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Vinyasa Yoga Immersion: Deepen Your Practice & Explore The World Within

  • Yogaworks Mill Valley 650 East Blithedale Avenue Mill Valley, CA, 94941 United States (map)

This powerful and transformative program is designed for serious students of yoga who want to deepen their practice as well as for those students who wish to become teachers themselves. You will explore the depth of the practice in a fun and supportive environment with experienced teachers and like-minded students. Clarity, balance and ease will be found both on and off the mat. 

This 100-hour immersion includes:

o Vinyasa Practices: Designed to awaken inner energy and peace.

o Asana Labs: Fun and exciting workshops exploring key movement and alignment principles for standing poses, forward bends, backbends, inversions, twists & restoratives.

o Anatomy: Understand where the parts of the body are and how the muscles and bones work in action. This deeper exploration of anatomy and alignment is the key to progress in your practice.

o Meditation: Develop a regular meditation practice and learn how to lead simple meditations.

o Roots of Yoga: History and Philosophical concepts explained and explored.

o The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali: Gain insights and a ‘wider view’ for your practice, teaching and life off the mat.

o Dharma Talks & Teachings: Connecting the Spiritual.

o The Magic of Sanskrit: Study with Ramana Erikson. 

Register Here:

Lead Trainer: Lesley Desaulniers
Guest Faculty: Alison Smith, Kate Vogt & Ramana Erikson
Jan 26-Mar 23*
Sat & Sun | 12:15-7:15pm
YogaWorks Mill Valley, 650 E Blithedale Ave
(415) 318-7650
$1800 Full Price | $1650 Early Bird by Nov 30, 2018** ***
$500 Non-refundable deposit*** 

**Payment plan available; for more information, please contact Amber Hogue at Please note that there is a $50 administrative fee for payment plans.

***Non-refundable deposit of $500 due upon registration. The deposit, which will reserve your space in the training, is available online. The remaining balance payment, which can also be purchased online, is due by December 26.

Required Books
Yogabody: Anatomy, Kinesiology, and Asana by Judith Lasater

Yoga and the Luminous: Patañjali’s Spiritual Path to Freedom by Christopher Chapple
(Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2008).
(We will use the back section of the book with the sutra translations.) 

Hatha Yoga Prādīpikā with Notes from Krishnamacharya translated by A.G. Mohan and Dr. Ganesh Mohan (Chennai, India: Svastha Yoga, 2017) 

The Bhagavadgita translated by S. Radhakrishnan
(New York, NY: HarperCollins Publishers, 2005) 

The Upanishads translate by Juan Marscaro
(London, England: Penguin Classics, 1965) 

Recommended Books
Faith by Sharon Salzberg
The Yoga Sūtras of Patañjali translated by Edwin Bryant
How Can I Help? by Ram Dass

Course Schedule*
January 26-27 Saturday & Sunday
February 2-3 Saturday& Sunday
February 9-10 Saturday & Sunday
March 2-3 Saturday & Sunday
March 9-10 Saturday & Sunday
March 16-17 Saturday & Sunday
March 23 Saturday only
*No sessions on February 16, 17, 23, 24.

This program can be taken independently, or as Part 1 of a 2-part teacher training with Lesley that culminates with a 200-hour Yoga Alliance certification. Space is limited, early registration encouraged. 

Workshop Registration/Return Policy
Full payment is required to reserve a space in workshops. All workshops are non-refundable. Cancellations made two weeks or more prior to workshop start date will be issued store credit. No store credit will be given for cancellations made less than two weeks prior to workshop start date. YogaWorks is not responsible for any costs incurred for travel arrangements or accommodations related to this event.


***ENROLLMENT NOTE: The advance price for this training is not available through the mobile app. Please visit or call YogaWorks Mill Valley at (415) 318-7650 to enroll at the advance price.