Yoga Workshops & Events

Saint Paul Yoga Center offers workshops and special events to provide ongoing challenges for our students, as well as provide special learning opportunities. Past workshops have included Yoga for Cyclists,

To register for most workshops, please click here and then click on the Workshops tab.

Introduction to Yoga Series

Dates: Wed. July 26 through Wed. Aug. 30 (repeating every six weeks)
Cost: $72 for the whole series. Single class drop-ins are $15
Location: The class will meet from 5:30-7:00 pm in the Selby Studio.
Teacher: Paul Busch

This is a six-class series that will introduce the fundamentals of alignment, breathing and mindfulness in foundational yoga postures and will lay the basic groundwork for students to comfortably step into our drop-in classes. This series is intended as an entry-point for students who are brand-new to yoga and want to start right at the beginning, or for those with some experience who want to spend more time on the foundations of yoga practice.

For those new to yoga, we recommend taking the entire series. Experienced students who want to review fundamental principles of yoga are welcome to register for individual classes in the series at a drop-in rate of $15 per class.

To Register: See instructions at the top of this page to take you to our Mindbody page. Click on the “Workshops” tab from that page. If you have any questions or issues with registration, please contact Paul Busch at 651-646-4656 or pobusch@msn.com/h2>

Muscle Imbalances: Using Yoga to Prevent and Heal Back Pain, a Workshop with Julie Gudmestad

Muscle imbalances around the hips, pelvis, and low back can cause and contribute to back pain and injuries. On the other hand, a well-balanced Yoga practice can help prevent back problems, and can bring relief to students who come to class seeking help with previous injuries.
In this class, we will study important muscle groups in this area, including the psoas and hamstrings, abdominals and erector spinae, and hip abductors and adductors. We will look at common imbalances (strong vs. weak and tight vs. flexible) in these muscles and how they contribute to mis-alignments that set the stage for problems. Then we’ll practice Yoga poses and sequences that correct imbalances, improve alignment, and relieve pain.

This will be an active class, and therefore is not recommended for people with severe problems or significantly limited mobility. Because the workshop will build progressively from start to finish, we strongly advise joining the workshop at the beginning if at all possible.

This workshop qualifies for Yoga Alliance CEU’s.

To Register: See instructions at the top of this page to take you to our Mindbody page. Click on the “Workshops” tab from that page. If you have any questions or issues with registration, please contact Paul Busch at 651-646-4656 or pobusch@msn.com/h2>

CranioSacral Therapy

The St. Paul Yoga Center is pleased to host a variety of CranioSacral Therapy Workshops, which are put on by the Heartwood Institute for Integrative Medicine.

Intro to CranioSacral Techniques and and CranioSacral Therapy I classes are open to all.

CranioSacral Therapy II and CranioSacral Therapy III are part of a continuing course, and have prior courses as a prerequisite.

For more information please visit the Heartwood Institute for Integrative Medicine website, or call Janet Berryhill at 651-773-9687.