Sever the ignorant doubt in your heart with the sword of self-knowledge. Observe your discipline. Arise.        -Bhagavad Gita



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. For kids and family workshops or café workshops click here.

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  • hot yin yoga
    spring detox: hot vinyasa + hot yin yoga
    Lisa Giordano & Megan Moss Freeman
    Westport: Thursday, April 16th from 6:30pm-8:30pm
    Cost: early bird $30 / $40 after 4/2
    This workshop will begin with a hot, vigorous vinyasa flow taught by Lisa and conclude with a deep yin yoga sequence led by Megan.  All in a 95 degree room!

  • waterfall qigong
    waterfall qigong series: session 2 (drop ins welcome!)
    Steven Pague
    Greenwich: Thursday, April 16th from 2:30pm-4:00pm
    Cost: $100 for 5 sessions or $30 drop in
    Through a series of six sessions we will explore both fundamental and advanced practices of Buddhist and Taoist Qigong.

  • waterfall qigong
    waterfall qigong series: session 2 (drop ins welcome!)
    Steven Pague
    Westport: Friday, April 17th from 12:30pm-2:00pm
    Cost: $100 for 5 sessions or $30 drop in
    Through a series of six sessions we will explore both fundamental and advanced practices of Buddhist and Taoist Qigong.

  • the purposeful child
    Lorena Seidel
    Westport: Saturday, April 18th from 1:30pm-4:00pm
    Cost: $60

    The Purposeful Child offers tools that can help you address your child's challenging behavior in a purposeful way (no more yelling, bribing, threatening, or punishing).


  • acro yoga matt giordano
    the high life: intro to acro yoga
    Matt Giordano
    Westport: Saturday, April 18th from 2:00pm-4pm
    Cost: $40

    AcroYoga offers the opportunity to translate the physical, emotional and spiritual aspects of our yoga practice into partnership and group dynamic. It sets the stage for one of the most joyful and profound journeys, filled with discovery.


  • mantra, mala & meditation
    Elizabeth Crisci
    Westport: Saturday, April 18th from 4:00pm-5:30pm
    Cost: $15

    Join Elizabeth Crisci for an informative and fun workshop, where she will go over the fundamentals of mantra meditation, and how to use a mala for meditation.


  • iyengar wall workshop
    wall workshop: release your hamstrings for deeper forward bends
    Mike Milversted
    Westport: Sunday, April 19th from 1:00pm-3:00pm
    Cost: $35 pre-registration/ $45 48 hours prior or $150 for all 5 in series
    Join Mike at the Yoga Wall in a journey of exploration and discovery, as you work to find “new connections” in alignment and engagement that will being strength and stability to your postures and deeper levels of awareness to your practice.

  • waterfall qigong
    waterfall qigong series: session 3 (drop ins welcome!)
    Steven Pague
    Greenwich: Thursday, April 23rd from 2:30pm-4:00pm
    Cost: $100 for 5 sessions or $30 drop in
    Through a series of six sessions we will explore both fundamental and advanced practices of Buddhist and Taoist Qigong.

  • waterfall qigong
    waterfall qigong series: session 3 (drop ins welcome!)
    Steven Pague
    Westport: Friay, April 24th from 12:30pm-2:00pm
    Cost: $100 for 5 sessions or $30 drop in
    Through a series of six sessions we will explore both fundamental and advanced practices of Buddhist and Taoist Qigong.

  • elizabeth crisci
    deep stretch & mantra meditation
    Elizabeth Crisci
    Darien: Saturday, April 25th from 2:00pm-3:30pm
    Cost: $30 / $40 after 4/4

    n this workshop we will begin with a bit of vinyasa yoga to warm up and then move into a meditative slow-flow of poses to increase range of motion in your joints.


  • love your brain
    community awareness workshop for: love your brain
    Brooke DeWeaver
    Darien: Saturday, April 25th from 2:00pm-3:30pm
    Cost: minimum donation $25
    Love your Brain is a non-profit, grass-roots social movement that brings people together to connect, educate and empower those effected by brain injury.

  • inversions
    Charles Matkin
    Westport: Sunday, April 26th from 2:00pm-3:30pm
    Cost: $30 until 48 Hours prior/$40 after
    We will meticulously define and refine your skill with your shoulders and spine to lessen your challenges with being inverted.

  • waterfall qigong
    waterfall qigong series: session 4 (drop ins welcome!)
    Steven Pague
    Greenwich: Thursday, April 30th from 2:30pm-4:00pm
    Cost: $100 for 5 sessions or $30 drop in
    Through a series of six sessions we will explore both fundamental and advanced practices of Buddhist and Taoist Qigong.

  • waterfall qigong
    waterfall qigong series: session 4 (drop ins welcome!)
    Steven Pague
    Westport: Friday, May 1st from 12:30pm-2:00pm
    Cost: $100 for 5 sessions or $30 drop in
    Through a series of six sessions we will explore both fundamental and advanced practices of Buddhist and Taoist Qigong.

