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Sacramento Yoga Workshops & Series
and Teacher Training


Also see:Intro to Yoga Series 1Intro to Yoga Series 2 Teacher Training
NEW Rope WallYoga Therapy

 

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Mindful Moments Meditation Class Series
with Dr. Marla McMahon

Thursdays, May thru August, 2014

12:00-12:45pm

“Smile, Breathe, and Go Slowly.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh

Mindfulness meditation is a simple technique that anyone can learn. Studies have shown that a regular mindfulness meditation practice can:

- Improve overall health and sense of well-being
- Reduce stress, blood pressure, anxiety, and depression
- Increase concentration and immune function
- Strengthen the ability to cope with the stressors of daily life

In this class you will be guided through a series of meditations involving sitting and mindful movement. You will gain familiarity with being present to the “here and now” and learn to practice mindfulness meditation.

NO YOGA OR MEDITATION EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY

Marla McMahon is a yoga instructor, meditation teacher, and a clinical psychologist with experience in mind-body healing. She is the director of SATYA well-being center which offers innovative holistic psychological services, meditation groups, and semi-private yoga sessions. She has advanced training in mindfulness based cognitive therapy, mindful eating, and mindfulness for stress reduction. Her extensive interest and training in stress reduction, wellness, and health psychology informs her yoga teaching and her clinical work. She is dedicated to sharing the ways in which yoga and meditation can reduce stress, depression, and anxiety; contributing to greater inner peace and wellness. www.satyawellbeing.com


Cost:
Classes are FREE (Karma donations are accepted)

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Mindful Tools for Children
with Dr. Marla McMahon

Mondays, July 14 - August 4, 2014

2:30-3:30pm

A class specifically for children ages 8-12.

This four week class series will teach elementary school age children mindfulness tools in breath awareness, mindfulness meditation, movement, and relaxation. The series is led by Psychologist & meditation/yoga teacher Dr. Marla McMahon. The class will involve guided meditations and mindful activities based on the work of Jon Kabat-Zinn and the MBSR training.

Meditation can help with:

~ improves focus & self control
~ increases a sense of well being
~ boosts self esteem
~ relaxes the nervous system

Space is limited.

***FULL***

Please email to be put on waitlist

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Penetrating the Layers
with Ramanand Patel

September 20, 2014

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
and 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This wokshop is presented in two parts.

In the first part we will look at some more advanced postures, how to break down these poses into various parts by knowing their primary and secondary movements related to simpler basic postures, common mistakes, problems and soultions.

In the second part, time permitting, we will be explore the art of recognizing physical, physiological, organic, pranic, sensory, and meditative levels in various progressive ways, leading from Annamaya Kosha of Sthula Sharira (gross body) to Ananadamaya Kosha of Karana Sharira (causal body). We will look into the positions of the fourteen major nadis and see some of their relation to the yogic model of the body. This inquiry into the yoga practice will be directed towards understanding the nature of mind in asana practice and its relation to the Self.

This workshop is appropriate for teachers as well as students who have been practicing yoga for at least one year.

Ramanand’s extensive, distinct, and lifelong yoga experiences inform both his yoga practice and his teaching style. He is recognized and respected internationally and many in the yoga community regard him as one of the world’s foremost yoga instructors. Ramanand actively encourages both learning and sharing of ideas amongst his students and peers.

For more information visit www.yogirama.com

Cost:

$55 for 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. if paid by Sep 6 / $65 after

$55 for 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. if paid by Sep 6 / $65 after

$100 for both if paid by Sep 6 / $110 after

Cancellations prior to Sep. 6 will be refunded minus a $25 admin fee; no refunds after Sep. 6, 2014 unless a replacement can be found.  

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Sunday Workshops
with Ada Lusardi, E-RYT 500

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Anatomy in Action: the lower leg & foot
10:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Through the practice of yoga asana and myofascial release techniques, this workshop explores stability and freedom in the lower leg and foot on and off the mat. Continuing education units are available through Yoga Alliance.

Yin Yoga & Myofascial Release
3:00 - 5:00 PM

Through the practice of mostly passive, long-held postures and myofascial release, we’ll unwind our trouble spots, and prepare the body for deep relaxation. Bring an eye bag and dress in layers. Continuing education units are available through Yoga Alliance.

Ada Lusardi’s classes and workshops marry the heart and science of yoga by offering nuanced and precise teaching with warmth and humor. Through the use of compassionate and clear direction, intelligent sequencing, and skillful hands-on adjustments, Ada’s teachings challenge and refine one’s yoga practice, regardless of age or ability. A self-professed “anatomy geek,” she leads classes and retreats throughout California’s Bay area and around the country. She is a graduate, and faculty member, of The Berkeley Yoga Room’s Advanced Studies Program and a perennial student of yoga and life. You can find her in the May and October 2011 issues of Yoga Journal.

Cost:

$60 per workshop / $70 per workshop if paid after Sept. 22, 2014

10:30 AM - 1:30 PM



3:00 - 5:00 PM

$110 for both workshops / $120 for both workshops if paid after Sept. 22, 2014

 

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Brian Hogencamp

Nov 9, 2014

1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Details coming soon!

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Judith Lasater

Fall/Winter 2014

More info to come!

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If you wish more information, please contact: Jennifer Sadugor

The Yoga Solution (916) 383-7933
or email The Yoga Solution

Students of all levels are welcome to each of these workshops except where indicated!





Prices See Class Schedule >

All On-Going Classes:

4 Class Pass $60 ($54)
(valid for 1 month)
8 Class Pass $99 ($89)
(valid for two months)
Mo. Unlimited Pass $130 ($115)
3 Mo. Unlim. Pass $360 ($324)
Drop-in class $16 ($14)

Senior (Over 65)/Student Discount.:
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New Students

$15 for 10 days
(On-going classes only)


The Yoga Solution ~ 5290 Elvas Ave, Sacramento, CA 95819 ~ (916) 383-7933 ~ EMAIL