The most effective and powerful postures of Yoga are inversions. Inversions build fearlessness, strength, tenacity and inner wisdom. The anti-ageing effects of inversions are profound, and they do wonders for most folks in fighting disease.
Back bends support a healthy heart. Many yoga students miss out on the benefits of powerful back bends, because they are afraid of getting hurt. This stands to reason, as opening the front of the body releases lots of energy that can build up when we protect ourselves by armoring the loving heart.
This fun 2 hour 'playshop' will equip you with accurate anatomical information about the spine, and its connection to the physical, mental and energetic exuberant expression of the heart.
After a warm up Asana practice focusing on strength and finding center, we will explore handstand, forearm stand, shoulder stand, headstand, and multiple back bends.
It is best that all students have had a consistent yoga practice for at least one year when participating. If you suffer from spine, neck or head injuries, or have blood pressure issues, please make sure to confer with your doctor before participating.