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The Flip Side Workshop

Arm-Balance, Handstands and Press-Ups

With a complementary Beer from Catawba Brewing after class!

Never done an arm-balances or handstands? We’ll start off with the FUNdamentals. Introducing accessible exercises for both beginner and experienced yogis to strengthen your body for Arm-Balances, Handstand, Press-Ups and transitions. Then moving onto these transitions, themselves. For example, how to safely float into Crow or even Crain from Down-Dog. YES, YOU CAN! How to float back from Side-Crain to Chaturanga.  YES, YOU CAN!

Workshop will also include:

– Proper alignment techniques for Hand, Arm and Shoulders. -Mobility and strength exercises for shoulders. -Passive and active yoga asanas for hip and leg mobility. -Proper alignment for side and front splits and how they influence your handstand/Press-Ups. -The role of activating the core while transitioning into, holding and transitioning out of your handstands. -How to use the wall and props for building strength in your Press-Up. – How to change “Hopping” to “Floating”. -Away-from-wall handstands/Press-Ups with experienced teachers spotting for safety. – Progressive practice techniques as needed for individualized advancement.

Andy & Tamara Totmam are 500 Hour ERYT and have been teaching for over 25 years combined. Instructors may receive CEUs from Yoga Alliance for this training.

COST: $45


Earlier Event: June 1
CHAKTI Yoga with Lauren
Later Event: June 3
Pilates Mat with Denawa