This workshop we will locate, assess, soften, stretch, strengthen and exercise the muscle groups of the pelvic floor, discuss mula bandha, abdominal health and how to utilize the pelvic floor in asana. Proper strengthening and stabilizing of the pelvic floor helps to create the correct foundation of each movement in the body.
Learn a series of specific exercises and asanas for the pelvic floor will follow. Handouts will be provided. Bring your friends, sisters, mothers and daughters. Although helpful, no yoga experience is required. This workshop qualifies for continuing education credits with Yoga Alliance.
This alignment-based class is a slow, methodical and safe way of working the legs to create space in and around the hip sockets. Leslie addresses how to use yoga poses and yoga props to increase space, flexibility and strength in the hips. You will find familiar yoga poses using props and done with a focus on the relationship between the legs and pelvis. This way of practicing can help alleviate aches and pains in and around the head of the femur.
Option to pair it with Yoga For Pelvic Floor workshop (same day immediately preceeding)
We've all heard of blind spots, those parts of ourselves we cannot - or will not - see. In this workshop, we will unearth some of our blind spots, also known as the Shadow, so that we can begin to see how they might be holding us back from living a free, wholehearted life.
Join Denice for an luxurious afternoon of exploring harmony and contentment during the holiday season. We'll be moving the body with asana practice, nurturing the body with restorative practice, and enriching the experience with meditation, discussion and support. All levels of yoga practice are welcome!
An invitation to identify and explore practices to help us manage our lives with buoyancy, equanimity, and kindness.
We will cover:
- Trusting yourself
- Growing inner strength
- Feeling whole
- Accepting change
This workshop includes guided meditation, supportive yoga, and didactic material, to help prepare you for responding wisely to this crazy time.
Dance with the energies of those who have come before us, those who paved the way, those who (when we pay attention) are often offering guidance and support. But also dance with the energies of those who will come after us. Those who rely on what we leave them, those who inspire us to be better stewards of this world.
This gathering we will include movement (Qoya) and a special ritual to honor our relationship to our lineage and the cycle of life and death