East Meets West Yoga Center

Events

Friday, September 20

Jamie Elmer Returns: Practical Ways To Decompress Hips & Low Back

Practical Ways to Decompress Your Hips and Lower Back is a workshop designed to improve your daily life and help you feel better in your body. If you have back pain, tight hips, or tight legs, you need this workshop. Too much sitting, too much or too little exercise, and misalignment of your body in everyday activities leads to pain and discomfort.

Sign up for this workshop and you will learn easy ways to change how you sit, stand, and walk. You can take these ready-to-go techniques with you and use them daily to feel better in your body.

This workshop is open to the public and teachers. CEU\’S are available for teachers.

About Jamie Elmer: Jamie Elmer, E-RYT500, YACEP has been teaching yoga and movement therapy full time for over 17 years. She specializes in alignment, applied anatomy and healing injuries. Jamie travels from her home base of Colorado to teach teacher training, continued education immersions, retreats, sees teachers online for mentorship sessions, and has an online streaming video membership site. You can follow her on Instagram and Facebook; jamieelmeryoga

Connect with Jamie more and practice with her on her streaming video membership site, found on her website: www.movementtherapyco.com

Friday, September 20
Time: 6:00 – 9:00 pm

Fee: $40.00 preregistered; $50/door

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Saturday, September 21 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Listen to Your Wrists! Pain Free Vinyasa Flow with Jamie Elmer

Teaching Flow Yoga When The Wrists Say, “No more vinyasa!” is a continuing education workshop designed for teachers and teachers-in-training. Weight bearing on the hands, wrists, and shoulders presents a challenge for students with discomfort or pain in these areas.

Learning how to teach the components of flow yoga that warm and open the body without a vinyasa is at the core of this workshop. You will finish this learning experience with written, ready-to-go sequences to use in any flow class you teach. Feel better in your teaching!

CEU\’S ARE AVAILABLE!

About Jamie Elmer: Jamie Elmer, E-RYT500, YACEP has been teaching yoga and movement therapy full time for over 17 years. She specializes in alignment, applied anatomy and healing injuries. Jamie travels from her home base of Colorado to teach teacher training, continued education immersions, retreats, sees teachers online for mentorship sessions, and has an online streaming video membership site. You can follow her on Instagram and Facebook; jamieelmeryoga

Connect with Jamie more and practice with her on her streaming video membership site, found on her website: www.movementtherapyco.com

Saturday, September 21
Time: 1:00 – 4:00 pm

Fee: $45.00 preregistered; $55.00/door

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Sunday, September 22

Remedy Common Aches, Pains & Injuries with Jamie Elmer

What are the most common aches, pains, and injuries students bring to class? What are the causes and more important, what are the remedies? Here’s your chance to learn practical, ready-to-go methods of teaching corrective cueing.

Starting with the feet and working up to the head, we will identify how appropriate alignment in specific yoga postures can help ease pain. We will focus on learning what postures may be causing pain and explore how everyday postural habits can worsen pain. Most important, we will develop teaching skills that will take students to a higher level, a level of pain-free yoga.

Feel better in your teaching. Your students will thank you!

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC AS WELL AS TEACHERS OR TEACHERS IN TRAINING

CEU\’S ARE AVAILABLE

Sunday, September 22
Time: 12:30 – 6:00 pm
Fee: $99.00 preregistered by September 6; $120.00 after

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Sunday, September 22

Yoga for Pelvic Floor Awareness

Leaking while you do yoga or jump on a trampoline is never normal – come find out why. This workshop will begin with a question and answer session to answer all of your pelvic floor questions and give you the information you need to live your best life.

Find out information such as why it isn’t normal to leak urine, why it isn’t normal to have pain in your pelvic area, and what to do if you think you have a diastasis recti. After questions have been answered, we will have an experiential session of yoga for pelvic floor awareness.

Using breath and movement, become more aware of what your pelvic floor is doing and where it is positioned. Learn how much your breath and pelvic floor really are linked discover movement that can help you better connect to your pelvic floor. This will be at a gentle level where you can explore within your own body, breathing and moving freely, to mindfully improve your relationship with your pelvic floor.

