- Register now for fall & winter specialty classes!
Hatha Beginner yoga, Therapeutic yoga, Prenatal Yoga, Mom & Baby Yoga, Kids Yoga, Teen Yoga and Healing Breath Therapy are all available for registration for 7 week sessions running November – December
Please note: fall/ winter is a busy time at the studio, early registration is recommended.
- Discovering Bliss With Yin Yoga
Join Mallorie (Prem) for a deep yin flow, during which we will unravel the purpose of yin yoga, and explore all of the physical, emotional and spiritual benefits of this meditative practice. You will learn and develop your own practices to support your breath, to strengthen your organs, to empower your emotional body, to balance your energy body, and to discover your bliss.
- restorative yoga sanctuary
with Leala Enfield
Sun. Nov. 6th 3-5:30 pm $45 +gst
Restorative Yoga is designed to rejuvenate vital life force energy (prana) by deeply calming the nervous system and quieting the mind, reconnecting us to our essential vitality.
This workshop is designed to nurture you and to replenish your energy as fall transitions to winter. Find balance within beingness as we slow down and attune to the world within.
Restorative Yoga utilizes supportive props to create long comfortably held postures, deeply soothing the central nervous system while creating subtle openings and releases in the physical body. Melt away stress and create a clean slate for clarity, renewal, and inspiration. Suitable for all levels.
- managing anxiety
Anxiety is a major concern for a large percentage of the population. Individuals of all ages can be affected in varying degrees. Leading a very stressed and hectic lifestyle is common in today’s society. It very often leads to anxiety and panic attacks. In this workshop we will explore various yoga postures, breathing and meditation techniques which are extremely helpful in reducing and perhaps even eliminating anxiety and panic attacks.
Jeanette Ward, 500RYT
Jeanette’s passion and enthusiasm for teaching yoga is a delight to be a part of. She began to experience the numerous positive benefits of practicing yoga in 1996 and started teaching in 2002. With a background in Group Fitness (since 1988), Jeanette has discovered that bringing unity and balance to the mind, body and spirit, is just as important as keeping the physical body in shape. During her extended yoga teacher training in India (2009), Jeanette’s knowledge and understanding of yoga was deepened and enriched by her teacher, Yogi Vishvketu. She considers it one of the most transformational experiences of her life, and is most grateful for the profound healing that she received. Other teachers that Jeanette feels most fortunate to have studied with are: Donna Farhi, TKV Desikachar, Mark Whitwell, Rodney Yee and Shiva Rea. Jeanette’s awareness of the energetic aspect of the human body has been enhanced through the practice of yoga. She has taken numerous courses in energetic anatomy, is a Reiki Practitioner and has experienced first hand, the power of hands on healing. Jeanette is thrilled to be sharing the many gifts of yoga and energy healings on a full-time basis.
- Yoga Teacher Training FREE Class & Info Session
FREE Class & YTT Info Session – Learn more about our 200 & 300 hour programs!
Monday, November 7 7:30-9:30pm
7:30 pm Akhanda Yoga Flow with Denise
9-9:30pm Q & A with Denise & Leala
Prana Yoga Studio Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher Training Program in Edmonton
Love yoga and want to go deeper? Burning to share what you love about yoga with others? Simply curious to find out more about what yoga teacher training entails?
If you have a passion for yoga and for exploring the deeper questions of life, if you love to grow and learn, if you are ready to take your practice or teaching to the next level and/or ready to share your passion for yoga with others, this course may be your next step!
Whether you are clear you want to teach, or that you want to dive more deeply into the tradition of yoga for your own personal growth, you are warmly welcome to attend our free class and info session about our upcoming 2015 yoga trainings:
200 hour Extended training begins January 2017
300 hour Extended training begins November 2016
Participants receive 6 months of free unlimited yoga during the course.
- Yin & Mindfulness Training
With Carly Forest
October 28-30th, 2016
Mindfulness and Yin Training (15 hours)
*You do not need to have taken a level 1 training to take this – previous yin and mindfulness work is recommended but not required!
With over a decade of practice combining Yin yoga and mindfulness, Carly Forest offers a training that delves into the heart of the two arts, helping participants emerge with the capacity to weave them together in both personal and professional practice.
Designed with strong emphasis on theory and practice, this 15 hour training will ground participants in the foundations of mindfulness and facilitate a rich exploration of how it relates to emotional intelligence, science, and Yin yoga.
Through in-depth teachings and embodied practice, participants will experience ancient wisdom teachings translated into contemporary form, thereby deepening their own understanding and expanding what they can offer to others.
