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Evolve Yoga + Wellness is excited to announce that the incomparable Jaye Martin, E-RYT 500, will be visiting our studio for one weekend only, November 10-11, 2018!

Jaye is an internationally-recognized Anusara® yoga teacher who is highly acclaimed and widely sought after for his expertise, enthusiasm, and spirituality. Loved for his heart and intelligence alike, Jaye gifts students of all levels with his bright spirit and his skill in communicating both the subtle and technical aspects of the practice.

Join us at Evolve Yoga + Wellness as Jaye leads two days of workshops aimed at immersing yoga teachers and practitioners alike in the rich history of yoga and its asanas.

Saturday, Nov. 10 Morning Session (10:30-1 p.m.): Shiva-Shakti Practice
The philosophical focus of this session will be recognizing, and remembering Shiva (The Infinite) and Shakti (The Creative Power of Consciousness) woven into the fabric of the Universe and our very being. The asana focus will be on backbends whilst including a variety of other postures including inversions and arm balances.

Saturday, Nov. 10 Afternoon Session (2:00-4:30 p.m.)
This session will include Yoga Philosophy, Story telling, and Asana. It will be a well rounded exploration perfect for yoga teachers and enthusiastic students! Jaye will cover the Shiva Pancha Krityas (the Five Acts of Shiva) and symbolism in the Nataraja Murty (Lord of The Dance Statue). You will hear stories of Shiva and of Patanjali coming to see Shiva’s Dance of Bliss. The asana focus will be hip openers and balancing poses, culminating with a dance-like Vinyasa.

Philosophical concept and themes will be woven into the asana practice of each Saturday session.

Sunday, Nov 11 Afternoon Session (1:00-5:00 p.m.): Exploring Inversions and their Assists
This workshop is great for teachers and students alike! In this session, Jaye will include explorations of handstand (Adho Mukha Vrkasana), headstand (Sirsasana), forearm balance (Pincha Mayurasana), and shoulder stand (Sarvangasana). Participants are encouraged to bring their questions about inversions. Participants will have the opportunity to practice assisting Inversions

More about Jaye Martin:
Jaye Martin began practicing yoga in 1998 after successful careers as a professional musician and a ballet dancer with the Joffrey Ballet in New York and the Sarasota Ballet. While dancing, he discovered his talent for articulating and teaching complex dance moves. That talent transferred easily to yoga, and his students soon were wowed by his ability to guide them safely into complex and advanced yoga poses.

Initially, Jaye studied Ashtanga yoga with David Swenson and Vickie Sorenson, and he taught in that style for four years before finding Anusara yoga. Now certified in Anusara, Jaye apprenticed with John Friend and has both studied and taught with Betsey Downing, Douglas Brooks, and Sianna Sherman. Presently, Jaye instructs several yoga teacher trainings, and he leads workshops as well as retreats internationally. When he is at home in sunny Sarasota, Florida, he teaches a devoted following at Garden of the Heart Yoga Center.

To learn more about Jaye, visit his website.

More about Anusara Yoga:
Anusara yoga is a modern-day Hatha yoga system founded by John Friend. Anusara means “flowing with grace,” “going with the flow,” “following your heart.” Anusara means “flowing with grace,” “going with the flow,” “following your heart.” Anusara yoga, based on a Tantric philosophy with universal principles of alignment, is a popular and fast-growing style. It focuses on experiencing bliss and joy in your yoga practice and your daily life.

To learn more about Anusara yoga, click here.

Pricing Options:
$60 each for Saturday sessions, or save $5 and register by October 12;
$100 for Sunday session, or save $5 and register by October 12;
$200 for all three sessions, or save $10 and register by October 12 (total savings= $30).

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