Saturday, February 9th

Kreg Weiss

202 – Exploring Your Authentic Hip Design

Description

Join Kreg Weiss for this engaging yoga anatomy workshop where we will explore how our hips can highly vary in structure and range of motion. This structural variability can greatly determine how yoga poses functionally settle in our bodies and therefore, requires us to practice based on sensation and not on standardized aesthetics.

Time: 11:30 – 13:00

Category: Workshops and lectures

Targeted audience: all

Required material: Yoga Mat

Type: practical workshop

Sukha Wong

205 – Intro to Thai Yoga Therapy – The Best Kept Secret!

Description

In this fun and powerful workshop, students are introduced to the practice of Thai Yoga Massage. A valuable tool whether you are new to yoga, a seasoned practitioner or even a yoga teacher. Thai Yoga Therapy is an accessible form of assisted hatha yoga, combining meditation, yoga, and compassion. Through demonstration and hands-on practice one learns a fundamental flow and gains first-hand experience in both giving and receiving a Thai Yoga Flow.

Time: 11:30 – 13:00

Category: Workshops and lectures

Targeted audience: all

Required material: blanket, yoga mat

Type: practical workshop

Eleonore Piquet

405 – Assisted Yoga with Adjustments

Description

Lotus Palm Assisted Yoga with Adjustments workshop is specifically designed with yoga instructors and yoga practitioners in mind. In this workshop, you will learn how to safely adjust yoga postures Thai touch techniques. You will be able to detect misalignments with a good understanding of body reading and mechanics. Counterbalancing and levering the recipient’s body with his own, the practitioner works with gravity to practice safe, precise and deep adjustments.

Time: 16:30 – 18:00

Category: Workshops and lectures

Targeted audience: all

Required material: yoga mat

Type: practical workshop

Bhaskar Goswami

304 – The Inner Game of Growing Rich

Description
What is your most important asset? How can it be better utilized to give you a richer life? Join experienced speaker, teacher and ‘yogipreneur’ Bhaskar Goswami in exploring the theme of living a rich life, and how the practice of yoga may offer profound value. This workshop will be ‘rich’ with stories, anecdotes, introspective play, tips, and insights!

Time: 14:00 – 15:30

Category: Workshops and lectures

Targeted audience: all

Required material: paper and pen

Type: conference

Lea Longo

503 – Healing through Sound and Mantras

Description

This workshop is aimed at releasing vocal and physical tensions, de-stressing the mind, & exploring your sound (voice) in the light of ancient sacred texts for improved health, happiness, and vitality. We will also cover Sound Mantras, how vibration works in the body, your resonance, and how to heal with kundalini Shakti. Breath work, Chanting Mantras & Meditation, What is a Mantra & its Healing Benefits.

Time: 18:45 – 20:15

Category: Special Activities

Targeted audience: beginner end intermediate

Required material: yoga mat

Type: practical workshop

Sunday, February 10th

Tony Eng

704 – The science of stress and trauma

Description

We will dive deep into the central nervous system by exploring the different structures and functions of the brain and nerves. And see what happens when it is under stress and/or trauma. We will look at the potential changes on a chemical and a neural level. Also learn how yoga, meditation and bodywork techniques can have a huge impact on the brain and nerves. Through rewiring the brain signals, neural pathways and stress hormone patterns, we will bring the body and mind back to harmony.

Time: 11:30 – 13:00

Category: Workshops and lectures

Targeted audience: all

Required material: blocks, strap, yoga mat

Type: practical workshop

Barrie Risman

604 – Arm Balances

In this session, you’ll learn how to practice arm balances with confidence and clarity. We’ll deconstruct the elements of these powerful yet challenging poses, including : How to create healthy alignment and action in the hands, wrists, arms, and shoulders; How to effectively develop and harness upperbody strength and integration. We’ll cover Handstand as well as other common arm balances including modifications, variations, and keys to effective sequencing.

Time: 09:00 – 10:30

Category: Workshops and lectures

Targeted audience: all

Required material: yoga mat

Type: practical workshop