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What does ‘alignment’ mean in yoga practice? Is it the anatomically correct form of a pose? In the Ashtanga Yoga method alignment means aligning breath with movement, attention with sensation, and awareness with energy. In other words, alignment in Ashtanga Yoga is yoga itself.
This workshop is an intensive mini-course in alignment in Ashtanga Yoga. Participants are guided through poses and sequences while seeking and recognizingalignmentin the Ashtanga Yoga system. Beginners and advanced Ashtanga students alike can learn to enliven and empower their yoga practice.
It is incredibly fun and enormously satisfying to teach yoga to pregnant women. Many women come to yoga for the first time during pregnancy, and this is a valuable opportunity to help them fall in love with the practice! As a prenatal yoga teacher, you will accompany women as they grow and change in pregnancy, and help them positively face their challenges and fears using the tools of yoga.
"Engage your bandhas!" says the teacher. But do you really know what you are engaging and how vital bandhas – the internal "locks" – are for an effective yoga practice?
Highly recommended for all yoga practitioners (male and female). Beginners and experienced practitioners of all vinyasa-based styles of yoga are welcome. Space is limited. Please register early to secure your place.
In her 29 years of teaching, Cathy Louise has become known for an intuitive touch that can transform your yoga practice. Teachers and students are invited to learn more about her hands-on work, and experience for themselves how to give and receive safe and effective adjustments.
The adjustments taught in this workshop are useful for practitioners and teachers of any style of yoga.
Space is limited, please register early to secure your place.
This course meets the requirements for 10 hours of Yoga Alliance Continuing Education