Calendar of Events

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

Teacher Training & Upgrading Class Schedule

Teacher Training & Upgrading Class Schedule

** = YAA Senior Teacher Status

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

CLICK HERE to register for YAA sponsored workshops and Teacher Training classes.

Please check with organizer of event for updates due to COVID-19 physical distancing measures.

YAA Members: No charge to advertise your events here and also on the YAA website; Send e-mail listings by Mar 1, Aug 1 and Nov 1 to yaa@yoga.ca.  New requirements for YAA Advanced Training Levels (500-Hour, 750-Hour Intermediate and 1,000-Hour Senior Levels) require that upgrading hours be taught by YAA Intermediate or Senior Teachers** (or equivalent). YAA sponsored events also qualify.

START ANYTIME  YAA Teacher Training Program w/ YAA Senior Teachers. Pay-as-you go. See yoga.ca/teacher-training for information.

SEPTEMBER 2021

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Sep          Life Anatomy – It’s FUNctional w/Sherry Ogg. For yoga teachers & students. Online $49 or correspondence $75 anytime. Classroom wksp dates at https://workercise.com/therapists.asp, info@micromoves.com.

Sep 24-26  E/O YAA Deepening our Practice Retreat Series w/David McAmmond**: Asana, Meditation, Therapeutic & Restorative Practices. Fr 6:30pm-Sun 1pm. Location TBA (Providence Renewal Centre or live online); check for updates at:  yoga.ca/yaa-store Info.: Anita 780-432-7152.

Sep 24-26 E Teaching Yoga for Children w/Rita Maltais. 9:30-4:30pm. $400. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca.

Sep 25      E Reconnecting after Covid w/Jeremy Bell. 6pm-9:30pm. $45.Yoga Within #302, 8135-102 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca.

Sep 25      C Stressbuster Yoga w/Mantrini Mikuska at Harmony Yoga Pilates Studio, 7:30-9 pm. 403-809-1402; harmonystudio@protonmail.com.

Sep 25 & Oct 30  O Introduction to Yoga and Exercise Science. Anatomy 101 & 102 w/Lisa Workman. 9-noon. $120. Info@lisaworkman.com.

Sept 26     E 14 Basics w/Gerda Krebs**. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca

Sep 26- Jun 12 E 30hr Hatha Yoga Training w/Gerda Krebs**. 12:30-3:30. $495 (past 30 hr students $247.50). 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca; yogafortoday.ca

OCTOBER 2021

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Oct           Life Anatomy – It’s FUNctional w/Sherry Ogg. For yoga teachers & students. Online $49 or correspondence $75 anytime. Classroom workshop dates https://workercise.com/therapists.asp, info@micromoves.com.

Oct 1        E Monthly Meditation w/Rebecca Hung. 7-8 pm. $18.Yoga Within #302, 8135-102 St. 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca.

Oct 1-3      E/O YAA TTP Fall Teaching Skills Workshop w/Marcia Langenberg**. Friday 7-9pm, Saturday/Sunday 9am-4:30pm. $225. Online via Zoom only. Reg. YAA 780-427-8776 or yoga.ca/yaa-store.  Start Anytime!  More info.

Oct 2-3      E Online Trauma Informed Teacher Training w/Jenn Cardosa. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca

Oct 3         E Nutrition at 90 w/Gerda Krebs**.Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca

Oct 3         C Yoga Workshop for the Hips w/Mantrini Mikuska at Harmony Yoga Pilates Studio. 1-3 pm. 403-809-1402; harmonystudio@protonmail.com.

Oct 7 & 21     O YAA Senior Teachers** Showcase Series. Thursdays 8-9pm with Zenna Ariel (Edmonton). Get to know Alberta’s Best Teachers! Twice/month FREE for all YAA members.  Online Zoom classes with a variety of YAA Senior Teachers. Zoom link will be noted on the registration receipt and recordings available in between classes.  Please register at yoga.ca/yaa-store/.

Oct 13-17   E 200hr Hatha Teacher Training Begins $3150 ($500 non-refundable deposit). 9 month training. (Oct 13-17; Nov 12-14; Dec 10-12; Jan 7-9; Feb 4-6; Mar 4-6; Apr 1-3; Apr 29-May 1; Jun 4-6). Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca; yogafortoday.ca

Oct 14,21, 28 E Growing in Self Compassion w/Glenda Sartore**. 7-8:30pm. $65 ($Yft members $60). Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca

Oct 14-20  E YAA Returning to Source: The Deep Teachings of Meditation, a Live Streaming Retreat w/Richard Miller** (USA) Anita (780) 432-7152 for info. Reg. yoga.ca/yaa-store.

