Training: the Art of Teaching Inversions & Arm Balances!
Sep
16
12:00pm12:00pm

Training: the Art of Teaching Inversions & Arm Balances!

This workshop is designed as a Continuing Education course Certified through the Yoga Alliance (YACEP) to offer CE Credits to RYT's & ERYT's or any one looking to expand their knowledge & ability to present the importance of alignment in preparations poses that stimulate the Ah-ha moments that lead the way toward an Basic Immersions & Arm Balances appropriate to an all levels class setting…

The course will go over protocol for health contradictions, recommended prop use, modifications, various preparation sequences of Poses & Posture Flows plus other valuable techniques for offering a no pressure teaching approach.  Using modifications with the wall and props we will learn how to safely & artfully teach our students to explore Basic Inversions & Arm Balances such as Supported Shoulder-stand, Plow, Supported Headstand, Forearm-stand Balance and Handstand.

This course will offer ways to create a class that is accessible to a range of students seeking a gentle yet engaging approach that both challenges and inspires the practice of Basic Inversions & Arm Balances that can be adapted for a variety of students from experienced beginners to intermediate practitioners seeking a care-full approach.  Certificates of Completion will awarded to those who complete the Course. A follow up reading & writing assignment will be required to receive the Certificate of Completion. 

This course offers a Certificate of Completion & is Yoga Alliance certified (6 CE Credits available to RYT's & ERYT's). 12-6pm @ Dragon Spirit Arts Studio (Lansdowne, Pa). Cost: $125 Early Registration ($150 Late Registration).

Registration Link HERE

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Special Event: Shamanic Sound Journey
Sep
17
5:00pm 5:00pm

Special Event: Shamanic Sound Journey

Be taken on a visceral Journey of sound as Iron Gump and Ashwin Gurung guide you through the forests of your imagination. With flutes, violin, guitars, gongs, singing bowls, bells, drums and other instruments they create a movie for your ears to explore. This 75min Journey invites you to come sit, lay or move a bit as the sounds play around and inside you.


$20 (Pre. Reg./Members)

$25 (Pre. Reg./Non-Members)

$30 (Day of @ Door)

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE!

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FREE Event: Fall Equinox (Open House Weekend)!
Sep
23
to Sep 24

FREE Event: Fall Equinox (Open House Weekend)!

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Saturday

  • 8am Dynamic Vinyasa Flow (Yoga)
  • 9am Beginners Basics (Yoga)
  • 10am PostNatal Tone (Yoga)
  • 11am Conscious Kids (Yoga)
  • 12pm Yoga for Baby & Me (Pre-Crawlers/Walkers)

Sunday

  • 9am Gentle Vinyasa (Yoga)
  • 10am Yin Restorative (Yoga)
  • 11am Qigong (Chair/Standing)
  • 12pm Tai Chi (Moving Meditations)
  • 1pm PreNatal Prep (Yoga)

(if there is a particular class you wish to attend or have a question about email info@dragonspiritarts.com)

This weekend we will also be offering our Biannual Sale where you can receive Discounts on Boutique/Gallery Items + Class Cards (In Studio & Cash/Check ONLY).  Come by anytime Saturday 9/23 from @ 8am-1pm or Sunday 9/24 from 9am-2pm to take advantage of this offer!

MORE Details TBA!

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Find Your Flow: 50 Hour Immersion
Oct
7
to Oct 29

Find Your Flow: 50 Hour Immersion

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An Introduction to The Art of Meditative Posture + Mindful Movement!

Immerse yourself in the sea of yogic arts! Quench the physical, spiritual & mental thirst for a training designed for thoughtful students, seeking to expand their understanding of yogic arts through a diverse exploration of the “yogic way of life”, body mechanics, physiology and the interrelation to the practice of certain poses and posture flows. Emphasis will be placed on learning beneficial body alignment to inspire optimal energy throughout the practice, while investigating how specific therapeutic needs can be addressed with applications that align the body. Participants will receive personal support and guidance to practice safely aligned postures, while examining how to avoid unsafe practices that often can lead to the most typical injuries. Plunge into a multitude of different postures & methods in which they can be performed. Enhance your overall understanding, reveal the “yogic” mysteries & help improve the mind, spirit and body of your practice!

This course is a prerequisite for the Dragon Spirit Yoga “Vinyasa Fusion Flow” Teacher Training (February - June 2017). You may participate in this Immersion as the first step towards getting certified as an Instructor or consider it an opportunity to create more depth in your own individual practice.

FOR MORE DETAILS CLICK HERE!

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Workshop: Inversion Immersion
Mar
3
12:00pm12:00pm

Workshop: Inversion Immersion

This workshop presents the importance of alignment in preparations poses to stimulate the Ah-ha moments that lead the way toward an immersion in inversion. Using modifications with the wall and props we will safely explore the inversions known as Supported Shoulder-stand, Plow, Supported Headstand, Forearm-stand Balance and Handstand. The workshop is appropriate for experienced beginners and intermediate practitioners seeking a care-full approach to inversions that both challenges and inspires.  This practice is not recommended for people with the following health contradictions: asthma, back injury, carpal tunnel syndrome, diarrhea, headache, heart problems, high / low blood pressure, insomnia, knee injury, low blood pressure, menstruation, neck injury and pregnancy.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER! 

