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Online Program

Keep Healthy, Practice Safely: Safety in Asana Practice

WEBINAR, 12:00-2:00pm EDT

Krishna Chaitanya
Tuition: $39

Date & Time: July 26th 12:00-2:00pm EDT

Hours: 2 hours

What you’ll learn:

  • Why Ahimsa (non-harming) is the most important principle in Yoga
  • Why we shouldn’t injure ourselves in Yoga practice
  • How safety in Asana practice does not contradict one’s ability to progress, rather it enhances it
  • Learn the principles of Safety in Asana practice
  • Move through an Asana practice in order to apply the principles (1 hour)

  Description:  

Yoga (Hatha Yoga/Asana practice) is recognized both by laypeople and professionals in the healing arts as promoting health and healing. But even something beneficial like Yoga practice can be harmful if practiced incorrectly.

In order to avoid potential injuries and at the same time, to maximize the potential to improve in the practice, we will explore the principles of safe practice, the obstacles you may face, and we will see how to apply these techniques in a one-hour asana practice.

This program is offered live through Zoom webinar with the availability for students to interact through Q&A with the presenter.

For enrolled students, a video recording will be available after each class in the event you miss a class or would like to review the content.

It is possible to register and take the course at any time. You can catch up on any classes you miss with the recordings.

Requirements & Recommendations: 

  • No experience necessary. This program is open to beginners as well as advanced practitioners.
  • Viewing Device: Desktop or laptop computer will provide the best experience, although you can also connect via a tablet or smartphone.
  • Internet connection: High-speed broadband wired or wireless is best.
  • Video: Download Zoom to your computer, or install the Zoom app to your device.  For interactive group sessions, a webcam or integrated camera will allow others to feel more connected with you.
  • Audio: Headphone speakers are recommended. If you wish to participate vocally, a headset with a microphone will be ideal.

Course Includes:

  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access video

 

Krishna Chaitanya is a physical therapist, senior staff member of the Yoga Retreat, and senior instructor of Hatha Yoga in the Teacher Training Course and other courses. He has taught for more than 20 years and specializes in working with the elderly population. He teaches Adaptive Yoga, Chair Yoga, and has many years experience helping individuals with all kinds of physical limitations.

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