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Who is Ame Wren?

Listen to my recent Running On Om podcast interview with Julia Hanlon. My yoga practice began, as it does for so many, in early adulthood. Throughout the years I’ve come to classify myself as a “yoga mutt” given the myriad of styles I’ve studied. I remain a dedicated student of Iyengar, Ashtanga and Vinyasa yoga. My practice has taken different shapes over the years but has always been heavily influenced by intentional structure, alignment and...
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For the Love of Nature Galapagos Retreat with Ame Wren

November 5~12th, 2016 Get ready for an otherworldly adventurer. As a long-time traveler, lover of nature, animals and yoga, Ame jumped at her first opportunity to go to the Galapagos. Now she’s headed back to hang with the giant tortoises and you can come. This trip is the perfect opportunity to combine a once-in-a-lifetime locale with daily yoga practices and community cultivation. We will begin most days with a sweaty practice to wake us up...
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Boston Yoga School 200-hr Teacher Training MAINE Winter 2016

Dates: January 2016 – May 2016 Director: Ame Wren Co-Director: Terry Cockburn Guest Faculty Kevin Courtney (Yoga Philosophy) Zachary Dacuk (Anatomy, Physiology, and Conscious Embodiment) Chip Hartranft (Sanskrit & Sutra Study) Brenna Matthews (Applied Anatomy & The Art of Touch) Hosted By: Freeport Yoga Company Class website: http://www.bostonyogaschool.com/trainings/winter-2016-200-hr-teacher-training-maine About This Training Applicants to this training must have a consistent and serious yoga practice. The curriculum is designed for committed yoga students looking to enrich their...
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11/27-29 2015, Yoga Town, Ottawa, Canada

Save the date! Friday November 27th~ Sunday November 29th, 2015 at Yoga Town in Ottawa, Ontario
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11/15/15, West Hartford Yoga, West Hartford, CT

Save the date! Friday & Saturday November 14/15th at West Hartford Yoga
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11/14/2015, West Hartford Yoga, West Hartford, CT

Save the date! Saturday November 14th at West Hartford Yoga
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10/30/15-10/31/15, Freeport Yoga Company, Freeport, ME

Save the date!   October 30 & 31st at Freeport Yoga Company
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10/30/15-10/31/15, Greener Postures, Portland, ME

Save the date!   Friday & Saturday October 30 & 31 at Greener Postures Yoga
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Boston Yoga School 200-hour Teacher Training SYRACUSE Fall 2015

Dates: October 2015-February 2016 Directed by Ame Wren Assisted by Tiffany Sisko Guest Faculty Zachary Dacuk (Anatomy, Physiology & Conscious Embodiment) Kevin Courtney (Living Yoga Philosophy, Yoga Sutra & Yoga Therapy) Brenna Matthews (Touching with Intention & Sequencing the Softer Side) Hosted By: O Yoga Class Website: http://www.bostonyogaschool.com/trainings/fall-2015-200-hr-teacher-training-syracuse About This Training Applicants to this training must have a consistent and serious yoga practice. The curriculum is designed for committed yoga students looking to enrich their...
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Boston Yoga School 200-hr Teacher Training CAPE COD Fall 2015

Boston Yoga School/Orleans Yoga & Pilates 2015 Teacher Training A 200+ hour training for committed yoga students October 2015 – March 2016 Director: Ame Wren Assistant Director: Petra Ledkovsky Guest Faculty: Kevin Courtney (Yoga Philosophy and Subtle Body) Zachary Dacuk (Anatomy, Physiology, and Conscious Embodiment) Chip Hartranft (Sanskrit & Sutra Study) Terry Cockburn (Principles of Yin Yoga & Meditation) Chris Brenneck (Applied Anatomy) 5-day intensive October 8-12, Thursday-Monday, 830-530 daily Continuing weekends: Friday 530-9, Saturday...
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Italian Yoga Adventure with Ame Wren and Kevin Courtney

When: September 26~Oct 3, 2015 Where: In Sabina, about an hour north of Rome. Join seasoned teachers Ame Wren and Kevin Courtney for a 7-day trip to the Italian countryside. Most days will include a morning and evening practice, with the afternoon free to roam the surrounding hills and olive groves, lounge poolside, get a massage or take a trip to one of the nearby villages. In addition you will have one full day to...
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Summer Ladies Retreat in Vermont with Ame Wren & Alison Sinatra

Where: Good Commons Retreat Center, Plymouth, VT When: Thursday afternoon, August 20th~ Sunday afternoon August 23rd, 2015 Ame & Alison couldn’t be more excited to co-lead this third annual gathering of ladies at the ever-lovely Good Commons Retreat Center. Expect sweaty & sweet asana practices, ritual, meditation and lots of time to relax and restore. We will be joined by a yogini chef cooking up incredible, hearty and wholesome vegetarian cuisine. During the day you...
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Farm to Table Vermont Retreat Weekend with Ame Wren & Brenna Matthews

