Vinyasa Flow Yoga Directory

Welcome to the Yoga Journal Vinyasa Flow Yoga Directory page. In this section you will find yoga studios, retreat centers, and teachers who specialize or incorporate Vinyasa Flow Yoga into their practice and philosophy.

Vinyasa Flow Yoga is a style of yoga that concentrates on a dynamic connecting posture that then creates a flow between the more traditional yoga poses. Through breath, the movement of the posture and the time the posture is held can be determined. Vinyasa Flow is a variation of the Sun Salutation or Sūrya namaskāra and this entire practice can be characterized by six series of postures that are always done in the same order and are shared with special breathing called ujjāyī breathing . The purpose of this style of yoga is to create heat within the body which then leads to sweating and ultimately purification of the body. Vinyasa Flow Yoga can improve flexibility and strength with a reduced risk of injury.

Ongoing
Generally runs one weekend per month, Sept. through June

Our mission is to bring forth mindful guides who share yoga in its whole form, as a means of healing and maintaining the health of mind, body and spirit, and the cultivation of the soul.

Samdhaana Yoga Teacher Training is an integrative study of yoga philosophy, anatomy and anatomical movement, sequencing of the Asana practice, and the dynamics of teaching. Samdhaana trainees gain the knowledge of creative sequencing and rotational movement on the mat. It can be taught in multiple formats, beginner, alignment-based, or vinyasa.

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Residential intensive programs offered in January, February, April, June, July and August. Upcoming advanced program weekend format in Orange County, CA

Our 200 Hour Program includes Alignment Based Vinyasa Flow, Therapeutic Elements, & the Path of Yoga as a Framework for Holistic Health. If you have a love and passion for Yoga, then you are welcome to participate, whether it is with the desire to deepen your own personal yoga practice or with the intention to teach yoga to others.

Already an RYT200?  Take your teaching to the next level and THRIVE as a yoga professional!  Join our 300 hour Yoga Teacher Training and:

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200/300 hour certified training programs — Enhance & deepen your knowledge of yoga & gain the confidence & skills needed to safely experience & teach yoga.

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HAWAII + OREGON + GEORGIA + CALIFORNIA + INDIA + MEXICO

The Lotus Seed Yoga Teacher Training
This course is perfect for anyone who wants to deepen their understanding of yoga. It is a transformative experience for the body, mind and spirit. By integrating the physical yoga practice with discussions and homework, students end the program with a comprehensive knowledge of asana, meditation, history, philosophy and anatomy.  They learn to teach yoga for all ages and gain confidence through the support of a team.  Plus, long lasting friendships develop as our yoga community continues to expand. .

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Fall in Love with Yoga and Hawaii during one of our 25 Day Immersion Training on Hawaii's Big Island. Our 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Trainings take place in a fun and creative environment where you will have the time and space to dive deeper into your practice and learn to spread your Love of Yoga. Peak Beings Yoga is a Registered Yoga School with Yoga Alliance and all graduating teachers will be qualified to register with the Yoga Alliance as a Registered Yoga Teacher.  We also offer this same training in Mexico and Brazil.

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Nicaragua YTT Trainings *Spring: April 19 - May 10, 2017 & *Summer: August 1 - 22, 2017
Introduction

Are you ready for a life changing experience?  Becoming a yoga teacher begins with taking a journey of self discovery, and ends with a desire to guide people along their own journey. It’s not about having the most strength or flexibility, (although those will certainly increase during training.) YTT is about finding yourself and your voice in this world, and then learning how to help others find theirs.

March 05, 2017 to March 30, 2017

Study yoga in a traditional ashram at the base of the Himalayan Mountains and close to the Holy River Ganga in the heartland of India, surrounded by the power of Mother Nature.Accelerate your personal growth and self-empowerment, and boost your confidence and self-esteem as you rise up and discover more about yourself through the ancient teachings of yoga.

