2018 Spring Weekend Yoga Retreat
Apr
13
to Apr 15

2018 Spring Weekend Yoga Retreat

This spring weekend retreat is designed to offer you the opportunity to dive deep into the heart of your yoga practice. We will honor gentle, persistent, mindful practice as we build tapas (discipline), movement, heat, and vigor to help us create space in our lives and heart for mindfulness to take root in the heart of our lives.

A short 2.5 hour drive south of Santa Cruz takes you to a small, rustic and elegant yoga retreat center. Unplug from work and responsibilities, immerse in yoga and practice, and recharge and renew in many deep and profound ways.

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Immune Building Yoga
Feb
18
1:00 PM13:00

Immune Building Yoga

The change of the seasons asks us to make shifts in our practice as well. Join me for this annual restorative workshop that offers you the tools and techniques to explore a practice that balances dynamic and restorative asanas (poses) to restore physically, mentally, and emotionally.

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Candle Light Yoga Flow
Dec
31
4:00 PM16:00

Candle Light Yoga Flow

Honor this sacred transition into the New Year by joining Dawn in a special Candlelight Yoga Class. We will begin by setting a sankalpa (intention). You will then be lead through a series of supported postures that gradually build into a slow, dynamic practice for all levels.

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Cultivate Fluid Stability in the Shoulders
Nov
5
2:00 PM14:00

Cultivate Fluid Stability in the Shoulders

In this workshop, we will explore supported movements that enable you to sense the shoulder and its mechanics. This exploration will give you feedback and information that can allow more ease and flow in the shoulder girdle. In addition, we will explore actions of the shoulder in gravity and weight bearing that explore the strength and stability of the shoulder.

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Spring Weekend Yoga Retreat
Mar
10
to Mar 12

Spring Weekend Yoga Retreat

This spring weekend retreat is designed to offer you the opportunity to dive deep into the heart of your yoga practice. We will honor gentle, persistent, mindful practice as we build tapas (discipline), movement, heat, and vigor to help us create space in our lives and heart for mindfulness to take root in the heart of our lives.

A short 2.5 hour drive south of Santa Cruz takes you to a small, rustic and elegant yoga retreat center. Unplug from work and responsibilities, immerse in yoga and practice, and recharge and renew in many deep and profound ways.

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Tias Little Workshop in Santa Cruz
Jan
20
to Jan 21

Tias Little Workshop in Santa Cruz

I am really eager that my teacher Tias Little is offer a special workshop in Santa Cruz this January! This is a really amazing (and rare) opportunity to see how he inspires me in my teaching and practice. I have been a student of Tias and his wife Surya since 2005, and am so grateful for how their guidance has shaped my life and yoga practice.

These classes are simple, deep, and appropriate for all levels. Please join us!

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Retreat with Tias Little at Esalen: Yoga & Zen
Jan
15
to Jan 20

Retreat with Tias Little at Esalen: Yoga & Zen

Being a student is an important part of my yoga practice. This annual trip to Esalen to study with my teacher Tias Little is an important opportunity for me to renew and recharge -- I am a student with others on this path. I invite you to join me in this studentship where you will experience the stary skies of Big Sur, hear the rhythms of the pacific while watching the sun rise, soak in the mineral springs at Esalen, and breathe deeply of yoga and meditation for five days.

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Candle Light Yoga Flow
Dec
31
5:30 PM17:30

Candle Light Yoga Flow

Honor this sacred transition into the New Year by joining Dawn in a special Candlelight Yoga Class. We will begin by setting a sankalpa (intention). You will then be lead through a slow flow to challenge and balance as you journey inward. We will end with time for silent reflection.

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Restore & Renew Your Immunity
Dec
4
2:00 PM14:00

Restore & Renew Your Immunity

The change of the seasons asks us to make shifts in our practice as well. Join me for this annual restorative workshop that offers you the tools and techniques to explore a practice that balances dynamic and restorative asanas (poses) to restore physically, mentally, and emotionally.

