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Welcome to Baxter Bell Yoga & Therapeutics! On this site you can find info on Baxter’s local Bay Area yoga teaching schedule, workshops around the country, and international retreats to amazing destinations.

In addition, you can find out about the Yoga Teacher Training programs Baxter is teaching/directing, as well as learn more about his work with individuals via the healing tools of medical acupuncture and therapeutic yoga.

And don’t forget to sign up to receive Baxter’s Quarterly Newsletter, which keeps you in the loop about upcoming special events.

“Yoga is a practice of almost unlimited possibilities, benefiting our physical health, our sense of mental and emotional well-being, and feeding our soul on its search for purpose and meaning. And because of all these things, yoga can help us get healthy, be healthy, and also help us deal with sadness and suffering when they inevitably show up in our lives. It has been my invaluable companion for almost 20 years, and I am looking forward to our discoveries together in the next 20!”
~Baxter


Best Yoga Teacher 2017 - Oakland MagazineGRATITUDE

Thank you for voting Baxter Bell “Best Yoga Teacher” in Oakland Magazine’s Best Of 2017!

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YOGA VIDEOS!Baxter Bell Yoga Video - Yoga Therapy for Balance Videos

Check out my video page where you’ll find links to online courses including Yoga for Brain Function, Heart Health, Better Digestion and more. Use coupon code BBYOGA15 to get 15% off all courses!

You can also watch some interviews, as well as access the new Yoga U Practice Channel, a great educational resource where I am a featured instructor.

And subscribe to my YouTube channel to get my free weekly Yoga for Balance videos! Also available via my Facebook page.


YOGA EVOLUTION
Grow and Evolve Your Personal Practice
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Retreat at Feathered Pipe Ranch, Helena, Montana
August 12 – 18, 2017
with Baxter Bell, MD & Melina Meza

Are you ready for a rich, juicy, and fascinating yoga deep dive into Yoga Evolution? Join us under Montana’s Big Sky to explore the evolution of your personal yoga practice. Ideally, your practice changes, shifts and grows over time so it stays continuously relevant to your shifting life circumstances and the goals for your one-of-a-kind life. This week is all about refining, refreshing, and advancing your practice — so it is free to evolve!

Space is limited – click here for more info and to register now!

(Scholarships may be available.)

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Yoga For Healthy Aging 30 Hour Training Intensive & *Certification

with Baxter Bell and Melina MezaYoga for Heathy Aging Training, Chicago Area, October 2017
at Prairie Yoga
Lisle, IL (Chicago area)
October 23-28, 2017
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Intensive:
Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
(with 1 hour break each day)
*Optional Certification (additional fee):
Saturday, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
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This course will provide instructions on maintaining your physical, mental and emotional health as you age. The main focus of the course is on preventative strategies, covering:

• Strength • Flexibility • Agility
• Balance • Stress Management • Circulatory System/Heart Health
• Brain Health • Medical Conditions (in general) • Equanimity

We’ll present the scientific background that explains how and why yoga works to foster healthy aging, so you’ll understand which techniques to use when. We’ll also teach you the essential yoga poses, yoga sequences and other practices that will set you up for a lifetime of practice.

This intensive is designed for relatively healthy and physically able participants.

For certified yoga teachers, this course will provide supplemental, specialized training in yoga for healthy aging techniques, which you can then teach to your own students.
For yoga students with one or more years of experience, this course will provide you with the tools to create a personalized yoga program that meets your particular needs and concerns.
For Teachers Who Want YFHA Certification, You Will Need To:
Attend an extra session on Saturday, Oct. 28, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm, where you’ll do a short teaching demonstration. Also pass the take-home final we provide.

Open to all *experienced students and all yoga teachers from any tradition (*minimum one year yoga experience)

Early bird pricing ends Friday Sept 8!
More info and registration here.