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.

 

Pre-registered Courses

Foundation 2020
Weekend workshops for those new to shadow yoga. Open to anyone.

8:00 – 10:00am

March 7 & 8
April 4 & 5
May 2 & 3
October 3 & 4

$75 early bird rate per weekend paid one month in advance / $90 after
$50 for one class

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May 1 – July 3, 2020
10 weeks open classes
Fridays at 9:30 – 10:30 AM
$20 – one drop in
$90 – 5 classes
$150 – unlimited pass (10 weeks)

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May 12 – June 2, 2020
4 week course
Tuesdays at 5:30 – 6:45 PM
$90 paid by April 12 / $108 after
$25 Drop In

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June 9 – 30, 2020
4 week course
Tuesdays at 5:30 – 6:45 PM
$90 paid by May 9 / $108 after
$25 Drop In

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