Yoga Journal Live - Colorado


  • YMCA OF THE ROCKIES 2515 Tunnel Road Estes Park, CO USA

Special mentoring program: The Art of Teaching Yoga

Dramatically refine your teaching skills in 3 days with live coaching and master classes. Teachers: want to make a breakthrough as a yoga teacher and lead with more knowledge, intention, and confidence? Join The Art of Teaching Yoga, a new mentoring program for registered yoga teachers at Yoga Journal LIVE Colorado. (Note: this special program will also be offered at YJ LIVE! Florida, November 10-12.)

During this three-day workshop, two seasoned, successful yogis—Alexandria Crow, national YogaWorks teacher trainer and founder of Yoga Physics, and Giselle Mari, worldwide Jivamukti teacher—will guide you and an intimate group of fellow RYTs through a curated schedule at YJ LIVE.

For more information and to register, visit the YJ Live Website today! Don't forget to use the discount code GISELLE for a 15% discount on your registration!

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Giselle will also be teaching a workshop and a master class at YJ LIVE Colorado. Don't forget to use the discount code GISELLE when registering for these courses as well.

The yin side of the force

Friday, September 23
Have you enjoyed a good helping of strong, fired-up yoga practices? You may need to recalibrate with this complete Yin Yoga practice. Known as “the dark side of the force,” Yin Yoga is a slower practice that helps you find stillness, but it doesn’t compromise on potency, depth, and vitality. You’ll float away with balanced life force, internal space, hydrated connective tissue, and overall equilibrium. Warning: Operating heavy machinery after this class is highly unadvisable.

The power of touch: master hands-on assists

Saturday September 24
Hands-on assists can be a potent tool for teachers to communicate alignments and refinements in their students’ asana practice. One of the quickest ways for students to understand and embody the mechanics, depth, and beauty of an asana is through touch, which will also enriches their experience of your teachings. We will dive into the more common asanas assists with partners. We will focus on how to observe form, breath, alignment, energetics of asana, and ultimately how to assist. As the assister, we will explore the imperative of preserving our bodies through leveraging bandhas, breath, and our connection to the earth while providing the practitioner with safe assists that support and deepen their experience and understanding of asana.

For teachers and serious students who want to deepen their knowledge of asana assists. Fundamental knowledge of asana alignment and anatomy is not required but very helpful. Bring a blanket, block, and straps (ideal, but not necessary).

For more information, visit the Yoga Journal Live web site.