Public Workshops
These workshops are open to the public ~ everyone is welcome.
For Yoga Alliance certified teachers these workshops count as continuing education credits (CEC). To find out more and register click here.
Joint Therapeutics Workshops (online)
This series of six workshops is aimed at providing knowledge and supporting functional movement in your joints. Each workshop includes a 90 minute interactive presentation on joint anatomy and function, and a 90 minute yoga practice to explore alignment, poses and modifications that support joint strength, stability and movement literacy. All levels welcome. This series will be offered as a live Zoom session, with the recording available to participants for 30 days. This course counts as 18 CEC hours (3 hours per workshop).

Dates/Times:

Feet + Ankles: October 19, 2022 from 1 - 4 pm 

Knees: October 26, 2022 from 1 - 4 pm 

Hips: November 2, 2022 from 1 - 4 pm 

Shoulders: November 9, 2022 from 1 - 4 pm 

Neck: November 16, 2022 from 1 - 4 pm 

Hands + Wrists: November 23, 2022 from 1 - 4 pm 

Investment: $50 per workshop / $250 for all six

Register here or contact Agi for enquiries agi@arbutusyoga.ca

Props: yoga mat; chair; strap; block; tennis ball (optional: squash ball, blanket)

Yoga for Bone Health Workshop (online)

Join Agi for a special interactive workshop on the benefits of

practicing yoga for osteopenia, osteoporosis, or building bone strength. Learn how yoga can help to improve balance and prevent falls & fractures, and participate in a 90-minute class that focuses on poses and modifications designed to strengthen muscles, improve balance & coordination, and build bone density. Suitable for all levels. This workshop will be offered as a live Zoom session, with the recording available to participants for 30 days. 

This course counts as 3 CEC hours.

Date: Wednesday November 30, 2022

Time: 1 - 4 pm
Investment:
$50

Register here or contact Agi for enquiries agi@arbutusyoga.ca

Props: yoga mat, chair, strap, block, blanket.

Workshops for Yoga Teachers and Therapists
These workshops are open to Yoga Therapists (C-IAYT) for Continuing Education (CE), students in Ajna Yoga's 300- or 800-hour yoga therapy training courses, or RYT-200 certified teachers with a minimum of one year of teaching experience. These workshops count as continuing education credits (CEC) for Yoga Alliance and CE for IAYT. To find out more and register click here.

 
Yoga Therapy for Hips and Knees ($350) - ONLINE
with Jules Payne and Agi Mallory
Dates: January 27 - 29, 2023
How can we support our yoga therapy clients with hip and knee issues? How does alignment from the feet influence the health of these joints? Learn the muscles, tendons and ligaments that support the hips and knees and explore strategies that we as yoga therapists can use to educate our clients on the hips and knees. Learn about specific hip and knee issues such as bursitis, groin pull, hip replacement, sciatica, piriformis syndrome, Iliotibial syndrome, complete ACL, PCL, MCL, LCL Injuries/Tear/Repair, patellofemoral syndrome (Runner’s Knees), meniscal tear/repair, osteoarthritis and knee replacement.
Anti-Oppression in Yoga Therapy ($350) - ONLINE
with Agi Mallory and Sanjeet Takhar
Dates: Tuesdays 5 - 8 pm PST 
May 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30, 2023
(includes 5 hours of pre-recorded instruction)
Designed for discourse, this module led by Agi Mallory and Sanjeet Takhar provides an exploration of anti-oppression, racism, and colonization in the yoga studio and the world. Together we will dive into what it means to create brave spaces, to build radical love, to serve communities and to live more mindfully. This workshop is designed to offer you the opportunity learn and discuss topics both on your own and within the group, including:
– Racism and White Supremacy
– Diversity, Inclusion & Intersectionality
– Yoga & Its Roots
– White Privilege & Yoga
– Living Your Yoga
The Business of Yoga Therapy
with Agi Mallory
Dates: May 12 - 14, 2023

The field of Yoga Therapy is growing, evolving and becoming more widely recognized as an important part of holistic, complementary health care. Yoga Therapy training’s teach students how to be of service to their communities but rarely touch on how to navigate the world of business to ensure their own sustainability. In this course participants will explore:

The key aspects to consider when developing a business plan.

Identifying and articulating your unique offerings as a Yoga Therapist.
Successful marketing strategies.
Tools for the effective day-to-day management of your business.
How to establish yourself as a professional in the field of Yoga Therapy.
Understanding credentialing
Determining the most practical paths to gain experience and professional development.

Yoga Therapy for Healthy Aging and Chair Yoga ($350) - ONLINE
with Jules Payne, Michelle Schroeder and Agi Mallory
Dates: May 26 - 28, 2023
How can yoga therapy be adapted to meet the needs of our growing aging population? What are the specific health concerns for yoga therapists to be aware of? We look at how to sequence yoga therapy on the mat and special sequencing for chair yoga. We examine specific health concerns such as arthritis, heart issues, osteoporosis, hearing loss and dementia. Included in this component are asanas, pranayama, meditation, mantra, and mudras geared to the 50+ age group.