Workshops, Specialty Classes and Retreats
Thai Yoga Massage 1, 2 & 3
Thai Massage 1 & 2, Nov 1/2/3, 2019
Thai Massage 2 & 3, Nov. 29/30/Dec. 1, 2019
Explore hands on assists, stretches and massage techniques (thumbing, palming, rolling, tractioning etc.) within supported yoga postures and how to use these techniques within the context of a private yoga session and/or Thai Yoga Massage session.
This 3 part workshop is open to anyone with an interest in learning. No prerequisite required. Should you wish to receive a certificate for this training that is approved with the NHPC, you will be required to complete other course work. You can read more about this on the 150 Hour Thai Yoga Massage page.
Yin & Massage Fridays at Community Yoga Cochrane with Stef
Yin & Massage Fridays at Community Yoga Cochrane with Stef, 7:30pm to 9pm
Join Stef for a soothing evening of yin inspired yoga while being massaged and stretched throughout your practice. Teaching yoga since 2001, Stef is the creator of Embodiment Yoga™ and is the proud mama of Ellenora and the Mandorla Yoga Institute. She is an RMT who specializes in Thai Yoga Massage and is passionate about women's health, trauma informed practice and the power of touch to facilitate profound healing. Register at Community Yoga Cochrane.
Meridian Yoga with Stefani & Erin
Friday evenings from 7pm to 9pm
at the Mandorla Studio
Investment, $45 per person or $195 for all 5 Sessions.
February 28, 2020
March 27, 2020
April 24, 2020
May 29, 2020
June 26, 2020
Join Stefani and Erin in this offering of Yin Yoga with Thai Yoga Massage support throughout your practice. This is followed by a long savasana while you receive acupuncture.
Meridian Yoga supports the release of the myofascial meridians throughout the body. Offered as a 5 part series, each practice is sequenced to invite balancing of the TCM elements of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water.
Stef is the owner and director of Mandorla Yoga Institute and the creator of Embodiment Yoga™. She is known for her sequencing and her nurturing presence. Erin is trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and brings an enthusiastic and trauma informed presence to her teaching.
Ayurveda for Yoga TeachersWorkshop with Mandi Mack
Feb 22 & 23, 2020, 9am to 5pm daily
This course, taught by Ayurvedic Practitioner, Mandi Mack, guides students into a deeper understanding of Yoga’s sister science. Explore what Ayurveda is and how it can better inform a deeper understanding of yourself and your students. This course will help you to tie everything together from your other courses and will also provide you with useful techniques, skills and applications that can be integrated into your teaching and practice.
Womb Care Workshop with Carly Rae
In a safe and supportive space join Carly Rae, Somatic Sex Educator and Holistic Reproductive Health Practitioner, and Manual Therapist in a experiential and informative afternoon exploring pelvic bowl health. Discover landmarks and bony structures of your pelvic bowl, anatomy, and energetics of your vulva, vagina, and womb space. Learn why connecting with your womb on a deeper level, to understand your body better, is important for overall health and vitality.
We will discuss:
- Proper functioning of the pelvic floor, how and why it is so important for pelvic bowl health and our overall health.
- Common pelvic bowl imbalances: painful/irregular periods, endometriosis, prolapse, pelvic pain, diastisis recti.
- Breathing techniques to connect and engage with your pelvic floor.
- An introduction to Tami Kent's book The Wild Feminine.
- Guided visualization/meditation on the pelvic bowl.
- Self care tools to do at home to restore your pelvic bowl health with take home pamphelts on how to do these tools.
This workshop is appropriate for any and all women that wish to develop a deeper knowing and understanding of their body. For more information about Carly and her work check out www.carlyrae.ca