Workshops

Singaporean yoga instructor, Hanan Algasoff
ONLINE WORKSHOP

Women's Only Class With Guest Teacher Hanan Alsagoff

11/1, 9a-10a

Hanan Alsagoff, certified yoga instructor from Singapore, will be teaching Citizen’s first-ever women’s only class. She’ll guide you through heart openers + more! This class is suited for all levels.

Hanan is a yoga instructor who is currently based in Singapore. Over the last 8 years, yoga has played a big role in changing her life for the better, transforming her from the inside out. She completed her 200-hour yoga teacher training at the Nithya Priyan School of Yoga and has spent the last 2 years teaching in various communities in Singapore and London. Through her classes, she shares her experience of yoga as a form of movement therapy. She also encourages a mindfully playful exploration of the body through creative sequencing. She has conducted specialized classes for women, beginners, and runners.

Mary Laura sitting in a forward fold
ONLINE PHILOSOPHY SERIES

Coffee + The Yoga Sutras

11/1, 11/16, 11/30, 6a-7a

Join Sindy Warren (11/1), Eme Tesar (11/16), and Mary Laura Bowers (11/30) every other Monday in November for a philosophy discussion. Feel free to get comfortable with coffee and a blanket.

Please note these are online classes, not workshops. Attendance for all three is not required.

300-Hour Module + Workshop

Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine + Anatomy Part II

11/20-11/22, 8a-5p

As part of Citizen Yoga’s 300HR program, join Kacee, Giustina, Alex Herman and Rachel Redmond for a complete immersion into Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine and Anatomy.

You do not have to be enrolled in the 300 HR program to participate. These modules are open to all experience levels and anyone interested in expanding their knowledge of the practice.

Part two is scheduled for November 20th-22nd

Friday will be from 8am-5pm

Saturday and Sunday from 8am-3pm

This module includes:

+2 Acupuncture Sessions
+ Sequences for the various Meridian Channels
+ Food & Lifestyle Rituals led by Rachel
+ Anatomy section covers myofascial lines

Total Cost: $325. Once purchased, please register for all three dates

If you missed Part One, the recording is available for purchase. Please reach out to Shannon at [email protected] for more information

Nick Zamboroski meditating
IN-STUDIO WORKSHOP

Restore: Back to Yourself

11/18, 7:30p-9p

Join Nick for an evening of self-reflection and inner understanding. In this intimate 90 minute workshop, we’ll dive into diaphragmatic breathing and restorative poses that thread into philosophy to ignite self-reflection. You’ll leave this workshop with relaxation techniques that you can take home with you to integrate into your self-care routine.

Please bring your mat, blanket, strap (belt, tie, etc.) or any other props you have as well as a journal for personal reflection.

Lauren Laudani in a side plank
IN-STUDIO WORKSHOP

Conquer the Wall: Inversions, Twists + more!

11/21, 1p-2:30p

Wall yoga! Scary or super supportive? From opening the body to stabilizing a pose, there are many ways the wall can assist you in deepening your yoga practice. And, it’s the one prop that we all have at home! Join Lauren for a combination of balancing. twisting. inverting + restoring postures using the wall as your biggest ally. Let’s take this workshop up the wall!

Mary Dana Abbott
Online Workshop

The Body in Context With Mary Dana Abbott

12/5-12/6, 1p-3:30p

With evolving expectations in the yoga world and the evolution of our understanding of the human body, it is more important than ever to be a smart, safe, and informed teacher. In order to have sound and safe cueing skills, we must work on developing a keen and observant eye. Especially in these times when so much teaching is done online, it is important to understand the body as a system and explore it as a whole entity rather than just a summation of its individual parts. From this context we learn to see the bigger picture even if we can only access a small piece.

In this workshop, we will use Katonah Yoga® theory and functional biomechanics as our basis for understanding and working with bodies. We will learn and utilize visual cues and body maps to guide ourselves and our students effectively, safely and efficiently from joint-space and structural integrity.

About Katonah Yoga®:

Katonah Yoga® is a syncretic Hatha yoga practice developed by Nevine Michaan over 40 years. She and her teachers incorporate classical Hatha yoga with Taoist theory, geometry, magic, mythology, metaphor, and imagination — in a practical framework designed to potentiate personal and communal well-being.Framing the practice, maps of time and personal space are defined and refined. Themes using asana as origami, manipulating form for function, and developing a sense of personal measure are incorporated in Katonah Yoga® practices.

Katonah Yoga® is organized around three principles of esoteric dialogue: all polarities are mediated by trinity; the universe has pattern, pattern belies intelligence; by virtue of repetition there is potential for insight.

Disciplined techniques are organized for revelation through revolutions.

About Mary Dana Abbott:

Mary Dana Abbott first found herself on a yoga mat over 30 years ago when she attended Hatha yoga classes with her dad as a young child. Since then she has immersed herself in numerous disciplines and styles, both as a teacher and a student. Mary Dana believes the yoga practice is about unleashing everyone’s potential for a more joyous and radiant life. She is known for her disciplined and accessible approach to asana: incorporating precise alignment, sensible sequencing, and a sense of humor in her teachings. Over the years, she has trained hundreds of teachers and is also a certified Katonah Yoga ® teacher. These days she is happily teaching from her living room in BK, offering online classes, trainings and workshops. Find out more about Mary Dana at www.marydanayoga.com.

John Evans from BLND Health
IN-STUDIO WORKSHOP

Discover & Live your Values: Asana & Discussion

12/8, 5:45p-7:45p

Kacee & John Evans, Ph.D. and Director of Mental Conditioning at BLND Health, will be leading a 2 hour workshop about the importance of discovering the values that guide your life and how to take action from a value driven mindset versus outcome based perspective. The first hour of the workshop with be led by John, where participants will be led through exercises to help establish their values and have a discussion about why a value driven life can bring more presence into your day to day life. After the discussion, Kacee will lead 1 hour class that will focus on how you can practice yoga guided by values, intentions, and deep presence.

Adria Moses
IN-STUDIO WORKSHOP

Trauma-Informed Yoga & Mindfulness

12/10, 7p-8:30p

Take on a new perspective of what it means to be mindful through this trauma-informed workshop with guest teacher Adria Moses. In this workshop you’ll develop a greater understanding of how trauma impacts the central nervous system, the imprint trauma can leave in the body, and how yoga, meditation and mindfulness can be a powerful tool in supporting the journey to trauma recovery. You’ll learn how to incorporate breathwork and restorative yoga into your personal practice to incorporate self-regulation techniques that you can take with you on and off the mat.

Adria Moses trauma-informed E-RYT 200 yoga teacher and mindfulness practitioner based out of the city of Detroit. Diagnosed with Crohn’s disease at the age of 12, Adria spent most of her young adult life seeking relief from chronic pain, depression, and severe anxiety. This journey gratefully led her to the practice of yoga, where she has chosen to share that healing is possible no matter what your circumstances are. Adria decided to become trauma-informed when she was met with the opportunity to create a yoga program at a youth center in Detroit, and has since created a community-based project Yoga by All that implements yoga, meditation and mindfulness in underserved areas of Detroit. Adria holds certifications with Connection Coalition and TRE (tension, stress, and trauma-release), and has been featured on YogaJournal.com, Hour Detroit’s 2018 Heath Guide, and highlighted as a lululemon Ambassador in the global 2019 Day of Yoga campaign. Find out more about Adria at https://www.adriamoses.com/

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