Body Mapping Series at SF Sivananda Yoga Ashram
Primary Body Mapping & Functional Movement for Yogis: A Three Week Course
Flora D.H.Ojanen (www.walkinbalance.net) is teaching a 3-week series offering mindful tools based on the Alexander Technique, emphasizing functional whole body coordination rather than flexibility, quality of movement rather than how far or how deep you can move.
This clear and simple approach uses body mapping to help you establish references in the body for safely moving through poses without blocking the flow of energy, circulation, or breath. In each class we will carefully deconstruct and rebuild poses highlighting the new awareness. This series is suited for all yoga practitioners, no matter age or ability. Come and treat your body with care, curiosity and reference.
Three Tuesdays: Oct. 13, 20, 27, 6:30-8:30pm Fee: $85, $75 early bird by 10/6, 2015
WEEK 1: PRIMARY BODY MAPPING & FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT FOR YOGIS
Tuesday Oct 13, 2015 From: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Exploration into practical guidelines the Alexander Technique offers for inhabiting your body with more ease and poise. We will look at standing and sitting poses.
WEEK 2: PRIMARY BODY MAPPING & FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT FOR YOGIS
Tuesday Oct 20, 2015 From: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Emphasis is on using the conscious mind to activate spaciousness in postures through the cultivation of accurate self-awareness and kinesthesia. We will look at Inversions and Forward Bends.
WEEK 3: PRIMARY BODY MAPPING & FUNCTIONAL MOVEMENT FOR YOGIS
Tuesday Oct. 27, 2015 From: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Emphasis is on breath, rest and spacial awareness, on and off the mat. There will be time for Q&A.
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