Topsy Turvy Adventures in Tranquillity

Traditional Yogaspirit Classes – April to July 2011:Wednesday nights

7pm – 8.30pm at Meole Brace School, Shrewsbury

Topsy Turvy Adventures in Tranquillity

Dates

  • Start date: Wednesday 27th April 2011 – End date: Wednesday 13th July 2011
  • Half term: Wednesday 1st June 2011 – Reserve dates: 20th July 2011

April 27th, May 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, June 8th, 15th, 22nd, 29th, July 6th, 13th, (20th)

  • 11 weeks £66.00

Aim
To teach engaging classes that are developed with contemporary life in mind, offering a haven of vitality, rejuvenation and tranquillity for busy people in Shropshire.

Themes
This term we will concentrate on developing the following:

  • Strengthening and stretching the shoulders – with particular regard to easing tension in the shoulders and upper back
  • Flowing movements in line with the breath to align the inner and outer expression of the breath and body
  • Inversions

Objectives

A. To teach the following postures:

1 Utkatasana / Chair pose

2 Utthita Trikonasana / Extended Triangle pose

3 Dvi Pada Pitha / Bridge Pose

4 Padahastasana / Standing forward bend pose

5 Vrksasana / Tree Pose

6 Ardha Matsyendrasana /Half Lord of the Fishes Pose

7 Salamba Sarvangasana / Supported Shoulderstand

8 Supta Hasta Padangustasana / Reclining Leg Stretch

9 Chandra Namaskar

B. To teach the following meditation practices:

10 Mantra meditation

C. To teach the following pranayama practices:

11 Ujjayi Breathing

12 Surya Bhedana Pranayama

How to get to the venue

The class is held in the Library of Meole Brace School in Shrewsbury.

To get to the Library, please go to the main reception of the school (photo on the school website home page), and enter the lobby. Go through the doors in front of you and walk across the hall on the left. At the back of the hall on the left there is a glass door which leads to a courtyard garden, go through this door and through the garden. You will see the library to the right. Go through the door straight in front of you and turn right, the library is on the right. toilets and changing rooms on the left.

School website: http://www.meolebrace.com/

Map: http://www.meolebrace.com/?_id=500

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