Our personal practice is forever growing, developing, and being influenced by our teachers. At Kaia there are endless opportunities to expand your knowledge and explore a wide variety of workshops on yoga, meditation, health, parenting and more. We feel blessed to have been exposed to so many wonderful life-changing teachers and are honored to be able to share them with you at Kaia Yoga.

  • 300 hour advanced teacher training
    Gina Norman & Guest Master Teachers
    All locations: Ongoing
    Cost: $4950 if paid in full. Payment plans are available. 
    The curriculum is designed to be taken at your own pace combining Teacher Enhancements on topics such as adjusting, teaching methodology, sequencing, anatomy and philosophy along with electives courses on specific modalities such as Restorative, Therapeutics, Prenatal, Kids Yoga, Reiki, Thai Yoga Therapy & Sanskrit.

  • deepen your practice: 75 hour immersion (weekday intensive)
    Gina Norman
    Westport: Weeks of June 27th, July 4th & July 11th. This training will meet Monday -Thursday 9:30-2:30 except for July 4th which will meet Wednesday-Friday.
    Tuition for this program is $1,200. For 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification take this Immersion PLUS our Learning to Teach module for $3,000 total. (a $200 savings off the combined price)
    Continue your journey in this 75 hour program for those who wish to advance their yoga practice and understanding of yoga, and for those who wish to become teachers.

  • tasty chew & chat
    Lia Allen & Rose Karabush
    Westport: Wednesday, July 6th from 7:15pm-9:15pm
    Cost: $15
    We will be exploring the foundations for an anti-inflammatory diet including understanding the food you're eating, its impacts on the body, the foods your body wants you to be eating, and how to make it delicious!

  • vermont yoga retreat with gina norman
    Gina Norman
    Four Columns Inn, Newfane, VT: Thurs, July 7th - Sun, July 10th
    Cost: 2 Days: $825 Single Occupancy / 2 Days: $725 Double Occupancy / 3 Days: $1,025 Single Occupancy / 2 Days: $ 900 Double Occupancy
    Taking time for yourself isn’t a luxury but a necessity to create balance, support friend and family and to stay on course in your life path and goals.

  • kids yoga: loving kindness workshop
    Carla Abi-Habib
    Old Greenwich: Thursday, July 7th from 3pm-4pm
    Cost: $22 first child and $15 for siblings
    This kids Yoga practice teach children to have fun and move their bodies in a non-competitive environment.
    In this workshop children will work on 5 elements.

  • practice teaching: advanced training
    Gina Norman
    Darien: Thursday, July 14th from 10:15am-12:15pm
    Cost: $50/ $75 after July 1st 
    These sessions are designed for you to gain more experience as a teacher and receive valuable feedback about how to improve you teaching in the areas of voice, pacing, sequencing and adjusting.

  • acroyoga with brian!
    Brian Davis
    Darien: Thursday, July 14th from 12pm-2pm
    Cost: $45 early bird/ $55 after July 3rd
    This workshop introduces the full spectrum practice of AcroYoga in a safe, supportive atmosphere.

  • kids yoga: loving kindness workshop
    Carla Abi-Habib
    Westport: Sunday, July 17th from 10am-11:15am
    Cost: $22 first child and $15 for siblings
    This kids Yoga practice teach children to have fun and move their bodies in a non-competitive environment.
    In this workshop children will work on 5 elements.

  • becoming a teacher : a 125 hour immersion (weekday intensive)
    Gina Norman & Kaia Senior Teachers
    Westport: Weeks of: July 18th, July 25th, Aug 1st, Aug 8th / Mondays-Thursdays 9:30-2:30
    Cost: Tuition for this program is $2,000. For 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification take this Immersion PLUS our Deepen Your Practice module for $3,000 total. (a $200 savings off the combined price)
    Join us for this 125 Hour Immersion into teaching and technique. This training is for those who have already completed the Deepen Your Practice: 75 Hour Immersion and would like to continue on to becoming a 200 Hour Certified Yoga Teacher.

  • vermont yoga retreat with danit schreiber
    Danit Schreiber
    Four Columns Inn, Newfane, VT: Thurs, Aug 4th - Sun, Aug 7th
    Cost: 2 Days: $825 Single Occupancy / 2 Days: $725 Double Occupancy / 3 Days: $1,025 Single Occupancy / 2 Days: $ 900 Double Occupancy
    Find your summer cool in a rejuvenating yoga retreat!

