Referred to as "The Quiet Practice" by its innovator Paul Grilley, Yin Yoga offers a framework for attending to the often overlooked inner realms of our body, mind, and spirit. The extensive 50-hour course with Jennifer unfolds over three weekends with each one focused on a different vantage point: physical body, energy body, and mindfulness methods. In addition to lectures and posture studies, each weekend will include two Yin Yoga classes for an embodied experience of the theories behind the practice.
This weekend, Baxter will share with us more great news about how yoga is supporting your healthy aging. We will learn practices to help build strength in new ways, reshape our brains, and self-regulate our brain’s chemical messengers.
Dianne Bondy is disrupting the yoga community with her love-full and unapologetic embrace of each person and each moment exactly as they are. With almost 25,000 followers on social media, Dianne uses her platform for all things positive. “No matter who you are, or what you look like you are enough…The perfect body is a beauty myth. We are fortunate to have mother nature create a body that is perfect for us.” Join her for a weekend of feeling good and learning how to do good in the world.
Get ready to be challenged and inspired in mind, body and heart. Theresa’s teaching is clear, insightful, educational, and genuine. Start friday evening with here signature “(Y)introspection. On Saturday, examine the concept of “spanda” and the spine, and consider fresh ideas of the meaning of alignment. Finish Sunday with a focus on bandhas and awakening.
John shares a personal talk about his time with the legendary teacher BKS Iyengar, then teaches a classic Iyengar class, followed by Q&A, and finishing with a luxurious pranayama.
Get more deeply acquainted with this keystone bone and its anatomical, functional and philosophical implications as Annie leads this afternoon immersion in the Art and Practice of Teaching.
We're fortunate to welcome the return of Leslie Kaminoff to Sun & Moon this fall. Get ready for a weekend chock-full of practical and inspirational information for your yoga practice, your teaching practice, and/or your practice of being in a human body.
Yoga practice is not an end in itself, or even simply a means of ‘transcendence.’ It is a tool for being in our bodies and being with ourselves. In a simple way, yoga is about our relationship to our body and mind.
Benefit from Rixie’s nearly two decades of experience in teaching classes in corporate and other off-site settings, presenting workshops, and leading retreats. She will inform you and field your questions to guide your way with business practicalities, marketing, and partnerships.
Expressing Dharma, Serving Sangha: Teaching Yoga to Special Populations - Afternoon Immersion (Fairfax)
Hear from a panel of Sun & Moon faculty with intimate experience serving these yogis with special needs – for example, those in prison, those with particular clinical challenges, or those whose physical situations require adaptation.
Choose one or both days of fascinating lecture and inspirationally strong practice with the amazing Theresa Murphy. On Saturday, get really clear on the nervous system and how its vast complexity animates every aspect of you! On Sunday, turn your world upside down by exploring the subtle body’s central channel, and learning best practices for headstand and shoulder stand, the “great” asanas of classic hatha yoga.
Keen observation, caring relationship, and skillful response form the groundwork for one-on-one yoga instruction. After all, it's the way it was in the beginning...
Join Vicki and aLex to glean greater detail of esoteric yogic maps, practice relaxed and unwavering attention in techniques that reveal sensations at this level, and explore how to guide your students to venture into these inner frontiers.
This year's daylong with our local master teacher John Schumacher from the Iyengar School of Yoga and Unity Woods Yoga Center will focus on Building Strength and Finding Balance.
Prana Blocks and Fascial Distortions: Clearing Paths in Body, Breath and Life – Welcoming Doug Keller
The newest therapeutic insights are that ‘distortions’ in the fascia are the cause of much chronic pain. Practice, lecture, meditation and good solid information with Doug will make up an informative and useful weekend of yoga.
Every yoga class tells a story. Spend an afternoon putting a microscope on the various methods, madnesses, and creative explorations of theme-ing a yoga class.
Touch, Assists, Adjustments: Teacher-Student Connection – Afternoon Immersion with Annie Moyer (Arlington)
The Art and Practice of Teaching Series: An in-depth look at the philosophical and practical perspectives of hands-on adjustments in the yoga classroom.
Arm Balances: Giving and Receiving from the Heart - Afternoon Immersion with Annie Moyer (Arlington)
The Art and Practice of Teaching Series: Attend to this intimate and major intersection of the body, where we reach out from strength and depth, with confidence and compassion. For 200-hour RYTs and serious students.