One of the primary intentions of Kula is to offer our community a sacred space dedicated to both self exploration and self expression. In this spirit we regularly offer single day and weekend workshops as well as 4-6 week workshop series focusing on a array of spiritual disciples and creative arts programs. Yoga workshops offer a way for practitioners to deepen their studentship through a more in-depth focus than a drop-in class allows. Our creative arts workshops are designed to support you in becoming fully self expressed whether that be through creative writing, drawing, painting, drumming or learning improv comedy amongst many other offerings.

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How to Submit a Proposal for Yoga or Art Workshop or Series:

Would you like to present a one day or multi-week workshop or series at Kula Yoga Shala? Please send proposals to with "Proposal" in the subject line. Include the following details:

1. Program description/title
2. Length of the program (number of weeks/length of time)
3. Bio/credentials of presenter
4. Suggested tuition fee
5. Minimum/maximum number of participants
6. Have you presented this before? If so, where? Contact info as reference

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Upcoming Workshops and Inspirational Gatherings:

Social Saturdays

Central to our vision for Kula's expanded space is the notion of a gathering place. With the vibe of a funky & artsy coffee house, we host an alternative option for a Saturday night out. A little something for everyone:

1st Saturday of each month: Sound Circle with Sat Kirtin & Dakota Dawkins
Join us for an evening of connecting through sound and creative exploration! This is an opportunity to share music, song, poetry, drumming and healing as a community. This gathering is open to any and everyone who wishes to attend. No experience necessary! Bring your instruments and anything you would like to share! Offered by donation.
7pm Sound Healing Meditation
7:45pm Open Mic
8:15pm Closing Jam Session

2nd and 4th Saturday of each month: Qoya Movement Class
Qoya is based on the idea that through movement we remember our true essence is wise, wild, and free. Wise, wild, and free draw reference to the movement forms we practice in class: wise from the wisdom of yoga, wild from the creative expression in dance, free from the pleasure and freedom found in feminine movement. It is a transformative movement class for women that combines the benefits of fitness - including strength, flexibility, balance, and agility - with a unique, empowering approach that is expressive and fun. Each class has a special theme and is paired with an amazing soundtrack. No dance or yoga experience is necessary and there is no way you can do it wrong. The focus is always on how it feels and in Qoya we say "if it feels good, that's how you know you are doing it right!" For more information about Qoya, visit www.Qoya.Love. *Designed for a community of women. *By donation

3rd Saturday of each month: Movie Night
Join our host Cecile Alfonzo-Antoine for a movie screening followed by a provocative group discussion. *Offered by donation.

Abundant Living & Creation Workshop
Sunday, January 28th ~ 2:45pm - 4pm

You are designed to be PROSPEROUS. IN THIS WORKSHOP YOU WILL LEARN: How to use spiritual principals to create prosperity, The practical steps in manifesting success on every level, How to hold yourself accountable and put your ideas into action. Want to make money, do what you love, and live with integrity? Than this event is for YOU! Melissa Lapides: Licensed Psychotherapist and Energy Healer, Melissa Lapides guides people deep into the unconscious to become aware of, and remove energetic and emotional blocks. She will support you to embody self love on a level you have never known it before. This work is absolutely necessary in manifesting the life you want. Melissa Pellicci: Life and Business Coach, Melissa Pellicci helps you create what you most desire. Whether you are working on relationships, career goals, health, or finances, she will assist you in creating a structure that will bring you success. There is no one better or brighter than Melissa to hold you accountable to creating the life that you really want.

