Beginner's Yoga Series
Jul
16
to Aug 20

Beginner's Yoga Series

Join Carley beginning July 16, for this Beginner's Series. Each class in this 6-part series will focus on specific building blocks of body and breath alignment. This series will give you the tools you need for a strong and safe yoga practice while building your comfort level in a class room.

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Inversions & Arm Balances
Jul
27
1:00 PM13:00

Inversions & Arm Balances

With Reno Gorman - July 27 - This workshop is designed to teach you tools how to access inversions and arm balances in a safe, stable, focused, and fun way. There can be a sense of frustration or fear that arises on the topic of inversions or arm balances, so there will be opportunity for questions, demonstrations, wall work, and partner work.

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Reclaim Your Inner Voice
Jul
28
1:00 PM13:00

Reclaim Your Inner Voice

Have you ever wondered if you are fully accessing your intuition? If you are blocked in your throat chakra or stuck in loops created by the ego and the mind, you might not be able to hear your Inner Voice or your own unique sound vibration, known as anāhata. The Inner Voice is the expression of our highest Self and when we clear our energetic channels, we will open to our highest Truth. This workshop makes use of vocal exercises, sacred pelvic shapes, shamanic medicine wheels, the Sanskrit alphabet, and writing to help you tune in to your highest vibration so you can begin to listen to your intrinsic Wisdom. This workshop is for everyone. July 28 with Bonnie Stewart.

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PURNA: EXPERIENCING FULLNESS
Aug
17
12:00 PM12:00

PURNA: EXPERIENCING FULLNESS

Join us for 2 incredible extended practices with internationally renown teachers Jonas Westring & Kim Nguyen as they visit Sacramento. Kim & Jonas have been friends with Tyler & Annie for 5 years after having immersed in their Teacher Trainings in Chiang Mai, Thailand, but they have also inspired Shala teachers Michael Fong, Tristina Kennedy and Katie Macrae who have studied with them too. Expect to be challenged but in a graceful way, and then go deep into your body but in a safe way, and feel amazing after a strong but therapeutic class that integrates your whole body, mind & heart.

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SHIVA-SHAKTI: COMPLIMENTARY OPPOSITES
Aug
18
12:00 PM12:00

SHIVA-SHAKTI: COMPLIMENTARY OPPOSITES

Anusara Yoga® is a profound, therapeutic and elegant Hatha Yoga system that blends the ancient art of yoga with the science of biomechanics. Anusara features an effective framework for practice called the Universal Principles of Alignment™, a Tantric philosophy, and a celebration of the full potential of life as a whole. Welcoming students of all levels, it emphasizes alignment not only of the body, but offers guidance in how to bring yoga beyond the mat into life. Through Anusara’s life affirming approach, effective biomechanical alignment principles, and dedication to community – students enjoy a new level of inspiration and confidence in yoga.

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40 Day Ultimate Nutrition Cleanse
Sep
15
to Oct 27

40 Day Ultimate Nutrition Cleanse

Join the 40- Day Ultimate Nutrition plan that is a detox and a metabolic reset that helps your body to heal itself, hormones to balance, issues of leaky gut, IBS, emotions and clarity in the mind. We will gently cleanse our bodies of toxins and chemicals and equip ourselves with daily superfood support on multiple levels for an overall heathier lifestyle. Begins September 15.

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Healing Vibrations Soundbath
Sep
22
4:00 PM16:00

Healing Vibrations Soundbath

Sound is not just perceived by our ears but by every cell in the body. The powerful vibrations of the gong and the sweet sound of each note of the crystal bowls will meditate you, clear meridians, open channels and chakras releasing the flow of Kundalini energy to ascend up the central channel from the root chakra, balancing and aligning your system. With Pattie Meier September 22.

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Mindfulness in Everyday Life
Sep
28
1:00 PM13:00

Mindfulness in Everyday Life

In this workshop with Lindsay Goodlin on Sep 28, we will explore the true meaning of Mindfulness and she will teach you how to implement Mindfulness Practice to help you be more present in your daily life. This will be an experiential training and participants will be welcome to share as much or as little as comfortable.

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Roll-Out Your Hips and Low Back
Oct
5
1:00 PM13:00

Roll-Out Your Hips and Low Back

In this workshop, you will learn techniques for self-massage and self-care using the Roll Model Therapy Balls. These balls have a unique density and "grip-and-grab" texture that penetrates through your layers of skin and connective tissues to rub deep into your muscles in a way that mimics the hands of a skilled massage therapist. October 5, with Ryan Caputi.

