SUMMER SCHOOL 2017 YOGA IMMERSION
with Nicole Nichols July 14-16
Looking for a way to deepen your knowledge and practice of yoga, without taking a teacher training? Join Nicole Nichols and immerse yourself in a weekend of intensive study and practice! A few spaces are still available for the July 14-16 weekend. Please see adjusted pricing.
Session 2 of our program includes daily asana practice, meditation and mantra, with a focus on Buddhist philosophy and Bhakti Yoga–learn the logic behind the love.
Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn about yoga beyond the physical practice, as a means to enhance your practice, both on and off the mat!
We will be using the following texts in this session:
• The Art of Vinyasa: Awakening Body and Mind through the Practice of Ashtanga Yoga by Richard Freeman and Mary Taylor
• The Compassionate Life by H.H. the 14th Dalai Lama
Dates: July 14-16
*There will be a 1-hour break for lunch on Saturday & Sunday.
If you are registered with Yoga Alliance, you may receive up to 15 Continuing Education Units for this course.
In the event of cancellation, the following policies apply: 31 days or more prior to the start of the course – payments will be refunded in full. 15-30 days prior to the course – payments are refundable, less a 30% administration fee. 14 days or less prior to the course – payments are not refundable, but are transferable (less a 30% administrative fee) to another event or workshop at Republic of Yoga. Withdrawals from the course once it has commenced will result in the loss of all fees paid.
SPECIAL CLASS: PRENATAL YOGA
with Bethany Renee Ranftl Friday, July 7th 6:15-7:30pm
Are you expecting? Join Bethany Reneé Ranftl for a prenatal yoga class appropriate for new and experienced students at all stages of pregnancy.
Strengthen your physical and spiritual body through movement, breath, relaxation, meditation and vocal toning while you bliss out and bond with your baby. Deepen your practice through the exploration of poses that help ease discomforts associated with pregnancy such as nausea, headaches, heartburn, swelling, and sciatica. Develop breathing techniques to assist with labor and delivery. Meet other expecting students in a supportive environment where all are welcome to share the exciting and sometimes less comfortable changes that take place during pregnancy. This is a special time–come and feel empowered knowing you are safely beginning a practice or modifying your existing practice to accommodate and nurture your growing baby.
Bethany is a 200 RYT yoga teacher who specializes in prenatal yoga (RPYT 85). $16
THE ART OF INVERSION
with Nicole Nichols Saturday, July 8th 2:30-4:30pm
Are you wishing you could be one of those yogis who effortlessly floats up into a handstand, but secretly terrified of falling? This workshop is for you! Safely explore the primary inversions—hand stand, forearm stand, head stand, and shoulder stand. Join Nicole Nichols for a practice geared to help you overcome the fear and disorientation that often accompany inversion practice, and start enjoying the benefits of turning your world upside down on purpose–it’s fun!
Everyone will have a space to work at the wall; we’ll learn alignment principles and balance and strength-building techniques to develop a steady and joyful inversion practice. All are welcome, especially beginners, and experienced practitioners will learn advanced techniques. $35
with Keegan White Saturday, July 22nd 2:30-4:30pm
Calling all intermediate / advanced yogis!!
Join Keegan White (E-RYT 500) for a 2-hour advanced yoga workshop. We’ll unpack and weave arm balances, inversions, standing balances and heart openers into the flow through creative and challenging sequencing and funky transitions. This practice is intended for advanced or intermediate students who are looking to deepen their practice and learn new techniques. $35
GENTLE YOGA AND GONG BATH
with Prarna Desai and Alisha Nissenfeld Friday, August 4th 10:00-11:30am
This special class features chanting, meditation, and a gentle yoga practice, culminating in a 20-minute extended savasana with a gong bath played live by Alisha Nissenfeld. Gong baths offer a deeply nourishing and restorative experience. The Gong vibrates at the same frequency as the body, allowing students to experience healing on all levels of being as vibrations pass over and through them–leaving them feeling balanced, peaceful, and light.
During this relaxing and rejuvenating experience, students are supported comfortably with bolsters and blankets. Aaahhh…
Regular class pricing applies. Class size is limited. We encourage you to reserve a spot in advance.
EXHALE: A BREATHING AND ENERGY WORKSHOP FOR EVERYDAY STRESS AND HEALING
with Ronen Divon Saturday, August 5th 2:30-4:30pm
In this special workshop, join Ronen Divon and explore various pranayama techniques and incorporate energy work. This combination of breathing and energy will provide participants with readily available tools for coping with life’s challenges. Although we may not always be able to avoid these daily trials, we can be better equipped when such situations occur.
Ronen Divon is an E-RYT 500 Yoga Alliance® teacher, and YACEP (YA Continuing Education Provider). He has been teaching Yoga and meditation since 2005. In addition to Yoga, Ronen continues to explore and practice various spiritual paths and philosophies. These include the Tao, Tai Chi and Qigong, and South American shamanic healing traditions. Through these practices, Ronen has developed a deep sense of understanding for breathing techniques and energy work. Energy, also referred to as Prana and Qi, can manifest in various forms, including musical vibrations. It is always present around us, inside us. With raised awareness, one can harness this quiet force and direct it as healing, increased vitality and enhanced focus.
All are welcome! $35