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Under the online learning provision in place through 2020, all our Continuing Education (CE) Workshops, except for Community Sanghas, count for Yoga Alliance contact or non-contact hours, whether watched live or recorded. (1 hour = 1 credit hour).

                     
CE Workshop | Chair Yoga: Making Asanas Accessible to All

December 2, 2020

CE Workshop | Chair Yoga: Making Asanas Accessible to All

Experience a dynamic chair Ananda yoga class made suitable for all ages and body types. This unique workshop includes helpful tips for addressing students with low bone density and other special conditions. Also explore Ananda yoga affirmations to awaken energy and uplift consciousness.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga for Substance Abuse and Addictions

December 2, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga for Substance Abuse and Addictions

Wellness and yoga research experts define substance abuse and addictions, offer the scientific rationale for how yoga can address risk factors and psychopathology, and provide an overview of published research studies on yoga for substance abuse and addiction prevention and treatment.

CE Workshop | A History of Āsana: The Roots of Postural Yoga, Lecture 1: Sthira Sukham Āsanam: Early Meditative Seats and Asceticism

December 1, 2020

CE Workshop | A History of Āsana: The Roots of Postural Yoga, Lecture 1: Sthira Sukham Āsanam: Early Meditative Seats and Asceticism

Did you know 28% of self-employed Americans cannot save for retirement and millions have no savings? Yoga Alliance partner Catch can help. As a technology startup, learn how Catch combines savings, investments, and insurance for those without employer benefits. Enrollment ends December 15!

Member Benefit Workshop | Benefits for Independents

December 1, 2020

Member Benefit Workshop | Benefits for Independents

Did you know 28% of self-employed Americans cannot save for retirement and millions have no savings? Yoga Alliance partner Catch can help. As a technology startup, learn how Catch combines savings, investments, and insurance for those without employer benefits. Enrollment ends December 15!

CE Workshop | Techniques, Training, and Practice for BIPOC

December 1, 2020

CE Workshop | Techniques, Training, and Practice for BIPOC

This series brings awareness to yoga and communities of color. Week one's discussion explores what brought prominent women to the practice, how the eight limbs of Ashtanga impacts their lives, and suggestions for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People Of Color) beginning a personal practice.

CE Workshop | How to Heal Low Back Pain with Yoga

November 30, 2020

CE Workshop | How to Heal Low Back Pain with Yoga

Enjoy being guided through a restorative yoga class designed to help alleviate sciatic pain and lower back tension. Bring your props as they will be used to help explain the do’s and don’ts of healing sciatica.

CE Workshop | From Doing Yoga to Being Yoga: Embodying Three Sacred Teachings of our Tradition, Part 3

November 24, 2020

CE Workshop | From Doing Yoga to Being Yoga: Embodying Three Sacred Teachings of our Tradition, Part 3

Transform from "doing" yoga to "being yoga." Based on her best-selling book, Evolving Your Yoga: Ten Principles for Enlightened Practice, teacher Barrie Risman guides you through exploring three key, foundational understandings that unlock greater meaning for yoga practice and teaching.

CE Workshop | Yoga and Resilience: Navigating Adversity, Part 6

November 24, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga and Resilience: Navigating Adversity, Part 6

This digital event showcases yoga professionals who have shown great resilience in a time of strife, using yoga and yoga philosophy as a source of support and grounding. It also highlights how yoga has helped carve pathways of innovation, service, discovery, and community throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga in the Global Healthcare System, Part 2

November 24, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga in the Global Healthcare System, Part 2

This workshop will advance the idea that preventive healthcare practices, such as yoga, could revolutionize the healthcare system based on health maintenance and wellness vs. just the treatment of disease.

CE Workshop | Prop Shop: Strap Edition

November 20, 2020

CE Workshop | Prop Shop: Strap Edition

Yoga straps can make poses more accessible and offer creative ways to build strength and mobility. Move through a short practice while using a strap throughout and working toward a “peak pose.”

CE Workshop | I Don't See Color...

November 19, 2020

CE Workshop | I Don't See Color...

This series is a digital call to action to open our minds and hearts to those who often go unseen or misunderstood. Through brave and honest conversations about issues most are afraid to discuss, presenter Quentin Vennie invites you to learn about some of the most compelling people he knows.

CE Workshop | Yogic Leadership from Boardrooms to Homerooms

November 20, 2020

CE Workshop | Yogic Leadership from Boardrooms to Homerooms

See yoga, mindfulness, and leadership under one umbrella and its relevance at work, home, and school. Explore the science of leadership through simple definitions and attributes and hone in on what it takes to be a strong leader in professional, educational, and personal settings.

CE Workshop | How to Launch and Sell Your First Online Offering

November 19, 2020

CE Workshop | How to Launch and Sell Your First Online Offering

Get prepped with everything you need to know in order to make your first online launch with confidence and ease! This workshop will give you the tools and guidance necessary to set up for success and help you feel calm and in control when planning your signature offering and making new sales.

CE Workshop | Chakras and Goddess Energy, Part 3

November 19, 2020

CE Workshop | Chakras and Goddess Energy, Part 3

In Part 3 of this workshop, presenter Shola Arewa details the roles of the Goddess, Gods, and how they relate to the personal chakras. This event will focus on the Heart and Crown chakras and how Goddess energy can be used to enhance your yoga practice today.

CE Workshop | Chakras Demystified

November 18, 2020

CE Workshop | Chakras Demystified

Chakra is a Sanskrit word, meaning “wheel” or “circle.” According to ancient yoga-theory Chakras are spinning energy centers in the subtle body. This workshop simplifies and demystifies the Chakras enlightening the audience about its science and therapeutic importance for our well-being.

CE Workshop | From Doing Yoga to Being Yoga: Embodying Three Sacred Teachings of our Tradition, Part 2

November 17, 2020

CE Workshop | From Doing Yoga to Being Yoga: Embodying Three Sacred Teachings of our Tradition, Part 2

Transform from "doing" yoga to "being yoga." Based on her best-selling book, Evolving Your Yoga: Ten Principles for Enlightened Practice, teacher Barrie Risman guides you through exploring three key, foundational understandings that unlock greater meaning for yoga practice and teaching.

CE Workshop | Teaching Yoga for Older Adults, Part 2

November 17, 2020

CE Workshop | Teaching Yoga for Older Adults, Part 2

This workshop covers the common physical and emotional challenges many people experience in aging and what yoga can offer us through this experience. Learn about keeping your students safe through understanding changing bodies, offering modifications, and celebrating the wisdom found in aging.

Member Benefit Workshop | Mindbody Software Enhancement for Hybrid Businesses

November 16, 2020

Member Benefit Workshop | Mindbody Software Enhancement for Hybrid Businesses

Mindbody software takes low touch to new heights with enhancements that protect both clients and staff. From booking to checkout and back again, you can serve your clients and reignite your business safely and confidently. Learn how in this Member Benefit Workshop.

CE Workshop | Meeting of the Minds: Successful Online Teacher Training

November 16, 2020

CE Workshop | Meeting of the Minds: Successful Online Teacher Training

A diverse roundtable of panelists discusses how to bring yoga teacher trainings online. Listen in as thought leaders share their insight and knowledge on how yoga schools and studios can build and sustain a working business model for teacher training programs in digital spaces.

CE Workshop | How to Protect Your Brand Online

November 16, 2020

CE Workshop | How to Protect Your Brand Online

The internet and social media have often been likened to "the wild, wild west," and the truth is there are steps you can take to protect your brand online from many threats. Learn from a top security expert about today’s current threats and smart steps you can take to protect your brand.

Community Sangha | Achieving Peace, Harmony, Balance, and Success with Yoga

November 13, 2020

Community Sangha | Achieving Peace, Harmony, Balance, and Success with Yoga

Host Maya Breuer chats with special guest Berry Murray who attributes her success as the owner of a thriving bed and breakfast to her yoga practice. Listen as she speaks about the benefits she has derived from yoga's practice and philosophy and how it impacts key pieces of her life.

CE Workshop | Chakras and Goddess Energy, Part 2

November 13, 2020

CE Workshop | Chakras and Goddess Energy, Part 2

In Part 2 of this workshop, presenter Shola Arewa details the roles of the Goddess, Gods, and how they relate to the personal chakras. This event will focus on the Root and Heart chakras and how Goddess energy can be used to enhance your yoga practice today.

CE Workshop | Representing Yoga: A Conversation on Spirituality, Yoga Festivals and American Yoga

November 12, 2020

CE Workshop | Representing Yoga: A Conversation on Spirituality, Yoga Festivals and American Yoga

This discussion questions the representational politics of yogic rhetoric, practices, performances, and identities as created and recreated by predominantly white practitioners. Presenter Dr. Lucia also discusses her book, "White Utopias: The Religious Exoticism of Transformational Festivals."

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga in the Global Healthcare System, Part 1

November 12, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga in the Global Healthcare System, Part 1

This workshop will take a close look at the strengths and weaknesses of American and global healthcare with a focus on acute symptom treatment, surgery, pharmacological interventions, and high-level technology. Additionally, presenters discuss how modern systems do not emphasize disease and illness prevention.

CE Workshop | From Doing Yoga to Being Yoga: Embodying Three Sacred Teachings of our Tradition, Part 1

November 10, 2020

CE Workshop | From Doing Yoga to Being Yoga: Embodying Three Sacred Teachings of our Tradition, Part 1

Transform from "doing" yoga to "being yoga." Based on her best-selling book, Evolving Your Yoga: Ten Principles for Enlightened Practice, teacher Barrie Risman guides you through exploring three key, foundational understandings that unlock greater meaning for yoga practice and teaching.

CE Workshop | Yoga and Resilience: Navigating Adversity, Part 5

November 10, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga and Resilience: Navigating Adversity, Part 5

This digital event showcases yoga professionals who have shown great resilience in a time of strife, using yoga and yoga philosophy as a source of support and grounding. It also highlights how yoga has helped carve pathways of innovation, service, discovery, and community throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

CE Workshop | Yoga with Special Ability: 8 Practices for Advocating Wellness in Special Populations

November 9, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga with Special Ability: 8 Practices for Advocating Wellness in Special Populations

This workshop touches on the aspects of yoga that align with the global mission of advocating human rights and wellness for the disabled population. Explore eight practices for working with individuals with special needs and groups who present a variety of different physical and cognitive abilities.

Master Class | Anchor into Your Steady Center for Lasting Resilience and Inspiration

November 6, 2020

Master Class | Anchor into Your Steady Center for Lasting Resilience and Inspiration

Postural practice meets timeless wisdom in this Master Class. The steady center that can anchor us amidst the ups and downs of life is at the heart of yoga tradition. Learn why this center is so significant right now and how to harness its power to support you and your students.

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | 2021 Online Teaching Exemption

November 6, 2020

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | 2021 Online Teaching Exemption

Yoga Alliance Leadership speaks to all things related to the 2021 Online Teaching Exemption, including application details, guidelines, requirements, and the valuable feedback received from members. This event includes a Q+A with event participants.

CE Workshop | I Don't See Color...

November 5, 2020

CE Workshop | I Don't See Color...

This series is a digital call to action to open our minds and hearts to those who often go unseen or misunderstood. Through brave and honest conversations about issues most are afraid to discuss, presenter Quentin Vennie invites you to learn about some of the most compelling people he knows.

CE Workshop | Intro to Tibetan Meditation

October 29, 2020

CE Workshop | Intro to Tibetan Meditation

Participate in an introduction to meditation and learn about its history. This workshop features Buddha's stories and teachings and introduces the Four Noble Truths and the Eight-fold Path. Participants will concludes with a loving-kindness (Metta) meditation.

CE Workshop | Chakras and Goddess Energy, Part 1

October 29, 2020

CE Workshop | Chakras and Goddess Energy, Part 1

In honor of Black History Month in presenter Shola Arewa’s home country England, this workshop series details the roles of the Goddess, Gods, and how they relate to African spirituality. Shola also discusses the matrilineal tradition and introduces Kundalini Shakti.

CE Workshop | Yoga and the Cardiovascular System

October 28, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga and the Cardiovascular System

Listen as Emma Fitzgerald shares her rare cardiovascular condition survival story as well as her vast anatomical knowledge about the function of the cardiovascular system and how yoga helps to manage and improve cardiovascular health.

CE Workshop | The Science of Mental Health in Disasters: Can Yoga Help?

October 28, 2020

CE Workshop | The Science of Mental Health in Disasters: Can Yoga Help?

Unpack the scientific research on mental health in disaster scenarios and the framework for practicing self-care during these events. Hear yoga research, health, and wellness expert presenters discuss how yoga could help our bodies and minds as the realities of COVID-19 continue.

CE Workshop | Yoga and Resilience: Navigating Adversity, Part 4

October 27, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga and Resilience: Navigating Adversity, Part 4

This digital event showcases yoga professionals who have shown great resilience in a time of strife, using yoga and yoga philosophy as a source of support and grounding. It also highlights how yoga has helped carve pathways of innovation, service, discovery, and community throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

CE Workshop | Functional Movement and the Squat

October 26, 2020

CE Workshop | Functional Movement and the Squat

Join presenter Laura as she guides you through functional movement—including squat benefits and proper form. Learn about how the body uses pain to say something is wrong and how to strengthen this movement.

CE Workshop | Teaching Prenatal Virtually Through a Lens of Equity & Inclusivity

October 23, 2020

CE Workshop | Teaching Prenatal Virtually Through a Lens of Equity & Inclusivity

This workshop and satsang (spiritual or sacred gathering) explores how to create more equitable birthing experiences for diverse families having children. Learn about inclusive language to incorporate into your teachings and experience a 45-minute prenatal flow modeling best practices.

CE Workshop | I Don't See Color...

October 22, 2020

CE Workshop | I Don't See Color...

