Workshops, Special Classes & Events

ONLINE CLASS – POLY VAGAL THEORY & YOGA: UNDERSTANDING STRESS RESPONSE
with Michael Johnson
Friday, March 27
6:00-8:00pm

Michael Johnson returns to Republic of Yoga! Learn how yoga combined with a clear understanding of Poly Vagal Theory (PVT) can help you reduce anxiety, live longer, increase resilience and experience deeper intimacy in your relationships. Poly Vagal Theory explains three different parts of our nervous system and their responses to stressful situations. Understanding those three parts offers a fascinating explanation of how our body handles emotional stress, and how we may use yoga practices to rewrite the effect of trauma.
 This all-level Bhakti Vinyāsa session will move slowly with music for steady ujjāyī breathing (6 breaths a minute) to increase Poly Vagal tone, strength, balance and flexibility. All levels welcome.  $40

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NOTE: You will need the ZOOM app in order to participate in this workshop. Registration closes on Friday, March 27 at 5:00PM. You will receive a unique link to join 15 minutes prior to the start of the event.

 
ONLINE CLASS – GENTLE FLOW INTO MINDFULNESS
with Michael Johnson
Saturday, March 28
9:00-11:00am

Join Michael Johnson for a slow-flowing gentle vinyāsa practice (with no chaturanga or downdog) that will help prepare people of all kinds to sit comfortably in stillness with the help of props. The combination of ānaprāṇasmṛti (mindfulness of the exhale and inhale) vipaśyanā (insight) and mettā (loving-kindness) will be offered as perspective on how to get the best results from sitting daily. $40

NOTE: You will need the ZOOM app in order to participate in this workshop. Registration closes on Saturday, March 28 at 10:00AM. You will receive a unique link to join 15 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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* Cancellation policy applies (see website for details).

 
ONLINE CLASS – BHAKTI VINYASA FOR RESILIENCE
with Michael Johnson
Saturday, March 28
1:00-3:00pm

Join Michael Johnson for an all-levels Vinyasa Flow workshop that explores neuroscience and how we can overcome anxiety by learning to control the Vagus nerve with optimal alignment for our unique body type. You’ll learn breathing techniques, interoception (awareness of our bodies’ internal state) and neuroception (comparing internal and external signals and telling us that everything seems okay), meditation and theory designed to increase your resilience during stressful times. All are welcome. $40

NOTE: You will need the ZOOM app in order to participate in this workshop. Registration closes on Saturday, March 28 at 12:00pm. You will receive a unique link to join 15 minutes prior to the start of the event.

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* Cancellation policy applies (see website for details).