Deep Rest Yoga: A Restorative & Ayurveda Practice
Sep
22
1:30 PM13:30

Deep Rest Yoga: A Restorative & Ayurveda Practice

Deeply nourish yourself and return to the homeostasis with this unique practice. You will be cared for at different layers of experience from the physical rejuvenation to emotional equanimity and mental receptiveness. Janya will combine the Ayurvedic oil therapy, aroma therapy, and healing touch in an extended Restorative Yoga session. Enrollment is limited due to the close personal attention paid in the workshop to each participant. Please arrive 10 minutes earlier to set up your props.

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Deep Meditation: A Yoga Nidra Practice
Oct
13
1:30 PM13:30

Deep Meditation: A Yoga Nidra Practice

Spend an afternoon nourishing your body and mind at the deepest level. Janya will offer a short talk on the subject before guiding you through a rejuvenative yoga sequence. The postural practice consists of gentle movement and long held floor poses designed to pressurize key areas of the body to release tension and stagnation allowing for a deep state of relaxation that is Yoga Nidra.

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Fall Cleanse: A Yin Practice
Nov
17
1:30 PM13:30

Fall Cleanse: A Yin Practice

Welcome the Thanksgiving season with a deeply gratifying body and grateful heart. Fall is the time to quiet down, reflect, and clarify. This practice aims to purify the flow of the respiratory and digestive systems and optimize the elimination process (physical and emotional), boosts the immunity, and prevent winter colds and flus. This yin sequence focuses on stretching and pressurizing the lungs and lower abdominal region. It activates the rest and digest response and reduce stress and fatigue allowing the body to return to homeostasis while cultivating tissue repair and organ regeneration.

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Summer Cleanse: A Yin Practice
Jun
16
1:30 PM13:30

Summer Cleanse: A Yin Practice

Welcome the summer with a joyous journey inward. Allow the noontime of year to help you harvest the fruits of your year's productivity so far. Come as you are and practice to open the heart and revitalize the body. This practice aims to optimize the flow of the cardiovascular and the digestive systems to boost the immunity and relieve inflammation and indigestion as well as prevent winter colds and flus. This yin sequence focuses on stretching and pressurizing the heart and solar plexus regions. It activates the rest and digest response and reduce stress and fatigue allowing the body to return to homeostasis while cultivating tissue repair and organ regeneration.

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Yoga Foundation: Exploring the Floor Poses
Mar
17
1:30 PM13:30

Yoga Foundation: Exploring the Floor Poses

Learn to articulate the muscle of the lower body and transform the chronically tight legs and hips into stronger, suppler, and more dynamic foundation. Discover how to express yourself from a powerful root system of your lower body. Yoga Foundation consists of both muscularly active and passive postures. Janya offers a wide range of asanas in sitting, kneeling, squat, prone, and supine positions. You will learn to differentiate between using the bones of the lower body and the gravity to support the muscles and using the muscles of the lower body to support the joints and bones.

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108 Asanas for Love: A Hatha Yoga Practice
Feb
10
1:30 PM13:30

108 Asanas for Love: A Hatha Yoga Practice

Come celebrate the month of love and set the intention for the year. Janya will guide you through a precise yet fluid sequence of 108 yoga postures to open the heart and revitalize the body. The workshop is a physical practice that aims to gradually and systematically unblock, smoothen, and invigorate the flow of the lymphatic and cardiovascular systems. Asanas consist of the floor and standing poses which require mild to moderate muscular intensity and joint flexibility. Throughout the practice Marie-Rose Lehoux, an Avalon's teacher graduate and a talented musician will grace us with her radiant presence. Her live music will connect you to the heart of the matter. At the end of the workshop take a gift of the Asana Guide to deepen your practice at home. The handout of the postural sequence is included!

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New Year Renewal: A Restorative Practice
Jan
6
1:30 PM13:30

New Year Renewal: A Restorative Practice

Spend an afternoon recharging the body, refocusing the mind, and reclaiming your joy. Janya will guide you through a rejuvenating yoga sequence. Her signature Restorative practice consists of gentle long held floor poses designed to pressurize key areas of the body to release tension and stagnation allowing for a deep state of relaxation. 

