workshops

Sequencing & Advanced Adjusting Immersion (10 Hours CE credit) – Coolidge Corner Yoga
Nov
11
to Nov 12

Sequencing & Advanced Adjusting Immersion (10 Hours CE credit) – Coolidge Corner Yoga

SEQUENCING – November 11th: 11:30-5:30 p.m.
ADJUSTING – November 12th: 12:00-4:00 p.m.

Join Goldie in her fool-proof sequencing immersion as she walks you through step by step, almost like an algorithm, how she sequences and why she believes this is the best way to learn for all learning styles. Just like there's an order to the alphabet, the same things applies to your sequences, whether you make them "creative" or not. 

In this workshop we will cover:

  • Understanding the rationale behind sequencing
  • Learn fundamental actions of asanas/counterpose principles
  • How to plan an intelligent class step by step
  • Learn Goldie’s "fool proof" sequencing method and how she creates every class
  • Function vs. Form; How to decipher when one is more important than the other
  • Learn how to get creative without sacrificing safe sequencing
  • Review counterpose principles
  • Increase skill and confidence in the classroom
  • Understand kinesthetic empathy while planning
  • Creating playlists that lend to your plan
  • Understand kinesthetic empathy
  • Improve observation skills when teaching/adjusting
  • Learn the reasons why to adjust
  • Learn how to give Intermediate and advanced adjustments
  • Basic understanding of common contraindications

 

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Yoganidrasana – yogaview Chicago
Mar
25
9:30am 9:30am

Yoganidrasana – yogaview Chicago

We all know that putting our feet behind our head, closing our eyes and meditating is not what yoga looks like today. However, this doesn’t mean we have to be in advanced classes to *attempt* advanced postures. It means we have to be given the tools to breakdown these postures and look at them from a different angle. In this all levels workshop (yep..all levels!) we will take a 3-dimensional approach to what yoganidrasana looks like on our modern bodies today. Goldie can’t promise to blow your mind (although she’s pretty confident she will) but she does promise you’ll get closer to yoganidrasana than ever before.

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/home?studioid=8649

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G-Flow – yogaview Chicago
Mar
24
6:00pm 6:00pm

G-Flow – yogaview Chicago

For the Vinyasa-obsessed. If you like to flow, this class is for you! Taught in less of a "workshop" style and has more of a "master class" feel to it, Goldie will lead you through a creative, but more importantly, well thought out vinyasa sequence with an emphasis on intuitive movement and your internal metronome. Class starts with pranayama and visualization, leading into asana and eventually building up to a stronger flow working towards postural peak(s). “Smart sequencing” makes the unimaginable more possible. Open to all, regardless of practitioner level, each posture will be presented with modifications for both the beginner and advanced student.

https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/home?studioid=8649

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Side-Winder – Coolidge Corner Yoga
Mar
19
12:00pm12:00pm

Side-Winder – Coolidge Corner Yoga

Lateral stretching, often referred to as “side body opening” is something most of us crave and need on a daily basis. As many of us plow through life head on and live in linear behaviors, we will do the opposite here.  The agenda here is to access our side body to create new found space, new found sensation, and in turn, new found asanas. If you have a rib cage and like to move, this class is suited for you.

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Yoganidrasana – Coolidge Corner Yoga
Mar
18
11:00am11:00am

Yoganidrasana – Coolidge Corner Yoga

We all know that putting our feet behind our head, closing our eyes and meditating is not what yoga looks like today. However, this doesn’t mean we have to be in advanced classes to *attempt* advanced postures. It means we have to be given the tools to breakdown these postures and look at them from a different angle. In this all levels workshop (yep..all levels!) we will take a 3-dimensional approach to what yoganidrasana looks like on our modern bodies today. Goldie can’t promise to blow your mind (although she’s pretty confident she will) but she does promise you’ll get closer to yoganidrasana than ever before.

