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DREAM SPACE YOGA! Join Garth Hewitt for a 40hr Shiva Yoga Intensive Training: April 16-21-2019


Join Garth Hewitt for this 40hr Shiva Yoga Intensive Training Program.

Garth is a well-known 500 E-RYT teacher and teacher trainer who trained with Sri Dharma Mittra, Srivatsa Ramaswami, Annie Carpenter & the Patthabi Jois family. He currently leads classes, workshops, retreats, and teacher trainings all over the world. www.garthhewittyoga.com

This program qualifies for Continuing Ed. hours with Yoga Alliance® for Registered Teachers who are renewing their annual membership. YACEP

Each day will have a Shiva Power® master class and a Shiva Meditation® class as well as a themed workshop and yoga philosophy/yoga theory discussion:

Class & Workshop Descriptions:

Shiva Power® master class (Weekend Only)
Setting intentions and practicing gratitude, students move through a challenging and balanced flow, with an emphasis on concentra- tion and surrendering into the fire, in order to achieve a state of balance, let go of attachment to the ego, quiet the mind, and work towards Self-realization. This class will conclude with an extended final rest and seated meditation. Advanced variations will be taught for advanced students, and modifications will be offered for beginners.

Shiva Meditation® class
Students practice seated pranayama with mudras and bandhas, learning to work with energy and find balance. This is followed by a guided yoga Nidra practice teaching students to let go of the outer world and the body and turn inward. The practice concludes with seated concentration practices and a Seedless meditation which helps students to quiet their mind, move into stillness, and experi- ence a deeper connection to the true nature of the Self.

Hip Opening Workshop | $65 ($52 Early)Students will review anatomy, learn about the muscles involved in hip opening, breakdown beginner, intermediate, and advanced poses, and explore sequencing and the purpose of hip opening in a yoga class. This workshop is suitable for all levels. Excellent for teachers and students who want to become teachers, and for anyone who wants to learn more about hip opening.

Arm Balancing Workshop | $65 ($52 Early)Students will review anatomy, learn about the muscles involved in arm balancing, breakdown beginner, intermediate, and advanced poses, and discuss sequencing and the purpose of the arm balancing in a yoga class. This workshop is suitable for all levels. Advanced variations and transitions from inversions and downward dog will be taught for intermediate and advanced students, and there will be modifications and preparation poses for beginners. Excellent for teachers and students who want to become teachers, and for anyone who wants to learn more about arm balancing.

ASANA BREAKDOWN 101
Students will review anatomy, alignment, asana breakdown, sequencing, and learn how to adjust poses. This workshop is suitable for all levels. Excellent for teachers and students who want to become teachers, and for anyone who wants to learn more about asana breakdown, alignment, and how to deepen their asana practice.

Core Workshop
Students will review anatomy, learn the core muscles, their function, how they are used in different poses, and discuss sequencing and the purpose of the core exercises in a yoga class. Students will learn how to stabilize their low back with core bracing techniques, how to engage the transverse abdominals, and take a closer look at the muscles used during; respiration, pranayama, and the advanced bandha practices. This workshop is suitable for all levels. Students are encouraged to work at their own pace. There will be modifica- tions for beginners. Excellent for teachers and students who want to become teachers, and for anyone who wants to learn more about their core.

Backbend Workshop
Students will review anatomy, learn about the muscles involved in backbending, breakdown beginner, intermediate, and advanced poses, and discuss sequencing and the purpose of backbending in a yoga class. Healthy and safe ways to explore deeper backbends will be discussed. This workshop is suitable for all levels. Advanced variations and poses will be taught for intermediate and advanced students and there will be modifications and easier poses for beginners. Excellent for teachers and students who want to become teachers, and for anyone who wants to learn more about backbending.