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Whether you feel inspired to share yoga with others as a teacher or to simply dive deeper into your own personal practice as a student, Asheville Community Yoga’s 250-hour teacher training program will be a transformative and supportive next step on your path.

Our 250-hour program encourages a beautiful balance between the self-discovery of exploring your body and self through personal practice, and the outward expression of explaining yoga postures and philosophy to others.

January 15, 2017 to February 10, 2017
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Program begins at 7 PM January 15. Plan to depart from PYC on February 11th.

As human consciousness evolves, our understanding of our deep connection with the natural world also grows. Through yoga we discover keys within ourselves that naturally begin to heal our hearts, minds, bodies, and by effortless extension, the world around us. Through Pavones Yoga Center's unique 26-day intensive yoga teacher training in Costa Rica, we merge the physical and contemplative practice of yoga with principles of conscious living that are crucial to long-term survival of life on our planet.

For 35 years Deborah and David have lived life exploring remote regions of the world, leading international yoga adventures, retreats, teacher trainings; studying with yogis, healers and medicine people; teaching, mentoring in yoga, wilderness and sustainable living.

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Prana del Mar is a stunning beachfront yoga and wellness center specializing in yoga retreats and yoga holidays, and featuring many acclaimed international teachers.

It offers luxurious accommodations in wonderfully-appointed rooms and suites, two elegant yoga studios, a community building with reading library and rooftop deck, delicious and healthful cuisine, a swimming pool and hot tub, a desert garden and stone labyrinth, environmental awareness (including being fully-powered 24/7 by an extensive solar electric system), magnificent views, and warm Mexican hospitality.

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Boutique, curated yoga holiday retreats around the Mediterranean area & beyond. EAT amazing cuisine, PRAY in mindful contemplation, & MOVE through powerful poses. Join us for an adventure of a lifetime!

 

VENICE, ITALY  - November 6-12, 2016
FORM+FOCUS - Join us for our annual Venetian FORM+FOCUS retreat - a magical, mysterious exploration through ART + YOGA in the floating city of Venice, Italy!

September 08, 2017 to May 06, 2018
One weekend a month for nine months

The depth and breadth of yoga cannot be experienced in a day, week or year. It is a journey traveled over a lifetime. The Yoga Alliance-registered, 200-hour blue lotus teacher training intensive is a journey of self-study and practice. The program sessions are held one weekend per month, September through May.  As you cultivate inner awareness, you will perhaps come to see that only by living in the heart can we truly thrive.

Alisa Cubic first discovered yoga on PBS Chicago TV every day after elementary school. The teacher looked so peaceful, yet strong. She wanted to be just like her. She dove into the spirituality of it all, and it continued through to her adult life. Life happened though and she found herself separated from yoga asanas until a romantic winter reunion happened in 2013 at Yoga By Degrees. Alisa decided it was time to get serious about, not just her mind and spirit, but her body as well. What better way than to get certified to teach yoga? The yoga community provided her with the space to get to know herself deeper than she ever dreamt possible, all while allowing her to be her. Alisa hopes to bring this same safe haven to her vinyasa and restorative classes: love, kindness, joy and acceptance. Alisa is 200 hour certified in yoga since 2014 & has since then received further certification in Yoga Sculpt as of February 2016.

Alka Kaminer

Alka Kaminer strives to help cultivate happiness and health through yoga, meditation and energy healing.  Having come from India, a culture steeped in the valued traditions of yoga, she brings an energetic approach to movement and a quiet dedication in service to meditation and restorative work.  Alka is a registered teacher with Yoga Alliance and certified (200RYT) in Hatha Yoga. She has additional certifications in Restorative and Chair Yoga instruction.

I am a Ct based traveling yoga instructor.  I hold certifications as a Registered Children's Yoga Teacher (RCYT), completing a 95 hour training and I have completed my 200 hour training as well making me a Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT-200).  I teach a wide variety of styles that can fit anyone's needs, from a gentle restorative class to an instead power session.  The voice is yours!!! Grab your mat and come join me!!  

