This is a twofold training weekend! Chair Yoga: Learn all the fabulous ways to incorporate the chair into your yoga practice or teaching. We will cover everything from sensitive modifications for those with limited mobility due to age or injury, as well as feel good, fun and advanced postures using the chair. Partner Yoga: Partner poses are fun and enhancing in a public class as well as intimate and healing in private setting. This will include partner stretches, weight sharing and balancing basics, and the foundations for Acro Yoga. Boost your teaching or personal practice with this module of our 300hr training program. Great for existing yoga teachers or those with other movement training who want to incorporate new stretching and strengthening movements into their personal practice or teaching.
Thursday 8:00am, Friday 5:30p Vinyasa/ Hatha style mixed intermediate class that challenges the body physically focusing on core strength and balance. A series of 22 postures in 50 min that flow together while using the pranayama breath to guide you through your practice. The class is concluded with a 10 minute deep relaxation/ meditation focusing on aligning the third (solar plexus), fourth (heart) and fifith (throat) Charkras. A yoga class that will prepare you to take on the challenges of the day stronger physically, mentally and emotionally.
Hatha Flow at Open Space Chinatown Fridays 12 – 1pm This all levels class teaches the classic yoga postures through a deep awareness of correct alignment and precise actions in the body. Clear instruction is given in breathing technique, warm-up and posture flow. New students will develop body awareness, posture alignment and core strength in basic poses, while experienced students are encouraged to explore advanced variations in familiar postures. Everyone works to his or her own ability and comfort level. Classes and more info: Public Classes Getting to Open Space Yoga in Chinatown: Open Space Chinatown is located on the second floor of the Historic Hubba Hubba building, between Nu’uanu and Smith Street. Convenient Parking is located at The Chinatown Municipal Parking lot on Beretania & Smith st for .75 a half hour M-F $3 All Day Saturday & Sunday. Or park for Free after 6:30 on King and after 6pm meters are Free. Website CHINATOWN
Yoga Hawaii $240 This training covers using partner poses as a tool while teaching a regular asana class or group fitness classes. It will also train yoga teachers how to teach workshops for partner/couples yoga with this content, and include acro yoga basics.
Hosted by Hikina Yoga, Honolulu, HI, www.hikinayoga.com, Saturday & Sunday 9:00am-5:00pm (Honolulu time). Our Yoga Warriors teacher training is designed to provide advance knowledge and practical tools for yoga teachers working with combat veterans diagnosed with Combat and Operational Stress Reaction (COSR) or Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). The Yoga Warriors method skillfully integrates concepts from yoga therapy, traditional yoga philosophy, and psychology, with current scientific knowledge of the body and mind to promote health and well-being. Topics Included: * PTSD and COSR-definitions, causes & symptoms * Learn assisting and modification skills. * The General Principles of the Yoga Warriors Method * Hatha yoga postures and sequencing strategies specific to PTSD or COSR * Effective pranayama techniques (breathing exercises) to reduce hyperarousal * How to integrate positive affirmations for healing into the yoga practice. * How to integrate some basic treatment principles into your yoga classes to maximize healing. * How to use restorative yoga in a therapeutic setting. * How to provide trauma-sensitive yoga, cultivating observational skills and responding to the unique challenges of this population. * How to set up a Yoga Warriors program in your area * How to reach out and make contacts * Ethical guidelines to practice This program is for certified yoga teachers registered with the Yoga Alliance at the 200 hour level (minimum). Open to certified yoga teachers inspired to facilitate healing to those with PTSD or Combat Stress Disorder and to certified yoga teachers who work with (or would like to work with) active-duty military personnel or veterans. Only certified yoga teachers will be qualified to teach the Yoga Warriors program in a classroom setting. *Those that are not certified yoga teachers are invited to attend and will receive a “certificate of attendance” which may be applied towards yoga certification if you decide Read more [...]
