2015 workshops

Beginning a Home Practice

with Jess

Sunday October 11th

Your yoga practice is an expression of what is alive and awake in you now, observing yourself will lead you into your practice, and help you stay present during your time on the mat. Home Practice is the core of yoga. Class is important because that is where you learn to listen and absorb, but there is more, much more to yoga. Practicing on your own is too important to miss out on. When you begin to practice at home you really learn, really experience the transformative effects of yoga — on body, mind and spirit.

I am inspired by the quote from BKS Iyengar, that the most difficult asana is unfolding the mat. When we get into the habit of doing that much, everything else seems to flow naturally.

2-4pm.  $35 cash or check.  $40 on line or credit card.

 Senior Iyengar Yoga teacher Peter Scott

Alignment and Energy in Yogasana
Saturday October 24- Sunday October 25th.

Peter Scott is one of Australia’s preeminent Iyengar Yoga practitioners and teachers. He holds a Senior Intermediate 3 Iyengar teaching certificate, which he received directly from Yogacharya BKS Iyengar. Peter began teaching in 1982 and in 1987 founded the Rathdowne Yoga Room in North Carlton, where many of Melbourne’s current Iyengar Yoga teachers have trained. Peter’s teaching is distinguished by his extensive knowledge of the body and yogic wisdom, the clarity he creates when teaching, and his quiet ability to inspire and guide the practitioner along the path of yoga. Peter’s classes, workshops, and teacher training bring together all aspects of yoga to provide an accessible path to self knowledge. He is also a Naturopath and herbalist (though not currently practicing). Peter contributes articles on yoga asana to Australian Yoga Life magazine.

Saturday 24th:9.30-12.30: Refining Standing poses – Alignment in Asana.
Saturday 24th: 2.30-4.30pm: Nurturing the hips.
Sunday 25th: 9.30-12.30 – Cultivating inversions.
Sunday 25th: 1.30-3.30pm: Restorative and Pranayama.

$200 for whole weekend. One day $120. (on line and credit card payment is $220 and $130 respectively).

One year of Iyengar Yoga experience absolutely necessary.  You will be expected to know the set up for salamba sarvangasana and be able to do sirsasana with or without support.

Both days: $220

One day:

Sunday November 22nd: An afternoon with Hugh Millard.

Details to come soon.

Save the Date

Manouso Manos workshop: July 15th-17th 2016.  Registration begins January 2016.

Workshop payment policy

Your place at one of our workshops will be confirmed when paid in full only.   You cannot sign up without payment and expect your place to be held.

Cancellations made 48 hours or less prior to the workshop will result in 50% of the cost of the workshop being returned in the form of credit.  Earlier than 48 hours cancellation will result in credit for the full amount of the workshop for future class cards or workshops.

If you pay and do not show up, there is no credit or refund given. In the event that the teacher cancels or cannot make it for an unexpected reason, you will either be given a refund or credit to a class card.


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Saturday Special classes


  • Classes are focused on particular areas
  • Work on a specific area with close guidance *
  • Learn how to modify or work poses to support and strengthen your focus area in your ongoing practice*

No more than 6 people for 90 minutes on a focused topic.  $40 per class.

No classes scheduled at this time.

Sign up at the studio or send an email to clearyogarhinebeck@gmail.com to book your spot.  Minimum 48 hour cancellation please.

$50 per class