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October 2018

Janet MacLeod: Meditation in Asana Weekend Workshop

October 27, 2018 - October 29, 2018
Garden of Yoga, 140 N La Grange Rd #17
LaGrange, IL 60525 United States
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$200

BKS Iyengar has stated on many occasions that he taught all eight limbs of yoga primarily through refining Asana and Pranayama. In this workshop, Janet will focus on pacifying the sense organs, exploring the effect of this practice on the brain, and how this enables us to perform postures with more ease. All categories of Asana will be covered during the weekend. The early session on Sunday will be Pranayama. Early Bird Special: $200 for entire workshop if you sign up…

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November 2018

Weekend Workshop with Laurie Blakeney

November 2, 2018 @ 8:00 am - November 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Friendship Yoga, 1231 Gilbert Court
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Laurie Blakeney, Senior Certified Iyengar teacher will be returning from Ann Arbor as our guest teacher. Classes will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday and the workshop ends at noon on Sunday. Laurie Blakeney is the director of the Ann Arbor School of Yoga, and is a longtime dedicated student of B.K.S. Iyengar, Geeta Iyengar and Praschant Iyengar with whom she has studied in India on a yearly basis for over 30 years. Laurie is one of the most senior…

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Low Back & Hip : Double-Buckle Belt Workshop

November 10, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Garden of Yoga, 140 N La Grange Rd #17
LaGrange, IL 60525 United States
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$60

Kelly Sobanski will lead this healing sequence, inspired by the weekly Low Back Class at the Ramamani Iyengar Memorial Institute in Pune, India. A double-buckle belt and a regular belt will be placed around the sacrum to use as a tool for stability and feedback throughout asana practice. When the sacral/hip area is stabilized and the legs are used as a firm foundation, the front pelvis, spine and shoulders can open with a state of balanced integrity. Through established integrity…

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January 2019

Weekend Intensive with Chris Saudek

January 11, 2019 - January 13, 2019
Yoga Co-op of Madison, 812 East Dayton Street
Madison, WI 53703 United States
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The Yoga Co-op of Madison is again hosting senior Iyengar Yoga instructor Chris Saudek for three weekend workshops in 2019, including January 11-13, March 8-10 and May 3-5. Taken as a series, the workshops are an officially approved Teacher Education Course by the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the US. The weekends include asana, pranayama and classes covering Iyengar Yoga teaching methodology. Options for less than the full series are available.

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Iyengar Yoga Women’s Workshop

January 27, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
yoga circle, 401 W. Ontario #210
Chicago, IL 60654
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$60

Women go through stages in life that may include menstruation,  pregnancy, pre- and post-menopause. Geeta and BKS Iyengar have developed best practices for women to address the shifts and health complications which may arise during these phases of life.  This workshop will explore life-cycle appropriate practices for women to  strengthen, vitalize, and achieve states of peace and stasis.

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March 2019

Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training 2019 With Senior Teacher Mary Reilly (Intermediate Junior 2 & 3)

March 1, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Yoga Tree of Evanston, 607 Lake Street, Room 205
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$15 – $130

Yoga Tree is committed to providing quality instruction by the very best in the Midwest. We are delighted to announce Mary’s sixth Yoga Teacher Trainings in Chicago and Evanston IL. Intermediate Junior 2 & 3 Training (All CIYT teachers are welcome)  For Certified Iyengar Yoga Teachers -Bring a current IYNAUS certification manual along with Preliminary and Intermediate Course Manuals Friday’s focus will be preparation of skills for the IJ2 & 3 levels: refinements and aspects of integration based on observation,…

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BACK FROM PUNE – MARY REILLY RETURNS

March 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Yoga Tree of Evanston, 607 Lake Street, Room 205
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$75 – $185

Friday, March 1:  5 - 8 pm -- Nerve Tonic -- $75 Asanas and pranayama promote involution, increasing our sensitivity to body, mind, and breath.  In turn physically, mentally and meditatively our bodies layers are given access to health.Profoundly quieting, this class turns to our one pointed mind and cultivates self awareness.

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BACK FROM PUNE – MARY REILLY RETURNS

March 3, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Yoga Tree of Evanston, 607 Lake Street, Room 205
Evanston, IL 60201 United States
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$65 – $185

Saturday, March 2:  9 - 11:30 am -- Mining for Light -- $65 Standing poses create a base of stability and mobility for exploring the many facets of backbends.  Practice to inspire courage, alleviate depression, and elevate the consciousness of mind and spine!    Saturday, March 2: 2:30 - 5 pm -- Search for Balance -- $65 Explore the forces of gravity:  learn to work with and against them. Balancing asanas build strength and develop agility, while accessing inroads to the…

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Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training 2019 With Senior Teacher Mary Reilly (Introductory Level)

March 4, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Quilombo Cultural Center In Logan Square – Chicago IL www.quilombocenter.org 1757 N Kimball, 2nd floor Kimball Arts building just south of the 606 trail Free street parking — Free parking lot, 1757 N Kimball, 2nd floor Kimball Arts Center- Free Parking Lot
Chicago, IL 60647
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$15 – $140

Sunday’s training works on solidifying foundational skills emphasizing clear instruction based on observation.  Priorities for teaching to the group will be given to those interested in IJ1 training and those  going up for certification.  This will be the primary training for the certified teachers at Introductory level This Module is for: 1) Those interested in teaching in the Iyengar Tradition (Certification not required) Bring current IYNAUS certification manual along with Preliminary Course Manual. 2) Introductory Certified Iyengar teachers who want…

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October 2020

Reilly Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training for Intermediate and Intro. and Workshop — Online

October 2 @ 5:30 pm - October 4 @ 2:00 pm

TEACHER TRAINING:  Mary Reilly will be doing a Teacher Training for those certified and those pursuing Iyengar certification To register for this event go to  --> YOGA CIRCLE EVENTS REGISTRATION Mary Reilly’s 2020 Iyengar Yoga Teacher Training will be ONLINE. For CIYTs and Those Preparing for Level I Assessment SUN Oct 4 @ 8:30 am – 2 pm CST The workshop will focus on the core of Iyengar Yoga teaching under both the old and the revised Iyengar Yoga assessment…

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