Yoga Madre is a community yoga studio located in Sierra Madre. We offer classes for beginners and seasoned students alike, taught by experienced and compassionate teachers.
“Prior to everything, asana is spoken of as the first part of hatha yoga. Having done asana one gets steadiness (firmness) of body and mind; diseaselessness and lightness (flexibility) of the limbs.”
- – Hatha Yoga Pradipika
“Pranayama is more than just controlling the breath. Its primary purpose is to awaken prana, to maintain a healthy body and mind, and to prepare ourselves so that we can become aware of the more subtle levels of our existence.”
- – Prana Pranayama Prana Vidya
“The use of Mantra…is effective in securing single-pointedness of mind… Mantra leads the spirit, lost in trivialities and worldly pursuits, back to pure Essence.”
- – Mantras: Words of Power
“When oil is poured from one vessel to another, one can observe the steady constant flow. When the flow of concentration is uninterrupted, the state that arises is dhyana (meditation).”
- – Light on Yoga
Bhagavad Gita Workshop Jan 13, 2018 2-5 PM
The Bhagavad Gita is considered one of the most treasured scriptures in India to Hindu yogis and non-yogis alike. Come join Jeanne Heileman in an in-depth study of the Bhagavad Gita. You will leave with a greater understanding of this remarkable scripture and a new way of seeing how to practice yoga in the middle of our busy lives.
Manifest Your Intention Day Retreat Feb 3, 9 AM - 4 PM
This retreat is based on Rod Stryker’s book The Four Desires: Creating a Life of Purpose, Happiness, Prosperity and Freedom. Through yoga, meditation, writing exercises and interaction with a community of seekers, you will not only identify a powerful New Year’s resolution, but learn what stands in your way.
200 Hour Teacher Training Starts January 26, 2018
Our goal is to help you find the inner teacher and radiant personality that is uniquely yours. Join our small program with plenty of one-on-one instruction and delve into not just the asanas, but the philosophy and spirituality and yoga therapy.
200 Hour Teacher Training in Belize April 4-25, 2018
Join us for an in-depth master teacher training that will transform you and your knowledge of the healing art of yoga, all in beautiful Belize.
Four Desires Retreat in Mammoth Lakes June 14-17, 2018
This four day retreat in Mammoth Lakes, California is based on Yogarupa Rod Stryker’s book, The Four Desires. Join us for this transformative yoga retreat where you will identify your soul’s unique purpose.
Vinyasa Krama ParaYoga Master Training July 10-15, 2018
Join us for a 6 day intensive training on the energetics of sequencing in yoga. René Quenell will be teaching as a Para Yoga Level 3 teacher.
Tantra Shakti ParaYoga Master Training November 7-14, 2018
Open to all levels. ParaYoga® Level III teacher René Quenell, will lead students, through theory and practice, on a journey of self-empowerment and discovery during this Master Training in San Pedro, Belize.
Pilgrimage to India February 2019
Join us for a pilgrimage to some of the most powerful shrines of the Tantric tradition.
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