Pop-Up Classes November 2018
Nov
1
to Nov 30

Pop-Up Classes November 2018

Check out these classes on top of my regular schedule:

November 4th, Sunday 1:30pm: Vinyasa at Apple (Bandley Location; Corporate)

November 9th, Friday 9:15am: Vinyasa at YogaSource Los Gatos

November 11th, Sunday 1:30pm: Vinyasa at Apple (Bandley Location; Corporate)

November 16th, Friday 9:15am: Vinyasa at YogaSource Los Gatos

November 20th, Tuesday 6:00pm: Alignment Flow at The Yoga Studio

November 25th, Sunday 1:30pm: Vinyasa at Apple (Bandley Location; Corporate)

November 26th, Monday 11:00am: Gentle at YogaSource Los Gatos

November 27th, Tuesday 12:15pm: Yin and Meditation at YogaSource Los Gatos

November 30th, Friday 9:15am: Vinyasa at YogaSource Los Gatos

 

 

 

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Yoga Nidra
Dec
9
6:15 PM18:15

Yoga Nidra

Come and enjoy a guided yogic nap through deep meditation, rest and relaxation. You will float into a sweet state of consciousness between waking and sleeping where your body can repair, restore, and find peace. We will work towards looking deeply at your souls desire. Discover how to create a Sankalpa, an affirmation of intention that is servng you at this particular time in your life. We will set these intentions in the heart during the practice of yoga nidra to increase their reality and potency.

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Revitalize and Restore: A Yoga and Self-Care Retreat
Oct
12
to Oct 15

Revitalize and Restore: A Yoga and Self-Care Retreat

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REVITALIZE AND RESTORE: A Yoga and Self-Care Retreat
October 12-14 or 12-15

Join Nikki Smithson and Ashley Van Dyne for their 2018 Revitalize and Restore yoga and self-care retreat held locally at the beautiful Bell Valley retreat center in Mendocino County (www.bellvalleyretreat.com). Treat yourself to the ultimate self-care weekend in this gorgeous natural landscape complete with hiking trails, rolling meadows and a swimming pond. We will be guiding you through multiple yoga classes, meditations and yoga nidra, as well as a talk on self-care to help you completely recharge. You will get to indulge in freshly prepared organic food from a local chef and be nourished fully, both inside and out. This weekend is completely for you, so you can attend as many or as little of the activities that we have sweetly planned and created just for you! We will be organizing an email chain for those of you that would like to be connected prior to arrival, either for roommate options or to even drive up together. We hope that you take this weekend to completely unplug and nurture yourself, because you deserve this time that is truly just for you. 

WHAT'S INCLUDED:
*4 yoga classes: movement, slow flow, restorative and yin styles all included
*Accomodations for friday and saturday, optional sunday night
*Yoga Nidra
*Mindfulness hike and access to all hiking trails
*Self care wisdom talk
*Meditation workshop: monday morning
*Organic nourishing food:
-Dinner all three nights
-Lunch saturday and sunday
-Light breakfast saturday, sunday and monday

Room Options:

Private Room, Private Bath $1,050
Private Room, Shared Bath $950
Shared Room, Shared Bath $800
Private Platform Glamping Tent $750 (2 available)
Shared Platform Glamping Tent $600

Sunday Night Stay (includes room, breakfast and the meditation workshop): extra $150

$300 non-refundable deposit required to secure room, full payment due September 30th

**Ask about our Karma Yogi option if cost is a concern (only 1 available)

Send Reservation & Roommate Requests to: nikkismithson08@gmail.com or call 408-896-3166

Payment options: Cash, check or venmo to @Nicole-Smithson

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Pop-Up Classes October 2018
Oct
1
to Oct 31

Pop-Up Classes October 2018

Check out these classes on top of my regular schedule:

October 22nd, Tuesday 12:15pm: Yin at YogaSource Los Gatos

October 24th, Wednesday 12:15pm: Yin at YogaSource Los Gatos Co-Teaching with Ann

October 25th, Tuesday 2:00pm: Yin at YogaSource Palo Alto

October 26th, Friday 9:15am: Vinyasa at YogaSource Los Gatos

October 26th, Friday 5:00pm: Yin at Apple (Bandley Location; Corporate)

 

 

 

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Yin Yoga Teacher Training at Vibe Yoga
Sep
29
to Sep 30

Yin Yoga Teacher Training at Vibe Yoga

Learn the fundamentals of the Yin Yoga practice. In this 20 hour training, we will explore the key yin asanas, the benefits of developing a yin yoga practice, and the roots of Yin Yoga in Traditional Chinese Medicine. We will dive into how to create a safe and sustainable practice for your students and yourself.

Part of Vibe’s 500 hour Teacher Training elective program and open to all students. 20 Elective Hours for those in the 500 Hour Program

Price: $300 or early bird pricing $260 if registered and paid by 6/29/18 

9/29 – 8-5pm

9/30- 10-7pm

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Restorative Yoga Teacher Training at Vibe Yoga
Aug
4
to Aug 5

Restorative Yoga Teacher Training at Vibe Yoga

Restorative yoga can be a key tool in helping to still the mind and repair the body. In this 20 hour training, we will explore the basic postures used in restorative classes, why we should even practice restorative yoga, and the effect of restorative yoga on a physiological, mental and emotional level. We will discuss the techniques for using props in order to allow your students to get completely comfortable and how to create a safe space and environment. This training will also briefly touch on what yoga nidra (yogic sleep) is and how to use this technique as a means of deep meditation and restoration for your own personal practice as well as in your classes.

