URU1-By the Airport Events

120 Day Event Calendar Fri June 23, 2017 - Wed October 25, 2017

Operation Adopt-A-Kitty Yoga Class!

with Samantha Coates

Sun June 25, 2017 2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Operation Adopt-A-Kitty Yoga Class!

Join us for a special yoga class this Sunday! There are 6 kittens that need a home ASAP to avoid going to a shelter. Sam will be teaching a donation based class infused with kitten like play and also, kittens! You can stretch, pet, aaand savasana all in one room! The lovely Malia will assist. Come see us this Sunday, and leave with a free kitten! (Or just come cuddle kittens, even if you're not ready to adopt)

Intro to Chair Acrobatics

with Ashlyn Swafford

Thu June 29, 2017 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Intro to Chair Acrobatics

Join Ashlyn for a new workshop introducing chair acrobatics!

This workshop will go over getting comfortable with the chair as a prop, as well as poses and transitions on the chair to create a short routine.

A maximum of 10 students can sign up for this workshop.

All levels of fitness are welcome, but the pressure of the chair in some poses can be instense on the body.
If you have any injuries please consult with the instructor before signing up: swaffordashlyn@gmail.com or post in discussion.

Sign up and pay online to make sure you have a spot
(will post when registration is live)


Thursday, June 29th, 2017
$15 for everyone

Create and Cultivate a Mindfulness Practice

with Linda Murray

Sat July 22, 2017 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Create and Cultivate a Mindfulness Practice

Create and Cultivate a Mindfulness Practice
This workshop will focus on the illuminating the use of evidence-based mindfulness practices and help attendees to develop an individualized and effective daily mindfulness practice. Linda is pursuing a Master’s degree in psychology (counseling concentration) at UWF. She has taught yoga for two years after earning a 200 Hour Yoga Teacher Training certificate in May 2015. She has researched, studied, and presented on the mindfulness-based therapy practices for both individuals and groups. Linda is passionate about the subject of mindfulness-based therapies on both an intellectual and spiritual level.

In this two-hour workshop Linda will cover:
-The effects of stress on the body
-The effectiveness of mindfulness practices in reducing stress
-A variety of mindfulness techniques (beyond seated meditation)
-How to develop a effective, personalized mindfulness program
-How to integrate mindfulness practice into daily life, even for those with busy schedules

If you have ever attempted a meditation practice and found it difficult to maintain a consistent practice, this workshop will provide you with helpful information on how to create a program that will work for you and your schedule. If you’ve never tried to practice mindfulness or meditation this workshop will provide all the necessary information and guidance to begin an effective one. We will spend time discussing barriers to a consistent mindfulness practice and techniques to overcome these common barriers. No previous experience necessary, if you do have previous experience you will be invited to briefly share your experiences, both successful and unsuccessful, with the group.

The investment is $15 per person or $20 for couples, roommates, partners, friends (any two people who want to begin a mindfulness practice together)

Thai Yoga Bodywork with Sudevi (16 CEUS for Massage Therapist)

with Sudevi Linda Kramer

Sat August 12, 2017 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Thai Yoga Bodywork with Sudevi (16 CEUS for Massage Therapist)

Learn how to open marmas (pools of energy) and understand the energy lines in the body to facilitate balance and healing in the body. Gentle stretching, compressions, detailed thumbwork are all part of this mystical Thai Yoga healing art. Learn special prayers and mantras.

Thai Yoga Bodywork benefits yoga teachers, LMT's, and oh yes the receiver.

16 CEUs for Massage Therapists and 16 hours towards the Vedic Conservatory 250 hour Certification.


Sudevi is a highly sought-after Vedic Conservatory certified teacher of Nuad Borarn/Vedic Thai Yoga Bodywork studying annually in Thailand and leading International study tours. She began her studies of Thai Massage with Mukti Michael Buck in 2003. She is duly certified in Integral and Jivamukti Yoga and was graced by Sri Swami Satchidananda and Yoga Masters Sharon Gannon and David Life. Sudevi's private practice spans 17 years. Sudevi is a licensed massage therapist. Sudevi serves as the Director of Yoga and International Studies for the Vedic Conservatory.

Sudevi was inducted into the WMF Hall of Fame at Berea Kentucky in June 2010. She is a frequent presenter at Yoga and retreat centers nationally as well as massage schools and spas. Sudevi continues her studies in Ayurvedic and Asia Spa Therapies in Thailand. Thai style Reflexology, TTM (Traditional Thai Medicine) techniques and Luk Pra Kob (Herbal Compresses) are Sudevi's personal interests.

