Weekend Workshop with Carole Westerman
Septmeber 7-9th, 2012
Awakening the Goddess Within | Friday 6:30-9pm
Prana Flow Yoga Workshop | Solar Practice | Energizing and Empowering
Spend an evening empowering ourselves from the inside out! We will experience an invigorating and dynamic yoga class in order to awaken and ignite the powerful aspects of the Goddess inside all of us!
Note: The Saturday morning and afternoon are open to EVERYONE. You do not have to be a teacher to attend.
Pre-Post Natal Teacher Training Session | Saturday 9am-12pm
Learn about the foundations of teaching yoga to pregnant women in all stages of their pregnancy. We will discuss the trimesters of pregnancy and how to tailor your class to the ever-changing body of the pregnant Goddess. We will cover issues of safety, modifications, and class planning. We will also discuss post-natal care, and touch on aspects of fertility and conception. This session is open to yoga teachers as well as expectant Yoginis.
Menopause and Hormone Balancing Teacher Training Session | Saturday 2-4pm
Explore the special issues present in menopause and other times of hormone change in a woman’s life. In addition to educating ourselves about this time of life, we will also learn ways to ease these hormonal transitions through yoga practice and lifestyle enhancements. This session is open to yoga teachers as well as those wanting to know more about women’s health issues.
Nourishing the Goddess Within | Sunday 11-1:30pm
Prana Flow Yoga Workshop | Lunar Practice | Calming and Nourishing
Spend a lovely afternoon together nourishing and replenishing our inner Goddess. We will indulge in a juicy hip opening lunar flow, that will revitalize our cells and rejuvenate our souls. In addition to a mellow yoga class, we will also spend time discussing aspects of Ayurveda and nutrition that will help to keep our feminine energy in balance; no matter what our phase in the female life cycle.
Friday Night $35
Saturday Morning $55
Saturday Afternoon $55
Sunday Afternoon $35
Cost of the entire weekend: $175
Carole began her yoga journey in 1998 while living in Northern California, exploring many styles of yoga including Iyengar, Kundalini, Vinyasa, Bikram, Sivananda, and Viniyoga. She immediately fell in love with yoga and practiced through her pregnancies, helping her to bring 3 lovely daughters into the world. Balancing motherhood, family, and the demands of life is the ultimate yoga for her. Carole’s strength is providing yoga to varying populations in a fun, creative, light-hearted, and spontaneous environment that is accepting and nurturing: tailoring the practice to the specific needs of the student.
Carole has a Masters Degree in Psychology, and has combined this knowledge with her yoga experience to create her own eclectic style as a yoga instructor. Carole is registered with Yoga Alliance as an E-RYT 500, and is a Prana Flow teacher in the style of Shiva Rea. Carole is also a Childbirth Educator, and is certified to teach prenatal yoga through 3 programs including Gurmukh’s Khalsa Way training program & Shiva Rea’s Pre/Post Natal Training both located in Los Angeles. Carole is very passionate about empowering women in all facets of their lives, including through the natural cycles of life which may include pregnancy and motherhood. Following this calling, Carole completed Birth Doula training with DONA, and attends several births per year. Carole loves to expand her horizons, and is a lifelong learner. Her recent trainings include studying with Shiva Rea, Gurmukh Kaur Khalsa, Twee Merrigan, Gina Caputo, John Friend, Tias Little, Erich Schiffmann, Deane Juhan, Simon Park, and Mary Pafford.