Apologies for any confusion, but DUE TO THE MARATHON on sunday, we have postponed the event until the following Sunday, the 17th! It has been long enough…it’s time for Gong in the Park…and we come with Powerful Intention! Dave Heiss & SuperNova Sarah Daigle (and possibly a couple other Gongsters) will be joining together to offer a morning of breathwork and Sacred Sound with Gongs, Crystal Bowls, Tibetan Bowls and more. We enter Mercury in Retrograde on December 2nd until the 22nd, plus we are nearing the end of the year…this is a deep time of reflection; A time to go within and pay attention – attention to your accomplishments, your learning lessons and where your heart is leading you next. Have you been completely honest with your Self this year? Have you honored your passions? Have you been giving your Self the love and attention you need? Ponder upon what kind of impact have you made and what kind of impact you Know you can have…. It is when we are paying attention to our own journey, our own healing paths, our own unique inner creativeness that the biggest and most positive transformations come about on our planet. It is when we become the change we want to see in the world that the actual changes around us begin to flourish and take shape. Choose to take time out to dive into the sound this morning and allow the space to reflect and dream. Set the tone – the vibe – that you want for your day, your week, your upcoming year. Choose and embody the positive Change that you Are. Here and Now. **Bring a notebook/journal to set some ideas, dreams, visions, plans into physical reality! Donations in energy exchange for the Experience No Cash? We understand. We Read more [...]
Donation based class. Whether or not you have ever done yoga before, pregnancy is an important time to learn to care for yourself, tune in to your body and the little one growing within. This class has the dual goal of building strength and stamina needed for pregnancy, labor and motherhood, as well as encouraging you to relax and enjoy this precious moment of creation in progress! Women in all stages of pregnancy are welcome.
WHAT IS GONG YOGA?! The practice of different types of Yoga while basking in the sacred Sound Therapy of the Gong (& Crystal Singing Bowls)! This is a collaboration of offerings from Yoga Instructor, Marcus, and Sound Alchemist, SuperNova Sarah Daigle. This class is now happening EVERY MONDAY! (No longer happening on Sundays at this location) *Engaging in the limitless, synergistic powers of the Breath, Movement and Sound allow us to guide you through an experience of discovering deeper levels of your potentials for self-healing while creating an environment for a more balanced Body, Heart & Mind. A blend of Asanas and Pranayama that flow with the needs of the those that join us. Through conscious movement and intentional breath we reach deep states of meditation and transcend into levitation (interruption of sense of gravity) as we immerse ourselves in the rejuvenating vibrations of Sound. You will experience sound therapy with the Gongs, Crystal Singing Bowls and other sacred instruments throughout the entire class including a lengthened Shavasana. **Go with the flow with the class or go at your own pace! All levels welcome!** POSSIBLE BENEFITS: -Pain Relief-Stress & Anxiety Relief -Enhanced Energy & Flexibility -Clarity of the Heart & Mind -Heightened Creativity -DNA Repair -Anti-Aging -Increased Happiness! Come raise your energy levels and gift your Self some YOU time.You deserve it! $: DONATION YOGA Where: Power Yoga Hawaii (University Ave) Next to Banan Parking: Behind the building & street parking What to Bring:- Yoga Mat (Rentals $2) -Drinking Water
Join us for a new moon silent disco power flow led by Alex Morales. Flow to awaken and reset in this time of new beginnings. Allow the new moon to be your blank canvas to set your intentions for the next cycle. Create. Cultivate. Develop. Manifest. What is silent disco yoga? It is an innovative journey of flowing movement and sound. Immerse yourself in the beauty and motion of yoga with a pair of noise isolating wireless Sound Off™ LED headphones, which allows you to hear the instructor at the perfect level while their curated set takes you on a musical journey into sound. All levels welcome. Specific location details will be emailed to you. In the event of rain, we will reschedule the class. Please note that all ticket sales are final, no refunds. Mahalo for your understanding. Advance registration only at yogainhiplaces.com
Yoga Hawaii Donation Based Class. Whether or not you have ever done yoga before, pregnancy is an important time to learn to care for yourself, tune in to your body and the little one growing within. This class has the dual goal of building strength and stamina needed for pregnancy, labor and motherhood, as well as encouraging you to relax and enjoy this precious moment of creation in progress! Women in all stages of pregnancy are welcome.
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