  • meditation teacher training - level 1
    David Nichtern
    Westport: Mon, August 8th - Wednesday August 10th
    Cost: $425 early registration/ $500 within 60 days  (can also be taken as part of our 300 hour teacher training for discounted price)
    This program will help you gain a more complete understanding of meditation practice and the stages of the path, deepen your own practice, and develop your ability to present the teachings in a clear and genuinely helpful way to others.

  • anatomy teacher's enhancement: fascia
    Joe Miller
    Westport: Wednesday, August 24th from 11am-2pm
    Cost: $75 early bird / $100 within 2 weeks prior
    Muscles and bones are just the start of understanding the body. The fascia is a mysterious and amazing component to overall flexibility and stability in the the body.

  • pranayama teacher training
    Gina Norman
    Westport: Mon, Sept 12th-Wed, Sept 14th from 9:15am-2:15pm
    Cost: $425 early registration/ $500 with in two months  (can also be taken as part of our 300 hour teacher training for discounted price)
    A regular, balanced pranayama practice increases prana (life energy), thereby inviting greater mental clarity, heightened healing potential and deeper self-understanding.

  • anatomy teacher's enhancement: breathing & core
    Joe Miller
    Westport: Monday, Sept 12th from 11:00am-2:00pm
    Cost: $75 early registration / $100 within 2 weeks prior
    Learn the anatomical structure of the breath and postural mapping of the breath through the body.

  • subtle body teacher's enhancement: mindfulness in your teaching
    Gina Norman
    Old Greenwich: Sunday, Sept 18th from 12pm-3pm
    Cost: $75 early bird / $100 within 2 weeks prior
    In this enhancement we will look at tools for teaching ujjayi breathing to a class, how to recognize breathing habits in your students and answer any questions about other breathing tools such as kappalabti and viloma breathing.

  • prenatal yoga teacher training - level 1
    Gina Norman
    Westport: Fri, September 23rd - Sunday, September 25th from 9am-5pm
    Cost: $425 early registration/ $500 within 60 days  (can also be taken as part of our 300 hour teacher training for discounted price)
    This training is an opportunity for existing Yoga Teachers to learn the basics of Prenatal Yoga, for health care workers to build on their offerings, and for women who are pregnant to educate themselves about how yoga can benefit their pregnancy and labor.

  • deepen your practice: 75 hour immersion (weekends)
    Gina Norman
    Westport: Weekends of Sept 30, Oct 21, and Nov 4th, Saturdays & Sundays 8am-5pm.
    Tuition for this program is $1,200. For 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification take this Immersion PLUS our Learning to Teach module for $3,000 total. (a $200 savings off the combined price)
    Continue your journey in this 75 hour program for those who wish to advance their yoga practice and understanding of yoga, and for those who wish to become teachers.

  • italy retreat
    Gina Norman & Heather Cotter
    Monestevole Farm, Umbertide, Italy: Sunday, October 9th - Saturday, October 15th
    Cost: $2,275 - $4,200
    Yoga in the beautiful landscape of Umbertide, Province of Perugia Join Gina owner of Kaia Yoga and Heather Cotter for a fall yoga retreat in the Italian countryside.

  • hand's on teacher's enhancement: standing poses clinic
    Gina Norman
    Old Greenwich: Friday, Oct 21st from 12pm-3pm
    Cost: $75 early bird / $100 within 2 weeks prior
    From the ground up! In this enhancement we will look at alignment and adjusting of the standing poses, what the full extension of the pose looks like including dristi, how to modify for beginners and helpful tools to work within the poses.

  • sanskrit studies method: sanskrit module 1
    Manorama
    Westport: Sat, Oct 22nd from 9am-5pm
    Cost: $250.00 early registration/ $300 within 60 days. Cost of the whole weekend is $600. (can also be taken as part of the 300 hour training)
    Level 1 is an immersion into to Sanskrit and gives students the ability to work confidently with mantras and to live along side yogic principles.

  • luminous soul course - fire: the channel of light
    Manorama
    Westport: Sat, Oct 23rd from 9am-1pm
    Cost: $125 early registration / $175 wafter 8/23. Cost of the whole weekend is $600. (can also be taken as part of the 300 hour training)
    In this workshop Manorama will lead a fire practice, chant select fire mantras, and share wisdom on what fire is in the context of Yoga, why it is so powerful for the yogi.

  • little flower kids yoga teacher training: level 1
    Little Flower Yoga
    Westport: Sat, Nov 5th & Sun, Nov 6th from 9am-7pm
    Cost: $695/ $100 off until Oct 5th! 
    The Little Flower Kids Yoga Teacher Training Program is a comprehensive certification in yoga and mindfulness practices for children and youth ages 3 to 18.

