Yoga School Information Session
Sun, March 25 2018, 11am with Sophie Simpson
Wondering if Yoga School is right for you? Wondering if now really IS the time? Join us for an Informational Session to learn more about our 200hr Yoga Teacher Training and our Yoga Immersion Programs. Hear about the application process, the program structure and curriculum. Learn about our adjunct faculty and guest teachers as well as the trajectory of some of our grads. Please note we will meet at the Mt Airy location - 7153 Sprague St
Diet & Detox Conversation with Dr Vishnu
Tue, March 27 2018, 7pm with Sophie Simpson
On the heels of the 21 Day Detox, Blue Banyan will be hosting Dr Vishnu, a local Ayurvedic Practitioner and valuable community health resource. He will be discussing the general premise of detoxification and diet according to Ayurveda. There will be some time set up in this talk for Q&A. One hour will simply have you wanting to know more and be wanting to deepen your experience with detoxification, as well as overall healthcare plan. More about Dr Vishnu:
Soul Yoga
Sat, April 7 2018, 4pm with Sara Lomax Reese
Warm mind, body and spirit the first Saturday of every month with Soul Yoga from 4-5:15 at Blue Banyan Yoga Studio. Taught by avid practitioner and teacher, Sara Lomax-Reese, this all-level class is designed to bring mindful movement to the mat. Soul Yoga extends an intentional invitation to practitioners of color but all are welcome. Cost is $10.
Men's Health Series
Tue, April 17 2018, 7pm with Dr Vishnu
Men's Health Series - East Meets West This is a six-week series designed specifically to address men's health from the perspective of yoga and yogic medicine (Ayurveda) in a forum setting. The class will be an hour and a half long and will include open discussion, specific asana's, dietary recommendations, breathing, and meditation techniques, along with general guidelines for maintaining good health. Students will come away with the insight that will increase perception and encourage a sense of balance and well-being. More can be found about Dr Vishnu at
Ayurvedic Yoga Teaching Model
Fri, April 27 2018, 9am with Sophie Simpson
Blue Banyan Yoga Advanced Teacher Training The Ayurveda Yoga Teaching Model: Nine Planet Yoga Sequence. Lead By Sarah Tomlinson & Sophie Simpson. This three day, 21 hour module, we will expose you to an Ancient Ayurvedic Healing Sequence. Over the course of the weekend we will explore & study how this ancient approach to Hatha Yoga is a remedy for physical, mental-emotional, and spiritual well-being & healing. During the Ayurveda Yoga Module you will: -Learn how to teach this special Nine Planet Yoga Sequence -Study the Physical Imbalance Types in Ayurveda -Learn how to prescribe the recommended healing postures for each imbalance type -Discover the foundation and all-inclusive, all levels approach for exploring the 21 postures in the sequence -Learn hands-on methods for assisting the postures -Apply the healing use of sound with the postures -Experience Pranayama (breathing exercises) as a therapeutic practice -Uncover the symbolism and archetypes of the Navagrahas (Nine Planets) as they correspond to the asanas Sarah Tomlinson is an internationally acclaimed Yantrika, yoga teacher and artist, with renowned fans across the globe including Elena Brower and Sharon Gannon, co-founder of Jivamukti Yoga. Sarah worked extensively with her mentor Harish Johari in India, he initiated her into the spiritual practice of painting Yantras and working with the Nine Planets. Sarah continues her lifelong study of yoga with Diane Long in the tradition of Vanda Scaravelli. She leads trainings and Yantra workshops around the world and enjoys lots of time by the ocean with her husband and two young boys. Friday 4/27 9am-5pm followed by a shared meal Saturday 4/28 9am-5pm Sunday 4.29 9am-5pm 143 West Walnut Lane 19144 $500 - 50 hours of credit towards 500hr Yoga Alliance Certificate. This includes assignments and study outside of the studio $450 - 21 hour Ayurvedic Yoga Certificate REGISTRATION DEADLINE APRIL 1ST