Fall has truly arrived. The coat rack at the studio is once again beginning to fill with hoodies and our shoe cubbies are full of sneakers and boots instead of flip flops.
Perhaps you've begun the early winter phase of looking deeper within for what 2015 brought to you and what the next year may hold. If deepening your yoga practice and sharing with others is something that calls to you we hope you'll consider joining our upcoming Yoga Teacher Training. We have included more information below and welcome you to respond to this newsletter to learn more.
The Capitol Hill Yoga - Yoga Teacher Training program is open to anyone wanting to deepen your knowledge of yoga and learn to teach an informed, fun yoga class that will leave you and your yoga students better for it! At completion of the program, graduates are eligible to register with Yoga Alliance as a Registered Hatha Yoga Teacher and become certified yogahour® teachers.
Our 2016 format is more affordable than ever and has been specifcally designed to be accessible for your working/active lifestyle. The weekend intensives will meet once a month (Jan-Oct 2016) on Friday evenings and a full day Saturday while still giving you Sunday to play or rest. In-between the monthly intensives expect to spend 2-5 hours per week staying engaged through online learning opportunities, apprenticeships, enjoying classes and home assignments.
The October 2015 issue of Yoga Journal has the scoop on America's Top Yoga Cities. Not only is Washington. D.C. in the top ten, but Yoga Journal named Capitol Hill Yoga the go to spot for Hatha Yoga. How awesome is that!
Join CHY's Betsy Poos with more than 40 world class teachers in Virginia Beach for four days of yoga (October 8-11). Drishti Fest is set on providing a community-driven, world-class yoga event, that leaves participants feeling inspired, connected, and just plain happy.
Bring a little Ommm into your social media. CHY is participating in the #OctoberYogaSpice Challenge. Follow us on Instagram then support and strike a pose with us everyday!
Pose of the Month - Side Plank
This month we work with side plank. In sanskrit side plank is vasisthasana. Side plank is a challenging pose that builds core strength and stability. Check out our video tips from CHY Teacher Alia Peera and add side plank into your daily routine this month.
To compliment the chard I immediately thought of tempeh, a delicious, and filling fermented soy product containing a potent source of lean protein. Tempeh makes a great staple for the busy active yogis who choose not to compromise taste for yumminess.