For those participating in Vibe’s 500 Hour Program, this elective will count for 20 hours towards the program.

8/4 – 8-5pm

8/5- 9-6pm

$300 or $260 early bird pricing if registered and paid by 5/4/18

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Yoga Nidra & Manifesting the Life You Deserve
Jul
22
2:00 PM14:00

Yoga Nidra & Manifesting the Life You Deserve

Come join Nikki Smithson on a Sunday afternoon to enjoy a yogic nap. She will guide you through deep meditation, rest, and relaxation. You will float in Samadhi, a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping where your body can repair, restore, and find peace. We will work towards looking deeply at your souls desire. Discover how to create a Sankalpa, an affirmation of intention that is serving you at this particular time in your life. We will set these intentions in the heart during the practice of yoga nidra to increase their reality and potency.

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Restorative Yoga and 432HZ Sound Healing
Jul
21
6:00 PM18:00

Restorative Yoga and 432HZ Sound Healing

Join us for this enriching restorative yoga practice with Nikki Smithson and Shane Thunder for restoration, renewal and rejuvenation!  Utilizing 432hz gemstone bowls, planetary & elemental gongs, hardpans, chimes and more! As Nikki guides the gentle restorative poses to rejuvenate the body and mind, Shane's sound-waves will cleanse your chakras for the highest possible healing experience. Come and enjoy as attendees will feel more grounded and balanced for their life experience! 

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Restorative Yoga and 432HZ Sound Healing
May
5
7:00 PM19:00

Restorative Yoga and 432HZ Sound Healing

Join us for this enriching restorative yoga practice with Nikki Smithson and Shane Thunder for restoration, renewal and rejuvenation!  Utilizing 432hz gemstone bowls, planetary & elemental gongs, hardpans, chimes and more! As Nikki guides the gentle restorative poses to rejuvenate the body and mind, Shane's sound-waves will cleanse your chakras for the highest possible healing experience. Come and enjoy as attendees will feel more grounded and balanced for their life experience! 

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Pop-Up Classes April 2018
Apr
1
to Apr 30

Pop-Up Classes April 2018

Check out these classes on top of my regular schedule:

April 1st, Sunday 10:45am: Vinyasa at Vibe Yoga

April 8th, Sunday 10:45am: Vinyasa at Vibe Yoga

April 10th, Tuesday 2:00pm: Yin at Yoga Source Palo Alto

April 22nd, Sunday 10:45am: Vinyasa at Vibe Yog

April 29th, Sunday 10:45am: Vinyasa at Vibe Yoga

 

 

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Pop-Up Classes March 2018
Mar
1
to Mar 31

Pop-Up Classes March 2018

Check out these classes on top of my regular schedule:

March 4th, Sunday 10:45am: Vinyasa at Vibe Yoga

March 18th, Sunday 10:45am: Vinyasa at Vibe Yoga

March 13th, 14th & 15th, 6:30am: Classes at Four Seasons Palo Alto Spa

March 25th, Sunday 10:45am: Vinyasa at Vibe Yoga

 

 

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Restorative Yoga and 432HZ Sound Healing
Jan
19
4:00 PM16:00

Restorative Yoga and 432HZ Sound Healing

Join us for this enriching restorative yoga practice with Nikki Smithson and Shane Thunder for restoration, renewal and rejuvenation!  Utilizing 432hz gemstone bowls, planetary & elemental gongs, hardpans, chimes and more! As Nikki guides the gentle restorative poses to rejuvenate the body and mind, Shane's sound-waves will cleanse your chakras for the highest possible healing experience. Come and enjoy as attendees will feel more grounded and balanced for their life experience! 

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Yoga Nidra & Manifesting the Life You Deserve
Jan
7
2:00 PM14:00

Yoga Nidra & Manifesting the Life You Deserve

Come join Nikki Smithson on a Sunday afternoon to enjoy a yogic nap. She will guide you through deep meditation, rest, and relaxation. You will float in Samadhi, a state of consciousness between waking and sleeping where your body can repair, restore, and find peace. We will work towards looking deeply at your souls desire. Discover how to create a Sankalpa, an affirmation of intention that is serving you at this particular time in your life. We will set these intentions in the heart during the practice of yoga nidra to increase their reality and potency.

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300 Hour Bindu Teacher Training: Beyond Asana
Jun
3
to Jul 15

300 Hour Bindu Teacher Training: Beyond Asana

Join Jillian Glikbarg and Nikki Smithson in this Journey Beyond Asana In Depth Training. 

