Mindful Strength Weekend Immersion
Jan
20
to Jan 21

Mindful Strength Weekend Immersion

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This weekend intensive led by Kathryn Bruni-Young will explore the importance of developing strength in a more mindful and attuned way. Students will explore pulling strength, basics of resistance training with weights, how to safely work strength training into your routine, programming and the science of proper adaptation and recovery. This workshop is open to all levels, if you have been intimidated by strength training in the past this is the perfect workshop for you! For more information and to register, please click on the name of the course above.

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Sustainable Yoga Immersion with Brea Johnson
Oct
21
to Oct 22

Sustainable Yoga Immersion with Brea Johnson

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To keep yoga a living tradition, it needs to adapt and evolve to meet the needs of our modern life. Join Brea Johnson of Heart & Bones Yoga for a weekend of exploration as we blend movement science, yoga and alignment into a succinct, sustainable and empowered practice. 

You will discover the 4 pillars of a sustainable yoga practice, what they are and how to apply them to any style of yoga or movement practice. Gain a better understanding of human movement, learn to observe bodies and how to design a yoga practice that supports the health of your joints, prevent wear and tear and keep you and your students practicing in healthy way for years to come. For more information and to register, click on course title above.

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The Business of Wellness
Sep
23
10:00 AM10:00

The Business of Wellness

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The Business of Wellness is a workshop that will cover topics including learning about the foundations of owning a yoga or movement-based business (written proposals, oral pitches, and collaborative work environments), with information about how to better target your CV/cover letters to engage in contract work with diverse clients. In addition to discussing practical steps to get you from where you are now to where you want to be as a business owner, you will work on developing a 1 minute sales story and leave with an understanding of how to document your personalized business plan. For more information and to register, click on the course title above.

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5-Day Summer Intensive with Cecily & Kathryn
Jul
22
to Jul 26

5-Day Summer Intensive with Cecily & Kathryn

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Join the Co-Creators of Yoga Detour this summer for 5 days of movement, yoga, strength training, somatic exploration, play and discovery. Experience the Detour method which seamlessly integrates multidisciplinary skills into the practice of yoga asana. Training with Cecily and Kathryn will expose you to their lifelong learning processes which have been inspired and informed by: Ido Portal, Diane Bruni, Dr. Andreo Spina, Christopher Sommer, Ron Reid, Richard Freeman, Agatsu Inc., Charles Poliquin, Dr. Guy Voyer, Dr. Peter Levine, Katy Bowman and many more. For more information and to register, click on the course name above.

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Movement for Trauma
Apr
1
to Apr 2

Movement for Trauma

Detour's Movement for Trauma Continuing Education Module will build a foundational understanding of how traumatic stress impacts the autonomic nervous system, fascia and brain. Taught by Jane Clapp, creator of the Movement for Trauma program, this course is designed for movement professionals who wish to begin weaving trauma intelligence into their practice. Participants will build a toolkit of techniques that promote nervous system regulation (from both the client and instructor perspectives), examine sitting vs. moving in mindful practices to regulate the ANS and use the intelligence of our own bodies to read and listen to clients, thereby fostering healthy emotional and energetic boundaries. For more information and to register, please click on the name of the course above.

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Adaptive Yoga Detour Training
Jan
13
to Jan 29

Adaptive Yoga Detour Training

In this 40 hour course you will learn to diversify your teaching and adapt yoga and movement practices to suit diverse student needs. Whether you're working with an active person recovering from an injury, a senior with arthritis who is new to yoga, or a person using a wheelchair, this course will provide teachers with the tools necessary to teach from a place of competence, confidence and informed inquiry. For more information and to register, please click on the name of the course above.

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