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

Sacred Yoga & Sound Healing
with Scott Feinberg and Richard Wyzanski
Friday, September 22nd ~ 8pm - 9:30pm
Pre Reg. $25, At Door $30

We invite you to join Scott Feinberg and Richard Wyzanski on this truly special journey into the heart. Together we will interweave sound healing and the essence of nature throughout various yoga practices. This deeply healing practice is designed to nourish and harmonize the subtle body by incorporating energy activation kriyas, yin yoga, breathwork and mantra. This will allow deep releasing and energy to flow freely through the body. During the asanas, an assortment of Native Flutes and sound healing instruments, including the Didgeridoo, will be played on and around the body, surrounding all with the healing resonance of love. Space for 40.

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Qigong/Tai Chi and Secrets from Shaolin with Charles Howard
Sunday, September 24th ~ 1pm - 4pm

Into the Secrets of the Shaolin. The Study of Ancient Qigong and its application for TaiChi. This workshop includes History and Lineage, Breath Attunement, Breath Empowement, Tai Chi Chuan 24 Step Form, Qigong Yang Forms, Bio Feedback Pendulum Technique, Qigong Yin Forms (Supreme Science), Martial Applications and Tai Chi Push-Hands, Tai Chi Buddha Fist Form and Dhyana Meditation. Presenter Charles Howard is a Health & Wellness Expert with over a decade of experience in the Healing Arts Industry. He is a Member and Certified with the National Strength & Conditioning Association, National Academy of Sports Medicine, Injury Rehab Specialist, Usui Reiki Healer, Practioner of Fukien Temple Shaolin Kung-Fu, Qigong/Tai Chi Instructor and works with Medicine Elders in the Rosicrucian, Lakota Sioux and Mohawk Iroquois Traditions.

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The Magic of The Mother’s Shakti! with Shakti Durgaya
Kali Natha Yoga Kundalini Tantric Pranayama
Tuesdays ~ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
9/26, 10/3, 10/17, 10/24 (4 sessions)

Are you ready to undo the patterns that keep you trapped in a constricted life? Do you yearn to expand and feel the mysticism of yoga? To activate the mysticism of the universal mother’s shakti energy takes practice and yet it can be done! In this 4-class series you will:

• Access your shakti energy whenever you need.
• Break free from constricting patterns in your daily life.
• Activate that place of mysticism and excitement within you.

Shakti Durgaya Kali, Kali Natha Yoga Acharya, has been sharing this mystical yoga for more than 18 years. She was initiated into this yoga by Ma Jaya Sati Bhagavati, her guru and the founder of this yoga and of Kashi Ashram. Her passion is to share Ma Jaya’s lineage and to ease every heart.

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Glow & Flow Yoga with Mary Veal
Saturday, September 30th ~ 7:30pm
Offered by donation (limited to first 50 people)

The infamous "Glow & Flow" Yoga with Mary Veal! Yoga asana mixed with blacklights, glow products, glow in the dark body paint and house music! It's as trippy and fun as it sounds! Tell your friends! This class is PG-13 please. Offered by donation and limited to the first 50 people.

2 Day Thai Yoga Massage Course
with Rishi Eric Infanti, MA, LMT, ERYT-500, Ayu
Saturday, September 30th ~ 10:30am - 6:30pm Studio B
Sunday, October 1st ~ 12pm - 4pm Studio A
$275 by 9/23, $295 after

2 Day Thai Yoga Massage Course - 12 CEUs. Who doesn’t love Thai Yoga Massage? Get certified now! It’s the perfect combination of Yoga and Massage and the participant doesn’t even have to move. This is an invaluable tool for Therapists and Yoga teachers. Learn how to release tension and ease pain throughout the body by USING the body, moving it into the poses and opening it up with gentle massage techniques. Bring Water, a snack and a sequence journal.

Who Should Take this Course:
• Thai Massage therapists who want to improve their skills or refine their therapeutic abilities
• Yoga teachers who want to add Thai Massage to their services or want to improve their classes
• Massage therapists who want to add Thai Massage to their repertoire or who need CEUs
• Personal trainers who want to include therapeutic skills into their work
• Pilates teachers find Thai Yoga Massage greatly enhances their hands-on skills
• CrossFit Coaches who want to include these skills into their work enhances their hands-on skills.
• Physical therapists who want to add another layer of skills to their work
• Spa operators who want to expand their menu of services and train their staff
• All practitioners of complementary therapies can learn another healing art to add to their skills

