Yin Yoga Teacher Training: Foundations of Yin Yoga (15 hrs) 
Oct
18
to Oct 20

Yin Yoga Teacher Training: Foundations of Yin Yoga (15 hrs) 

Yin Yoga Teacher Training: Foundations of Yin Yoga (15 hrs)


Please register with:
carlyforestyoga@gmail.com

Early Bird registration (ends Sept 18th) $375.00
Full registration $428.00 (GST Included)

To teach a Yin class that is both safe and informative, a foundational understanding of the purpose and method of Yin is essential. Looking more deeply, however, we see that the unique nature of this subtle practice presents teachers with an opportunity to skillfully guide students through potent and potentially transformative experiences. Training in how to do so with awareness and compassion is key to developing appropriate capabilities as a teacher.
In weaving together insight and experience from a decade of mindfulness training, an immersion in spiritual psychology, and formal education in the energetic anatomy of the subtle body, Carly offers her teacher trainees a deeply holistic approach to leading mindful Yin classes. This focused 15-hour training, open to teachers as well as dedicated practitioners, explores the following:

• Anatomy
• Meridian theory
• Sequencing
• Safety in postures
• Basic mindfulness theory
• The role of the teacher in the community
• The ethics of teaching

Required reading: Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers

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Lit From Within : A Day Retreat
Nov
2
10:00 AM10:00

Lit From Within : A Day Retreat

http://yogaweyr.com/
10am-5pm 
$125 lunch included

Please contact carlyforestyoga@gmail.com to register.

Devoted to our individual and collective healing, a retreat is offered as a refuge—a place to forgo the hustle, uncover aspects of the self that can only be found in stillness, and deeply engage with your direct experience.

Using a creative blend of Yin yoga, mindfulness, and transformative psycho-spiritual inquiry work, Carly skillfully supports participants to contact their own boundless depths and wisdom. Luminous poetry and inspired readings are also woven into the fabric of this retreat, imprinting a gentle rapture for the natural world and an abiding curiosity about what it means to be alive.

Please join us for a nourishing day retreat celebrating the transition into the fall season and all the gifts this time of year can offer us. Please bring a journal to write in.

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Lit From Within : Silent Residential Retreat
Nov
7
to Nov 10

Lit From Within : Silent Residential Retreat

  • 538 Swanwick Road Victoria, BC, V9C 3Y8 Canada (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Begins Thursday at 3pm and ends at 12pm on Sunday

krishnamurti-canada.ca/

Please contact carlyforestyoga@gmail.com to apply.

Retreating from our own busy lives is a deeply supportive act of remembering: remembering ourselves, our deepest longings and heartfelt intentions to live a meaningful life. It helps us to stretch time and access liminal space. It helps us see, hear, and feel life differently. 

Drawing inspiration and wisdom from the natural world, this retreat offers Yin yoga, mindfulness and psycho-spiritual inquiry as a way to assist you in attuning to your external environment and your inner landscape. We will explore practices that foster a deeper capacity to meet life in all its complexity and restore our trust in the mysterious unfolding of life. Our time together will support unwinding from oppressive fixations on perfection, enlightenment and spiritual ideals and create an opportunity to relax into our natural state. 

Our time together will also explore teachings on the subtle body and how we can strengthen our energetic fields to increase vitality, enhance healthy boundaries and deepen our natural intuitive capacities. Coupled with writing, self-inquiry work, poetry, nature based practices this retreat promises to stir your senses and help you connect to a rhythm that is naturally yours. 

Our silent retreat will be held at the beautiful Swanwick Center in Metchosin, BC.  You will be nourished by delicious vegetarian fare, morning and afternoon yin yoga sessions, meditation, writing practices, inquiry work, nature based practices, walks to the ocean, time in the trees,  naps, poetry and quietude.


Investment (prices include food, teachings & accommodation)
Shared accommodation = $700

[We will be limiting the number of participants and  an application process is required. This retreat is not suitable for folks who are new to yoga and meditation, please join Carly for any of her workshops, day retreats or weekend non residential retreats instead.]