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Restorative Yoga Immersion III
Dec
9
1:00 PM13:00

Restorative Yoga Immersion III

Five Sense Therapy

This 4-part training designs to deepen the intellectual understanding and procedural practice of Restorative yoga. Discover the body's natural power to return to homeostasis. Learn how to apply the Ayurvedic Five Sense Therapy in a Restorative practice. Explore the meditative states through Yoga Nidra. Janya's unique style emphasizes minimal setups and seamless transitions to achieve uninterrupted relaxation that is the Restorative Flow. The result is a heightened meditative journey that purifies the mind, restores the emotional equilibrium, heals the body and increases overall vitality.

$75 fees

Register at studio@yogaoflosaltos.com or call 650.397.9779

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Yin Detox
Dec
2
1:30 PM13:30

Yin Detox

Welcome the winter with an internal cleanse! Janya will guide you through a fluid sequence of passive stretches designed to pressurize key areas of the body. Yin yoga increases the range of motion and builds flexibility as well as balancing the central nervous system which affect the autonomous functions of the organs. Each Yin pose is held for a few to several minutes to direct the blood circulation inward to energize, repair and grow the ligament system and optimize the digestive functions. Yin Detox technique will help you flow with joy into the holiday season!

All levels of practitioners are welcome. Please wear comfortable clothes.

$55 fees

Register at info@avalonyoga.com or Call 650.324.2517

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Restorative Yoga Immersion II
Nov
4
1:00 PM13:00

Restorative Yoga Immersion II

Postures & Sequences

This 4-part training designs to deepen the intellectual understanding and procedural practice of Restorative yoga. Discover the body's natural power to return to homeostasis. Learn how to apply the Ayurvedic Five Sense Therapy in a Restorative practice. Explore the meditative states through Yoga Nidra.Janya's unique style emphasizes minimal setups and seamless transitions to achieve uninterrupted relaxation that is the Restorative Flow. The result is a heightened meditative journey that purifies the mind, restores the emotional equilibrium, heals the body and increases overall vitality. 

$75 fees

Register at studio@yogaoflosaltos.com or call 650.397.9779

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Mudra Yoga
Oct
21
1:30 PM13:30

Mudra Yoga

Utilizing the subtle hand and whole body gestures, we will explore their meanings physically and energetically. The practice includes Asana or postures, Pranayama or breath-work, and Sankalpa or mental affirmation. The combination unifies the inner and outer repose and tap into the body's own healing ability.

Janya's fluid postural practice consists of gentle movements and long held floor poses designed to pressurize key areas of the body for a restful stimulation. The energetic seal of Mudras brings together the body, breath, and intention where authentic expression and insight naturally blossom. This workshop is suitable for all levels of fitness.

$60 fees    

Register at studio@yogaoflosaltos.com or call 650.397.9779

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Restorative Yoga Immersion I
Oct
7
1:00 PM13:00

Restorative Yoga Immersion I

Theory & Principles

This 4-part training designs to deepen the intellectual understanding and procedural practice of Restorative yoga. Discover the body's natural power to return to homeostasis. Learn how to apply the Ayurvedic Five Sense Therapy in a Restorative practice. Explore the meditative states through Yoga Nidra. Janya's unique style emphasizes minimal setups and seamless transitions to achieve uninterrupted relaxation that is the Restorative Flow. The result is a heightened meditative journey that purifies the mind, restores the emotional equilibrium, heals the body and increases overall vitality.

$75 fees

Register at studio@yogaoflosaltos.com or call 650.397.9779

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Women's Wellness: Autumn Mini Retreat
Sep
23
1:00 PM13:00

Women's Wellness: Autumn Mini Retreat

Join me and Jalene Salus, Holistic Nutritionist Consultant & MFT for a nurturing afternoon immersing in Restorative Yoga and Integrative Nutrition. Learn how to support your body's vibrant energy during autumn. Enjoy a seasonal snack to embody a sensory experience as you learn about Ayurvedic self care rituals. Take home a nourishing menu of seasonal foods and practices you can integrate in your daily lives.

100% of the proceeds will go toward supporting low-income mothers with health and wellness. We would like to thank Yoga of Los Altos for partnering with us for the benefit of the mothers in our community.

$65 fees

To Register Visit: www.MindBodyMoms.com

 

 

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Replenish
Aug
19
1:30 PM13:30

Replenish

Deeply nourish yourself and return to the homeostasis with this unique practice. You will be cared for at different layers of experience from the physical rejuvenation to emotional equanimity and mental receptiveness. Janya will combine the Ayurvedic oil therapy, aroma therapy, and healing touch in an extended Restorative Yoga session. Enrollment is limited due to the close personal attention paid in the workshop to each participant. Please arrive 10 minutes earlier to set up your props. Wear comfortable clothing and be advised that the oils may get on your hair and clothes.

