Yoga Training + Workshops

Something totally wonderful about being a community centered studio is that we have met and created relationships with super talented yogi’s in our area. These expert and master yoga teachers offer their trainings and workshops at our studio and they are open to our community at LJY and anyone else that could benefit from their talent, expertise, and experience. Please see the list below for upcoming partnerships with links to sign-up.


Meditation Immersion // January 4-6, 2019

Join Kelly Smith, the founder of Yoga For You and the host of the Mindful in Minutes meditation podcast for a weekend of meditation immersion. During the course of this 25-hour training you will learn the foundations of meditation, the history and background of the practice, learn how to teach  the most common styles of meditation, and learn how to find your voice as a teacher and write great guided meditations. This course also gives extensive training on the anatomy and physiology of meditation. 

After the weekend is finished you will have the tools to start sharing meditation with anyone. This training is worth 25 continued education hours with Yoga Alliance, but you don't have to be a yoga teacher attend. This training is for anyone who wants to learn how to teach meditation or just build on their personal practice. 

Intro to Trauma Informed Yoga workshop // Saturday January 12th// 5-8:30pm 

Join Amber Kilpatrick and Carrie Labarge of Mindful Vinyasa School of Yoga for a continuing education workshop focused on Trauma Informed Yoga. In this workshop participants will learn how Trauma is defined, the neurological and physiological adaptations of trauma, types of trauma, understanding and empathy for trauma populations, how yoga and mindfulness support and aid in healing, teaching techniques, and much more. This workshop is perfect for yoga instructors who want to gain better understanding of how to make their classes (and lives) more trauma sensitive. This workshop is also open to anyone who works with groups of children or adults (classroom teachers, group facilitators, etc) or who simply wants to be more trauma informed. 

$59 per person
Saturday, January 12th 
5:00 pm - 8:30pm 
RYTs will earn 3.5 con-ed credits through yoga alliance.
Capacity is set at 15 people. Register now.

Yoga Nidra Training // February 8-10, 2019

Learn how to share the practice of yoga nidra with others. Join Kelly Smith the founder of Yoga For You and the host of the Mindful in Minutes podcast for a yoga nidra teacher training. In this course you will take a deep dive into the practice of yoga nidra, the history and philosophy of the practice, explore the koshas and anatomy of yoga nidra, and learn how to teach this practice and share it with others. 

Course objectives

-Learn the essential principals, practices, and benefits of Yoga Nidra

-Experience Yoga Nidra first hand

-Learn how to craft and teach a yoga nidra practice

-Take a deep dive into the Koshas and learn how to reach the true self explore topics and themes for yoga nidra intentions

-Develop a strong voice for Yoga Nidra and learn how to set the scene, pick music, and deal with distractions

-BONUS- teaching materials, theme ideas, scripts