Calendar of Events

C = Calgary Event      E = Edmonton Event      RD = Red Deer Event

YOGA ASSOCIATION OF ALBERTA EVENTS IN GREEN TEXT  E-Mail: yogaab@telusplanet.net

MARCH 2019

Mar 23      E 108 Sun Salutations w/ Frank Paul. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca; yogafortoday.ca

Mar 23       C FREE OM Chanting & Meditation w/ Helen Mikuska. 12:30-1:30 pm. Harmony Yoga Pilates Studio, 403-809-1402; info@harmonyyogapilatesstudio.ca.

Mar 27           C FREE Mantra Chanting w/ Helen Mikuska. 4:45-5:45 pm. Harmony Yoga Pilates Studio, 403-809-1402; info@harmonyyogapilatesstudio.ca.

Mar 28-Apr 1   19th 200 Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training. Reg. still open. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca; yogafortoday.ca.

Mar 29                  E Intro to Whole Body Alignment & Mindful Strength w/ Jill Gaumont. 5:30-8:30pm. $40.Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca.

Mar 29-31 YAA E Spring Teaching Skills Workshop; Fri 7-9 pm; Sat 9 am-5 pm; Sun 9 am-3 pm. $200. Classical Yoga Centre 11906-129 Ave. Beth McCann.  Register: YAA 780-427-8776.

Mar 29-31       Caroline. 4th Annual Spring Yoga Escape w/Corinne McNally. Relax and Rejuvenate. Take time to re-connect to yourself with yoga, meditation, walking and exploring. $560. Info: lotusmoonyoga.ca or Corinne 780-239-6164.

Mar 30           E Yin and Acupuncture for Stress and Anxiety w/Sherry Charron & Michael Goshko. Time & price TBA. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Mar 31                  E Yoga Stories & Philosophy w/ Tara Woltjen. 10-11:30am. $30. Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca

APRIL 2019

Apr YAA        YAA Teacher Training Program. Start anytime. Pay-as-you go. Go to yoga.ca for more information.

Apr                E Life Anatomy – It’s FUNctional w/ Sherry Ogg. For yoga teachers & students. Online $49 or correspondence $75 anytime. Fulfils YAA: TTP 10 hours; Advanced Training 15 hours. Classroom workshop dates. https://workercise.com/therapists.asp info@micromoves.com

Apr 1-5           E Spring Into Weight Regulating w/ Gerda Krebs. 5:30-7pm. $80. Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca

Apr 3,10,17,24 E Journey to Heath with HeartMath w/ Joan M Randell. $65/course. 6:30-8:30pm. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Apr 5-7 YAA    E Deepening our Practice Retreat Series w/ David McAmmond: Asana, Meditation, Therapeutic & Restorative Practices. Fri 6:30 pm-Sun 3:30 pm. Providence Renewal Centre. For cost and information: Anita 780-432-7152.

Apr 6              E 108 Sun Salutations w/ Frank Paul. 12:30-3pm. $40. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Apr 6              E Mudras, Breath for Headaches and Migraines w/ Dorthy Robinson. $60. 10am-2pm. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Apr 6              E Yoga Nidra, Savasana, & Deep Relax’n wksp w/ Keely Scott. 10-4pm. $75. Mile Zero Dance, 10816 95 St.  Reg/Info: 780-469-5419 or keely.scott@shaw.ca

Apr 6              C Meditation Made Easy Level 2 w/ Paul Larmer. 2-5pm. $49+GST.  The Yoga Studio of Calgary, Oakbay.  403-454-8645.

Apr 6-7           C Restore &Recharge w/ Spring Lambrakos. Space is limited to 6 people for this 2 day workshop 4-8:30pm.  $155+GST.  The Yoga Studio of Calgary, Crowfoot. 403-239-3344.

Apr 7,14,28 May 5,12 E Whole Body Alignment Intensive and Teaching Training w/Jill Gaumont. 9am-4pm. $515. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Apr 9              C Spinal Strip Yoga for Back Care Workshop w/ Lonnie DeSorcy C-IAYT.  Supine yoga with breath and strategic use of spinal strip to release movement muscles and retrain postural muscles; all levels. 7-9pm. $25. FCJ Centre, Calgary. 403-228-4215 or info@fcjcentre.ca or fcjcentre.ca.