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Yoga for a Healthy Back & Happy Body
Presented by Laurel Tyler, RYT 500 & C-IAYT
Sunday, February 11th ~ 1pm - 4pm

This workshop is for all those who know first-hand the aches, pains and stiffness associated with lower back pain common both on & off the mat.The Healthy Back, Happy Body workshop has been developed for non-specific, yet persistent common variety back strain that comes from sitting, weak low back muscles, weak abdominal girdle, general tightness and tension, but does not have any specific chronic or acute back condition associated with the pain. This is a gentle, therapeutic orientation to yoga for lower back pain. This program, rooted in tthe Viniyoga tradition, is based on the methodology used in the groundbreaking National Institutes of Health (NIH) studies. Many lower back conditions are the result of poor postural and movement patterns which can be revised. Finally address your lower back pain with the guidance of professional yoga therapist, Laurel Tyler. With Laurel’s guidance, and your commitment, you can develop the awareness and the habits that contribute to a Healthy Back and Happy Body. Learn techniques to: Develop strength from the inside out, Improve mobility, Relieve muscle tension, Explore breath and sequencing as key elements in addressing your lower back pain. You will leave this experiential workshop with TAKE HOME PRACTICES that will afford immediate relief & also provide the foundation for your personalized practice in gentle yoga for a Healthy Back and Happy Body. Limited to 12 participants.

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Introduction to Transformational Breath workshop
with Giri Bek and Govinda Yogi
Sunday, February 18th ~ 1pm - 4pm

Transformational Breath is a self-empowering healing system. This dynamically powerful technique utilizes a high vibrational energy force created by a specific breathing pattern. Transformational Breath allows us to: Breathe better, Have more energy, Feel more peaceful & loving, Integrates unprocessed material, such as trauma. Ultimately attain higher levels of consciousness. Transformational Breath focuses on the energies and states that we want to create, rather than paying attention to the patterns we are trying to release. Eliminate Restrictive Breathing Patterns, Clear the Subconscious, Connect More Fully with one’s Higher Self.

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Let Go & Restore with Lisa Day & Jennifer Baez
Sunday, March 11th ~ 1pm - 3pm

YOGA & REIKI FOR STRESS & FATIGUE. FEELING OVERWORKED, DRAINED OR OUT OF BALANCE? Powerfully reduce tension in the mind, body & spirit. Join Lisa & Jennifer for a deeply relaxing & restorative afternoon. This unique workshop draws upon the healing practices of: Gentle & Restorative Yoga, Guided meditation, Breathwork to promote stress release, A crystal singing bowl sound bath, Reiki energy healing.

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wtih Russill Paul and Scott Feinberg
April 6th - 8th ~ Friday - Sunday
Full Weekend $180
Saturday AM session $65
Saturday PM session $65
Sunday AM session $65
Saturday Kirtan $25

Absorb the essence of ancient yogic texts so you can grow into the fullness of Yoga. Author of two best-selling books, The Yoga of Sound and Jesus in the Lotus, Russill Paul has been at the forefront of the Yoga and Consciousness movements in the US since the early nineties. Featured at numeous conferences and teaching at leading-edge institutions such as Kripalu Center and the Omega Institute for decades, he brings you world class teaching! Full Weekend includes exclusive sessions Friday, April 6 Evening Overview and Sunday, April 7 Afternoon Assimilation plus all the events below:

3RD AND 2ND MILLENNIUM BCE: Yoga is born in the rich, spiritual culture of the Vedas, on the banks of the river Ganges and in the lofty peaks of the Himalayas. The Upanishads are the culmination of the spiritual vision that is birthed in yogic practice. In this workshop, we will explore the yogic spirit of the Upanishads.

1ST MILLENNIUM BCE: Yoga is fairly well established as are many schools of philosophy, including Sankya, upon which classical Yoga is based. The Bhagavad Gita serves to bring together various approaches under a common goal, that of seeking union with the Divine. We will, together, explore the Gita’s yoga.

SUNDAY, APRIL 8 ~ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM ~ YOGA SUTRAS
1ST AND 2ND MILLENNIUM CE: Yoga takes on clear definition with the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali, father of classical Yoga that most contemporary yoga schools are inspired by. While taking time to absorb the essence of the YogaSutras, we shall also take a look at how yoga evolves into our present time through the Middle Ages.

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*** Refund policy for workshops and special events: There are no refunds given unless management is notified a minimum of 24 hours in advance of the event. Exceptions may be made under extenuating circumstances. ***