Come with an open mind and find a safe space to speak freely about often taboo subjects.

Sunday, September 22
1:30 – 3:30 pm
Fee: $40.00 preregistered; $45.00 at the door

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Saturday, September 28 from 1:30 - 3:00 pm

Druminyasa Vinyasa Flow: Fall Equinox Reset

Join Karen Andujar for a Fall Equinox reset in this rhythmic and powerful vinyasa class, fueled by the tribal beats of Druminyasa® (Wanderlust, Asheville Yoga Festival).

The primal nature of drumming allows you to connect to the core of your being on a deeper level, empowering you to create movement that is both grounded and freeing. Come with an open mind and allow the vibrations of the drums to take you on a journey within.

About Druminyasa and Brad Ellsworth:

As featured by The Washington Times, CBS, and Washington’s WTOP news, Brad Ellsworth of Druminyasa® has been playing drums and percussion for over 25 years. Brad is a yoga teacher and founded Druminyasa by connecting his love for rhythm, drums and movement.

www.druminyasa.net

*Multi-level vinyasa class.* Expect a sweaty, well rounded practice. Familiarity with Sun Salutations is recommended. Space is limited for this event, and will sell out! Reserve your space today!

Fee: $35.00 preregistered; $40.00 at the door

Saturday, September 28
1:30 – 3:00 pm

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Saturday, September 28 from 4:00 - 5:30 pm

Druminayasa & Yin Practice: Restorative, Resonance and Renewal

Join Isabelle Ulsh for a rejuvenating reset of mind, body, and spirit to the soundtrack of live drumming by Druminyasa®. With the hustle and bustle and stresses of our fast-paced lives, it is easy to get “out of tune.” These 90 minutes will help you reconnect to yourself, “attune” your frequency, and raise your vibration.

You will be guided through a series of therapeutic yin postures, designed to release tension in both body and mind. As the beat of the drums transports you into a state of deep relaxation. This unique experience will leave you refreshed and feeling like new.

About Druminyasa and Brad Ellsworth:

As featured by The Washington Times, CBS, and Washington’s WTOP news, Brad Ellsworth of Druminyasa® has been playing drums and percussion for over 25 years. Brad is a yoga teacher and founded Druminyasa by connecting his love for rhythm, drums and movement.

www.druminyasa.net

*This restorative yin class is appropriate for all levels of yogis.* Space is limited, and this event will sell out. Please register early!

Fee: $35.00 preregistered; $40.00 at the door

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October 25 - 27, 2019

Fall Retreat 2019: Carter Hall Conference Center in Millwood, Virginia

Join Dawn Curtis and Mary McIntyre for a wonderful relaxing and nourishing retreat weekend at the elegant and historic Carter Hall. In this retreat, we will connect to both our outer world through Nature and our inner world through Yoga.

During this weekend retreat you will release anxiety, stress and tension and awaken new levels of energy and vitality. Take a break from the hustle and bustle and the many distractions that deplete your energy to reconnect with your body, your intentions and your spirit. Return home refreshed and revitalized with a deeper connection to your yoga practice. Open to all levels of yoga and meditation practice.

Venue:

Carter Hall is an elegant 18th century estate located on 200 acres of beautiful Virginia country hills just west of Washington, DC in Boyce, Virginia. Pamper yourself with a weekend of yoga, luxurious accommodations, delicious meals, and hikes in nature or outings to nearby wineries and towns.

Accommodations

Cost for 3 days and 2 nights:
Single rooms – $685
Shared rooms (2 double beds) – $585 per person

Included in Cost:
• Lodging in the beautiful 18th century estate with 22 guest rooms
• Delicious gourmet meals (vegetarian option available)
• Daily yoga classes and meditation

Payment:
$250 non-refundable deposit – per person (each person registering separately).

Deposit is due at time of registration. Remaining payment due on October 1, 2019.

Cancellation Policy:
• Payments made will be refunded in full (less the $250 deposit) if you cancel 14 or more days prior to your arrival date.
• No credit or refund is available if you cancel on your arrival day

Travel:
• Transportation not included.
It is a 1.25 hour drive from the Tysons Corner area.
• Upon registration, you will receive directions, a packing list, and more.

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