Sept 7 Thursday
8-week workshop taught by Andrea Lenox in the honor of Swami Satyananda and
Swami Niranjananda Saraswati. In our world, peace is elusive, even if captured
it is impermanent. True peace is in our heart always. To find our path there we
use modern and ancient yogic techniques of meditation and concentration,
powerful and therapeutic in their transformation, and healing. Unity Church,
3391 Middlefield Rd., Palo Alto. Sept. 7-Dec. 7, alternate Thursdays, 7:30-8:45
p.m. $16 per class, $120 for 8 sessions. (650) 857-0919.[email protected]
Sept 9 Saturday
Introduction To Kalarippayattu
the South Indian martial art form, with Parag Mody. Learn the basic body control
exercises of this ancient art form emphasizing physical health, emotional
well-being, and healing. Kalarippayattu has deep roots in ayurveda and yoga, and
has also contributed to traditional art and dance forms of India. Bija Yoga,
1348 9th Ave., San Francisco. Four Saturdays, September 9-30, 9:30-10:30 a.m.
(415) 572-8921. www.bijayoga.com/workshops.htm
Sept 11 Monday
Beginners Level Teacher Training
is a 12-week program that includes instruction in teaching hatha yoga postures,
workshops to deepen your personal practice, classes in diet and nutrition,
anatomy and physiology, raja yoga, pranayama and meditation, and workshops on
teaching speciality classes. Graduates receive a certificate to teach beginner
hatha yoga. There will also be a 3-day retreat. San Francisco Integral Yoga
Institute, 770 Dolores St., San Francisco. Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-9 p.m.;
Saturdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $1800. (415) 821-1117×375.www.integralyogasf.org
Sept 17 Sunday
Yoga Philosophy and Psychology
with Pratibha Gramann, M.A. Talks on Samkhya philosophy, the yoga sutras, and
psychology. A parallel will be made between yoga philosophy and psychology.
Yoga Society of San Francisco, 2872 Folsom St., San Francisco. 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
$12. Reservations requested. (408) 378-7007.