Oct 15-17  Yoga in Banff w/Beth McCann**. Fri 7:30-9:30pm, Sat 10am-5pm, Sun 9:30am-1:30pm. $250. Banff Y Mountain Lodge-Great Room. jenn 403-431-5791. jwainman@telus.net

Oct 18-23. Rocky Mountain Retreat Intensive w/Jawahar Bangera + Eyal Shifroni. Calgary Iyengar Yoga. Details: calgaryiyengaryoga.com/workshopsnews; 403-457-4070

Oct18-Nov22 O The Foundations of Mindfulness: Keeping It Simple w/Kat Boehm**. Six-week online insight meditation course via Zoom. 7 to 8:30 pm. Offered by Edmonton Insight Meditation (EIM). Cost: $30, plus dana for the teacher. Suitable for meditators at all levels. Registration closes October 11. For further information and to register, please contact EIM at edmontoninsight@gmail.com.

Oct 22-24   E Chakra Yoga & Meditation Weekend w/Leslie McKenzie. Fri 6-pm. Sat 12:30-6:30pm. Sun 9:30-4:30pm. $175. (Fri only $60). Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca; yogafortoday.ca

Oct 24       E 3 hr Hatha Training w/Gerda Krebs**. 12:30-3:30pm. $50 (Yft members $45). Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca

Oct 23      E YAA YogaChi w/Paul Yapp**. A blend of Yoga, TaiChi & QiGong. $60. 10-3pm. (Also Apr 9/22). Percy Page Centre, Edm. 11759 Groat Rd. Paul 780-288-3388. Reg. YAA 780-427-8776 or yoga.ca/yaa-store.

Oct 23       C Chakra Yoga & Meditation w/Mantrini Mikuska at Harmony Yoga Pilates Studio, 7:30-9 pm. 403-809-1402; harmonystudio@protonmail.com.

Oct 24       C Family Yoga w/Mantrini Mikuska at Harmony Yoga Pilates Studio, 11 am-12 pm. 403-809-1402; harmonystudio@protonmail.com.

Oct 26/21-Feb 19/22 Hybrid: Online & Immersion RYT 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training w/South Okanagan Yoga Academy. Online weekly Tues & Thurs 10-3pm ET, concluding with one week immersion in Costa Rica. Online classes recorded for missed sessions. $3200+gst – Early reg. save $300. Flights/accom/meals in Costa Rica extra. Becky 403-710-4294, soyayoga.com, info@soyayoga.com

Oct 30      E/O YAA Yoga in the Desikachar Lineage w/Barb Hagen**, Marcia Langenberg**. Sūtra I.20 śraddha (faith), vīrya (energy), smṛti (memory), samādhi (contemplative calm) on prajñā (wisdom). Room #8, 3rd Floor, Percy Page Centre, 11759 Groat Rd, Edmonton OR livestream via Zoom. 9:30am–1:30pm. $60/mem, $70/nonmem. Info. Marcia 780-436-3767, Barb 780-991-4153. Reg. yoga.ca/yaa-store.

Oct 31       E Guided Imagery Journey: Past Life Journey w/Anne Belohorec. 11-12:30pm. $30 (Yft members $25). Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca

NOVEMBER 2021

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Nov          O YAA Know Your Yoga Body w/Paula Carnegie Fehr**. Five 3-hour video modules of anatomy & physiology. Certificate of Completion if optional assignment submitted (to fulfill 15-hr YAA-TTP anatomy req’t). $150 ($200 Certificate). Start anytime after Oct 30th. Info: Paula hiddenmessages.ca@gmail.com. Reg. YAA 780-427-8776 or yoga.ca/yaa-store.

Nov          Life Anatomy – It’s FUNctional w/Sherry Ogg. For yoga teachers & students. Online $49 or correspondence $75 anytime. Classroom workshop dates https://workercise.com/therapists.asp, info@micromoves.com.

Nov 1        YAA Deadline for Initial Certification and Recertification applications for January approval. Last chance to submit Grandfathering Applications for Advanced Training Levels or Permanent Certification. See yoga.ca/grandfathering. Email forms to cert@yoga.ca.

Nov 1 & 15     O YAA Senior Teachers** Showcase Series. Mondays 8-9pm with Jill Gaumont (Fort Saskatchewan). Get to know Alberta’s Best Teachers! Twice/month FREE for all YAA members.  Online Zoom classes with a variety of YAA Senior Teachers. Zoom link will be noted on the registration receipt and recordings available in between classes.  Please register at yoga.ca/yaa-store/.

