Upcoming Retreats

Costa Rica, May 2019

Costa Rica, May 2019

Join Lisa Gaglione for a jungle yoga retreat in Playa Hermosa, Costa Rica. This gorgeous eco-resort has been hosting yoga, surf and bike retreats since 2002 and will ensure you have an amazing experience. 

* Double occupancy total cost $1145 US

* Single occupancy $1495 US

What's included?

- 7 nights/8 days at the beautiful VIDA ASANA eco-resort

- Group shuttle to and from the airport 

- Three abundant organic (whenever possible) meals per day.

- Free Wi-fi throughout the resort

- All rooms have a private bathroom, hot water, AC, ceiling fan, organic soap, shampoo, and conditioner.

- Welcome refreshments and light snack upon arrival

- Pool, sun deck with lounge chairs, hammocks, and covered lounge area.

- Two yoga classes per day (morning and evening) plus various workshops throughout the week

- Spacious open air, covered jungle yoga shala, with mats,blocks, straps, bolsters

- Sangria night with non-alcoholic option.

- Personal/free time between meals and after dinner to explore the area, go shopping ($), beach time, enjoy the pool and hammocks, cycling, surfing ($) and hiking.

- Bicycles for transportation to and from the beach.

- Concierge services

Airfare is NOT included and will range from $750-$1000 CA.

For more details, or to register click here.

Valencia, Spain

Valencia, Spain

Come discover the richness of culture and history in Valencia, Spain. Enjoy fresh Mediterranean cuisine, and learn to make the perfect Paella. Explore the city of Valencia, the Albufera Natural Park and Estuary, a Roman cathedral and ruins in the seaside town of Sagunto, a hilltop castle in the town of Xativa, not to mention a beach or two in this beautiful coastal area! And, of course, daily yoga with Sara and Carole!

When:

October 23 - October 30, 2018

OR

October 31 – November 7, 2018

*ONLY 10 SPOTS AVAILABLE EACH WEEK. RESERVE NOW!*

Where:

La Canada, Valencia, Spain (only 10 minutes from the airport)

Cost:

$1500 CAD based on shared occupancy

or

         $1800 CAD single accommodation (limited availability)

          *Flights and GST not included

What's included?

· 7 night Accommodation at the beautiful retreat center just outside the city of Valencia

· Breakfast, Supper and Snacks prepared daily by local chefs

· Airport transfers 

· All group transportation for the week

· Paella cooking class

· Bicycle tour of Valencia city and Albufera Park, including lunch and boat tour of lake

· Day trip to Sagunto

· Day trip to Xativa Castle

What is not included?

· Flight

· Travel Insurance

· Shopping

· Entrances to any tourist attractions or activities not listed above

· Lunches, unless otherwise indicated (Note: Arrival date includes supper and snacks, Departure date includes breakfast)

To Register: 

Deposit: $250 CAD Non-refundable deposit required to hold your spot. Final payment due August 15, 2018. Payment plan available. Click here to register

Yoga Teacher Training Edmonton
 
 

Looking to deepen your practice, but not ready to invest the time and money in a full 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training Program?  We have an option for you!  Our Weekend intensives will help you to explore the history of yoga, philosophy and lifestyle, and deepen your connection to your asana practice through mindfulness practices and in depth analysis on alignment principles.  

Participation in these intensives will also be applied for credit towards our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training, in the event you decide to take your training at a later date if taken within two years of 200 Hour Training (discounted rates for training will apply).

Upcoming Intensives

50 Hour hot yoga training

This 50 Hour Teacher Training Intensive certifies you to teach in the ever growing field of Hot Yoga. This 50 hour training is conveniently spread over 2 weekends to fit your schedule. Yogalife's training is ideal for students who love Hot Flow classes, as well as for aspiring teachers with no previous training, and current 200-hour certified teachers looking to teach Hot Flow as a specialty. You can just deepen your practice, or come prepared to learn the specialized skills necessary lead a safe and effective hot yoga class.

