Special Events & Workshops

SEPTEMBER

Yoga, Art & Mindfulness Day Retreat (dates TBA)

We will explore yogic and free-form expressive art practices for personal renewal, healing and inner connection with focus on the topics of impermanence, (release of) self-judgement and non-attachment. All art supplies, yoga props and snacks are provided. No experience is necessary and all are welcome.

Paisley with co-teacher and good friend, Stephanie.

About our art teacher: Stephanie Bell May is an artist with a masters degree in fine arts from Pepperdine University. She hosts retreats at her home in Rancho Santa Fe and provides a safe sanctuary for participants to experience multi-disciplinary artistic immersions and mindfulness-based art expression.

Cost $125 pre-reg, $150 day of

 

SEPTEMBER or OCTOBER

Yoga at Rankin Dude Ranch
date and pricing coming soon
Caliente, CA

Join Paisley at the rustic and peaceful Rankin Ranch. Family owned and operated since 1863, this destination is an escape from busy life —even your cell phone won’t work here! Ranch rates include room and board, trail rides on horseback and plenty of lounge time in the garden or next to the heated pool.

 

2020

JANUARY

Yoga Teacher’s Intensive 

Tehachapi, CA
(exact location given upon enrollment)
24-26 January

This intensive is only for certified teachers and/or those currently teaching. Curriculum and guidance will be driven by Paisley, but with peer interaction and feedback with the other teachers attending. Expect to actively teach and be critiqued and challenged to try new techniques and methodologies in a supportive environment. There will be writing and contemplation exercises to encourage critical thinking and creative solutions to classroom dynamics. Hours count towards Yoga Alliance continuing education credits.

Topics covered:

  • observing and addressing misalignments
  • adjusting in a safe, appropriate way
  • sequencing to make poses more accessible
  • modifications and props for special needs and mixed level classes
  • clear, confident cueing
  • thematic, purposeful teaching
  • adding philosophy or spirituality to your classes
  • how to work with challenging, needy or disruptive students
  • teaching more advanced poses (even if you struggle with them)
  • avoiding burnout and fatigue

Friday 6-8 pm
Saturday 8:30-noon & 2:30-6 pm
Sunday 9-noon & 2-4  pm

Cost: $350

 

 

MAY

17-19
Seven Circles Retreat Center
Badger, CA
(near Sequoia-Kings Canyon NP)

More info coming soon.

 

JUNE

18-21
Mammoth Yoga Festival
Mammoth Lakes, CA