This series is a digital call to action to open our minds and hearts to those who often go unseen or misunderstood. Through brave and honest conversations about issues most are afraid to discuss, presenter Quentin Vennie invites you to learn about some of the most compelling people he knows.

Member Benefit Workshop | Intro to Namastream: Elevate Your Wellness by Teaching Online

October 22, 2020

Member Benefit Workshop | Intro to Namastream: Elevate Your Wellness by Teaching Online

Take advantage of this introduction to Namastream—a software tool that allows you to quickly and affordably create a customized online teaching platform. Learn how to configure and sell virtual course offerings ranging from monthly recurring class memberships to 10-day courses and more.

Member Benefit Workshop | An Introduction to the YA Community

October 21, 2020

Member Benefit Workshop | An Introduction to the YA Community

Catch an overview of the new YA CommUnity, an online space created for members to connect in sangha and support. Receive a first look at this new website and all of its offerings plus a navigation tutorial on how to share resources and connect with yoga professionals from around the world.

CE Workshop | Yoga and Resilience: Navigating Adversity, Part 3

October 20, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga and Resilience: Navigating Adversity, Part 3

This digital event showcases yoga professionals who have shown great resilience in a time of strife, using yoga and yoga philosophy as a source of support and grounding. It also highlights how yoga has helped carve pathways of innovation, service, discovery, and community throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

CE Workshop | Finding Your Authentic Voice and Guiding A Practice with Safe Sequencing, Part 2

October 19, 2020

CE Workshop | Finding Your Authentic Voice and Guiding A Practice with Safe Sequencing, Part 2

Once you have experienced and studied with an incredible teacher, how do you guide a yoga practice being true to yourself? Do you sound exactly like your mentors? This event invites attendees to explore the natural self and harness their authentic teaching personalities and voices.

CE Workshop | Applications of Scientific Research on Breast Cancer

October 19, 2020

CE Workshop | Applications of Scientific Research on Breast Cancer

Join wellness expert Kim Weeks for a panel discussion with experts in practical applications and yoga practices for breast cancer patients and survivors. Panelists offer their experience and guidance for working with patients and survivors of all types of breast cancers.

Community Sangha | Yin and Yang: Beyond the Binary

October 16, 2020

Community Sangha | Yin and Yang: Beyond the Binary

Learn a deeper definition of yin and yang, hearing about how they are not static dichotomies, but rather, have an interchanging, interconnected, and dynamic relationship. Learn to work with rather than against the flow of yin and yang to positively allocate your energy and benefit your life.

Neuroimaging and Yoga

October 16, 2020

Neuroimaging and Yoga

Learn about the best types of studies conducted on yoga and brain function and what happens to the brain during meditation. Hosts also discuss how both brain chemistry and neuroplasticity change over time—suggesting that yoga and meditation can influence how the brain works and initiate long-term neurological change.

Cancer and Yoga

October 16, 2020

Cancer and Yoga

Unpack the fast-growing body of research on yoga and its relationship to cancer and cancer-related symptoms. This conversation will specifically touch on some of the most researched cancers today and how yoga can be utilized by those living with this medical condition.

Pregnancy and Yoga

October 16, 2020

Pregnancy and Yoga

Explore the relationship between yoga and pregnancy. This workshop unpacks scientific research done on yoga and fertility in women plus yoga's effects during pregnancy and the post-natal period.

Obesity and Yoga

October 16, 2020

Obesity and Yoga

This discussion addresses the obesity epidemic in the United States and globally. Presenters also cover research-based problems with William Broad's The Science of Yoga, and lists the latest studies done on yoga's effects on weight and obesity.

Yoga and Inflammation

October 16, 2020

Yoga and Inflammation

Dissect the process of inflammation within the body and learn about how yoga can help. Here, presenters explain how yoga can help reduce chronic inflammation and combat diseases in which inflammation plays a major part.

Yoga and the Cardiovascular System

October 16, 2020

Yoga and the Cardiovascular System

Hear about the undeniable evidence outlining how yoga benefits the cardiovascular system and heart. Here, experts and hosts present research on yoga as an intervention for heart disease and hypertension and compare its effectiveness with conventional medication.

CE Workshop | Mantra Meditation: Raise Your Vibration

October 15, 2020

CE Workshop | Mantra Meditation: Raise Your Vibration

Mantra and meditation are fantastic tools to help navigate the inner landscapes of our minds, hearts, and spirit. This workshop looks at both by exploring each chakra's meaning, the Bija (seed) sounds from base to crown, and how to apply them in your daily sadhana/teaching offerings.

CE Workshop | Yoga as a Living Practice: Ahimsa

October 14, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga as a Living Practice: Ahimsa

Ahimsa, often translated as non-harm, is the first of the Yoga Sutras' ethical principles. This workshop explores Ahimsa rooted in the influential texts of Patanjali's Yoga Sutras and Dr. Martin Luther King's Letter from a Birmingham Jail.

CE Workshop | The Scientific Research on Yoga for Survivors of Breast Cancer

October 14, 2020

CE Workshop | The Scientific Research on Yoga for Survivors of Breast Cancer

Explore the most up-to-date research on yoga practices for some of the chronic issues facing many survivors of breast cancer such as stress, anxiety, fear, depression, sleep disturbance, lymphedema, reproductive system problems, and muscular tissue recovery.

CE Workshop | The Synthesis for Yoga and Ayurveda

October 13, 2020

CE Workshop | The Synthesis for Yoga and Ayurveda

This workshop explores the relationship between yoga and Ayurveda. Often described as true sister sciences, discover how neither science can exist in a silo and learn more about their healing relationship.

CE Workshop | Yoga and Resilience: Navigating Adversity, Part 2

October 13, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga and Resilience: Navigating Adversity, Part 2

This digital event showcases yoga professionals who have shown great resilience in a time of strife, using yoga and yoga philosophy as a source of support and grounding. It also highlights how yoga has helped carve pathways of innovation, service, discovery, and community throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

Master Class | How to Teach Your Best Live Zoom Yoga Class

October 9, 2020

Master Class | How to Teach Your Best Live Zoom Yoga Class

Many yoga students are using increased time at home to explore yoga classes online, deepening their practice and expanding their yogic knowledge. Yoga teachers are poised to serve this new interest and capitalize on what Zoom has to offer to build excitement and retain students. Learn how!

CE Workshop | How to Teach Restorative Yoga Online

October 8, 2020

CE Workshop | How to Teach Restorative Yoga Online

Help your students create a restorative environment at home. For this workshop, you will need 2-3 pillows, 2-3 bath towels, 2 rolls of paper towels, 2 books, warm and comfy clothes, a yoga mat, your favorite essential oil or scented candle (optional), and 1 eye pillow or folded hand towel.

CE Workshop | I Don't See Color...

October 8, 2020

CE Workshop | I Don't See Color...

This series is a digital call to action to open our minds and hearts to those who often go unseen or misunderstood. Through brave and honest conversations about issues most are afraid to discuss, presenter Quentin Vennie invites you to learn about some of the most compelling people he knows.

CE Workshop | Cultivating a Yoga Learning Experience for the Youth

October 7, 2020

CE Workshop | Cultivating a Yoga Learning Experience for the Youth

Monique Schubert shares essential teaching tips from her years of experience in leading yoga and meditation programs for teens at NYC public schools, detention centers, and cultural institutions. Learn best practices for creating engaging programs for young people to build skills and resilience.

CE Workshop | Yoga and Resilience: Navigating Adversity, Part 1

October 6, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga and Resilience: Navigating Adversity, Part 1

This digital event showcases yoga professionals who have shown great resilience in a time of strife, using yoga and yoga philosophy as a source of support and grounding. It also highlights how yoga has helped carve pathways of innovation, service, discovery, and community throughout the COVID-19 crisis.

CE Workshop | The Scientific Research on Yoga for Breast Cancer Patients

October 5, 2020

CE Workshop | The Scientific Research on Yoga for Breast Cancer Patients

Hear about the most up-to-date research on yoga practices for the acute stress, mood, and sleep disturbances associated with breast cancer diagnosis and treatment. Presenters will also discuss yoga for relief in the side effects of breast cancer treatments such as fatigue, nausea, pain, and cognitive impairment.

CE Workshop | How to Read Traditional Yoga Wisdom Texts, Part 4

October 1, 2020

CE Workshop | How to Read Traditional Yoga Wisdom Texts, Part 4

This series offers a systematic approach to overcoming obstacles to reading traditional yoga literature. Participants will learn how to develop a deep, meaningful connection with the ancient teachings of yoga.

CE Workshop | Bridges to Energy Anatomy

September 30, 2020

CE Workshop | Bridges to Energy Anatomy

Move beyond the basics of anatomy and tap into your subtle energy. Using the Ayurvedic sciences of movement, breath, and mind/body practices, this workshop examines the bridges of our body mind, the overpass of the mind and spirit connection, and the expressway tunnel of our body spirit.

Community Sangha | Yoga for Men of Color

September 28, 2020

Community Sangha | Yoga for Men of Color

Learn how yoga can help recovery from the physiological and emotional harm of institutionalized racism. Presenter Sherri Doucette uses her personal experience and research from teaching contemplative practices primarily to Black and Latino men to discuss yoga as a self-healing tool for men of color.

CE Workshop | Applications of Scientific Research on Yoga in Schools and Students of All Ages

September 28, 2020

CE Workshop | Applications of Scientific Research on Yoga in Schools and Students of All Ages

The final event of the Scientific Research on Yoga in Schools series features a panel discussion facilitated by wellness expert Kim Weeks. Guests will touch on yoga's practical applications in schools and answer the most pressing questions that arose from Parts 1 and 2 of this enlightening series.

CE Workshop | Teaching Yoga for Older Adults

September 25, 2020

CE Workshop | Teaching Yoga for Older Adults

This workshop covers the common physical and emotional challenges many people experience in aging and what yoga can offer us through this experience. Learn about keeping your students safe through understanding changing bodies, offering modifications, and celebrating the wisdom found in aging.

Community Sangha | The 5 Divine Actions

September 25, 2020

Community Sangha | The 5 Divine Actions

This sangha touches upon the root teaching of Śiva’s form of Naṭarāja, the “Lord of the Cosmic Dance.” Specifically, participants focus on his 5 Divine Actions and how to use this knowledge to investigate personal psychosomatic patterns.

CE Workshop | How to Read Traditional Yoga Wisdom Texts, Part 3

September 24, 2020

CE Workshop | How to Read Traditional Yoga Wisdom Texts, Part 3

This series offers a systematic approach to overcoming obstacles to reading traditional yoga literature. Participants will learn how to develop a deep, meaningful connection with the ancient teachings of yoga.

CE Workshop | Ayurveda

September 23, 2020

CE Workshop | Ayurveda

Discuss basic ayurvedic principles through a Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (J.E.D.I.) lens. Workshop participants will learn about doshas while exploring techniques to ameliorate samskaras and build ojas, while fostering greater self-love and appreciation

CE Workshop | How to Make Yoga Relevant and Accessible for Men, Part 2

September 22, 2020

CE Workshop | How to Make Yoga Relevant and Accessible for Men, Part 2

Presenter Robert Sidoti talks through important considerations for teaching yoga to men. This workshop will include discussion on making yoga accessible to the male population and take a closer look at aspects of a man's life, including discussion on language, physical anatomy, values, and more.

CE Workshop | Flossing and Stretch Sticks

September 21, 2020

CE Workshop | Flossing and Stretch Sticks

This workshop demonstrates how to incorporate simple one-inch rubber bands and two to five-foot PVC pipes as props in your yoga and wellness practice. These tools can help increase mobility, clear impingement, and serve as low-cost additions to your personal wellness toolbox.

Community Sangha | The Power of Breath in Times of Great Change

September 21, 2020

Community Sangha | The Power of Breath in Times of Great Change

While the world around us may feel chaotic, explore how to create a calm environment within. Learn why breathing is an act of peaceful resilience and how to efficiently manage stress and awaken inner wisdom through the practice of mindfulness and pranayama. Leave feeling energized and at peace.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga in Schools and for Students of All Ages and Levels, Part 2

September 21, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga in Schools and for Students of All Ages and Levels, Part 2

Learn about the growing body of research on yoga effects on schoolchildren of all ages and research conducted on educators. This session cites specific studies covering improved concentration and athletic performance, stress reduction, and yoga’s benefits on students' breathing and nervous systems.

Community Sangha | Kashmir Shaivism

September 18, 2020

Community Sangha | Kashmir Shaivism

Learn about Kashmir Shaivism and its lesson that even the most commonplace occurrences throughout our day-to-day lives hold opportunities for growth and consciousness expansion. This sangha explores how access to the divine is accessible even in "ordinary" or "simple" actions, understood as different types of yoga and meditation.

CE Workshop | How to Read Traditional Yoga Wisdom Texts, Part 2

September 17, 2020

CE Workshop | How to Read Traditional Yoga Wisdom Texts, Part 2

This series offers a systematic approach to overcoming obstacles to reading traditional yoga literature. Participants will learn how to develop a deep, meaningful connection with the ancient teachings of yoga.

CE Workshop | Prop Shop

September 17, 2020

CE Workshop | Prop Shop

Yoga props can make poses more accessible for every body, and open up new ways for teachers to be creative with familiar movements. Grab two blocks (or block-alternatives), a couple blankets (or bath towels), and get ready for some prop play in this active workshop.

CE Workshop | Deepen Your Understanding of the Chakras, Part 7

September 16, 2020

CE Workshop | Deepen Your Understanding of the Chakras, Part 7

This seven-part series invites yoga teachers to deepen their understanding of the chakras by exploring the personal, interpersonal, and transpersonal aspects of this powerful system. Each workshop features a brief lecture, guided practice, and interactive Q&A on a designated chakra.

