Corporate Yoga & Wellness — & Private Events

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Avalon now offers new options for those interested in Corporate Yoga & Wellness Programs or Private Classes & Events — held either in one of Avalon's two on-site Studios or at off-site locations.

Call us at 650-324-2517 or email us here to discuss any Programs that you want to offer in our Studios or in your home offices — either designed on your read more...

Some Recent Avalon Graduates Salute You!

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Shown here is part of one of Avalon's recent Teacher Training graduating classes — many of whom are already teaching professionally. (We hired three students shown here immediately on graduation, and would have happily hired three or four more of them if they actually had time to teach!)

As usual in Avalon's Programs, these students are widely accomplished and come from diverse backgrounds, representing many countries including, among others, China, Taiwan, Turkey, India, read more...

Avalon’s Teacher Training Cadaver Lab

February 28th, 2016 dissection

Three years ago Avalon added a Human Anatomy & Dissection Lab to its University-Level Teacher Training Program — a first in yoga teacher training programs anywhere in the world. The Lab is meant to accelerate yoga's shift away from pre-scientific "New Age" directions into a serious branch of behavioral medicine.

One of northern California's top Human Anatomy Labs runs technical sides of the read more...

Yoga’s Protective Effects on the Aging Brain

February 9th, 2016 brain

Papers from major research groups on the medical benefits of yoga have continued to appear at accelerated rates over the last two years.

We track these papers daily and often pass them every term on to our students in our Teacher Training Programs, which heavily emphasize the medical benefits of yoga and closely related traditions.

One recent paper of this sort comes from a well-established research group at the National Institutes read more...