The Foundations of Yoga: A Six Week Series

January 5, 2019 2 pm – 4 pm

The Body Electric Yoga Company


Dates: Saturdays, January 5, 12, 19, 26 and February 2, 9 Times: 2:00-4:00pm Cost: $180 Are you new to yoga and want to learn more? Or maybe you have been attending classes for a while and have questions about what you are doing and why. Join Amanda Riker for a six-week crash course on the practice of modern yoga. Amanda will cover an array of topics from the functions of popular yoga poses to yoga history and breathing techniques. By the end of the series, you will be confident in developing your own practice, and have a strong grasp of the techniques employed in today's studio classes. Brief Overview: Week 1: An introduction to yoga, its history and styles Week 2: Anatomy, props, and five common yoga poses explained Week 3: Yoga poses continued - fifteen additional common postures and their practice Week 4: Vinyasa/Flow, the sun salutation and variations Week 5: Yoga breathing, chant and meditation Week 6: Full practice, discussion, and closing ceremony Students are encouraged to be present for all six sessions and must preregister. Dress for yoga as each class will include a different short practice. Breaks will be offered to grab a snack or jot down notes. Please bring a journal and your mat. All levels are welcome. If you have questions about the course, contact Amanda at:

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