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LIVE MUSIC CLASS

Every last Wednesday of the month, next date: October 25th, 6:15pm

Join Dutzi for an uplifting Jivamukti vinyasa class accompanied by the live electronic music of Antonio Forte.
There is no extra charge for this special event but you may donate for music if you wish. Join us for live music yoga on the last Wednesday of each month. 


Advanced Asana Workshop with Sheri Kahl Trellevik

Saturday, October 28th
1:30-4 pm
$40 pre-reg, $45 day of

Advance YOUR asana practice, learn how to get upside down on your mat and right side up in your mind .💥

In this fun and challenging workshop we will warm up with a vinyasa flow before leading into our inversion practice. Sheri will break down forearm stand, headstand and handstand in a safe and playful way. We’ll also explore some deeper backbends and forward bends. This workshop is for students with a regular practice only.

Sheri’s classes are physically challenging and spiritually charged. She has over ten years experience teaching and has studied extensively with Dharma Mittra, Shiva Rea and Jessica Kung. Her sadhana includes daily meditation and yoga philosophy study.

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send an email, or sign up at the front desk
all workshops are non-refundable within 1 week of the event


Scot Hendricks is coming back to Jala this Fall

Scot Hendricks offers a fresh perspective on embodied movement, mind/body connections, and a healthy approach to a sustainable lifelong yoga practice. A yoga practitioner & teacher for over 25 years, Scot views the practice of yoga as an “art of living.” Through our practice we learn to be more attuned to our mind/body systems in order to enjoy healthy and inspired lives. 


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Functional Yoga - Improving Our Patterns of Stabilization and Mobility

with Scot Hendricks

Saturday, November 4th, 1-3:30pm
$40 pre-reg, $45 day of

The Yoga sutra 2.46 “sthira-sukham asanam,” describes the yoga postures or asana as having the qualities of sthira and sukha, often translated as steadiness and ease. So what about all the poses in which we do not feel a sense of steadiness or ease, then what are we to do? Should we just keep stretching and sweating, and trust that “all is coming”?

When we shift our focus away from achieving the deepest possible stretch--the gumby like flexibility that some postures seem to require--can we find satisfaction? Perhaps we’ll discover a healthy level of mobility available to us that provides comfortable stability. This workshop will explore a range of motion that keeps us safe and resilient so we can keep doing yoga as well as all the other daily actives we enjoy.

Yoga practice provides an opportunity to perceive many of our own physical tendencies, and it helps us to understand our own behavioral patterns. As we become aware of these patterns--and maybe play with them a little bit--we learn how to use our physical, energetic, emotional, and wisdom bodies as more effective and positive tools. Cultivating grace, fluidity, strength and resilience into not only our yoga practice, but also our total sense of being.

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all workshops are non-refundable within 1 week of the event


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Ashtanga Primary Series:  Making Sense of the Sequence 

What is it about the Primary Series that makes it work? 

with Scot Hendricks
Sunday, November 5th, 1:00-3:30pm
$40 pre-reg, $45 day of

Many people come to the Primary Series of Ashtanga yoga through a random assortment of instructed classes, which may only get about half way through the series, maybe to Navasana, or perhaps selecting only the most accessible postures from throughout. If you’re intrigued by the Ashtanga system, you might soon find yourself in a led full primary class, at which point the practice becomes even more challenging and seemingly crazy. So it’s understandable that there is confusion about the basic mechanics of how to get in and out of the postures, as well as various inabilities to contort into the prescribed shapes. 

This workshop aims to clarify some of the confusion and provide skillful means for you to work sensibly in your practice. By mapping out the progression and the thematic variation between postures, we can gain a deeper  understanding of the individual poses and the vinyasa that connect them. A greater appreciation of the logic of Ashtanga system at various levels of the practice (breath, posture, concentration) may provide practitioners with a sense of purpose and progress and help them avoid injury.

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send an email, or sign up at the front desk
all workshops are non-refundable within 1 week of the event


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An Offering of Stillness and Inner Listening

with Scot Hendricks

Saturday, November 11th, 1:00 - 3:30pm
$40 pre-reg, $45 day of

The compliment to an active, often fast paced vinyasa practice, is inviting stillness and deep relaxation into your yoga. The ability to place an emphasis on inner listening and find peace in a posture is more readily available through a slower approach that requires less physical effort.

This class will consist of a slow sequence of postures, each of which we will explore for several minutes instead of just a few breaths. The aim is to cultivate a contemplative, self-reflective body/mind that develops into a calm natural state of relaxation.

Class will conclude with a deep relaxation and a guided meditation. 

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all workshops are non-refundable within 1 week of the event


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The Ashtanga Finishing Postures: Slowing Down and savoring the experience

with Scot Hendricks
Sunday, November 12th, 1:00 - 3:30pm
$40 pre-reg, $45 day of

Would you like to feel more confidence, stability and ease in shoulder stand and headstand? 

The transition into the closing sequence plays an important role in the Ashtanga practice--a signpost to yield, to slow down, to draw attention inward and expend less physical effort.
The overall feeling of the practice shifts to restorative and contemplative, while we meditate on the breath as it dramatically slows down and the count lengthens.

The finishing postures seal the energy of the practice, enabling us to step off the mat invigorated by our practice. Without this compliment to the vigorous Ashtanga sequence, we may be left feeling fatigued, and depleted of energy as we continue through our daily schedules. 
This workshop will focus on a more complete understanding of the functional dynamics of these essential asanas, which play an integral role in the Ashtanga method. Together let's inspire to fully integrate the restorative and rejuvenating powers of these finishing posture!

book online
send an email, or sign up at the front desk
all workshops are non-refundable within 1 week of the event