October 15, 2022

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification On-Site or On-Line

200 Hour Yoga Teacher Certification Program In-person or Online “An excellent school grounded in an ancient tradition. I loved taking the 200 hour training and love continuing my studies and teaching here!” Chris Molinari “Best Teacher Training ever! Comprehensive in Philosophy, Asana, Teaching Technique and Ayurveda. It has given me a most solid foundation from which to build and share”. Maggi Aebi Pittsburgh’s longest standing and most reputable teacher certification program.  We have offered this program in Pittsburgh for nearly 20 years and are an internationally recognized educational facility. We are educators!  This program will give you a deeper understanding of yoga so that you have a broader, more stable foundation to share, teach and make a difference. Inherit the Wisdom of a Living Tradition Ready to become a yoga instructor? Or as an experienced yoga practitioner, would you like to deepen your practice for your own personal growth?   Next session begins October 14, 2022 Certification through the Himalayan Institute qualifies graduates to become members of HITA (Himalayan Institute Teachers Association) and to register with Yoga Alliance. Teacher Training 2022-23 We are now in the process of taking applications for our 2021-22 teacher training at our Pittsburgh location. 200 Hour application and reference form– […]
September 16, 2022

Yoga, Camping and Adventure Retreat

Yoga and Ayurveda with Kate Mackin and Todd Williams Sept 16-18 $799 Create more happiness and health in your life. * Space is limited, please register soon! Visit www.hipyoga.org, email info@hipyoga.org or call (412) 344-7434 for more information. Join us to connect with nature, enjoy adventure and find healing in the beautiful Laurel Highlands. This trip includes: Daily yoga classes and seminars Fresh, clean food Kayaking on the lake at Laurel Hill State Park Truly pampered camping accommodations Hiking- experience the oldest growth of Hemlocks on the East Coast Campfires and being one with nature About the retreat: Join this retreat to bring balance back into your life. The last couple of years have been stressful and it has never been more important to focus on health and restoring peace to our lives. Ayurveda, the “science of life” helps us manage what we are taking in from our diet, lifestyle habits and relationships. We will learn helpful tools to create wellness and each participant will have their own individual ayurvedic consultation to create a lifestyle plan tailored to them.  
August 9, 2022

Prenatal Yoga Class- New Session Dates!

with Dana Ramous On-Site and On-Line August 9th to October 4th (no class August 23rd) Tuesdays from 6 – 7 pm This class is designed to support expecting moms emotionally and physically during pregnancy. Over these 8 weeks we will cover postures and breathwork to promote calmness, confidence, flexibility and strength in preparation for childbirth.   Dana is a prenatal certified yoga instructor who helps pregnant women and new mamas find balance in life through yoga, community, a little humor and a lot of inspiration. Please pre-register. 48 hour notice is required for refunds.  
June 16, 2022

Community Class

June 15, 2022

Building Resilience: A Comprehensive Approach to Wellness

$30   Take a closer look at the components that make up your health.  Explore the building blocks of physical wellbeing and tools to promote mental and emotional wellness. Leave with new ideas to incorporate into your life that meet your individual needs.
May 27, 2022

Monthly Discussion Group

Join us to get together and talk with like-minded individuals about things that are important to. Our next meeting is May 27th from 1-2 pm. This will be an opportunity to share resources and ideas, as well as to bring us all out of the isolation that Covid has created.  
May 3, 2022

Yin Yoga

with Erin McAuley Tuesdays 1-2 pm Use your class pass!   Poses are set up to be supported positions and sequencing has less total postures (but more space!) Diaphragmatic breath settles in as each pose is held for several minutes. This practice allows the body to settle throughout soft tissues and release, similar to how the body must relax when allowing oxygen to enter during an inhale.  
April 30, 2022

Yoga and Hiking Adventure

with Kate Mackin and Todd Williams April 30th from 10 am – 2 pm $60 (includes vegan lunch) Let’s get out there and enjoy nature! Join us hiking on the Emerald Trail- a scenic tour of the South and North sides of Mount Washington. Not a lazy stroll through the woods. You will feel the burn! After the hike, enjoy a healthy vegan lunch and we will do some yoga to wind down and stretch out.   We’ll meet at 10 am at Olympia Park (455 Hallock St, Pittsburgh, PA 15211) and start the hike from there.  You will start out with a special tea blend to keep you hydrated through the hike.  
April 27, 2022

Building Your Pranayama Practice

with Kate Mackin April 27th from 1-3 pm $30 Pranayama (or breath work) is an essential part of yoga.  It helps to reset the nervous system and anchor our mind to our inner experience.  Join me to take a look at various practices and their benefits and design a daily practice session.