Workshops and Special Classes

Throughout the year, the Yoga Institute presents special focus classes and workshops that give students an opportunity to focus on a particular aspect of their practice. The special topics presented complement the knowledge students’ gain from weekly classes.

A Weekend of Iyengar Yoga with Mary Reilly

Friday, November 8, 2019 to Sunday, November 10, 2019

Welcome back Mary! Mary Reilly, Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher returns every year to share her impeccable enthusiasm, clarity and precision.

Immersing yourself in longer classes with focused topics allows for more time to work and absorb, and more time to restore and relax afterward. Let Mary’s passion for teaching guide your practice to a new depth of understanding. Experience the profound intelligence of an Iyengar yoga practice.

These classes can be taken singly or as a whole weekend workshop. When signing up for the whole weekend by September 10, you qualify for a special early registration rate!

Class times:

Friday November 8 - 6:00 - 8:00

This class will review basic asanas with an emphasis on deeper work. Subtle actions bring vitality to the postures and promoting alignment as more than just a static state.Friday's evening class is appropriate for all Yoga Institute or Iyengar Yoga students with at least 6 months experience.

Saturday November 9 - 9:30 - 12:00

Saturday morning class will guide participants in how to bring the foundations of basic work forward to the more complex asanas. Synchronizing various elements of each asana and bringing them to bear on the next asana cultivates meditative awareness. This class is open to all Iyengar students of one year or more experience, and will be taught with options for less experienced students and those working with special conditions.

Saturday November 9 - 2:00 - 4:00

Saturday afternoon's class will be devoted to nerve quieting asanas that quiet the mind and soothe the nerves, paving the way for Pranayama, Dyhana and Meditation. This class is open to all Iyengar students of one year or more experience, and will be taught with options for less experienced students and those working with special conditions.

Sunday November 10 - 8:30 - 9:30 Pranayama

This class is open to all Iyengar yoga students of one year or more.

Sunday November 10 - 10:00 - 12:00

Hone the inward aspects with the search for fluidity and balance using forward bends and balancing asanas as the foil for this deepening awareness. This class is open to all Iyengar students of one year or more experience, and will be taught with options for less experienced students and those working with special conditions.

Full Weekend Price - $250 if paid before October 1 $275 thereafter.

Individual Classes - $60 - 2 hour classes   $65 - 2.5 hour classes   $35 - Pranayama