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G-Flow – Coolidge Corner Yoga
Mar
17
7:30pm 7:30pm

G-Flow – Coolidge Corner Yoga

For the Vinyasa-obsessed. If you like to flow, this class is for you! Taught in less of a "workshop" style and has more of a "master class" feel to it, Goldie will lead you through a creative, but more importantly, well thought out vinyasa sequence with an emphasis on intuitive movement and your internal metronome. Class starts with pranayama and visualization, leading into asana and eventually building up to a stronger flow working towards postural peak(s). “Smart sequencing” makes the unimaginable more possible. Open to all, regardless of practitioner level, each posture will be presented with modifications for both the beginner and advanced student.

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Designing Sequences & Transforming Adjustments – Barre & Soul Yoga
Nov
12
to Nov 13

Designing Sequences & Transforming Adjustments – Barre & Soul Yoga

  • Barre & Soul Yoga Harvard Square (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In this 10 hour weekend immersion, expect to cover:

- Understanding the rationale behind sequencing
- How to plan a class step by step
- Learn how to get creative without sacrificing safe sequencing
- Learn fundamental actions of asanas
- Learn counterpose principles
- Understand kinesthetic empathy
- Improve observation skills when teaching/adjusting
- Learn the reasons why to adjust
- Learn how to give basic, Intermediate, Advanced adjustments
- Increase skill and confidence to adjust with more potency
- Function vs. Form; How to decipher when one is more important than the other.
- Basic understanding of common contraindications

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G-Flow – Barre & Soul Yoga
Nov
11
6:00pm 6:00pm

G-Flow – Barre & Soul Yoga

For the Vinyasa-obsessed. If you like to flow, this class is for you! Taught in less of a "workshop" style and has more of a "master class" feel to it, Goldie will lead you through an intelligent, creative vinyasa sequence with an emphasis on intuitive movement and your internal metronome. Through your experience in this class, you'll witness how Goldie highlights the importance of creating a musical soundtrack to accompany the rhythm of the physical flow. Open to all, regardless of practitioner level, each posture will be presented with modifications for both the beginner and advanced student, inviting every yogic body and practice.

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G-Flow - Sadhana Yoga
Nov
10
2:00pm 2:00pm

G-Flow - Sadhana Yoga


For the Vinyasa-obsessed. If you like to flow, this class is for you! Taught in less of a "workshop"style and has more of a "master class" feel to it, Goldie will lead you through a creative, but more importantly, well thought out vinyasa sequence with an emphasis on intuitive movement and your internal metronome. Class starts with pranayama, leads into asana and eventually builds up to a stronger flow working towards pinnacle posture(s). “Smart sequencing” makes the unimaginable more possible. Open to all, regardless of practitioner level, each posture will be presented with modifications for both the beginner and advanced student. Bring an open mind and the desire to move in a less linear way.

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Sequencing with Goldie Graham - Buddhi Yoga
Oct
22
9:00am 9:00am

Sequencing with Goldie Graham - Buddhi Yoga

Do you feel overwhelmed when it’s time to plan class each week? Do you feel stuck or uninspired when sequencing? Are you a student who is simply interested in learning more about what goes into planning a class and why you’re practicing asana in the order it’s presented? If you answered yes to any of these questions than this workshop is appropriate for you. This day is comprised of 5 parts: Asana practice, lecture, discussion, practice implementing what is learned and lunch. Please bring something to write with and/or your laptop if that’s your preferred note-taking method. Disclaimer: You do not have to be a teacher to register for this workshop. The only necessary pre-requisite is interest in learning more.

In this 1-day immersion expect to cover:
-Understanding the rationale behind sequencing
-Learn fundamental actions of asanas
-How to plan an intelligent class step by step
-Learn Goldie’s sequencing method and how she creates every class
-Function vs. Form; How to decipher when one is more important than the other
-Learn how to get creative without sacrificing safe sequencing
-Review counterpose principles
-Increase skill and confidence in the classroom
-Understand kinesthetic empathy while planning
-Creating playlists that enhance your class

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Runner's World Half & Festival: Yoga for Runner's
Oct
15
1:15pm 1:15pm

Runner's World Half & Festival: Yoga for Runner's

Join Goldie Graham for 45-minutes of pre-race yoga. This class is prepared specifically for runners to ease stiff muscles and help you prepare your body for the half marathon on Sunday. This session is open to race weekend participants and their guests, so please feel free to bring a friend when coming to pick up your race bib.  Session space is limited, so please reserve your space today.

