workshops

The Minneapolis Yoga Workshop offers a variety of workshops and events throughout the year.
Pre-registration is required for all workshops.

Click on a link below to find out more about:

Advanced Yoga Master Classes with William
Auspicious Beginnings New Year's Day 2015
Yoga Vacation in Mexico 2015
Qigong Workshop 2015 with Franz Mockl
Summer 2015 Yoga Intensive with William

Yoga Studies Program classes with William:
Yoga Studies Program

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Master Classes with William Prottengeier

Advanced Yoga Training Series

This series is for dedicated long-time practitioners of yoga, who wish to refine and reenergize their practice. As students of Yoga, ongoing study or “Svadhyaya” is essential to our understanding of the practice.

These classes will provide the foundation for a comprehensive and effective personal practice. Each class examines a specific type of posture, structural mechanics of poses, use of props to adapt poses for individual needs, therapeutic adaptations, and integration of the breath into the practice.

There will also be training in Mindfulness Meditation, learning how to integrate our sitting practice with our asana practice.

Class Dates & Times:

Thursdays 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.
(Optional) Sitting meditation (no fee) 6:00 – 6:30 p.m.


Sept. 18 Standing poses
Oct. 2 Forward Bends
Oct. 16 Twists
Oct. 30 Inversions
Nov. 13 Backbends
Nov. 27 Restorative & Meditation

Fees:
Early Bird registration (by 9/1): $250 for the full series
Registration after 9/1: $270 for the full series

Drop-ins:$45/class drop-ins. If you drop in, please email mplsyogaworkshop@gmail prior to class.

Double Deal: Register for both the Yoga Studies and Master Classes and save!
Early Bird registration (by 9/1): $475. After 9/1: $500

For more information: Contact William at mplsyogaworkshop@gmail.com or (612) 253-5115.

Location:
Minneapolis Yoga Workshop, Ivy Building, 2637 27th Ave. S., Suite 207, Minneapolis, MN 55406

Master Class Registration Form
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Yoga Vacation in Mexico

March 21-28, 2015

Come and experience the joy of a yoga vacation with William Prottengeier of the Minneapolis Yoga Workshop and Gabriel Halpern of Chicago’s Yoga Circle. Open to all levels.

Just one-half hour south of Cancun, yet far removed from the crush of civilization, the tranquil
shores of Mexico offer everything for a restful yoga getaway. We will stay at Villas Shanti Resort,
a yoga-friendly retreat located just a 15-minute walk to Puerto Morelos. Here you will find the relaxed approach to life for which the tropics is famous. Puerto Morelos is home to a number of excellent restaurants that cater to the preferences and variety of visitors' needs, as well as a marketplace with fresh local produce.

Enjoy two yoga classes daily, Vipassana meditation, white sand beaches, snorkeling, sweat lodge, day trips to ruins and more.

The vacation includes double-occupancy accommodations with private bath and kitchenette, daily brunch, free drinks at poolside, welcoming and farewell dinners, evening activities, and a great time with a fantastic group of yogis from around the country.

Download videos of yoga classes, the local beach and surf, and Villas Shanti Resort.

Click for a downloadable brochure: Yoga in Mexico Brochure (PDF)

For more information:

William Prottengeier, Minneapolis Yoga Workshop, Minneapolis: (612) 253-5115 or mplsyogaworkshop@gmail.com

Gabriel Halpern, yogacircle.com, Chicago: (312) 915-0750 or themeiste@yogacircle.com

Cost: $1,375 double or $1,625 single

For more information about Villas Shanti, visit their website at villasshanti.com

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Annual Weekend Qigong Workshop
with Franz Möckl

Date TBA

A weekend workshop of cleansing the body of stagnant or turbid energy and uncluttering the mind.
This annual workshop is co-sponsored by Minneapolis Yoga Workshop and Rivers’ Way Meditation Center.

About Franz Möckl

Franz has practiced Qigong and Tai-ji for more than thirty years and is a long-time practioner of Vipassana Meditation. He has been a monk in Burma and Thailand and has trained and taught at Jon Kabat-Zinn’s Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Clinic (MBSR) in MA. Franz teaches internationally and embodies the joy and freedom of aliveness in this mindful movement practice. “Ehi Pasiko” ... come and see for yourself!

Workshop Dates & Times: TBA

Location:
Minneapolis Yoga Workshop, Suite #207, Ivy Arts Building, 2637 27th Ave. S., Minneapolis, 55406

For more information: Contact William at mplsyogaworkshop@gmail.com or (612) 253-5115.

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14th Annual Auspicious Beginnings
New Year's Day Class


Thursday, January 1, 2015
10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Start your year off right with Yoga! This popular class will get you on track for the new year. It will include asana and meditation practice. Please join William Prottengeier, director of the Minneapolis Yoga Workshop, in bringing in the New Year.

For more information: Contact William at mplsyogaworkshop@gmail.com or (612) 253-5115.

Location: Minneapolis Yoga Workshop, Ivy Building, 2637 27th Ave. S., Suite 207, Minneapolis, MN 55406

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Fee: $35

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Summer Yoga Intensive with William

Deepen and Stregthen Your Practice with Twice Daily Classes
Integrating Meditation and Asana

DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED
Sunday to Friday, August 2015

Regular practice, done with persistence and devotion, is the key to success in yoga. This popular annual workshop is a great opportunity to learn how to structure a comprehensive and balanced daily yoga practice.

These classes will combine yoga asanas with Vipassana (mindfulness) meditation practice.You will practice with the focus on bringing meditative concentration to the asana practice. Come experience the joy of daily asana and meditation. Space is limited. Register early for your discount.

This workshop is for students with at least one year of experience and will include asana and dhyana (meditation) in the Vipassana tradition. You may be a beginner to meditation practice.

Instructor: William Prottengeier
Founder and director of the Minneapolis Yoga Workshop, William is a certified Iyengar instructor and has been practicing Yoga since 1975 and teaching Yoga since 1979. William studied with Swami Veda Bharati (Pandit Usharbudh Arya) for 15 years. His teaching flows from the Hatha Yoga tradition of B.K.S. Iyengar, with Ramanand Patel as his primary teacher in the U.S. His other major influences are the Vipassana and Advaita Vedanta traditions. William’s teaching weaves these traditions into the practice of asana. His teaching blends and balances concentration and precision in asana practice with mindfulness and compassion in daily living.

Location:
Minneapolis Yoga Workshop, Ivy Building, 2637 27th Ave. S., Suite 207, Minneapolis, MN 55406

Class Schedule:
WORKSHOP DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED

When dates are announced, classes will run Sunday to Friday (5 days).

Sunday
3:00 to 5:30 pm

Monday–Thursday
6:30 to 9:00 am
5:00 to 6:30 pm

Friday
6:30 to 9:00 am

Fees:
When the dates are announced, you can register for specific classes or the entire workshop.

Full Workshop Fee: (Workshop dates TBA)
$290 before July 15.
$310 after July 15.
Balance due by August 1.

By-the-Class Fees: (Workshop dates TBA)
Sunday P.M. and all A.M. classes are $35/class.
All other P.M. classes are $25/class.

Reserve your space: A $50 deposit will reserve your space. Space is limited and priority will be given to those registering for the full workshop. Balance due by August 1. No refunds after August 1 unless your space can be filled. (Workshop dates TBA)

For more information: Contact William at mplsyogaworkshop@gmail.com or (612) 253-5115.

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