Apr 12                  E Forward Folds & Backbends w/ Melanie Checknita. 10:45am-12pm. $25. Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642.yogawithin.ca

Apr 12                  E Yoga & Body Rolling w/ Anita Sielecki. 6:30 – 8:30pm. $30 Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca

Apr 12-14        E Women’s Yoga & Healing Retreat w/ Jennifer Steed and Katharina Kunz. At PureAwareness. Sacred healing, Yoga, Elixirs, Sound Bath and more. Jennifer Steed. 780-964-8003.

Apr 12-14        Yoga Retreat Fundraiser w/ Ryan Leier. 3-day Yoga and Wellness retreat for all levels of yoga experience. $750. Camp He Ho Ha on Lake Isle, 45 minutes from Edmonton. To register call Kelly 780 429-3277 ext. 240.

Apr 13 YAA    E YAA Teacher Training Class #3: Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations) and variations; Kleshas / Kriya Yoga / 8 Limbs – Overview; Diaphramatic Breath; Marcia Langenberg; 9:30 am-3 pm. $60. 9231–100 Ave. YAA 780-427-8776. Go to yoga.ca for more information.

Apr 13        C Family Yoga – Ages 5-12 w/ Monika Beck. 3:30-4:45pm. $30+GST/2 people, $5/additional family member. The Yoga Studio of Calgary, Crowfoot. 403-239-3344.

Apr 13            E Yoga 2.0: Diving Deeper w/Donalee Campbell. 12:30-4:30pm. $60. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Apr 13            E 14 Basics w/ Gerda Krebs. 12:30-3:30pm. $50. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Apr 13            C Finding the Divine in All Things: Using iRest Yoga Nidra to work with “Problem” feelings, emotions and beliefs w/ Lonnie DeSorcy C-IAYT. Welcome and work with experiences we mindlessly react to or repress, pointing us back to the wholeness we were born to be. 8am-4pm $100 incl lunch. FCJ Centre. 403-228-4215. Info@fcjcentre.ca; fcjcentre.ca

Apr 14            C Using a Chair w/ Vanitha Naik. Learn how to enhance your at-home practice. 1:30-4:30pm. $65+GST.  The Yoga Studio of Calgary, Crowchild. 403-265-6295.

Apr 14            E When Yoga is a Meditation Workshop w/ Anna Radyo (senior teacher). Appropriate for all levels and teachers welcome. Includes asana and pranayama. Theme is working with chakras within a meditation. 10am-4pm. $65. Tara Yoga Studio 10439-86 ave. Anna 780-439-5196; text 587-784-7572.

Apr 14            E The Gathering: Guided Healing Journey w/Anne Belohorec. 11am-12:30pm. $35. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Apr 14                  E Family Yoga w/ Rebecca Hamilton-Tree. 10:30-11:15am. $20/family of 4 or $5/each after 4. Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca

Apr 15            C The Bhagavad Gita:  Yoga is Breaking the Bond with Suffering w/ Ravi Ravindra.  The Yoga Studio of Calgary 403-265-6295.

Apr 16            C Yoga as a Science of Inner Trans-formation w/ Ravi Ravindra.  The Yoga Studio of Calgary 403-265-6295.

Apr 19                  E Full Moon Yin/Yang Yoga for Balance & Harmony w/ Aly Daly. 7-9pm. $30. Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca

Apr 20            E Breathe Yoga School RYS is “Back in Alberta” w/ Senior Teacher Angie Ackerman 8:30-9:45a.m. Ongoing Beaumont/S Edm 780-737-3337 Info: breatheyoga.ca.

Apr 26-28        E Weekend Meditation & Yoga Retreat w/ Karen HamdonSYT and Lawrence DombroSYT. “Uplifting the Spirit”! Join us as we shift our energy to a higher more joyful place. Special guest, Indigenous Spiritual Teacher Kameokwaniaso. consciousyoga.org.

Apr 27 YAA    E Hatha Yoga and YogaChi w/ Paul Yapp. Physical, Intellectual & Meditative Quests. 11759 Groat Road, Rm. 8. 10-3pm. $40 YAA 780-427-8776.

