The Journey from Condé to Sangyé

From the fashion floors of Condé Nast in New York to the wooden floors of Sangyé Yoga School, cat had officially traded in her Manolo Blahniks for a more 'grounded' approach to life
...in bare feet. 

cat is originally from New York City and has been calling London home since spring 2004. She feels very privileged and grateful to have been involved with the previous incarnation of Sangyé Yoga School (Jivamukti Yoga London) since its inception and manifestation in 2005. With sincere love and admiration, she thanks Manizeh and Danny Rimer for always seeing the best in her. She convinced them to give her a “job” to help run the studio but they kindly encouraged her to serve in a greater capacity.

At the end of the day, simply an ordinary yoga teacher who happened to pick up some titles along the way: Advanced Certified (Jivamukti), SYT (Senior Yoga Teacher - Yoga Alliance UK) and Co-Director of SYS alongside her husband Phil.  

LOVE & GRATITUDE: all the generous "teachers" from whom i have ever had the privilege to learn by example, the husband/teacher phil, the parents, the ones who walked this path before, the students & the notorious biggie smalls…lastly, this precious human existence for the potential it holds.


Schedule


2017 upcoming dates away from london
november:
26: brighton, uk (still teaching the 11am)

december:
10: cheltenham, uk

24dec-5jan 2018: sydney, australia

Date Location class details

26th November 2017

brighton, uk

brighton workshop

what is SANGYÉ?
workshop hosted by sangyé yoga teachers - brighton syndicate - sam roy and susie law.
the loft at little dippers - 42 upper gardner street BN1 4AN brighton and hove
3:30pm-6pm
£30 before 26 september - early bird and while space available.
limited capacity.
contact: [email protected] and/or [email protected]

10th December 2017

cheltenham, uk

cheltenham yoga & pilates: lecture & workshop

2 hour workshop and 1.5 hour lecture (short break in between, can be booked separately)
http://www.pilatesyogacheltenh...


25th December 2017 – 4th January 2018

sydney, australia

jivamukti yoga sydney

it's finally happening...
sangyé yoga school: workshops & classes at jivamukti yoga sydney
more information to follow!
http://www.jivamuktiyoga.com.au/

2nd – 3rd February 2018

preston, uk

weekend workshops (closed to public)

more information to follow...

23rd – 25th February 2018

hokkaido, japan

niseko classes & workshops

classes/worskhops. more information to follow...

4th – 11th March 2018

siem reap, cambodia

9th ANNUAL ANGKOR WAT retreat w/ yogeswari & cat

please go to RETREATS listing for booking form
http://www.angkorvillageresort...

6th – 8th April 2018

kent, uk

spring weekend uk retreat

The Retreat: 2 nights/3 days includes all meals (vegan) and shared accommodation (twin beds or double/also a possibility for 3-4 friends to share a large room), daily yoga sessions (2-2.5hours), informal gatherings in an environment conducive to a proper ‘retreat’ in the heart of nature only 45-60mins away by train from London. Lastly, great company including the notorious Biggie Smalls the dachshund!

Built in 1372 as a Stately Home and opened in 1999 as a Retreat and Conference Centre. Oxon Hoath is…“A treasure trove of history and nature, the 73 acre estate offers an outstandingly beautiful environment, combined with a professional team and facilities tailored to meet your needs.” For more information: http://oxonhoath.co.uk/

Booking form - coming soon!
Flyer - coming soon!

11th – 13th April 2018

helsinki, finland

studio yin workshops + class

weekday evening workshops + class
stay tuned...more information to follow!
http://www.studioyin.com/

30th April 2018 – 5th May 2018

paro and thimpu, bhutan

2nd bhutan retreat: exploration and bit of yoga

EARLY BIRD: £2300 if paid in full by 30 OCTOBER
still interested? drop me an email for the booking form: [email protected]
this retreat was more than full to capacity early on from announcement.
requirements for this "high value, low impact retreat":
easy going and plays well with others:)

24th – 27th May 2018

zurich & bern, switzerland

zurich/bern workshops & swiss yoga conference

...more information to follow...
thursday 24 - yoga for life (contact: angela croce/[email protected])
friday 25 - daya yoga (bern/contact: celine fraefel/[email protected])
saturday 26 - yogalives (contact: olive ssembuze/[email protected])
weekend 25/26 - swiss yoga conference 2018 http://yogaconference.ch/

8th – 13th June 2018

moscow & st petersburg

nym yoga workshops + st petersburg - tbc

more information to follow...

