Workshops and Events

More opportunities to get your yoga on….

Yoga Indulgence in Provence

with Kelly Fisher, Chef Rita Cain, and host Annette Para
September 15-22, 2018 @ Le Clos Saint Christol, Saint-Christol, France

Spend seven nights and six days in the enchanting south of France for this special autumn yoga retreat with Wildflower Yoga. Our villa, Le Clos Saint Christol, is in between la Camargue, Montpellier, and the Mediterranean Sea. It is a beautifully renovated 18th century building, elegantly decorated and with modern comforts. Enjoy the serene landscape, experience village culture, partake in luxurious meals, relax, refresh, and of course, do yoga!

Yogis of all ability level are invited. Your host and E-RYT 500 yoga teacher Kelly Fisher will offer daily classes in yoga, yoga nidra, and meditation. Chef Rita Cain will provide breakfast and most dinners, and host Annette Para, who is native to Avignon, will assist you in having the time of your life.

Click here for details or to register for Yoga Indulgence in Provence.

 

Advanced Yoga Skills Training

with Lucy Lomax and Kelly Fisher
September 29 & 30, October 13 & 14, November 10 & 11, and December 8 & 9, 1pm – 5pm @ Yoga Center of Columbia
$155 per weekend or $550 for series (4 weekends)

Join us for four weekends of continuing education for yoga teachers and yoga therapists. In these four weekends, we will be working with a variety of tools including case studies, live assessments, effective sequencing, and practice teaching. All four weekends taken together will provide a unique approach to observing, assessing, addressing student needs, and following up; however, each weekend will stand on its own as far as increasing your yoga teaching skills and knowledge base.

Part 1: Observation and Assessment
Saturday, September 29, 2018 1pm – 5pm
Sunday, September 30, 2018 1pm – 5pm
Click here for details or to register for Advanced Yoga Skills Training, Part 1: Observation and Assessment

Part 2: After the Assessment: Findings and Goals
Saturday, October 13, 2018 1pm – 5pm
Sunday, October 14, 2018 1pm – 5pm
Click here for details or to register for Advanced Yoga Skills Training, Part 2: After the Assessment: Findings and Goals

Part 3: Choices: Which Approaches and Why
Saturday, November 10, 2018 1pm – 5pm
Sunday, November 11, 2018 1pm – 5pm
Click here for details or to register for Advanced Yoga Skills Training, Part 3: Choices: Which Approaches and Why

Part 4: What Worked and Why. Evaluation, Follow-up, Next Steps
Saturday, December 8, 2018 1pm – 5pm
Sunday, December 9, 2018 1pm – 5pm
Click here for details or to register for Advanced Yoga Skills Training, Part 4: What Worked and Why. Evaluation, Follow-up, Next Steps

 

Teaching Trauma-Sensitive Yoga and Meditation

with Lucy Lomax and Kelly Fisher
October 27, 10am – 2pm @ Blueberry Gardens Healing Center, Ashton, Maryland
$65

Designed for yoga teachers, yoga therapists, yoga teacher trainees, meditation teachers, and health professionals, this workshop will engage with new research, case studies, theories and practices to provide training on how to help survivors of trauma reestablish ownership of their bodies and minds. Yoga, yoga nidra, fascial release, and meditation can be powerful forces in the healing process; join us to learn more.

Click here for details or click here to register for Teaching Trauma-Sensitive Yoga and Meditation

 

Spirituality * Exploration * Yoga in South India!

with Kelly Fisher, Rimmi Singh, and Pammi Singh
Feb 25 – March 10, 2019 in South India

This may be your calling! Join Kelly, Pammi & Rimmi from Feb 25 – March 10, 2019 for a soul stirring experience in South India!   We will begin our 13 day journey in the metropolis city of Chennai and conclude in the enchanting backwaters of Kerala, traveling through the two southern-most states of India: Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

India’s sacred scriptures state, ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ which translates to, ‘Guests are God.’ Prepare to embrace India’s warm hospitality, and immerse yourself in history, culture, spirituality and culinary delights that only a trip to India can offer. Join us on a journey of self discovery through this unforgettable land!

Click here for details or to register for the South India Retreat 2019

 

Veggie KormaAyurveda Rx: Six Month Immmersion

Yoga Center of Columbia, with Debbie Martin, E-RYT 500 and Kelly Fisher, E-RYT 500
50 hour training, Coming again in 2019!

This program will immerse you in yoga’s sister science, Ayurveda. Learn about herbs, food, daily habits and rhythms, nature’s rhythms, and integrate what you learn by creating a prescription for your own practice. Throughout the six month program, you will gain greater understanding of the doshas, asanas for your dosha, and other important ayurvedic principles in order to align your habits with dharma (living well or right living). Registration for individual weekends is possible.

Check back for 2019 dates. Contact Kelly for more details.

 

2018 Teacher Training 200 Program

Yoga Center of Columbia, with Kathy Donnelly, Lucy Lomax and Kelly Fisher
January 26 – November 18, 2018
Program meets Friday evenings and Saturday and Sunday afternoons one weekend per month
Full schedule of 2018 dates is here.

This comprehensive program meets or exceeds the new, revised requirements for a Registered Yoga Teacher. The program focuses on the fundamentals of yoga and teaching shared by all traditions. We align with root aspects of yoga, breath, meditation, intention, and service which give rise to the various schools and styles. Students will learn the history and philosophy of yoga, asanas, pranayama, meditation, anatomy, physiology, therapeutics and adjustments. Creativity and personal exploration will be encouraged as you deepen your practice and develop your teaching skills.

This course has been carefully designed to be comprehensive, professional and yet convenient for busy lifestyles. Upon satisfactory completion of this program you will be eligible to register with Yoga Alliance at the 200-hour level (RYT200).

Registration is closed. Check back for 2019 dates. Contact Kelly for more details.

 

saraswati goddess of wisdomGrow Your Practice: A Yoga Immersion

Yoga Center of Columbia, with Debbie Martin, E-RYT 500 and Kelly Fisher, E-RYT 500
Please check back for this program in 2020!
Program meets Sat and Sun 1:00-4:30pm one weekend per month

You already know that yoga has profound potential to transform your life for the better.  Perhaps you’ve had a glimpse of yoga’s benefits like a sense of contentment, stress reduction, or increased flexibility and balance in your body-mind.  Grow Your Practice: A Yoga Immersion invites you to develop your personal yoga practice and establish a greater understanding of the deeper concepts of yoga.  Whether you are interested in enhancing your understanding as a committed yoga student, are on the path to teaching, or you are already a yoga teacher, this Immersion will offer something for all levels.  Grow Your Practice will serve those looking to explore and weave a deeper knowledge of yoga into their daily life.

This six-month program taught over 7 weekends will provide participants with a progressive array of knowledge and tools to help facilitate a journey of personal practice, self-inquiry, and reflection.  Each weekend will include a comprehensive asana, pranayama and meditation practice anchored around a chakra.  Increase your understanding of basic physical anatomy of the body and breath along with subtle body energetics.  Discuss and contemplate key concepts from Pantanjali’s Yoga Sutras and the Bhagavad Gita as well as other philosophy topics including a history of Yoga, Ayurveda, Gods and Goddesses, Tantra, mantra, and chanting.

Registration is closed. Check back for 2020 dates. Contact Kelly for more details.

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