workshops

It is our goal to bring inspiring guest teachers to the Greenville area, as well as offer workshops with knowledgeable, local teachers. We hope that you will find a variety of workshops and events that enable you to discover and learn more about your own yoga practice. Please arrive no later than 10 minutes before a workshop start time out of respect to our guest teachers.

To pre-register for any workshop, you can pay online using the class calendar,  bring a check to the studio, or mail payment to 10 W. Stone Ave. Greenville, SC 29609

 


Mindfulness & Productivity with Travis Baird

June 24, 2017

In this interactive 90-minute workshop, you’ll join Travis for an in-depth exploration of how to use mindfulness practice in your daily life so you can become truly productive. If you struggle with procrastination, fear of failure, or overwhelm, the Mindful Productivity workshop is for you.

This unique method for calm, focused, consistent productivity will empower you to develop the sustainable habits you need to reach your long-term goals. By integrating mindfulness into your daily activities, you’ll learn how to sweep away distractions so you can stay focused on what’s most important to you.

Class includes:
– How to Use Mindfulness in Real Life

– (2) Mindfulness Meditation Practice Sessions

Mindful Time Management Strategies

– Overcoming Overwhelm and Avoiding Burnout

– Building Sustainable Habits

 

All experience levels welcome. Feel free to wear comfortable clothing.

cost: $40

time: 1:30-3pm

Travis Baird, RYT, is a mindfulness-based productivity coach for entrepreneurs and freelancers. As a conservatory-trained classical musician and Doctor of Musical Arts, he’s a recovering perfectionist and workaholic. Travis believes that we don’t have to work 90-hour weeks to create impactful, highly-successful businesses. He believes that true productivity comes from joyful, mindful action.

 


Yoga Tools to Assist in Navigating Depression with Melissa

July 8, 2017

In this workshop, Melissa will share some of the tools she uses to navigate through her experiences with Depression. Melissa began gathering tools in 2000. She has studied with Amy Weintraub, author of Yoga for Depression and founder of LifeForce Yoga; a style of yoga designed specifically for depression, anxiety and trauma. She has collected tools from many great teachers along the way and is honored and loves sharing these. Everyone experiences some form of depression at some point in life, especially in our country. Its nice to connect to community and recognize that we are not alone in our experience as well as find some tools that might further assist us through those times.

Cost: $25

Time: 3-5:30pm

 


Power of Loving-Kindness with Craig Metcalf, R.N.

July 15, 2017

Join Craig for this fun and informative workshop which will focus on the practice of Loving-Kindness meditation and how we can transfer what we cultivate during meditation to our everyday life experiences. During this class Craig will discuss the down-to-earth effects of this practice and how even the smallest acts of kindness can transform our lives from a mere existence to actual living. No prior meditation experience is necessary. Everyone is welcome!

Craig A. Metcalf, RN, E-RYT is a Registered Nurse with Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System and Registered Yoga Teacher with Yoga Alliance. Craig has been teaching yoga and meditation since 2008. He teaches yoga and meditation at various locations throughout the Upstate and has a true passion for sharing with the community what he has learned along the way. Craig is currently pursuing a Master’s degree as a nurse educator, furthering his involvement in community health.

Time: 2-3:30pm

Cost: $10

 


Anniversary Potluck and Celebration

August 20, 2017

Details coming soon!

  • Family friendly
  • Good Food
  • Yoga Give-aways

Time: 6-8pm

Cost: FREE!!!

 


 Energetic Anatomy & Teacher Training with Dennis & Kathy Lang

October 20-22, 2017

Have you ever wondered about the “energetic body”? Have you ever wanted to know more about chakras? What in the world are they? How do they work? And how they impact our lives and practice? If you are a yoga teacher and would like to learn more in a very grounded way, you will not want to miss Kathy and Dennis Lang’s teacher training module on Energetic Anatomy and the Chakras.

Course includes:
• Discussion on energy types and manifestations
• A western medical perspective and applications
• Historical basis from ancient yogic texts and evolution
• Contrasting theories and views of energetic systems
• Energetic anatomy and conceptual models
• Psycho-physiological interrelationships
• Meridian theory, nadis, chakras, koshas and marma points
• Applications for everyday life

Practice:
• Asana practices incorporating Kundalini and chakra vinyasa
• Multi-modal layered practices combining methods, e.g, visualization, pranayama and asana with the integration of sound and vibration

Duration: 12 – 15 hours; content: 50% lecture, 50% practice

More details including cost & time TBA

 


Max Strom Weekend

December 8-10, 2017

Details TBA