Bring a notebook, a pen, a vegetarian lunch, and an old sock (seriously). Handouts provided if you register in advance.
Suggested text (but not required and still come to class even if you don't have the book): Yogaavataranam, Zoe Slatoff-Ponte. We will begin using the text on October 7.
Fee: donations support our ability to offer these classes.
What does it mean to take the seat of the teacher? How do you know when you are ready to take on the teacher's role, especially if you feel you are not ready or not qualified? This discussion and contemplation class helps you to clarify your intentions and feelings about studentship, the teacher's role, and the practice of yoga.
Laura will talk about
-her own experiences as she moved from a practitioner to a teacher,
-the history of Yoga East and its lineage of teachers,
-why teaching yoga is an important aspect of being a yoga student.
Learn about teacher training, certification, Yoga Alliance requirements, and Yoga East's teacher training program.
This is a free class for anyone who is interested in teaching yoga. No particular level of experience or ability is required.Learn More
Join Kino MacGregor for a special practice session and book signing event for the release of her newest book The Yogi Assignment. Built on the integration of the lessons learned on the yoga mat into daily life this pioneering book embodies the essence of the yogic path. The cost of the book is included in the day’s course.
More details coming soon!
Do you want to know more about Anatomy and how it affects yoga practice? Have you wondered why correct alignment is so important? Would you like to know more about muscle and joint injuries experienced by practitioners at all levels? This workshop explores the anatomy of the body including joint attachments and actions, ligaments and common injuries encountered in yoga class. Class will include approximately 50% lecture and 50% of hands-on locating bones, joints and and muscles and analyze joint positions and muscle activity in yoga poses.
This workshop covers the Hip. Half of the seminar is taught by Andrea Rothgerber, PT, and will explore anatomy of the hip. Laura Spaulding joins Andrea for the other half of the seminar on common injuries, conditions and issues that affect yoga asana practice, and the controversial topic of hip replacements and claims that yoga causes, aggravates or fails to prevent hip deterioration.
YA 200/300/500 1.5 Technique hrs.
Enrollment is free and open to all Yoga East students. Donations help us to keep offering these classes.