Morning Session - Animate Your Posture, from 10 am to 12 noon
Posture practice to stop thought - visualize the body as an energy system.
Create bandha (energy seals) around key joint spaces, and stack bones to make
posture efficient, safe, and alive. Animate your posture around your spine.
This class will coax your breath out of hiding during the sun salutation and is
for all levels of yoga practitioner. Variations will be given for the strong
posture practitioners as well.
Afternoon Session - Pranayama Sound Bites, from 1 to 3 pm
5-10 minute snippets of deep pranayama practice. Pranayama means to regulate
mind activity through breathing. Take your practice home with you. My goal is
for you all to be able to practice yoga breathing in even the very small time
windows! We will cover at least three pranayama, including naadi shodhana and
ujjayi. Breath retention will be introduced according to the capacities of the
participants. Everyone is welcome and all levels will be challenged according
to their capacities due to the subtleties of this practice. Seated and supine
breathing poses will be detailed for everyone.
Cost: $35 per session, $60 for both sessions
Payment is by cash, CC, or check to Synergy Yoga & Pilates.
From Chris De Vilbiss (9thlimb.com):
As I continue to deepen my awareness of my
body, my energy, and my mind, I travel the US and share my techniques of
practice with people. This is my career because my practices give me ease and
peace of mind, and people want this, and since I must support my lifestyle we
exchange for my time to teach it to them. Ekam tatva, meaning single principle,
is an idea in the yoga sutras which guides me on my practice of life and my
journey of personal fulfillment.