Apr 27            E Iyengar Yoga for Healthy Knees. 1:30pm-4:30pm $40. Edmonton Iyengar Yoga, 4740-99 Street, 780-465-4668, edmontoniyengaryoga.ca.

Apr 27            E Fun with Fascia w/Reg Nugent. Time & price TBA Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Apr 27            E Chakra Yoga and Meditation w/Leslie McKenzie. 12:30-3:30pm. $40. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Apr 27                  E Whole Body Alignment Approach to Hand & Elbow Pain w/ Jill Gaumont. 9-11am. $25. Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca.

Apr 27-Jun 30  E Anatomy Refresher (10 hours) w/Reg Nugent. Apr 27 9:30-11:30am, Jun 14 7-9pm, Jun 15 12:30-2:30, Jun 16 1:30-3:30, June 30 1:30-3:30. $100. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Apr 28                  E Yoga Stories & Philosophy w/ Tara Woltjen. 10-11:30am. $30. Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca

Apr 28            C Movement and Meditation Retreat for Stressed-Out People w/ Lonnie DeSorcy C-IAYT. Time out for caregivers and others with many burdens using yoga movement, posture, breath, walking out-of-doors (weather permitting) and meditation. All levels. 9am-4pm. $100. Incl. lunch. FCJ Centre, Calgary. 403-228-4215 or info@fcjcentre.ca or fcjcentre.ca.

MAY 2019

May YAA        YAA Teacher Training Program. Start anytime. Pay-as-you go. Go to yoga.ca for more information.

May               E Life Anatomy – It’s FUNctional w/ Sherry Ogg. For yoga teachers & students. Online $49 or correspondence $75 anytime. Fulfils YAA: TTP 10 hours; Advanced Training 15 hours. Classroom workshop dates  https://workercise.com/therapists.asp, info@micromoves.com. Ad. p.13.

May 1-8 or May 1-16 Vegreville: Refresh and Reboot your Yoga Teacher Training w/ South Okanagan Yoga Academy. Open to all 200RYT teachers who want to get re-inspired to teach and deepen their skills and knowledge! Come for 8 or 16 days. Half price of SOYA’s teacher training depending on the number of days you attend. Wholistic Centre #4927-51 Ave. Info.: Marion (Mugs) 403-805-7902, soyayoga.com, info@soyayoga.com. Ad p. 13.

May 2-5          Caroline. Lunar Rhythms: A Silent Yoga & Meditation Retreat w/ Marla Ericksen. $649 Early Bird Apr 1. $699. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca. Ad p. 26.

May 3-5          E Weekend workshop w/ Krisna Zawaduk. Reg. before April 3 $250/$275. Edmonton Iyengar Yoga, 4740-99 Street, 780-465-4668, edmontoniyengaryoga.ca.

May 3-5          E The Alchemy of Presence with iRest Yoga Nidra w/Anne Douglas. Immersion fulfills short retreat requirement for iRest Certification. Fri 6-8pm, Sat 4 12-3pm & 4-7pm, Sun 5 8:30am-12:30pm & 1:30-4:30pm. $340 (bef. Mar 22)/$405. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca. Ad p. 26.

May 4            C Lower Body Connections – Therapeutic Yoga for your Spine w/ Chantal Pazan. 1:30-4:30pm. $65+GST. The Yoga Studio of Calgary, Crowchild. 403-265-6295.

May 5 YAA     E AGM, Lunch and Workshop w/ Sandra Sammartino (BC). $80 (+$30 non-YAA members). 10-Noon (Sandra); Noon-2:30pm (AGM); 2:30-4:30 pm (Sandra). Providence Renewal Centre, 3005 119 St. YAA 780-427-8776. yoga.ca Ad p. 28. PRE-REGISTER ONLY. Go to yoga.ca for more information.

May 5            C Letting Go with Yoga Nidra w/ Liv Sikomas. 1:30-4:30pm. $65+GST. The Yoga Studio of Calgary, Crowchild. 403-265-6295.

