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Events & Trainings

Our Events team looks for the most engaging and enlivening teachers in the world of yoga today to bring their wealth of knowledge to our studios here in Austin, Texas. Sages, masters, philosophers, doctors and more have come through our doors to bring their wisdom to our students. We also have frequent gong concerts and musical events all centered around our love of yoga. Join us by registering for an upcoming event below.

 
 

May 2015

Wednesday, May 20
12:00pm
Yoga Yoga is back for the Spring Edition of Yoga in the Park, in Alliance with the Austin Parks Foundation, on Wednesdays in April and May!
Classes are held Wednesdays at 12pm - 1pm and are free to all attendees. 
April 1, 8, 15, 29
May 6, 13, 20, 2 ...
Friday, May 22
7:00pm
Friday Night 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Please reserve your space for this FREE event.
Timeless wisdom and meditation with Shiva Rudra Balayogi. Learn the ancient practice of Jangama Dyana (meditation on Eternal Existence). Baba Shiva Rudra Balayogi is a ...
Wednesday, May 27
12:00pm
Yoga Yoga is back for the Spring Edition of Yoga in the Park, in Alliance with the Austin Parks Foundation, on Wednesdays in April and May!
Classes are held Wednesdays at 12pm - 1pm and are free to all attendees. 
April 1, 8, 15, 29
May 6, 13, 20, 2 ...
Saturday, May 30
7:00pm
Paradiso, a didgeridoo master-player, and Rasamayi, a chanteuse/crystal singing bowl master, will immerse you in the sounds and vibrations of a full complement of crystal singing bowls infused with crystals including citrine, platinum, morganite, ...

June 2015

Friday, June 5
7:00pm
Learn to glide through your practice with lightness as we break down how to activate the midsection of your body! Using efficient alignment principles and newly found core awareness we will play with a variety of arm balances and handstands. All ...
All Day
Strength. Flexibility. Balance. Mental Toughness. Focus. Breath.
Patrick Beach integrates these six aspects in his signature approach to power yoga. He teaches vigorous vinyasa classes that emphasize building strength, creating flexibility, ...
Saturday, June 6
12:30pm
Going upside down can be tricky business. Learn how to properly prepare your body for liftoff in handstand, headstand, and forearm balance. This workshop will give you the tools you need to build a strong home practice, helping you gain the ...
Sunday, June 7
12:30pm
We so easily find ourselves caught up on just one path or swirling the same old circles with the same old narratives. Use this expansive, expectation shattering practice to break out of old habits and start moving in new directions! We will focus o ...
Friday, June 12
All Day
Children’s Yoga: The Basics - A Special Course for Parents, Teachers, and Educators
Do you have a passion for children’s health and well-being? Do you teach children or teens and want to find an engaging and holistic way to help them become ...
Friday, June 19
7:00pm
June 19, 2015 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Is that clicking or popping a warning sign? This class lays the foundation for our work over the weekend by examining when to stretch and when to strengthen. We will explore pre-existing injuries and discuss the ...
All Day
Is that clicking or popping a warning sign?
Was that a deep stretch or a muscle tear?
When is “good” pain bad?
Yoga related injuries are on the rise. What often starts out as a nagging pain or a slight twinge in a pose can quickly become a full b ...
Saturday, June 20
12:00pm
June 20, 2015 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM (12-2pm / 4-6pm)
Was that a deep stretch or a muscle tear? Spend your Saturday learning about the most common yoga related injuries. The day begins with understanding the anatomy behind injuries which lays the ...

July 2015

Tuesday, July 7
6:00pm
Classes Meet Tuesday: July 7 - August 4,  6:00pm - 9:00pm, Course Length: 15 hours
This specialized course offers yoga teachers and childcare professionals the knowledge and tools they need to offer safe, healthy and fun postnatal yoga classes to ...
Friday, July 17
6:30pm
July 17, 2015 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Over 100 billion dollars are spent annually in theUnited States on back pain. In addition to being the most common job-related disability, back pain is the second highest cause for visits to primary care doctors. ...
All Day
Join Gary Kraftsow, founder, director and senior teacher of the American Viniyoga Institute for this special event, including aweekend on Structural Yoga Therapy and a 2-day special program Yoga for Stress Management.
Viniyoga™ draws on ancient ...
Saturday, July 18
10:30am
July 18, 2015 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
In this two-part segment, Gary will present the means and methods for working with chronic and acute structural conditions including: assessment, goals, treatment strategy and application.  Explore the biomechanics ...
Sunday, July 19
10:30am
July 19, 2015 10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
In this two-part segment, Gary will present the means and methods for working with chronic and acute structural conditions including: assessment, goals, treatment strategy and application.  Explore biomechanics of ...
Monday, July 20
9:00am
July 20 - July 21, 2015 (9:00am - 12:00pm & 1:00pm-4:00pm each day)
In a recent study, 75 percent of yoga students reported attending yoga classes for stress management and 15 percent were using yoga specifically for depression or anxiety. Stress ...
Saturday, July 25
9:00am
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, a foundational text of Yoga, has been a tool of study, reflection and practice for centuries. To this day, it remains a document of immeasurable value, rich with insight into our everyday lives. Serious practitioners ...
Friday, July 31
All Day
Learn the special applications of the gong in a variety of yoga practices and traditions, including Hatha Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, prenatal yoga and therapeutic yoga. Study with the originator of "Gong Yoga": Mehtab, a direct student of ...
6:00pm
Learn the basics of playing the gong, including mallet techniques, playing areas, and creating playing sequences. Hands-on training and personal instruction provided.  This clinic is a prerequisite to the Gong Yoga Teacher Training. Students with ...

