Workshops provide a wonderful opportunity to deepen into new experiential territory in your practice.
NEW THIS YEAR!
Queer/Trans SSC Monthly Hang
2nd Wednesday’s 6-7pm MST
Gather once a month with fellow queer and trans Sadhana Support Collective members!
During this live Zoom gathering we’ll start our time together with a brief grounding practice. From there, we’ll move into discussion and processing of whatever is needed. Bring your questions, bring your hearts, bring your needs! Whether it’s yoga related or not, this is meant to be a time for you to connect with other queer and trans SSC members. The hope is that this space serves as a touch point that supports you in community along your mindfulness journey!
We hope you’ll join us and look forward to seeing you there!
*Note that this space is reserved solely for SSC members that identify as queer and/or trans. Those that are questioning their sexual and/or gender identities are welcome to join as well!
Gems from Abhijata Iyengar: Highlights from the Iyengar Yoga Convention
LIVESTREAM – May 25 • 4:30 – 6pm MST
This month’s workshop will include sweet community connection in addition to me sharing highlights from the Iyengar Convention including asana, pranayama, and meditation! I will just have returned from the convention and will have so many gems and juicy goodness to share with you all!
Freedom of Expression with Mx Puja Singh
LIVESTREAM – Tues June 13 • 4 – 5:15pm MST
This workshop will be an opportunity to connect w yourself in a QT healing space. You will be guided through a practice incorporating movement , singing, meditation + journaling. This journey will be an opportunity for you to check in, get a better idea of where you’re currently at and hopefully find some clarity to help you move forward more confidently and intentionally. We will create space and tools for you to tuen in and explore expressing yourself more freely.
How to Use Asana as a Gender Affirming Practice – A Special 2SLGBTQIA Workshop for Pride
LIVESTREAM – June 29 • 4:30 – 6pm MST
Many queer and trans people experience some level of disconnection from their bodies in order to cope with systemic stresses such as shame, isolation, gender dysphoria, being othered, and violent interactions.
Getting “into your body” can be very healing and empowering; it’s a way to regulate your nervous system, reduce pain and fatigue, improve mental health, and feel more healthy pleasure.
However, some un-fun layers may need to be worked through with care and compassion to access embodiment. This workshop is designed to support you in this tender, liberating process.
Explore both restful and gentle but active asana (yoga poses) and breath awareness as a way to come home to your radiant inner Self and get grounded in your body. Tap into and contribute to the reciprocity of queer and trans affirming embodiment in queer and trans community space.
Want to join us for the above workshops, but not yet a Sadhana Support Collective member?
Get embodied, nourished, and spiritually powerful through affirming, committed yoga practice in beloved community, without getting derailed by perfectionism and overwhelm, so you can love being alive, and show up fully for collective change.
As a Sadhana Support Collective member, you will have access to monthly members only workshops, weekly yoga classes (there are 4 per week!), community connection, and so much more.
We’d love for you to join our sweet community!
Queer Care! FREE 6-week Iyengar Yoga Series
Affirming community care practices just for LGBTQIA+ folks.
Class is adaptive and alignment based.
This class series is FREE thanks to a generous grant from the InterMountain Iyengar Yoga Association.
Thank you to your commitment to make the profound benefits of Iyengar Yoga accessible to all!
To help support projects like this and deepen your practice with access to tons of great resources, consider becoming a member of IYNAUS, the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the US.
Interested in collaborating? Send me a message here.
“I learned a great deal in Avery’s Yoga for Activism workshop, “Remaining Clear and Focused During Conflict.” A month later, a new supervisor threatened my job–but thanks to Avery’s teaching, I was able to remain calm and collected in stressful situations. The skills they taught made my life bearable during an incredibly difficult time.”
Elena (she, her)