Learn more here.

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Runner's World Half & Festival: Yoga for Runner's
Oct
15
11:00am11:00am

Runner's World Half & Festival: Yoga for Runner's

All you 10K runners, join us at 11a.m. for a post race yoga session with Goldie Graham. This short class will be tailored to runners but will feel good on all bodies regardless of what kind of athlete you are! Taking this extra time after the race will help you actively recover and lets face it, most of us need more yoga in our lives. Yoga mats and blocks will be available for use, or bring your own. Session space is limited, so please reserve your space today.

Learn more here. 

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Side-Winder Flow – Core Essence Yoga
May
6
6:00pm 6:00pm

Side-Winder Flow – Core Essence Yoga

Lateral stretching, often referred to as “side body opening” feels incredibly good and is something we all crave and need on a daily basis. As many of us plow through life head on and live in linear behaviors, we will breathe and move into our side body to create new found space, new found sensation, and in turn, new found asanas. If you have a rib cage and like to move, this class is suited for you.

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G-Flow – Riverside Yoga
Apr
16
9:30am 9:30am

G-Flow – Riverside Yoga

Goldie Graham will lead students through an intelligent, creative Vinyasa sequence with an emphasis on intuitive movement and the internal metronome. Class starts with pranayama (breath work) and visualization, which will lead into asana and eventually build up to a stronger flow working toward postural peaks. Goldie is known for her ability to create fluid, innovative and intuitive sequences that simply feel good when tried on. If you like to flow, this class is for you! G-Flow is taught less as a "workshop" and more as a "master class."

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Night of Sangha (YTT Info Session) – Coolidge Corner Yoga
Apr
15
6:00pm 6:00pm

Night of Sangha (YTT Info Session) – Coolidge Corner Yoga

Join the NSYA faculty plus past graduates for a night to inquire about teacher training.  We'll be practicing meditation, breathwork, some asana, kirtan (aka chanting), and spend some time getting to know each other and learning more about teacher training. Plus: Vegan potluck! Info session is free but requires pre-registration.

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Props to You – Coolidge Corner Yoga
Mar
12
3:00pm 3:00pm

Props to You – Coolidge Corner Yoga

Don’t let props fool you. They’re not just for restorative and yin classes. There’s an unfortunate misconception that props such as blocks, straps and blankets are only for the lazy and novice. Wrong! The more advanced student knows how to use props to deepen their experience and properly fold and unfold their body. This workshop will be taught in a flow style, using props 100% of the class. We will sweat, get creative, and learn how to make your day to day practice more potent so you can take what you've learned into all classes, even when props aren't cued. If this class was a kid, this would be "The Cool Kid."

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Side-Winder Flow – Coolidge Corner Yoga
Mar
12
11:00am11:00am

Side-Winder Flow – Coolidge Corner Yoga

Lateral stretching, often referred to as “side body opening” feels universally good and is something we all crave and need on a daily basis. As many of us plow through life head on and live in linear behaviors, we will breathe and move into our side body to create new found space, new found sensation, and in turn, new found asanas. If you have a rib cage and like to move, this class is suited for you.

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G-Flow – Coolidge Corner Yoga
Mar
11
7:30pm 7:30pm

G-Flow – Coolidge Corner Yoga

Goldie Graham will lead students through an intelligent, creative Vinyasa sequence with an emphasis on intuitive movement and the internal metronome. Class starts with pranayama (breath work) and visualization, which will lead into asana and eventually build up to a stronger flow working toward postural peaks. Goldie is known for her ability to create fluid, innovative and intuitive sequences that simply feel good when tried on. If you like to flow, this class is for you! G-Flow is taught less as a "workshop" and more as a "master class."

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