S.O.A.R. (tm) a certification program for yoga teacher who desire to work with people in recovery and families who
have been affected by addiction. Obtain skills to allow one to teach trauma informed classes that focus on the somatic and integrating aspect of a yoga practice. Teach poses guided by our breath and enriched with recovery language the reinforces the concepts learned in treatment centers and 12 Step meetings. Available ONLINE as of 2014
Cora Wen has been teaching yoga workshops and retreats internationally since 1994, and has been a dedicated student
of Mahayana Buddhism for over 30 years.
She has assists Judith Hanson Lasater since 1998, and apprenticed with Erich Schiffmann and Rodney Yee through the 1990s. Cora blends the Iyengar method to bring attention to the subtle pranic body with a flowing practice to enliven the physical body. She is ERYT500 with Yoga Alliance, IAYT certified (International Association of Yoga Therapists) and one of the first Advanced Relax & Renew trainers in restorative yoga.
This combination of physical and pranic practice creates a fun blend of joyful awareness. She has a playful, yet dedicated devotion in her teaching, and provides safe alignment and sequences to provide therapeutic benefits
Gentle hatha yoga with focus on breath work, body awareness and relaxation - I work with people in halfway houses,
recovery homes as well as in studio situations. The philosophy of yoga as well as the Twelve Step recovery program is incorporated in my teaching style. I also host weekly Y12SR meetings Fridays from 6pm to 8pm at Willow Glen Yoga, 1188 Lincoln Avenue San Jose CA 95125 and Mondays at the Gyalwa Gyatso Buddhist Center 1550 La Pareda in Campbell, CA 95008 Lectures and group conversations are also available.
Founded in 1996 by Kent Bond, Willow Glen Yoga is a community-based studio dedicated to creating a safe haven for both
the novice and the experienced practitioner in the effort of cultivating health and ease in the body and mind. The focus of the studio is on fitting the practice to the student, not the student to the practice. Come here to take Yoga Tune Up (c) and Tri Yoga classes as well as to participate in Yoga of 12 Step Recovery classes; a powerful force for health in recovery. SOAR Certification trainings (Success Over Addiction and Relapse) are scheduled here as well.
Almaden Yoga specializes in making yoga a part of your day-to-day life. We welcome all those who wish to enjoy the
benefits of Yoga, from those that have never tried yoga to the most experienced yogis. Enjoy the yoga journey in a friendly, serene environment with well-experienced instructors and jovial comradarie. Your weight doesn't matter. Your flexibility doesn't matter. Your atheltic ability doesn't matter. Your age doesn't matter. Just show up! There's something here for everyone. Cyclists, footballers, tennis players, team-sport participants - improve your core strength and flexibility and you'll see a marked improvement in your sport. Affordable packages for all budgets. Try it for 30 days for just $30 and see for yourself. Kids drop-ins welcome.