Already an RYT or have been practicing yoga for quite some time and want a deeper understanding of topics distinctly beyond the realm of asana? Then join us! We will facilitate a deep exploration of your inner world and your connection to the divine, teach you how to attain a healthy psychology, and gratitude and acceptance of life as a gift.  These are the tools, techniques and experiences that deliver on the promise of Yoga. Our unique format of one weekend a month, gives you time to learn and integrate the teachings. Completion of this training will profoundly change your perspective and practice of yoga for yourself and for those that you may teach. Limited participants.


Students will learn techniques beyond asana, including pranayama, bandha, mudra, mantra, nada, kriya, alchemy, ritual, nyasa, contemplation and meditation practices. Learn from time tested yogic methodologies, Kundalini, Mantra, Kriya, Swara, Nada, Karma, Jnana, and Bhakti, and the practical applications of Raja Yoga and Ayurveda. Develop a clear understanding of four unique yoga systems and their distinct tools in constructing yoga sessions for specific outcomes. 300hr RYT certification eligibility. (see requirements below).

Dates and Topics:
June 3-4, 2017  - The Energetics of Sequencing
July 8-9, 2017 - The Progression of Practice  - A Hatha Tantra View
August 12-13, 2017 The Yoga Sutras - A Deep Dive
September 16-17, 2017 - The Layers of Existence - Koshas
October 14-15, 2017 - Swara Yoga - The Science of Breath
November 18-19, 2017 - Being and Becoming - The Tantra of Prana Shakti
December 8-10, 2017 incl fri eve - The Purusartha - Dharma, Health and Happiness
January 20-21, 2018- Beyond Waking, Sleeping and Dreaming - Yoga Nidra
February 10-11, 2018 - The Power of Release - Yin
March 10-11, 20178- The Path to Sthiti - Meditation and Mantra
April 14-15, 2018- Tantra’s Promise of Power - The Realm of Kundalini
May 5-6, 2018 - Cultivating Surrender- Restorative Yoga and Sound Healing
June 2-3, 2018 - The Ultimate Selfish Weekend - The Yoga of Self Care
July 13-15, (incl.fri eve) 2018 - Teaching Skills - The Psychology of Teaching 

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Pop-Up Classes Feb 2017
Feb
1
to Feb 28

Pop-Up Classes Feb 2017

Check out these classes on top of my regular schedule:

Feb 4th, Saturday 9:00am: Tech Yoga Class at Four Seasons Palo Alto

Feb 5th, Sunday 12:30pm: Yin Yoga at Yogasource Los Gatos

Feb 9th, Thursday 11:00am: Gentle at Yogasource Los Gatos

Feb 23rd, Thursday 1:30pm: Yoga Basics for Cancer Care at Samyama Yoga Center

Feb 24th, Friday 9:15am: Vinyasa at Yogasource Los Gatos

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Magic of Sound Healing and Restorative
Jun
4
2:00 PM14:00

Magic of Sound Healing and Restorative

Join us for a 432hz sound healing & restorative yoga co-creation w/ Nikki Smithson and Shane Thunder. As Nikki guides the gentle restorative poses to rejuvenate the body and mind, Shane's sound-waves from gemstone & tibetan singing bowls will cleanse your chakras for the highest possible healing experience. Come and enjoy as attendees will feel more grounded and balanced for their life experience! Click here to register

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Pop-Up Classes June 2016
May
2
9:30 PM21:30

Pop-Up Classes June 2016

Check out these classes on top of my regular schedule:

June 2nd, Thursday 11:00am: Gentle at Yogasource Los Gatos

June 5th, Sunday 12:30pm: Yin Yoga at Yogasource Los Gatos

June 6th, Monday 11:00am: Gentle at Yogasource Los Gatos

June 9th, Thursday 12:15pm: Yin at Yogasource Los Gatos

June 13th, Monday 11:00am: Gentle at Yogasource Los Gatos

June 16th, Thursday 12:15pm: Yin at Yogasource Los Gatos

June 20th, Monday 11:00am: Gentle at Yogasource Los Gatos

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Pop-Up Classes Mar 2016
Mar
1
to Mar 31

Pop-Up Classes Mar 2016

Check out these classes on top of my regular schedule:

March 13th, Sunday 7:15pm: Restorative at Vibe Yoga

March 17th, Thursday 11:00am: Gentle at Yogasource Los Gatos

March 17th, Thursday 2:00pm: Yin at Yogasource Palo Alto

March 20th, Sunday 7:15pm: Restorative at Vibe Yoga

March 22nd, Tuesday 2:00pm: Yin at Yogasource Palo Alto

March 26th, Saturday 12:15pm: Gentle at Yogasource Los Gatos

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Pop-up Classes Feb 2016
Feb
2
to Feb 29

Pop-up Classes Feb 2016

Check out these classes on top of my regular schedule:

February 2nd, 12:15pm: Vinyasa at Yogasource Los Gatos

February 4th, 11:00am: Gentle at Yogasource Los Gatos

February 4th, 2:00pm: Yin at Yogasource Palo Alto

February 11th, 11:00am: Gentle at Yogasource Los Gatos

February 11th, 2:00pm: Yin at Yogasource Palo Alto

February 16th, 12:15pm: Yin at Yogasource Los Gatos

February 27th, 11:15am: Slow Flow at Planet Granite in Sunnyvale

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