3 Months of Unlimited Yoga for $180
June 1st – August 31st*
*No exceptions, pro-rates, extensions, or refunds on sale dates or price. You may resume use of an existing class pack on September 1st, but please note that your class pack does have an expiration date (one year from date of purchase) and plan accordingly. Thank you!
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The Yoga Lab is a collaborative effort among friends and yoga teachers to offer Central Oregon insightful, grounded, and fun yoga classes. Several years ago, Ulla, Rebecca and Aleta met in the Bend yoga community and starting teaching and practicing together. In 2013 they joined forces to open The Yoga Lab, a center where you can find multi-traditional, contemporary yoga supporting modern day practice. The Yoga Lab boasts experienced & respected yoga teachers offering Vinyasa, Restorative, Ashtanga, and Hatha Yoga teachings. The Yoga Lab is home to Bend Ashtanga Yoga which offers Mysore style morning practices 5 days per week and a led primary series class on Sunday mornings.
As a student at The Yoga Lab, you will experience a range of non-dogmatic, core traditions of yoga and meditation. You will always be greeted with a smile and an acceptance of you, your body, and your practice. All ages welcome, all levels encouraged sample our class offerings.
The Yoga Lab is located in beautiful Bend Oregon, a mecca for yoga and outdoor activities.
550 SW Industrial Way Suite 170 Bend, OR P: 541-633-7363
I was amazed at the attention to detail this place gave to everything from the space itself to most importantly the instruction; which was spot on. ~Yelp User
The Essence of Sadhana – A Weekend with Tim Miller
May 27-29, 2016
Roots and Wings—The Mysterious and Elusive Bandhas – Friday May 27th, 6:15-8:45pm
Foundational to the practice of Ashtanga Yoga is the application of Mula Bandha and Uddhiyana Bandha to bring steadiness and lightness to the body, length and smoothness to the breath, and concentration to the mind. Through an exploration of different asanas and pranayamas we will discover how the proper application of the bandhas can take our practice to the next level. (Light practice, suitable for anyone—2.5 hours)
The Primary Series of Asanas: An Archetype of Sadhana – Saturday May 28th, 8:30-11am
A brief synopsis of Sadhana Pada (Chapter Two of the Yoga Sutras) followed by Yoga Chikitsa (Primary Series). The class will conclude with the Hanuman Chalisa—40 verses in praise of the embodiment of perfect Sadhana (Hanuman). (Strong practice—2.5 hours)
Consulting the Jungle Physician – Saturday May 28th, 1:00-3:30pm
Good teachers and practitioners recognize that the practice of yoga involves work on the physical, psychological, and spiritual levels of the human being. Tim brings 35 years of practical experience as a yoga teacher, extensive study of anatomy, pranayama, yoga philosophy, Indian mythology, Jyotisha (Vedic astrology), mantra, and kirtan to better assist his students in their Sadhana. This will be an open forum to ask yoga related questions. (No practice—2.5 hours)
Nadi Shodana: Intro to the Intermediate Series of Asanas – Sunday May 29th, 8:00-10:30am
An explanation of the purpose of the second series and its relationship to the Pranamaya Kosha (Energy Body), the Chakras, and the Kundalini Shakti, and an introduction to the second series of Ashtanga Yoga that includes an in depth preparation for some of the more challenging poses, like bhekasana, kapotasana, and eka pada sirsasana (strong practice—2.5 hours)
Polishing the Mirror—Pranayama, Mantra and Kirtan – Sunday, May 29th, 1:00-3:30pm
An exploration of the practice of Pranayama and Mantra to quiet the mind and Kirtan to melt the resistance of the heart. (No asana—2.5 hours)
Full weekend: $200 by April 29; $225 after
Individual Sessions: $40 by April 29; $50 after