Introduction to Shadow Yoga

Principles of shadow style hatha yoga are introduced through dynamic preparatory movements known as ‘Dasa Chalana’ (ten churnings) and Jhiva Chala, along with basic stances. This simple yet challenging practice helps free up the joints in the body, releases muscular tension and encourages the proper flow of vital energy. The work has the specific purpose of correcting imbalances in the feet, legs and hips while reducing what is in excess in the body and mind. Students will be taught how to source their power in the feet, trigger it in the legs, control it through the waist, channel it through the spine and express it out the hands.

This course acts as the introduction to and the first stage of entering shadow yoga forms (preludes). A must for all those new to this unique style of hatha yoga, regardless of prior experience, as it forms the basis for the next levels.

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Introduction to Shadow Yoga (Intro)

Principles of breath and posture are covered. The shadow yoga warm up sequence is used to introduce the student to the prelude forms.

Pre-req: None. Suitable for beginners and those new to this unique style of practice.

October 9, 11, 13, 16, 18, 20, 2018
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 7:30 – 8:30am
$90 paid before September 9 / $108 after



October 22 – November 26, 2018
6 week course – Mondays at 6:00 – 7:00pm
$90 paid by September 22, $108 after.



December 8, 9, 15, 16, 2018
4 classes – 2 weekends
Saturday and Sunday at 10:00 – 11:30am
$90 for all 4 paid by November 8 / $108 after
$50 for 2 paid by November 8 / $60 after
$30 for 1



January 7 – 10, 2019
4 class – Monday to Thursday at 5:30 – 6:30pm
$60 paid by December 7, $75 after.