upcoming events and workshops

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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2019 Workshops and Special Events

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Fascia Release Friday

Friday February 14, 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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Open Into Fall

Friday September 13, 2019

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

The beginning of the fall season is the perfect time to re-align your energies and focus to support your immune system and your goals. Join Lisa Ash Drackert for her signature style: Myofascial Release, intelligent breath-based flow and deeply healing Yin Yoga followed by Meditation and essential oils blended to support breathing. Open your lungs, open your mind and open your body for fall.

Investment: $25 REGISTER HERE

myfascial release workshop october 2019

Myofascial Release Workshop

Saturday October 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 REGISTER HERE

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

Gratitude Flow Donation Class November 2019

Annual Gratitude Candlelight Flow Class

Wednesday November 27, 2019

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.

Suggested Donation to Rose Brooks Center $15