CE Workshop | Our Exercise Brand (OXB): A Narrative of Brand Building and Conscious Consumerism

September 15, 2020

CE Workshop | Our Exercise Brand (OXB): A Narrative of Brand Building and Conscious Consumerism

This workshop focuses upon women ownership in small business, scaling without investors, and employing conscious consumerism during COVID-19.

Community Sangha | The Healing and Restorative Power of Yoga

September 14, 2020

Community Sangha | The Healing and Restorative Power of Yoga

Explore how yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda can be used to heal and restore during these times to help safely navigate and deconstruct racism, ecological devastation, injustice, and oppression on individual, local, national, and global levels.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga in Schools and for Students of All Ages and Levels, Part 1

September 14, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga in Schools and for Students of All Ages and Levels, Part 1

This workshop uses scientific research on yoga's effects to make a case for including yoga in the school system, all the way from Pre-K to Doctorate levels. Among data shared is yoga's measured impacts on concentration, stress reduction, and overall life-meaning.

CE Workshop | How to Teach Online: Quickstart Guide to Tech

September 14, 2020

CE Workshop | How to Teach Online: Quickstart Guide to Tech

If you are teaching online or would like to start, this workshop will show you low-cost, professional ways to begin. Discussion topics include microphones, cameras, live classes, and online storage. All information is based on the real-world experience of presenter Lucas Rockwood (E-RYT 500, YACEP).

Community Sangha | Yoga and Social Justice

September 11, 2020

Community Sangha | Yoga and Social Justice

Previously sentenced to 38 years in state prison, Marshawn Feltus pulls on his experience to teach yoga in correctional facilities, schools, and community centers throughout Chicago. In this sangha, he and our VP of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer discuss social justice in yoga.

CE Workshop | How to Read Traditional Yoga Wisdom Texts, Part 1

September 10, 2020

CE Workshop | How to Read Traditional Yoga Wisdom Texts, Part 1

This series offers a systematic approach to overcoming obstacles to reading traditional yoga literature. Participants will learn how to develop a deep, meaningful connection with the ancient teachings of yoga.

CE Workshop | La Rendición de Cuentas como Herramienta de Equidad

September 9, 2020

CE Workshop | La Rendición de Cuentas como Herramienta de Equidad

La rendición de cuentas es uno de los pilares de una reconstrucción social viable. En este seminario en línea, enmarcaremos la rendición de cuentas dentro de las salvaguardas de la transparencia y cómo es el tener la propiedad de estas decisiones dentro de cualquier estructura organizacional.

CE Workshop | Accountability as an Equity Tool

September 9, 2020

CE Workshop | Accountability as an Equity Tool

Accountability is one of the pillars for actionable social reconstruction. Learn how to create analytical processes designed to support individual and group social justice efforts and evaluate data to determine if actions are consistent with the stated principles of racial equity.

CE Workshop | Deepen Your Understanding of the Chakras, Part 6

September 9, 2020

CE Workshop | Deepen Your Understanding of the Chakras, Part 6

This seven-part series invites yoga teachers to deepen their understanding of the chakras by exploring the personal, interpersonal, and transpersonal aspects of this powerful system. Each workshop features a brief lecture, guided practice, and interactive Q&A on a designated chakra.

Master Class | Designing a Sacred Practice

September 4, 2020

Master Class | Designing a Sacred Practice

This masterclass guides you through a sacred practice that draws upon healing tools and techniques rooted in intuitive connection, yogic principles, and ancestral alignment. Presenter Faith Hunter also shares tips on blending practice and life and crafting experiences that go beyond “the yoga."

CE Workshop | Mantra Meditation: From Sound to Silence

September 3, 2020

CE Workshop | Mantra Meditation: From Sound to Silence

Mantra and meditation are fantastic tools to help navigate the inner landscapes of the mind, heart, and spirit. This workshop looks at the roots of mantra and meditation, breaks down the techniques of a mantra Japa and Kirtan practice, and applies them to daily sadhana and teaching offerings.

CE Workshop | Deepen Your Understanding of the Chakras, Part 5

September 2, 2020

CE Workshop | Deepen Your Understanding of the Chakras, Part 5

This seven-part series invites yoga teachers to deepen their understanding of the chakras by exploring the personal, interpersonal, and transpersonal aspects of this powerful system. Each workshop features a brief lecture, guided practice, and interactive Q&A on a designated chakra.

CE Workshop | Hatha Yoga Pradipika Series, Part 4

September 1, 2020

CE Workshop | Hatha Yoga Pradipika Series, Part 4

The Hatha Yoga Pradipika writings explain the different stages of practice to help utilize the system of Hatha Yoga to reach enlightenment. Is this four-part series, participants learn to understand and distinguish these stages and adapt them to their unique practices.

CE Workshop Serie | Hatha Yoga Pradipika Verstehen und Anwenden, Teil 4

September 1, 2020

CE Workshop Serie | Hatha Yoga Pradipika Verstehen und Anwenden, Teil 4

Die Hatha Yoga Pradipika beschreibt die verschiedenen Stadien des Übens, um das System des Hatha Yoga als Weg zur Erleuchtung zu nutzen. In diesem Kurs wirst du diese Stadien unterscheiden und in der eigenen Praxis anzuwenden lernen.

Community Sangha | Annamaya and Pranayama

August 31, 2020

Community Sangha | Annamaya and Pranayama

Join an in-depth exploration of the Physical and Prana Bodies. This workshop introduces many yogic techniques to strengthen and support these layers, as well as tips for protecting the first two body sheaths against the coronavirus.

CE Workshop | How to Make Yoga Relevant and Accessible for Men, Part 1

August 28, 2020

CE Workshop | How to Make Yoga Relevant and Accessible for Men, Part 1

Presenter Robert Sidoti talks through important considerations for teaching yoga to men. This workshop will include discussion on making yoga accessible to the male population and take a closer look at aspects of a man's life, also including what language to use, physical anatomy, values, and more.

Community Sangha | Love, Light, and Food: Making Sustainability Taste Good

August 28, 2020

Community Sangha | Love, Light, and Food: Making Sustainability Taste Good

Presenter Satta Jallah describes how her yoga practice opened her mind to her food choices' karmic and environmental impact. She also shares how the COVID-19 pandemic inspired a radical culinary evolution for her and her family as well as the many health benefits of a plant-based diet.

CE Workshop | The Emotional Anatomy of Breath

August 26, 2020

CE Workshop | The Emotional Anatomy of Breath

Explore the true hero of Yoga practice—the breath. Your breath is the driving force that reassures your brain that you’re in a good position, guiding it and you like a life coach. Find out the “how” and “why” of what a good breathing practice can do to your nervous system.

CE Workshop | Deepen Your Understanding of the Chakras, Part 4

August 26, 2020

CE Workshop | Deepen Your Understanding of the Chakras, Part 4

This seven-part series invites yoga teachers to deepen their understanding of the chakras by exploring the personal, interpersonal, and transpersonal aspects of this powerful system. Each workshop features a brief lecture, guided practice, and interactive Q&A on a designated chakra.

CE Workshop | Hatha Yoga Pradipika Series, Part 3

August 25, 2020

CE Workshop | Hatha Yoga Pradipika Series, Part 3

The Hatha Yoga Pradipika writings explain the different stages of practice to help utilize the system of Hatha Yoga to reach enlightenment. Is this four-part series, participants learn to understand and distinguish these stages and adapt them to their unique practices.

CE Workshop Serie | Hatha Yoga Pradipika Verstehen und Anwenden, Teil 3

August 25, 2020

CE Workshop Serie | Hatha Yoga Pradipika Verstehen und Anwenden, Teil 3

Die Hatha Yoga Pradipika beschreibt die verschiedenen Stadien des Übens, um das System des Hatha Yoga als Weg zur Erleuchtung zu nutzen. In diesem Kurs wirst du diese Stadien unterscheiden und in der eigenen Praxis anzuwenden lernen.

CE Workshop | Myofascial Release and Trigger Points

August 24, 2020

CE Workshop | Myofascial Release and Trigger Points

Myofascial release focuses on reducing pain by easing tension and tightness in certain body trigger points. Localizing pain can be difficult, so myofascial release is often used over a broad area of muscle and tissue. Props suggested: 2 lacrosse balls, tennis ball, softball, Yoga blocks, foam roller

Community Sangha | Teaching Yoga in India

August 24, 2020

Community Sangha | Teaching Yoga in India

Have you wondered what it's like to teach yoga in India? Learn about this unique experience and gain useful insight that can help you become a more compassionate and effective teacher working with students of diverse cultural, life-stage, body type, and psychometric profiles.

CE Workshop | Essential Tools for Teaching Online

August 21, 2020

CE Workshop | Essential Tools for Teaching Online

In this workshop, participants are guided through using invaluable tools for teaching online. Details focus on how to create marketing content to help expand your online audience. Presenters also review how to create and share music for teaching online.

CE Workshop | 5 Ways to Navigate Your Business Through the Pandemic

August 19, 2020

CE Workshop | 5 Ways to Navigate Your Business Through the Pandemic

In this event, workshop host Jen Palmer (E-RYT 500, YACEP) shares her experience, insights, and learnings of being both a yoga studio and school owner navigating through the COVID-19 pandemic.

CE Workshop | Deepen Your Understanding of the Chakras, Part 3

August 19, 2020

CE Workshop | Deepen Your Understanding of the Chakras, Part 3

This seven-part series invites yoga teachers to deepen their understanding of the chakras by exploring the personal, interpersonal, and transpersonal aspects of this powerful system. Each workshop features a brief lecture, guided practice, and interactive Q&A on a designated chakra.

Yoga and Society

August 19, 2020

Yoga and Society

This workshop addresses yoga's varying demographics, popularity, and some of the inherent social injustices that are sadly common in this practice today. Learn more about the societal perception of yoga with Yoga Alliance's Director of Research Dr. Sat Bir Singh Khalsa and wellness expert Kim Weeks.

CE Workshop | Finding Your Authentic Voice and Guiding A Practice with Safe Sequencing

August 18, 2020

CE Workshop | Finding Your Authentic Voice and Guiding A Practice with Safe Sequencing

Once you have experienced and studied with an incredible teacher, how do you guide a yoga practice being true to yourself? Do you sound exactly like your mentors? This presentation invites you to explore the natural self and helps to harness attendees' authentic teaching personalities and voices.

CE Workshop | Hatha Yoga Pradipika Series, Part 2

August 18, 2020

CE Workshop | Hatha Yoga Pradipika Series, Part 2

The Hatha Yoga Pradipika writings explain the different stages of practice to help utilize the system of Hatha Yoga to reach enlightenment. Is this four-part series, participants learn to understand and distinguish these stages and adapt them to their unique practices.

CE Workshop Serie | Hatha Yoga Pradipika Verstehen und Anwenden, Teil 2

August 18, 2020

CE Workshop Serie | Hatha Yoga Pradipika Verstehen und Anwenden, Teil 2

Die Hatha Yoga Pradipika beschreibt die verschiedenen Stadien des Übens, um das System des Hatha Yoga als Weg zur Erleuchtung zu nutzen. In diesem Kurs wirst du diese Stadien unterscheiden und in der eigenen Praxis anzuwenden lernen.

Community Sangha | Yoga and Ayurveda, Part 2

August 17, 2020

Community Sangha | Yoga and Ayurveda, Part 2

This focus of this session is nurturing nature’s elements in our practice. Explore the application of vata (movement and communication), pitta (transformation) and kapha (binding) in our expressions of yoga and receive several tips to apply to your class or personal practice.

Community Sangha | Yoga and Meditation in the Black Community

August 14, 2020

Community Sangha | Yoga and Meditation in the Black Community

The Black community has been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, leaving many wondering how to maintain normalcy at a time when everything is abnormal. This sangha explores how utilizing yoga and meditation can help reduce tension, stress, depression, and anxiety in individuals and families.

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Emergency Relief Fund Update

August 13, 2020

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Emergency Relief Fund Update

Leadership from Yoga Alliance, the Yoga Alliance Foundation, and Ivy Child International will provide a recap on the Emergency Relief Fund, whom it reached, and what was learned through this effort. Hosts will also answer questions about the work to date and offer a preview of what comes next.

CE Workshop | Deepen Your Understanding of the Chakras, Part 2

August 12, 2020

CE Workshop | Deepen Your Understanding of the Chakras, Part 2

This seven-part series invites yoga teachers to deepen their understanding of the chakras by exploring the personal, interpersonal, and transpersonal aspects of this powerful system. Each workshop features a brief lecture, guided practice, and interactive Q&A on a designated chakra.

CE Workshop | Hatha Yoga Pradipika Series, Part 1

August 11, 2020

CE Workshop | Hatha Yoga Pradipika Series, Part 1

The Hatha Yoga Pradipika writings explain the different stages of practice to help utilize the system of Hatha Yoga to reach enlightenment. Is this four-part series, participants learn to understand and distinguish these stages and adapt them to their unique practices.

CE Workshop Serie | Hatha Yoga Pradipika Verstehen und Anwenden, Teil 1

August 11, 2020

CE Workshop Serie | Hatha Yoga Pradipika Verstehen und Anwenden, Teil 1

Die Hatha Yoga Pradipika beschreibt die verschiedenen Stadien des Übens, um das System des Hatha Yoga als Weg zur Erleuchtung zu nutzen. In diesem Kurs wirst du diese Stadien unterscheiden und in der eigenen Praxis anzuwenden lernen.

Community Sangha | Healing with Yoga

August 10, 2020

Community Sangha | Healing with Yoga

Join sangha host Maya Breuer and special guest Candace A. Jennings for this community gathering, highlighting the healing qualities of yoga. Candace discusses her background in dance and yoga and describes how yoga aided in her recovery from paralysis.

Master Class | Pratyahara: Entering the Doorway of the Senses

August 7, 2020

Master Class | Pratyahara: Entering the Doorway of the Senses

Pratyahara, the fifth Limb of Yoga, is the practice of using the senses to access the deepest layers of consciousness so that lasting changes can occur within us. In this class, participants practice gentle hatha yoga while weaving in longer holds, deep rhythmic breathing, and Pratyahara.