  • hand's on teacher's enhancement: adjusting twists
    Gina Norman
    Westport: Thursday, Nov 10th from 2-5pm
    Cost: $75 early bird / $100 within 2 weeks prior
    Learn how to adjust the curves of the spine as they spiral in a twist. In this enhancement we will explore how to support and lengthen the spine while adjusting students in twists.

  • vermont ashtanga yoga retreat with stan woodman
    Stan Woodman
    Four Columns Inn, Newfane, VT: Thurs, Nov 10th - Sun, Nov 13th
    Cost: 2 Days: $825 Single Occupancy / 2 Days: $725 Double Occupancy / 3 Days: $1,025 Single Occupancy / 2 Days: $ 900 Double Occupancy
    A great opportunity to deepen your practice and learn more about the traditional practices of Ashtanga Yoga, enjoy some amazing VEGAN food and plenty of time to relax.

  • methodology teacher's enhancement: sequencing yoga classes
    Gina Norman
    Westport: Wednesday, Nov 16th from 9am-12pm
    Cost: $75 early bird / $100 within 2 weeks prior
    Learn how to adjust the curves of the spine as they spiral in a twist. In this enhancement we will explore how to support and lengthen the spine while adjusting students in twists.

  • becoming a teacher: 125 hour immersion (fall weekends)
    Gina Norman & Kaia Yoga Senior Teachers
    Westport: Weekends of Nov 18th, Dec 2nd, Jan 6th & Jan 20th.  Saturdays & Sundays 8am-5pm.
    Tuition for this program is $2,000. For 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification take this Immersion PLUS our Becoming a Teacher module for $3,000 total. (a $200 savings off the combined price)
    This training is for those who have already completed the Deepen Your Practice: 75 Hour Immersion and would like to continue on to becoming a 200 Hour Certified Yoga Teacher.

  • vermont yoga retreat with talor wales
    Talor Wales
    Four Columns Inn, Newfane, VT: Thurs, Dec 1st - Sun, Dec 14th
    Cost: 2 Days: $825 Single Occupancy / 2 Days: $725 Double Occupancy / 3 Days: $1,025 Single Occupancy / 2 Days: $ 900 Double Occupancy
    As the seasons change, join Talor and the beautiful winter scenary at the Four Columns Inn, for a weekend retreat Dec 1-4th.

  • yin yoga & the path of acceptance
    Biff Mithoefer
    Westport: Fri, Dec 9th from 7pm-9pm
    Cost: $40 early registration / $50 after 11/20 (included in price of Yin Training)
    In this 2.5 hour class, Biff will speak about the practice of acceptance then together we will experience it’s essence through the quiet practice of Yin Yoga. Biff will be joined by harpist Peter Mithoefer and with poetry, and gentle music, we will journey home together.

  • yin yoga teacher training level 1: taoism, anatomy & sequencing
    Biff Mithoefer
    Westport: Fri, Dec 9th from 7pm-9pm and Sat, Dec 10th & Sun, Dec 11th from 9am-5pm
    Cost: $425 early registration / $500 with in 60 days (can also be taken as part of the 300 hour training)
    In this training we will look at how Yin practice with its ancient yogic roots can affect our physical, energetic and emotional bodies. Through this understanding we will explore ways to incorporate Yin postures and philosophy into our teaching and practice.

  • little flower kids yoga teacher training: level 2
    Little Flower Yoga
    Westport: Sat, Jan 14th & Sun, Jan 15th from 9am-6pm
    Cost: $695 / $100 off until Jan 6th! 
    The emphasis of Level Two training is on deepening and enhancing your teaching. The intensive is grounded in an exploration of youth development from eastern & western perspectives.

  • costa rica yoga retreat
    Gina Norman
    Blue Spirit Retreat Center, Nosara, Costa Rica: Feb 25th - March 4th, 2017
    Cost: $1,700 - $3,800 depending on accomodation
    Join Gina Norman of Kaia Yoga, for a week of unwinding and relaxing. Take time to focus on your practice and explore the reasons we fall in love with yoga.

  • little flower kids yoga teacher training: level 3
    Little Flower Yoga
    Westport: Sat, March 18th & Sun, March 19th from 9am-6pm
    Cost: $695 / $100 off until March 1st
    The emphasis of Level Two training is on deepening and enhancing your teaching. The intensive is grounded in an exploration of youth development from eastern & western perspectives.