Workshops and Events

JUNE WORKSHOPS 2020

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MINDFULNESS MEDITATION WORKSHOPS
Virtual Meeting
Guided by Russell Persson

Offered from 8:00 – 9:30 am on the First Sunday of Every Month

UPCOMING DATES:
June 7

Workshop Fee: Suggested donations: $20, $10, $5, $1

Email info@theyogacenterreno.com to reserve your spot and to get the link to join this online session via ZOOM.

Join Russell Persson for a 90-minute workshop focusing on mindfulness meditation and present moment awareness. He welcomes anyone new to the practice of meditation as well as experienced practitioners. This workshop is designed to help participants experience the benefits of present moment awareness and cultivate, through guided and silent meditation, loving awareness and the refinement of our innate abilities for concentration and stillness.

The workshop will include:

  • A short series of movements inspired by qigong to bring awareness to the physical body
  • A guided meditation with focus on the breath to cultivate concentration and compassion and to begin to see, with precision, our distractions and addictive thought patterns
  • Questions and discussion on our experience
  • A brief walking meditation
  • And a final silent meditation to end the workshop

 

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ANATOMY & ASANA WEEKEND IMMERSION
with Guest Instructor Ada Lusardi
Saturday, June 27: 12:30-3:30 pm
Sunday, June 28: 9:00-12:00 PM & 1:30-4:30 PM
FEES: $200/Early Bird before 6/10, $225/after 6/10
Register Now!

In this intimate two-day intensive we will explore a wide range of yoga postures while applying and integrating joint/muscle anatomy and biomechanics. You will leave knowing more about how your body works and ways to practice safely and effectively for a lifetime. Open to teachers and students with a consistent yoga practice. Space limited 16 students.

Nine hours of CEU’s available through Yoga Alliance upon completion.

head shot big smileABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Ada Lusardi (E-RYT, YACEP) teaches workshops and trainings that marry the heart and science of yoga while offering nuanced and precise teaching with warmth and humor. Through the use of compassionate and clear direction, intelligent sequencing, and skillful hands-on adjustments, her offerings challenge and refine one’s yoga practice regardless of age or ability. A self-professed “anatomy geek,” she leads classes, retreats and trainings throughout California’s Bay area and around the country. She is a graduate, and faculty member, of The Berkeley Yoga Room’s Advanced Studies Program, a long time student of Donald Moyer and Mary Lou Weprin, and a perennial student of yoga and life.

 

JULY WORKSHOPS

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EXPLORING THE SPIRAL LINES
MYOFASCIAL MOVEMENT & MEDITATION SERIES
with Katie Louvat, RYT500, YACEP
Saturday, July, 11 1pm – 4 pm
Register for The Spiral Lines, $50
This workshop will focus on the Spiral Line (SPL)—a double helix-shaped pathway of muscle and fascia that links the body from head to toe and supports us with movements like walking, twisting, turning the head, and helps to maintain balance across all plains. When out of balance, the spiral line can create, compensate for, and maintain twists, rotations and lateral shifts in the body. When balanced and optimally aligned, the spiral lines help us move through the world with grace, stability, ease, and agility.

AUGUST WORKSHOPS

trap releaseTHE ARM LINES
MYOFASCIAL MOVEMENT & MEDITATION SERIES
with Katie Louvat, RYT500, YACEP
Saturday, August 8, 1 pm – 4 pm
Register for The Arm Lines, $50 
This workshop will focus on the Arm Lines—four layers of muscle and connective tissue that make it possible for us to interact with, manipulate, and respond to the world around us using our hands and arms. When out of balance, the arm lines can contribute to shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand problems like carpal tunnel, elbow and shoulder impingements, chronic muscular pain in the neck and shoulders and more. When balanced and optimally aligned, the arm lines help us move through the world with grace, stability, ease, and agility.

 

OCTOBER WORKSHOPS

Yoga for the Special Child® 95 Hour Certification Program Part 1 (48 hours)
with Kathy Randolph, C-IAYT
October 18 – 23, 2020
The Yoga Center Reno
More information and registration

Here in Nevada we have been observing #StayHomeForNevada, in effect from mid-March to mid-May, and hope this will make gatherings of small groups possible by our scheduled dates.  Of course we will follow the protocols set by the CDC and the State of Nevada.   Although we hope to hold the trainings at their original scheduled times, we have set up the following “backup dates”, just in case:

Backup: June 20 to June 25, 2021, this is our annual training at The Yoga Center, already scheduled for 2021.

Yoga for the Special Child® 95 Hour Certification Program Part 1 is a comprehensive training course in the theory and practice of teaching yoga to babies and children ages 0 – 12, including those with learning or developmental disabilities.

Designed for parents, yoga teachers, educators, physical and occupational therapists, and health care professionals, this program provides the basic tools for teaching yoga to children with special needs. No previous experience in yoga is required to attend this teacher training program. Benefits to children participating in Yoga for the Special Child® – the Sonia Sumar Method are mindfulness, concentration, physical ease, emotional balance, and ultimately peace of mind and happiness.

Kathy Randolph’s week-long training addresses the following topics: choosing the most effective yoga routine, creating the optimum home and classroom environment, specialized breathing exercises and relaxation techniques to improve concentration, and adapting yoga techniques to children with different syndromes and disorders. Populations addressed include individuals living with: autism, Down Syndrome, cerebral palsy, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and other cognitive and learning disabilities.

 

Yoga for Scleroderma Teacher Training (18 hours)
with Kathy Randolph, C-IAYT
assisted by Lori Pierce, RYT-200 and living with Scleroderma
October 20 – 25, 2020
The Yoga Center Reno
More information and registration

Here in Nevada we have been observing #StayHomeForNevada, in effect from mid-March to the end of April, and hope this will make gatherings of small groups possible by our scheduled dates. Of course we will follow the protocols set by the CDC and the State of Nevada.

For this program, we have special Safety Guidelines because the majority of our participants have scleroderma, so compromised immune systems and in the high-risk population.  Click here for Safety Guidelines.

Backup: June 25-27, 2021, this is our annual training at The Yoga Center, already scheduled for 2021.
Yoga for the Special Child® Continuing Education on Scleroderma and Arthritis is a comprehensive training course in teaching students of any age with Scleroderma or Arthritis.