Seminars and Intensives



Our Yoga Seminars and Intensives are a great way to enhance skills and explore new ideas. They offer a chance to explore the details of poses and learn helpful techniques to assist in safe and optimal alignment. Our Intensives allow you to gain certification in various skills which greatly enhance your exploration of yoga for personal goals and teaching abilities. We offer a variety of topics throughout the year. Everyone is welcome to attend and no previous experience is necessary.

Upcoming Seminars and Intensives



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Nutrition: Wise Choices for a Healthy Diet



One of the most controversial and changing topics in nutrition is regarding the role of fats in our diets.

This class will showcase the newest studies about good and bad fats to help you make the best nutritional decisions. [top]



Saturday, November 3, 2018

Time: 1pm - 4pm

Location:
Jbyrd Yoga studio 1122 Welch, Houston, Tx 77006

Registration and Payment
Early registration ends 5 days before class date.


Fascia - A Yoga Exploration






New Seminar for 2018!

We may have heard of it before, but do we really know what fascia is, or knowing what it is, how it relates to our yoga practice? Come learn more in a practical and enlightening seminar that will remove the mystery and increase your satisfaction with yoga.[top]



Saturday, November 17, 2018

Time: 1pm - 4pm

Location:
Jbyrd Yoga studio 1122 Welch, Houston, Tx 77006

Registration and Payment
Early registration ends 5 days before class begins.


Toxic Foods, Probiotics and Prebiotics

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Just like our air and water, our food supply is vulnerable to the effects of pollution. Pesticides, heavy metals and even micro plastics are being found in foods we eat frequently. Toxins and removal of toxins should be an important topic to us all. This class takes an in-depth look at what foods increase the toxic load in our bodies and how probiotics and prebiotics are becoming our best tool for fighting toxic buildup and supporting our health. The latest science and news on these topics will be discussed. [top]



Saturday, January 12, 2019

Time: 1pm - 4pm

Location:
Jbyrd Yoga studio 1122 Welch, Houston, Tx 77006

Registration and Payment
Early registration ends 5 days before class date.


Pranayama Breathing Practice



Pranayama is the science of the yoga breath. Prana has been described as a subtle invisible force, the life-force that pervades the body.

In this class we will practice several different breathing techniques from the most basic to more advanced forms.

No previous experience with Pranayama breathing techniques is required.

Special Options:

  • Attend just the lecture portion of the class and practice several breathing techniques (12:30pm - 2pm).
  • Attend the 11:30 Gentle Yoga class and then the following lecture and pranayama practice until 2pm.
  • Attend 9am Beginning/Intermediate yoga and then 11:30 Gentle Yoga followed by the lecture and pranayama practice through 2pm.

Check out these options and prices below and register to reserve your space.

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Saturday, February 23, 2019

Time: 9am - 2pm

Location:
Unitarian Church
5200 Fannin, Houston, Tx 77004
until 10:30 am, then Jbyrd Yoga studio 1122 Welch, Houston, Tx 77006 through 2pm.

Registration and Payment
Early registration ends 5 days before class begins.


Yoga Energetics Alternative Health Concepts






The western science based ideas regarding health are not the only factors that affect health choices. In this class we expore the alternative concepts regarding health and healing. Ranging from energetic work with chakras and meridians, to aromatherapy, to the nutritional concepts of ayurveda as well as techniques used in acupuncture, this class will give you a better understanding of alternative health choices. [Top]



Saturday, February 23, 2019

Time: 2pm - 5:00pm

Location:
Jbyrd Yoga studio 1122 Welch, Houston, Tx 77006.

Registration and Payment


Core Strength and Back Relief

Julie Up Dog



New for 2019!

A strong core is the stabilizing force our back needs to remain strong and resist injury. Our modern lives give us plenty of sitting but not enough core building activities. Come learn some refreshing core enhancing yoga to protect and tune up your back. Special emphasis on actions that resolve common lower back issues. All levels welcome and special adaptations will be offered for all abilities. [top]



Saturday, March 9, 2019

Time: 3pm - 5pm

Location:
Jbyrd Yoga studio 1122 Welch, Houston, Tx 77006

Registration and Payment
Early registration ends 5 days before class date.


Shoulder Stabilizing Yoga

Julie Reverse Prayer






New for 2019!

Yoga can be great for the shoulder as long as we practice shoulder stabilizing techniques. Come learn some key actions that will make your shoulders more flexible as well as stable. Explore comfortable challenges that are adapted to your level.[top]



Saturday, April 27, 2019

Time: 3pm - 5pm

Location:
Jbyrd Yoga studio 1122 Welch, Houston, Tx 77006

Registration and Payment
Early registration ends 5 days before class begins.


