o Understand each section of the spine and the sensitive transitions between them
o Consider anatomic variations in the spine, and ways to support them
o Understand the many tissues that make up the spine, and what movements may compromise themo
o Learn about the nadis, the flow of prana and how to encourage the upward flow through the Sushumna
o Balance all 6 directions of movement in the spine
o Experience the intimate relationship between your spine and your breath
This week-long is designed for teachers and advanced students. One of the SmartFLOW 300 modules, upon completion you will receive 50 hours towards SmartFLOW Advanced certification OR towards YogaTree’s Advanced Teacher Training Certification.
SmartFLOW Advanced Teaching Skills
October 26-November 1, 2020
Monday-Sunday | 11 am-6:30 pm
$1,100 until September 26 | $1,250 after*
Yoga Tree Training Center, 175 De Haro St.
ALL WORKSHOPS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.
*Advance price registration for this training is not available through the mobile app. Please visit YogaTreeSF.com or call Yoga Tree Potrero at (415) 655-3936 to enroll at the advance price.
Oct 26 - Nov 1, 2020
$1,100 until September 26 | $1,250 after*
Yoga Tree - Potrero
1500 16th St
San Francisco CA 94103
Workshop Return Policy
Full payment is required to reserve a space in workshops. All workshops are non-refundable. Cancellations made two weeks or more prior to workshop start date will be issued store credit. No store credit will be given for cancellations made less than two weeks prior to workshop start date. YogaWorks is not responsible for any costs incurred for travel arrangements or accommodations related to this event.
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by Judith Hanson Lasater
Those who teach Restorative Yoga frequently discover the amazing power of this practice. Building on the basics you learned in Level 1, this 30-hour training will cover the more complex and therapeutic aspects of teaching Restorative yoga. The workshop will include a section focusing on the therapeutic aspects of inversions. We will also work with poses that may benefit anxiety, depression, infertility, dysmennorrhea and other conditions. In addition, Roger Cole, Ph.D. and yoga teacher, will present for two hours on the physiology of relaxation.
Participants must have completed Relax & Renew®: Learning to Teach Restorative Yoga: Level 1 with Judith Hanson Lasater and currently hold a Relax and Renew® Trainer certificate before registering for the Level 2 course. THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS PREREQUISITE.
This course qualifies for credit in the Yoga Tree 500- and 1000-hour Advanced Teacher Training Program.
Relax and Renew® Level 2: Therapeutic Applications of Restorative Yoga
Judith Hanson Lasater
August 27-31, 2021
(See daily schedule below)
$925 Full Price*
$225 Deposit required to hold your space*
Yoga Tree Potrero, 1500 16th St.
**While we do not anticipate any adjustments, the location and daily schedule are subject to change.
o MUNI bus lines 10, 19 & 22 stop near the studio. To plan your trip from beginning to end, call 415.673.MUNI (live operator) or visit
o Parking: There is 2-hour parking all around the area, so you may be able to find free street parking, but you will need to get up and move it every two hours (meter maids are VERY vigilant in San Francisco). There is a parking garage quite close to the studio that charges a flat rate of $9 per day. The address is 350 Rhode Island Street, between 16th and 17th streets. It is open 6:30 am to 7:00 pm Monday–Friday.
Please do not schedule a return flight that requires you to leave the training early. While we do not anticipate any adjustments, the location and daily schedule are subject to change.
Friday, August 27
11 am–6 pm
Saturday, August 28
Sunday, August 29
Monday, August 30
9 am–4 pm
Tuesday, August 31
9 am–4 pm
REQUIRED TEXTS FOR ALL RELAX AND RENEW® TRAININGS***
Relax and Renew®: Restful Yoga for Stressful Times by Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.D., PT.
Restore and Rebalance: Yoga for Deep Relaxation by Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.D., PT.
***Note: Please bring these texts to class every day.
***These texts are available at a 30% discount through Shambala Publications. Use the code JHLYOGA30 to receive this discount.
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• Attend all sessions (no exceptions)
• Complete a project to be submitted by mail approximately 10 weeks after the workshop
• Include a $150 check at the time of submission of the project for the certificate
• Please do not schedule a return flight that requires you to leave the training early.