Where: Good Commons Retreat Center, Plymouth, VT When: Thursday afternoon, July 30th~ Sunday afternoon August 2nd, 2015 Summer retreats are the best, and there’s no better place to do one than Vermont. Ame & Brenna have led many laughter-filled, sun-kissed weekend retreats, and this will be no exception. In addition to 6 stellar yoga classes, you will be served incredible vegetarian meals, all locally sourced and crafted. There will be ample opportunities to swim and...
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Boston Yoga School 200-hour Teacher Training BOSTON Spring 2015

Directed by Ame Wren & Brenna Matthews Assisted by Joanna Benevides Hosted by North End Yoga Guest Faculty Nicole Clark (Power of Touch & Working with Injuries) Kevin Courtney (Living Yoga Philosophy & the 8 Limbs) Zachery Dacuk (Anatomy, Physiology & Conscious Embodiment) Chip Hartranft (Yoga Sutra Study & Introduction to Sanskrit) Alison Sinatra (Teaching the Softer Side & Holding Space) Josh Summers (Core Concepts of Yin Yoga & Meditation) About this training: Applicants to...
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Costa Rican Yoga & Surf Adventure with Ame Wren and Brenna Matthews

April 18th~25th, 2015 www.ojodelmar.com This retreat is for the adventurous yogi. Ojo del Mar sits on the pristine and untouched shores of the Osa Peninsula. Off the grid and surrounded by the jungle, Ojo is the perfect place to retreat from the stresses of city living and get back to the earth. Wake to the smell of home-cooked breakfast sourced from the garden and Costa Rican coffee. After morning practice you can spend your day...
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4/11/2015, Thames St Yoga, Newport, RI

Saturday, April 11th, 2015 at Thames St Yoga in Newport, RI Clean it up: Asana Repair for Students/Teachers Given the athletic nature of vinyasa yoga, anatomical alignment is frequently sacrificed for technique and pace. This workshop will be a thorough refresher on the architecture of asana. We will look intently at the shapes of the most common poses and the ways in which the body and mind distort the shapes, often resulting in injury. Tadasana...
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4/10/2015, Orleans Yoga & Pilates, Orleans, MA

Save the date! Friday April 10th at Orleans Yoga & Pilates* *there will be an info session about the upcoming Boston Yoga School Cape Cod teacher training following the workshop
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Mexican Bliss Retreat with Ame Wren and Joanne Flaherty

Saturday March 21st~ Saturday March 28th, 2015 www.xinalaniretreat.com Nestled between a white-sand beach and the mountains, on a 10-acre property only accessible by boat, resides the eco-chic retreat center called Xinalani. Despite being only 12 miles south of Puerta Vallarta (making for easy travel to and from), Xinalani feels like it’s own island. Picture a completely secluded beachfront cliff property settled in amongst the trees of the jungle. But don’t let the seclusion fool you—-...
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3/13/2015, Yoga Tree, Haverhill, MA

Save the date! Friday, March 13th at the Yoga Tree
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3/6/2015, Treetop Yoga, Gloucester, MA

Save the date! Friday, March 6, 2015 at Treetop Yoga in Gloucester, MA Learning to See: A Workshop for Teachers
 4-6:30pm As teachers, first we develop the ability to lead and speak then we develop the ability to touch and feel. What is often overlooked is the ability to see. Being able to see your students in asanas, to determine where they are creating compression, where they need space and how to help them find...
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Learning to See: Continuing Education with Ame Wren

As teachers, first we develop the ability to lead and speak then we develop the ability to touch and feel. What is often overlooked is the ability to see. Being able to see your students in asanas, to determine where they are creating compression, where they need space and how to help them find it, is a remarkable and profound skill. While it begins with asana, it translates to much more. By becoming a skilled...
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Boston Yoga School Fall/Winter 2014 200-hr Teacher Training

Boston Yoga School Fall/Winter 2014 Yoga Teacher Training Directed by Ame Wren Hosted by North End Yoga Assisted by Joanna Benevides & Brenna Matthews Guest Faculty Zachery Dacuk (Anatomy & Conscious Embodiment) Josh Summers (Core Concepts of Yin Yoga and Meditation: Theoretical and Practical Implications) Nicole Clark (Power of Touch) Kevin Courtney (Yoga Philosophy, Living the 8 Limbs & Therapeutic Yoga) Alison Sinatra (Teaching the Softer Side and Holding Space) Chip Hartranft (History of Yoga...
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Boston Yoga School 500-hour Advanced Teaching Training

Boston Yoga School 500-hour Advanced Teaching Training Hosted by South Boston Yoga Directed by Ame Wren & Kevin Courtney Supporting faculty: Zachery Dacuk, Josh Summers, Chip Hartranft and Alison Sinatra This training is for those who have completed a 200-hour teacher training and are interested in diving deeper into the mission and meaning of teaching yoga. This training will be based upon in-depth study of the physical practice, yoga philosophy and the art of teaching...
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TRAININGS

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WORKSHOPS

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RETREATS