the practice. the workout. with heather palmer, august 19 + 20, 12-2pm

The Practice. Saturday, 8.19. 12-2pm.  

Heather will lead a two hour workshop that moves through asana, pranayama, and meditation. The Practice will include postures to strengthen and access the back body, specifically the upper spine, like puppy pose, camel, locust and full locust. It will transition toward releasing the back body and lengthening through the spine in forward folds and deep hip openers. It moves seamlessly through extremes of backbends and forward bends, hip openers and inversions. The movement and transitions will be based on imagination: you will learn new transitions and be challenged by new postures. While all aspects of the physical body will be accessed, the concentration is the comprehensive practice, a unified view of the body as a complex, connected system. All levels are welcome, and Heather will provide variations for practitioners from beginner to advanced, in every area of the body. 

$35 by 8.10. $40 after.  To sign up, click here.

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The Workout. Sunday, 8.20. 12-2pm.

“The Workout” is designed to broaden and challenge the yoga practitioner from rigid thinking and rigid, prescribed movement. It consists of high repetition movement that strengthens minor and often overlooked muscles in the body. It surprises the practitioner because he/she never knows what is coming--this places a high value on one’s own intelligence and ability to adapt. One example of such a movement would be a low lunge twist to lizard, but instead of doing this movement once and moving on, “The Workout” returns to the movement for twenty repetitions or more, allowing the mindbody to remain in one place long enough to soak the movement in. In such physically demanding situations, the mind sometimes enters a meditative state because it must stop producing its own internal stimuli. Think “runner’s high.” This is a workshop for those whose yoga practice leaves them a little bored or feels a little too easy.

$35 by 8.10. $40 after.  To sign up, click here.

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Sound Voyage and Mala Trunk Show With Lauren and DJ Karri Om, August 30, 6-7:30pm

Get ready to blast off into other dimensions. Step on your mat, slide on your Soundoff™ Noise canceling headphones and let the beats inspire your every movement. Dj Karri Om sound designs your all-levels 90 minute Rocket Flow and meditation guided by Lauren, creating a fusion of ancient practice and technology.

Hang with us before and after class for a LOVETREECO Mala trunk show.

$30 in advance / $35 day of event for class. Space is limited, so be sure to sign up early to secure your spot (CLICK HERE). A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Khusi Hona' s Drive 4 Change, empowering vulnerable people in India and Nepal with solutions that allow them to rise above their poverty. Cash donations will also be accepted. See more here: https://khusihona.org/what-why-how/.

ABOUT LOVETREECO //
Lovetree Co. is a purpose driven company whose focus is empowering women by teaching them skills that will give them opportunities for their futures. Each handmade mala supports LovetreeCo's initiatives of furthering the education of our artisans while encouraging them to strive for their dreams and be self-confident, free thinkers and leaders.

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Fall 2017 200-hour Vinyasa Teacher Training

The Yoga Dojo’s 200-hour Vinyasa Teacher Training is a 200-hour level program certified through Yoga Alliance. All students will be able to register with Yoga Alliance for the RYT-200 designation upon completion of the program. Students with existing RYT status with Yoga Alliance will be able to use the training for CEUs. Required areas of study include, but are not limited to:  Teaching Methodology, Anatomy & Physiology, Yoga Philosophy, Techniques Training, and Practicum.   

Although, this particular training reflects the practices, principles, and philosophy of Rocket Yoga, it does not certify you as a Rocket Yoga instructor.  You will need to complete an additional 50-hour training through an It’s Yoga International certified program in order to be a Certified Rocket Instructor. We will have this training available following 200-hour TT completion. 

Schedule:   

The Yoga Dojo TT will begin on Friday, September 22, 2017 and run through December 17, 2017 on a Friday to Sunday format.  There will be three weekends throughout the training that we will not meet (10/6, 10/27, and 11/24).

Training Times *Note: Class times are subject to change.  Students will be informed in advance of any changes to schedule.:  

Fridays:  5:30-9:30pm

Saturdays:  12:00-7:00pm

Sundays:  10:00am-5:00pm

Training staff:

Adrian McCavitt, E-RYT 200, YACEP, Lead Trainer

Lauren Davis, E-RYT 200, YACEP, Lead Trainer, Program Director

Mackenzie Cherry, E-RYT 200, Assists and Adjustments guest lecturer

Miranda Young, Anatomy for Yoga Instructors guest lecturer

Gabriella Eljaiek, RYT-200, RPYT, Yoga for Pregnancy guest lecturer

Lynn Crounse, RYT-200, Herbalism and Ayurveda guest lecturer

Payment Options:

**$250 Non-Refundable Deposit due with application.  This fee will be deducted from your final tuition payment.

Early Bird Option: $2900. Payment is due in full by 8/1.

Standard Option: $3250. Payment is due in full by 9/22.

Payment Plan two-payment option: Two equal $1700 payments. Initial payment due by 9/22, second payment due 11/1.

Payment Plan four-payment option: Four equal payments of $875. Initial payment due by 9/22, following payments will be deducted on 10/15, 11/15, and 12/15.

Cancellation and Refund Policy:  

Deposit cannot be refunded for any reason. Tuition refunds will be possible until training commences.  All refunds after this date will not be allowed.

Admission Requirements:

Applicants must be 18 years of age. Each applicant must submit a completed application with a $250 non-refundable application fee. Entrance into program will be at the discretion of TYD program directors.  TYD has the right to deny entry into the program to unqualified candidates. All applicants should have a regular yoga practice and be in overall good health, so that they are able to perform all techniques and trainings.

Please email theyogadojo108@gmail.com for more information or an application.  We do hope you choose to take this life changing leap with us.  Namaste.

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Re-Treat yourself in Tulum! March 4-9, 2018

Join Adrian and Lauren from The Yoga Dojo on our annual retreat to Tulum, Mexico from March 4-9 at beautiful Amansala Eco-Chic Resort (www.amansala.com). All RYTs that attend are eligible for 20 CEUs.

Included:

*A beautiful room at Amansala Grande - we have a wide variety to choose from!
*Delicious food (vegan/vegetarian/gluten free options available). All meals are included, except one night out on the town.
*Two yoga or hand balance classes a day led by Adrian and/or Lauren at one of Amansala's oceanfront shalas.                                                                       *Mid-day group transportation from Cancun airport to Amansala on March 4.  Return transportation is not included, but we are happy to help make recommendations.

Not included: Special drinks (coffee bar drinks, smoothies, juice), extra snacks, alcohol, spa services, excursions, wifi, and other incidentals.

Pricing is as follows (Pricing includes tax and gratuity, but feel free to leave additional gratuity for any staff that you feel goes above and beyond):

Best beachfront King: $2,675 solo / $1,835 per person shared (2 people/room)

Beachview King: $2,460 solo / $1,690 per person shared (2 people/room)

Double beachfront room (based on 2 people per room):  $1,835 per person

Double room (based on 2 people per room): $1,575 per person

Garden Triple room (based on 3 people per room): $1,465 per person

Garden Plus King: $2,090 solo / $1,355 per person shared (2 people/room)

Garden Basic Queen: $1,870 solo

We have a few pre-book package options available for spa services, excursions, and Temazcal (Mayan sweat lodge ceremony - A MUST!). Please inquire with us about these.

$300 deposit required ASAP to hold your space (cash or check, please! If not possible, we can charge on a credit card with a small processing fee).  A limited number of spaces are available. Full payment to be submitted by January 15.   

To sign up, please email theyogadojo108@gmail.com, or call 804.691.3277.

We look forward to you joining us on the beach in Tulum!