Upcoming Workshops for 2022

This year, to help you stay on the path of health and mental sanity, we have some wonderful workshops. Check this page regularly as we are adding more workshops.


Pranayama I Monthly Series

with Lori Ritland

Pranayama is the art and science of breath.  With experience in Asana the natural progression is to explore the subtleties and rhythms of the breath through techniques to both in elongate inhalations, exhalations, and eventually retain the breath.

Pranayama I will continue with monthly classes: the first Sunday of the month. Participants must have completed Series I – III or have Iyengar Pranayama experiences. Please email lori yoginlori@gmail.com or please visit yogilori.com for more information

Sundays, January 2, February 6, March 6
8:45 – 9:45 am PT / 11:45 am – 12:45 pm ET

Zoom Links

Please download and import the following iCalendar (.ics) files to your calendar system.
Weekly: link to add to calendar
Join Zoom Meeting, Pranayama zoom link
Meeting ID: 974 4189 6555
Passcode: 188119


This series will be on a donation basis.  As part of the practice of yoga, séva, service onto others, is an essential devotional practice, along with action and study.  So, please, if you are not working, then by all means just join class. This practice is too important.

Class donations can be given through Venmo at @yogilori. For PayPal (friends and family) or Zelle is through the gmail yoginlori@gmail.com.

I mean this sincerely. I want to support community, and let’s all support each other in the ways our strengths allow.

For more information about these classes, email Lori at yoginlori@gmail.com or visit our class description page.

Tremoring On The Cliff Cropped

Online TRE Intro Workshop

with Maria Alfaro

Saturday, March 5th, 10-12pm PST

TRE is a simple, gentle and profound technique that facilities the lengthening and relaxation of the psoas muscle andthe release of physical and emotional tension and stress. The TRE exercises mildly tire the legs, triggering aninvoluntary shaking and trembling response, which begins in the legs and often spreads throughout the body. This natural response is the nervous system’s way of discharging long-held tension and unconscious body contraction, caused by everyday stress and traumatic life experiences, in order to restore the body to wholeness. TRE was developed by Dr. David Berceli, a bio-energetic therapist and social worker, who used it successfully worldwide working with soldiers, firefighters, police officers and survivors of war, natural disasters and other traumatic circumstances to help alleviate the many symptoms of post-traumatic stress. TRE is taught in over 60 countries worldwide

Reported benefits include:

  • Decrease anxiety
  • Release chronic tension
  • Discharge emotional and physical trauma
  • Increase energy and flexibility
  • Improve sleep and mood
  • Decrease of aches, pains and symptoms of fibromyalgia and sciatica

This is an online workshop. Please use the
registration form

Payment: PayPal to maria@TREcalifornia.com or Venmo to Maria-Alfaro-11 (last 4 digits 3266)
You will receive a confirmation email with the Zoom link once I receive their registration form and payment. For questions or concerns: email maria@TREcalifornia.com

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