All classes are conducted via GoToMeeting or Zoom. Faculty share their screen for many classes, so we recommend that you download the free application on your PC or phone to get the full classroom experience. Recordings, handouts, and other information for each class will be posted to Schoology.com. You will receive the access code for both GoToMeeting/Zoom and Schoology prior to the start date of the class. Email JJ if you have registered for class but have not received these access codes. All classes are recorded and made available to registrants on Schoology in case you can't make it to the live class.
We require at least 6 participants to run a class - class will only be recorded if at least one person calls in.
If a class is cancelled for any reason (other than no one calling in), we will announce it on Schoology. The time will be made up, a class added, or we will issue a refund/credit.
8-week session $120 ($108 for early registration)
10-week session $130 ($117 for early registration)
12-week session $150 ($135 for early registration)
To receive the early registration discount (10%) you must register at least 2-weeks prior to the start of the class, or be a senior. Class sessions are advertised via our email newsletter, please sign up to stay abreast of our upcoming course offerings!
2018 Class Sessions
Fall Session: September 25 - December 6 (no classes Thanksgiving week)
All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
In this class, JJ will lead students in sequencing class plans that include appropriate preparatory poses, counter poses, rests, transitions, etc. We will use the Asana Reference Manual (available for purchase on this website) and evaluate proper preparation and counters for specific asana.
Tuesdays, 11:15a-12:15p ET
course planning 3
Pre-Requisite: CP-2 (SEQ 1)
Join us as we read a seminole work of yoga - Patanjali’s Yoga Sutra-s. In this class we will compare and contrast tranlsations and author commentary of each of the 196 sutra-s. You are welcome to join, even if you have not participated in previous sessions! It is recommended, but not necessary, that you have at least one translation of the Sutra-s on hand during the call.
Tuesdays, 12:30p-1:30p ET
Students in Year 2 of the current Illinois Yoga Therapy Program are required to take this class - it is included in your tuition.
yoga sutra study
Join Cynthia as she continues to teach us the basics of Sanskrit for teaching yoga, including pronunciation of asana, pranayama, and Yoga Sutra-s. Students will also learn one or more chants.
Tuesdays, 1:45p-2:45p ET
Hands-on sanskrit 2
Pre-requisite: Sanskrit 1
This class is by invitation only - contact JJ (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you would like to join this class. Currently we are discussing Pranayama as taught in this tradition.
Wednesdays, 11:15a-12:15p ET
desikachar discussion group - Pranayama 2
Each week, experience how a Yoga Therapist perceives a case, brings it through the models of Yoga Therapy, applies upayam (tools), and determines contraindicated upayam.
Wednesdays, 1:00p-2:00p ET
Pre-requisite: Enrolled in Yoga Therapy Training Program or by permission from JJ
Join us for enlightening discussion on the relevance of the Gita in today’s world. In this class we compare and contrast translations and author commentary of the Gita. You are welcome to join, even if you have not participated in previous sessions! It is recommended, but not necessary, that you have at least one translation of the Gita on hand during the call.
Wednesdays, 2:15p-3:15p ET
Building on the basics from Vedic Chant 1, this course will delve into some longer passages from the Vedic texts. Along the way, you'll be reminded about principles of pronunciation, notation, breath, continuity, and the somatic experience of chanting. You will also learn the meaning and history of the chants in their cultural context. This course is for those who have completed Vedic Chant 1, or by permission of the instructor. Use code FALLVEDICCHANT to receive a 10% discount through Sunday, 9/30!
Thursdays, 10:00a-11:00a ET
vedic chant 2
Pre-requisite: Vedic Chant 1