Jules Mitchell (US) v Praze – série workshopů03.05. - 05.05.2019Pá 10:00 - Ne 17:30
V květnu do Prahy zavítá Jules Mitchell – učitelka učitelů. Pokud učíte jógu nebo se o ni hlouběji zajímáte, nenechte si ji rozhodně ujít. Jules je výjimečná žena s velkým srdcem, hlubokými znalostmi a zkušenostmi, odvahou bořit mýty, talentem vnímat tělo a pohyb, s bystrou myslí a mnoho dalším. Přijďte se vší zvědavostí objevovat a poznávat na nejednom z jejích workshopů.
Friday 3rd of May:
Foot Fundamentals and Ankle Articulations
10:00 – 13:00
Stand up to your standing poses with the knowledge they deserve, knowledge based in biomechanics and traditional yoga. In this 3-hour workshop with Jules Mitchell, we will explore standing postures from the ground up, increasing awareness of foot and ankle mobility and learning how gait patterns might be expressed in popular poses like Warrior 1, Triangle, and Tree. Get excited and challenged with Jules’ fun, functional, skill-based approach to teaching and learning. Expect to leave this workshop standing tall and proud about your standing postures. Please bring a journal. Notes and questions are encouraged.
14:30 – 17:30
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While the hip joint has the capacity to be a highly mobile joint, it also has the capacity to be quite strong. And contrary to conventional thought, flexibility and strength can be achieved together. Discuss why weakness may sometimes manifest as tightness, resist the urge to stretch yourself into common yoga postures, and discover the potential for utilizing isometrics in asana. Additionally, incorporate principles of co-contraction to help identify individual alignment variations. You’ll leave feeling strong and capable. Please bring a journal.
Saturday 4th of May:
This is Spinal Map
10:00 – 13:00 Navigate the architecture of the spine in this brief lecture followed by movement and practice. Explore how the spinal curves evolved in response to gravity and how our limbs can leverage forces on the spine. Enhance your spinal mobility through phases of rest and repetition while gently and effectively building up to more challenging yoga poses. The workshop includes approaches to spinal articulations that consider current research on spinal biomechanics while addressing common misconceptions about back pain and spinal health. Please bring a journal.
14:30 – 17:30
The highly mobile shoulder complex can bear the weight of the body in yoga asana but does not always perform to its full potential. Instead, we often see limited range of motion, repetitive use injuries, and pain. In this 3-hour workshop, we’ll simplify all the complex anatomy you may have studied in the past and equip you with approaches to get stronger, move better, and feel better. You will learn upper extremity biomechanics, learn to assess quality of movement, and incorporate practices to improve shoulder function, promote change and develop mobility/stability. Apply these insights to a variety of asana including the everyday downdog. You may experience a departure from conventional cueing. Therefore, curious minds are encouraged. All shoulders are welcome – healthy or injured, strong or weak, hypermobile or not mobile enough. Please bring a journal.
Sunday 5th of May:
10:00 – 13:00
Explore the core in this fun and educational workshop that develops awareness and control through to the center. Redefine the core to include structures beyond only muscles to explore the positional and functional relationships of your ribs, spine and pelvis while you move, break movement habits, and develop a keen insight into how to continue to evolve your yoga practice. Through Jules’ unique cueing, you learn stability without rigidity to support and improve breathing mechanics. This workshop begins with a one hour lecture on biomechanics, anatomy, and current research on core stability/mobility – then follows with a 2-hour asana class to apply and experience those concepts.
Breathing Spaces & Asana
14:30 – 17:30
The average person takes over 23,000 breaths per day. Its no wonder breathing habits affect how you move, how you posture, and how you yoga. Explore different breathing practices and how attention to space and direction can profoundly impact the work you do on your mat. The practices are designed facilitate sensing and feeling, while challenging you to identify and progress beyond you predictable asana strategies. Don’t let the title fool you into thinking this will be nap time. Suitable for all levels, breathing is the only pre-requisite. Please bring a journal.
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|Poznámka k ceně:
|Early bird price (till 31.1. 2019) 10 500 Kc or 410 EUR. After 31.1.2019: 12 500 Kc ( 488 EUR). Single workshop - 2400 Kč (95 EUR).