Sometimes on a Chair, sometimes standing. We will deal with the dynamics of folding and unfolding and learning the building blocks of how to get up and down from the floor safely and efficiently. We will address, balance, strength and range of motion for joints throughout the body and set a foundation for Yoga asana in a supportive environment. This class is great for beginners and individuals recovering from injuries and movement limitations, open to more seasoned practitioners looking to refine basic concepts.
Chair Yoga is a wonderful practice using a chair as a prop for your body to be more supported in yoga postures. Sometimes on a chair, sometimes standing, we will deal with the dynamics of folding and unfolding your body as well as learning the building blocks of how to get up and down from the floor safely and efficiently. Learn some of your favorite postures in a more supported way.
We will address balance, strength and range of motion for joints throughout the body. This class is wonderful for ANYONE! Beginners and individuals recovering from injuries and/or movement limitations as well as the more seasoned practitioners are welcomed.
A look at the principles (largely maps and metaphor) used in Katonah Yoga when working with an individual on their personal practice. Time in posture will be infrequent but extended, completely accessible to beginners and challenging for seasoned practitioners.
Using techniques from yoga, gymnastics, capoeira and circus arts, this class will help in building a technical foundation for hand-balancing (including handstands and other inversions). After working with breathing techniques to better gain an understanding and control over the various systems of the body, we will begin to delve deeper into posture: dealing with subjects such as wrist preparation, handstand body-line/core and system integration, shoulder mobility, proprioceptive and strength imbalances.