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Teaching Safe Back Bends

Apr 5, 2019

| $335

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This module is designed for teachers who have already completed a 200-Hr yoga teacher training, and wish to accumulate 300 credits toward their 500-Hr certification. Or for the curious practitioner who simply wishes to deepen his or her knowledge of yoga.

This Backward Bending course will cover the following topics through lecture, discussion, and hands-on/verbal practice:

  • 2.5-hour workshop that will provide tools and techniques on how to practice and teach backward bends safely and correctly
  • Anatomy lecture and discussion with a physical therapist on muscular awareness and structural integrity in backward bends
  • How to insert backward bends into a regular flow class in a way that is safe, energetically balanced, and accessible to your students
  • How to construct a backward bending workshop that is appropriate for both beginner and advanced practitioners
  • Study of the chakras that are energetically relevant to backward bends
  • Teaching mindful awareness and inner peace through backward bending
  • How to avoid the pitfalls of over-trying or attachment to asana
  • Practice teaching backward bends


  • Friday 4/5/19, 6:00pm – 10:00pm
  • Saturday 4/6/19, 11:30am – 4:00pm
  • Sunday 4/7/19, 11:30am – 3:30pm

Price of this module: $335


Apr 5, 2019
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Spira Power Yoga
(206) 687-7055


Spira Power Yoga West Seattle
2332 California Ave SW
Seattle, WA 98116 United States
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(206) 687-7055
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