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.

If you are interested in our retreat schedule, please visit our retreats page and be sure to sign up at least four to six weeks in advance.

To pre-register for any workshop, you can pay online using the class calendar or bring a check to the studio.


Feel Better in Your Body with Jamie Elmer

July 20-22, 2018 

Friday:

All Levels Flow Class- Join Jamie Elmer, E-RYT500 for an all levels Vinyasa Flow class and get to know this senior teacher. In preparation for Jamie’s upcoming workshops and trainings, students will have an opportunity to experience her method of teaching safe, healthy, and invigorating yoga focused on alignment, joint health and breathing. 5:30-7pm, $12


Saturday:

Vinyasa Flow without the Vinyasa- Join Jamie for a vinyasa flow yoga without needing to use the typical “vinyasa” format of downward facing dog, plank, low plank and upward facing dog. Learn options for how to practice flow even (or especially) if you have wrist, shoulder, neck and lower back sensitivity. Class is also perfect for students with balance issues, high blood pressure, osteoporosis and arthritis. 10:45am-12:15pm, $20

Tools For Teaching Outside the Box: Vinyasa Flow without the Vinyasa-  This continued education clinic, for teachers and teachers in training, will give you tools to teach vinyasa flow yoga without needing to use the typical “vinyasa” format of downward facing dog, plank, low plank and upward facing dog. Learn options for how to teach flow yoga to students with wrist, shoulder, neck and lower back sensitivity, as well as to students with balance issues, high blood pressure, osteoporosis and arthritis. Attendance in the morning class will allow you to see how this looks in a class setting.  The afternoon session will “break down” elements of teaching for this style class. 2-5:30pm, $65 (includes am & pm session)

 


Sunday:

Heads Up, Heads Down, Part 1 & 2-  Going upside down and balancing can be extremely empowering, and at the same time, calming for our nervous system. In these clinics, we’ll focus on the step by step process of how to go upside down in certain arm balances.  You will also learn how to recognize when a modification might be needed instead.  This workshop is essential for teachers who want to know the best way to teach students to invert, as well as to align and refine your own inversion practice. Space is limited.  Please pre-register for this class.

Part 1 – learn how to safely work in to Handstand and Shoulder Stand. 10:30am-12:30pm, $25

Part 2 – learn how to safely work in to forearm balance and headstand. 2-4pm, $25

Register for entire Jamie Weekend by paying here.


Private Sessions-  Jamie is renowned for her work in helping people feel better in their bodies.  IF you have something that you just can’t figure out- an ache or pain, an old injury or limitation- she can help you find ease in your practice and patterns of movement. There is nothing like the benefits of one-on-one personal instruction for students and teachers. Jamie is available for private sessions covering everything from class sequencing to injury prevention and healing. Take advantage of uninterrupted specialized time focused on your needs while Jamie is in town. Contact Jamie directly to learn more about how you can benefit from a private session, and to schedule your appointment. info@jamieelmeryoga.com  time & cost upon request


The Next Level: Falling into Balance with Lorraine

August 11, 2018 

“I will catch you if you fall” ~ Yoga Mat

When the teacher says “come into your tree pose” are you secretly trying to find the nearest wall? This flow is not all about balance poses. It is about the balance within each pose, each movement, each breath. We balance in every aspect of our practice from the stacking of the bones while seated to the awareness of adjusting the body when moving from standing to folding. Whether in yoga or in life, we can all benefit from a balance-focused practice every now and then. Take some time out just for you and join us for light hearted “falling into balance flow.” Breath, peace of mind, and a big smile is all you need. Come unleash the balance that is right within you.

time: 2-3:30pm

cost: $20 or Free to Inspired Path Members


Anniversary Celebrations!!!

August 25 & 26, 2018

It All Started August 22, 2005… Now it’s time to celebrate!

Taste of Inspiration- Free Yoga: Save the dates, 8/25 & 8/26. Bring your friends to discover what is so special about our school. Schedule coming soon.

Saturday
9-9:45am All Levels Flow with Lynn
10-10:45am Refine Your Down Dog with Liz
11-11:45am Moon Salutations & Flow with Kelly
12-12:45pm Q & A (Ashtanga) Yoga with Demo- Susan & Maryanne
1-1:45pm Stretch it to the West: Forward Folds with Susan
2-2:45pm Breath, Life & Yoga Poses with Caroline
3-3:45pm Restorative Yoga with Jill McB

Sunday
9-9:45am Level 1 & 2 Flow with Jill
10-10:45am What is Yin? Talk and Practice with Ali
11-11:45am Flow for EveryBODY with Kimmie
12-12:45pm Q & A – Living Your Yoga with Lorraine & Caroline
1-1:45pm Yoga for the Absolute Beginner with Lorraine
2-2:45pm Sun Salutations with Maryanne
3-3:45pm Learn to Meditate with Matt

Raffle: Donate $1 to Sylvia House to be entered to win. Enter as many times as you like. Donations will begin 8/1 and end 6:30pm on 8/26. Winner announced at 6:30pm. Must be present to win.

