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UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS
Quality training and heartfelt connections!
We offer events for beginners through experienced teachers. We bring the top teachers and presenters to Mankato! Our Events & Training Mission: To a positive influence in our region by being a resource for yoga, healthy lifestyle education, accredited training for teachers, and opportunities to connect.
April 21 | Saturday | 1:30–4:30pm and 7–9pm | $90
Mindfulness Mini-Retreat with Mary
Mary Margaret Anderson Fay, Presenter
Mary’s Mindfulness Mini-Retreat will give you a buffet of delicious options so your wonderful, mind, body and spirit can live life on your own capable terms. You…only better. We are all different, so a variety of tools are introduced, experienced, practiced. Includes: Gentle movement, noble walking, heartfelt readings, breathing, laughter, non-violent communication, active listening, guided meditations and yoga. You will come away with an abundance of tools to lower stress and increase joy in your life.
April 21 | Saturday | 11:30am–Noon | FREE
Health is Beautiful
Melissa Kruse of Herbal Beauty, presenter (Herbalbeautysoap.com)
Your skin! It’s the largest organ of your body. You are invited to hear from Melissa Kruse, of Herbal Beauty, how to keep it free of toxins, dyes, chemicals. From baby’s tender skin, to grandmother’s dry skin, the products she developed are safe, and an aromatic pleasure to the senses! This local, independent woman business owner is involved in every aspect of creating the quality, essential oil-based, healthy lifestyle products she sells (soaps, lotions, shampoo), from growing herbs, to selling at Mankato Farmer’s Market. Sun Moon Private Label soaps are Melissa Kruse custom apres yoga creations.
May 18/19 | Friday–Saturday, 1 night | $150
Sun Moon Teacher Training Alumni Spring Sampler!
Tara Cindy Sherman, Presenter
All past graduates of Sun Moon Yoga Study/teacher trainings are invited for a spirited Spring fling! Mona has invited long-time yoga connection Tara Cindy Sherman to share her gift of reminding teachers of our connection to the divine energy of yoga.
June 21-23 | Friday–Sunday, 2 nights | $350
Dynamic Flow Vinyasa Teacher Training
Mona Ceniceros, Presenter
Vinyasa Flow may be the most popular form of yoga in our time. This training, for experienced Vinyasa teachers, explores the science behind why this practice makes people feel the way they do; and The Art of designing sequences resulting in specific physiological effects. Dynamic Flow Vinyasa offers infinite potential to create transformative yoga experiences.
July 28 | Saturday | 8am–6pm (check-in 7:45am) | $189
One-Day Kids Yoga Certification
NETAfit, presenter (netafit.org)
This training helps yoga teachers, and fitness professionals, create an easy bridge to adapting classes for children. Workshops cover: Overview of child development, hands-on practice in story-telling, and tips to compassionately manage a class of young practitioners. Credits: 10 NETA, ACE 1.0, 10 AFAA, 1.0 NASM. To register: NETAfit.org
July 29 | Sunday | 8am–6pm (check-in 7:45am) | $189
Special Populations Yoga Certification
NETAfit, presenter (netafit.org)
Yoga is for EVERY body! In NETA’s Yoga for Special Populations Certification, explore pose adaptations, specialty class themes, ways to make students feel comfortable. Topics: Yoga for athletes; Trauma-informed yoga, the “Yoga Coach” approach, practice teaching. All materials provided the day of workshop. Credits: 10 NETA, ACE 1.0, 10 AFAA, 1.0 NASM To register: NETAfit.org
Oct 6 | Saturday | 1:30–4:30pm | $90
Creating Safe Space: Trauma & Yoga
Jessa Walters, MA, E-RYT, TCTSY-F, Presenter
This workshop is designed for yoga teachers and yoga teachers-in-training who are interested in integrating trauma awareness into their teaching. This workshop is also open to clinicians who wish to bring embodiment into their work with clients.
Participants will learn key practical components to guiding yoga/embodiment practices with trauma awareness, including the use of language, the importance of interoception and the facilitator qualities needed to create a trauma-sensitive experience. Click “More” for details and sign up.