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<< Oct 15 2018 - Oct 14 2019 >>

Date:
Prenatal Partners Yoga & Birth Companion Workshop with Nancy Larson Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Come together to this workshop where you will learn more than just yoga poses to share with your partner. You will learn practical hands-on skills to help support you through the physical and mental demands of childbirth. This class will address issues such as maximizing optimal fetal positioning, back labor, massage and acupressure and relaxation techniques. We will practice positions on a “birth ball” so if you have one, please bring one to class. (These are also known as exercise balls, physical therapy balls, etc.)
 
No yoga experience is necessary and this workshop is appropriate for all trimesters of pregnancy. Your instructor, Nancy Larson, holds the following credentials: B.S. in Human Development, ACE-certified Group Fitness Instructor, Lamaze Certified Childbirth Educator, Certified Whole Birth® and YogaFit® yoga instructor, Certified HypnoBirthing® Practitioner, Doula, and MOM. Nancy is passionate about the miracle of pregnancy and birth and in helping women to trust in the innate wisdom of their bodies to bring their babies into the world.
 
Sunday - October 21, 2018
2:00 - 4:30pm
 
Cost $65. You must pre-register for this workshop by Oct. 1 
This class will be held in the "OM" Studio 
Teacher Development Series with Kate Coughlin Sat, Oct 27, 2018 at 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
 
Description:

Both Kate AND Jim will be leading this finalsession of the Teacher Development Series for 2018.  Bring questions and challenges that you've been experiencing during class and we will advise how best to handle during class.  Also, we will explore the subtleties that each unique student brings to the practice, and how as a teacher you can identify what each student may need from class. 

Registration Requirements:

Only existing yoga teachers (DTY or Yoga Teachers from other locations), subs, or graduates of a 200hr RYT program or higher are eligible to attend.


Teacher: Kate Coughlin - Director Downtown Yoga and Jim Coughlin, Yoga Teacher 

When: Saturday - October  27, 2018 - 1:30-4:00pm

Class Fee: $25 for existing DTY teachers, $45 for all others.

 

Hips Workshop with Kate Coughlin Next held on Sat, Nov 10, 2018 at 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Sat Nov 10, 2018 - Sun Nov 11, 2018
The Hips include the pelvic bowl (sacrum and illiums) and the top of the leg bone (the head and neck of the femur). During this workshop we will explore how to gain flexibility, ease of movement and unlock tension through the use of an intelligent and sequentially structured practice.
Poses we will use to explore the hips will include pigeon pose, frog pose and bound-angle pose. Anyone with 1-year of practice or who has attended at least 10 beginner's classes may attend.
 
Saturday, November 10th, 2018
1:30pm - 6:00pm (includes 1/2 hour break)
$50
Shoulders Workshop with Kate Coughlin Sun, Nov 11, 2018 at 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
The Shoulders bear the "Weight of the World." We "shoulder" responsibility. Many people have tight shoulders. During this workshop we will explore the unique anatomical design of the shoulder girdle which includes the shoulder blade (Scapula) the collar bone (the Clavicle) and the top of the arm bone (head of the Humerus). Poses we will use to unlock the mystery of the shoulders include eagle pose, cow-faced pose, downward dog pose and many more.  
 
Sunday, November 11th, 2018
1:30pm - 6:00pm (includes 1/2 hour break)
$50
Spirals and Twists: The Evolving-Revolving Pose with Kate Coughlin Next held on Sat, Dec 8, 2018 at 1:30 pm - 6:00 pm
This enrollment runs from Sat Dec 8, 2018 - Sun Dec 9, 2018
Saturday Workshop
This afternoon is dedicated to experiencing and understanding revolved standing poses. We'll talk about the benefits of twists, practice a range of preparations, and explore key concepts like: using the breath to deepen the poses; the work of the external obliques; and working safely with the sacrum. Not appropriate for beginners.
 
Saturday, December 8th, 2018
1:30pm - 6:00pm (includes 1/2 hour break)
$50
 
Sunday Workshop
Spirals are a unique and naturally forming structure in nature. Even our DNA is built upon protein chain that spirals. Twisting poses relieve tension in the spine and allows space to occur between spinal vertebrae. During this workshop we will "evolve and revolve" as we delve deeply into the magic and healing power of twists and spirals in many yoga poses including revolved triangle, half-lord of the fishes pose and others.  
 
Sunday, December 9th, 2018
1:30pm - 6:00pm (includes 1/2 hour break)
$50