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Vinyasa Yoga with Jessamyn

Create a Body-Positive Home Practice

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

Become more adventurous about creating your personal yoga practice! This workshop is fundamentally about body love and body positivity, with a focus on empowering new yoga practitioners. Learn to create your own enjoyable at-home yoga practice with confidence and ease.

Jessamyn—a social media sensation, body-positive advocate, and high-energy writer and yoga teacher—is known for prompting students to check-in with themselves by asking, “How do I feel?” versus, “How do I look?” Her teaching inspires self-love, confidence, and inner strength.

This weekend you will learn:

  • The fundamentals of building a typical vinyasa-style yoga practice
  • A creative method for designing personalized yoga flows using your imagination and the wisdom of your body
  • To cultivate self-compassion and love for your body to experience more freedom on the mat and in your life.

As you participate in yoga classes, one-on-one sharing, group discussion, and journaling, you will tap your inner wisdom and learn to expand your yoga practice so it can positively affect every aspect of your life. Jessamyn will give hands-on adjustments, consultations, and advice, and you will have the opportunity to share body-related fears, vulnerabilities, and concerns during group sessions.

The weekend will end with a class-curated yoga flow, with every student contributing a segment to the sequencing. You will return home with the skills to redesign your robust personal practice again and again.

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Jessamyn Stanley

August 4 - 6, 2017
Friday-Sunday , 2 nights

$295 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

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Program Description

Become more adventurous about creating your personal yoga practice! This workshop is fundamentally about body love and body positivity, with a focus on empowering new yoga practitioners. Learn to create your own enjoyable at-home yoga practice with confidence and ease.

Jessamyn—a social media sensation, body-positive advocate, and high-energy writer and yoga teacher—is known for prompting students to check-in with themselves by asking, “How do I feel?” versus, “How do I look?” Her teaching inspires self-love, confidence, and inner strength.

This weekend you will learn:

  • The fundamentals of building a typical vinyasa-style yoga practice
  • A creative method for designing personalized yoga flows using your imagination and the wisdom of your body
  • To cultivate self-compassion and love for your body to experience more freedom on the mat and in your life.

As you participate in yoga classes, one-on-one sharing, group discussion, and journaling, you will tap your inner wisdom and learn to expand your yoga practice so it can positively affect every aspect of your life. Jessamyn will give hands-on adjustments, consultations, and advice, and you will have the opportunity to share body-related fears, vulnerabilities, and concerns during group sessions.

The weekend will end with a class-curated yoga flow, with every student contributing a segment to the sequencing. You will return home with the skills to redesign your robust personal practice again and again.

Faculty Bio

Jessamyn Stanley

Jessamyn Stanley is a yoga teacher, body-positivity advocate, and writer based in Durham, North Carolina, who teaches high-energy vinyasa flow as a way to overcome mental and emotional barriers. She provides a body-positive approach to yoga, which celebrates students’ bodies and encourages them to ask, “how do I feel?” rather than, “how do I look?”

Jessamyn studied with Kimberley Puryear and Stephanie Keach of Asheville Yoga Center and her eponymous yoga lifestyle blog and Instagram attract thousands of followers daily, offering tips and advice for other yoga practitioners while documenting her home yoga practice.

Jessamyn teaches throughout the country and has contributed to a number of print and online publications including BUST, Bustle, Lenny Letter, Gaia, and MindBodyGreen. She has been featured on a wide range of international and national media outlets, including Good Morning America, Al Jazeera English, New York magazine, and the Huffington Post.

Why Attend

  • Compassionately acknowledge and transform body-image issues to free up your natural confidence and self-expression.

  • Cultivate a vibrant personal practice in the comfort of your own home by learning how to combine the fundamentals of a vinyasa-style class with what your body needs.

  • Dive into a weekend of practice and exploration in the comfort of a safe space for uncovering negative self-perceptions that hold you back from living your fullest life.

Things to Know

  • Program Schedule

    Download a sample schedule.

  • Prerequisites

    None required.

  • Experience Level

    None required.

  • What to Wear

    Dress for comfort, not for the opinions of other people.

  • Special Interest to

    This program will be most beneficial for new or novice yoga practitioners who are interested in jump-starting a home yoga practice.

Accommodations

Suites
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.
From $330 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Traditional Double
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.
From $190 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Standard Single
Affordable solo comfort with a shared hall bathroom.**
From $175.

Standard Double
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.
From $160 per person per night based on double occupancy.*

Pods
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available for booking in January 2018.
From $140 per person per night.*

Commuter Pass
Register for a program without spending the night. Includes all meals + use of campus amenities. Limited availability.
From $95 per program night.***

Accommodation rates include more than just the bed you sleep in. Per-person per-night rates include:

  • nourishing farm-to-table meals
  • daily meditation and yoga classes
  • non-ticketed evening events
  • use of all facilities, including the fitness center, steam rooms, and whirlpool.

Guests also enjoy access woodland trails, and enjoy cafés, shops, and evening programs.

*Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. There is an additional charge to book a room privately.
**Plus tax. Includes meals, activities, and services. Limited availability.
***Plus tax. A program night starts upon check-in and goes through lunchtime of the following day (roughly 24 hrs).

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