Desiree Rumbaugh, creator of the DVD series Yoga to the Rescue, delights in teaching others what she has learned about dealing with life's challenges and healing body, mind, and heart through her study of yoga. A student and practitioner for over 25 years, she holds certifications in Iyengar and Anusara Yoga. With Desiree's "out of the box" thinking and positive attitude, her students experience thoughtful work, joyful laughter, and new ways of looking at the familiar. As a full-time traveling teacher, she offers retreats, workshops, and trainings worldwide.
Learn more at desireerumbaugh.com.
Friday, January 18 — 9:00am - 4:30pm Friday All-Day Intensives
Continue Your Education
Take the time to dive even more deeply into the art of teaching yoga and learn how to create better connections with your students and other teachers. In the morning, we'll practice both verbal and manual adjustments that safely and properly align the students and make their experience of yoga more valuable. In the afternoon, we'll discuss sequences, themes, and therapeutics as well as dynamics of the yoga workplace that affect your job.
Saturday, January 19 — 11:00am - 1:00pm Main Conference
- Session 2 Mixed Levels
Backbends are actually good for your back--and they are not only for extremely flexible people. If backbends are not your favorite poses, the reason could be as simple as your chronic stiffness getting in the way. Gain more understanding about your back and learn some simple techniques that will teach you to use your strength to help you gain flexibility. **This class has been approved by American Council on Exercise (ACE) for 0.2 CECs.**
Sunday, January 20 — 8:00am - 10:00am Main Conference
- Session 4 Beginners
Standing poses can be very liberating and healing. Often, beginners find them challenging or even painful. With the introduction of a few simple principles of biomechanics and alignment, you will feel empowered in your practice to make these poses more accessible and even enjoyable. **This class has been approved by American Council on Exercise (ACE) for 0.2 CECs.**
Sunday, January 20 — 3:30pm - 5:30pm Main Conference
- Session 6 Mixed Levels
Classes and workshops are essential to learning how to have a yoga practice that will keep you safe, strong, and centered. But when it is time for you to begin practicing on your own, many students feel apprehensive and unsure about how to begin. Come learn how to be your own teacher and to design practices that serve you in any capacity including restorative, therapeutic, strengthening, and increasing flexibility. **This class has been approved by American Council on Exercise (ACE) for 0.2 CECs.**