AUGUST 30: NEW MOON SOUND BATH with AiiA Criostiona
Aug
30
6:00 PM18:00

AUGUST 30: NEW MOON SOUND BATH with AiiA Criostiona

Our New Moon in Virgo, conjuct Mars at one degree, brings in new Ideas and Inspirations for Creativity & Romance! Fiery Mars energy wants to move us forward in a dynamic way, this is tempered by Venus Loving Calm to focus on our highest aspirations, and Mercury joins in to assist us in communicating our deepest Desires with honesty and clarity.


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SEPTEMBER 8: INTRODUCTION TO MYSORE-STYLE ASHTANGA YOGA with Liam Buckley
Sep
8
2:00 PM14:00

SEPTEMBER 8: INTRODUCTION TO MYSORE-STYLE ASHTANGA YOGA with Liam Buckley

Mysore-style Ashtanga offers an accessible yoga practice and philosophy that allows students to move at their own pace in a group setting, receiving individualized attention from a teacher, and to develop physical strength and flexibility while acquiring meditative awareness and focus.

This workshop is FREE and open to ALL LEVELS of practitioners. Registration required.
Mats and props provided


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SEPTMEBER 13-APRIL 5: THE IVY YOGA SCHOOL 200 IN-DEPTH STUDY AND TEACHER TRAINING
Sep
13
to Nov 1

SEPTMEBER 13-APRIL 5: THE IVY YOGA SCHOOL 200 IN-DEPTH STUDY AND TEACHER TRAINING

The 2019-2020 200 hr In-Depth Study/Yoga Teacher Training Program at The Ivy Yoga School.

The program will be under the guidance of Jennifer Elliott and Carroll Ann Friedmann.
The Ivy Yoga School (IYS) Program is in the Krishnamacharya Lineage: We draw on the traditions of Ashtanga, Iyengar, and Therapeutic Yoga.

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SEPTEMBER 22: FEET FIRST!
Sep
22
2:00 PM14:00

SEPTEMBER 22: FEET FIRST!

Feet First: An Asana Practice Dedicated to Our Feet

vande gurūṇāṃ caraṇāravinde
I bow to the lotus feet of the Gurus

This workshop focuses on the feet, which provide a foundation and stability to our yoga practice, and includes self-massage of the feet as well as grounding postures which both strengthen and stretch the feet. As we send energy up throughout our body, we direct special love toward our often neglected but hardworking feet.

This workshop will be held at The Ivy Yoga School
(1042 Owensville Rd. Charlottesville 22901)

FREE and open to ALL LEVELS of practitioners
Mats and props provided

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SEPTEMBER 28-29: RESTORATIVE YOGA TEACHER TRAINING with Marla Cantor
Sep
28
to Sep 29

SEPTEMBER 28-29: RESTORATIVE YOGA TEACHER TRAINING with Marla Cantor

Please join us for a 14-hour restorative yoga training designed for yoga teachers and students, stress-management professionals, nurses, body-centered therapists, health and wellness practitioners, and all caregivers. Based on hatha yoga postures, the body is completely supported with props for deep rest and relaxation.
Learn to teach this practice of active relaxation with Marla Cantor of Yoga Sparks.

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OCTOBER 25-27: THAI BODYWORK WEEKEND INTENSIVE with Chitra McDevitt
Oct
25
to Oct 27

OCTOBER 25-27: THAI BODYWORK WEEKEND INTENSIVE with Chitra McDevitt

Come join us for three days of fun playing with the art of Thai Bodywork. This ancient art form heals the body, opens and releases held tension and brings balance to the body, mind and spirit. This weekend will offer a 60 minute sequence with many original moves including restorative yoga postures. A practical knowledge of the eastern medical systems view of body constitution (Ayurvedic doshas) and how to treat clients accordingly will be discussed.


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JULY 12-14: THAI RESTORATIVE BODYWORK INTENSIVE with Chitra McDevitt
Jul
12
to Jul 14

JULY 12-14: THAI RESTORATIVE BODYWORK INTENSIVE with Chitra McDevitt

Come join us for three days of fun playing with the art of Thai Bodywork. This ancient art form heals the body, opens and releases held tension and brings balance to the body, mind and spirit. This weekend will offer a 60 minute sequence with many original moves including restorative yoga postures. A practical knowledge of the eastern medical systems view of body constitution (Ayurvedic doshas) and how to treat clients accordingly will be an overall focus for the weekend.



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JUNE 1-2: HANDS-ON ADJUSTMENTS with Cathy Louise Broda
Jun
1
to Jun 2

JUNE 1-2: HANDS-ON ADJUSTMENTS with Cathy Louise Broda

In her 29 years of teaching, Cathy Louise has become known for an intuitive touch that can transform your yoga practice. Teachers and students are invited to learn more about her hands-on work, and experience for themselves how to give and receive safe and effective adjustments.
The adjustments taught in this workshop are useful for practitioners and teachers of any style of yoga.
Space is limited, please register early to secure your place.
This course meets the requirements for 10 hours of Yoga Alliance Continuing Education

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MAY 31: BANDHAS YOGA WORKSHOP with Cathy Louise Broda
May
31
6:00 PM18:00

MAY 31: BANDHAS YOGA WORKSHOP with Cathy Louise Broda

"Engage your bandhas!" says the teacher. But do you really know what you are engaging and how vital bandhas – the internal "locks" – are for an effective yoga practice?

