Beginners Arm Balance Workshop | Yoga Room, Hong Kong
February 9th | 2019
An introductory workshop for students to broaden their knowledge and skill towards their arm balances and inversions. This workshop will train you to become more aware of essential areas in the body through conditioning and engagement exercises (such as engaging the yogic Bandhas, or energy locks.) This workshop will explore beginner-friendly arm balances such as: Headstand (Sirsasana 1) and Elbow Stand (Pincha Mayurasana) with props and necessary support.
Advance Arm Balance Workshop | Yoga Room, Hong Kong
February 10th | 2019
A fun and challenging workshop focused towards preparing you towards your Handstands. A portion of this workshop will be geared towards conditioning and strengthening exercises in order to bring awareness to critical areas in the body, such as the core, shoulders, wrist, and spine. The overall concept of Bandhas will be explained, but we will focus primarily on Amsa Bandha – the shoulder lock, and Hasta Bandha – the hand lock. Students will practice incorporating the locks into their Handstand practice for greater stability. This workshop will primarily focus on the following arm balances: Elbow stand (Pincha Mayurasana) and Handstand (Adho Mukha Vrksasana) variations.
Specialised Workshop: Pincha Mayurasana | Yoga Room, Hong Kong
Advanced | Exploring Variations in Forearm Stand
March 24th – 2-4pm
A 2 hour workshop that invites you to step out of your comfort zone and to explore new challenges through advanced variations of Pincha Mayurasana. This workshop is considered an intermediate-advanced class; for those looking to explore new strengths in their Pincha Mayurasana – not suitable for beginners. Poses you might expect: Scorpion Pincha Mayurasana, Funky Pincha Mayurasana, Stag Leg Pincha Mayurasana, and more!
Beginners | Introduction To Forearm Stand
March 24th – 4:30-6:30pm
An introductory workshop to Forearm balance that dives into the foundation of this challenging, yet playful arm balance. This workshop will explore deeper into the preparation, technique, and alignment of Pincha Mayurasana. This class will begin with a 30 minute Vinyasa flow to open up, build strength, and condition particular areas of the body that are key to support one in Forearm Stand: core, shoulders, upper back. Thereafter, the play begins as we explore both supported and (if comfortable) non-supported variations of forearm stand through individual and partner work. This workshop takes an introductory approach to Forearm Stand, suitable for beginners and all level practitioners looking to strengthen their alignment.