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Discover the Healing Power of Your Own Voice
Jul
21
1:00 PM13:00

Discover the Healing Power of Your Own Voice

Did you know that the vibration of your own voice is your best medicine? Have you ever felt shame or shyness around your voice or would you just like to more fully open to your own unique expression? It’s time to open your throat chakra so you can clear the channel between the mind and the heart! Discover the magic power of your own voice as we journey through vocal exercises, sacred pelvic shapes, shamanic medicine wheels, and the Sanskrit vowels. You will be fully supported and given the tools you need to find the expansive expressive freedom you’ve been waiting for! This workshop is for everyone. July 21 with Bonnie Stewart

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The Magic of Sanskrit: A Journey into Sound
Jul
14
1:00 PM13:00

The Magic of Sanskrit: A Journey into Sound

Discover the magic power of the ancient vibrational language Sanskrit, the language of Yoga, which is known to have extraordinary healing powers. We will delve into the history and sacred sounds of the Sanskrit alphabet, the sacred syllable Aum, the use of mantra as medicine, and the basic principles of nāda yoga. Learn how the proper pronunciation of Sanskrit words will give them their full power, how to weave mantra into your daily practice, get to know the Hindu deities, and journey into the healing sound of your own unique voice. This workshop is for everyone and will especially benefit yoga teachers and practitioners. With Bonnie Stewart July 14.

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KUNDALINI REBIRTHING: FOR THE RADIANCE OF YOUR SPIRIT
Jul
13
1:00 PM13:00

KUNDALINI REBIRTHING: FOR THE RADIANCE OF YOUR SPIRIT

This powerful and transformative rebirthing workshop will help to relieve the tremendous burden of pain, fear, childhood resentment, phobias, and self-sabotaging habit patterns so we can act authentically, uncoil our untapped potential, and become the magnificent souls we were meant to be when we came into this world. July 13 with Manvir.

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Believing You Can Heal: EFT Tapping & Yin Yoga
Jun
8
1:00 PM13:00

Believing You Can Heal: EFT Tapping & Yin Yoga

Join Steph Dodds June 8 for rounds of tapping in a group setting, tapping away any limiting thoughts you might have around believing you can heal anything from physical pain, insomnia, stress, unsuccessful weight loss struggle, addiction, poverty consciousness, trauma, feeling of unworthiness, lack of focus, depression, etc. She will then guide group through some yin restorative poses to let the process truly integrate in body, mind, and spirit.

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Beginner's Yoga Series
Jun
4
to Jul 9

Beginner's Yoga Series

Join Carley beginning June 4, for this Beginner's Series. Each class in this 6-part series will focus on specific building blocks of body and breath alignment. This series will give you the tools you need for a strong and safe yoga practice while building your comfort level in a class room.

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Healing Vibrations Sound Bath
Jun
2
6:30 PM18:30

Healing Vibrations Sound Bath

Sound is not just perceived by our ears but by every cell in the body. The powerful vibrations of the gong and the sweet sound of each note of the crystal bowls will meditate you, clear meridians, open channels and chakras releasing the flow of Kundalini energy to ascend up the central channel from the root chakra, balancing and aligning your system. With Pattie Meier June 2.

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KUNDALINI YOGA REBIRTHING: The Courage to Live in Your Greatness
May
19
1:00 PM13:00

KUNDALINI YOGA REBIRTHING: The Courage to Live in Your Greatness

When the subconscious mind is clogged up, we start squeezing ourselves and we become limited. "When you are small, you cannot handle all" (Yogi Bhajan). This rebirthing workshop can allow us to relieve the tremendous burden of pain, fear, childhood resentment, phobias, and self-sabotaging habit patterns so we can act authentically, uncoil our untapped potential, and become the magnificent soul we were meant to be when we came into this world. May 19 with Manvir.

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Meditation Course: The Link to Living in Balance
May
18
12:00 PM12:00

Meditation Course: The Link to Living in Balance

Let's experience magic of meditation with Biffy Cotter, Yoga Shala's loving spiritual director, who has been studying and practicing yoga and meditation nearly 20 years. In this workshop on May 18, you will learn powerful meditations, breath techniques, and centering practices that can be applied to your daily life.

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Sacred Sound Bath
May
17
7:30 PM19:30

Sacred Sound Bath

As you allow blocked emotions to loosen in this process and gently release that which no longer serves you into the sound, you activate your inherent ability to heal and awaken. Let the sound do the work as you release stress, deeply relax and come into balance. With Pattie Meier May 17.

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Strengthen the Lower Back Yoga Class
May
5
1:00 PM13:00

Strengthen the Lower Back Yoga Class

This class is designed to gently stretch, mobilize, and strengthen the lower back. Many anatomical structures associated with the lower back will be addressed; such as the legs and hips, pelvis, sacrum, abdominal "core," low/middle/upper back, shoulders and neck. This practice will rejuvenate your body and leave you feeling fresh, happy and light! May 5, with Ryan Caputi.