May 7            C Say “Yes” to Yourself: A Guided Relaxation Experience w/ Lonnie DeSorcy C-IAYT. LifeForce Yoga® using movement, breath and other yogic strategies to cultivate strong relationship to inner resource. All levels. 7-9pm. $25. FCJ Centre, Calgary. 403-228-4215 or info@fcjcentre.ca or fcjcentre.ca.

May 8-Jun 26  E Chakra Yoga and Meditation w/Leslie McKenzie. Wed 7-8:30pm. $128 Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

May 10                 E Celebrating and Honoring the Divine Goddess Within w/ Satwinder Sran. 7-9pm. $30 before, $40 at door. Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca

May 10-12      Yoga in Banff w/ Beth McCann. Fri 7:30-9:30 pm, Sat 10am-5 pm, Sun 9:30 am-1:30 pm. $235. Limited onsite accommodation available. Banff Y Mountain Lodge Great Room. Jenn 403-431-5791, jwainman@telus.net. 403-762-3560.

May 11 YAA   E YAA Teacher Training Class #4: Basics; Subtle Body Anatomy; Complete Breath; Karen Hamdon; 9:30am-3pm. $60. 9231–100 Ave. YAA 780-427-8776. Go to yoga.ca for more information.

May 11           E Yoga for Lymphatic System III w/Dorthy Robinson. 10am-2pm. $50. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

May 11           E Advancing with Yoga w/ Gerda Krebs. 12:30-3:30pm. $50 Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca. Ad p. 26.

May 11           E Happy Feet w/ Jill Gaumont. 12-3pm. $50. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

May 11           C Family Yoga – Ages 5-12 w/ Monika Beck.  3:30-4:45pm. $30+GST/2 people, $5/additional family member.  The Yoga Studio of Calgary, Crowfoot. 403-239-3344.

May 12           E Mother’s Day Healing Journey: Consciousness Mapping and Soul Reflections w/Anne Belohorec. 11am-12:30pm. $35. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

May 23           C Silencing a Busy Mind: A Yogic Method to Prepare for Contemplation w/ Lonnie DeSorcy C-IAYT. Yoga ritual incorporating breathwork, hand gestures, imagery and sound that helps to develop the silence required to listen deeply. All levels. 7-9pm. $25. FCJ Centre, Calgary. 403-228-4215 or info@fcjcentre.ca or fcjcentre.ca.

May 24-27      Toronto. Teacher Development – Journey Inwards svādhyāya in text & practice in TKV Desikachar Tradition with international teacher Rosemary Jeanes Antze. 416-656-3792 anaama-yoga.ca.

May 25           E Bend over Backwards – Backbends the Iyengar way! 1:30pm-4:30pm. $40. Edmonton Iyengar Yoga, 4740-99 St, 780-465-4668, edmontoniyengaryoga.ca.

May 25           C Dragon Dance: A Fusion Yoga Flow of Indian and Daoist Traditions w/ Marcy Foster. Flow sequence to open both the body and mind. 1:30-3:30pm. $30+GST. The Yoga Studio of Calgary, Crowchild.  403-265-6295.

May 25           E How to teach Meditation to Children w/ Joyce Christian. 7:30-9:30am. $40. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

May 25-Oct 5   E Philosophy 101 w/Donalee Campbell. May 25 2:30-4:30pm, Jun 15 2:45-4:30pm, Aug 10 3-4:30pm, Sep 6 7-9pm, Sep 7 2:45-4:15pm, Sep 8 10:45-12:45pm, Oct 5 8-9:30am. $140. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

May 26           C Pregnancy Yoga:  Labour and Birth Preparation Couples Workshop w/ Meagan Synnott & Kirsten Wallace.  2:15-4:45pm. $75+GST/per couple. The Yoga Studio of Calgary, Crowchild. 403-265-6295.

May 31-Jun 2   Brenda L. Feuerstein: Guest presenter at SOYA’s Annual Yoga Retreat – Life as a Yogi in the 21st Century: Interweaving traditional practices from sacred texts into asana, pranayama & meditation. Incl. practices for trauma, eating disorders, grief and dying.Fri 6pm-Sun 12pm. $295 (accom, camping & meals extra). Sorrento Centre, BC. soyayoga.com, info@soyayoga.com, 403-805-7902.