20th – 24th June 2018

london, england

sangyé yoga school teacher training 2018: 1st module

9am - 6pm

7th – 8th July 2018

amsterdam, netherlands

thrive yoga workshop(s)

workshop at thrive yoga - www.thriveyoga.nl
more information to follow....

13th – 15th July 2018

london, england

sangyé yoga school teacher training 2018: 2nd module

9am-6pm

27th July 2018

chesire/widnes, uk

the yoga bank

...more details to follow...

3 hour workshop 5:30-8:30pm
http://www.theyogabank.co.uk/

2nd – 5th August 2018

eskdalemuir, scotland

5th kagyu samye ling retreat with cat & phil (also part of sangyé 2018 tt module)

The Retreat: 3 nights/4 days includes a tour of samye ling, daily yoga sessions (2-2.5hours), lectures, meditation practice with Samye Ling’s sangha and a film screening (tbc)/informal gatherings in an environment conducive to a proper ‘retreat’. As always, this retreat is also part of the Sangyé Yoga School's 2018 TT Module 3. There will be time for walks in the beautiful surroundings when those 2 hour sessions are scheduled. NOT INCLUDED: accommodation & travel.

Kagyu Samye Ling provides the perfect environment to reconnect with nature, go deeper in your meditation practice and learn about the foundations of Tibetan Buddhism and the kagyu lineage. It is a simple retreat for students who want to get to the heart of a practice and spend more time than usual in meditation sessions.

more information on booking form

any questions? [email protected]

31st August 2018 – 2nd September 2018

london, england

sangyé yoga school teacher training 2018: 4th module

9am-6pm

16th September 2018

stuttgart, germany

moveorespiro: 2 workshops 1 day

2 workshops in 1 day...more details to follow!
https://wohlfuehlbereich.de/de

19th – 23rd September 2018

marrakech, morocco

marrakech, morocco autumn retreat with cat & phil

see listing on retreats page

21st – 23rd September 2018

london, england

sangyé yoga school teacher training 2018: 5th module

9am - 6pm

4th – 6th October 2018

paris, france

paris: 2 hour classes - various venues

more details to follow...
thursday 4th 8-10pm yoga village
friday & saturday 5th & 6th - tbc

12th – 14th October 2018

london, england

sangyé yoga school teacher training 2018: 6th module

9am-6pm

24th – 28th October 2018

london, england

sangyé yoga school teacher training 2018: 7th and FINAL module

9am-6pm

10th – 17th November 2018

mauritius, africa

mauritius: yoga and really relax retreat with cat & phil

look on retreats page...booking form available for download.

30th November 2018 – 2nd December 2018

istanbul, turkey

yogatime workshops - returning after 2 years!

...long overdue workshops...
more details to follow. save the dates!

http://www.yogatime.com.tr/

sangyé yoga school
awakening student teacher training 2018
with cat alip-douglas

THE 2016 & 2017 TRAINING WERE FULL TO CAPACITY.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON + APPLICATION FOR THE UPCOMING 2018 TT (PRACTICE ASSESSMENT & PERSONAL INTERVIEW),
PLEASE EMAIL: [email protected]

2018 Sangyé Yoga School: Awakening Student Teacher Training
with cat alip-douglas

This training is for students who wish to deepen their understanding of the yoga practice in a closely mentored 5 months program. The training is suitable for those who are looking to transition into the role of a teacher, as well as those who may wish to simply deepen their own practice.

Previous years have attracted students from the UK, Europe and beyond. The training has reached capacity each year, so advance application is encouraged.

This 200hr (300+hr with independent study required) course presents a foundation in yoga principals with a strong emphasis on vinyasa. Trainees are expected to maintain a daily meditation and a consistent (5-6 days a week) asana practice during their training. A set sequence will be provided at the start of the training, and students will be encouraged to self-practice this sequence. Developing a self-practice, identifying and overcoming challenges are an important step in the student’s ability to teach.

The course will include the following areas of study:
–   Asana, bandha, drishti
–   Applied anatomy
–   Mechanics of fundamental assists
–   Philosophy
–   Pranayama
–   Meditation
–   Teaching methodology
–   Ethics (yama/niyama) 

COURSE SCHEDULE

The course will run over a period of 5 months, beginning June 20th & ending October 28th Pre-course work provided on/around May 1st as preparation and to be completed for modules.