CE Workshop | Deepen Your Understanding of the Chakras, Part 1

August 5, 2020

CE Workshop | Deepen Your Understanding of the Chakras, Part 1

This seven-part series invites yoga teachers to deepen their understanding of the chakras by exploring the personal, interpersonal, and transpersonal aspects of this powerful system. Each workshop features a brief lecture, guided practice, and interactive Q&A on a designated chakra.

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Online Learning Provision Extension

August 4, 2020

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Online Learning Provision Extension

Join Yoga Alliance team members for discussion and clarification on the recently communicated Online Learning Provision Extension. This event will include Q+A with participants.

CE Workshop | Zoom 101: Where’s the Mute Button?

August 3, 2020

CE Workshop | Zoom 101: Where’s the Mute Button?

Interested in offering online yoga but unsure where to start or how to make it “work”? Join two members of Yoga Alliance’s Digital Events team to learn some of the basics of Zoom Meetings and how to capitalize on it as your online yoga studio. We will cover audio, video, waiting rooms, and more.

Community Sangha | Moving the Body

July 31, 2020

Community Sangha | Moving the Body

This workshop teaches corrective training techniques, fun untraditional movement strategies, and tools to help focus the mind and help heal the body. Presenter Laura Gorrian-Goodwin promotes connection to the body through joy, movement, and self-love.

CE Workshop | Origins and Authenticity in Modern Yoga, Part 4

July 30, 2020

CE Workshop | Origins and Authenticity in Modern Yoga, Part 4

This workshop series untangles the complicated roots of our modern yoga practice. From Indian ascetics, tantric mystics, and bodybuilders to European philosophers, wizards, and dancers, we’ll trace the wild rhizomatic web that got us to today's physical and spiritual practices.

CE Workshop | The Shoulder Breakdown: Understand and Apply Scapular Mechanics in Yoga

July 28, 2020

CE Workshop | The Shoulder Breakdown: Understand and Apply Scapular Mechanics in Yoga

Expand your knowledge and kinesthetic awareness of shoulder mechanics in yoga asana practice and learn to clearly articulate cues to help students access the kinesthetic experience in their bodies. This workshop also breaks down functional anatomy in weight-bearing and non-weight-bearing asanas.

CE Workshop | Yoga Philosophy and the West: Yoga in an Age of Confronting Systemic Discrimination, Part 4

July 28, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga Philosophy and the West: Yoga in an Age of Confronting Systemic Discrimination, Part 4

This four-part series introduces ethical and social philosophies of yoga, including Yogic Models of Understanding and Colonialism; Yoga and Thinking Philosophically, Religion, Spirituality; Categories of Western Imperialism vs Yoga; and Yoga as a Basic Ethical Theory.

Community Sangha | Transitioning to Online Learning

July 27, 2020

Community Sangha | Transitioning to Online Learning

Here, presenters discuss their experiences creating sacred spaces and having a presence online. Attendees will walk away with insightful tips and practical advice on moving their yoga teaching professions to virtual spaces.

Research Discussion | Bringing Scientific Research to Life

July 27, 2020

Research Discussion | Bringing Scientific Research to Life

Here, guest panelists offer their expertise on one of the most common areas of pain in the human body—the back. During this discussion, solutions will be offered on how to minimize back pain. Tune in for this informative discussion and hear questions answered on this extremely common ailment.

Low Back Pain and Yoga

July 27, 2020

Low Back Pain and Yoga

Lower back pain is one of the most prevalent physical complaints in society. Here, workshop hosts explain why this is so common and reveal how yoga can offer relief when compared to surgery or pharmaceutical interventions.

Community Sangha | Healing Stories for Adults and Children

July 24, 2020

Community Sangha | Healing Stories for Adults and Children

Much like meditation and the practice of yoga, stories help in healing the mind, spirit, and body—some by listening and others by telling. This sangha includes time for Q&A with presenters.

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | How to Create a Welcoming Space for Queer People

June 24, 2020

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | How to Create a Welcoming Space for Queer People

Join Yoga Alliance for this community conversation on questions and resources for offering accessible yoga during these changing times.

CE Workshop | Origins and Authenticity in Modern Yoga, Part 3

July 23, 2020

CE Workshop | Origins and Authenticity in Modern Yoga, Part 3

This workshop series untangles the complicated roots of our modern yoga practice. From Indian ascetics, tantric mystics, and bodybuilders to European philosophers, wizards, and dancers, we’ll trace the wild rhizomatic web that got us to today's physical and spiritual practices.

Community Conversation | An International Perspective

July 22, 2020

Community Conversation | An International Perspective

The COVID-19 pandemic and recent social justice movements show us how connected we all are. This series aims to foster a greater connection with the international yoga community and better inform participants about areas of challenge and opportunity faced by the yoga community around the world.

CE Workshop | Yoga Philosophy and the West: Yoga in an Age of Confronting Systemic Discrimination, Part 3

July 21, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga Philosophy and the West: Yoga in an Age of Confronting Systemic Discrimination, Part 3

This four-part series introduces ethical and social philosophies of yoga, including Yogic Models of Understanding and Colonialism; Yoga and Thinking Philosophically, Religion, Spirituality; Categories of Western Imperialism vs Yoga; and Yoga as a Basic Ethical Theory.

Community Sangha | Reconciliation and Social Justice from an Indigenous Perspective

July 20, 2020

Community Sangha | Reconciliation and Social Justice from an Indigenous Perspective

This sangha offers a transformative process of building communities to wholeness. Participants will develop a greater capacity for empathy in providing healing for both those who are harmed and those who cause harm.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Back Pain

July 20, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Back Pain

Lower back pain is one of the most prevalent physical complaints in society. Here, workshop hosts explain why this is so common and reveal how yoga can offer relief when compared to surgery or pharmaceutical interventions.

Community Sangha | Testimonial: Yoga in My Life

July 17, 2020

Community Sangha | Testimonial: Yoga in My Life

Community sangha special guest Rose Weaver shares her personal experiences with yoga and discusses how it served to benefit her life as an artist.

CE Workshop | Origins and Authenticity in Modern Yoga, Part 2

July 16, 2020

CE Workshop | Origins and Authenticity in Modern Yoga, Part 2

This workshop series untangles the complicated roots of our modern yoga practice. From Indian ascetics, tantric mystics, and bodybuilders to European philosophers, wizards, and dancers, we’ll trace the wild rhizomatic web that got us to today's physical and spiritual practices.

CE Workshop | Yoga Philosophy and the West: Yoga in an Age of Confronting Systemic Discrimination, Part 2

July 14, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga Philosophy and the West: Yoga in an Age of Confronting Systemic Discrimination, Part 2

This four-part series introduces ethical and social philosophies of yoga, including Yogic Models of Understanding and Colonialism; Yoga and Thinking Philosophically, Religion, Spirituality; Categories of Western Imperialism vs Yoga; and Yoga as a Basic Ethical Theory.

Research Discussion | Bringing Scientific Research to Life

July 13, 2020

Research Discussion | Bringing Scientific Research to Life

Sharpen your understanding of trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Here, guest panelists offer their most notable experiences and learnings from teaching yoga for trauma survivors and take questions related to the many aspects of this fast-growing field of mind/body healing.

Community Sangha | Meditation in Nature

July 13, 2020

Community Sangha | Meditation in Nature

Nature is a powerful way to draw a restless and worried mind back to a state of profound balance. This workshop will explore the ways we can draw on our natural surroundings as a vehicle for waking up and includes suggestions on guiding students into a meditative state ripe for insight.

Yoga and Trauma

July 13, 2020

Yoga and Trauma

Sharpen your working definitions and understandings of trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Here, experts expand on these topics and explain why yoga is a good modality for trauma, compared with and as an adjunct to pharmaceutical interventions.

Community Sangha | Retreat to Spirit Through Self-Care

July 10, 2020

Community Sangha | Retreat to Spirit Through Self-Care

This community sangha includes discussion with Retreat to Spirit founders Pamela Stokes Eggleston and Amina Naru with their take on self-care and contemplative yogic practices that they have used in the past and throughout their collective self-care and self-love journeys.

CE Workshop | Origins and Authenticity in Modern Yoga, Part 1

July 9, 2020

CE Workshop | Origins and Authenticity in Modern Yoga, Part 1

This workshop series untangles the complicated roots of our modern yoga practice. From Indian ascetics, tantric mystics, and bodybuilders to European philosophers, wizards, and dancers, we’ll trace the wild rhizomatic web that got us to today's physical and spiritual practices.

Community Conversation | An International Perspective

July 8, 2020

Community Conversation | An International Perspective

The COVID-19 pandemic and recent social justice movements show us how connected we all are. This series aims to foster a greater connection with the international yoga community and better inform participants about areas of challenge and opportunity faced by the yoga community around the world.

CE Workshop | Yoga Philosophy and the West: Yoga in an Age of Confronting Systemic Discrimination, Part 1

July 7, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga Philosophy and the West: Yoga in an Age of Confronting Systemic Discrimination, Part 1

This four-part series introduces ethical and social philosophies of yoga, including Yogic Models of Understanding and Colonialism; Yoga and Thinking Philosophically, Religion, Spirituality; Categories of Western Imperialism vs Yoga; and Yoga as a Basic Ethical Theory.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Trauma

July 6, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Trauma

In this workshop, you will sharpen your working definitions and understandings of trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Here, experts expand on these topics and explain why yoga is a good modality for trauma, compared with and as an adjunct to pharmaceutical interventions.

Community Conversation | The Intersectionality of Yoga for Black Teachers and Practitioners

July 2, 2020

Community Conversation | The Intersectionality of Yoga for Black Teachers and Practitioners

In this edition of Community Conversations, a BIPOC panel including Yoga Alliance employees will engage in open conversation about how racism has affected their lives as yoga teachers and practitioners and their experiences navigating yoga spaces.

CE Workshop | The Yoga of Relationship

July 2, 2020

CE Workshop | The Yoga of Relationship

Understand the multidimensional nature of the human system and the corresponding multifaceted practices as taught by the Ancients. This workshop will begin to explore the breadth of these teachings and practices and the ways in which we can integrate them into our personal yoga practice and teaching.

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Ethics and Yoga

July 1, 2020

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Ethics and Yoga

Join Yoga Alliance for this community conversation on questions and resources for offering accessible yoga during these changing times.

Community Conversation | An International Perspective

July 1, 2020

Community Conversation | An International Perspective

The COVID-19 pandemic and recent social justice movements show us how connected we all are. This series aims to foster a greater connection with the international yoga community and better inform participants about areas of challenge and opportunity faced by the yoga community around the world.

CE Workshop | Unpacking the Upleveled Standards

June 30, 2020

CE Workshop | Unpacking the Upleveled Standards

This event will guide participants through the strengthened RYS application and review process launched in Feb 2020. Hosts will detail what goes into a completely new application, and the up-leveling process for existing schools. Walk away with application clarity and preparation tools.

Community Sangha | Kemetic Yoga

June 29, 2020

Community Sangha | Kemetic Yoga

Yirser Ra Hotep joins our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

Community Conversation | Mindfulness as a Tool for Families Pursuing Social Justice

June 26, 2020

Community Conversation | Mindfulness as a Tool for Families Pursuing Social Justice

Join us for a purposeful conversation about how adults, including parents, can comfort, educate, and support children using mindfulness practices as tools to confront the realities of racism, oppression, and violence.

Community Sangha | Healing with Yoga

June 26, 2020

Community Sangha | Healing with Yoga

Cleora Francis-O’Connor joins our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

CE Workshop | Applying Anatomy for Movement Educators

June 25, 2020

CE Workshop | Applying Anatomy for Movement Educators

Review the basic anatomical principles of how bodies move and function. This workshop will focus heavily on understanding the structural and functional variations of the body, why biomechanics matters, and how to look for and integrate these things into your teaching with practice.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga as a Contemplative Practice, Part 2

June 25, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga as a Contemplative Practice, Part 2

Explore the subtle energy aspects of yoga, such as prana, the chakras, and the energetic body. This workshop unpacks research that has measured the human experience of the “unitive state" and the more profound psychological transformations that can happen with a regular yoga practice.

Community Conversation | An International Perspective

June 24, 2020

Community Conversation | An International Perspective

The COVID-19 pandemic and recent social justice movements show us how connected we all are. This series aims to foster a greater connection with the international yoga community and better inform participants about areas of challenge and opportunity faced by the yoga community around the world.

CE Workshop | Untangling the Bhagavad Gita, Part 4

June 24, 2020

CE Workshop | Untangling the Bhagavad Gita, Part 4

The Bhagavad Gita is a beautiful expose to understanding that we are more than what our senses perceive. This concept is what this workshop series focuses on. Join Jafar Alexander in untangling the wisdom of this timeless resource and peer into how these teachings can assist in creating an understanding that is applicable to this day and time.

CE Workshop | Introduction to Nada Yoga

June 23, 2020

CE Workshop | Introduction to Nada Yoga

Nada Yoga uses outer sounds to train perception, lure the mind inward, and allow one to become aware of inner sound (or anahata sounds). Learn about the philosophical background of this practice and as well as easy to follow instructions on how to get your personal Nada Yoga practice started.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga as a Contemplative Practice, Part 1

June 23, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga as a Contemplative Practice, Part 1

Explore the subtle energy aspects of yoga, such as prana, the chakras, and the energetic body. This workshop unpacks research that has measured the human experience of the “unitive state" and the more profound psychological transformations that can happen with a regular yoga practice.

Spirituality and Yoga

June 23, 2020

Spirituality and Yoga

Explore the subtle energy aspects of yoga, such as prana, the chakras, and the energetic body. This workshop unpacks research that has measured the human experience of the “unitive state" and the more profound psychological transformations that can happen with a regular yoga practice.

