Workshops

  • Yoga Nidra Immersion (& Teacher Training for Yoga Alliance CEUs)

    Location: Online Live Stream/ & replay on demand & In-person Options at The Yoga Space
    Dates: June 10-14th, 2021. $375. Sessions will be available for replay.
    Details:

    This training will provide teachers of yoga and meditation, as well as students and seekers on the path to freedom, enough information to develop a home practice of Yoga Nidra and begin sharing Nidras with others intelligently. It is a deeply informative synthesis of the Yoga Nidra practices. We will study and practice the transformational meditative yogic tantric science of Yoga Nidra, the awakening practice of enlightened sleep. Yoga Nidra is a practice that works on profoundly healing all the layers of the body/heart/mind complex. It also provides a bridge to pure consciousness. 

    Thursday:  9-11am & 12-2pm PDT

    Friday:  9-11am & 12-2pm PDT

    Saturday & Sunday 11-1pm & 2-4pm PDT

    Monday:  9-11am & 12-2pm PDT

    To reserve a liminted In-person spot, please contact Michele:  michele@theyogaspace.com


    For Zoom Register here https://menla-yogaspace-online.teachable.com/p/yoga-nidra-online-teacher-training-immersion-2021

    Michele will share different Nidra Practices each day which will allow us the direct experience of the science and techniques taught by the lineages Nidra. We will work intimately with the practice of Sankalpa (power of high spiritually guided intentions.. high vows), study the science behind yoga nidra, both neuroscience and yoga science, of how this practice affects our brains, bodies, and all the layers (koshas) of our being.

     

    Yoga Nidra helps in regulation of hormones, stabilization of glucose levels, alleviates PTSD, helps with sleep and healing, and creates a meditative state very quickly that is identified in brain wave analysis and can move people into Turya (the state of bliss or samadhi which is one of the highest states of realization) and it is takes us to the direct experience of the clear light of the void. It is deeply restful, and a doorway to a meditative form that all levels of meditators can enter.

     

    Michele’s yoga nidra training is informed by her Vajrayana practice, Clear Light Yoga, Tibetan Dream Yoga, The Himalayan masters teachings on Yoga Nidra & the 61 points of light, Rod Stryker’s Para Yoga Nidra, Richard Miller’s I-Rest, and Amrit Desai.

     

    This course is registered with Yoga Alliance for 20 hours of Continuing Education. For Yoga teachers needing continuing education credits, you will receive a certificate to receive your credit.

    5 day Yoga Nidra Teacher Training: 20 hr course 

     8 in person spots will be available.  Please contact Michele if you would like to reserve a place in the studio.

    Virtual Training will include daily live zoom classes (with replays posted shortly afterward), course manual, and study guide.

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  • Vajra Yoga Online Course with Michele Loew & Robert Thurman

    Location: Zoom & our Online Platform
    Dates: Fall 2021
    Details:

     

    Join us for an online yoga training opportunity not to be missed!

    Our director, Michele Loew & Professor Robert Thurman are offering an online in depth study of the Indic-Tibetan Yogas,  Yoga & Buddhist  Tantric Philosophy, & a Deep Transformational  journey into the luminous nature of self.  This is training will be based on lectures and practice in yoga philosophy, Buddha dharma,  yoga asana-both  Tibetan & Hatha Yoga traditions.  

    Open to  all wishing to discover the secret to self empowerment, compassion, wisdom, and inner and outer freedom.   

    The Next 300 course begins September 10th, 2021. Please contact Michele@theyogaspace.com to register.

    Live-streams will take place Monday, Wednesday, and Fridays 8-10:30am PST. Videos can be watched and re-watched after the live broadcast at any time.

    MODULE 1:  Foundations in Mind and Body Yogic Practice: The Free Void Womb of Compassion 

    • Hatha/ Vinyasa Yoga Asana:  Standing Poses / Core / Forward Folds

    • Tibetan NeJang Yoga

    • Introducing the Philosophies of Yoga, Dualist and Non-Dualist

    • Shiva and Kalachakra Yogas

     

     This is a rare opportunity to study intimately and extensively in the context of a yoga training with Professor Emeritus, Padma Shri Robert "Tenzin" Thurman- Vajracharya in the lineage of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, world renowned scholar and authority on Indo-Tibetan Buddhist Science, Indic Spirituality,  and world philosophy.  He will elucidate the Buddha's teachings and offer inner scientific, philosophical, and spiritual inspiration for our yoga practices.  

     

    Michele Loew, in the Hatha Yoga Lineage of Krishnamacharya and also Kalachakra  and Tibetan Trulkhor yoga practitioner, owner and director of The Yoga Space, Portland, will marry the teachings of Vajrayana & Hatha yoga traditions  in practices that we can embody.  

     

    $700 for each term, $2000 for full course. (monthly payment plan available)  Scholarships available.  

    Option to obtain a Yoga Alliance Certification for teaching or  CEUS.

    More info:

    more details click here!

     

    Pricing and Purchase:  

    https://menla-yogaspace-online.teachable.com/p/menla-vajra-tt-pricing-only

     

     

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  • "Anatomy For Yogis" with Ian Lemasters TBA

    Location: The Yoga Space, Big Studio
    Dates: TBA
    Details:
    In this module Ian will cover anatomy and kinesiology as it applies to the yoga practices. Teachers will learn anatomical language, major bones, joints and ligaments, muscles and their primary functions within particular yoga postures, common yoga injuries and how to avoid them, mechanics of pranayama as well as sequencing for muscle groups. Once the foundation has been laid, we will then learn how to apply this knowledge and convey it in a way that is practical and easy to understand for your students. If you have been looking for a yoga anatomy training to supplement your teachings, look no further."  
     
    This is a required 40 hour module for the 500 hr elective course.  

    Cost $450

    Ian will utilize live in person sessions, recorded interactive videos, a self-study homework guide, zoom sessions if needed to bring the anatomy alive.  Students are welcome to participate remotely via Zoom for all modules, or be with Ian in person as is allowed.   

     

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