Hikaru Tanaka: Hatha Yoga Workshop

January 12, 2008 - January 27, 2008
Tags : | asana | hatha yoga | pranayama

This is a basic course designed to help beginners understand the dynamics of yoga posture techniques with correct breathing and intro to basic yoga philosophy. Beginner students who complete this course will be ready to attend YogaJaya level 1 to 3 led public classes.

Workshop space Limited. Confirmation by advanced booking only.

WEEK 1
-Module 1
Saturday, January 12, 08:00-10:00

Discussion: What is Yoga? History of Yoga. 4 Kinds of Yoga

Introduction to proper utilization of breath for physical yoga practice: Abdominal Breathing.

Basic postures. Focus on back, legs and hips

Q&A

-Module 2
Sunday, January 13, 08:00-10:00

Discussion: Connection between correct breathing and health.

Expanded Breathing techniques: Using of the diaphragm.

Yoga warm-up sequences (Sun Salutations)

Posture focus on hamstrings, groin, and opening the hips.

Q&A

WEEK 2
-Module3

Sunday, January 20, 08:00-10:00

Discussion: Benefits and explanation of working with and stimulating correct energy flow though the body.

Expanded Breathing techniques: Using the thoracic region.

Inverted postures, spinal twists and the dynamics of balance.

Q&A

WEEK 3
-Module4

Sunday, January 27, 08:00-10:00

Discussion: Other aspects or limbs of yoga practice.

Expanded breathing techniques: Combination of breath with focusing the mind as the intention.

Integration and flow of breathing and postures.

Q&A


Featured Instructors

Hikaru Tanaka

Ayurveda Consultant | Certified Sivananda Instructor | UTL Tokyo: Senior Teacher / Teacher Trainer | Author

Hikaru began seriously studying Yoga in 2001 after having her mountain bike stolen from her. At that point, mountain biking...


Location:

YogaJaya
1 Chome-25-11 Ebisunishi Shibuya, Tokyo 1500021 Japan + Google Map
Website: yogajaya.com
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