All Workshops are open to the public & led by Jaina Portwood, E-RYT 500, YACEP. These seminars qualify for continuing education hours for Yoga Alliance 200YTT, 300YTT, and CEU. Location Minneapolis.


Thai Massage For Couples Valentine’s Workshop

Tuesday February 14th, 2023

Valentine’s Day Special class for you and your loved one. Learn easy and effective techniques to soothe your loved one’s feet, back, neck, and shoulders. Your partner need not be romantic, bring a friend, your mother, anyone. Candle-lit room with roses. Space is limited. Location Minneapolis


Live class in Minneapolis, MN

$60 per couple

Ready to register? Venmo @Jaina-Portwood or send an email to:

Yoga Anatomy Seminars

Tune up your knowledge of the human musculoskeletal system! Each anatomy seminar includes hands on work, palpation, muscle charts, life-size skeleton, and asana alignment. We will also touch on the physiology of yoga and the cardiovascular / cardiopulmonary / lymphatic systems.

2:00-4:00pm $60 per session or $275 for 5 sessions

Saturday January 21 – Skeletal System I

Saturday January 28 – Skeletal System II

Saturday February 4 – Muscular System I

Saturday March 4 – Muscular System II

Saturday April 15 – Acute vs. Chronic Injury Prevention

Ready to register? Venmo @Jaina-Portwood or send an email to:

Yoga Ethics & Cultural Appreciation

Saturday February 18 – 2:00-4:00pm $60

Yoga Ethics & Cultural Appreciation is a workshop for yoga teachers focusing on appreciation for yoga’s roots and culture from ancient times to modern day. We will look at history, present day misconceptions, and compassionate, informed practices. Required reading: Embrace Yoga’s Roots: Courageous Ways to Deepen Your Yoga Practice by Susanna Barkataki

Ready to register? Venmo @Jaina-Portwood or send an email to:

Pranayama & Meditation

Saturday February 25 – 2:00-4:00pm $60

Pranayama & Meditation Techniques for vitality during this dark and grey Minnesota winter season. Learn effective and simple techniques to sharpen your focus and connect to your true source of power, and inner peace.

Ready to register? Venmo @Jaina-Portwood or send an email to:

Prenatal Yoga

Saturday March 11 – 2:00-4:00pm $60

Prenatal Yoga Teacher Training Workshop (for current yoga teachers). Yoga Alliance certification workshop. Learn modifications and variations, use of bolsters, straps, chairs, blocks, and other props for a supportive practice. Jaina has birthed 4 babies and practiced yoga throughout each pregnancy!

Ready to register? Venmo @Jaina-Portwood or send an email to:

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