JUNE 2019

Jun YAA        YAA Teacher Training Program. Start anytime. Pay-as-you go. See yoga.ca for information.

Jun                E Life Anatomy – It’s FUNctional w/ Sherry Ogg. For yoga teachers & students. See April listing.

Jun 1 YAA      E “May the Force Be With You” – Prana and Yoga w/ Oda Lindner. Prana is a central aspect around which much of Yoga revolves. A deeper understanding of Prana can be the unifying force that guides us through asanas, pranayama and meditation. We will investigate Maha Prana and the 5 Vayus and will apply them to the different physical, mental and spiritual aspects of our practice. 5 hrs.Yoga Alliance CEC credits. 11 am-4 pm. $.60 Percy Page Centre, Room 3, 11759 Groat Road (use south doors). YAA 780-427-8776. Go to yoga.ca for more information or to register.

Jun 1             E Embodied Yoga w/Reg Nugent. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Jun 2             C Mudras & Bandhas: Deepen Your Practice w/ Vanitha Naik. Learn how to stimulate different parts of the body and mind affect the flow of prana in the body.  1:30-4:30pm. $65+GST.  The Yoga Studio of Calgary, Crowchild. 403-265-6295.

Jun 6             C Yoga for Better Sleep w/ Lonnie DeSorcy C-IAYT. Easy-to-implement yogic strategies, including some deliciously relaxing yoga poses, to address what stands in the way of adequate rest. All levels. 7-9pm. $25. FCJ Centre, Calgary. 403-228-4215 or info@fcjcentre.ca or fcjcentre.ca.

Jun 8 YAA      E YAA Teacher Training Class #5: Standing Poses; Yamas / Ethics / Muladhara Chakra / Pada & Mula-Bandhas / Foot & Knee Alignment & Anatomy; 6 Part Breath; Mary LeBlanc; 9:30 am-3 pm. $60. 9231–100 Ave. YAA 780-427-8776. Go to yoga.ca for more information or to register.

Jun 8             C Family Yoga – Ages 5-12 w/ Monika Beck.  3:30-4:45pm. $30+GST/2 people, $5/additional family member.  The Yoga Studio of Calgary, Crowfoot. 403-239-3344.

Jun 8             E Secrets of Ancient Yoga: Meditation and Mundras w/Dorothy Robinson. 10am-2pm. $50. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Jun 8                     E Intro to Whole Body Alignment & Mindful Strength w/ Jill Gaumont. 9am-12pm. $40.Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca.

Jun 14            E Yoga & Body Rolling w/ Anita Sielecki. 6:30-8:30pm. $30.Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642. www.yogawithin.ca

Jun 15            E Yoga Nidra, Savasana, & Deep Relax’n wksp w/ Keely Scott. 10-4pm. $75. Mile Zero Dance, 10816 95 St. Registration/Info:  780-469-5419 or email: keely.scott@shaw.ca

Jun 17            E Guided Imagery Journey w/Anne Belohorec. 11-12:30pm. $50. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Jun 20 YAA    E International Yoga Day. Noon – 1pm. FREE. All levels welcome. Yoga and meditation taught by YAA Certified Teachers. Outdoor location TBA, weather permitting. Check Eventbrite or YAA website (yoga.ca) for details. YAA 780-427-8776. Go to yoga.ca for information.

Jun 21-23 YAA E Deepening our Practice Retreat Series w/ David McAmmond: Asana, Meditation, Therapeutic & Restorative Practices. Fri 6:30 pm-Sun 3:30 pm. Providence Renewal Centre. Anita 780-432-7152 for cost and registration options.

Jun 21-22       E Awaken Your Inner Radiance Summer Solstice Event w/Satwinder Sran. Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca.

Jun 22            E Yoga 2.0: Diving Deeper w/Donalee Campbell. 12-4pm. $60. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Jun 22-29       Montana: Soul Food: A Creative Celebration of Freedom & Authenticity w/ Carie Garrett. Feathered Pipe Ranch Retreat Centre. Featheredpipe.com. 406-442-8196.