Rishi Eric Infanti, MA, LMT, Ayu. Author of “Marine on the Mat”, A U.S. Marine Corps veteran, Rishi is a teacher of Iyengar, Ashtanga, Vinyasa and Yin Yoga. He has studied in Mysore, India with Sri K. Pattabhi Jois's family at the Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute and Acharya V. Sheshadri. His background and training includes over 2,000 hours of Yoga Teacher Training, and has been exploring the psychology of the mind-body connection to foster balance and equanimity. It is Rishi's passion to help people and their canine counterparts to recover their health and live at an optimal state. As a multi-modality therapist & Ayurvedic Practitioner, he has the unique ability to quickly identify and treat issues at a variety of levels of being. He has extensive experience with severe physical injuries and ailments while working with high performance athletes to aging seniors. A therapist of a myriad of over 30 modalities, he is board certified in Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork working primarily in Sport, Neuromuscular and Deep Tissue, is trained in Ayurveda, energy work and Thai Massage. Rishi is the creator of the YogiPreneur Mastery Coaching Program. Rishi helps Yoga professionals & studios rapidly grow thier businesses.

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Didgeridoo Vibroacoustic Sound Therapy with Richard Wyzanski
Sunday, October 8th ~ 1pm – 2:30pm
$20 in advance, $25 at the door

Created by Nature, it is Earth, it is Connection. Feel the vibrations, as the healing sounds of the didgeridoo resonate through your muscles and deep within you! Experience meditation and direct Vibroacoustic Sound Healing, as I will be coming around to each person, playing and channeling energy throughout their whole energetic being. The didgeridoo is ancient Aboriginal instrument that produces a wide range of low-frequency ultrasound waves effective for musculoskeletal pain relief, clearing chakras, breaking up energetic stagnation and increasing injury recovery time, along with many other benefits. Its unique sound also enables us to experience deep meditation by achieving theta and delta brainwave states. Native Flutes, 432hz Crystal Harp, Crystal Singing Bowls, and Voice healing will also be shared during the session. These instruments, along with the Didgeridoo, all express different ranges of the human spirit though each song, rhythm, and tone. Sound has the ability to help us heal by guiding us into the remembrance of all the Love we are. With true intention and great purpose, I provide Sound Therapy for those in need, sharing Love and healing energy from the heart! I invite you to this special meditation as it is about great energy, healing, and re-awakening our natural being.

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The Chakra System: A Beginner's Journey
With Jillian Arena
Sunday, October 15th ~ 1pm - 4pm

Whether the idea of the Chakra system is brand new to you, or you are simply looking to learn more on the subject, this fun and interesting workshop is a great place to start. Together we will explore the 7 main energy centers of the subtle body and learn how they correlate to the way we experience this human journey. You will learn how imbalances in each of these areas may show up in your life (through emotions, physical symptoms and behavior), and what these energy centers potentially hold for you when nurtured and balanced. You will leave with greater knowledge of this delicate system within each of us, as well as with tangible tools to bring harmony back into your own individual Chakras.

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Svaroopa® yoga workshop: Standing in Strength
Sunday, October 29th ~ 1pm - 4pm

Finding strength through release!Discover supporting muscles and the power of standing in your own strength as you release, lengthen and let go of deeper spinal tensions that limit and restrict movement and energy flow. Raise your udanaprana, your upward flowing energy as your spinedecompresses and releases, utilizing the support of props and alignmentto support your spinal release process. This workshop is both active and energizing as well as relaxing, rejuvenating and meditative, using awareness and gentle breath to guild you inward in this 3 hour long luxurious practice. Open to all levels, must be able to move up and down off the floor, fold, stack and roll blanket props. Svaroopa, pronounced swa-roo-pa is a Sanskrit word meaning your own true nature or being. Settle into your Self and the bliss of your own being - Svaroopa. Presented by Padma Susan Wardle- Mitchell LMT-ma32466, RYT500, Certified Svaroopa® yoga teacher and yoga Embodyment® therapist.

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MELT Method: Discover the Secrets of Pain Free Living
Sunday, November 5th ~ 1pm - 4pm
$50 by 11/2, $60 after

As seen on Dr. Oz, Rachael Ray, Nightline and Good Morning America! Join Advanced MELT Instructor Amba Greene, for a special Introduction to MELT workshop: Learn Strategies for Living Pain Free & Slow down your Aging Process!! Discover the underlying cause of chronic pain in the body and learn some simple techniques to create positive compression for long lasting pain relief. You'll use soft foam rollers and small MELT Balls to rebalance your nervous system, reconnect your mind and body, re-align, re-hydrate and restore the range of movement of the major joints of your body. And because you are working in the connective tissue matrix that runs like a river through your whole body, you will feel great from head to toe. Everyone feels immediate results! Deepen your yoga practice! Wear comfortable clothes. Bring water to drink before and after class. Prior experience is not necessary. You will need to get up and down from the floor unassisted. All equipment will be provided. Rollers, Ball Kits, DVD’s and Books will be available for purchase for home practice. (Cash or Checks). Amba Greene is an Advanced MELT Method Instructor, Certified Ayurvedic Practitioner(CAP), Licensed Massage Therapist (MA 53880), Registered Yoga Teacher: E-RYT 500, Functional Nutrition Specialist, and a lifelong Natural Foods Educator and Cook.