Highly recommended for all yoga practitioners (male and female). Beginners and experienced practitioners of all vinyasa-based styles of yoga are welcome. Space is limited. Please register early to secure your place.


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MAY 17-19: 20 HR PRENATAL YOGA TEACHER TRAINING with Carroll Ann Friedmann
May
17
to May 19

MAY 17-19: 20 HR PRENATAL YOGA TEACHER TRAINING with Carroll Ann Friedmann

It is incredibly fun and enormously satisfying to teach yoga to pregnant women. Many women come to yoga for the first time during pregnancy, and this is a valuable opportunity to help them fall in love with the practice! As a prenatal yoga teacher, you will accompany women as they grow and change in pregnancy, and help them positively face their challenges and fears using the tools of yoga.

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MAY 5: NEW MOON SOUND BATH with AiiA Criostiona
May
5
6:00 PM18:00

MAY 5: NEW MOON SOUND BATH with AiiA Criostiona

New Moon in Taurus ~ Our Taurus New Moon brings clarity of Vision around what we want to build in our lives now, and the endurance and strength to advance our Dreams into reality. It is a time of restructuring our Feminine power, and taking practical steps with a new confidence in our abilities. We will explore our self-worth - what we deserve, want & value, and how to put this energy & strength into action in our lives.

Beautiful Taurus is grounded, stable, enduring & endearing. Come experience this New Moon energy within the soothing tones of the crystal bowls. Aho!

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MAY 5: AN AYURVEDIC "MINI SPRING RETREAT"  with Bridget and Ingrid
Apr
29
2:00 PM14:00

MAY 5: AN AYURVEDIC "MINI SPRING RETREAT" with Bridget and Ingrid

Please Join us for a Ayurvedic Mini Retreat for Spring!

Our retreat offers a chance to slow down and bask in the beautiful energy of nature in Springtime.
Participants will enjoy a refreshing and fun yoga class for all levels.
Bridget will lead a discussion on tapping into this season of abundant growth in Virginia with Ayurvedic methods for diet and self-care. She will offer routines to guide participants through the transition from Spring into the warmer months of Summer and each guest will get some special wellness treats to take home.
Ingrid will provide a glorious group dinner made with fresh and local ingredients based on Ayurvedic principles. Bridget and Ingrid will be available to discuss Ayurvedic principles and cooking methods during the feast.
Participants will get to take home all recipes to start on their own path of recharging during this beautiful time of year

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APRIL 4: NEW MOON SOUND BATH with AiiA Criostiona
Apr
4
6:00 PM18:00

APRIL 4: NEW MOON SOUND BATH with AiiA Criostiona

April New Moon in the sign of Aries heralds the beginning of a new astrological year. Aries is the first sign of the Zodiacal year, and marks new Beginnings, Spring, Youth, Fiery Energy, and Action! Our New Moon meditation will center around expressing our personal Authenticity and Truth as we begin new plans, projects and endeavors. Tempered by wise Saturn, this Aries New Moon cycle will assist us in developing patient perseverance towards our goals.



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MARCH 6: NEW MOON SOUND MEDITATION with AiiA Croistiona
Mar
6
6:00 PM18:00

MARCH 6: NEW MOON SOUND MEDITATION with AiiA Croistiona

Our March 6th New Moon finds us in the most liquid aspect of Pisces. Highly intuitive and open to psychic messages from all areas of your life it is important to use fine discernment in your emotional and feeling realms. Dive deep into what your Intuition is speaking to you ~ what do you "feel" are your deepest desires and wishes for this New Moon? We will invite your Dreamtime to cleanse your subconscious fears and promote healing and compassion towards your Life Journey.

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MARCH 1-3: ALIGNMENT IN ASHTANGA YOGA with John Campbell, PhD
Mar
1
to Mar 3

MARCH 1-3: ALIGNMENT IN ASHTANGA YOGA with John Campbell, PhD

What does ‘alignment’ mean in yoga practice? Is it the anatomically correct form of a pose? In the Ashtanga Yoga method alignment means aligning breath with movement, attention with sensation, and awareness with energy. In other words, alignment in Ashtanga Yoga is yoga itself.
This workshop is an intensive mini-course in alignment in Ashtanga Yoga. Participants are guided through poses and sequences while seeking and recognizingalignmentin the Ashtanga Yoga system. Beginners and advanced Ashtanga students alike can learn to enliven and empower their yoga practice.

