WildYoga Intensive

Experiencing the 5-Elements

with Heather Sullivan, Paula Wild, Breezy Jackson and Special Guests
WildYoga Intensive
Date: October 01, 2018 - October 07, 2018
Location: Evergreen Lodge
Early Bird Price: $945 by Aug 31, 2018
Regular Price: $995
Type of Program:


Themed on the Five Elements and Balanced Rock’s unique curriculum, this 7-day Yoga Intensive will offer daily asana, meditation, pranayama, philosophy and more in some of the most iconic locations in Yosemite. We will deepen our relationship with the Five Elements as expressed through our yoga practice, in our bodies, and by the planet that sustains us.

Tentative Schedule of the Week

October 1  Introduction to the Program and 5-Elements
Evergreen Lodge – Arrival 9:45am

October 2 Earth Element: Setting the foundations for our practice
Merced Grove, YNP

October 3 Water Element: Breathing into the flow
Hetch Hetchy, YNP

October 4 Fire Element: Igniting the core
Evergeen Lodge and Stanislaus National Forest

October 5 Air Element: Opening the heart
Big Meadow Vista, YNP

October 6 Space Element: Connecting to sacred sound
Olmstead Pt Area, YNP

October 7 Summary, Review and Closing
Evergreen Lodge – Adjourn by 4pm

General Daily Schedule

6:30 Morning Practice
7:30 Breakfast on your own
8:30 Depart for field trip and hike to outdoor studio
9:30 Yoga Asana (physical practice)
12:00 Lunch (please pack a lunch for each day)
1:00 Anatomy and Physiology OR Yoga Philosophy
2:00 Yoga Asana (physical practice)
3:30 Questions, Discussion, Review and/or Journaling
4:00 Return to Evergeen Lodge 
5:00 Dinner on your own
7:00 Evening Program 
9:00 Adjourn

*Please note times are approximate and will vary based on field trip location, weather and needs of the group. This will be the tentative flow for days 2-6 of our Intensive. 

Everyone is welcome!

This Intensive is perfect for those wanting to deepen their personal yoga study, continue their education as a yoga instructor, or seek a new perspective on yoga from the natural world. 

Participants are welcome to attend this program as a retreat, attend as continuing education for 75 hours with Yoga Alliance, or attend as the first portion of our comprehensive 200-hour WildYoga Teacher Training.

Our Co-Directors will be joined by special guests to create a unique and powerful training. The course will be authentic and tempered to the needs of the students. Class sizes will be small with abundant instructor attention available for each student. Participants will leave the WildYoga Intensive with a strong take-home asana practice, meditation and pranayama techniques, an understanding of the major philosophies of yoga and a solid, fun-loving yoga kula (community).

Payment & Pre-requisites


Tuition assistance is available. Payment plans are available for a small additional administrative fee. Please email info@balancedrock.org or call (209) 379-9453 if you would like to arrange a payment plan.

Space is limited. Advance course registration required. Full payment or an initial deposit of $350 will reserve your spot. Full payment is due before the course begins on October 1st, 2018 unless otherwise negotiated.  Please review our cancelation and payment policy.

Food and accommodation are not included in the course tuition. Students are responsible for making their own arrangements. Please see our accommodation recommendations and feel free to contact us with questions. 


Excellent instruction from experienced certified trainers, an instruction manual, continuing education credits with Yoga Alliance, and the opportunity to spend time in stunning locations with wonderful company.

Not Included

Transportation to and from your hometown to Yosemite, park entrance fees, accommodations, food, required reading, and personal items.

Cancelation Policy available here

Course Logistics

For directions to our meeting location and a list of gear please see our Orientation Letter here.

There is more information available on the comprehensive 200-hr WildYoga Teacher Training here.