Maha Yoga 50-hour Yoga Immersion w/ Justicia
Dive into the ocean of yoga! This training is designed for serious students who want to deepen their studies of yoga by exploring physiology, biomechanics and philosophy, and how they relate to asana practice.
Learn how to align your physical body to be healthier and more vibrant. The course discusses common yoga injuries and how to avoid them, as well as the safe practice of inversions using a sound science of progressions. Explore how to apply alignment to address specific therapeutic needs with yoga. We will delve into all asanas from the Maha Yoga Level 1 syllabus, and many continuing variations.
This course is a prerequisite for Maha’s Teacher Training (winter program begins Jan ’18). You can take it as the first step towards getting certified to teach, or on its own as a way to deepen your personal practice.
Sept 29-30, Oct 13-14, Oct 27-28, Nov 10-11
Saturdays 10:30am-5pm, Sundays 11am-6pm (includes lunch break each day)
Monday, Sept 10, 7:30pm (following the 6:15pm class)
*take class for FREE if you’d like to stay for the info session!
$795 earlybird by 9/15, $895 after
Weeknight Workshop Series; Progressive Backbends w/ Zhenja LaRosa
Build your backbend practice from the ground up in order to stabilize your lower back, effectively open up your shoulders and upper back, and access more challenging backbends over the course of this 5 week series. We will explore different access points to backbends, including the power of the legs, the strength of your core, the fullness of the breath, and the alignment of the shoulder girdle.
Tuesdays 6-7:15pm, Oct 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. Registration inclusive for 5-week series, drop-ins only permitted if space allows. $90 early bird until 9/25, $100 after.
Restore & Renew w/ Caitlin Kelly
Restorative Yoga is a passive, quiet practice in which the body is fully supported by blankets, bolsters, blocks and props. Restorative poses are held for an extended period of time, allowing the body to sink into stillness and relax deeply. In this two hour practice, you’ll get cozy and warm as you settle into Restorative Yoga asanas to ease relax the body, then clear your mind as you are guided into yoga nidra and an extended savasana.
Saturday, 10/6, 2-4pm. $25 early bird by 9/29, $35 after.
Brew Maha w/ Jake Panasevich
Brew Maha is back! Enjoy a full-spectrum, energetic class from 6:00-7:00pm. Afterwards, with heightened awareness, delight in a craft-beer tasting afterwords that will leave your taste buds feeling just as blissful. This was named best yoga event in Philadelphia by Be Well Philly!. Space is limited; pre-registration required.
Saturday, 10/13. 6-7pm yoga, with beer tasting to follow. $35 by 10/6, $45 after.
Yogahour Barefoot Bootcamp – 2 Day Event! w/ Teagan Schweitzer
2 days, 6 hours, 365 yoga poses
Want to take your yoga practice to a whole new level? Challenge yourself in the best possible way? Then this is the workshop for you. Over the course of two days we will practice all 365 poses in the yogahour syllabus. Each three-hour practice session will include half of the poses in the syllabus sequenced in an intelligent way to make you feel as strong as you are flexible and as flexible as you are strong. Barefoot Bootcamp is a dharma difficult yet doable challenge that is sure to make an imprint. Are you in?
Saturday, Oct 20, 12-3pm and Sunday, Oct 21, 12:30-3:30pm
$30/ session earlybird until 10/14, $35 after or $50 earlybird for both sessions through 10/14, $60 after
*discount for yoga instructors: $25/ session or $40 both (Email Justicia with proof of public classes to book at this price)
Weeknight Workshop Series: Healthy Backs w/ Justicia
In this 4-week series, you will receive valuable, personalized instruction so you can safely progress in your physical pursuits without hurting your back. Ideal for anyone with a back injury (low back herniation, bulging discs, SI joint subluxation, chronic pain/tightness, etc), this series will thoroughly teach you healthy alignment. You’ll learn how to modify group classes to serve you better, and move forward in your yoga and other physical activity pain-free. Much more economical than private instruction, class is limited to twelve students so you get the individual attention you need.