Jun 29            E Yoga for Breath and Voice w/David Wilson. 8:30-11:30am. $50. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Jun 30- Oct 5   E Breath Awareness w/Julie Jeong. Jun 30 9-10:30am, Aug 11 9-10:30am, Sep 8 9-10:30am, Oct 5 10-11:30am. $60 Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

JULY 2019

Jul YAA         YAA Teacher Training Program. Start anytime. Pay-as-you go. See yoga.ca for information.

Jul 1              E Initial Certifications and Recertification applications for September approval.

Jul                 E Life Anatomy – It’s FUNctional w/ Sherry Ogg. For yoga teachers & students. See April listing and ad p. 13.

Jul 5-12 or Jul 5-20 C Refresh and Reboot your Yoga Teacher Training w/ South Okanagan Yoga Academy. 200RYT teachers who want to get re-inspired to teach and deepen their skills and knowledge! Come for 8 or 16 days. Half price of SOYA’s teacher training depending on the number of days you attend. Harmony Yoga Studio, #200, 3160-118 Ave SE. Marion (Mugs) 403-805-7902, soyayoga.com, info@soyayoga.com.

Jul 6-12          Montana: Big Sky Bhakti Bliss: A Montana Yoga Retreat w/ Nat Kendall. Feathered Pipe Ranch Retreat Centre. Featheredpipe.com. 406-442-8196.

Jul 8-12                E Whole Body Alignment & Mindful Strength Intensive w/ Jill Gaumont. 10am-4:30pm. $515.Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca.

Jul 12-14        C The Art & Skill of Teaching Restorative Yoga w/ Trish Robbins. Learn how restorative yoga postures and breath work can brings out of the ‘stress response’ of the sympathetic nervous system into the ‘relaxation response’ of the parasympathetic system, in this 3 day workshop.  Fri 7-9pm, S/S 1:30-5:30pm. $190+GST. The Yoga Studio of Calgary, Crowchild. 403-265-6295.

Jul 13-20        Montana: The Mindful Unplug Experience: Exploring Presence Through the Senses w/ Feathered Pipe Mindful Unplug Team. Feathered Pipe Ranch Retreat Centre. Featheredpipe.com. 406-442-8196.

Jul 14             E Guided Imagery Journey w/ Anne Belohorec. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Jul 20-26        Montana: Transforming Consciousness: An Iyengar Yoga Intensive w/ Marla Apt. Feathered Pipe Ranch Retreat Centre. Featheredpipe.com. 406-442-8196.

Jul 27-Aug 3    Montana: Finding Your Still  Point: Practicing Restorative Yoga, Pranayama, & Meditation w/ Judith Hanson Lasater. Feathered Pipe Ranch Retreat Centre. Featheredpipe.com. 406-442-8196.

AUGUST 2019

Aug YAA        YAA Teacher Training Program. Start anytime. Pay-as-you go. See yoga.ca for information.

Aug               E Life Anatomy – It’s FUNctional w/ Sherry Ogg. For yoga teachers & students. See April listing.

Aug 3-10         Montana: Creating Everyday Bliss: Restorative Yoga Summer Camp w/ Judith Hanson Lasater & Lizzie Lasater. Feathered Pipe Ranch Retreat Centre. Featheredpipe.com. 406-442-8196.

Aug 10-17       Montana: Yoga, Ayurveda, and the Power of Nature w/ Baxter Bell, MD & Melina Meza. Feathered Pipe Ranch Retreat Centre. Featheredpipe.com. 406-442-8196.

Aug 11           E Breath Awareness w/Julie Jeong. $20/session. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Aug 14-18 YAA E Mindfulness Meditation & Gentle Yoga Retreat w/Kavindu (Mexico) & David McAmmond: Wed. 3 pm-Sun 1 pm. Providence Renewal Centre. Anita 780-432-7152; sielecki@hotmail.com for information.

Aug 17-24       Montana: Slower is Stronger: The Slow Yoga Revolution w/ J. Brown. Feathered Pipe Ranch Retreat Centre. Featheredpipe.com. 406-442-8196.

Aug 23-25       Getting Back to Nature Retreat in Jasper. Palisades Centre. Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca.