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KUNDALINI YOGA REBIRTHING: A SPRING CLEANING FOR THE MIND
Apr
27
1:00 PM13:00

KUNDALINI YOGA REBIRTHING: A SPRING CLEANING FOR THE MIND

We take this time of year to tidy our homes with a good spring cleaning; even more so, we need to clean our mind of the subconscious clutter we have collected over the years, so we can act authentically and uncoil our untapped potential. The subconscious mind can dictate 80% of our thoughts, feelings, and behavior, playing out unresolved anger, pain, childhood resentment, and phobias. April 27 with Manvir

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Sacred Sound Bath
Apr
19
7:30 PM19:30

Sacred Sound Bath

As you allow blocked emotions to loosen in this process and gently release that which no longer serves you into the sound, you activate your inherent ability to heal and awaken. Let the sound do the work as you release stress, deeply relax and come into balance. With Pattie Meier April 19.

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Healing Vibrations Sound Bath
Apr
14
6:30 PM18:30

Healing Vibrations Sound Bath

Sound is not just perceived by our ears but by every cell in the body. The powerful vibrations of the gong and the sweet sound of each note of the crystal bowls will meditate you, clear meridians, open channels and chakras releasing the flow of Kundalini energy to ascend up the central channel from the root chakra, balancing and aligning your system. With Pattie Meier April 14.

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Yoga for Renewal: A True Restorative Practice
Apr
13
1:00 PM13:00

Yoga for Renewal: A True Restorative Practice

Come for a blissful afternoon of rest and renewal, a welcome respite from the busy-ness of life. The practice will offer yoga postures in which your body will be fully supported by props, including bolsters, blankets, sandbags and eye pillows. You will be in a beautiful, warm, safe, quiet environment. Without the physical sensation of stretch, pull or challenge, you can rest in the quiet of renewal, and emerge relaxed and recharged. April 13 with Althea.

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Moving with Qi, Healing with Love
Apr
12
7:30 PM19:30

Moving with Qi, Healing with Love

In this special evening workshop April 12, visiting teacher Anand Parikshak will share teachings from the path of Daoism and Qigong. This path works with qi to cultivate lasting and meaningful wellbeing. In this evening of practice, participants will discover how to connect for self cultivation and healing through both moving and non-moving forms- discovering a path which heals the body, balances the emotions, and connects us with the essence of life. 

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Beginner's Yoga 4 Week Series
Apr
4
to Apr 25

Beginner's Yoga 4 Week Series

This Beginners Yoga 4 Week Series is designed to provide you with a foundational level understanding for the practice of yoga. With this foundation, you will be able to walk into any yoga class with a sense of familiarity and be able to engage with what is being taught. You will also be able to practice at home with confidence and enjoyment. Beginning April 4 with Ryan Caputi.

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Yoga for the Neck and Shoulders
Mar
30
1:00 PM13:00

Yoga for the Neck and Shoulders

This class is designed to gently stretch, mobilize, and strengthen the neck and shoulders. Many anatomical structures associated with the neck and shoulders will be addressed; such as the thoracic spine, shoulder blades, shoulders, forearms, and neck. This practice will rejuvenate your body and leave you feeling fresh, happy and light! March 30, with Ryan Caputi.

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Beginner's Yoga Series
Mar
12
to Apr 16

Beginner's Yoga Series

Join Carley beginning March 12, for this Beginner's Series. Each class in this 6-part series will focus on specific building blocks of body and breath alignment. This series will give you the tools you need for a strong and safe yoga practice while building your comfort level in a class room.

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Tapping for the Chakras & Yin Yoga
Mar
10
1:00 PM13:00

Tapping for the Chakras & Yin Yoga

Join Steph Dodds March 10, to learn about EFT and create freedom from the subconscious mind. EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) or Tapping is a is a powerful meridian based, self-healing technique. EFT is simple and effective in clearing generations of genetic memory, psychological conditioning and limiting beliefs that may be holding us back from living our best life.

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Sacred Sound Bath
Mar
8
7:00 PM19:00

Sacred Sound Bath

As you allow blocked emotions to loosen in this process and gently release that which no longer serves you into the sound, you activate your inherent ability to heal and awaken. Let the sound do the work as you release stress, deeply relax and come into balance. With Pattie Meier March 8.

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Breathwork & Breakthrough
Feb
23
12:00 PM12:00

Breathwork & Breakthrough

Breathwork and Breakthrough is a 2 hour yoga and meditation workshop that shakes you up and clears you out. Feel stuck? Feel uninspired? Feel scared to take a leap into a higher version of yourself? This workshop is your gateway. Through the use of breathwork, movement, music, mantra and affirmation we will dive deep into the unconscious minds subliminal messaging to clear out and bust through thoughts and habits that no longer serve. Join Annie Feb 23, for this powerful release and walk through the threshold of your heart to take yourself higher.

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Integrating Yoga into Daily Life
Feb
17
12:00 PM12:00

Integrating Yoga into Daily Life

The Shala is very honored to host world renown Yogi & Scholar, Carlos Pomeda for an inspiring weekend of dharma, contemplation, reflection, and intelligent instruction into mindfulness, spirituality, walking the yoga path, and turning concept into reality through practice. Integrating Yoga into Daily Life, Feb 17.

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