IYENGAR ALIGNMENT & PROP USE
WITH TOM HESS, CERTIFIED INTERMEDIATE IYENGAR YOGA TEACHER
Saturday, May 19th from 2pm - 6pm at Hot Yoga Club, Chico, CA
Discover the magical world of yoga props, invented by BKS Iyengar and utilized in Iyengar Yoga. Learn how to harness the power of props in your personal practice and in your yoga classroom if you're a yoga teacher. Find ways to improve posture alignment and the overall experience of yoga poses with blocks, straps, bolsters, blankets, and even yoga chairs.
In this 4 hour course, you will:
Deepen your understanding of asana alignment
Discover creative uses for yoga props, both in asanas and to aid assists
Learn how yoga props help students achieve alignment while remaining balanced between effort and ease in the posture
Practice extensively in asanas with props as well as giving assists with props
Become informed about the Iyeangar Yoga lineage and how the teachings of BKS Iyengar can be applied to your personal practice and yoga classroom
Leave feeling confident to use props to support your alignment and the alignment of your yoga students, as well as to support yourself when assisting an asana
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Tom Hess is a Certified Iyengar Yoga Teacher at the intermediate level. He has studied under some of the best teachers in the world and has periodically traveled to Pune, India to study directly with the Iyengar family.
In 2013, Tom joined forces with Rex Stromness and opened the Yoga Center of Chico, which is now an epicenter for learning the practice and lifestyle of yoga in Chico, CA. Tom knows yoga has the ability to transform people’s lives as well as heal them on a very deep level. Tom works with individuals as well as groups to facilitate this healing.
CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDIT (FOR YOGA TEACHERS)