Step it Up (side down)! Headstand & Shoulderstand
Headstand and Shoulderstand are two of the most beneficial poses yoga offers, yet many students are intimidated by these fully inverted asanas, or unsure how they should be practiced safely. In this workshop you will learn the building blocks for developing both the strength and flexibility needed to perform these poses with ease.
Regular practice of inverted poses like headstand and shoulderstand help us to change our perspective, defy gravity and build courage, as well as nourish all the vital systems of the body. Non-weight bearing options of these poses will also be offered for students currently working with neck and shoulder conditions.
It is recommended that students have taken a Iyengar Yoga Fundamentals course and/or have participated in a Level 1 class regularly for at least three months. Basic experience with standing poses, downward facing dog and shoulderstand preparation are also helpful. You will have time to ask questions and address any doubts so that you can practice inversions with confidence.
This workshop is part of the “Step It Up!” Series for regular level 1 students who want to progress to level 2 classes.
Please register early – class size will be limited for this workshop
Register early and save $15! if registered by April 18
Early Bird Price: $50 for all until April 18
Regular Rate: $65 after April 18
Sachiko is a certified Iyengar teacher at the Intermediate Junior I level. She began her study at the Iyengar Yoga Institute of NY in 2001. Since then, she has experienced the transformative and healing power of the Iyengar method first hand. As a teacher, she strives to help students develop the sensitivity and tenacity required to take the journey of self-discovery and transformation; taking obstacles and ailments as part of the path. She is a dedicated student of Manouso Manos, taking and assisting his classes weekly. She also regularly studies with Brian Hogencamp, and has twice been to Pune, India, to study with the Iyengars. She recently completed a 3-year Yoga Therapeutics Program and continues to deepen her knowledge in this field. More details at: www.iysachiko.com