Workshops 2008-2009

Donald Moyer – The Thoracolumbar Joint. Two Dogs Yoga Studio, Seattle, Washington.

November 13-15, 2009

Jean Massimo – Anusara Universal Principle of Alignment. Village Green Yoga Studio, Issaquah, Washington.

October 17, 2009

Judith Hanson Lasater – Relax and Renew: Theory and Practice of Restorative yoga. Harmony Yoga Studio, Spokane, Washington.

October 2-3, 2009

George Purvis – Iyengar Workshop, Teacher’s Focus: Backbends. Taj Yoga Studio, Seattle, Washington.

September 25-27, 2009

S.N. Goenka – 10-day Vipassana Silent Practice. Northwest Vipassana Center, Onalaska, Washington.

August 19-30, 2009

Judith Hanson Lasater – Experiential Anatomy Yoga Teacher Training. The Feathered Pipe Ranch, Helena, Montana.

August 9-15, 2009

  • Basic Principles of Anatomy
  • Main Anatomical Landmarks on the Human Body
  • Kinesiological Principle: Planes of Movement, When Muscles are Most Effective, Two Joint Muscles
  • Kinesiological Principle: Concave-Convex Law, Lengthening/Shortening Contractions, How Muscles Shape Movement
  • Muscles: Prime Movers, Stabilizers, and Neutralizers
  • The Vertebral Column: Parts of Vertebrae, Angle of Facet Joints
  • Lumbo-Sacral Spine: Causes of Strength & Weakness, Stability vs Mobility
  • Support Between Organs and Spine
  • Position of the Pelvis and its Effect on the Vertebral Column (in Trikonasana, Parivritta Trikonasana, and Urdhva Dhanurasana)
  • The Proprioceptor Effect
  • Supported Recling Pose, Viparita Karani: How Pelvis Effects the Vertebral Column
  • Vertebral Column in: Headstand, Sarvangasana, Halasana, Marichyasana III, Savasana
  • Supported Backbend
  • Upper Extremity: Shoulder and Scapula
  • Gleno-Humeral Rhythm
  • The Scapulae in: Downward Dog, Hand Stand, Elbow Stand
  • Savasana: Weight on the Back of The Head, Scapular Positions

4th Annual Vinyasa Intensive with Theresa Elliott: Focus on Yoga Dance

July 13-17, 2009
Asana transition in a contemporary and stylized way. Fundamental sequences will be studied and used as the basis for yoga choreography set to music.

Elise Browning Miller – Yoga for Back Care and Scoliosis. Taj Yoga Studio, Seattle, Washington.

May 29-30, 2009

  • Anatomy and causes of back pain
  • The relationship between the spinal column, the pelvis and the shoulder blades.
  • Therapeutic uses of yoga asana for back conditions such as herniated discs, sciatica, lower back pain, upper back and neck tightness, and scoliosis.

Sarah Powers – Insight Yoga. 8 Limbs Yoga Studio, Seattle, Washington.

April 24-26, 2009

  • Yin and Yang Yoga practice
  • Meditation and Interpersonal Theory and Practice

Kathryn Payne – Sanskrit Weekend. Taj Yoga Studio, Seattle, Washington.

March 21-22, 2009

  • Sanskrit – how to approach the language of yoga
  • Reading the Devanagi alphabet, single and compound consonants

Judith Hanson Lasater – The Hip and the SI Joint. Taj Yoga Studio, Seattle, WA.

January 30-31, 2009

  • The Lumbar/Pelvic/Sacroiliac area
  • Living your yoga, meditation and restorative poses

Southwest Yoga Conference. Austin, Texas.

October 23-26, 2009

  • Steve Ross – Yin Yoga
  • Robert Boustany – The anatomy of poses, and energetic and therapeutic reasons for alignments
  • David Life – Jivamukti Yoga

Tias Little – The Fluid Body. 8 Limbs Yoga, Seattle

December 5- 7, 2008

  • The inside sleeves of the legs and arms
  • The connection to the outer body from the internal organs

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