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.

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. 

 

Charles E. Lavis Jr is a Louisiana Workers Compensation Lawyer, Personal Injury Lawyer and Yoga/Qigong instructor who is interested in Complementary and Alternative Approaches (Yoga, Tai Chi/Qigong) for managing back pain, neck pain, arthritis and stress in the elderly and disabled – including in those injured on the job and receiving workers compensation benefits.

Christina is a Yoga Alliance certified RYT-200 and insured yoga instructor. She completed her training at Lotus House of Yoga in Lincoln, NE in 2015, and began teaching in early 2016. Christina specializes in Vinyasa and Astanga yoga, with additional training in Yin, Restorative, and yoga for special popluations.   

Specializing in Chair yoga, Slow flow, and vinyasa yoga.   200RTY

I am a 200 hr certified Hatha-Vinyasa teacher based in Ann Arbor, MI.

Gentle Vinyasa Flow, Chair Yoga and Restorative Yoga

Ongoing
Next Program Starts 1/30/17

Devotion Yoga's Teacher Training is nationally recognized and Yoga Alliance-registered. We are a non-dogmatic training offering an expansive overview while encouraging students to discover their own points of view.

Donna Panarello

I am a RYT who has received my 200+ hours training and certificate. I also obtained by 20+ hour kids/teen yoga certificate. I am a Zumba teacher holding my B1, B2, and Strong by Zumba certifications. I also have a Mat Pilates certification, Primary Aerobics and Group Fitness certification, as well as, my Barre Above certification for Barre Fitness.

An engineer, yoga teacher, and everything in between! I am passionate about sharing breath-based movement with students of all shapes & ability levels. I believe a strong focus on the breath facilitates awareness of the whole self. 

June 04, 2017
Ongoing
June 4 - 25, 2017

Doug Swenson / Author / E-RYT-500 / 40 yrs exp.

Offering 200 / 300 / 500 YA certification programs. Highest quality, professional, updated programs representing a holistic influence, for a balanced approach.

All levels will benefit - from our diverse program of Vinyasa Flow, Ashtanga, Yin, Restorative, Power and Sadhana. This is not - just another Yoga program, yet a profound recipe for a better life.

We believe in placing no limits, on our yoga philosophy and our whole life. All those who attend will leave with warmth in their heart and a smile on their face.

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Emily Herrick is a yoga instructor + creator of space to come home to yourself through yoga, meditation and mindfulness. She specializes in private and small-group sessions with a blend of vinyasa-style and yin yoga. She also does yoga workshops, classes and sessions for wedding and bridal parties at her home studio on Vashon Island, near Seattle, WA.

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Albuquerque, NM
April 15, 2017 to April 22, 2017

Singplayoga invites you to join us for an all-inclusive 8-day 7-night yoga retreat at the Paya Bay Resort on Roatan, Honduras.

Paya Bay is a beach, nature, leisure, and wellness resort catering to those seeking serenity, tranquility, and communion with nature. The resort is perched on a bluff overlooking the multi-hued Caribbean Sea and two beautiful half-moon beaches. The perfect place to rest, relax and rejuvenate. We invite you to Feel Good, Be Happy at Paya Bay!

May 18, 2017 to May 22, 2017
Ongoing

From 18 to 22 May, you can enjoy of 5 days of yoga, 100 workshops, 3 concerts and 50 yoga teachers from around the world in the Palau de Congressos de Catalunya, a magical space in Barcelona where you can practice yoga at all levels and maximize your training.

Ongoing

Join us for an ongoing retreat & wellness experience. If you are here in Feb. visit http://optimysstique.com/ for our annual festival.  Yoga,organic food from the onsite garden ,cooking classes,massage,surf,sup,snorkel, etc.... This hands on interactive retreat inspires,rejunvenates and educates people from all walks of life. A variety of teachers,studios,food and activities are offered. Send us your wish list!

Ongoing

Haramara Retreat, Sayulita, Nayarit, Mexico

"One of the 10 best yoga retreats in the world." (Yoga Journal)

Described as the place "where Robinson Crusoe meets Architectural Digest," Haramara Retreat is an exclusive, intimate, magical and idyllic place created and designed to provide a natural and supportive environment. Haramara offers serenity, seclusion and security to ensure relaxing and renewing retreats and vacations for groups, couples and individuals.

November 05, 2017 to November 10, 2017

Chris Wilson (Yoke, Australia) and Deb Langley (Laughing Lotus, USA) come together to take you on an adventure that is full of heart and soul. 

Ongoing

Holy Yoga is a 501c3 non-profit organization that is committed to training believers in Christ in how to facilitate a world-class yoga and worship-filled experience for their students. It offers 95, 225, 500-hour and specialty training programs, steeped in superior yoga training as well as transformative Bible study. Holy Yoga is an international school, currently training teachers around the world.

October 23, 2017 to October 29, 2017

Residential Humaliwo Retreat Sacred Space + Zuma Sanctuary, Malibu, CA

(60 Hours)

September 28, 2017 to October 10, 2017

Are you an explorer at heart? Is your soul craving to be lit up by an extraordinary travel adventure with yoga and meditation as the inspiration? Are you ready to feel deliciously connected to life and juiced up to experience the present like never before? Then join me and an amazing small group of travelers for a two week (+) inspired journey to India and Nepal.

Highlights:

Practice yoga and meditation with an experienced instructor, in the birthplace of yoga itself.

Indira Kate Kalmbach, Founder, Pavones Yoga Center Costa Rica.. Nature-based yoga teacher trainings

Indira Kate Kalmbach understands yoga as a physical, mental, and emotional discipline with the potential to transform human being-ness. Her yoga teaching embodies an ecological sense of the world-community which includes all of nature, exiling nothing. Through a seamless weaving of physical alignment, emotional attuning, and a deep understanding of the human psyche, Indira creates inspiring yoga classes that invite students to practice radical self-acceptance and to leave class feeling fully present, grounded and awakened.

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