This training is one of deep immersion. Participants can expect extended practices infused with depth teachings, poetry, and reflective pause. A manual is provided for reference and participants are asked to bring their own journals.From the roots of mindfulness, to the spirit of Yin, this workshop promises to land in the heart.
This training is recommended for RYT’s who would like to deepen their knowledge of yin and mindfulness techniques.
Carly Forest has taught in and around Victoria BC for over a decade. She began her meditation training in 2002 and has sat numerous retreats since then, in both the Theravadin and Tibetan Buddhist traditions. She has studied Yin Yoga in depth with both Paul Grilley and Sarah Powers and has completed an 18 month Mindfulness Yoga and Meditation Training at Spirit Rock. She is an endorsed Insight Yoga teacher, after completing her training with the Insight Yoga Institute in California. Carly is a volunteer counsellor through the Esquimalt Neighborhood House and is currently undergoing training in medical qi gong. She offers deep gratitude and respect to her primary teachers Sarah Powers and Jennifer Welwood.
Carly’s style provides her students with a range of mindfulness-based philosophy woven through the asana practice. She teaches workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings locally and abroad.
Required Reading: Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers (not included with registration cost)
Tuition and Registration
Tuition: $350 + GST Earlybird Pricing available until September 1, 2016; $375 + GST after earlybird.
- Level 1 Kids Yoga Teacher Training Intensive
Note: There is a camp from 2-4pm for kids ages 5-12. If you would like to sign your child up for this FREE camp, please call the studio at 780-761-2226.
*You do not need to be a yoga teacher to take this training!*
This weekend now counts towards a 95 hour Registers Children’s Yoga Teacher Designation with Yoga Alliance should you continue to work towards it with Donna!
Spend a weekend immersed in the world of kids yoga with this fun, interactive and inspiring workshop. Teaching Kids Yoga Level 1 is the Yoga In My School foundational kids yoga teacher training course, providing comprehensive education on how to effectively teach yoga to children 4-12 years of age. Includes experience teaching real children, practice teaching with your peers and learning directly from Yoga In My School founder Donna Freeman.
The workshop also includes a 2 hour FREE kids yoga class on Sunday afternoon 2-4:00 which provides participants with hands-on experience teaching yoga to kids. Max 12 kids ages 5-12.
The training curriculum includes:
- Intro to Kids Yoga: what is kids yoga, how it is differs from adult classes, joys and challenges of teaching kids yoga
- Understanding Yogic Philosophy (yamas and niyamas)
- Importance of a personal practice and assistance in developing one that fits your lifestyle
- Benefits of yoga for kids
- Research behind kids yoga
- Pranayama for kids with specific exercises to make breathing fun and engaging
- Key methodology to meet the every changing needs of each individual child
- Child growth and development: Preschool to Tween
- Differences between teaching boys and girls: what to be aware of and how to do this effectively
- Classroom Management: how to promote responsibility & learning
- Relaxation techniques that work quickly and effectively
- The power of affirmations
- Guidelines and steps to successful guided visualizations for kids
- How to create engaging kids yoga classes: keys and components of Lesson Planning
- How to use props in kids yoga class
- How to use music and children’s literature in kids yoga class
- 60 child friendly yoga poses
- 17 guided imagery texts
- 20 yoga games and activities
Cost is $395 + GST
- 300 hour YTT for 500 hour certification
300 Hour Yoga Teacher Training for 500 certification. Beginning fall of 2016!
FREE Class & YTT Info Session Monday November 7th – 200 & 300 hr. programs
Meet the teachers! 7:30 pm Akhanda Yoga class 9:00 pm Q & A
Are you a 200 hour trained yoga teacher?
Are you interested in deepening your practice and taking your teaching to the next level?
Are you drawn to moving through an in-depth YTT program with a committed group of like-minded individuals, growing and sharing together?
Dive into the true roots of traditional, holistic yoga and its timeless application for the evolving world. The course offers yoga teachers of all traditions a unique opportunity for professional development and profound personal growth.
This 300-hour certification course (which gives a graduate a total of 500-hours of training in combination with their previous YTT 200) is intended only for graduates of a Yoga Alliance recognized 200-hour teacher training program or equivalent.
Yoga teaching is an art that refines and evolves as we do. This is never static, but something that develops directly through our own authenticity and through immersion in yoga practice, philosophy and lifestyle. There are no set rules or structures, but a rich tradition to draw from in our explorations. Yoga teacher training is a huge support for this development.