Edward Clark: Tripsichore Weekend Workshops
CET (Continuing Education and Training Program)
This immersion is accredited for YJCET, and Yoga Alliance CET (continuing education) to maintain YogaJaya Accreditation and Yoga Alliance registration status.
There are two aspects to inversions and back bends – the thrill of the spectacularly acrobatic and the peace of nearly effortless balancing. Both require skill and physical intelligence. They also require a degree of courage and a willingness to experiment. There are many methods used to attain inverted postures as well as back bends and a fantastic number of variations are possible. We will look at a number of these in this workshop. We will, however, be confining our explorations to what we see as having a distinctly yogic approach. The postures will be attempted using the yogic methods concerning breathing and focus. This means that they are – comparatively – safe to attempt. A deeper practice isn’t just about achieving harder postures. Rather, it is also about the grace with which you perform them.
Module 1: Hand Balances and Other Inversions
June 23rd 08:00-10:30
If you are scared by the prospect, this really is THE opportunity to get down to beating the fear by discovering how to safely and confidently execute inverted postures. If you love inverted work, this is the chance to glory in some of the most exciting variations you are likely to see. We’ll accommodate everyone.
Module 2: Back Bends and Kick Overs
June 24th 08:00-10:30
It isn’t just about how flexible you are (okay, it helps), but it is really about what you do when you get there. This will not just be static positions, but will look at approaches to vinyasa within a back bend situation.