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Journey Toward the Mystical Midline
Oct
16
2:00 PM14:00

Journey Toward the Mystical Midline

In yoga mythology, the mid-line of the body is infused with power and mystery and becomes the center into which the practice of body, breath, heart, and mind converge. In this workshop, we'll journey from the periphery of the body into our central axis by exploring imagery, myth, anatomy, posture, and breath. 

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Spring Weekend Yoga Retreat
Mar
4
to Mar 6

Spring Weekend Yoga Retreat

This spring weekend retreat is designed to offer you the opportunity to dive deep into a conscious yoga practice. We will honor gentle, persistent, mindful practice as we build tapas (discipline), movement, heat, and vigor to help us transition from winter to spring with balance and grace.

A short 2.5 hour drive south of Santa Cruz takes you to a small, rustic and elegant yoga retreat center. Unplug from work and responsibilities, immerse in yoga and practice, and recharge and renew in many deep and profound ways.

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Retreat with Tias Little at Esalen: Yoga & Zen
Jan
31
to Feb 5

Retreat with Tias Little at Esalen: Yoga & Zen

Being a student is an important part of my yoga practice. This annual trip to Esalen to study with my teacher Tias Little is an important opportunity for me to renew and recharge -- I am a student with others on this path. I invite you to join me in this studentship where you will experience the stary skies of Big Sur, hear the rhythms of the pacific while watching the sun rise, soak in the mineral springs at Esalen, and breathe deeply of yoga and meditation for five days.

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Candlelight Yoga Flow
Dec
31
5:00 PM17:00

Candlelight Yoga Flow

Honor this sacred transition into the New Year by joining Dawn in a special Candlelight Yoga Class. We will begin by setting a sankalpa (intention). You will then be lead through a slow flow to challenge and balance as you journey inward. We will end with time for silent reflection.

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Restore & Renew your Immunity
Dec
6
2:00 PM14:00

Restore & Renew your Immunity

The shorter days and longer nights of winter can stress the body and immune system. In addition, the responsibilities and expectations of the holidays can offer their own anxiety and challenge. In this workshop, you will be offered tools and techniques to support the body, mind, and immunity with restorative yoga. While encouraging a slower pace, supported asanas, contemplation, and meditation we will offer ways to find balance.

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Vinyasa Foundations
May
3
2:00 PM14:00

Vinyasa Foundations

Do you love to experience the flow of yoga practice but want to learn the mechanics of the practice with more clarity and less effort? Join Dawn for this workshop as we explore the alignment of postures in Surya Namaskar A & B and the vinyasa practice.

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Candlelight Yoga Flow
Dec
31
6:30 PM18:30

Candlelight Yoga Flow

Honor this sacred transition into the New Year by joining Dawn in a special Candlelight Yoga Class. We will begin by setting a sankalpa (intention). You will then be lead through a slow flow to challenge and balance as you journey inward. We will end with time for silent reflection.

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Restore & Renew your Immunity
Dec
14
2:00 PM14:00

Restore & Renew your Immunity

The shorter days and longer nights of winter can stress the body and immune system. In addition, the responsibilities and expectations of the holidays can offer their own anxiety and challenge. In this workshop, you will be offered tools and techniques to support the body, mind, and immunity with restorative yoga. While encouraging a slower pace, supported asanas, contemplation, and meditation we will offer ways to find balance.

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Expanding your Backbends
Nov
9
2:00 PM14:00

Expanding your Backbends

Backbends hold a certain fascination for the modern yogi. They can have invigorating and uplifting effects on the body, mind, and emotions. And for most of us, the more advanced postures can seem elusive and impossible. Let's demystify backbends in this workshop and explore ways to reach new heights.

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Twist to Open
Oct
12
2:00 PM14:00

Twist to Open

Twisting asanas have the potential to bring our body amazing lightness and space. They help to promote detoxification in the body and have fascinating effects on the organs. Yet they can often feel constricted and tight - so what can we do to encourage more space while we twist?

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Find Balance in Practice
Sep
14
2:00 PM14:00

Find Balance in Practice

What does it mean to find balance in practice? We will explore this question in a longer format class that includes standing balancing poses, arm balancing poses, and a balanced practice with asanas that offer restoration to the mind and body.

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