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50 Hr. Immersion: Deepen Practice & Find Your Flow
Jul
23
to Jul 27

50 Hr. Immersion: Deepen Practice & Find Your Flow

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An Introduction to The Art of Meditative Posture + Mindful Movement!

Immerse yourself in the sea of yogic arts! Quench the physical, spiritual & mental thirst for a training designed for thoughtful students, seeking to expand their understanding of yogic arts through a diverse exploration of the “yogic way of life”, body mechanics, physiology and the interrelation to the practice of certain poses and posture flows. Emphasis will be placed on learning beneficial body alignment to inspire optimal energy throughout the practice, while investigating how specific therapeutic needs can be addressed with applications that align the body. Participants will receive personal support and guidance to practice safely aligned postures, while examining how to avoid unsafe practices that often can lead to the most typical injuries. Plunge into a multitude of different postures & methods in which they can be performed. Enhance your overall understanding, reveal the “yogic” mysteries & help improve the mind, spirit and body of your practice!

This course is a prerequisite for the Dragon Spirit Yoga “Vinyasa Fusion Flow” Teacher Training (February - June 2017). You may participate in this Immersion as the first step towards getting certified as an Instructor or consider it an opportunity to create more depth in your own individual practice.

FOR MORE DETAILS CLICK HERE!

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200 hr. Teacher Training: Summer Intensive Program
Jul
30
to Aug 31

200 hr. Teacher Training: Summer Intensive Program

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This 5 week long Teacher Training Program is designed for professional Teachers/Instructors/Professors & Undergraduate/Graduate/Doctorate Students who have the option to deepen their Yogic studies with a program during the summer when they are able to make time when off from school or individuals whom have a schedule that allows for an intensive summer training! 

The program runs Monday-Friday 8am-4pm w/ weekends off (No Training Saturdays/Sundays).

The price is $2600-$3000 (payment plans are available). The Price includes the 1 week 50 Hr. Immersion Program (Prerequisite to take the 200 hr YTT) & to continue on to take the 4 week 200 Hour Certification). 

You must have at least 2-3 years of a consistent practice to be eligible to participate (unless you do not seek certification & the intention of taking this training is to develop deeper understanding & personal practice).

For more info on the program visit the YTT Page on the Website!

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Special Event: Sonic Flower Sound Immersion 
Jul
30
6:00pm 6:00pm

Special Event: Sonic Flower Sound Immersion 

Sonic Flower Sound Immersion 

Sonic Flower is a totally immersive and Life Enhancing sound experience. Participants rest horizontally or seated comfortably while surrounded by 7 singing quartz crystal bowls. The tones emanated are extremely resonant and are not only heard, but can be felt in one’s body as they produce a field of deep coherence -- a structured yet always-evolving cache of information rich in potential and waiting to be tapped. Typical Immersions usually last for 75 minutes and can be merged with your Inner or Outer Work. The journey is yours to choose.

https://www.facebook.com/SonicFlower

$20 for members/$25 for non members ($30 at the door)

TO REGISTER CLICK HERE!

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Workshop: Chair & Standing Yoga for Limited Mobility!
Jul
22
12:00pm12:00pm

Workshop: Chair & Standing Yoga for Limited Mobility!

This workshop is designed as a Continuing Education course Certified through the Yoga Alliance (YACEP) to offer CE Credits to RYT's & ERYT's or any one looking to expand their knowledge & ability to work with special populations such as active adults & seniors w/ Limited Mobility. The course will go over protocol for health contradictions, recommended prop use, modifications, finding your students, various sequences of Poses & Posture Flows plus other valuable techniques for offering a no pressure teaching approach.  This course will offer ways to create a class that is accessible to a range of students seeking a gentle yet engaging approach to Chair &/or Standing Yoga Practice that can be adapted for a variety of settings including office agencies & community spaces.  Certificates of Completion will awarded to those who complete the Course. A follow up reading & writing assignment will be required to receive the Certificate of Completion. 

$100 for Early Registration ($125 for Late Registration). Registration Link HERE...

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Restorative/Yoga Nidra w/ Sara & Live Music w/ Lydia!
Jun
30
6:00pm 6:00pm

Restorative/Yoga Nidra w/ Sara & Live Music w/ Lydia!

Take time to unwind from and let go of the stress and join us for a calming and restorative Summer Solstice Yoga Celebration. This special 75 minute class that will feature Live music by Lydia to sooth your soul to a calm bliss during this completely relaxing Restorative Yoga Class lead by Sara. Expect easy, passive stretching and some deep breathing exercises to coax your body into a deep relaxation state during this super gentle practice. A 20 minute guided relaxation technique known as Yoga Nidra will complete this special class experience... So, come gift this treat to yourself! The Cost of this Special Class/Live Music Event is $25 In advance ($20 for Monthly Members) or $30 the day of the class/event! Feel free to pay By Check or Cash next time you visit the Studio for class (preferred method) or feel free to pay Online using the Tula Software... Here's a LINK TO REGISTER & PAY ONLINE!