Community Sangha | Yoga and Ayurveda

June 22, 2020

Community Sangha | Yoga and Ayurveda

Dr. Keshia Abraham joins our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

Community Sangha | Yoga and Special Populations

June 19, 2020

Community Sangha | Yoga and Special Populations

Dante Settles joins our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Disease Prevention and Yoga, Part 2

June 18, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Disease Prevention and Yoga, Part 2

Unpack what experts truly mean when they speak about disease prevention. This video explains why the most prevalent diseases in society are called Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), and what research has been done on yoga preventing NCDs and other types of illness.

CE Workshop | Teaching Yoga to Seniors

June 17, 2020

CE Workshop | Teaching Yoga to Seniors

This workshop defines senior populations, outlines specific health issues this group may have (such as heart disease and osteoporosis), and details teaching methodology. Further discussion will cover how COVID-19 has impacted seniors, and the precautions studios are taking to re-open.

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Insurance Q&A

June 17, 2020

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Insurance Q&A

Yoga Alliance leadership answers community questions and shares updated resources and safety precautions being taken to promote healthy, safe, and accessible yoga during this uncertain time in global history.

CE Workshop | Untangling the Bhagavad Gita, Part 3

June 17, 2020

CE Workshop | Untangling the Bhagavad Gita, Part 3

The Bhagavad Gita is a beautiful expose to understanding that we are more than what our senses perceive. This concept is what this workshop series focuses on. Join Jafar Alexander in untangling the wisdom of this timeless resource and peer into how these teachings can assist in creating an understanding that is applicable to this day and time.

CE Workshop | Teaching Yoga for the Whole Family

June 16, 2020

CE Workshop | Teaching Yoga for the Whole Family

Yoga and mindfulness can help children and families build self-regulatory skills, resilience, social awareness, confidence, and fitness while connecting to their bodies in a loving and fun way. Learn how to expand your teaching for all ages and what it takes to be a family yoga instructor.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Disease Prevention and Yoga, Part 1

June 16, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Disease Prevention and Yoga, Part 1

Unpack what experts truly mean when they speak about disease prevention. This video explains why the most prevalent diseases in society are called Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), and what research has been done on yoga preventing NCDs and other types of illness.

CE Workshop | Containment and Freedom Through the Lens of the Yoga Sutras, Part 4

June 16, 2020

CE Workshop | Containment and Freedom Through the Lens of the Yoga Sutras, Part 4

This four-part CE workshop series explores the second chapter of the Yoga Sutras (the first four steps to Prajna, or discernment, as delineated in the Yoga Sutra 2.27). Participants will chant, learn, explore, and reflect on key Yoga Sutra teachings to work with in relation to society’s current happenings.

Community Sangha | Mindfulness and Meditation: A Practice

June 15, 2020

Community Sangha | Mindfulness and Meditation: A Practice

Dr. Tara Brach and Dr. Jack Kornfield join our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

Community Sangha | Shamatha - Vipassana Meditation

June 11, 2020

Community Sangha | Shamatha - Vipassana Meditation

Author Susan Piver joins our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

CE Workshop | Reconciling A Yogi's Heart and an Entrepreneur's Mind

June 11, 2020

CE Workshop | Reconciling A Yogi's Heart and an Entrepreneur's Mind

This workshop gives yoga studios owners the opportunity to reflect on the challenges they face not only as individuals but also as caregivers of enterprises that offer yoga teaching and practice throughout COVID-19. Viewers walk away with three impactful and essential tools to use to their benefit.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Sleep, Part 2

June 11, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Sleep, Part 2

This workshop underscores exactly why sleep is so important. Hear what science says about using yoga to get better sleep, and what research has shown about implementing yoga as a treatment for insomnia.

Yoga in the Workplace

June 11, 2020

Yoga and Sleep

This workshop underscores exactly why sleep is so important. Hear what science says about using yoga to get better sleep, and what research has shown about implementing yoga as a treatment for insomnia.

CE Workshop | Empodera tu carrera como maestro de yoga preparando una biografía sólida

June 10, 2020

CE Workshop | Empodera tu carrera como maestro de yoga preparando una biografía sólida

Una biografía tiene como objetivo informar, cautivar e inspirar al quien la lee. Como maestro de yoga, tu biografía de yoga ofrece una visión amplia de tu vida, destacando tu experiencia, educación, credenciales y lo más importante, ayuda a crear una conexión con potenciales clientes y estudiantes desde el principio. Este breve pero poderoso seminario web te guiará a construir una biografía sólida y auténtica que define tu misión y tu estilo de enseñanza como maestro de yoga, que podrás usar durante procesos de solicitud de empleo, tu sitio web y/o plataformas de redes sociales.

Community Sangha | Interconnectedness

June 10, 2020

Community Sangha | Interconnectedness

Yoga Alliance board member Leslie Salmon Jones and Jeff Jones, both co-founders of Afro Flow Yoga, join our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

CE Workshop | Untangling the Bhagavad Gita, Part 2

June 10, 2020

CE Workshop | Untangling the Bhagavad Gita, Part 2

The Bhagavad Gita is a beautiful expose to understanding that we are more than what our senses perceive. This concept is what this workshop series focuses on. Join Jafar Alexander in untangling the wisdom of this timeless resource and peer into how these teachings can assist in creating an understanding that is applicable to this day and time.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Sleep, Part 1

June 9, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Sleep, Part 1

This workshop underscores exactly why sleep is so important. Hear what science says about using yoga to get better sleep, and what research has shown about implementing yoga as a treatment for insomnia.

CE Workshop | Containment and Freedom Through the Lens of the Yoga Sutras, Part 3

June 9, 2020

CE Workshop | Containment and Freedom Through the Lens of the Yoga Sutras, Part 3

This four-part CE workshop series explores the second chapter of the Yoga Sutras (the first four steps to Prajna, or discernment, as delineated in the Yoga Sutra 2.27). Participants will chant, learn, explore, and reflect on key Yoga Sutra teachings to work with in relation to society’s current happenings.

Community Sangha | Yoga Mindfulness and the Collective STL

June 8, 2020

Community Sangha | Yoga Mindfulness and the Collective STL

Dr. Terry Harris joins Yoga Alliance’s Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer (E-RYT 500, YACEP) in this online gathering to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

CE Workshop | Bringing Trauma Sensitive Principles to Online Yoga Instruction, Part 2

June 8, 2020

CE Workshop | Bringing Trauma Sensitive Principles to Online Yoga Instruction, Part 2

Many yoga students are facing amplified trauma responses and triggers during the pandemic. As many yoga professionals have shifted their teaching and training online, it is important to create safe virtual spaces by offering choice, sharing power, and remaining predictable. This workshop explores ways to adapt online yoga instruction in a responsive way.

CE Workshop | Verstehen den neuen Uplevel Prozess

June 6, 2020

CE Workshop | Verstehen den neuen Uplevel Prozess

Dieser Workshop wird dich durch den Prozess der neuen 200 Std Anmeldung führen, sowohl für ganz neue Anmeldungen, wie auch für bereits bestehende Schulen. Du wirst einen guten Überblick über den Prozess bekommen und was du vorbereiten solltest.

Community Conversation | Yoga and Race Relations

June 5, 2020

Community Conversation | Yoga and Race Relations

This 1.5-hour panel discussion lead by Tyrone Beverly unpacks race relations within yoga and wellness spaces. Tyrone is joined by the voices of special guests who offer event participants expert insight into these critical topics through a variety of mediums, including music.

Community Sangha | Body Positivity

June 5, 2020

Community Sangha | Body Positivity

Amber Karnes joins our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga in the Workplace

June 4, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga in the Workplace

This scientific research workshop highlights the value of bringing yoga into the workplace. Experts' discussion includes the benefits of yoga for individuals who work in professional settings where burn out is common, such as the health care field.

CE Workshop | Bringing Trauma Sensitive Principles to Online Yoga Instruction, Part 1

June 4, 2020

CE Workshop | Bringing Trauma Sensitive Principles to Online Yoga Instruction, Part 1

Many yoga students are facing amplified trauma responses and triggers during the pandemic. As many yoga professionals have shifted their teaching and training online, it is important to create safe virtual spaces by offering choice, sharing power, and remaining predictable. This workshop explores ways to adapt online yoga instruction in a responsive way.

Yoga in the Workplace

June 4, 2020

Yoga in the Workplace

This scientific research workshop highlights the value of bringing yoga into the workplace. Experts' discussion includes the benefits of yoga for individuals who work in professional settings where burn out is common, such as the health care field.

CE Workshop | Untangling the Bhagavad Gita, Part 1

June 3, 2020

CE Workshop | Untangling the Bhagavad Gita, Part 1

The Bhagavad Gita is a beautiful expose to understanding that we are more than what our senses perceive. This concept is what this workshop series focuses on. Join Jafar Alexander in untangling the wisdom of this timeless resource and peer into how these teachings can assist in creating an understanding that is applicable to this day and time.

Community Sangha | Afro Flow Yoga

June 1, 2020

Community Sangha | Afro Flow Yoga

Yoga Alliance board member Leslie Salmon Jones and Jeff Jones, both co-founders of Afro Flow Yoga, join our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

Community Sangha | Teaching Yoga to Older Adults

May 29, 2020

Community Sangha | Teaching Yoga to Older Adults

Jana Long joins Yoga Alliance’s Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Re-opening and Recovering: Best Practices for Yoga Schools, Businesses, and Professionals

May 28, 2020

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Re-opening and Recovering: Best Practices for Yoga Schools, Businesses, and Professionals

Yoga Alliance leadership answers community questions and shares updated resources and safety precautions being taken to promote healthy, safe, and accessible yoga during this uncertain time in global history.

CE Workshop | A Clinician's Perspective on COVID-19

May 28, 2020

CE Workshop | A Clinician's Perspective on COVID-19

Learn more about the novel coronavirus from a clinician’s perspective. Dr. Brent Savoie shares insight on the medical dimensions of COVID-19, the impacts of social distancing, and how these relate to yoga professionals and the yoga community.

Community Sangha | Agni Hotra: Fire as a Tool to Keep Calm

May 26, 2020

Community Sangha | Agni Hotra: Fire as a Tool to Keep Calm

Maria Broom joins our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

CE Workshop | Containment and Freedom Through the Lens of the Yoga Sutras, Part 2

May 26, 2020

CE Workshop | Containment and Freedom Through the Lens of the Yoga Sutras, Part 2

This four-part CE workshop series explores the second chapter of the Yoga Sutras (the first four steps to Prajna, or discernment, as delineated in the Yoga Sutra 2.27). Participants will chant, learn, explore, and reflect on key Yoga Sutra teachings to work with in relation to society’s current happenings.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Stress, Part 1

May 26, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Stress, Part 1

This CE workshop educates viewers on the definition of stress, why humans experience it, and the effects that it has on the body. In addition, hear about how yoga can help relieve chronic stress.

Community Sangha | Perspectives on Yoga Internationally

May 22, 2020

Community Sangha | Perspectives on Yoga Internationally

Francisco Morales-Bermudez (E-RYT 500, YACEP) and Salim Rollins (E-RYT 200) join Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer (E-RYT 500, YACEP) in this online gathering to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

Panel Discussion | Practical Tips for Preparing to Reopen and Recover

May 21, 2020

Panel Discussion | Practical Tips for Preparing to Reopen and Recover

Join Yoga Alliance’s Chair of the Board Kerry Maiorca (E-RYT 500, YACEP) for this panel discussion on practical tips for safely re-opening businesses in the U.S. and Canada. The panel features industry thought leaders from various industries including insurance, public health, and school and studio owners from both the United States and Canada.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and the Immune System, Part 2

May 21, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and the Immune System, Part 2

Learn about the complexities of the immune system and how it functions, how psychological factors impact it, and how research supports a rationale for yoga interventions.

Stress Regulation and Yoga

May 20, 2020

Stress Regulation and Yoga

It is no secret that stress presents itself in a variety of ways. Here, presenters define stress from a clinical perspective, outline the differences between between acute and chronic stress, discuss how it underlies most disease, and reveal the research on how yoga can help.

Yoga Alliance Office Hours| Emergency Relief

May 20, 2020

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Emergency Relief Fund

Yoga Alliance leadership answers community questions and shares updated resources and safety precautions being taken to promote healthy, safe, and accessible yoga during this uncertain time in global history.

CE Workshop | Best Practices for Online Training, Part 2

May 20, 2020

CE Workshop | Best Practices for Online Training, Part 2

This two-part workshop explores how to take your in-person training to the virtual space. Learn how to engage with students in ways that allow them to learn effectively while maintaining and upholding your program’s integrity.

CE Workshop | Exploring the Spiritual Teachings of the Upanishads, Part 4

May 20, 2020

CE Workshop | Exploring the Spiritual Teachings of the Upanishads, Part 4

The Upanishads are a beautiful collection of writings that expound the Vedas, ultimately revealing new aspects to yoga. This four-week series is designed to help attendees work through some of the Upanishad stories in a way that draws out applicable tools to enrich their yoga practices and service.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and the Immune System, Part 1

May 19, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and the Immune System, Part 1

Learn about the complexities of the immune system and how it functions, how psychological factors impact it, and how research supports a rationale for yoga interventions.

CE Workshop | Containment and Freedom Through the Lens of the Yoga Sutras, Part 1

May 19, 2020

CE Workshop | Containment and Freedom Through the Lens of the Yoga Sutras, Part 1

This four-part CE workshop series explores the second chapter of the Yoga Sutras (the first four steps to Prajna, or discernment, as delineated in the Yoga Sutra 2.27). Participants will chant, learn, explore, and reflect on key Yoga Sutra teachings to work with in relation to society’s current happenings.