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Level 1 Yin Yoga Teacher Training: The Foundations of Yin
Mar
19
to Mar 22

Level 1 Yin Yoga Teacher Training: The Foundations of Yin

  • Integral Yoga, San Francisco (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Early Bird registration (ends March 2nd) $375.00
Full registration $428.00

To teach a Yin class that is both safe and informative, a foundational understanding of the purpose and method of Yin is essential. Looking more deeply, however, we see that the unique nature of this subtle practice presents teachers with an opportunity to skillfully guide students through potent and potentially transformative experiences. Training in how to do so with awareness and compassion is key to developing appropriate capabilities as a teacher.
In weaving together insight and experience from a decade of mindfulness training, an immersion in spiritual psychology, and formal education in the energetic anatomy of the subtle body, Carly offers her teacher trainees a deeply holistic approach to leading mindful Yin classes. This focused 15-hour training, open to teachers as well as dedicated practitioners, explores the following:

• Anatomy
• Meridian theory
• Sequencing
• Safety in postures
• Basic mindfulness theory
• The role of the teacher in the community
• The ethics of teaching

Required reading: Insight Yoga by Sarah Power

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Level 2 Yin Yoga Teacher Training: Mindfulness and Yin Training (15 hours) 
Apr
2
to Apr 5

Level 2 Yin Yoga Teacher Training: Mindfulness and Yin Training (15 hours) 

  • Integral Yoga, San Fransisco (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Early Bird registration (ends March 2nd) $375.00
Full registration  $428.00

With over a decade of practice combining Yin yoga and mindfulness, Carly Forest offers a training that delves into the heart of the two arts, helping participants emerge with the capacity to weave them together in both personal and professional practice.

Designed with strong emphasis on theory and practice, this 15 hour training will ground participants in the foundations of mindfulness and facilitate a rich exploration of how it relates to emotional intelligence, science, and Yin yoga.

Through in-depth teachings and embodied practice, participants will experience ancient wisdom teachings translated into contemporary form, thereby deepening their own understanding and expanding what they can offer to others.

This training is one of deep immersion. Participants can expect extended practices infused with depth teachings, poetry, and reflective pause.  A manual is provided for reference and participants are asked to bring their own journals. From the roots of mindfulness, to the spirit of Yin, this workshop promises to land in the heart.

Required reading: Radical Acceptance by Tara Brach & Insight Yoga by Sarah Powers

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Lit From Within Soul Group: DATE TBD
Jun
28
5:00 PM17:00

Lit From Within Soul Group: DATE TBD

Dates and Times TBD
$100 per session.

"By soul I mean the vital, mysterious, and wild core of our individual selves, and essence unique to each person, qualities found in layers of the self much deeper than our personalities. By spirit I mean the single, great and eternal mystery that permeates and animates everything in the universe and yet transcends all. Ultimately, each soul exists as an agent for spirit.
The concept of soul embraces the essence of of our particular individuality. This individuality reflects our unique and deepest personal characteristics., the core enduring qualities that define our personhood, the true self, the real me. Soul is what is most wild and natural within us.
Soul embraces and calls us toward what is most unique in us. Spirit encompasses and draw us toward what is most universal and shared.”
-From the book Soulcraft by Bill Pltokin.


Bringing our luminous nature into daily life in no small task given the myriad of distractions and duties we’re pulled into each day. Our work is not to transcend the messiness of our daily duties and difficulties but rather to embrace and infuse our lives with the fullness of our soul. Living our days with a greater sense of meaning and intention requires daily devotion and dedication to our deeper nature along with support, reminders and resources to help us we when we feel adrift. This soul group was born out of the desire to deepen into soul work with more consistency, to help us stay awake and willing to engage with the full spectrum of our lives and the predicament we face on the planet at this time.
Each gathering we will explore teachings on the subtle body, inquiry based writing practices, embodiment practices (yin yoga, qi gong) dream work, visualization and meditation.
You can think of this group as monthly mini retreat designed to help you navigate the mysterious realm of your unique soul and deepen your trust and fortitude to both embrace and co create your life.

This could be a good fit for if…
-you long to connect with a circle of people committed to exploring soul.
-are open to monthly readings, recordings and writing practices between sessions.
-have an interest in dreams, writing, meditation, the subtle body, embodiment practices -have a desire to deepen one’s connection with nature and be of service during this time of great uncertainty on our planet.
-are looking for some structure to help you stay connected to your deepest intentions.

Attendance requirements:
This group is a commitment for 3 months. No drop ins. To maintain the strength of the container I will require a commitment of at least 3 of sessions and the first session is mandatory. Each mini retreat will build on the next.

Please contact carlyforestyoga@gmail.com to apply

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