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Getting Started and Comfortable with Shoulderstand, Plow and Basic Variations

Sep 21, 2019 @ 4:45 pm - 7:00 pm

| $30 – $40

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Getting Started and Comfortable with Shoulderstand, Plow and Basic Variations-center for yoga of Seattle

All authentic yoga traditions which incorporate a physical asana practice include shoulderstand, affectionately referred to as The Mother of The Asanas.

Regularly practice of shoulderstand bestows many benefits including a restoration of energy, relaxation and feelings of calmness and ease.

It is sad to note that in many modern yoga classes, teachers don’t teach (or even know how to do) one of the most basic and beneficial of poses.

The emphasis of the workshop will be on how to safely practice these poses using blankets and commonly available items.

All are welcome except those with serious neck problems.

Learn some of the fundamentals and come away with a basic understanding and experience of how to do shoulderstand and some of the basic variations.

Date & Time: Saturday September 21th, 2019 @4:45pm-7:00pm

Fee: $40, and $30 by Monday September 16th.

Cancellation Policy: No refunds or credit toward other programs for cancellations or no-shows.


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.


Sep 21, 2019
4:45 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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