$60 fees    

Register at studio@yogaoflosaltos.com or call 650.397.9779

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Yoga Nidra
Jun
24
1:30 PM13:30

Yoga Nidra

Spend an afternoon nourishing your body and mind at the deepest level. Janya will offer a short talk on the subject before guiding you through a rejuvenative yoga sequence. The postural practice consists of gentle movement and long held floor poses designed to pressurize key areas of the body to release tension and stagnation allowing for a deep state of relaxation that is Yoga Nidra.

Through a systematic guided meditation technique Yoga Nidra caters to your deepest neurological, physiological, and subconscious needs in a holistic manner. Integral to the practice is Sankalpa or heartfelt intention to harmonize the future course of your action with clear conscience. All levels of fitness are welcome.

$55 fees    

Register at info@avalonyoga.com or Call 650.324.2517

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Pranayama Flow
May
20
1:30 PM13:30

Pranayama Flow

Spend an afternoon revitalizing your body. Janya will guide you through a fluid sequence aimed to unblock, smoothen, and invigorate the flow of the lymphatic and cardiovascular systems. The postural practice is coupled with Pranayama or breathing techniques. It consists of mild to intense movements designed to pressurize key areas of the body  and improve the overall circulation and vitality.

This movement meditation practice connects you to the spirit of life force that moves the body. Allowing the breath to guide and unite the body and mind leads to emotional equanimity, mental clarity, and physical wellbeing. All levels of fitness is welcome. The practice is contraindicated to those who are pregnant, injured, or deeply fatigued.

$55 fees    

Register at studio@yogaoflosaltos.com or call 650.397.9779

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Yin Training IV
Apr
29
12:00 PM12:00

Yin Training IV

Sequencing, Themes, and Inspirations

This workshop is the 4th module of the four-part yin training, and is a part of the 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga @ Cindy's. Janya will teach you how to plan, design, and teach a relevant and inspiring yin yoga class every time. You will learn ways to keep your personal practice fresh and motivate yourself to get in and stay on the path of yogic teaching. The practices you do and the classes you teach become your daily affirmations. Sequencing, themes, and inspirations are both symbolic and actual relationships. They promote congruence and deepen relatedness within yourself and with others. Yoga is best propagated through examples. When you feel inspired, you have the power to inspire others. Janya will share with you how she keeps herself nurtured through a decade of daily teaching, the love of fluid choreography, and the insightful thoughts from enriching sources.

Fees: $85 Early Bird by 4/22, $106 Drop-in after 4/22

Register at www.yogaatcindys.com or Call 408.730.9642

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Yin Training III
Apr
22
12:00 PM12:00

Yin Training III

The Application of Pranayama, Meditation, Qigong, and Acupressure

This workshop is the 3rd module of the four-part yin training, and is a part of the 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga @ Cindy's. Janya will demonstrate how you can apply the subtle and energetic practices to create a well-rounded psychosomatic exercise in each yoga class. Breath-work or Pranayama, guided meditation, intentional movement or qigong, and self-administered acupressure culminate to adept mental focus and emotional competency. These practices are helpful tools for elevating your personal practice and broaden your holistic knowledge. When taught skillfully they are easy to learn and suitable for all fitness levels.

Fees: $85 Early Bird by 4/15, $106 Drop-in after 4/15

Register at www.yogaatcindys.com or Call 408.730.9642

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Replenish
Apr
8
1:30 PM13:30

Replenish

Deeply nourish yourself and return to the homeostasis with this unique practice. You will be cared for at different layers of experience from the physical rejuvenation to emotional equanimity and mental receptiveness. Janya will combine the Ayurvedic oil therapy, aroma therapy, and healing touch in an extended Restorative Yoga session. Enrollment is limited due to the close personal attention paid in the workshop to each participant. Please arrive 10 minutes earlier to set up your props. Wear comfortable clothing and be advised that the oils may get on your hair and clothes.

$55 fees

Register at info@avalonyoga.com or Call 650.324.2517

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Yin Training II
Mar
18
12:00 PM12:00

Yin Training II

Postures & Hands-on Assist

This workshop is the 2nd module of the four-part yin training, and is a part of the 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga @ Cindy's. Yin postures require the understanding of skeletal alignment and weight distribution, as well as the ability to finely tune in to the veracity of the physical sensations. You will learn how to rest in the poses while maintaining optimum circulation in order to build overall suppleness and greater joint flexibility and mobility. Janya will instruct how to practice and teach postural yin yoga effectively and safely. The workshop includes partnering practices.

