March 1, 2024
The Principles of Restorative Yoga

Spring 2024 Dates TBD - Please contact to receive updates.

Join Rebekka Walker C-IAYT, ERYT500 for this 20 hour YA Continuing Education program. You’ll learn and enrich the tenets and science of facilitating conscious rest in students and clients with the use of props, breath work and easeful positioning. Recommended for yoga teachers, yoga students, and anyone interested in the techniques and applications of restorative yoga. The course will be tailored to all levels of study including teachers new to teaching Restorative Yoga and teachers looking to expand and enhance their current Restorative Yoga practice and teaching.

  • The history and lineage of restorative yoga
  • Sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous system: enacting the relaxation response
  • The effects of restorative yoga on mind and body
  • Classic restorative yoga poses
  • How to skillfully use props for optimal support and rest
  • Restorative pranayama and meditation techniques
  • Basic assists for deepened rest
  • Specific observation skills to assist common challenges that counter conscious rest
  • Explore and practice creating personal and class plans to support your restorative yoga practice


About Rebekka:

The Creative Director of Vancouver School of Healing Arts, Rebekka is a Yoga Alliance Certified E-RYT 500, RPYT and Certified Doula. With a background in Iyengar, Vinyasa, Restorative, Anusara Yoga, & over 2000 hours of teacher training in these methods, her lifelong study and exploration of tantric and buddhist philosophy, North & South American Shamanism, Ayurveda, and therapeutic bio-mechanics, has led Rebekka to develop and teach yoga & yoga therapy programs worldwide. Guiding mothers into a sacred and conscious birth, while training yogis to share in earth based wisdom traditions, have been her passion for over 20 years. With a focus on alignment and inspiration, Rebekka’s classes, courses, retreats and workshops are heart warming, poetic journeys, inside and out…A contributing writer for various publications, when she isn’t travelling to assist in births, teach, write or practice you can find her at home in the woods with her daughter, partner and dog.


Coastal Bliss Yoga




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Spring 2024

Upcoming Events

Apr 6
Yoga Nidra Training
Explore the transformational practice and teachings of Yoga Nidra, known as yogic sleep, with Jenny Henderson in this 30-hour YA Continuing Education course.
Mar 23
Yoga & Ayurveda
Guided by Steph Benton, explore the wisdom of Yoga and Ayurveda with the rhythms of the changing seasons.
Mar 19
Spring Equinox Hatha
Join Bianca Lorage for a Hatha practice where we will begin to dust off the deep rest of winter, and bring in the lightness and play of spring.
Mar 15
Spring Renewal Sound Journey & Yin
Welcome the upward rising of spring as Dawn Batenchuk and Heather Durward guide you on the journey of renewal.
Mar 9
Hatha, Pranayama, Meditation
Soothe the nervous system with pranayama and drop effortlessly into a guided meditation.
Feb 24
Reflexology and Restorative Yoga for Digestion
Join Laura Heininger for this Reflexology with Restorative Yoga class to benefit digestion.
Mar 3
Yin & Nidra
Be guided into the dreamlike state of yoga nidra by Jenny Henderson.
Mar 2
The very popular and fun all-levels acroyoga led by Amber Keith is back!
Feb 24
Full Moon Flow
Join Jenny Henderson to explore the slow awakening offered by this Full Moon
Mar 10
New Moon Flow
Join Steph Benton to guide you through a new moon flow practice. 

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