A fun new partnership has formed between Yoga Bhoga and Portland Chamber Orchestra to bring you NAMASTE - meditative music + outdoor yoga sessions. Beginners or experts will enjoy this session with expert yogini, Jennifer Oechsner and a few of the talented musicians of Portland Chamber Orchestra.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Charity Day at Yoga Bhoga. All profits from our regularly scheduled classes will be contributed to local non-profit Sustainable Northwest. Karma yoga in action.
Your favorite workshop is here! Restorative yoga is a delicious antidote to the stresses of our hectic modern lives. It is a profoundly nourishing, quiet practice of deep relaxation. Props will fully support our bodies in a series of gentle reclining postures held for 10-20 minutes. To rest in such a thorough way soothes the nervous system, encourages the body and mind to release chronic stress, and returns us to a place of healing and balance.
If you struggle with a tight neck and upper back, have shoulder weakness or injury, or have a desire to gain strength and mobility in your upper body, this workshop is for you!
If your hips ache in Warrior 3, or you sit all day and your legs need some love, this workshop is just what the Yoga teacher ordered!
Whether your voice is resourced for energy during depressing times or used to calm you when you are most triggered, this chanting practice will help you cultivate focus through repetition. This healing workshop will leave you feeling deeply connected and will support your positive impact in the world.
Strong and mobile back and abdominal muscles are the key to tapping into the power in all of our movements, on the mat and during daily activities. If youʼre ready to conquer plank pose, press up into a handstand, or just tired of boring crunches, then this workshop is just the ticket!
Join Kimi Marin for storytelling, discussion, and a yoga practice on this playful, and widely recognized, deity. In this workshop you will hear the myths of Ganesha and come to understand how to harness the energy he represents to cut through self-made obstacles, harness your inner intelligence, and create a more joyful life.
Join us in this ancient practice that calms the mind and lifts the spirit - no singing skill required! Come ready to laugh and sing, and you will leave feeling clear and bright.
Relax deeply in this gentle practice with the support of blankets and bolsters. Calm your nervous system through quiet rest.
In this 2-hr workshop, you will learn how to safely lengthen tight hamstrings, and prevent injury. We will cover: Anatomy, Lifestyle factors, Injury and Prevention, and modifications for postures. Whatever your hamstring quandary is, Hamstring Lab is the answer!
Join us for storytelling, discussion, and a yoga practice focused on Kali, the goddess of Yogic Transformation. Kali, whose name means time, is the goddess who symbolizes the constant cycle of death and birth, growth and evolution.
Receive gentle & grounding hands-on-assists in standing postures, forward folds & in a nurturing savasana in this workshop that is built like a class but with longer holds of the poses. Rediscover familiar postures & increase awareness through receiving adjustment.
Understanding the principles of Ayurveda can enhance the benefits of Yoga by allowing you to tailor your practice to the specific needs of your individual physical and mental constitution.
The play of light and dark is a theme throughout humanity and spirituality. Yoga offers techniques to transition through the cycles of outer nature with intelligence and grace maintaining balance and integrity within our inner nature.
Have you completed a yoga teacher training and now want to share your knowledge and passion with others? Sometimes this is easier said than done.
This Summer Clean-Up is a great way to hit the reset button on your health. This workshop will give you the tools you need to get back on track including a 10 day cleanse to help you feel lighter and healthier.
Based on her new book, True Yoga, Jennie Lee presents the Eight Limbs of Yoga in an interactive way offering you take home strategies for integrating yoga into every moment of life. Daily practices, reflection exercises, and affirmations for each of the limbs will inspire you to new understanding of the sadhana needed for personal balance, even mindedness and joy. Time will be given for questions and group discussion to explore the effects of that the yamas and niyamas have on our mind, body and spirit. Jennie will also discuss what is necessary to start or maintain an inspiring meditation practice.
Want to know more about Jennie Lee? She will be a guest on KATU AMNorthwest Morning show on June 24 from 9-10 am. Check her out on TV then meet her in person!
This workshop costs $40
ABOUT JENNIE LEE
Jennie Lee is a Yoga Therapist who has shared the healing benefits of classical and meditation with thousands of clients over the past 20 years. Author of the book True Yoga: Practicing With the Yoga Sutras for Happiness and Spiritual Fulfillment, Lee has helped people conquer paralyzing anxiety, depression, grief, post-traumatic stress, attention deficit issues, eating disorders, and challenging relationship dynamics. An expert in the field of Yoga Therapy, Lee is known for her lighthearted teaching style andauthenticity as she personally relies upon all she writes about, faithfully living the principles of the Yoga Sutras to navigate times of trial and to remain happy regardless. She is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post, Mind Body Green, Yoga Therapy Today, Gaia and other yoga and wellness related publications. She coaches by phone and Skype, or in person on the island of O’ahu where she surfs, hikes and lives with her husband and teenage son.
Hanuman, the monkey deity, is a central figure in Hindu mythology. Considered to be a great yogi, he is revered for his selfless service, devotion, and valour. When meditating on the essence of Hanuman, people are said to be blessed with courage and wisdom.
Join Kimi Marin for storytelling, discussion, and active practice to draw upon the gifts of devotion and courage that Hanuman provides. Learn how to use Hanuman myths as tools to navigate your inner landscape. Break down various poses for Hanuman including Hanumanansana (splits) and explore several fun and less-known variations. Modifications and handouts will be provided.
This workshop costs $30