Trilogy Sanctuary Now Open: Vegan Cafe, Juice Bar, & Yoga Center

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Trilogy Sanctuary, located at 7650 Girard Avenue in La Jolla, officially opens for business August 7! Its all-in-one spiritual approach means they have a ton of services to offer, from yoga classes (including Aerial Yoga and 7 other varieties) to healthy smoothies and a vegan-friendly menu, complete with delicious vegetarian desserts. 
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La Jolla Recreation Center Events

The La Jolla Recreation Center has been a community spotlight since it first opened in 1915. Opened by Ellen Browning Scripps, the center was dedicated to the City of San Diego and to the children of La Jolla. Today, it is considered a historical site and serves as a gathering place for everybody in the community. One of the best-kept secrets in La Jolla is that the center offers a plethora of classes, training courses, and events all year long! Here is an overlook at the activities awaiting you and your family!
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La Jolla Yoga

If you love yoga or are curious to try it, you are in luck! La Jolla is home to at least two award-winning yoga studios. La Jolla’s two major yoga studios attract many loyal and enthusiastic customers every day. They have been consistently voted “Best in La Jolla” in local newspaper polls and welcome all newcomers, with beginning-level classes, special prices for the first week, tips for starting your practice and special attention when you need it. Both studios offer a variety of membership and payment plans. You can pay per class, by the month, for a series of classes, or for a whole year. Discounts are offered for military, teachers, students and seniors. And although only two studios are mentioned here, there are other options to consider, including the studios that offer hot yoga in La Jolla.

Prana Yoga Center, located at the corner of Hershel and Silverado, is owned and run by popular teacher Gerhard Gessner and his wife Alex. Prana’s emphasis is on vinyasa flow classes, but the studio also offers a full schedule of classes in other yoga styles, including hatha, happy back yoga, restorative yin yoga, kundalini yoga, meditation and prenatal yoga. There are three levels of classes at Prana: Level 1-2 for beginning and intermediate students, Level 2-3 for intermediate and advanced and All Levels, suitable for beginning or advanced. Many students prefer to alternate class styles and levels throughout the week. Prana offers several classes every day, starting as early as 6 a.m. and ending as late as 8 p.m. In addition to classes, Prana offers regular workshops, lectures, retreats and teacher training programs.

La Jolla Yoga Center, on Fay Avenue, was founded and directed by Jeanie Carlstead, another popular yoga teacher and mentor who trained and worked at Prana Yoga for many years. Jeanie opened her own center in 2009. She and her husband own the Hampton Inn in Kearny Mesa and incorporated the many conveniences and beautiful design of the hotel world into the design of their yoga studio. La Jolla Yoga Studio includes two separate exercise rooms, which can be combined for special events. The studio offers approximately 20 types of yoga, including alignment-based vinyasa, hatha, hatha/raja, healing raja, high school 101 (for high school students), Iyengar, meditation, pilates, power yoga, prenatal, restorative, sunrise, silver age, true beginner, vinyasa, yoga for a healthy back and yoga therapy, the Feldenkrais way. You can choose from more than 60 classes per week, from 6:30 a.m. through 7 p.m. daily, as well as private sessions. Class levels include True Beginner, Level 1/2 and Mixed Level. In addition, La Jolla Yoga Center offers many special workshops and lectures throughout the year by well-known teachers and several comprehensive teacher training programs.

La Jolla Yoga Center Events | Bo Forbes

Integrative Yoga Therapy at La Jolla Yoga Center

Integrative Yoga Therapeutics with Bo Forbes
Date: Friday, November 30th – Sunday, December 2nd
Time: 12:00-7:00pm each day (with one hour lunch break)
Cost: $115 per day; $330 entire weekend ($299 if registered by 11/9/2012)
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In this weekend intensive, we will study Yoga as Mind-Body Medicine. We will highlight the nine major bodies of the Mind-Body Network, emphasizing the nervous system as the Gateway to Change and weaving in the physical body, mental body, emotional regions of the brain, immune system, enteric nervous system (belly brain), pain modulation pathways, deep visceral body, and fascial web. Using this Mind-Body Network as a backdrop, we will study the basic techniques of Integrative Yoga Therapeutics, including physical postures, therapeutic postures designed for fascial expansion and release, Restorative Yoga, breathwork, meditation, relaxation, and compassionate self-observation.

This method forms the backdrop for all other areas of study in our training program, including the art of assisting students, addressing special issues such as spinal anomalies or emotional imbalances, and sequencing a yoga class.

Friday focus: Yoga for the Immune System
Saturday focus: Yoga for the Nervous System/Gut Wisdom
Sunday Focus: Yoga for Emotional Balance

**Bo’s workshops qualify as Continuing Education Units for yoga teachers (through Yoga Alliance). She also has the ability to offer continuing education through the American Psychological Association (for psychologists) and the National Association of Social Workers.

Additional Fee: $25 for American Psychological Association and National Association of Social Workers. Please email Meghan atMeghan@lajollayogacenter.com if you will be attending for continuing education.

Neuroscience and Yoga: Creating Positive Change
Join us for a special two-hour talk with Bo Forbes to kick-off our weekend intensive on Integrative Yoga Therapeutics!
Date: Thursday, November 29th
Time: 7:00-9:00pm
Cost: $45

What makes change so difficult? The mind and body are part of a larger network that includes the nervous system, enteric nervous system, immune system, emotional body, and more. The incredible power of this mind-body network can be used either to reinforce challenging patterns or to transform them. This class will explore yoga’s powerful impact on neuroplasticity, or pattern change. We’ll examine key therapeutic tools that influence the infrastructure of a yoga practice and offer powerful solutions to real-life challenges off the mat. Starting with a “therapeutic blueprint” for vinyasa practice, we’ll create several mini-practices that influence not only our physical body but also the immune system, digestive system, and emotional regions of the brain. We’ll harness the therapeutic power of our mind-body network to create lasting mental, emotional, and spiritual well-being.

About Bo

Bo Forbes

Bo Forbes is a yoga teacher, integrative yoga therapist, and clinical psychologist with over 20 years of clinical experience in mind-body healing. She is the founder of Elemental Yoga, director of the Elemental Yoga Mind-Body Teacher Training Program, and founder and director of the Center for Integrative Yoga Therapeuticsâ„¢, established in 2006, which offers innovative mind-body yoga therapeutics to clients in the Boston area.

Bo has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Social Sciences from the University of Chicago and a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology. She has trained in Biopsychology, Sleep Disorders, Eating Disorders, Behavioral Medicine, and Stress Management, which informs her teaching, private work, and clinical supervision. Bo has conducted training seminars for health care organizations and professionals, and has consulted to corporations, schools, and health care agencies throughout the United States. Bo’s yoga background includes training in ashtanga vinyasa with Tias Little and in Iyengar Yoga with Patricia Walden.
In 2002, Bo developed Integrative Yoga Therapeuticsâ„¢, an innovative approach to issues such as anxiety, insomnia, depression, chronic pain disorders, fertility, performance enhancement, injury prevention and rehabilitation, and more. Integrative Yoga Therapeutics combines the classical elements of yoga with the latest advances in mind-body medicine. In 2007, this approach earned Elemental Yoga its designation as an approved sponsor for continuing education for social workers through the National Association of Social Workers. Elemental Yoga is also approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.