August 2015

Friday, August 14
All Day
This special weekend with Yoga Yoga founder, Mehtab Benton, certified Vedic Astrologer and author of Astrology Yoga will take you deep into the practice of Jyotish (vedic astrology), one of the sister sciences of yoga, to discover the celestial ...
Friday, August 28
All Day
Raghunath weaves in his 20+ years of practicing and living like a yogi to demonstrate "the yogi's paradigm of reality." His gift is to take the esoteric yoga philosophy of ancient India, which he studied for 6.5 years in an ashram as a celibate ...

September 2015

Saturday, September 12
All Day
This 40 hour training is designed to help you more deeply explore your own asana practice as you learn to teach a more challenging vinyasa class. We’ll meet over 4 immersive weekends and through group practice, teaching and study, you’ll learn the ...
Thursday, September 24
All Day
Midlife in America is changing. Men and women between the ages of "40 something" to "70 something" are more active and adventuresome than ever before. They represent the largest population growth segment for Yoga. This program offers an overall ...

October 2015

Friday, October 16
6:30pm
Discovering Fundamentals, Insights and Fun
This class is an introduction to Ashtanga Yoga and is open to all levels of experience.  The building blocks of Ashtanga Yoga will be explored through what David refers to as The Five Elements of P ...
All Day
Yoga Yoga welcomes back internationally renowned Ashtanga Yoga teacher David Swenson for a fun filled weekend of classes and clinics. Take a few classes to transform your practice by participating in the entire weekend.
Register early - these ...
Saturday, October 17
7:00am
First Series Flow
This class is designed for those already familiar with the First Series of Ashtanga Yoga yet it is open to all levels of proficiency. The class will be conducted like a train ride that will continue flowing along all of the way ...
10:00am
Exploring the Invisible and Mysterious World of Prana
In Sanskrit, Man means Mind and Tra means to Free or Deliver. Therefore the word Mantra means to Free the Mind. There are many mantras that are well known amongst yoga practitioners such as Om ...
2:00pm
A Fun-filled exploration of Vinyasa and Arm-balances. Come and Experience the Joy of Flight!
One of the greatest challenges of the Ashtanga flow is the vinyasa. In this class, David will break the vinyasa down into its basic components. He likes t ...
All Day
Our entire life existence unfolds within the matrix of our relationships and is the key to all our success. When we live in authentic relationships, we embrace our true identity and our infinite nature. From this place we can consciously connect to ...
Sunday, October 18
7:00am
Experience Ashtanga in its purest form! This is an early morning, self-paced practice with individual assistance from David. All levels of students are welcome. This is the way students originally learned both the primary and the advanced Ashtanga ...
10:00am
Planting Roots and Growing Confidence
David will take the class on a journey of exploration into the unseen world of Gravity and share methods of how to utilize this perpetual energy as a stabilizing force for establishing our roots
from which we ...
2:30pm
Hop on the Bus and Enjoy a Ride Through Second Series Asanas
Many people are frightened of or intimidated by the Second Series of Ashtanga Yoga. But it is truly one of the most fun sequences! David will present the Second Series with great ...
Monday, October 19
All Day
October 19 - October 25
A week-long training with one of the world’s best-known Ashtanga Yoga teachers!
This is an in-depth training into the details underlying the practice and teaching of Ashtanga Yoga. One need not be a teacher to attend or even ...
Saturday, October 24
9:00am
Class Meets Sat. Oct. 24 & Sun. Oct. 25 from 9:00am - 11:30am
The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, a foundational text of Yoga, has been a tool of study, reflection and practice for centuries. To this day, it remains a document of immeasurable value, r ...