 

 

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FREE Class: Intro doTerra Essential Oils!
Jun
17
12:00pm12:00pm

FREE Class: Intro doTerra Essential Oils!

Come join Denise Orlando for FREE introductory class to learn about essential oils!!!

You will learn to make something special & take it home with you among many other things...

This is a great opportunity to come and learn about the life changing benefits of dōTERRA Essential oils and how to create a healthier lifestyle!

dōTERRA Essential Oils can be used in many different ways to:

*Cleanse and purify the air
* Support healthy skin
*Eliminate seasonal threats.
* Support healthy immune function, respiratory system and healthy metabolism
* Support healthy liver and detox functions
* Relieves stress and calms nerves
* Ease nauseousness and aid in digestive health
* Promote a positive mood and energized mind
* Soothe joint pain and promotes healthy circulation
*supports emotional health and lifts moods
*encourage mental clarity and improve focus
*use as a natural alternative to synthetic beauty and cleaning products and is 100% safe to use on babies, children, and animals.

Take an hour to come and relax, drink, eat, and learn about how these essential oils can change your life!

 

CLICK THIS LINK TO REGISTER FOR THIS FREE CLASS! 

 

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Community Class for the Veteran's Yoga Project!
May
21
9:00am 9:00am

Community Class for the Veteran's Yoga Project!

Join fellow Veteran Cassandra Poland for this DONATION BASED Community Flow Class that invites you to participate in the Second Annual Light-A-Candle Fundraiser, by making a dedication to honor those who have served. For each donation received, Veterans Yoga Project will light a votive candle at our Summit Ceremony being held at the Feathered Pipe Ranch in Montana on June 4, 2017. To honor something is to revere it, to show courteous regard for something, and to hold in high respect with intention. This year we are partnering with A Network for Grateful Living to bring our community a unique experience of being able to light a virtual candle for your personal intention. Your donation means so much and will go directly to support our the VYP mission that includes free yoga classes, training scholarships and healing retreats for veterans.  

if you can not make it to this event but would like to support this project... 

Please make your Light-A-Candle dedication here!

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Free Classes to Honor Mamas
May
13
11:00am11:00am

Free Classes to Honor Mamas

Expect a day of free practices devoted to Mamas including Women's Qi-gong, Baby & Me, PreNatal & PostNatal classes! 

11am Prenatal Prep & Postnatal Vitality Yoga

11:45am Baby & Me Yoga

12:30pm Conscious Kids Yoga

1:15pm Radiant Lotus Women's Qi-gong

+ DoTerra Essential Oils Display & Info specific to Mama & Family!

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Free Practice for Annual World Tai Chi/Qigong Day!
Apr
29
10:00am10:00am

Free Practice for Annual World Tai Chi/Qigong Day!

Join us under the almost 400 year old Sycamore tree where the energy will be perfect for practicing the art of cultivating our "Chi" (vital energy) for combination Tai Chi & Qigong Practice in Sycamore Park. No experience required, though those with experience will also enjoy the group practice in honor of the Annual World Tai Chi & Qigong Day!

Wear flat soled shoes if you have them, loose comfortable clothing, maybe bring a hat to cover your face... this is a Free Community Event!  

*if there is rain come to the pavilion in Hoffman Park! 

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Yin/Yang Yoga/Chi-kung Flow & Shamanic Sound Journey
Apr
5
7:00pm 7:00pm

Yin/Yang Yoga/Chi-kung Flow & Shamanic Sound Journey

Join Artists Iron Gump, Sean Hoots & Gabrielle de Burke (a.k.a. Plum Dragoness) for this Experimental Collaboration between a Shamanic Sound Journey & Yin/Yang Mindful Movement Exploration! 

Gabrielle will facilitate the Yin/Yang Mindful Movement Exploration, where Yoga & Chi-Kung meet for a dance with the Breath. Expect a movement practice that is a fusion of the Taoist Arts of Qi-gong (Chi-kung) & the Vedic Arts of Yoga in collaboration with the vibrational sound healing instrumentation facilitated by Gump & Hoots. Engage in the Mindful Movements with your Breath &/or find Stillness as you Bathe in the Shamanistic Sound Journey.

Gump and Hoots invite you into an exploration of the imagination and its landscapes. With Bells, singing bowls, drums, flutes, guitars, gongs, voices and synths…a palette of transporting tones guide into an open soundscape of infinite movement.

There are options for how you choose to participate in this 1 hr. 45 min. Journey... The first 60 minutes of the presentation will offer an instructor led movement practice, for which you may choose to bring a mat to use for final 45 min. spent in a reclining position. Participants are also welcome to just bring a mat to lie down along the perimeter of the space or just take a seat in a chair if preferred for the duration.


This is a Free Community Event... But Donations are Greatly Appreciated!

https://seanhoots.bandcamp.com/
https://soundcloud.com/iron-gump
https://soundcloud.com/plum-dragoness

 

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