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Teaching Chair Yoga: A Workshop for Yoga Teachers
Mary Veal, E-RYT 500
Sunday, November 12th ~ 1pm – 4pm

This workshop is designed for certified yoga teachers that are interested in learning how to teach Chair Yoga. Included in this workshop: What are the benefits of Chair Yoga?, Who takes a Chair Yoga class?, Are there special considerations for this population?, What types of poses work and how do you use the chair in class? Two (2) free Chair Yoga classes taught by Mary Veal at Kula are included in the registration price of this workshop. Come see a real class in action. 3 CEUs provided. Mary Veal is the only certified "Yoga for Arthritis" teacher in Florida and she believes that EVERYONE can do yoga. As teachers, we just need to figure out what THEIR yoga is!

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The Yogi-Dog Experience presented by Cora Ciaffone
Sunday ~ 4pm - 5pm
Nov. 12th, Dec. 10th, Jan 14th
$15 per team/session

This class expands community effort to bring awareness to our dog's potential through personal endeavors and training. Let us make our BFF, best furry friend a canine good citizen by positively and lovingly re-enforcing good manners in our family, with our guests and in public. Trick training is a great way to bond with your dog, integrate them into your family, and keep them mentally and physically challenged. It can be an important part of your dog's life if done correctly.

This session includes:
• BODY: Light agility. It is fun and burns physical energy.
• MIND: Easy trick training to work their brain.
• SPIRIT: Canine massage techniques combined with yoga for relaxation and cultivating that precious, deep bond.

Please register in advance. Ten dog maximum. All dogs on leash. Please wear a belt pack and fill with breakable and irresistible treats (high value treats). Email, I will send you a short questionaire so we can address your personal issues. Cora is a Certified Dog Trainer--CPDT-KA, Registered Yoga Teacher--RYT-500, Certified AKC Evaluator.

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Soul Food with Lori Klein
Sunday, November 19th ~ 1pm - 4pm
$30 in advance, $35 day of

Mindfulness is the Best Flavoring! Rediscover a healthy, joyful relationship with food and your body. Stressed about your body?Consumed by what to eat and what not to eat? How would it feel to be comfortable in your body, appreciate nourishing food and feel more clarity, energy and joy? Freedom is possible Now! Join Lori Klein, Certified IIN Health Coach, RYT, Dance Therapist and Personal Trainer to learn the secret recipe of Mindfulness! Explore your relationship with food, body image, and emotions through mindful awareness. You’ll use education, mindfulness, discussion, Chakra Aligned Nutrition, and spiritual support to journey toward self-awareness, self-acceptance and to tune in to your own inner wisdom. (Real Food Experiential will be served!)

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Maui, Hawai'i Soul Work & Sacred Yoga Retreat
October 19-25, 2017
All-inclusive rates from $2180 with payment plans available.

Come experience mystical Hawaiian traditions, yoga, soul work, and the magic of Maui Island on this 7 day/6 night immersion retreat. It’s a journey into the heart of aloha.

- Beautiful nightly accommodations in a luxury villa with beach access, all yoga classes, all workshops and all group programming,
- Our private guided full day Hana adventure with waterfall hikes, black sand beach & sacred heiau (temple) visit with a Hawaiian cultural practitioner,
- 100% organic, delicious, healthy and locally-sourced daily brunch, dinner and a light breakfast with Maui-grown coffee,
- Soulful seva (service) project to engage with and help the local community, yoga supplies, tax, gratuity, travel guides and more--all included!

Kula's Refresh Weekend Retreat
hosted by Paola Cala and Mary Veal
Friday - Sunday, January 12th - 14th, 2018
at Kashi Ashram in Sebastian, Fl.
Double/Private Bath: $389
Single Room: $379
Double Room: $359
Triple Room: $359
Dorm: $339
Tent: $279
Commuter: $225

Join Kula teachers Paola Cala and Mary Veal for a relaxing weekend of yoga at Kasha Ashram in Sebastian, Florida, January 12th – 14th, 2018. Need a weekend away? Want to spend some down time after the holidays with your yoga friends? This is the perfect opportunity to decompress, recharge and lift your spirit. Enjoy yoga classes, yoga nidra, art projects, group activities, meditation, kirtan, satsang or none of the above! It’s your time, so practice or just relax, whatever you need most. We’ll have daily activities as well as lots of free time. Prices are per person and include all meals and activities.

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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. ***