Tuesdays 6-7:15pm, Nov 6, 13, 20, 27. Registration inclusive for 4-week series, drop-ins only permitted if space allows. $70 early bird until 10/30, $80 after.
Yoga Nidra w/ Katie Pizziketti
Need a nap? Yoga Nidra (or yogic sleep) is a potent meditation technique which guides you into a deeply relaxed state of consciousness between sleeping and waking. You’ll stretch away stress with an easygoing yoga practice. Then, Katie will lead you through a 30-minute Yoga Nidra meditation to unlock a profound sense of rejuvenation, calm, and tranquility. This ancient practice has been purported to rewire the brain, boost your natural intuition and self-healing abilities, and may leave you feeling as though you had slept for hours.
Tuesday, December 4, 6-7:15pm. $20 before 11/28, $30 after
Parkinson’s Yoga Philadelphia: A Yoga Class Series for People Living with Parkinson’s Disease
With support from the Parkinson’s Council, this adaptive yoga class will focus on strength- building, balance, coordination, stretching, breathing, and fun. Caregivers/support people are welcome.
Instructors are trained Yoga Instructors who teach Adaptive Yoga and are aware of the quality of life benefits that Yoga can bring to PD.
Instructors: Mamie Guidera, PLwPD; Andrea Barberio, Physical Therapist; Sasha Glass, Instructor; Sarah Hyland, Instructor
Saturdays, 9:30-10:45am *no class 8/5, 9/9, 10/14, 11/11
Suggested donation: $5-$10
For more information email: email@example.com
Calibrate to Capacity: Yoga Intensive w/ Darren Rhodes
January 19-20, 2019
In this weekend yoga intensive, you will learn both practical and nuanced alignment techniques to power and progress in your practice. Along with more common, mainstream yoga poses, this intensive also playfully explores the more seldom seen poses (all of which are more doable then they are difficult).
The full spectrum morning sessions focus on standing poses and backbends, and conclude with breathing exercises (pranayama) and meditation. The afternoon sessions cover a wide variety of forward folds, twists, hip openers, and arm balances. Registration for all sessions is encouraged, although drop ins are welcome as space permits.
Session 1: Saturday Jan 19, 9:30am-noon
Session 2: Saturday Jan 19, 1:30-4pm
Session 3: Sunday Jan 20, 10am-12:30pm
Session 4: Sunday Jan 20, 2-4:30pm
$55 early bird per session by 1/2/2018, $65 after. Full weekend $205 by 1/2, $240 after
Weeknight Workshop Series: Brand New Beginners w/ Carly Markowitz
There was a time in every yogi’s life when they were a beginner; a time that was perhaps daunting, intimidating, emotional, exciting and confusing. To be on the mat is to experience all these sensations, and to be a yogi is to learn how to navigate them. Please join us as you step into the beginning of your practice- one that will enrich not only your body, but your mind as well. During this 4-week series, you will learn how to develop your own safe yoga practice by learning the basic poses, breathing exercises, and how to listen to your body while striking a balance between flexibility and strength. Class size is capped so everyone may receive personalized attention.
Tuesdays 6-7:15pm, January 8, 15, 22, 29. Registration is inclusive for all sessions. Series is capped at 12 students, with drop ins permitted only as space allows. $70 early bird, $80 day of.
Weeknight Workshop Series: Yoga for Pregnancy, Birth & Beyond w/ Amanda Jacobs
Join Amanda Jacobs, birth/postpartum doula and prenatal yoga instructor, for a 4 week yoga series specifically designed for moving through your pregnancy, birth and postpartum experience with comfort and confidence. During this workshop you will learn how to safely move through your yoga practice during pregnancy. Never stepped on a mat before? No worries! This series is designed so anyone, regardless of their practice level, can join in. In addition to learning physical postures that provide ease during pregnancy, you will also learn many beneficial and soothing positions for labor as well. Amanda will also devote an entire class to Doula Tips and Tricks. In order to sign up for the series, we will need a note from your OB/midwife.