In this weekend we will explore “helping method” as it relates to the phase and stages of asana across our syllabi. The weekend will also include use of hands-on adjustments and deeper work on the use of props.
During our time together you will:
All registrants receive a homework assignment once they register. Homework is a helpful way to get direct feedback and hone your skills.
This weekend is appropriate for CIYT who want to make use of the potency of the Iyengar Yoga syllabi and practice these poses. It does not matter whether or not you plan to teach the poses or go up for assessment.
This weekend is part of the programming for the Sensitivity Sangha. If you are not yet part of the sangha, find out more information here.
People who are traveling from far distances, here is more information about our location and favorite places to stay and eat.
$199 per person
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The Sensitivity Sangha is a container of support for CIYT. It will infuse you with positive momentum and confidence. Together, we will explore the asana, pranayama, yoga philosophy and teaching skills that you can use to focus your personal sadhana and teaching.
The sangha meets in a variety of ways including weekly gathers to discuss teaching skills, a weekly intermediate and advanced Class, group practice, a teaching group and these gathers.
Heather Haxo Phillips (she/her) is Director of Adeline Yoga and a senior certified Iyengar yoga instructor at Level 3.
Heather is a long time mentor and assessor. She currently serves on several IYNAUS committees including the Assessment Committee.
For teaching her additional certifications include: Certified Yoga Therapist (c-IAYT), Relax and Renew restorative yoga teacher and Yoga Alliance E-500 level instructor. She has specialized yoga therapy training which includes scoliosis, musculoskeletal injuries and pain management. One of her asana-related specialties is women’s health.
Heather has a deep commitment to the ancient teachings which includes mantra sadhana (chanting) and Sanskrit, pranayama and yoga philosophy. You can expect to find aspects of this in all of Heather’s classes.
Heather deepens her own practice by studying regularly with other senior Iyengar teachers, Sanskrit and Vedic scholars, and the Iyengar family in Pune.
She is past President of the Board of Directors for the Iyengar Yoga Association of Northern California and an active volunteer for the Iyengar Yoga National Association of the United States.