Workshops

The Yoga Space Workshops

The Yoga Space holds regular workshops presented by experienced yoga teachers who are all experts in their respective fields.

Workshops are a wonderful way to get more out of your practice, by deepening your understanding of the philosophies and techniques that comprise your yoga practice.


Nadi Shodana: Introduction to Ashtanga Yoga's Second Series

Saturday June 24th 3-5pm $50 West Perth

This workshop which will introduce you to theory and practice of Intermediate Series. The workshop is suitable for anyone who is practicing past navasana (boat posture) and will explore the important gatekeepers in primary series, the first third of intermediate series (mainly backbending) and how to safely deepen your backbends and prepare for ‘drop backs’ during primary series.

The workshop gives us space to discuss the practicalities of Intermediate series – when, how, potential injuries and will highlight importance of practicing primary series correctly as the foundation for Intermediate series postures. Please bring your questions.

I have noticed that sometimes seeing the postures that lay ahead and trying them helps to make sense of the postures you currently do and encourages a non attachment to ‘progression’. We will explore how the postures we practice regularly contain many of the elements that intermediate series postures contain, just in a more physically intense manner. Therefore understanding regardless of whether we start that series or not, we are practicing many of these movements already in the postures we do each day.

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Yin Yoga Meridien Series

July 8th 3-5pm - West Perth $45

Tired? Lethargic? Busy? Join Amy Cleghorn for a dedicated Yin series that works on the Liver & Kidney Meridien system. In Yin Yoga the Liver & Kidney meridiens are thought to be essential to our energy levels. This class is designed to make you feel revitalised and to connect with a depth of stillness in your practice.

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Art Of Adjusting

Saturday July 22nd 1-3pm West Perth
Revisit the basics of adjusting and spend time learning how to adjust restorative, beginner, intermediate & advanced asanas. Includes the why and how to of adjusting.
This class is suitable for yoga practitioners & teachers. 2 Yoga Australia or Yoga Alliance CPD/CE points apply. Yoga Australia & Yoga Alliance Professional Development certificates supplied upon request.
Free for Yoga Space Hatha Vinyasa Graduates
Cost: $60
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Spring Lila: A Lotus Flow Workshop with Lara

Sept 9 3-5pm - West Perth

Welcome Spring in with a creative Lila (a sanskrit definition for play) to inspire your spiritual practice. Lead by Lotus Flow Vinyasa Teacher Lara, we’ll explore the limitless creative possibilities to freshen up your home practice. The practice will thread storytelling, mantra and music to inspire a creative and playful Vinyasa practice.

Lotus Flow is a practice direct from Laughing Lotus, New York City and is steeped in the linage of innovation and transformation, sharing timeless practices in a fresh and liberated way.

Come and join us to reignite your inspiration and passion for your personal practice.

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Free Your Mind - Charity talk on Patanjali''s Yoga Sutras

July 29th 3-4pm - West Perth

Join Jean Byrne PhD for meditation & insightful discussion on the opening lines of Patanjali”s Yoga Sutra”s. Learn how yoga is not just training for the body, but training for the mind. Learn how Patanajli”s message is one that can help us live free from unhelpful stories that we tell ourselves. Learn how this relates to your life, work, relationships and yoga practice.

ALL Welcome, please book your spot via the Mind Body link on our Facebook site. This is a charity talk and meditation. Instead of paying to attend please bring packs of sanitary items that will then be distributed to homeless women.

Door entry is minimum one packet of sanitary items, or $5 so we can buy sanitary items. Please donate as much as you can!

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Deep Rest Weekend Retreat - Perth

Oct 6- 8

Join Jean Byrne + Amy Cleghorn for a weekend to rest deeply.

*Option for day retreat on the Saturday 9-6:30pm*

 

This retreat is intended to support you to live your life fully, but with energy for what matters most to you. Too often we keep on pushing ourselves in life, always busy, until at some point our body tells us to stop. If you have found yourself in this space, sick often, with adrenal fatigue, tired, low on energy – then this retreat is for you. If you are glorifying busy, but in your heart know your current path is not sustainable, then be sure to take this weekend to reset and move forwards connected to your breath.

 

This weekend retreat is for anyone who wishes to take the time to slow down, to breathe, be present, eat nourishing food and sink into practice. Sessions will be dedicated to yin yoga, gentle slow flow vinyasa, restorative

Accommodation:

Held at the serene and rustic Sivananda Ashram in Beaconsfield. Just 20 minutes from Perth city this ashram attracts visitors devoted to spiritual life.

