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Detriot, Michigan

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Saturday -

Discover Handstands - 10AM

Growing a handstand practice is an art of patience and practice. This workshop will cover the basic alignment principles necessary for a healthy inversion practice. The basics pranayama used in most yoga classes, ujjayi breath, is crucial to strengthening the core and keeping it engaged while upside down. This workshop is open to all levels. Come with an open mind and be ready to play and challenge yourself, both body and mind.

Full Solar Practice - 2PM

Together we will explore the full Awakening Yoga Solar Practice. This intuitive flowing practice asks for your full attention through both challenging movement and complete stillness. Shifting within the balance of organic freedom and structure as we explore new ways to create harmony in the yoga practice. This full class experience will move you through a variety of different deeply integrated postures with grace, breath, and purpose. Experience inner stillness with the aide of expansive pranayama throughout and short meditation to conclude this unified practice.

Sunday -

Diving Deeper - 10AM

Learn to glide through your practice with lightness as we break down how to activate midline of your body in the full breadth of asana. Using efficient alignment principles and newly found core awareness we will play with a variety of arm balances and honing in on the ever important transitions between postures. All levels are welcome to this fun exploration of the practice. Join in as we ignite a fire in your core, allowing you to take the reigns and move your practice anywhere!

Open Heart, Open Mind - 1:30PM

Together we will focus on a number of heart opening postures and take them to unexpected places of movement and freedom in our bodies. Blurring the lines between strength and flexibility as we tap into our strongest mobile center and learn to safely move through a full range of motion with grace and ease. So often we find ourselves caught up on just one path or swirling the same old circles, with the same old narratives. Use this expansive, expectation shattering practice to break out of old habits and start moving in new directions! Expect to leave class with a new sense of space and a lighthearted mindset.

Earlier Event: December 13
Byron Bay, Australia
Later Event: January 25
Iowa City, Iowa