Your Optimal Diet for Health

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**New Information for 2019**
There are so many plans and choices out there it can be confusing to know how to eat the best in order to enhance our health and physical performance. Should we all be vegetarians? Should we all be vegans? Should we all be eating a Keto diet? What about Low Carb diets? What about Paleo? This class is going to help you understand the differences so you can make the choices that best suit your lifestyle and enhance your life.

Explore the fundamentals of nutritional health from protien, carbohydrates and fats to the latest scientific research regarding the nutritional needs of exercise.

Meal planning and other strategies will be discussed for creating optimal eating plans.[top]



Saturday, May 4, 2019

Time: 1pm - 4pm

Location:
Jbyrd Yoga Studio 1122 Welch, Houston, Tx 77006

Registration and Payment
Early registration ends 5 days before class date.


Peaceful Sleeping Techniques

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To sleep, perchance to dream... Many of us are plagued by fitful sleep patterns. This class will give us a closer look at the physical requirements of sleep for the body as well as practical techniques to enhance the quality of our rest.

Come enjoy a delightful class where nodding off is not a negative.[top]



Saturday, June 22, 2018

Time: 1pm - 4pm

Location:
Jbyrd Yoga Studio 1122 Welch, Houston, Tx 77006

Registration and Payment
Early registration ends 5 days before class date.


Releasing the IT Band - Hip Openers




New Seminar for 2019!

A tight IT band is the bane of runners as well as others. It can limit hip mobility and cause serious issues with our knees. Come learn about the IT band and effective ways of resolving its tightness. Learn the yoga poses that will open your hips and keep them open.[top]



Saturday, July 13, 2019

Time: 1pm - 4pm

Location:
Jbyrd Yoga Studio 1122 Welch, Houston, Tx 77006

Registration and Payment
Early registration ends 5 days before class date.


Relaxation for Healthy Living




Many people seek out yoga for its profound effect of relaxation. In this class we will study the body's natural relaxation response and why it is such a powerful antidote to stress.

We will practice several relaxation techniques such as deep breathing, basic meditation, visualization and progressive muscle relaxation to aid you in reaching a peaceful relaxation.

Special Attendance Options:

  • Attend just the lecture portion of the class (12:30pm - 3pm).
  • Attend the 11:30 Gentle Yoga class and then the following lecture until 3pm.
  • Attend 9am Beginning/Intermediate yoga and then 11:30 Gentle Yoga followed by the lecture through 3pm.
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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Time: 9am - 3:00pm

Location:
Unitarian Church
5200 Fannin, Houston, Tx 77004
until 10:30 am, then Jbyrd Yoga studio 1122 Welch, Houston, Tx 77006 through 3pm.

Registration and Payment
Early registration ends 5 days before class date.


Seminar: Flowing with Stability

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New Seminar for 2019!

Flowing classes are very popular, but much of the time little information is given on how to flow properly. This class will give you the alignment techniques you need to make flowing classes smooth and easy. [top]



Saturday, August 10, 2019

Time: 3pm - 5pm

Location:
Jbyrd Yoga studio 1122 Welch, Houston, Tx 77006

Registration and Payment
Early registration ends 5 days before class date.


Your Personal Guide to Supplements




Updated for 2019!Nutritional Supplements is a seminar that focuses exploring the mysteries of supplementation. We are inundated with information about nutritional supplements but the information is often conflicting.

It is hard to know what to believe since the supplement industry is motivated to make sales and often information is lacking as to what supplements are truly helpful.

This class takes an in-depth look at nutritional supplements, their role in health and their use for athletic enhancement. It includes useful information that can help you make wise decisions.[top]



Saturday, November 2, 2019

Time: 1pm - 4pm

Location:
Jbyrd Yoga Studio 1122 Welch, Houston, Tx 77006

Registration and Payment
Early registration ends 5 days before class date.


Seminar: Deep Spinal Twisting

Amy Twist



New Seminar for 2019!

The spine is composed of multiple muscle layers, tendons, and ligaments that must be managed well to create safe and effective spinal twisting. Come explore this deep inner world and learn effective techniques to open up your spine to twists.[top]



Saturday, December 7, 2018

Time: 1pm - 4pm

Location:
Jbyrd Yoga Studio 1122 Welch, Houston, Tx 77006

Registration and Payment
Early registration ends 5 days before class date.




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We look forward to hearing from you.

All classes are ongoing. You can begin your training at any time.



Yoga Classes with BYB Instructors

Julie Byrd

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Located in the Montrose and Museum area. Gentle beginning to intermediate styled yoga and core conditioning classes. Open to all levels.

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Group and private classes available.
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