Join Max Strom in Glasgow!

Dates: Friday 10 – Sunday 12 January 2020

Venue: The Pearce Institute, 840-860 Govan Rd, Glasgow G51 3UU

Bio:  Max Strom is a global teacher, speaker, author, and trainer, and is known for profoundly inspiring and impacting the lives of his students for nearly two decades. Many of you know him from his inspiring book, A Life Worth Breathing, which is now published in six languages and used as required reading in many yoga trainings (including ours!), and his more recent book, There is No APP for Happiness which addresses the challenge of finding meaning in the digital age.

Born with severe clubbed feet, Max spent much of the first six years of his life with his feet confined in plaster casts and braces. Today, he is known for inspiring and impacting the lives of people from all walks of life, teaching personal transformation and Inner Axis yoga worldwide.

His teachings are not limited by contemporary yoga culture, and instead they are known to reach the heart of people across the globe. His method addresses the internal, and emotional aspects of our life, as well as physical healing.  He has taught tens of thousands of students, trained several hundred teachers.

A dynamic speaker, Max has presented three TEDx events, a keynote speech on ethics at the Lululemon global management conference, and keynote addresses at wellness conferences, corporate conferences, and many yoga festivals. Most recently he presented at the first Wellness Symposium in Saudi Arabia, and the prestigious World Government Summit in Dubai. His TEDx talk, Breathe to Heal, is one of the most viewed talks on breath work in history. Max is recognized by both the Yoga Alliance US and UK at their Advanced Teacher Level (ERYT 500).

You can see more of his work on his DVDs, Learn to Breathe, to heal yourself and your relationships, and Max Strom Yoga – Strength, Grace, Healing as well as his online course Breathe to Heal. Max has been leading teacher trainings since 2000.

PriceThe weekend costs just £200 (plus fees) or you can pay £55 (plus fees) for each workshop by clicking on each link.

Have a read below to decide which workshops to attend or click the button immediately below and get booked on for the whole weekend!



Friday evening 7-9 pm

Vital Life-Better Sleep: Stress management

All levels are welcome. Bring writing materials.

This evening workshop deals directly with the modern plague of sleeplessness and stress. In America, the Center for Disease Control has declared sleep disorder an epidemic, and this is happening in industrial cities across the world. This workshop will help you re-think your priorities and give you knowledge to take home with you to help you sleep and live more at ease. This workshop begins with a lecture, and then moves into a gentle restorative sequence of postures and gentle movement that immediately trigger deep relaxation. Simple, powerful accessible. Max will give you knowledge to take home with you to help you live more at ease with improved sleep. All levels are welcome. Bring writing materials.

Saturday morning 10 am – 12:00 pm

Learn to Breathe, to Heal Yourself and Your Relationships

2-hours ~ Appropriate for all levels.

How does the way we breathe affect our stress level, anxiety, quality of sleep, and even our relationships? Breath penetrates, breath invigorates, and breath heals. The effect of Max’s breath work can lead to profound release and calm. Other benefits may include increased energy and mental clarity. This works so quickly and effectively that Max has successfully brought his unique breathing program into the corporate world.  Class will include a lecture, simple but high impact breathing exercises; very gentle breath-initiated movement, and guided meditation.

Saturday afternoon  2 – 4 pm

Strength, Grace, and Healing

2-hours ~ All levels

The intent of yoga is not only to increase our strength and flexibility, but also to promote health and vitality.  The next layer is to transform our behavior from coarse to gracious, and to transform even our very thoughts, from chaos to beauty.  Experience Max Strom’s unique yoga practice, called, Inner Axis, with emphasis on emotional transformation. Class will include a short talk, inner axis yoga, non-dogmatic philosophy, breathing, and meditation.

Sunday morning 10 am – 12:30 pm

Finding Your Life Purpose

2.5 hours ~ lecture and writing

Join Max for an inspiring and insightful talk and a concise course in essential steps to reveal and/or launch one’s life purpose.

Known for his depth perception and insight into the human experience, this brand new seminar offers an inspiring and insightful talk by Max, followed by a concise course in essential steps to reveal and/or launch one’s life purpose. The insight you will gain cannot be purchased or found in a book, university, or website.  This special seminar will help you to see your world differently, and even course-correct the trajectory of your life course. Be sure to bring writing materials.

Are you prepared for success? (Do you believe that you deserve it?)
If you have success, do you have meaning?
Revealing your blind side, your gifts and purpose
Reverse-Engineering your purpose
Distinguishing happiness and meaning
The relationship between leadership and purpose
Primary resources – Time vs. money
Recalibrate and course-correct

Don’t miss the chance to learn from one of today’s foremost teachers of wellness, finding meaning in the digital age, and breath-based movement.

(Please no recording equipment)

Sunday afternoon 2 – 4 pm

Opening the body – and finding your Emotions

2-hours ~ movement-based workshop – all levels

This movement workshop begins very gently and then builds momentum. At the apex we move directly into a special sequence of postures that opens the internal body that induces an emotional sense of release, brings the mind into stillness, and the body into a new state of energy. This class is both challenging and very healing. Bring your mat.

Check out Max’s TED Talk before experiencing the man in person.

It’s been three years since he last visited Scotland and this time he has new insights to share with us.

Whether you’re a novice yogi or a yoga teacher, everyone can learn something from Max so please join us.