 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., Nov. 21 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

The Music Meditation Session: A Psychoactive Musical Improvisation
Dawoud

The Music Meditation Session is a guided meditation that replaces words, suggestions, and imagery with a completely improvised psychoactive musical form called the Sacred Forbidden Music. Each session is specific to a particular time and ... more >>

Fri., Nov. 22 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Yoga on the Dark Side of the Moon: Practice to a Classic!
Rashmi, M.S. E-RYT 500

Do you love Yoga? Do you love Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon? This Hatha class offers the opportunity to enjoy both together: a choreographed Hatha practice to Pink Floyd’s album Dark Side of the Moon followed by an IYI ... more >>

Sat., Nov. 23 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

The Art and Science of Getting Along: Intro to NVC (NonViolent Communication)
Cat McCarthy, E-RYT 500, YACEP, RYS

Conflict happens, so learn to navigate it well. By excavating what's beneath any friction, you can focus on the deeper motivation and change the conversation to one of understanding. NonViolent Communication (NVC) helps you to understand ... more >>

Sat., Nov. 23 • 1:30–3:30 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., Nov. 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., Nov. 23 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Gratitude Satsang
Prem Sadasivananda

The Thanksgiving weekend is traditionally a time to gather with family, share a meal, and savor the abundance of all that we have and for which are grateful. Our satsangha is a spiritual family where we can further express our gratitude ... more >>

Sun., Nov. 24 • 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Yoga Therapy for MS and Parkinson’s Disease: Increase Your Mobility, Stability, and Flexibility
Madhavan, RYT 500, C-IAYT

A specially designed Yoga Therapy practice benefits patients with MS or Parkinson’s disease by helping with mobility, balance, strength, flexibility, posture, concentration, speech, mood, and relaxation. In this class you will ... more >>

Mon., Nov. 25 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Buddha Body Yoga: Yoga for Large Bodies
Michael Hayes, L.M.T.

At Buddha Body Yoga, we take standard Yoga poses and adjust, modify, and adapt them so that people of size and people working with injuries are able to explore the benefits of Yoga. By using supportive Yoga props (bolsters, blocks, ... more >>

Mon., Nov. 25 • 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 >>

Tues., Nov. 26 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Exploring Difficult Concepts in Scripture: Scripture Study as Yoga Practice
Rev. Sam Rudra Swartz, IYM

The study of scriptures is an important part of niyama in the eight limbs of Yoga as described in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. We are taught that through constant effort in our study of scriptures and in practice, a vision of the Divine ... more >>

Sat., Nov. 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., Nov. 30 • 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 >>

Wed., Dec. 4 • 6:00–7:45 p.m.

Holiday Fundraising Meal: Fund the Mission and Have Some Fun
Swami Asokananda and Chandra

Urban Vegan Kitchen 41 Carmine StreetWe need your help and your good company! Your dedication to Integral Yoga warms our hearts and warms our building as each donation covers some of our many expenses. Be an “Integral” part ... more >>

Wed., Dec. 4 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Women's Health Through the Years: The Foods that Help You Thrive
Karen Ranzi

There are natural foods that promote optimal health, increased energy, mental clarity, and better focus especially for women. Studies show that a whole foods plant-based lifestyle reduces the risk of many types of cancer, as well as the ... more >>

Thurs.–Sun., Dec. 5–8 • 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 >>

Thurs., Dec. 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., Dec. 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 >>

Thurs., Dec. 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 >>

Gong Yoga of Holistic Resonance Training
A Journey in Learning and Instructing for All Levels

Grand Gong Master Don Conreaux and Associates

Part One: Thursday–Monday, December 12–16 Part Two: Thursday–Monday, January 16–20 Part Three: Thursday–Monday, February 13–17 Thursdays • 6–9 p.m.; Fridays–Mondays • 10 a.m.–5:30 p.m. There is something about a gong as an ... more >>

Fri., Dec. 13 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga to Connect with Your Inner Light: Prepare for the Solstice
Corina Benner

Yoga Sutra 1.36 advises students to overcome obstacles to practice and realize the goal of Yoga by contemplating the effulgent, sorrowless light that is within. As the days grow darker with the approach of the winter solstice, this Yin ... more >>

Sat., Dec. 14 • 10:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Yoga for Loss and Letting Go: A Heart-Healing Practice
Corina Benner

Cost: $45Losses, big and small, happen every day of our lives: loss of youth, former capabilities, jobs, houses, spouses (through divorce or death), innocence, trust (possibly because of trauma), and much more. To be alive and to ... more >>

Sat., Dec. 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 >>

Thurs., Dec. 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 >>

Sat., Dec. 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., Dec. 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 >>

Thurs.–Sun., Jan. 30–Feb. 2 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga Foundational Teacher Training: Practicing Surrender and Receptivity
Corina Benner

This 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 investigate the foundational shapes of Yin Yoga, ... more >>

Tues.–Thurs., May 5–7 • 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Accessible Yoga Training
Jivana Heyman, E-RYT 500

Join the Accessible Yoga Movement!Accessible Yoga is an international advocacy organization focused on sharing Yoga with everyone. We offer Accessible Yoga conferences, a journal, and the Accessible Yoga Network. The Accessible Yoga ... more >>

Sat.–Sun., May 23–24 • 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Intro to Yoga As Medicine: Two-Day Workshop
Dr. Timothy McCall

Dr. Timothy McCall, one of the Yoga world’s most acclaimed pioneers and teachers, brings his unique Yoga As Medicine practice to everyone interested in learning to feel better and helping others to feel better too. In this weekend ... more >>

Sat.–Wed., May 23–27 • 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Yoga As Medicine: The Art and Science of Yoga Therapy
Dr. Timothy McCall

Yoga As Medicine is a five-day, 30-hour, hands-on, roll-up-your-sleeves intensive workshop, with much of the time spent doing Yoga Therapy in small groups under the supervision of Dr. Timothy McCall, one of the Yoga world’s most ... more >>

Thurs.–Sun., Jul. 30–Aug. 2 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga Foundational Teacher Training: Practicing Surrender and Receptivity
Corina Benner

This 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 investigate the foundational shapes of Yin Yoga, ... more >>

Fri.–Sun., Oct. 23–25 • 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 >>

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