Zoom | Yoga With Resistance Bands Weekend of Workshop
March 5 @ 12:00 am - March 6 @ 12:00 am
YOGA WITH RESISTANCE BANDS
These workshops are ideal for practitioners who want to be physically challenged in their practice while learning to deeply strengthen and support their bodies for long-term joint health. Each workshop will take you on a journey through the endless ways resistance bands can help you to build strength, awareness, and skill in traditional and non-traditional approaches to practicing yoga.
March 5th-6th, 2021
Whole Weekend $80
Individual workshops $50
Cost of admission includes a 7-day replay of that workshop for each paid registrant.
Friday, March 5, 2021, 5-7pm – Pigeon Pose Re-Imagined
Saturday, March 6, 1:00-3:00pm – Wrist and Shoulder Resilience: Arm Balance Progressions with Resistance Bands
Yoga Alliance Education Credit Available
ABOUT THE WORKSHOPS
Pigeon Pose Re-Imagined: Active Hip Opening with Resistance Band
A more old school yoga approach to hip and low back pain was often to practice deep hip-opening postures like pigeon pose. However, many very flexible, long-time practitioners still experience SI joint pain, low back pain, and hip pain despite all this passive stretching. In this workshop, you’ll learn preventative hip-strengthening strategies and exercises that will strengthen your hamstrings, improve your low back stability, and leave your hips and SI joints feeling strong and resilient. Experience how building hip strength using resistance bands can leave you feeling more flexible than before, but with the strength, power, and poise to back it up.
Wrist and Shoulder Resilience: Arm Balance Progressions with Resistance Bands
Let’s be honest, supporting your full body weight on your hands is no small feat. It requires an intelligent, progressive plan. Traditional asana programming often bypasses this prep work and exposes you too soon to loads you may not be adequately trained for. The result is hurty shoulders and wrists. This workshop addresses this gap in preparation by providing you with progressive, variable-loading ‘know how’ to train for stronger wrists and shoulders. Prepare to pull as much as push and learn resistance band arrangements that offload body weight and making arm balances lighter, and thus more manageable to explore. Develop a plan to build strength progressively and eventually benefit from the high loads of arm-balances!
HOW IT WORKS
The Zoom meeting invites will be sent prior to the workshops (please be sure to check in your spam folder).
Once registered, you will receive an email with a video equipment guide for the workshops.
PROPS YOU NEED
- 2 stirrup bands
- 1 large loop
- 1 heavy mini band
- 1 light mini band