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Continuing Education

We offer short workshops on a variety of topics to help yoga teachers and other professionals continue to learn and enhance their careers and support their own well-being.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all continuing education workshops will be offered online until social distancing requirements are lifted. In accordance with guidelines from Yoga Alliance, all courses attended as live virtual sessions will be eligible for continuing education credit contact hours.

To earn non-contact hour credit and learn at your own pace, please look at our recorded online course options.

 

Upcoming Virtual Workshops

  • Advanced Asana: Twisting and Binding
    Live Virtual Workshop
    Membership Offer
    Enroll
    May 28, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT
    Live Virtual Workshop
    Learn about advanced twisting postures and postures that include binding the arms or legs. These postures involve using your body as a prop and support while encouraging deep introspection and release of ego. Learn how to safely progress towards these postures in a way that is freeing and empowering
  • The Art of Intention
    Live Online Workshop
    Jun 11, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Live Online Workshop
    Setting an intention for your yoga practices allows them to be more personal and dramatically more powerful. Learn how to create intentions for your classes and help students set their own intentions for practices that will have a strong impact on body, mind, and spirit.
  • Personal Practice and Professional Development
    Live Online Workshop
    Jun 18, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Live Online Workshop
    A workshop designed to help teachers support their own practice so they are empowered to be the best guides for their students and able to incorporate philosophy into their teaching in a way that is meaningful and intentional.
  • Teaching Chair Yoga
    Live Online Workshop
    Jun 23, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Live Online Workshop
    Learn how to use one of the most accessible and adaptable props available to us and students - the chair! In this workshop, learn the fundamentals of teaching a completely chair-dependent yoga class and how versatile the chair can be in supporting students of all levels and abilities.
  • Creative Class Planning
    Live Online Workshop
    Jul 09, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Live Online Workshop
    A workshop designed to help you breathe creativity into your classes. We'll study how to incorporate a variety of themes into practices, inspired by multiple sources. Topics will include yoga practices based on themes, and skills needed to incorporate meaningful themes.
  • Intro to Sanskrit
    Live Online Workshop
    Jul 14, 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
    Live Online Workshop
    In this workshop, learn the fundamentals of Sanskrit pronunciation and how we use it in yoga practice, including an explanation of asana names, philosophical terms, and mantras.
  • Relaxation Techniques and Meditation
    Live Online Workshop
    Jul 30, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Live Online Workshop
    Learn the fundamentals of creating a relaxing environment and setting students up for success with meditation in this workshop. You'll learn how to help students feel safe, comfortable, and at ease so they can enjoy meaningful and insightful meditation.
  • Seasonal Class Planning
    Live Online Workshop
    Aug 06, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Live Online Workshop
    Help your students embrace the natural cycles of life by planning practices around the energy of each season. Focus on the elements and energies of each season to help students work with these cycles and find their best health and yoga practice at any time of year.
  • Advanced Asana: Inversions and Arm Balances
    Live Online Workshop
    Aug 20, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Live Online Workshop
    Learn how to practice and teach advanced postures from skilled practitioners and trainers. You'll learn the essentials of strengthening and balance needed to safely and effectively practice arm balances and inversions.
  • Creative Movement for Yoga Teachers
    Live Online Workshop
    Aug 27, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Live Online Workshop
    Join us for a workshop on different modalities of movement that you can bring into your yoga classes. Inspired by dance, somatic movement, and other types of movement, Lauren will guide you through practices that will breathe creativity into your practice and teaching.
  • The Power of Breath
    Live Virtual Workshop
    Sep 10, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Live Virtual Workshop
    Begin this unique training workshop with a practice to learn several pranayama techniques, each designed to have a particular effect on the body’s systems. Following this practice, join your teacher in discussion how to create and teach these practices in your own classes and workshops.
  • Introduction to Tantra Yoga
    Live Online Workshop
    Sep 24, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Live Online Workshop
    There are many ways to practice yoga, and alternate approaches and philosophies have evolved alongside one another for hundreds of years. In this introductory workshop, learn about the lineage of tantra yoga, its unique practices, and how tantric practices are prevalent in modern yoga.
  • Elements and Yoga Practice
    Live Virtual Workshop
    Membership Offer
    Enroll
    May 14, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM CDT
    Live Virtual Workshop
    Learn how to feel the influence of the natural elements in your yoga practice and create class experiences for your students that help them do the same. By tuning into the natural world, we gain a greater understanding of ourselves and improve our relationship with ourselves and all around us.
 

These workshops are a part of our 200-hour curriculum, but are open to yoga teachers or advanced students. Each is eligible for continuing education credit through Yoga Alliance.