We can all remember doing handstands as children and how much fun they were. As we grow older though, we can lose this sense of fun and excitement and as with anything we’ve not done for a while, we may feel fear and place limitations on ourselves that we are too old, we’ll hurt ourselves, etc.
This masterclass is designed to give you back the confidence and fun of turning upside down! By practicing handstands with clear, precise instruction and in a safe and supportive environment we will give you back the sense of fun that you once had. In the fourteen years I’ve been teaching, I have never had a student conquer their fear of handstands and land their feet back on the earth without a huge smile on their face!
Inversions are also physically beneficial and increase blood flow to the brain, improve memory, supports your endocrine system, improves balance and spatial awareness, builds upper body and core strength… I could go on with this list but above all else they improve your happiness because they are fun.
In the yogic tradition, there are several ‘gateway’ poses and being able to hold a handstand is one of them.
During a regular class there isn’t time to go into great depth and really break down certain poses…..and let’s face it you have to be pretty committed to your yoga practice to want to spend the whole day learning about the intricacies of padmasana (lotus)! We also realise that not everyone has the time or money to attend a full workshop.
The idea of the Saturday Masterclasses is to fill the gap between a full blown three-hour workshop and a regular yoga class. We do recommend attending the Saturday morning class as a ‘warm up’ to the Masterclass, as the workshops are designed to get straight down to business so you’ll need to be warmed up and ready to go.
We also limit the number of students to 10 students so you get more teacher/student interaction.
Jock is the co-founder and director of Lime House Yoga. His teaching style is energetic and playful but grounded in correct alignment. When he’s not practicing or teaching he can found hanging out with his daughters who are constantly teaching him the true meaning of yoga.
Suitable for yoga practitioners who want to learn.
If you have any questions please contact us on 07770 440300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
* Do let us know if you have any dietary requirements, we cater for everything.
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