Community Sangha | Chant and Yoga

May 18, 2020

Community Sangha | Chant and Yoga

Angela Dharma Fears joins our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

CE Workshop | Einführung in Nada Yoga

May 18, 2020

CE Workshop | Einführung in Nada Yoga

Nada Yoga nutzt äußere Klänge, um die Wahrnehmung zu verfeinern und den Geist nach innen zu locken, um die inneren Klänge (Anahata Kläge) wahrzunehmen. In diesem Workshop wirst du die philosophischen Hintergründe des Nada Yoga kennenlernen, wie auch ein paar einfache Techniken, mit denen du deine eigene Praxis beginnen kannst.

Community Sangha | Defining Yoga for Oneself

May 15, 2020

Community Sangha | Defining Yoga for Oneself

Dr. Roopa Bala Singh, Esq. joins our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

CE Workshop | Looking at COVID-19 Through the Lens of Equity

May 14, 2020

CE Workshop | Looking at COVID-19 Through the Lens of Equity

In this workshop, presenters discuss the climate of yoga in relationship to COVID-19. Learn more about how the pandemic is exposing and impacting the inequities within the yoga community and considerations for moving forward.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Asthma, Part 2

May 14, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Asthma, Part 2

This conversation addresses the psychological components of asthma and how yoga can intervene and benefit those living with this respiratory condition. It will also cover the postural, breathing, and mental benefits of yoga practice for those with asthma.

Asthma and Yoga

May 13, 2020

Asthma and Yoga

This video defines depression from a clinical perspective and explains the rationale for using yoga as treatment in place of or in conjunction with pharmacological interventions.

CE Workshop | Best Practices for Online Training, Part 1

May 13, 2020

CE Workshop | Best Practices for Online Training, Part 1

This two-part workshop explores how to take your in-person training to the virtual space. Learn how to engage with students in ways that allow them to learn effectively while maintaining and upholding your program’s integrity.

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Continuing Education

May 13, 2020

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Continuing Education

Yoga Alliance leadership answers community questions and shares updated resources and safety precautions being taken to promote healthy, safe, and accessible yoga during this uncertain time in global history.

CE Workshop | Exploring the Spiritual Teachings of the Upanishads, Part 3

May 13, 2020

CE Workshop | Exploring the Spiritual Teachings of the Upanishads, Part 3

The Upanishads are a beautiful collection of writings that expound the Vedas, ultimately revealing new aspects to yoga. This four-week series is designed to help attendees work through some of the Upanishad stories in a way that draws out applicable tools to enrich their yoga practices and service.

CE Workshop | How to Keep Yoga Simple in High-Stress Environments

May 12, 2020

CE Workshop | How to Keep Yoga Simple in High-Stress Environments

Join Marisa Righi and Jack Marsh as they share experience teaching mindfulness to social workers who operate in high-stress work environments. Walk away from this workshop with simple wellness and goal-setting exercises, and philosophy that can be utilized in your own office setting.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Asthma, Part 1

May 12, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Asthma, Part 1

This conversation addresses the psychological components of asthma and how yoga can intervene and benefit those living with this respiratory condition. It will also cover the postural, breathing, and mental benefits of yoga practice for those with asthma.

Community Sangha | A Practice with Yoga and Dance

May 11, 2020

Community Sangha | Yoga and Dance: A Practice

Satta K. Jallah joins Yoga Alliance’s Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer (E-RYT 500, YACEP) in this online gathering to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

Yoga Alliance regionale Gespräche (Deutschland)

May 11, 2020

Yoga Alliance regionale Gespräche (Deutschland)

Dani Hayes, Director of Member Relations der Yoga Alliance, und Marcel Anders-Hoepgen besprechen die Best Practices für Online-Unterricht, Verlängerung der Erneuerung der Mitgliedschaft und die vorübergehende Bereitstellung des virtuellen Lernens der Yoga Alliance.

Community Sangha | Self Care: How Yoga Can Support Us Now

May 8, 2020

Community Sangha | Self Care: How Yoga Can Support Us Now

Dr. Gail Parker joins our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

CE Workshop | Cómo usar la crisis como un acelerador de innovación

May 7, 2020

CE Workshop | Cómo usar la crisis como un acelerador de innovación

Las crisis brindan a líderes la oportunidad de elevarse de lo ordinario a lo extraordinario. ¿Por qué? Debido a que estas nuevas circunstancias lo obligan a uno a eliminar las distracciones y establecer el enfoque hacia un objetivo común, el fracaso simplemente se convierte en "no una opción". Este taller explora estos conceptos como oportunidades para la innovación dentro de una crisis y mucho más.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga in Schools, Part 2

May 7, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga in Schools, Part 2

Schools have often faced challenges in implementing yoga for their students. Here, learn about the little research done on this topic and the ways in which children can benefit from this practice.

CE Workshop | Why Self-Care Plays an Important Role in the Pivot to Teaching Yoga Online

May 6, 2020

CE Workshop | Why Self-Care Plays an Important Role in the Pivot to Teaching Yoga Online

Practicing self-care is extremely important for yoga teachers, especially given society's natural pivot into distance learning. This workshop describes how self-care directly results in authenticity, impactful online classes, strengthened teacher-student relationships, and effective learning.

CE Workshop | Exploring the Spiritual Teachings of the Upanishads, Part 2

May 6, 2020

CE Workshop | Exploring the Spiritual Teachings of the Upanishads, Part 2

The Upanishads are a beautiful collection of writings that expound the Vedas, ultimately revealing new aspects to yoga. This four-week series is designed to help attendees work through some of the Upanishad stories in a way that draws out applicable tools to enrich their yoga practices and service.

CE Workshop | How to Use Crisis as an Innovation Accelerator (English Session)

May 5, 2020

CE Workshop | How to Use Crisis as an Innovation Accelerator (English)

Crisis gives leaders the chance to step up from ordinary to extraordinary. Why? Because it forces one to eliminate distractions, establish focus towards a common goal, and render failure as “not an option.” This workshop explores these concepts as opportunities for innovation within a crisis and more.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga in Schools, Part 1

May 5, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga in Schools, Part 1

Schools have often faced challenges in implementing yoga for their students. Here, learn about the little research done on this topic and the ways in which children can benefit from this practice.

Community Sangha | Yoga, Dance, Drumming, and Storytelling: Paths to Wholeness

May 4, 2020

Community Sangha | Yoga, Dance, Drumming, and Storytelling: Paths to Wholeness

Abigail Jefferson joins our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

Community Sangha | The Many Faces of Yoga

May 1, 2020

Community Sangha | The Many Faces of Yoga

Susanna Barkataki joins Yoga Alliance’s Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Respiratory Function, Part 2

April 30, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Respiratory Function, Part 2

Dive into the aspects of yoga that improve normal respiratory functioning, namely, pranayama (breath control). This video also describes the wide-reaching, scientifically-proven benefits of both short-term and long-term pranayama practice.

CE Workshop | オンライン指導で学習効果を高め、ティーチャートレーニング生徒の成功を実現する方法

April 30, 2020

CE Workshop | オンライン指導で学習効果を高め、ティーチャートレーニング生徒の成功を実現する方法

バーチャル/オンラインでティーチャートレーニング受講生を養成する際の注意事項について、YogaJayaがワークショップ提供いたします。過去数年間、対面型コンテンツと共にオンライン学習ツールをティーチャートレーニングで利用普及させ、成果を実らせてきたYogaJaya。いかに多様な生徒のニーズにオンライン学習がしっかりとサポート提供できるかについて語ります。先生から生徒への昔ながらの伝授はかけがえのものであり続けるなか、テクノロジーはバーチャル空間へのグローバルなシフトを受け入れる機会を提供してくれているのです。

CE Workshop | Yoga Business Help Desk: COVID-19 Response

April 29, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga Business Help Desk: COVID-19 Response

Join Ava Taylor and special guests in this workshop dedicated to your professional needs in an unprecedented marketplace. Here, you will glean information on how to manage your leases and landlords, insight on how to lead in a crisis, and what the “new normal” truly means.

CE Workshop | Exploring the Spiritual Teachings of the Upanishads, Part 1

April 29, 2020

CE Workshop | Exploring the Spiritual Teachings of the Upanishads, Part 1

The Upanishads are a beautiful collection of writings that expound the Vedas, ultimately revealing new aspects to yoga. This four-week series is designed to help attendees work through some of the Upanishad stories in a way that draws out applicable tools to enrich their yoga practices and service.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Respiratory Function, Part 1

April 28, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Yoga and Respiratory Function, Part 1

Dive into the aspects of yoga that improve normal respiratory functioning, namely, pranayama (breath control). This video also describes the wide-reaching, scientifically-proven benefits of both short-term and long-term pranayama practice.

CE Workshop | How to Cultivate Learning Efficacy and Measure the Success of Your Students While Teaching Online

April 28, 2020

CE Workshop | How to Cultivate Learning Efficacy and Measure the Success of Your Students While Teaching Online

This workshop presented by Tokyo-based YogaJaya covers the dos and don’ts of educating yoga teachers online.

Community Sangha | Yoga for Seniors

April 27, 2020

Community Sangha | Yoga for Seniors

Paula Levesque joins Yoga Alliance’s Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

Community Sangha | Yoga in Africa: Insights and Initiatives

April 24, 2020

Community Sangha | Yoga in Africa: Insights and Initiatives

Phindile Dhlamini-Motshegwa joins our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

Depression and Yoga

April 23, 2020

Depression and Yoga

This video defines depression from a clinical perspective and explains the rationale for using yoga as treatment in place of or in conjunction with pharmacological interventions.

CE Workshop | How to Use Mantra, Mudra, and Meditation for Inner Nourishment

April 23, 2020

CE Workshop | How to Use Mantra, Mudra, and Meditation for Inner Nourishment

Join Bex Urban for a conscious pause and learn how to find a place inside of you where there is room for peace, regardless of your setting. You will leave this session feeling empowered to answer the call inside that wants to embrace stillness.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Depression and Yoga, Part 2

April 23, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Depression and Yoga, Part 2

Yoga is a comprehensive wellness practice that offers benefits to our physical, spiritual, and mental health. Here, presenters define depression from a clinical perspective and explain the rationale for using yoga as treatment in place of or in conjunction with pharmacological interventions.

CE Workshop | Yoga Business Help Desk: COVID-19 Response

April 22, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga Business Help Desk: COVID-19 Response

Join Ava Taylor and special guests in this workshop dedicated to your professional needs in an unprecedented marketplace. Here, you will glean information on how to manage your leases and landlords, insight on how to lead in a crisis, and what the “new normal” truly means.

CE Workshop | How to Teach Asana and Anatomy Online

April 21, 2020

CE Workshop | How to Teach Asana and Anatomy Online

Discover tips for teaching asana and anatomy classes online. This workshop includes information on online teaching best practices, considerations for a successful setup, and how to use anatomy and asana resources to create a variety of learning opportunities for your students.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Depression and Yoga, Part 1 (2/2)

April 21, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Depression and Yoga, Part 1 (2/2)

Yoga is a comprehensive wellness practice that offers benefits to our physical, spiritual, and mental health. Here, presenters define depression from a clinical perspective and explain the rationale for using yoga as treatment in place of or in conjunction with pharmacological interventions.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Depression and Yoga, Part 1 (1/2)

April 21, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on Depression and Yoga, Part 1 (1/2)

Yoga is a comprehensive wellness practice that offers benefits to our physical, spiritual, and mental health. Here, presenters define depression from a clinical perspective and explain the rationale for using yoga as treatment in place of or in conjunction with pharmacological interventions.

Community Sangha | Yoga for Every Body

April 20, 2020

Community Sangha | Yoga for Every Body

Dianne Bondy joins our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

Community Sangha | Creating a Personal Accessible Yoga Practice

April 17, 2020

Community Sangha | Maintaining Balance: Energy and the Chakras

Caroline Shola Arewa joins Yoga Alliance’s Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

CE Workshop | A Clinician's Perspective on COVID-19

April 16, 2020

CE Workshop | A Clinician's Perspective on COVID-19

Learn more about the novel coronavirus from a clinician’s perspective. Dr. Brent Savoie shares insight on the medical dimensions of COVID-19, the impacts of social distancing, and how these relate to yoga professionals and the yoga community.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on the Elderly and Yoga, Part 2

April 16, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on the Elderly and Yoga, Part 2

Explore how yoga affects (and even slows down) the aging process. This discussion includes information on studies involving yoga and the elderly and outlines the process of aging.

CE Workshop | Professional Services Help Desk: COVID-19 Response

April 15, 2020

CE Workshop | Professional Services Help Desk: COVID-19 Response

What’s happening now and what’s happening next—the short, mid, and long of it all. Join Ava Taylor and guests for this special workshop dedicated to you and your business' priority needs in this fast-changing and unprecedented marketplace.

CE Workshop | Exploring the Yoga Sutras Series, Part 4: Untangle the Applications of the Yoga Sutras

April 15, 2020

CE Workshop | Exploring the Yoga Sutras Series, Part 4: Untangle the Applications of the Yoga Sutras

Jafar Alexander examines certain pillars of the yoga practice derived from the Yoga Sutras and investigates how we can leverage and implement them into our lives both on and off the mat.

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Community Support During COVID-19, Part 2

April 14, 2020

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Community Support During COVID-19, Part 2

Yoga Alliance leadership answers community questions and shares updated resources and safety precautions being taken to promote healthy, safe, and accessible yoga during this uncertain time in global history.

CE Workshop | Aligning Your Values and Passion, to Find Your Big Idea During COVID-19

April 14, 2020

CE Workshop | Aligning Your Values and Passion, to Find Your Big Idea During COVID-19

Rachel Scott helps you align your passions, values, and skillset to find your “Big Idea”—one that offers you sustainability while still allowing you to be your true, authentic self during the COVID-19 outbreak.

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on the Elderly and Yoga, Part 1

April 14, 2020

CE Workshop | Scientific Research on the Elderly and Yoga, Part 1

Explore how yoga affects (and even slows down) the aging process. This discussion includes information on studies involving yoga and the elderly and outlines the process of aging.

