Yoga Study Intensives

Yoga Study Intensives provide an opportunity for:

  • Dedicated practitioners to dive into personal practice more deeply without the commitment of a full teacher training
  • Healthcare, integrated health, mental health and education professionals to learn more for integrating into their current professions
  • Continuing education for yoga teachers who want to learn more
  • Aspiring teachers to take the program in modules

5 Koshas Yoga & Wellness memberships receive a 15% discount on intensives.

All intensives include lecture handouts, access to the archive of practices in audio or video format and print versions and 1 individual mentoring session on personal practice or teaching.

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Viniyoga Asana Intensive
Hybrid of In-Person, Live Online and Self-Paced Content
71 hours
Viniyoga™ asana framework, terminology, study of directions of movement and postures, sequencing asana practice and adaptation of postures including use of props.
Starts May 1, 2021

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Combined Asana + Teacher Intensives
Hybrid of In-Person, Live Online and Self-Paced Content
134 hours
Viniyoga™ asana framework, terminology, study of directions of movement and postures, sequencing asana practice and adaptation of postures including use of props. Principles of observation and teaching methodology for asana, vinyasa krama (flow), guided relaxation and savasana, breath awareness, breath adaptation in asana, and simple pranayama ratio practices. Anatomy for yoga teachers, inclusion of yoga for all stages of life, orientation to practice, interests and needs. Adapting for common health conditions. This intensive is ideal for professionals who would like to integrate yoga into their existing professions.
Starts May 1, 2021

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Pranayama Intensive
Online
21 hours
Biomechanics of ventilation, physiology of breathing, human energetics in yoga practice, developmental steps in pranayama practice, developing practices for specific energetic effects, developing practices for simple ratio breath practices, pranayama techniques and yoga stress reduction.
Starts September 8, 2021

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Meditation + Intensive
Online
27 hours
Introduction to meditation including what is meditation, why meditate, challenges, major methods of meditation, application, how to use asana, pranayama and chanting to prepare for meditation, relevant source texts and yoga philosophy. Includes an introduction to the cakra model, teachings on each cakra and practices for each cakra.
Starts October 4, 2021

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Chanting & Yoga Philosophy Intensive
Online
33 hours
Learn key lineage chants. Understand basic Sanskrit chanting terms and how they are applied. Chant and discuss the relevance of key sutras from the Yoga Sutra-s of Patanjali including themes of: What is Yoga, Fluctuations of the Mind, Practice and Non-Attachment, Obstacles to Practice, 8 Limbs of Yoga, Yamas and Niyamas, Kriya Yoga and Seeds of Suffering and Overcoming the Seeds of Suffering, Meditation.
Starts May 17, 2021

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