WHAT WE'LL COVER

We will explore the benefits and contraindications of practicing yoga in a heated environment, for both student and teacher. Students will learn how to safely sequence, theme, and organize classes for all student levels (from beginner to advanced practitioners). 

Topics explored will include, but are not limited to: 

  • Asana- integrity and alignment in a heated environment

  • Practice & Practicum - daily asana practice and teaching

  • Sequencing - safety concerns, special considerations, and intelligent sequencing within and between asana families

  • Demographics - your new students

  • Dhatus/Doshas Philosophy - The 8 limbs and effecting theming strategies Class setup - teacher/student safety, props, class organization

  • Hot Vinyasa & Hot Hatha - Yogalife sequence and pre-requisites

  • Safety

This course can be used for CEU with the Yoga Alliance to maintain continuing education hours requirement. 

DATES: TBA

TUITION | $950 + GST

REGISTER: http://yogalifestudios.ca/continuing-education/

 

2018 Teacher Training Intensives

All Intensives are being held at Yogalife Studios South.  To register, visit: http://yogalifestudios.ca/continuing-education/

Surya Namaskar A:TBA

Sun Salutations are foundational to the practice of Yoga.

These postures are the basis of what is today referred to as “Vinyasa Flow” or “Flow”. Practiced in the majority of studios and classes today, learning the sequence and alignment of Sun Salutation A will assist you in moving through your practice with ease and intelligence, tailoring your practice to fit your individual needs (or for teachers, the needs of your students).

The Asanas explored in this workshop include:

  • Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog)

  • Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog)

  • Chatarunga Dandasana

  • Falacrasana (Plank)

  • Bhujangasana (Cobra)

  • Uttanasana (Forward Fold)

  • Ardha Uttanasana (Half Forward Fold)

  • Urdhva Hastasana (Upward Hand)

  • Tadasana (Mountain)

Through lecture, observation, and practice, you will learn intelligent alignment, safety concerns, essential modifications (enabling the accessibility to all levels), teaching methodology, prop use, sequencing, and more, for each of the poses.

Surya Namaskars B: TBA

Sun Salutations are foundational to the practice of Yoga. These postures are the basis of what is today referred to as “Vinyasa Flow” or “Flow”. Practiced in the majority of studios and classes today, learning the sequence and alignment of Sun Salutation B will assist you in moving through your practice with ease and intelligence, tailoring your practice to fit your individual needs (or for teachers, the needs of your students). The Asanas explored in this workshop include:

  • Adho Mukha Svanasana (Downward Facing Dog)

  • Urdhva Mukha Svanasana (Upward Facing Dog)

  • Chatarunga Dandasana, Utkatasana (Chair)

  • Virabhadrasana A (Warrior 1)

  • Uttanasana (Forward Fold)

  • Ardha Uttanasana (Half Forward Fold)

  • Tadasana (Mountain)

Through lecture, observation, and practice, you will learn intelligent alignment, safety concerns, essential modifications (enabling the accessibility to all levels), teaching methodology, prop use, sequencing, and more, for each of the poses.

Standing Externally Rotated Asana: TBA

Part of the main posture series, standing postures are foundational in strengthening our standing legs. The poses benefit the practitioner with both strengthening and stretching of the muscles of the legs, improved balance, focus and concentration, stabilizing and energizing the core canister, and more. The Asanas explored in this workshop include:

  • Virabhadrasana B (Warrior 2)

  • Utthita Parsvakonasana (Extended Side Angle)

  • Utthita Trikonasana (Extended Triangle)

  • Utan Pristhasana (Lizard/Gecko)

  • Ardha Chandrasana (Half Moon)

  • Vrksasana (Tree)

  • Utthita Hasta Padangustasana (Extended Hand to Foot)

Through lecture, observation, and practice, you will learn intelligent alignment, safety concerns, essential modifications (enabling the accessibility to all levels), teaching methodology, prop use, sequencing, and more, for each of the poses.