Pure Yoga Texas Anniversary Celebration
Jul
19
to Jul 21

Pure Yoga Texas Anniversary Celebration

Celebrating ten years of sweaty stretches, Pure Yoga Austin downtown is bringing back all the oldies! Former residents and teachers of the Austin Bikram scene, Gianna, Afton, Kathy, Erin, and LiFi found each other as our Yoga Nerd Home-base. We are meeting up to share what we have been inspired by since then and to celebrate our former home. Exact times TBA

Friday Evening: Maha Hatha Hips and Splits

Saturday Morning: Inversions Workshop

Saturday Evening: Psychic Development

Sunday Morning: Maha Hatha Backbends and Twists

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Queer Connect Benefit!
Jul
26
5:30 PM17:30

Queer Connect Benefit!

Spend your Friday night raising money for and connecting with your queer community!

This benefit event is meant to bring the LGBTQ+ community and allies who are in or interested in the wellness community together and raise money for Yoga Unbound. Yoga Unbound promotes health and wellbeing to the LGBTQ+ and POC community by providing accessible yoga classes rooted in social justice.

The evening will include 2 yoga class experiences, and two lectures, sponsored beverages from the CLEAN CAUSE, and support from Austin Black Pride and other local LGBTQ+ small businesses.

at Practice Yoga Church

5:30pm - 9pm

Schedule:

5:30PM - Yoga Class Tierra 45min

6:30PM - Lecture | Panel

  • “ The dynamics of Privilege and building alliances” | Tierra

  • “ Forming beyond the binary inclusive language and lgbtq+ youth” l  Erica

8:15PM - Yoga Class with Gianna 45min

Your teachers:

Gianna Purcell @giannayoga @queerretreat

An international yoga teacher with 15 years in the teaching and coaching world Gianna has over 1,500 hours in intensive training with Bikram yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Vinyasa, Rocket, Bhakti, Yoga Anatomy, and traditional Hatha Yoga techniques. She travels around spreading and making accessible the vast practices of yoga and wellness, leading classes, workshops, retreats, and trainings all over the world. “My focus is to help people see the potential within and develop excitement for unleashing your natural ability to heal.” She founded the Siddhi School of Yoga, the Maha Hatha Sadhana practice, and co-founded Queer Retreats LLC, which provides a safe space for wellness vacations for the LGBTQ+ community.

Tierra.Denae @tierra.denae @thedisconnectretreat

Fresh, motivated, and innovative Artist and Yoga Teacher with training in Hatha Vinyasa Yoga + Rocket Yoga + Anatomy. With over 1000 hours of yoga, movement, and anatomy instruction under my belt I continue to be a student of life always. I personally care about inspiring others to adopt a healthy physical practice and lifestyle that suits them. My main commitment to my students is to instruct various ways of alignment, healing, and community building while providing an enjoyable atmosphere and education. I am a yogi-prenuer, creator of Tierra.Denae, The Disconnect Retreat, and Creative Services Director of Samadhi Yoga Retreat. I facilitate and host Retreats, workshops, teacher training education, private yoga events and wellness sessions.

Erica Alcocer @que_rrrica @indigenecias

Erica Alcocer is a queer non binary femme living and studying at University of Texas at San Antonio. Her focuses are radical social and self awareness, LGBTQ+ youth, sex and gender education, inclusive language, creating community centered in liberation for colonized folks, bringing attention to navigating spaces with intersectionality and inclusion in mind. Erica currently studies at UTSA with a double major in Spanish + Mexican American Studies with a minor in Women’s Studies. She is also a 2019 Presidential Inclusive Excellence Scholar and receiver of the Linda J. Rasmussen Memorial Annual Scholarship in Women's Studies at UTSA. Erica is the Youth Facilitator at Fiesta Youth in San Antonio. During her time at Fiesta Youth she developed an LGBTQ+ Awareness Training she presents to organizations, schools, businesses and creates programming for LGBTQ+ youth. Erica also dabbles in jewelry design, event production, live performance, and djing. 

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Kauai Weekend of classes and workshops
Aug
15
to Aug 18

Kauai Weekend of classes and workshops

  • The Yoga Garage Kauai (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This long weekend is meant for teacher and students to gather in a space for growth and exploration. All classes and workshops are for all leveled practitioners. All sessions are meant to be casual and communal to make sure you leave with a better understanding of your body and its potential.

