Noah Mazé and Peach Friedman will be leading PUBLIC CLASSES each morning from 9:30-11:30am, Nov 5-9. These classes are available to everybody whether you are taking the 300hr TT or not!

Mon, 11/5 Asana session: Stand with Noah Mazé and Peach Friedman

This full spectrum class will focus in on standing poses to ground you and prepare you for whatever lies ahead, as standing poses prepare you for every other type of pose. Expect clear instructions, step by step sequencing, strong work in fundamental poses, refinements and some good old fashioned standing poses.

Tues, 11/6 Asana session: Sit to Fly with Noah Maze

This all levels forward bend and arm balance focused class will open your legs, hips and back to move progressively and safely into deepening seated forward bends and hip openers as an entry point for arm balances. Expect plenty of core strengthening, progressive sequencing, and applied anatomy as we systematically deconstruct, prepare for, and reconstruct arm balancing postures.

Wed Nov 7 with Noah Mazé

This strong mixed level backbend workshop will systematically strengthen your core and open your shoulders, upper back and hips/legs for backbends. We will progress from fundamental backbends into Urdhva Dhanurasana (Upward Bow/Full Wheel), standing up to Tadasana from Urdhva Dhanurasana and dropping back from Tadasana to Urdhva Dhanurasana. Expect step by step teaching, careful and specific sequencing, work with props, modifications, options and clear stages for all levels, and a passionate call to engage your heart.

Thurs, Nov 8 Asana session: Awaken with Peach Friedman

This session will deeply explore the principles that empower you to open your body/mind/heart safely and powerfully, by building opening and awareness in a well-rounded, potent, full spectrum practice of asana, pranayama, and meditation. We will dive deeply into our bodies, minds and hearts to enjoy the bliss of integrated awareness and ability.

Fri, Nov 9 Asana session: Flow with Peach Friedman

This strong all levels vinyasa workshop will build on fundamental vinyasa poses and transitions (sun salutations), build heat, focus and strength as we progress into increasingly complex and creative peak sequences that combine standing poses, hip openers, arm balances, inversions and backbends. Expect strong continuous practice, in rhythm with your breath, alignment combined with flow. Come ready to play hard and challenge your practice.

Opal Yoga 200-Hour Yoga Teacher Training
with Karen Thomas

Learn the fundamentals of yoga philosophy and teaching methodology (with a focus on vinyasa yoga) with Karen Thomas, E-RYT 200, YACEP and special guests in this Yoga Alliance approved training over ten weekends, between Jan 4, 2019-April 21, 2019. Whether you are a student seeking to become a teacher, a yoga teacher looking for inspired and effective teaching methods or an inquisitive student desiring a more sophisticated understanding of yoga, this teacher training program will guide and support you on your journey. A unique training combining fundamental yogic concepts and traditional asana with modern, creative, playful approaches to understanding and teaching yoga. This vinyasa focused training aims to especially equip you with a thorough understanding of yoga poses within the context of sound physical principles of movement while remaining true to fundamental yogic concepts and Yoga Alliance requirements.

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Yin Immersion Teacher Training + Public Classes
with Tucker Shelton

This weekend course is an immersive dive into the world of Yin yoga as taught by Tucker Shelton, M.A., E-RYT 500, YACEP, KYM 100. Tucker’s Yin classes blend traditional Yin with Restorative Yoga, Myofascial Release, guided meditation, Chakra theory, Thai Yoga Massage, and more. This training will give attendees a deep understanding of Tucker’s approach to teaching Yin, making ethical and juicy adjustments, guiding meditations, and leading breath work. It will provide those who wish to teach Yin and Restorative yoga with everything they need to get started on strong footing. An incredibly nourishing experience for all, this weekend is also just a great way to spoil yourself and spend time with Tucker while bonding with other Yin enthusiasts. Registrants in full training will receive 14 YA CEU’s

December 7-9, 2018
$250 register by Oct 15 and $300 after Oct 15

4 Yin masterclasses open to the public

Fri Dec 7, 5:30-6:30pm: Earth and Water – root and sacral chakras
Sat Dec 8, 10:30-11:30am: Fire and Wind – solar plexus and heart chakras
Sat Dec 8, 3-4pm : Sound and Light – throat and 3d eye chakras
Sun Dec 9,12-1pm : Ether and Space – 7 chakras

Each class is $20 or $75 for all 4 classes.

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300 Hour Teacher Training
with Peach Friedman & Noah Mazé

YOGAMAZÉ 300 hour teacher trainings unlock and unleash your teaching potential. We provide tools to increase your efficacy and potency in the classroom and beyond. We systematically and exponentially increase your teaching knowledge and expertise. We build upon foundational competencies, and introduce new techniques to improve the quality and authenticity of your unique voice, position and perspective. You will learn self-empowerment strategies to better help yourself over time on your distinct yoga journey.

This training consists of 6 five-day modules. In between onsite weeks we utilize online classrooms to apply and integrate the learning. Students may miss a module if necessary. We can accommodate make up modules for up to one year after the training ends.

Module 1: November 5-9, 2018
Module 2: January 14-18, 2019
Module 3: March 11-15, 2019
Module 4: May 20-24, 2019
Module 5: July 15-19, 2019
Module 6: September 9-13, 2019

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Asana+Acupuncture.  SOLD OUT!  Stay tuned for our next A+A event.
with Karen Thomas and Kyung Lee

A merging of two ancient healing practices, yoga and acupuncture!
An invigorating vinyasa yoga practice to release stress and encourage energy flow in your body, followed by a 30 minute extended savasana with community style acupuncture. The acupuncture points will focus on stress management, detoxification and immune support. This combination of yoga and acupuncture will foster a state of deep rest and restoration, giving your body and mind space to heal.This event is limited to 10 people.

Wed, Nov 14. 6-8pm
$40

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New to Opal?

Wondering which class to take?
Click on classes in the schedule below for descriptions. Still not sure?
Shoot us an email at opalyogashala@gmail.com we will be happy to advise you.

Arrival Info

Please arrive 10 minutes early to check in and set up your mat.
Mats and towels are available for you to borrow.  Our studio offers a spacious comfy lobby, plenty of cubby space for your belongings, wonderful showers and a generous amount of parking spaces!

Location

Here’s how to find us at IX

From the Brazos side of the building, follow Opal & M3 signs down the corridor under the sculpture of the upside down guy on the roof. Go through the glass doors, behold the lovely fountain; we’re the first biz on the left!

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