Sudevi offers Agni Hotra puja rituals, Vedic Prayes fire ceremonies for world peace. Sudevi holds a Reiki Master's designation and trainings in the Ushui lineage and other forms of energy medicine such as Pranic Psychotherapy.

Sudevi is a considered is a gifted astrologer and offers private chart readings and lessons.

Sudevi holds a Master's degree from the University of Missouri-Kansas City in English/Creative Writing.

URU Yoga & Beyond 200 Hour Teacher Training

with Rebecca Sathre

Fri September 8, 2017 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

URU Yoga & Beyond 200 Hour Teacher Training

The study of yoga is as vast as the sky and as deep as your soul."-Rebecca Sathre

The URU Yoga & Beyond teacher training is a peak pose vinyasa yoga teacher training with a strong emphasis on finding your unique authentic voice in life and in teaching. We will delve into all aspects of yoga including philosophy, mantra, bhakti yoga, meditation, asana, karma yoga, anatomy and physiology and most certainly yoga as a lifestyle. We will cultivate a community that studies, practices, laughs, learns, grows, opens and connects.

All trainees will have the opportunity to become proficient at teaching a yoga class that includes mantra, pranayama, a theme, vinyasa flow that leads to a peak pose, meditation and a closing mantra.

Teacher trainees will have many opportunities to teach and be mentored in URU classes and in the training.

The URU Yoga and Beyond teacher training is a way to incorporate yoga as a life style.

In additon teacher trainees will have the unique opportunity to mentor in aerial classes as an addition to the training with an extra fee that will be paid to the aerial mentor and URU.

The URU Yoga & Beyond Teacher Training will be lead by Rebecca Sathre with many guest teachers from URU and around the country. The training will be very broad and vast with a concentrated focus on authenticity in teaching.

URU Yoga & Beyond Teacher Training dates will be announced.
The first weekend of the training is September 9-11 (URU1)

General weekend hours (these may shift slightly for guest teachers)
Friday: 5:30-9:00
Saturday 11:00-8:00
Sunday 9:00-6:00

The application can be found on www.uruyoga.com.

Financial Commitment is $2600 paid in full or 3 payments of $950 by September 1st, $950 by December 1st and $950 by March 1st. $200 non refundable application fee is required upon signing contract.

We accept MyCAA scholarships for military spouses through our program.

Additional costs that are required are the purchase of an URU class pass which will be sold at a discount to teacher trainees, plus the purchase of required books.

The required book list will be something close to this:
Light on Life by B.K.S. Iyengar
Light on Yoga by B.K.S. Iyengar
2100 Asanas by Daniel Lacerdo
Hatha Yoga Pradipika by Swami Mutktibodhandanda
Heart of Yoga ( T. K. V. Desikachar)
Yoga Anatomy (Leslie Kaminoff)
Yoga Sutra translation of choice
Bhagavad Gita translation of choice

The time commitments are generally one training weekend month, 1 field trip day, 2 URU yoga classes a week, 2 practicum taught yoga classes, team taught graduation class, yoga homestudy, and a yoga self evaluation test.

"Yoga has literally saved my life and it is from this place that I share the teachings with you. Please join me on this path if you have a calling to go deeper with yoga and share the yoga path with others."-Rebecca

Autumn Equinox Full Weekend Retreat!

with Rebecca Sathre

Fri September 22, 2017 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Autumn Equinox Full Weekend Retreat!

URU Yoga now offers day and weekend retreats for those looking for a short getaway to reconnect with Self and others. A URU retreat will include yoga, meditation, group circling to hold sacred space for open discussion, delicious & healthy food, and fun!

Autumn Equinox Weekend Retreat

September 23-25
Coldwater Gardens in Milton

*All Inclusive (lodging, food, and activities for the weekend)

Treehouse-$420 per space
Cottages-$410 per space for King Bed
Cottages-$385 per space in Comfy Pull out bed
Cabana-$450/$480 per space (BOOKED)
Glamping-$340 per space
Glamping on air mattress-$310 per space
Platform Camping-$300 per space
Primitive Camping-$250 per space

To register, call URU at 850-377-5334

To view pictures of the above accommodations and the Coldwater Gardens property, visit www.coldwatergardens.com