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Yoga for a Stress Resistant Body and Mind

1440 Multiversity 800 Bethany Drive Scotts Valley,CA 95066

Without some challenge there can be no change in our bodies and minds, but too much stress will lead to breakdown. Discovering the ideal balance of stress and rest is the key to unlocking growth and resilience.

Join yoga teacher and athletic recovery expert Sage Rountree, E-RYT 500, for a weekend of yoga designed to help you manage stress and fortify your health. Explore yoga routines that will expand your capacity for relaxation and self-care by introducing you to the science of adapting to stress. This exploratory workshop is welcoming and accessible for people of any age and with any level of yoga experience—including none.

Through a combination of lecture, journaling, and all-levels yoga practice, you will learn:

  • Soothing yoga techniques to train your nervous system to process stress in a healthy way
  • Invigorating yoga practices to increase and maintain physical and emotional balance in any situation
  • Easy meditation and breath exercises to keep you cool, calm, and collected
  • Simple techniques to combat the negative effects of chronic stress.

Everyone is welcome, regardless of experience with yoga, movement, or athletics. Come ready to explore and walk away inspired to take on what life has in store for you—physically, mentally, and emotionally.

Sage Rountree, E-RYT

April 20 - 22, 2018
Friday-Sunday , 2 nights

$295 Tuition

Plus 2 nights all-inclusive accommodations priced separately below.

Register

Program Description

Without some challenge there can be no change in our bodies and minds, but too much stress will lead to breakdown. Discovering the ideal balance of stress and rest is the key to unlocking growth and resilience.

Join yoga teacher and athletic recovery expert Sage Rountree, E-RYT 500, for a weekend of yoga designed to help you manage stress and fortify your health. Explore yoga routines that will expand your capacity for relaxation and self-care by introducing you to the science of adapting to stress. This exploratory workshop is welcoming and accessible for people of any age and with any level of yoga experience—including none.

Through a combination of lecture, journaling, and all-levels yoga practice, you will learn:

  • Soothing yoga techniques to train your nervous system to process stress in a healthy way
  • Invigorating yoga practices to increase and maintain physical and emotional balance in any situation
  • Easy meditation and breath exercises to keep you cool, calm, and collected
  • Simple techniques to combat the negative effects of chronic stress.

Everyone is welcome, regardless of experience with yoga, movement, or athletics. Come ready to explore and walk away inspired to take on what life has in store for you—physically, mentally, and emotionally.

Faculty Bio

Sage Rountree, E-RYT

Sage Rountree is an internationally recognized authority in yoga for athletes and an endurance sports coach certified by USA Triathlon and RRCA. She is author of The Athlete’s Guide to Yoga, The Athlete’s Pocket Guide to Yoga, The Athlete’s Guide to Recovery, The Runner’s Guide to Yoga, Racing Wisely, and Everyday Yoga.

Sage competes in running races from the 400 meter to ultramarathons and in triathlons from the super sprint to the Ironman. Her classes, training plans, videos, books, and articles make yoga and endurance exercise accessible to everyone. An experienced Registered Yoga Teacher through Yoga Alliance, Sage is on faculty at Kripalu and teaches online at YogaVibes and at Sage Yoga Teacher Training.

Her students include casual athletes, Olympians, and University of North Carolina athletes and coaches. She is creator of The Athlete’s Guide to Yoga DVD and contributor to Runner’s World, Yoga Journal, Ironman.com, and USA Triathlon magazine.

 

Why Attend

  • Take this rare opportunity to study with a renowned athletic trainer and yoga teacher who infuses her expertise as an endurance athlete with the nourishing impacts of yoga and meditation.

  • Athletes and fitness enthusiasts will learn to harness the power of yoga as a way to enhance their recovery and overall physical health.

  • Newcomers to yoga and movement will uncover effective ways to incorporate these powerful techniques into their daily lives for stress relief and well-being.

Things to Know/Schedule

  • Prerequisites

    None Required

  • Experience Level

    None Required

Accommodations

Standard Rooms
Affordable comfort with a hall bathroom.

Deluxe
Tastefully designed rooms with a range of bed sizes.

Suites
Spacious rooms with additional seating and special touches.

Pods
Modern, Asian-style sleeping space for 8 with twin beds.
Available from mid-February 2018.

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

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.

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