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[Live Streamed] Strength 101: A Virtual Pilates + Yoga Workshop for Happier Neck & Shoulders
Oct 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm| $35 – $90
Neck & Shoulder-focused Pilates + Yoga Intensive
with Tricia, STOTT Pilates Trained Instructor, and Margo, E-RYT 500
Neck and shoulders so tense it feels like you are carrying the weight of the world on your shoulders right now?
If you are feeling chronic pain, weakness, or tightness in your neck, shoulders, or upper back… feel like plank or arm balances in yoga are impossible… have trouble engaging your shoulder and upper back muscles muscles – or knowing if they are even engaged! – during workouts or yoga, then join Trish and Margo for this unique on-line Pilates + yoga workshop!
Spend the afternoon:
– learning about functional anatomy and muscle engagement for happy neck and shoulders, and
– learn simple, do-at-home routines for strengthening and stretching “the right muscles” with a unique workout that incorporates Pilates and yoga
Date & Time: Oct. 11th, 2020 @12pm – 3pm
No prior Pilates or yoga experience required.
Cost: $35 (Discount available when booking all three fall Virtual Pilates + Yoga Workshops together by purchasing $90 All Fall Virtual Pilates + Yoga Workshop Pass)
About the instructors: Margo Peña & Tricia Winters
Margo Peña, Yoga Alliance E-RYT 500, YACEP
Practicing Since: 2001
Teaching Since: 2015
Most Recent Training: Anatomy-based Yoga Teaching Methodology with Julie Gudmestad, and Essential Yoga Therapy 500-hour Advanced Teacher Training with Robin Rothenberg
What to Expect in Class: Margo’s Yoga Fundamentals classes are often mini workshop-like practices intended to build muscular endurance and offer opportunities to explore different variations of poses. Her flow-style classes are typically slowflow, focussing on strong, steady transitions with progressively building sequences, that often borrow tremendously from the Ashtanga tradition’s primary series. Margo’s Intermediate Level classes are designed for those already familiar with asana alignment and variations, so fewer alignment cues are given – allowing more time to incorporate more pranayama, meditation and yoga philosophy into these practices. And her Yoga Nidra classes typically begin with gentle, restorative yoga followed by guided meditation in supported Savasana.
Biggest Influences/Inspirations/Styles: Fellow Longevita teachers, Annie Carpenter, Robin Rothenberg, Julie Gudmestad, Iyengar Yoga, Ashtanga Yoga, Viniyoga, and Yoga Nidra.
Practicing Since: 2014
Teaching Since: 2015
Most Recent Training: STOTT PILATES Reformer and Mat, Barre Cardio Connect
What to expect in class: encouragement to push yourself and energy
Biggest influences/inspirations/styles: more pilates than dance focusing on isometric movements that tone and strengthen
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