Yoga Teaching Schedule in Chicago

4:30-5:30pm, Restorative Yoga Nidra @ Nature Yoga, 2021 W. Division St. 

12-1pm. Vinyasa Level 1-2 @ First Ascent, 2950 W. Grand Ave.

Please check the studio websites for when I sub other classes. I also teach private clients, workshops, and a variety of classes at East Bank Club to members.

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Restorative Yoga Nidra Workshops
Restore your vitality, refine your will power, and rest into You by practicing restorative yoga and yoga nidra in this hour long class. Yoga nidra, or yoga sleep, is intended to bring the mind into deeper states of Being, with relaxation and healing as added benefits. Combining both practices is deeply relaxing and transformative. Expect to lay on the floor in different postures supported by yoga props during the restorative practice, and to lay on your back for the nidra practice. No experience necessary.

Aug 16, Sep 13, Nov 15, Dec 13. 6-7pm
2211 N. Elston Ave.
Chicago, IL.

Wednesdays, 4:30-5:30pm
Nature Yoga
2021 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL

Nature Yoga Sanctuary

Aug 18:: Cooling Gentle Yoga
Learn cooling breathing exercises and gentle yoga poses that regulate your body temperature to support you in hot weather. Expect to also practice yoga nidra. No experience necessary.

Nature Yoga Sanctuary
2021 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL
Sundays, 6-7PM

Join me at these affordable monthly yoga workshops. These topics are rarely taught in Chicago and I’m so excited to share them with you.

Embodied Transformation Yoga Retreat with Yoli Maya Yeh
Join Mia Park and Yoli Maya Yeh for a one day yoga experience at Purple and Bumble Farm in Monee, IL on October 5, 2019. The retreat will happen inside the barn if the weather is wet or cold, and outdoors if weather permits. The cost for the retreat is $108 and includes beverages and heavy snacks. You’re welcome to bring a meal. BYOP: bring your own props BYOM: bring your own mat.

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: Purple and Bumble is an independently woman-owned modern, rustic farm. The newly constructed 1200 square foot barn has electricity. There is a compost toilet outhouse and a portable toilet. Bring your own yoga mat, props, and a chair if you need one. Tea and drinking water are provided, Bring your own mug. Purple and Bumble Farm is located 35 miles south of downtown Chicago at 27714 S Kedzie Ave in Monee, IL. Car pooling is strongly encouraged! 

Lecture by Yoli on the grief of Autumn and the power of transformation
Asana practice led by Mia
Yoga Nidra led by Yoli
Journaling exercises led by Mia

Meal Break

Walking meditation led by Mia and Yoli
Slideshow lecture on sankalpa, the power of intention by Mia
Yoga nidra led by Mia
Gentle asana led by Yoli
Journaling led by Mia
Closing Fire Circle
End at 6pm

About Yoli Maya Yeh, MA
Yoli is a Yoga & Shiatsu Therapist (AOBTA, VYASA, Yoga for the Special Child) and an Educator in Comparative Religions and Global Studies (MA Comparative Religious Ethics). Raised in her family’s Native American spiritual teachings, Yoli spent twelve years of her young adulthood studying language, yoga, tantra, healing arts and meditation in India. A native of Chicago, she blends her understandings of Indigenous wisdom teachings, mind-body science, yogic discipline, and play into innovative learning programs for all ages and abilities. @yoliyogini

Learn to Teach Guided Relaxation: 

The Art of Yoga Nidra

Sept 21, Saturday: 2-6:30pm, Sept 22, Sunday: 3:30-7pm
Sept 28, Saturday: 2-6:30pm, Sept 29, Sunday: 3:30-7pm
Nature Yoga Sanctuary
2021 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL

March 27-29, 2020 @ yogaview. More info to come.

Learn to safely and confidently teach guided relaxation, yoga nidra. Yoga nidra is Sanskrit for “yogic sleep”, a powerfully healing and transformational technique from the Tantra Yoga tradition usually practiced laying on the back. The practitioner is lead, or leads themself, into deeper states of relaxation by quieting the nervous system, systematically. Yoga nidra is safe for all practitioners, is a tool for deeper self-awareness, and is used to relieve symptoms of PTSD in clinical studies.

Yoga nidra can be taught as a stand alone practice or as part of a complete practice. Bring this powerful technique of deep relaxation to your clients and yoga students for an enriching experience. Teaching, counseling, healing, or working therapeutically with clients is strongly suggested to take this workshop. 

Expect to practice at least four different systems of yoga nidra that include iRest, the Himalayan system, and Bihar School nidra from Swami Satyananda Saraswati. There is a slideshow lecture explaining the history of yoga nidra, its intention, an explanation of how it works, its physical and subtle body effects, and the different components of a yoga nidra practice, including sankalpa. You will receive scripts and practice teaching in this nurturing, safe environment. Deep dive into yoga nidra through the refinement of teaching techniques and methodology.

Practice yoga nidra with Mia here.

$250 by September 7 | $275 after. Register here.

CE credit available. You must commit to all four days, single day attendance is not permitted. Required reading is “Yoga Nidra” by Swami Satyananda Saraswati; bring your book and you will receive a PDF at the training. Expect minimal movement. Bring food and drink to sustain yourself during the training; there will be 15 minute breaks each day.


Mia is passionate about teaching workshops and trainings: Yoga Nidra Teacher Training, Subtle Body Sequencing, Sankalpa: New Year Resolutions the Yogis Way, Intro to Tantra, Tantra Hatha Yoga, Tantra Vinyasa, Intro to Mantra and Mantra, Intro to Meditation and Meditation, Intro to Pranayama and Pranayama, The Prana Vayus, How to Develop a Self-Practice, Assisted Self Practice, and more. Mia loves teaching yoga.