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Angela Lyn is a 200-hour alignment based, Hatha yoga teacher. She teaches beginners, mixed level, slow flow, prenatal, restorative, and yin yoga classes.

Annetta is a multifaceted yoga teacher (E RYT 200, YogaWorks RYT 500) with over 1000 hours of training and multiple certifications in a variety of styles of yoga. She specializes in alignment based Vinyasa Flow, Gentle yoga, Yin yoga and Restorative yoga. She began practicing yoga in 1999, after some years away from the ballet barre, and she was immediately hooked due to the grounding, healing and transformative effect yoga had upon her. Throughout her yoga journey she has studied and practiced: Bikram, Hatha, Iyengar, Ashtanga Vinyasa, Yin and Restorative yoga, in studios, workshops and colleges around Northern California. 



Annetta's private, corporate, public classes and workshops are fun, educational, intuitive, thoughtfully sequenced and well balanced. She emphasizes breath and alignment to encourage students to develop a safe, sustainable and transformative practice. She teaches challenging Vinyasa flow, healing Hatha, nourishing Restorative & Yin yoga classes to all levels and ages. Her teaching is inspired by her own therapeutic practice, which she uses to build energy and restore balance. 



Her goal as a teacher is to SEE her students and perceive and teach what they really need. Yoga is much more than just exercise (asana) to Annetta. It is a complete lifestyle, that includes all 8 limbs, which lead her daily to greater self-love, awareness, health, happiness, peace, and bliss.

April’s teachings encourage students to unravel the connections between conscious movement, intention, and philosophy and embrace yoga as a way of life. In each class, April offers an experience that balances individual attention with collective energy, a combination that inspires students to discover their unique, innate potential and incorporate that into their everyday lives.

June 03, 2017 to June 09, 2017
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This retreat is for you to escape to exotic island of Bali.  You might take your first yoga class with us, deepen your advanced practice or just take part of a rejuvenating gateway. Our All Inclusive program combines activities such as sunrise and sunset yoga (for All Levels), meditation, beach time, island nature exploration, organic detox meals, your personal relaxation time and wide range of other island excursions. You will detox, recharge your body and mind and explore the Balinese culture, cuisine and the island's natural wonders.

April 26, 2018 to April 29, 2018

Bermuda Yoga Festival is an intimate 4-day yoga and music festival that brings together a community drawn to follow the path of spirit and the heart. The festival offers traditional and emerging yoga styles, wisdom teachings, transformational workshops, kirtan and live conscious music. Journey out of winter to the subtropical warmth of Bermuda's springtime and immerse yourself in master classes, sunrise meditation, sacred chanting in a magical crystal cave, ecstatic dance, soulful mantra grooves, and the creative possibilities of kirtan and live conscious music.

Calley Bliss (Yoga Alliance RYT-200) teaches yoga with the approach that the science of the mind is intrinsically connected to the state of the body. Learning, and re-patterning that state is often an emotional journey by way of a physical practice. The practice is always a practical tool to combat life’s challenges, and find opportunity for growth, health, and progress for your body, mind, and life.

Joshua Tree Meditation

Candie Crespo is an avid practitioner who is drawn to the core technique of the Krishnamacharya lineage (asana, bandha, pranayama, meditation) while being true to the other streams of influence that have deepened her experience of yoga. In 2011, she trained in the Hatha Tradition at the Yoga Vidya Gurukul Ashram and University in Nasik, India and then decided to continue her education with studies in Yoga Nidra and Kundalini.  In 2014, she became a certified Aerial Yoga Instructor through Art of Flying Aerial in Torrance and continued onto level 2 in 2016.

“I had the honour and privilege of teaching Cezar throughout his 200-hour yoga teacher training course in June/ July 2016 at Chandra Yoga International in Dharamsala, India. 

 

From day 1, it immediately became apparent to me that Cezar had an incredible energy, discovered a devotion to his yoga practice and studies and was keen to dive deeper into his knowledge, understanding, and spiritual awareness. 

 

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