Students are required to bring one sticky mat, one 4” block (foam preferred), one eye bag, and two to three yoga blankets (Mexican “falsa” blankets preferred) to the training. Yoga Tree will provide 1 chair, 1 block, 1 yoga belt, 3 blankets and 1 bolster for each participant.
Yoga Tree cannot provide prop rental for this training. Thank you for your understanding.
A training assistant will take photos of poses and they will be posted online for all training participants.
(FROM EAST BAY) Disembark at Montgomery station and transfer to SF Muni bus 10 Outbound (24th Ave & Potrero) • Disembark at Rhode Island St. & 16th St. stop • Walk one block east on 16th St.; Yoga Tree Potrero entrance will be on left. For more information, visit bart.gov.
Rail (SF Muni)| All Lines: Disembark at Church St. station (K, L, or M lines) or Duboce St. and Church St stop (J or N lines) • Walk to bus stop on Church St. at 14th St • Embark on 22 Outbound • Disembark at 17th St. & De Haro St. • Walk one long block north and cross 16th St. • Make left after crossing; Yoga Tree Potrero entrance will be on left.
Bus (SF Muni) | 10, 22 or 55 Lines:
The 10 line travels mostly north-to-south on the east side of San Francisco.
10 line directions: Disembark at Rhode Island St. & 16th St. stop • Walk one block east on 16th St.; Yoga Tree Potrero entrance will be on right.
The 22 line travels north-to-south through the Marina, Pacific Heights, the Fillmore district, Hayes Valley, Lower Haight & the Mission district and east-to-west on 16th & 17th Sts. in the Mission and Potrero Hill.
22 line directions: Disembark at 17th St. & De Haro St. • Walk one long block north and cross 16th St. • Make left after crossing; Yoga Tree Potrero entrance will be on left.
The 55 line travels north-to-south through on 16th St. in the Mission and Potrero Hill. It originates at 16th St. & Mission St. from the west.
55 line directions: Embark at 16th St. & Mission St. Disembark at 16th St. & Rhode Island St. • Cross 16th St. • Walk one long block east on 16th St.; Yoga Tree Potrero entrance will be on left.
• Mon–Saturday: 2–hour metered and permit parking around area, enforced 9am–6pm.
• Sunday: Unlimited parking all day
• Parking Garage on Rhode Island St. between 16th St. and 17th St. (350 Rhode Island St.). Flat rate of $12 per day. Hours: 6:30 am–7 pm Monday-Friday.
There are bicycle racks out in front. Bicycles are not to be brought into the studio. We recommend that you securely lock your bicycle using current bicycle locks and cables. For more information: www.sfbike.org/resources/theft-locking/
If you are coming from outside of San Francisco, please arrange your accommodations well in advance. Conventions and other special events can book most of the city’s hotel rooms leaving few options for individual travelers. Each person has different expectations and budgets for a place to stay. We ask that you check the following links for places to stay:
* South of Market Hotels
* San Francisco hotels
* Hotel Reviews
* Sublets/Rooms to Rent
Judith Hanson Lasater, Ph.D., P.T., has been teaching yoga since 1971 and has trained students and teachers in almost every state of the union and abroad. She is one of the founders of Yoga Journal magazine and is currently the president of the California Yoga Teachers’ Association. She has written nine books, including Yogabody: Anatomy, Kinesiology, and Asana (2009). Her latest book is Restore and Rebalance: Yoga for Deep Relaxation. For more information, please visit:
*IMPORTANT - REFUND POLICY - BEFORE REGISTRATION, READ THIS CAREFULLY
This is a nonrefundable training. If you decide to withdraw from this training, you will not receive a refund to your credit/debit card or a studio credit on your Yoga Tree account. Requests to roll over to next year's training are considered on a case-by-case basis. This policy applies to both local and non-local registrants.
Your registration signifies that you agree to the above policy and understand that it is in immediate effect upon registration. If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Due to the prerequisite requirement, your registration is contingent upon approval. If approved, you will be sent a link to finalize registration. If you are not approved, you will be refunded full amount of deposit. Please contact Jan Halpern (email@example.com) with any questions.
Aug 27 - 31, 2021
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