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"Let the beauty be what we love to do; there are hundreds of ways to kneel down and kiss the ground." - RUMI
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Chakra Flow Workshop
Join me for a journey into the rainbow bridge of the Chakra System. “Chakra" can be defined as energetic discs or wheels, and we will check in with the 7 Chakras often associated with the yoga system, reclaiming our rights associated with each Chakra. Through the asana and meditation we will explore some the basic functions, emotions, behaviors and asanas associated with each Chakra.
Designed to go deeper into the energetic body this can be signed for those new to teaching and as a more advanced program. This can be included in your 200 hour program to learn the basics of the Chakra System and how it applies to yoga asana and sequencing or as a 50 hour advanced program (created by Ali Cramer and myself) to go deeper into the healing aspects of the practice.
Yoga & Blues
My husband Johnny Holleran and I have joined forces to create a dynamic, spiritual experience of yoga and music! This project has been featured across the US from Bonnaroo Festival to Canadian Yoga Festivals, to small group classes and youth centers! Music and yoga together bring harmony to your very being! Allow us to transport you into a world of movement, sound and depth.
The Art of Teaching 200/300 Training
At any level feedback is an important part of being a teacher. Learning to receive and give feedback can help us to grow and evolve on our teaching journey. This can be a part of any level of training as we look at habits and patterns within our own teaching.
Moving into the Lotus Workshop
Lets move into the waters of the hips! Sometimes stagnant, other times gushing… we look to balance this area to explore the full potential of energy that is waiting to be released. If your hips feel locked OR super open, this workshop is for you! We will dive into how to safely and courageously open all parts of the hip to make our way into a seat that is appropriate. Lotus Flow will set the stage then we will slow down to hold postures, move deep and breathe big to navigate the hips!
Festival of Hearts Workshop
Join me for a Heart Opening Workshop guaranteed to break open the wisdom, courage and compassion of the heart. Learn to trust the body to find your way into your back bending practice with ease and grace in a way that is suitable for your own body. We will focus on the power of the legs and core to deepen out level of trust and foundation so that we feel ready to blossom through the heart. We will work on bows, wheels, scorpions and more.
Quiet Shiva Workshop
Shiva as the mediator. We will take this Lotus Flow class a little bit slower, moving in the direction of moving meditation. Slowing down the breath using the wisdom that is innate in our breathing. Starting with a seat and pranayama to set up our slower flow. We will have a challenging and focused practice to bring us back into our seat at the end of class.
Kali Stomp Workshop
Join me in this third chakra focused lotus flow class designed to get the fires flaming and your body moving. We will dive right into the image of Kali as the Fierce Goddess KALI-DURGA style. You may even stomp and scream. Think big warriors, core work, arm balances and inversions! Then we will move towards Kali in the form of the compassionate mother as we begin to move toward heart openers and then eventually into nurturing hip openers and forward bends.
Lotus Fly Workshop
Lotus FLY was created so students could safely work on their inversion and arm balance practice within the FLOW. It is a class designed to break down inversions such as handstand and forearm stand so they can be integrated into your personal practice. We also work on arm balances and transitions. The steps get broken down so that you may practice and strengthen your inversion practice.
As Creator and Director of the Lotus FLY 50 hour program, it's a program that has evolved into something very special over the years. Within this program we all find our wings on many levels. We learn the challenging asanas and how to modify them to suit our own bodies and that of our students. This program is always transformative.
As part of a 200 hour program, this will set alignment and give tools on how to teach basics yoga. The ability to teach to a new yoga student is a must. This includes prop work and modifications.
Stoke the Fire Workshop
Come in from the cold and into your HEAT! Your potential energy (Kundalini) takes form as the element of FIRE. Let us gather and spark the flames by engaging in an asana practice peppered with arm balances, twists and inversions. We will practice jumping and floating into handstands, variations of crow, as well as core and wrist exercises. Our breath will guide us into this practice of living fully!
Lotus Flow Workshop
Join me for an afternoon of deep, inspiring flow. My class combines the essence of rhythm and breath, incorporating challenging asana while inviting you to be truthful in your body. We will rock the Lotus Flow, soaking in the divine sequencing which includes standing poses, arm balances and inversions, backbends and forward bends. Poetry and chakra tuning threaded in throughout our time together will deepen our experience as we create a sacred space to meet ourselves on the mat.
Creative Sequencing is a huge part of why I love to teach so much. At Laughing Lotus, there is a huge emphasis on creative sequencing and personal practice. Let me help your students to be inspired to get on their mat daily and create safe sequencing that is smart and fun.
Move and Groove Workshop
Join me for my all levels signature movement class! We will start with warm ups to prepare the body, then we take it across the floor with fun energetic dance movement that encourages the participants to truly enjoy the space they are in. We laugh, we jump, we even shout sometimes! We close class with a cool down that brings all the pieces together of why movement is medicine. Participants will leave flying high and oh so free!
Lotus Mama Training
Designed to help teachers who have Pregnant Mamas in their classes. Learn how to flow safely as well as work one on one.
Mythology of the Asana Workshop
Join Sheri for a fun and insightful class designed to learn discover alignment and quality. The myths behind the legendary shapes are so exciting! This workshop is to help you find the physical and mythological architecture behind the poses. Artfully sequenced we will move into the practice step by step, preparing the body, heart and mind to open up to all aspects of the practice.
Lotus Temple Dancers
I created this program as a way for teachers to get a huge spark of inspiration, creativity and musicality. We dive into different genres of dance from Classic Indian to African to Hip Hop. We will learn history of the music and dance and then we'll find the courage to try new ways of moving. We learn to step outside the box and then how to infuse that into our yoga practice and teaching!