Free Presentation: Elephants in Thailand
Apr
28
7:30 PM19:30

Free Presentation: Elephants in Thailand

Join us for the special FREE event and learn about Sweethome's journey to Thailand to learn/volunteer with elephants. This was the first Yoga and Animal Rights Alliance retreat. This work is inspired by the desire to learn and connect with our home and all the beings that we share this space with. There will be a lovingkindness offering as part of the event as well as snacks and wine. 

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Loving Kindness
May
12
2:00 PM14:00

Loving Kindness

Loving kindness, compassion, equanimity, and joy are the qualities to cultivate harmony in relations. Practice integrating movement (asana), chanting, and conversation to instill these concepts into our thoughts, words, and actions.

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Alignment as Relationships
Jun
9
1:00 PM13:00

Alignment as Relationships

Discover a truly holistic and personalized approach to alignment in your yoga practice. We will examine interconnectedness in the physical body and how that applies to your unique self, and work experientially with stability and freedom, discipline and letting go, grounded-ness and lightness.

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Morning Yoga Immersion
Jun
11
to Jun 15

Morning Yoga Immersion

The Early Morning Yoga Immersion Intensive is an opportunity to start your day off with in depth practice of postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and self-inquiry. Through the two weeks of practice, students will be given prompts for contemplation and journaling. This intensive will help to anchor you deeper into your practice and a wonderful way to set intentions for the summer solstice.

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Radical Self-Acceptance
Jun
23
2:00 PM14:00

Radical Self-Acceptance

Ever feel like your yoga would be "better" if you could only ______, or your body looked like ______? What would it be like to be ok with what is? Learn to see and feel your whole self - just as you are - and move deeper into a place of connection with every curve, scar, fear or bum knee you bring to the mat.

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Yogathon Benefit Class
Apr
17
5:30 PM17:30

Yogathon Benefit Class

Living Yoga is a nonprofit yoga outreach program serving youth and adults in prisons, drug and alcohol treatment centers, and social service agencies since 1998. Their mission is to change lives by fostering healing and resilience in vulnerable and marginalized
communities through trauma-informed yoga. Yogathon invites yogis near and far to come together in support of Living Yoga's trauma-informed yoga programs. Proceeds from Meghan Maris' Tuesday 5:30pm Hatha class will be donated to Living Yoga. 

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Yoga for Anxiety
Apr
14
1:00 PM13:00

Yoga for Anxiety

Do you know how to cope with your acute and chronic anxiety? Through yoga postures, mindfulness and breathing exercises, you will learn daily tools that combine modern neuroscience and yoga to build resiliency in the nervous system.

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Mar
31
2:30 PM14:30

Restorative Yoga

Do you feel chronic anxiety? Do you have work or family stress? Restorative yoga is a delicious antidote that soothes the nervous system and encourages the body and mind to release chronic stress. Let Amy Armstrong guide you back to healing and balance.

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Book Club: Bhagavad Gita
Mar
9
to Mar 30

Book Club: Bhagavad Gita

Join the Yoga Bhoga Teacher Training Program for an in-depth study of the ancient text the Bhagavad Gita. Explore the philosophy and meaning of yogic traditions through reading guides, writing, and discussions. This book club meets 4 times.

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Hip Expansion
Feb
24
2:30 PM14:30

Hip Expansion

Do you struggle with tension in your hips and low back? Take this workshop to focus on getting that deep release in your hips, quadriceps, hamstrings, and lower back that sometimes gets skipped in open classes. This flow is for all levels!

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Chakra Alignment
Feb
17
1:00 PM13:00

Chakra Alignment

Begin the process of healing and transformation that you desire through the alignment of your seven major chakras. Learn about this ancient map, activating and balancing these energetic centers through vinyasa flow and discussion.

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Meditation 101
Feb
3
1:00 PM13:00

Meditation 101

Whether you’ve never given sitting meditation a try or you’ve been at it for a while, this workshop is for you! Learn different approaches to concentration meditation ranging from engaging your senses outwardly, to turning your focus to mantra, breath, and the body.

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Book Club: Light on Life
Feb
2
to Feb 23

Book Club: Light on Life

Join the Yoga Bhoga Teacher Training Program for an in-depth study of Iyengar’s book Light on Life. Explore the philosophy and meaning of yogic traditions through reading guides, writing, and discussions. This book club meets 4 times.

