upcoming events and workshops

upcoming Teacher Training:

Yin Yoga and Fascial Health Westport Yoga KC

Advanced Yoga Teacher Training with Lisa Ash Drackert, eRYT-500

Friday April 12- Sunday April 14, 2019

The three-pronged approach of lecture, experiential learning and practicum teaching is ideal for yoga teachers to truly hone the art of teaching.

This training includes anatomy of the fascia, exploration of Yin qualities of a yoga practice and sequencing to balance the energies associated with Traditional Chinese Medicine Meridian Lines. We’ll discuss new research on fascial health and learn how to safely and effectively teach Yin Yoga in group classes at all levels.

We will also discuss the benefits of pranayama to induce the Relaxation Response and positively affect the health of our connective tissues.

This course is ideal for Yoga Teachers, physical therapists, massage therapists and other healing professionals. Please note: you do not have to a yoga teacher to attend.

Details: 25 hours

  • Friday April 12: 4 pm- 8 pm
  • Saturday April 13: 12 pm- 6 pm
  • Sunday April 14: 12 pm- 8 pm
  • 2 additional Observation Hours of Yin Yoga Classes (optional)
  • 2 additional Practicum Hours Assisting Yin Yoga Classes at Westport Yoga KC (optional)
  • Additional assignments as needed; Options included for out of town teachers.
  • Provided Texts: The Complete Guide to Yin Yoga by Dr. Bernie Clark and Yin Yoga and Fascial Health Teacher Training Manual by Lisa Ash Drackert
  • Provided: Snacks, Fresh Juice, Hot Tea, a take-home bottle of essential oil and access to Audio Guided Meditations

We will learn how to:

  • teach systematic relaxation techniques to balance the nervous system and calm the mind
  • explain the physiology of fascia
  • hydrate and heal connective tissue
  • teach pranayama to beginners
  • structure a 60-75 minute Yin Yoga Class for all levels
  • incorporate Yin Yoga Principles into yoga classes

Investment: $345  Registration opens on February 1, 2019

Minimum 6 students by April 1, 2019. Maximum 12. Please note: there are no refunds for this workshop. Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Hours are available.

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upcoming 2018 events and workshops:

Annual Gratitude Candlelight Flow Class

Wednesday November 21, 2018

6:00 pm -7:30 pm

Share in our annual Gratitude donation class benefiting Rose Brooks Center. All levels are welcome for this candlelight flow, sacred savasana and special Gratitude Meditation class. (Please note: regularly scheduled evening classes are cancelled for this event.)

Suggested Cash Donation to Rose Brooks Center: $15

Introduction to Meditation for Stress Relief

Sundays December 2, 9 and 16, 2018

2-4 pm each day @ Westport Yoga KC

This 3-part series is a perfect introduction to Meditation. We will explore the modern-day benefits of meditation and how you can integrate the practice into your life to relieve stress.

In each session, Lisa Ash Drackert will teach Meditation techniques which cultivate attention, deepen focus and embrace stillness. You’ll have the opportunity to practice meditation in an encouraging group setting and engage in conversation with classmates. You will also learn breathing techniques that trigger the relaxation response in your brain and body. The course includes a take-home manual for future reference and suggestions on how to successfully plan your at-home meditation practice.

Investment: $65 REGISTER HERE

(Limit 15 students. There are no refunds for this workshop.)

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2019 Workshops and Special Events

Meditation for Stress Relief DISTANCE LEARNING

Distance Learning: Meditation for Stress Relief

3-Week ONLINE COURSE January 27- February 10, 2019

Zoom Conference Meetings: 2 pm Sundays January 27, February 3 and February 10, 2019

In this distance learning class with Lisa Ash Drackert, you’ll master the 5 basic steps of Organizing a Meditation Practice that relieves stress and reduces anxiety.

You’ll learn the physiological benefits of meditation, bust some common myths of meditation and master 12+ stress-busting practices you can incorporate into your daily routine. Together in our Zoom Conference Meetings, we’ll learn and practice techniques to trigger our body’s natural Relaxation Response and have time for discussion in an intimate learning environment.

In between our 3 Zoom Conference Meetings, you’ll complete homework assignments and enjoy the opportunity to check in with your fellow classmates. You’ll also receive weekly Inspiration in your inbox from Lisa, encouraging a successful plan for at-home daily meditation practice.

The course includes a detailed e-manual for future reference. You don’t even have to leave the house!

Investment: $65 Registration is open!

Maximum 15 participants. Please note: there are no refunds for this event. 

 

Yin Yoga for Detox January 2019

Candlelight Yin Yoga for Detoxing

Friday January 11, 6-8 pm

Recoup from the holidays with a candlelit and aromatherapy Yin Yoga practice designed to detox the body and nourish the mind. This class will feature Yin Yoga poses specifically designed to restore healthy function to the immune system and digestive system. This is the perfect Friday night of self-care after the holidays.

Investment: $25 Registration opens December 1, 2018

Maximum 15 participants. Please note: there are no refunds for this event. 

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Fascia Release Friday

Friday February 8, 2019

6:00-8:00 pm @ Westport Yoga KC

This evening of self-care with Lisa Ash Drackert, eRYT-500, will teach you how to use yoga props and tennis balls to break up stress in your connective tissues. You’ll be treated to an aromatherapy massage and healing meditation during savasana. You’ll leave feeling refreshed, renewed and ready to heal yourself in with these practices in your daily life.

Investment: $25 REGISTER HERE

Maximum 15 participants. Please note: there are no refunds for this event. 

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Introduction to Meditation for Stress Relief

Sundays March 10, 17 and 24, 2019

2-4 pm each day @ Westport Yoga KC

In this 3-week course with Lisa Ash Drackert, you’ll master the 5 basic steps of Organizing a Meditation Practice that relieves stress and reduces anxiety.

You’ll learn the physiological benefits of meditation, bust some common myths of meditation and master 12+ stress-busting practices you can incorporate into your daily routine. Together, we’ll learn and practice techniques to trigger our body’s natural Relaxation Response and have time for discussion in an intimate learning environment.

In between our in person classes, you’ll meditate daily and receive weekly Inspiration in your inbox from Lisa, encouraging a successful plan for at-home daily meditation practice.

The course includes a detailed manual for future reference and attendance at Restore and Meditate Classes, Wednesdays at 6 pm.

Investment: $75 Registration opens February 1, 2019

Maximum 15 participants. Please note: there are no refunds for this event. 

Myofascial Release workshop March 2019 update

Myofascial Release Workshop

Saturday March 23, 2019

2:00 pm- 4:30 pm @ Westport Yoga KC

Learn how to alleviate tension in your muscles, tissue and fascia.  In this 2.5 hour class with Lisa Ash Drackert, you’ll learn Self Myofascial Relief (SMR) techniques to alleviate stress and strain in your connective tissues. Take home your own 3-pack of RAD Rounds so you can incorporate these healing practices into your daily routine! (These are included in the workshop registration!) Ideal for runners and athletes looking to improve performance and recovery.

Investment: $65 Registration opens February 1 2019

Maximum 15 participants. Please note: there are no refunds for this event.