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Community Support During COVID-19, Part 1

April 14, 2020

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Community Support During COVID-19, Part 1

Yoga Alliance leadership answers community questions and shares updated resources and safety precautions being taken to promote healthy, safe, and accessible yoga during this uncertain time in global history.

CE Workshop | CARES Act Series, Part 3: New Protections and Responsibilities Related to Paid Leave

April 13, 2020

CE Workshop | CARES Act Series, Part 3: New Protections and Responsibilities Related to Paid Leave

This workshop outlines new paid leave guarantees for workers affected by the pandemic and new employer obligations to provide employees with paid leave, as well as tax credits available to employers to offset the costs of providing leave.

Community Sangha | Creating a Personal Accessible Yoga Practice

April 13, 2020

Community Sangha | Creating a Personal Accessible Yoga Practice

Jivana Heyman joins our Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering designed to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

Community Events

Yoga and Schools

April 10, 2020

Yoga and Schools

Schools have often faced challenges implementing yoga for their students. Here, learn about the research done on this topic and the ways children can benefit from this practice.

Yoga Research

CE Worskhop | Insurance and Risk Management Considerations in the COVID-19 World

April 10, 2020

CE Worskhop | Insurance and Risk Management Considerations in the COVID-19 World

In this conversation, Alliant Insurance addresses many of the questions Yoga Alliance members have regarding their Yoga Alliance Professional Liability policy. We would like to confirm that your Yoga Alliance Policy does cover online instruction.

Community Sangha | A Bilingual Conversation/Latinx and the Practice of Yoga

April 10, 2020

Community Sangha | A Bilingual Conversation/Latinx and the Practice of Yoga

Lorena Saavendra joins Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this Spanish and English online gathering to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

The Immune System and Yoga

April 9, 2020

The Immune System and Yoga

Learn about the complexities of the immune system and how it functions, how psychological factors impact it, and how research supports a rationale for yoga interventions.

Yoga and the Elderly

April 9, 2020

Yoga and the Elderly

Learn about the process of aging and how yoga affects (and even slows down) aging.

CE Workshop | Yoga and Anxiety, Part 2

April 9, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga and Anxiety, Part 2

This conversation discusses anxiety from a clinical perspective, explains the rationale for using yoga as a treatment for anxiety, and compares yoga's benefits to pharmacological interventions.

CE Workshop | CARES Act Series, Part 2: Benefits for Individuals

April 9, 2020

CE Workshop | CARES Act Series, Part 2: Benefits for Individuals

This workshop outlines the CARES Act relief measures for all Americans, including a tax rebate, expanded unemployment insurance, student debt relief, and protections for renters, among other topics.

CE Workshop | Professional Services Help Desk: COVID-19 Response

April 8, 2020

CE Workshop | Professional Services Help Desk: COVID-19 Response

What’s happening now and what’s happening next—the short, mid, and long of it all. Join Ava Taylor and guests for this special workshop dedicated to you and your business' priority needs in this fast-changing and unprecedented marketplace.

CE Workshop | Exploring the Yoga Sutras Series, Part 3: Untangle the Applications of the Yoga Sutras

April 8, 2020

CE Workshop | Exploring the Yoga Sutras Series, Part 3: Untangle the Applications of the Yoga Sutras

Jafar Alexander examines certain pillars of the yoga practice derived from the Yoga Sutras and investigates how we can leverage and implement them into our lives both on and off the mat.

Anxiety and Yoga

April 7, 2020

Anxiety and Yoga

Explore the definition of anxiety from a clinical perspective, learn the rationale for yoga as a treatment for anxiety, and compare yoga's benefits to pharmacological interventions.

CE Workshop | Meeting Your 'Small Self': Protective Strategies as You Enter the Global Stage

April 7, 2020

CE Workshop | Meeting Your 'Small Self': Protective Strategies as You Enter the Global Stage

Many yoga teachers are moving classes online, causing a shift in identities and stirring up insecurities—what we are calling our “small self.” Using the gunas as a framework, this workshop explores strategies to make more effective decisions as yoga teachers in online teaching.

CE Workshop | Yoga and Anxiety, Part 1

April 7, 2020

CE Workshop | Yoga and Anxiety, Part 1

This conversation discusses anxiety from a clinical perspective, explains the rationale for using yoga as a treatment for anxiety, and compares yoga's benefits to pharmacological interventions.

CE Workshop | CARES Act Series, Part 1: Act Loans, Tax Incentives, and Other Potential Sources of Funds for Yoga Businesses

April 7, 2020

CE Workshop | CARES Act Series, Part 1: Act Loans, Tax Incentives, and Other Potential Sources of Funds for Yoga Businesses

This workshop will outline the CARES Act relief measures for small businesses, including federal loan programs and tax incentives designed to help keep businesses going during these difficult times.

CE Workshop | Leaning Into Uncertainty as a Boutique Studio Owner

April 6, 2020

CE Workshop | Leaning Into Uncertainty as a Boutique Studio Owner

In this workshop, Danielle Barbeau speaks about the coronavirus pandemic and the effects it is having on small businesses through the lense of small boutique yoga studio owners.

CE Workshop | Learn By Doing! Enhance Your Own Well-Being + Pedagogy at the Same Time

April 3, 2020

CE Workshop | Learn By Doing! Enhance Your Own Well-Being + Pedagogy at the Same Time

Dr. Ilana Nankin shares tips and tricks for how to effectively facilitate engaging experiences with your students… digitally! Learn how to nourish your own well-being, foster deep connections and facilitate an engaging and interactive digital experience for your community.

Community Sangha | Bridging + Creating Community

April 3, 2020

Community Sangha | Bridging + Creating Community

Francisco Morales-Bermudez joins Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

CE Workshop | Not Always Zen: Meeting Todays' Challenges with Curiosity and Compassion

April 2, 2020

CE Workshop | Not Always Zen: Meeting Todays' Challenges with Curiosity and Compassion

Join Yoga Alliance’s Chair of the Board Kerry Maiorca and Francine Kelley as they discuss the impossible pressure, we put on ourselves, as yoga teachers and practitioners, to always be Zen, or at least be perceived that way.

Community Sangha | The Practice of Yoga and the Koshas

April 2, 2020

Community Sangha | The Practice of Yoga and the Koshas

Shery Ryan joins Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

CE Workshop | Exploring the Yoga Sutras Series, Part 2: Untangle the Applications of the Yoga Sutras

April 1, 2020

CE Workshop | Exploring the Yoga Sutras Series, Part 2: Untangle the Applications of the Yoga Sutras

Jafar Alexander examines certain pillars of the yoga practice derived from the Yoga Sutras and investigates how we can leverage and implement them into our lives both on and off the mat.

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Yoga Alliance Support During COVID-19, Part 2

March 31, 2020

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Yoga Alliance Support During COVID-19, Part 2

Yoga Alliance answers community questions and shares updated resources and safety precautions being taken to promote healthy, safe, and accessible yoga during this uncertain time in global history.

CE Workshop | Equity and Community During COVID-19

March 31, 2020

CE Workshop | Equity and Community During COVID-19

Tyrone Beverly discusses COVID-19’s effects on varying socio-economic communities. Listen in to learn how inequities in communities are dealing with COVID-19, the potential lasting effects this disease could have, and how yoga can help.

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Yoga Alliance Support During COVID-19, Part 1

March 31, 2020

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | Yoga Alliance Support During COVID-19, Part 1

Yoga Alliance answers community questions and shares updated resources and safety precautions being taken to promote healthy, safe, and accessible yoga during this uncertain time in global history.

CE Workshop | COVID-19: The Invisible Effects on Mental Health

March 30, 2020

CE Workshop | COVID-19: The Invisible Effects on Mental Health

Matthew Sanford explores some of the invisible effects that this virus might be having on the intersection between mind and body. Join Matthew as he explores how practicing yoga can help remedy potential feelings of ‘displacement’ during this time.

CE Workshop | Learn By Doing! Enhance Your Own Well-Being + Pedagogy at the Same Time

March 27, 2020

CE Workshop | Learn By Doing! Enhance Your Own Well-Being + Pedagogy at the Same Time

Dr. Ilana Nankin shares tips and tricks for how to effectively facilitate engaging experiences with your students… digitally! Learn how to nourish your own well-being, foster deep connections and facilitate and engaging and interactive digital experience for your community.

Community Sangha | A 20 Minute Practice is All You Need

March 27, 2020

Community Sangha | A 20 Minute Practice is All You Need

Jenn Thomas joins Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

Community Sangha | A Yoga Practice to Relieve Stress

March 26, 2020

Community Sangha | A Yoga Practice to Relieve Stress

Monique Shubert joins Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

CE Workshop | Exploring the Yoga Sutras Series, Part 1: Untangle the Applications of the Yoga Sutras

March 25, 2020

CE Workshop | Exploring the Yoga Sutras Series, Part 1: Untangle the Applications of the Yoga Sutras

Jafar Alexander examines certain pillars of the yoga practice derived from the Yoga Sutras and investigates how we can leverage and implement them into our lives both on and off the mat.

CE Workshop | How-to Teach Yoga Online Safely and Authentically to Support You and Your Community

March 23, 2020

CE Workshop | How-to Teach Yoga Online Safely and Authentically to Support You and Your Community

Hayley Winter from the Institute of Yoga Sports Science and the British Wheel of Yoga guides us and answers questions that are on our minds during this time of social distancing.

Yogaland Podcast

March 20, 2020

Yogaland Podcast

Co-hosts Andrea Ferretti and Jason Crandell spoke with Yoga Alliance’s Shannon Roche and Catherine Marquette to discuss ways to deliver yoga teacher training programs online rather than in-person.

CE Workshop | Online Course Curriculum Webinar with Teachable.com

March 20, 2020

CE Workshop | Online Course Curriculum Webinar with Teachable.com

Join representatives from Member Perks partner Teachable.com for a live question and answer (Q&A) on how to get started creating course content for an online platform.

Community Sangha | The Benefits of the Yoga Practice

March 20, 2020

Community Sangha | The Benefits of the Yoga Practice

Keisha Battles joins Vice President of Cross-Cultural Advancement Maya Breuer in this online gathering to bring yoga schools, teachers, and students together during this time of social distancing.

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | A Conversation on COVID-19 Resources for Our Member Community, Part 2

March 17, 2020

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | A Conversation on COVID-19 Resources for Our Member Community, Part 2

Yoga Alliance answers community questions and shares updated resources and safety precautions being taken to promote healthy, safe, and accessible yoga during this uncertain time in global history.

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | A Conversation on COVID-19 Resources for Our Member Community, Part 1

March 17, 2020

Yoga Alliance Office Hours | A Conversation on COVID-19 Resources for Our Member Community, Part 1

Yoga Alliance answers community questions and shares updated resources and safety precautions being taken to promote healthy, safe, and accessible yoga during this uncertain time in global history.

Community Sangha | Yoga Alliance Board of Directors

March 17, 2020

Community Sangha | Yoga Alliance Board of Directors

Yoga Alliance board members Leslie Salmon Jones, Sarahjoy Marsh, Saraswathi Vasudevan, and Swami Asokananda host a gathering of hearts, minds, and souls as they reflect on the communal, therapeutic, global, and spiritual benefits of this practice we love so much and how it can unite us in times of need.

CE Workshop | The Art of Incremental Change

February 28, 2019

CE Workshop | The Art of Incremental Change

Cate Stillman shows us the importance of small, incremental changes that are essential for exponential personal growth. Learn how you can guide students through steady habit evolution that will allow them to explore the deeper levels of a yoga practice.

CE Workshop | Accessibility and the Subtle Body

December 20, 2018

CE Workshop | Accessibility and the Subtle Body

Join us for a discussion on the accessibility of yoga asana for bodies with varying abilities. Matthew Sanford will lead a conversation on the subtle body, increasing our awareness and offering a foundation for integrating these insights into our teachings.

CE Workshop | Yoga Nidra: Meaning, Benefits, and Common Misconceptions

December 7, 2018

CE Workshop | Yoga Nidra: Meaning, Benefits, and Common Misconceptions

Join us as we learn how to bring the practice of Yoga Nidra into our teachings and how it connects the brain and the mind.

CE Workshop | Teaching to Make Yoga Accessible to All

September 28, 2018

CE Workshop | The Intersection of Three Classic Philosophies from India: Vedanta, Samkhya, and Yoga

Join yoga teachers and scholars Nicolai Bachman and Shawn Parell as they explore the foundations of three Indian philosophies: Vedanta, Samkhya, and Yoga.

CE Workshop | Teaching to Make Yoga Accessible to All

September 26, 2018

CE Workshop | Teaching to Make Yoga Accessible to All

Jivana Heyman shares ways in which teachers can bring yoga to all individuals, regardless of ability or background.

CE Workshop | Core Teachings of the Bhagavad Gita and The Yoga Sutras

September 4, 2018

CE Workshop | Core Teachings of the Bhagavad Gita and The Yoga Sutras

Join Sreedevi Bringi for a guided exploration of texts from The Bhagavad Gita and the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali.

CE Workshop | Yoga Beyond Asana: Teaching Tips for Pranayama and Chanting

August 1, 2018

CE Workshop | Yoga Beyond Asana: Teaching Tips for Pranayama and Chanting

Amy Ippoliti and Deepti Sastry share practical knowledge and insights for expanding breathwork and chanting in your classes.

CE Workshop | The Role of Anatomy and Biomechanics in Yoga

July 3, 2018

CE Workshop | The Role of Anatomy and Biomechanics in Yoga

Two experienced and inspiring yoga teachers come together to discuss the role of anatomy and biomechanics in yoga.

CE Workshop | Creating an Inclusive Culture in Yoga Class

June 6, 2018

CE Workshop | Creating an Inclusive Culture in Yoga Class

Dianne Bondy, Cherie Hotchkiss, and Sid McNairy share how they personally create an inclusive culture through representation, environment and outreach.