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Yin and the Five Elements
Jan
20
1:00 PM13:00

Yin and the Five Elements

Chinese Medicine describes 5 universal elements (wood, fire, earth, metal and water) which interact with the mind/body system to determine our health and well-being. Learn how Yin yoga can help balance the flow of these energies to improve how you feel physically and emotionally.

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Psychology of Yoga
Jan
13
2:30 PM14:30

Psychology of Yoga

Although everything changes, there is an aspect of our mind that wants things to stay the same. Yoga gives us tremendous insight into how the mind functions and what we can do to calm and slow it down so we can witness our experiences from a state of profound clarity.

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Yoga for Digestion
Dec
2
1:00 PM13:00

Yoga for Digestion

It’s not just what we eat it’s our ability to absorb the nutrients from our food that determines our health. Learn techniques and tools to stoke your digestive fire and to promote healthy elimination, as well as suggestions for foods to do the same. CEC Qualified

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Restorative Yoga
Nov
18
2:30 PM14:30

Restorative Yoga

Do you feel chronic anxiety? Do you have work or family stress? Restorative yoga is a delicious antidote that soothes the nervous system and encourages the body and mind to release chronic stress. Let Amy Armstrong guide you back to healing and balance.

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Yogic Lore Flow: Kali
Oct
28
2:30 PM14:30

Yogic Lore Flow: Kali

Curious about the folklore behind yoga and asana postures? Join Kimi Marin for storytelling, discussion, and a yoga practice on Kali, the goddess of Yogic Transformation. Come learn about this transformative goddess and how to dive into the dark to radiate your light.

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Ethics of Yoga
Oct
21
2:30 PM14:30

Ethics of Yoga

Join Meghan Maris and learn about the ethics from a yogic perspective. Through the examination of the motive behind action rather than the act itself, and discover how to lead a fulfilling ethical life with this opportunity for reflection.

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Beyond Training: Teaching in Action
Sep
16
to Oct 21

Beyond Training: Teaching in Action

6 Week Program- Saturdays, September 16th Through October 21st- INCLUDES UNLIMITED YOGA CLASSES. Beyond Training: Teaching In Action. This is a six week program where you meet, work, and share experiences with other teachers. It is facilitated by Meghan Maris, Krista Loveless, and Scott Lennartz. Visit our website for more information about their unique expertise!

 

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Cascade AIDS Project Charity Class
Sep
10
4:30 PM16:30

Cascade AIDS Project Charity Class

Has your life or a friend’s been affected by HIV or AIDS? Join Krista for a Charity Event coinciding with the AIDS walk in Portland Oregon. Benefiting the local non-profit Cascade AIDS Project and its  youth educational system.

This workshop Costs $20 and is taught by Krista Loveless Lennartz

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September Challenge 2017
Sep
1
to Sep 30

September Challenge 2017

Sign up at the studio, come to as many classes as you can, and win!

If you attend ten classes in September (your name has to be on the board to win!) you will automatically receive a free class. If you come 20 or more times you will win a free tank top or mat band. If you come 30 times in September, we will gift you a BRAND NEW MANDUKA MAT!!!

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Q&A Free Event: Beyond Teacher Training
Aug
18
7:30 PM19:30

Q&A Free Event: Beyond Teacher Training

Beyond Training is a 6 week program that is excellent for teachers looking to refine their teaching efficacy, enhance their professional opportunities, and find true embodiement of their teachings. This is program isn't the same old workshop... Its a must for teachers who are ready to go beyond their 200 or 500 hour certification. Come eat, ask questions, and learn.

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Immersive Sound Bath
Aug
12
2:30 PM14:30

Immersive Sound Bath

Be transported as you submerge yourself in soothing 3D soundscapes design for deep relaxation and meditation. Visiting guest Tom Montagliano has developed software to control movement and sound to give students an experience unlike anything you've ever felt before.

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Morning Yoga Immersion
Jun
5
to Jun 17

Morning Yoga Immersion

The Early Morning Yoga Immersion Intensive is an opportunity to start your day off with in depth practice of postures, breathing techniques, meditation, and self-inquiry. Through the two weeks of practice, students will be given prompts for contemplation and journaling. This intensive will help to anchor you deeper into your practice and a wonderful way to set intentions for the summer solstice.

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Yoga for Anxiety
May
13
1:00 PM13:00

Yoga for Anxiety

Join yoga therapist, Emily Light, in this workshop that combines a modern understanding of neuroscience with the teachings of yoga. Through yoga postures, mindfulness and breathing exercises, students will learn skills for coping with both acute and chronic anxiety, and daily tools to build resiliency in the nervous system.

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