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Learning the Ropes with Sandy Carmellini

November 6, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Saturday afternoon on Zoom

Learn new ways to work with this fun and innovative prop!  You will enjoy how the resistance and gravity-defying assistance of wall ropes can help you experience asana in a very different way.  On a basic level, the ropes create space in the body and can help make poses more accessible.  On a deeper level, they can help us to bring more intelligence and awareness to our body and enhance possibilities for movement and freedom in our practice.

In this workshop we will explore the use of ropes in standing poses, inversions, back and forward extensions! You will have an opportunity to:

  • Explore the ropes and change your relationship to gravity
  • Learn how asana using ropes can affect the brain, endocrine system, and digestive systems

This course is best for those who have studied Iyengar Yoga for at least three months.

You must have a ropes installed in your home in order to attend this workshop. Some poses can be done by using a door with 2-4 straps.  However, a rope wall will be optimal.



$45 – Early Bird Special – register by October 27th and save $10

$55 per person



This workshop will be recorded, all who pre-register will receive the recording, valid for one month.




One hour prior to the workshop you will receive a unique Zoom log-in and specific instructions.

First time on Zoom with us? Check out our tip sheet! Our tips will help you get ready for your first class with us.

You can find out more about our Live Online Programming here



Sandy Carmellini is a certified Iyengar yoga teacher. She is also a certified Yoga Therapist (c-IAYT), a Craniosacral Therapist, E-RYT500 (Yoga Alliance), Reiki II and aromatherapy practitioner. She has been teaching yoga since 1998 and is the owner/director of Brentwood Yoga Center since 2008. Sandy is a committed volunteer, and served as an executive board member of the National Iyengar Yoga Association (IYNAUS). She was a devoted student and assistant to Donald Moyer until he retired. Sandy has studied with Sri HS Arun since 2009 and has traveled to India several times to deepen her devotion to yoga under his guidance. She has spent time in Pune studying with the Iyengar family. Her current teachers in the U.S. are Heather Haxo Phillips and Michael Lucey. When she’s not on the mat, Sandy loves spending time with her family, hiking with her husband, cooking and eating vegan food, playing with her cats and studying essential oils. She firmly believes that a healthy lifestyle, including yoga and connection to community brings balance to the body, mind, and spirit.



November 6, 2021
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm


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Early Bird Price
$45 - register by October 27th
Regular Price
$55 - Register early as space is limited!