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Back Arches Yoga Practice: Adding Backarches to Your Practice with Richard Schachtel

March 21 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

| $30 – $40

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2020-2021 Weekend Yoga Teacher Training - 200 Hour Certificate Program with Richard Schachtel - The Center For Yoga of Seattle

Back Arching Poses are an important category of yoga postures. They develop the mobility of the entire back region of the body, are invigorating, and relieve common stiffness and discomfort.

The workshop is for those who would like to learn some of the most foundational backward extensions in a gradual sequential manner.

The workshop is open to all except those with chronic serious back pain who would be better served with private instruction.

One of the best ways to start accessing these poses is to learn how to prepare the body in a supported manner.

We will be working on different variations of Upward Facing Bow (wheel pose) using a chair in various ways to gradually open the chest, prepare the thoracic/dorsal spine, open the groins and abdomen.

Everyone can learn how to practice this pose regardless of their shoulder and wrist flexibility if you learn how to use props effectively.

We will warm up with some of the classic Iyengar Yoga Standing Poses, some easier upward facing dog variations and may end with Viparita Karne, a mild supported inverted pose.

The workshop is a good introduction to experiencing the Legendary Iyengar Yoga known for its Alignment, Precision, Attention to Detail, Sequencing, and Brilliant Uses of Props

The workshop is taught by one of the Northwest’s most experienced yoga teachers with over 3 decades of teaching experience!

 

Date & Time:

  • Saturday March 21st, 2020
  • From 5:00pm-7:00pm

Fees:

$40-$30 if enrolled by Monday, March 16

 

About the instructor: Richard Schachtel

Richard Schachtel

 

Richard Schachtel has been training in Iyengar Yoga for over 40 years. He founded The Center For Yoga in 1980 and is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher and an authorized Iyengar Yoga Teacher Trainer. He has made 22 yoga study trips to India to personally train with the Iyengar Family most recently in December 2016. Richard is the Seattle Area’s most Senior Iyengar Yoga Teacher. Richard has been training teachers in Seattle since 1986 and has influenced several generations of yoga teachers. There are over 100 recent graduates of this program which is offered also on the weekends and in 4-week immersions. Richard has taught yoga workshops throughout the USA, at several Iyenger Yoga National Convent Conventions, in Australia and India, and taught this spring in China.


Details

Date:
March 21
Time:
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
$30 – $40
Event Category:

Organizer

Center for Yoga of Seattle
Phone:
(206) 526-9642
Email:
info@yogaseattle.com

Venue

Center for Yoga of Seattle
2261 NE 65th St.
Seattle, 98115 United States
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Phone:
(206) 526-9642
Website:
www.yogaseattle.com
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