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Day Christensen Yoga Intensive


Friday 6-8 pm Elements of Strength

THIS WILL BE A CONTINUOUS MOVING ACTIVE WORKSHOP THAT UTILIZES SIMPLE AND ATTAINABLE EXERCISES AND DRILLS THAT WILL MAKE EVEN THE MOST TIMID PRACTITIONER GAIN A SENSE OF STABILITY, CONTROL, AND CONFIDENCE IN THE VINYASA ELEMENT OF THE PRACTICE.

Saturday 11:30-1:30 Floating, Flying & Jumping

THIS LECTURE AND PRACTICUM WILL GO OVER SOME OF THE MAIN POINTS OF BEING AN EFFECTIVE TEACHER INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO VERBAL CUEING AND ADJUSTMENTS, PLUS DEVELOPING "AN EYE" AND COMPASSION FOR YOUR STUDENT: WHEN THEY ARE ABLE TO ADVANCE AND WHEN THEY WOULD BETTER BENEFIT FROM EASING BACK. LEARN SIGNS TO QUICKLY RECOGNIZE EXACTLY WHAT IS NEEDED IN THE PRECISE MOMENT IN THE MIDDLE OF A CLASSROOM SITUATION. AND DEVELOP AN OVERALL SENSE OF BOTH CALM AND LEADERSHIP WHILE TEACHING A CLASS.

Saturday 4:30-6:30 Vinyasa Counts

THIS WORKSHOP WILL FOCUS MAINLY ON THE SCIENCE OF VINYASA: THE BREATHS AND HOW THEY ARE CONNECTED TO SPECIFIC MOVEMENTS IN AND OUT OF THE POSTURES OF THE PRIMARY SERIES. THE VINYASAS OR MOVEMENTS ARE TRADITIONALLY COUNTED IN SANSKRIT WHILE THE ASANAS OR POSTURES ARE HELD AND COUNTED IN ENGLISH. THE WORKSHOP WILL CLARIFY THESE VINYASAS AND SHED SOME LIGHT ON SOME OF THE MORE DIFFICULT TRANSITIONS IN PRIMARY SERIES. THIS WORKSHOP IS IDEAL FOR PRACTITIONERS WHO FEEL IT USEFUL TO GAIN CLARITY AND BEGIN TO MEMORIZE VINYASA COUNTS IN AN EFFORT TO STREAMLINE THEIR EXISTING PRACTICE.

Sunday 11:30-1:30 Guided Primary Series

A GUIDED PRIMARY CLASS IS CONDUCTED FOLLOWING SPECIFIC VINYASA COUNTS AND THE NAMES OF EACH POSTURE CALLED IN SANSKRIT. FOLLOWING THE RHYTHM OF THE VINYASA COUNTS IS MEANT TO DEVELOP PHYSICAL STRENGTH AND MOBILITY, MENTAL CLARITY, EMOTIONAL CALM, AND SPIRITUAL AWAKENING. (THIS CLASS IS THE PERFECT END TO ASHTANGA 1% THEORY).

Sunday 2:30-4:30 Teaching Skills

THIS LECTURE AND PRACTICUM WILL GO OVER SOME OF THE MAIN POINTS OF BEING AN EFFECTIVE TEACHER INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO VERBAL CUEING AND ADJUSTMENTS, PLUS DEVELOPING "AN EYE" AND COMPASSION FOR YOUR STUDENT: WHEN THEY ARE ABLE TO ADVANCE AND WHEN THEY WOULD BETTER BENEFIT FROM EASING BACK. LEARN SIGNS TO QUICKLY RECOGNIZE EXACTLY WHAT IS NEEDED IN THE PRECISE MOMENT IN THE MIDDLE OF A CLASSROOM SITUATION. AND DEVELOP AN OVERALL SENSE OF BOTH CALM AND LEADERSHIP WHILE TEACHING A CLASS.

Intensive Must be bought as a Full Weekend Due to High Demand.

Thank you for understanding, you will not regret this investment!

 

Earlier Event: October 7
Surya A & B Workshop