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The Denver Yoga Underground specializes in advanced programs including: yoga workshops, retreats and yoga teacher training. At times, we do joint presentations with community organizations who provide yoga classes to communities in need.  All events happen at the Sixth Ave. UCC or online as noted.

The Pranic Approach to Meditation
Four Part Series for April 2021

A deeper look how to manage energy to deepen meditation
Weekly Presentation & Practice – Online & Recorded

Wed. 7:30-8:45am | April 7th to 28th

= Pay What You Can =

Most of us have heard of “prana” also known as the “energetic life force”. It is most readily accessed throught the breath and is integral to yoga practice.  This series offers a practical introduction to how to work with prana in asana, bandha, pranayama & meditation.

*Week 1 – Introduction to the roll of prana in the yoga system.

*Week 2 – Connecting to prana to effect change in mental state.

*Week 3 – A deeper look at prayayama practice as a special discipline

*Week 4 – Extended practice session for deep peace

All sessions include: Pranayama, Asana, Mantra, Bandha & Dedicated Meditation

Derik Eselius (ERYT-1000)  A student of tantra, raja & karma yoga for nearly 30 years, he makes ancient yogic knowledge both accessible and practical for the modern yogi. Learn the deeper principles and how to apply them.

Dates and Times and Location:

  • Wednesdays  | April 7th to 28th | 7:30am – 8:45am
  • Online link provided upon registration. All sessions recorded & available after registration

Pay What You Can:

We all benefit from meditation. We all want greater wellness.  I invite you to Pay What You Can based on your means.  Suggested rate for the series $50.

Spring Dietary Soul Reboot!

– Based on Ayurvedic Pancha Karma Protocol  –

Online & Recorded – Five Part Series

Step by step approach to making simple,
Potent dietary changes to clean house & connect to spirit
With the collective support of a seasoned guide & your peers

= Pay What You Can =

Lots of people love the idea of a spring dietary cleanse, and all the benefits that come with it: a chance to reset, increased vitality, insight & long term health.

But…. habit, fear of letting go, or anxiety about discomfort delay them from follow through. “Maybe next year….”

Truthfully, a spring dietary cleanse can be joyful! It’s a chance to take ownership of your wellbeing with expert guidance and the collective encouragement of fellow cleansers. Plus, take bonus yoga classes to enhance the spiritual aspect of this deep renewal.

Based on Ayurvedic “pancha karma” principles,
The gradual elimination diet will nourish rather than deprive.

Your Guides:

Beth Sanchez (ERYT-500)
Ever since her initial introduction to yoga in India, during college, Beth has remained a devoted student of yoga and ayurveda for 25 years; and has studied with many renowned teachers.

Derik Eselius (ERYT-1000)
Is a student of yoga for 30 years and founder of Denver Yoga Underground in 2003.

Four Stages & Key Dates:

  • #1 Intro. & Set Up – Wed. April 21, 6-8pm
    Get an overview of what’s to come, the supplies you will need and build a safe and sacred container with fellow cleansers.  You are not alone!
  • #2 Launch! – Sun. April 25, 9:30-10:30am
    No formal meeting at this time. Begin the process of a gradual elimination diet. And say a prayer for our collective success!
  • #3  *The Deep Cleanse – May 1-2, 9:30-10:30
    Create a weekend of healing renewal during the liquid-only (or fast) phase.
    Bonus Restorative Yoga Class! – Sat. May 1, 6-8pm
  • #4 Final Return – Sat. May 8, 9:30-11
    Wow, that was amazing!  Great work team! Where to from here?

* Bonus, restorative yoga session available during the Deep Cleanse!*
* Bonus, weekly yoga & meditation class (Weds. 7:30-8:45am) *
Recorded classes also available! 


  • Dates Above
  • Online link provided upon registration – recorded & available for 30 days
  • Purchase – Pay What You Can

Option #1: Fair Market Value
Some people would rather just have it all settled before the workshop gets started. If that’s you, you can pay the market value of $225 in advance.

Option #2: Pay What You Can
Submit your $100 to secure your space in the workshop (let us know if you can’t swing that).  This deposit is refundable up until two weeks before the dietary reboot. After that, it’s not. At the end of the workshop, pay whatever you can/want on top of the deposit, it’s up to you.