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The Next Evolution of Vinyasa Yoga with Jason Crandell

Point Reyes Yoga is honored to host world renowned teacher Jason Crandell for his Next Evolution of Vinyasa Yoga Workshop series.

As a longtime student and teacher, Jason Crandell is committed to making common sense upgrades to Vinyasa Yoga that will keep it safe, effective, and relevant for modern students. Jason strives to communicate the essence of the Yoga Tradition, while modernizing the biomechanics and language of this timeless tradition.

This weekend workshop series is dedicated to making all of the minor changes, updates, and upgrades that will make your Vinyasa yoga practice a sustainable, transformative practice for decades to come. This series includes three 2.5 hr practices expertly designed as a comprehensive method to help you move your flow forward.


Saturday September 14th: 12:00 pm-2:30 pm 

A Modern Approach to the Core & Bandhas:

In this workshop, you will:

-Unpack and demystify the language of the Bandhas. You’ll learn about the Traditional teachings of these actions in order to evaluate them in a modern context.

-Experience a modern approach to the Bandhas that helps strengthen your core, stabilize your spine, and improve your breathing.

-Update your understanding of traditional teachings with a modern understanding of the core and spine.

-Deepen every posture category, including twists, forward bends, and arm balances. 

Saturday September 14th, 3:30 pm-6:00 pm:

Reformatting the Flow for Our Shoulders and Wrists

In this workshop, you will:

-Strengthen the entire shoulder girdle and cultivate greater balance in your shoulders, neck and upper back.

-Learn to decrease the excessive movements that Vinyasa yoga asks of our shoulders and wrists. Similarly, you will integrate more postures that most vinyasa yoga sequences ignores, thereby creating greater stability in your shoulder joints.

-Identify key techniques in all weight bearing postures that will decrease repetitive stress in your shoulders and wrists.

-Create balanced range of motion in your entire shoulder girdle.

-Update your understanding of best practices for shoulder and wrist health in contemporary vinyasa yoga.

Sunday September 15th, 12:00 pm-2:30 pm:

A New, Balanced Approach to the Hips

In this workshop, you will:

-Learn what parts of the hip need the greatest attention for modern practitioners that spend an inordinate amount of time in chairs.

-Establish an updated approach to vinyasa yoga that strengthens, stabilizes and stretches the entire hip socket in balanced way.

-Create greater range of motion in the entire hip joint while giving your poor hamstrings a break.

-Make progress on postures that demanding of the hip-joint such as Padmasana and Hanumanasana.

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Jason Crandell is a natural teacher and author with more than 15 years of experience. His accessible, grounded classes integrate the best elements of power yoga, anatomical precision, and mindfulness teachings. Jason’s articulate, down-to-earth approach to vinyasa yoga will educate and empower you. Named “one of the teachers shaping the future of yoga,” by Yoga Journal, Jason has been an in-demand teacher at conferences around the world for more than a decade. Considered a “teacher’s teacher,” Jason has taught on countless teacher training faculties, leads trainings globally, and regularly presents teacher training content at esteemed conferences. Jason is a contributing editor for Yoga Journal magazine where he has written more than 25 articles. His critical thinking skills will support you on your path of practice, teaching, and self-inquiry. Jason’s primary teacher is Rodney Yee—who was kind enough to say, “Jason is taking the art of teaching yoga to its next level.”

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Cost: $200 for the weekend

For questions please email the workshop host, Melissa McLaughlin:

Due to the intimate nature of our studio and this learning opportunity there is currently no drop-in option for individual workshop sessions. We ask students to participate in this as a comprehensive program and register for the entire weekend.

Cancellation possible up to 30 days prior to event start date minus a $50 administration fee. 

30 days prior to workshop series all sales are final. 

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