 

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Give Gratitude Immersion

Sep 19 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Maylands

Join Kate Carter in this special workshop on cultivating gratitude.

Paying gratitude is a radical approach to sustained, lived, equilibrium. Instead of focusing on what we don’t have we are encouraged to honour all that is right here now in our lives. Often just by doing this we begin to tap into the subtle layers of all that is in and around us. It can bring us into greater contact with the simplicity of the changing seasons, the people around us and the unique life we have. Come together as a group and we will nut through ways to approach paying gratitude and build a plan to purposefully pay gratitude for an entire month. Learn how to draw gratitude into your regular yoga practice and seal it off with a yin session.

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The Yoga Space Kids School Holiday Workshop

July 13 3 - 5 pm - Carine

The Yoga Space Kids School Holiday Workshop

4 – 11 year olds

Thursday 13 July 3 – 5 pm

Join artist and Kid’s Yoga teacher, Jo Meredith, for an inspiring school holiday workshop. Give your children time to stretch, breathe, learn valuable relaxation and mindfulness skills and time to be creative. Leave your children in our care while you do some errands, go for a walk, or have some time for selfcare.

Jo will lead your children through a fun two hours that includes:

  • Yoga 3:00-4:00pm
  • Arts and Craft + Mindfulness 4:00-5:00pm
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Movement to Stillness - A Weekend of Yoga with Jean Byrne

Sept 22 - Sept 234 (Long Weekend) Dunsborough

Join Jean Byrne, PhD for a weekend of Ashtanga Yoga, workshops, pranayama and philosophy to deepen your practice.  Contact Yoga South West to book: http://www.yogasouthwest.com.au

Jean is a Senior Yoga Australia teacher and Authorised Ashtanga Yoga Teacher (Level 2). She spent many years studying with Pattabhi and Sharath Jois in Mysore, India and has been teaching yoga for twenty years.

Her classes integrate teaching beyond the asana and facilitate a deeper understanding of how to work with the mind in yoga asana. Bookings limited for this weekend workshop.

WEEKEND SCHEDULE :

FRIDAY 22nd Sept
5:30pm-6:30pm : Finding Stillness in Movement
Join Jean for a slow flow vinyasa practice in which we gently move from stillness into movement, returning to stillness again. This slow flow class is an opportunity to connect with the breath as the anchor for our yoga practice. All levels welcome.

6:30pm-7:00pm : Light Dinner and Tea

7pm-8pm : Yoga Philosophy: Sadhana & Samskaras
Join Jean for an exploration of how yoga can help us become unstuck, not just physically, but mentally and emotionally. Through an understanding of the practice of yoga (sadhana) and a setting of intentions, we can create new mental and emotional patterns in order to live more freely.

SATURDAY 23rd Sept
9:30am-11:30am : Ashtanga – The Fundamentals
This class introduces you to the fundamentals of Ashtanga Yoga and takes you on a journey through the primary series making stops along the way to examine correct technique, breathing and the gatekeepers of the Primary Series.

3-5pm : Backbending Bliss
For many of us backbending is not at all blissful! Yet there are many preparations and postures linked together intelligently that can allow us to experience the freedom that back bending brings. Using props, flow and adjustments Jean will help you explore a variety of yoga backbends safely, with take how tips on how to safely deepen your backhanding practice. ALL levels are welcome.

SUNDAY 24th Sept
6am : Mysore
Join Jean for a traditional Mysore practice. Jean has been teaching the Mysore program at The Yoga Space West Perth for 12 years, since her teacher Sri K Pattabhi Join gave her his blessing and encouragement to start a Mysore program. Some understanding of the Ashtanga System is required for this workshop.

8:00am : Light breakfast and tea

9:30am – 11:30am : Settle in Stillness
Our weekend will close with a deep and nourishing practice of stillness. Slow Flow, meditation, pranayama, yin postures and an encouragement to sink deep into the breath. ALL levels welcome.

COST :

Full Weekend Workshop : 5 sessions, dinner and breakfast – $200

Single Session : $45
(Friday 5:30pm single session includes dinner and Sunday 6am session includes breakfast).

**Friday evening 7pm Yoga Philosophy will be by donation for Food Bank. Donations are appreciated in the form of Non perishables or a cash donation so we can buy some.

Enquiries and Bookings : nat@yogasouthwest.com.au

We hope you can join us for a magical weekend!

Namaste

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See upcoming workshops and book through the MindBody link below.


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