FOR SCOLIOSIS AND BACKCARE
De-Stress for the Holidays!!
SATURDAY NOVEMBER 15 9-11:30AM $50
SUNDAY NOVEMBER 16 9-11:30AM $50
$95 FOR THE WEEKEND
The breath is both a primary and intrinsic aspect of yoga practice. With scoliosis, the breath is our first approach to the thoracic and lumbar concavities-our first real internal sense of those areas so difficult to sense.
Pranayama, yogic breathing practices, practiced regularly, can be just as supportive or more supportive in terms of scoliosis and back pain, as asana.
In this workshop on pranayama, students will go beyond using the breath to support the concavities in asana to using the breath on its own to support the weaker areas of the spine, organs, and entire physiological structure as well as the mind and spirit.
On Saturday, Deborah will present a sequence helpful for opening the lungs. She will then introduce the best supine and seated postures with which to practice pranayma with set-ups specifically geared to your curve(s) or asymmetry or other patterns.
On Sunday, students will work in these pranayama postures and may practice ujayyii, viloma, nadi shodana with an emphasis on simple and precise alternate nostril techniques, using imagery and practical instructions to create structural and organic awareness and support specific to your curve(s) as well as balance to your nervous system.
Join us and quiet your mind for the holidays! Register Here
This workshop is appropriate for students with at least one year’s asana experience. It is recommended that you do not eat for at least 2 hours before the workshop.
Deborah Wolk is Co-Director of Yoga Union Center for Backcare & Scoliosis.