8/15

5:15pm Original 90 Hot Yoga Class

8/16

10:30am - 12:30am Progressive Workshop

8/17

8am - 10am Alignment Workshop

11am - 1pm Alignment Workshop

8/18

8am Original 90 Hot Yoga Class

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Teacher Development at The Yoga Factory Pittsburgh
Sep
3
to Sep 5

Teacher Development at The Yoga Factory Pittsburgh

  • The Yoga Factory Pittsburgh (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Over three days, teachers are taken through 8 hours of continuing education. Teachers will have the opportunity to receive feedback on their class, break down the postures they know, learn the anatomy and cueing of new poses, practice traditional hatha techniques, learn meditation and pranayama practices to stay centered as a teacher, and refine their teaching methods.

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Workshop Series at The Yoga Factory Pittsburgh
Sep
6
to Sep 8

Workshop Series at The Yoga Factory Pittsburgh

  • the yoga factory pittsburgh (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A teacher of traditional hatha practices, gianna’s series of workshops will entail variations of what makes up the entirety of hatha yoga. These classes are meant for all levels, combine asana, pranayama, kriya, mantra, mudra, and meditation.

Friday:

3 hour Maha Hatha Sadhana

Saturday:

90 minute psychic development class

2 hour maha hatha - inversions and strength

Sunday:

2 hour maha hatha - backbends and twists

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Maha Hatha Weekend
Sep
13
to Sep 14

Maha Hatha Weekend

9/13

Maha Hatha 9:30 - 11am

This all leveled class takes practitioners through the classic maha hatha practice, touching on all body movements and to offer and adventurous approach to healing in the hot room

9/14

Maha Hatha Sadhana 10-2pm

Venturing further into the depths of the asanas, breath work, and meditation, this sadhana or deep practice is where all students can see what the process of progressions physically and energetically feels like.

Inversions 1-3pm

Over the course of two hours, students are taken through a warm up to introduce the body mechanics necessary to start inverting and play with the a variety of hand halances.

$30 each workshop earlybird; $85 for all 3

$35 each workshop after September 1st; $95 all 3

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Bali Yoga and Pilates Vacation
Oct
4
to Oct 11

Bali Yoga and Pilates Vacation

Join Gianna, Kiley and the 105F crew for an unforgettable yoga vacation at the Ubud Yoga Centre in heavenly Bali. Practice a variety of yoga styles, explore meditation, experience the Balinese culture, and reconnect to discover a healthier, happier you. You deserve it all! This 8-day immersion, perfect for beginners and seasoned yogis alike, will allow you to leave the stresses of your daily life behind while exploring and enhancing your practice in one of the most magical, spiritual, and blissful locales in the world.

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Workshops at Gaze Hot Yoga Tampa
Dec
8
12:00 PM12:00

Workshops at Gaze Hot Yoga Tampa

12:30-2:30 Bikram Alignment workshop:

This workshop will cover concepts and themes that are woven through class to make attainable ways for students to practice and advance their 26&2 understanding.

3-5 Progressive Hatha Class:

This class is for all levels and adds perspective to where the 26&2 starts you, where it can go, and training techniques to help the body open in different ways for the next steps in your yoga evolution. There is always something to do no matter your practice level.

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200-Hour Maha Hatha Teacher Training at Humboldt Yoga
Jan
10
to Jan 21

200-Hour Maha Hatha Teacher Training at Humboldt Yoga

The 200-hour module of the complete 500-hour Maha Hatha program, the Siddhi School of Yoga has constructed this set of hatha practices to take the yogi through asana, pranayama, and meditation work and find ultimate liberation through mind-and-body connection. Practiced hot or not, this course consists of traditional northern India hatha and Ghosh lineage postures, accomplished by anatomically aware progressions, and asana training techniques. Throughout the teacher training process, students are taken through sadhana development, postural geometry, practical anatomy, yoga and tantric philosophy, teaching methodology, and ethics of teaching. Through daily breath work and meditation practice, trainees are given the techniques necessary to transition from a yoga student into a yoga teacher.

Meet your trainers Gianna Purcell, Kathy Durham, Libby Cox, and Erin Frank.

This 12-day course is a 200-hour Yoga Alliance training, meant for all interested in furthering their studies of the greater yoga practices. 

Dates: January 10-21, 2020

Location: Humboldt Yoga | 216 J St, Eureka, CA 95501

Tuition: $3000 / $2800 Early bird (due November 1, 2018)

Sample Schedule:

  • 7am: Morning Pranayama

  • 7:30am-8:30: 60 minute asana practice

  • 11-2pm: asana breakdown and practice teach, teaching concepts, ethics, philosophy, anatomy

  • 3:30 – 5pm: Asana practice

  • 7:30-9pm: asana breakdown and practice teach, teaching concepts, ethics, philosophy, anatomy, and closing meditation

Drop In evening asana classes are available for those hoping to just practice some yoga with us! These classes are not included in your class package. 