Fees: $85 Early Bird by 3/11, $106 Drop-in after 3/11

Register at www.yogaatcindys.com or Call 408.730.9642

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Yin Detox
Mar
4
1:30 PM13:30

Yin Detox

Welcome the springtime with an internal cleanse. Yin yoga increases ranges of motion, builds flexibility as well as balances the central nervous system and promotes the autonomous functions of the organs. The body is moderately stimulated while the muscle remains relax. Yin Detox is a purifying and calming practice focusing on pressurizing the areas connected to the digestive organs. Janya will guide you through a fluid yin sequence aimed to stimulate the digestive functions as well as increase overall body's circulation and vitality. Yin Detox technique will help you flow with joy. All levels of fitness are welcome. Please wear comfortable clothing.

$55 fees

Register at studio@yogaoflosaltos.com or call 650.397.9779

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Yin Training I
Feb
11
12:00 PM12:00

Yin Training I

Theories & Principles

This workshop is the 1st module of the four-part yin training, and is a part of the 200-hour Yoga Teacher Training at Yoga @ Cindy's. The understanding of yin theories and principles cultivate a deeper, broader, and more complete perspective of the modern yoga practice. Yin yoga is a perfect practice for those wanting to learn effective ways to optimize physical and mental flexibility. It is one of the best ways to prepare the body and mind for the meditation practice. Janya will explain the yin-yang theory, the Chinese Meridian theory, and the principles of modern yin yoga as well as guide you through the physical practices.

Fees: $85 Early Bird by 2/4, $106 Drop-in after 2/4

Register at www.yogaatcindys.com or Call 408.730.9642

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New Year Yoga Mudras
Jan
21
1:30 PM13:30

New Year Yoga Mudras

Utilizing the subtle gestures, we will explore the meanings of Yoga Mudra physically and energetically. Janya's fluid postural practice consists of gentle movements and long held floor poses designed to pressurize key areas of the body for a restful stimulation. The energetic seal of Yoga Mudra practice coupled with Pranayama or breath-work tap into the body's own healing capacity where authentic expression and insight naturally blossom. We will cultivate vital intents for the year ahead. This workshop is suitable for all levels of fitness.

$55 fees    

Register at info@avalonyoga.com or Call 650.324.2517

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New Year Yoga Nidra
Jan
7
1:30 PM13:30

New Year Yoga Nidra

Spend an afternoon nourishing your life's goals for the new year. Janya will offer a short talk on the subject before guiding you through a rejuvenative yoga sequence. The postural practice consists of gentle movement and long held floor poses designed to pressurize key areas of the body to release tension and stagnation allowing for a deep state of relaxation that is Yoga Nidra. Through a systematic guided meditation technique Yoga Nidra caters to your deepest neurological, physiological, and subconscious needs in a holistic manner. Integral to the practice is Sankalpa or heartfelt intention to harmonize the future course of your action with clear conscience.

$55 fees    

Register at studio@yogaoflosaltos.com or call 650.397.9779

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Yin Detox
Dec
10
1:30 PM13:30

Yin Detox

Tune inward before the busy holiday season. Yin yoga increases ranges of motion and build flexibility as well as balancing the central nervous system which affect the autonomous functions of the organs. The body is moderately stimulated while the muscle remains relax. Yin Detox is a purifying and calming practice focusing on pressurizing the areas connected to the digestive organs. Janya will guide you through the process pressurizing and acupressuring the body to stimulate the digestive functions, as well as increase overall body's circulation and vitality.  Yin Detox technique will help you flow with joy.

$55 fees    

Register at studio@yogaoflosaltos.com or call 650.397.9779

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Replenish
Nov
5
1:30 PM13:30

Replenish

A perfect way to transition into the Autumn the day before the daylight saving ends. This is Janya’s most popular workshop. She will combine the Ayurvedic oil therapy, aroma therapy, and healing touch in an extended Restorative Yoga session. Enrollment is limited due to the close personal attention paid in the workshop to each participant. Please arrive 10 minutes earlier to set up your props. Wear comfortable clothing and be advised that the oils may get on your hair and clothes.

$55 fees     Register at info@avalonyoga.com or call 650.324.2517

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