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5-Day Yoga Intensive for Teachers and Dedicated Yogis

With Nikki Estrada

September 7 - 11, 2022

5-day Yoga Training with Nikki Estrada

Early Bird Special: Get $100 off if you sign up before July 1st, 2022!

Ratna Ling welcomes back Master Teacher Nikki Estrada for a deep dive into yoga and mindfulness.  This 5-day residential intensive will break down the foundational postures of yoga through focused, workshop style practices covering:

  • Tadasana – blueprint alignment – common compensation patterns in key poses.
  • Standing postures – understanding anatomy and adjusting the poses appropriately
  • Actions of the hips and shoulders
  • Twists and core work
  • Backbends – extending the spine evenly
  • Forward bends – hip flexion and pelvic movements
  • Inversions – how to practice safely or alternative poses
  • Restorative yoga & meditation for deep rest & rejuvenation 

Whether you are a yoga teacher or a dedicated practitioner wanting more, this intensive will reinvigorate your practice and help you pinpoint misalignments, imbalances and blind spots in your practice, particularly after two years of at home practice.

This training includes 22 hours of Yoga Alliance continuing education for Yoga Teacher.  You do not need to be a yoga teacher to join us!

 

Schedule:

Wednesday 

  • 3pm check in
  • 4-530 Practice- Tadasana 
  • 530-630 Dinner
  • 630-8 Opening Circle, Lecture, Meditation

Thursday

  • 730-8am Ratna Ling Meditation
  • 8-9am Breakfast
  • 930am- 12pm Practice- Tadasana in Surya Namaskar (plank, chaturanga, down dog)
  • 1215-1pm Lunch
  • 1-3pm Rest, Walk, Restore
  • 3-5pm Practice- Tadasana in Standing Poses (lunges, warriors & more) & actions of the hips/pelvis
  • 530-630pm Dinner
  • 630-730pm Restorative Yoga, Meditation

Friday

  • 730-8am Ratna Ling Meditation
  • 8-9am Breakfast
  • 930am- 12pm Practice- Twists, Shoulders and Core
  • 1215-1pm Lunch
  • 1-3pm Rest, Walk, Restore
  • 3-5pm Practice- Forward Bends Two kinds
  • 530-630pm Dinner
  • 630-730pm Restorative Yoga, Meditation

Saturday 

  • 730-8am Ratna Ling Meditation
  • 8-9am Breakfast
  • 930am- 12pm Practice- Back Bends
  • 1215-1pm Lunch
  • 1-3pm Rest, Walk, Restore
  • 3-5pm Practice- Inversions & Core
  • 530-630pm Dinner
  • 630-730pm Restorative Yoga, Meditation

Sunday

  • 730-8am Ratna Ling Meditation
  • 8-10am  Integrated Practice & Closing Circle
  • 10am  Brunch 
  • 12pm Checkout

 

Facilitator

Nikki Estrada
Nikki has more than 20 years teaching experience and has been leading 200 and 300-hour teaching trainings for more than 17 years. She is YA500hr E-RYT and was Director of Trainer Development for YogaWorks for more than 7 years where she supported and mentored teacher trainers. She leads intensives, immersions and workshop series in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. She contributes to Yoga International where you can find her articles and videos. She also…
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