Accommodations: 

Airbnb Search:

*Please reach out to info@kdyogagirl.com with any accommodation questions. 

How to Register:

Please click apply to pay the application fee and complete the questions. Once accepted, you will receive your welcome letter and a link to pay your complete tuition.

*As of right now we do not have a payment plan available. 

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105F 26&2 Hot Yoga Teacher Training
Apr
10
to May 8

105F 26&2 Hot Yoga Teacher Training

  • We Are Yoga Ormond Beach (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In 300 hours, you will learn to teach the classic 26+2 hot yoga series. Our team of asana and anatomy experts, including Gianna Purcell, Kathy Durham and Erin Frank will provide you with the tools you need to effectively deliver a precise, informative, and therapeutic class. Alignment, benefits, and language for safely presenting the postures will be covered as well as teaching techniques and methodology, anatomy and physiology, yoga philosophy and ethics, and the business of yoga with practical application.

Currently accepting applications for 105F’s ONLY 26+2 Hot Yoga Teacher Training in 

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Rishikesh India Yoga Retreat
Sep
15
to Sep 28

Rishikesh India Yoga Retreat

  • Ram Jhula Rishikesh, UK India (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A true journey through india, we will travel by plane, bus, train, and tuk tuk to venture towards a long stay deep in the Himalayas.

Rishikesh, on the banks of the mother Ganga river, surrounded on three sides by the Himalayan ranges., is one of the great pilgrimage centers of India. Here we will partake in ayurvedic practed and treatments, practice daily yoga asana and meditation, sit for arati prayer, and integrate with the community and culture.

This trip includes visits to Delhi, Agra, Rishikesh, and Haridwar., is meant to bring you to experience authentic India, enjoy hatha yoga, and play with the greater practices of yogic living. Our maximum number of participants is 12, allowing for an intimate experience.

Email info@giannayoga.com for the finer details of your trip!

• Non-Refundable Deposit of $350 is due by May 2020.

• Remainder of $1650 due by September 1, 2020

• Total cost - $2000

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Maha Hatha: Backbends and Twists at BYA Chicago
Jul
14
12:00 PM12:00

Maha Hatha: Backbends and Twists at BYA Chicago

This workshop is meant to take all levels of practitioners into a deeper understanding of movement in the body. We not only need to be brave enough to take the next step, but need to take the step with wisdom. Systematically warming up the body, breaking down concepts that live within the structural movements, and offering different training techniques to start new poses, student will always have something to try and leave with new tool to vary their excited for new poses. 

Sunday July 14

12-2

Be Yoga Andersonville

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Beyond Asana: Pranayama, Kriya, Mantra, Meditation
Jul
13
5:30 PM17:30

Beyond Asana: Pranayama, Kriya, Mantra, Meditation

Working with the ancient art of tantric kriya, pranayama, meditation, and mantra, this workshop will allow you to take the focus of your practice beyond the physical form to explore the powers of connecting with your subtle body to promote profound shifts within.  We will start by purifying the physical body and then will diligently dive deeper to purify the mind and the energy body. Through different concentration techniques explored in this workshop, we will unleash the siddhi or our spiritual and supernatural powers that every ordinary person operating at human capacity can tap into.

Saturday, July 13 From 5:30 - 7:30

at 105F Lincoln Park

$45 in advance, $50 at the door

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Public Vinyasa Class at BYA Chicago
Jul
13
12:00 PM12:00

Public Vinyasa Class at BYA Chicago

Sneaking in and out of Chicago, Gianna wil pop in to lead a public 90 minute vinyasa class for all levels. This will be a challenging and playful class, working to open up your excitement for new and interesting postures while challenging your understanding of what you are capable of.

Saturday, July 13 at 12pm

Be Yoga Andersonville

Included in your package or $22 drop in

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Yoga Unbound Benefit at 105F
Jun
30
9:30 AM09:30

Yoga Unbound Benefit at 105F

100% of the proceeds from this class will go to Yoga Unbound whose mission is to cultivate the health and wellbeing of LGBTQ+ and people of color communities by providing accessible yoga that is rooted in social justice. Learn more about Yoga Unbound HERE!

Sunday, June 30th at 1pm 

At 105F Lincoln Park (2736 N. Clark)

Suggested Donation: $25

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India Retreat 2019
Jun
4
to Jun 15

India Retreat 2019

  • Summer House at Amar Cottage (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Feel the nearness of the sky and breathe the pure air blowing around the rough mountains in the Valley of God.  This 12 day retreat is meant to take you to the beauties of the Himalayas, offer an authentic India experience and liven the body and mind through yoga and ceremony.

