Workshops & Events

Mon., May 20 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Hatha Yoga Clinic: Come Get Help with Your Poses!
Rashmi Galliano, E-RYT 500

Here is an opportunity to consult with and learn from one of Integral Yoga's best-loved teachers, who is also a trainer of teachers. Rashmi will give one-on-one assistance and advice to help you enhance your own comfort and ease in ... more >>

Mon., May 20 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Yoga for Runners: Improve Overall Conditioning with Stretching
Melissa “Mati” Elstein, RYT, Esq.

Whether you are a serious runner or a weekend jogger, it is important to balance the repetitive forward and contractile movements of running with proper stretching. Learn Yoga poses and stretches geared for runners to help you with ... more >>

Tues., May 21 • 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., May 21 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Vedanta and Yoga: The Modern Relevance of Ancient Teachings
Swami Chidananda

The science of Yoga has a long and ancient history. In this series we will examine its roots in some of the most significant Scriptures of India—the Vedas. Each week we will address one or two of these texts and see where and how ... more >>

Wed., May 22 • 6:30–9:00 p.m.

Meditation for the Active Mind: Discover the Joy in All Meditations
Swami Vidyananda

Come join us for a refreshing look at uncovering peace of mind. Learn useful tools like body-based meditations, making friends with the breath, and developing the witness. Discover the deep benefits of even “bad” meditations ... more >>

Thurs., May 23 • 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., May 23 • 6:30–9:00 p.m.

Take Back Your Power: Finding Strength in a World of Conflict
Swami Vidyananda

Any sane person can see that our world is out of balance. Watching the news can create feelings of helplessness and hopelessness. Yoga can teach you to reclaim your inner power and peace. It can teach you when and how to act and how to ... more >>

Sat., May 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., May 25 • 5:30–7:00 p.m.

Three Swamis Satsang
Swamis Asokananda, Chidananda, and Jyotirmayananda

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

Sat., May 25 • 10:00–11:55 p.m.

All-Night Gong Puja: Call In the Spirit Guides
Kozmic Shamans

It is said that nine 45-minute gong baths will lift your consciousness to the place where all is healed. This special, all-night event will feature a puja (worship service) and an all-night gong bath so that you may bathe yourself in ... more >>

Tues., May 28 • 7:00–8:30 p.m.

Vedanta and Yoga: The Modern Relevance of Ancient Teachings
Swami Chidananda

The science of Yoga has a long and ancient history. In this series we will examine its roots in some of the most significant Scriptures of India—the Vedas. Each week we will address one or two of these texts and see where and how ... more >>

Thurs., May 30 • 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 >>

Yoga Life Training: An Immersion Program to Deepen Your Knowledge of Yoga and Integrate Yoga Practice into Your Life
Senior Integral Yoga Instructors

Saturday, June 1–Saturday, August 31Yoga Life Training is for everyone interested in exploring and gaining a better understanding of the more subtle teachings of Yoga, the ancient practices that are a gateway to inner peace. You ... more >>

Mon., Jun. 3–24 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Buddha Body Yoga: Yoga for Large Bodies 4-Week Course
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., Jun. 3 • 6:00–7:00 p.m.

Open House for 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training
Teacher Trainers

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 >>

Sat., Jun. 8 • 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

TRE Introductory Workshop: Tension and Trauma Releasing Exercises
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 mildly tire the legs, triggering an ... more >>

Sat., Jun. 8 • 3:00–6:00 p.m.

Neurogenic Yoga: Introductory Workshop
Maria Alfaro, E-RYT

Cost: $65Neurogenic Yoga, a revolutionary new approach to trauma healing and stress reduction, is an integrative method that combines Yoga asana and pranayama with neurogenic tremors. These tremors are a natural response of the body ... more >>

Thurs., Jun. 20 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Be Your Own Best Friend: Live Wholeheartedly Through Self-Compassion
Sam Desai, M.A., LPC, E-RYT 500, CLYL, CLYT

Cost: $35In this experiential workshop, Sam will share the importance of cultivating friendliness and compassion toward all aspects of your being. Using psychological principles, spiritual wisdom, Yoga, deep relaxation, healing ... more >>

Sat.–Sun., Jun. 22–23 • 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Laugha Yoga® 2-Day Laughter Leader Certification: Awaken to the Love of Laughter
Sam Desai, M.A., LPC, E-RYT 500, CLYL, CLYT

Cost: $250 ($225 until June 1st)Obtain your certification to lead Laugha Yoga sessions and bring the healing and uplifting practice of intentional laughter to others. Laugha Yoga is an ancient and new idea for reconnecting us to our ... more >>

Sun.–Mon., Jun. 23–24 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Lotus Palm Thai Mat-Style Foot Reflexology: Learn to Give a 60-Minute Treatment 2-Day Workshop
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 >>

Wed.–Sun., Jun. 26–30 • 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 >>

Wed.–Sun., Jun. 26–30 • 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 >>

Mon., Jul. 8–29 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Buddha Body Yoga: Yoga for Large Bodies 4-Week Course
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 >>

Sat.–Sun., Jul. 27–28 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Ohashi Method: Ohashi’s Oriental Diagnosis 2-Day Course
OHASHI

Long before X-rays and CT scans, traditional healers used noninvasive methods to assess personal health, lifestyle, and character. For the Oriental diagnostician, the body is the physical manifestation of the soul—both symptom and ... more >>

Thurs., Aug. 1 • 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., 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 >>

Buddha Body Yoga Teacher Training Level I: Fundamentals of Teaching Yoga to People of Size
Michael Hayes, L.M.T.

Friday, Aug. 2 • 6 p.m.–9 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 3 and Sunday, Aug. 4 • 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Buddha Body Yoga in partnership with Integral Yoga Institute of New York will offer its first teacher training, which ... more >>

Sat., Aug. 3 • 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 >>

Sun., Aug. 4 • 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 >>

Mon., Aug. 5–26 • 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Buddha Body Yoga: Yoga for Large Bodies 4-Week Course
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., Aug. 5 • 6:30–8:30 p.m.

Yin Yoga to Soften into Your Life: Resist Resistance and Dissolve Defenses
Corina Benner

Many people find that life isn’t turning out the way they imagined it would—not all the time, anyway. When life is painful, or when difficult emotions appear, it’s quite natural to resist what is occurring. And yet this ... more >>

Fri.–Sun., Aug. 16–18 • 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 >>

Wed.–Sun., Sept. 4–8 • 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 >>

Fri., Sept. 20 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga to Enjoy the Bounty of Your Beautiful Life: Celebrate the Harvest
Corina Benner

Cost: $45In any given moment, we can wish that plenty of things were different. By focusing on what we perceive to be wrong, its importance is amplified as we lose sight of all that is wonderful. In this Yin Yoga practice we will ... more >>

Mon.–Wed., Oct. 14–16 • 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 >>

Thurs., Oct. 17 • 7:00–9:00 p.m.

Yin Yoga to Release What Haunts You: Embrace the Tough Lessons
Corina Benner

All of us have had experiences, good and bad, that we can’t seem to shake. Memories arise unbidden, leaving us in a bittersweet reverie, overwhelmed by sadness or simply aching for something we can’t quite name. This Yin Yoga ... more >>

Fri., Oct. 18 • 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., Oct. 19 • 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 >>

Sun., Oct. 20 • 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 >>

Sun.–Mon., Nov. 3–4 • 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. 6–10 • 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 >>

Wed.–Sun., Nov. 6–10 • 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 >>

Wed.–Sun., Nov. 13–17 • 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. 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 >>

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 >>

Sun., Dec. 15 • 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 >>

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