Nov 5        E Monthly Meditation w/Rebecca Hung. 7-8pm. $18.Yoga Within #302, 8135-102 780-450-9642.yogawithin.ca.

Nov 6        O YAA Practice Yoga like a Kung Fu Master w/Jennifer Bustin, YAA certified in 2007, & assisted by Ken Read, 7th degree Uechi ryu black belt. Learn to apply Kung fu principles to your Yoga practice. Bypassing anatomical analysis, Kung fu principles connect you directly to elemental movement to bring you vitality, clarity, love, power, & fearlessness. 10:30-noon. $30. Online workshop. Register: YAA 780-427-8776 or yoga.ca/yaa-store.

Nov 10      E 5 Chakra Meditation and/or 5 Personal Asana Potential Human Variation w/Marla Ericksen. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca

Nov 11-12 E The Artist and the Alchemist Sequencing for Yin Yoga w/Marla Ericksen. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca; yogafortoday.ca

Nov 13-14 E The Constellation of Compassion: Yin Retreat w/Marla Ericksen. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca

Nov 19-Dec 5, 2021 Immersion RYT 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training in MEXICO w/South Okanagan Yoga Academy. Classical yoga program. $3200+ st – Early reg. save $300. At: Villa Xochipilli, Melaque, MEXICO. Accom/meals extra. Teacher Refresher ½ price. Becky 403-710-4294. soyayoga.com, info@soyayoga.com

Nov 20      E/O YAA TTP Class #7: Hip Openers; Yoga Sutras Pada 2 w/Neil Haggard**. 9:30am-3:30pm. $80. Room #8, 3rd Floor, Percy Page Centre, 11759 Groat Rd, Edm. OR livestream via Zoom. Reg. YAA 780-427-8776 or yoga.ca/yaa-store. Start Anytime!  More info.

Nov 20      C Candlelight Yoga w/Mantrini Mikuska at Harmony Yoga Pilates Studio, 7:30-9 pm. 403-809-1402; harmonystudio@protonmail.com.

Nov 21      C Family Yoga w/Mantrini Mikuska at Harmony Yoga Pilates Studio, 11am-noon. 403-809-1402; harmonystudio@protonmail.com.

Nov 21      C Yoga Wksp. ~ Introducing the Nine Planets w/Mantrini Mikuska. Harmony Yoga Pilates Studio, 1-3 pm. 403-809-1402; harmonystudio@protonmail.com.

Nov 27      O Introduction to Yoga and Exercise Science. Physiology 101  w/Lisa Workman. 9-noon. $60. Info@lisaworkman.com.

Nov 28      E 3 hr Hatha Training w/Gerda Krebs**. 12:30-3:30pm. $50 (Yft members $45). 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca; yogafortoday.ca

DECEMBER 2021

Dec 1 & 15     O YAA Senior Teachers** Showcase Series. Wednesdays 8-9pm with Alison Irwin (Gabriola Island, BC). Get to know Alberta’s Best Teachers! Twice/month FREE for all YAA members.  Online Zoom classes with a variety of YAA Senior Teachers. Zoom link will be noted on the registration receipt and recordings available in between classes.  Please register at yoga.ca/yaa-store.

Dec 3-5     E/O YAA Deepening our Practice Retreat Series w/David McAmmond**: Asana, Meditation,Therapeutic & Restorative Practices. Fr 6:30pm-Sun 3:30pm. Location TBA (Providence Renewal Centre or live online). Updates check yoga.ca/yaa-store. Info.: Anita 780-432-7152.

Dec 3        E Monthly Meditation w/Rebecca Hung. 7:00pm-8:00pm. $18.Yoga Within #302, 8135-102 780-450-9642. yogawithin.ca.

Dec 11      E/O YAA TTP Class #8: Forward Bends; 8 Limbs of Yoga Overview w/Teddy Hyndman**. 9:30am-3:30pm. $80. Rm. #8, 3rd Floor, Percy Page Centre, 11759 Groat Rd, Edmonton OR livestream via Zoom. Reg.: YAA 780-427-8776 or yoga.ca/yaa-store. Start Anytime!  More info.

Dec 18      C Yoga Nidra Evening w/Mantrini Mikuska at Harmony Yoga Pilates Studio, 7:30-9 pm. 403-809-1402; harmonystudio@protonmail.com.

Dec 18      O Introduction to Yoga & Exercise Science. Biomechanics 101 w/Lisa Workman. 9-noon. $60. Info@lisaworkman.com.

