Workshops 2018-02-26T08:58:55+00:00

march 2018

18mar7:30 pm- 9:30 pmIf The Buddha Dated in LAMindful Mingling with Alanna Zabel and Ira Israel

24mar12:00 pm- 1:00 pmLos Angeles Public Library Venice Branch Book ReadingHow To Survive Your Childhood Now That You're An Adult: A Path To Authenticity and Awakening

april 2018

14apr1:00 pm- 3:00 pmTantris: Yoga, Intimacy & Love, part 1

15apr7:30 pm- 9:30 pmOrganic RomanceMindful Mingling with Alanna Zabel and Ira Israel

21apr1:00 pm- 3:00 pmTantris: Yoga, Intimacy & Love, part 2

september 2018


november 2018

23nov - 25nov 238:00 pmnov 25KRIPALU: Cultivating Meaning and Happiness through Mindfulness and Yoga

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“Through Ira’s intelligent and contemporary voice, he is uniquely able to communicate traditional mind/body practices, making yogic philosophies and modern day psychology a natural blend that is necessary for Self-awareness and transcendence to occur. I recommend Ira’s work!”

~ Seane Corn

“Ira Israel is a thoughtful and compassionate teacher and therapist, who has the unique gift of marrying psychotherapy and his many years of yoga experience and study as an effective method to alleviate suffering. I have seen profound shifts of self-awareness and understanding for his students.”

~ Tracee Stanley

“I know Ira Israel both as a colleague and a friend and he can be always counted on for his rich devotion to relationships. I highly recommend Ira’s creative, authentic and mindful approach to anyone seeking to learn – in particular, his workshops are breathtaking.”

~ Robert Lusson, Ph.D.

“I went to Ira Israel’s Esalen ‘Cultivating Meaning and Happiness through Mindfulness and Yoga’ retreat and found him to be not only spirited and fun, but delightfully intelligent, astute, and compassionate. His teaching combines a spiritual understanding of the mind and body while offering practical applications.”

~ Tatiana Urquiza

“Whether attending Ira’s Advanced Mindfulness workshop or his Cultivating Meaning and Happiness through Mindfulness and Yoga Esalen seminar, you’ll be with a gifted, learned, funny and deeply grounded teacher. Ira offers well-organized, interactive, inspiring sessions you’ll find useful for the rest of your life.”

~ Donald Thornberry, MD

“Ira has a straight to the point way about to the heart of what’s holding you back. His humor and vulnerability make him accessible and his integration of meditation and yoga helps you get through your daily obstacles with presence of mind, clarity and calmness.”

~ Laurie Searle

“Ira’s presentation on happiness was wonderful – informative, educational and amusing! He engaged the audience and provided them with mindfulness meditation tools and exercises to help them relax. We plan to have him back again soon!”

~ Amy Feller, Redondo Beach Library

“Vista Hill SmartCare’s team of Behavioral Health Consultants and Educators were blessed with the wisdom, humor and heart-felt experiences of Ira Israel during a day-long mindfulness training tailored specifically for our unique program.”

~ Pamela Sachs, LCSW

To see if my teaching style resonates with you, please check out the below video of a live class