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Forward Bending & Twisting in Standing & Sitting Positions Yoga Workshop

Jun 10, 2017 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

| $30 – $40

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Join Richard Schachtel for a Forward Bending & Twisting in Standing and Sitting Poses yoga workshop at the Center for Yoga of Seattle

There are many ways to develop more ease in forward bending without back discomfort. There is a pathway to improvement that should be learned.This type of movement is more readily accessed from standing poses so we will start with these type of poses often using simple props for support such as a wall, chair and blocks. Later we will practice some of the classical forward extensions and learn how to adapt them to individual needs by skillfully using props, by practicing important stages of poses and learning the correct actions in every stage.

Yoga is for all. No one is too stiff, old, overweight to practice this kind of yoga. This workshop is for every body. The workshop is open to all including beginners to yoga and those new to the Iyengar Method of Yoga.


  •  Jun 10, 2017 From: 4:45 PM – 6:45 PM
  • Please arrive by 4:30 PM


  • $40
  • $30 when you register by Friday 6/9/17

About the Teacher: Richard Schachtel

Richard SchachtelRichard 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 Conventions, in Australia and India, and taught this spring in China.


Jun 10, 2017
4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
$30 – $40
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Center for Yoga of Seattle
(206) 526-9642


Center for Yoga of Seattle
2261 NE 65th St.
Seattle, 98115 United States
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(206) 526-9642
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