Sangyé Yoga School: Awakening Student Foundation
Teacher Training 2018 – Schedule
1st: June 20-24
2nd: July 13-15
3rd: August 2-5 Kagyu Samye Ling Retreat/Meditation Intensive
4th: August 31-September 2
5th: September 28-30
6th: October 12-14
7th: October 24-28
Finish Date: October 28th

COURSE LOCATION
All dates will be held at Sangyé Yoga School, 300 Kensal Rd, London, W10 5BE – with the exception of the dates August 2nd-5th- which will be held at Samye Ling, Eskdalemuir, near Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

Fore more information on the Teacher Training Programme, please click here.

Retreats

...inward and outward exploration...

Date Location Retreat details

4th – 11th March 2018

siem reap/angkor wat, cambodia

9th angkor wat - jivamukti karma yoga retreat: yogeswari & cat

4-11 march 2018 (8 days & 7 nights)
9th ANNUAL ANGKOR WAT KARMA YOGA RETREAT with yogeswari & cat
advanced certified jivamukti teachers
siem reap, cambodia
angkor village resort http://www.angkorvillageresort...

booking form here
faq here
flyer front here
flyer back here

6th – 8th April 2018

hadlow, tonbridge, kent UK

spring weekend uk retreat with cat & phil

6-8 april 2018 (2nights/3 days)
...a weekend retreat in the english country side...

Built in 1372 as a Stately Home and opened in 1999 as a Retreat and Conference Centre. Oxon Hoath is…“A treasure trove of history and nature, the 73 acre estate offers an outstandingly beautiful environment, combined with a professional team and facilities tailored to meet your needs.” For more information: http://oxonhoath.co.uk/

booking form - here
front of flyer here
back of flyer here

30th April 2018 – 5th May 2018

paro and thimpu, bhutan

YEAR 2: bhutan retreat with cat & phil

THIS RETREAT IS NOW FULL TO CAPACITY. WAIT LIST ONLY.

£2300 for early bird = paid in full by 30 OCTOBER
still interested? drop me an email to receive the booking form and more details: [email protected]

THIS RETREAT FILLS TO CAPACITY FAST...LESS SPACE THIS YEAR.
itinerary available one month prior to retreat
example sites: tiger's nest and paro dzong, more to come

front of flyer: here

2nd – 5th August 2018

eskdalemuir, scotland

5th kagyu samye ling: yoga & meditation retreat with cat & phil

2-5 august 2018 (4 days/3 nights)
5th kagyu samye ling yoga and meditation retreat  
(part of sangyé yoga school 2018 tt module)

kagyu samye ling provides the perfect environment to reconnect with nature, go deeper in your meditation practice and learn about the foundations of tibetan buddhism and the kagyu lineage. it is a simple retreat for students who want to get to the heart of a practice and spend more time than usual in meditation sessions.

booking form here
a percentage of the tuition is always donated to the monastery...
it's our way of fundraising on their behalf.

samye ling: http://www.samyeling.org/about/

each participant must book their own accommodations directly with samye ling but also confirm space with cat via booking form/deposit or payment.
http://www.samyeling.org/webbooking

19th – 23rd September 2018

marrakech, morocco

autumn retreat - long weekend with cat & phil

18-23 september 2018 (5 days/4 nights)

a quick break to warm (hot) weather before winter cool-ness sets in...normally, this would be santorini-time but marrakech is calling!

"The perfect private countryside mansion to elevate your holidays to the next level. Just 20 minute drive away from the famous Jemaa El-Fna square and its colourful souk, Villa Magtafa is the perfect place for peaceful holidays. We have paid meticulous attention to interior design and finding the perfect furniture to showcase the best of Moroccan handicraft. We have added modern touches while still respecting the original design and architecture by acclaimed architect, Charles Boccara. Every room has been carefully thought through to create harmonious and serene spaces. "

one of the three villas: http://www.villamagtafa.com/

booking form here
front of flyer here
back of flyer here

10th – 17th November 2018

mauritius, africa

mauritius: yoga and really relax retreat with cat & phil

...do NOT miss this...

10-17 november 2018 (8 days/7 nights)

heritage le telfair - a refined small luxury hotel
https://www.heritageresorts.mu...

"Mauritius is located 20º south of the equator and 57.5º east and has a surface area of 2,040 square kilometres. The capita of Mauritius is Port Louis and English is the official language, although French and Creole are commonly used. With a population of 1.2 million, the literacy rate hovers around 90%. Mauritius, a sparkling crystal in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean, will fascinate you. The contrast of colours, cultures and tastes makes the island so charming that the scene is set for an unforgettable holiday.

booking form here
front of flyer here
back of flyer here

4th – 9th November 2019

morgan's rock, nicaragua

2nd morgan's rock retreat (2019) with cat & phil

more info to follow...save the dates!

http://www.morgansrock.com/

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