CE Workshop | Teaching a Trauma Sensitive Yoga Class

April 17, 2018

CE Workshop | Teaching a Trauma Sensitive Yoga Class

Judy Weaver and David Emerson talk about the yoga teacher’s responsibility for understanding the effects of trauma on the body.

CE Workshop | Create Balance in Your Joints: Flexibility or Stability

December 15, 2017

CE Workshop | Create Balance in Your Joints: Flexibility or Stability

Explore your expression and depth in asana to establish joint balance on and off the mat.

CE Workshop | Making Your Class a Refuge During Stressful Times

November 29, 2017

CE Workshop | Making Your Class a Refuge During Stressful Times

Cyndi Lee provides tips to make your yoga class a supportive environment for those that are overwhelmed by the stresses of life, community, and the world.

CE Workshop | Yoga and Social Justice

November 14, 2017

CE Workshop | Yoga and Social Justice

This workshop will address how yoga can act as a movement for change and evolution, and how the practice of yoga can give us the tools to stand for justice for all beings.

CE Workshop | Yoga and Social Justice

October 26, 2017

CE Workshop | Incorporating Pranayama & Meditation in General Classes

Prashant and Manju Joshi moderate a discussion on how to integrate meditation and pranayama in class as a spiritual compass and source of inner peace.

CE Workshop | How to Bring Chanting Into Your Yoga Classes and Daily Life

July 23, 2017

CE Workshop | How to Bring Chanting Into Your Yoga Classes and Daily Life

Join Deepti Sastry, E-RYT 200, RYT 500, YACEP, to learn the basics of Vedic chanting. Deepti shares tips to begin a chanting practice and ways to introduce it to your students.

CE Workshop | Portable Yoga: Teaching Retreats and Training Programs Abroad

July 18, 2017

CE Workshop | Portable Yoga: Teaching Retreats and Training Programs Abroad

Join seasoned yoga teachers and yoga travel business owners as they discuss the logistics of offering retreats and yoga teacher training abroad.

CE Workshop | How to Incorporate Pregnant Women in General Yoga Classes

June 29, 2017

CE Workshop | How to Incorporate Pregnant Women in General Yoga Classes

What should you do if a pregnant woman joins your class and you are not a RPYT? Should you send her away? Are there any special liability considerations?

CE Workshop | Find Your Unique Voice: Public Speaking for Yoga Teachers

May 15, 2017

CE Workshop | Find Your Unique Voice: Public Speaking for Yoga Teachers

In this workshop, Courtney and Amber discuss how to find your voice, gain confidence, and improve your public speaking.

CE Workshop | Write and Publish Your Yoga Book This Year

May 9, 2017

CE Workshop | Write and Publish Your Yoga Book This Year

Dr. Aileen McCabe-Maucher shows you how yoga philosophy and your practice can help your writing flow. She also shares practical strategies to develop, market, and publish your own yoga books.

CE Workshop | Get Your Yoga Business on the First Page of Google Searches

April 20, 2017

CE Workshop | Get Your Yoga Business on the First Page of Google Searches

Join Phil and Kate for a discussion on search engine optimization (SEO) tactics.

CE Workshop | 7 Tips for Creating and Marketing Engaging Workshops

April 19, 2017

CE Workshop | 7 Tips for Creating and Marketing Engaging Workshops

Get ready to offer engaging workshops to your community! Learn seven tips for creating workshops.

CE Workshop | Zero-Budget Marketing Strategies

March 17, 2017

CE Workshop | Zero-Budget Marketing Strategies

How do you market your classes, workshops, and events if you have no money? Lucas shares his zero-budget strategies to promote your services with little to no marketing dollars.

CCE Workshop | Pop-Up Yoga: Creating Unique Yoga Events

March 3, 2017

CE Workshop | Pop-Up Yoga: Creating Unique Yoga Events

Whether you are fundraising for a cause or looking to supplement your income as a yoga teacher, learn what makes a successful pop-up yoga event.

CE Workshop | Effective Cueing for Yoga Teachers

February 7, 2017

CE Workshop | Effective Cueing for Yoga Teachers

Join Cara Bradley to learn how to speak simply and directly and to say less and empower more.

CE Workshop | Getting Gigs at Yoga Conferences and Festivals

February 2, 2017

CE Workshop | Getting Gigs at Yoga Conferences and Festivals

Lynann Politte shows you how to connect with producers, decide which events to pursue, and how to use these bookings to expand your yoga business.

CE Workshop | Panel Discussion: Business Planning the Yogic Way

November 22, 2016

CE Workshop | Panel Discussion: Business Planning the Yogic Way

Our four presenters discuss building a business plan and minimizing risk, turning vision into action and creating a model-specific growth and marketing strategy.

CE Workshop | Using Bhavana to Keep the Yoga in the Asana

November 9, 2016

CE Workshop | Using Bhavana to Keep the Yoga in the Asana

Bring yoga to life and transform your yoga class with the simple tool of Bhavana . Learn how Bhavana helps us move away from the performance of postures as a series of tasks to the embodiment of asana.

CE Workshop | Creating Courses: The Key to Attracting More Students

October 25, 2016

CE Workshop | Creating Courses: The Key to Attracting More Students

Tired of attracting students one class at a time? Learn how to shift from offering classes to courses, and why this is a powerful tool to build a following of regular students.

CE Workshop | Beyond Social Media: Creating Community the Old Fashioned Way

October 12, 2016

CE Workshop | Beyond Social Media: Creating Community the Old Fashioned Way

Learn how to make connections that last, forge powerful relationships and build loyalty the old fashioned way, in person.

CE Workshop | The Power of Sequencing: 5 Ways to Create Unique Sequences

September 28, 2016

CE Workshop | The Power of Sequencing: 5 Ways to Create Unique Sequences

Learn five tools to create unique and engaging sequences that will make you feel inspired, creative and confident to come up with a surplus of sequences for your classes.

CE Workshop | Blissful Business: Tap Into Your Passion

September 1, 2016

CE Workshop | Blissful Business: Tap Into Your Passion

Build a purposeful, profitable yoga business and leave a legacy. In this workshop, you’ll learn strategies to focus your time, effort and commitment based on your core passion.

CE Workshop | Practical Tools for Sharing Yoga Philosophy with Your Students

August 28, 2016

CE Workshop | Practical Tools for Sharing Yoga Philosophy with Your Students

This workshop will cover tools to help teachers move past their blocks, so that they feel comfortable and confident sharing yoga philosophy with students.

CE Workshop | 8 Steps to a Fuller Group Yoga Class

July 21, 2016

CE Workshop | 8 Steps to a Fuller Group Yoga Class

Discover eight ways to enhance class attendance, increase student retention and make your yoga class an event students won’t want to miss!

CE Workshop | The Art of Setting an Intention in Yoga Class

July 19, 2016

CE Workshop | The Art of Setting an Intention in Yoga Class

Learn how to brainstorm rich and topical themes and intentions, creating classes that provide a profound experience for your students.

CE Workshop | Yoga Nidra: Unlocking Your Full Potential

July 6, 2016

CE Workshop | Yoga Nidra: Unlocking Your Full Potential

Learn about yoga nidra and how to utilize it to create experience in the world. Dr. Halpern will also discuss classical knowledge, stories and the writings of legendary teachers from the 1800's about yoga nidra.

CE Workshop | Get Started Teaching: Set Goals and Get Gigs

April 19, 2016

CE Workshop | Get Started Teaching: Set Goals and Get Gigs

Start teaching yoga professionally and gain the clarity and skills needed to succeed.

CE Workshop | Sequencing and Teaching All Levels Classes

February 17, 2016

CE Workshop | Sequencing and Teaching All Levels Classes

Learn how to successfully sequence and modify for all levels! Expand your knowledge in writing safe, effective yoga sequences.

CE Workshop | Doing Well by Doing Good: Teaching Yoga in Community Nonprofits

February 2, 2016

CE Workshop | Doing Well by Doing Good: Teaching Yoga in Community Nonprofits

Learn how to “pitch” a yoga class to appropriate nonprofits. Discover how to price and promote classes, set your teaching fee and create engaging class descriptions.

CE Workshop | Studio Client Retention: Keep Your Students Coming Back

December 15, 2015

CE Workshop | Studio Client Retention: Keep Your Students Coming Back

Explore the studio owner’s leadership role and what it means for your retention rate. Learn to structure your class schedule and packages to support client commitment.

CE Workshop | Creating Themes for Yoga Classes

November 24, 2015

CE Workshop | Creating Themes for Yoga Classes

Learn how themes add value to your classes and support the lives of your students on and off the mat with Noelle Cormier.

CE Workshop | Serve, Lead, and Succeed the Yogic Way

November 4, 2015

CE Workshop | Serve, Lead, and Succeed the Yogic Way

Learn to examine yogic leadership and how it can help you serve the community and succeed personally, professionally and spiritually.

CE Workshop | Profitable Yoga Retreats: How to Get Enough Students

September 22, 2015

CE Workshop | Profitable Yoga Retreats: How to Get Enough Students

Join Liza Bertini and Sarah Bond of One Hundred Skies to learn ways to fill your retreat and make it profitable.

CE Workshop | Developing Strategic Partnerships

June 4, 2015

CE Workshop | Developing Strategic Partnerships

Sherry Zak Morris provides insights on how connecting with your community can be a valuable investment in your yoga business.

CE Workshop | Q&A with Francesca Cervero

January 28, 2015

CE Workshop | Q&A with Francesca Cervero

Francesca Cervero sits down to answer additional audiences questions following her workshop that taught strategies for running profitable private yoga classes.

CCE Workshop | Yoga UX: User Experiences for Yoga Studios, 2013 Business of Yoga Conference

December 11, 2014

CE Workshop | Yoga UX: User Experiences for Yoga Studios, 2013 Business of Yoga Conference

Katie Myer explains user experience and provides tips on how you can optimize students' interaction with your yoga business.

CE Workshop | The Science of the Private Yoga Class

November 19, 2014

CE Workshop | The Science of the Private Yoga Class

Francesca Cervero, E-RYT 200, discusses strategies for running profitable private yoga classes, including managing your energy and dealing with difficult clients.

CE Worskhop | How to Succeed as an Independent Yoga Teacher (Rock It)

October 21, 2014

CE Worskhop | How to Succeed as an Independent Yoga Teacher (Rock It)

Zen Yoga studio owner Jason Campbell discusses how yoga teachers can attract new clients and reviews some case studies about teachers growing their businesses.

CE Workshop | Dreaming Your Event Into Being: Tips from Wanderlust, 2013 Business of Yoga Conference

October 7, 2014

CE Workshop | Dreaming Your Event Into Being: Tips from Wanderlust, 2013 Business of Yoga Conference

Julia Kadarusman of Wanderlust Festival offers tips on how you can make your next yoga event – be it big or small – a well-attended success.

CE Workshop | How to Run a Successful Yoga Studio

September 23, 2014

CE Workshop | How to Run a Successful Yoga Studio

Jason Campbell offers suggestions for making decisions as a yoga studio owner. He’ll also share stories about turning around one studio and helping another succeed.

CE Workshop | Teacher Management to Transform Your Studio: A Panel Discussion, 2013 Business of Yoga Conference

July 23, 2014

CE Workshop | Teacher Management to Transform Your Studio: A Panel Discussion, 2013 Business of Yoga Conference

Moderator Carissa Ciuca and panelists Rob Walker, Lynn Bushnell and Mary Catherine Starr share experiences about managing yoga teachers.

CE Workshop | Stress Less, Earn More: Secrets to Creating and Filling High-Value Yoga Programs

June 23, 2014

CE Workshop | Stress Less, Earn More: Secrets to Creating and Filling High-Value Yoga Programs

Kellie Adkins, E-RYT 500, covers how to write and design compelling content, attracting best-fit clients and studio partners and streamlining schedules.

CE Workshop | How to Use Marketing to Serve Your Customers, 2013 Business of Yoga Conference

June 6, 2014

CE Workshop | How to Use Marketing to Serve Your Customers, 2013 Business of Yoga Conference

Jacob Griscom, president of Everyday Ayurveda, offers tips for yoga professionals on marketing practices that will benefit your customers and potential customers.

CE Workshop | Yoga Videos 101: Grow Your Audience, Grow Your Income: Yoga Business 2013

April 23, 2014

CE Workshop | Yoga Videos 101: Grow Your Audience, Grow Your Income: Yoga Business 2013

Kellie Adkins, E-RYT 500, shares best practices for creating compelling teaching videos with a low budget and minimal technical savvy.

CE Workshop | Developing a Sales Culture at Your Yoga Studio, 2013 Business of Yoga Conference

March 28, 2014

CE Workshop | Developing a Sales Culture at Your Yoga Studio, 2013 Business of Yoga Conference

Phil Swain focuses on steps to drive your personal enthusiasm for your yoga business into the culture of your organization.

CE Workshop | Radical Collaboration: Forming Alliances, 2013 Business of Yoga Conference

March 18, 2014

CE Workshop | Radical Collaboration: Forming Alliances, 2013 Business of Yoga Conference

Suzanne explains how individuals within the yoga community can find their voices and share power with others.

CE Workshop | The Fundamentals of Workshop Design: Creating Success for You and Your Students, 2013 Business of Yoga Conference

February 12, 2014

CE Workshop | The Fundamentals of Workshop Design: Creating Success for You and Your Students, 2013 Business of Yoga Conference

Rolf Gates offers lessons on how schools can offer workshops that maximize their benefits for yoga teachers.

CE Workshop | Rapidly Improve Your Business with Customer Feedback, 2013 Business of Yoga Conference

February 5, 2014

CE Workshop | Rapidly Improve Your Business with Customer Feedback, 2013 Business of Yoga Conference

Brandon Hartsell provides a systematic approach for tapping into and making use of an invaluable resource—customer feedback.

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