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FEBRUARY 9: METTA THAI YOGA BODYWORK: The Art of Giving and Receiving with Chitra McDevitt
Feb
9
11:00 AM11:00

FEBRUARY 9: METTA THAI YOGA BODYWORK: The Art of Giving and Receiving with Chitra McDevitt

Thai Yoga bodywork by Chitra—is a synthesis of acupressure, rhythmic rocking, compression, traction, restorative postures, and somatic practices to find the bodies innate health. Chitra's approach to this ancient art is uniquely crafted from her background in yoga therapy and her sensitivity to the healing power of touch and presence. A few restorative yoga postures will be introduced along with a simple thai sequence you can share with your loved ones!

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FEBRUARY 4: NEW MOON SOUND BATH with AiiA Criostiona
Feb
4
6:00 PM18:00

FEBRUARY 4: NEW MOON SOUND BATH with AiiA Criostiona

The February New Moon in Aquarius carries an expansive energy of Rejuvenation, Evolution and Revolution. Join us for a New Moon Meditation & Sound Bath to invite these Cosmic energies into your life. Honoring and embracing who you are now and who you are becoming ~ your unique and important "Way of Being" in the world.

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FEB 1-OCT 20, 2019: 300 Hour Teacher Training with Jennifer Elliott and Carroll Ann Friedman
Feb
1
to Feb 3

FEB 1-OCT 20, 2019: 300 Hour Teacher Training with Jennifer Elliott and Carroll Ann Friedman

The Ivy Yoga School is excited to be offering a 300 hr program recognized by the Yoga Alliance from February thru October 2019. This training is for persons who have already received their 200 hour training through a Yoga Affiliated school or for serious students of Yoga that desire to go deeper into the practice and study of this powerful path of wholeness and transformation.

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JANUARY 5: NEW MOON SOUND BATH with AiiA Criostiona
Jan
5
6:00 PM18:00

JANUARY 5: NEW MOON SOUND BATH with AiiA Criostiona

New Moon in Capricorn & Partial Solar Eclipse...January 2019 welcomes us with the first eclipse of the year and holds the promise of jump-starting our dreams! Saturn, Neptune and the Blue Star Vega bring creative, grounded energy to our lives mixing some fun in with our getting down to business. Join us for a New Moon Meditation & Sound Bath to support your creative energies for a great start to this new year!

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DECEMBER 6: NEW MOON SOUND BATH
Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

DECEMBER 6: NEW MOON SOUND BATH

New Moon in Sagittarius Sound Bath & Meditation

The theme of our New Moon in Sagittarius on December 7 is Manifestation. You are invited to open your mind & heart to new ways of believing in yourself and what is possible for you to create in each present moment.

The Sagittarian Archer is the Visionary and the Knower of your Higher Purpose as viewed from the Higher Perspective of Soul guidance.

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NOVEMBER 25: SUNDAY EVENING KIRTAN with Shankh Lahiri and friends
Nov
25
5:00 PM17:00

NOVEMBER 25: SUNDAY EVENING KIRTAN with Shankh Lahiri and friends

A recognizable personality, Shankh Lahiri is dedicated to propagating, promoting and preserving the heritage of Indian Music and Culture.  As a multi-talented Tabla Artist, Singer, Music Educator, Music Producer and Composer, Shankh has gained his honorable reputation as a traditional touring musician, as well as in the field of cross Cultural World Fusion -with a project called ‘Wahh World Fusion Band’ and ‘Shankh and Friends’. For this event,  ‘Shankh and Friends’ features Shankh Lahiri on Vocal, Harmonium and Tabla and Heather DeRigo Lahiri on Drums and Percussions. The Charlottesville community is in for a treat. ALL are welcome!
Generous donations gratefully accepted to support this amazing talent visiting our School.

        

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NOVEMBER 18: MEDICAL YOGA AS INTEGRATIVE HEALTH with Dr. Ina Stephens
Nov
18
12:30 PM12:30

NOVEMBER 18: MEDICAL YOGA AS INTEGRATIVE HEALTH with Dr. Ina Stephens

Medical Yoga and Integrative Yoga involves employing a variety of yogic practices to help improve a health condition. Even when the disease itself cannot be cured, yoga as medicine can benefit the person with the disease in numerous ways. Among the yogic tools used therapeutically are asana (physical postures), pranayama (breathing techniques) and meditation (including mindfulness and guided imagery). These yogic practices and other holistic, integrative medicine treatments can provide many benefits to children, adolescents and adults, especially those with ongoing health problems.

4 hrs of CEUs offered for this course

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A 6 WEEK WORKSHOP: HEALING THROUGH AYURVEDA with Bridget Baylin
Nov
7
to Dec 9

A 6 WEEK WORKSHOP: HEALING THROUGH AYURVEDA with Bridget Baylin

Looking for a fun way to connect and stay grounded during the holidays? Join Bridget Baylin, Ayurvedic Health Counselor Intern, for these fun, hands-on and interactive group classes. Learn how to bring the ancient teachings of Ayurveda into your life. Ayurveda is the oldest system of medicine in the world, the sister science to Yoga, and addresses healing at the root.


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