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Restore & Release with Melissa Montilla

Sunday, August 27th    1:30 – 4:00 pm  / $25




Renew, release, and practice kindness toward yourself with an afternoon of deep restorative yoga.  



Gong Bath with Kim Holton

Friday, September 29th  

6:00 - 7:00pm  /  $15




Come immerse yourself in the sounds of the gong!

Gongs have long been used for their healing energy,

as the complex sounds alter brain waves to promote

deep relaxation.  We'll start with basic postures to

prepare the body for stillness then move into

a half hour gong bath meditation while lying down.  

A great opportunity to work on your savasana.





Happy Hips Healthy Core

Sunday, October 1st  1:00 – 4:00pm  /  $45





The pelvis is the root source of human creativity and strength.  It is also a place we hold a tremendous amount of tension. Inspired by the strength and stability required for horseback riding, this workshop is designed to teach you how to liberate your pelvis using techniques to relieve pain and tension, as well as improve function for the hip joints, pelvic floor, and sacrum.  We will play with mindful movement, breath, release work, and core strength from the ground up to support pelvic wellness!


This course includes sequence handouts and instructions to support continued practice.  It is appropriate for all levels and counts as 3 CE hours for Yoga Teachers and Movement Therapists.




Understanding Low Back Pain with Tiffany Cowen

Sunday, October 22nd 1:00 - 4:00  /  $45





Expand your knowledge of low back pain and its relationship to yoga. This workshop

will include a discussion of anatomy and kinesiology, key concepts and frequent areas of

concern, as well as how to utilize yoga most effectively. The goal of this workshop is to teach

self-awareness and empowerment through education. Asana and pranayama practice will

expand upon these concepts.


Tiffany is a licensed Physical Therapist and 200-RYT certified yoga instructor who has been

practicing yoga for over 10 years.




Restorative Yoga Teacher Training Level 1

The Foundations of Rest with Melissa Montilla

November 4th & 5th

Saturday 9:30 – 2:30pm  & Sunday  9:30 – 2:30pm   /  $158





Learn to teach the practice kindness with restorative yoga.  This workshop will explore the body mechanics of relaxation, how different poses affect the body, breath work, creative use of props, and how to sequence and include restorative yoga in your practice and classes.  This workshop is appropriate for all levels, and for students as well as teachers. Class size is limited to 14, and taught at a different location. Please pre register to reserve your spot and for location instructions.


This course includes a manual.  It is appropriate for all levels and counts as 9 CE hours for Yoga Teachers and Movement Therapists.


Level 2 will be offered in February of 2018.





Unhindered Hamstrings

Sunday, December 2nd   1:30 – 4:00pm  /  $38




Find reprieve for hindered hamstrings through dynamic movement, somatic tension release, a better understanding of biomechanics, the physiology related to stretching, and the body’s interconnectedness.


This course includes sequence handouts and instructions to support continued practice.  It is appropriate for all levels and counts as 2.5 CE hours for Yoga Teachers and Movement Therapists.



Watch this space for more workshops and Events coming up.



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Workshops offer students

the opportunity for an immersion in their practice or to try something new.

More time is allowed for a deeper level of instruction, and focus on particular aspects of practice and wellness.


Workshops are not necessarily harder than a typical yoga class. If you have questions about wether a workshop will benefit you please email us!



Sanctuary workshops offer students the chance to really enjoy the talents of our teachers, and benefit from the wisdom and experience of nationally and internationally acclaimed teachers.

"Educating the mind without educating the heart

is no education at all."


Upcoming Worshops and Special Events



Registration must be prepaid to secure your spot, but drop ins are welcome if space allows.  Client cancellations or "no shows" are non-refundable.  In the (incredibly rare) event that a workshop is cancelled, all registrations will be refunded.  

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