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26+2 HOT YOGA TEACHER TRAINING - SPRING 2019
Apr
5
to May 3

26+2 HOT YOGA TEACHER TRAINING - SPRING 2019

In 300 hours, you will learn to teach the classic 26+2 hot yoga series. Our team of asana and anatomy experts, including Gianna Purcell, Kathy Durham and Erin Frank will provide you with the tools you need to effectively deliver a precise, informative, and therapeutic class. Alignment, benefits, and language for safely presenting the postures will be covered as well as teaching techniques and methodology, anatomy and physiology, yoga philosophy and ethics, and the business of yoga with practical application.


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Progressive TT at 105F in Chicago, IL
Mar
3
to Mar 11

Progressive TT at 105F in Chicago, IL

Join me in Chicago IL for Progressive Teacher Training!

We’ll be training at 105F’s Lincoln Park Studio.

For existing teachers only, A progressive look at the traditional Bikram series, students have the opportunity to practice the next steps, asana training elements, and deeper expressions of the beginners poses.

Cost: $850

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Four Day Practice Intensive in Brentwood, TN
Feb
8
to Feb 11

Four Day Practice Intensive in Brentwood, TN

This four day intensive invites all leveled Ashtanga/Vinyasa and Hot Hatha practicioners and teachers to gather for practice. We will workshop different practice techniques, sequence play, and asana theory, practice in the morning and evening, and have plenty of time to bring the play of vinyasa and the holistic balance of hatha to a communal place in one jam packed weekend.

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200hr Hatha Teacher Training: Malmo, Sweden
Nov
28
to Dec 9

200hr Hatha Teacher Training: Malmo, Sweden

Join me in Malmo, Sweden for your 200 Hour Hatha Teacher Training and Certification!

This 200-hour 12-day intensive training is a comprehensive explorations of hatha yoga asana, teaching studies and sadhana development.Trainees are guided through a spiritual growth process, teaching methodology and ethics, deep asana study and practice, and various meditation and pranic building techniques to create a dynamic yoga teacher and advanced yoga student.

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Rocket Practice Intensive: Malmo, Sweden
Nov
22
to Nov 26

Rocket Practice Intensive: Malmo, Sweden

Join me in Malmo, Sweden!

This four day intensive invites all leveled Ashtanga/Vinyasa or Rocket Yoga practicioner and teacher to gather for practice. We will workshop different practice techniques, sequence play, and asana theory, practice in the morning and evening, and have plenty of time to bring the play of Larry Schults and the rigor of Ashtanga yoga into union as one jam packed weekend.

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 Level 2 Progressive Class Teacher Training: Boise, ID
Sep
28
to Oct 1

Level 2 Progressive Class Teacher Training: Boise, ID

Following an original hot yoga 26&2 style of sequencing, this dynamic system is used to take bikram students beyond their traditional studies, offer yoga students the skills necessary to practice more challenging postures, and spike the curiosity of new students. Incorporating training techniques, third sets, and advanced postures, this class leaves students challenged, informed, and asking for more.

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Hot Yoga Class and Lecture
Aug
4
9:30 AM09:30

Hot Yoga Class and Lecture

A 2 hour 26+2 hot yoga class followed by a 1 hour long Q&A style lecture.

Students are given the opportunity to explore their practice in a new light, more deeply understand the teaching and methods behind the hot yoga style of practice, and ask any burning questions they may have.

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Sahaja Chakra Exploration
Aug
3
6:00 PM18:00

Sahaja Chakra Exploration

A 90 minute sensory deprivation class and journey through the chakras, this process is meant to connect you with the depths of your being and your potential through surrender.

Each student will lie on their mat with a blindfold, will be guided and influenced by sound, and will be moved by music and pure uncensored connection with the Self.

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#WAYcationCHI 4 Day Yoga Weekend: Chicago, IL
Jul
19
to Jul 22

#WAYcationCHI 4 Day Yoga Weekend: Chicago, IL


What’s better than a summer weekend in Chicago? You guessed it… a yoga-filled summer weekend in Chicago!  105F and We Are Yoga have teamed up to host WAYcation CHI….a 4-day weekend of classes, workshops, and special events spread across our three 105F studios and their friendly Chicago neighborhoods (South Loop, Lincoln Park, and Wicker Park).

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26&2 Workshop / Arm Balance Workshop: Rolling Meadows, IL
Jul
15
8:30 AM08:30

26&2 Workshop / Arm Balance Workshop: Rolling Meadows, IL

Join Gianna at Bikram Yoga Rolling Meadows in morning 26&2, a Bikram Yoga Posture Clinic, and an Arm Balance Clinic.  She will give guidance and project a clear understanding of the postures and breathing exercises. Diagrams maybe used for alignment purposes. Definitely a must for all hot yoga enthusiasts!

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