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September 2010 Archive

September 25th, 2010

Belly Bliss with Candice Garrett

The pelvic floor is the foundation and true center of all poses. Learn about the anatomy of the female pelvic floor, how it is affected by pregnancy, birth and postpartum and how to address using yoga. You will learn exercises specific to pregnancy and postpartum for the purpose of preparation for and rehabilitation from birth. We will discuss how to safely rehabilitate the abdominals postpartum without causing further weakness in the pelvic floor.
This workshop includes anatomy, handouts, practice and partner work and is appropriate for all students and teachers wishing to deepen their knowledge in this area of study.
Babies up to six months are welcome to attend with their mothers. Registration and payment required by September 20th as the instructor is traveling from California to be here. Cost is $55 per person.
When: September 25, 2010
Where: Belly Bliss, Denver, CO
www.bellybliss.org

September 23rd, 2010

Yoga Journal Conference Estes Park

The Yoga Journal Conferences are a unique experience that will deepen your practice with instruction from the master teachers you’ve read about in Yoga Journal. Now experience them live! Each conference includes panel discussions between renowned yogis, keynote speeches by well-known authors and experts, benefit events, yoga demos, live music, a community connection gathering and the yoga marketplace – your one-stop shop for everything yoga.

Mail Conference
Where: September 23 – 26th, 2010
When: YMCA of the Rockies, Estes Park, CO

It's not to late to sign up! Click here.

September 19th, 2010

Yoga Aid Challenge San Francisco

Please join an amazing group of Bay Area teachers for a free, 2 hour yoga class benefiting Africa Yoga Project, Yoga for Youth, For one World and Off the Mat, Into the World. Register now to take part in 108 sun salutations with Sherri Baptiste, Tara Dale, Jason Crandell, Zander Gladish, Kerri Kelly, Les Leventhal, Darren Main, Jason Nemer, Jenny Sauer-Klein, Sianna Sherman, Stephanie Snyder, Debbie Steingesser, Janet Stone and Jasmine Tarkeshi and live music with The Kirtaniyas in San Francisco at 11am on the 19th of September 2010.

When: Sunday, September 19 · 11:00am - 1:00pm
Where: Justin Herman Plaza, Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA

Sign up today to be a part of the Yoga Aid Challenge! Our goal is to raise over $50,000 for the organizations listed above. We need YOUR help and support! It's simple to start. Follow the links below, pick an organization, and begin to fundraise today.

Click here for more information.

For more info on the Yoga Aid Challenge, watch this video.

September 15th, 2010

PURE YOGA 200 hour Teacher Training at EQUINOX

PURE YOGA & EQUINOX Join Energies To Present Pure Yoga Teacher Training-
Fall Session Starts October 2010 - LA, SF, Chicago, Boston, Dallas

The PURE YOGA Teacher Training at EQUINOX creates a diverse experience that will lead you to find your one true voice. Study and mentor with leading teachers of various disciplines, including Manduka Ambassadors Ashley Turner & Garth Hewitt in a cohesive intensive 200 hour training. This training will give you confidence in your practice, and ultimately allow you to take your seat as a teacher. We are here to share, guide and inspire you along your way.

Learn more: www.equinox.com

September 14th, 2010

First Annual Rockin Ranch Yoga Retreat

Join Manduka Ambassadors Ally Hamilton and Charlie Samos for five days of awesome yoga, incredible hiking, horseback riding, campfires, and if you really want to line-dancing :)
When: September 21-26, 2010
Where: The White Stallion Ranch, Tucson, Arizona
Read more: www.yogisanonymous.com

September 14th, 2010

Yoga Gives Back Kicks Off “Donation Class Relay”

This September, YGB Ambassadors Elena Brower and Kino MacGregor will kick off YGB Donation Relay from New York and Miami. After each event, they will pass their virtual torches to the next teachers of their choice who will host their own donation classes in the following months. YGB Donation Class Relay will connect the global yoga community as the torch is passed from one yoga teacher to another, beyond the borders of yoga schools, companies, and even countries, raising awareness as well as funds to help the poor in India. Check out YGB Relay Map www.yogagivesback.org for details.

Elena Brower, New York
SEPT 14th, Tuesday, 12noon at VIRAYOGA
580 Broadway
New York, NY 10012-5235
(212) 334-9960

Kino MacGregor, Miami
SEPT 17th, Friday, 7-9pm、at the Standard Yoga Miami
40 Island Avenue
Miami Beach Florida 33139
Phone: (305) 673-1717

September 1st, 2010

Titans of Yoga Movie Premiere

TITANS OF YOGA movie premiere including Q&A with director, Shiva Rea, Vinnie Marino, Sara Ivanhoe and other TITANS featured in movie. Proceeds benefit Yoga-Recess in Schools.

Date & Time: Sept. 1 @ 7:30p
Location: Aero Theater, 1328 Montana Ave. (Corner 14th Street) Santa Monica, CA.

VIP Premiere Ticket (from 6-10pm) - $20 includes pre-movie reception, product sampling, movie screening, after-movie Q&A. Only 150 VIP tickets available.
Pre–book your $20 VIP tickets here.
Pre-book regular $11 movie only tickets here.

SCHEDULE
6.00pm Reception and product sampling with Pure Bar, EFX
7.15pm Music by Daphne Tse
7.20pm Introducing Yoga-Recess in School partners
7.30pm Movie Screening
8.45pm Q & A with Shiva Rea, Vinnie Marino, Sara Ivanhoe, Larry Payne, Gary Kraftsow, Saul David Raye and others.

TITANS OF YOGA brings together twenty-five of the most prominent figures in the worlds of yoga, meditation, and mindfulness, from Dr. Dean Ornish, a physician consultant to President Clinton, to Lilias Folan, the “First Lady of Yoga.” As they share their own life experiences from the tragic to the ecstatic, the Titans embark on a journey of self-discovery that touches and inspires. Their tales of addiction and heartache, depression, an HIV positive diagnosis and a penchant for sex, drugs and rock-and-roll will move you as they share how they overcame these challenges and transformed them into their greatest life victories.