Aug 24-31       Montana: Energy Medicine Yoga: The Hidden Power Of The Chakras w/ Lauren Walker.  Feathered Pipe Ranch Retreat Centre, Montana. Featheredpipe.com. 406-442-8196.

SEPTEMBER 2019

Sep YAA        YAA Teacher Training Program. Start anytime. Pay-as-you go. See yoga.ca for information.

Sep 2019-May 2020 E 300-Hour YA Weekly Hatha Yoga Teacher Training at Breathe Yoga School RYS Beaumont / South Edm w/ Senior Teacher Angie Ackerman breatheyoga.ca.

Sep 2019-Apr 2020  E 200-Hour Hatha Yoga Teacher Training w/Melanie Checknita. Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca.

Sep 2                     E Free Yoga Day. Yoga Within 9014-75 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca

Sep 7             E Sun Salutaion w/Jill Gaumont. 12:30-2:30. $40. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Sep 7             E Discover your Chakra Energy Centres w/Leslie McKenzie. Time & price TBD. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Sep 8             E Breath Awareness w/Julie Jeong. $20/session Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Sep 14 YAA    E YAA Teacher Training Class Class #6: Hip Openers & Forward Bends; Niyamas / Svadhisthana Chakra / Pelvis & Lumbar Spine Anatomy / Pre- and Post-Natal Issues; Ujjayi; Teddy Hyndman; 9:30 am-3 pm. $60. 9231–100 Ave. YAA 780-427-8776. Go to yoga.ca for more information or to register.

Sep 14           C Strengthening Your Container Workshop w/ Lonnie DeSorcy C-IAYT. Yoga techniques to awaken, release tension, and set the stage to fully replenish in sleep. All levels. 9am-4pm. $100. Incl. lunch. FCJ Centre, Calgary. 403-228-4215 or info@fcjcentre.ca or fcjcentre.ca.

Sep 21 YAA    E Hatha Yoga and YogaChi w/ Paul Yapp. Physical, Intellectual & Meditative Quests. 11759 Groat Road, Room 8. 10-3pm. $40 YAA 780-427-8776.

Sep 27-29 YAA E Deepening our Practice Retreat Series w/ David McAmmond: Asana, Meditation, Therapeutic & Restorative Practices. Fri 6:30 pm-Sun 3:30 pm. Providence Renewal Centre. Anita 780-432-7152 for cost & reg. options.

Sep 28 YAA    E  Body, Breath, Mind Integration in the Desikachar Lineage w/ Barb Hagen, Marcia Langenberg and Bev Moore. Percy Page, Room 8. 9am-1pm. $60/memb (+$30 non-mem). Info. Marcia 780-436-3767. Reg. YAA 780-427-8776. Go to yoga.ca for more information or to register.

Sep 28           E Core Integration: Developing Awareness, Stability and Strength w/Gillian Soder. Time & price TBD. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

OCTOBER 2019

Oct YAA        YAA Teacher Training Program. Start anytime. Pay-as-you go. See yoga.ca for information.

Oct 4-6 YAA    E Fall Teaching Skills Workshop; $200; Fri 7-9pm; Sat 9am-5pm; Sun 9am-3pm; Classical Yoga Centre 11906-129 Ave.; Mary LeBlanc; YAA 780-427-8776. ad p. 25.  See yoga.ca for information and to register.

Oct 5             E Breath Awareness w/Julie Jeong. $20/session. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Oct 9 YAA      E Satsang Gathering with an iRest Flavour: Short Meditation, Talk, Practice, Q&A, 7-9:30 pm, Providence Renewal Centre, 3005-119 St. Please join us. Sugg. don. $20. Anita 780-432-7152. See yoga.ca for information.

Oct 10-16 YAA E Richard Miller (USA)/Kirsten Guest – The Heart of Meditation: The transformative Power of Essential Nature. A live-in retreat. Providence Renewal Centre, Thu 5 pm-Wed 1 pm, Anita (780) 432-7152.  See yoga.ca for information and to register.

Oct 18-20 YAA E Desikachar Lineage Yoga w/ International teacher Rosemary Jeanes Antze. $260 members (+$30 non-members. Information. Marcia 780-436-3767, Register YAA 780-427-8776. See yoga.ca for information and to register.