Dec 19      E 3 hr Hatha Training w/Gerda Krebs**. 12:30-3:30pm. $50 (Yft members $45). Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca or yogafortoday.ca

JANUARY 2022

Jan 3 & 17     O YAA Senior Teachers** Showcase Series. Mondays 8-9pm with Barb Hagen (St. Albert). Get to know Alberta’s Best Teachers! Twice/month FREE for all YAA members.  Online Zoom classes with a variety of YAA Senior Teachers. Zoom link will be noted on the registration receipt and recordings available in between classes.  Please register at yoga.ca/yaa-store/.

Jan 3-7      E 5 Day Kundalini Clinic. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday; yogafortoday.ca

Jan 22      E YAA TTP Class #9: Standing Balances; Yamas w/Marcia Langenberg**. 9:30am-3:30pm. $80. Room #8, 3rd Floor, Percy Page Centre, 11759 Groat Rd, Edmonton OR livestream via Zoom. Register YAA 780-427-8776. Start Anytime!  More info.

Jan 23       E Advancing with Yoga w/Gerda Krebs**. Yoga for Today 780-416-4211; info@yogafortoday.ca; yogafortoday.ca

Jan 28-30  E YAA Deepening our Practice Retreat Series w/David McAmmond**: Asana, Meditation, Therapeutic & Restorative Practices. Fr 6:30pm-Sun 3:30pm. Location TBA (Providence Renewal Centre or live online). Updates check yoga.ca/yaa-store  Info.: Anita 780-432-7152.

FEBRUARY 2022

Feb 5 – Sept 24 C Hybrid: Online & Immersion RYT 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training w/SOYA. Classical yoga. Online Sat. 9-2pm MT,  One week immersion near Calgary at end. Classes recorded for missed sessions.$3200+gst. Early reg. save $300. Becky 403-710-4294, soyayoga.com, info@soyayoga.com

Feb 12      E/O YAA TTP Class #10: Twists; Niyamas w/Karen Hamdon**. 9:30am-3:30pm. $80. Rm. #8, 3rd Floor, Percy Page Centre, 11759 Groat Rd, Edm. OR livestream via Zoom. Reg. YAA 780-427-8776. Start Anytime!  More info.

Feb 27-Mar 5 Restoration, Recuperation & Foundations Retreat with Ty Chandler & Sharoni Fixler in Puerto Vallarta. Calgary Iyengar Yoga. Reg. calgaryiyengaryoga.com/pvri and/or 403-457-4070.

MARCH 2022

Mar 1        YAA Deadline for Initial Certification & Recertification applications for May approval. Email cert@yoga.ca.

Mar 5-12.   C Level 1-2 Retreat w/Ty Chandler & Sharoni Fixler in Puerto Vallarta. Calgary Iyengar Yoga. Reg/details: calgaryiyengaryoga.com/pvri and/or 403-457-4070.

Mar 12-19 Level 2,3,4 Retreat w/Ty Chandler & Sharoni Fixler in Puerto Vallarta. Calgary Iyengar Yoga. Reg/details: calgaryiyengaryoga.com/pvri and/or 403-457-4070.

Mar 25-27  E/O YAA TTP Spring Teaching Skills Workshop w/Beth McCann**. Friday 7-9pm, Saturday & Sunday 9am-5pm. $225. Room #8, 3rd Floor, Percy Page Centre, 11759 Groat Rd, Edmonton OR livestream via Zoom. Register YAA 780-427-8776. Start Anytime!  More info.

APRIL/MAY 2022

Apr 1-3     E/O YAA Deepening our Practice Retreat Series w/David McAmmond**: Asana, Meditation, Therapeutic & Restorative Practices. Fr 6:30pm-Sun 3:30pm. Location TBA (Providence Renewal Centre or live online). Updates check yoga.ca/yaa-store  Info.: Anita 780-432-7152.

Apr 23      E/O YAA TTP Class #11: Shoulder/Arm Focus; Bhagavad Gita w/Karen Hamdon** 9:30am-3:30pm. $80. Rm. #8, 3rd Floor, Percy Page Centre, 11759 Groat Rd, Edm. OR livestream via Zoom. Reg. YAA 780-427-8776. Start Anytime!  More info.

Apr 30      O YAA AGM on Zoom. Elections and Free Senior Teacher Workshop for YAA members. 12 – 3:30pm. Join the Alberta Yoga Community!  Register yoga.ca/yaa-store.

May 14      E/O YAA TTP Class # 12 w/ Neil Haggard. 9:30am-3:30pm. $80. Rm. #8, 3rd Floor, Percy Page Centre, 11759 Groat Rd, Edm. OR livestream via Zoom. Reg. YAA 780-427-8776. Start Anytime!  More info.


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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