Restorative Yoga Workshop

with Beth Gurupriya Sanchez

For students and teachers

Saturday, October 7th & Sunday, October 8th, 2023

9:00am – 6:00pm

Pay What You Can

“Restorative Yoga is the use of props to support the body in positions of comfort and ease to facilitate health and relaxation. It is a return to the understanding of rest.”

– Judith Lasater Hansen, founding mother of Restorative Practice

This training will cover the core principles and practices of Restorative Yoga including:

  • Methodology and techniques
  • Physiological benefits of the practice
  • Use of Props
  • Sequencing
  • Give and receive hands on assists (optional)
  • Cueing; using your voice, energy and presence
  • Pranayama and Visualization/Kriya for Restorative Practice
  • Origins, theory and science behind the practice
  • Multi-media presentations and handouts
  • Receive several proven sequences and practices

Benefits of this training:

  • Presentations and discussions will be accompanied by  full experiential practice
  • Learn lifelong skills to expel stress, anxiety and exhaustion
  • Renew your entire system in 10 to 90 minutes
  • Comprehensive understanding of several key supported postures
  • Gain confidence to sharing the practice with others
  • Support for your home practice
  • Earn 16 Yoga Alliance CE hours with Certification

Props provided:

A mat, bolster, strap, three blankets, & two blocks will be provided. Bring an eye pillow and/or sand bag if you have one.

Optional Reading:

  • Relax and Renew by Judith Lasater Hansen
  • Restorative Yoga with Assists by Sue Flamm
  • The Path to Holistic Health by BKS Iyengar
  • Yoga as Medicine by Dr. Timothy McCall
  • Yin Yoga: A Quiet Practice by Paul Grilley
  • The Therapeutic Yoga Kit by Biff Mithoefer and Cheri Clampett


Denver Yoga Underground is pleased to host Beth Gurupriya Sanchez (E-RYT) a veteran Restorative Yoga Teacher and Teacher Trainer. Visit to learn more. And regular presenter in Denver Yoga Underground’s yoga teacher training.

Training Details:


  • Saturday, Oct 7 and Sunday, Oct 8
  • 9:00am to 6:00pm each day, with a 45-minute break for lunch
  • United Church of Christ, Upstairs at 3250 E. Sixth Ave. Denver, 80206


Pay What You Can! PWYC is an equitable format that allows everyone to participate and honor the wisdom, commitment and dedication of the teachers.  Here is how it works…

Option #1: Fair Market Value – Some people would rather just have it all settled in advance. If that’s the case,  pay the fair market value of $360 for the entire 16 hr. workshop initially.

Option #2: Pay What You Can –  Submit your $180 deposit to secure your space in the workshop (If you can’t swing that, let us know).  This deposit is refundable up until two weeks before the workshop.  At the end of your workshop, you can contribute additionally, whatever feels right.