• first prize- One Year of Yoga
• second prize- Three Months of Yoga
• third prize- One Month of Yoga or a Manduka Yoga Mat

 

Community Gathering: Sunday 5:30-7:30pm: Bring a dish to share and enjoy getting to know one another in our lovely space. Bring your friends and family- tables, music, bubbles, sidewalk chalk outside. Food, a slide show and good conversation found inside.

Cost: FREE

 


Living the Five Virtues with Liz Delaney

Fall / Winter 2018 

When your practice is calling you to go beyond the physical… Join us and learn how to live a life full of meaning and integrity. Witness your actions as they become more mindful and align with your beliefs. Immerse yourself in our six-month study with a group of dedicated students who are ready to delve more deeply into the principles and traditions of Yoga. This is a perfect course for anyone who wishes to soak up yogic wisdom or become an example of leadership in their field. Join us for a course that includes courageous personal reflection that allows the highest version of yourself to shine through, and your best life to emerge.

Each weekend we will study one of the Five Causes as taught by Max Strom: gratitude, forgiveness, honesty, kindness, and humility. During the last weekend, you will create a personal code of conduct in order to live your Yoga each day. Weekends will include both a 1 hour 30 minute practice and 2 hour book talk and discussion.

This is also Segment 1 of our year-long teacher training program. Through this course, you will discover if you are meant to lead through teaching yoga. More details on our Teacher Trainings page.

To enroll in this course, a $50 deposit is required.  Sign up and pay online or in-studio. A welcome letter will be sent following your enrollment in this course.

time: 1:00-4:30pm

dates: 6 Saturdays: 9/8, 10/6, 11/10, 12/8, 1/12, 2/9

cost: $250 (course only); $750 (course + unlimited yoga for six months)

Pay your deposit and pre-register here.

 


The Next Level: Exploring Sun Salutations with Jill

September 15, 2018

This will not be your typical flow class.  Instead Jill will lead you through a breakdown of the movements and variations of Sun Salutations, a perfect way to begin your day or your home practice.  Formal instruction with proper alignment techniques and modifications will be offered for:
  • half sun salutations
  • full sun salutations with both plank/cobra and chaturanga/updog
  • full sun salutations with both lunges and crescent

This will be a vigorous class, however, everyone is encouraged to attend.  You may observe or learn a way to work up to the variations offered.  Child’s pose is always an option.

time: 2-3:30pm

cost: $20 (free to Inspired Path Members)

 


The Next Level: Sit… Stay with Liz

October 13, 2018

Sitting cross-legged on the floor is one of the most challenging poses in Yoga.  So, we put ourselves in the most umcomfortable position and then tell our minds to be quiet.  Simple, right? In this Next Level workshop, Liz will help you assess your seated posture and find the best way for you to meditate.  Once you find your seat we will debunk myths of meditation, learn the best way to quiet the mind and help you create a sustainable meditation practice at home.

time: 2-3:30pm

cost: $20 (free to Inspired Path Members)


Fall Kirtan with Erick Herlong & Friends

October 20, 2018

The word kirtan stems from a Sanskrit root that means to cut through. David Newman (teacher of kirtan) says kirtan is also “a practice for cutting through the idea of separation, for connecting to our hearts and connecting to the moment through sound.” Please join us for a fun evening of singing universal mantras in a call and response format. Kirtan only requires your showing up with an open mind and a joyful spirit. During the Kirtan we will blend our voices to create a deep sense of connection to something greater than ourselves, as we purify our hearts and liberate our souls with this ancient devotional practice. Children are welcome.

time: 7-9pm
cost: donations


The Next Level: Living Your Yoga with Lynn

November 17, 2018 

Make your holiday season the best, most mindful yet!  You can use the breath to help with challenging situations to keep the body calm and to keep you present during the beautiful moments too. In this class we will start by learning, refining and practicing deep breath work in unison as a community. The breathing practice will be followed by a talk about using your breath as a tool outside of the yoga room and ways to take your yoga off the mat and live life to its fullest.

time: 2-3:30pm

cost: $20 (free to Inspired Path Members)

 


The Next Level: Forearm Balance with Kelly

December 2018 

As we move into the dark of winter our energy often wanes.  One of the best ways to raise your energy is through physical practice of yoga.  Even better to raise your energy is going upside down.  Forearm balance is a heart opener and an inversion.  One of the best things you can do to stave off the “winter blues” and turn your holiday season upside down.  Kelly will move you through a specific sequence to heat and prepare the upper body to go upside down.  You will then have time to “play” and experiment with forearm balance under Kelly’s guidance.  Class will close with some gentle stretching and a long savasana.

time: 2-3:30pm

cost: $20 (free to Inspired Path Members)


Max Strom Weekend!

March 29, 2019 

Details coming soon…

time:

cost: