Workshops & Events
Saturday, February 17 from 3:00 -5:30 pm
Join Thai Massage Practitioner / Yoga Teacher, Sandi Koch for an evening of exploring the healing art of Thai Yoga Massage with a friend or loved one.
A combination of acupressure, gentle rhythmic massage and yoga-like stretching, Thai Yoga Massage can leave you feeling balanced and relaxed.
In this hands-on workshop, you will learn the basics about Thai Yoga Massage and learn to tailor your touch to your partner’s specific needs as you give and receive Thai Yoga Massage.
Bring a friend or loved one - enjoy and develop your skills in the art of providing Thai Yoga Massage.
$40 per person, $70 per couple
Saturday, March 10 from 2:30 - 4:30 pm
Gain a deep understanding of the connection between the chakras and neuroscience, and how that effects what you are feeling physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
Explore each chakra through breathing exercises, meditation and a balancing yoga flow accessible to all levels.
Equip yourself with healing insights for blissful alignment.
$35 in advance, $40 at the door
Friday April 6 - 8, 2018
Friday 5 - 8:30pm, Saturday 12:30 - 6:30pm, Sunday 9:30am - 5:30pm
Held at Good Karma Center for Joy. 711 S.t Helens Ave, Tacoma, 98402
Richelle will review the basic structure of the shoulder; learn how the upper extremity serves your yoga practice and how you can use it most effectively with the least risk of injury.
"Richelle’s instructions, so carefully, precisely worded, guide us to become more aware of integrated movement and how adjustments or changes in stance or posture can make a difference in ease, strength and functional movement." says Cathy Geier in a recent article on Richelle in Seattle Yoga News.
You are welcome to participate in this workshop if you are currently enrolled in the Three Trees 300 hr Teacher Training; a graduate of any 200 RYT training; you are currently teaching yoga, or by permission of the directors.
$350 for all 3 sessions; early bird rate of $325 if registered by March 6, 2018
Finding Our Center: A weekend of Vinyasa &
Being Still with Skill Meditation Workshop
with Rolf Gates
Friday, April 20 - Sunday April 22, 2018
Friday 6:00 - 9:00 pm; Saturday 9:00am - 12:00pm and 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Sunday, 9:00 am - 12:00pm
Don't miss this opportunity to study with Rolf Gates and receive a free copy of his new children's book Yoga Friends!
Join Rolf for a dynamic weekend of Vinyasa, meditation, pranyama and lecture/discussion as we explore the practices that create a life that works. Throughout thisweekend, we will dive into the tools of yoga that allow us to stay connected to the truth of who we are as we practice new ways of being in the world.
The yoga will be a synergy of the freedom of a powerful Vinyasa class and the structural integrity of yoga's therapeutic alignment principles.
The intensive is intentionally challenging, but open to all who wish to explore yoga as an evolutionary journey. The only 'requirement' is that you show up, do your best and let your best be good enough.
The sessions are intended as a whole weekend workshop, but the sessions may be taken individually. All sessions will be based around aspects of Rolf Gates' Meditations on Intention and Beings: Dally Reflections on the Path of Yoga, Mindfulness and Compassion.
Rolf Gates, author of the bestselling books on yogic philosophy, Meditations from the Mat: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga, and the newly released: Meditations on Intention and Being: Daily Reflections on the Path of Yoga, Mindfulness and Compassion, conducts yoga workshops, retreats, teacher trainings, and coaching and mentorship programs throughout the U.S. and abroad--and online. Rolf and his work have been featured in numerous media, including Yoga Journal, ORGINS, Natural Health, People Magazine, and Travel and Leisure's 25 Top Yoga Studios in the World.
Rolf is the co-founder of the Yoga, Meditation and Recovery Conference at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, California and the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health in Lenox, Massachusetts and a teacher at Spirit Rock Insight Meditation Center in Northern CA. He is also on the Advisory Board for the Yoga Service Council and the Veterans Yoga Project. A former addictions counselor and U.S. Army Airborne Ranger who has practiced meditation for over twenty-five years, Rolf brings his eclectic background to his practice and his teachings.Rolf and his wife, Mariam Gates, author of Good Night Yoga: A Pose by Pose Bedtime Story and Good Morning Yoga: A Pose by Pose Wake Up Story, live in Santa Cruz, California with their two children.
Friday: 6pm-9pm - Vision and Intention - Vinyasa Session
In this asana-based session we will explore being grounded in our practice and inspired in our lives. We will allow our practice to give voice to the great heart within us.The session will include Vinyasa, meditation and lecture/discussion. The yoga will be a synergy of the freedom of a powerful Vinyasa class and the structural integrity of yoga's therapeutic alignment principles.
Saturday: 9am-noon - Being Still with Skill - The Power of Meditation Workshop
Yoga is the cultivation of inner space and the ability to use it well. In this meditation workshop, Rolf will describe the opportunity presented to us in the teachings of the Buddha and Patanjali. This experiential workshop will explore how these great contributions to consciousness weave beautifully together to enhance the quality of our daily lives. This will be in lecture discussion form and guided meditation experience with support in beginning or building on your own meditation practice.
2-5pm: Faith and Flow - Vinyasa Session
'In our fear we believe that we must make things happen; in our practice we learn to let things happen.' Rolf Gates
In this asana-based session we will explore and practice how we create the experience of 'sanctuary', the experience of the sacred in our every day lives. The session will include Vinyasa, meditation and lecture/discussion. The yoga will be a synergy of the freedom of a powerful Vinyasa class and the structural integrity of yoga's therapeutic alignment principles.
Sunday: 9am-noon - Intention and Being - Vinyasa Session
The pose is what we are doing; the yoga is how we are being in the pose.
Knowing the heart offers us new possibilities in every aspect of our lives. The session will include Vinyasa, meditation and lecture/discussion. The yoga will be a synergy of the freedom of a powerful Vinyasa class and the structural integrity of yoga's therapeutic alignment principles.
Location: Highline College, Building 8
2400 S 240th St
Des Moines, Wa 98198-9800
Park in South Parking Lot off of 24oth St.
Early Bird Pricing: $275 for full weekend if paid in full by March 1, 2018 (or $75 per 3 hour session)
$335 for full week end after March 1 (or $90 per 3 hour session)
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Saturday, March 24 from 2:30 - 4:30 PM
We all experience back discomfort at some point in our lives and some of us have chronic issues. This workshop is designed to help you by strengthening your core and your back and improving your alignment.
$35 in advance, $40 at the door
Last Saturday of Every Month from 2:30 - 3:30 PM
Yoga for Kids focuses on creative movement, body awareness, and an introduction to the mind-body connection. Using games, stories, music and imagination this class will be a fun and exploratory process accessible to any age or physical ability. The main focus of yoga is to bring movement and awareness into our children's bodies...no ability to touch your toes or sit perfectly still is required. Students should come with an open mind and a willingness to move, explore and express themselves. And have fun!
Benefits of Yoga for Kids:
* Improves motor skills, balance and coordination
* Increases neuromuscular development
* Helps to strengthen the immune system
* Promotes healthier sleep
* Increases concentration, focus and attention span
* Stimulates auditory processing and responsiveness
* Balances energy
* Builds confidence and self-esteem
* Develops discipline and self-control
* Enables social interaction and self-expression
* Encourages a fit and healthy lifestyle
* Its fun!
$13 in advance, $18 at the door. $4 discount on each additional sibling
Register now for November 25 (or scroll to the date you want)