36th Annual Yoga Vacation in Jamaica
to Feb 24

36th Annual Yoga Vacation in Jamaica

John and Barbara Benagh continue the decades old tradition of welcoming students to their annual yoga vacation in Jamaica. As always, the topnotch yoga classes, easy camaraderie, warm sun, turquoise sea, and unique Jamaican culture weave a tropical spell that will enchant you in ways you can’t imagine. We have a 70% return rate and last year’s trip was sold out, so sign up early to save your place.

All of our courses are for students who have previous Hatha Yoga experience.

Yoga classes, meals and most accommodations are at a small comfortable cliffside hotel located at the water's edge. Each room has two double beds, an ocean-facing balcony, air conditioning and phone. There is cliffside swimming and a pool. The sand beach is a short drive away. The vacation includes a vegetarian buffet breakfast daily, Monday evening appetizers and a dinner party on Saturday. Other meals are available at many local restaurants, which offer a wide range of cuisine including vegetarian and excellent fresh seafood.

For more info or to register please visit yogastudio.org.

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Advanced Pranayama Level VI
4:15 PM16:15

Advanced Pranayama Level VI

For students with an established and experienced pranayama practice, these special classes are your opportunity to ask questions and try more advanced techniques with the guidance of a yoga master.

Level VI is for those who have been practicing digital pranayama for two or more years.  $40.

For questions or to register for the workshop please visit Unity Woods Yoga Center or call 301-656-8992.

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Teacher Training: The Art of Teaching Yoga - Berkeley Springs, WV.
to May 5

Teacher Training: The Art of Teaching Yoga - Berkeley Springs, WV.

So many elements go into the art of teaching. Obviously, knowledge of the subject is essential. To know the subject well means that first the teacher must be a good student. The importance of being a good student before being a good teacher is greatly underrated. Once one has substantial knowledge of the subject, the teacher must then convey this knowledge to the student. But it isn’t just knowledge that needs to be conveyed; the yoga teacher must attempt to create a somatopyschospiritual (whew) experience in the pupil as well as transmit information. A vast arsenal of skills is necessary to do this effectively; what makes this even more difficult is that each student learns in her/his own way, so different techniques are needed for each student.

Over the weekend, we’ll examine what it takes to be a good student, how to recognize the needs of your students, and methods for guiding them to a deeper understanding and experience of yoga. We will practice asanas and practice teaching to learn and hone some of the skills you’ll need to improve your practice and refine your teaching. As always, we will practice teach in the afternoon classes to refine your skills as a teacher. Optional early morning practice is open to all. $385 for weekend teacher training.


At least two years of continuous yoga practice and steadiness in basic asanas, especially Standing Poses and Inversions.

Course Fee: $385 (Accommodations not included in course fee.)

Between Classes enjoy the laid back funky charm of Berkeley Springs or just relax in the tranquility of Serendipity’s peaceful forest setting.

Friday, May 3rd

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Being a good student/ Asana class

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Practice Teaching

Saturday, May 4th

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Recognizing your students’ needs. The art of seeing.

  • 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm Practice Teaching

Sunday, May 5th

  • 9:00 am - 12:00 pm - Basic essential elements of teaching yoga

  • 12:00 pm - 2pm Brunch

For more information or to register call Annick at (301) 656-8992 ext.105. For information on accommodations, contact Susan Mann at yogasuzie@gmail.com or or call Susan at 301-330-0430.

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