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Sutraís Second Annual Yoga Retreat/Festival August 22-24, 2014!!
We call it a Restival. Itís bigger than most retreats, smaller, more replenishing and more specific than most yoga festivals.
The intention of this gathering is to shower you with love and adoration through inspired yoga teachings, live music and/or healing energy work in yoga classes, meditation, local organic food & drinks, hiking, play time, celebration, and a special event each night of Vibrational Sound Healing, & Kirtan. As a community, we wish to share in an epic journey through many layers of spirit, with plenty of space for all types of celebration: rooting into quiet contemplation, flowing through sensory delights, and into celebration & manifestation of your soulís most divine ways.
Other enchantments included with your stay are: Crystal singing bowls, Didjeridoo in yoga classes, drum journeying, & optional healing sessions, just a few of which will be: massage, acupuncture, & infrared sauna.
Teachers & Healers:
Colin Patterson, Amber Tande, Rob & Melissa Lundsgaard and more!Location: Sutra Farm (1hr NE of Seattle)
$305, all inclusive
Early bird Price: $275
Register now!! Space is Limited!
A 4 Week Yoga Alliance Approved 200 Hour Teacher Training focusing on Iyengar Yoga. Schedule is rigorous meeting 6 days a week Tuesday September 2 and ending on Saturday September 27th. The course fee plus books is $2,700.
Substantial early registration discounts of
$700-$1700 may be available depending on registration date!
The most recent participants in June 2014 rated this course a 9.5 out of 10 on Yoga Alliance.
Course is given by Richard Schachtel, Founder and Director of The Center for Yoga of Seattle. Richard is one of the most influential yoga teachers in the Northwest.
Richard has taught Iyengar Yoga for over 30 years and is the Seattle Area's most experienced Iyengar Yoga Teacher, and only approved Iyengar Yoga Teacher Trainer.
The training is for those looking to develop teaching skills and for those wanting to immerse themselves in learning one of the most powerful yoga systems available. Iyengar Yoga is considered by many to be The Gold Standard of yoga systems.
Iyengar Yoga is known for it's exacting focus on alignment, its ability to make yoga accessible to a wide range of student population(of ages, body types, physical conditions, injuries,and more), it's development of whole body strength as well as flexibility, it's wide range of practices from dynamic practice sessions, to restorative yoga, to yoga therapeutics,as well as the high quality of its teachers.
Some of the areas of focus of the training will include:
1.Developing a personal yoga practice.
2.Iyengar Yoga Teaching Methodology: The Arts of Demonstration, Instruction, Observation and Correction.
3.Sequencing practices, classes and courses.
4.Learning how to deal with common problems in the yoga class: helping those with back, knee, neck,& shoulder problems, and more.
5.Anatomy for Yoga
6.Yoga Philosophy and History
7.Ethics of teaching Yoga
8.Yoga for Women
9. Restorative Yoga
Please see our website for complete information.
The course will be offered in also in 2015 in March, June, July & Sept.
Richard also teaches a 1 year weekend program starting in April 2015 for those desiring a slower program, and a 1 year course course meeting on Tuesday nights 6-10pm (no weekends) starting November 4, 2014.
Graduates of this and other Registered Yoga Schools (RYT-200's) can join the 300 Hour Advanced Teacher Training taught by Richard starting in April 2015. This course will meet over 3 days weekends six times each year over a 20 month period to give participants time to assimilate the material.
Many of you come to work with women in birth because it is a calling that draws you.
Seattle Holistic Center offers one of the most comprehensive prenatal yoga teacher trainings available. The prenatal yoga teacher training programs are infused with the wisdom of holistic childbirth education and yoga.
Youíll go beyond the technique of yoga postures while deepening your understanding of pregnancy, labor and birth. Factual information on the current evidence-based data of our modern birthing practices is woven into the instruction of each prenatal class. This helps women to understand what their choices are and to make conscious decisions for their care, which can greatly improve birth outcomes.