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Introduction to The Practice of Pranayama and Restoratives-4 Session Courses

Mar 3, 2020

| $100 – $160

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[Live Streamed] Thanksgiving Weekend Workshops & Fundraiser with Richard Schachtel - The Center For Yoga Of Seattle

This is a 4-Week Course on Pranayama, the Yoga Art of Breath Control.
One Course Meets 4 Tuesday Evenings 6:30pm-8:00pm March 3-24, 2020.

The other Course Meets 4 Saturday afternoons 3:00pm-4:30pm, March 7-28, 2020.
We have added a Third Course on Thursday Mornings 10:30am-12:00pm March 26-April 16, 2020

In the first part of each session, workshop participants will have a chance to learn and experience several of the most effective restorative poses which draw your mind inward, open your chest and prepare the mind and body for the subtle practice of pranayama. These are simple yet profound relaxation poses for your nervous system.

Many of these poses are gentle supported backarches on bolsters or specialized yoga pillows and can be practiced of common blankets.

In the second part of each class session, students will learn and experience several beginning pranayama (yoga breathing) exercises.

Pranayama is a part of yoga practice where the breathing is done consciously and deliberately to awaken its potential, to develop our capacity for concentration, to soothe the mind, and to revitalize our energy pools.

Few instructors teach pranayama in Seattle, often because they don’t have a regular pranayama practice or they just don’t know this important aspect of yoga.

Take advantage of this opportunity to learn some basics from 1 of the Northwest’s most experienced Yoga Teachers. Please sign up early! Space is extremely limited.

Fee: $160. The Early Registration Fee of $100 is good to Sunday FEBRUARY 23  Please sign up early to avoid disappointment. This course is only offered a few times a year. Please don’t eat for at least 2 hours before the class.
No refunds for cancellations.
No credit for canceling or non-attendance.
Non transferable to other programs or other people.


About The Teacher: Richard Schachtel

Richard Schachtel


Richard Schachtel has been training in Iyengar Yoga for over 40 years. He founded The Center For Yoga in 1980 and is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher and an authorized Iyengar Yoga Teacher Trainer. He has made 22 yoga study trips to India to personally train with the Iyengar Family most recently in December 2016. Richard is the Seattle Area’s most Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher. Richard has been training teachers in Seattle since 1986 and has influenced several generations of yoga teachers. There are over 100 recent graduates of this program which is offered also on the weekends, and in 4 week immersions. Richard has taught yoga workshops throughout the USA, at several Iyenger Yoga National Conventions, in Australia and India, and taught this spring in China.



Mar 3, 2020
$100 – $160
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Center for Yoga of Seattle
(206) 526-9642


Center for Yoga of Seattle
2261 NE 65th St.
Seattle, 98115 United States
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(206) 526-9642
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