Oct 18-20       E Teacher Training: Teaching Yoga to Children w/Rita Maltais. Time & price TBD. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

NOVEMBER 2019

Nov YAA        YAA Teacher Training Program. Start anytime. Pay-as-you go. See yoga.ca for information.

Nov 1 YAA     Deadline for Initial Certification and Recertification applications for January approval.

Nov 6             E Teaching Yoga: Summoning the Authentic Teacher w/ Marla Ericksen. 5-8:30pm. Price TBD. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Nov 7             E Yin Yoga Foundation Training: The Essential Teachings w/ Marla Ericksen. (All day) Time & price TBD. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Nov 8             E YAA Teaching Yin Yoga: Creating an Embodied Spiritual Experience w/ Marla Ericksen. (All day) Time & price TBD. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Nov 9-10        E Yin and Meditation Retreat: Soulful Self-Soothing w/ Marla Ericksen. (All day) Time & price TBD. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Nov 16 YAA    E YAA Teacher Training Class Class #7: Balancing; Asana / Class Planning & Sequencing / Review Nadis; Nadi Sodhana; Melanie Checknita; 9:30 am-3 pm. $60. 9231–100 Ave. YAA 780-427-8776. See yoga.ca for information and to register.

Nov 17           C Living Your Life’s Purpose w/ Lonnie DeSorcy C-IAYT. Accessible yoga and meditative practices to move forward with our divinely-inspired purpose. All levels. 1-5pm. $50. FCJ Centre. 403-228-4215 or info@fcjcentre.ca or fcjcentre.ca.

Nov29-Dec1 YAA E Deepening our Practice Retreat Series w/ David McAmmond: Asana, Meditation, Therapeutic & Restorative Practices. Fri 6:30 pm-Sun 3:30 pm. Providence Renewal Centre. Anita 780-432-7152 for cost & reg. options.                                   

DECEMBER 2019

Dec YAA        YAA Teacher Training Program. Start anytime. Pay-as-you go. See yoga.ca for information.

Dec 7 YAA     E YAA Teacher Training Class Class #8: Standing Twists, Seated Twists; Bhagavad Gita: History & Intro / Karma Yoga; Review of year one pranayama / Students bring a plan to teach one pranayama to beginners; Karen Hamdon; 9:30 am-3 pm. $60. 9231–100 Ave. YAA 780-427-8776. See yoga.ca for information and to register.

2020

Jan YAA        YAA Teacher Training Program. Start anytime. Pay-as-you go. See yoga.ca for information.

Jan 10-18       Yelapa, Mexico Yoga Retreat w/ Alison Irwin. Beachside accom, 3 meals daily, yoga 2x daily. $1335 USD. Add $250 USD for singles $100 USD off with this ad. Airfare not included. Alison Irwin 780 993-7443.

Feb 7-15         Yelapa, Mexico Yoga Retreat w/ Alison Irwin. Beachside accom, 3 meals daily, yoga 2x daily. $1335 USD. Add $250 USD for single. $100 USD off with this ad.  Airfare not included. Alison Irwin 780 993-7443.

Mar 21-Apr 4            India: Spiritual Yoga Retreat w/ Karen Hamdon SYT and Lawrence Dombro SYT. Experience Mystical India and Yoga in the foothills of the Himalayas. Daily Yoga and Meditation/Sacred Sites/Ashram Visits/Teachings with Swamis and more. We stay on the banks of the sacred Ganges and we would love you to join us! Space is limited to 14. consciousyoga.org.

 

 

YAA WORKSHOP AND CLASSES FEES AND CANCELLATION POLICY:

Registration with full payment to the YAA office is required for all YAA workshops, TTP classes, retreats, etc. Phone registration without payment will be held for 7 calendar days.

Transfer of your registration to another participant is not permitted.

Cancellation fees apply. All refunds are given at the discretion of the YAA. Once payment has been made to the YAA, you may qualify for an 80% refund, if your space can be filled by another registrant. Cancellation due to illness (with a doctor’s note) or due to unforeseen emergency MAY qualify for a refund at the discretion of the YAA.

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