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Yin Yoga Workshop Series

July 20, 2013 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

 with David Sanders

Live meditative music by Michael Tanenbaum

$25 per session

$65 for all 3

Saturday, July 20, 27 & Aug 3

2:30 – 4:30 pm

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Nourish your spirit, rejuvenate your body, and enliven your mind! Open to all levels

Replenish, revive, balance and restore. Enjoy an introduction to Yin Yoga and a deep practice, with a lively Q&A on the philosophy and health benefits of Yin and then experience the magic for yourself! Join David and get to know your body/mind in this deeply calming, profound workshop. Please bring your own cushions and blankets if you have them.

ストレッチする女性Session 1 July 20, will focus on basic concepts, anatomy and physiology, focusing on toning and lengthening the spine and limbs.

Session 2  July 27, will go deeper into the practice, with focus on breath, pranayama and hip openers.

Session 3 August 3, will bring it all together with meditations to facilitate deepening the Yin experience, with a full-body practice.

Yin yoga is a practice of long-held, deeply relaxing “stretching” poses that open and energize the “meridians,” or energy pathways of the body, restoring youthful joint mobility as you quietly activate your prana, or life force.

Whereas the popular yang styles of yoga target the muscles of the body, yin yoga targets the more interior, supportive structures – the ligaments and tendons of the joints. Yin Yoga is the soothing tonic that is so missing in our busy lives, that can help us find balance and inner calm.

Yin is a restorative practice that literally helps you to recharge your batteries. With David’s Yin Yoga workshops you will learn poses like the Dragonfly, Seal and Swan, all of which are designed to stretch and revitalize the deeper connective tissue in every part of the body, stimulating your meridians which connect to your vital organs and help to restore balance and harmony in your body and mind. This practice will leave you feeling calm and energized at the same time. yoga stretchThe poses, or asanas combined with deep, focused breathing encourage you to tune in and listen to your body and surrender to your feelings rather than trying to push them away. Poses are held between ten breaths and ten minutes, to liberate the body’s chronic holding patterns and relieve pain, helping you to recapture some of the ease and freedom of movement you had as a child. One of the most potent ways to cultivate the body’s subtle energy, Yin enables you to heal yourself, move negative emotions out, prevent injury and find a deep sense of peace in your body, mind and spirit.

The workshop will also offer various forms of meditation practices such as mindfulness and loving kindness, that will augment your Yin practice.

dsanders2David Sanders began his personal yoga practice in 1976, studying at a variety of locations in Los Angeles, including Billy Porter’s Urban Yoga Workout, and Yoga Works, Santa Monica. David deepened his practice at Kalani resort on the island of Hawaii, graduating from their Yoga Teacher Training in April of 2002. David taught classes and led men’s yoga retreats at Kalani for six years. While at Kalani, he had the opportunity to study with visiting teachers, including Shiva Rea, Lynne Minton, Saul David Raye and Duncan Wong.  David is a popular yoga teacher at Still & Moving Center.
mtanenbaumMichael Tanenbaum  is an innovative composer/guitarist of instrumental music that can be described as visual “Guitar Tapestries” – music you can SEE. Storytelling for him takes the form of acoustic journeys through changing landscapes, atmospheres and ocean waters. Acknowledging that it takes a village to raise an artist, Michael feels fortunate to be standing on the shoulders of great artists who have helped shape his sound. His major guitar influences include: Bruce Cockburn, Michael Hedges, Leo Kotke, Don Ross , Alex De Grassi, Pat Metheny, Franco Morone and Makana.https://myspace.com/michaeltanenbaum/music/songs

 

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July 20, 2013
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2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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