  • community awareness workshop for: paws
    Elizabeth Crisci
    Westport: Saturday, May 2nd from 2:00pm-3:30pm
    Cost: minimum donation $25
    This month Elizabeth Crisci will be hosting a class that will benefit PAWS, and organization that rescues homeless dogs and places them in permanent homes.

  • waterfall qigong
    waterfall qigong series: session 5 (drop ins welcome!)
    Steven Pague
    Greenwich: Thursday, May 7th from 2:30pm-4:00pm
    Cost: $100 for 5 sessions or $30 drop in
    Through a series of six sessions we will explore both fundamental and advanced practices of Buddhist and Taoist Qigong.

  • waterfall qigong
    waterfall qigong series: session 5 (drop ins welcome!)
    Steven Pague
    Westport: Friday, May 8th from 12:30pm-2:00pm
    Cost: $100 for 5 sessions or $30 drop in
    Through a series of six sessions we will explore both fundamental and advanced practices of Buddhist and Taoist Qigong.

  • shoulder opening: a gentle approach to opening the gateway to the heart
    Charles Matkin
    Westport: Sunday, May 10 from 2:00pm-3:30pm
    Cost: $30 within 24 hours of workshop / $40 after
    In this workshop we will work with Asana, Pranayama, and Guided Imagery to tap into the more gentle techniques for the shoulders that Yoga offers to heal on both the physical and emotional levels.

  • waterfall qigong
    waterfall qigong series: session 6 (drop ins welcome!)
    Steven Pague
    Greenwich: Thursday, May 14th from 2:30pm-4:00pm
    Cost: $100 for 5 sessions or $30 drop in
    Through a series of six sessions we will explore both fundamental and advanced practices of Buddhist and Taoist Qigong.

  • waterfall qigong
    waterfall qigong series: session 6 (drop ins welcome!)
    Steven Pague
    Westport: Friday, May 15th from 12:30pm-2:00pm
    Cost: $100 for 5 sessions or $30 drop in
    Through a series of six sessions we will explore both fundamental and advanced practices of Buddhist and Taoist Qigong.

  • aerial yoga teacher training
    50 hour aerial yoga teacher training
    Kevin Bigger, Amanda Winkler and Amanda McDonald of Om Factory, NYC
    Westport: May 16th & 17th, 30th & 31st and June 6th & 7th
    Cost: $1,800 by April 1st / $2000 after
    Continue your journey in this 100 hour program for those who wish to advance their yoga practice and understanding of yoga, and for those who wish to become teachers.

  • pink aid
    community awareness class: sweat 4 pink!
    Lisa Giordano
    Westport: Sunday, May 17th from 4:00pm-5:30pm
    Cost: $25 minimum donation
    This month Lisa Giordano will be hosting a “Sweat 4 Pink” class!  Proceeds will go to Pink Aid, a grant-based organization that works to support uninsured and underinsured women in Connecticut who are undergoing breast cancer treatment.
     

  • iyengar wall workshop
    wall workshop: opening and strengthening your shoulders
    Mike Milversted
    Westport: Sunday, May 24th from 1:00pm-3:00pm
    Cost: $35 pre-registration/ $45 48 hours prior or $150 for all 5 in series
    Join Mike at the Yoga Wall in a journey of exploration and discovery, as you work to find “new connections” in alignment and engagement that will being strength and stability to your postures and deeper levels of awareness to your practice.

  • 200 hour teacher training
    becoming a teacher - a 100 hour immersion - module 2 (weekends)
    Gina Norman, Charles Matkin & Kaia Senior Teachers
    Westport: May 29th - June 21st (weekends)
    Cost: $1,800 (For 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification take this Immersion PLUS our Learning to Teach module for $3,200 total)
    This training is for those who have already completed the Deepen Your Practice: 100 Hour Immersion and would like to continue on to becoming a 200 Hour Certified Yoga Teacher.

  • restorative yoga teacher training
    minimal props restorative yoga teacher training
    Jillian Pransky
    Westport: Thursday, June 18th from 9:30am-3:30pm
    Cost: $125 early bird price / $150 after 6/3  
    In this training, you learn how to create a deeply healing practice using minimal props.

  • 200 hour teacher training
    deepen your practice - a 100 hour immersion - module 1 (weekdays)
    Gina Norman, Charles Matkin & Kaia Senior Teachers
    Westport: Weeks of July 13th, 20th and 27th 
    Cost: $1,600 (For 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification take this Immersion PLUS our Learning to Teach module for $3,200 total)
    Continue your journey in this 100 hour program for those who wish to advance their yoga practice and understanding of yoga, and for those who wish to become teachers.

  • restorative yoga training
    foundations of restorative yoga
    Jillian Pransky
    Westport: Thursday, September 10th from 9:00am-4:30pm
    Cost: $225
    Foundations of Restorative Yoga offers you a clear understanding of the basic science of Restorative Yoga as well as the general application of and alignment with in restorative poses.