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WORKSHOPS

If you are interested in workshops on a particular yoga theme, or would like to participate in
our future Yoga Trainings, please contact me with your comments.

Yoga Alliance Standards

Body Rolling Workshops

Learn a myriad of myofascial release techniques using a professional foam roller. Monica Mathews, certified in Myofascial Release, will guide you through interactive body rolling as we explore how this exciting self-help therapy has revolutionized pain management and reduced many common repetitive stress syndromes, soft tissue restrictions, muscular alignment imbalances and conditions brought on from overtraining.

At the Yoga Unit

Body Rolling Workshops
Sunday, July 24 or Sunday, August 14, 2016
Time: 1:00 to 2:30

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Arm Balances
TWISTS AND ARM BALANCES

Workshop included: Visvamitrasana, Marichyasana, Peacock, Koindinyasana, Crow, Bhujapidasana, Firefly, Forearm Balance, Handstand, Ashtavakrasana, Compass, Noose, Lolasana, Bound Side Pigeon, and Lord of the Fish.  Positioning and tips on building a home practice. Secrets of breaking down diffictult arm balances and learning the intuitive ways to safely move into twisting poses, preparation poses and anatomy. Certificate of completion awarded at the end of the workshop for 4 hours Yoga Teacher Training credits. Handout for all poses presented which included: alignment cues, actions and anatomy.

Arm Balances
Arm Balances
Arm Balances
TAKE THE FEAR OUT OF YOUR INVERSIONS & BACKKBENDS

Workshop included: Shoulderstand, Headstand, Crow, Forearm Balance, Scorpion, Locust, Cobra, Camel 2 & 3, Bow, Bridge, Tiger, Tabletop, King Dancer,  and Handstands, (hands on adjustments for your poses) Deepen your practice while learning positioning and tips on building a home practice. Find freedom from the fear of practicing inversions and backbending while learning the teaching techniques, preparation poses and anatomy.

STANDING POSES WORKSHOP

Workshop included: Warrior I, II, Prasarita, Warrior Lunge, Pyramid, Triangle, Revolved Triangle, Marichy Asana, and others. Deepen your practice while learning positioning and tips on building a home practice. Fine tune your standing poses while learning the teaching techniques, preparation poses and anatomy. A certificate of completion will be given at the end of the workshop for 6 hours Yoga Teacher Training credits. You will receive a handout for all poses presented which includes: alignment cues, actions and anatomy.

SEQUENCING WORKSHOP

Workshop included: the principles of proper warm-up, preparation poses, recovery and/or counter poses, Sun Salutations and Vinyasa Flow Format. 4 sample class formats included:  from beginner level to advanced, the foundations of sequencing, cueing  and the basics of teaching theme classes.

INVERSIONS AND ARM BALANCES WORKSHOP
Handstand Headstand Feather of Peacock

Downward Facing dog –Actions and notes
Downward Facing dog skeleton & Posterior shoulder
Shoulderstand  - Actions and notes
Shoulderstand skeleton & muscles of neck & shoulder
Plow—Actions and notes
Plow skeleton, shoulder and pelvis charts
Ears squeeze plow variation Actions and notes
Ears squeeze skeleton & shoulder-Arm charts
Downward Facing Splits skeleton chart
Downward Facing splits Actions and notes
Headstand Actions and Notes
Headstand skeleton and muscle chart
Feather of a Peacock and Scorpion Actions and Notes
Feather of a Peacock skeleton and muscle chart  
Handstands Actions and notes
Handstand skeleton and muscle chart

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PARTNER BACKBENDS WITH YOGA STRAPS
ULV students
ULV Students
ULV Students
ULV Students