Amy Ippoliti is known for bringing yoga to modern-day life in a genuine way through her intelligent sequencing, clear instruction, and engaging sense of humor. Amy shares her passion for health, earth conservation, and yoga with her writings for Yoga Journal, Yoga International, Mantra Magazine, Mind Body Green, prAna Life, and Elephant Journal. She has appeared on the covers of Yoga Journal and Fit Yoga Magazine and been featured on GrindTv.com, Self Magazine, New York Magazine, Allure (Korea) and Newsweek. She is a pioneer of advanced yoga education cofounding 90 Monkeys, an online school that has enhanced the skills of yoga teachers and studios in 44 countries. Learn more at amyippoliti.com.
HAPPY HIPS - Friday, March 13, 6:30-8:30 pm
Everyone wants to be free, open, relaxed and grounded in their hips, while keeping their knee joints safe. But most of us feel tight, limited, and stuck in our lower bodies. Experience the euphoria of full range of motion in your hips through a systematic, gradual exploration of hip opening postures and warm ups ranging from pigeon pose all the way to lotus and even leg-behind-the-head pose. Come with a willing spirit and leave with an open pelvis!
BECOME BFF'S WITH BACKBENDS - Saturday, March 14, 10:30-12:30 pm
If your tendency is to shy away from the backbend workshops on the schedule, you need to be here! Backbends are supposed to be ecstatic, blissful, and totally possible! By understanding how to open your upper back and hips, you will experience new levels of freedom and self-expression in your backbends. Walk away with tools to befriend backbends once and for all, and reach a state of happiness when you need it most. Good for new practitioners and advanced yogis who want the foundational tools to perform advanced backbends freely. Basic/Level 1/2
GO FOR THE GLOW - Saturday, March 14, 2:30-4:30 pm
Everyone's always talking about how yogis have "that glow," but it's not necessarily a hard-core asana practice that gives you that sparkle. To unlock long-lasting health and vitality, you also want to live a conscious life and keep your psychological energy clean. If you teach yoga, others look to you for "the glow", but teachers are dealing with the same stresses as everyone else. In this intensive, you'll gain specific tools to explore what makes you glow on and off the mat. Together we'll flow through yummy detoxifying twists, chest openers, deep femur rooting hip openers, pranayama, and contemplation. Amy will share her own "secrets of the glow" and help you walk away with a fresh outlook, fired up, and beaming!
Asana and lecture. For teachers and experienced students.
UPSIDE DOWN FLYING MACHINE: Inversions & Arm Balances - Sunday, March 15, 11:00-1:00 pm
We often over rely on force in Inversions and arm balances rather than using architectural smarts and proper specific warm up to get into them smoothly. Learn to approach these poses with ease, grace, and power. You will learn tricks to kick up to the wall, balance without the wall, open your shoulders, boost your confidence to get air borne, and connect to your playful spirit. By exploring the science and psychology of arm-balances and inversions you will get past the mind blocks that stop you from getting upside down and flying!
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